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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2006, 07:11:36 PM »
Ah, ok, yesh, I see how that is a possible conclusion.  :)  However, I'm still waiting to see some proof on which of the Jersey schools is better on landing a job in NYC (besides the crap that USNWR spits out - I discount most of that).  I'm bent on believing that SHU is just as good as RU-N or even RU-C in the NYC market...
*mumbling* maybe that's because I'm leaning towards going to SHU myself.  Teehee.

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2006, 12:06:20 AM »
look at nalp numbers, too, and word of mouth from lawyers. don't worry, SHU is a decent school and there isn't MUCH difference b/w RU-N and SHU, imo. both of us are stuck in the tri-state area after graduation, though. i have no probs with that.

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2006, 11:51:47 AM »
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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2006, 12:36:11 PM »
Nice bump.

I'd like to hear more on the lack of class rankings in RU-N, if anyone can comment knowledgeably.  Who am I kidding?  Juicy speculation is also welcome. 

I had no idea this was the case and when I accepted, and it only makes me more excited to go.  I'm inclined to believe that the policy goes a long way towards relieving tensions, anxiety and unnecessary competitiveness between classmates.

Can anyone comment on RU-N grading curves (after all, SOME competition is necessary)?

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2006, 01:33:18 PM »
i think it's a b or b+ curve, forgot which one. you can also get a "bump" from a professor, like a b to a b+ if you excel in class participation/know your stuff. it's not as competitive as other schools but that doesn't say much. this is all info i got from a current RU-N student.

another interesting thing is that they have 2 semesters of law writing or whatever, which is good for anyone going into litigation.

looking at the comments from the link below , i would assume that a) there is a bucket ranking, like you are in top 10%, 25% etc. and b) there is a b curve, if a b+ or above average is considered solid.

http://www.vault.com/graddegree/school/school_main.jsp?program_id=2713&type=3&co_page=5&ch_id=351

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2006, 04:16:43 PM »
You should prob. go to Rutgers-Newark.  I know the are leaves a lot to be desired (I used to go to school across the street) but you don't have to live there and it's a great school for getting a NJ job.  If you do really well, there no reason you can't do BIGlaw in NYC.

And yes, certain parts of Newark are dangerous but not as much as most parts of Camden.
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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2006, 04:24:46 PM »
I'm not going to Seton Hall, but I was accepted there and visited the campus. I had never been to New Jersey/Newark before, so I was a bit turned off by the city, but the building at Seton Hall was really nice and everyone seemed friendly. I contemplated going there, and the main reason I didn't is price. I don't know about the other schools though so I can't compare them.

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #17 on: April 18, 2006, 11:59:40 PM »
I'm not going to Seton Hall, but I was accepted there and visited the campus. I had never been to New Jersey/Newark before, so I was a bit turned off by the city, but the building at Seton Hall was really nice and everyone seemed friendly. I contemplated going there, and the main reason I didn't is price. I don't know about the other schools though so I can't compare them.

its funny how everyone who has never visited NJ always thinks it sucks based on newark...no wonder this state is the butt of all jokes in the US  ;D

it's all good though...we are crowded enough as it is...we dont need any more residents here anyway  :P

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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2006, 12:20:27 AM »
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Re: Law School in New Jersey (Rutgers Newark, Seton Hall, Rutgers Camden)
« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2006, 11:51:12 AM »
i hear it is hard to get into ru-n if you graduated rutgers.. is this true?

also, did anyone whose app was placed on hold hear yet???

I hear that they are going out soon...  i'm still waiting ...
damn waitlists..