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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:01 pm

Lincoln wrote:Also, Arbiter, you must be having a chill SA considering how much time you spend on here during the day. 8)


I'm seconded this week.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby LFH_intheflesh » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:08 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:And why no Cleary D.C. love?


Plenty of love. They are on my list.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby northerrn » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:22 pm

anyone know when 2Ls can start looking at/signing up for classes for fall semester?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:02 pm

Lavitz wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:I hear Lacepiece has great secondhand books, with superb highlighting.

Dibs.


Lol top of the line highliting guranteed to get u an A in torts FTW.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:05 pm

Lacepiece23 wrote:
Lavitz wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:I hear Lacepiece has great secondhand books, with superb highlighting.

Dibs.


Lol top of the line highliting guranteed to get u an A in torts FTW.


I wish I could say the same about other subjects...

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:14 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
Lacepiece23 wrote:
Lavitz wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:I hear Lacepiece has great secondhand books, with superb highlighting.

Dibs.


Lol top of the line highliting guranteed to get u an A in torts FTW.


I wish I could say the same about other subjects...


Haha you and me both.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:18 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
Lincoln wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Moving on...

So I notice that Arnold and Porter's GPA median for callbacks jumped from 3.55 to 3.8... what's the story there? I have ties to the DC area, and I was interested in them based on last year's info but that jump is intimidating.


Small sample size plus grade inflation, I bet.

Edit: I wouldn't be too intimidated. DC is tough, but if you want to end up there, I would still bid on A&P; it's a better bet than Covington or W&C.


Covington doesn't even recruit for us.

And why no Cleary D.C. love?

There's no Cleary DC GPA info. Would you be competitive if you're above the Cleary NY median?
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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:28 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
Lincoln wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Moving on...

So I notice that Arnold and Porter's GPA median for callbacks jumped from 3.55 to 3.8... what's the story there? I have ties to the DC area, and I was interested in them based on last year's info but that jump is intimidating.


Small sample size plus grade inflation, I bet.

Edit: I wouldn't be too intimidated. DC is tough, but if you want to end up there, I would still bid on A&P; it's a better bet than Covington or W&C.


Covington doesn't even recruit for us.

And why no Cleary D.C. love?

There's no Cleary DC GPA info. I'm above Cleary NY median. Am I competitive, would you think?


Christ. Yes.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:39 pm

I had heard that DC branches were generally more competitive than NY, eg Goodwin, WilmerHale, Jones Day. Is this just hearsay or a product of the small sample sizes?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:43 pm

ImNoScar wrote:I had heard that DC branches were generally more competitive than NY, eg Goodwin, WilmerHale, Jones Day. Is this just hearsay or a product of the small sample sizes?


They're generally more selective, but if you're above Cleary's mean then you're in pretty rarefied air.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lavitz » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:58 pm

Lacepiece23 wrote:
Lavitz wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:I hear Lacepiece has great secondhand books, with superb highlighting.

Dibs.


Lol top of the line highliting guranteed to get u an A in torts FTW.

So should we be waiting until section assignments are out to buy books from rising 2Ls or are the casebooks always the same from year to year?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby LFH_intheflesh » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:01 pm

Wait for your section assignments and textbook list. Textbooks stay the same from year to year, but differ from professor to professor.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lavitz » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:02 pm

LFH_intheflesh wrote:Wait for your section assignments and textbook list. Textbooks stay the same from year to year, but differ from professor to professor.

Ok, thanks. :)

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:08 pm

Lavitz wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Wait for your section assignments and textbook list. Textbooks stay the same from year to year, but differ from professor to professor.

Ok, thanks. :)

You should get them in late July.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:38 pm

Lavitz wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Wait for your section assignments and textbook list. Textbooks stay the same from year to year, but differ from professor to professor.

Ok, thanks. :)


I'll have mine up for sale. As hinted by Arbiter I bought mine off him/her. Saved a shit ton of time because s/he had a really good highliting system and almost always had all the important stuff highlited and ready to go.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Lacepiece23 wrote:
Lavitz wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Wait for your section assignments and textbook list. Textbooks stay the same from year to year, but differ from professor to professor.

Ok, thanks. :)


I'll have mine up for sale. As hinted by Arbiter I bought mine off him/her. Saved a shit ton of time because s/he had a really good highliting system and almost always had all the important stuff highlited and ready to go.


Love the attempt to protect my entirely shattered anonymity.

And I'm sure now with your additions they'll have not just almost all the important information.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lavitz » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:52 pm

Lacepiece23 wrote:I'll have mine up for sale. As hinted by Arbiter I bought mine off him/her. Saved a shit ton of time because s/he had a really good highlighting system and almost always had all the important stuff highlighted and ready to go.

Yeah, I caught the hints.

I'll be looking to buy after I get my section assignment and see which books I need.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby morally0bese » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:43 pm

Though I realize this does not necessarily follow, yall think the median will b around the same as last years (as the T-10 is the same)?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:55 pm

morally0bese wrote:Though I realize this does not necessarily follow, yall think the median will b around the same as last years (as the T-10 is the same)?


Probably not since the Top 30% seems to be a lot higher then it was last semester, and last semester the rumored median was a 3.47. I'm guessing that the profs median was even higher. Unless the have nots the ppl in the bottom of the class did extremely worse then the haves the kids at the top compared to last semester. I guess what I'm trying to say is that the lower grades were lower. The higher grades were higher. And the profs left less ppl in the middle, that could be the only way that the median did not increase from last semester.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lincoln » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:56 pm

ImNoScar wrote:I had heard that DC branches were generally more competitive than NY, eg Goodwin, WilmerHale, Jones Day. Is this just hearsay or a product of the small sample sizes?


Also, none of the firms you listed are headquartered in NYC (Goodwin is in Boston, WilmerHale is Boston/DC, Jones Day is DC), but Cleary is a NYC firm.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby morally0bese » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:01 pm

Yo Lacepiece whats up buddy

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:31 pm

hi guys my GPA is 3.81 but the median for W&C is 3.82 and I don't know if they have a NYC office but if they do it's probably lower median but I'm not from NYC but also i got a B+ in legal writing but only because I was sleeping with the TA for the first semester and then we broke up the second semester and idk but I did really well on my Clermon't cold call




So my question is: What's the best bus to get to Wegman's?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:08 pm

PinkCow wrote:hi guys my GPA is 3.81 but the median for W&C is 3.82 and I don't know if they have a NYC office but if they do it's probably lower median but I'm not from NYC but also i got a B+ in legal writing but only because I was sleeping with the TA for the first semester and then we broke up the second semester and idk but I did really well on my Clermon't cold call




So my question is: What's the best bus to get to Wegman's?


Go home harvard, you're drunk.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:06 pm

morally0bese wrote:Yo Lacepiece whats up buddy



Nothing man guessing I know you in real life pm me.




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