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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 #2140 on: December 13, 2018, 09:26:15 PM »

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2141 on: December 14, 2018, 03:08:46 AM »
-1 my rosh yeshiva has a vocabulary that could make your head spin. He has written many letters of recommendation for law school applications. They don't give those jobs to chimps. There are many rosh yeshivos that are both polished and worldly. Especially in today's world, being able to relate and navigate is crucial.
P.s. You would never tell by looking at my rosh yeshiva, frock and long white beard like the rest.
And if you don't believe him, read today's WSJ

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2143 on: December 18, 2018, 08:49:19 PM »
I just got an email from the LSAC that I need a letter from my rabbi to confirm that Iím sabbath observant. Does anybody know if it needs to be from a known organizations letterhead or any generic letterhead is fine?

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2144 on: December 18, 2018, 09:00:53 PM »
I just got an email from the LSAC that I need a letter from my rabbi to confirm that Iím sabbath observant. Does anybody know if it needs to be from a known organizations letterhead or any generic letterhead is fine?

My shul created a letterhead for the rabbi to sign on.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2145 on: December 18, 2018, 10:09:37 PM »
My shul created a letterhead for the rabbi to sign on.
So I can basically create my own?

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2146 on: December 19, 2018, 11:38:55 AM »
So I can basically create my own?
Yes

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2147 on: January 03, 2019, 11:53:52 AM »
Not gonna get into details, But how big of a deal is it if I change my scheduled graduation date from December 2018 to march 2019. I already submitted the schools to LSAC CAS.
Do they allow me to change that?
Is it suspicious at all?
I did not apply yet but would like to ASAP and want to have this sorted out

TIA


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Re: Law School
« Reply #2148 on: January 03, 2019, 12:06:21 PM »
Not gonna get into details, But how big of a deal is it if I change my scheduled graduation date from December 2018 to march 2019. I already submitted the schools to LSAC CAS.
Do they allow me to change that?
Is it suspicious at all?
I did not apply yet but would like to ASAP and want to have this sorted out

TIA


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No idea, but can't imagine it matters

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2149 on: January 03, 2019, 12:42:12 PM »
No idea, but can't imagine it matters
Called LSAC.

They don't let you switch unless the transcript says the scheduled date of graduation (which yeshiva transcripts don't).

 They said I can apply anyways and the schools will see that I am not graduated.
 I just think that sounds way too confusing and I already have a screwed up enough transcript to begin with.

Don't know what to do.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2150 on: January 17, 2019, 02:55:04 PM »
Would anyone be able to reccomend someone to help write a personal statement, for a decent price?

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2151 on: January 17, 2019, 06:03:01 PM »
Would anyone be able to reccomend someone to help write a personal statement, for a decent price?
define decent price.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2152 on: January 18, 2019, 02:55:29 AM »
define decent price.
a few hundred dollars.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2153 on: January 23, 2019, 10:58:20 AM »
a few hundred dollars.

7sage has great editors for affordable price. Check them out.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2154 on: February 18, 2019, 04:50:57 PM »
I got my score on friday and itís a 168.
I have two options now.
1) Apply now to fordham and hopefully get accepted with a nice scholarship.
2) wait for next year, retake the LSAT and hopefully get into the 170ís and apply to NYU and Columbia.
Any advice anyone?

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2155 on: February 18, 2019, 06:22:23 PM »
I got my score on friday and itís a 168.
I have two options now.
1) Apply now to fordham and hopefully get accepted with a nice scholarship.
2) wait for next year, retake the LSAT and hopefully get into the 170ís and apply to NYU and Columbia.
Any advice anyone?
what do you want do as a lawyer?
Then decide based off of that.
If you are big law or bust then definitely wait.
If not then you have to figure what your goals are

If you just want to practice "local" law don't even bother going to any school that you would have to pay for.

Obviously there is a lot more to this but you get the idea

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2156 on: February 18, 2019, 10:36:17 PM »
I got my score on friday and itís a 168.
I have two options now.
1) Apply now to fordham and hopefully get accepted with a nice scholarship.
2) wait for next year, retake the LSAT and hopefully get into the 170ís and apply to NYU and Columbia.
Any advice anyone?
Both. Apply and take it again, then re-evaluate based on new score and whatever Fordham offers you.
If you don't care why would you comment?
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Re: Law School
« Reply #2157 on: April 18, 2019, 04:22:29 PM »
If I give a seat deposit will it make it harder for me to negotiate a better scholarship?

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2158 on: April 18, 2019, 06:39:09 PM »
If I give a seat deposit will it make it harder for me to negotiate a better scholarship?

Almost certainly. You're supposed to negotiate beforehand.
However, if this is the first deposit, maybe deposit at two schools. It'll cost more initially, but if you're able to get a bump in scholarship from one of them, then it's obviously worth it. I'm pretty sure you can deposit at two places for first deposit, second deposit you definitely can't. Confirm this though.

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Re: Law School
« Reply #2159 on: April 19, 2019, 03:13:48 PM »
Almost certainly. You're supposed to negotiate beforehand.
However, if this is the first deposit, maybe deposit at two schools. It'll cost more initially, but if you're able to get a bump in scholarship from one of them, then it's obviously worth it. I'm pretty sure you can deposit at two places for first deposit, second deposit you definitely can't. Confirm this though.
Supposedly May 15th the schools see who is double deposited so by then you should really be deposited only at one school.