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2 million dollars vs ls acceptance

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2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« on: August 24, 2004, 11:57:59 AM »
if you had the choice of either 2 million dollars CASH or law school acceptance into a school ranked from 15-50, which would you rather have?

Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2004, 11:59:50 AM »
Cash.

I'd go to a Tier 3 or 4 with a smile on my face ;D

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Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2004, 12:00:24 PM »
Cash.  That's a nice retirement.  I could quit on that.

Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2004, 12:01:33 PM »
definitely the 2 million.  i'd happily go to a lower ranked (tier 2) school and have the cash.  maybe you should ask, 2 million dollars and tier 4, or non-aba or something, versus HYS, or ls of choice?  something like that.

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Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2004, 12:02:10 PM »
Oh, this is a no brainer.  I'd take the 2 million dollars. Heck I already have a BA from a decent school, so that's enough education.

1 million would be "no touch", meaning I'd invest it somewhere, most likely real estate I would rent out.

500k I'd do stuff with, and the other 500k I'd invest in a small business, so I'd have something to do. I'd probably franchise a Jack In the Box or something like that.

Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2004, 12:04:56 PM »
Def. the 2 mill.

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Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2004, 12:05:32 PM »
2 mil cash for sure.

Kait

Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2004, 12:07:40 PM »
2 million dollars. I'd graduate debt-free and still be a lawyer.

I could be happy at plenty of lower-ranked schools.

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Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2004, 12:09:18 PM »
OK...HERE IS THE TWIST.

if you take the 2mil, you cant go to law school or become a lawyer in the US or any other country. 

still the 2 mil?

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Re: 2 million dollars vs ls acceptance
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2004, 12:09:55 PM »
why not, you can go into other things.