Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby confusedlaw » Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:02 pm

any know when the first day ofclasses

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:19 pm

confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby MsKhrystyna » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:42 pm

JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)


Jen, I know you mentioned your friend commuting in from CT and i'm planning on doing the same. Do you have classes Mon - Fri? Just trying to see how much time/money I will be spending

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:55 pm

MsKhrystyna wrote:
JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)


Jen, I know you mentioned your friend commuting in from CT and i'm planning on doing the same. Do you have classes Mon - Fri? Just trying to see how much time/money I will be spending

You have an option for flex schedule (and pretty much everyone who wants it gets it), which would enable you to start classes late and end late if that's more convenient for you with the commute, with no Friday class.

First semester I had class: M (11-12:50), T (9-11, 11-12:30, 2-3:25), W (9:30-12:30), T (2-3:25), and F (9-1)

Second semester I have class: M (10:30-12:20, 2-3:50), T (9-10:50, 11:30-12:20), W (11-12:25), T (9-12:25, 4-4:45) and I had Friday class from 9-10:50 for the first 6 weeks.

While this is just MY schedule, it will give you a basic idea of the layout. They vary by section. My friend managed THIS schedule from CT with no problem. Unless you do flex schedule, you will have 1 (maybe 2) Friday classes for most the year.

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby magicbunny » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:27 pm

Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby john1990 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:17 pm

magicbunny wrote:Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!

+1

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby PinkRevolver » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:24 pm

magicbunny wrote:Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!



Movin on up

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:52 am

magicbunny wrote:Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!

This is great. I had no idea and I also have no idea what our ranking was last year. Fordham is a great school if you want to be in NY. T14 and such debates aside, I don't think rankings are that relevant below there. I truly wouldn't be any better off now taking more money at a higher ranked school outside the T14 (or the T whatever we're currently gauging prestige on).

P.S. I was never big on Fordham and applied here as an afterthought, a month or so after applying to other schools. I do not regret my decision to attend Fordham.

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby Fujin11 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:44 am

since we're talking about the rankings...drop to from 2nd to 5th place for the part time program behind Brooklyn and 'Dozo, whats up with that?

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby magicbunny » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:56 am

Fujin11 wrote:since we're talking about the rankings...drop to from 2nd to 5th place for the part time program behind Brooklyn and 'Dozo, whats up with that?


Really... that sounds bizarre

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:03 am

magicbunny wrote:
Fujin11 wrote:since we're talking about the rankings...drop to from 2nd to 5th place for the part time program behind Brooklyn and 'Dozo, whats up with that?


Really... that sounds bizarre

I'm no expert, or even an individual worthy of commentary regarding the part time program. That being said, nygrrl mentioned something about Fordham cutting down on their part time program to ensure its for part time, WORKING people rather than those simply attracted to the novelty of an evening program. I can see how this could lower the overall ranking of a part time program, just as the part time program lowered the overall ranking of Fordham as it grew. This is pure speculation based on what I have read on TLS as I know essentially nothing about the part time program. Hopefully some of the experts will grace us with their knowledge!

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby blacklawboss » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:55 am

magicbunny wrote:Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!


I so just posted this song on Class FB Page... Yes I outed myself lol

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby blacklawboss » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:05 am

JenDarby wrote:
magicbunny wrote:
Fujin11 wrote:since we're talking about the rankings...drop to from 2nd to 5th place for the part time program behind Brooklyn and 'Dozo, whats up with that?


Really... that sounds bizarre

I'm no expert, or even an individual worthy of commentary regarding the part time program. That being said, nygrrl mentioned something about Fordham cutting down on their part time program to ensure its for part time, WORKING people rather than those simply attracted to the novelty of an evening program. I can see how this could lower the overall ranking of a part time program, just as the part time program lowered the overall ranking of Fordham as it grew. This is pure speculation based on what I have read on TLS as I know essentially nothing about the part time program. Hopefully some of the experts will grace us with their knowledge!


