Howard University School of Law 2013

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blackbetterlaw
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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby blackbetterlaw » Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:03 pm

So is everyone going tomorrow???

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heavyliesthehead
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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby heavyliesthehead » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:08 pm

not at all...never got the email...wish i would've known about it far enough in advance...could've flew into town...

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby blackbetterlaw » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:26 pm

heavyliesthehead wrote:not at all...never got the email...wish i would've known about it far enough in advance...could've flew into town...


Understandable I'm sure there will be some events in the Summer

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby heavyliesthehead » Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:44 pm

i should be out there in the summer at the charles hamilton houston pre-law program

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby 1njennie » Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:30 pm

hombredulce wrote:
1njennie wrote:Hey! Just got accepted to Howard $$ but also got $$ to Notre Dame and accepted to UGA so far. Im super confused on where to go because I never expected to get in and DEFINITELY didnt expect $.


How much did you get at ND, and what is the requirement to keep it?


I got a $20,000 annual renewable scholarship to Notre Dame

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Aqualibrium » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:07 pm

1njennie wrote:
hombredulce wrote:
1njennie wrote:Hey! Just got accepted to Howard $$ but also got $$ to Notre Dame and accepted to UGA so far. Im super confused on where to go because I never expected to get in and DEFINITELY didnt expect $.


How much did you get at ND, and what is the requirement to keep it?


I got a $20,000 annual renewable scholarship to Notre Dame



If you can handle the cold, and being one of only 20 or so african-americans in the law school, the obvious choice is Notre Dame.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby manwitaplan » Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:02 pm

did anyone go to the fried frank thing?

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby justme13 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:37 pm

Yes, I attended the cocktail reception at Fried and Frank. Even though I don't plan on attending Howard, I'm glad I went. I made some great connections with the associates that were present.

Also, the current Howard students seem VERY enthusiastic about the program and were not shy about suggesting I attend as well. I even met two individuals who chose Howard Law over T6 law schools! :shock:

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby lobeca » Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:26 am

For all of those who are worried about paying a large amount in rent when attending Howard, please do not fear. I live less than a mile (you could walk if you had 20 min) away from the main campus. Howard's Law school is in Van Ness, near one of the most expensive streets to live on. Do not try to move there unless you are willing to pay 1700 to 2300 a month for rent for a single room. My rent is $1150 and I split that with one person. You can find cheaper apartments but do not expect to find them in commercial apartment buildings. People rent houses, basement apartments, and rooms for at most $800 per person. You can find inexpensive living in areas like Potomac Avenue, Stadium Amory, Columbia Heights (sometimes), Silver Spring, Largo, Eckington, Takoma (Maryland and DC), and Brookland. For the most part these aren't areas in the N.W (which is where Howard Law is located) they are in the N.E or the safer part of S.E. All of these places have some amount of crime but even the "pristine" areas have purse snatchings and break-ins because people know where to find people with nice things.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Shot007 » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:58 pm

So you're saying its either expensive and safe or cheap and unsafe??
Dang man, Living is the only holdup for me and Howard?I am still not quite sure what to do.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby lobeca » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:27 pm

Shot007 wrote:So you're saying its either expensive and safe or cheap and unsafe??
Dang man, Living is the only holdup for me and Howard?I am still not quite sure what to do.

Kind of...You could live at a place called "Fort Totten Metro Station". They run pretty good deals but they are on the other side of the red line. The apartment is very nice but management is...well like the Howard Hospital (if you have ever been to one, you will know what I mean). Slightly unprofessional. I used to live there.
It's a major city but DC cops aren't all that bad. They are on pretty good cops. What is dangerous is walking and riding bikes in dc! Drivers here are crazy. You can find a cheap apartment if you a) move further from metro stop and b) don't choose the socially hip places c) find a roommate and d) stay away from commercial apartment buildings. There are real estate companies here that will find you and apartment for free and charge the building you sign with. You can also call the Washington Post and request a copy of the "Express" and there are apartments listed in them that are on the inexpensive side. Please don't let that keep you from Howard.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby heavyliesthehead » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:25 am

Anyone who is going to HUSL looking for apartment and possible roommate and who doesn't mind living in SE DC about 15 minutes from campus on the train send me a message...

