What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

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What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby silentbob » Fri May 25, 2012 9:07 pm

I was just curious if anyone had a ranking for the worst schools in the US. Ive heard Cooley is really bad, but havent heard of any other really shitty schools. What are the bottom 5 or so? Also, at what point is a school labeled TTTT instead of TTT??
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Re: What are the ten worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri May 25, 2012 9:12 pm

Tier Four is now labeled "Second Tier" by USNews. The top 146 law schools are now lumped together by US News.

Traditionally, the Top 50 are Tier One,

51-100 = Tier Two,

101-150 = Tier Three

with the remaining 45-50 law schools comprising Tier Four.

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Re: What are the ten worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Br3v » Fri May 25, 2012 9:14 pm

silentbob wrote:I was just curious if anyone had a ranking for the ten worst schools in the US. Ive heard Cooley is really bad, but havent heard of any other really shitty schools. Also, at what point is a school labeled TTTT instead of TTT??


Add Nova for sure. But really, you shouldn't care about the difference between TTT and TTTT. That's like asking the difference between dying slowly and dying not quickly.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby silentbob » Fri May 25, 2012 9:18 pm

well, Im just trying to figure out were I could get into if I dont do well on the LSAT.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby bdm261 » Fri May 25, 2012 9:20 pm

Cooley, TJSoL, Touro, or most schools with the name "Southern, Western, Northern..." as part of their name.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Br3v » Fri May 25, 2012 9:23 pm

silentbob wrote:well, Im just trying to figure out were I could get into if I dont do well on the LSAT.


What #s we talking about? PM me if your bashful.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Fri May 25, 2012 9:23 pm

I think there's a law school in Peurto Rico that takes last scores in the 130s.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Br3v » Fri May 25, 2012 9:25 pm

Mr. Pancakes wrote:I think there's a law school in Peurto Rico that takes last scores in the 130s.


Full ride with 129 with only stip being graduating 1st in class
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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby dingbat » Fri May 25, 2012 9:28 pm

Mr. Pancakes wrote:I think there's a law school in Peurto Rico that takes last scores in the 130s.

Yrs, but they all get a URM bump, so it's equivalent to a 150

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby silentbob » Fri May 25, 2012 9:33 pm

does cooley even offer scholarships? or do they just take everyone who applies and make them pay an arm and a leg to attend?

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Fri May 25, 2012 9:35 pm

Mess around in lawschonumbers.com and you'll get a pretty good sense on where you'd fit, brah.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby silentbob » Fri May 25, 2012 9:38 pm

well, I havent taken the lsat yet, so its hard to say. But, im trying to get a feel for what would be the worst and best case scenerios.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Fri May 25, 2012 9:42 pm

silentbob wrote:well, I havent taken the lsat yet, so its hard to say. But, im trying to get a feel for what would be the worst and best case scenerios.

Go to lawschoolnumbers.com and lawschoolpredictor.com and put in your potential numbers.

What is your GPA and what are your LSAT PT scores looking like?

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby dingbat » Fri May 25, 2012 9:44 pm

silentbob wrote:well, I havent taken the lsat yet, so its hard to say. But, im trying to get a feel for what would be the worst and best case scenerios.

Best case scenario: you find a winning lottery ticket and don't need to go to law school
Best case scenario: you take on $250k+ debt to go to TTTTT end up last in your class, descent into alcoholism, become homeless and star in bum fighting YouTube videos
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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby bdm261 » Fri May 25, 2012 9:46 pm

Mr. Pancakes wrote:I think there's a law school in Peurto Rico that takes last scores in the 130s.


I think the PR schools don't emphasize LSAT as much because Spanish is lingua franca down there and the LSAT is administered in English, so they realize the dense LSAT language might be difficult for those who aren't as familiar with English and isn't really as indicative of the ability to study law in PR. The GPA requirements for those PR schools are 3.6+ if I'm correct and all the classes are taught in Spanish.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby silentbob » Fri May 25, 2012 9:51 pm

Hey Ive heard there is decent money in youtube videos if you get enough views.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Br3v » Fri May 25, 2012 9:56 pm

silentbob wrote:Hey Ive heard there is decent money in youtube videos if you get enough views.


