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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: LSAT Prep Course-Was it Worth It?
« on: February 16, 2007, 01:13:23 PM »
prep course = necessary but not sufficient

just my $.02

General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: I don't feel like working anymore
« on: February 16, 2007, 11:36:56 AM »
I feel exactly the same way. My last day of work is June 1st and I'm slowly counting the days. I'm so ready to leave this dead-end job behind and move on to the next stage of my life!

Acceptances / Re: St. Mary's --- San Antonio
« on: February 15, 2007, 03:15:26 PM »
It's a regional school with a fairly strong local reputation. If you want to practice in San Antonio, I'd say go for it - provided you get some $$. It's a tier 4 school and very expensive.

I live in Austin and know a handful of people that went to St. Mary's. A couple of them transferred to UT after their 1st year, but all of them seem to be doing quite well professionally.

As many as it takes.

I'm going to Thailand! Maybe another trip or two... I know I should be saving money before law school, but I can't help but think that this may be my last chance to travel for a very, very long time.

Where should I go next fall? / Re: South Texas College of Law
« on: February 13, 2007, 03:39:37 PM »

 "if you're a firm in Houston looking to hire a litigator, you pick from South Texas."

Really? I know South Texas has a good trial advocacy program, but what about U of H? It's a Tier 2 and has a better reputation overall.

General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: Need ideas for summer
« on: February 07, 2007, 06:06:58 PM »
If you're interested in traveling, you could teach English abroad. You probably won't make much money, but you'll be able to pay for the trip.

Law School Applications / Re: Tulane Acceptances
« on: February 07, 2007, 04:56:22 PM »
It seems that Tulane is lowering their standards (ie accepting people like me with lower numbers and granting $$ to people with only above avg. numbers). I suspect the reason is to attract more people to the school after Katrina, but do you think that will affect their ranking?

Where should I go next fall? / Re: trying to decide
« on: January 31, 2007, 06:33:01 PM »
flizzame in the hizzouse

Law School Applications / Re: Decision Mailed @ Houston
« on: January 30, 2007, 06:01:41 PM »
Anyone else have this message on the status checker?

Decision mailed (We do not give decisions over the phone.)

Nope. I went complete a week or so ago.

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