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ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #100 on: June 26, 2007, 08:17:48 AM »
i dotn see whats wrong in advising someone to visit a school. i, for one think location is a huge factor and know nothing about the areas a great majority of the schools are in and would DEFINITLY have to visit.  and i still do adhere to the advice of go to the best school you get in to. but if its between NYU and Penn, and you hate big cities, you may want to go to penn..

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #101 on: June 26, 2007, 10:18:01 AM »
Eat a healthy breakfast.  Every morning.

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #102 on: June 26, 2007, 10:26:36 AM »
buy nice suits to interview in

Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #103 on: June 26, 2007, 05:15:29 PM »
suzie! I'm surprised to see my old thread bumped and to see you on here again. how was 1L?

newbies: read this thread. the whole thing. it is gold.

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #104 on: June 26, 2007, 07:03:14 PM »
I don't agree.  I only visited Michigan because I received a full scholarship.  I liked it so much that I ended choosing it over higher ranked schools, inclusing Harvard and an almost full scholarship at NYU.  In the end, you have to make the choice that's right for you.  Would I have had more 'options' out of Harvard?  Of  course.  Will I still have fantastic options out of Michigan?  Of course.  There comes a point when schools are close enough that career prospects shouldn't be the only deciding factor or even the major factor.

If you do poorly at Michigan, you'll wish that you were doing poorly at Harvard.  Because doing poorly at Harvard is better than doing poorly at pretty much any other school.

But as a URM, you don't need to worry about that anyway.  Some day my career services office will stop sending me reminders about Yet Another Minority Recruiting Job Fair, and on that day I shall celebrate.

Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #105 on: June 26, 2007, 07:05:39 PM »
I don't agree.  I only visited Michigan because I received a full scholarship.  I liked it so much that I ended choosing it over higher ranked schools, inclusing Harvard and an almost full scholarship at NYU.  In the end, you have to make the choice that's right for you.  Would I have had more 'options' out of Harvard?  Of  course.  Will I still have fantastic options out of Michigan?  Of course.  There comes a point when schools are close enough that career prospects shouldn't be the only deciding factor or even the major factor.

If you do poorly at Michigan, you'll wish that you were doing poorly at Harvard.  Because doing poorly at Harvard is better than doing poorly at pretty much any other school.

But as a URM, you don't need to worry about that anyway.  Some day my career services office will stop sending me reminders about Yet Another Minority Recruiting Job Fair, and on that day I shall celebrate.

there was a thread on xoxo in which a poster regretted turning down the Darrow in favor of HLS bc all he wanted was a firm gig.  in cases like that, it doesn't make sense to go into added debt just for the name.

Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #106 on: June 26, 2007, 07:12:26 PM »

If you do poorly at Michigan, you'll wish that you were doing poorly at Harvard.  Because doing poorly at Harvard is better than doing poorly at pretty much any other school.

Doing poorly for free is pretty nice though.

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #107 on: June 26, 2007, 07:14:58 PM »
APPLY EARLY, APPLY EARLY APPLY EARLY!!!

Wonder why? take a look at my sig. Dont get shafted like I did, taking the december LSAT, applying by late dec-jan even with great numbers already puts you at a disadvantage.

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Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #108 on: June 26, 2007, 07:16:28 PM »
Hey, uhh your link to the "essay" takes me to YouTube

Really my advice ...

 I have to say it is absolutey essential for you to read this brand new essay by Anna Ivey about the process.

You'll be glad you did!

Re: ADVICE to the next cycle of applicants
« Reply #109 on: June 26, 2007, 07:25:04 PM »
Hey, uhh your link to the "essay" takes me to YouTube

Really my advice ...

 I have to say it is absolutey essential for you to read this brand new essay by Anna Ivey about the process.

You'll be glad you did!

You've just been Rick Roll'd!!!