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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby IAFG » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:05 am

homestyle28 wrote:Wait is this former 1Ls, rising 1Ls, or both?

We're talking about you guys.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby homestyle28 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:07 am

IAFG wrote:
homestyle28 wrote:Wait is this former 1Ls, rising 1Ls, or both?

We're talking about you guys.


if you had a 4.5 you'd want to humble brag too (although I don't like to talk about what I had to do for that A++)

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby chadwick218 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:31 pm

Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby attractive_NUisance » Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:33 pm

I haven't heard anything: is your source based on a general feeling of hey "I know a lot of people with 4.0s" or is it someone in the administration?

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby IAFG » Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:52 pm

chadwick218 wrote:Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

Well that's just embarrassing.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:01 pm

IAFG wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

Well that's just embarrassing.

Wow. Grade inflation much?

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby rayiner » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:05 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
IAFG wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

Well that's just embarrassing.

Wow. Grade inflation much?


I prefer to say that NU uses the whole 3.0-4.0 range. Our median is the same as UVA, NYU, etc. It's just that the top of the class is like 3.7 at UVA and like 3.9 at NU.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bjsesq » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:02 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
IAFG wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

Well that's just embarrassing.

Wow. Grade inflation much?


We lack that RIGOR.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby chadwick218 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:03 pm

attractive_NUisance wrote:I haven't heard anything: is your source based on a general feeling of hey "I know a lot of people with 4.0s" or is it someone in the administration?


Moy.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Icculus » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:22 pm

Worse than Hitler? Really? That seems a bit harsh.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bdubs » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:25 pm

Icculus wrote:Worse than Hitler? Really? That seems a bit harsh.


The reincarnation of Rommel still holds a deep, deep grudge.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Georgia Avenue » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:31 pm

Icculus wrote:Worse than Hitler? Really? That seems a bit harsh.


Godwin's Law never fails

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:55 am

bjsesq wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
IAFG wrote:
chadwick218 wrote:Does anyone know if notifications were sent out regarding Coif? Indirectly, I learned today that the top 10% for this year's class exceeds a 3.84 (in other words, you've gotta be higher than a 3.84 to be in the top 10%, I just don't know how much higher).

Well that's just embarrassing.

Wow. Grade inflation much?


We lack that RIGOR.

Can you translate NU's alien 4.0 system into something more sensible, like a 155-186 scale?

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby bjsesq » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:37 am

Bildungsroman wrote:Can you translate NU's alien 4.0 system into something more sensible, like a 155-186 scale?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:41 am

Sometime in the past 3 minutes, the thread title took a turn for the worse

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:44 am

Blumpbeef wrote:Sometime in the past 3 minutes, the thread title took a turn for the worse


1L's started shitposting.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:48 pm

So...any tips on bidding strategy for Chicago and D.C.?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby IAFG » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:13 pm

Flips88 wrote:So...any tips on bidding strategy for Chicago and D.C.?

Weren't you all-in on PI?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:16 pm

IAFG wrote:
Flips88 wrote:So...any tips on bidding strategy for Chicago and D.C.?

Weren't you all-in on PI?

Yes, I was. But after discussing my career goals of DOJ/USAO with Dave, Cindy, and Susie, they've all said the clearest path there is through clerking and time at a firm. I'll still be applying for all the government honors programs, but I'll also be doing OCI.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby IAFG » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:18 pm

Flips88 wrote:
IAFG wrote:
Flips88 wrote:So...any tips on bidding strategy for Chicago and D.C.?

Weren't you all-in on PI?

Yes, I was. But after discussing my career goals of DOJ/USAO with Dave, Cindy, and Susie, they've all said the clearest path there is through clerking and time at a firm. I'll still be applying for all the government honors programs, but I'll also be doing OCI.

Yeah I told you the same thing. But that doesn't mean I can't give you a little shit for it.

The only advice I have is that bidding DC high seemed like a waste of bids. It was pretty easy to get DC on lower bids. Same is not true of Chicago.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Blumpbeef » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:31 pm

What does high/low mean?

/noob

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:32 pm

Blumpbeef wrote:What does high/low mean?

/noob

For OCI, you rank your firm preferences from 1-50 and then some lottery computer program assigns interviews based on the whole class' bids

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:39 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Now who are all of these annoying people and why haven't we had any challenges in a while?

We still haven't done whatever drinking challenge it was that I suggested like a year ago. Oops?


I would like to note, I am in for whatever drinking challenges may arise, even though I am and irregular poster at best. But I can always get behind a solid night of drinking.

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Re: Northwestern 1Ls are worse than Hitler

Postby monstermasher » Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:00 pm

chadwick218 wrote:
attractive_NUisance wrote:I haven't heard anything: is your source based on a general feeling of hey "I know a lot of people with 4.0s" or is it someone in the administration?


Moy.


Hmm, really? Why not just ask him what the cutoff for Coif is? Or ask when we'll find out?

I think an email should go out on Friday (the day degrees are conferred) about honors.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby fdsajkfhs » Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:04 pm

if anyone has inside info on coif gpa cutoff, do tell. :?




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