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Catholic or Baltimore?
« on: April 14, 2009, 11:25:55 AM »
Location doesn't matter to me and they're in the same region anyway. 

I'm trying to decide between Catholic and University of Baltimore.  I think Catholic is the better school, but I know 3 professors at University of Baltimore Law which would make my 3 year stay there a little more comfortable. 

What I'm thinking is I like DC and after three years, finding a job and looking down the road in my career, graduating from the better school is the best decision. 

What do you think?  Help me decide - thanks!


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Re: Catholic or Baltimore?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009, 12:00:08 PM »
Any difference in price?

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Re: Catholic or Baltimore?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2009, 12:49:56 PM »
i think that catholic would be better choice because they are hioghly respected in the dc area. the only problem is that if you attempt to move anywhere else the name doesnt hold much weight regardless of u.s. news ranking. i have visited catholic and they have an awesome facility and the advisors as well as the dean are very personable.what type of law are you looking to practice?? yeah, and catholic is significantly more expensive. you have a tough choice on your hands .....

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Re: Catholic or Baltimore?
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009, 01:03:12 PM »
money issue or wanting to practice in Maryland= Baltimore
working in DC= Catholic hands down.
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Re: Catholic or Baltimore?
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009, 01:12:06 PM »
Thanks for the replies. 

I'm interested in intellectual property law and DC is the place for IP...
I visited both, the new Dean of UBalt (Dean Closius) is a great guy, during a "pre-law" day he said his focus is improving the school and making it tier 2 by 2012.  Which is what he did for University of Toledo law.  He's making a lot of changes with the faculty and taking big steps forward...
But, I think Catholic is respected more than UBalt in the IP community (if they're at all respected).

I'm checking the exact difference in price now and will post it.

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Re: Catholic or Baltimore?
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2009, 01:18:41 PM »
Baltimore Full Time:  12k/semester * 6 = 72k

Catholic Full Time:  18.2k/semseter * 6 = 109.2

109.2-72=   37.2k difference.  New car.