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Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: mmart207   on: September 25, at 8:41:10 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Last time I went to a Halloween party was in 6th grade and I accidentally ate the special brownies that the brother of the girl who threw the party made. What a party
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020  
  by: Dondraper88   on: September 25, at 8:39:01 am   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

BruiseWillis wrote:
carsondalywashere wrote:Can anyone verify these Dean Obama rumors?
where are you hearing these rumors?

I second this
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=274108

Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: Barry grandpapy   on: September 25, at 8:36:09 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Yeah and Halloween is just another reason to have or go to a party. Plus I love Halloween bc I've always loved creepy and strange shit you guys are ignoring the most obvious benefit of halloween parties.. dressing up. group costume creativity is bar none the most important skill to possess during your adult life (pre-children). we did a mario kart group costume a few years ago (made little cars t...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: Do Judges Care If You Worked at Biglaw v.s Midlaw?  
  by: los blancos   on: September 25, at 8:25:26 am   in: Judicial Clerkships
What do you want to do long-term? This is partially a personal decision but IMHO life is too short to live somewhere you don't want to be just for the chance that it'll give you a boost with some judges.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=281980

Re: Incoming Banking Associates  
  by: OfThriceandTen   on: September 25, at 8:16:23 am   in: Legal Employment

persia1921 wrote:You will probably get better/more advice on wall steeet oasis.

assume he means banking associate, as in a first-year at a big firm in the banking/finance group. would say in response to that that the junior corporate associate stuff is all pretty much still applicable, although you'll also need to learn your way around UCCs so befriend a paralegal.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=282015

Re: Incoming Banking Associates  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 8:14:03 am   in: Legal Employment
I think OP is using "banking" to mean leveraged finance, syndicated lending, etc.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=282015

Re: The Official December 2017 Study Group  
  by: twiix   on: September 25, at 8:13:06 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
10 weeks out, and I'm planning my study schedule now. I have basically already done every PT except for 3, but I haven't done all the material in PTS 1-38ish because I was doing them in the cambridge packets, and I never finished the packets, so there are new questions scattered in those tests for me. Think I am going to start with early PTs, and also review/refresh up on Trainer and Bibles. And ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=279362

Re: Post-Clerkship/Lateral Search Advice?  
  by: los blancos   on: September 25, at 8:11:25 am   in: Legal Employment
Did you burn bridges with your old firm? OP here. No, I'm still in touch with all my old colleagues. I talked to two of the partners I had worked for there and both understood why I wanted to look elsewhere & agreed to serve as references. It's possible I could beg for my old job back but the leadership would know they were a backup option & I believe they would demand a 3+ year commitmen...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281911

Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: twiix   on: September 25, at 8:08:19 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
if you say anything else besides halloween, don't ever talk to me again Ditto Halloween is a garbage holiday for anyone over the age of 16 and without kids Lies. Halloween parties where u can go and get drunk af Yeah if anything Halloween parties get better for everyone over the age of 16, especially when you don't have kids. You can do that at any party. Yeah and Halloween is just another reason...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: Incoming prosecutor  
  by: los blancos   on: September 25, at 8:04:23 am   in: Legal Employment
tagging
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281997

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 7:57:48 am   in: Legal Employment
OP here, I understand that job hunting is wack so nlthjng can be relied on, but I actually found this helpful. Everything around OCIs is so sensitive. I think it's good to see that some people at the top struggled (not for them, just saying it's good to understand that happens) and good to see that you can also bring out other aspects of yourself and be successful even without the highest of grade...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 7:56:43 am   in: Legal Employment
I'll agree that it doesn't add much of value. It's impossible to determine anything by it. For example, I went: Targeted top D.C. firms 12 screeners 13 callbacks (dropped off a resume or two at hospitality suites) went to 7 callbacks 6 offers There were people with much better resumes than me who did worse in OCI, and there were people with much worse resumes who pulled in 10+ offers. It really se...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

Re: Has Quinn resumed its summer program this year?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 7:56:11 am   in: Legal Employment

Anonymous User wrote:At my CCN the people who got hired at Quinn after 3L were by no means standouts academically. Some of them were top 1/3 if that after 1L. I don't think their hiring standards are particularly high-- I think they just have to pay money because of their reputation.

