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Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:49 am
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:New swag!

There was nothing in the mail yesterday and now i'm sad.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:55 am
by xandra_v
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:New swag!

There was nothing in the mail yesterday and now i'm sad.


:( I got mine here in DC

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:02 am
by thatlawlkid
xandra_v wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:New swag!

There was nothing in the mail yesterday and now i'm sad.


:( I got mine here in DC

I'm sure i'll have it in a day or so, i just like busting on Guy

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:03 am
by guynourmin
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:New swag!

There was nothing in the mail yesterday and now i'm sad.

Check your IG DMs

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:06 am
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:New swag!

There was nothing in the mail yesterday and now i'm sad.

Check your IG DMs

Let the world know that Guy just slid into my DMs. This might be the most important day of my life.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:09 am
by thatlawlkid
Do we need a new OP for this thread? Wouldn't mind a poll about where everyone is living or which bar we want to routinely drown our sorrows in.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:18 pm
by guynourmin
thatlawlkid wrote:Do we need a new OP for this thread? Wouldn't mind a poll about where everyone is living or which bar we want to routinely drown our sorrows in.

go ask for it. not sure this thread is active enough to really necessitate it, but couldn't hurt. 2000 hasn't posted anything in like a month and a half.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:25 pm
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:Do we need a new OP for this thread? Wouldn't mind a poll about where everyone is living or which bar we want to routinely drown our sorrows in.

go ask for it. not sure this thread is active enough to really necessitate it, but couldn't hurt. 2000 hasn't posted anything in like a month and a half.

No way, I have no idea how to OP. I just like to complain.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:26 pm
by guynourmin
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:Do we need a new OP for this thread? Wouldn't mind a poll about where everyone is living or which bar we want to routinely drown our sorrows in.

go ask for it. not sure this thread is active enough to really necessitate it, but couldn't hurt. 2000 hasn't posted anything in like a month and a half.

No way, I have no idea how to OP. I just like to complain.

making polls is very easy. that's the only job of this threads OP at this point. anyway, yeah, probably unnecessary. Did you get that package from them yet?

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:28 pm
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:making polls is very easy. that's the only job of this threads OP at this point. anyway, yeah, probably unnecessary. Did you get that package from them yet?

Drinking out of it now. Strictly for flex purposes though, as a 12oz container just doesn't seem very useful for the amount of water I drink in a day.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:31 pm
by guynourmin
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:making polls is very easy. that's the only job of this threads OP at this point. anyway, yeah, probably unnecessary. Did you get that package from them yet?

Drinking out of it now. Strictly for flex purposes though, as a 12oz container just doesn't seem very useful for the amount of water I drink in a day.

who're you flexin on?

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:33 pm
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:making polls is very easy. that's the only job of this threads OP at this point. anyway, yeah, probably unnecessary. Did you get that package from them yet?

Drinking out of it now. Strictly for flex purposes though, as a 12oz container just doesn't seem very useful for the amount of water I drink in a day.

who're you flexin on?

As many people as possible.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:42 pm
by guynourmin
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:
guybourdin wrote:making polls is very easy. that's the only job of this threads OP at this point. anyway, yeah, probably unnecessary. Did you get that package from them yet?

Drinking out of it now. Strictly for flex purposes though, as a 12oz container just doesn't seem very useful for the amount of water I drink in a day.

who're you flexin on?

As many people as possible.

have you picked up any clothing yet? I haven't. I probably will at some point. The atty I work with who went to NU has an Nlaw mug I like.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:53 pm
by thatlawlkid
guybourdin wrote:have you picked up any clothing yet? I haven't. I probably will at some point. The atty I work with who went to NU has an Nlaw mug I like.

Nope, although i've been considering a basketball jersey (I dont even like basketball, so idk why). Past that i haven't found a good selection of stuff really anywhere.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:02 pm
by RedPurpleBlue
Just negotiated a $5,000/yr. increase!

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:04 pm
by xandra_v
RedPurpleBlue wrote:Just negotiated a $5,000/yr. increase!


Nicely done!!

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:48 pm
by thatlawlkid
Does anyone else have a misc award on their financial aid? I have one just labeled "other student resources" for a small amount that i have no idea where it came from.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:58 pm
by guynourmin
RedPurpleBlue wrote:Just negotiated a $5,000/yr. increase!

how?

