Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

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sf_39
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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby sf_39 » Wed May 01, 2013 4:23 pm

Appreciate the help.

sid.bahl
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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby sid.bahl » Thu May 02, 2013 9:57 am

What impact do you think the new Dineen Hall will have on rankings?

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby DoveBodyWash » Thu May 02, 2013 10:00 am

sid.bahl wrote:What impact do you think the new Dineen Hall will have on rankings?

Eh probably not much. But the new building is an example of how deep-pocketed some of the older Syracuse alumni are, if that's any encouragement

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby sid.bahl » Thu May 02, 2013 11:09 am

cusenation wrote:
sid.bahl wrote:What impact do you think the new Dineen Hall will have on rankings?

Eh probably not much. But the new building is an example of how deep-pocketed some of the older Syracuse alumni are, if that's any encouragement



Great point! I'm also looking forward to attending the basketball/football games for my study breaks!

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby cortland55 » Tue May 21, 2013 10:09 pm

Anyone know if there is a facebook group? and anyone else living in Campus West?

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby 12Law34 » Wed May 29, 2013 8:34 pm

I was accepted to Western New England Law, Vermont Law School, Albany Law, and Syracuse Law School. I narrowed it down to Albany and Syracuse. Albany increased their offer to me from 10K to 15K merit based scholarship. Syracuse offered me an 8K need based grant. I am from the Albany area and very familiar with it. I really like Syracuse. It is ranked slightly higher and carries with it a strong name recognition and reputation. Graduates have more geographical opportunities in terms of areas of practice. Albany is a still a good school with a very strong alumni network. How strong is the Syracuse alumni network? I have until this Saturday to make up my mind. Definitely leaning towards Albany. Any advice?

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby cortland55 » Thu May 30, 2013 10:08 am

I'm not positive, but I'm guessing Syracuse's alumni network is stronger than Albanys. I'm going to Cuse so I may be biased, but the Vice President went there and its name recognition carries through out the country. It may be due to the awesome sports programs, but a lot of people know Syracuse and respect it compared to Albany

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby DoveBodyWash » Thu May 30, 2013 5:00 pm

cortland55 wrote:I'm not positive, but I'm guessing Syracuse's alumni network is stronger than Albanys. I'm going to Cuse so I may be biased, but the Vice President went there and its name recognition carries through out the country. It may be due to the awesome sports programs, but a lot of people know Syracuse and respect it compared to Albany

I agree that Syracuse's brand power might be slightly stronger...but i wouldn't make your decision based on that alone. I interned at the Syracuse DA's office for awhile and a lot of the ADA's were Albany grads. Had a frat brother see something similar when he was interning at the New York AG's office. Obviously these are isolated incidents so take it with a grain of salt

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Re: Syracuse co/ 2016 applicants

Postby 12Law34 » Thu May 30, 2013 9:38 pm

I'm not talking so much about brand power, as strength of alumni network. I know that Albany has a very supportive and close knit alumni base that take care of each other. 3 years at Syracuse for me would be $108,000 in tuition alone. Albany would be $87,000 in just tuition. People do recognize Syracuse Law based on name. I have an idea of what and where I want to practice but I want to wait it out until I do my first year. Albany being located directly in the New York political center helps out a lot in that regard. I always thought that I wanted to go to a large school for any graduate studies after doing 4 years at a SUNY for undergrad but I think that name recognition and having a sports team to be proud of, does not seem to justify the nearly ticket price tuition to attend there in my humble opinion. If they could have offered me a little bit more cash I might be on their side of the fence with less than 2 days left to submit my final seat deposit.




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