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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:37 am

Lieut Kaffee wrote:Just found this thread. This part was creepy.

What I'm saying is that it seems like a liberal arts major who spent 1 year after college waiting tables and got into NU might not have any greater shot at biglaw than had they gone to GULC or Cornell


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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby homestyle28 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:46 am

Lieut Kaffee wrote:Just found this thread. This part was creepy.

What I'm saying is that it seems like a liberal arts major who spent 1 year after college waiting tables and got into NU might not have any greater shot at biglaw than had they gone to GULC or Cornell


I must've missed that the first time around. But surely, some managing partner would hire someone who already had hands on coffee delivery experience. When I'm a rich, grumpy partner I'm replacing half the associates with baristas.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:24 am

homestyle28 wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Just found this thread. This part was creepy.

What I'm saying is that it seems like a liberal arts major who spent 1 year after college waiting tables and got into NU might not have any greater shot at biglaw than had they gone to GULC or Cornell


I must've missed that the first time around. But surely, some managing partner would hire someone who already had hands on coffee delivery experience. When I'm a rich, grumpy partner I'm replacing half the associates with baristas.

This is going to be my selling point in interviews.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby homestyle28 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:26 am

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
homestyle28 wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Just found this thread. This part was creepy.

What I'm saying is that it seems like a liberal arts major who spent 1 year after college waiting tables and got into NU might not have any greater shot at biglaw than had they gone to GULC or Cornell


I must've missed that the first time around. But surely, some managing partner would hire someone who already had hands on coffee delivery experience. When I'm a rich, grumpy partner I'm replacing half the associates with baristas.

This is going to be my selling point in interviews.


The smock is credited interview apparel

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Bumi » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:32 am

homestyle28 wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:Just found this thread. This part was creepy.

What I'm saying is that it seems like a liberal arts major who spent 1 year after college waiting tables and got into NU might not have any greater shot at biglaw than had they gone to GULC or Cornell


I must've missed that the first time around. But surely, some managing partner would hire someone who already had hands on coffee delivery experience. When I'm a rich, grumpy partner I'm replacing half the associates with baristas.


In my first meeting of my first professional job, years ago, the VP of my division welcomed me to the team and mentioned to everyone that the most exciting part of my resume, to him, was my food service industry experience. He wanted me to bring the same level of service to the business's customers. So much for my undergrad degree, I guess.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:00 am

^^ I feel ya. I was flattered when I was asked to join a committee until I was told that I was invited because my previous secretarial experience meant I'd be good at note-taking. :-(

Yo current students: There's not a PI scholarship that needs a separate application is there? I can't find one, but I'd hate to miss out.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:23 am

Eugenie Danglars wrote:^^ I feel ya. I was flattered when I was asked to join a committee until I was told that I was invited because my previous secretarial experience meant I'd be good at note-taking. :-(

Yo current students: There's not a PI scholarship that needs a separate application is there? I can't find one, but I'd hate to miss out.

Not that I know of. Sorry, dooder.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:24 am

bjsesq wrote:
Eugenie Danglars wrote:^^ I feel ya. I was flattered when I was asked to join a committee until I was told that I was invited because my previous secretarial experience meant I'd be good at note-taking. :-(

Yo current students: There's not a PI scholarship that needs a separate application is there? I can't find one, but I'd hate to miss out.

Not that I know of. Sorry, dooder.


Dooder. I like it.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:27 am

Eugenie Danglars wrote:
bjsesq wrote:
Eugenie Danglars wrote:^^ I feel ya. I was flattered when I was asked to join a committee until I was told that I was invited because my previous secretarial experience meant I'd be good at note-taking. :-(

Yo current students: There's not a PI scholarship that needs a separate application is there? I can't find one, but I'd hate to miss out.

Not that I know of. Sorry, dooder.


Dooder. I like it.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:37 pm

You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:49 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


Are you challenging me to challenge you?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:00 pm

bostonian wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:
Bumi wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Parking can be very expensive. My buildings is about 225 dollars. I've heard rumors of less but damn.

If you are going to keep a car, I'd live further up the lake. Lake shore drive is quick drive in non rush hour drives.


My brain is incompatible with not having a car because I have been an earth-killing commuter for years, but insurance plus that much to park is pretty expensive just so i can drive to a store once in a while. It's not like I'll be taking road trips to Milwaukee every weekend.


I think I'd be taking my car, but can't think of anything to do with it besides the occasional trip to Granite Peak and whatever other "mountains" Illinois has to offer, to remind my snowboard of what it's missing at home. :P


I've taken a few day trips just to get out of the city and explore the area. It's also useful for picking stuff up at Ikea. That said, it is quite expensive to have a car here and I don't use mine very often.
And as someone who's used to skiing in New England (and spent a winter working in Vail), it's a bit, uh, flat here.


I'm glad you mentioned Vail because it's not like New England has actual mountains either. :wink:

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby ahduth » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:05 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
forward wrote:Challenge: what are great apartment search websites for Chicago?

http://chicago.craigslist.org


Not joking.


+1. Not sure why it has the bad rep for apartment-hunting - is it hard to use in other cities or something? I'm not sure why you'd bother with anything else in Chicago, in a student price range.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bostonian » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:38 am

ahduth wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
forward wrote:Challenge: what are great apartment search websites for Chicago?

http://chicago.craigslist.org


Not joking.


+1. Not sure why it has the bad rep for apartment-hunting - is it hard to use in other cities or something? I'm not sure why you'd bother with anything else in Chicago, in a student price range.


If you want to live in a high-rise, it makes sense to just go straight through the leasing office of the building, though.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:45 am

I hereby challenge Holly to take four shots between 5:30 and 6:00pm tonight.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:47 am

Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


I challenge you to eat a bug.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Bumi » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:56 am

Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


I challenge you to have a drink with me when I visit in February.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:19 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:I hereby challenge Holly to take four shots between 5:30 and 6:00pm tonight.

One every 7.5 minutes. Will make my class tonight much more interesting. Bring it.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:20 pm

Bumi wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


I challenge you to have a drink with me when I visit in February.

Done.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:21 pm

ITT: Holly demands challenges and then ignores the ones she doesn't like. You suck at this game, beeyotch.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:27 pm

bjsesq wrote:ITT: Holly demands challenges and then ignores the ones she doesn't like. You suck at this game, beeyotch.

No way she pounds shots before 1st Amendment.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:27 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
Bumi wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


I challenge you to have a drink with me when I visit in February.

Done.

We're allowed to disguise asking you out as "challenges"? What are the limits to this?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Holly Golightly » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:31 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:ITT: Holly demands challenges and then ignores the ones she doesn't like. You suck at this game, beeyotch.

No way she pounds shots before 1st Amendment.

Does the challenger have to provide the alcohol?

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:00 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
Lieut Kaffee wrote:
bjsesq wrote:ITT: Holly demands challenges and then ignores the ones she doesn't like. You suck at this game, beeyotch.

No way she pounds shots before 1st Amendment.

Does the challenger have to provide the alcohol?


I mean, I guess I have vodka at home.

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Re: Northwestern Students Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Jack Smirks » Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:06 pm

Lieut Kaffee wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
Bumi wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:You people are failing at the challenges. Just sayin'.


I challenge you to have a drink with me when I visit in February.

Done.

We're allowed to disguise asking you out as "challenges"? What are the limits to this?

I want in on this.




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