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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #70 on: April 19, 2006, 11:30:13 PM »
I think it's really weird that people bash Harlem. That may have been more apt 20 years ago, but the neighborhood has completely revitalized. Low crime, lots of new or renewed businesses and cultural attractions, and a great mix of people and community spirit. Harlem is great.

While its true that crime rates have improved in Harlem thats due to better policing and improved crime rates all over the city.  Some parts of Harlem are admittedly nicer than before, but a large chunk of Harlem is still a dangerous unpleasant place.

"Harlem is great" - this is subjective and I won't argue it, but I wouldn't want my girlfriend/mother/daughter/etc walking there alone or living there FWIW
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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #71 on: April 20, 2006, 10:18:42 PM »
Northwestern
1. Nobody remembers to include it on their lists.
2. More focused on Business, you can get a JD without taking the LSAT. For a T14 this seems very strange.
3. Same weather as University of Chicago.

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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #72 on: April 20, 2006, 10:20:01 PM »
One thing I don't understand is why people say that everyone at Columbia wanted to be at Yale/Harvard.  Well, no sh*t.  So did everyone at every other T14.  Everyone I spoke to at the NYU admitted student day said they were waiting on Harvard, and would definitely go there if admitted.

i think it's the perception that columbia is very similar to harvard.  nyu seems to have a different feel to it than harvard or columbia, and probably yale as well.

Possibly, although I can't imagine that many NYU students were accepted to Harvard and turned it down (unless they received one of the fellowships).

I agree with you, I don't think many ppl turn down Harvard for any school, other than Yale I guess.

FWIW though I found tons of ppl who took NYU over Stanford and Columbia, but I'm sure you'd find ppl like this at Columbia as well.
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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #73 on: April 21, 2006, 01:10:21 AM »
LOL @ Pancho.  Well done.

Also, Harlem isn't that bad; New York can suck (I'm dying to escape) but really only if you're broke.  Or from the South.  I'm both.

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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #74 on: April 21, 2006, 02:52:40 AM »
Chicago:
1) Reputed as conservative
2) Are you really just getting an economics degree?
3) The grading/ranking system

Northwestern:
1) commuter campus
2) COL is insane
3) Chicago weather

Cornell:
1) Cold, cold, cold
2) Was (maybe still is) listed by the Princeton Review as one of the top 10 most competitive law schools
3) "Cornell is an Ivy?"

Penn:
1) Philadelphia
2) Everybody will think you go to Penn State
3) Ivy league sports

Columbia:
1) Location is not as nice as NYU's
2) NYC = first city to be hit by terrorists
3) Harvard penis envy

Georgetown:
1) Shady location (why couldn't they have put it IN Georgetown?!)
2) Ginormous class size
3) Can only do one clinic

Michigan:
1) Oh..so..cold
2) The biggest city nearby is.. Detroit?!
3) Low layman prestige

Virginia:
1) Uhm.. its in Virginia
2) Southern frat boy attitude
3) I hate softball

Berkeley:
1) Earthquakes (the fault goes right under Cal stadium)
2) Larger student/faculty ratio
3) The building is awful, I hear

Stanford:
1) See Berekely #1
2) A tree is your mascot? seriously?
3) Not as strong on the East Coast

Harvard:
1) Constantly trying to prove you are better than Yale
2) The weather
3) You would go to the same school as Dubya

Yale:
1) See Harvard #3
2) Not the best school for practical training
3) Are you getting a law degree or a teaching certificate?


NYU:
1) NYC on a college student's budget
2) Columbia kids will look down on you
3) The Olson twins are gone

Duke:
1) Durham
2) Law school building is eh
3) Need a car


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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #75 on: April 21, 2006, 03:55:21 AM »
THE MOST OFFICIAL LIST:

YALE
1. Nerds
2. Doesn't impress people nearly as much as you thought it would ("It's ranked #1.  Even above Harvard.")
3. Connecticut battles with Delaware for the most irrelevant state on the NE Corridor.