Thanks for the info!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281934

Re: High school  
  by: Mikey   on: September 25, at 7:44:01 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
What can a person do while in High School in order to become a stronger candidate Admission wise? Besides good GPA, of course... Thank you in advance. High school won't really matter for law school. Just enjoy being a teenager, do fun things, do well in school, and just live your life without worrying a bit about law school. Do research on law school once you're in college, but for right now just...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

Re: Incoming Banking Associates  
  by: persia1921   on: September 25, at 7:43:22 am   in: Legal Employment
You will probably get better/more advice on wall steeet oasis.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=282015

Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: Mikey   on: September 25, at 7:15:26 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
We need to step our shit posting game up
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: High school  
  by: pancakes3   on: September 25, at 6:55:50 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
cultivate your personality to not be such a hardo
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

Re: Georgetown University Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017/2018)  
  by: InterLaw   on: September 25, at 6:51:24 am   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
I submitted yesterday... I feel definitely less confident than before though
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=279653

Re: Critique my law school options list  
  by: cavalier1138   on: September 25, at 6:42:40 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
If you want to do immigration law, then focus on the region you want to work in. CUNY is actually a pretty good option if you want to work with local NYC organizations, and Irvine would be great for California. Avoid the rest of the schools on your list (unless you want to work in Colorado or New Jersey). Most immigration work is direct representation, and those organizations care much less about ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282014

Re: Advice from law to Computer engineering  
  by: martindu   on: September 25, at 6:42:24 am   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate

pancakes3 wrote:to be clear, you're not American, not working in the US and need immigration sponsoring?

That's right.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=281773

Re: When is it warranted to write gpa addendum?  
  by: RSolano   on: September 25, at 6:28:26 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
Ah okay, got it! Thanks for taking the time to reply everyone
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=281961

Re: Critique my law school options list  
  by: devilblue   on: September 25, at 5:57:40 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
They are awful options. If you were able to get a 3.6 from berk you can probably get a higher lsat score up into the 160s, and then you'd be looking at options that aren't awful (still not GREAT, but certainly not awful). Retake.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282014

Re: Boston College hopeful. 3.12 GPA  
  by: cavalier1138   on: September 25, at 5:39:07 am   in: What are my chances?
Your chances are zero without an LSAT score. Ask again when you have one.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=282017

Could someone critique my PSs and help me choose one from them? Thx so much!  
  by: Rachelyyyyy   on: September 25, at 5:31:26 am   in: Law School Personal Statements
I've written and edited 3 personal statements. I am not sure which one would be better (or maybe none of them is good enough). So I would be highly grateful if someone can either read one of them and give me some harsh critiques, or read through all three of them and tell me which one is preferred and why.
Many many many many thanks!!!!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=282018

Boston College hopeful. 3.12 GPA  
  by: jedacruz777   on: September 25, at 4:47:54 am   in: What are my chances?
I'm really hoping to go BC for law. I had a bad first year in undergrad but my upper level GPA is a 3.7. I'll be applying with a 3.12 and hopefully a lsat in the range of 165-170. I scored a 155 on the diagnostic without ever having looked at an lsat question and I'll be taking a powerscore prep class. Any thoughts?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=282017

Re: Dechert  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 4:20:25 am   in: Legal Employment
FWIW I was c/o 2015 and know a few people who went to Dechert in NYC and Philly. From what I can tell on LinkedIn all of the lit people are still there but the corporate people all left for other firms. Not a huge sample size but I suspect that's indicative of where their issues are... My 2L friend who had an offer from Dechert recently asked about this and the firm said that most people who were...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281558

Re: High school  
  by: AJordan   on: September 25, at 2:38:31 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
Do your best in school while enjoying being a teenager. Law school can be in the back of your mind but don't let it be a driving force in your decision making.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

Re: High school  
  by: abujabal   on: September 25, at 2:18:58 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum

jmail wrote:What can a person do while in High School in order to become a stronger candidate Admission wise?
Besides good GPA, of course...
Thank you in advance.

