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How is everyone paying for law school?  Correct me if I'm wrong but most people take out enormous subsidized and unsibsidized loans and postpone working.  Theoretically, this means that the loans will pay rent, food, leisure, etc. Correct?

In addition, do subsidized and unsubsidized federal (or state) loans adequately provide the needed funds or do most students also seek private loans?  Sorry this is so long.

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I am seriously considering Texas Tech over Drake and Creighton, what are your thoughts?  It is my understanding that TTU does not place well outside of Texas, maybe because major cities are not within close proximity.  Whereas Drake and Creighton can place students in their respective cities as well as Kansas City and Minneapolis...

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Where should I go next fall? / Southwestern, Chapman Seat Deposits?
« on: June 18, 2007, 02:18:20 PM »
When are they?  I am waitlisted and am wondering when the 1st and 2nd seat deposits are for both schools?  I imagine the 2nd has be soon if it has not already occurred.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / what to do before law school?
« on: June 18, 2007, 01:40:48 PM »
Besides working, what is everyone doing to prepare for law school?  I am thinking of getting a legal terminology book and familiarizing myself with new terms.  I am also thinking about physically training my body to deal with the long nights of studying and strenuous requirements.

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Where should I go next fall? / Provisionally accredited school v. T14
« on: June 18, 2007, 01:08:05 PM »
What does everyone think about La Verne?  It is provisisionally accredited and I am debating possibly going back to the midwest instead of staying in Cali?  After talking to several lawyers about their law school experience one theme stood out.  Unless you go to a T14 nobody cares where you went to law school as long as you an adept and versed lawyer.

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Wait List / rejected at Cal Western can I be reconsidered?
« on: June 18, 2007, 12:56:39 PM »
I have substantially raised my GPA and am wondering if I can be considered for admission in the same cycle after I have been denied?

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I am currently waitlisted at all three schools.  Could someone help me break these schools down in terms of their regional presence and job prospects compared to closer, higher ranked schools?

From my understanding Southwestern is the oldest and most prominent, then its a toss up?

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Where should I go next fall? / Southwestern v. Chapman v. Cal Western
« on: June 12, 2007, 03:46:12 PM »
I am currently waitlisted at all three schools.  Could someone help me break these schools down in terms of their regional presence and job prospects compared to closer, higher ranked schools?

From my understanding Southwestern is the oldest and most prominent, then its a toss up?

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Wait List / Drake Waitlist, anybody?
« on: May 09, 2007, 12:02:20 PM »
does anyone know when drake's waitlist will begin to move?

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Creighton Alternate?
« on: May 02, 2007, 01:27:50 AM »
I just recieved a letter from Creighton indicating that if I so choose, can be palced in the alternate waitlist for anyone that drops before Aug 20th.  Sounds like a bunch of BS, what do you guys think?  What are my chances?

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