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Moving to Law School: Checklist
« on: August 06, 2007, 12:44:29 PM »
I am starting this thread to get a checklist for people that are moving to law school.
List all of the things that will need to be done to complete the move.
I will update this list as we get more responses.

I will start with the following:

1. Get a Penske truck not Uhaul.  (Penske is cheaper most of the time, and much much   
   better customer service)
2. Contact all of the companies you owe money to and give them your new address
3. Think about getting new drivers license and plates/stickers.
4. Forward your mail (with USPS and directly with your employer).
5. Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account   
   where you move.
6. Pack:
        Highlighters
        Notebooks (if you don't use a laptop. If Laptop then bring that)
        #2 Pencils (for end of year scantron loving)
        Money for books
        Post-It tabs
        Balls of Steel

7. -shotglasses

8. -emergen-c for the inevitable hangovers that follow from using the shotglasses

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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2007, 01:03:15 PM »
Forward your mail (with USPS and directly with your employer).
Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account where you move.
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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2007, 01:54:18 PM »
Pack:
        Highlighters
        Notebooks (if you don't use a laptop. If Laptop then bring that)
        #2 Pencils (for end of year scantron loving)
        Money for books
        Post-It tabs
        Balls of Steel

I think that covers the 'necessities'. 

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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007, 01:57:44 PM »
Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account where you move.

Never really got this one.  I like my bank, and I'll be coming back to the midwest after school anyway.  In the meantime, I pay with most things via credit card and have my bill paid online from my checking acct.

For the few times I'll need/want to withdraw cash..the $3 isn't a HUGE deal
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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007, 02:05:56 PM »
Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account where you move.

Never really got this one.  I like my bank, and I'll be coming back to the midwest after school anyway.  In the meantime, I pay with most things via credit card and have my bill paid online from my checking acct.

For the few times I'll need/want to withdraw cash..the $3 isn't a HUGE deal

I'm not planning on moving back, and they don't really have Wachovia in NYC.  When I withdraw cash, not only do I have to pay the ATM's fees, but I also have to pay a $2 fee  that Wachovia charges me.  I'll definitely be switching (it makes sense for me)!
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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007, 04:35:22 PM »
-shotglasses

-emergen-c for the inevitable hangovers that follow from using the shotglasses

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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007, 08:34:35 PM »

3. Contact DPS about getting new drivers license and plates/stickers.
4. Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account   
   where you move.


3. Will do as long as they dont pressure me for any emissions test, I'm sick of that s%@t
4. No need to, there's tons of Bofa's and Bofa ATM's in the Lou
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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2007, 07:47:16 AM »
I am starting this thread to get a checklist for people that are moving to law school.
List all of the things that will need to be done to complete the move.
I will update this list as we get more responses.

I will start with the following:

3. Contact DPS about getting new drivers license and plates/stickers.

I'd look real hard into this.  Especially if you already registered the car and got a new drivers license recently.  Why pay another state for a new drivers license and for plates when your car and person is already paid up?  If the state requires it after X months, then wait until then, or wait until your tags expire.  Plus you might want to change it from DPS to something more generic.  I have no idea what that means and have not lived in a state where you go to the "DPS" to handle this type of thing.

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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2007, 11:07:23 AM »
I am starting this thread to get a checklist for people that are moving to law school.
List all of the things that will need to be done to complete the move.
I will update this list as we get more responses.

I will start with the following:

3. Contact DPS about getting new drivers license and plates/stickers.

I'd look real hard into this.  Especially if you already registered the car and got a new drivers license recently.  Why pay another state for a new drivers license and for plates when your car and person is already paid up?  If the state requires it after X months, then wait until then, or wait until your tags expire.  Plus you might want to change it from DPS to something more generic.  I have no idea what that means and have not lived in a state where you go to the "DPS" to handle this type of thing.

I changed it so it would apply to everyone..  Thanks for the helpful comments.
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Re: Moving to Law School: Checklist
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2007, 02:49:47 PM »
Close out your bank account if local to your area--research and open a new account where you move.

Never really got this one.  I like my bank, and I'll be coming back to the midwest after school anyway.  In the meantime, I pay with most things via credit card and have my bill paid online from my checking acct.

For the few times I'll need/want to withdraw cash..the $3 isn't a HUGE deal

I'm not planning on moving back, and they don't really have Wachovia in NYC.  When I withdraw cash, not only do I have to pay the ATM's fees, but I also have to pay a $2 fee  that Wachovia charges me.  I'll definitely be switching (it makes sense for me)!

I live in New York City and never have trouble finding a Wachovia.  They are not as popular as, say Bank of America, but they are definitely increasing in New York. I love Wachovia and have been with them for 6 years, so I may be partial.  I also had a few bad experiences with Bank of America's customer service people.
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