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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2005, 11:38:53 AM »
It all depends.  I have a friend at Georgetown, and the guy hates it.  His 1L section were all a-holes that stabbed each other in the back.  They would sabotague interviews and lie about exam times.  He witnessed a couple fistfights between students because of all this BS.

Then again when he talked to people in other sections, they were all friends and having a ton of fun.  Just the luck of the draw.

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2005, 12:01:55 PM »
Vandy has a positive reputation. They have a Dean's List but no class rankings, so that probably helps. No one hiding stuff or anything. I know several people who go/went there, and they don't have anything bad to say. I sat in on a class and the prof called on students, which seemed to help a lot with the gunners. The students seem laid back and really nice.

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2005, 12:23:45 PM »
I was waiting for this part.

ok, it yours.  enjoy for the whole weekend.

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2005, 12:35:12 PM »
That was easy!

Off to bed (2:30 here in Japan).

'night all...

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2005, 12:41:21 PM »
uh-oh.  privileges revoked!

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2005, 12:52:24 PM »
Vandy has a positive reputation. They have a Dean's List but no class rankings, so that probably helps. No one hiding stuff or anything. I know several people who go/went there, and they don't have anything bad to say. I sat in on a class and the prof called on students, which seemed to help a lot with the gunners. The students seem laid back and really nice.

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katherynh , no, no fencing. just something that an old roommate used to say a lot.

BTW, what do you hear from your Vandy friends about class availability, etc? The Vault reviews mentioned a lot of problems getting classes you want. If you have heard anything along those lines, I'd like to hear about it. Thanks.
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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2005, 04:54:29 PM »
Cutcut, I will ask about the class availability situation. For now, I can say my bf has said "I don't have one bad thing to say about Vanderbilt." Nashville is a really nice city, too.

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2005, 08:54:37 PM »
I can't give specifics, but as someone from the SF area, I can tell you that Hasting's reputation in this regard is true.


I'll second that. I also live in SF and know a Hastings 1L who has related a couple stories to me already of what I would consider outright bullying.

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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2005, 06:58:24 PM »
Anyone know about Emory, Stanford, or GW?
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Re: Schools with Nasty Reputations.
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2005, 03:48:38 AM »
I've heard from students that GW has a good student atmosphere.  There's some understandable competition b/c of the curve, but outside of that, students are reported to help each other out w/ notes, etc, when in need.  No library fiascos or the like.

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