Te real $ is when you can get TLS mods to notice you

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby bdm261 » Fri May 25, 2012 9:59 pm

silentbob wrote:Hey Ive heard there is decent money in youtube videos if you get enough views.


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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Samara » Fri May 25, 2012 10:11 pm

bdm261 wrote:Cooley, TJSoL, Touro, or most schools with the name "Southern, Western, Northern..." as part of their name.

Heeeeeeeey...

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby PDaddy » Fri May 25, 2012 10:12 pm

silentbob wrote:I was just curious if anyone had a ranking for the worst schools in the US. Ive heard Cooley is really bad, but havent heard of any other really shitty schools. What are the bottom 5 or so? Also, at what point is a school labeled TTTT instead of TTT??


Every "stand-alone" law school NOT named Southwestern;

every law school tied to a college or university not in the national top-125;

every law school conceived after 1995 NOT named UC-Irvine;

every law school facetiously located near, in or around New England but NOT named Harvard, Yale, BU, BC, Vermont, Uconn, UMass, or Suffolk;

every law school in the state of Illinois NOT named Northwestern, U-Chicago, Illinois, Chicago-Kent or Loyola-Chicago;

every Loyola other than those from Chicago and L.A.;

most law schools connected to schools without top football or basketball programs;

every law school in Texas not named U-Texas-Austin, Baylor, SMU, or Houston;

every law school in Florida NOT named Florida State, U-Florida or Miami;

almost every law school tied to a Big-12 Athletic conference college/university;

every law school with fewer than 10 black people, except for UC-Irvine (correlation not causation);

I could go on, but...
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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby RedBirds2011 » Fri May 25, 2012 10:13 pm

Br3v wrote:
silentbob wrote:Hey Ive heard there is decent money in youtube videos if you get enough views.


Te real $ is when you can get TLS mods to notice you


:lol:

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Kikero » Fri May 25, 2012 10:15 pm

Samara wrote:
bdm261 wrote:Cooley, TJSoL, Touro, or most schools with the name "Southern, Western, Northern..." as part of their name.

Heeeeeeeey...


That was exactly what I thought when I read it too.

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby Samara » Fri May 25, 2012 10:20 pm

PDaddy wrote:
silentbob wrote:I was just curious if anyone had a ranking for the worst schools in the US. Ive heard Cooley is really bad, but havent heard of any other really shitty schools. What are the bottom 5 or so? Also, at what point is a school labeled TTTT instead of TTT??


Every "stand-alone" law school NOT named Southwestern;

every law school tied to a college or university not in the national top-125;

every law school conceived after 1995 NOT named UC-Irvine; every law school faceteously located near, in or around New England but NOT named Harvard, Yale, BU, BC, Vermont, Uconn, UMass, or Suffolk;

every law school in the state of Illinois NOT named Northwestern, U-Chicago, Illinois, Chicago-Kent or Loyola-Chicago;

every Loyola other than those from Chicago and L.A.; most law schools without top football or basketball programs;

every law school in Texas not named U-Texas-Austin, Baylor, SMU, or Houston;

every law school in Florida NOT named Florida State, U-Florida or Miami;

almost every law school tied to a Big-12 Athletic conference college/university;

every law school with fewer than 10 black people, except for UC-Irvine (correlation not causation);

I could go on, but...

IBTB

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby bdm261 » Fri May 25, 2012 10:23 pm

Samara wrote:
bdm261 wrote:Cooley, TJSoL, Touro, or most schools with the name "Southern, Western, Northern..." as part of their name.

Heeeeeeeey...


cal-western, western state, western new england...? all lower tier3/tier4

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Re: What are the worst ABA approved law schools?

Postby MrAnon » Fri May 25, 2012 10:24 pm

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