Wake 2011

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red_alertz
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Re: Wake 2011

Postby red_alertz » Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:53 pm

Stonewall wrote:
red_alertz wrote:i never learned much abt schools in north carolina, i know duke is so out of reach, but how does wake's reputation comparing to UNC? for law school especially?


peer schools.


equally good or equally bad? or being peer schools is an assumption of wake since UNC is higher ranked and UNC ppl may think differently?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby NCtoDC » Mon Mar 28, 2011 7:53 pm

red_alertz wrote:
Stonewall wrote:
red_alertz wrote:i never learned much abt schools in north carolina, i know duke is so out of reach, but how does wake's reputation comparing to UNC? for law school especially?


peer schools.


equally good or equally bad? or being peer schools is an assumption of wake since UNC is higher ranked and UNC ppl may think differently?


Wake is a very prestigious undergrad institution...much better than UNC in that respect.

As far as law school goes, Wake places a few more people into BigLaw jobs than UNC (15% v. 11%). In general, however, UNC and Wake are pretty equal when it comes to NC placement for law jobs.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby pokerlaw » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:08 pm

I think Biglaw placement is even. Wake does have a higher percentage due to its smaller class size, but UNC actually had more first year associates.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby timduncanformvp » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:16 pm

By this logic Harvard is better than Yale...

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby NCtoDC » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:20 pm

timduncanformvp wrote:By this logic Harvard is better than Yale...


I never said one was better than the other, simply stated the statistics.

pokerlaw wrote:I think Biglaw placement is even. Wake does have a higher percentage due to its smaller class size, but UNC actually had more first year associates.


Yes, UNC had 3 more first year associates than Wake.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby Stonewall » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:21 pm

timduncanformvp wrote:By this logic Harvard is better than Yale...


yale's academia factor is the monkey wrench in that logic as well

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby fuzzman » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:33 pm

Can anyone tell me the procedure to the seat deposit? Do I only need to pay the seat deposit, or do I need to write a letter of intent?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby jdemmitt » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:36 pm

fuzzman wrote:Can anyone tell me the procedure to the seat deposit? Do I only need to pay the seat deposit, or do I need to write a letter of intent?

Send a check and make sure they know who it is from.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby SherlockHolmes » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:45 pm

jdemmitt wrote:
fuzzman wrote:Can anyone tell me the procedure to the seat deposit? Do I only need to pay the seat deposit, or do I need to write a letter of intent?

Send a check and make sure they know who it is from.


We just make the check out to the law school right?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby jdemmitt » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:55 pm

No. J. Demmit

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby SherlockHolmes » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:58 pm

jdemmitt wrote:No. J. Demmit


That's what I thought. $300 check made out to J. Demmit. Sent.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby Nailjohnj » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:08 pm

SherlockHolmes wrote:
jdemmitt wrote:No. J. Demmit


That's what I thought. $300 check made out to J. Demmit. Sent.


I bet that check is going to cause Jenny in admissions to scratch her head

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby thatwrites » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:06 am

Nailjohnj wrote:
SherlockHolmes wrote:
jdemmitt wrote:No. J. Demmit


That's what I thought. $300 check made out to J. Demmit. Sent.


I bet that check is going to cause Jenny in admissions to scratch her head


Unless she reads this thread and knows what wiseacres you all are. :D

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby jdemmitt » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:13 am

Tomorrow I send my deposit. Here is to hoping it is the best 300 dollars ever.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby girlonfire » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:23 pm

I'm like 95%set on wfu.

Cant wait to meet you guys :)

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby labballin24 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:31 pm

Just decided not to attend Wake. Hopefully that frees up a full tuition offer for someone else here.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby jdemmitt » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:37 pm

Gosh, I guess the next big thing is really the Smith/Shaver scholly. Other than that, looks like there is going to be some good down time waiting to go to Wake. What to do?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby paratrooper06 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:25 pm

jdemmitt wrote:Gosh, I guess the next big thing is really the Smith/Shaver scholly. Other than that, looks like there is going to be some good down time waiting to go to Wake. What to do?


I'm spending a month on the Appalachian Trail this summer to pass the time... and then a week in Vegas. And yes I'm aware those two things are nearly polar opposites lol.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby girlonfire » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:00 pm

paratrooper06 wrote:
jdemmitt wrote:Gosh, I guess the next big thing is really the Smith/Shaver scholly. Other than that, looks like there is going to be some good down time waiting to go to Wake. What to do?


I'm spending a month on the Appalachian Trail this summer to pass the time... and then a week in Vegas. And yes I'm aware those two things are nearly polar opposites lol.

I hiked the AT from Maine to NJ. Good luck!! Where ya starting?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby Stonewall » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:07 pm

girlonfire wrote:
paratrooper06 wrote:
jdemmitt wrote:Gosh, I guess the next big thing is really the Smith/Shaver scholly. Other than that, looks like there is going to be some good down time waiting to go to Wake. What to do?


I'm spending a month on the Appalachian Trail this summer to pass the time... and then a week in Vegas. And yes I'm aware those two things are nearly polar opposites lol.

I hiked the AT from Maine to NJ. Good luck!! Where ya starting?


that's a really long distance. How long did it take to do that?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby jdemmitt » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:15 pm

Dang that is cool. I had a cousin who hiked the Appalachian trail. He got Lyme disease.

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby fish tacos » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:57 am

NCtoDC wrote:
red_alertz wrote:
Stonewall wrote:
red_alertz wrote:i never learned much abt schools in north carolina, i know duke is so out of reach, but how does wake's reputation comparing to UNC? for law school especially?


peer schools.


equally good or equally bad? or being peer schools is an assumption of wake since UNC is higher ranked and UNC ppl may think differently?


Wake is a very prestigious undergrad institution...much better than UNC in that respect.

As far as law school goes, Wake places a few more people into BigLaw jobs than UNC (15% v. 11%). In general, however, UNC and Wake are pretty equal when it comes to NC placement for law jobs.


As a UNC undergrad I had to chime in here... Not sure how old the data is but this is what I found without searching too hard.

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandrevie ... ies/page+3

Wake is 5 spots ahead of UNC, and most years in the past they have been tied. Not to mention UNC is ~33k per year cheaper for those of us lucky enough to be from the great state of North Carolina and ~15k per year cheaper for out-of-staters. They are pretty much peer schools in every respect (minus the price tag).

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby dreakol » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:43 am

pokerlaw wrote:I think Biglaw placement is even. Wake does have a higher percentage due to its smaller class size, but UNC actually had more first year associates.


isn't percentage all that matters?

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby snapdragon » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:42 am

*sniff* This is the hardest part... withdrawing today. Goodbye, thread-friends! I am very bummed that I will not be spending the next three years with you guys. Wake is a great school and I hope y'all enjoy it very much.

(the second hardest part is explaining the two WF t shirts I bought during ASW!)

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Re: Wake 2011

Postby charlesxavier » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:03 am

snapdragon wrote:*sniff* This is the hardest part... withdrawing today. Goodbye, thread-friends! I am very bummed that I will not be spending the next three years with you guys. Wake is a great school and I hope y'all enjoy it very much.

(the second hardest part is explaining the two WF t shirts I bought during ASW!)

I bought a shirt and sweatshirt! At least my wife thinks the hoodie is comfy lol.




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