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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2007, 11:32:16 AM »
With the recent flurry of X v. Y threads, I decided to create a one-stop shop of sorts. Here's what I need from you.

First, list the schools you're considering attending, then answer the following questions subjectively (or objectively [ties are acceptable, but please list all schools]):

1. The school with the best location (factor in local activities, proximity to SO's, etc.)
2. The school that will overall cost you the least (cost of living included)
3. The highest ranked school (according to whichever source matters to you; personal rankings count)
4. The school that you think will give you the best job prospects (go with overall flexibility as opposed to what you think you might want to do, since that could easily change; factor in location as well)
5. The school that best seems to fit your personality

Next, rank each of the 5 criteria it terms of how important they are to you on a scale of 1-5, 1 being least important and 5 being most important. For example, if you don't care about cost, rank it 1. No ties.

Finally, write down (or type, I guess) the first school from your list that comes to mind.

I'll start as an example:

1. NYU - 2
2. UVA - 3
3. NYU - 1
4. NYU/UVA - 4
5. UVA - 5
NYU

How things stand right now (an acceptance on one of my pendings would change these)

1. Loyola Chicago - 1
2. Loyola Chicago - 2
3. BC/Illinois - 3
4. BC/Illinois - 5
5. BC - 4
BC
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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2007, 11:44:08 AM »
I want to play.  I'm still considering 5 schools (Columbia, NYU, Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley), but that seems too complicated, so I'll simplify a bit.  Let's go with Stanford and Harvard since they seem to be my top two currently.  (Though money changes everything--we'll see what the fin aid offices think...)

Stanford/Harvard

1) Stanford/Harvard  3
2) Harvard??? (COL)  5
3) Stanford/Harvard  1
4) Stanford/Harvard  2
5) Stanford          4

Stanford

You can see why this is difficult for me.  I can't even decide according to your criteria!  They seem so evenly matched to me that I may have to decide based on the vibe I get when visiting.  Thoughts?

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #22 on: March 27, 2007, 11:46:16 AM »
With the recent flurry of X v. Y threads, I decided to create a one-stop shop of sorts. Here's what I need from you.

First, list the schools you're considering attending, then answer the following questions subjectively (or objectively [ties are acceptable, but please list all schools]):

1. The school with the best location (factor in local activities, proximity to SO's, etc.)
2. The school that will overall cost you the least (cost of living included)
3. The highest ranked school (according to whichever source matters to you; personal rankings count)
4. The school that you think will give you the best job prospects (go with overall flexibility as opposed to what you think you might want to do, since that could easily change; factor in location as well)
5. The school that best seems to fit your personality

Next, rank each of the 5 criteria it terms of how important they are to you on a scale of 1-5, 1 being least important and 5 being most important. For example, if you don't care about cost, rank it 1. No ties.



Just an Emory vs BC until pending decisions point me elsewhere.

1. BC - 4
2. Emory (check LSN for money) - 2
3. BC/Emory, depends on 3.
4. BC - 5
5. Emory, more relaxed/less gunnerish. - 1

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #23 on: March 27, 2007, 11:51:34 AM »
You're all going to decide based on the following system and you know it:

1. Look at new US News rankings.
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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #24 on: March 27, 2007, 12:32:58 PM »
Sorry all, at a meeting:

beeker: Duke
bezerkley: BC
MCB: CLS (still)
deedee: you're gonna think I'm crazy, but GW
vandy: again, I'm crazy, but Columbia
Dave: BC
Lina: Stanford
GeoStorm: BC

bezerkley, Dave, and Geo: say hi to your new classmates.
I'll join the cool crowd: 3.23/173
Blinded by the light (Attending): UVA!!! Wahoo 2010!!!
Wrapped up like a feminine hygiene product (Accepted): UVA!! Fordham, Georgetown!!! NYU!!!!!!!!!
Another odor in the night (Rejected): Harvard
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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2007, 12:35:57 PM »
Sorry all, at a meeting:

beeker: Duke
bezerkley: BC
MCB: CLS (still)
deedee: you're gonna think I'm crazy, but GW
vandy: again, I'm crazy, but Columbia
Dave: BC
Lina: Stanford
GeoStorm: BC

bezerkley, Dave, and Geo: say hi to your new classmates.

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #26 on: March 27, 2007, 12:56:15 PM »
Because John says it will cure my boredom:

1. BC 3
2. W&L 4
3. W&L/BC 1
4. BC 2
5. W&L 5

W&L

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #27 on: March 27, 2007, 12:57:08 PM »
Because John says it will cure my boredom:

1. BC 3
2. W&L 4
3. W&L/BC 1
4. BC 2
5. W&L 5

W&L


Waaaaay too easy. W&L.

By the way, I lied. You are still bored.
I'll join the cool crowd: 3.23/173
Blinded by the light (Attending): UVA!!! Wahoo 2010!!!
Wrapped up like a feminine hygiene product (Accepted): UVA!! Fordham, Georgetown!!! NYU!!!!!!!!!
Another odor in the night (Rejected): Harvard
Let's go LSAT score! http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=johnkorean

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #28 on: March 27, 2007, 12:59:06 PM »
Because John says it will cure my boredom:

1. BC 3
2. W&L 4
3. W&L/BC 1
4. BC 2
5. W&L 5

W&L


Waaaaay too easy. W&L.

By the way, I lied. You are still bored.


Yes, I was going to tell you that you lied, but I'm glad you already picked up on it.

I think the most telling thing is, in general, the last un-scored question though.

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Re: ITT I tell you where to go to law school
« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2007, 12:59:57 PM »
Because John says it will cure my boredom:

1. BC 3
2. W&L 4
3. W&L/BC 1
4. BC 2
5. W&L 5

W&L


Waaaaay too easy. W&L.

By the way, I lied. You are still bored.


Yes, I was going to tell you that you lied, but I'm glad you already picked up on it.

I think the most telling thing is, in general, the last un-scored question though.

Shhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!! I will sue you!!!!!!!!
I'll join the cool crowd: 3.23/173
Blinded by the light (Attending): UVA!!! Wahoo 2010!!!
Wrapped up like a feminine hygiene product (Accepted): UVA!! Fordham, Georgetown!!! NYU!!!!!!!!!
Another odor in the night (Rejected): Harvard
Let's go LSAT score! http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=johnkorean