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Law school exams for yeshiva guys 101, by henche
1. Read the story. 
2. Write down all the taynas that anyone might have, and what taynas the other guy might have back, and what the halacha probably is. 
3. Hit "submit"
4. Get a job.
5. Never see your family again!!!!!!!

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1935 on: September 13, 2017, 04:08:50 PM »
I've heard the idea thrown around.  Maybe not.

I mean, what's the commute from Monsey to CLS? Longer than that.

monsey to CLS could be public transport, and you can daven/multitask, however if driving-in daily from Lakewood can be challenging.
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Re: Law School
« Reply #1936 on: September 13, 2017, 04:13:57 PM »
monsey to CLS could be public transport, and you can daven/multitask, however if driving-in daily from Lakewood can be challenging.
Great thing about CLS is u can live in KGH (renting obviously) and drive to school and find parking pretty easily (arrange classes based on alternate side) in about a half hour.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1937 on: September 13, 2017, 08:25:00 PM »
Just started CLS commuting from lakewood, and my grades are still in the top 5% of the class... ;)

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1938 on: September 13, 2017, 08:32:24 PM »
Just started CLS commuting from lakewood, and my grades are still in the top 5% of the class... ;)
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Re: Law School
« Reply #1939 on: September 13, 2017, 08:46:39 PM »
Why is commuting to school any different then to a job? Many ppl commute to NYC/ pa from Lakewood

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1940 on: September 13, 2017, 09:25:30 PM »
I commuted from Lakewood to Penn and I know of a few others that did. Mixed results.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1941 on: September 13, 2017, 09:39:04 PM »
Why is commuting to school any different then to a job? Many ppl commute to NYC/ pa from Lakewood
Because Law School often requires many hours of studying after and before school. So commuting can hurt those results.
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Re: Law School
« Reply #1942 on: September 13, 2017, 10:11:05 PM »
Because Law School often requires many hours of studying after and before school. So commuting can hurt those results.

This is true.  And first year law school is intense.

Still, I can't help but chuckle at law students who think their situation is hard, when the only hard thing about law school is what after you graduate.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1943 on: September 18, 2017, 11:16:45 PM »
Quote from: shiframeir on Today at 09:41:22 AM
coming from yeshiva i had no idea how good penn is, esp for real corporate law (they have a few great corp law profs and a good dept with a great setup with regular access to the Delaware justices for lots of special symposiums etc which is a treat). but of course living in ny vs Lakewood philly is a consideration for frum peeps esp with family/wanting to date.Do you know guys who commuted? Is it realistic?
I commuted from Monsey to LIC for a year. Wife and two kids. Not easy.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1944 on: September 19, 2017, 02:25:19 PM »
This is true.  And first year law school is intense.

Still, I can't help but chuckle at law students who think their situation is hard, when the only hard thing about law school is what after you graduate.
Different type of intense. I commute over an hour every morning to work, and while I definitely don't love it, I do it, but would have never done it while in 1L.

People do it, but I wouldn't recommend living in Lakewood if you're in Penn. Live in Lower Merion, it's actually a really nice community and anyone that lives there loves it.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1945 on: September 19, 2017, 05:41:49 PM »
Just started CLS commuting from lakewood, and my grades are still in the top 5% of the class... ;)
What does this mean? It's September, so you don't have grades yet. Further, CLS doesn't publish rankings.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1946 on: September 19, 2017, 05:43:32 PM »
What does this mean? It's September, so you don't have grades yet. Further, CLS doesn't publish rankings.
Hence the wink I assume
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Re: Law School
« Reply #1947 on: October 11, 2017, 02:51:13 PM »
Any advice on preferred test center locations from the NJ area? Temple vs Seton Hall? I've seen some people writing about terrible experiences at some locations due to tiny desks or being ridiculously late...?

Found this site simugator.com but it doesn't have Seton Hall, and seems to be a bit different because the reviewers are not for Shabbos test...Found this wiki with pretty bad reviews of Seton Hall.
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Re: Law School
« Reply #1948 on: October 15, 2017, 12:32:55 AM »
I took in Mercer, but not on Shabbos. Was fine.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #1949 on: October 25, 2017, 02:53:35 PM »
went to a JLSA lunch and noticed few "frum" girls. is it impossible for "frum" (i.e. beis yaakov/planning to marry a black hatter) girls to go through law school and then big law successfully? seems its hard enough being a mom or frum, but with 2 strikes its just not worth it?