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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / .
« on: March 27, 2008, 10:12:06 AM »
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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Health Insurance?
« on: March 27, 2008, 10:10:51 AM »
Anyone know how getting health insurance in law school works? Is it provided through school or through a parents policy?

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Law School Applications / Minnesota application status checker
« on: March 05, 2008, 04:09:45 PM »
Anyone elses status checker lose the Decision Status/Decision Date lines?

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Law School Applications / .
« on: February 27, 2008, 07:23:58 PM »
thanks to all for input

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Where should I go next fall? / Who to address scholarship requests to?
« on: February 27, 2008, 09:50:38 AM »
FinAid office/director? Adcom/dean of admissions?

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Assuming I could acheive my maximum lsat score potential, realistically 169-171, and improve my applications (more why x essays, new lor's, etc.) for next cycle...do you think it would make any difference in how my cycle has turned out so far (see lsn below) considering my miserable gpa of 2.6? I think that my gpa is so low it would prohibit me from ever cracking T14 and leave me with slim chances at T25 even if I could break 170. Am I correct in this assumption? The bottomline is do you think waiting another year [which i would prefer not to do] and the risk of not doing better on the lsat is worth it for a small chance to get into a T25 next cycle ???

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Federal Work Study...
« on: February 19, 2008, 11:45:38 AM »
Anyone thinking about doing this 1L? Anyone have experience with Work Study? Is it feasible to do during 1L? Any info would be much appreciated, tyia!  :)

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Where should I go next fall? / What about government jobs?
« on: February 15, 2008, 11:58:01 AM »
A lot of talk seems to focus on what it takes for BIGLAW and relating quality of schools in terms of placement ease in biglaw. I am primarily interested in working for the government after graduation [something along the lines of EPA, FERC, etc]. What is the general consensus of what it takes to land government jobs? Is it correct to assume federal is more competitive than state/city? DOJ, USAO, CIA toughest spots to land? Does T14 still dominant placement in govt positions? Does attendance at a public school have any impact? tyia!

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Law School Applications / University of Minnesota Email?
« on: February 08, 2008, 11:35:22 AM »
Anyone else who got deferred get an email from them this morning?

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