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yawn
we are  01/26/05
This is easy. 1. Ruskie goes there. 2. Boalt admitted Ru...
174  01/26/05
...
PowerRanger  01/26/05
Boalt took Ruskie, a dumbass with a 157. That is fucking l...
174  01/26/05
"Dolt Hall"
ptbarnum  01/26/05
...
ptbarnum  01/26/05
did Ruskie used to post here?
RBG  01/26/05
The dad on the OC went there! But he also talks in the sh...
this bitch has been h4|<3d  01/26/05
haha... that was classic Sandy Cohen!
Juno  01/30/05
the 25% salary for private practice is like 70K or something...
law  01/26/05
i'm going to bash the fuck out of this rancid TTT in decline...
captblotto  01/26/05
They have one of the best faculties among law schools in Ame...
Columbia JD  01/26/05
Yes, I agree. But the USNWR is blind to such things, so the ...
Alec  02/02/05
Well, truth be told, facuty scholarship does not necessarily...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
you didn't get admitted.
Sachin Tendulkar  01/26/05
Dean Edley has got to be near the top. He is the primary re...
Tractatus  01/26/05
edley
gridlocker  01/26/05
boalt also rigged last year's law review write-on competition
therealdeal  01/30/05
Explain.
O'Malley  01/30/05
everyone who took the "conservative" side in their...
therealdeal  01/30/05
Seriously? What a joke. Then agian these were the same lover...
Tark The Shark (last known as McCain2008)  01/30/05
Yep..in retrospect, I feel remarkably stupid for neglecting ...
therealdeal  01/30/05
...
xDishonor  01/30/05
1. I never jumped to any conclusions--there's ample support ...
therealdeal  01/30/05
PS- Yup--it definitely sounds nuts. I couldn't(and didn't wa...
therealdeal  01/30/05
...
xDishonor  01/30/05
sure thing.
therealdeal  01/30/05
Way to make it obvious that you're just a bitter failure of ...
Snakes on a Plane  01/30/05
Did that make it on any blogs?
...mobiusnu...  01/30/05
I don't have a blog, and I haven't submitted the information...
therealdeal  01/30/05
boohoo. FSU's law review is run by christian conservatives a...
Calm  01/30/05
RuskieGirl's 1L Grades?
BigTex  01/30/05
Boalt is P/F so her grades probably don't mean anything. Un...
Ihateboards  01/30/05
didn't know
BigTex  01/30/05
Boalt is not P/F.
xDishonor  01/30/05
really? I think I read on the board that it was somewhere b...
Ihateboards  01/30/05
I think it's Pass, Honors, and High Honors.
2ndTT  01/30/05
correct
therealdeal  01/30/05
Yeah, it is. http://www.law.berkeley.edu/resources/foremplo...
Alfred  01/30/05
Just because one of the grades one can get is called "p...
xDishonor  01/30/05
Correct. One can get a HH, H, or P. These are "grades&q...
therealdeal  01/30/05
"In first-year classes, the curve for honors grades is ...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
Think of it the other way: 60% of the class gets the lowest ...
2ndTT  02/02/05
Right. Someone can be in the top half of every class and sti...
therealdeal  02/02/05
Well, that's kind of like saying, 50% of the students at sch...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
I disagree. There's arguably a great deal of a difference be...
therealdeal  02/02/05
The whole system is retarded. But if you get a B or a B-, it...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
Yeah, lots of arbitrariness involved. The people at the top ...
therealdeal  02/02/05
Well, arguably it is those at the near-top who get screwed m...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
In practice, though, complaints about only getting an H are ...
therealdeal  02/02/05
Perhaps, but neither can be considered 'good' exams. Nobody ...
Fuck Law School  02/02/05
That's assuming that someone in the 59th percentile is at th...
therealdeal  02/02/05
Spoken like a true low lsat scorer.
Alfred  01/30/05
Yep - i know
BigTex  01/30/05
She got all P's. Nothing to brag about.
pecan  02/02/05
And how do you presume to know the grades I did not share wi...
I *heart* shoes  02/02/05
dont forget all the girls who dont shave....yuck...
jacqueblackk  01/30/05
Indeed.
Cliff_Huxtable  01/30/05
The true top 10 reasons
pecan  01/31/05
I think you hit every point. Great post.
the  01/31/05
"10) Liberal professors" Classically liberal, m...
xDishonor  01/31/05
You have a lot of school pride.
dumbass  01/31/05
...
xDishonor  01/31/05
unattractive girls?
beavis  01/31/05
4) "Bad value. Instate tuition is now 21 grand. And the...
Shit-Stained Locker in Fordham Bathroom  01/31/05
180.
174  01/31/05
Excellent PSA. Boalt is the textbook case of a TTT in declin...
MaxCady  01/31/05
"The other day I met a girl (dumb as a rock) whose LSAT...
174  01/31/05


