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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: Living in New Jersey
« on: April 25, 2007, 08:52:55 AM »
Could you explain what you mean by getting back from NYC at night is not fun?

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Wait List / Re: MIAMI WAITLIST
« on: April 24, 2007, 12:02:26 PM »
Alternate or waitlist?

Are there 2 different categories, or are people just using different words for the same thing?

Any word on when or IF it will move?????

Would love to be admitted! ???

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: Univ. of Miami anyone?
« on: April 14, 2007, 08:20:38 PM »
When is 2nd seat deposit due?

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Seton

It is mid tier2 - 70.

Why would you even think about a tier 3?
You start at a much higher place with Seton.
What if you don't make it to top 10% at NYLS, where there are students desparate to be there, as it is the only way to graduatewith job potential .

You can be further down in the class at Seton, and still get a good job.

You place yourself among the Tier 3 people at NY, and tier 2 people at Seton, which has been rising.

Why start yourself with a deficit when you have worked and achieved higher ground?

I don't know where you live, but on the Path, the ride from where NYLS is located to Newark Penn is 20 min, so the commute is really not that different.

I guess I'm  rankings crazy, but so is the world.

 

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Wait List / Re: MIAMI WAITLIST
« on: April 05, 2007, 08:34:58 AM »
Any waitlist news?


It seems that some deferred people on lsn are now waitlisted.

Did anyone who went to ASW or spoke to admissions get any info?

I have sent loci, and am still deferred. I'm thinking it's not looking good.

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Also interested in learning about housing. I won't live in Newark. Where else can you live?

Also, it seemed to me that almost everyone at the ASD was a college senior (and there with parents). Are there any older students in 1L, and I mean older than 22?

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Understanding the Curve
« on: April 01, 2007, 02:12:43 PM »
I'm going to be a 1L in the fall, and am uncertain about the curve.
I need to maintain a 3.0 to keep my aid. I think of this as a B in college, but know this is not the case.

How difficult is a 3.0, and if the law school adjusts the curve (which I understand frequently happens), do I want it to get higher or lower?

Is there an F for every A?
That's downright scarey.

Thanks

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: UPitt v. Rutgers-N
« on: March 31, 2007, 01:38:15 PM »
Why did you pass on Seton Hall?

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I'm sorry....Man your battle stations for what??

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Where should I go next fall? / Rumor has it....
« on: March 30, 2007, 07:03:55 PM »
that law schools are going to use their waitlists more than ever this cycle, to controll enrollment with the apps down.

Any real data or insights...to support this theroy :-\

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