« on: July 15, 2008, 05:04:15 PM »
Try Penske too. They were cheaper than uhaul when I priced them. I believe they have a v6 though and lower gas mileage.
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I am really confused! I was taken off the waitlist and accepted to W&L on Friday. I am all ready and set to go to FSU. I have an apt, roommates, turned in all of my forms, etc. I have not been offered any scholarship money to either law school and cost is a factor in my decision. At FSU my debt would be about $50k and at W&L my debt would be about $100K--a really big difference. I think I have already made up my mind to go to FSU because I am not 100% sure what I want to do with my degree so I would have more flexability because of less debt to pay back. I would like to try working in biglaw, but I am not sure that I would be happy doing long enough to pay back $100K. Although, I could love it. Who knows. Would I be stupid to turn down W&L? I LOVE Virginia, and I know I would love being in a small Virginia town in the middle of the mountains,but I could see myself in the middle of the rankings at W&L and more towards the top at FSU. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ouch...I just really like turkey and dressing. Is that such a crime? By far the best holiday ever. Don't have to buy anyone poo; you just eat and play Yahtzee. YAHTZEE!!!!!!!
FYI - I'm a girl...it was a little weird to see myself being referred to as a male =)
You live in the northeast. That might explain your horrible attitude. Anyone who relies solely on sub-rankings for law programs is off a little bit. Environmental law is a relatively new specialty that is only now becoming more widespread. IU's SPEA school has been around and well regarded since the 70's. Their dual major JD/MS in environmental affairs is just as good as any competing program (and field experience is a requirement for graduation, not so for JD-only programs in environmental law.)
The field is just now becoming prominent - I have a friend now who is doing a JD/MPH at Emory. Their law school is not as highly ranked as, say, a Harvard or Georgetown, but their school of public health is top notch, with the CDC in their backyard. Would you begrudge her for going to a non-traditional JD powerhouse?
And like you, where you say people in your world respect Tulane, people in my world (and I just moved away from the northeast) have great respect for IU. Let me be clear that I never meant to disparage Tulane in all of this. I wanted to know why Tulane gets much love on this board. I suppose I know why now.