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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...

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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