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Where should I go next fall? / Re: Cooley vs Capital
« on: May 12, 2012, 07:40:26 PM »
Thanks for the link. It applies to a NY school, and Cooley aims it's marketing at those with unquestionably lower levels of education and logic ability (low gpa, low lsat, less than a BA,etc)

It seems likes apples to oranges, especially since their ranking system doesn't just talk of employment stats like the NY suit, it makes it claim to be more prestigeous and better overall than the other schools too. Yes most gradstudents can see the opinion in the rankings, but they basicly market them to handicap children who can't think properly for themselves anyways. If they were marketing 170 lsat scorers with 3.75 GPA and Masters in Marketing degrees, then I'd feel different.

They are targeting those who they know will fall for bright colors and flashing lights. AAMPLE just makes it even worse. Just because someone "wants" or even asks for something shouldn't make it legal to give it to them. (volcano insurance in Iowa for the elderly comes to mind as a fair comparison)

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: The 99% myth
« on: May 12, 2012, 04:30:50 PM »
Is that a link to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart referencing Craig T Nelson on Glen Beck?  Who are you behind? The joker or the fools?


Is Glen Beck God?

Jon Steward tend to lean Demorat and even he says Nelsons comments were retarded and contradicted themselves (he uses the clip again on latter show as well)
I am useing it as example to show how obvious the BS of "no bailout for the poor" is.
Poor get bailed out every day. Average Joes too.

Would the world be better without banks to give loans that people need or without the Autoplants that employ them?

Sounds like that would hurt the poor more. The bonuses and trips they did with the funds were still BS I admit, but the idea of "no bailouts for the rest of us" is just a 100% idiot lie equal to the one of the rich somehow paying "less" taxes than everyone else which is also a 100% idiot lie since 40% don't pay at all taxes on get more back at years end than they paid in, and the 15% tax bracket is for investments.

There is no 99%. Never has been, never will.

Don't be so polarized. Of course there are idiots on both sides of the isle. Dosn't alter cold hard facts.

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Transferring / Re: Process of Transferring From COOLEY
« on: May 12, 2012, 04:25:13 PM »
Everybody is right so far, it seems.  I just thought I'd mention that you don't have to be in the top 10% to transfer per se.  I know plenty of people (even with those pedestrian gpas) who transferred from Cooley a couple years ago.  It really entirely depends on where you are applying and who else is applying to transfer to that school.  In fact, I know someone who transferred to a tier 2 from Cooley who was ranked in the top 40%.  Just something to keep in mind. 

That being said, waiting and getting a higher LSAT score is probably the best move.  Like everyone said, there is no guarantee when you're talking about transferring.  Random hits on your other questions next....

I took 12 units a semester instead of 15 when at Cooley.  I found it very manageable, especially compared to fellow students taking 15. 
You will likely need a letter from a professor.  I found it somewhat difficult to get one from a professor at Cooley (some wouldn't do it at all while others required you receive an A in their class).
I don't think you can reasonably expect to transfer after 2 yrs.  Most schools cap the amount of units you can transfer (usually around 30-34).  I guess it may be possible, but you'd be wasting 30 units you paid for.   

Definitely call schools you are considering and see what is generally required for an acceptance.  I think LSAC contains this information as well.

where did they transfer to and what was their cumulative gpa?

They had a 3.0 and transferred to a tier 2.  I can't imagine why you'd need more information than that.

to see which schools are taking cooley transfers in the bottom 40%.

If you're transferring from Cooley yourself and you're in the top 40%, I'd be happy to give  you that information.  If you're not, again, I can't imagine why you would need more information than what I've already given (unless, of course, you are attempting to troll).

When did I say I was doing it? Do you know how to read? I am saying it doesn't happen. I am calling you a lier. Moron.

If you read my post I said, "If you're transferring from Cooley...."  I did not say you were.  Anyhow, time to move along troll.  You'll find no feeding from me.

so you bothered to post an "if" to a scenario you knew was not plausible? Ok, who sounds like the "troll" now. The person posting that BS and lies about bottom half transfering out of cooley with no proof or ability to name a single school, or the person posting the cold hard reality? There you go winner.

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: Cooley vs Capital
« on: May 12, 2012, 04:22:56 PM »
I am not sure how someone with less than even a BA (or a BA at 2.0) at a 140 LSAT can be "sophisticated"

but if that is what the courts want to tell themselves I guess,

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less people taking it just means same score equals different percentile. Test same level of toughness for the same score, but the percentage changes.


