UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby goldenstatewarriors » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:11 pm

yannao wrote:La la la.. still sitting at complete since 2/4... la la la...


+1

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby tkim88 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:26 pm

Withdrew acceptance today. +1 for someone who really wants to go
Plus lots of $$$

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby dmcmanus » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:51 am

Accepted offer last night! Hope to see some of you tomorrow.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby JD Walters » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:40 pm

Just curious, has anyone who took Feb LSAT gone under review yet? I've been sitting at complete since the scores came out.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby rmarshall » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:50 pm

JD Walters wrote:Just curious, has anyone who took Feb LSAT gone under review yet? I've been sitting at complete since the scores came out.


I took the Feb LSAT. My status checker shows "Application In Review" as of 3/4/15.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby mak04 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:53 pm

JD Walters wrote:Just curious, has anyone who took Feb LSAT gone under review yet? I've been sitting at complete since the scores came out.


I took the Feb Lsat and I have been accepted and offered a scholarship.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby JD Walters » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:55 pm

mak04 wrote:
JD Walters wrote:Just curious, has anyone who took Feb LSAT gone under review yet? I've been sitting at complete since the scores came out.


I took the Feb Lsat and I have been accepted and offered a scholarship.


Thank you both! Very helpful to know!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby laura1323 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:11 pm

20k per year via email!! this makes my decision so much harder!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LawsRUs » Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:44 pm

Just got an unsolicited bump. Deets can be pmed.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby idontknow1 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:55 pm

LawsRUs wrote:Just got an unsolicited bump. Deets can be pmed.

Can you pm me, please?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LawsRUs » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:36 pm

idontknow1 wrote:
LawsRUs wrote:Just got an unsolicited bump. Deets can be pmed.

Can you pm me, please?


pmed ya!!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby baygrad18 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:44 am

I have been complete since mid January and when I email them regarding my status I did not receive a reply.. any ideas on what this could mean? People are saying they went complete afterwards and have already received a reply.. :?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby PhantomBMAN » Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:07 pm

Hey Bay, I was in the same boat. I was "complete" since beginning of January, and they only changed the status to "under review" yesterday.

I'm not holding my breath too much since I'm below their medians for LSAT/GPA, but I had really good LOR's and Extra cirric's.....

Anyways, I hope you get in (hell both of us get in). Hastings has been INCREDIBLY dismissive with regards to people contacting them about admissions though. The guy on the phone seems very patronizing.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby googlyeyes » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:53 pm

withdrawn last week. hopefully one of you gets the $$$ thrown my way.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby baygrad18 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:16 pm

googlyeyes wrote:withdrawn last week. hopefully one of you gets the $$$ thrown my way.


Hey I am on the same boat as you. Nearly median GPA but LSAT is below median. Good luck to you as well hopefully we both get in there and somehow sneak some scholarship $$ with us. 8)

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Calbears123 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:16 pm

I got my third unsolicited scholarship increase. 20k ---> 25k ---> Full ride but I'm withdrawing today so good luck everyone

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby PhantomBMAN » Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:35 pm

I wish I was in your shoes Calbear, hahahaha

Best of luck to you!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby baygrad18 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:52 pm

I wish i would have been able to study more for the dang LSAT. Has anyone on here been accepted with median GPA and 152-155 lsat?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby nachase » Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:51 am

baygrad18 wrote:I wish i would have been able to study more for the dang LSAT. Has anyone on here been accepted with median GPA and 152-155 lsat?


