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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Big Dog » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:39 pm

What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.


NU's plan has a richer benefit formula, i.e., if you get really sick, your out-of-pocket costs will be lower. NU caps your out-of-pocket at $1250. GULC caps it at $5k.

Penn's plan cost more than NU, btw.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby IAFG » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:09 pm

Big Dog wrote:
What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.


NU's plan has a richer benefit formula, i.e., if you get really sick, your out-of-pocket costs will be lower. NU caps your out-of-pocket at $1250. GULC caps it at $5k.

Penn's plan cost more than NU, btw.

It's $2k, but yeah.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:46 pm

IAFG wrote:
purpletiger wrote:What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.

But we get birth control.


GOOD TO SEE WE PUT IT TO USE

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:47 pm

bjsesq wrote:
IAFG wrote:
purpletiger wrote:What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.

But we get birth control.


GOOD TO SEE WE PUT IT TO USE


This may be the best thing I have ever read on here.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:51 pm

bjsesq wrote:
IAFG wrote:
purpletiger wrote:What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.

But we get birth control.


GOOD TO SEE WE PUT IT TO USE


They really could have covered more than the pullout method.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby IAFG » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:51 pm

bjsesq wrote:
IAFG wrote:
purpletiger wrote:What I don't understand is that NU has a bigger endowment than Chicago, Penn, UVA, Georgetown, etc., yet seems functionally unable to control costs better than those schools. In many respects, it's much worse. Even our health insurance costs like $800 more per year than GULC's.

But we get birth control.


GOOD TO SEE WE PUT IT TO USE

Hey, I'm on it now. Thank you NU for the IUD.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby franklyscarlet » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:32 am

That's cool, D.Rod, don't bother to have the atrium reset for 2 days and counting. It's not like students need that space.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Micdiddy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:55 pm

Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Cobretti » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:04 pm

Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

gunner

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby crumpetsandtea » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:08 pm

Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

I don't have one, but I would assume it's a combination of good grades + being on top of mass mailing.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Micdiddy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:09 pm

Cobretti wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

gunner


Everything's funner when you're a gunner.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:11 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

I don't have one, but I would assume it's a combination of good grades + being on top of mass mailing.

+ being a URM

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby crumpetsandtea » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:32 pm

Flips88 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

I don't have one, but I would assume it's a combination of good grades + being on top of mass mailing.

+ being a URM

Ah, yeah, that is definitely very very helpful. Possibly necessary, IDK.

ETA: it seems like in-house positions are less focused on the whole 'must be a URM' thing. I know 2 people going to corporate/in-house jobs and they are both white males. ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE = PROOF 'MIRITE??

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Cobretti » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:36 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

I don't have one, but I would assume it's a combination of good grades + being on top of mass mailing.

+ being a URM

Ah, yeah, that is definitely very very helpful. Possibly necessary, IDK.

ETA: it seems like in-house positions are less focused on the whole 'must be a URM' thing. I know 2 people going to corporate/in-house jobs and they are both white males. ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE = PROOF 'MIRITE??

I'm a white male! SCORE!

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bk1 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:46 pm

crumpetsandtea wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
crumpetsandtea wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Anyone have a 1l summer SA in California? If so, how'd you get it?

I don't have one, but I would assume it's a combination of good grades + being on top of mass mailing.

+ being a URM

Ah, yeah, that is definitely very very helpful. Possibly necessary, IDK.

ETA: it seems like in-house positions are less focused on the whole 'must be a URM' thing. I know 2 people going to corporate/in-house jobs and they are both white males. ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE = PROOF 'MIRITE??

I think you need to have at least 3 if not 4 of the useful factors to have a decent shot:

  • Top Grades
  • Minority
  • Ties to a smaller market that hires 1L SAs.
  • Prestigious WE
  • Hard Science UG

Being on top of mass mailing is a given no matter what you have going for you.

I didn't really look into in-house stuff but I recommend that everyone who is interested in firms look at in-house for their 1L summer. I know several people who did in-house and loved it (at places like Microsoft, Google, Facebook, etc). I think it often requires more effort because nobody hands you a list of in-house jobs like NALP does for firms or the Arizona thing does for gov, but it is definitely worth it to look for and apply to in-house stuff.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby KremeCheez » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:45 am

Will I be able to survive without a Facebook account?
Seriously though...will being Facebookless keep me out of the loop?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:53 am

KremeCheez wrote:Will I be able to survive without a Facebook account?
Seriously though...will being Facebookless keep me out of the loop?


I occasionally get a party invite from facebook, but that's really it. It's not a big deal.

But I don't get this I DONT GOT A FACEBOOK brag people do. Guess what, you can have a facebook account and not check it like a 12 year old girl every 10 mintes, and tweet your personal details.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby KremeCheez » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:57 am

Desert Fox wrote:
KremeCheez wrote:Will I be able to survive without a Facebook account?
Seriously though...will being Facebookless keep me out of the loop?


I occasionally get a party invite from facebook, but that's really it. It's not a big deal.

But I don't get this I DONT GOT A FACEBOOK brag people do. Guess what, you can have a facebook account and not check it like a 12 year old girl every 10 mintes, and tweet your personal details.


Inadvertent brag. My sincerest apologies.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:01 am

KremeCheez wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
KremeCheez wrote:Will I be able to survive without a Facebook account?
Seriously though...will being Facebookless keep me out of the loop?


I occasionally get a party invite from facebook, but that's really it. It's not a big deal.

But I don't get this I DONT GOT A FACEBOOK brag people do. Guess what, you can have a facebook account and not check it like a 12 year old girl every 10 mintes, and tweet your personal details.


Inadvertent brag. My sincerest apologies.


Oh I wasn't trying to shame you. I just see people actually brag about it.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby KremeCheez » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:06 am

Desert Fox wrote:
KremeCheez wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
KremeCheez wrote:Will I be able to survive without a Facebook account?
Seriously though...will being Facebookless keep me out of the loop?


I occasionally get a party invite from facebook, but that's really it. It's not a big deal.

But I don't get this I DONT GOT A FACEBOOK brag people do. Guess what, you can have a facebook account and not check it like a 12 year old girl every 10 mintes, and tweet your personal details.


Inadvertent brag. My sincerest apologies.


Oh I wasn't trying to shame you. I just see people actually brag about it.


No worries. For what its worth, I just got done braggin' about my 2008 model Sony Ericsson flip phone in the Class of 2016 thread too...

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:06 am

KremeCheez wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
KremeCheez wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
I occasionally get a party invite from facebook, but that's really it. It's not a big deal.

But I don't get this I DONT GOT A FACEBOOK brag people do. Guess what, you can have a facebook account and not check it like a 12 year old girl every 10 mintes, and tweet your personal details.


Inadvertent brag. My sincerest apologies.


Oh I wasn't trying to shame you. I just see people actually brag about it.


No worries. For what its worth, I just got done braggin' about my 2008 model Sony Ericsson flip phone in the Class of 2016 thread too...



lol nice.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Georgia Avenue » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:27 pm

This free coffee at school is bitchin'. Props to SBA for, uh, doing something?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:31 pm

Georgia Avenue wrote:This free coffee at school is bitchin'. Props to SBA for, uh, doing something?


Damn it I just bought 7-11 cofee.




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