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I think if you would actually use the line "I'm a law student" to pick-up women then you are doomed from the start. What a lame way to get some tail. If you hang out with her and she thinks you're cool and then later on finds out you are going to law school, that may get you points. But, just staing "I'm a law student, are you impressed?" will not get you laid.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: Waitlists 05-06 Cycle
« on: April 10, 2006, 03:06:02 PM »
I just got waitlisted at DePaul. Schools are still doing waitlists? I figured by now it is either accept or reject. Oh well.

^ Oh please. Go travel to other parts of the world and then tell me about racist America........

Akron gets a lot of press for being a "good value." Good bang for your buck is certainly a strong positive.

It is unfair Laurrk, but sadly that is just the way they run it. What angers me is the fact that if I left the state to attend school else where they would consider my state residency lost. So, moving to Indiana for the expressed purpose of education does not grant you residency, however leaving the state for the sole purpose of education cause you to lose your residency. Hardly seems right, but oh well.

You are correct about MSU as a whole tacojohn, but the law school joined MSU about 10 years ago, thus making its entry into the Big Ten 10 years ago as well. MSU's law school used to be the Detroit College of Law

You cannot become an Indiana resident that way. They require you to live in the state for a full uninterrupted year without attending school. There is not really a way to gain residency unless you were to just move to Indiana and not go to school for a year.

I think it can. For example, I have been looking into Michigan State and have asked family members (who are lawyers) as well as friends of the family (also lawyers) what they thought of the school. They pretty much said, "I don't know anyone from there, but it's a Big Ten school, I'm sure it's very good" None knew it has only been a Big Ten school for about 10 years. So, if the undergrad school is a big time place then I think it can have a little benefit. It can give a school that attorneys do not know much about instant credibility. For those of you who think hiring attorneys spend a lot of tme researching the law schools their job applicants went to, you are generally mistaken. If they know people who went there or they think the school probably puts out a good product, they are happy.

I have a 2.34 gpa and an academic dismissal. Granted I've done well since my return, but nonetheless, I have a poor GPA. Anyway, the fact that I've gotten into multiple non-Cooley schools is pretty cool to me. Even got in to a couple tier 2 schools.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Anyone get free laptops?
« on: March 30, 2006, 02:42:15 PM »
Which ones? The one offered to me is free......

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