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Visits, Admit Days, and Open Houses / Re: Visit to Willamette
« on: March 06, 2006, 03:11:56 PM »
This is a warning from a current WU undergrad. (Going someplace else for law school.)

Salem is a dump, hands down the worst city in Oregon. Cheap, but sketchy as all get out. The bars are lame except for a few McMinnamin's, food options are limited, outdoor options are weak. Far away from skiing , climbing, and lots of petty crime. Serious meth and/or homeless, transient problem. Go to L & C, portland is much better. Don't be fooled by the pretty campus. I've put 20,000 miles a year on my car escape this place on the weekends.

exact same situation. my numbers just a touch higher, but i haven't heard either... so maybe they just haven't called us west coast kids yet. wish they'd send an email.

good luck!!

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In At Chicago
« on: February 22, 2006, 03:20:40 PM »
i need a cell phone...

that's what i get for being a technophobe.


Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In At Chicago
« on: February 22, 2006, 03:10:20 PM »
How are people hearing? phone call, letter, email?

does chicago even send email?
gah, now i'm nervous...

Choosing the Right Law School / Berkely v. Chicago
« on: February 14, 2006, 12:49:27 PM »
Any thoughts on which would be a better pick?
Interested in jurisprudence, comparative, and international law; private sector initially, but maybe academia or gov't later.
Straight out of college; pretty outdoorsy.

Both berekly and chicago seem great, with the later maybe being a touch more academic,
but boalt seems like it has an amazing quality of life.

Any thoughts?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: Time to get worried?
« on: January 28, 2006, 06:24:30 PM »
went complete in early december.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Time to get worried?
« on: January 27, 2006, 08:20:58 PM »
I'm a applicant with pretty strong raw numbers- 178 LSAT, 3.90 GPA- but little extracurriculars, so-so private school, no work experience, and i'm a white male.

Haven't heard from yale or stanford, no surprise, but...

haven't heard from chicago or columbia, either, which makes me nervous.
At this point is a ding likely, or am i worrying too soon?
any sense on when the dings will come?

thanks for any insight...

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