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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #30 on: April 28, 2006, 11:43:23 PM »
Miss P - Good luck!!!  Keep us posted!

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2006, 07:52:03 PM »
you were accepted at brooklyn? i'd imagine you would be a shoe-in for cuny.

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2006, 11:54:55 AM »
you were accepted at brooklyn? i'd imagine you would be a shoe-in for cuny.

Ah, I wish things were so simple... I have a funny application because of my LSAT/GPA split and a very strange undergraduate history.  And CUNY is iconoclastic, and I assume my test score will mean less there than at some other schools that are more rankings-oriented.  But thanks for the encouragement!  I have definitely been confused about why it's taken so long for me to hear.
That's cool how you referenced a case.

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2006, 11:17:28 PM »
So if you get into CUNY, will you be going there? I see you have some other admits to good schools.

But yeah, you're right...CUNY is a whole lot less impressed with high LSAT's than other schools are.  Do you have a lot of "stuff" on your resume to show a commitment to public interest?

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #34 on: May 01, 2006, 11:33:00 PM »
So if you get into CUNY, will you be going there? I see you have some other admits to good schools.

But yeah, you're right...CUNY is a whole lot less impressed with high LSAT's than other schools are.  Do you have a lot of "stuff" on your resume to show a commitment to public interest?

These are both good questions.

Would CUNY end up on top?  I'm not sure.  I just received a public interest scholarship at another school which might make the easier commute, summer stipends, health insurance, library hours and holdings, etc. hard to turn down.  If you had asked me a week ago, I would have said yes.  I'd really like to be part of a strong public interest community.  And all the cute queers don't hurt.  ;)

My resume should definitely indicate my commitment to public interest law: I have worked in the non-profit sector for the last six or so years, the last three in the field of law I plan to pursue (criminal defense/habeas); I do a bit of community service stuff outside of my job; and I started active, progressive student organizations (one queer, one race-/class-based) at each of the schools I attended.  My recs should also corroborate both my politics and my dedication to public interest work.  So I don't think this is the hangup.  I'm afraid my academic record is just that pitiful.  And the LSAT score that has allowed me to overcome it at a couple of other schools has a (rightfully) diminished weight in CUNY's calculations.

In any case, I'm keeping my fingers crossed!
That's cool how you referenced a case.

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #35 on: May 02, 2006, 12:12:08 PM »
Law Schools with the highest female percentage:

