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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2004, 02:02:10 PM »
My friend Drowles, the issue is precisely what i mentioned on the previous post, you see, you would assume that many of the people who got accepted with scores ranging 150-154 and 155-159 got into the PT when the fact of the matter is that they got into the FT, and many of those with scores of 160-64 got into the PT...i spent 4 years at GW and have talked to all of those reviewing your applications

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2004, 02:04:31 PM »
Okay, I appreciate the help...I'm still trying to decide what to do, because I hate to completely forgo my shot at FT, but I totally understand the arguments to apply PT.  I think it's sort of a head vs. heart decision right now!  Guess there's always American...:)

My friend Drowles, the issue is precisely what i mentioned on the previous post, you see, you would assume that many of the people who got accepted with scores ranging 150-154 and 155-159 got into the PT when the fact of the matter is that they got into the FT, and many of those with scores of 160-64 got into the PT...i spent 4 years at GW and have talked to all of those reviewing your applications
Homeless (it feels weird to call you that!), could you elaborate a bit?    I'm not sure that I completely follow you. 

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2004, 02:37:15 PM »
MY FRIEND HOMELESS..

JUST GO LOOK AT THE GPA/LSAT AVERAGES ON LSAC.ORG FOR THE PART-TIME PROGRAM AT GW..

THE NUMBERS FOR PT, ON AVERAGE, ARE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THAN THOSE FOR FULLTIME.. THERE IS NO QUESTION ABOUT THAT..

THEREFORE, YOUR POINT IS MOOT...
ATTENDING... UGA.. GO DAWGS!!!
Accepted: UGA, GW PT, Tulane
Dinged:GMU PT/FT
Priority Waitlist: Gtown PT
Waitlist: BC, WUSTL, Emory
Applied: GMU PT/FT, GW PT, Gtown PT, Emory, UGA, BC, Tulane, WUSTL

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2004, 05:32:03 PM »
Sej728n and Drowles,

If you guys are interested in IP, then why not PT?
You can work at a Law Firm in DC during the day, who will pay your tuition.
Since you are getting valuable work experience, missing the summer internship is moot.
Of course, the downside is that working FT and going to school PT is tough.

But since I have a mortgage, this is my plan.
Applied to GULC PT, will apply to GW and AU pt also.

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2004, 05:35:41 PM »
Sej728n and Drowles,

If you guys are interested in IP, then why not PT?
You can work at a Law Firm in DC during the day, who will pay your tuition.
Since you are getting valuable work experience, missing the summer internship is moot.
Of course, the downside is that working FT and going to school PT is tough.

But since I have a mortgage, this is my plan.
Applied to GULC PT, will apply to GW and AU pt also.


Praytell, how are you so sure you'll find a law firm to, not only give you a job while you're in school, but also offer to pay your tuition? If this is an easy thing to do, I'm all for it. However, my bull meter is ticking upward right now...
In at GULC PT/ED - WooHoo!

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2004, 05:47:20 PM »
[quote author=caffeine and nicotine addict link=topic=15142.msg230091#msg230091

Praytell, how are you so sure you'll find a law firm to, not only give you a job while you're in school, but also offer to pay your tuition? If this is an easy thing to do, I'm all for it. However, my bull meter is ticking upward right now...
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Just trying to help, and I don't appreciate you tone.
I work at the USPTO as a patent examiner and I know personally of several people who did just what I described.

Finnegan is one of the big IP firms in DC.
Check it out.

http://www.finnegan.com/careers/student.cfm?table=tblBenefits

how's your bull meter now?

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2004, 05:58:53 PM »
I stand by my skepticism. You could also find a bf/gf who's rich and wants to pay your bills. I'm sure both happen, but I wouldn't suggest everyone can do it. It appeared from the wording of your post, that doing what you recommend is a cake walk. I surmise otherwise. If you have it made, I'm happy for you. I hope you can come to terms with my tone. I'd hate to lose sleep worrying whether you appreciate it.
HTH
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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2004, 06:00:57 PM »
You mentioned chiashu, is that working for anyone?  Not working for me

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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2004, 06:08:24 PM »
You mentioned chiashu, is that working for anyone?  Not working for me

Not working right now. Nice hijack though.   :)
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Re: GW: PT or FT
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2004, 06:15:49 PM »
I stand by my skepticism. You could also find a bf/gf who's rich and wants to pay your bills. I'm sure both happen, but I wouldn't suggest everyone can do it. It appeared from the wording of your post, that doing what you recommend is a cake walk. I surmise otherwise. If you have it made, I'm happy for you. I hope you can come to terms with my tone. I'd hate to lose sleep worrying whether you appreciate it.
HTH

It's a fact that this opportunity is out there.
But like any job, you have to apply to get it.
Nobody will hand you a job on a platter.
Isn't that understood?
And it's a fact that people are getting these jobs.
If you are qualified, you'll get it too.
I never said it was easy.
But then again, what job (other than flipping burgers) is easy to get?

My point is that a decent person would have asked nicely.
But just because you are ignorant to this opportunity, you assume that I'm BS.
You think whatever you want but learn some common courtesy.

I'm done with you.
Good luck with in law school.