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Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: cheaptilts   on: April 30, at 9:18:26 pm   in: Legal Employment
Just for comparison: Lewis Brisbois (8.62); K&L Gates (8.4); DLA Piper (8.31); Cadwalader (8.73); Cleary (5.48); Paul, Weiss (5.88); DPW (4.96); Skadden (3.69)

and then you have shops like Wachtell at 2.02 and Williams and Connolly at 1.77
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Colonel_funkadunk   on: April 30, at 9:13:23 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

Rigo wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:how do i check in
Whittier is shutting down the school fyi
ok nvm then carry on
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: Michigan Summer Start C/O 2020  
  by: speedofthought   on: April 30, at 9:13:06 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
I deposited today!

So excited (and in some ways in such disbelief) that we will begin classes in just a month!

Also, pleasantly surprised that it was only $300 total rather than a single $600 deposit.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=274644

Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: Johann   on: April 30, at 9:08:19 pm   in: Legal Employment
good call; youre right. i was looking at some very old stats and something way less reliable than am law.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: Logistically what happens when you quit biglaw  
  by: sims1   on: April 30, at 9:07:01 pm   in: Legal Employment
What are you doing after you quit?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277275

Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: cheaptilts   on: April 30, at 9:04:00 pm   in: Legal Employment
My gut says Weil. Totally speculation/anecdotal, but I feel like in the last few years they went from S&C/DP peer to a poor man's K&E/Latham and have been losing partners (including, sadly, Harvey Miller). Plus they already laid some people off a couple years ago. Agree that OP should definitely not out the firm, as curious as I am. Edit: Apparently Weil isn't even a V10 any more. I guess...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: PrezRand   on: April 30, at 9:03:34 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Mikey wrote:
PrezRand wrote:I hate life
y
Cuz i suk at lsat
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: NYU c/o 2020 -- WAIT LIST (Poll included!)  
  by: marcosacabello   on: April 30, at 8:58:56 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists
Could someone enlighten me on what the spivey predictions are? I am like Jon Snow and know nothing
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=277101

Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: rpupkin   on: April 30, at 8:51:58 pm   in: Legal Employment
My gut says Weil. Totally speculation/anecdotal, but I feel like in the last few years they went from S&C/DP peer to a poor man's K&E/Latham and have been losing partners (including, sadly, Harvey Miller). Plus they already laid some people off a couple years ago. Agree that OP should definitely not out the firm, as curious as I am. Edit: Apparently Weil isn't even a V10 any more. I guess...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: Logistically what happens when you quit biglaw  
  by: Anonymous User   on: April 30, at 8:48:22 pm   in: Legal Employment
I told the head of my practice group first, then i formally submitted my resume to HR. They tell other HR people responsible for processing you out etc...Then i told every other person in my practice group individually. I dont think HR tells anyone other than partners who need to know at the firm.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277275

Re: Not the Sharpest 2L in the Shed  
  by: DCfilterDC   on: April 30, at 8:46:47 pm   in: TLS Class of 2018 Forum

Gray wrote:
DCfilterDC wrote:PR exam, four full days to study--never read. Issue spotter exam, any tips or prayers for this?
That's so much time! Haven't taken PR yet though, so no.

Well we don't all have your natural talents!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=248175

Re: U.C. Berkeley (Boalt Hall) - Class of 2020  
  by: Litt1tUp   on: April 30, at 8:42:47 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

dietcoke1 wrote:committed and looking forward to meeting everyone in the fall!

Yayyy! Congrats!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=274576

Re: LSAT advice  
  by: zkyggi   on: April 30, at 8:42:26 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I'm not sure how long you prepped for your last test, but if you scored 155 with significant prep, then a month is not enough time because you're lacking fundamentals. Take the test in September, and start studying now.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277272

Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: dabigchina   on: April 30, at 8:42:22 pm   in: Legal Employment
My gut says Weil. Totally speculation/anecdotal, but I feel like in the last few years they went from S&C/DP peer to a poor man's K&E/Latham and have been losing partners (including, sadly, Harvey Miller). Plus they already laid some people off a couple years ago. Agree that OP should definitely not out the firm, as curious as I am. Edit: Apparently Weil isn't even a V10 any more. I guess...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: NY Bar Exam - February 2017 - Release Date Predictions  
  by: batmanandbaybreezes   on: April 30, at 8:39:27 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Guys this has been such a wild experience. Thanks to everyone who didn't post fake shit and was with us through this crazy fucking time. <3
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=275664