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Transferring / Re: Process of Transferring From COOLEY
« on: May 12, 2012, 03:04:05 PM »
Everybody is right so far, it seems.  I just thought I'd mention that you don't have to be in the top 10% to transfer per se.  I know plenty of people (even with those pedestrian gpas) who transferred from Cooley a couple years ago.  It really entirely depends on where you are applying and who else is applying to transfer to that school.  In fact, I know someone who transferred to a tier 2 from Cooley who was ranked in the top 40%.  Just something to keep in mind. 

That being said, waiting and getting a higher LSAT score is probably the best move.  Like everyone said, there is no guarantee when you're talking about transferring.  Random hits on your other questions next....

I took 12 units a semester instead of 15 when at Cooley.  I found it very manageable, especially compared to fellow students taking 15. 
You will likely need a letter from a professor.  I found it somewhat difficult to get one from a professor at Cooley (some wouldn't do it at all while others required you receive an A in their class).
I don't think you can reasonably expect to transfer after 2 yrs.  Most schools cap the amount of units you can transfer (usually around 30-34).  I guess it may be possible, but you'd be wasting 30 units you paid for.   

Definitely call schools you are considering and see what is generally required for an acceptance.  I think LSAC contains this information as well.

where did they transfer to and what was their cumulative gpa?

They had a 3.0 and transferred to a tier 2.  I can't imagine why you'd need more information than that.

to see which schools are taking cooley transfers in the bottom 40%.

If you're transferring from Cooley yourself and you're in the top 40%, I'd be happy to give  you that information.  If you're not, again, I can't imagine why you would need more information than what I've already given (unless, of course, you are attempting to troll).

When did I say I was doing it? Do you know how to read? I am saying it doesn't happen. I am calling you a lier. Moron.

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: The 99% myth
« on: May 12, 2012, 03:02:55 PM »

No Bailouts for the poor huh? Sounds like something I heard before......

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-june-3-2009/moment-of-zen---craig-t--nelson-on-glenn-beck

wow--you stop watching golf on tv long enough learn poor actually get food stamps and welfare?

that change everything!



putz.

proves bailouts. Period. (also bankruptcy and refunds for people don't even pay anything in, stimulus packages,etc)
Bailout for poor everyday. Anyone who says otherwise is worthy of a "moment of zen".

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: Cooley vs Capital
« on: May 12, 2012, 03:01:17 PM »
So then why does everyone act like Cooley is the worst of the worst if they have up to double total employment numbers and the stats of their offical attrition rates is lower than a lot of other schools too? Is there name just more well known like how people diss UOP even though other online schools are a billion times worse?

It probably doesn't help that they rank themselves second best law school in the nation.

Also, to me, it doesn't matter just how bad Cooley is compared to other bad law schools.  It's bad enough to be in the 4th tier.  I would hope that one would never pick a law school on the basis that it isn't the worst law school in the nation?

As I said in post 34, "a turd is still a turd, no matter how much you polish it".  The same holds true for Cooley.  You can compare it to all of the horrible schools as much as you want, but that doesn't make it any better of a choice.

yeah ok turds are turds, fine.

The rep is still they are "worst" when that clearly isn't the truth accroding to ABA stats for employment, attrition, and other aspects.
Their rankings might be weird but if they are so wrong then why don't they get busted for "truth in advertising" laws? Seems like an open shut case if they say they are the 2nd best in nation and "everyone knows" that isn't true.

Why dosn't the govt step if and stop if it is such a horrible lie and everyone knows it? Seems odd.

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Law School Applications / Re: Go to Cooley, or retake LSAT??
« on: May 11, 2012, 10:03:06 PM »
Is Cooley the only school you got into?

I would take a year off, study take the test again, write a better personal statement, make your application as strong as it can possibly be and then apply early to schools.

a 3.0 and if you can get your score up to 160, you can have a lot more options.
Hell at 160 Cooley if free.

Average retake only goes up 3 points.

Try, but don't expect it.

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: The 99% myth
« on: May 11, 2012, 10:01:06 PM »

No Bailouts for the poor huh? Sounds like something I heard before......

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-june-3-2009/moment-of-zen---craig-t--nelson-on-glenn-beck

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