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Applying to Law School => Law School Admissions => Topic started by: Lampshade Punk on April 02, 2007, 10:09:26 PM

Title: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on April 02, 2007, 10:09:26 PM
and do something stupid.  you are only in high school; get a grip!
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: jeffrey on April 30, 2007, 08:17:26 PM
Actually, when I spoke to several attorneys who work at a pretigious law firm in New York, thay all pretty much said the same thing to me, however not one of them knew they wanted to becoe a lawyer-which explains the bio and other majors- however when speaking to one of the public defenders here in fl, she understood how I  felt an how she interned her senior year of h.s at the Da's office; thus its natural to think about future aspirations and even stress about them when you certainly know that something like a legal carrer is in your future.

so how bout u get a grip ;)
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on April 30, 2007, 09:28:02 PM
Actually, when I spoke to several attorneys who work at a pretigious law firm in New York, thay all pretty much said the same thing to me, however not one of them knew they wanted to becoe a lawyer-which explains the bio and other majors- however when speaking to one of the public defenders here in fl, she understood how I  felt an how she interned her senior year of h.s at the Da's office; thus its natural to think about future aspirations and even stress about them when you certainly know that something like a legal carrer is in your future.

so how bout u get a grip ;)

you're the kinda people that make me not like your kinda people. 
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Thistle on April 30, 2007, 09:30:36 PM
thank goodness he spoke to attorneys in a *prestigious* law firm.  god forbid he get advice from a plebian firm filled with cooley grads
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on April 30, 2007, 09:34:40 PM
thank goodness he spoke to attorneys in a *prestigious* law firm.  god forbid he get advice from a plebian firm filled with cooley grads

he is way above that.  come on, he is 14 years old and already in for a Jones Day partnership.  He's way above us little guys who actually shave, have been college, and taken the LSAT.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Thistle on April 30, 2007, 09:53:19 PM
jesus, what a life.  when i was 14 all i wanted to do was get high and get into my girlfriend's pants.


hmmm.  come to think of it, thats all i want to do now.

damned adulthood
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on April 30, 2007, 10:11:44 PM
jesus, what a life.  when i was 14 all i wanted to do was get high and get into my girlfriend's pants.


hmmm.  come to think of it, thats all i want to do now.

damned adulthood

HAHAHA. heard.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: monserrat on May 01, 2007, 11:37:03 AM
jesus, what a life.  when i was 14 all i wanted to do was get high and get into my girlfriend's pants.


hmmm.  come to think of it, thats all i want to do now.

damned adulthood

rev has a girlfriend??  monserrat's sad :-\
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Booyakasha2 on May 01, 2007, 11:52:33 AM
I agree.  I regret not hooking up with more girls in HS.  Take advantage of this....you will not be able to later in life - without going to jail.

Now im just stuck wit me julie.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Booyakasha2 on May 01, 2007, 11:54:22 AM
Actually, when I spoke to several attorneys who work at a pretigious law firm in New York, thay all pretty much said the same thing to me, however not one of them knew they wanted to becoe a lawyer-which explains the bio and other majors- however when speaking to one of the public defenders here in fl, she understood how I  felt an how she interned her senior year of h.s at the Da's office; thus its natural to think about future aspirations and even stress about them when you certainly know that something like a legal carrer is in your future.

so how bout u get a grip ;)

The makings of a gunner.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Captain on May 01, 2007, 12:08:25 PM
and do something stupid.  you are only in high school; get a grip!

I agree. Read the Bio's of some of the richest Mofo's out there... NONE of them had any sort of plan for their future.

Warren Buffet wanted to be an economics professor. I think that was as close as they get.

Richard Branson had no clue. Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard -- hardly a plan.

My point is: If you want to be successful -- have a good time and STRIVE to do what you love.

And for the love of god, lighten up. You are in highschool. Pilfer some beer from your dad and get wasted.

I agree.  I regret not hooking up with more girls in HS.  Take advantage of this....you will not be able to later in life - without going to jail.

Now im just stuck wit me julie.

SRSLY. The day that freshman chicks became jailbait was a SAAD SAAD day for the Captain.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Captain on May 01, 2007, 12:24:03 PM
and do something stupid.  you are only in high school; get a grip!

I agree. Read the Bio's of some of the richest Mofo's out there... NONE of them had any sort of plan for their future.

A rich MoFo, for example:

http://www.mofo.com/attorneys/439/summary.html

Meh. I've seen richer...

The fact is: being a lawyer really isn't the best way to get filthy-rich. Bill Gates (hell, Steve "Disney" Jobs) make more money in a day than most BIGLAW partners are making in a year.

Is there anything wrong with being a lawyer? No, but if it is your childhood dream? You're almost as bad as the kid who YEARNS to be an accountant.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Thistle on May 01, 2007, 01:46:55 PM
jesus, what a life.  when i was 14 all i wanted to do was get high and get into my girlfriend's pants.


hmmm.  come to think of it, thats all i want to do now.

damned adulthood

rev has a girlfriend??  monserrat's sad :-\



no.  but if i had one, guaranteed i'd want to get in her pants.   

Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on May 01, 2007, 07:03:47 PM
jesus, what a life.  when i was 14 all i wanted to do was get high and get into my girlfriend's pants.


hmmm.  come to think of it, thats all i want to do now.

damned adulthood

its those milfs man.  its hard to pull the trigger!
rev has a girlfriend??  monserrat's sad :-\



no.  but if i had one, guaranteed i'd want to get in her pants.   


Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Sell Out on May 01, 2007, 11:30:07 PM
To all HS students who post here:
You have 4 years of college ahead of you.  Enjoy the aformentioned 4 years and do reasonably well in your chosen major(s).  Study for the LSAT (if you still want to go to LS) and apply. 
Right now you should be:
1. Thinking of prom/homecoming.
2. Closely watching the every move of Paris Hilton (or whatever pop culture icon is on TRL at the moment).
3. Feeling very deeply about something in an adolescent appropriate mood swing.
4. Fighting "The Man" without really knowing what that means.
5. Writing crappy poetry and complaining about how no one understands you.

In other words, be normal.  Obsessing about what may or may not transpire in four to five years will only drive you nuts.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on May 02, 2007, 07:03:34 AM
To all HS students who post here:
You have 4 years of college ahead of you.  Enjoy the aformentioned 4 years and do reasonably well in your chosen major(s).  Study for the LSAT (if you still want to go to LS) and apply. 
Right now you should be:
1. Thinking of prom/homecoming.
2. Closely watching the every move of Paris Hilton (or whatever pop culture icon is on TRL at the moment).
3. Feeling very deeply about something in an adolescent appropriate mood swing.
4. Fighting "The Man" without really knowing what that means.
5. Writing crappy poetry and complaining about how no one understands you.

In other words, be normal.  Obsessing about what may or may not transpire in four to five years will only drive you nuts.

seconded.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: skeeball on May 02, 2007, 07:10:25 AM
Just try to stay out of trouble if possible.

Life's easier when you don't have to explain your DUI/minor in possession/arrest for shoplifiting on your applications.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: road on May 02, 2007, 08:04:38 AM
I was going to say, "Stop picking on the poor high school kid." but then I read this post:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,82353.msg2195276.html#msg2195276


carry on...
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Thistle on May 02, 2007, 08:17:45 AM
I was going to say, "Stop picking on the poor high school kid." but then I read this post:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,82353.msg2195276.html#msg2195276


carry on...



hopefully he'll take a writing class or two.....
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on May 02, 2007, 05:24:28 PM
I was going to say, "Stop picking on the poor high school kid." but then I read this post:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,82353.msg2195276.html#msg2195276


carry on...



hopefully he'll take a writing class or two.....

I hear you.  When I was a kid, they taught us the basic structure of a sentence and how periods were part of that structure. 
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Every Guy on May 02, 2007, 05:25:46 PM
I was going to say, "Stop picking on the poor high school kid." but then I read this post:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,82353.msg2195276.html#msg2195276


carry on...



hopefully he'll take a writing class or two.....

EPIC SIG!

High schoolers on LSD: GET LIVES!
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: jeffrey on May 05, 2007, 11:26:10 PM
Wow.  Your entire answer is a poorly written run-on sentance.  That's horrific.  It took me 4 tries to read through it and figure out what you meant between the spelling errors, lack of capitalization, and misuse of grammar.  One or two errors is pretty common on a message board, but your answer is just over the top.  You can stress all you want right now about getting into law school, but quite frankly, I doubt you'll get into one with your current writing ability.  Your time would be better spent taking a few writing courses and worrying about things other than law school.

lol. thats actually pretty funny, since i'm planning on doing that.aww ya'll so nice, I really do appreciate how yall heloing me
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Lampshade Punk on May 06, 2007, 06:31:28 PM
Wow.  Your entire answer is a poorly written run-on sentance.  That's horrific.  It took me 4 tries to read through it and figure out what you meant between the spelling errors, lack of capitalization, and misuse of grammar.  One or two errors is pretty common on a message board, but your answer is just over the top.  You can stress all you want right now about getting into law school, but quite frankly, I doubt you'll get into one with your current writing ability.  Your time would be better spent taking a few writing courses and worrying about things other than law school.

lol. thats actually pretty funny, since i'm planning on doing that.aww ya'll so nice, I really do appreciate how yall heloing me

look, we're just trying to help you out here.  adulthood is no fun, so enjoy being a kid while you can.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Sell Out on May 06, 2007, 11:41:34 PM
Wow.  Your entire answer is a poorly written run-on sentance.  That's horrific.  It took me 4 tries to read through it and figure out what you meant between the spelling errors, lack of capitalization, and misuse of grammar.  One or two errors is pretty common on a message board, but your answer is just over the top.  You can stress all you want right now about getting into law school, but quite frankly, I doubt you'll get into one with your current writing ability.  Your time would be better spent taking a few writing courses and worrying about things other than law school.

lol. thats actually pretty funny, since i'm planning on doing that.aww ya'll so nice, I really do appreciate how yall heloing me

look, we're just trying to help you out here.  adulthood is no fun, so enjoy being a kid while you can.
TITCR
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: The Pookie on May 12, 2007, 11:46:09 AM
agreed, aduthood is soooo overrated.

responsiblity sucks most of the time.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Thistle on May 12, 2007, 11:50:49 AM
agreed, aduthood is soooo overrated.

responsiblity sucks most of the time.


i've been avoiding it for 47 years.


original lost boy
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: bamf on May 12, 2007, 11:53:39 AM
um, the plain and simple fact is that if you are in high school and don't have a study plan for all four years of college planned out, and you haven't spoken with multiple deans of admissions at law schools to plan your admissions strategy, you are totally screwed.  I'll bet you haven't even decided which V20 firms you'd like to work for.  Enjoy cooley, slacker.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Smokey on May 15, 2007, 04:57:55 AM
Dude just get into college and once you go there make sure your GPA is as high as possible.  That's all you can do now, and is the most important thing.
Title: Re: Stop thinking about your future...
Post by: Captain on May 15, 2007, 05:19:45 AM
Dude just get into college and once you go there make sure your GPA is as high as possible.  That's all you can do now, and is the most important thing.

Also, drink beers and act like an idiot.

The kid who didn't like college REALLY won't like Law School, and will HATE his BIGLAW job.