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: Big Red   on: April 30, at 8:39:04 pm   in: Legal Employment

star fox wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:Summer gym solutions for people who don't work at firms with a gym in the building?
Just find a gym that will let you join month to month

pick a fellow summer associate you determine to be of weak constitution and set up a workout bench w/ DB set in their office, you'll be partner before you go home for the summer
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Logistically what happens when you quit biglaw  
  by: Anonymous User   on: April 30, at 8:38:19 pm   in: Legal Employment
Quitting biglaw in the next couple weeks - I'm a junior associate and got a great opportunity to do something non-law related. Logistically after I give notice to HR, what typically happens? I assume I tell each of my deal teams but is it normal for HR to tell partners at your office or what are the next steps?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277275

Re: Missing Time 2 Months Into Employment  
  by: Anonymous User   on: April 30, at 8:33:07 pm   in: Legal Employment
Former NYC Big Law associate here. Totally not a big deal -- unless that week happens to be the week you have a trial or something. But I would (1) err on the side of taking a few days rather than a week and (2) raise it fairly early with your supervisor to allow them to plan accordingly. Btw, the days you'd take as vacation would likely be subtracted from your 2018 vacation days. OP here, thanks...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277264

Texas Bar Books for Sale?  
  by: _cant_deal   on: April 30, at 8:28:30 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Does anyone have a Texas essay book? One that includes P&E, MPT and the state subjects? If so, I am looking to purchase it!!! Thank you.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277274

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: rpupkin   on: April 30, at 8:26:30 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
OL voting Harvard for you .... for clerkship percentages and litigation interests and not wanting to be in NY long term, for campus amenities (nice library, nice gym, one nice building) versus just horrible campus, hard seats/ ugly library, for better grading system versus harsh curve, for more clinics and externships in the litigation area at H (DA Prosecution Clinic, USAO, AG, Supreme Ct Clinic...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: 2016-2017 SEO Corporate Law Applicants (Summer 2017)  
  by: lilitiger99   on: April 30, at 8:25:48 pm   in: Under Represented Law Student Forum
How is everyone going about finding summer sublets in New York? Are people looking at places outside of Manhattan? What websites are you using? (i.e. is there some Facebook page that is better than Craigslist) How much are you guys looking to pay? I'm from the city & you can PM me. I suggest choosing queens, long island city, and harlem & Westchester (white plains), over midtown or even B...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=273034

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: VeiledProtectorate   on: April 30, at 8:18:52 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
OL voting Harvard for you .... for clerkship percentages and litigation interests and not wanting to be in NY long term, for campus amenities (nice library, nice gym, one nice building) versus just horrible campus, hard seats/ ugly library , for better grading system versus harsh curve, for more clinics and externships in the litigation area at H (DA Prosecution Clinic, USAO, AG, Supreme Ct Clini...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: UVA2B   on: April 30, at 8:16:46 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
OL voting Harvard for you .... for clerkship percentages and litigation interests and not wanting to be in NY long term, for campus amenities (nice library, nice gym, one nice building) versus just horrible campus, hard seats/ ugly library, for better grading system versus harsh curve, for more clinics and externships in the litigation area at H (DA Prosecution Clinic, USAO, AG, Supre...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: cavalier1138   on: April 30, at 8:16:10 pm   in: Choosing a Law School

gilmoregirlrevival wrote:At this point, With your high lsat and being younger, stats are you will do better in law school than all those older non kjd's.

Most of your post was complete nonsense. I just wanted to highlight this particular piece of unadulterated crap. Please look at this in a year or two and kick yourself.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Not the Sharpest 2L in the Shed  
  by: dabigchina   on: April 30, at 8:15:15 pm   in: TLS Class of 2018 Forum

unsweetened wrote:I have a one bedroom apartment one block away from the law school and downtown. The apartment also has hardwood floors and designated parking. It's $570/mo. Going to school that isn't in a major city has some benefit.
jfc
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=248175

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: star fox   on: April 30, at 8:15:12 pm   in: Legal Employment

