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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: Why is Cooley always made fun of?
« on: November 09, 2005, 09:11:21 PM »

you go to URI?  ;)

No, Stockton College in New Jersey.  I think he has an inferiority complex regarding our school, even though its consistently ranked as one of the best public liberal arts colleges in the country.  He's been there since the beginning, when they didn't have grades and were a big tree-hugger school.  Then again, our school's mean LSAT is like a 140-145, so maybe he has a point.

Non-Traditional Students / Re: Why are you "Non Traditional"
« on: November 09, 2005, 07:32:34 AM »
I am a law enforcement officer in Southern New Jersey.  I am 31 and will be 32 and married very soon.  I've always wanted to go to law school, but got derailed by immaturity during my first stint at undergrad.  My soon to be wife, having her MBA, has told me to get into the best school I can and that shw would move anywhere.  We have no kids so it shouldnt be that bad.

Good Luck to everyone on the board

Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: Why is Cooley always made fun of?
« on: November 09, 2005, 05:06:43 AM »
I agree.  For example, my school's pre-law advisor is always pimping Roger Williams on us.  The problem is that they're barely accredited at this point.  Its a shame, no one has the heart to tell the senile old coot, though.

Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: most enjoyable law school to attend
« on: November 09, 2005, 05:03:53 AM »
As far as weather goes, having spent a few years in awesome San Diego, I can say that is is definitely beautiful pretty much every day of the year (except that two week period in January when it rains constantly).  Having said that, it soon became very, very boring.  Plus, Christmas in California just isnt Christmas.  Surfing before Christmas dinner just didn't seem right.

For fun, again having lived on both coasts, I'd have to go Northeast, just because everything is encapsulated within those big cities.  For example, If you're in New York and its 2am, you're 3 minutes from anything you could imagine that you'd want to do.  Plus, you don't have to hop on the freeway to do it.

For me, personally, my passion is politics.  I love the strategy and intrigue that go along with it.  I'm going to law school because I want to get into politics as an elected person.  Therefore, for me, the most fun would be to go to law school in a state capital or Washington.  It is why I am applying to Albany, Maine, Suffolk and IU-Indianapolis and Catholic.  They're the best schools, in my areas of choice, that my numbers might get me into (3.71/152).

So, to answer the general question, the concept of "most fun" I would think would depend upon your interests.  If you are a club hopper, then obviously LA, NY, Chicago or any other big city is your best bet.  If you like hiking and other outdoorsy type stuff, then any New England School would do (also works if you like to ski).  If sports is your thing, Chicago, NY, Boston, Philly would probably be for you.

Thanks for allowing me to ramble.  I have to get a handle on the whole "conciseness" thing.

Law School Applications / Re: complete
« on: November 08, 2005, 09:51:45 PM »
I got an unsolicited mailing from Rutgers today and an invitation to participate in a chat for Quinnipiac...Is this good?

Thanks for the input

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