How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

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How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:36 pm

Is there much interaction between the two groups?

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby johnnyutah » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:42 pm

GWU --> Georgetown = Alcaeus --> Sappho

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby YankeesFan » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:44 pm

GWU:GTown as Cain:Abel

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Veyron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:09 pm

What are you talking about, GW is just as good as Georgetown... kinda like BC is just as good as good as Harvard. No reason to be defensive at all! Just about every student who goes to GW had Georgetown as an option. If you don't believe them, just ask.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby bk1 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:11 pm

Probably not as overshadowed as they feel by all the T14 law review kids gunning for the city that they go to school in.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby ran12 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:17 pm

I don't think GW feels overshadowed by Gtown. There's a lot of GW alums in DC and GW is well respected.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Veyron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:26 pm

ran12 wrote:I don't think GW feels overshadowed by Gtown. There's a lot of GW alums in DC and GW is well respected.


QED

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:21 pm

So how must American students feel if what you all say, even if slightly tongue in cheek, is true???

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Veyron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 pm

Anacreon wrote:So how must American students feel if what you all say, even if slightly tongue in cheek, is true???


THIS is kinda like asking whether UC Santa Cruz students feel overshadowed by Stanford.

A: Neither party cares.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:03 pm

Veyron wrote:
Anacreon wrote:So how must American students feel if what you all say, even if slightly tongue in cheek, is true???


THIS is kinda like asking whether UC Santa Cruz students feel overshadowed by Stanford.

A: Neither party cares.


I know in Boston the BC/BU kids never hang out at the same places as the MIT/Harvard students. Any idea if this is true in D.C., and if so what the divide is? Six spots difference isn't a huge divide (except for it being t14-20).

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby d34d9823 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:05 pm

How do you feel about useless adverbs?

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:09 pm

d34dluk3 wrote:How do you feel about useless adverbs?


pwned

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby 09042014 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:10 pm

bk1 wrote:Probably not as overshadowed as they feel by all the T14 law review kids gunning for the city that they go to school in.


TITCR.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby hokie » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:13 pm

Anacreon wrote:Six spots difference isn't a huge divide (except for it being t14-20).


says Penn to Yale :lol:

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:22 pm

hokie wrote:
Anacreon wrote:Six spots difference isn't a huge divide (except for it being t14-20).


says Penn to Yale :lol:


Well...yeah. ;) I'm mostly talking about socially, though.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby flcath » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:29 pm

The type of person who posts threads like these on TLS is likely to feel very overshadowed, indeed.

The cool, funny, attractive ones will, of course, not care.

Edit: not meant to be a shout-out at the OP, or making fun of TLS posters. But read it at face value and it's dead true.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Anacreon » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:32 pm

flcath wrote:The type of person who posts threads like these on TLS is likely to feel very overshadowed, indeed.

The cool, funny, attractive ones will, of course, not care.

Edit: not meant to be a shout-out at the OP, or making fun of TLS posters. But read it at face value and it's dead true.


Yeah man I don't feel it at all but that's what the TLS review of GW Law said. I don't want to be surrounded by insecures.

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Postby Veyron » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:35 pm

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby $1.99 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:40 pm

Do NYU kids feel overshadowed by Columbia kids?

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby d34d9823 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:41 pm

$1.99 wrote:Do NYU kids feel overshadowed by Columbia kids?

Well, the administration does. Otherwise they wouldn't endlessly carp about it at ASW.
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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby flcath » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:56 pm

Anacreon wrote:
flcath wrote:The type of person who posts threads like these on TLS is likely to feel very overshadowed, indeed.

The cool, funny, attractive ones will, of course, not care.

Edit: not meant to be a shout-out at the OP, or making fun of TLS posters. But read it at face value and it's dead true.


Yeah man I don't feel it at all but that's what the TLS review of GW Law said. I don't want to be surrounded by insecures.


Whenever there's an obvious "second choice" school like GULC/GW, UT/SMU, NU/Chi, etc., the specificity of the insecurity makes it cut a little deeper, I guess.

I shit you not: when I was a 0L, I met 2 girls who were going to HLS and they had the same sort of thing going about YLS (not geographically close, but still a glaring "I'm going to [x] because I didn't get into [y]" situation). They talked about how much better HLS was than YLS, how HLS had better alumni connections, more SCOTUS ppl, et cetera. These might have been valid arguments, except I know for an absolute fact that one of the girls had wanted Yale so badly that she'd cried upon not getting in.

I don't give you this lovely anecdote to make a point about HLS/YLS, or some over-broad point about how there's always somewhere better. In fact, it strengthens your assumption; I'd bet that this kind of thing is more prevalent between GW and GULC than any two other schools in the country. But still, even having said that, it will not affect the cool, funny, attractive people.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Grizz » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:02 pm

flcath wrote:Whenever there's an obvious "second choice" school like GULC/GW, UT/SMU, NU/Chi, etc., the specificity of the insecurity makes it cut a little deeper, I guess.


Blatant NU trolling

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby flcath » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:06 pm

rad law wrote:
flcath wrote:Whenever there's an obvious "second choice" school like GULC/GW, UT/SMU, NU/Chi, etc., the specificity of the insecurity makes it cut a little deeper, I guess.


Blatant NU trolling

For or against? I actually bet it doesn't happen as much b/t these 2 due to the WE requirement at NU.

Mainly I used those 2 because I wanted include at least one pair of T13s in the list, and I didn't want to start up the Col/NYU debate.

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby Grizz » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:08 pm

flcath wrote:
rad law wrote:
flcath wrote:Whenever there's an obvious "second choice" school like GULC/GW, UT/SMU, NU/Chi, etc., the specificity of the insecurity makes it cut a little deeper, I guess.


Blatant NU trolling

For or against? I actually bet it doesn't happen as much b/t these 2 due to the WE requirement at NU.

Mainly I used those 2 because I wanted include at least one pair of T13s in the list, and I didn't want to start up the Col/NYU debate.


Pro

GULC > GW
UT > SMU
NU > Chi?!?!?!???

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Re: How overshadowed by Georgetown do GWU students truly feel?

Postby d34d9823 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:14 pm

rad law wrote:Pro

GULC > GW
UT > SMU
NU > Chi?!?!?!???

You were one of those kids who got upset if the red blocks weren't all stacked together, weren't you?




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