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Current Law Students / Doors open more graduating from Toledo or MSU?
« on: March 22, 2010, 11:01:13 AM »
Would my job prospects be better graduating from Toledo or MSU for working in the Midwest? (I will be paying full price for both; still have Indiana-Indy pending and a few others, but can't wait because seat deposits are due very soon).

I need to decide between two equally ranked schools: Toledo and Michigan State. I want to work in Midwest and wondering which school will open more doors outside of their state!

Would a year make a difference in getting into a better law school?  I'm ready to graduate and go straight into law school (155/3.4).  Most of my Accepts were from my Tier 3 schools (no surprise), and a couple Tier 2s; few pending l;ow Tier 1's. 

Think I should work on improving my LSAT and just wait another year to hopefully get into better schools?  I took the test twice and only improved a few points, but admit I didn't study or practice much for it.  Huge mistake, I know, and am paying for it now - but need your advice:  wait a year for law school and try to improve my LSAT or accept my score as is and accept what I have and attend Fall 2010 with the lower ranked schools?

It tears me up thinking I'll have all this debt from a Tier 3 yet I definetely don't want to wait a year if there is a possibility I'll be in the same situation!  <I can take harsh criticism and appreciate any straight forward opinion you have - even gentle words>

Check out this website that will provide a lot of your answers:; click on 'schools' Go to 'Applicants' and 'Graphs' and find great info on where people applied, if they got accepted, $$, and more. If you put your cursor over a dot on the graph, it will bring up the profile of the person on the graph.  BTW - great LSAT score!! 

Still hoping for a Tier 1 to accept me, but already got offers from from Toledo, Cleveland, Ohio Northern, waitlisted by Michigan State and deferred by Wayne and Akron. The Tier 1s pending told me they'll have an answer in May, but the accepted schools want a seat deposit earlier. Any I should seriously consider - or stay away from? Please help!

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