Also heard a story from a YLS 3L who told me his law firm interview with an HLS alum essentially consisted of the interviewer trying to explain why he deserved to get into YLS. Legal Specialties. Hmmm .... let's see here; Harvard and Stanford are tied for second by US News, Yale is ranked first; Columbia and Chicago are tied for fourth. Press J to jump to the feed. I love walking and would prefer to walk to the law school than taking a shuttle or bus. .c_dVyWK3BXRxSN3ULLJ_t{border-radius:4px 4px 0 0;height:34px;left:0;position:absolute;right:0;top:0}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:start;justify-content:flex-start;margin-top:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._33jgwegeMTJ-FJaaHMeOjV{border-radius:9001px;height:32px;width:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._1wQQNkVR4qNpQCzA19X4B6{height:16px;margin-left:8px;width:200px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin:12px 0}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._29TSdL_ZMpyzfQ_bfdcBSc{-ms-flex:1;flex:1}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx .JEV9fXVlt_7DgH-zLepBH{height:18px;width:50px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._3YCOmnWpGeRBW_Psd5WMPR{height:12px;margin-top:4px;width:60px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN{height:18px;margin-bottom:4px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2E9u5XvlGwlpnzki78vasG{width:230px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN.fDElwzn43eJToKzSCkejE{width:100%}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2kNB7LAYYqYdyS85f8pqfi{width:250px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._1XmngqAPKZO_1lDBwcQrR7{width:120px}._3XbVvl-zJDbcDeEdSgxV4_{border-radius:4px;height:32px;margin-top:16px;width:100%}._2hgXdc8jVQaXYAXvnqEyED{animation:_3XkHjK4wMgxtjzC1TvoXrb 1.5s ease infinite;background:linear-gradient(90deg,var(--newCommunityTheme-field),var(--newCommunityTheme-inactive),var(--newCommunityTheme-field));background-size:200%}._1KWSZXqSM_BLhBzkPyJFGR{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetBackgroundColor);border-radius:4px;padding:12px;position:relative;width:auto} Calling someone sheltered because they'd rather not be cat-called and are afraid of being mugged seems kind of ridiculous... having visited both Cambridge and NH I can vouch for the fact that Cambridge generally feels far safer and the crime rate is MUCH lower. Second, Harvard law housing is in fact an economical option relative to other Cambridge housing. She's also afraid of being mugged/attacked which seems to be the larger issue at hand. Your goals are big law and then academia and sure, Yale would give you a slight advantage for Academia but let's be real Harvard won't put you very far behind. If someone really felt drawn to the HLS culture, or if they think that the bigger HLS alumni network gives them a leg up in their niche, those might be reasons. I had this choice 45 years ago and chose Yale Law. hide. Click here to request a Game ^Thread. report. Thanks! I visited Yale for UG and was catcalled something like 10 times when with my father in downtown New Haven. This has happened to two of my friends as I mentioned above. Rankings. Yale, how is this even a question? 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During the orientation period, they spend an unbelievable amount of time telling you that you’re basically set, don’t worry, you won’t fail. The differences between Yale, Harvard, and Columbia are small: all three are excellent schools. .ehsOqYO6dxn_Pf9Dzwu37{margin-top:0;overflow:visible}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu{height:24px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu{border-radius:2px}._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:focus,._2pFdCpgBihIaYh9DSMWBIu.uMPgOFYlCc5uvpa2Lbteu:hover{background-color:var(--newRedditTheme-navIconFaded10);outline:none}._38GxRFSqSC-Z2VLi5Xzkjy{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT{border-top:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);cursor:pointer;padding:8px 16px 8px 8px;text-transform:none}._2DO72U0b_6CUw3msKGrnnT:hover{background-color:#0079d3;border:none;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-body)} ._9ZuQyDXhFth1qKJF4KNm8{padding:12px 12px 40px}._2iNJX36LR2tMHx_unzEkVM,._1JmnMJclrTwTPpAip5U_Hm{font-size:16px;font-weight:500;line-height:20px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:40px;padding-top:4px}._306gA2lxjCHX44ssikUp3O{margin-bottom:32px}._1Omf6afKRpv3RKNCWjIyJ4{font-size:18px;font-weight:500;line-height:22px;border-bottom:2px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:8px}._2Ss7VGMX-UPKt9NhFRtgTz{margin-bottom:24px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP{border-bottom:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:2px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP:last-of-type{border-bottom-width:0}._2qAEe8HGjtHsuKsHqNCa9u{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);padding-bottom:8px;padding-top:8px}.c5RWd-O3CYE-XSLdTyjtI{padding:8px 