Villanova 3L taking questions...

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Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby ObLaDiObLaDa » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:55 pm

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby DonDrapersAttorney » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:44 pm

Villanova is one of the school's on my list for this coming fall. Now that you're a 3L how do you feel about your career prospects? Do you feel overshadowed by Penn or does the market look strong enough that you feel comfortable? How easy was it for you to get decent summer associate gigs? What is the grading curve at Villanova like? Are we talking 30% at 3.0 and above, more, less? Thanks for being here!

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby flexityflex86 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:49 pm

Have you ever fought a panda bear?

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby beach_terror » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:51 pm

Rising 2L at Villanova here to help too. ObLa's show though, I'll take a back seat 8)

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby flexityflex86 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:59 pm

Serious question: Who did you guys pick in American Idol last year?

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby IAmNietzche » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:12 pm

Anyone know how well Nova students do with federal clerkships?

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby johnnyutah » Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:59 pm

DonDrapersAttorney wrote:Do you feel overshadowed by Penn or does the market look strong enough that you feel comfortable?

Penn and Villanova grads don't usually compete for the same jobs. Not all that many Penn grads stay in Philly.

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby HeavenWood » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:49 pm

johnnyutah wrote:
DonDrapersAttorney wrote:Do you feel overshadowed by Penn or does the market look strong enough that you feel comfortable?

Penn and Villanova grads don't usually compete for the same jobs. Not all that many Penn grads stay in Philly.

TITCR -- Villanova's main competition is Temple (and to a lesser extend Rutgers-Camden, Widener, and Drexel).

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby johnnyutah » Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:15 pm

How do you explain the fact that Villanova's 1st Time Bar Passage Rate for the July 2011 exam was .17 percentage points lower than Temple's?

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby z0rk » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:02 pm

What is the temperament amongst students and faculty now that the ABA has censured Villanova for misrepresenting its entry stats? I originally had villanova on my list, but I have since placed it into my maybe column after hearing of this incident.

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby HeavenWood » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:36 pm

z0rk wrote:What is the temperament amongst students and faculty now that the ABA has censured Villanova for misrepresenting its entry stats? I originally had villanova on my list, but I have since placed it into my maybe column after hearing of this incident.

For the umpteenth time, it means nothing with regard to local hiring, and Villanova, being a regional school and all, places the vast majority of its students into... you guessed it... SE PA/S NJ/N DE jobs.

Apply to all the Philly regional schools now. Compare financial aid packages later.

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby beach_terror » Sat Oct 29, 2011 12:25 am

z0rk wrote:What is the temperament amongst students and faculty now that the ABA has censured Villanova for misrepresenting its entry stats? I originally had villanova on my list, but I have since placed it into my maybe column after hearing of this incident.

Nobody gives a shit anymore. Temple's admission stats dropped after our scandal, lol

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby IAmNietzche » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:10 am

IAmNietzche wrote:Anyone know how well Nova students do with federal clerkships?

Anybody?

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Re: Villanova 3L taking questions...

Postby beach_terror » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:33 am

IAmNietzche wrote:
IAmNietzche wrote:Anyone know how well Nova students do with federal clerkships?

Anybody?

Not well, like every other similarly situated school.



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