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lex19

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Re: Fordham
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2005, 04:13:53 PM »
no offense but why are you LSD, but i don't care this convo is over as far as i'm concearned

ccorsi

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Re: Fordham
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2005, 04:29:05 PM »
Uni,

Dude - you got into Midwest schools that will only allow you to practice in those areas.

So who cares if they are 1st or 2nd tier.  If you walk into a NYC firm from Fordham they might talk to you at least.  If you tell them you went to Minn or Wis they'll tell you to hit the streets Farmer Ted.

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ccorsi

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Re: Fordham
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2005, 11:24:35 PM »
Feel free to participate - just don't throw up that weak sour grapes stuff about a school that rejected you.

Be a big boy.  They rejected you - move on.  No reason to call them a ghetto school etc.

When they rejected you did they call you a hayseed or rube?

No, they just said blah blah thanks but no thanks - good luck.

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hammer101

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Re: Fordham
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2005, 10:37:27 AM »
I am on LSAD because frankly I have nothing better to do with my time. I am truly amazed at how people are so quick to jump down my throat at whatever I say.  I get rejected from a school, say some bad things about the school that obviously had bad things to say about me, and then I get that I am full over myself and not worth talking to. To the person that asked why I even bother being on this board. I am sorry that I am not as valuable of a person as you are. I mean not everybody is perfect like yourself. This is a pre-law discussion board, all my comments have been relevant to pre-law issues and thus should not preclude me from participating on this board.

Sorry dude. Rejections suck -- getting frustrated is only human. But your original post came off as a bit arrogant and I think people found that offputting. It read as if you felt you were entitled to a Fordham acceptance. Nothing wrong with venting -- I think you just gave people the wrong idea.

But look at it this way: You've gotten into a couple great schools! More than what many can say...Yeah getting rejected sucks, but it's something most of us had to go through. I think you're in good company here.
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