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Indiana Bloomington v. Case?

Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« on: May 18, 2006, 07:23:56 AM »
I'm in between these two schools... any thoughts? 

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Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2006, 07:30:38 AM »
First question would be - have you visited both schools?

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Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2006, 07:34:08 AM »
Also, what kind of law do you want to practice, and where do you want to be after law school.

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2006, 07:47:28 AM »
I've visited Case but not yet Indiana.  I went to undergrad at UM-Ann Arbor and have been told that Bloomington is similar to Ann Arbor (and I loved it there).  I've read a ton about Bloomington and have spoken with friends who went to school there and have heard all positive things.  Living costs are much cheaper at IU, as well, which is a definite plus. 

The only thing is I do want to practice international law, maybe in D.C. or NYC, or the West Coast.  I know that Case is strong in international, but I would consider transferring from either school to go to a higher ranked school in international law.  So I guess another question is, which school is it easier to transfer from?  IUB is ranked #37, and Case is #51. 

I keep going back and forth....  ??? 

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2006, 08:55:48 AM »
If you're really interested in International Law in D.C. or NYC, why not just go to American?  Will it cost that much more?

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2006, 10:10:24 AM »
American looked to pricey for me.  I know that it is very strong in international law, but I felt that (and heard) with there being two other great schools in D.C., American is very often overshadowed.  I've withdrawn from there anyway.  If after my first year, I still strongly consider international law, I'd definitely look to transferring.  Any thoughts on transfer chances from IUB or Case?

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Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2006, 07:06:06 PM »
i dont really have anything to say about case, but i just graduated from UM too and i just visited indiana today...it has basically the exact same feeling as ann arbor.  the school isn't as beautiful as UM's law school, but it is really nice.  the campus is also really pretty.  the dean and the students were all awesome. if you liked UM, i cant imagine that you wouldn't like indiana.

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2006, 07:12:48 PM »
Have you checked out my review of IU-B? I visited a few weeks ago and posted pictures comparing them to another school (wisconsin in that case). http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,61917.0.html

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2006, 07:32:11 AM »
Thanks so much, everyone, for your input.  Duck, I did see your review and thought it was fabulous.  That's awesome that you took pics and all.  I've pretty much made up my mind to go to IUB -- unless ND or W&L give me the nod, that is.   ;D

so maybe i'll see some of you down there!

Re: Indiana Bloomington v. Case?
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2006, 07:39:39 AM »
Thanks so much, everyone, for your input.  Duck, I did see your review and thought it was fabulous.  That's awesome that you took pics and all.  I've pretty much made up my mind to go to IUB -- unless ND or W&L give me the nod, that is.   ;D

so maybe i'll see some of you down there!

awesome! glad you enjoyed it. hope to see you there! :)