I am in the PT program. I think the lowering of the ranking may be from Fordham's emphasis on real working people, and the migration of students to the day program after the first year. At those other schools I don't think people apply to evening program because of lower numbers as much as they do in Fordham. The amount of fake working people in my program pisses me off. I am a true evening student that works during the day and goes to the library after class. On my spring break I am not on some warm island, but I am still in the library catching up on reading. Also the visiting professors may have something to do with it also. I have two visiting professors and that kind of sucks with previous exams and outlines. Overall, I promise anyone on TLS a Fordham J.D will top a Dozo or BLS J.D 10/10. Sorry if that sounded Douchey :(

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:07 am

^ <3. This. Also, I haven't seen you in the library! Unless S6 qualifies as an island, I'm right there with you.

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby blacklawboss » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:28 am

JenDarby wrote:^ <3. This. Also, I haven't seen you in the library! Unless S6 qualifies as an island, I'm right there with you.


Ohhh I was so there until 10:59pm in the cut on S3. I have my office on S5, where I take my mandatory nappy time lol.

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby confusedlaw » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:18 am

JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)


thank you parents wanted to take me to disney lo lso ineeded to find out thank youu

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JCFindley » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:34 pm

JenDarby wrote:
magicbunny wrote:Not wanting to be a ranking asshole nor it actually matters but... hey Fordham is ranked 29 this year!

This is great. I had no idea and I also have no idea what our ranking was last year. Fordham is a great school if you want to be in NY. T14 and such debates aside, I don't think rankings are that relevant below there. I truly wouldn't be any better off now taking more money at a higher ranked school outside the T14 (or the T whatever we're currently gauging prestige on).

P.S. I was never big on Fordham and applied here as an afterthought, a month or so after applying to other schools. I do not regret my decision to attend Fordham.


Regardless of the two T-14 schools in NYC Fordham is my first choice because they are military friendly. I will likely have to retake and sit out to get in next year but will still choose Fordham over higher rated schools if I have other options because I like it and think it would be a much better fit for me. I honestly don't care where it sits in the ratings.

But, good for them on moving up anyway.

JC

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby dingbat » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:50 pm

JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)

Except that orientation is 8/20 (day; 19th for evening) and the first day of class is 8/27

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby ikle » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:19 pm

For those who received scholarships, how long did it take fordham to inform you of your scholarship after you were admittted?

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby JenDarby » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:19 pm

dingbat wrote:
JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)

Except that orientation is 8/20 (day; 19th for evening) and the first day of class is 8/27

word. I definitely used the word SHOULD to indicate I had no fucking clue and wasn't going to look it up.

(I will definitely be missing the first week of class that being said ha)

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby KMac10 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:31 pm

I know this was a previous re-occuring question but is there really any pattern with complete status updates with acceptances/waitlisted/rejections? mines been updated twice now within a few days.

Congratulations to everyone accepted! I hope to be joining you !

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby dietcoke0 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:16 pm

KMac10 wrote:I know this was a previous re-occuring question but is there really any pattern with complete status updates with acceptances/waitlisted/rejections? mines been updated twice now within a few days.

Congratulations to everyone accepted! I hope to be joining you !


Mine had two completes and then 3 days after my last complete I got decision.

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby dingbat » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:22 pm

JenDarby wrote:
dingbat wrote:
JenDarby wrote:
confusedlaw wrote:any know when the first day ofclasses

First day of classes should be 9/4 and mandatory week long orientation for 1Ls would start 8/27. (you can skip parts, but you "have" to be there for most of it)

Except that orientation is 8/20 (day; 19th for evening) and the first day of class is 8/27

word. I definitely used the word SHOULD to indicate I had no fucking clue and wasn't going to look it up.

(I will definitely be missing the first week of class that being said ha)

Hey, I'm with you.

Fresh admits should actually read the stuff we get - consider if the first assignment.
I'm just waiting for the first "oops - I missed the deposit deadline" posts to roll around next month (which is nowhere near as bad as missing the financial aid deadline)

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby fakemoney » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:32 pm

Erm... when is the financial aid deadline?

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Re: Fordham c/o 2015/16 (2011-2012 Cycle)

Postby Lapetite7 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:21 pm

My status still says complete as of 2/6
admissions on twitter says decisions out before 4:30 pm but its 4:22 pm!!
waiting.....nervous....




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