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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby Grizz » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:45 am

I liked this thread when it was about ripping on legallyblonde and less about colleges in rust belt country.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:47 am

romothesavior wrote:
stintez wrote:It is sad that I live in Ohio went to college in the midwest and never in all my life heard it was one of the best schools in Ohio let alone the 7th best in the midwest. Riddle me this wtf does your outline of the midwest look like. Please show us.


Better and more respected midwestern schools (in no particular order):

Chicago
Northwestern
Michigan
Illinois
Wash U
Notre Dame
Rose Hullman
DePauw
Wooster
Wabash
Knox

And those are just the ones off the top of my head.


Here are some more

Wittenberg
Dension
Kenyon
Ohio State
Case Western

and those are just in the immediate area around there school.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:48 am

stintez wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
stintez wrote:It is sad that I live in Ohio went to college in the midwest and never in all my life heard it was one of the best schools in Ohio let alone the 7th best in the midwest. Riddle me this wtf does your outline of the midwest look like. Please show us.


Better and more respected midwestern schools (in no particular order):

Chicago
Northwestern
Michigan
Illinois
Wash U
Notre Dame
Rose Hullman
DePauw
Wooster
Wabash
Knox

And those are just the ones off the top of my head.


Here are some more

Wittenberg
Dension
Kenyon
Ohio State
Case Western

and those are just in the immediate area around there school.


Also add Xavier.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:49 am

Can I also add my school?

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:50 am

tkgrrett wrote:
stintez wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
stintez wrote:It is sad that I live in Ohio went to college in the midwest and never in all my life heard it was one of the best schools in Ohio let alone the 7th best in the midwest. Riddle me this wtf does your outline of the midwest look like. Please show us.


Better and more respected midwestern schools (in no particular order):

Chicago
Northwestern
Michigan
Illinois
Wash U
Notre Dame
Rose Hullman
DePauw
Wooster
Wabash
Knox

And those are just the ones off the top of my head.


Here are some more

Wittenberg
Dension
Kenyon
Ohio State
Case Western

and those are just in the immediate area around there school.


Also add Xavier.


+10000 thank you I forgot which is sad because I live in cincy. I wonder if UC is better?

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:52 am

Ohio schools cannot be included because they are in Ohio.

In any case, I'm with radlaw. I apologize for derailing this thread with a discussion of overpriced Midwestern TTT undergrads. Carry on as you were.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby Grizz » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:54 am

romothesavior wrote:Carry on as you were.


Where are you legallyblonde? I take it all back, I swear!

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:57 am

tkgrrett wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
stintez wrote:Better and more respected midwestern schools (in no particular order):

Chicago
Northwestern
Michigan
Illinois
Wash U
Notre Dame
Rose Hullman
DePauw
Wooster
Wabash
Knox

And those are just the ones off the top of my head.


Here are some more

Wittenberg
Dension
Kenyon
Ohio State
Case Western

and those are just in the immediate area around there school.


Also add Xavier.


+10000 thank you I forgot which is sad because I live in cincy. I wonder if UC is better?[/quote]

Hmm.. if Cincy is better then we have a whole lot more schools to add to this list. I actually came to Xavier once to interview for a huge scholarship, one of the first things they told us during the campus tour was to never walk around the area surrounding campus at nite and to never go to UC without a large group of friends. After I won the scholarship my grandmother begged me to go there, she loved the campus.


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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:49 am

legallyblonde27 wrote:http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/masters-universities-midwest-rankings


Also legallyblonde, you say that you are going to "listen to the people who go there." Well guess what? The whole purpose of this thread was an Akron student who essentially said not to go there because the scholarships are so hard to maintain. So maybe you should "listen to the people who go there" and, umm... not go there.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby Grizz » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:51 am

legallyblonde27 wrote:http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/masters-universities-midwest-rankings


Oh. Midwest Masters programs. Not the same as the 7th best university in the Midwest. Nice slight of hand, though.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:52 am

rad law wrote:
legallyblonde27 wrote:http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/masters-universities-midwest-rankings


Oh. Midwest Masters programs. Not the same as the 7th best university in the Midwest. Nice slight of hand, though.


