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Law School Applications / Re: REJECTED, ETC. TODAY
« on: April 24, 2008, 11:41:07 PM »
BC today by snail mail

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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: SMU ASW?
« on: April 21, 2008, 01:53:04 PM »
mine came a few days after I got the phone call

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: UIUC
« on: April 17, 2008, 05:14:55 PM »
i was accepted today with $$ via email and status checker

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Law School Applications / Re: Accepted TODAY !!
« on: April 17, 2008, 03:45:51 PM »
UIUC with $$
very excited, but not sure if I'll head out of state.

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Law School Applications / Re: REJECTED, ETC. TODAY
« on: April 15, 2008, 05:03:31 PM »
WL at Fordham via status checker

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You guys are worrying too much, in my opinion.  Despite the constant "tug-o-war" amongst posters, it seems that SMU, UH, and Tulane are damn near identical in Texas placement, taking into account self-selection.
I would, however, imagine that proximity would assist Tulane in Houston more so than in Dallas.

marc

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e-mail is considerably more convenient and efficient than snail mail and I do not believe that this convenience is lost on admissions departments.  If it is easier for the sender, it is likely easier for the receiver as well.  just my opinion

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Law School Applications / Re: REJECTED, ETC. TODAY
« on: April 14, 2008, 02:19:13 PM »
Georgetown, small white envelope

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Why is Texas Tech and not UT, UH, or SMU the one with the lowest unemployment and lowest unknown rate?   


I would guess that it's because they are the only law school located in the entire western half of Texas.  A graduate of TTU would be more likely to take an offer throughout west Texas than would a graduate of SMU, Baylor, or UH (likely more focused on positions in Dallas, Houston, Austin, etc..)
The average first year income of a TTU graduate is, however, lower than these other schools which could be explained by them taking lower paying positions throughout the area (which would likely include El Paso, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Amarillo, Abilene)

This is all just a wild guess, btw.

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In fact, I'm in essentially the same boat, just with different schools. 
I'm in at SMU and I'd be absolutely happy to go there.  I even had a very well paying job lined up so that I could move to Dallas three months early.  Two weeks ago, I was all set to simply withdraw my other apps to my "reaches", but in the end I decided that it was definitely worth it to wait out my other decisions.

SMU may win out in the end anyway, since not only do I love Dallas, but my two best friends in the world live there.  However, I felt I'd be cheating myself if I didn't wait and give myself the opportunity to weigh out all of my options.

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