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Do you want to go to law school next year? Ditching your only acceptance and praying to get off the waitlist is an awful idea unless you are OK with taking a year off and reapplying.  You could easily have no back-up plan.  If you're fine with this scenario, then proceed.  Remember that MOST people are never accepted off of any given waitlist despite the number of delicious cookies they dish out. 

I went to the DC one.  It really solidified my choice.  The alums were really great and I decided that Boalt wasn't gonna hurt my chances of finding a great job even if I choose to go east.

Incoming 1Ls / Re: - BOALT HALL - CLASS OF 2009 - OFFICIAL THREAD -
« on: April 22, 2006, 11:09:33 PM »
wow..what enthusiasm!  well i am going.  but, as the frugal (insert ethnic group) east coaster that i am, merchandise was not included.  however i have been waiting for you guys to make a group.  so yay!  and even more yay for anyone who joins who is over 24.  (im feeling old now that ive been doing some visiting)

nyc to san fran to dc to berkeley.  (why didnt i just leave my stuff in sf? grr!)

Incoming 1Ls / Re: The Official I'm Going to X School Thread
« on: April 21, 2006, 07:55:42 AM »
Am I the only one at Boalt?  Woohoo in-state tuition!

Choosing the Right Law School / GULC PI Scholars
« on: March 13, 2006, 07:48:59 AM »
Does anyone know when we should hear about who has been accepted?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In at Berkeley!
« on: March 09, 2006, 09:53:22 AM »
i didnt get a call or an email (although i as told that it must have gone in my spam, which it really didnt.)  i only found out bc i got an administrative email regarding admitted student passwords, so i asked what was up.  lo and behold, i had been admitted 2 weeks before.  still waiting on paper mail to arrive, however...

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: boalt vs gulc pt
« on: March 05, 2006, 11:14:41 AM »
i am aware of the glory of govt and i havent been entirely turned off just yet.  i have, however, had more than my share of berkeley hippies (this coming from a very liberal individual).  although, i must say that i cant complain about the weather.  im mostly concerned that boalt (although top 14) is a very cali-oriented school, and i know im not gonna end up in cali.

sociology and be assured my daddy is no one important.

to be fair, i am a ca resident with some substantial work exp. including a well-respected firm. and a legacy at gulc.
but i am still shocked.

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