So, what’s next? No medical school exam?
We’re not objecting to the University at Buffalo Law School joining other higher institutions that do not require an entrance exam … but, OK.
As reported in The News, starting this fall the law school will waive the Law School Admission Test, or LSAT, requirement for students who maintained a healthy grade-point average of 3.5 or higher as undergrads and who also scored well on previous standardized tests, such as the SAT or ACT.
And students in UB’s Honors College who meet the GPA requirement will get a spot in law school, if he or she chooses. Student demand for law school has dropped nationwide over the past few years.
Maybe Hollywood should bring back some of those great TV law shows like “Perry Mason,” or “L.A. Law.” Hey, it could work.
Anyone as cold as we are? Or, feeling as the Friday News headline suggested, “I’m pretty much done with this winter.” Sure, you might get a little warm-up this weekend but then, just like the roller coaster riding to the top, it just prepares everyone for that steep dive down again as it inches ever so slightly up. We’re grateful for every degree north on the thermometer.
It’s been tough. (See the raw numbers on The News’ front page in the Friday paper). Nine days, count them, nine since the start of the year have had a high temperature above the long-term average. What?
Take our advice from last week and, “Prepare your house, find some movies to watch and, as much as possible, stay inside … And read the paper.”
And remember: Just two weeks until daylight saving time returns.
At least, work on SolarCity is plugging along. The solar panel factory in Buffalo is still scheduled to be up and running in a couple of years. Way to harness the sun! And bring a ton of jobs. We’ll take it.
And you thought your job was tough. Poor old Prince Charles, as part of his official duties as the Prince of Wales, recently paid a visit to – are you ready? – the just completed Lee Tunnel and Abby Mills pumping station. That is, a new sewer tunnel.
This is evidently a part of his official royal duty “to support Her Majesty The Queen as the focal point for national pride, unity and allegiance …” etc.
Well, better him than you, especially at a salary of some $29 a million a year. On second thought, maybe it’s worth applying for the job …