Though...if you can win the lottery once you turn eighteen, that'd set you up tuition-wise
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

Re: High school  
  by: abujabal   on: September 25, at 2:18:10 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum

jmail wrote:What can a person do while in High School in order to become a stronger candidate Admission wise?
Besides good GPA, of course...
Thank you in advance.

Enjoy life and live your teenage years without worrying about law school
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

High school  
  by: jmail   on: September 25, at 1:19:57 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
What can a person do while in High School in order to become a stronger candidate Admission wise?
Besides good GPA, of course...
Thank you in advance.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282016

Incoming Banking Associates  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 25, at 12:57:49 am   in: Legal Employment
Similar to the other threads, any advices and/or recommendations?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=282015

Re: Critique my law school options list  
  by: studystudystudy   on: September 25, at 12:56:38 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
why don't you just do a course now and retake in Dec.?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282014

Critique my law school options list  
  by: ri.co   on: September 25, at 12:44:29 am   in: Law School Admissions Forum
URM, UC Berkeley, Rhetoric, 3.6, 155 and 155, CA resident, immigration paralegal/community activist/primary caretaker (out of school since summer 2015), want PI Immigration work, depending on PSLF program for debt. I know my LSAT isn't the best but I want to see what offers I get. If they aren't great I am open to taking some more years off from school and don't want to but might be open to retaki...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282014

Re: Fool-Proofing Reading Comprehension  
  by: butterfingerpancakes   on: September 25, at 12:11:09 am   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
As someone who was going -8/-10 on diagnostics and PTs and worked my way to -1 on the actual test (June 2016), this is what I would recommend: When you're reading the passage, try to get to a point where you read the whole thing in 1:15-1:30 with 50-60% comprehension. If the first question about the passage is a "Main point" question, leave it for last. When the questions direct you to ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281952

Re: Anyone who took or taking Testmaster's prep course?  
  by: SamuelJ.H   on: September 24, at 11:53:31 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Hey OP, I had the same questions and was also curious about your cold diagnostic, prep time and final score and whether you had any additional advice for prep.

many many thanks
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=276501

Re: Why you shouldn't take a testmasters LSAT course  
  by: SamuelJ.H   on: September 24, at 11:47:22 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I feel the need to interject here all the whilst conceding a few points OP makes. First, for anyone interested and this applies to OP: You should have done background info. on your instructor prior to undertaking the class. I have taken both the class and online course. I agree that for the online homework one is unable to annotate for SOME of the material (unless you get your own notebook and ann...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277957

Test Center - JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles ?  
  by: studystudystudy   on: September 24, at 11:33:04 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Apologize in advance if this is in the wrong area--

Has anyone ever tested here before and can shed some light on their experience? I can't seem to locate any reviews. Or maybe anyone who has taken the LSAT at a hotel before can chime in?

Thanks!!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=282013

Re: email signature for dual degree  
  by: kalvano   on: September 24, at 11:10:24 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Long emails signatures are terrible. Mine doesn’t even say “attorney.” Name, number, email, firm, all in two lines. Don’t put all that crap in your email as a student.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=282006

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: UVA2B   on: September 24, at 11:00:53 pm   in: Legal Employment
Every year this kind of thread happens, and every year it's unhelpful at best and unhealthy at worst. A biased sample of self-selecting braggarts with unverifiable, anonymous claims. Just... why? Very much agreed. So many folks just want to show off how good they were at getting hired at worst, or want to provide a context-less insight into how tough hiring can be for some at best. Hiring isn't a...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

Re: Personal Finance 101 for Young Lawyers  
  by: kalvano   on: September 24, at 11:00:05 pm   in: Legal Employment
Does anyone here use TD Ameritrade? Thinking about switching to them. I just opened an account there... I'm the wrong person to talk to though re: finances eta: what are you opening it for? it's (apparently) really great for long term investing but shitty for checking/everyday use. (overheard in the office - not sure if this is tcr) Investment accounts - looking for a new place to have my brokera...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=272809

