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Recent Discussions

Law School Admissions
  • Stanford Knight Hennessy ($$$$+) vs Yale ($$) vs CCN/etc ($$$$) for pure PI
    Congratulations on your accomplishments and good luck on getting the KH! I think your ranking is correct. While the average YLS grad is more likely to achieve your ...
    by PanjandrumOfReason at 1:49 AM, 01-22-19
  • UVA c/o 2022 Applicants (2018-2019)
    has anyone received scholarship info this year? On Reddit seems like they're waiting. I thought they said late Feb? They may have changed their protocol this year but last cycle some individuals ...
    by George Marshall at 11:09 PM, 01-21-19
  • Michigan c/o 2022 Applicants
    Did anyone else get a generic email from Mich basically saying your app is still under review, we know you applied early in the cycle, thanks for patiently waiting, feel ...
    by LSNlife at 8:16 PM, 01-21-19
  • Top 15% at mid-T14, transfer to HYS?
    Don't transfer. But feel free to continue "entertaining" the idea if doing so gets you more scholarship money from your current school. The cash you'd spend on full tuition elsewhere ...
    by HelloYesThisIsDog at 6:26 PM, 01-21-19
  • UChi c/o 2022 Applicants
    I'm not sure if they said in previous years that financial info would become available in mid-March... does this mean we won't be hearing about Rubies in February like previous ...
    by Lankhs at 5:30 PM, 01-21-19
  • HYS financial aid questions
    UVA2B's definitely right, they won't really take that into consideration. Plus if you're making 50k/yr, I don't think there's any world where it makes financial sense to wait 3-5 year ...
    by necho2 at 1:41 PM, 01-21-19
  • Harvard c/o 2022 Applicants
    Are people predicting the next round of admissions to be tomorrow? ...
    by lawschoolhopeful at 12:30 PM, 01-21-19
  • Columbia Law School Class of 2022 Applicants
    Anyone knows if there is a cap on how much aid (loans excluded) one can receive from CLS? I heard HLS max is about k31? Is it possible for someone to ...
    by NeverEverGiveUp at 12:30 PM, 01-21-19
  • HYS v Hamilton (no help from family)
    TAKE THE FREE LAW SCHOOL. TAKE IT. ...
    by HelloYesThisIsDog at 10:16 AM, 01-21-19
  • Penn c/o 2022 Applicants
    Congrats y'all! Also a Penn 1L and available to answer any questions 🙂 ...
    by RubyRhad at 8:44 AM, 01-21-19
Classes and Bar Study
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    by objeriana at 3:10 AM, 01-22-19
  • Penn Law C/O 2021 (Admitted Students)
    Hi all! We should all meet and bitch about/celebrate that we still don't have grades ...
    by RubyRhad at 8:47 AM, 01-21-19
  • Class of 2021: we're basically 1.5Ls now
    Maybe I’m Just ignorant but y’alls classmates sound far more exciting then anything we’ve got going on here. truth - Penn 1L class is a snooze It's up to you to make ...
    by RubyRhad at 8:41 AM, 01-21-19
  • Yale Law School c/o 2022 (Admitted Students)
    Figured it was about time to get this started. I'm not fully committed yet (and I'm sure most of you aren't), but a thread can keep us up to date ...
    by Lankhs at 5:52 PM, 01-16-19
  • Class of 2020 - [Under Construction]
    So what's everyone doing for 2L summer? My plan is to intern with a state public defender and appear in court. Also need to get started on clerkship applications soon. Exact ...
    by SpikeSeagull at 7:19 AM, 01-15-19
  • Weird law school classes
    My school has had a class on casino/gaming law before, and I’m really hoping they bring it back before I graduate that seems so interesting. i'd love to take that e: i've ...
    by Mikey at 7:03 AM, 01-14-19
  • February 2019 DC Bar Exam FYI
    Beware... 1/11/2019 Based on all available information at this time, we are still planning to administer the February 2019 bar examination as scheduled. However, we are closely monitoring any new developments ...
    by Kümmel at 7:20 PM, 01-13-19
  • C&F Lawyers
    Spoke to administration today and the deans think that this will be a non-issue provided I can explain the charge, date, and disposition of the case on my application. For ...
    by riot at 5:52 PM, 01-11-19
  • Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now
    That's exactly what my work environment is like . . . is you substitute in "14" for "8" and "not" for "still." ...
    by Door Ladder at 11:39 AM, 01-10-19
  • USC 1L Contracts
    Hey everyone, I'm wondering if there's anyone who's taken contracts with Gillian Hadfield would be willing to share their exam? She's a brand-new prof at UofT law (where I am), and ...
    by quinoa159 at 11:30 AM, 01-10-19
Legal Practice and Employment
  • Non bar-passage jobs
    I received offers from multiple MBB’s as a JD and neither require bar passage for employment, although they do offer to pay for it if you choose to take the ...
    by MBB-Offeree at 2:51 PM, 01-21-19
  • 1L/Diversity SA Thread 2019
    At least 1 offer has gone out at STB NY (not me) ...
    by 1Lhopeful at 1:59 PM, 01-21-19
  • 2019 TX 1L SA Thread
    Just accepted an offer for Akin Gump in Houston. ...
    by TLSThrowaway123456 at 10:53 AM, 01-21-19
  • Akin Gump vs Baker McKenzie 1L Summer Associate
    Hi Everyone, I was lucky enough to be offered a 1L summer associate to Akin Gump and Baker McKenzie's 1L summer program in Houston. Does anyone have any insights into these ...
    by TLSThrowaway123456 at 6:16 AM, 01-21-19
  • 2018 Bonus Discussion
    *bills 20 hours over holiday weekend to “Draft S-4.”* Tomorrow will you still be drafting or will you have moved on to the “review and revise” stage? I like to switch to ...
    by riot at 11:37 AM, 01-20-19
  • Clerks Taking Questions
    I know this is pretty chamber specific, I would guess, but I would love some info form clerks about judicial internships: What types of assignments do you give interns, how ...
    by CS1775 at 3:42 AM, 01-19-19
  • NOW HIRING: Writers with an interest in law
    Still hiring ...
    by 3nd3r1 at 9:11 PM, 01-18-19
  • 2018-2019 Post-Clerkship Hiring
    Has anyone heard about any movement in Chicago? ...
    by Rahm at 6:54 AM, 01-18-19
  • State Assistant Attorney General Career Path
    Any State Assistant Attorneys General on here willing to share how they got where they are (internships, extra curriculars, first jobs, etc.)? And a little info on a typical day/the ...
    by _LW47 at 5:46 AM, 01-18-19
  • Top 25% at S--how much does no law review matter?
    Class of 2014 grad currently in a COA clerkship. I worked one year in big law and then spent two years clerking at a district court. What class year is ...
    by Experiment626 at 2:24 PM, 01-17-19
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