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what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby letsgojayhawks » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:56 am

This is probably a really silly question, but I'm starting my school visits soon (for tours, ASWs, class visits, etc), and I'm not sure if there's some sort of dress code I should be following. Are jeans okay? Should I go for business casual? Does it matter at all? Thanks!

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby kalvano » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:57 am

Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby crazycanuck » Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:49 am

Naked or bust.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby Grizz » Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:50 am

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby You Gotta Have Faith » Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:02 am

As a safe bet, I think business casual is fair game for all circumstances. But apart from that, it depends on what you are trying to do:

If it is ASW, then nominally dressy is good. T-shirt would be underdressed... but you do see them on a few people.

If you have already been admitted, and are visiting on a random day, I don't think it matters all that much (read... jeans and a polo would probably be okay).

If you are attempting to get off of the waitlist, then pseudo-dressy is good. If you're a guy, go for something along the lines of khakis or slacks, possibly a tie, but a suit is a bit much. If you're a girl, then of course a blouse, skirt, yada yada... I think you get the idea here. Of course, I think wearing a suit would not be frowned upon in this case; you just don't want to come off as too intense.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby bighead715 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:06 am

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby rockchalk86 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:11 pm

I had this same question for my aunt last week before going on a personal tour of UPenn. She is a law professor so her advice is solid. For personal tours (esp if you are meeting with teachers, deans etc...) business casual aka slacks and a nice button down. Maybe an overcoat if it's cold. For ASW's, jeans and sweaters, polo's, button downs are standard. You are meeting future classmates and teachers and first impressions are pretty powerful, don't fuck it up by looking like a slob who doesn't care.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby kalvano » Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:30 pm

Or, on the flip side, look like a slob who doesn't care and then surprise the fuck out of them with your attention to detail and work ethic.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby LSAT N00b » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:47 pm

kalvano wrote:Or, on the flip side, look like a slob who doesn't care and then surprise the fuck out of them with your attention to detail and work ethic.

+1

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby PigNipple » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:52 pm

letsgojayhawks wrote:This is probably a really silly question, but I'm starting my school visits soon (for tours, ASWs, class visits, etc), and I'm not sure if there's some sort of dress code I should be following. Are jeans okay? Should I go for business casual? Does it matter at all? Thanks!


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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:41 am

letsgojayhawks wrote:This is probably a really silly question, but I'm starting my school visits soon (for tours, ASWs, class visits, etc), and I'm not sure if there's some sort of dress code I should be following. Are jeans okay? Should I go for business casual? Does it matter at all? Thanks!


Do this and be the envy of all
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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby PigNipple » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:47 am

SwollenMonkey wrote:
letsgojayhawks wrote:This is probably a really silly question, but I'm starting my school visits soon (for tours, ASWs, class visits, etc), and I'm not sure if there's some sort of dress code I should be following. Are jeans okay? Should I go for business casual? Does it matter at all? Thanks!


Do this and be the envy of all
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This is so gross, but I can't stop laughing!

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby tadams86 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:49 am

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:38 pm

PigNipple wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
letsgojayhawks wrote:This is probably a really silly question, but I'm starting my school visits soon (for tours, ASWs, class visits, etc), and I'm not sure if there's some sort of dress code I should be following. Are jeans okay? Should I go for business casual? Does it matter at all? Thanks!


Do this and be the envy of all
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This is so gross, but I can't stop laughing!


it's gross just looking at the picture, but I have seen this guy in real life. I was pumping gas in West Hollywood and then this guy pulls up in his vehicle to pump gas. So gross. Funny, but gross.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby zozin » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:48 pm

Dress pants and an open collar shirt, which you can dress up with a suit jacket. Whatever is equivalent for women.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby nsideirish » Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:05 am

Rent an all white tux and you should be good to go

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby Doritos » Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:06 am

kalvano wrote:Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.


One thread had the funniest bird costume picture I had ever seen. And I've seen quite a few bird costume pics in my day...

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby NewtonLied » Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:18 am

Doritos wrote:
kalvano wrote:Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.


One thread had the funniest bird costume picture I had ever seen. And I've seen quite a few bird costume pics in my day...


link?

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby Doritos » Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:50 am

NewtonLied wrote:
Doritos wrote:
kalvano wrote:Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.


One thread had the funniest bird costume picture I had ever seen. And I've seen quite a few bird costume pics in my day...


link?


props to disco_barred this makes me lol everytime for some reason...

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby kalvano » Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:15 pm

NewtonLied wrote:
Doritos wrote:
kalvano wrote:Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.


One thread had the funniest bird costume picture I had ever seen. And I've seen quite a few bird costume pics in my day...


link?



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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby Doritos » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:35 pm

kalvano wrote:
NewtonLied wrote:
Doritos wrote:
kalvano wrote:Might I recommend the search button?

I can recall at least 4 threads about this within the past month.


One thread had the funniest bird costume picture I had ever seen. And I've seen quite a few bird costume pics in my day...


link?



Image


In order to call this person out you had to...

1) take a screenshot
2) crop the requisite section
3) upload the newly saved file
4) post it

I admire your dedication, sir.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby kalvano » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:46 am

Doritos wrote:In order to call this person out you had to...

1) take a screenshot
2) crop the requisite section
3) upload the newly saved file
4) post it

I admire your dedication, sir.



Windows snipping tool and Tinypic.

Took about 43 seconds.











I don't want to give the wrong idea, that I am somehow dedicated or given to follow-through.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby jelizabeth88 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:51 am

Something from American Apparel is always nice.

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Re: what to wear on a law school visit?

Postby sibley » Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:52 pm

the mini muffin top is the scariest thing I've ever seen. I've always wondered, but never known.

(searching for what to wear... sorry for re-activating thread)




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