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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #170 on: April 07, 2006, 02:01:57 AM »
Northeastern is seriously underrated.

Ther co-op program and no grade policy keeps them down.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #171 on: April 07, 2006, 02:11:35 AM »
I would have applied to NE if I got like 3 points higher and had money.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #172 on: April 08, 2006, 02:19:24 AM »
Northeastern is seriously underrated.

Ther co-op program and no grade policy keeps them down.

Actually, I think their co-op program boosts their ratings.  I'd say it's a combination of the no-letter-grade system, the PI focus (and thus lower salary stats), and their de-emphasis on numbers in the application process. 

Considering the excellent employment rate and the fact that the last MA bar passage rate was higher than any other school but Harvard, I'm really surprised their rank dropped last year.
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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #173 on: April 08, 2006, 07:58:14 AM »
Northeastern is seriously underrated.

Ther co-op program and no grade policy keeps them down.


yale's no-grade policy doesnt seem to hurt them much

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #174 on: April 08, 2006, 10:21:25 PM »
What schools are underrated by the US News rankings?   

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #175 on: April 08, 2006, 10:37:35 PM »
Cooley is underrated for sure.  It should be, oh, at least #24.  Def. higher than those TTTs Stanford and Chicago!

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #176 on: April 08, 2006, 10:45:24 PM »
Northeastern is seriously underrated.

Ther co-op program and no grade policy keeps them down.

Actually, I think their co-op program boosts their ratings.  I'd say it's a combination of the no-letter-grade system, the PI focus (and thus lower salary stats), and their de-emphasis on numbers in the application process. 

Considering the excellent employment rate and the fact that the last MA bar passage rate was higher than any other school but Harvard, I'm really surprised their rank dropped last year.

Yeah, I think the coop helps them--it is key to getting them jobs.  Their lack of money, relatively short time of existence,and subpart name recognition hurt their student quality.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #177 on: April 13, 2006, 11:53:04 PM »
gotta agree with bender ... emory is def underrated 
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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #178 on: April 14, 2006, 12:59:29 AM »
Yet another plug for my future alma mater....

How can Widener be 4th tier, but have a top-10 Health Law program?  It would seem that that alone would merit NOT being 4th tier.  That's ok, though.  I've always liked being the underdog.  Makes victory that much sweeter.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #179 on: April 14, 2006, 01:06:21 AM »

U goin to the DE campus?

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