PeanutsNJam wrote:Summer gym solutions for people who don't work at firms with a gym in the building?
Just find a gym that will let you join month to month
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: LSAT advice  
  by: Platopus   on: April 30, at 8:14:49 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Got a 155 on December 2016 test. Haven't looked at the material for 3 months to get a fresh perspective. What online course would be recommended and is a goal of low 160s a push for 1 month of prep? Why is the low 160's your goal? You should be aiming for the highest score possible to maximize scholarship opportunities. Don't take the June test. Spend 3-4 months studying your ass off, and take th...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277272

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: gilmoregirlrevival   on: April 30, at 8:14:30 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
deleted since it was deemed OL nonsense
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: UChi Students & Alumni Taking Questions  
  by: Florence Night   on: April 30, at 8:08:20 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate

xn3345 wrote:Does anyone have any anecdata or insight into why the Ruby clerkship rate is so much higher than the general student body?

They're a little smarter and a little more driven, on average. People will probably want to dispute that, but I think that's the reality. Will say, though, if you really want a clerkship at UC, you're probably pretty likely to get it.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=140165

Re: UChi Students & Alumni Taking Questions  
  by: Florence Night   on: April 30, at 8:07:01 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Hi folks! Would y'all mind sharing what final reason made you decide to commit? Or how you decided Chicago was for you? The main difference maker for me (outside of money, which should ultimately be everyone-non-wealthy's no. 1 [there is a reason everyone who is working as a lawyer and paying off loans says this]) and something that felt very unique after visiting a few schools, before deciding t...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=140165

Re: Cracking 175+ consistently?  
  by: Platopus   on: April 30, at 8:06:29 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
If PR questions are your bugaboo there really is no harm in just straight skipping them until the end of the section. I don't normally advise that to the individuals I tutor because I think PR questions are almost always easier than some of the toughest NA/SA/MoR questions. How are you doing your PR questions? Have you just tried looking at them and converting them to grammatical puzzles (e.g. &q...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277220

Re: UChi Students & Alumni Taking Questions  
  by: CheddarArachnid   on: April 30, at 8:06:06 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Does anyone have any anecdata or insight into why the Ruby clerkship rate is so much higher than the general student body? How much of the discrepancy is attributable to institutional support that most students don't have access to? Are these students that performed much better in undergrad and on a standardized test simply doing the same in law school? As a Ruby-less Uchi 0L, I'm trying to get a...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=140165

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: UVA2B   on: April 30, at 8:04:34 pm   in: Legal Employment
How bad should I feel about being in a firm occupying a few middle-high floors of their high rise? I'm afraid people below won't look quite small enough.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: Starting Barbri Online a day late  
  by: dusters   on: April 30, at 8:03:59 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Honestly, how can someone pass law school and not have the requisite analytical skills to figure this one out?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277271

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Rigo   on: April 30, at 8:02:03 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:how do i check in
Whittier is shutting down the school fyi
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Colonel_funkadunk   on: April 30, at 8:01:33 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
the internet is hard
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Colonel_funkadunk   on: April 30, at 8:01:16 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
how do i check in
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: UChi Students & Alumni Taking Questions  
  by: Florence Night   on: April 30, at 8:00:34 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate

chicago-gunner123 wrote:
dasq5511 wrote:1) Anyone willing to share the things they don't like about UChi?

- The weather is truly terrible
- Hyde Park is boring
- The quarter system means 3 finals periods per academic year
- A large coffee at the law school cafe is ~$3
- Too much self aggrandizement among faculty/students

Pretty much nails it. But at least the self-aggrandizement among faculty is generally deserved.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=140165

Re: Not the Sharpest 2L in the Shed  
  by: Gray   on: April 30, at 8:00:33 pm   in: TLS Class of 2018 Forum

DCfilterDC wrote:PR exam, four full days to study--never read. Issue spotter exam, any tips or prayers for this?
That's so much time! Haven't taken PR yet though, so no.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=248175

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: oopsu812   on: April 30, at 7:59:33 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Are you locked in an underground vault in the wilds of Salt Lake City?
Yes, apparently if I find tablets left by joseph smith I have won.
I've heard if you start singing Book of Mormon it's basically the same thing.
Cause a Mormon just BEELIEEEEEEEEVES.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 7:58:55 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Are you locked in an underground vault in the wilds of Salt Lake City?
Yes, apparently if I find tablets left by joseph smith I have won.
I've heard if you start singing Book of Mormon it's basically the same thing.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: PeanutsNJam   on: April 30, at 7:58:23 pm   in: Legal Employment
Summer gym solutions for people who don't work at firms with a gym in the building?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: The Official June 2017 Study Group  
  by: Platopus   on: April 30, at 7:58:01 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
It seems common I have lots of time with LG as test day approaches if your prep is going as planned. I look at my notes from a couple months ago and it is crazy to see that games were taking me 10-12 minutes each. If only we could transfer the time to other sections... So what's the trick, for someone who is still stuck in a -3/-4 avg because getting to the last game with 3/4 minutes left? :( Dif...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=271558

