Help! NYU v. Chicago


d.c.

I have been admitted to NYU, Chicago and Michigan till now. To be frank, I like Chicago more than NYU because I perfer a small class. However, NYU offers me a grant of full tuition! And this makes me hard to choose betweem them.

Could anyone give your suggestions on this? Thanks!

I have been admitted to NYU, Chicago and Michigan till now. To be frank, I like Chicago more than NYU because I perfer a small class. However, NYU offers me a grant of full tuition! And this makes me hard to choose betweem them.

Could anyone give your suggestions on this? Thanks!

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d.c.

no one has any idea?

no one has any idea?
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Is once in a lifetime investment that will seal your life. I had been admitted to CLS and to NYU (full tuition), and as far as I can afford it, I choose CLS. At the end of the day, that money comes back in job opportunities.

Is once in a lifetime investment that will seal your life. I had been admitted to CLS and to NYU (full tuition), and as far as I can afford it, I choose CLS. At the end of the day, that money comes back in job opportunities.
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d.c.

I didnot know there are so big difference between CLS and NYU. I mean, their rankings are similar, and the same location.

So, NYU's LLM is not prefererd on the job market?

I didnot know there are so big difference between CLS and NYU. I mean, their rankings are similar, and the same location.

So, NYU's LLM is not prefererd on the job market?
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MAB79

I didnot know there are so big difference between CLS and NYU. I mean, their rankings are similar, and the same location.

So, NYU's LLM is not prefererd on the job market?


This is not true. There are many posts in other threats stating that the difference is not worth that amount. In fact at the moment the job market in the us is that bad, you probably won't find a job even if you graduaded with higher honors from HLS. But even if it was better, there are as many NYU lawyers as CLS lawyers with good jobs. There are statistics which prove that. So, if you have a scholarship, don't "waste" your money for an almost comparable legal education...

<blockquote>I didnot know there are so big difference between CLS and NYU. I mean, their rankings are similar, and the same location.

So, NYU's LLM is not prefererd on the job market?</blockquote>

This is not true. There are many posts in other threats stating that the difference is not worth that amount. In fact at the moment the job market in the us is that bad, you probably won't find a job even if you graduaded with higher honors from HLS. But even if it was better, there are as many NYU lawyers as CLS lawyers with good jobs. There are statistics which prove that. So, if you have a scholarship, don't "waste" your money for an almost comparable legal education...
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spikesf

For those interested in a story about the difficulties of finding a job when you graduate from a top law school:

http://www.solicitr.com/2010/03/03/the-woes-of-the-unemployed-harvard-final

My advice would be: if you don't have enough $ or £ on your bank account, take the scholarship.

For those interested in a story about the difficulties of finding a job when you graduate from a top law school:

http://www.solicitr.com/2010/03/03/the-woes-of-the-unemployed-harvard-final

My advice would be: if you don't have enough $ or £ on your bank account, take the scholarship.
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Bla Bla

I'd suggest you choose the school you like to attend. Even though the scholarship seems so appealing, you don't get to do your LL.M. Too often. At the end of the day, you will end up with the degree of the school from which you graduated. No one will wait to hear you explain that you chose NYU over Chicago because of the scholarship. They will just know that you graduated from NYU...kaput. Personally, I like NYU a lot...even more than Columbia...I have no interest in Chicago. But if Chicago is your dream school....go for it!

I'd suggest you choose the school you like to attend. Even though the scholarship seems so appealing, you don't get to do your LL.M. Too often. At the end of the day, you will end up with the degree of the school from which you graduated. No one will wait to hear you explain that you chose NYU over Chicago because of the scholarship. They will just know that you graduated from NYU...kaput. Personally, I like NYU a lot...even more than Columbia...I have no interest in Chicago. But if Chicago is your dream school....go for it!
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trout_face

i'd go nyu in your situation - no doubt.

i'd go nyu in your situation - no doubt.
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guddu

I think you should not even think twice and take the NYU offer unless 50,000$ is not worth much to you.

If the difference was between UChicago and some average university offering you tution fees, then you should have gone for UChicago but this is not the case here.

I think you should not even think twice and take the NYU offer unless 50,000$ is not worth much to you.

If the difference was between UChicago and some average university offering you tution fees, then you should have gone for UChicago but this is not the case here.

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Awojc

A Scholarship aard from a prestigious institution says a lot about your genius, and is a great boost to your CV. You will find out that one with a Scholarship from NYU may be more highly respected than one that attended Columbia with his own cash. I have heard it several times... "the fact that someone else picked your bills in the form of a scholarship says a lot about the quality you are made of".

A Scholarship aard from a prestigious institution says a lot about your genius, and is a great boost to your CV. You will find out that one with a Scholarship from NYU may be more highly respected than one that attended Columbia with his own cash. I have heard it several times... "the fact that someone else picked your bills in the form of a scholarship says a lot about the quality you are made of".
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Inactive User

If it weren't for the scholarship, I would say go with Chicago because of my own personal preferences. With the money on the table, though, it would be a huge waste to pass up NYU.

If it weren't for the scholarship, I would say go with Chicago because of my own personal preferences. With the money on the table, though, it would be a huge waste to pass up NYU.
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Dear fellows,
I have been accepted at university of Minnesota, Illinois, UC Hastings and UC Davis ( with a 7,000$ scholarship) for the LL.M program.
Please could you help me in making my decision , taking into consideration that my desired field of specialization is corporations and international business and that I am seeking to intern in a law firm for some experience.

Dear fellows,
I have been accepted at university of Minnesota, Illinois, UC Hastings and UC Davis ( with a 7,000$ scholarship) for the LL.M program.
Please could you help me in making my decision , taking into consideration that my desired field of specialization is corporations and international business and that I am seeking to intern in a law firm for some experience.
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d.c.

Thanks all you guys!

Decision became esay for me. My young cousin was digonsed cancer. So I will take NYU's and save the money to my dear cousin, though I do personally like Chicago better.

Thanks all you guys!

Decision became esay for me. My young cousin was digonsed cancer. So I will take NYU's and save the money to my dear cousin, though I do personally like Chicago better.
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