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Job Search / Prestigious Government Internship Suggestions? Insight?
« on: September 11, 2009, 07:53:37 PM »

Anyone have any insight into what some of the more prestigious Gov internships are?  I am interested in white collar crime and trying to target potential agencies for a summer position.  I know the USAO SDNY is rather coveted, but not sure what else there is or what the hieracrhy is (in NY region).  Sorry so broad, but just starting out.  Any help is greatly appreciated.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Wait List at Fordham
« on: April 18, 2008, 06:07:13 PM »
Wait-listed Fordham PT via status checker.  Anyone have any advice?  Is the Fordham WL hopeful?

I am having a hard time deciding on where to go to school.  I got a $22.5k/year scholarship to Seton Hall PT, $6k/year scholarship to Rutgers Newark PT and just plain old admission to Brooklyn Law PT (also got waitlisted to Fordham PT).  I work in securities regulation so I am not really looking to go big law after graduation, probably just pursue a counsel position with an asset manager.  I cant really justify full price for Brooklyn even though they probably would have been my top choice all else being equal.  If i am going for corporate/securities law does anyone have insight on these schools?  Also, if anyone can shed some light on my chances as a Fordham waitlist'er that would be helpful too.  Numbers are 162/3.55.  Thanks

Choosing the Right Law School / Brooklyn Scholarship??
« on: March 31, 2008, 04:22:55 PM »
I got an e-mail from Brooklyn last week notifying me of acceptance and received the official letter today.  Neither record said anything about a scholarship but as I understand it Brooklyn is a little weird with scholarships and typically sends notification after acceptance notices.  Can someone shed some light on this?  When and how would I know if I were eligible for a merit scholarship?  Thanks!

Choosing the Right Law School / Are scholarships negotiable?
« on: March 24, 2008, 10:44:57 AM »
Random question but I was wondering if you were offered scholarship(s) can you negotiate with the admissions office and/or leverage another schools offer?  I dont know how this process works from behind the scene.  If anyone has any tidbits relating to experiences with NY/NJ schools it would be helpful.  Thanks

Studying for the LSAT / hand scoring?
« on: February 23, 2008, 05:00:35 PM »
Has anyone here ever had their score changed due to hand scoring - e.g. did erasures create errors on your scantron?

So I know that the Feb LSAT is undisclosed but I am not exactly sure what that entails.  I know I will get my score and rank, but is that it?  Will they provide me a summary of right/wrong for each section?  What exactly will I receive.  Thanks

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