Re: Massachusetts Bar - February 2017  
  by: B90   on: April 30, at 7:57:59 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum

theinternetiscool wrote:Just got my score because I had to wait for New Hampshire results to come out first. 268 in July 2016, 320 in February 2017. Better to overstudy then under I guess
Congrats!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=275029

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: oopsu812   on: April 30, at 7:55:38 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: star fox   on: April 30, at 7:55:03 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
OP here. Let's see if we can steer this discussion by splitting into 2 questions. Reapply vs. Enroll Pros for Reapply: Possibility of full scholarship at lower T13s and more money at Columbia Money to pay tuition Able to work in law-related field to test my interest Pros for Enrolling: Possibility of not even having my current options Trading in a year of higher pay for lower pay Columbia vs. Har...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: buckiguy_sucks   on: April 30, at 7:53:30 pm   in: Legal Employment

AmericanEagleee wrote:I was told that it would be "business casual" after the first day, but we will see how that pans out in reality.

it'll pan out to be business casual goober
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: dj9i27   on: April 30, at 7:47:53 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:Are you locked in an underground vault in the wilds of Salt Lake City?
Yes, apparently if I find tablets left by joseph smith I have won.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Npret   on: April 30, at 7:47:52 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
i'm going to start cheering for harvard over columbia with money in the 500 similar choosing threads so michigan can retake its rightful place at the top of the table. Casually ruining lives and sending TLSers into debt so we can win the destinations thread lol in it to win it. i don't think most people actually care about the responses anyways. Seriously wondering how many of those threads are j...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: UChi Students & Alumni Taking Questions  
  by: xn3345   on: April 30, at 7:44:28 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Does anyone have any anecdata or insight into why the Ruby clerkship rate is so much higher than the general student body? How much of the discrepancy is attributable to institutional support that most students don't have access to? Are these students that performed much better in undergrad and on a standardized test simply doing the same in law school? As a Ruby-less Uchi 0L, I'm trying to get a ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=140165

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: AmericanEagleee   on: April 30, at 7:44:18 pm   in: Legal Employment
I was told that it would be "business casual" after the first day, but we will see how that pans out in reality.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 7:44:18 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
what was this, reveal it bitch Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button. Good ole fashion post purge Are you done your drive. I was abducted by Mormons and am currently in a situation alike the one in the film Buried . Needless to say I am making good use of my cellular device The arabic didn't work this time? Dammit. They done found me out. Are you locked in an underground vault in the wilds ...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Property Outline for Sprankling and Coletta Book?  
  by: jlk411   on: April 30, at 7:41:33 pm   in: Forum for Law School Students
bumping this thread...anyone have a recent outline? thx
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=154051

Best way to use BarBri  
  by: pointmass   on: April 30, at 7:38:17 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
I got BarBri for a hefty discount. However, I've heard a few negative things about it, namely: lectures are not useful, practice questions are not real MBE questions... Should I even watch the videos? I study well by just reading through stuff and writing outlines. What do you guys think is the best strategy to bar prep? I wouldn't mind purchasing Adaptibar or Critical Pass, etc.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277273

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: chandhi   on: April 30, at 7:38:00 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

Anon.y.mousse. wrote:
chandhi wrote:
Anon.y.mousse. wrote:i'm going to start cheering for harvard over columbia with money in the 500 similar choosing threads so michigan can retake its rightful place at the top of the table.
Casually ruining lives and sending TLSers into debt so we can win the destinations thread lol

in it to win it. i don't think most people actually care about the responses anyways.
No judgment hahaha I'm here for it
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: dj9i27   on: April 30, at 7:37:56 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
Good ole fashion post purge
Are you done your drive.
I was abducted by Mormons and am currently in a situation alike the one in the film Buried. Needless to say I am making good use of my cellular device
The arabic didn't work this time? Dammit.
They done found me out.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Anon.y.mousse.   on: April 30, at 7:35:56 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

