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 Post subject: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:11 am 
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I took the LSAT Feb 2012 and my score was 142 I was denied admission into Charlotte Law School but recently recieved a letter about their aample program. I was wondering if there is anyone else has taken it. The program is 6 weeks and will cost me $500 plus $300 for books. Is it worth it?


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:17 am 
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Assuming not flame

No. No. No. Absolutely not. There's a decent chance this school will shutter its doors very soon because of decreased enrollment. Do not do this. Take a class and retake the LSAT.

Answering questions/concerns you will undoubtedly have

1) But I can't afford to retake the LSAT/an LSAT class: But you can afford to put yourself in hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt for a useless law degree?

2) You guys are elitist: No we are not. We are actually trying to help you. I was about 90% committed to going to a school in the low 60s before I made my final choice.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:33 am 
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catholicgirl wrote:
Assuming not flame

No. No. No. Absolutely not. There's a decent chance this school will shutter its doors very soon because of decreased enrollment. Do not do this. Take a class and retake the LSAT.

Answering questions/concerns you will undoubtedly have

1) But I can't afford to retake the LSAT/an LSAT class: But you can afford to put yourself in hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt for a useless law degree?

2) You guys are elitist: No we are not. We are actually trying to help you. I was about 90% committed to going to a school in the low 60s before I made my final choice.


She gives great advice. And I felt the need to say say because Archer may be one of the funniest/dirtiest/makes me wish my middle name was Mallory shows on tv currently


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:42 pm 
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Please don't do Aample at Charlotte (or anywhere for that matter). If you get in, you'll have the honor of paying 220k for shitty job prospects

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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:46 pm 
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I went to undergrad in Charlotte. The only thing I have ever heard about that school was from a friend who knew a recent grad. She said "I know someone that went there. I think she's planning on taking the bar exam AGAIN soon."


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:47 pm 
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No. DO NOT GO TO THAT SCHOOL. The COA is something like $250,000.

Please post your stats here and we can help you figure out something else.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:49 pm 
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sunymp wrote:
Please post your stats here and we can help you figure out something else.


meika02 wrote:
I took the LSAT Feb 2012 and my score was 142 I was denied admission into Charlotte Law School but recently recieved a letter about their aample program. I was wondering if there is anyone else has taken it. The program is 6 weeks and will cost me $500 plus $300 for books. Is it worth it?


Other options: Barring some serious studying and a retake, not law.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:52 pm 
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The school is part of a chain of for profit schools. Retake and avoid at all costs.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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Bedsole wrote:
sunymp wrote:
Please post your stats here and we can help you figure out something else.


meika02 wrote:
I took the LSAT Feb 2012 and my score was 142 I was denied admission into Charlotte Law School but recently recieved a letter about their aample program. I was wondering if there is anyone else has taken it. The program is 6 weeks and will cost me $500 plus $300 for books. Is it worth it?


Other options: Barring some serious studying and a retake, not law.


Didn't see that number. OP: How much did you study for the LSAT? It is a learnable test and you can improve that score with serious work.

Again, do not go near that school.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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I studied on my on for about six months then took the Lsat. My undergrad gpa was 3.4 and my lsat score was 142. The lsat prep courses offered in my area are $1000+ and several people have told me they didn't help increase their test scores.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:14 am 
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meika02 wrote:
I studied on my on for about six months then took the Lsat. My undergrad gpa was 3.4 and my lsat score was 142. The lsat prep courses offered in my area are $1000+ and several people have told me they didn't help increase their test scores.

well, a shitty degree from a terrible school will cost you much more in the long run. retake or choose another career path


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:56 pm 
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meika02 wrote:
I studied on my on for about six months then took the Lsat. My undergrad gpa was 3.4 and my lsat score was 142. The lsat prep courses offered in my area are $1000+ and several people have told me they didn't help increase their test scores.


You can find methods for self-study on this forum. You should follow them and retake. You don't have to pay for an expensive prep course. Your GPA isn't terrible. You can do better than this school.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:30 pm 
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Ok Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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meika02 wrote:
Ok Thanks!


Because I want to help you avoid the mistake of going to this school:

Here is pithypike's guide and the thread discussing it. As I said, You don't have to use an expensive prep course. You can also get support for your prep by posting in the threads on this forum. I've seen people make study groups, ask each other questions and provide moral support.

Don't accept that low LSAT score.

