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City v. College Town

Remarq

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City v. College Town
« on: January 05, 2009, 06:51:35 PM »
Does going to school in a city give you a big advantage over going to school in a college town if the schools are of similar rank?

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Re: City v. College Town
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 09:46:38 AM »
I would say that the question is a little too broad to generalize on. While I do think that there is something to be said for being closer to clerkships, internships, and bar functions (a la Matthies advice on finding a job), if you can't stand living in the city why torture yourself with one more worry through law school? I think that all other things being similar though (same location, exit stats, scholarship money) being in a city could have a few advantages.

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Re: City v. College Town
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009, 01:41:50 PM »
Thanks, that's what I was thinking. I'm more than likely going to be at a T2 so I want to make sure I'm giving myself as many opportunities as I can.

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Re: City v. College Town
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2009, 02:27:17 AM »
Big city is probably always going to be better, but that can vary a lot depending on the schools.