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General Board / study aids
« on: January 26, 2009, 04:00:57 PM »
Just recently started the semester so I need any suggestions for....

law and Family
civil process
Torts

thanks.....

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General Board / Legal Aid Society
« on: January 17, 2009, 11:15:01 AM »
I am interested in Public Interest so the majority of the internships I applied to were public interest internships. I just got offered a position for the summer with the legal aid society in Manhattan. I only have until next week to let them know if I am interested or not. I haven't heard from any other internships but its still pretty Earlie. Should I accept the LAS position, or should I loose it,, and take my chances to see what else I can get?

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / NVM
« on: June 02, 2008, 11:43:07 AM »
nvm

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / CUNY law class of 2011!!!!
« on: May 04, 2008, 10:55:47 AM »
I'm definitely in, anyone else planning to go? Will love to hear from anyone, since there is a very small amount of us.

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Where should I go next fall? / Public Interest- CUNY or NYLS
« on: April 14, 2008, 05:15:40 PM »
So I am interested in public interest and I am debating between New York Law School or CUNY law. Which school do you guys think will be better? also, NYLS tuition is $45,000 meaning I will most likely graduare with a $150,00+ debt. Is this a smart move for someone who is planning to go into the public interest and most likely not start with a high salary?

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Financial Aid / My financial Aid Package. Is this the norm??
« on: April 07, 2008, 05:44:20 PM »
So I plan to go to New York Law School. This is the Financial Aid package I'm getting, I was wondering if this is the norm. any suggestions will be greatly aprreciated. Thanks

Tuition: $42,500
Unsubsidized loans : $12,000
Subsidized loans: $8,500
NYLS money: $5,000 ( I dont have a scholarhsip and they said this is the max they give)
Perkings loan: $3,000
Remaining Money I have to come up with: $15,000

So is this the norm for someone who does not get any scholarships?? is 15,000 of private loans to much??? what type of loans do you guys suggest???

onece again, I dont know much about the subject, therefore any help will be very useful...

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Question regarding full time schedule
« on: February 24, 2008, 01:34:37 PM »
So I will be going to law school in the fall full time. I am trying to decide whether I will keep my part time job or not. I was wondering if anybody knows of what a full time schedule consist of?

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Acceptances / Accepted to New York Law
« on: February 09, 2008, 11:49:30 AM »
Just got accepted to New York Law. This is the First Acceptance, so I feel Great!!!! now waiting for 9 more responses!

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Personal Statement / New DS draft. Anyone willing to read?
« on: January 17, 2008, 10:00:17 AM »
I really need to send out the applications this week, thanks in advance!!!!

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Personal Statement / DS rough draft. any readers, please!!!!!
« on: January 12, 2008, 02:44:49 PM »
Anyone willing to read a rough draft on my 1 page DS. Iím really having a hard time, and I will like to have a better idea. Iím willing to listen to any suggestions, and I also need someone to proof read for grammatical, spelling etc. Thanks in advance, and any help received will be greatly appreciated.

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