Re: CDCal/NDCal Clerk Taking Questions  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 10:58:31 pm   in: Judicial Clerkships
is it true that certain clerkships on NDCal/CDCal are "less valuable" because of the reputation of the judge- I'm thinking here of Real, Wilson, Anderson? or would you recommend just blanketing both courts and not worrying about that? I practice in LA. Clerking for Real would be a net negative. Clerking for Anderson would raise some eyebrows, but it would probably still be a net positiv...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=280988

Re: Switching Firm + Practice + Region after First Year  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 10:57:58 pm   in: Legal Employment
Go clerk for a year. You'll take a bit of a salary hit but it's a clear indication of your serious intent to become a litigator, and you'll likely have an easier time finding an opening fresh out of a clerkship than otherwise. If clerking isn't an option, I would start reaching out to friends at NYC firms and gauging how busy their lit departments are, if they are looking for lateral candidates, ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281994

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 10:57:13 pm   in: Legal Employment
Every year this kind of thread happens, and every year it's unhelpful at best and unhealthy at worst. A biased sample of self-selecting braggarts with unverifiable, anonymous claims. Just... why? Very much agreed. So many folks just want to show off how good they were at getting hired at worst, or want to provide a context-less insight into how tough hiring can be for some at best. Hiring isn't a...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

Re: Has Quinn resumed its summer program this year?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 10:52:49 pm   in: Legal Employment
At my CCN the people who got hired at Quinn after 3L were by no means standouts academically. Some of them were top 1/3 if that after 1L. I don't think their hiring standards are particularly high-- I think they just have to pay money because of their reputation.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281934

Themis NY February 2018 Price  
  by: nada123   on: September 24, at 10:50:15 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Themis is advertising on its website, pay in full by October 1st to get the course for $1495. Is that the cheapest it'll get?

Anyone signed up yet? (Foreign lawyer here, need that early start).

Also, when do they send the books? Do they send it overseas?

Thanks guys
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=282012

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: cron1834   on: September 24, at 10:47:35 pm   in: Legal Employment
In agreement w/the last few posts.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

PS and DS Critique or Swap  
  by: kararivas   on: September 24, at 10:38:50 pm   in: Law School Personal Statements
Hello! I have my (almost) final draft of my personal essay done. I would love some critique from a stranger just to have an extra set of eyes to review. I wrote 2 DS and honestly cannot decide between which one to go with. I would like some advice on this. Willing to swap essays with anyone.

thanks
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=282010

Re: UC Davis Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)  
  by: andysimbi   on: September 24, at 10:38:45 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Checking in!

Most likely won't be able to visit, since I'm based in NYC, but it sounds like it'd be a great thing to mention in your Why Davis statement if you're able to do it.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=282008

Re: Bar exam hangout thread for people who will probably fail.  
  by: hockeyman969   on: September 24, at 10:37:58 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum

crumb cake wrote:
hockeyman969 wrote:
crumb cake wrote:MBE mean is over 141, up from last year.

Yup, my score increased from last year to this year. If I go to a score transfer bar jurisdiction...I am taking my higher autopass score from this year.

Can you see your MBE somewhere before the state releases results?

No unfortunately, I found my score cuz FL released on 9/18
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=280111

Re: UC Irvine c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)  
  by: andysimbi   on: September 24, at 10:37:12 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Hi all! Checking in! I applied a couple weeks ago. LSAC says transmitted. Never recieved an email letting me know i was complete with a status checker or any email for that matter. I called the school and they said they are "sorting though stuff" and to call back next week... i didnt give them my name or anything. I just asked in general. Anyone apply and recieve an email letting you kn...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=281984

Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: creed   on: September 24, at 10:21:10 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

ugatvandy wrote:Has anyone read "What Happened" by Hillary Clinton? Finally have time to read again and wondered if I should read that first? Also, any book suggestions in general?

it's time to find out whether TLS is lefty Twitter, liberal twitter or conservative twitter
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: email signature for dual degree  
  by: Kummel   on: September 24, at 10:18:47 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
First Last
email@XXXXXX.edu | Phone#
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=282006

