Dear God Help

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lutcf2021
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Dear God Help

Postby lutcf2021 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:09 pm

I woke up this morning and found THIS in my fb newsfeed:

"Well the cat is sticking its head out of the bag. Guess it's time to tell everyone! Last week it was only a dream, but now it's a reality! I (name) have been OFFICIALLY ACCEPTED TO LAW SCHOOL! The Thomas M. Cooley Law School!!"

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It has over 50 likes.

How do I break it to this guy that he is making the worst mistake EVER.

(This is not a flame.) I feel like it would be rude to crap on his dream, but at the same time. The consensus is that this place is essentially the University of Phoenix.

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Teflon_Don
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby Teflon_Don » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:11 pm

lutcf2021 wrote:I woke up this morning and found THIS in my fb newsfeed:

"Well the cat is sticking its head out of the bag. Guess it's time to tell everyone! Last week it was only a dream, but now it's a reality! I (name) have been OFFICIALLY ACCEPTED TO LAW SCHOOL! The Thomas M. Cooley Law School!!"

....

It has over 50 likes.

How do I break it to this guy that he is making the worst mistake EVER.

(This is not a flame.) I feel like it would be rude to crap on his dream, but at the same time. The consensus is that this place is essentially the University of Phoenix.


Send him that transparency website that shows Cooley's price & employment stats, that's what I did with my friend, it helped

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mephistopheles
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby mephistopheles » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:12 pm

get him a padfolio and send him on his way..

that research is too easy to do to care for those who don't.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:12 pm

Unless this is a close friend or family member who will still listen after you've hurt his fee-fees, you're probably not going to be able to change his mind.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby cinephile » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:14 pm

Had a friend do this for Capital University. Same thing, a million likes and not only did I judge him, but also everyone he knew who "liked" it. Never said anything as it's not my place. But I'm sure he'll learn soon enough.

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Postby Gunnar Stahl » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:15 pm

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suralin
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby suralin » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:26 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:Unless this is a close friend or family member who will still listen after you've hurt his fee-fees, you're probably not going to be able to change his mind.


Yeah I wouldn't even bother.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby Crowing » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:55 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:Unless this is a close friend or family member who will still listen after you've hurt his fee-fees, you're probably not going to be able to change his mind.


yeah this - it's probably a worthless endeavor

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby Hattori Hanzo » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:04 pm

PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:54 pm

The fourth result on Google is THOMAS M COOLEY LAW SCHOOL SCAM. There's fuck all you can do about this. If he owes you money get it back now.

Although I have known people who have applied to law schools without Googling anything about law school. Granted it was 5 years ago now.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby Drake014 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:56 pm

lutcf2021 wrote:I woke up this morning and found THIS in my fb newsfeed:

"Well the cat is sticking its head out of the bag. Guess it's time to tell everyone! Last week it was only a dream, but now it's a reality! I (name) have been OFFICIALLY ACCEPTED TO LAW SCHOOL! The Thomas M. Cooley Law School!!"

....

It has over 50 likes.

How do I break it to this guy that he is making the worst mistake EVER.

(This is not a flame.) I feel like it would be rude to crap on his dream, but at the same time. The consensus is that this place is essentially the University of Phoenix.


Just tell him to do some research on the school as you've heard some things that make you concerned. If he doesn't do the research, then he doesn't want to know.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby cinnamonchurros » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:58 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:Unless this is a close friend or family member who will still listen after you've hurt his fee-fees, you're probably not going to be able to change his mind.


+1 for "fee-fees".

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manofjustice
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby manofjustice » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:01 pm

It's like a band-aid. Ya gotta just rip it off.

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manofjustice
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby manofjustice » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:01 pm

Try linking to this thread and to the LST report for the school.

rad lulz
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:25 pm

Unless y'all are super tight, don't do anything.

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LexLeon
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby LexLeon » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:50 pm

lutcf2021 wrote:I woke up this morning and found THIS in my fb newsfeed:

"Well the cat is sticking its head out of the bag. Guess it's time to tell everyone! Last week it was only a dream, but now it's a reality! I (name) have been OFFICIALLY ACCEPTED TO LAW SCHOOL! The Thomas M. Cooley Law School!!"

....

It has over 50 likes.

How do I break it to this guy that he is making the worst mistake EVER.

(This is not a flame.) I feel like it would be rude to crap on his dream, but at the same time. The consensus is that this place is essentially the University of Phoenix.


It's not necessarily a mistake, at all. How can you deem it that without any further information?

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rinkrat19
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:53 pm

LexLeon wrote:
lutcf2021 wrote:I woke up this morning and found THIS in my fb newsfeed:

"Well the cat is sticking its head out of the bag. Guess it's time to tell everyone! Last week it was only a dream, but now it's a reality! I (name) have been OFFICIALLY ACCEPTED TO LAW SCHOOL! The Thomas M. Cooley Law School!!"

....

It has over 50 likes.

How do I break it to this guy that he is making the worst mistake EVER.

(This is not a flame.) I feel like it would be rude to crap on his dream, but at the same time. The consensus is that this place is essentially the University of Phoenix.


It's not necessarily a mistake, at all. How can you deem it that without any further information?
The subset of people for whom Cooley is not a life-ruining mistake is so small (like 3 people) that we're pretty safe in assuming. Additionally, OP presumably knows the person and whether Cooley is a bad idea.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby stuckinthemiddle » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:53 pm

How does this person not know what he's getting himself into? :/ All he has to do is a google search of his prospective schools. God knows how many I've done...

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby stillwater » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:01 am

LexLeon wrote:
It's not necessarily a mistake, at all. How can you deem it that without any further information?


you consistently give bad advice

lutcf2021
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby lutcf2021 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:22 am

http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=cooley


This link?


The subset of people for whom Cooley is not a life-ruining mistake is so small (like 3 people) that we're pretty safe in assuming. Additionally, OP presumably knows the person and whether Cooley is a bad idea.


Yes, for his situation. This would be a BAD move.

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drmguy
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby drmguy » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:23 am

Send the link and post the results.

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suralin
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby suralin » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:17 am

OP, this thread is useless without a SCREENSHOT. Please?

lutcf2021
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Re: Dear God Help

Postby lutcf2021 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:47 am

Suralin wrote:OP, this thread is useless without a SCREENSHOT. Please?



Not sure how to upload saved images from comp to forum page.

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby Bronck » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:45 am

lutcf2021 wrote:
Suralin wrote:OP, this thread is useless without a SCREENSHOT. Please?



Not sure how to upload saved images from comp to forum page.


Upload to http://imgur.com/

Then use this code: [img]INSERT_URL_HERE[/img]

or alternatively, just paste the link

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Re: Dear God Help

Postby mg7 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:03 am

I'm sure this has probably been discussed elsewhere, but this is just so.. wrong:

http://www.cooley.edu/news/2011/020411_ ... hools.html

TL;DR Cooley ranks itself 2nd best law school in the nation, next to Harvard of course..




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