What exactly are the tiers?

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Life2good893
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What exactly are the tiers?

Postby Life2good893 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:38 pm

Strangely couldn't find this info explicitly stated online.

Is it ranked:
1-50 Tier 1
51-100 Tier 2
101+ Tier 3
Complete Joke For Profits Tier 4


Or
T14 Tier 1
15-100 Tier 2
101+ Tier 3 and 4


This might seem like a basic question, but clarification desperately needed. Thanks!

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RZ5646
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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby RZ5646 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:44 pm

Tier 1 includes more than just the T14, but I don't think it goes as far as the T50. I'd say T20 or T25.

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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby sublime » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:46 pm

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Clearly
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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby Clearly » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:48 pm

The "tiers" are 1-50/50-100 etc. They are an utterly meaningless distinction.

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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby bjsesq » Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:48 pm

Tier 1- Harvard
Tier 2- Harvard Transfer students
Tier 3 and 4- don't care

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lawschool1741
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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby lawschool1741 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:13 pm

as far as TLS is concerned:

T3 = YHS
T14 = Y-GULC
Strong Regionals = UT, UCLA, Vandy, U Alabama, etc
TTT = everything else

(*Tier 1 historically refers to top 1-50*)

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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby ilikebaseball » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:15 pm

Tier 1- 1-50
Tier 2- 51-100
TTT

Its all sorta irrelevant though. Some schools in the 50's deserve a higher ranking, and many people believe that some schools in the teens don't belong there. It all depends on what you want, where you wanna do it, how successful these schools can allow you to do it, and of course, how affordable they can make it.

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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby igo2northwestern » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:34 pm

lawschool1741 wrote:as far as TLS is concerned:

T3 = YHS
T14 = Y-GULC
Strong Regionals = UT, UCLA, Vandy, U Alabama, etc
TTT = everything else

(*Tier 1 historically refers to top 1-50*)

No disrespect to the U Alabama football team, but U Alabama?

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lawschool1741
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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby lawschool1741 » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:38 pm

igo2northwestern wrote:No disrespect to the U Alabama football team, but U Alabama?

Yea, I mean definitely not my first choice, but they have strong employment numbers per cost.

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Re: What exactly are the tiers?

Postby runinthefront » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:39 pm

igo2northwestern wrote:
lawschool1741 wrote:as far as TLS is concerned:

T3 = YHS
T14 = Y-GULC
Strong Regionals = UT, UCLA, Vandy, U Alabama, etc
TTT = everything else

(*Tier 1 historically refers to top 1-50*)

No disrespect to the U Alabama football team, but U Alabama?


http://www.lstscorereports.com/compare/ ... xas/emory/

better GPA/LSAT stats than Emory, and once you take out Emory's 23% School Funded Jobs, UA has better employment numbers as well. Sure, the degree's not as portable, but hey, it's also $140,000 cheaper.


*I know Emory wasn't mentioned as a strong regional but I wanted to shit on it anyway because of its TTT practices*




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