« on: April 30, 2009, 03:37:31 PM »
That is fair...
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« on: April 30, 2009, 03:37:31 PM »
That is fair...
But all of that would turn legal education upside down.
Just when you think...aiy-aiy-aiy-aiy-aiy-aiy-aiy...it means you have some rebel in you. Your a fighter. I like fighters, just not when they're fighting me. lol.
« on: April 30, 2009, 03:28:18 PM »
Wow...first off I never mentioned anything about AA. I merely stated that you seem to have an attachment to one of the schools listed. It seems odd to be so zealous when you don't have a dog in this fight nor care about $$. And I don't know what you look like and, trust me, I couldnt care less. The fact that your "looks" is your first line of defense only points to another insecurity.
I was joking...lighten up. Smile...ok. I'm sorry...so sensitive. lol. Just like you're joking...you are joking, right?...I was being sarchastic. I'll "have fun at Tulane" if that's where I'm going. Tulane, that's in New York near Harlem, right?
For the record, my LSAT got me waitlisted at Yale and into five top-20 schools and counting. $till have to hear from Penn and a few other$. I think my "logical skills" are juuuuust fine. But I really was joking on the AA comment...all of it really.
And don't pretend you haven't seen my fur. Look at my shiny coat. lol. I'm a zealot about pretty much anything I speak on. I would not be ashamed to go to Tulane. I was admitted there, but I ain't goin'. As fun as it sounds, I cannot pass up NY for NOLA.
« on: April 30, 2009, 03:09:13 PM »
FAMU does have an 80% bar pass rate...they sit around and pass Snickers Bars 80% of the time, that's why they can't teach law. And they hire a DSA who can't even pass the Florida bar.
« on: April 30, 2009, 01:43:55 PM »
I know that technically schools cannot discriminate based on race, but do any of you Howard students or alumni know what the chances are that a "minority" like me will be given a fair shot at getting in?
That's "dumb-assed question". lol.
« on: April 30, 2009, 01:41:08 PM »
2010 Graduate Poli Sci
« on: April 30, 2009, 12:03:54 PM »
I'm not "mad" at you...dogs get ma...wait...I am a dog...ok...well...but...uh... lol. It takes a lot to get me mad...more than anyone on this site could possibly do to me. This stuff isn't "real". In the end, we log of and it's all a memory, except for the useful advice we get or give. The debates are just fodder for our study groups when we get to school.
Seriously, I do not get mad. I love to teach, and I love..."completing you" lol.
And as far a yale and my speculations about a cutoff, a lengthy record does give one much to extrapolate, in much the same way that past criminal behavior does not prove guilt, but indicates possible , even sometimes probable, guilt. As the saying goes, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. It's not the ONLY predictor, but the best predictor. Like LSAT and GPA, take together, are said to be reliable prodictors of first-year law performance. In many cases, it's true. In some cases, not so true.
Yale has a long history that supports my contention more than any other with regard to the issue. And, you obviously haven't read my posts thoroughly, b/c I clearly said that there are exceptions to all of these rules. It's just that, at Yale, those exceptions are very specific.
Finally, I have proof of everything I say. If we were all in a room and I pulled out my info, people would be laughing at you. I sit and look at this stuff when I am typing. I have grids from every school that uses them. I know which schools use indexes (like GWU and which do not (like Stanford). I know the curves at every top school. I know exactly what is required to make distinction at these schools. My research goes extremely deep and I doubt there are many applicants who have done as much of it.
You can disagree all you want, but truth is truth. You can't change that. Moreover, you offer nothing substantive to refute me with anyways.
« on: April 30, 2009, 11:59:34 AM »
Any school you want...esp. the Ivy League...they love to admit people like you. check the record, it's true. There are many stories of former gang members or convicts getting their "second chances at life" through Harvard, Yale or Cornell Law.
Even schools like Michigan love to admit someone like that every year, especially if they are Black or other URM. It keeps up their image of promoting a pluralistic society...and they get their free pub through Ebony Magazine, 20/20, etc.
« on: April 30, 2009, 03:00:54 AM »
I'm in a interesting situation here...I didnt think I'd get into any schools much less with scholarship Offers. I'm a West coast guy, Love to stay and work in SF...not sure what Field I'm in but I'd love to be gainfully employed coming out of this
Howard...no question. Almost full scholy, a better eduacation with better opportunities, and higher salaries. Plus which would you prefer? SF? or D.C.? SF is nice, but in D.C. you don't even need a car. And you're close to NY, Boston, Philly, Virginia, Baltimore...the others are pretty good, but Howard is better.