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Non-Traditional Students / Having a baby
« on: May 04, 2005, 04:45:54 PM »
I was wondering if anyone was thinking of having a child while in law school? When do you think would be the best time to do this?

Because of my age, in order to maximize the chances of having a healthy baby, I should do it in the next three years. Clearly, I would wait until after 1L, but should I do it during the summer of 2L and miss internship chances or wait until after 3L? Do you think an employer would frown upon me taking maternity leave within a few months of being hired? I actually want to work in govt so I don't think it will be seen as negative as if I worked in big law, but still...

I am lucky in that my partner is incredibly accomodating and wants to have primary responsiblity for raising our child (in fact, he wants to eventually be a stay at home dad). Plus my parents and brother are all eager to share the responsibility while I am getting through school and establishing my career. It's just a question of when...

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Acceptances / USD!
« on: April 28, 2005, 01:27:31 PM »
anybody else in at usd? anybody know what the culture/academics are like?

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Personal Statement / read my ps!
« on: March 24, 2005, 07:50:19 PM »
anybody willing to have a look at my ps? i would love to have feedback from strangers - no matter how critical.

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Site Suggestions and Announcements / Part time LSD
« on: March 03, 2005, 03:22:14 PM »
I would love to see an LSD discussion about part time law school attendance. I have lots of questions about law review, summer employment, class rank and generally what it's like to manage working ft with pt attendance.

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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / part time programs
« on: March 02, 2005, 01:09:36 AM »
does anyone know at what point you would be invited to law review if you are in a part-time program?

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / part-time and law review
« on: March 02, 2005, 01:05:17 AM »
i am thinking of going to a part-time program and was wondering if anyoe knew if they are as competitive as ft and if your chances of getting on law review are the same.
thanks.

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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / What's USD like
« on: February 19, 2005, 09:30:40 PM »
I heard that USD was snobby and fairly conservative. Does anyone have an opinion on this? Also, does anyone know what there specialties are? Thanks

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