chandhi wrote:
Anon.y.mousse. wrote:i'm going to start cheering for harvard over columbia with money in the 500 similar choosing threads so michigan can retake its rightful place at the top of the table.
Casually ruining lives and sending TLSers into debt so we can win the destinations thread lol

in it to win it. i don't think most people actually care about the responses anyways.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: July 2017 Texas Bar Exam  
  by: Estecontre   on: April 30, at 7:34:42 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
Here. Thanks for setting this up-I admire your drive! I'll follow you all and maybe it'll help inform my decision. Don't give up! Don't let this fail define you. Read my post about how I improved by 121 points and am ready to conquer the next one!! Hi Estecontre- Can you copy the link to that post here? I get lost in this forum! Any advice for retakers is very very welcome. :mrgreen: Hey, sorry I...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277211

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: chandhi   on: April 30, at 7:32:41 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum

Anon.y.mousse. wrote:i'm going to start cheering for harvard over columbia with money in the 500 similar choosing threads so michigan can retake its rightful place at the top of the table.
Casually ruining lives and sending TLSers into debt so we can win the destinations thread lol
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: Spivey Consulting Q&A with Adcoms from Yale, Harvard, Penn, Chicago etc.  
  by: super12345chess   on: April 30, at 7:30:51 pm   in: Free Help and Advice from Professionals
Hi Spivey,

I'm wondering now that we are done with the chaos of the admissions cycle, if you could comment on how this cycle shaped up generally, and if there were any major surprises in your mind.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=197451

Re: Wake Law c/o 2020 Applicants  
  by: jcassino4   on: April 30, at 7:30:33 pm   in: Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists

WakeLaw16 wrote:Recent graduate here. Happy to answer any questions.
Hows the parking on campus? If I purchase a decal will there be enough parking spots available? It was a huge issue at my undergrad university so I wanted to find out!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=271960

Re: 2016-2017 SEO Corporate Law Applicants (Summer 2017)  
  by: HarvardHopeful95   on: April 30, at 7:30:25 pm   in: Under Represented Law Student Forum

Nacho_Verde wrote:
HarvardHopeful95 wrote:Hey all,

For anyone doing SEO in Washington, DC, I've heard that Washington Intern Student Housing provides pretty reasonably priced housing
Do you have an estimate on that?

Depending on where you live it's anywhere from $2000-$4000 for the entire summer.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=273034

Re: Fully from left field... HLS vs Chicago?  
  by: xn3345   on: April 30, at 7:30:24 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
Does anyone have any anecdata or insight into why the Ruby clerkship rate is so much higher than the general student body? How much of the discrepancy is attributable to institutional support that most students don't have access to? Are these students that performed much better in undergrad and on a standardized test simply doing the same in law school? As a Ruby-less Uchi 0L, I'm trying to get a ...
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Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: McMooch   on: April 30, at 7:30:23 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
*Checks in to see more people are now voting for Harvard at $200k debt over Columbia for $140k or reapplying for T13 for full ride *Loses faith in the silent majority who refuse to actually give a good reason for their choice *Realizes these really have to be 0Ls who don't consider this theoretical "debt" they're taking on compared to the realities of the legal market *Feels a little bi...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Believing that law school grades represent chances of success in practice is a wildly racist belief  
  by: dabigchina   on: April 30, at 7:30:08 pm   in: Legal Employment

star fox wrote:Those race horse issue spotters have gotta place a non-native English speaker at a big disadvantage
I know a couple of non-native speakers who grinded their way to top 10%.

But yeah, it's not easy for them.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277260

Re: TLS Class of 2020 Destinations Thread  
  by: Anon.y.mousse.   on: April 30, at 7:28:47 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
i'm going to start cheering for harvard over columbia with money in the 500 similar choosing threads so michigan can retake its rightful place at the top of the table.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=276168

Re: Question re: firm paying for spouse transportation  
  by: Anonymous User   on: April 30, at 7:28:38 pm   in: Legal Employment
OP here. Thanks for all the advice!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277261

Re: Believing that law school grades represent chances of success in practice is a wildly racist belief  
  by: shelob   on: April 30, at 7:28:32 pm   in: Legal Employment

Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:1-Black associates are not worse than white associates
2-Black students do worse on average in law school
3-Thus, school success is irrelevant.

