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Hello I am probibly going to be PT at my school. I am trying to keep my options

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I need to tell this "curve" stuff to the 17.9% of my 1L class who won't be here in the fall.  Maybe they all transferred to Penn  ::)


not to mention, I'll bet my left nut that his undergrad is somewhere you've never heard of.

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I need to tell this "curve" stuff to the 17.9% of my 1L class who won't be here in the fall.  Maybe they all transferred to Penn  ::)


not to mention, I'll bet my left nut that his undergrad is somewhere you've never heard of.

If your school has a 17.9% dropout rate then you must go to a real shi#y law school.  Most schools have around a 98-99% graduation rate.

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reality check: it's not going to take anywhere near top 10% to transfer w/in tiers.  he'll have a chance if he's in the top half of the class.  tier2-tier2 is not that hard guys.  i believe latinlord has an above average ug gpa, if he maintains THAT level of academic achievement he will be able to transfer to temple.  why is this some pipe dream?  heck, he has two years to bring his gpa up to top 50% because he's going PT.  odds are in his favor.  

also, a transfer to his home state is a very practicle goal when one considers the disparities in cost of attendance between the two schoos.  is it likely that he will make top 10% and transfer to penn, no. but it's just as unlikely that he will find himself in the bottom 10%.  why?  the curve.  and it's because of the curve that he has a very good shot at transferring to temple. 


He has repeatedly been below average up until this point, what makes you think law school will be any different?  News flash: Law school is more difficult than undergrad.  Also, his LSATs were well below average as well. 

Your assertations are based on candyland bullshi# and nothing more.

reality check: it's not going to take anywhere near top 10% to transfer w/in tiers.  he'll have a chance if he's in the top half of the class.  tier2-tier2 is not that hard guys.  i believe latinlord has an above average ug gpa, if he maintains THAT level of academic achievement he will be able to transfer to temple.  why is this some pipe dream?  heck, he has two years to bring his gpa up to top 50% because he's going PT.  odds are in his favor.  

also, a transfer to his home state is a very practicle goal when one considers the disparities in cost of attendance between the two schoos.  is it likely that he will make top 10% and transfer to penn, no. but it's just as unlikely that he will find himself in the bottom 10%.  why?  the curve.  and it's because of the curve that he has a very good shot at transferring to temple. 


He has repeatedly been below average up until this point, what makes you think law school will be any different?  News flash: Law school is more difficult than undergrad.  Also, his LSATs were well below average as well. 

Your assertations are based on candyland bullshi# and nothing more.

Not trying to be a hater here,  but he majored in Spanish, a language of which he is a native speaker.

Transferring within T2 is pointless and maybe even to a T1 if it is not a T20 (it wouldn't make that much of a difference, still a very regional degree).  The reality is there is a very very very slim chance he would ever score well enough to do a T20 transfer.

Not coincidentally, Erapitt is barely on the cusp of T20.  If he was T14 he would be saying you were wasting your time unless you can transfer into T14, but in his current situation he believes anyone who prefers T14 is arrogant.  Remember now, a T1 transfer is pointless unless it is T20, but anyone who prefers T14 is elitist.  What a joke.


To the thread starter: I wouldn't worry so much about rankings, worry more about geography.  Go where you want to practice.  You will be surprised how limiting geography is.  My highschool buddy goes to South Carolina (ranked 97) and he has a much better chance of getting a job anywhere in SC than someone at a T1 school in Florida or VA.



He has repeatedly been below average up until this point, what makes you think law school will be any different?  News flash: Law school is more difficult than undergrad.  Also, his LSATs were well below average as well. 

Your assertations are based on candyland bullshi# and nothing more.

Says the guy who isn't even in lawschool...

Lawschool isn't more difficult than undergrad, IMO.  That is coming from someone who has actually been to lawschool, as opposed to Erapitt, but take it for what its worth.

The hard part about lawschool is figuring out how to study, it isn't like anything you have done before and they don't tell you how to prepare.  Once you figure out how it works, it is easy.  I have done less work every semester and my grades keep going up.  After your first semester, law school is substantially less work than undergrad if you had any kind of demanding major.  If you majored in History at Easy State University, it might be harder than undergrad.

