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General Board / Re: Law Schools To Avoid At All Costs!
« on: May 29, 2006, 06:11:44 PM »
People who go to T4 school go there because they can't afford the tuition of the higher ranking school.

Did ya take a look at this list?

In alphabetic order:

Capital - $25,000
Cooley - $23,000
Florida Coastal - $25,000
Golden Gate - $30,000
John Marshall (Atlanta) - $24,000
John Marshall (Chicago) - $30,000
New England - $25,000
Northern Kentucky - Chase - $22,000
Nova SE - $26,000
Regent - $24,000
Roger Williams - $27,000
St. Thomas (Miami) - $26,000
Thomas Jefferson - $29,000
Thurgud Marshall - $14,000 :: THIS ONE TOO!
Whittier - $30,000
Widener - $29,000

« on: May 29, 2006, 06:07:02 PM »
I hear you!  I just finished my first year too and what a mentally exhausting year it was!  Neglecting family and friends who all hate me now.  I hope all this is worth it in the end.  I mean, the end seems like such a long way to go but in the words of our dean, "If you survived your 1st year.....the other years are a cinch."

I hope that's true!

What your dean told you is true for most law schools. However, many T4s fail just as many students after their second year as they did after the first one.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: San JoseTestmasters
« on: July 12, 2005, 05:05:40 PM »
The one I'm in has 53 students and the class right next to us looks like it has about that many too.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: binary solution prep service
« on: June 30, 2005, 05:34:43 PM »
Bahahaha! yeah probably . :)  I think their prep method was handed down to L. Ron Hubbard by aliens from a distant star in a galaxy known for its formal logic abilities.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: binary solution prep service
« on: June 30, 2005, 05:00:08 PM »
It does sound like crapola, doesn't it?  How the heck did they manage to write 6 pages describing their method without making it ANY clearer to the reader what they actually do?  It's amazing.  I am also discouraged by the fact that I noticed several typo's in their prose and that they elect not to include student testimonials in their materials.  None of that necessarily means that their method doesn't have some insights to offer, though, so I remain curious to hear from people who actually used them.

Studying for the LSAT / binary solution prep service
« on: June 30, 2005, 03:46:55 PM »
this name was just suggested to me:  Anyone here know anything about these guys?  Their approach to LSAT prep is a little hard to get from their webpage.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: What the hell is wrong with me ???
« on: June 29, 2005, 06:07:41 PM »
It is my belief that the LR sections of the LSAT are constructed such that the questions get generally harder as you progress through the section.  That's not to say that they don't sprinkle some harder questions up front, but the section is generally weighted so that most of the last questions are more challenging.  With that in mind, I don't think it's odd to see you miss more questions nearer the end of section than the beginning.  I think that's by design.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: prep services doppelganger
« on: June 29, 2005, 05:00:07 PM »
Thanks for the advice.  Gad, I am totally dreading going through another classroom experience for this thing.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: prep services doppelganger
« on: June 29, 2005, 03:47:29 PM »
how long before your LSAT did you take the course?  I guess I'm asking: how long does it take to work through every LSAT question there is? :)

Studying for the LSAT / prep services doppelganger
« on: June 29, 2005, 03:29:25 PM »
What's up with there being two testmasters?  There's one at and there's one at first one seems to guarantee a 10 point increase but the second is run by the fabled robin singh and makes a big stink about having 99th percentile teachers.  When people recommend taking test masters on this site are they talking about the Robin Singh one or the other one? 

I already took a princeton review course which had no real effect on my score.  I was scoring fine going in and fine going out.  I'd like to improve my score from fine to WOW!,  but I will commit a horrendous form of seppuku if invest more time and money in another arduous and pointless journey.  Anyone have any thoughts?

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