Pithypike


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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I won't go as far as Wahoo, and say no law school for you, but seriously do not even consider Charlotte. It is easily the worst school in the state. I have the same GPA and I got into UNC with a half decent (not by TLS standards) LSAT. Even a moderate improvement would allow you to go to Elon or NCCU, not the best options, but WAY better than Charlotte at sticker.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:38 pm 
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boss-mike wrote:
Here is a link to website where you can find get all of the info needed to pass the aample program.

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Here's the website where you can get all information required to avoid any school with an AAMPLE program at all costs.
http://www.lawschooltransparency.com


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:38 pm 
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Avoid Charlotte School of Law. I worked in Charlotte the past two summers and I have heard what attorneys say of the school. Avoid.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:56 pm 
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Most of the statements on here are untrue. I don't work for admissions by the way, and am a 2L there now. It is nowhere near closing. Just the opposite. They let way too many people in with a poor chance of success, but they like to pile up the 1L's to get the $. About 10% were academically dismissed last year. But the COA is less than half of what has been stated here. They do charge too much money, and I do not care for a lot of the administrations policies. I am here because of logistics mainly. The school is a for-profit, and the profit comes from students, no doubt. All that said, they do spend big $ on professors. About 80% of the professors are impressive and come from Biglaw, U.S. Attorney offices, or corporate counsel, and many are from T1 schools. Some are not as good, as you will find most places.

If you are looking to get in a well-known large firm right out of school, you will need to be in the top 10% of your class. I personally know students who have gone straight from CSOL into Fortune 500 corporate counsel jobs, as well as top local firms. It is the exception, rather than the rule..Most of them were top 10%.

I am a second-career student with many contacts in business and legal circles, so my situation is different for employment prospects. I have several options already to consider in that arena.

I will not be responding to any CSOL detractors, but will be glad to respond to serious questions. I would personally take a course such as Kaplan to prepare for LSAT, and would not go the AAMPLE route at any school. My CSOL are just an honest, no-frills appraisal.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:25 pm 
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boss-mike wrote:
Here is a link to website where you can find get all of the info needed to pass the aample program.

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I like how the two paragraphs abt the AAMPLE program on this link contain numerous typos, misspellings, and homophone errors. I hope it's a flame...


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:40 pm 
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catholicgirl wrote:
Assuming not flame

No. No. No. Absolutely not. There's a decent chance this school will shutter its doors very soon because of decreased enrollment. Do not do this. Take a class and retake the LSAT.

Answering questions/concerns you will undoubtedly have

1) But I can't afford to retake the LSAT/an LSAT class: But you can afford to put yourself in hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt for a useless law degree?

2) You guys are elitist: No we are not. We are actually trying to help you. I was about 90% committed to going to a school in the low 60s before I made my final choice.


The school will not be closing. It's expanding and moving to a better location downtown Charlotte.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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Please don't do Aample at Charlotte (or anywhere for that matter). If you get in, you'll have the honor of paying 220k for shitty job prospects

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There is a territorial advantage to going to Charlotte Law. It's the only law school in Charlotte offering interns (during the school year) to the law community.

I would however like to read your definition of "shitty job prospects." Have you worked the professional job market? Ever? If so, where? If not, please site your source(s). Please bestow us with your credentials so we can take your vulgar assertions seriously.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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mr.hands wrote:
Please don't do Aample at Charlotte (or anywhere for that matter). If you get in, you'll have the honor of paying 220k for shitty job prospects

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There is a territorial advantage to going to Charlotte Law. It's the only law school in Charlotte offering interns (during the school year) to the law community.

I would however like to read your definition of "shitty job prospects." Have you worked the professional job market? Ever? If so, where? If not, please site your source(s). Please bestow us with your credentials so we can take your vulgar assertions seriously.


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 Post subject: Re: Charlotte Law School Aample Program
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deepbluepentium wrote:
mr.hands wrote:
Please don't do Aample at Charlotte (or anywhere for that matter). If you get in, you'll have the honor of paying 220k for shitty job prospects

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There is a territorial advantage to going to Charlotte Law. It's the only law school in Charlotte offering interns (during the school year) to the law community.

I would however like to read your definition of "shitty job prospects." Have you worked the professional job market? Ever? If so, where? If not, please site your source(s). Please bestow us with your credentials so we can take your vulgar assertions seriously.


Do you have a job lined up after graduation?

Also, he did cite his source. Click the link


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