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Recent Discussions

Law School Admissions
  • Transferring to a T-6 from a T1 full ride (Patent Law)
    Seeing as how you're not deadset on IP, and only biglaw or bust, then the consensus is to not transfer, keep your debt low, and good luck interviewing in a ...
    by UVA2B at 1:42 PM, 04-03-20
  • NYU Students/Grads Taking Questions
    So, OCI has been switched to January 2021. Does anyone have any insight on GPA-boosting strategies wrt course selection during the fall of 2L? Easy A classes, etc., or classes ...
    by John Roberts at 1:41 PM, 04-03-20
  • Transfer Chances
    yeah, nothing to do here but say "your numbers look in line w other successful applicants" and "good luck" Thank you! ...
    by redtop291 at 3:23 PM, 04-01-20
  • COVID-19 and KJD?
    I think it is that important for personal growth. Once you're on the law school train, it's a more loaded/complicated decision to get off. And depending on your ...
    by BlendedUnicorn at 3:43 PM, 03-31-20
  • GPA Calculation in Transfer Stats
    Thank you so much! ...
    by TransferHopeful at 4:00 PM, 03-30-20
  • General Help
    late, but i'm making an effort to post in on-topics today. +1 to slytherpuff in that a better topic would be an essay describing an instance where you questioned your ...
    by pancakes3 at 10:15 AM, 03-27-20
  • Personal Statement help
    this was a confusing read. i don't know what point you're trying to make. secondarily: - "Jane" and John" are distracting and unnecessary. "saleswoman" and "bouncer" are more descriptive and distractingly force ...
    by pancakes3 at 10:12 AM, 03-27-20
  • GPA 2.8 LSAT 175..Can I?
    if by big shots you mean T14, then yes. apply to all of them. a 175 carries clout. but like HTL said, HYS is a long shot but don't let ...
    by pancakes3 at 7:28 AM, 03-27-20
  • Corona Effects on Transferring
    @socalgalinnorcal I suspect that this is going to be an interesting year for transfers, because everyone everywhere got knocked off their intended stride. Much as my previous advice, I recommend asking ...
    by haus at 6:46 PM, 03-23-20
  • Harvard Students and Grads Taking Questions
    How are Research Assistants paid during the summer at HLS? Are they paid? I haven't nailed down an internship yet (though I'm still looking) but I asked a professor and ...
    by hls2022fella at 1:11 PM, 03-20-20
Classes and Bar Study
Legal Practice and Employment
  • How many of us are about to get Latham’ed
    Whats the next year look like? Any insight into groups that will be hit especially hard? I’m a fourth year so I missed the last recession, trying to ...
    by pancakes3 at 1:39 PM, 04-03-20
  • Trusts & Estates
    Just to be clear, I never said 9-5, just that the hours are regular and predictable. Number of hours varies significantly from firm to firm Do you ...
    by FuzzyDunlop at 7:00 PM, 04-02-20
  • LRAP/IBR/PSLF. How does it work? Let's find out!
    FYI all - the CARES Act (signed by the president on 3/27) makes some changes that affect PSLF. In sum, everyone with federal loans will automatically go on forebearance until ...
    by Nebby at 11:16 AM, 04-01-20
  • Marking up an NDA exercise for in-house position interview
    That’s awesome OP, congrats! Thank you! Also thanks for your helpful tips from earlier on how to issue spot an NDA. ...
    by PallasAthena at 5:00 PM, 03-30-20
  • Which firm would you pick?
    Thanks all, and thanks for the offer, quiver -- I went with firm 1, pending conflicts / etc. Will report back in a year or two, if there is still ...
    by kellyfrost at 8:42 PM, 03-26-20
  • Is W&C miami on the NY pay scale?
    It’s been a couple of years since interviewing at a leading Miami firm. They were nowhere near matching. If this has changed, I think it would have been ...
    by Guest at 4:32 PM, 03-20-20
  • Criminal Defense
    Solo criminal defense here. AMA. PD here. The one thing I really don't get is how you come up with fee structure. Flat/hourly. How you decide what is worth what I have ...
    by Post_Alone at 12:32 PM, 03-18-20
  • Will Coronavirus Mean Budget Cuts (And Lost Jobs?)
    yes, though I agree with haus that it's probably better that your org's budget is tied to a state budget. Unfortunately none of us really know how this ends ...
    by BlendedUnicorn at 1:15 PM, 03-16-20
  • OCI in June
    March, if you're at NYU - https://www.law.nyu.edu/careerservices/recruitingprograms/oncampusrecruiting ...
    by RichardMilhousNixon at 7:04 PM, 03-09-20
  • 1L USAO Intern Background Check?
    Call the person who made you the offer (or whoever you interviewed with - I would say an attorney, but in a big office a non-attorney may run the program, ...
    by Guest at 3:17 PM, 02-21-20