HARVARD
1. Colder than a caribou's nutsack
2. "I actually wanted to go here instead of Yale"
3. Way too prestigious, your head might explode

STANFORD
1. Having to explain how it's actually just as prestigious as Harvard or Yale
2. Motherf*ckin' East Coast 4 Life, Biyatch!
3. "Instead of sending a hold letter or a waitlist or rejection or something, maybe we'll just not say sh*t and assume they'll get the point."

COLUMBIA
1. Hey guys, in case you didn't notice, you're in New York City!
2. Having to sign and send in the "Agreement to go into BigLaw" contract with your tuition deposit
3. "I actually wanted to go here instead of Harvard"

NYU
1. "Why did you go there instead of Columbia?"
2. "I want to study International Law.  Or Entertainment Law."  Yeah, and I want to study Oral Sex Law.
3. "No actually it's ranked #4.  Yeah, right behind Harvard.  It's really prestigious."

CHICAGO
1. "Hahaha!  What?  Oh, that?  It's called laughter.  Just having fun.  F-U-N.  It's a noun.  It means..."
2. Nerdiest nerds in the city of Nerdville
3. Becoming dependent on Prozac and Adderall

PENN
1. Joe Pa probably doesn't have many years left in him (stolen from Pancho, it's too perfect)
2. If NYC is your successful father, Philly is your uncouth crackhead failure of an uncle
3. "I actually wanted to go here instead of Columbia"

UVA
1. Not white?  Not preppy?  Not an a**hole?  Tough sh*t.
2. Don't like what tiny Charlottesville has to offer?  Tough sh*t.
3. Possibly 2nd most obnoxious undergrads (Newsflash:  You aren't "Ivy-caliber", "Southern Ivy" or "Public Ivy", you're "Ivy rejects")

MICHIGAN
1. Knowing if you were there 20 years ago, you'd be in a top-3 school.
2. No, seriously.  This isn't funny.  Windchill is negative what?!?
3. Who the f*ck is trying to move to Michigan?

BERKELEY
1. "I actually wanted to go here instead of Stanford.  Stanford sucks, dude."
2. That garbage "Go hyphy, go stupid, go retarded" slang and music
3. "University of California does not care about black people"

DOOK
1. Worst undergraduate population ever (Highest "Do*chebag Rating" in US News)
2. Lacrosse team is having a down season
3. Coack K (aka Ratface), Redick, Laettner, Ferry, Collins, Wojo, etc., etc.

NORTHWESTERN
1. Kellogg's b*tch
2. Those winter winds are more oppressive than Mussolini
3. Ivy League athletics, Big Ten conference

CORNELL
1. Literally located in the worst place in the western hemisphere
2. The sky only varies between shades of gray
3. The butt of the Ivy League

GEORGETOWN
1. Admitting to a layperson that it isn't quite that prestigious.  "No, it's not really in the top 10, but it's in the top 14!"
2. "Hold up, it takes how long to get to the real Georgetown area?"
3. "I actually wanted to go here instead of [every other T-14]"

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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #76 on: April 21, 2006, 03:58:28 AM »
Nicely done. Very funny.
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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #77 on: April 21, 2006, 01:27:12 PM »
CHICAGO
1. "Hahaha!  What?  Oh, that?  It's called laughter.  Just having fun.  F-U-N.  It's a noun.  It means..."

Probably the funniest thing I have ever seen on this board. Nice work.

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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #78 on: April 21, 2006, 03:14:13 PM »
3. "University of California does not care about black people"

 :D Hahaha, so true, so true. Don't sleep on that hyphy movement tho... ;)
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Re: Worst 3 Things about each T14
« Reply #79 on: April 21, 2006, 03:37:47 PM »
Hey, congrats on Yale!  It was inevitable, but I did not know you had heard from them.

Go to Harvard, and then you can be one of the people that "casually" slips that into a conversation:

3blindmice:  You want to go get something to eat?
Fellow Harvard Student:  Yeah, sure.  What did you have in mind?
3bm:  I dunno, maybe Italian?  Mexican?  What do you think?
FHS:  Whatever, that's fine.  Or we can go to the Sushi place.
3bm:  This reminds me of when I got into Yale and couldn't decide where to go eat.