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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: Notre Dame Waitlist
« on: May 24, 2005, 09:21:43 AM »
A friend of mine spoke to admissions and a letter should be going out sometime this week to all those on the list.

Any idea about the content of this letter?

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Why Hate Tier 4's?
« on: May 19, 2005, 09:05:12 AM »
I'm going to go ahead and step into the fire here...

I think a lot of the ill-feelings towards Tier 4s stem from the idea that there is an over-abundance of lawyers.  Many believe law school admissions should be more akin to medical school, whereby only the students with the best numbers get to attend.  If you get an average MCAT score, you aren't going to medical school.  Many believe the same should be true for law school.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: N.D. Provisional List
« on: May 10, 2005, 10:58:24 AM »
I am still on the list. From what I hear, they plan to take more than last year off the wait list. Im keeping my fingers crossed.

Just FYI, I sent them an e-mail a couple weeks ago.  They said they would be pulling people off the waitlist last week and next week.  I'm on it too.  Good luck.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: What is YOUR opinion? $$$ or 0
« on: May 04, 2005, 12:58:22 PM »
Notre Dame in a heartbeat, and I say that as a Texas resident.




Dude you are not gonna get a rise out of me.

Nice job not allowing him to get a rise out of you.

If you think speaking the truth and calling someone an idiot is reflective of someone getting a rise out of you, then I don't know what to tell you. You need to get out more.

If you are getting this defensive about the content of an internet discussion board you don't even post on, then you need to get out more.  




Dude you are not gonna get a rise out of me.

Nice job not allowing him to get a rise out of you.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Tulane Law Conversation
« on: April 09, 2005, 11:44:52 AM »

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Notre Dame -v- Tulane
« on: April 07, 2005, 04:58:14 PM »
Notre Dame is a completely superior school in every respect. Top 1/3 at ND will get you a bigger firm job (or at least the ability to compete for one) in most markets. Top 1/3 at Tulane doesn't guarantee you a job....not even remotely comparable schools.

No one is trying to argue against the fact that Notre Dame is a better school.  However, Tulane does arguably place better in Texas, which is where the OP wants to practice.

And you statement about the top 1/3 of Tulane not being guaranteed jobs is silly.  Is Notre Dame places that much better in BIGLAW, then why does Tulane have a higher average starting salary?

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: The Merits of Tulane
« on: April 07, 2005, 05:47:18 AM »
when i say extensive research, i am referring to talking to actual real life lawyers...not sitting on the web all day looking up stats..

from what i can tell richmond and tulane both offer limited job opportunities when compared to gmu and vandy..

i guess we can all take the research we believe to be legit...i just trust a real life source who is actually in the industry rather than some stats looked up at the nearest barnes and nobles..

If you believe think GMU offers better job opportunities than Vandy and that Richmond is comparable to Tulane, you either have an increadibly strong East-Coast bias or you are talking to incredibly stupid attorneys. 

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