LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS = DATING

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LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS = DATING

Post by narfkarta » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:40 pm

IS it just me or does this whole process seem like dating?

You're a number, you target schools "in your range"...but you play the field, hit on as many schools as possible to increase your odds of acceptance...

you'll be rejected sometimes, but don't take it too personally, there's plenty of schools out there and one day you'll find the one who appreciates you for who you are...

you had a crush on that one top-ranked school since puberty hit, been fantasizing about her every day, but most crushes don't come true so easily...

before making the decision the school has to take everything in account (or so they say), not just your numbers but your statement and resume etc, try to get a feel of the person as a whole...

there's always that random guy that somehow scored a school way out of his league...

sometimes a school protects itself from getting hurt by rejecting you even though technically you're too good for her...she just doesn't want to go through the pain of you leading her on and then rejecting her in a few weeks when the hotter law school offers itself to you.

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Post by sullidop » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:46 pm

Wow, never thought of it that way but you're totally on the money.

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Post by pineapples » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:50 pm

And they each have their own method for letting you know whether or not they're into you... email/phone/snail mail. Some status checkers are easier to read than others - some give you warning. Others, none at all.

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Post by narfkarta » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:56 pm

You dont want to come on too hard and seem like desperate or anything, schools like the guy who has options...

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Post by narfkarta » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:01 pm

im bumping this cuz no way in hell im letting posts about "unlv" or "what do you think my chances are with a 141?" get ahead of this...

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Post by liangjun » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:04 pm

Fee waivers from the real flirty ones, sometimes meaning you have a great chance other times meaning you're just getting teased...

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Post by midrangejumper » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:06 pm

i got a fee waiver and then rejected. what a tease!!

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Post by rvill7 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:07 pm

I hate all the games and the teasing!

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Post by Bucky83 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:09 pm

narfkarta wrote:im bumping this cuz no way in hell im letting posts about "unlv" or "what do you think my chances are with a 141?" get ahead of this...
it's not that cool

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Post by narfkarta » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:10 pm

Yeah I got teased by a fee waiver or two in my day, led me on, offered me the world...only to crush me at the end...

That's right...the most important similarity is the sheer unpredictability and long periods of time with no closure...im sitting here wondering where i am going to be in the next 6 months, i have no clue!

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Post by dalilama » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:16 pm

Bucky83 wrote:
narfkarta wrote:im bumping this cuz no way in hell im letting posts about "unlv" or "what do you think my chances are with a 141?" get ahead of this...
it's not that cool
Totally disagree.. it really is that cool.

I've noticed I hate the girls(schools?) that don't answer quick enough. "What the $%^& are you thinking about? I should be the one thinking, your T2 and I'd have no BIGLAW prospectsa with you.. And the last guy you dated was a loser.. Whatever bitch.

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Post by Bernie51 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:18 pm

dalilama wrote:
Bucky83 wrote:
narfkarta wrote:im bumping this cuz no way in hell im letting posts about "unlv" or "what do you think my chances are with a 141?" get ahead of this...
it's not that cool
Totally disagree.. it really is that cool.

I've noticed I hate the girls(schools?) that don't answer quick enough. "What the $%^& are you thinking about? I should be the one thinking, your T2 and I'd have no BIGLAW prospectsa with you.. And the last guy you dated was a loser.. Whatever bitch.

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Post by texaslawyer » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:18 pm

It is a dating porcess, yes indeed.

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Post by sentinal5656 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:21 pm

interesting thread, haha

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Post by anewaphorist » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:22 pm

Sometimes they'll ask for a grade request when you're far above their GPA 75th percentile. I hate mixed signals!

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Post by Rocky Estoppel » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:24 pm

Sometimes you expect money (scholarship) in exchange for your services but instead they just fuck you and give you nothing.

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Post by Rocketman11 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:25 pm

I suppose if I didn't date much, and was dehydrated, i'd make this comparison sure

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Post by bigben » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:31 pm

this thread is a really bad knock off of the always in love thread

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Post by treple » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:33 pm

Meh. I enjoy this thread. Keep it alive.

Sometimes you'll get with much hotter chicks, but you're still upset about the uglier one that rejected you.
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Post by dapoetic1 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:34 pm

pineapples wrote:And they each have their own method for letting you know whether or not they're into you... email/phone/snail mail. Some status checkers are easier to read than others - some give you warning. Others, none at all.

God...I dread the day when a school send a text message saying "We're just not that in to you!"

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Post by Rocky Estoppel » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:36 pm

Sometimes you just don't see what is soooo appealing about the one your friends think is soooo hot.

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Post by narfkarta » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:39 pm

kak23 wrote:Sometimes you just don't see what is soooo appealing about the one your friends think is soooo hot.
YEah and then after a while you start to like it too...thats exactly what happened with my and Georgetown. i didnt have much interest in it until my friend starting ranting about how he loved it so much and wanted to go and it was his dream school...eventually i did too...same with girls, sometimes you feel obligated to like certain girls cuz other guys do

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Post by TheJackson6 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:40 pm

bigben wrote:this thread is a really bad knock off of the always in love thread
That deserves being brought back for all to enjoy:
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... ys+in+love

I remember I randomly found that doing a forum search and spent the next 20 min. laughing.

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Post by JackieTreehorn » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:40 pm

$75 doesn't always get you in

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Post by raej » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:42 pm

It is?
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