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The Howard Law/HBCU Law Schools Thread

Re: The Howard Law/HBCU Law Schools Thread
« Reply #1680 on: January 07, 2007, 07:43:07 PM »
I just sent in my app...what a relief! Hopefully I'll hear back relatively soon, because I would love to go to school in D.C.  Anybody know how long it usually takes to go complete?

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Re: The Howard Law/HBCU Law Schools Thread
« Reply #1681 on: January 10, 2007, 06:15:30 PM »
Our bar passage rates are going up.  HUSL grads did well last year.  Dean Schmoke is emphasizing passing the bar from Day 1 now.  There is also a class offered for 3Ls during the spring semester that is essentially pre-bar review bar review.  The school is doing a lot to make improvements in that area because of the crucial importance of passing the bar.


Re: The Howard Law/HBCU Law Schools Thread
« Reply #1682 on: January 10, 2007, 08:55:04 PM »
Our bar passage rates are going up.  HUSL grads did well last year.  Dean Schmoke is emphasizing passing the bar from Day 1 now.  There is also a class offered for 3Ls during the spring semester that is essentially pre-bar review bar review.  The school is doing a lot to make improvements in that area because of the crucial importance of passing the bar.

roxie! ;D

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Re: The Howard Law/HBCU Law Schools Thread
« Reply #1683 on: January 14, 2007, 06:44:44 PM »
Our bar passage rates are going up.  HUSL grads did well last year.  Dean Schmoke is emphasizing passing the bar from Day 1 now.  There is also a class offered for 3Ls during the spring semester that is essentially pre-bar review bar review.  The school is doing a lot to make improvements in that area because of the crucial importance of passing the bar.

roxie! ;D

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FAMU-UPDATE TO ORIGINAL MESSAGE
« Reply #1684 on: January 14, 2007, 09:01:57 PM »
Does anyone know anything about FAMU? According to their website they are provisionally accredited by the ABA, But I really haven't found any other information about the school, its LSAT/GPA medians or anything. I may be relocating to the Orlando area and wanted as much information as possible. ALSO, I WAS WONDERING WHY THEY DON'T HAVE A PROFILE ON LSAC.ORG, usually from what i can remember, even provisional schools have a profile on there.


UPDATE TO ORIGINAL MESSAGE!!!
I was really seriously thinking about applying to FAMU, but check this blog out from law students and faculty at the school. THIS IS NOT GOOD!!
http://rattlernation.blogspot.com/2007/01/interim-dean-and-associate-dean-bolt.html

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Re: FAMU
« Reply #1685 on: January 14, 2007, 09:19:18 PM »
They take like LSAT in the 140s.  They are not accredited yet, but I believe they will be when the time comes (meaning however long it takes to get approved-5 years? they will be approved).

Barry is also in Orlando.  They give out pretty good scholarships from what I hear.

Re: FAMU
« Reply #1686 on: January 15, 2007, 07:34:19 AM »
Does anyone know anything about FAMU? According to their website they are provisionally accredited by the ABA, But I really haven't found any other information about the school, its LSAT/GPA medians or anything. I may be relocating to the Orlando area and wanted as much information as possible. ALSO, I WAS WONDERING WHY THEY DON'T HAVE A PROFILE ON LSAC.ORG, usually from what i can remember, even provisional schools have a profile on there.

You can look here: http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,27865.0.html

for more information

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Re: FAMU
« Reply #1687 on: January 15, 2007, 10:37:37 AM »
Also please check out Princeton Review's 175 Top Law Schools.  It gives a really good break down on such things like GPA/LSAT, level of competition (rather "competitiveness"), ratio male to female, ratio of student to professor, race, etc.  Also gives you a breakdown of where  else people apply to that are also applying to your school (in this case FAMU). 

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Re: FAMU-UPDATE TO ORIGINAL MESSAGE
« Reply #1688 on: January 15, 2007, 05:58:46 PM »
attorney Shirley Cunningham Jr. donated $1 million to the FAMU law school in return for a $100,000-a-year job that didn't require him to teach on-site.

that's certainly an interesting deal.

EDIT: by the way, I'm merging this thread with the HBCU thread.

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Re: FAMU-UPDATE TO ORIGINAL MESSAGE
« Reply #1689 on: January 15, 2007, 11:20:33 PM »
attorney Shirley Cunningham Jr. donated $1 million to the FAMU law school in return for a $100,000-a-year job that didn't require him to teach on-site.

that's certainly an interesting deal.

EDIT: by the way, I'm merging this thread with the HBCU thread.

i really hope this is not a harbinger of the job market when i get out of school. and uh, how is he going to teach? video-conferencing??? too weird for me.