« on: July 30, 2006, 09:56:26 AM »
I give notice this week. Felt good Felt even better when my boss told me that if he had to do another career, it would be law.
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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: Difference in terms of work/intensity between Graduate School and Law Schoo« on: July 30, 2006, 09:48:54 AM »
Coming from someone with a masters in engineering, I'd say that from what I've heard/read about law school, Law school will likely be more intense than my grad school experience.
Keep in mind as others have suggested that grad school experience can vary significantly. Even in my engineering department some grad students coasted along while others were hurting from work, etc. A lot depends on your thesis topic and the professor. Like law school, perhaps even more so, the professor is a big factor in the experience. Itís not uncommon to be working (teaching a class), doing research and taking classes with the same professor.
General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: 0L, Do you plan to join a study group or will you generally fly solo?« on: July 30, 2006, 09:40:44 AM »
I kinda just want to find one other student; I am not so sure that the big group of 4-5 people will be as beneficial? Not so sure though...
Yes I do. I think I'd prefer a group of 3. A "group" of 2 is a study partner and a group of 4 or 5 (for me) may turn out to be too many ppl.
« on: July 29, 2006, 09:57:37 PM »
The machine showed up, so I'm now typing on my beautiful new thinkpad!
Bass - did you get this thru the school? How long between order and arrival?
does anyone know what "depot" in IBM's laptop warranty mean? Is this equivalent to on-site? next day? mail-in....?
Found the answer:
Depot repair: A courier will pick up your equipment and deliver it to our depot repair center. Our objective is to repair it within 12 hours of arrival, though this repair time cannot be guaranteed. Notebook machines arriving at the depot in the morning are generally scheduled to be repaired and shipped back to you on the same day.
i didnt see the online app for HLS stafford on their (THE) site...HLS didn't appear in the school list when I chose stafford..did you see it?
No I did not. However, I'd suggest you give them a call. I found them to be very responsive and helpful. More so than the other 2 or 3 lenders I contacted.
You can apply "manually". here is the response I got when I inquired
T.H.E. offers both GradPLUS and Stafford loans for students at Harvard
University Law School. You may apply online or by phone for the
Stafford loans. Harvard has not yet set up processing preferences for
the GradPLUS loan, so if you wish to apply for this loan type, you must
complete a paper application which can be downloaded from our website.
In both cases, you should submit the signed Master Promissory Notes to
Harvard's financial aid office once you have completed your
what are you guys doing for loans anyways? i think after looking around i find T.H.E. to have the nicest deals so far, but i talked to them and apparently hls didnt set up any preferences for them so i would have to go through actual paper for gradplus through T.H.E. (i still live in korea, so that would be quite a delay) i hate dealing with paperwork and anything practical, i must admit. :/ still looking i guess
sea: I responded in the finaid thread. I have not applied for loans yet although I'm 99% certain I'll go with CITI(GradPLUS) and MEFA(Stafford)