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Law School Applications / Re: Would you want your child to be a lawyer?
« on: November 23, 2004, 11:06:40 PM »
Verbosity, you do understand that paying people not to breed constitutes eugenics, don't you?

Don't attendings practice medicine too?

Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: What are the "T1" schools?
« on: November 23, 2004, 01:53:57 PM »
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Book sales, auctions, trades, etc. / Re: Free LR Bible + LR Odyssey PDFs
« on: November 23, 2004, 11:16:27 AM »
Thanks to Reindeers I now have the LG Bible so I will be sending that too

Where should I go next fall? / Re: GW: PT or FT
« on: November 23, 2004, 10:24:42 AM »
Eileen works at the CIA!

General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: housing
« on: November 22, 2004, 09:50:41 PM »
If my roommate turns off my alarm clock on the day of a test I will kick his ass

Where should I go next fall? / Re: truth about "no grades"?
« on: November 22, 2004, 09:30:19 PM »
isnt a key question in this exactly what % (if any set %) earn a high pass?  if it is, say 10% or less, then i think absy's pt about it being specifically important for top clerkships and professorships

That would also depend on whether or not they curve right

Where should I go next fall? / Re: truth about "no grades"?
« on: November 22, 2004, 09:29:46 PM »
I think it has less to do with "not believing in grading" than it has to do with reducing competition and improving quality of life for students

Where should I go next fall? / Re: truth about "no grades"?
« on: November 22, 2004, 09:20:22 PM »
But it's usually not just A, B, C, D, and F

It's usually A+, A, A-, etc right?

So there is a lot of pressure when you have 13 possible grades, one of which forces you to re-take the course (although in many PhD programs, for example, you can't get less than a B or so twice a year or you'll be kicked out, and you have you keep above a very high average or you're kicked out)

But when you just have 3 possible grades, like high pass/pass/fail, you can relax a lot more, does that make sense?

Of course it's better to have all High Passes, but it's a lot easier to score a High Pass than it is an A+, and a "pass" or even a "low pass" looks better than a D or a D-

Law School Applications / Re: J.D. Worthless if not practicing law?
« on: November 22, 2004, 09:03:39 PM »
What med schools?

Some have grades, but the majority use pass/fail or high pass/pass/fail etc

Also it's nearly impossible to fail out of med school...

For some reason MDs are overly-idealized in this country, I think it's because the AMA keeps tight reign on the # of residency positions available each year

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