« on: June 15, 2009, 05:06:48 PM »
I would go with FSU. Don't plan on transferring...plus it sounds like you want to practice in Florida so why bother? FSU has a better national reputation IMHO.
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To answer your original question: If you are decided between the two I would pick Whittier. It is in California which has clearly better weather than Michigan. Nationally, it has a better reputation out of the two (in my humble opinion). Granted I am from the East Coast but Cooley typically gets joked about a lot...Whittier isn't usually the 1st choice when someone is cracking a law school joke. Just my opinion. Best of luck!
« on: April 20, 2009, 11:09:13 AM »
I'm still stuck between a few schools. Money is a huge concern...I'm not sure I want to go the biglaw route and I have a few "fall back" jobs. I'm not picky about where I practice. The amounts listed are scholarships. Thanks guys!!!
« on: April 14, 2009, 09:42:17 AM »
Honestly, if I chose to get married while I was in law school, I probably would want to just go somewhere nice for a long-weekend/week during the 1l summer get married there and have a reception for family and friends but then again I also realize women have a slightly different perspective on these issues.
That is exactly what I want but my fiancee and I have big families who want a more traditional wedding. We shall see who prevails. Thanks for the insight everyone!
« on: April 08, 2009, 12:08:15 PM »
I'm an engaged 0L. I don't have a wedding date set yet but I wanted to get some insight from current law students on when the best time to have the wedding would be. I am considering my 1L summer because I'm assuming whatever job I have will not be as intense as my 2L summer when I am considered more valuable. Are winter breaks out of the question? I'm guessing 1L winter is definitely out. Should I wait until I graduate? I'm worried I will be too busy studying for the bar/ starting a job in the 1st year out. Does anyone have any experience planning a wedding during law school? My fiancee is flexible too. Thanks guys!
I went on a tour today. Business casual is definitely the way to go. The kid in the full suit looked like they were trying too hard. The kid in sloppy jeans and a tee...looked sloppy. I'm glad I read this post for reassurance.
That is just one example of what I saw. It is not like there was a big group of people for me to describe some other outfits worn.