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Law School Admissions / Re: It doesnt seem fair for some NY Schools
« on: August 06, 2006, 11:18:41 AM »
.  If Fordham was in... say...... Nebraska, it would be a TTT, just another school that nobody thinks about unless they are local, not a top 20.
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Priceless. :D

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Law School Admissions / Re: It doesnt seem fair for some NY Schools
« on: August 06, 2006, 10:48:56 AM »
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Incoming 1Ls / Re: backpack for law school
« on: August 05, 2006, 10:47:31 PM »

Now thats just mean...Though about what id expect from a lawyer.

I'd laugh at you more after you threw out your neck on the first day of class and was writhing in pain on the ground.

Yeah, I think I would laugh at me too...I was just hoping that there was something in Political Correctness Dogma that would protect me from ridicule....deserved or not.

Is it OK for a guy to have a rolling backpack? Or is that seen as kind of wimpish? Id do it in a second, but I dont want to be laughed at.


I think I would laugh at you... dudes shouldn't have those rollers

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Law School Admissions / Re: It doesnt seem fair for some NY Schools
« on: August 05, 2006, 08:43:58 PM »
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Well not to aggravate anyone, but I left my 80k+(including OT)(not including bonus) out of college Wall Street job to pursue Law. I have a bachlers in Computer Science and in Manhattan its not unreasonable to start at 65k plus overtime and bonus with that degree. And not for nothing getting a CS degree is very difficult, EE is even harder which is why we get so much money.
I would study about 20 hours a week plus 30-40 hours per exam per course. This was for a whopping 3.579 So there is a reason for our paychecks.

Anywho, I applied so late, the most any school would give me was 10000 a year and that was from a tier 3 I could easily get into that normally gives close to full rides for my numbers. So for me it was a choice of what was going to make me happy in the long run. The school Im going to isnt giving me a dime, but its a good school and I like the location and job prospects...The point is for the extra 30 grand total over 3 years I might have got from another school, or from my school had I applied earlier, I felt it was worth it to start immediately and pay the 150 instead of the 120. The 30k I would save would equal waiting another year of my life and I aint getting any younger. If it takes me 25 years to repay, so be it. Life is about risks, and Id rather be happy. Honestly I dont see any way, that the worst case scnerio is anything other than living like an average guy. Making 65 with the loan is like making 45 with no loan. So what. Im doing what i want to do.

Well, if your job pays that little, then you should consider switching to another profession, if you don't want to switch despit abysmal pay, then it is your problem (or you don't have a problem with your pay, which is good).
My first job out of college paid 45k to start,  most of my friends got paid about the same amount, the one who went into EE gets paid the most, close to 60k to start, the one who went into teaching gets paid about 50k.  The riches guy, however, is the one who dropped out of college to open his own little grocery store in the ghetto, he pulls in 80k plus regularly.
Anyone with a functioning brain and healthy body can make more than 45k, unless you live in Mexico.  If you can't, you just need to figure out a way that enables you to make that much.   45k is very low end of the pay scale, seriously.  

How is $45K the very low end of the pay scale if it is approximately the median household income in the United States right now? You are extremely out of touch with reality if you think than anyone can walk in off the street and make $45K. In my area, the wages are very low across the board. School administrators at the assistant principal level start at less than $45K, and those positions aren't even available to you unless you have a graduate degree, significant experience teaching, and related training. Even in higher paying fields like IT, people are lucky to see $60K without significant experience and certifications.

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Law School Admissions / Re: It doesnt seem fair for some NY Schools
« on: August 05, 2006, 07:31:32 PM »
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Law School Admissions / It doesnt seem fair for some NY Schools
« on: August 05, 2006, 07:14:10 PM »
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Incoming 1Ls / Re: backpack for law school
« on: August 05, 2006, 06:51:23 PM »
Yeah, I think I would laugh at me too...I was just hoping that there was something in Political Correctness Dogma that would protect me from ridicule....deserved or not.

Is it OK for a guy to have a rolling backpack? Or is that seen as kind of wimpish? Id do it in a second, but I dont want to be laughed at.


I think I would laugh at you... dudes shouldn't have those rollers

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: backpack for law school
« on: August 05, 2006, 03:57:01 PM »
Is it OK for a guy to have a rolling backpack? Or is that seen as kind of wimpish? Id do it in a second, but I dont want to be laughed at.

in grad school lots of people had rolling bags...very practical; I don't know what type of weather you get, but I just got a waterproof backpack for my laptop and law books

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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: Brooklyn
« on: August 03, 2006, 11:07:59 AM »
BKLYN PT WL is moving.

Any movement on BKLYN?

"Bklyn used to have 2 wait lists a few years ago: a primary and a secondary. "

They still have two WLs..earlier applicants are put in spring waitlist and some of them ( along with nonadmits/nonrejects who applied late)are moved to summer wl in may-june.

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