0}._3whORKuQps-WQpSceAyHuF{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px}._1Qk-ka6_CJz1fU3OUfeznu{margin-bottom:8px}._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-weight:500}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb,._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-size:12px;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb{font-weight:400}.horIoLCod23xkzt7MmTpC{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:#ea0027}._33Iw1wpNZ-uhC05tWsB9xi{margin-top:24px}._2M7LQbQxH40ingJ9h9RslL{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px} I was observing that having visited New Haven and lived in Cambridge, cat-calling and crime were far more common in New Haven. ... Harvard/Yale/Stanford Law vs. Booth/Columbia/Kellogg for PE. College Comparison. Two additional comments: On campus housing is a rip off at most if not all law schools. You can judge that if you want, I guess. Law students, on the other hand, kind of have to live off campus, and from the research I've done it seems one of the only options besides living in a suburb is living downtown. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%}.isNotInButtons2020 ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase} She conquered Columbia Law School. (Steve Castillo) The U.S. News Short List, separate from … It’s usually people who are pursuing dual degrees in the Kennedy school or in the mba program, or for personal reasons like their spouse lives in the Boston area. SFFA is represented in the Yale case by the same law firm that represents it in the Harvard litigation — Consovoy McCarthy. I also don't think we should underrate the value of feeling safe in your own community, 3 years can feel like a long time. Both of these concerns re housing/cat calling paints a picture of someone who is very sheltered, which is somewhat at odds with you being abroad right now (unless you're abroad in like, Western Europe living in a very expensive neighborhood) and being at least 24 (probably). I've never actually seen the "reputation rankings" of HLS vs YLS from USNWR. ._12xlue8dQ1odPw1J81FIGQ{display:inline-block;vertical-align:middle} by greenscreens. I didn’t exactly get accepted and then reject admission to Harvard Law School. Cat calling and mugging are things you deal with in any major city anywhere in the world, including Boston. No amount of money elsewhere can compensate for the lost opportunity should you reject their offer. Second, far bigger than being cat-called is my fear of being mugged. I did my UG at Harvard so I have lived in Cambridge and of course there is cat calling there but nothing on the scale of what I experienced at Yale. A Loan Repayment Assistance Program helps law school graduates pay off their student loans. If you want to do academia, I would go to Yale. "First, let me support my strong claim that I would have been accepted based on the numbers. save. Upvote if you're tired of this ad. It seems the issue here is she's not afraid to be cat-called, but that something more may happen since she was cat-called while she was with a male. One couldn’t ask for more experienced lawyers in a case like this. I would much prefer Cambridge to New Haven, I hear NH is kind of unsafe. I'm sure the city has changed since I visited in like 2010. ). But it sounds like you know that and are just looking for someone to affirm Harvard for you? I would do the same today. Yale Yale (22-7) @ Harvard Harvard (18-11) ... You may also like reddit stream to keep up with comments. Help with law school personal statements, application requirements, and admissions chances. Im at Harvard asw right now and it's been pretty sick so far, PM if you have any specific questions OP. Harvard vs. Yale for undergraduate educations. The University of Chicago Law School and Harvard follow closely, with recent grads earning $132,000 and $130,000, respectively. JD versus MBA / MSRE. Or personal ties (i.e. Harvard vs. Yale for undergraduate educations. You have probably also noticed that many of the numbers in Table 1b are astronomical. I am much more concerned about the crime rate and I've read that much of the crime (both violent and not) tends to target students since they tend to be wealthier. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. She saw. Among those cat-calls was one very eloquent gentleman who verbatim said "I want to rape you". That is far more prevalent in my decision than whether or not I will be cat-called. 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