Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Third Tier Moist, Hot Waste: University of Hawai’i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Tuition: In-state resident, full-time law students will be charged $18,464 in tuition, for the 2014-2015 school year. Non-resident students attending this sewage pit full-time will be ass-raped at the rate of $39,192 – for the 2014-2015 academic year. For $ome rea$on, the bitches and hags at this school list tuition on a per-semester basis.
Estimated Total Cost of Attendance: According to this document, other expenses – including student fees of $712 and loan charges of $220 – will add another $18,470 to the tab. This applies to those living off or on campus full time. Also, the transportation estimate of $1,326 seems ridiculously low. Hell, gas and insurance should exceed that amount alone. Now throw in vehicle maintenance and an occasional major repair.
Seeing that these figures are based on a nine-month school year, and not on the actual 12 month calendar year, we will prorate the following expenses: meals/housing; personal costs; and transportation. Hence, other expenses will total $23,893. Doing so, we reach the following, more accurate total COA amounts for 2014-2015: $42,357 for Hawai’i residents living off or on campus and $63,079 for out-of-state, full-time law students living on or off campus. By the way, consider the costs associated with moving to the state from the mainland.
Ranking: Based on the surroundings, one would expect this commode to have a decent reputation among academics, judges and lawyers, correct?!?! Well…according to US “News” & World Report, the Univer$iTTTy of Hawai’i at Manoa William $. Richard$on Sewer of Law is rated at the 100th greatest, most remarkable and presTTTigious law school in the entire country. What a tremendous accomplishment, huh?!?!
Published Employment Statistics: The toilet’s Employment Summary Report for 2013 Graduates shows that there were 104 members of this cohort. In fact, only 53 men and women from this group landed full-time, long-term jobs where bar passage was required. Yes, very impressive! Then again, 90 grads from this class found employment – whether full-time, part-time, short term or long term – within nine months of receiving their TTT law degrees. This translates to a “placement” rate of 86.5 percent.
Under Employment Type, you will see that a total of 27 graduates landed positions in private law firms! Could you imagine – for one goddamn second - if slightly more than one quarter of an accredited U.S. medical school’s class ended up in private practice?!?! Furthermore, only six members of this cohort worked for an office of 51-100 attorneys, and NO ONE found employment in a larger law firm. You will also note that four grads from this class landed law school or university-funded positions.
Average Law Student Indebtedness: USN&WR lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the Univer$iTTTy of Hawai’i JD Class of 2013 who incurred debt for law school - as $70,263. Furthermore 80% of this clogged toilet’s 2013 cohort took on such toxic debt. Remember that this figure does not include undergraduate debt – and also does not take accrued interest into account, while the student is enrolled. And it sure as hell doesn’t include opportunity costs.
Unique Journal OpporTTTuniTTTy: As a student at this third tier commode, you will have a chance to write onto something called the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal. Take a look at this partial descripTTTion:
The Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal (APLPJ) is a web-based, American legal journal covering issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim. Our objectives are to disseminate legal research by law professors, legal practitioners, social scientists, economists, and students; to increase awareness of legal issues impacting the region; and to provide a forum to discuss legal topics that fall within the Journal’s geographic scope. In addition to the web format, the journal is available through the legal databases LexisNexis and Westlaw. We invite authors to submit original manuscripts for consideration. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please address your comments to email@example.com.”
Yes, that is going to lead to legal employers climbing over each other to hire you, right?!?! Of course, not before hot co-ed undergrads take you to the beach and give you a series of rim jobs. If you land a student editor position, then you need to be careful and make sure that law firm hiring partners don’t hit you in the face with suitcases full of money. [Disclaimer: Nothing of this sort will happen. Hell, you have a greater likelihood of starting at third base for the Yankees next year.]
Conclusion: Avoid this overpriced garbage pit as if your financial future was at stake – because that is the case! In the final analysis, no one – not family members, friends, associates, former co-workers, the 7-11 cashier you’ve wanted to bang for the last two years – will care that you went to law school in Hawai’i. This is especially true, when you are a debt-strapped TTT grad who is selling insurance or managing a comic book store.
If you are an idiot and you are getting ready to enroll in this trash heap, then you are probably proud of your accomplishmenTTT. Congratulations, dolt. When you graduate with $85K-$120K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt, and earn $39K per year, you will feel as though you have had a large pineapple permanently shoved up your ass. You have been provided with a good 5-7 years of fair warnings, from a number of sources, i.e. law grads, attorneys, “professors,” journalists, state bar association officials, etc. As such, YOU have no one to blame, when you end up making a paltry income.
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