LOL. The sky is blue, therefore racism. amiright?
Brave.
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Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: McMooch   on: April 30, at 7:28:24 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
OP here. Let's see if we can steer this discussion by splitting into 2 questions. Reapply vs. Enroll Pros for Reapply: Possibility of full scholarship at lower T13s and more money at Columbia Money to pay tuition Able to work in law-related field to test my interest Pros for Enrolling: Possibility of not even having my current options Trading in a year of higher pay for lower pay Columbia vs. Harv...
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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 7:27:03 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
Good ole fashion post purge
Are you done your drive.
I was abducted by Mormons and am currently in a situation alike the one in the film Buried. Needless to say I am making good use of my cellular device
The arabic didn't work this time? Dammit.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Wake Forest Law Class of 2020  
  by: jcassino4   on: April 30, at 7:26:48 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
Anyone know how parking is on campus? I'm worried about it and am currently looking at apartments on the bus route - but I would love to live downtown
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=275643

Re: Believing that law school grades represent chances of success in practice is a wildly racist belief  
  by: dabigchina   on: April 30, at 7:25:05 pm   in: Legal Employment

yost wrote:Do minorities get extra "points"?
Yes. That is indeed how it works.

Also, no grade on. I know a lot of people with ridiculous grades but no LR.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277260

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: Npret   on: April 30, at 7:24:52 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
*Checks in to see more people are now voting for Harvard at $200k debt over Columbia for $140k or reapplying for T13 for full ride *Loses faith in the silent majority who refuse to actually give a good reason for their choice *Realizes these really have to be 0Ls who don't consider this theoretical "debt" they're taking on compared to the realities of the legal market *Feels a little bi...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Harvard vs. Columbia ($)  
  by: jbagelboy   on: April 30, at 7:24:39 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
*Checks in to see more people are now voting for Harvard at $200k debt over Columbia for $140k or reapplying for T13 for full ride *Loses faith in the silent majority who refuse to actually give a good reason for their choice *Realizes these really have to be 0Ls who don't consider this theoretical "debt" they're taking on compared to the realities of the legal market *Feels a little bi...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277210

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: Big Red   on: April 30, at 7:24:18 pm   in: Legal Employment

Dr. Nefario wrote:
AmericanEagleee wrote:I just hope wearing a suit in Houston isn't too horrendous.

Do they even wear suits in Houston? If so, you're SOL.

My understanding is that SOP is first day and then just let it get dust in the office
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: Dr. Nefario   on: April 30, at 7:22:28 pm   in: Legal Employment

AmericanEagleee wrote:I just hope wearing a suit in Houston isn't too horrendous.

Do they even wear suits in Houston? If so, you're SOL.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: V10 Layoffs  
  by: Npret   on: April 30, at 7:22:21 pm   in: Legal Employment
Yeah everyone in the thread should be concerned about partners being pushed out for not bringing in enough business.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277079

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: dj9i27   on: April 30, at 7:21:19 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
Good ole fashion post purge
Are you done your drive.
I was abducted by Mormons and am currently in a situation alike the one in the film Buried. Needless to say I am making good use of my cellular device
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Boston College Class of 2020  
  by: jstans   on: April 30, at 7:21:17 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
Does anyone have perspective on gym memberships? I know that BC memberships are $40 per month but I'm trying to see if that's worth it (definitely would not pay $40 per month for my undergrad gym) or if there are decent gyms in the Cleveland Circle area. All the ones in Cleveland circle look expensive af. I don't want to pay the school out of principle but it's probably the best option. They have...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=274450

Re: 2016-2017 SEO Corporate Law Applicants (Summer 2017)  
  by: renc56   on: April 30, at 7:21:17 pm   in: Under Represented Law Student Forum

dietcoke1 wrote:you guys were right, there was still hope! got the call today and excited for this opportunity!

