« on: January 24, 2010, 11:20:21 PM »
There were over ten students in his class who got hired by GS. They usually don't hire JDs but they made it clear that the name Florida Costal meant something to them.
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« on: January 11, 2010, 08:38:13 PM »
Just because things worked out poorly for you doesn't mean there's anything wrong with the school. My friend went to Florida Costal. He finished in the middle of his class and was hired as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. He now make half a million dollars a year. His situation is by no means unique. If you can't get a job as a lawyer, the name Florida Costal is famous enough to look great on a resume.
« on: January 11, 2010, 10:03:47 AM »
It doesn't help much.. People will admire the family relation but it will not give extra credit.. What matters is the persons accomplishment and how he/she perform in the school :-)
What do you base that on? If you're Barack Obama's daughter, a top college must realize that your earning potential is going to be much higher than that of a superior student. I'd figure they'd want to claim her as an alumna.
« on: January 10, 2010, 02:24:50 PM »
I saw this morning that male private part Cheney's daughter Liz has a JD from the University of Chicago. When she applied in 1993 how important was her famous father (he had been secretary of defense). I'm sure law schools look at that because people related to powerful politicians are likely to become important and bring interest and revenue to the school.
How famous does your mom or dad have to be for it to matter? President? Senator? And are kids supposed to slip into the personal statement that their parents are important. ("During the Gulf War, I was impressed by my father's...)
« on: January 07, 2010, 11:51:39 PM »
I say yes. The initial studying gets you the most results. Get the powerbook on critical reasoning and work through it. All you need is a few questions per section to get to 170.