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Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: School that pay your airfare
« on: March 15, 2005, 09:35:31 PM »
has anyone heard anything from fordham or gw?

Where should I go next fall? / Re: make my decision for me, please
« on: March 15, 2005, 05:11:42 PM »
Wow - that is wonderfully helpful.  Thank you

Denials / Re: Minnesota is too cold anyways
« on: March 15, 2005, 04:19:55 PM »
Oh, I'm sorry - who needs the cold??

Where should I go next fall? / Re: make my decision for me, please
« on: March 15, 2005, 04:05:23 PM »
Do those two schools have solid placement in NYC?  Is there any sort of database to check this out?

Where should I go next fall? / make my decision for me, please
« on: March 15, 2005, 04:02:01 PM »
Every time I get accepted by another school, I still find myself struggling with my decision.  There are very few schools that would be a sure "lock" for me - and I've been getting rejected by all of them.  Still, in 30 years, I want to be doing some sort of civil liberties law, but in the years directly following law school I see myself much more in a "BIGlaw" firm of some persuasion, hopefulyl in NYC.  I've been accepted to Wash U St. Louis w/money, George Washington, Vanderbilt and Fordham.  I understand that Fordham is strong in NYC - but it is substantially stronger than the others, enough to outweigh it's obvious lack of national reputation?  If you were me, where would you go?

Acceptances / In at Vandy
« on: March 15, 2005, 09:19:57 AM »
In at Vandy - got the letter/big packet in the mail last week, I believe (I was out of town).

Where should I go next fall? / Re: Hope for Duke?
« on: March 04, 2005, 01:22:08 PM »
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing - but I guess if a degree from Duke instead of the other school you already paid a seat deposit is worth more than 500 dollars or so, it's worth it.

Where should I go next fall? / Re: Negotiating Scholarships/Grants
« on: March 03, 2005, 10:10:13 PM »
What do you say, just call the admissions office and tell them how much money other schools have given you?  Is that an awkawrd conversation to have?

Acceptances / Re: In at Cardozo, maybe
« on: March 03, 2005, 06:59:30 PM »
Don't wait - just call :) good luck! (I really doubt that schools would be cruel enough to call with a question about the applicatio AND not leave a message - EVIL! -and unlikely-)

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