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Incoming 1Ls / Laptop
« on: July 27, 2007, 03:04:50 PM »
Does anyone have any suggestions for a affordable but reliable laptop. I'm starting at BLS and they recommend a think pad and the price range is $1200 and up I willing to dish out the cash but if I could find something that will do the job for a cheaper price why not save the money? Any suggestions are welcomed.


Incoming 1Ls / Roommate Search
« on: July 02, 2007, 12:23:15 PM »

Thanks... no longer needed

Financial Aid / NYS Regents Professional Oppurtunity Schorlarship
« on: July 02, 2007, 11:37:56 AM »
I was just wondering if anyone had any information about how the scholarship amount is calculated. I received a notice advising me of my award but the amounts range between $1000-5000 the department of ed was pretty vague about how the actual figure is determined. 

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 17, 2007, 06:18:45 PM »
Supposedly the status checker let's you know if your in review and even if it goes into a second review. I'm not sure if it gives a decision, but mines is still at complete even though the admission office told me my app was in review.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 17, 2007, 07:37:24 AM »

Hrm, I found Fordham quite fast (and from LSN, I see I'm not the only one). I had <1 month turnaround time from complete to decision

The other schools are the one taking forever and giving me 6-8 weeks... gah. I wake up everyday saying "OK, today I HAVE to get something" and then realize that it could be weeks before the next one rolls in   :(

Well maybe Fordham doesn't want me...  :( I figured I have a good shot with them based on LSN my numbers seemed on target (162/3.3/URM) but who knows just shoot me now  :'( My girlfriend got in last cycle with a 154/3.5. The status checker gets updated like every two weeks.... I hate this process.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 14, 2007, 05:49:58 PM »
I haven't heard not a peep from any other schools. And I'm having daily panic attacks. I spoke with Cardozo and they said I should hear back by Mar 15th. Brooklyn keeps sending me shyt everything but an acceptance.

Fordham is notoriously slow a girlfriend of mine said their admissions process is dreadful.I spoke with an admission counselor today and even though they had my app since 12/21 she told me I would have an answer 6-8 weeks from the second week of FEB I mean WTF??

NYU and CLS haven't rejected me yet so heres hoping. 

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Anyone bringing pets?
« on: February 10, 2007, 09:49:27 AM »
This is a great thread  :D

I already live in NYC (brooklyn)  and I plan on staying here throughout law school. I'll be studio hunting sometime in May/June cause I'm pretty sure I don't want a roomate. Anyhow I was thinking of getting another dog to keep my baby girl company ... she is terribly  spoiled and I'm afraid she'll be alone too much. She's no maintinence at all, 3 lbs fully paper trained lapdog thats's not a barker. I'm afraid a second pup will be more hassel than relief especially because I've always wanted a bigger more active pup. Any thoughts from the multi dog/pet owners.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 04, 2007, 06:27:16 AM »

by the way you're about to get a hofstra t-shirt!  i decided not to attend hofstra but i still rock the t-shirt just b/c it was free... if you get as excited as me when it comes to free t-shirts, this is gonna be a big deal  :D :D

Thank You

I'm so hyped about the t-shirt just because I'm corny that way...I know I'll probably not end up at Hofstra but I'll  still wear the t-shirt too ;D

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 04, 2007, 06:23:02 AM »
Congrats! I got my acceptance email yesterday from Hofstra.

Are you still waiting on other schools?

Thank You...Yeah I'm still waiting on every other school I applied to, Fordham, Brooklyn,Cardozo, NYU...

I never received an email though. I just got a USP priority mail package with a Tee Shirt rolled up in an acceptance ribbon.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: My first acceptance (Hofstra)
« on: February 02, 2007, 06:17:51 PM »
Thank You  ;)

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