ConMan345 wrote:tomhobbes wrote:Fair enough right back at you. But I'd imagine that if your admissions officers are complaining about over-entitlement, they're complaining about the type of entitlement that includes undue arrogance. I'd hold it against them if they were complaining about applicants who have the wrong expectations because of their poor upbringing.
I agree completely.
To crack and managamymaanynam or whatever, aren't you guys weary of staying at Stanford for 7-9 years??? What are your thoughts on this, as it's weighing on my mind? (I'd be here for eight)
It would be 7 years for me, and it does weigh on my mind. There is something to be said for the intellectual stimulation of moving to a completely new environment. On the other hand, my health is quite fragile, and moving to a new environment is not an unmitigated blessing if it is an environment that compromises my physical well-being. So overall I would say that the two issues balance each other out in my case.
The law school people don't really need to mix with the rest of the university except insofar as they wish, so it's not as though you would be spending your time with the same group of people. SLS classes are fairly diverse in many ways, and there wouldn't be a lot of continuity beyond whatever continuity that one seeks out of one's own choice.