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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #240 on: May 11, 2007, 03:51:20 PM »
Thanks guys!  I live about 4 hours from Cambridge, so am making a trip down there tomorrow to check out the lay of the land, so to speak. 

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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #241 on: May 11, 2007, 03:55:23 PM »
Congratulations!


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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #242 on: May 11, 2007, 04:22:50 PM »
congrats all!

this defintely merits a few drinks on your parts. :)

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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #243 on: May 11, 2007, 05:00:28 PM »
Congrats on the new admits. Like the rest of the 1Ls, I just turned in an exam.  The weather's nice, I'm feeling great, life is good here in Cambridge.

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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #244 on: May 11, 2007, 05:15:17 PM »
Congrats everyone!!!!
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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #245 on: May 11, 2007, 05:42:08 PM »
So, um, why Harvard?  (seriously)

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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #246 on: May 11, 2007, 05:57:00 PM »
Yeah, I did e-mail him, and we chatted.  The "interview" was really an interview in name only...don't know if that's good or bad.  Mike, what were your HLS impressions?  Haha

I liked Harvard a lot. :)  The school has a "big city feel" (to steal Dean Kagan's words) and it has its own law school campus, which is quite nice.  Classes weren't too big, people were generally nice, professors seemed really down to earth, and of course, the intellectual and professional opportunities are pretty much limitless.  I didn't get the sense that HLS students were quite as happy as the students at Y/S or Columbia, but I think, all things considered, Harvard is a great opportunity.  So are you gonna accept it when TStock calls again???

That's weird.  I thought CLS students were the least happy, at least amongst the students I talked to from HLS, Chi, and NYU.

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« Reply #247 on: May 11, 2007, 06:05:29 PM »
Disclaimer: I guess it depends on the students you happen to meet at the particular ASW.  I met some really cool and very happy students at CLS and YLS, and not so many at HLS.  You might have met a few not so happy ones at CLS??

I was talking at Jadecrane at the Stanford ASW and she also mentioned that she met a lot of happy students at HLS, so everyone's experience really can be different.

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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #248 on: May 11, 2007, 06:12:43 PM »
Alternatively, all law students are miserable and the entire process of "students are happier there" is a desperate attempt to rationalize our choices to ourselves... ;)


Actually, I think the students at Virginia Law are genuinely happy there.  Sure, they get stressed out from the sheer rigor of law school as well, but I think there really is something to the hype of it being a great place to spend three years. 
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Re: The official Harvard waitlist thread - now with 20% less fratricide
« Reply #249 on: May 11, 2007, 06:15:37 PM »
Harvard would be a no-brainer for me, if given the option. The two things I really want to do are clerking and cyberlaw - Harvard's perfect for both.