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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Chrstgtr » Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:25 am

lhanvt13 wrote:
d cooper wrote:I didn't expect Legislation to be so popular.

heard the grading isn't too bad.


It will be this year. It is going to be curved.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Georgia Avenue » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:02 am

Advanced Trial Practice is awesome, and super lenient on grades. I'm pretty sure the lowest grade you can possibly get is an A. Plus Rick is awesome and will do stuff like take you out to dinner.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Dr. Filth » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:15 am

Chrstgtr wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
d cooper wrote:I didn't expect Legislation to be so popular.

heard the grading isn't too bad.


It will be this year. It is going to be curved.

so now that leg is out, do we have another nu TLS blow off class to take?

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby lhanvt13 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:16 am

Dr. Filth wrote:
Chrstgtr wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
d cooper wrote:I didn't expect Legislation to be so popular.

heard the grading isn't too bad.


It will be this year. It is going to be curved.

so now that leg is out, do we have another nu TLS blow off class to take?

+1

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:03 am

lhanvt13 wrote:
Dr. Filth wrote:so now that leg is out, do we have another nu TLS blow off class to take?

+1


I had always recommended litigation and the court of public opinion. But I know a couple people on here that didn't work out as well for. But it is zero reading, like one 8 page paper, and if you do a redraft the 2nd draft is like a 2 page paper for a whole extra credit. I think as long as you participate every week it's not too hard to get an A.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:05 am

Icculus wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
Dr. Filth wrote:so now that leg is out, do we have another nu TLS blow off class to take?

+1


I had always recommended litigation and the court of public opinion. But I know a couple people on here that didn't work out as well for. But it is zero reading, like one 8 page paper, and if you do a redraft the 2nd draft is like a 2 page paper for a whole extra credit. I think as long as you participate every week it's not too hard to get an A.

This is a good recommendation.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby zugzwanger » Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:23 pm

Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:09 pm

zugzwanger wrote:Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be


Shockingly, hiring committees and partners are not that petty.

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Postby fats provolone » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:11 pm

but they carefully consider the input of even the lowliest associate bro. one bad vibe and you are done here

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Desert Fox » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:56 pm

Icculus wrote:
zugzwanger wrote:Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be


Shockingly, hiring committees and partners are not that petty.


Even more shockingly they are.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby fats provolone » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:57 pm

if I'm being honest with myself I'd probably ding someone for that

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:48 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Icculus wrote:
zugzwanger wrote:Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be


Shockingly, hiring committees and partners are not that petty.


Even more shockingly they are.


I dunno, man. I doubt that putting "Wigmore Recipient" would get someone dinged. Though I do think that just mentioning 1/2 scholarship or something like that looks idiotic. I know people's bios at my firm have that shit on them, too so I wouldn't be surprised if it's a point of prestige for a firm.

And if I'm being honest with myself I wouldn't ding someone for that, I mean I'm the idiot who managed to pull a 2.79 getting a poli sci degree. Why should I ding someone for doing things like going to class and doing the assigned work.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Desert Fox » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:49 pm

Icculus wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Icculus wrote:
zugzwanger wrote:Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be


Shockingly, hiring committees and partners are not that petty.


Even more shockingly they are.


I dunno, man. I doubt that putting "Wigmore Recipient" would get someone dinged. Though I do think that just mentioning 1/2 scholarship or something like that looks idiotic. I know people's bios at my firm have that shit on them, too so I wouldn't be surprised if it's a point of prestige for a firm.

And if I'm being honest with myself I wouldn't ding someone for that, I mean I'm the idiot who managed to pull a 2.79 getting a poli sci degree. Why should I ding someone for doing things like going to class and doing the assigned work.


Oh I thought we were only talking about puting half scholarship or whatever I agree that wigmore is fine.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:52 pm

How about a non-wigmore, non-full scholarship that has a name?

My 20k/yr apparently has a name, which I only found out about when I got that email asking me to write my yearly thank-you-for-the-money letter to a donor.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Cobretti » Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:53 pm

zugzwanger wrote:Maybe I'm crazy (and also going to be debt laden), but if I was interviewing someone that revealed to me their scholarship I don't think I would view that favorably. I can see you are a well qualified candidate from the rest of your resume. You might spark some envy :x

Just a thought however baseless it might be

FWIW when my CSO was going over my resume last year the first thing she told me was to add scholly info. I think for 1Ls you should definitely leave it on for your December 1 massmailings. They don't have any law school grades when they get your resume and I think the scholly can help fill that information gap a little.

I took it off my resume for OCI though because I think after you have law school grades it serves no purpose.

ETA: but I agree I would leave wigmore on there for OCI.

Also, CSO recommended calling it a merit scholarship so employers would be more inclined to think it would be predictive of 1L grades.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby lhanvt13 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:07 pm

Scholarship: "Trust Fund Baby"
that would be nice too

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:37 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:How about a non-wigmore, non-full scholarship that has a name?

My 20k/yr apparently has a name, which I only found out about when I got that email asking me to write my yearly thank-you-for-the-money letter to a donor.


I would think any named scholly is fine. But writing like "25% merit scholarship" with no name seems odd to me and I personally wouldn't do it.

edit: The reason being the named scholarship usually has some requirements/historical significance so I could see it being at the very least a resume talking point.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Wildcats17 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:54 pm

Icculus wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:How about a non-wigmore, non-full scholarship that has a name?

My 20k/yr apparently has a name, which I only found out about when I got that email asking me to write my yearly thank-you-for-the-money letter to a donor.


I would think any named scholly is fine. But writing like "25% merit scholarship" with no name seems odd to me and I personally wouldn't do it.

edit: The reason being the named scholarship usually has some requirements/historical significance so I could see it being at the very least a resume talking point.


Where to people stand on the Early Decision Scholarship for a resume?

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby fats provolone » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:55 pm

law firms should let people apply ED

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Postby bk1 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:33 pm

fats provolone wrote:law firms should let people apply ED

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby cookiejar1 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:12 pm

Listing named scholarship information is fine - some law firms even include scholarship information in their associate bios (non-Hamilton/Ruby/Levy/Wigmore/etc ones too). Don't think about it too much - it's just one line on the resume that people gloss over while looking for dat GPA.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:30 pm

More people need to bid on High Tech Trial Techniques because I think it sounds cool and I don't want it to be canceled for lack of enrollment. Come on, 2 credits to learn how to use computers in the courtroom and shit.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bjsesq » Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:43 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:More people need to bid on High Tech Trial Techniques because I think it sounds cool and I don't want it to be canceled for lack of enrollment. Come on, 2 credits to learn how to use computers in the courtroom and shit.

Please the Bartlit Beck people are THE SHIT and it is an easy A. You get to do the fucking class at BB's bomb ass offices.

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Re: Northwestern 1L/2L/3L/Grads Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:45 pm

bjsesq wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:More people need to bid on High Tech Trial Techniques because I think it sounds cool and I don't want it to be canceled for lack of enrollment. Come on, 2 credits to learn how to use computers in the courtroom and shit.

Please the Bartlit Beck people are THE SHIT and it is an easy A. You get to do the fucking class at BB's bomb ass offices.

From the photos I've seen, it's like Google took over the set of To Kill a Mockingbird. Historic courthouse with a basketball court and a climbing wall in a common area.
SEE, PEOPLE, BOO SAYS IT'S COOL.




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