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Transferring / GW-->t14?
« on: November 11, 2007, 07:12:13 PM »
I am currently a 1L at GW. I like GW alot, but I like more the idea of national marketability upon graduation.

What kind of rank would I need to be able to practice anywhere in the country with a degree from GW? Or am I basically confined to the DC area no matter what?

What kind of rank would I need to do this from a T14 school?

What do I have to do grades-wise my first year to have a good chance at transferring to a t14 (specifically, GULC)? A T10?

I've heard that some schools are hostile to transfers. Which schools are particularly bad? Any particularly good/accepting? That whole notion seems absurd to me - I would never look down upon someone if I found out they were at GW because they transferred from Catholic. Rather, I'd congratulate them for showing they had what it took to attend a better school. But anyway, reality is reality and I'd like to know which schools are notorious in this vein in case I have a close decision between two schools.


Thanks.

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Transferring / GW and GULC
« on: January 16, 2006, 11:08:25 PM »
the goal: graduate from GULC
the options: A) attend GW full time, transfer to GULC full time or B) attend GULC part time, transfer to full time

Weigh the pros and cons of A and B. Which do you prefer?

assume applicant has more than adequate numbers to gain admission at GW full time and GULC part time, but not GULC full time, obviously.

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General Board / I don't understand the appeal of "big law"
« on: January 13, 2006, 09:56:13 PM »
the reason i don't see why a "big law" job is so sought after is simply this: you get paid twice as much but you work twice the hours (70-80 hours). so is it not the case that your "wage" (i.e. hourly pay) is the same at a non-biglaw firm?

i understand the potential to make partner, but there's a slim chance doing so in most firms, from what i've heard. am i missing something?

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Transferring / Transferring and Employers
« on: January 09, 2006, 01:02:45 AM »
I've heard that a firm's recruiting is largely dictated by students' 1L grades. What does this mean for those of us who are transferring up after our first year? Thanks.

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Meta Discussion / Pop-ups on this board
« on: December 19, 2006, 11:32:52 AM »
Is anybody else noticing way more on here..mostly this stupid American Express pop up?

Looks like I'm going to have to change my settings.   >:(

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Book sales, auctions, trades, etc. / Selling NEWish Logical Reasoning Bible
« on: December 12, 2006, 03:58:28 PM »
The book has been very lightly used and has no writing in it...it is in perfect shape.  PM me and we can try to work out a way to do the payment and shipping.  I'll sell it for $40 + shipping (probably about $45 total).

I may put this up on Amazon or Half.com, so I'll update this thread with a link if I do.

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