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Date: January 26th, 2005 3:45 AM
Author: we are (asd)

yawn

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004699)




Date: January 26th, 2005 4:07 AM
Author: 174 (TTT hopeful)

This is easy.

1. Ruskie goes there.

2. Boalt admitted Ruskie (157 LSAT).

3. It's a festering TTT in decline- soon 150's will be in.

4. It's not an Ivy.

5. It's PUBLIC.

6. There's lots of hippies there.

7. It will always be Stanford's bitch.

8. Massive budget cuts will make it even more TTT.

9. The building looks like a TTT high school.

10. The name "Boalt" sounds like a weird sexual thing, like fisting a goat in the ass while being sodomized by a transvestite.

I didn't bother applying to this TTT in decline and neither should anyone else (unless you are a TTT student).



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004707)




Date: January 26th, 2005 5:23 AM
Author: PowerRanger
Subject: I agree with all of the above



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004738)




Date: January 26th, 2005 5:10 PM
Author: 174 (TTT hopeful)

Boalt took Ruskie, a dumbass with a 157. That is fucking laughable.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007237)




Date: January 26th, 2005 9:51 AM
Author: ptbarnum (ptbarnum666@yahoo.com)

"Dolt Hall"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004958)




Date: January 26th, 2005 9:52 AM
Author: ptbarnum (ptbarnum666@yahoo.com)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004960)




Date: January 26th, 2005 9:58 AM
Author: RBG (http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=RandomBlackGuy)

did Ruskie used to post here?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004976)




Date: January 26th, 2005 10:04 AM
Author: this bitch has been h4|<3d

The dad on the OC went there!

But he also talks in the show about the "four years he spent at Berkeley Law school"

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2004987)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:15 PM
Author: Juno

haha... that was classic Sandy Cohen!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032534)




Date: January 26th, 2005 10:15 AM
Author: law

the 25% salary for private practice is like 70K or something similarly pathetic

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2005021)




Date: January 26th, 2005 5:24 PM
Author: captblotto

i'm going to bash the fuck out of this rancid TTT in decline ... when I get dinged, which should be any day now

until then: Boalt rulz!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007333)




Date: January 26th, 2005 6:00 PM
Author: Columbia JD

They have one of the best faculties among law schools in America.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007565)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:24 PM
Author: Alec

Yes, I agree. But the USNWR is blind to such things, so the xoxo crowd therefore is as well.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050671)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:27 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

Well, truth be told, facuty scholarship does not necessarily equate to better education or more able graduates...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050676)




Date: January 26th, 2005 6:02 PM
Author: Sachin Tendulkar

you didn't get admitted.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007580)




Date: January 26th, 2005 6:04 PM
Author: Tractatus

Dean Edley has got to be near the top. He is the primary reason I didn't apply even though I would strongly prefer to be in California for the next 3 years.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007586)




Date: January 26th, 2005 6:08 PM
Author: gridlocker
Subject: edley

that guy is an obnoxious jackass ... more known as a vapid sloganeer than as the policy wonk he makes himself out to be. his effete mannerisms deserve ridicule too, though that might be slightly unfair

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2007608)




Date: January 30th, 2005 3:22 PM
Author: therealdeal
Subject: boalt also rigged last year's law review write-on competition

lots of students are mad.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028546)




Date: January 30th, 2005 3:24 PM
Author: O'Malley (lsn profile: yed)

Explain.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028552)




Date: January 30th, 2005 3:56 PM
Author: therealdeal

everyone who took the "conservative" side in their casenote was rejected. the "little plan" was basically a backdoor form of AA. unsurprisingly, they still didn't get any blacks (although they probably did get more hispanics than would have made it otherwise).

