Penn or Georgetown


I have been admitted into Penn and Georgetown(International Business and Economic Law) and I have to decide on which one to attend within the next week.

Initially, my first choice was Georgetown largely because of its DC location (great networking opportunities) and its externship programme. My interest is in commercial law and I have read in other posts that the programme at Penn is great for this field. Penn also ranks higher, its ivy league and offers the opportunity to take a Wharton certificate.

I would like to know your thoughts about the pros and cons of these schools. My plan after graduation is to get at least a year's work experience in the US.

I have been admitted into Penn and Georgetown(International Business and Economic Law) and I have to decide on which one to attend within the next week.

Initially, my first choice was Georgetown largely because of its DC location (great networking opportunities) and its externship programme. My interest is in commercial law and I have read in other posts that the programme at Penn is great for this field. Penn also ranks higher, its ivy league and offers the opportunity to take a Wharton certificate.

I would like to know your thoughts about the pros and cons of these schools. My plan after graduation is to get at least a year's work experience in the US.

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amerfrance

This is a tough one. Really. Wharton is a plus. DC is a better city. They are two great schools. Objectively, there isn't in my opinion a tremendous diff. between the two. Perhaps you can find some subjective reasons to choose one over the other. Best of luck!

This is a tough one. Really. Wharton is a plus. DC is a better city. They are two great schools. Objectively, there isn't in my opinion a tremendous diff. between the two. Perhaps you can find some subjective reasons to choose one over the other. Best of luck!
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Thanks. I was hoping that the decision will be made easier if one of them offered me financial aid. I haven't heard from either in this regard and now I need to make up my mind.

I read in another thread that you have decided to enrol in Penn. Did you apply to wharton?

Thanks. I was hoping that the decision will be made easier if one of them offered me financial aid. I haven't heard from either in this regard and now I need to make up my mind.

I read in another thread that you have decided to enrol in Penn. Did you apply to wharton?
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amerfrance

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Kia

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Kia

Thanks. I was hoping that the decision will be made easier if one of them offered me financial aid. I haven't heard from either in this regard and now I need to make up my mind.

I read in another thread that you have decided to enrol in Penn. Did you apply to wharton?


they are both great schools whichever decision you make would be a good decision. i personally prefer Penn. it is Ivy and it has a better ranking. it was ranked No.2 in the AUAP 2011 LL.M ranking and also has a better ranking in the US NEWS J.D ranking. in terms of Networking, it is one thing to make a lot of contacts and it is another thing for those contacts to materialise into something of benefit to you. sometimes, all it takes is just one contact which you do not necessarily have to make in D.C. this is my personal view. you may want to compare it with what others have to say. Goodluck and Congrats on getting iinto these good schools

<blockquote><blockquote>Thanks. I was hoping that the decision will be made easier if one of them offered me financial aid. I haven't heard from either in this regard and now I need to make up my mind.

I read in another thread that you have decided to enrol in Penn. Did you apply to wharton?</blockquote>

they are both great schools whichever decision you make would be a good decision. i personally prefer Penn. it is Ivy and it has a better ranking. it was ranked No.2 in the AUAP 2011 LL.M ranking and also has a better ranking in the US NEWS J.D ranking. in terms of Networking, it is one thing to make a lot of contacts and it is another thing for those contacts to materialise into something of benefit to you. sometimes, all it takes is just one contact which you do not necessarily have to make in D.C. this is my personal view. you may want to compare it with what others have to say. Goodluck and Congrats on getting iinto these good schools
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