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:37 pm
by RedPurpleBlue
guybourdin wrote:
RedPurpleBlue wrote:Just negotiated a $5,000/yr. increase!

how?


I sent in an additional LOR and final grades, and I argued how the money would help me with my very specific and unique (aka not DOJ/AUSA/ACLU/SPLC) public interest legal career path.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:21 pm
by glockov
According to NU's website JD tuition for 2017-2018 is going to be $61,784. Seems like a steep increase, especially with Pritzker gift and the commitment to make law school more affordable

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... d/tuition/

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:13 pm
by RedPurpleBlue
glockov wrote:According to NU's website JD tuition for 2017-2018 is going to be $61,784. Seems like a steep increase, especially with Pritzker gift and the commitment to make law school more affordable

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... d/tuition/


The previous tuition for that program was $59,550, so it went up by 3.75%. That's a bit higher than previous years (2.4%, 3.0%, 3.5%, 2.5%), but it's not too far off the rate increase from a couple of years ago.

Also, I just want to point out that looking at sticker price is generally not a good way to judge affordability. Harvard is known to be one of the most affordable, if not the most affordable, undergraduate institutions in the world, yet it has a tuition of $44,990. At face, that's in no way affordable for anyone in the middle class or below, but Harvard makes it affordable through its generous needs-based scholarships. We'll need to see what Northwestern's 25th-50th-75th ABA 509 scholarship numbers are next year before we can judge if they are making a real commitment on affordability. Also, for what it's worth, Northwestern's LRAP is pretty good, especially if you plan to switch from public interest to private practice at some point, and the Interest Freedom Plan isn't too shabby.

Just my $0.02.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:27 pm
by glockov
RedPurpleBlue wrote:
glockov wrote:According to NU's website JD tuition for 2017-2018 is going to be $61,784. Seems like a steep increase, especially with Pritzker gift and the commitment to make law school more affordable

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... d/tuition/


The previous tuition for that program was $59,550, so it went up by 3.75%. That's a bit higher than previous years (2.4%, 3.0%, 3.5%, 2.5%), but it's not too far off the rate increase from a couple of years ago.

Also, I just want to point out that looking at sticker price is generally not a good way to judge affordability. Harvard is known to be one of the most affordable, if not the most affordable, undergraduate institutions in the world, yet it has a tuition of $44,990. At face, that's in no way affordable for anyone in the middle class or below, but Harvard makes it affordable through its generous needs-based scholarships. We'll need to see what Northwestern's 25th-50th-75th ABA 509 scholarship numbers are next year before we can judge if they are making a real commitment on affordability. Also, for what it's worth, Northwestern's LRAP is pretty good, especially if you plan to switch from public interest to private practice at some point, and the Interest Freedom Plan isn't too shabby.

Just my $0.02.


Maybe the fact it broke the 60k barrier makes it seem bigger than it is, but still doubling the inflation rate.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:29 pm
by thatlawlkid
Whats everyone looking at for rent? I just sent my lease in and I was curious what people are paying. I found a studio not too far away for around 1k.

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:34 pm
by xandra_v
thatlawlkid wrote:Whats everyone looking at for rent? I just sent my lease in and I was curious what people are paying. I found a studio not too far away for around 1k.


I'm a bad example, but splitting a 1BR with my s/o in South Loop for a similar amount of $

Re: Northwestern Pritzker - Class of 2020

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:37 pm
by nrbrown101
Hello to the Class of 2020!

First off, congratulations! While it can be a tough slug, the next three years of your life are also going to be some of your most memorable - and NU is a fantastic place to be.

Now shamelessly, for those who haven't found an apartment yet, I'm here to plug my own. It's a 2-3 bedroom/2 bath unit (my two other roommates and I have been living in it as a 3 bedroom for the past two years) located at 860 N Dewitt Pl. It's a 5-minute walk from school, has a coffee shop on the first floor, and is fully renovated with an in-unit washer/dryer. It also has a doorman 7 days a week (perfect for when those Amazon packages come during class) as well as a rooftop deck with a beautiful view, a great common area, and a gym. It's nearly 1600 SqF and 3945$ a month (with the first month only being 3800$).

Available for move in at the start of August. It's a great spot and an incredible value for the location to boot. I've attached a craigslist link that has some pictures and a more comprehensive list of amenities. If anyone is interested, feel free to email me at n-brown2017@nlaw.northwestern.edu.

Good luck all!


https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/apa/6210312509.html