NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

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NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby TheWire » Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:19 pm

I benefitted from this site last year, so if there are questions, shoot.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby High_Hopes » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:20 pm

How many hours a day are you in class?


How many hours a day, when out of class, are you reading?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Patriot1208 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:25 pm

Do you wish you were at Columbia?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:29 pm

I'll also try to answer questions...

Also, I definitely don't wish I was at Columbia. It was a vibe issue for me.

And though not a great example for reading time (oops), I am in class about four hours on most days. And I read/synthesize stuff about five hours a day.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Miranda 18 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:31 pm

How do you like NYC life? Is it as exciting as most people make it seem?

Are you living off or on campus and was housing difficult for you to find?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:37 pm

Miranda 18 wrote:How do you like NYC life? Is it as exciting as most people make it seem?

Are you living off or on campus and was housing difficult for you to find?


I live very close to the law school and actually like it. Its close to school and near everything I need. I do like NYC life alright...I mean it has everything you could really ever want to do. I think it is exciting how many opportunities there are, but its also very overwhelming (in a good way).

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby bk1 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:41 pm

Any ideas on how easy/hard it is to find a pet-friendly apartment close to NYU?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:43 pm

bk1 wrote:Any ideas on how easy/hard it is to find a pet-friendly apartment close to NYU?


Sorry. I don't have a pet.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby High_Hopes » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:46 pm

How are the women?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:55 pm

High_Hopes wrote:How are the women?


<--- Is a woman. :)

No but seriously, I have found that the women at NYU are (for the most part) attractive, and also pretty smart. But realistically, if you are looking for trashy undergrads, there are some of those as well.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby sgtgrumbles » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:55 pm

Any sense what proportion of your class has an already-established NYC life? (I've lived here for four years but still hope I'll be able to make law friends at NYU so I have people to share the misery with me.)

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:58 pm

sgtgrumbles wrote:Any sense what proportion of your class has an already-established NYC life? (I've lived here for four years but still hope I'll be able to make law friends at NYU so I have people to share the misery with me.)


There are definitely a few people who are from New York and they all seemed pretty open to making friends here. TBH, you are at law school or in the library so much, you are forced to make friends.

Also, wire, sorry for stealing your thread. I will stop now. :)

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Patriot1208 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:07 pm

Anastasia Dee Dualla wrote:
I live on campus and actually like it.


I'm confused by this, NYU doesn't have a campus?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:13 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:
Anastasia Dee Dualla wrote:
I live on campus and actually like it.


I'm confused by this, NYU doesn't have a campus?


They have law school housing that is either 1 block away or three blocks away from the law school (depending on where you live). So I considered it "campus".

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:24 pm

NYU does not have a campus. It has buildings here & there, but no campus.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby lawschoollll » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:28 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:NYU does not have a campus. It has buildings here & there, but no campus.

Lol yea let's nitpick! Fuck you friendly NYU 1L for voluntarily fielding questions about your law school experience!!

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:30 pm

Some might be interested in accurate answers from the friendly student. Asserting that NYU has a campus is the equivalent of claiming that Princeton's law school is better than Dartmouth's.
University housing or university apartments is much more accurate re: NYU.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby lawschoollll » Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:38 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Some might be interested in accurate answers from the friendly student. Asserting that NYU has a campus is the equivalent of claiming that Princeton's law school is better than Dartmouth's.

Cool story bro. She explained the reasoning behind her use of the term "campus" in her last post, and it really wasn't so far-fetched that she would be deceiving naive 0Ls who don't know that NYU is in MANFUCKINGHATTAN and, obviously, does not have a "campus" in the sense that Skidmore College does.

Anastasia - could you talk a little bit about the social life? I know you've only been there a month, but I get the feeling that people probably just have their own lives outside LS since there's so much else to do besides fraternize with other students. Has that been your experience?

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:11 pm

lawschoollll wrote:Anastasia - could you talk a little bit about the social life? I know you've only been there a month, but I get the feeling that people probably just have their own lives outside LS since there's so much else to do besides fraternize with other students. Has that been your experience?


Um, people do their own thing sometimes (read: go out with non-law school friends) but there is definitely a connectedness in the long school. Every thursday night we have an SBA planned outing and a large number of people go to that and a lot of lawyering sections have happy hours together. There is also lawyering flag football which has wide support. Even a lot of the commuters stay around till six or so just to grab dinner or a drink.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:12 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Some might be interested in accurate answers from the friendly student. Asserting that NYU has a campus is the equivalent of claiming that Princeton's law school is better than Dartmouth's.
University housing or university apartments is much more accurate re: NYU.


And on this note, I'm out. I think TheWire will be around to answer any further questions and if anyone wants my specific opinion, shoot me a PM.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby spondee » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:24 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:NYU does not have a campus. It has buildings here & there, but no campus.


This is misleading, too, though. While it's true that NYU has no campus the way most universities do, neither are all of NYU's buildings scattershot throughout the city. It now owns most of the buildings that surround Washington Square Park, including the main law building. This means there is a large green space that is surrounded by academic buildings and full college students wandering around/hanging out.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:40 pm

You are right. I recently read that NYU is seeking to acquire more properties in the area. But the notion of a college or university campus is far different than the reality of NYU. At the undergraduate level, Princeton Review consistently ranks NYU students as among the least happy students based on current NYU student survey responses. Currently, NYU does not have a campus in the conventional sense. Nor does the internet educator University of Phoenix but it still refers to its campus & campuses.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby YSS » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:46 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:Do you wish you were at Columbia?


rhetorical question?

everyone at NYU wishes they were at Columbia

given a choice between a world renowned Ivy and a state school (u know what i mean) just a few miles apart IN THE SAME CITY

I'm pretty sure everyone will go with the world renowned Ivy

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby bk1 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:48 pm

YSS wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:Do you wish you were at Columbia?


rhetorical question?

everyone at NYU wishes they were at Columbia

given a choice between a world renowned Ivy and a state school (u know what i mean) just a few miles apart IN THE SAME CITY

I'm pretty sure everyone will go with the world renowned Ivy


Hello troll.

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Re: NYU 1L - Taking ?'s

Postby spondee » Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:54 pm

You're seriously comparing it to an online school? That's just dumb. There's no comparison, and I think you know that.

As compared to the law dorms, many of the undergrad dorms ARE scattershot throughout the city. But the area around Wash Sqr, especially on the south and east side, are VERY dominated by NYU. All five law school buildings are in this area.

You're right that anyone considering NYU should understand that it really is an urban school. (Isn't that obvious?) There's no campus in the traditional sense. But your statements, which imply there's nothing even approximating a campus, are wrong.




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