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by Hand
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

if the old priest guy is still alive, take his seminar, from what I hear it's As for everyone
by Hand
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

motherofdragons wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:09 pm
Can anyone discuss how easy or hard was it to transition to life from CA/West Coast? Weather, people, traditions, culture, etc.

What's your favorite Mexican restaurant in DC?
Mezcalero and Tacqueria Habanero, both on 14th street
by Hand
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Bar Study
Topic: Adult Diapers During Bar Exam
Replies: 1
Views: 3543

Re: Adult Diapers During Bar Exam

I've heard adult diapers just for fun are still a thing
by Hand
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

If you took money at GT over CCN, do you have any regrets? Do you feel any difference in the way either law firms or feds employers perceive GT vs. CCN applicants? I turn down all three of CCN and have no regrets now as I got the kind of job that I wanted right out. If things had not worked out as ...
by Hand
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

Can you explain how the combined merit and need based financial aid packages work? Would summer employment reduce your aid? I am looking at the k150 opportunity scholarship. I can’t find the terms online and no clear answer from the school. I had a combined merit & need based package--the amount wa...
by Hand
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

Can you explain how the combined merit and need based financial aid packages work? Would summer employment reduce your aid? I am looking at the k150 opportunity scholarship. I can’t find the terms online and no clear answer from the school. I had a combined merit & need based package--the amount wa...
by Hand
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: OCI, Biglaw Summers, and Other First Private Sector Jobs
Topic: Best firms for someone interested in public interest?
Replies: 3
Views: 1641

Re: Best firms for someone interested in public interest?

All that pro bono stuff really just serves to help you pretend you are not doing the devil’s work
by Hand
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

What is the grading curve like for clinics and are there any clinics that anyone would recommend in particular? Clinics are not curved. I did the civil rights clinic which I enjoyed but if I could do it over again I’d do the appellate immersion clinic or the civil litigation clinic since they seem ...
by Hand
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: What Are My Chances?
Topic: 179lsat/below average gpa, steep upward trend. No shot at T14? :(
Replies: 5
Views: 3291

Re: 179lsat/below average gpa, steep upward trend. No shot at T14? :(

No one will be impressed with your undergrad performance, but int’l GPAs are not reported for ranking purposes, so really your LSAT is what matters most. I’d think you have a decent shot at getting in at a number of T14s
by Hand
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Admissions Waiting & Results
Topic: Georgetown Scholarship info?
Replies: 3
Views: 3654

Re: Georgetown Scholarship info?

Georgetown has this very annoying process where they reach out to ask you whether you'd be interested in a scholarship and then you need to crap something together in response explaining how much you think you deserve, they typically send out the first wave of these in early February. Here's what it...
by Hand
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Application Process
Topic: LOR Writer Submitted Rec Without Showing Me First..Should I Request To See It?
Replies: 10
Views: 4106

Re: LOR Writer Submitted Rec Without Showing Me First..Should I Request To See It?

Nony wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:18 pm
pancakes3 wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:46 pm
i've never asked to read a LOR. ime it's generally accepted that it's bad form to ask. some have offered to show me on their own but i wouldn't ask.
Absolutely this.
by Hand
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Public Interest and Government
Topic: EJW Conference
Replies: 24
Views: 9351

Re: EJW Conference

I got my first job through it, it's not that stressful unless you think interviews are stressful. mmm ballroom interviews, especially when the ballroom is the size of a fucking airport, are a special kind of hell I got some internship offers through EJW. If you want to work at the types of places t...
by Hand
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Law School Classes
Topic: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now
Replies: 267
Views: 59022

Re: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now

I'm in week 4 of working life and already thoroughly exhausted
by Hand
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Law School Classes
Topic: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now
Replies: 267
Views: 59022

Re: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now

I am afraid to ask what kind of furniture one buys for $150
by Hand
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Law School Classes
Topic: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now
Replies: 267
Views: 59022

Re: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now

uscg26 wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:13 pm
BearCat wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:17 pm
Who else has been hemorrhaging money?
*raises hand*
yup yup
by Hand
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Public Interest and Government
Topic: Types of PI work with $$$
Replies: 90
Views: 23587

Re: Types of PI work with $$$

is there a list of salaries for different kinds of PI work? has anyone compiled a bunch of data points on an excel sheet or put something else together? also, how do i figure out salaries for prospective jobs? i feel like that question is a little weird to bring up if i'm trying to network with my ...
by Hand
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Law School Classes
Topic: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now
Replies: 267
Views: 59022

Re: Class of 2018 - I guess we have to do jobs now

starting work on Monday which feels way too soon
by Hand
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

What should we wear for orientation? Short and flip-flops? Ideally. Does anyone drive to school? Thinking of driving my car from CA to DC and commute to school. I'll be living with my partner so I won't be staying in the dorms. Pretty sure this has been asked an answered on here. It's doable if you...
by Hand
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bar Study
Topic: July 2018 D.C. Bar Exam
Replies: 4
Views: 2761

Re: July 2018 D.C. Bar Exam

Those things all perfectly this year’s administration. The first day we had to get in line by 7:45 and started by like 10:30 or so? We didn’t get out of the afternoon session till 6 pm. Utter madness. Yesterday was a little better but still took forever. Glad I was able to leave early both sessions ...
by Hand
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

the coldest place you'll encounter in DC is the fucking GULC library dear god why is it so cold in here
by Hand
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

Do the JD and LLM students interact very often? For example, I'd really like to play some intramurals this year (particularly the UVA softball tourney), but the LLM class doesn't come off as having tons of people looking to play. I never interacted with an LLM student in three years ETA then again ...
by Hand
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

Anyone know, with more specificity than "late July", when journal results should be announced? Historically they are actually not announced till early August but only a current EIC of a journal can keep you appraised of how slow things are going this year Have they ever been released after EIW? EIW...
by Hand
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Choosing a Law School
Topic: GULC students & grads taking questions
Replies: 379
Views: 83923

Re: GULC students & grads taking questions

ball is life wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:32 pm
Anyone know, with more specificity than "late July", when journal results should be announced?
Historically they are actually not announced till early August but only a current EIC of a journal can keep you appraised of how slow things are going this year
by Hand
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: How to get Academia Position from T-30?
Replies: 28
Views: 6256

Re: How to get Academia Position from T-30?

I’m just here to shit on academics
by Hand
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General Legal Employment/Post Grad Discussion
Topic: How to get Academia Position from T-30?
Replies: 28
Views: 6256

Re: How to get Academia Position from T-30?

Nony wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:08 pm
I don’t know, they get paid pretty well to write about whatever they think is interesting, not sure what’s insane about that.
yeah but no one pays attention to / cares about what they write