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this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride

Ron Shivenstein

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this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« on: April 18, 2006, 04:11:04 PM »
I hate my life. Please leave some input on this decision. Thanks

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2006, 04:12:23 PM »
NYU full ride.  Yes it's Yale, but the ability to go to a top five school for free, and the freedom it allows you for the next twenty years, sounds great.  Only go to Yale if you are in love with it.

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2006, 04:15:09 PM »
What are the terms for the full ride at NYU?

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2006, 04:17:55 PM »
I hate my life. Please leave some input on this decision. Thanks

-Shivenstein

Please say this is a flame.  If this makes you hate your life, you deserve neither.

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2006, 04:18:27 PM »
OP - this is an easy way to get people to hate you.  It makes you seem pretentious and unaware of the world around you.  If you ask the question in a more positive way, people respond better.

Incidentally, I'd probably choose yale.  Of course, I didn't wait for the money from NYU, and I'm turning down yale.

Ron Shivenstein

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2006, 04:19:06 PM »
No strings. I received a 177 and 3.95 from Vassar.

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2006, 04:20:20 PM »
No strings. I received a 177 and 3.95 from Vassar.

Yale

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2006, 04:23:41 PM »
if you are that smart, you should be able to make your own decision.

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2006, 04:25:50 PM »
NYU

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Re: this sucks..Yale vs. NYU full ride
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2006, 04:26:38 PM »
it really depends on what you want to do:

are you interested in academia or big-time clerking? if so, then it's a no-brainer.

are you interested in biglaw? then you'll end up with a great job out of either school, although maybe have a slightly easier time of it coming out of yale.

are you interested in something less well paying? hello, nyu.