James Madison Class - NYU


kourt
I received my admission at NYU LL.M.. program and it is stated that I will be a member of the James Madison Class 2010.
However, i do not have a clue regarding the sense of "James Madison Class".
Does somebody have any idea?
I received my admission at NYU LL.M.. program and it is stated that I will be a member of the James Madison Class 2010.
However, i do not have a clue regarding the sense of "James Madison Class".
Does somebody have any idea?
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loop_
It's your 'House' i.e. your affiliation to a particular group.

From what I've heard, after watching 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', the NYU professors enlisted someone from the programming department to create a program which would mirror the 'Sorting Hat' in the movie, believing that this would help foster a greater sense of solidarity amongst its students.

So they take the data from your application and, through the program, place you into one of 4 groups named after a previous President of the USA according to your personality (remember what Dumbledore said - that it's not your abilities that define you, but your choices - so I don't think achievements in terms of grades count). I am not sure how they chose the four, but I think they at least have different characteristics. This way you are put into a group of like-minded individuals.

Not sure which 4 they chose, but I've been put into the 'George W Bush Class of 2010'. Hope this helps.
It's your 'House' i.e. your affiliation to a particular group.

From what I've heard, after watching 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', the NYU professors enlisted someone from the programming department to create a program which would mirror the 'Sorting Hat' in the movie, believing that this would help foster a greater sense of solidarity amongst its students.

So they take the data from your application and, through the program, place you into one of 4 groups named after a previous President of the USA according to your personality (remember what Dumbledore said - that it's not your abilities that define you, but your choices - so I don't think achievements in terms of grades count). I am not sure how they chose the four, but I think they at least have different characteristics. This way you are put into a group of like-minded individuals.

Not sure which 4 they chose, but I've been put into the 'George W Bush Class of 2010'. Hope this helps.
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kourt
Thanx loop. Your explanation makes sense.
best
Thanx loop. Your explanation makes sense.
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Ruleoflaw
Well, I am in @ the James Madison Class as well, but did not know the mechanism behind it. But I am not sure if I am going to take it up.
Well, I am in @ the James Madison Class as well, but did not know the mechanism behind it. But I am not sure if I am going to take it up.
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bonzo
"So they take the data from your application and, through the program, place you into one of 4 groups named after a previous President of the USA according to your personality (remember what Dumbledore said - that it's not your abilities that define you, but your choices - so I don't think achievements in terms of grades count)."

@ loop : your personality quotient made them slot you with the George W. Bush group.. ouch. wonder what NYU is thinking (smoking rather!!) (:
"So they take the data from your application and, through the program, place you into one of 4 groups named after a previous President of the USA according to your personality (remember what Dumbledore said - that it's not your abilities that define you, but your choices - so I don't think achievements in terms of grades count)."

@ loop : your personality quotient made them slot you with the George W. Bush group.. ouch. wonder what NYU is thinking (smoking rather!!) (:
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AHG
Yeah - it seems kind of weird on their part - they put me in the Herbert Hoover class. Maybe we shouldn't count on jobs when we get out?
Yeah - it seems kind of weird on their part - they put me in the Herbert Hoover class. Maybe we shouldn't count on jobs when we get out?
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loop_
AHG I shall look forward to meeting you at NYU. I suspect the Bush and Hoover folks might get along quite well!

Bonzo: I think history will be kinder to President Bush. just give it a century or so...After all he did go to Yale and Harvard (though not their law schools), and we all know what this forum thinks about those institutions!
AHG I shall look forward to meeting you at NYU. I suspect the Bush and Hoover folks might get along quite well!

Bonzo: I think history will be kinder to President Bush. just give it a century or so...After all he did go to Yale and Harvard (though not their law schools), and we all know what this forum thinks about those institutions!
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Hedek
After all he did go to Yale and Harvard (though not their law schools), and we all know what this forum thinks about those institutions!
Legacy. W. Bush didn't have the SAT score for Yale, nor the Yale undergrad grades for HBS. He was rejected by the University of Texas, and accepted into Delta Kappa Epsilon and Skull and Bones because his dad was a former member.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/campaigns/wh2000/stories/bush072799.htm

Macroeconomics professor Yoshi Tsurumi remembers him as one of the worst students ever to attend Harvard Business School.
Source: http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=503181

I too wonder why NYU does this.
<blockquote>After all he did go to Yale and Harvard (though not their law schools), and we all know what this forum thinks about those institutions!</blockquote>Legacy. W. Bush didn't have the SAT score for Yale, nor the Yale undergrad grades for HBS. He was rejected by the University of Texas, and accepted into Delta Kappa Epsilon and Skull and Bones because his dad was a former member.
Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/campaigns/wh2000/stories/bush072799.htm

Macroeconomics professor Yoshi Tsurumi remembers him as one of the worst students ever to attend Harvard Business School.
Source: http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=503181

I too wonder why NYU does this.
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gunner
LOL, I'm sure everyone understands that loop was joking.

There is only one class- James Madison class. it's a tradition NYU started calling the LLM class after historic founding figures of the U.S. Last year was the Thomas Jefferson class. You'll get to hear about James Madison in your first day as a cool introduction thing.
LOL, I'm sure everyone understands that loop was joking.

There is only one class- James Madison class. it's a tradition NYU started calling the LLM class after historic founding figures of the U.S. Last year was the Thomas Jefferson class. You'll get to hear about James Madison in your first day as a cool introduction thing.

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