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katesq

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part time programs
« on: March 02, 2005, 01:09:36 AM »
does anyone know at what point you would be invited to law review if you are in a part-time program?

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2005, 07:07:44 AM »
From what I have heard, after the 2nd year.......
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Re: part time programs
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2005, 06:11:24 PM »
It is after the second year. I called and asked most of the schools that I applied to before I sent in my apps.
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Re: part time programs
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2005, 11:44:10 PM »
also, when are parttimers considered for summer employment at firms? second year?

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2005, 02:15:59 AM »
also, when are parttimers considered for summer employment at firms? second year?

Theoretically, you could be considered at any point, but I think after 2nd year is equivelant to a 1L summer job, and after 3rd year is like 2L job. The thing is, that most part timers have full time jobs that are often hard to leave for the summer.

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2005, 07:11:47 AM »
But what if you (like me) work for the government and are permitted to take a leave of abscence?  Would I plan on doing it after my PT 2L and 3Ls?  Is this done ever?  Is it encouraged?
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Re: part time programs
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2005, 07:33:33 AM »
I would definitely give it a shot after both years.

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2005, 09:00:59 AM »
Same topic with a twist.

Is it possible to make law review if one is part-time fall and spring, but then takes the number of required classes over the summer to matriculate FT that fall? Given the info posted above, I would assume yes, but can't say for sure. Anyone have thoughts or insight?

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2005, 03:12:51 PM »
good question wharf rat. and for class rank - i guess we would be ranked with the ft 1L class during our second year?

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Re: part time programs
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2005, 03:22:37 PM »
From what I have heard, part timers are all ranked together, and full timers are ranked together. They do not combine the groups at any time because it would not be fair to either group. As you go through school you will only be ranked with the group you began with. For example if you are a 2nd year part time student, you would only be ranked amongst the other second year part time students. You would not be ranked amongst all part time students.

I believe if you switched in to full time, you would get ranked with the full time students, and vice versa.

Wharfrat, I think that decisions on law review would be made before you finished your classes in the summer, I think you would still have to wait out the year, but I am not certain. You should call the schools you applied to and see what their policy is for that.
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