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028697)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:07 PM
Author: Tark The Shark (last known as McCain2008)

Seriously? What a joke. Then agian these were the same lovers of academic free speech who wanted to fire Dr. Yoo because of his position on the Guantanomo Bay prisoners.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028755)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:23 PM
Author: therealdeal

Yep..in retrospect, I feel remarkably stupid for neglecting to consider the possibility that this could happen when I wrote the note. I mean, come on--it is Berkeley afterall! What the heck was I thinking when I actually believed the instructions that specifically stated that scores would be based on the quality of the analysis?

The fact that someone would actually mess with the process so drastically seems so outrageous. That's precisely why it worked. What's sad is that plenty of "low" quality submissions were accepted--I know people on LR who admit that they wrote awful notes.

Oh well. Just another reason NOT to attend this shithole...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028891)




Date: January 30th, 2005 9:26 PM
Author: xDishonor



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2031277)




Date: January 30th, 2005 10:49 PM
Author: therealdeal

1. I never jumped to any conclusions--there's ample support for my claim. This isn't just a rant, but rather a fairly well-informed observation. I'm pefectly okay with providing you with more info as per your request, but I'd rather not do so on this board.

2. That a more conservative faculty member helped prepare the materials and that CLR is "full of conservatives" doesn't foreclose the possibility of grading irregularities. In fact, my information has even been corroborated by a conservative on CLR.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032219)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:14 PM
Author: therealdeal

PS- Yup--it definitely sounds nuts. I couldn't(and didn't want to) believe it at first. No offense taken though; the fact that it seems so crazy completely justifies your reaction.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032518)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:44 PM
Author: xDishonor



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032810)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:45 PM
Author: therealdeal

sure thing.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032821)




Date: January 30th, 2005 9:45 PM
Author: Snakes on a Plane (vivaboricua@gmail.com)

Way to make it obvious that you're just a bitter failure of a conservative.

"I know people on LR who admit that they wrote awful notes"

And I heartell that some people get A's on exams they "admit" doing a terrible job on. Clearly another liberal conspiracy.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2031497)




Date: January 30th, 2005 5:41 PM
Author: ...mobiusnu... (Like the crosses on Mt. Calvary: ttt)

Did that make it on any blogs?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2029498)




Date: January 30th, 2005 6:07 PM
Author: therealdeal

I don't have a blog, and I haven't submitted the information to any bloggers as of yet. I did a quick google search to find out whether or not anyone else has mentioned it, but I didn't find anything. I think that most of the people who know about the fiasco have remained silent. Many other students are totally in the dark.

That said, I'd be thrilled if any bloggers out there would be interested in helping spread the word. It really is a shame that California Law Review got away with this. Some publicity would at least increase awareness.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2029696)




Date: January 30th, 2005 10:52 PM
Author: Calm

boohoo. FSU's law review is run by christian conservatives and the writeon competition was on the establishment clause. shit happens.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032267)




Date: January 30th, 2005 3:46 PM
Author: BigTex
Subject: RuskieGirl's 1L Grades?

Anyone know RuskieGirl's 1L grades? If she did poorly, then making fun of her LSAT score is arguably relevant. If she did well, then her LSAT is irrelevant and she's proved it wasn't a good indicator of her ability.

Seriously, anyone see her post grades? If not, her lsat score is immaterial

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028634)




Date: January 30th, 2005 3:55 PM
Author: Ihateboards

Boalt is P/F so her grades probably don't mean anything. Unless, of course, she got F's, but thats pretty unlikely, I think.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028690)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:30 PM
Author: BigTex
Subject: didn't know

Ahhhh ... ok - didn't know that about Boalt. Never mind then.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028929)




Date: January 30th, 2005 9:27 PM
Author: xDishonor

Boalt is not P/F.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2031281)




Date: January 30th, 2005 10:10 PM
Author: Ihateboards

really? I think I read on the board that it was somewhere before, but then again nothing on this board is probably accurate. Is Boalt graded on a traditional 4.0 scale?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2031740)




Date: January 30th, 2005 10:59 PM
Author: 2ndTT

I think it's Pass, Honors, and High Honors.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032350)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:19 PM
Author: therealdeal

correct

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032568)




Date: January 30th, 2005 10:58 PM
Author: Alfred

Yeah, it is. http://www.law.berkeley.edu/resources/foremployers/grading.html

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032338)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:39 PM
Author: xDishonor

Just because one of the grades one can get is called "pass" doesn't mean that it's a "pass/fail grading system" the way people think of it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032760)




Date: January 30th, 2005 11:42 PM
Author: therealdeal

Correct. One can get a HH, H, or P. These are "grades" used to differentiate among students (they're just not in A, B, C form).

