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ZildjianKX

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #90 on: March 27, 2005, 03:36:22 AM »


Yeah, no kidding.  I just mailed my Pepperdine waistlist in today, I have no regrets even though I now technically will be going to a third tier toilet (SCU).

I highly doubt SCU's faculty will see the rankings and decide that they should start teaching crappier and grading with lower standards.  It's the same school it was a year ago; some entity just happened to rank it differently.  It has a good rep in the Bay Area, and I'm sure that won't change just over the course of one year.

Yes, very true... especially since most T2s are regional schools anyways.  I was a bit tired when I wrote my above most, I meant to say I declined my Pepperdine waitlist, still no regrets.
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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #91 on: March 27, 2005, 09:02:10 AM »
I'll be delighted to continue being as obnoxious as possible ;D

In all seriousness though, if the list is right, good for Dickinson. I have friends there and I know they've always felt their school deserved a lot more credit than US News gave them. But that doesn't change the fact that some of your most famous alumni (Santorum for one) suck, and the tuition is horribly overpriced ;)

I feel so damned good knowing I will be attending a tier 2 school. Hell-yeah, I knew the merger was a double bonus. Beasly, I don't want to hear any of your BS, I know you go to Temple and love to bash other PA schools.

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #92 on: March 27, 2005, 10:05:34 AM »
I like the new rankings.  UB makes a move from 82 to 77, which is where Nova was last year.  Do these rankings matter?  Probably not, but no harm in having some fun with it!

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #93 on: March 27, 2005, 10:16:27 AM »
fwiw, i'm glad boalt moved back up.
LOL.   ;)  Do you really think that it'll keep Boalt from being ragged on?


Duke is the new Boalt. HTH.  ;)

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #94 on: March 27, 2005, 10:59:16 AM »
Wow I went and visited Pepperdine today and it was freakin gorgeous and now I come home and they've jumped in teh rankings, maybe the gods are telling me something.  They're giving me $ and they're in Malibu, hmmm


oh great, another damn malibu barbie wannabe up in here.

Dude, did you see DU's massive slide. Wow.
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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #95 on: March 27, 2005, 11:33:42 AM »
So I noticed ND dropped 4 spots and W&Lee and Iowa moved up a spot to being one above Notre Dame.  I think I know why.......Iowa and Washington & Lee accepted me and Notre Dame just put me on their waitlist.  And the US News guys were like, "Nobody disses Andrea like that.  Those Irish bitches are goin' down!"

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #96 on: March 27, 2005, 11:38:48 AM »
Someone is lying!  I just called B&N and they said that the rankings hadn't even came in yet... ???



From XOXO. Now edited with 1-100. This is the real deal, confirmed by multiple sources, including yours truly. Most Barnes & Nobles have them on the newstand already (under the Business section, with gold cover). See below for a link to a scan of the partial listing.

1. Yale


2. Harvard


3. Stanford


4. Columbia


5. NYU


6. Chicago


7. Penn


8. Michigan, UVA


10. Northwestern


11. Boalt, Cornell, Duke


14. GULC


15. UCLA, Texas


17. Vandy


18. USC


19. Minnesota


20. BU, GW


22. Iowa, W&L


24. ND, WUSTL


26. UIUC


27. BC, W&M, Fordham, UNC, U Wash


32. Emory, UC Davis, Wisconsin


35. BYU


36. Indiana, UGA, Wake Forest


39. OSU, Hastings


41. George Mason, Tulane, Alabama, Arizona, Florida, UMD


47. American


48. Colorado


49. Case Western, U Conn, Utah


52 Baylor, SMU, Pitt, U Tenn Knoxville



56. FSU, U Kentucky



58. ASU, Brooklyn, Cardozo, Loyola LA, U Cincinnati



63. USD, Villanova



65. Chicago-Kent, Rutgers Camden, Temple, Houston



69. Loyola Chicago, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon



73. Rutgers Newark, St. Louis, Miami, Richmond



77. Lewis & Clark, Pepperdine, St John's, SUNY Buffalo, Nebraska, Oklahoma



83. Seton Hall, Hawaii



85. Catholic, GA State, Northeastern, Louisville, U Miss



90. LSU, Penn State, UNLV, U of SC, U Pacific (McGeorge)



95. Hofstra, Indiana (Indianapolis), SEattle, Syracuse, Denver



100. Marquette, Mercer, Kansas




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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #97 on: March 27, 2005, 11:59:05 AM »
your Barnes and Noble is TTT.  Sorry about the BC slide.

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #98 on: March 27, 2005, 12:04:56 PM »
yes, the rankings are real.  there's even a scanned page of the rankings floating around somewhere.  suck it up.

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Re: 2006 USNEWS Rankings - Here it is
« Reply #99 on: March 27, 2005, 12:39:31 PM »
Pepperdine's jump is certainly interesting.  Considering that 40% of each school's score is "assessment", i.e. "rate schools from "marginal" (1) to "outstanding" (5)" it kind of makes sense.  With Ken Starr becoming the new dean recently, the school got TONS of press.  In many faculty/lawyers/judges' minds, having a new noteworthy dean may give the place instant credibility, and therefore increase it's assessment score pretty much overnight. 

Not that I know for sure that a rise in Pepperdine's assessment score it what raised it's overall score.  Just guessing...   

But if this is the case, it just shows how terribly flawed US News' methodology is...