Choice is a great thing to have. The liberty to make decisions is often taken for granted in our society. Yet choice can also be as a burden, a pressure on one's shoulders. When I'm presented with difficult choices, like most people I tend to weigh the pros and cons of each choice:
So the game today is Pick Your Ideal Law School, and on the table I have two great universities from Canada and the HYSCCN clique from the south. I haven't been accepted to many places yet so I'm being a little preemptive. Oh well.
Pro: reputation, Bay St. placements, faculty
Con: weather, "competitiveness"
Pro: location, curriculum, and there's a rez with tatami flooring
Con: it's far away, biglaw placement
Pro: reputation, students, faculty, NY placements
Con: lots of US history (this goes for all US schools though), cost (this too)
Pro: reputation, reputation, faculty, students
Con: low chance of getting in, cost
Pro: campus, students
Pro: NY placements
Pro: don't know much about Chicago actually
Pro: New York
Con: New York
This goes to show I have much research to do before I can start deciding.