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L.L.M. Board / LLM @ T2
« on: May 05, 2009, 08:02:14 PM »
My school is offering all LLM programs to the 2009 grads for a discounted price of $9000 for the year.  The school is Loyola Chicago.  I am not sure well their tax program is ranked/regarded but this is a phenomenal price for an LLM.  Would it be worth it?  Ideally, I would like to work for the fed gov (IRS in particular).  Thanks in advance.

General Board / Journal
« on: April 11, 2008, 11:37:56 PM »
What do you guys think about joining a secondary journal as a 3L?  What will employers think about that?  Will it help/look good for fall OCI. Thanks in advance

2L job search / Mid-Sized Firms
« on: February 18, 2008, 02:38:18 PM »
Where can I find a list of Mid-Sized law firms in Chicago?  I have tried NALP but they don't seem to have too many mid sized firms listed.  Thank you.

Transferring / Letter of Good Standing
« on: June 24, 2007, 09:40:39 AM »
Out of curiosity, how long does it usually take for a still to give you a letter of good standing?

1L job search / Part time
« on: February 07, 2007, 10:26:01 AM »
Just out of curiosity, I was wondering if any of the t14 schools have part time programs

Law Firms / Big Law QOL
« on: February 01, 2007, 03:11:06 AM »
Does anyone know what law firms in Chicago are known for having a good quality of life (work/life balance)??? ???

General Board / NALP SITE
« on: January 19, 2007, 01:57:10 AM »
I know that the NALP site shows the grading curves at each school.  Somebody posted it on the a few days ago, and I haven't been able to find it since.  Can somebody post the link if the know/find it?  Thank you very much ;D

1L job search / 1L w/ Job interview friday
« on: January 11, 2007, 02:30:58 AM »
I am a 1L at a tier 2 school in chicago.  I have managed to get a job interview at a Milwaukee law firm.
1)Any general advice?
2) Any advice about answering specific types of questions?
3) Should I ask if I will be reimbursed for my travel expenses?   
Thanks A lot!! ???

Studying and Exam Taking / BarBri First Year Review Course
« on: November 27, 2006, 02:43:04 PM »
With finals less than a week away, is it worth it to spend 3 hours sitting through the barbri video courses?  Has anyone watched the videos?  Should I just study on my on for that 3 hour or are the videos helpful?

Transferring / Transfering Questions
« on: November 15, 2006, 01:19:24 PM »
1) How does your ranking work once your transfer?  If you had a 3.6 at your old school, what happens when you transfer to a new school?  Will you still be able to transfer with honors, join order of the coif, etc
2) Is it worth it to transfer from a pretty good tier 2 school with a full ride, to a T-14?  Is it still possible to get a big firm job at a great firm coming from a T2
3)How do firms view people who transfered into a better school.  Do they veiw them less favorably than one who entehred the school from the start of their law school career?  Thanks ;D

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