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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:38 pm

Also forgot Katten. Pays market (unlike McD) and took 18 summers this year.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:39 pm

Transferthrowaway wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Fucking forgot Mayer. Good call. Skadden is... well, it's Skadden.


Everything I've found on Vault etc is about their NYC office. Know the particulars of the Chicago office?


Selective. Branch office. Hours slave.

Help me out with what I am missing, guys. And you are right on Katten, LtK

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:41 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Transferthrowaway wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Fucking forgot Mayer. Good call. Skadden is... well, it's Skadden.


Everything I've found on Vault etc is about their NYC office. Know the particulars of the Chicago office?


Selective. Branch office. Hours slave.

Help me out with what I am missing, guys. And you are right on Katten, LtK

Why am I telling this guy these things?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:41 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Transferthrowaway wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Fucking forgot Mayer. Good call. Skadden is... well, it's Skadden.


Everything I've found on Vault etc is about their NYC office. Know the particulars of the Chicago office?


Selective. Branch office. Hours slave.

Help me out with what I am missing, guys. And you are right on Katten, LtK

Why am I telling this guy these things?


Because he asked for help and you're not a douche? Right?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby CreativityKing » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:42 pm

Thoughts on the new Dean?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:42 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Why am I telling this guy these things?


Because he asked for help and you're not a douche? Right?

Wow it seems you're right. News to me.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:43 pm

CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


Not really. I'm smarting over the loss of Epstein more than I am the loss of the last Dean.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Transferthrowaway » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:44 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Why am I telling this guy these things?


Because he asked for help and you're not a douche? Right?

Wow it seems you're right. News to me.


Thank you. If it makes you feel any better - I am a hick from the sticks transferring from an SEC school, so I'm bound to blow my interviews anyway.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:45 pm

Transferthrowaway wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Why am I telling this guy these things?


Because he asked for help and you're not a douche? Right?

Wow it seems you're right. News to me.


Thank you. If it makes you feel any better - I am a hick from the sticks transferring from an SEC school, so I'm bound to blow my interviews anyway.


Be humble and nice in interviews. Don't have an erection bigger than the person you are interviewing. Do these things and collect win.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:46 pm

Transferthrowaway wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Why am I telling this guy these things?


Because he asked for help and you're not a douche? Right?

Wow it seems you're right. News to me.


Thank you. If it makes you feel any better - I am a hick from the sticks transferring from an SEC school, so I'm bound to blow my interviews anyway.


If you are interviewing against other Chi kids, this will probably be endearing and not a negative.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:48 pm

CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:48 pm

D-hops wrote:
CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

Is he going to get us into the top 10?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Corwin » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:49 pm

D-hops wrote:
CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

Has he given any hint to how he views what NU is currently doing with admission? I.e. WE, accepts sub 3.0, etc.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:52 pm

Corwin wrote:
D-hops wrote:
CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

Has he given any hint to how he views what NU is currently doing with admission? I.e. WE, accepts sub 3.0, etc.


I didn't go to the forum with the students that would have keyed me into that information so I don't know.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:55 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
D-hops wrote:
CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

Is he going to get us into the top 10?


Does it matter?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:15 pm

D-hops wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:
D-hops wrote:
CreativityKing wrote:Thoughts on the new Dean?


I like him. He seems like a very intelligent guy with a lot of experience. He also seems to keep an eye on the law school community and not just legal academia (based on some articles he has written) and that makes me more confident that he can be a Dean, not just an academic. I thought he was MUCH better than the original candidates that did not work out.

Is he going to get us into the top 10?


Does it matter?


If anyone does care, he was asked this question and basically said NU's problem is the reputation scores. And he is 100% correct.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:26 pm

Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:27 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."


You might, but that N is more likely to be NYU than NU.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:30 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."


You might, but that N is more likely to be NYU than NU.

Damn, good point.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:30 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."


You can have a dean that worries about USNews Rankings. I'll take a Dean that worries about getting me a jerb.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Transferthrowaway » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:31 pm

NYU is on a downward tumble?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:31 pm

Transferthrowaway wrote:NYU is on a downward tumble?


No. You see my point, then?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Transferthrowaway » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:34 pm

bjsesq wrote:
Transferthrowaway wrote:NYU is on a downward tumble?


No. You see my point, then?


Got it haha.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:37 pm

D-hops wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."


You can have a dean that worries about USNews Rankings. I'll take a Dean that worries about getting me a jerb.

That was DVZ's focus, wasn't it? The whole Plan 2008 stuff? It seemed like part of the problem was he focused too much on employers and our reputation suffered.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby D-hops » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:39 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
D-hops wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Of course it matters! This is TLS! I want to see a new tier "MVNP."


You can have a dean that worries about USNews Rankings. I'll take a Dean that worries about getting me a jerb.

That was DVZ's focus, wasn't it? The whole Plan 2008 stuff? It seemed like part of the problem was he focused too much on employers and our reputation suffered.


He focused on a plan that would get students jobs - which is the point of a professional school. How is that a bad thing again?




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