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What schools are underrated by US News?

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #310 on: April 25, 2007, 12:18:48 PM »

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« Reply #311 on: April 25, 2007, 12:28:50 PM »
Isn't nearly all of the Chicago lakefront essentially built on a landfill?

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« Reply #312 on: April 25, 2007, 06:22:17 PM »
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Are you serious? I don't what you know about NJ or Rutgers but you're seriously mistaken

No, TTT was right.  The entire state of NJ is one giant landfill.  At this point they don't even try to cover up the garbage.  Fact: NJ has more toxic waste dump sites than any other state (including NV). 

Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #313 on: April 25, 2007, 07:32:21 PM »
Villanova's underrated I think?  I'm biased though because the reason I think that is that I'm going there.

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« Reply #314 on: April 25, 2007, 07:39:54 PM »
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Are you serious? I don't what you know about NJ or Rutgers but you're seriously mistaken

No, TTT was right.  The entire state of NJ is one giant landfill.  At this point they don't even try to cover up the garbage.  Fact: NJ has more toxic waste dump sites than any other state (including NV). 

When you study the Dormant Commerce Clause in your 1L Con Law class, you may end up reading City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey, 437 U.S. 617 (1978). The case is basically about New Jersey being so full of garbage that the state legislature passed a statute banning any garbage coming in from out of state. Penn and NY sued b/c they liked dumping their garbage in New Jersey instead of their own landfills.

Jersey lost.

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« Reply #315 on: April 25, 2007, 07:50:14 PM »
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Are you serious? I don't what you know about NJ or Rutgers but you're seriously mistaken

No, TTT was right.  The entire state of NJ is one giant landfill.  At this point they don't even try to cover up the garbage.  Fact: NJ has more toxic waste dump sites than any other state (including NV). 

When you study the Dormant Commerce Clause in your 1L Con Law class, you may end up reading City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey, 437 U.S. 617 (1978). The case is basically about New Jersey being so full of garbage that the state legislature passed a statute banning any garbage coming in from out of state. Penn and NY sued b/c they liked dumping their garbage in New Jersey instead of their own landfills.

Jersey lost.

Oh my beloved home state. On the plus side, we are the wealthiest or second wealthiest state in the union in any given year.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #316 on: April 25, 2007, 09:06:41 PM »
We have the highest median income of any state, the highest percentage of HS students going onto college, and the highest percentage of people with higher education.

And we don't have to pump our own gas.

I'll take my landfill, thanks.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #317 on: April 26, 2007, 11:05:45 AM »
We have the highest median income of any state, the highest percentage of HS students going onto college, and the highest percentage of people with higher education.

And we don't have to pump our own gas.

I'll take my landfill, thanks.

Are you talking about new jersey? Cuz CT def has the highest per capita income, and median family income. Fairfield county is the richest county in the country, even with bridgeport which is a ridiculously poor city (in the top ten) - though it is also the county with the most HS drinking...

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« Reply #318 on: April 26, 2007, 11:52:54 AM »
We have the highest median income of any state, the highest percentage of HS students going onto college, and the highest percentage of people with higher education.

And we don't have to pump our own gas.

I'll take my landfill, thanks.

Are you talking about new jersey? Cuz CT def has the highest per capita income, and median family income. Fairfield county is the richest county in the country, even with bridgeport which is a ridiculously poor city (in the top ten) - though it is also the county with the most HS drinking...

We have swapped places for those honors several times, hence my caveat.

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Re: What schools are underrated by US News?
« Reply #319 on: April 26, 2007, 12:12:16 PM »
We have the highest median income of any state, the highest percentage of HS students going onto college, and the highest percentage of people with higher education.

And we don't have to pump our own gas.

I'll take my landfill, thanks.

Are you talking about new jersey? Cuz CT def has the highest per capita income, and median family income. Fairfield county is the richest county in the country, even with bridgeport which is a ridiculously poor city (in the top ten) - though it is also the county with the most HS drinking...

We have swapped places for those honors several times, hence my caveat.

yeah, it probably doesnt help that a lot of people in CT/NJ have summer homes in NJ/CT...