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RWU1L

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Scam law school
« on: March 23, 2005, 05:41:26 PM »
A total SCAM
Stay away
The only thing we are do is pay money to give all of them jobs

camelbx

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Re: Scam law school
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2005, 09:50:47 PM »
We need a story.

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Re: Scam law school
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2005, 10:23:49 AM »
A total SCAM
Stay away
The only thing we are do is pay money to give all of them jobs

Tell us something we don't already know

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Re: Scam law school
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2005, 02:38:03 AM »
Might sound made up, but honest to @#!* I typed "scam law school" into Google dot com hoping to find information about Roger Williams and sure enough...this thread was one of three results.  I too wish that "RWU1L" would have elaborated on his statement (or at least proofread) but oh well.  There used to be a few gems on this board about RWU but apparently they purge the messages every year or so.  Sad, really.  They should at least make an archive available of old messages.  Cheap bastards.

But yeah, Roger Williams is a definite scam.  If you have $30,000 burning a hole in your pocket, feel free to enroll.  Chances are terribly low that youre going to graduate.  They clearly pull the same crap that Cooley does -- accept a lot of students knowing full well that a large percent of them will not complete the first year.  Its hard wired into the system there that a large number of students CANT finish the first year. 

Just one of many scams that that place is running.  If you didnt get in anywhere else and youre a high stakes gambler, perhaps give it a go.  Otherwise forget it.  Actually, even if it is the only place you get in (other than Cooley, of course which should also be avoided) Id recommend re-evalutating your options.  There are other things to do.  But if you really want to go to law school, just get a job in a law firm or something and re-apply to legitamate schools next year.

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Grading system at RWU School of Law
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2005, 10:10:48 PM »
Its hard wired into the system there that a large number of students CANT finish the first year.

I am currently a second year student at RWU School of Law.  I think some people might be confused about RWU's grading system, and therefore make it seem more daunting or scary than it actually is.

We have a mandatory mean for all 1st year required classes - the professor's average grade for the class must fall between a 2.33 (C+) and a 2.67 (B-). This is different than a mandatory curve, because with a curve teachers are forced to fail people, and in this case, professors don't have to have a certain number of A's and a certain number of F's... Professors must ensure the average grade for each of their classes falls between 2.33 and 2.67... 

Also, you must have at least a 1.90 GPA at the end of your 1st year in order to be asked back for your second year. That means you basically have to have at least a C average... 

If you're interested in reading more about this, you can click this link (or cut and paste in your browser), then scroll to the bottom of the page for Academic Standards -
http://law.rwu.edu/Academics+and+Institutes/Curriculum/

Baggage handler

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Re: Scam law school
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2005, 08:31:52 PM »
We need a story.

Here's a couple of stories:

callbacks for the on-campus interviewing
mcdonalds (phone) on 9/1

delta airlines (email) on 9/4


http://64.233.161.104/search?q=cache:TJqxPBjIiKAJ:nylawyer.com/news/02/08/082102g.html

bartending (fax) on 9/5

http://www.providencephoenix.com/archive/pj/01/12/13/pj.html

Leah

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Old stories...
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2005, 11:03:55 PM »
Here's a couple of stories:
Both of those links point to articles that are several years old (one is from 2001 and the other from 2002).

Here is a more recent Providence Journal article from 2004:
http://www.lawschool.com/ripass.htm

Baggage handler

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Re: Old stories...
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2005, 11:46:34 PM »
Here's a couple of stories:
Both of those links point to articles that are several years old (one is from 2001 and the other from 2002).

Here is a more recent Providence Journal article from 2004:
http://www.lawschool.com/ripass.htm

And what about the jobs the majority of RW grads have?!
 more like at mcdonalds and burger king

You must be an employee of the school, my guess is Boylen or Bastone