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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #80 on: September 18, 2007, 05:27:02 PM »
Is Miami really that of a place to live??

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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #81 on: September 18, 2007, 08:24:37 PM »
Is Miami really that of a place to live??

huh?
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #82 on: October 22, 2007, 01:20:53 AM »
The reality of the matter is that top 10% at any Florida school isn't going to guarantee you biglaw. I know plenty of people at UF who say that you may get OCI interviews if you are top 10% but even then the callbacks may be few and far between.

that's likely correct. however it is an absolute fact that the top 10% at florida has a better shot than the top 10% at stetson.

Absolute fact?  Let's look at the July 2007 Bar Results for first time test takers?

The results reflect the passing percentage for first-time takers:

Florida State:  89.0% (146 out of 164 passed)
Stetson:         87.6% (197 out of 225 passed)
Florida:         86.8% (178 out of 205 passed)
FIU:             85.9% (55 out of 64 passed)
Miami:  85.8% (224 out of 261 passed)
Coastal:         84.4% (141 out of 167 passed)
Nova             81.9% (176 out of 215 passed)
Barry            79.1% (68 out of 86 passed)
non-Fla.         75.4% (645 out of 855 passed)
St. Thomas      72.2% (96 out of 133 passed)
FAMU             60.0% (45 out of 75 passed)
Overall 80.4% (1971 out of 2450 passed)


We also received the overall results for the August 2007 MPRE:

FIU              95.5%
Florida 92.4%
Nova             89.0%
Stetson 87.7% (64 out of 73 passed)
Florida State   85.4%
non-Florida     84.8%
Coastal 82.9%
St. Thomas      82.2%
FAMU             79.2%
Barry            76.9%
Miami            74.5%
Overall 85.2%


Looks like FSU & Stetson graduates might be more prepared to actually get jobs then those from UF. 

Merely posting bar passage stats might be one of the worst ways to counter an argument that the top 10% at UF is better off than Stetson.
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #83 on: October 22, 2007, 03:20:44 AM »
Is Miami really that of a place to live??

No.

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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #84 on: October 23, 2007, 01:04:05 AM »
The reality of the matter is that top 10% at any Florida school isn't going to guarantee you biglaw. I know plenty of people at UF who say that you may get OCI interviews if you are top 10% but even then the callbacks may be few and far between.

that's likely correct. however it is an absolute fact that the top 10% at florida has a better shot than the top 10% at stetson.

Absolute fact?  Let's look at the July 2007 Bar Results for first time test takers?

The results reflect the passing percentage for first-time takers:

Florida State:  89.0% (146 out of 164 passed)
Stetson:         87.6% (197 out of 225 passed)
Florida:         86.8% (178 out of 205 passed)
FIU:             85.9% (55 out of 64 passed)
Miami:  85.8% (224 out of 261 passed)
Coastal:         84.4% (141 out of 167 passed)
Nova             81.9% (176 out of 215 passed)
Barry            79.1% (68 out of 86 passed)
non-Fla.         75.4% (645 out of 855 passed)
St. Thomas      72.2% (96 out of 133 passed)
FAMU             60.0% (45 out of 75 passed)
Overall 80.4% (1971 out of 2450 passed)


We also received the overall results for the August 2007 MPRE:

FIU              95.5%
Florida 92.4%
Nova             89.0%
Stetson 87.7% (64 out of 73 passed)
Florida State   85.4%
non-Florida     84.8%
Coastal 82.9%
St. Thomas      82.2%
FAMU             79.2%
Barry            76.9%
Miami            74.5%
Overall 85.2%


Looks like FSU & Stetson graduates might be more prepared to actually get jobs then those from UF. 

Merely posting bar passage stats might be one of the worst ways to counter an argument that the top 10% at UF is better off than Stetson.

Absolutely correct. Show me 5 Stetson grads in biglaw. Not saying biglaw is everything, but it's a good bar to set.
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #85 on: October 23, 2007, 07:10:46 AM »
im sure if you looked at the H&K tampa office youd find em.
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #86 on: October 23, 2007, 08:30:13 AM »
im sure if you looked at the H&K tampa office youd find em.
it is a HUGE deal for any Stetson grad to get hired by Tampa BIGLAW, especially HK.
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #87 on: October 23, 2007, 08:40:41 AM »
im sure if you looked at the H&K tampa office youd find em.
it is a HUGE deal for any Stetson grad to get hired by Tampa BIGLAW, especially HK.

yes, but he said find 5

i found 4, and i was only looking at the chicks.

and arent you supposed to be in england now?
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Re: Which florida school?
« Reply #88 on: October 23, 2007, 11:05:19 AM »
By my count it's UF-25, Stetson-11 at HK in Tampa. That's a significant margin, especially since it's in Stetson's home market. I'm not trying to bash Stetson - it's a great local law school and has a great rep within the state - but it's a little ridiculous to try and compare the top 10% at UF with that of Stetson.

What really surprised me was the lack of FSU grads at HK. Admittedly it's a small sample size (just one firm in one city), but it's a large and respected firm in one of Florida's largest cities, and FSU probably had less than 5 grads there. 
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