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Citylaw

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Re: Please help. Paranoid, worried, and not sure what to do.
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2013, 03:06:28 PM »
Great to hear!

However, it ends up having the courage to actually show up and take the test is to be commended. I cannot tell you how many people I have encountered that continually put the test off and I am sure you did fine. Congrats on taking your first step towards a legal career and continue to use this board as there are very helpful posters here as you continue your law school journey.

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Re: Please help. Paranoid, worried, and not sure what to do.
« Reply #31 on: January 02, 2014, 07:18:52 PM »
163.

List of schools I will be applying to:


American University Washington College of Law
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
University of Colorado Law School
University of Connecticut School of Law
University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall)
Emory University School of Law
The Florida State University College of Law
Fordham University School of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Denver
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
University of Miami School of Law

Wish me luck :)

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Re: Please help. Paranoid, worried, and not sure what to do.
« Reply #32 on: January 03, 2014, 04:44:59 PM »
Congratulations, 163 is a very good score and you should be proud.

One thing I noticed that you may want to consider is that while all of the schools you're applying to are fine institutions, they're really spread out geographically. If you're happy making your career in any or all of those states, then great. But if you want to live in a specific region I would focus more on going to a school in that region/city.

Once you get away from elite national schools, it's not very easy to show up in a new town after law school, pass the state bar, and get a job. You'll have to compete against local talent who have had the last three years to work at internships and make connections. It's also pretty difficult to score summer positions and internships (which are vital to getting a job) from out of state. So, for example, if you want to live in NYC it would make more sense to apply to more NY schools than to spend three years in Tucson or Denver. Just my two cents!

Good luck and congratulations!

chocolatesugar

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Re: Please help. Paranoid, worried, and not sure what to do.
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2014, 04:20:29 AM »
Done!
American University Washington College of Law
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
University of Colorado Law School
University of Connecticut School of Law
Cornell Law School
University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall)
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Emory University School of Law
The Florida State University College of Law
Fordham University School of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
The University of Iowa College of Law
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
University of Miami School of Law
University of Washington School of Law
Washington University School of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law

Now for months of worry, paranoia, and refreshing pages non stop!


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Re: Please help. Paranoid, worried, and not sure what to do.
« Reply #35 on: May 01, 2014, 09:25:09 PM »
In at Davis and a few others. Probably gonna go to Davis if they give me enough aid. :)