According to Law School Numbers there have been a few.

http://hastings.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby horseshoe1 » Sun Apr 05, 2015 1:02 pm

Any thoughts on hastings vs USF? Would I be crazy to choose USF over hastings? I'm interested in international human Rights and public interest law. I like the smaller class size at USF and more supportive environment (from what I gathered after visiting the two). USF also offers some great clinics in my interest areas. Hastings will cone out to around 40k more but their alumni network, reputation, location, and journals make it a hard decision. I know hastings has an international human rights clinic as well but USF also just opened a clinic for detained unaccompanied minors, an immigration clinic, and they have a juvenile justice clinic (all areas of interest). Also, to be honest I feel like my grades would be better at USF. I do not want to regret my decision!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby PhantomBMAN » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:23 pm

Based on what you've said Horse, I would definitely recommend USF. The only reason I haven't taken their offer is because of the stip with their scholarship award, and they don't really offer as many opportunities for Health/IP law that I'm interested in. But I have no doubts that you'll do better and flourish in a school that not only focuses on the things you enjoy, but also don't have as much of the hardcore breakneck attitude that a school like Hastings may have.

But that's just my two cents. Cost and location should always carry the most weight in any law school decision.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby ub3r » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:55 pm

PhantomBMAN wrote:Based on what you've said Horse, I would definitely recommend USF. The only reason I haven't taken their offer is because of the stip with their scholarship award, and they don't really offer as many opportunities for Health/IP law that I'm interested in. But I have no doubts that you'll do better and flourish in a school that not only focuses on the things you enjoy, but also don't have as much of the hardcore breakneck attitude that a school like Hastings may have.

But that's just my two cents. Cost and location should always carry the most weight in any law school decision.

Um, no. Cost is certainly important, and so is regionality if it's not a top school, but employment statistics should carry the most weight in a law school decision.

http://www.lstscorereports.com/schools/sanfrancisco/

A paltry one out of three USF graduates end up with a job that involves law. Their LSAT and GPA medians have been plummeting for years. The school is a disaster and everyone should stay far, far away from it. It's not even worth attending for free.

Hastings' numbers aren't much better, and is seeing similar LSAT/GPA trends, but at least Hastings still has some name recognition from older SF employers. Not that this is the thread to discuss the merits of Hastings, but please don't go to USF. The specialties mean absolutely nothing in the face of a 34% employment rate.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby nachase » Sun Apr 05, 2015 5:48 pm

ub3r wrote:
PhantomBMAN wrote:Based on what you've said Horse, I would definitely recommend USF. The only reason I haven't taken their offer is because of the stip with their scholarship award, and they don't really offer as many opportunities for Health/IP law that I'm interested in. But I have no doubts that you'll do better and flourish in a school that not only focuses on the things you enjoy, but also don't have as much of the hardcore breakneck attitude that a school like Hastings may have.

But that's just my two cents. Cost and location should always carry the most weight in any law school decision.

Um, no. Cost is certainly important, and so is regionality if it's not a top school, but employment statistics should carry the most weight in a law school decision.

http://www.lstscorereports.com/schools/sanfrancisco/

A paltry one out of three USF graduates end up with a job that involves law. Their LSAT and GPA medians have been plummeting for years. The school is a disaster and everyone should stay far, far away from it. It's not even worth attending for free.

Hastings' numbers aren't much better, and is seeing similar LSAT/GPA trends, but at least Hastings still has some name recognition from older SF employers. Not that this is the thread to discuss the merits of Hastings, but please don't go to USF. The specialties mean absolutely nothing in the face of a 34% employment rate.


+1

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby PhantomBMAN » Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:27 pm

I'm not going to bother going against the hivemind here, but I will provide this resource for you to read over while making your decision Horse.

http://www.legalmatch.com/choose-the-right-law-school.html

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby ub3r » Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:58 pm

Yeah man, fight the hivemind. It's really just a bunch of people ganging up on little schools with their fancy numbers and statistics.

Fun fact, the guy who wrote that article went to a school where only 1 in 5 students graduates with ANY legal job after giving up $132,000 for tuition, $60,000+ for San Francisco living expenses, and three years of their life for their degree. So yeah, I wouldn't expect him to be the champion of employment rates.

But really, lie to yourself that the Internet Bullies are just trying to make you feel bad and aren't trying to help you.




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