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Current Law Students / Re: UIUC vs Iowa
« on: June 26, 2005, 01:58:25 PM »
I would say to go with UIUC -- huge Chicago connection -- not just with OCI or what have you -- but a really great alumni base.  In terms of location -- you'll be so busy in law school that perhaps it would be wise to talk about what the library looks like -- but the city (or lack thereof) isn't going to be somewhere you're going to be seeing a lot of - whether it's cornfields or NYC.

Current Law Students / Re: Mail merge
« on: June 21, 2005, 12:40:37 PM »
Question about fall recruiting: since the firms won't have any first year grades when you apply -- if you're not attenting a top-14 law school and didn't go to a ivy undergrad --- is there really any point in applying to top law firms?  Especially if you're right out of undergrad and don't have any stellar work experience.   Or is there a realistic change for the non-ivy students out there?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Boston College?!?!
« on: April 10, 2005, 04:58:32 AM »
again, with the surprising waitlists.  apparently, no love from any Boston schools for me.  got the letter yesteday.

Choosing the Right Law School / Vandy/GW/Fordham/USC/WashU
« on: April 05, 2005, 09:08:06 PM »
So Wash U is pretty much out of the question.
If I want to work in NYC, make a lot of money (let's not lie)& be  happy -- make a decision for me!  What would be the best place to eventually land a firm job in NYC?  Fordham?  Or would it be USC cause it's the best school out of the bunch?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In at USC
« on: April 05, 2005, 09:01:32 PM »
upsate ny

Law School Admissions / Michigan phone call
« on: April 05, 2005, 04:34:33 PM »
So I got a phone call from the Michigan campus today, but I missed it and they didn't leave a message.  I have no friends who would be calling me from a campus extension - does anyone know if Michigan calls their applicants before making a decision?  Could this be amazing, thrilling, ridiculous news?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In at USC
« on: April 05, 2005, 02:38:40 PM »
No EA, no deferrment - this is actually the first thing I've gotten form them since I went complete around Christmas.

Right now, USC is in a fabulous & deadlocked four-way tie with GW, Fordham & Vanderbilt.  And I have, what, ten days to decide?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / In at USC
« on: April 04, 2005, 09:48:52 PM »
Just got a big packet today in the mail.

Officially, now, I have an even smaller clue of where I want to be in the fall.  I know I want to stay on the east coast probably - but three years in Sunny California might be too hard to pass up!

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Waitlisted at BU??!?!?!?!?!?
« on: April 02, 2005, 11:32:26 AM »
Whaaaa?  Got the letter in the mail today.  I thought I would have been accepted without a problem.  That'll put a damper on your day.

Yeah, definitely thinking about NYC post-grad.  I feel like Vandy might limit me to the south & GW would limit me to policy, not firm work.  But I'm pulling those assumptions out of my ass.

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