WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby sublime » Tue May 07, 2013 2:06 am

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lhanvt13 » Tue May 07, 2013 8:08 am

sublime wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:Question: currently double deposited.. I just got off the waitlist at WUSTL a few days ago.. What's the policy on double dipping? I emailed to ask for scholly and I'm just waiting...



IIRC according to WUSTL, you cannot be deposited at more than one school after June 1st.

Thx

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Total Litigator » Tue May 07, 2013 10:19 am

cusenation wrote:
Dream Weave wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:Agreed. They played it smart and went after the 166 mark early. Some schools I feel like tried to go after 167 and now are going to be screwed (Minnesota) though I could be wrong.

In a down cycle like this, that's not a very smart strategy


It's a smart strategy when you jump four spots in the rankings. They knew they were going back up. A 166 is a very realistic number for #19. Minnesota at the same rank went for the 167.

I actually don't know what you would argue would be the better strategy. As you go down in points the pool is larger- they knew there would be plenty of 165s.



Nice, thanks for the replies. That meshes with what I was thinking. 166 seems like it is the most likely result. 167 would be cool, but somewhat unlikely. I really doubt the school would let it hit 165 because there are enough 166's to potentially throw full rides at if the school really went into panic mode.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby LawSchoolAFROBarbie » Wed May 08, 2013 5:38 am

just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Dream Weave » Wed May 08, 2013 8:45 am

LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.


You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Total Litigator » Wed May 08, 2013 9:00 am

Dream Weave wrote:
LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.


You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.


You are probably already aware of it, but Wash U has a pretty cool DC Clinic you can take advantage of your 3L year. Although I will admit it's a little ridiculous that one has to pay the law school full tuition while interning for free, the clinic can be a good way to (a) get some relevant DC / fedgov experience if you get biglaw through OCI but want to diversify your resume, or (b) as a job seeking / networking hail mary if you miss the OCI boat but still want to find a way to work in DC.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby DoveBodyWash » Wed May 08, 2013 10:22 am

LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.

D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=washu
http://law.wustl.edu/career_services/pages.aspx?id=9641

Dream Weave wrote:You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.

+1

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jdmonkey » Wed May 08, 2013 1:17 pm

cusenation wrote:
LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.

D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=washu
http://law.wustl.edu/career_services/pages.aspx?id=9641

Dream Weave wrote:You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.

+1


We are a top 20 school now according to US News and World Report.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Xs20 » Wed May 08, 2013 1:53 pm

jdmonkey wrote:
cusenation wrote:D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D


We are a top 20 school now according to US News and World Report.

T20⊂T30

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby TheThriller » Wed May 08, 2013 1:54 pm

Xs20 wrote:
jdmonkey wrote:
cusenation wrote:D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D


We are a top 20 school now according to US News and World Report.

T20⊂T30


"started from the bottom now we're here"

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Total Litigator » Wed May 08, 2013 1:55 pm

jdmonkey wrote:
cusenation wrote:
LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.

D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=washu
http://law.wustl.edu/career_services/pages.aspx?id=9641

Dream Weave wrote:You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.

+1


We are a top 20 school now according to US News and World Report.



Where are you getting your information. We are totes a T19.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jdmonkey » Wed May 08, 2013 2:04 pm

Total Litigator wrote:
jdmonkey wrote:
cusenation wrote:
LawSchoolAFROBarbie wrote:just withdrew from american.......good riddance? still having dc dreams but i hope st. louis will kill all that by september.

D.C. is tied with Illinois as the second most popular destination for WashU grads. Yes it's not GW, GULC, or T14 status, but most T30 schools manage to place some kids in D.C. every year. So there's some hope :D
http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=washu
http://law.wustl.edu/career_services/pages.aspx?id=9641

Dream Weave wrote:You made a fantastic decision. The schools are in different leagues in terms of quality.

+1


We are a top 20 school now according to US News and World Report.



Where are you getting your information. We are totes a T19.


I just hope we surpass the clowns at USC. Xs20 knows why they are worthy of despise.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Xs20 » Wed May 08, 2013 3:59 pm

jdmonkey wrote:I just hope we surpass the clowns at USC. Xs20 knows why they are worthy of despise.

I could've practically birthed a child in the amount of time it's taken USC to give me a decision.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby DoveBodyWash » Wed May 08, 2013 3:59 pm

Xs20 wrote:
jdmonkey wrote:I just hope we surpass the clowns at USC. Xs20 knows why they are worthy of despise.

I could've practically birthed raised a child in the amount of time it's taken USC to give me a decision.

FTFY

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jdmonkey » Wed May 08, 2013 4:41 pm

Xs20 wrote:
jdmonkey wrote:I just hope we surpass the clowns at USC. Xs20 knows why they are worthy of despise.

I could've practically birthed a child in the amount of time it's taken USC to give me a decision.


