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Sweet Tea

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Advice? GWU vs. UNC, W&M
« on: March 01, 2006, 12:24:10 PM »
I'm really attracted to international law and environmental law, but also may want to stay connected to N.C. state politics.  Haven't decided whether or not I want to practice in N.C. (I'm here currently) but know I definitely will be working afterwards in D.C., Virginia or NC area.

Financial aid packages may play a role in the decision, but I'd love input on anyone on factors like reputation (I think I get a skewed perception where I'm from), social life, atmosphere, opportunities after grad, academic programs, etc.

Current choices are William and Mary ($$), George Washington and UNC.  And then there's the prayer for a waitlist move at UVa. 

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Re: Advice? GWU vs. UNC, W&M
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2006, 01:19:46 PM »
My advice would be GW.
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Re: Advice? GWU vs. UNC, W&M
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2006, 10:27:29 PM »
As for international, W&M is pretty big on that, apparently inventing the American summer law program abroad. Also, a professor held a Iraqi Special Tribunal Clinic where students served as law clerks for the DoJ in bringing up charges against Hussein (got them an appearance on CNN).
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Re: Advice? GWU vs. UNC, W&M
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006, 10:44:11 PM »
UNC is a great platform for jumping into NC politics, if I'm not mistaken.
Paradiso: Vanderbilt ($$), UNC ($$), Wake Forest ($$$$), William & Mary ($$)
Purgatorio: Duke (WL), Northwestern (WL)
Inferno: Texas, Michigan, Penn, Cornell, Virginia


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Re: Advice? GWU vs. UNC, W&M
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2006, 10:46:35 PM »
I'm here undergrad.
And active in state politics.:)
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