St. John's 2011 Cycle

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deltasigbn
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby deltasigbn » Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:05 pm

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binghamtonalum
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby binghamtonalum » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:29 am

champ33 wrote:Their first deposit is big enough I think.


Amen to that

binghamtonalum
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby binghamtonalum » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:30 am

deltasigbn wrote:Just curious, are all of you planning to go to St. Johns this coming up fall from New York?


Ill be commuting from Long Island, 15 minute drive. You?

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby jdncu » Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:46 am

shmumush wrote:Are you not thinking about 'Dozo anymore?


Not anymore. The deposit at Cardozo is due tomorrow and I still have not heard from them about the scholarship negotiation. I am going to stop worrying about whether they are gonna get back to me, and start planning for St. John's in the fall. At this point, the only way I would only go to Dozo is if they blow me away with an offer. Not gonna happen. Truth is, I am very excited about going to St. John's and have been leaning towards it the whole time.[/quote]

If you don't mind me asking, other than the difference in scholarship between St. John's and Seton Hall, what made you pick SJU? The employment numbers at SJU scare me, while Seton Hall seemed to stay at a reasonable number even in the down economy. I was just accepted to SJU this week, so I have a little bit of time to decide.[/quote]

There are a few reasons for this:

1. I spoke to a few partners at firms in the city and they told me that if I am looking to work in Manhattan, SJU over Seton Hall is the way to go. I trust one of these attorneys immensely. He is my best friend's dad, and is a managing partner in a major law firm in the city. He said that if you are looking to work in New Jersey, Seton Hall is the better choice.

2. I like the Jamaica area alot more than the Newark area. I know both areas very well as I grew up in New Jersey but spent my college years in Queens. I plan on living in Forest Hills which is close to both SJU and Manhattan.

3. I know many current students in both Seton Hall and SJU. I am not saying this is the case with everyone, but my friends in Seton Hall don't seem to be having as positive an experience in law school as my friends in SJU. My friends in SJU really like it alot. They love the atmosphere (everyone is very nice) and the classes. You can obviously take this for whatever it is worth, but I put some value into that.

4. There are other reasons but they won't apply to anyone else.

I believe that between the two schools, there is very little separating them. Good luck in whatever you choose.[/quote]

Thank you, much appreciated!

champ33
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby champ33 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:13 pm

binghamtonalum wrote:
deltasigbn wrote:Just curious, are all of you planning to go to St. Johns this coming up fall from New York?


Ill be commuting from Long Island, 15 minute drive. You?


Same here.. about 20-25 minutes though.

bigmikeny21
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby bigmikeny21 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 2:15 am

PT program status updates anyone?!

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IHaveLawyers
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby IHaveLawyers » Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:09 am

bigmikeny21 wrote:PT program status updates anyone?!


nope...

shmumush
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby shmumush » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:14 am

Withdrew from Cardozo.. Officially a Johnnie!

Mlive6
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby Mlive6 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:20 am

IHaveLawyers wrote:
bigmikeny21 wrote:PT program status updates anyone?!


nope...


Nothing here for part-time. In review since 2/24.

bigmikeny21
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby bigmikeny21 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:20 am

Mlive6 wrote:
IHaveLawyers wrote:
bigmikeny21 wrote:PT program status updates anyone?!


nope...


Nothing here for part-time. In review since 2/24.


Nothing here either... Complete since 12/1

binghamtonalum
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby binghamtonalum » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:45 am

shmumush wrote:Withdrew from Cardozo.. Officially a Johnnie!



Congrats! See you in the Fall

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby ElectricDreamMachine » Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:56 pm

binghamtonalum wrote:
shmumush wrote:Withdrew from Cardozo.. Officially a Johnnie!



Congrats! See you in the Fall



awesome!

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby LB88 » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:39 pm

To anyone starting to look for apartments for the fall...when are you going to start looking, and will you use a broker, or has anyone had luck finding stuff on their own (I'm looking in Forest Hills and obviously want to avoid an expensive broker's fee). I dont always trust craigslist

bigmikeny21
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby bigmikeny21 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:25 pm

Wow, hate to keep repeating myself, but they are really, really, taking a long time with the PT program. Anyone have any insights, I am just trying to figure out the methodology, or some way of justifying why the process takes so long??

I know there are a lot of people out there in the same boat, with respectable numbers no-less...

Thoughts?

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby pookie » Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:35 am

LB88 wrote:To anyone starting to look for apartments for the fall...when are you going to start looking, and will you use a broker, or has anyone had luck finding stuff on their own (I'm looking in Forest Hills and obviously want to avoid an expensive broker's fee). I dont always trust craigslist


I would like to know this too

shmumush
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby shmumush » Wed Apr 27, 2011 11:11 am

Craigslist is actually pretty useful for finding places in Forest Hills. I know many ppl who have used Craigslist successfully. Also, check out mlsli.com.

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby tjs86 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:25 pm

pookie wrote:
LB88 wrote:To anyone starting to look for apartments for the fall...when are you going to start looking, and will you use a broker, or has anyone had luck finding stuff on their own (I'm looking in Forest Hills and obviously want to avoid an expensive broker's fee). I dont always trust craigslist


I would like to know this too


shmumush wrote:Craigslist is actually pretty useful for finding places in Forest Hills. I know many ppl who have used Craigslist successfully. Also, check out mlsli.com.


When I moved to Queens (not Forest Hills though), I used craigslist and had no problems either.

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby play2win » Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:17 pm

I made my deposit here but I'm still waiting to hear back from GW and Fordham. Got offered a full ride from both here and Hofstra, and I chose St. John's.

shmumush
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby shmumush » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:25 pm

play2win wrote:I made my deposit here but I'm still waiting to hear back from GW and Fordham. Got offered a full ride from both here and Hofstra, and I chose St. John's.


Good luck! As for Hofstra vs. SJU, you made the right choice.

deltasigbn
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby deltasigbn » Sun May 01, 2011 9:36 pm

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MrAnon
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby MrAnon » Sun May 01, 2011 9:49 pm

Harder than you can imagine.

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby RW65 » Mon May 02, 2011 10:00 am

Letter Grade Point %
A+ 4.3 1%
A 4.0 8%
A- 3.7 15%
B+ 3.3 25%
B 3.0 20%
B- 2.7 12%
C+ 2.3 7%
C 2.0 4%
C- 1.7 4%
D 1.0 } 4%
F 0.0


Top half was around 3.1 during my 1L year; top 10% was a 3.6.

play2win
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby play2win » Mon May 02, 2011 1:05 pm

RW65 wrote:Letter Grade Point %
A+ 4.3 1%
A 4.0 8%
A- 3.7 15%
B+ 3.3 25%
B 3.0 20%
B- 2.7 12%
C+ 2.3 7%
C 2.0 4%
C- 1.7 4%
D 1.0 } 4%
F 0.0


Top half was around 3.1 during my 1L year; top 10% was a 3.6.


I mean, that seems pretty reasonable.

nsp87
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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby nsp87 » Thu May 05, 2011 12:19 am

shmumush wrote:
play2win wrote:I made my deposit here but I'm still waiting to hear back from GW and Fordham. Got offered a full ride from both here and Hofstra, and I chose St. John's.


Good luck! As for Hofstra vs. SJU, you made the right choice.




Im from California and planning to go to school is the east and I was accepted into Hofstra and waiting back from St. Johns. Is there a reason as to why it's more preferable to go to St. Johns over Hofstra?

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Re: St. John's 2011 Cycle

Postby blacklawboss » Wed May 11, 2011 2:58 pm

Just got accepted Full Ride




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