St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by law2016 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:36 am

Yeah, I'm sure the stips are meant to promote competition. However, I would be willing to bet that the 10% that loses it probably doesn't work as hard as the other 40%. I guess my point is, how much of it is their fault if you find yourself outside of that bracket? I know law school is supposed to be hard and unpredictable going in, but isn't it ultimately a matter of how well YOU adapt to it? Also-- I don't think a connection exists between stipulation and employment in SJU's case. Has anyone seen the 2011 ABA employment stats? They're extremely comparable with BLS and Cardozo and those schools both have much more relaxed stips. Sorry if I'm running this subject into the gorund, just trying to make my decision as objectively as possible.[/quote]



As far as job prospects, how comparable are SJU and BLS? Does BLS have any real edge when it comes down to it?

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by mehh » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:17 pm

Just withdrew with a full-ride. Good luck everyone!

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Post by Ms. B » Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:38 pm

law2016 wrote:Yeah, I'm sure the stips are meant to promote competition. However, I would be willing to bet that the 10% that loses it probably doesn't work as hard as the other 40%. I guess my point is, how much of it is their fault if you find yourself outside of that bracket? I know law school is supposed to be hard and unpredictable going in, but isn't it ultimately a matter of how well YOU adapt to it? Also-- I don't think a connection exists between stipulation and employment in SJU's case. Has anyone seen the 2011 ABA employment stats? They're extremely comparable with BLS and Cardozo and those schools both have much more relaxed stips. Sorry if I'm running this subject into the gorund, just trying to make my decision as objectively as possible.


As far as job prospects, how comparable are SJU and BLS? Does BLS have any real edge when it comes down to it?[/quote]

For 2011, It doesn't seem like it to me unless there's something I'm missing. According to LST, Brooklyn has an employment score of 47% while St. Johns is about 46.something%. Also seems to break down pretty similarly in the ABA employment stats.

Also-- Anyone else attempting to ask for an extension? April 1 is pretty much here and I don't feel like I am anywhere close to making a decision! It also seems a little sheisty(sp?) on their part to request a $750 non refundable seat deposit since its more than double what other schools are asking for...has that crossed anyone else's mind or am I just cheap? haha

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Post by SoJerz13 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:30 pm

Withdrew yesterday with 20k per year. Hopefully that frees up some money for you guys!

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Post by amf728 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:54 am

withdrew full scholarship. good luck!

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Post by Vpassarelli » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:33 pm

Anyone else commuting from Long Island?

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Post by pwnyc127 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:03 pm

I was in with a fully scholarship-- withdrew today due to 40% stipulation and better offers from other schools. Hope this opens up some money for all of you.

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by woddlard » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:05 pm

Submitted my deposit! I'm hoping the school or someone starts up a facebook group soon for people who plan to attend in the fall

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Post by sesame » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:10 pm

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Post by jme91 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:32 pm

Vpassarelli wrote:Anyone else commuting from Long Island?

I am!

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by jme91 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:33 pm

submitted my deposit, and got a scholarship increase today. I am still waiting on two more schools, but I am more than likely going to St. John's (my chances aren't looking good for the other schools)

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Post by woddlard » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:58 pm

jme91 wrote:
Vpassarelli wrote:Anyone else commuting from Long Island?

I am!
I'm from Long Island, but I'll most likely be moving into Queens to avoid the daily commute

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by Vpassarelli » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:39 am

woddlard wrote:
jme91 wrote:
Vpassarelli wrote:Anyone else commuting from Long Island?

I am!
I'm from Long Island, but I'll most likely be moving into Queens to avoid the daily commute
True the commute isn't great, but the school id right off the LIE. Also, I don't think I'd be able to afford the rent in Queens lol. I would love to be there though.

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Post by FromDCtoWhere » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:45 pm

Just withdrew (full-ride), best of luck to all the applicants still waiting on a decision!

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by j_shaw » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:22 pm

woddlard wrote:Submitted my deposit! I'm hoping the school or someone starts up a facebook group soon for people who plan to attend in the fall
Also submitted my deposit! I want to start researching living arrangements soon, but they haven't started circulating a list of people looking yet.

Was the deposit deadline March 5th for everyone or was that scholarship students only?

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Post by letmein14 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:58 pm

Has anyone thought about the DePaul Townhouses?

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by jack5on » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:34 am

j_shaw wrote:
woddlard wrote:Submitted my deposit! I'm hoping the school or someone starts up a facebook group soon for people who plan to attend in the fall
Also submitted my deposit! I want to start researching living arrangements soon, but they haven't started circulating a list of people looking yet.

Was the deposit deadline March 5th for everyone or was that scholarship students only?
It was neither for everyone nor for scholarship students only

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by j_shaw » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:07 pm

jack5on wrote:
j_shaw wrote:
woddlard wrote:Submitted my deposit! I'm hoping the school or someone starts up a facebook group soon for people who plan to attend in the fall
Also submitted my deposit! I want to start researching living arrangements soon, but they haven't started circulating a list of people looking yet.

Was the deposit deadline March 5th for everyone or was that scholarship students only?
It was neither for everyone nor for scholarship students only

Oh ok, thanks! I wasn't sure if they broke it up based on the type of scholarship offered or something along those lines so that they could redistribute money.

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by jack5on » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:37 am

mehh wrote:Just withdrew with a full-ride. Good luck everyone!
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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by LionelHutzJD » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:11 pm

I live right down the block from St Johns if anyone has any questions. Commuting will suck in the morning pretty much in any direction you come from. You will sit in traffic, it's NYC.

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by cnk » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:38 pm

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by going2lawschool » Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:24 pm

Hey are you waitlisters planning to write a LOCI? I'm also waitlisted....has anyone gotten accepted off the waitlist?

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Re: St. John's U c/o 2016 (2012-2013)

Post by mike09 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:16 pm

Hey guys. going to st johns and living in the depaul apartments. join the facebook group too guys!
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