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Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:28 am

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/22/busin ... tml?src=me

WTF?!? This is pathetic. Where's the integrity? I will no longer be applying to the law schools that do this.

It's an insult, and degrades the JD. I don't give a shit about your debts! Grow up you spineless bitches! You're supposed to be lawyers!

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Postby SwollenMonkey » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:37 am

TheTopBloke wrote:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/22/business/22law.html?src=me

WTF?!? This is pathetic. Where's the integrity? I will no longer be applying to the law schools that do this.

It's an insult, and degrades the JD. I don't give a shit about your debts! Grow up you spineless bitches! You're supposed to be lawyers!


Delete this!

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby rman1201 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:37 am

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121187

Similar posting just hours ago

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:52 am

rman1201 wrote:http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=121187

Similar posting just hours ago


Thanks for the link. Now I'll have to compile a list of bullshit schools to avoid, like USC and Loyola, Georgetown and NYU, etc, etc..

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby bk1 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:09 am

Why is this bullshit? They are trying to give their students an edge in finding a job. I'm not saying it is effective, but at least the sentiment is in the right place.

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Postby StudentAthlete » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:33 am

bk1 wrote:Why is this bullshit? They are trying to give their students an edge in finding a job. I'm not saying it is effective, but at least the sentiment is in the right place.


Perhaps, but what if all schools adopt this policy? Than everybody will have a 3.5 and nobody will be able to differentiate the talented student from the over-privileged and/or lucky-to-be-here MFA dropout

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Postby TheBigMediocre » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:36 am

StudentAthlete wrote:
bk1 wrote:Why is this bullshit? They are trying to give their students an edge in finding a job. I'm not saying it is effective, but at least the sentiment is in the right place.


Perhaps, but what if all schools adopt this policy? Than everybody will have a 3.5 and nobody will be able to differentiate the talented student from the over-privileged and/or lucky-to-be-here MFA dropout


Reminds me of how there was rampant grade inflation in the undergraduate system during Vietnam to keep kids from failing out and getting drafted and subsequently grades stayed inflated after the war.

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Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:39 am

StudentAthlete wrote:
bk1 wrote:Why is this bullshit? They are trying to give their students an edge in finding a job. I'm not saying it is effective, but at least the sentiment is in the right place.


Perhaps, but what if all schools adopt this policy? Than everybody will have a 3.5 and nobody will be able to differentiate the talented student from the over-privileged and/or lucky-to-be-here MFA dropout


I'll give you a hint the ones graduating from schools like Loyola-LA, Pace, Barry, Georgetown, Syracuse, etc are the ones you don't want to hire.

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Postby slider » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:04 am

My prediction is that employers will focus on class rank when GPA becomes useless.

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Postby ggocat » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:14 am

slider wrote:My prediction is that employers will focus on class rank when GPA becomes useless.

All students aren't ranked at all schools.

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Postby romothesavior » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:22 am

D. H2Oman wrote:I'll give you a hint the ones graduating from schools like Loyola-LA, Pace, Barry, Georgetown, Syracuse, etc are the ones you don't want to hire.


This.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby pleasetryagain » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:38 am

cool.. the forum needed this to be posted again. thanks.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby imbored25 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:30 pm

ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this

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Postby TheTopBloke » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:32 pm

imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity.

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Postby prezidentv8 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:35 pm

TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity.


I hate to put it this way, but that depends what you mean by integrity. I can't hate on a school for going to bat for their students, even if it is a bit shady.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:36 pm

prezidentv8 wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity.


I hate to put it this way, but that depends what you mean by integrity. I can't hate on a school for going to bat for their students, even if it is a bit shady.


WTF does everyone excuse this fraud for? You people are tarts. Wow the law is going to be ridiculously lucrative for me!

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Postby Bildungsroman » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:39 pm

TheTopBloke wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity.


I hate to put it this way, but that depends what you mean by integrity. I can't hate on a school for going to bat for their students, even if it is a bit shady.


WTF does everyone excuse this fraud for? You people are tarts. Wow the law is going to be ridiculously lucrative for me!


...tarts? Isn't that a dessert/hooker?

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:39 pm

can be.

tart 2
noun informal derogatory
a prostitute or a promiscuous woman.
verb [ trans. ] ( tart oneself up) informal chiefly Brit.
dress or make oneself up in order to look attractive or eye-catching.
• ( tart something up) decorate or improve the appearance of something : the page layouts have been tarted up with cartoons.
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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby prezidentv8 » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:41 pm

TheTopBloke wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity.


I hate to put it this way, but that depends what you mean by integrity. I can't hate on a school for going to bat for their students, even if it is a bit shady.


WTF does everyone excuse this fraud for? You people are tarts. Wow the law is going to be ridiculously lucrative for me!


You act like academics are schnerious biznass.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby imbored25 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:21 am

while i respect your concern for truthfulness, if a issue like this does bother you greatly i suggest you do some more research in regards to the legal profession because i can assure you there are things wayyyyyyyy worse than this(i presume you think think this is bad) that go on daily in law

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:27 am

TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity I can only wet dream about getting into.


I translated that for you.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:29 am

delBarco wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:
imbored25 wrote:ummm im pretty sure if you got into NYU or Gtown you would go regardless of this


I'm pretty sure I won't be applying to schools that lack integrity I can only wet dream about getting into.


I translated that for you.


You're projecting.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:30 am

imbored25 wrote:while i respect your concern for truthfulness, if a issue like this does bother you greatly i suggest you do some more research in regards to the legal profession because i can assure you there are things wayyyyyyyy worse than this(i presume you think think this is bad) that go on daily in law


Yes, I know, and I'm not going to tolerate this kind of crap.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:32 am

TheTopBloke wrote:
You're projecting.


You're annoying.

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Re: Useless Law Schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:33 am

and yet somehow you're compelled to respond.




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