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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Anyone else flipping a coin...
« on: May 06, 2006, 12:06:29 AM »
i flipped a coin and didnt like what it said so I chose the other school

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: if you had scored three points lower...
« on: May 05, 2006, 11:18:28 PM »
i would be paying a lot more to go the law school.

if i had scored three points higher I would be paying less.

either way, i think i would have ended up at the same place

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ok guys i need to join this club around june/julyish

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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Surprise waitlist at UCLA
« on: May 05, 2006, 08:53:15 PM »
diversity doesnt have to be race

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Baylor Required Courses:
1st year
Civil Procedure (1 quarter, 4 quarter hours)
Contracts (2 quarters, 8 quarter hours)
Criminal Law (1 quarter, 3 quarter hours)
Criminal Procedure (1 quarter, 3 quarter hours)
Legislation, Administrative Power and Procedure (LAPP) (1 quarter, 3 quarter hours)
Legal Analysis, Research and Communications (LARC) (3 quarters, 4 quarter hours)
Property (2 quarters, 8 quarter hours)
Torts (2 quarters, 8 quarter hours)
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2nd year
Business Organizations I (4 quarter hours)
Constitutional Law (5 quarter hours)
Consumer Protection (3 quarter hours)*
Federal Income Taxation (4 quarter hours)
Trusts and Estates I (5 quarter hours)
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3rd year
Consumer Protection (3 quarter hours)*
Evidence (5 quarter hours)
Practice Court (2 quarters, 10 quarter hours)
Professional Responsibility (2 quarter hours)
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UT required courses
1st year
Criminal Law
Civil Procedure
Property
Contracts
Torts
Constitutional Law I
Legal Research and Writing
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2nd and 3rd year
Professional Responsibility
Constitutional Law II
writing seminar

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It isnt unusual for Baylor to have the highest passage rate.  They have a very small class and all they do is review for the bar for 3 years- i hope they can pass it after that

You know, every school in Texas has the same set of required courses for those who plan to practice in Texas. I don't think it's fair to say one school "teaches to the bar" more than any other.

yeah except baylor has a lot more required courses than UT and they DO teach to the bar more than UT does; don't take my word for it, call and ask them, they don't try to hide this, in fact- it seemed like a selling point for them

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unless you have an offer that is currently valid from a school they feel like they compete with for students you probably won't get anywhere

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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Surprise waitlist at UCLA
« on: May 05, 2006, 08:26:13 PM »
a lot of schools use waitlists for diversity, that could by a reason you were placed on it

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The results of the February 2006 Texas Bar Exam for the first-time takers from Texas law schools are as follows:

1. Baylor        97% of their class passed
2. UT            92% of their class passed
3. SMU           89% of their class passed
4. Tex Wes       83% of their class passed
5. St. Mary's    81% of their class passed
6. U of Houston  79% of their class passed
7. South Texas   78% of their class passed
8. Tex. Southern 77% of their class passed
9. Texas Tech    74% of their class passed



It isnt unusual for Baylor to have the highest passage rate.  They have a very small class and all they do is review for the bar for 3 years- i hope they can pass it after that

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The results of the February 2006 Texas Bar Exam for the first-time takers from Texas law schools are as follows:

1. Baylor        97% of their class passed
2. UT            92% of their class passed
3. SMU           89% of their class passed
4. Tex Wes       83% of their class passed
5. St. Mary's    81% of their class passed
6. U of Houston  79% of their class passed
7. South Texas   78% of their class passed
8. Tex. Southern 77% of their class passed
9. Texas Tech    74% of their class passed




sucks for tech

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