Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:47 pm

whymeohgodno wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


West coast? I'd say Berkeley wins by a mile.


No I mean comparing Berkeley on the East coast to Penn on the West Coast. (trying to gauge portability)

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby krad » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:48 pm

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West Coast 8) >>> East Coast

Edit: I know, I know, that was super helpful.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:50 pm

krad wrote:BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB

West Coast 8) >>> East Coast

Edit: I know, I know, that was super helpful.


I don't disagree. At all.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby JG Hall » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:13 am

Given the state of the California budget, I'd bet the CoA differences will be near 20-25k over three years. That's something to think about. (Side note: I can't believe Berk's CoA is higher than Columbia's. And I can't believe Columbia's is higher than NYU; your rent should be way higher.)

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby northwood » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:45 am

IF you want East Coast ( like me) then Penn

If you want West Coast then Berkeley.

If you dont care- then visit both schools, or go by the one that offers you the most money.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:07 am

Penn- 3 Year joint JD/Masters of Bioethics (MBE) + family.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby Thirteen » Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:07 am

Penn

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby Kiwi917 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:18 am

Arbiter213 wrote:Penn- 3 Year joint JD/Masters of Bioethics (MBE)


I'm in at Berkeley, but it would be a tough choice if I get accepted to this joint program. Berkeley is still my top choice because I want CA, but the JD/MBE is incredibly appealing.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby jmoney » Sat Dec 11, 2010 3:47 am

r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby DreamShake » Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:29 am

jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


You revived this thread just to say that...?? :?

Or maybe to say that and to illustrate what a jackass is.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby glewz » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:49 am

DreamShake wrote:
jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


You revived this thread just to say that...?? :?

Or maybe to say that and to illustrate what a jackass is.



#2 med school

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Dec 11, 2010 3:30 pm

jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


Says the guy who doesn't have one to the guy who has one.

Says the guy who makes no money to the guy who makes lots of money.

Ok thank you for your opinion.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Dec 11, 2010 3:45 pm

glewz wrote:
DreamShake wrote:
jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


You revived this thread just to say that...?? :?

Or maybe to say that and to illustrate what a jackass is.



#2 med school


That's a professional degree, not a masters.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Dec 11, 2010 4:58 pm

HeavenWood wrote:
That's a professional degree, not a masters.


FWIW, my masters is a professional masters. As long as it hold value for me, it's all worthwhile. It has been proven valuable before I ever started the program ... so people can hate. It also makes my kids legacy at Penn which is probably worth more than the little bit of tuition I am paying :mrgreen:

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:03 pm

r6_philly wrote:
HeavenWood wrote:
That's a professional degree, not a masters.


FWIW, my masters is a professional masters. As long as it hold value for me, it's all worthwhile. It has been proven valuable before I ever started the program ... so people can hate. It also makes my kids legacy at Penn which is probably worth more than the little bit of tuition I am paying :mrgreen:


I wasn't knocking your degree, r6, just informing glewz that an MD is professional degree. I'm sure you had a very good reason for pursuing a masters before law school.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:11 pm

HeavenWood wrote:I wasn't knocking your degree, r6, just informing glewz that an MD is professional degree. I'm sure you had a very good reason for pursuing a masters before law school.


I know, I only quoted you because too many are embedded.

It's really funny (ok not) for people to downplay/disrespect things they don't have. People are too insecure.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby jmoney » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:03 pm

r6_philly wrote:
jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


Says the guy who doesn't have one to the guy who has one.

Says the guy who makes no money to the guy who makes lots of money.

Ok thank you for your opinion.


It's an objective standard--seriously, no one cares about your degree. I don't disagree with subjective statements about your own self-worth, you're entitled to your own opinion. I'm happy for you, but please don't come to Stanford either. Go to Penn, Chicago or Harvard--it's more of a "cultural" fit for you.

(Note: masters degrees can also be professional degrees; see MBA/MPA/MPH/etc)

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:12 pm

jmoney wrote:It's an objective standard--seriously, no one cares. I don't disagree with subjective statements about your own self-worth, you're entitled to your own opinion. I'm happy for you, but please don't come to Stanford either. Go to Penn, Chicago or Harvard--it's more of a "cultural" fit for you.

(Note: masters degrees can also be professional degrees; see MBA/MPA/MPH/etc)


What kind of cultural fit can you glean from a few Internet posts? Please don't be happy for me, anyone who chose to use "money" in their username and make simpleton statements like you would dilute my worth as a person by association.

Objective standard? I do care, and I know of at least one other person, so therefore your statement is false. I hope you don't pretend to go to Stanford because you are making it look bad, by association.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby bilbobaggins » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:14 pm

r6_philly wrote:
jmoney wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I am surprised to read people would choose Penn prestige over Berkeley. But I want tech law, and I already will have a Penn degree. So is Penn for west coast better than Berkeley for east coast?


No one really gives a sh*t about a masters from Penn unless it's from Wharton.


Says the guy who doesn't have one to the guy who has one.

Says the guy who makes no money to the guy who makes lots of money.

Ok thank you for your opinion.


Seriously though, this is how you respond? By talking about all of the money you make? You're talking about people being insecure and then you get bent out of shape when some dude on the internet doesn't care about a degree that you happen to hold? I really hope you get into Stanford.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:21 pm

bilbobaggins wrote:Seriously though, this is how you respond? By talking about all of the money you make? You're talking about people being insecure and then you get bent out of shape when some dude on the internet doesn't care about a degree that you happen to hold? I really hope you get into Stanford.



Thanks I do hope so too.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby irishman86 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:00 pm

Penn. Boalt has worse biglaw placement and I don't like the East Bay. Plus, I think Boalt is the most expensive t-14. Something like 220k+ for sticker. I'm not lying when I say COL is almost up to par with Manhattan's. (I've lived in the Bay and NYC.)
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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby jcunni5 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:02 pm

this should be a poll

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby RVP11 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:55 am

r6_philly wrote:
jmoney wrote:It's an objective standard--seriously, no one cares. I don't disagree with subjective statements about your own self-worth, you're entitled to your own opinion. I'm happy for you, but please don't come to Stanford either. Go to Penn, Chicago or Harvard--it's more of a "cultural" fit for you.

(Note: masters degrees can also be professional degrees; see MBA/MPA/MPH/etc)


What kind of cultural fit can you glean from a few Internet posts? Please don't be happy for me, anyone who chose to use "money" in their username and make simpleton statements like you would dilute my worth as a person by association.

Objective standard? I do care, and I know of at least one other person, so therefore your statement is false. I hope you don't pretend to go to Stanford because you are making it look bad, by association.


I'm surprised either of you are in contention at any of the above-named schools.

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby r6_philly » Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:39 am

RVP11 wrote:
I'm surprised either of you are in contention at any of the above-named schools.


Me too :mrgreen: (and any success at life too)

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Re: Penn v. Berkeley...which one would you choose?

Postby vicuna » Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:48 am

FWIW, I go to Penn undergrad and would pick Boalt over Penn Law in a heartbeat.




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