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Transferring within T2 is pointless and maybe even to a T1 if it is not a T20 (it wouldn't make that much of a difference, still a very regional degree).  The reality is there is a very very very slim chance he would ever score well enough to do a T20 transfer.

Not coincidentally, Erapitt is barely on the cusp of T20.  If he was T14 he would be saying you were wasting your time unless you can transfer into T14, but in his current situation he believes anyone who prefers T14 is arrogant.  Remember now, a T1 transfer is pointless unless it is T20, but anyone who prefers T14 is elitist.  What a joke.





To the thread starter: I wouldn't worry so much about rankings, worry more about geography.  Go where you want to practice.  You will be surprised how limiting geography is.  My highschool buddy goes to South Carolina (ranked 97) and he has a much better chance of getting a job anywhere in SC than someone at a T1 school in Florida or VA.


Florida, irregardless of you being a total tool, you can't argue with me that it makes sense to transfer within a T2 for any reason other than locality.  I understand if he wants to move back home, but he should be greatful he even got into law school.  There is no debating that.  His grades are below average in a subject that is his first language and his LSAT is subpar.  I think he should be damn happy he got into a T2 and do the best he can with it.

Barely on the cusp of the T20 is still good enough to give me far better job opportunities than the "second best school in florida," jerkoff.

Whether you want to admit it or not, T1 outside of the top 25 or so, and anything above is going to be a regional education.  Is there anything wrong with that?  No, but don't sit here and argue with me about how your school is so great when in reality, it isn't.

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He has repeatedly been below average up until this point, what makes you think law school will be any different?  News flash: Law school is more difficult than undergrad.  Also, his LSATs were well below average as well. 

Your assertations are based on candyland bullshi# and nothing more.

Says the guy who isn't even in lawschool...

Lawschool isn't more difficult than undergrad, IMO.  That is coming from someone who has actually been to lawschool, as opposed to Erapitt, but take it for what its worth.

The hard part about lawschool is figuring out how to study, it isn't like anything you have done before and they don't tell you how to prepare.  Once you figure out how it works, it is easy.  I have done less work every semester and my grades keep going up.  After your first semester, law school is substantially less work than undergrad if you had any kind of demanding major.  If you majored in History at Easy State University, it might be harder than undergrad.


Yeah, well there is still some correlation between LSAT, College GPA, and law school success whether you want to admit it or not.  To sit here and say that someone that has been sub par in everything they have done academically is going to be a shining star in law school is ridiculous.

You are a moron.

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I need to tell this "curve" stuff to the 17.9% of my 1L class who won't be here in the fall.  Maybe they all transferred to Penn  ::)


not to mention, I'll bet my left nut that his undergrad is somewhere you've never heard of.

If your school has a 17.9% dropout rate then you must go to a real shi#y law school.  Most schools have around a 98-99% graduation rate.


Told ya I went T4-T1.  Check LSAC there are 50-100 schools with 9% attrition rate or higher.

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reality check: it's not going to take anywhere near top 10% to transfer w/in tiers.  he'll have a chance if he's in the top half of the class.  tier2-tier2 is not that hard guys.  i believe latinlord has an above average ug gpa, if he maintains THAT level of academic achievement he will be able to transfer to temple.  why is this some pipe dream?  heck, he has two years to bring his gpa up to top 50% because he's going PT.  odds are in his favor.  

also, a transfer to his home state is a very practicle goal when one considers the disparities in cost of attendance between the two schoos.  is it likely that he will make top 10% and transfer to penn, no. but it's just as unlikely that he will find himself in the bottom 10%.  why?  the curve.  and it's because of the curve that he has a very good shot at transferring to temple. 


He has repeatedly been below average up until this point, what makes you think law school will be any different?  News flash: Law school is more difficult than undergrad.  Also, his LSATs were well below average as well. 

Your assertations are based on candyland bullshi# and nothing more.

Not trying to be a hater here,  but he majored in Spanish, a language of which he is a native speaker.



Spanish major?  This just keeps getting better.