U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

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U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby 02092010 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:28 am

As far as I can tell this thread doesn't exist, and if it already does I will delete it.

Anyways got my acceptance via snail mail. I have a number of Apps still out, but its nice to actually here from someone.

Wanted to hear if anyone had plans of attending?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby acourson » Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:45 pm

I'm applying after I get my December scores, I'm also applying to Bowen in Little Rock and a number of other schools just to be safe.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby 02092010 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:48 pm

Arkansas Resident?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby acourson » Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:27 pm

Yes and you?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deeirwin » Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:39 pm

I have been accepted and plan on attending. Where in Arkansas do you live?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby 02092010 » Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:40 pm

I'm from Texas but I thought Arkansas sounded like a pleasant place to be. They gave me a nice scholarship deal, but I have 21 other Apps out (i got carried away) so we will see what happens.

For the Ark residents, whats Fayetville area like? also, any others plan on attending?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby acourson » Mon Dec 28, 2009 1:43 pm

I'm from Benton, Fayetteville is nice. I'm sending my apps ASAP, so we will see. Good Luck

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deeirwin » Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:04 pm

We have lived in Bentonville (just north of Fayetteville) for about 6 months, and we love it here!

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby finigol » Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:26 am

Barring any earth shattering developments I will be there.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby beepermad » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:58 am

IN as of 1/14. A 10 day turnaround. 'Twas delightful. Arkansas is my last choice, but still nice to be in somewhere.

From Little Rock, here. Fayetteville is a college town...lots of good bars and good food. The place is full of hillbillies and college students who love to party. The campus is gorgeous, due in large part to the amazing landscape. But outside of drinking, studying, and outdoor activities, Fayetteville doesn't provide much in the way of entertainment. Though, I've never gone to the school, and I'm sure they have daily (and nightly) events for students. I know that UA Law sponsors a lot of seminars with some fascinating legal minds.

Just my two cents. I dig the place, but it's a medium-sized town. Don't expect the perks of a city.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby doubled99 » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:36 pm

Bump. I just opened my acceptance letter with a generous scholly and I am now really considering Arkansas. Can any current students or any one familiar with the school provide me with some more information?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deadlast » Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:37 pm

In on 1/24, intrigued by the low cost of tuition and the scholarship size. Anyone have a good handle on job prospects of UA grads in and around Arkansas?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby 02092010 » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:19 pm

I too would like to hear about job prospects. They sent me basically a directory of all the students and staff. I mean if you had a ridiculosly good looking class body it would seem a good recruiting tool, I'm not really sure why I got it though.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby doubled99 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:36 pm

anyone out there with more information? any current students?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby darknightbegins » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:57 am

Got in here with a little scholarship money. Unlikely to go though. I like the culture of the state but the town is just too small for my liking. You'll likely see me either at LSU, Miami or UNLV. If you like the culture of the South (which I do, even though I'm from New Mexico I generally like the South) and if you like a small town then you will probably like the school.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby 02092010 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:59 am

doubled99 wrote:anyone out there with more information? any current students?


Job prospects in Arkansas?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deadlast » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:19 pm

tallywhacker wrote:I too would like to hear about job prospects. They sent me basically a directory of all the students and staff. I mean if you had a ridiculosly good looking class body it would seem a good recruiting tool, I'm not really sure why I got it though.


Ha Ha... I got this as well. Totally bizzarre item to send to prospective students.

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby finigol » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:25 pm

I dug around a little bit and found a forum actually dedicated to the law school.

Its not very active anymore, but there are quite a lot of old posts to dig through.

You do have to register to see it.

http://www.lawhogs.com/forum/index.php

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby lookingforlaw » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:07 am

doubled99 wrote:anyone out there with more information? any current students?


I did my undergrad and masters at the U of A. (I've also been accepted to law school here!) I love Fayetteville! It is definitely a college town, one to rival Oxford or Athens. The city proper isn't huge - about 60,000- but the metropolitan area is approaching half a million. It's an area that is growing very quickly because of Walmart, retail vendors, Tyson and JB Hunt. The nightlife is fabulous! Dickson Street rivals Beale and Bourbon, only less dangerous and odorous. Everyone here loves Razorback/SEC, so prepare yourself for indoctrination if you are OOS or out-of-conference, as the case may be.

If you want to work in Arkansas, Fayetteville is a great place to go to school. There are a variety of excellent firms. In NWA, there are a lot of BigLaw firms, many filtering up from Little Rock. A lot of the firms are external council for Walmart, et al. and real estate law is big here because the area is growing exponentially. Securities law is also a safe bet because Stephens Inc, a middle-market and privately held I-bank, recruits council from AR. And for your dose of pop culture, John Grisham's The Firm is based on Rose Law in Little Rock. There is a competitive market here with billing rates for newbies hovering around $200/hour for many firms. Since tuition and COL are cheap, it's easy to see that you could live well here once you graduate.

I would totally recommend Fayetteville to anyone, and the school is great if you want to live in Arkansas!

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deadlast » Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:03 pm

Is it as easy as they make it sound to get in state tuition after six months? Anyone have any experiance with this?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby hsprophet » Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:27 pm

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby darknightbegins » Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:45 pm

Edited due to request, my previous comment in this post was just a lame crack.
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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby texlawtex » Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:14 pm

Is there an admitted students page/do they offer travel stipends?

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby hsprophet » Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:09 am

texlawtex wrote:Is there an admitted students page/do they offer travel stipends?


No/Don't Know

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Re: U Arkansas (Fayetteville) 2010

Postby deadlast » Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:54 pm

Mailed in my seat deposit today, 90% sure I will be headed to Arkansas in the fall.




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