Re: The Official December 2017 Study Group  
  by: littlewing67   on: September 24, at 10:17:38 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
10 weeks out, and I'm planning my study schedule now. I have basically already done every PT except for 3, but I haven't done all the material in PTS 1-38ish because I was doing them in the cambridge packets, and I never finished the packets, so there are new questions scattered in those tests for me. Think I am going to start with early PTs, and also review/refresh up on Trainer and Bibles. And I...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=279362

Re: CLASS OF 2020 MEDIANS (LSAT/GPA/CLASS SIZE)  
  by: emkay625   on: September 24, at 10:06:18 pm   in: Law School Admissions Forum
Where did the 168 for Northwestern that's in the spreadsheet come from?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=280617

Re: Need New LSAT Prep Tools? 8-10 pt Improvement  
  by: studystudystudy   on: September 24, at 10:02:49 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I actually used 7sage and then decided to take a Manhattan online course because I'm about the same as you for LR but worse for RC. Thus far, I love everything I've been using on Manhattan. They have tricks and bring forth insight to certain question types that 7sage did not. That being said, learned all I needed in terms of LG from 7sage. 7sage tutors are wonderful as well, and you don't need a ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281988

Re: Incoming capital markets associates  
  by: texas1100   on: September 24, at 9:59:15 pm   in: Legal Employment
Buy an ipad
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281975

Re: WUSTL Recent Grad (and others) Taking Questions  
  by: RareExports   on: September 24, at 9:53:34 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
For those of you who went to WUSTL with $$$$ over T14 schools with sticker (super splitters like me), do you regret your choice? How hard is it to leave St Louis and move to NYC/DC PI? Wash U students regularly do NYC/DC PI (and non-PI) work, but it's not guaranteed. You'll need some sort of narrative/explanation for why you chose to go to law school in the midwest but want to work in NYC/DC and ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=130775

Re: UC Davis Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)  
  by: urmlaw17   on: September 24, at 9:51:32 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Is anyone visiting the campus soon? I would like to visit and mention it in my Why Davis statement.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=282008

UC Davis Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)  
  by: urmlaw17   on: September 24, at 9:51:10 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Hello,

Starting a UC Davis Law Thread! Good Luck!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=282008

Re: TLS c/o 2021 Applicants Thread  
  by: urmlaw17   on: September 24, at 9:49:26 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Thank you everyone who was able to answer my questions about my resume. I have decided to keep it at 1 page by cutting from my job descriptions and listing my college activities.


On another note,What do you think about those who say there are too many lawyers in the US?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=279406

Re: Bar exam hangout thread for people who will probably fail.  
  by: CardozoLaw09   on: September 24, at 9:38:05 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum

crumb cake wrote:
hockeyman969 wrote:
crumb cake wrote:MBE mean is over 141, up from last year.

Yup, my score increased from last year to this year. If I go to a score transfer bar jurisdiction...I am taking my higher autopass score from this year.

Can you see your MBE somewhere before the state releases results?

lol no
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Re: NY Bar Exam Application  
  by: nybar2017   on: September 24, at 9:37:57 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
I'm trying to get my affidavits together now so that if I pass, I'll be able to submit my paperwork immediately. It takes so long for NY to review everyone's paperwork that I just want to get everything in ASAP. I'm 1st Department so I can't submit any of the stuff before we get our results though. I started sending out my affidavits as they get returned to me, but what about the school certifica...
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Re: Starting law school with a baby  
  by: WinterComing   on: September 24, at 9:33:46 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
I started at YLS with a young child. Happy to talk more by PM, but the bottom line is that if you're a parent going to law school, this is a decent place to do it. There is a daycare in the law school building that is super convenient and quite good (but also expensive). You don't have grades the first semester, so the transition to balancing law school and family is maybe a little easier. And you...
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Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 9:29:48 pm   in: Legal Employment
Who in the world would want 11-15 offers? You can only keep 5 if you follow NALP. As soon as I got my first offer I cancelled callbacks and screeners with every firm I liked less than that one. So I ended up only doing 3 callbacks and had 2 offers, but that was one more offer than I needed. Some major ego stroking going on here. How many offers you have is the most irrelevant of possible things yo...
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Re: Has Quinn resumed its summer program this year?  
  by: lawyersHATEhim   on: September 24, at 9:27:51 pm   in: Legal Employment

Anonymous User wrote:
lawyersHATEhim wrote:Got an email ding for a SA, but it encouraged me to apply as a 3L and they would keep my resume on file. Is this a standard ding that goes to everyone, or did they really mean it?