Im thinking about moving in around mid July - first week of August.

My math say I can afford 1100 by myself but Im not trying to get down like that. I was thinking more like 5/600 a person...

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Dchambe » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:17 am

heavyliesthehead wrote:Anyone who is going to HUSL looking for apartment and possible roommate and who doesn't mind living in SE DC about 15 minutes from campus on the train send me a message...

Im thinking about moving in around mid July - first week of August.

My math say I can afford 1100 by myself but Im not trying to get down like that. I was thinking more like 5/600 a person...



Hey heavyliesthehead, I'm interested in finding a roomate too in DC near a metro (red line ideally). You already had a place in mind in SE? I worked in DC for a few months and know a little bit about SE. I was looking more towards end of July, early August. I'm also from Chicago too. Let me know

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Shot007 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:02 pm

heavyliesthehead wrote:Anyone who is going to HUSL looking for apartment and possible roommate and who doesn't mind living in SE DC about 15 minutes from campus on the train send me a message...

Im thinking about moving in around mid July - first week of August.

My math say I can afford 1100 by myself but Im not trying to get down like that. I was thinking more like 5/600 a person...


I am up to that. I need a good deal, or else I can't see myself going to Howard...
I have never been to DC, so I need to know the good places to look & the good deals that exist in the city. I feel like I can afford similar amounts to those you posted

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby manwitaplan » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:40 pm

Anyone look for a roommate? URM, 23 Male!

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby lobeca » Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:05 pm

It's 64 today but it feels like 70. Friday it was 89. :)

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby robin600 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:49 pm

hiromoto45 wrote:It has been advised that if you are an AA URM its T14 (maybe T20) or Howard or bust. So I think Howard qualifies as a TLS on here too.

You can still do great things outside of a t20, don't be a tool.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Captain Jack » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:09 pm

robin600 wrote:
hiromoto45 wrote:It has been advised that if you are an AA URM its T14 (maybe T20) or Howard or bust. So I think Howard qualifies as a TLS on here too.

You can still do great things outside of a t20, don't be a tool.

+1
Amen, robin600! Amen!

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Shot007 » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:14 am

manwitaplan wrote:Anyone look for a roommate? URM, 23 Male!


When are u planning on moving in, and did you start looking as yet -- I am also interested in finding a place

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby manwitaplan » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:20 am

Shot007 wrote:
manwitaplan wrote:Anyone look for a roommate? URM, 23 Male!


When are u planning on moving in, and did you start looking as yet -- I am also interested in finding a place


I would like to move in the beginning of August, like August 1st. I haven't begun looking for a place yet, but I was planning on looking actively sometime in June.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Shot007 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:45 pm

manwitaplan wrote:
Shot007 wrote:
manwitaplan wrote:Anyone look for a roommate? URM, 23 Male!


When are u planning on moving in, and did you start looking as yet -- I am also interested in finding a place


I would like to move in the beginning of August, like August 1st. I haven't begun looking for a place yet, but I was planning on looking actively sometime in June.

I will also want to move in at the start of August and I plan on starting actively looking in June, as I have heard most people say this is when they will be looking. I am URM, Male also

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby soulstudents » Fri May 07, 2010 1:18 pm

I applied after the deadline.
Got my acceptance yesterday, but no scholarship money (no surprise there).
I might see ya'll there in the fall!

Congrats and Good Luck to everyone.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby vonailli81 » Sun May 16, 2010 11:31 am

Interesting article in The National Law Journal(Feb 2010):
The Go-To Schools
Law schools with the highest percentages of graduates hired by NLJ 250 firms.
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... OLS_REPORT

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby cap2013 » Wed May 19, 2010 11:27 am

Looking for roommate who doesn't mind paying a little over a thousand a month to stay close near the law school or live in a nice part of MD.

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Re: Howard University School of Law 2013

Postby Jph408 » Mon May 24, 2010 4:05 pm

Has anyone received their financial aid packet yet?




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