Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

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Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:37 pm

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:57 pm

Anybody else? Oh man, this is discouraging.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby moneybagsphd » Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:43 pm

Pahlawan wrote:Anybody else? Oh man, this is discouraging.

This is gonna be a lonely thread.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Jaeger » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:08 am

moneybagsphd wrote:
Pahlawan wrote:Anybody else? Oh man, this is discouraging.

This is gonna be a lonely thread.


:lol:

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby QuincyWagstaff » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:55 am

Jelly

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby LWOP » Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:43 pm

applied

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:51 pm

Great, keep us updated. I should be receiving my scholarship info this upcoming week.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:37 pm

I'm not a T-14 or bust guy, and I can't even think of one set of personal/financial circumstances that would warrant attendance at this law school. If you have the numbers to get money, then go somewhere that is less of a joke, say Santa Clara, and try to network your way back to San Diego. Keep in mind, attending Santa Clara without a full or close to full scholarship is still a horrible idea. Less than a 1/4 of 2009 SCU grads found full time work in the legal field. I'm not talking about at graduation, I'm talking about nine months out.

Santa Clara is at least twice the school that Thomas Jefferson is.

For those of you who will not go into debt to attend Thomas Jefferson School of Law, I still can't imagine a set of circumstances where this is a good idea. There are other things you can do with your time/money. Even if you were a millionaire, wanted to be a lawyer in San Diego, the answer has to be retake and get into USD (not that hard to do, buy a powerscore book and find some work ethic..) The reputation of Thomas Jefferson is very bad, so bad that the three years you spend there will literally be a black mark upon you in the legal world, even though you did in fact go to "law school."

But please, if you can defend your decision to attend I'm sure myself and others on this board would love to talk about it. If you can do it I will humbly admit I'm wrong. I just don't see how there isn't a better life option even for the full scholarship recipients.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:58 pm

But even if you went to a higher ranked school, you'd take the risk of incurring more debt assuming the higher rank school does not award scholarship money like TJSL.

I think if I'm awarded 50%+ from TJSL, it's reasonable for me to attend, no?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby noleknight16 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:09 pm

Pahlawan wrote:I think if I'm awarded 50%+ from TJSL, it's reasonable for me to attend, no?


No.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:37 pm

No man. You couldn't pay me to go to this school because of the stain it would make on my resume. The only way to be successful from this school is to have the talent and drive to do well in the private sector on your own, and frankly people who go to this school don't have that talent and drive.

Not saying they aren't relatively talented or driven, but not near the levels it would take to make money to pay back your loans from opening up your own shingle out of law school.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Danteshek » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:44 pm

This is probably the single worst law school in the USA if not the world.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Kikero » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:45 pm

Edit: Removed after reading forum rules.
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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby bernaldiaz » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:45 pm

This thread makes me sad

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby thecactus » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:15 pm

Some people need to read the sticky at the top of this forum.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:39 am

I read the sticky. If there was a sign that said "don't spend thirty seconds to potentially save someones life," I would say fuck that sign.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby pret » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:26 am

Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:But please, if you can defend your decision to attend I'm sure myself and others on this board would love to talk about it. If you can do it I will humbly admit I'm wrong. I just don't see how there isn't a better life option even for the full scholarship recipients.

What if one were to have a job lined up after graduation?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Tom Joad » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:43 am

I know a really smart, outgoing girl who is a 1L at TJSL. Every week she posts new pics of her partying on the beach. If only she found TLS in time.

At least her family is loaded.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby handsonthewheel » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:57 am

pret wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:But please, if you can defend your decision to attend I'm sure myself and others on this board would love to talk about it. If you can do it I will humbly admit I'm wrong. I just don't see how there isn't a better life option even for the full scholarship recipients.

What if one were to have a job lined up after graduation?


Then either someone's faith in you is misplaced or you need to go back and retake the LSAT with some serious preparation.

I'm not usually one to talk down at schools but TJSL is really not a good choice. Read into the lawsuit and possibly check out this link: http://cache.abovethelaw.com/uploads/20 ... 2.jpeg.png

That's a pretty rough bar passage rate. Maybe that isn't the individual student and just the nature of a less selective school, but something is clearly going wrong.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:51 am

Kikero wrote:Edit: Removed after reading forum rules.


Would you mind PMing me if the response was of substance?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Kikero » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:05 pm

Pahlawan wrote:
Kikero wrote:Edit: Removed after reading forum rules.


Would you mind PMing me if the response was of substance?


It wasn't, that's why I removed it. I just posted a screenshot of the TJSL website where they claimed to have the #13 highest ranked website of law schools. I found it humorous. I don't know anything about the school personally, sorry.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby bjsesq » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:09 pm

You've made your point, leave the kid alone.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby Pahlawan » Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:19 pm

They were supposed to mail out scholarship info this week. Anyone receive anything?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby LWOP » Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:09 pm

30K scholarship and an offer to be a Crim law Fellow....

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Re: Thomas Jefferson School of Law c/o 2015

Postby t14fanboy » Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:21 pm

Why did this school have to pick TJ's name.




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