Any more movement on Pace's waitlist. Does anyone know when the cutoff is for the waitlist. Is is two weeks before beginning of class or two days.
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« on: March 29, 2005, 04:05:33 PM »
Anyone going to withdraw based on rankings or change mind on other schools based on rankings?
I am waiting for my Brooklyn Ding. Three weeks ago I received a call from Brooklyn. They called me at and said the Dean wanted to speak with me. Turns out they had the wrong person (have a popular name). Once they realized wrong person, story changed to "No Dean does not want to speak with you. Application Complete. Goodbye"
« on: March 11, 2005, 09:07:00 PM »
Anyone think about what type of law they want to get into after law school. I know many are still running around and waiting or preparing for admissions. The legal field is very large and has many different avenues. I have worked for the past 10 years as a paralegal and have worked on different types of law. Corporate, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Securities, Blue Sky and Bankruptcy to name a few. Please post your interest or thoughts on types of law that you may be interested in pursuing.
In making a decision to go to law school, which factor is the most important when deciding. Is school rank more important? I don't have great numbers but I have an acceptance from NY Law and waitlist at Pace. (147 3.5)
If I got an acceptance from Pace I would consider it over NYLS. I visited both schoola and I found Pace was a better fit. Even though Pace was not ranked higher.
I called two law schools this week (Pace and New York Law) and they mentioned that the decision is in the mail. I did not ask what the decision was but I was wondering if I should have. Do you know if they would tell you over the phone is you were accepted or rejected. I fear that I was not accepted because of my low LSAT score. I am trying to resist the urge to call them back to see if they would tell me but I guess I can wait until the mail comes.
I took the LSAT in December 2003 and received a 147. I had spent a year preparing for the LSAT and even with preparations I was not getting over 150 mark. I have a 3.5 GPA and I applied to Fordham, Pace, New York Law and Brooklyn. I was already rejected at Fordham (no surprise). What are my chances at this point with getting into the rest?
Also at this point I have been working as a Paralegal for the past 10 years with 2 small children at home. My biggest concern is that if I go to NY law or Pace I may make less money coming out of law school than I currently make now.
What are your thoughts.
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