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Joey Joe Joe

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2008, 11:08:51 AM »
Take this with a grain of salt, as I'm sure the median and outlying acceptance stats vary by year, and I don't work in admissions. BUT -

I imagine that you would at least be competitive. Those numbers are pretty similar to what mine were.
 
Obviously, your experience and essay might be relevant, and things might change this year because of the economic slowdown and resulting swelling of the applicant pool (that sounds like a disease) but - unless you've got some really big issue - like a criminal conviction or academic probation - I would think you'd probably have a good shot at admission.

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2008, 07:34:11 PM »
Are you permitted to take any classes during the day? And if you were inclined to transfer into the day program after 1L, how difficult is that? inally, can evening students get Fordham student housing? Thanks.

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2008, 11:34:50 AM »
No, not difficult at all (from what I hear), Yes but there are limited spots - I think they determine who gets campus housing by how far one's current address is from campus.

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2008, 01:05:52 PM »
So if one were to currently reside in, say, Pennsylvania for example... I'd presume a good shot at housing?

Joey Joe Joe

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2008, 01:33:19 PM »
I didn't get housing through the schol, don't know anything about it.

I'd get in touch with the Office of Student Affairs:

http://law.fordham.edu/ihtml/sa-2contactus.ihtml?id=82

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2008, 09:27:12 PM »
Thanks TripJ.

Just to confirm, not permitted to take day classes, correct?

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2008, 02:07:52 PM »
Certainly for the first and second years, students in the evening division may not take day classes. Beyond that, I'm not sure, but I think the answer is likewise "Nyet."

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2008, 03:31:39 PM »
Is there anything school-specific (or even just in general) that you know now that you wish you'd known before you started?

Joey Joe Joe

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2008, 05:18:42 PM »
I wish I'd known to:

1) Outline early,

2) Get a hornbook for each class,

3) Read "Getting to Maybe" before school starts,

4) Recognize the fact that we're all going to die. One shouldn't rationalize that fact by never studying, but come on - overall, do you really think you're going to be a better/more likeable/more fun/more well-rounded person by studying in the library 18 hours a day? It's important to take advantage of this opportunity to learn, but equally important to enjoy one's youth.

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Re: Fordham 1L, Evening Division, taking questions
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2008, 02:09:29 AM »
Let's say one does part-time for one or two semesters (max) and then transfer to the full-time division, can you still graduate within 3 years if you decide to take classes in the summer or can you load up on one or two more classes per semester to catch up with the FT semester students?

By the way, so are you happy with the decision you made to attend Fordham and do the evening division?