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Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« on: November 12, 2008, 10:00:38 PM »
What do you think?

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2008, 10:16:32 PM »
To learn how to use Google. Or a search feature.

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2008, 10:23:29 PM »
thanks ahole!! I did that and did not find anything.

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2008, 10:39:31 PM »
thanks ahole!! I did that and did not find anything.

Then you might want to rethink a career reliant on research and reading comprehension.

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2008, 10:48:40 PM »
thanks ahole!! I did that and did not find anything.

Then you might want to rethink a career reliant on research and reading comprehension.



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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2008, 10:55:12 PM »
my google results overwhelmingly say tier 3 >>>> tier 1. higher number = better.

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2008, 11:13:17 PM »
my google results overwhelmingly say tier 3 >>>> tier 1. higher number = better.


Just another reason why Cooley law is the best school in the nation.

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2008, 11:01:48 AM »
There is next to no difference between a school ranked in the 90s and a school ranked in the third tier. At that point it's more about the specific local reputation of the school and the market its in. We can't give an accurate answer to your question unless specific schools are involved.
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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2008, 10:55:20 PM »
Thanks for the useful response. The people up top must really have time on their hands to be so condescending and ignorant. I live in New Jersey and plan to practice in NJ, NY, or DC. Seton Hall is my number one over Rutgers Newark, Brooklyn Law, Cardozo, and American in DC. I am also applying to Fordham, Georgetown, George Washington, and Cornell. Those are reaches considering my gpa is a 3.25 and my LSAT will likely be between 160-166 and I also have some criminal issues I will have to disclose. My view right now is that if I don't get accepted to any of my reach schools that Seton Hall will be my number 1 assuming I am accepted. I feel that if I am accepted to any of my reach schools it would be best for me to attend. I feel this way because there are so many law schools in my area that only the top ones are well known unlike in some states where there may only be a handful in a 200 mile radius. What do you think?

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Re: Why should I go to a tier 1 (top 100) school over a tier 3?
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2008, 11:01:44 PM »
So what is your question, exactly? You seem to understand that the NY/NJ/DC markets are oversaturated and that rank (or relative rank, anyway) matters in these markets. Why ask your initial question? It just doesn't make any sense.