I didn't get one FWIW. Do you mind sharing approx. stats?

T20. Top 10%. Secondary Journal. k-jd
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Can someone please critique my final draft?  
  by: butterfingerpancakes   on: September 24, at 9:26:28 pm   in: Law School Personal Statements
I'd greatly appreciate if anyone can offer some constructive criticism for my PS.
I'd PM you.
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Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: UVA2B   on: September 24, at 9:15:59 pm   in: Legal Employment
Every year this kind of thread happens, and every year it's unhelpful at best and unhealthy at worst. A biased sample of self-selecting braggarts with unverifiable, anonymous claims. Just... why? Very much agreed. So many folks just want to show off how good they were at getting hired at worst, or want to provide a context-less insight into how tough hiring can be for some at best. Hiring isn't a...
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Re: Has Quinn resumed its summer program this year?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 9:08:52 pm   in: Legal Employment

lawyersHATEhim wrote:Got an email ding for a SA, but it encouraged me to apply as a 3L and they would keep my resume on file. Is this a standard ding that goes to everyone, or did they really mean it?

I didn't get one FWIW. Do you mind sharing approx. stats?
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Re: Include Deal Sheet When Not Requested?  
  by: BlueParrot   on: September 24, at 8:56:19 pm   in: Legal Employment
It's standard to include your deal sheet regardless of whether it's specifically requested.
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Re: NY Bar Exam Application  
  by: lolabear727   on: September 24, at 8:55:18 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Has anyone had experience with transferring their UBE score from another jurisdiction to New York? About how long was the process? I'm thinking about taking the test in another jurisdiction and then transferring to New York because they just take so long to grade their exams. Thoughts?
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Re: Starting law school with a baby  
  by: nuggetls   on: September 24, at 8:55:01 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
I'm expecting next March and planning on starting law school Fall 2018 with a 5 month old. This post isn't to ask for advice whether or not this is a terrible idea (my husband and I are very committed to making this work), but I'd love to hear from any of you who are parents to young kids - especially if you are the mom - what your experience has been like. I'd also love insight on any T14 school...
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Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: Jack_Kelly   on: September 24, at 8:53:25 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I have not read the book. I have, however, read Sam Kriss's takes on portions of it, which I found hilarious/great.

https://twitter.com/sam_kriss/status/909105862848983040
(there is also a full review)
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=281771

Re: Tax Interview Program (TIP) 2017  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 8:50:54 pm   in: Legal Employment
For those of you with an offer or rejection from EY did they call or email you? A recruiter emailed me and asked me if I had time to talk and I'm not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing. It's been over a week since my callback. Are you tax LLM or JD? Im a JD looking to enter a Big 4 now so they can pay for my LLM what is the timeline from application to a screener? I applied two weeks ago ...
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Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Hikikomorist   on: September 24, at 8:50:04 pm   in: Legal Employment
MVPD, top 15%, law review, bid DC and another market (think Chicago, Atlanta, Philly, Boston). Several years (4+) of non-legal work experience. 27 screeners. 24 callbacks offered. 12 callbacks attended. 11 offers. Every year this kind of thread happens, and every year it's unhelpful at best and unhealthy at worst. A biased sample of self-selecting braggarts with unverifiable, anonymous claims. Ju...
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Re: Starting law school with a baby  
  by: nuggetls   on: September 24, at 8:49:32 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Northwestern is by far going to be the T14 with the oldest and most professional student population. 90% have 1+ years of work experience, 70% have 2+ years, and 50% have 3+ years of work experience. Several of my classmates in just my 60 person section are married and have kids. When you combine all four sections, I would imagine the number of parent/married law students make up a nice little gr...
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Re: Starting law school with a baby  
  by: nuggetls   on: September 24, at 8:48:17 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
GULC has childcare options too and my class had plenty of somewhat older students (I went from zero to 3 kids during law school). But, like, go to a better school than Georgetown Yikes. Your wife is a superhero. We are thinking about having #2 sometime during my 2nd or 3rd year, but I suppose you can only plan so much. Haha - to your last point, I did my undergrad at Georgetown many years ago. I ...
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Re: Need New LSAT Prep Tools? 8-10 pt Improvement  
  by: ksparkley   on: September 24, at 8:47:50 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I actually used 7sage and then decided to take a Manhattan online course because I'm about the same as you for LR but worse for RC. Thus far, I love everything I've been using on Manhattan. They have tricks and bring forth insight to certain question types that 7sage did not. That being said, learned all I needed in terms of LG from 7sage. 7sage tutors are wonderful as well, and you don't need a ...
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Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 8:44:56 pm   in: Legal Employment
Top 30% CCN
29 screeners, 6 CB, 3 offers