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2032796)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 6:37 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

"In first-year classes, the curve for honors grades is strict the top 40 percent of the class receives honors grades, with 10 percent of the class receiving High Honors and the next 30 percent receiving Honors"

Yes, only the top 40% of the class gets Honors. That's quite strict indeed.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050399)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 6:54 PM
Author: 2ndTT

Think of it the other way: 60% of the class gets the lowest possible grade in each class.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050488)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 6:55 PM
Author: therealdeal

Right. Someone can be in the top half of every class and still end up with straight P's.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050498)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 6:58 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

Well, that's kind of like saying, 50% of the students at school X fall below the median. It doesn't really matter at that point.

And it also saves the people who would be at the bottom...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050517)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:03 PM
Author: therealdeal

I disagree. There's arguably a great deal of a difference between a student scoring in the 59th percentile of each class and a student practically bombing every exam.

Yes, the curve does benefit those at the bottom. That's its advantage. However, their benefit comes at other students' expense.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050555)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:07 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

The whole system is retarded. But if you get a B or a B-, it's still not a good grade...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050581)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:11 PM
Author: therealdeal

Yeah, lots of arbitrariness involved. The people at the top and the bottom benefit, while those in the middle kind of get screwed.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050608)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:19 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

Well, arguably it is those at the near-top who get screwed most, while those at the near-middle and the bottom make out like bandits. The guy who would have been at the 40% mark gets the same grade as the guy who would have been at the 11% mark. Basically, there is no A-/B+ distinction. this is great for those students who are slightly above average, but not really that great (and of course, absolutely terrible for those who are excellent but not quite the best).

Those in the middle don't quite get screwed as badly, since the middle is never really good anyway. But the bottom students are saved the embarrassment of being at the bottom.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050644)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:29 PM
Author: therealdeal

In practice, though, complaints about only getting an H are so rare. The person at 11% doesn't need any sympahthy.

The curve effectively eliminates "the middle." The 59th percentile gets the same P as the lowest score in the class. There might actually be a great difference in quality between those two exams.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050688)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:32 PM
Author: Fuck Law School (I Believe the Children Are Our Future...)

Perhaps, but neither can be considered 'good' exams. Nobody really cares about the differences among the bottom students.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050699)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 7:34 PM
Author: therealdeal

That's assuming that someone in the 59th percentile is at the bottom. Many would disagree.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2050711)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:21 PM
Author: Alfred

Spoken like a true low lsat scorer.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028869)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:32 PM
Author: BigTex
Subject: Yep - i know

Yep, my LSAT sucks. It's lame - i know. Fortunately, i'll be going to a school that actually gives real grades. So, i'll definitely be able to see how I stack up. we'll see ...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028944)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 1:28 AM
Author: pecan

She got all P's. Nothing to brag about.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2046286)




Date: February 2nd, 2005 2:24 AM
Author: I *heart* shoes

And how do you presume to know the grades I did not share with anyone at the school?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2046571)




Date: January 30th, 2005 4:34 PM
Author: jacqueblackk

dont forget all the girls who dont shave....yuck...

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2028956)




Date: January 30th, 2005 9:28 PM
Author: Cliff_Huxtable

Indeed.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2031292)




Date: January 31st, 2005 4:38 AM
Author: pecan
Subject: The true top 10 reasons

10) Liberal professors

9) Callous administraion. I am talking about the main university admin. The Boalt admin is actually nice and efficient. But yeah... this is a typical state run bureucracy. Get ready to run around a lot to get housing, parking, etc.

8) Going to classes with the homeless. Thats right folks, they are living inside the building now.

7) The grading system here is crazy. The top 10% in a class get High Honors(HH). THe next 30% get Honors(H). And the rest 60% get Pass (P). So unless you are good, there is no way to distinguish yourself from the total dumbasses who would have gotten Ds had there been a regular grading system.

6) Very very liberal student body. Yes I know this is Berkeley. And I know that you know this is Berkeley. But seriously, these guys are crazy to point that its funny. Militantly liberal. Completely unwilling to listen to another view point. All student organisations are basically public interest organisations. There are like 3 republicans at Boalt.

