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Current Law Students / Re: Athens, GA
« on: February 01, 2006, 06:22:43 AM »
Pretty easy, actually.  It all depends on where you are going to live.  There are 2 bus systems that run in Athens, one city bus system and one school bus system.  The city bus system runs all over the city at 1 hour intervals, the busses are pretty nice.  The school bus system is fantastic, with 9 different routes that cover the entire campus.  Depending on how far you live from campus, I would consider this to be a pretty good idea.

Also, I assume you got in to UGA?  If so, congrats.  I did undergrad there, and the resulting GPA is keeping out of their LS.....

Transferring / Re: transfer and joint degree
« on: January 30, 2006, 08:07:30 AM »
Ok, I see.  That is not ALWAYS the case, as I am working on my MBA now, and will start JD in the fall. 

As for transfers, I know many schools have a limit on how many MBA hours you can have when you start, shich is usually fewer than 20, or one semester or something.  But I have never heard of having a limit on the number of JD hours.  I would think you would just have to be accepted to both programs.  This info can almost always be found on their website.

Transferring / Re: transfer and joint degree
« on: January 29, 2006, 05:56:00 PM »
I don't know what type of joint degree you are talking about, but most schools I have seen do not accept transfer students for MBA programs, and thus not to JD / MBA programs.

Current Law Students / Re: What to wear?
« on: January 13, 2006, 03:04:01 PM »
Thanks for the input, I have absolutely no intention of going in pajama pants, but I am hoping to get out of slacks and dress shirts for a few years.  As for popped collars, I think anyone with a popped collar deserves a pop in the face.

VCartman- I go to Georgia State Part time Program, most are coming from work, so anyone in casual clothes gets the dirty look.

Thanks All---

Current Law Students / What to wear?
« on: January 12, 2006, 12:53:59 PM »
I know this will seem silly, but what do people wear to class?  I am currently getting my MBA, and anyone that dresses more casual than khakis and a polo gets dirty looks.  Similar experiences in law school?

Current Law Students / Re: Good LSAT, Bad GPA
« on: June 28, 2005, 09:52:38 AM »

Thanks-, I did not mean it as "a long time ago", I just know that the farther you get from your undergrad years, the less weight the GPA carries. 

Current Law Students / Good LSAT, Bad GPA
« on: June 27, 2005, 10:48:08 AM »
So let's say I have a good LSAT, 164, but a bad undergrad GPA, 2.5

Let's also say that I am currently in an excellent part time MBA program with a 3.8 GPA.

Add to the mix the fact that I graduated undergrad in 2000.

What are my chances of getting into any sort of decent Law School?

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Current Law Students / Re: Dating lawyers
« on: May 04, 2005, 10:41:06 AM »
Wild Jack -

Don't forget the ponytail....

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: UGA waitlist...
« on: May 08, 2006, 08:57:42 PM »
Yup, I got accepted off the waitlist this week.  Moving very quickly, I would say.

General Off-Topic Board / Re: What's your socioeconomic background?
« on: March 29, 2006, 08:17:54 AM »
Flame bait.

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