The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby UofCforme » Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:40 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Some do. Lots move to the south loop and other parts of downtown. I don't love the south loop so if I were to move downtown it would be to a place that would make the commute to the school a living nightmare. Plus I'm just lazy so Im fine with not moving from regents until I graduate.



I think most of the 1Ls in Shoreland are planning on staying for at least one more year. It is definitely more expensive than Regents, but to the best of my knowledge everyone is happy here and nobody has had any serious issues.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Mal Reynolds » Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:41 pm

UofCforme wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Some do. Lots move to the south loop and other parts of downtown. I don't love the south loop so if I were to move downtown it would be to a place that would make the commute to the school a living nightmare. Plus I'm just lazy so Im fine with not moving from regents until I graduate.



I think most of the 1Ls in Shoreland are planning on staying for at least one more year. It is definitely more expensive than Regents, but to the best of my knowledge everyone is happy here and nobody has had any serious issues.


Absolutely. It's a fucking awesome building and I'm kind of jealous I don't live there.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Robb » Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:44 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:
UofCforme wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Some do. Lots move to the south loop and other parts of downtown. I don't love the south loop so if I were to move downtown it would be to a place that would make the commute to the school a living nightmare. Plus I'm just lazy so Im fine with not moving from regents until I graduate.



I think most of the 1Ls in Shoreland are planning on staying for at least one more year. It is definitely more expensive than Regents, but to the best of my knowledge everyone is happy here and nobody has had any serious issues.


Absolutely. It's a fucking awesome building and I'm kind of jealous I don't live there.

Join us, Mal.

I think the 2L's in the building (all 3 of us) are also sticking around.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Mal Reynolds » Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:46 pm

You weirdos have a lot of cats though.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Robb » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:29 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:You weirdos have a lot of cats though.

Haha, there are more 2L cats than there are 2L's. There's an equal number of 2L's + Spouses and cats.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby switchis32 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:39 pm

Checking in! Applied a few cycles ago and deferred. How is everyone!

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Auxilio » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:07 pm

Feel like through process of elimination if nothing else I am close to committing to Chicago, or just as likely taking a year off...

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:09 pm

Auxilio wrote:Feel like through process of elimination if nothing else I am close to committing to Chicago, or just as likely taking a year off...


Never a bad idea for KJDs

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby PariSiamo » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:39 pm

Yeah I've taken a couple years off and I'm glad I did because I got to explore alternatives to law school, and had an experience that convinced me law is the right option for me. Absolutely worth it if you can do something meaningful with your time.
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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Cradle6 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:06 pm

Where are you all staying for the ASW?

I found out kind of late that I can go, but now the Hyatt is sold out for that weekend (What is the cost per night anyway with this "special rate" deal from UCHI?)

Hilton is like $163/night

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby slurpy » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:09 pm

Cradle6 wrote:Where are you all staying for the ASW?

I found out kind of late that I can go, but now the Hyatt is sold out for that weekend (What is the cost per night anyway with this "special rate" deal from UCHI?)

Hilton is like $163/night


I'm staying with a current student.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Cradle6 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:18 pm

Also is the max travel stipend really only $200?

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby PariSiamo » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:19 pm

Current student
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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:19 pm

friend/current student

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby leslieknope » Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:41 pm

Wish I could make it to ASW, but my mother would actually kill me if I miss a family thing I have next week. Have fun guys! Tell me if anything cool happens.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Indy16 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:05 pm

Scholarship email just now.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Auxilio » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:40 pm

I would love to go to ASW, but have a final exam on the 11th :(

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby hillz » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:45 pm

I'm staying with a current student! Getting excited.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby Indifference » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:57 pm

Scholarship email came in. Substantially leas than Columbia so I'll be withdrawing tomorrow. Best of luck to you all!

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby LoganCouture » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:23 pm

Cradle6 wrote:Where are you all staying for the ASW?

I found out kind of late that I can go, but now the Hyatt is sold out for that weekend (What is the cost per night anyway with this "special rate" deal from UCHI?)

Hilton is like $163/night


AirBnB! Would've done the current student option but my SO is coming with.

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Re: The University of Chicago Law School Class of 2018

Postby hohenheim » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:52 pm

lc39 wrote:
Cradle6 wrote:Where are you all staying for the ASW?

I found out kind of late that I can go, but now the Hyatt is sold out for that weekend (What is the cost per night anyway with this "special rate" deal from UCHI?)

Hilton is like $163/night


AirBnB! Would've done the current student option but my SO is coming with.


FYI for future admits, you can often stay in a second bedroom of a married student if you're coming to ASW with an SO and want more privacy. Just tell the admissions people and they'll work to pair you accordingly.



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