5) Good news - there are more girls than guys. Bad news - most are deformed in some way or the other. The ones that are not deformed, know it. There is hardly any school sponsored interaction with the other programs. No socials with biz school etc. Unless you make the effort, you are stuck with the ugly law school broads.

4) Bad value. Instate tuition is now 21 grand. And the out-of-state is comparable to private ivies. Why attend a TTT state school when you can attend Penn for the same price.

3) Berkeley is a crap hole. The city is dirty, smelly, run over by the homeless and the retarded, and gone to dogs. I wonder where all the money from my parking tickets is going - probably to feed those stinking homeless. The bus drivers are rude ass bitches. Seriously, this city does not have the intellectual feel that you'd expect from a place having such a well known institution. The cost of living and local taxes are high. Visit before you enroll.

2) This school is in dire need of money. Please please visit before you enroll at Boalt. Come see the facilities. Come see the building. And you'll see what I am saying. Decrepit.

1) Ranked 13th and going down. Boalt refuses to play the ranking game and it is showing. If you want to go to a top-25, come to Boalt because that is where its going to be when you graduate. If you want to go to a top-14, go elsewhere. Heck, UCLA might be a better bet. The other day I met a girl (dumb as a rock) whose LSAT score was 153 or some shit like that.

Boalt 1L



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2033876)




Date: January 31st, 2005 4:49 AM
Author: the

I think you hit every point. Great post.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2033884)




Date: January 31st, 2005 6:59 AM
Author: xDishonor

"10) Liberal professors"

Classically liberal, maybe.

"8) Going to classes with the homeless. Thats right folks, they are living inside the building now."

Dude, those aren't the homeless ... they're members of the ecology journal.

"7) ... there is no way to distinguish yourself from the total dumbasses who would have gotten Ds had there been a regular grading system."

If you can't manage to consistently land in the top 40%, I don't think you should be talking about other people being "dumbasses."

"6) Very very liberal student body. ... There are like 3 republicans at Boalt."

The student body is not that much more liberal, if at all, than you'd find at other law schools. Also see my response to #10.

"5) Good news - there are more girls than guys. Bad news - most are deformed in some way or the other. ..."

Well, I'll give you that. But to put it in proper context, I have to point out that the males at Boalt are also horrendously unattractive, probably worse than the females. I'd guess that you're no looker yourself, brother.

"4) Bad value. Instate tuition is now 21 grand. And the out-of-state is comparable to private ivies. Why attend a TTT state school when you can attend Penn for the same price."

I do wish that people who'd rather stay on the east coast, stay on the east coast. This is my biggest grievance with Boalt's "high GPA/low LSAT" admissions scheme -- not only do the rest of us have to deal with dumbasses, we have to deal with dumbasses from the east coast who bombed the LSAT and got into Boalt by writing about their lifelong fascination with indigenous cultures and how they backpacked through South America after graduating from Brown or some shit.

"3) Berkeley is a crap hole. ..."

Dude, this place rocks. If you're afraid to go outside, no wonder you're not meeting any girls.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2033919)




Date: January 31st, 2005 7:01 AM
Author: dumbass

You have a lot of school pride.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2033921)




Date: January 31st, 2005 7:04 AM
Author: xDishonor



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2033923)




Date: January 31st, 2005 1:35 PM
Author: beavis
Subject: unattractive girls?

when I visited this fall, I got full-on sprung by all the "earthy" girls -- not to mention the tight asian undergrads passing by ... BOING

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2034971)




Date: January 31st, 2005 3:56 PM
Author: Shit-Stained Locker in Fordham Bathroom

4) "Bad value. Instate tuition is now 21 grand. And the out-of-state is comparable to private ivies. Why attend a TTT state school when you can attend Penn for the same price."

Because you can't get into Penn with a 140 LSAT.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2035838)




Date: January 31st, 2005 6:55 PM
Author: 174 (TTT hopeful)

180.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2037016)




Date: January 31st, 2005 4:20 PM
Author: MaxCady

Excellent PSA. Boalt is the textbook case of a TTT in decline.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2036001)




Date: January 31st, 2005 6:57 PM
Author: 174 (TTT hopeful)

"The other day I met a girl (dumb as a rock) whose LSAT score was 153 or some shit like that."

Was her name RuskieGirl?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=128611&forum_id=2#2037026)