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Law Firms / Re: timing of offer
« on: October 28, 2008, 06:12:30 PM »
hi ikhorgan,

would you mind elaborating? i'm a little confused. are you a 2L interviewing for a summer job or a 3L interviewing for an associate position after graduation? 

1L job search / Re: What Are 1L Jobs That PAY? (Besides Firms.)
« on: September 21, 2008, 07:37:57 PM »
I worked in the inhouse legal department of an investment bank.  I got paid 2500 biweekly. Inhouse positions especially at banks are difficult to land but if you do, it's a pretty sweet gig.  :)

2L job search / Re: Pre Labor Day Callbacks
« on: September 08, 2008, 07:13:33 PM »
sorry i guess i'm a little clueless. how would the nalp changes affect the turn around time for extending offers?

Book Sales and Trades / 1L Study Aides for Sale!
« on: May 11, 2008, 07:20:25 PM »
Email me directly if you are interested.  Prices don't include shipping. Thanks!

Siegel's Torts $12
Emanuel's for Torts (general edition) 20
siegel's criminal law 10
understanding criminal law by dressler 15
emanuel's for crim law 20
emanuel's for contracts 13
criminal law examples & explanations 23
torts examples & explanations 14
siegel's civil procedure 10
siegel's property 10
crunchtime contracts 13
questions & answers civil procedure 15
emanuel's for constitutional law 22
glannon's guide to criminal law 15
glannon's guide to civ pro through multiple choice 15
property examples & explanations 12
civil procedure examples & explanations 12

oh wow. thanks so much guys for the advice! i didn't realize professors were willing to discuss practice exams.

Another question for all you legal eagles out there..

i know that you all recommend working through practice tests as much as possible. i know that a lot of the times the practice exams are in the library reserve but i don't think a lot of them have model answers. since that's the case i think for most schools, how do you know if you are improving or you are on the right track?

thanks in advance! :)

Question..I've been reading through all the different study strategies in this thread and was did you guys maintain your rigid exam practice and outlining schedules when your memos were due? doesn't llrw take a lot of time? any advice on that class? books that explain brief writing,etc? thanks!

Book Sales and Trades / LEEWS CD'S and Primer
« on: June 28, 2007, 09:19:51 PM »
Hi All!

Is anyone selling their LEEWS CD's and Primer? If so, please pm me. Thanks!

Hi Spacecowgirl,

You *definitely* have to disclose the fact that you were at another law school. Schools specifically ask that on their applications. I disclosed that and included an addendum about it. If you lie, I'm not sure what the repercussions would be but they could be serious. In retrospect, I feel that I could have saved a lot of money if I had done more research beforehand. I was scared to speak to people in admissions but I feel that it would be worth it to get their feedback on the situation. I scored in the low 160's and had an almost perfect gpa from a top 5 liberal arts college.  I also have been working on wall street as an analyst since I first withdrew from school so I had some serious work experience under my belt. I too had family, money issues and could not focus on school while I was there and had horrible grades as a result. Despite this, I felt that most schools did not really give me much leeway or perhaps they expected me to go back to my original school which was also a top 20 school.  I think I got really lucky to get off the waitlist.  At any rate, I agree with your prof that a high lsat is very key especially these days where most of the tier 1 schools have similarly high lsat numbers for their entering students.  LSAT's were not as high when I applied 7 years ago but now they are.

I think you are doing the right thing by taking Powerscore. It is a much better lsat prep course.

Good luck!

I second CamelMan's recommendation on writing a good addendum.  Just to let you know, I just went through the reapplication process after withdrawing from school in 2003 which isn't that long ago. I don't know if your situation will be different since so much time has elapsed but it hurt my applications to have a prior record. I was in a comfortable numbers range for a lot of the schools I applied to but all of them rejected me minus one which waitlisted me. Luckily, I got off the waitlist pretty early in the summer and will be attending a top 20 school but the process was very stressful. Most of the schools did hold my prior record against me.

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