Yeah, not even in the ballpark of 7th best in the MW. Unless you actually think Creighton is #1 in the midwest.
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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:52 am

rad law wrote:
legallyblonde27 wrote:http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/masters-universities-midwest-rankings


Oh. Midwest Masters programs. Not the same as the 7th best university in the Midwest. Nice slight of hand, though.


haaa that's rich, good form sir well played!

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby merichard87 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:55 am

What was the point in ranking Master's universities? To give people with nothing else to say about their school a bragging point? Negative.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:56 am

Someone get on the horn and let Chicago and Northwestern know that they have been dethroned by the likes of Drake, Valpraiso, and Bradley.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby OliverWendellHomie » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:58 am

Is Akron Law even accredited?

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:08 am

OliverWendellHomie wrote:Is Akron Law even accredited?


yes

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby legallyblonde27 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:28 am

romothesavior wrote:Someone get on the horn and let Chicago and Northwestern know that they have been dethroned by the likes of Drake, Valpraiso, and Bradley.


These are national universities. They are not going to be ranked regionally in the Midwest.

Also, the link provides the best universities in the Midwest that are undergraduate colleges which also provide master's degrees. It is not simply ranking master's programs.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:30 am

legallyblonde27 wrote:Also, the link provides the best universities in the Midwest that are undergraduate colleges which also provide master's degrees. It is not simply ranking master's programs.


romothesavior wrote:
Also legallyblonde, you say that you are going to "listen to the people who go there." Well guess what? The whole purpose of this thread was an Akron student who essentially said not to go there because the scholarships are so hard to maintain. So maybe you should "listen to the people who go there" and, umm... not go there.


Also, your school is not special.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:33 am

legallyblonde27 wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Someone get on the horn and let Chicago and Northwestern know that they have been dethroned by the likes of Drake, Valpraiso, and Bradley.


These are national universities. They are not going to be ranked regionally in the Midwest.

Also, the link provides the best universities in the Midwest that are undergraduate colleges which also provide master's degrees. It is not simply ranking master's programs.



I assume you live in ohio as well. What other schools are you going to apply to.
Ohio State
UC
NKU
Dayton
Case Western
Cleveland
MSU

Just wondering to make sure you have a healthy list.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby dresden doll » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:38 am

I kind of hate to rip on you, legallyblonde - no, really, I do; you've gotten enough as it is - but seeing stats that indicate that less than top third at Boalt managed to find jobs through OCI renders this whole thread, along with your ideas on your employment prospects out of Akron, beyond sad.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby MrKappus » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:42 am

No mentioned Grinnell, Oberlin, Macalester, or Carleton in an "fairly elite midwest schools" list? I thought they were all well respected (?).

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby legallyblonde27 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:44 am

MrKappus wrote:No mentioned Grinnell, Oberlin, Macalester, or Carleton in an "fairly elite midwest schools" list? I thought they were all well respected (?).


Oberlin is, but it doesn't offer any master's program's so it is included with either the baccalaureate or liberal arts colleges. The other ones might be also.

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby legallyblonde27 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:46 am

stintez wrote:
legallyblonde27 wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Someone get on the horn and let Chicago and Northwestern know that they have been dethroned by the likes of Drake, Valpraiso, and Bradley.


These are national universities. They are not going to be ranked regionally in the Midwest.

Also, the link provides the best universities in the Midwest that are undergraduate colleges which also provide master's degrees. It is not simply ranking master's programs.



I assume you live in ohio as well. What other schools are you going to apply to.
Ohio State
UC
NKU
Dayton
Case Western
Cleveland
MSU

Just wondering to make sure you have a healthy list.


Ohio State, Case, and Cleveland-Marshall

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Re: Akron Law (comments from a 2L)

Postby stintez » Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:47 am

legallyblonde27 wrote:
stintez wrote:
legallyblonde27 wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Someone get on the horn and let Chicago and Northwestern know that they have been dethroned by the likes of Drake, Valpraiso, and Bradley.


These are national universities. They are not going to be ranked regionally in the Midwest.

Also, the link provides the best universities in the Midwest that are undergraduate colleges which also provide master's degrees. It is not simply ranking master's programs.



I assume you live in ohio as well. What other schools are you going to apply to.
Ohio State
UC
NKU
Dayton
Case Western
Cleveland
MSU

Just wondering to make sure you have a healthy list.


Ohio State, Case, and Cleveland-Marshall


Did you get into OSU and Case?




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