Awesome news! Congratulations!
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=273034

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 7:17:44 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
Good ole fashion post purge
Are you done your drive.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Believing that law school grades represent chances of success in practice is a wildly racist belief  
  by: yost   on: April 30, at 7:15:22 pm   in: Legal Employment
this is a new direction for you df woke up today. but im serious. black associates are not even a little bit worse. But they often way lower in their class. so i can only conclude law grades are entirely flame. Are they really though? It doesn't seem like AA is that substantial at the law firm hiring level. The black people I know going to selective firms are on LR and prob had good grades (idk t...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277260

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: dj9i27   on: April 30, at 7:15:11 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
Good ole fashion post purge
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: LSAT advice  
  by: mrgstephe   on: April 30, at 7:10:33 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Not exactly the response you're looking for - but is there a reason you can't spend more time than just a month and study for the September test? To be honest, it's like 15+ questions more right that you're trying to get, and having not looked at any material in 3 months means you're pretty late to the game if you're dead set on taking the June test. I'd recommend making a more reasonable 3-4 mont...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277272

Re: Reapplying with failure to update WE  
  by: Mikey   on: April 30, at 7:09:00 pm   in: Law School Admissions Forum

B90 wrote: You are overthinking this.

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=277269

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 7:08:55 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
Deleting stuff and pressed the wrong button.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Mikey   on: April 30, at 7:07:19 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

Alexandros wrote:.
what was this, reveal it bitch
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Mikey   on: April 30, at 7:06:26 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum

PrezRand wrote:I hate life
y
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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: PrezRand   on: April 30, at 7:03:52 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
I hate life
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

LSAT advice  
  by: John749   on: April 30, at 7:02:46 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
Got a 155 on December 2016 test. Haven't looked at the material for 3 months to get a fresh perspective. What online course would be recommended and is a goal of low 160s a push for 1 month of prep?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=277272

Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017  
  by: AmericanEagleee   on: April 30, at 7:00:02 pm   in: Legal Employment
I just hope wearing a suit in Houston isn't too horrendous.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=277188

Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group  
  by: Alexandros   on: April 30, at 6:58:49 pm   in: LSAT Prep and Discussion Forum
.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=275537

Re: Columbia Class of 2020  
  by: MrJD2020   on: April 30, at 6:57:32 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
So Columbia's gym SUCKS according to students at ASD, and Yelp, and everyone I've asked who goes to Columbia. I currently pay $$$ to go to Equinox but that's just irresponsible while taking out student loans so I'll be quitting at the end of the summer. What are your plans? NYSC on 124th is the closest decent gym, but it's on the east side of Morningside Park, which I've been told is sketchy as f...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=274159

Re: Illinois v. Emory  
  by: Rigo   on: April 30, at 6:54:12 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
I'd deposit at UIUC and then ask for even more money.
They're both regional schools but I'd stick with the Midwest and save money. Alright shot at Chicago biglaw if you are top 1/4
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=277270

Re: Berkeley vs. NYU  
  by: jbagelboy   on: April 30, at 6:53:39 pm   in: Choosing a Law School
Did you apply late in the cycle? You should have better results than this given your numbers. I think your interests line up well with the vibe at B and NYU but those jobs ain't easy to come by. HS might not be as activist but would help you get what you want. PI and 300k in debt is a bit scary though no matter how good LRAP is. Columbia or wait till next year. I applied around Christmas/New Year...
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=276711

Re: HELP- when to use dormant commerce clause  
  by: pancakes3   on: April 30, at 6:49:43 pm   in: Forum for Law School Students
don't take con law 2.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=277259

Re: Cornell Class of 2020  
  by: uhwrestler   on: April 30, at 6:48:13 pm   in: TLS Class of 2020 Forum
hey has anyone received federal loan offers from cornell yet?

i applied for loans through fafsa a few weeks ago but havnt heard back from cornell yet

i have already received scholarship aid and sent my deposit.
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=273752

Re: Any interest in meal prepping service for NY biglaw associates?  
  by: elendinel   on: April 30, at 6:46:11 pm   in: Ask a Law Student / Graduate
Not a bad idea, but I suspect you'd already have a bit of competition for it. Also when you're earning $180k+ I think you care less about the costs of eating out, so I don't really know that there's a huge market for people in that income bracket who hate paying $20-$30 for a healthy lunch (cause there are a lot of options for people looking for healthy options these days, even in Midtown) enough...
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Re: Starting Barbri Online a day late  
  by: t-14orbust   on: April 30, at 6:43:58 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
lol you'll be fine
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277271

Starting Barbri Online a day late  
  by: JayDubya   on: April 30, at 6:43:26 pm   in: Bar Exam Prep and Discussion Forum
I'm looking at taking a short trip to recharge before bar prep, but it would have me missing the first day of my online Barbri course. Is this a bad idea or could I just make it up on the first day off they give us?
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=277271