65.2 New York - CUNY
64.4 Howard
63.1 Northeastern
62.8 UDC
60.6 UCLA - Berkeley
60.3 American
59.8 New Mexico
59.7 Hawaii
59   North Carolina Central
58.9 Hamline
58.3 Arizona
58.1 Cal-Davis
57.8 Washington
57.5 Pace
56.7 Golden Gate
56.3 Loyola-Chicago
56.2 Whittier
54.8 Cal-Hastings
54.6 Buffalo - SUNY
54.5 New England
54.3 Stetson
54.3 North Car. Chapel Hill
54.3 Maryland
54.3 Maine
54.2 Texas Southern
54.2 NYLS
54.1 Louisville
54.1 DePaul
54   Seattle
53.5 Western State
53.3 Boston College
52.8 Loyola-New Orleans
52.8 Emory
52.8 California Western
52.7 San Francisco
52.6 Northern Ill.
52.4 Albany
52.3 Colorado
52.1 Connecticut
52   Valparaiso
52   North Dakota
51.7 Texas Wesleyan
51.3 Stanford
51.3 Lewis And Clark
51.3 Brooklyn
51.1 Southwestern
51.1 Catholic
51   Pepperdine
50.9 Suffolk
50.9 Saint Louis
50.8 Tulane
50.8 Denver
50.7 Baltimore
50.6 William Mitchell
50.6 Chapman
50.1 Santa Clara
49.9 Fordham
49.8 Georgia
49.7 Loyola-L.A.
49.7 Arizona State
49.6 Houston
49.6 Cincinnati
49.5 Pacific
49.5 Nova
49.4 Temple
49.4 Indiana-Indianapolis
49.4 Detroit Mercy
49   Roger Williams
49   Louisiana State
48.9 Capital
48.8 Vermont
48.8 Thomas Cooley
48.8 Columbia
48.7 Syracuse
48.7 Drake
48.7 Cornell
48.5 Boston University
48.4 Vanderbilt
48.4 Georgetown
48.3 Widener
48.3 Miami
48.3 Cal-UCLA
48.2 Texas
48.2 New York University
48.2 Missouri-Kansas City
48   Hofstra
48   Georgia State
48   Cardozo
47.9 Saint John's
47.9 Penn State
47.8 Wayne State
47.8 Saint Thomas
47.8 Chicago-Kent
47.7 South Texas
47.7 Richmond
47.6 Southern Methodist
47.6 Ohio State
47.5 Western N. Eng.
47.5 Texas Tech.
47.5 Northwestern
47.5 Duquesne
47.4 Nebraska
47.3 Southern Cal.
47.3 Florida State
47.2 Penn
47.1 Barry
47   Quinnipiac
47   Iowa
46.9 Villanova
46.8 Mercer
46.6 Wake Forest
46.6 Arkansas-Little Rock
46.5 Southern
46.4 West Virginia
46.3 Florida
46.2 San Diego
46.2 George Washington
46   Yale
46   Campbell
45.8 Regent
45.8 Nevada
45.8 Gonzaga
45.7 Florida Coastal
45.6 Northern Kentucky
45.5 Tennessee
45.5 Pittsburgh
45.5 Oklahoma
45.5 Cleveland State
45.4 Minnesota
45.3 Memphis
45.2 Ohio Northern
45.1 South Dakota
45.1 Duke
45   Washburn
44.9 Wyoming
44.9 Marquette
44.7 Notre Dame
44.7 John Marshall
44.6 Touro
44.6 Seton Hall
44.6 Illinois
44.4 Rutgers-Newark
44.3 Baylor
44.1 Wisconsin
44.1 Toledo
44.1 Michigan
44   South Carolina
44   Montana
43.9 Mississippi
43.8 Michigan State
43.8 Akron
43.7 Washington And Lee
43.7 Arkansas-Fayetteville
43.6 Harvard
43.3 Kentucky
43.1 William And Mary
43.1 Chicago
43   Washington U.
43   Tulsa
42.9 Willamette
42.9 Oklahoma City
42.6 Indiana-Bloomington
42.5 Virginia
42.5 Dayton
42.3 Rutgers-Camden
42.1 Saint Mary's
41.4 Oregon
41.3 Thomas Jefferson
40.8 George Mason
40.7 Kansas
40.6 Case Western Reserve
40.5 Franklin Pierce
39.5 Missouri-Columbia
39.5 Alabama
39.4 Appalachian
39.2 Creighton
38.8 Utah
38.6 Samford
38   Idaho
37.6 Southern Illinois
36.2 Mississippi College
36.2 Brigham Young
31.1 Ave Maria

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #36 on: May 08, 2006, 02:57:10 PM »
I finally secured an apartment in Queens- LIC to be exact (36th ave at 29th st). Very excited and relieved. I got to explore LIC and Astoria this weekend, and I like what I see. I'm moving down on June 1st.  :D

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #37 on: May 08, 2006, 03:40:35 PM »
Cool! LIC seems like a great area..very convenient to the city.

Any new mail from CUNY lately? My academic calendar never came, but I got something from a student org the other day so obviously they have my correct info.

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #38 on: May 08, 2006, 04:03:42 PM »
I got my award letter, as well as some information on the "Third World Orientation" last week. I'm changing addresses in a week, and I hope I don't have the same mail problems that you are having!

Say, we should try to plan some sort of LSD CUNY gathering (all 3 or 4 of us!) during June or July. Hopefully if we create some posts, people will respond.

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Re: CUNY Fall 2006 thread
« Reply #39 on: May 08, 2006, 04:08:31 PM »
Good idea! Let's just keep this thread active every couple of days, and hopefully people will start joining us.  Surely some other CUNY folks are on here?  Hellooooo.

I didnt get my award letter, instead I got a form telling me I forgot to send in a copy of my SS# card. So, I sent that in last week and hopefully will get the award letter soon!