Do alot of schools increase merit scholarships after the first year if you do very well? Any information relating to Fordham in particular would be extremely helpful.
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« on: July 03, 2007, 12:46:14 AM »
Well I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one with this problem. Perhaps they're really swamped right now. I'm going to call admissions tomorrow because I imagine it will be more effective than e-mail. I probably wouldn't be feeling Fordham either but unfortunately I got my apps in extremely late and they are the only school that accepted me that is worthy of my numbers. UConn is going to be really cheap for me though so I'm still undecided, though leaning towards Fordham. I'll post if they tell me anything worthwhile when I call them. Good luck.
« on: July 02, 2007, 04:51:57 PM »
Has anyone just been accepted off the Fordham waitlist in the past week or so? If so are you able to log in to the admitted students website? It is still not letting me access it and admissions has not replied to my e-mails. Anyone having this problem?
I've never been to Hartford but I hear it sucks. Anyway I think I could be happy in either city. Maybe I'd like NY better but I'm really more concerned with financial safety and opportunities than where I'm living for a few years.
Would a top Fordham graduate make more money in the public sector than a top UConn graduate
I really see myself working for non-profits rather than a huge firm. I guess I could do biglaw for a few years, but wouldn't it make more sense to just make 40 - 50K doing what I want to do and to have a debt that I wouldn't have too much trouble paying off with that kind of job? Anyone else? Please help out I don't have long to decide
Okay so I JUST got off waitlist at Fordham and need to decide by July 10th whether or not to drop $800 for a deposit.
Between scholarship, need based grants, and regional tuition/in state after 1st year, UConn has made it really cheap. It should cost me no more than $35,000 in tuition for three years.
Fordham has offered me 5K a year in merit scholarship, and I have no information as to need based money yet.
I am definitely not doing big law.
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