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Who you "know"
« on: August 19, 2004, 03:37:50 PM »
Does this really matter?  In my situation, a Senator in Virginia is a very close friend of my family and has known me since I was a child.  Would his letter of recommendation carry more weight than a partner at my firm?  What do you guys think?

I am willing to pull all the strings I can to get in.  I know I will do exceptional in law school if given the chance, however, my LSAT practice scores have been pathetic.  I am taking the test in October.

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2004, 03:38:45 PM »
Why not include both recommendations? If that's not possible, I would go with the Senator's rec.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost.

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2004, 03:39:48 PM »
If he's known you your entire life and will give you a personal recommendation?  The Senator.

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2004, 03:40:03 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.
'why does it hurt so much when i poke it?'

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2004, 03:41:39 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.

Isn't that the gospel truth.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost.

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2004, 03:41:53 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.

LOL.  Ughhhh, I assume this only applies to females?  Unless you're giving a BJ to the Governor of NJ.
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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2004, 03:42:41 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.

LOL.  Ughhhh, I assume this only applies to females?  Unless you're giving a BJ to the Governor of NJ.

this usually applies to females...

for men, its all who you know and who you convince to have sex with you.
'why does it hurt so much when i poke it?'

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2004, 03:44:03 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.

LOL.  Ughhhh, I assume this only applies to females?  Unless you're giving a BJ to the Governor of NJ.

this usually applies to females...

for men, its all who you know and who you convince to have sex with you.

I'm scared I might have to work in a law firm with you. I feel as if you may speak from experience.

Just kidding.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost.

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2004, 03:44:37 PM »
very important.

in this world, its all about who you know and who you blow.

LOL.  Ughhhh, I assume this only applies to females?  Unless you're giving a BJ to the Governor of NJ.

this usually applies to females...

for men, its all who you know and who you convince to have sex with you.

I'm scared I might have to work in a law firm with you. I feel as if you may speak from experience.

Just kidding.

dont worry.  i decided not to go to law school...for now.
'why does it hurt so much when i poke it?'

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Re: Who you "know"
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2004, 03:46:20 PM »


dont worry.  i decided not to go to law school...for now.

This is excellent news.

I tend to give under peer pressure. Or rather, just one peer's pressure.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost.