USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:21 pm

We should all just rent a giant house and get rent down to like $700 each.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:23 pm

Rigo wrote:
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Rigo wrote:I'm looking at $105k debt total. Less if I live somewhat frugally and make decent money summers.
That amount of debt still freaks me out though.

Debt honestly doesn't freak me out. Just motivates me to work hard so I can pay it off. I see it as an investment. Hoping to live healthy but frugal on trader joe's and limiting my drinks lol.

It's probably an age thing too. I'm a tad older so I have a better grasp on the implications of being in the red and less time to pay it off before I retire.

It's a personality thing to. Plus yeah I'm so young. I'm 24 and I'll be 27 when I finish.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:33 pm

I'll just do porn on the side nbd

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby cherrygalore » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:35 pm

Rigo wrote:I'll just do porn on the side nbd


I think stripping pays better than porn these days

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:44 pm

cherrygalore wrote:
Rigo wrote:I'll just do porn on the side nbd

I think stripping pays better than porn these days

There's a gay bear bar downtown. I feel like I could pull good tips there.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:45 pm

Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:47 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:47 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:I'm looking at $105k debt total. Less if I live somewhat frugally and make decent money summers.
That amount of debt still freaks me out though.

Debt honestly doesn't freak me out. Just motivates me to work hard so I can pay it off. I see it as an investment. Hoping to live healthy but frugal on trader joe's and limiting my drinks lol.

It's probably an age thing too. I'm a tad older so I have a better grasp on the implications of being in the red and less time to pay it off before I retire.

It's a personality thing to. Plus yeah I'm so young. I'm 24 and I'll be 27 when I finish.


I think the age/life experience def plays a factor. When I was 24 I'd probably pay sticker and not look back. But graduating with a small amount of loans and seeing how much of a pain in the ass it is to pay off really has made me debt adverse now lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:49 pm

Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.


Hmm I thought if he was top third of the class (or around there) and he showed he wants to stay in CA long term he'd have a good shot at biglaw in LA. But I don't know much about biglaw so maybe I'm wrong and please take my words w a grain of salt lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:52 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.


Hmm I thought if he was top third of the class (or around there) and he showed he wants to stay in CA long term he'd have a good shot at biglaw in LA. But I don't know much about biglaw so maybe I'm wrong and please take my words w a grain of salt lol.

I'm not saying he wouldn't get it, but top third has a 66% chance of failure.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:52 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.


Hmm I thought if he was top third of the class (or around there) and he showed he wants to stay in CA long term he'd have a good shot at biglaw in LA. But I don't know much about biglaw so maybe I'm wrong and please take my words w a grain of salt lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:54 pm

chargers21 wrote:
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chargers21 wrote:Law Day will be my first time visiting CA, so I'll have to see if I like it. I'm a gun collector, so I'm not sure if the weather or money is nice enough for me to give up one of the few things I like to spend money on.


Unless you don't like the sun, the beach, great weather 99% of the year, hiking, shopping, and more, I think you'll like it. If you're worried about guns, plenty of gun enthusiasts in Cali lol. We just have rep of being more strict as a state but pretty sure you'll be fine. If that's the least of your concerns, I think you'll do great here. I should be a pitch man for USC/Cali schools lmao.

The stupid round in chamber indicator on semi-auto pistols and the AR15's that don't even resemble the real thing is what gets me. I have a lot of possessions that are illegal to cross the border with and I would have to part with before starting school in CA. I think I would love the weather and the bass fishing nearby, but I wouldn't be able to spend my money on the same things I already do


Damn didn't think about the AR15 thing. You have a point it'll be different than in your state. But aren't the other top law schools you're looking at also in states that are strict on guns? Or is CA really unique and not comparable to NY, Illinois, other states w t-14 schools?

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby shotgunheist » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:55 pm

Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.


The "chance" talk always confuses me. It's not like you spin a wheel with last years job stats and get a job. Different people go for different things, states, different kind of work ethic, etc, you know this. Could even be more of a reflection of student body preferences.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:57 pm

shotgunheist wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.


Why is that?

Less than a coin flip chance at it plus CA has a smaller and harder to crack legal market than NYC, for instance.


The "chance" talk always confuses me. It's not like you spin a wheel with last years job stats and get a job. Different people go for different things, states, different kind of work ethic, etc, you know this. Could even be more of a reflection of student body preferences.


Yeah I've been struggling w school data for the longest because of this sort of unquantifiable factor which is ppl's choice to do x law, or choice not to, how much was choice, etc. Obvi it's good to look at the data, but still it doesn't tell all

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:59 pm

Think what you want. It's just silly to tell people "don't worry about it" when it's more probable that they won't get the outcome they desire.

Knowledge is power &c.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby SybillAnnDorsett » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:59 pm

Rigo wrote:I'll just do porn on the side nbd

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:11 pm

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Trying to stoke some reasonable fears
But it's self selection they say
He feel like Taylor to the thread's Kanye

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:15 pm

It's not really the main indicator of how you will do but it is really important. You are the main indicator because you have to do well. The positions don't just fall out of the sky. Basing your odds off where people ended up last year is helpful because you look and see where others who were in your position ended up. It also depends how you feel. If you feel you will end up at the top and the percentage is good then no worries.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:18 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote: If you feel you will end up at the top and the percentage is good then no worries.

Everyone thinks they'll be on top.
But I'm done beating my dead horse. I'll shut up now.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:20 pm

Rigo wrote:Image

Rigo shouts unto deaf ears
Trying to stoke some reasonable fears
But it's self selection they say
He feel like Taylor to the thread's Kanye


Lmaoooo this so extra but I love it.

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Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:21 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Lmaoooo this so extra but I love it.

Hahaha I think my cycle is done so all I have left to do is shitpost.

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Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:22 pm

Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Lmaoooo this so extra but I love it.

Hahaha I think my cycle is done so all I have left to do is shitpost.


Shit got room for 1 more?

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:23 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Lmaoooo this so extra but I love it.

Hahaha I think my cycle is done so all I have left to do is shitpost.

Shit got room for 1 more?

Fire awayyyyyyy!!!

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:29 pm

Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Rigo wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Lmaoooo this so extra but I love it.

Hahaha I think my cycle is done so all I have left to do is shitpost.

Shit got room for 1 more?

Fire awayyyyyyy!!!


Lol no pressure.

Is there a way to post pics/gifs on here using mobile? I'm never on here on a comp. Sorry, I know I enlisted for the meme war but I'm now an old fart tech-wise.

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