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General Off-Topic Board / Re: I just voted...
« on: November 02, 2004, 02:35:19 PM »
i will be voting at a restaurant, so not only would i have to deal with people waiting to vote, but i will have to deal with people ordering food.

General Off-Topic Board / Re: I just voted...
« on: November 02, 2004, 02:26:48 PM »
i hope i can get in and out like that.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: why i suddenly love U of Chicago
« on: November 02, 2004, 02:11:09 PM »
I don't need statistics.  Drive through there sometime, park your car for more than an hour, and see if you still have your hubcaps, hood orinament, and mirrors.  I've been there enough times to know that it's an extremely dangerous area after dark (and the only reason it's not during the day is that the crack dealers are all passed out from the night before). 

Best of luck if you end up going there--you'll need it.

i am not planning on going to U of C or even applying and I don't live in Hyde Park so i have nothing to gain by writing this.

U of C is very theoratical when it comes to meaning law.  This mean they teach u and expect u to understand the theories and principles more so than practical applications.

As far as the attitude and environment, U of C is just like harvard or yale.  It is built on tradition, reputation, and the idea that it is only avaiable to the elite.  It just as stuck up as the other schools that so many on here want to go to.

Now what really pisses me off is your description of HYde Park.  APparently u have never lived there or visited the area for extended periods of time.  Hide park as a middle to upper class neighborhod with good schools.  the crime rate is not any higher than other neighborhoods with the same economic make=up in the city.

You are basing ur comments on outdated and inaccurate information.  Since i live in chicago and know the hyde park area fairly well, I think i am able to provide a realistic description and I have to say ur description is total off.  where did u get ur information?

Law School Admissions / Re: lsac swamped with overload of applicants
« on: November 01, 2004, 02:34:31 PM »
i havent had any problems.  My LORs were processed no more than a week after i sent them and reports have been sent to schools they day after they were requested.  i guess i am lucky


i have a love/hate relationship with the ACLU

my PS is a combination.

i had four 3 professors and 1 supervisor.

i would think ur current school would have it on file.  trying calling records and registration at ur school and asking if they have it.

i didn't realize law schools asked for those scores until i started doing applications. 

Law School Admissions / Re: Would You Go ????
« on: October 31, 2004, 11:50:04 AM »
B, but not for ur reasons.

you should go to the school that is the best fit.  u may have more opportunities at the lower ranked school to take on variou sleadership opportunities, to get on law review, or whatever.

i think u have to evaluate schools based on other things besides rankings given by other people.  those people don't know what is best for u.

but thats my opinion

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