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I'm quite happy being Czech.

*pokes cryofan*

Can I cross your flaming bridge Mr. Troll?

Law School Admissions / Re: maybe next year....
« on: April 27, 2004, 02:33:01 PM »
If you're doing the gay thing that helps for UT-- they loooove diversity but your numbers are both below medians I believe. I applied to all the schools you mentioned this year w/ 2.9/164.

So far IN: SMU, Baylor, Tech

If your outofstate you have low chances @ UT, if your instate then maybe but not a sure thing(25% maybe). Also AA comes back next year to Texas so if your URM... Tulane is pretty close as well...


Print it out and mail it post.

E-mail I think appears too lazy.


Law School Admissions / Re: ABA-LSAC Official Guide Up...
« on: April 27, 2004, 01:44:44 PM »
Well I'm getting less than 10% chances for a school I got into and a school I'm still waiting on. I think they overcorrected (the last version of this made it appear WAY too easy to get in).


Incoming 1Ls / Re: law school application
« on: April 16, 2004, 02:03:40 PM »
What worries people about those schools (at least myself a little) is that they don't publish the numbers that ABA schools do.
I mean, I've never seen on the websites employment at grad/employment at 6mo. after grad; median starting salary; bar passage rates; average entering GPA/LSAT.
That being said 21k$ a year for tuition is something I'm not looking forward to for my ABA school.
<g> on topic:
Also, I totally do not think its neccesarry to read any kind of book unless you plan on going to a top 14 or have marginal numbers. Then strategy becomes more important. But the process itself is really pretty self-explanatory. I mean each app tells you what to do :P

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Where is Tulane's letter?!?
« on: April 10, 2004, 12:06:35 PM »
I've been battling Tulane for months. I was complete 12/1, 164/2.95. They said they'd try to postmark everything by 4/1 but that didnt work out.

BUT I think they're fall to T2 in the USNEWS rankings might have changed their yield so maybe they're holding? Also on they're website they have posted how many "offers of admission" they've sent this year. Seems odd that they have the table done but so many applicants left without an answer.

Law School Admissions / Re: Personal Statements & Work Experience
« on: April 08, 2004, 06:49:34 AM »
While they might in a very boderline case, in 95% of applications they probably aren't even looked at. This is just my feeling from this year in admissions. Adcomms seem primarily motivated by numbers, I think a lot of folks (especially younger ones like me) get caught up in a year WE in a law office being a secretary when this stuff really doesn't matter.

Then again-- 10 years-- IF its impressive might look nice. But my feeling is that 10 years of GREAT WE isn't as good as a 3 point improvement on the LSAT.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Texas Southern School of Law
« on: April 07, 2004, 07:05:42 PM »
Ok, I can clarify what "reputable" means, what I should have said was relatively prestigious -- you may get a job but not the same ones UT grads will. I realize that Devry grads get jobs but they dont become CEOs. Sorry bout the sloppy language first time through.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Texas Southern School of Law
« on: April 06, 2004, 09:13:40 PM »
You're right, basically. But try going into a reputable company and applying for an accounting, or management job or someother above-minimum-wage-job with a degree from Devry or U. of Phoenix.

TSU is definately the Devry of law schools.

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