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Where should I go next fall? / Re: Hofstra($) vs Southwestern
« on: May 04, 2006, 04:39:01 PM »
If you want to practice in CA, I would definitely go to Southwestern. 

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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: NYLS
« on: May 04, 2006, 12:44:14 PM »
At a place like Ave Maria, okay, I may understand where the OP is coming from.  But not at St. John's.

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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: NYLS
« on: May 04, 2006, 02:22:08 AM »
I know of several Hofstra grads who have gone on to do amazing things. One example that comes to mind is the Nassau County DA, who graduated from Hofstra and eventually became a chief Assistant US Attorney in Philly, one of the most competitive jobs in the country to get. Hofstra, in my opinion is not only a better school, but has significantly higher job prospects.

Kathleen Rice graduated from Touro, not Hofstra.

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Hey, I did my top speed on the Jersey Turnpike.  :)  Damn Jersey State Troopers!

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~130 mph in an '04 Acura TL

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: HOFSTRA
« on: May 03, 2006, 10:49:26 PM »
I went to Farmingdale High School.  Graduated back in 1997.  I guess we live on opposite sides of Broadway.  :)

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: HOFSTRA
« on: May 03, 2006, 10:38:53 PM »
chevelle,

I'm from Massapequa as well.  North Massapequa to be exact.  Did you go to high school in the area?

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: HOFSTRA
« on: May 03, 2006, 06:15:42 PM »
Did you go to the admitted student orientation?  How was it?  Were the other students friendly? 

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: HOFSTRA
« on: May 03, 2006, 04:59:20 PM »
Yeah, I hear what you are saying.  I have to take what I read on this place with a grain of salt.  I'll otherwise be jaded by the whole law school experience before ever stepping foot on campus.  :)

I meant to ask you in my previous post but I apparently forgot.  Are you interested in any of the five clinics that Hofstra offers?  If so, do you know how difficult it is to become involved with one of them?  I don't know what type of law I will get into but I'm very interested in the Political Asylum (Immigration) Clinic.  Sounds like a great experience.

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: HOFSTRA
« on: May 03, 2006, 04:21:50 PM »
Hi Camila.  Nice to know someone before classes begin.  I'm Paul.  My aim screen name is dok101.  I'm really excited about going to law school but at the same time I'm afraid I won't be up for the task.  Reading some of the posts on here makes me think that I'll have to be at the very top of the class to have decent job prospects.  I sometimes tell myself to avoid this place.  I'm glad there is finally someone who is concrete about attending Hofstra.  :)

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