There you have it folks. Quote of the cycle. :mrgreen:

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jdmonkey » Thu May 09, 2013 12:28 pm

According to admissions there is a bus tour on 6/20 to look at apartments. Is anybody doing this? I feel uncomfortable only using the internet to find a place, because pictures can tell a thousand words (but sometimes they are all bull shit).

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby goldeneye » Thu May 09, 2013 1:53 pm

jdmonkey wrote:According to admissions there is a bus tour on 6/20 to look at apartments. Is anybody doing this? I feel uncomfortable only using the internet to find a place, because pictures can tell a thousand words (but sometimes they are all bull shit).


I know a few people who did this and they found it pretty helpful. If you can afford to do so, I think I would recommend it.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby JesusChrist » Thu May 09, 2013 7:37 pm

I thought my cycle was over and I was set to go to WUSTL and move to St Louis. But USC just came at me off the WL. I'm probably going to get a bias response, but what would you guys do?

USC@60k vs WUSTL@90k

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lhanvt13 » Thu May 09, 2013 7:41 pm

JesusChrist wrote:I thought my cycle was over and I was set to go to WUSTL and move to St Louis. But USC just came at me off the WL. I'm probably going to get a bias response, but what would you guys do?

USC@60k vs WUSTL@90k

What do you want to do and where do you want to work

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby goldeneye » Thu May 09, 2013 7:41 pm

JesusChrist wrote:I thought my cycle was over and I was set to go to WUSTL and move to St Louis. But USC just came at me off the WL. I'm probably going to get a bias response, but what would you guys do?

USC@60k vs WUSTL@90k


I've enjoyed WUSTL, and that's a pretty good scholarship. Also, and this is my opinion, USC is straight up dangerous and LA is not a great city.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Randomnumbers » Thu May 09, 2013 7:54 pm

USC has ~37% Biglaw + Fed vs 26% at WUSTL. But mostly, where do you want to live and what kind of work do you want to do? If you are biglaw or bust and don't care where, or want the west coast, USC is the obvious choice. But if you don't want Cali - USC sent 8 kids to NY out of ~221, and their next biggest market was Nevada with 2.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby DoveBodyWash » Thu May 09, 2013 8:20 pm

JesusChrist wrote:I thought my cycle was over and I was set to go to WUSTL and move to St Louis. But USC just came at me off the WL. I'm probably going to get a bias response, but what would you guys do?

USC@60k vs WUSTL@90k

You're from Cali right? If you wanna stay then USC hands down. If you want to maximize chances at BigLaw regardless of location then USC. if you want to minimize debt then WUSTL

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Randomnumbers » Thu May 09, 2013 8:30 pm

hoos89 wrote:
Randomnumbers wrote:USC has ~37% Biglaw + Fed vs 26% at WUSTL. But mostly, where do you want to live and what kind of work do you want to do? If you are biglaw or bust and don't care where, or want the west coast, USC is the obvious choice. But if you don't want Cali - USC sent 8 kids to NY out of ~221, and their next biggest market was Nevada with 2.


I'd be willing to be that a lot of that is self-selection, though. Tough to say what those numbers really mean.


I'd wager it means that employers in Chicago, Houston, St Louis, Detroit, etc have a real hard time believing you want to work there after going to USC.

If this kid is from Cali and he wants to go back to Cali, it's immaterial - USC is the obvious and only choice. But if he wants to be somewhere else, I'd check to see who actually does OCI at USC. If after NY they are only placing 2 people at most in a state, I can't imagine many out of state offices/firms are recruiting there. (And yeah - Mass mail, mass mail, mass mail - but it can't be all self selection.)

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby dietcoke0 » Thu May 09, 2013 11:12 pm

goldeneye wrote:
JesusChrist wrote:I thought my cycle was over and I was set to go to WUSTL and move to St Louis. But USC just came at me off the WL. I'm probably going to get a bias response, but what would you guys do?

USC@60k vs WUSTL@90k


I've enjoyed WUSTL, and that's a pretty good scholarship. Also, and this is my opinion, USC is straight up dangerous and LA is not a great city.


You're ignoring that girl that got kidnapped at knife-point and forced to go drive herself to an ATM out of the parking garage 20 feet from our building in the first week of the semester? Or the girl that got shot and killed at Euclid and Maryland (One of the safest areas of the city) in broad daylight right before our orientation? I couldn't tell you one thing about USC law, other than U stands for University. But I wouldn't go painting St. Louis as some saint city.

That said, I have never once felt at all unsafe around Wash U, and have been harassed once since moving to St. Louis. I'm a decently big enough (6' 175lb athletic built guy) to pass muster for not to be messed with on a day to day basis. But I know a few who have been.

And to answer the question, depends on where you want to work after graduation. If it's in Cali, Oregon or Washington State, or a state that touches one of those states, then go to USC. Any other state, then probably Wash U.




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