I'm not a great interview and did a lot of screeners that were out of reach based on grades/no law review.
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Re: Need New LSAT Prep Tools? 8-10 pt Improvement  
  by: ksparkley   on: September 24, at 8:44:31 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Hey TLS people, I am current lurker of the TLS for a couple of months now and I thought I'd post on here for some advice about LSAT Prep tools. So currently, I am set to take the December 2017 LSAT and I need to improve my score about 8-10 more points. When I first took a LSAT preptest without a course, I got a 145 (horrific, I know). However, I managed to increase it to a 158-162 after 3 months ...
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Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: cron1834   on: September 24, at 8:42:23 pm   in: Legal Employment
MVPD, top 15%, law review, bid DC and another market (think Chicago, Atlanta, Philly, Boston). Several years (4+) of non-legal work experience. 27 screeners. 24 callbacks offered. 12 callbacks attended. 11 offers. Every year this kind of thread happens, and every year it's unhelpful at best and unhealthy at worst. A biased sample of self-selecting braggarts with unverifiable, anonymous claims. Ju...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=281993

Re: Dive-bombing for Judges, September 2017 Waiter's Thread  
  by: NeverOrNow   on: September 24, at 8:42:15 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Has anyone read "What Happened" by Hillary Clinton? Finally have time to read again and wondered if I should read that first? Also, any book suggestions in general? I have it on Kindle and the Audible. I will read it but when I started it last week it was just too depressing. I need to find something a little lighter before I dive in. My entire To Read list is sort of depressing right n...
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Re: The Official December 2017 Study Group  
  by: ksparkley   on: September 24, at 8:41:18 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Hey study buddies, I was about to take the september test, but I felt failure in my bones so I decided to postpone. December will be my first time taking. Have any of your guys used Manhattan or LSAT trainer bec I'm low-key struggling with LR weaken, strengthen & assumption Q's. Currently, I managed to increase my score to a 158-162 from a 145 after 3 months of studying and I usually get -12-...
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Re: Georgetown University Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017/2018)  
  by: NavyNuke   on: September 24, at 8:39:42 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Signed up for a group interview, but there was a scheduling conflict and they cancelled the session. Took leave from work to be able to be in DC for the interview. Oh well guess I will just go up and do a self guided tour of the school.

I don't think I will be able to make another interview session though. Hope it doesn't hurt my chances.
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Re: Worth applying/attending USC/UCLA with 3.72/17x?  
  by: Rigo   on: September 24, at 8:39:14 pm   in: Law School Admissions Forum
It'd be nuts not to at least apply.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=282005

Re: OCI Screener - CB - Offer rate?  
  by: Anonymous User   on: September 24, at 8:37:00 pm   in: Legal Employment
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Re: BarBri online vs on site?  
  by: ndbigdave   on: September 24, at 8:36:08 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
To echo what was mentioned above, I chose Barbri on site because I knew myself. I dunno if I passed or not and still have my doubts. That said, I knew that if I did something where I could just sit at home and do it on my own time, it wouldn't get done. Having somewhere to go, where my friends could keep me accountable when I didn't show up to sit through the video or live-streamed lectures was h...
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