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Financial Aid / Silly But Key Stafford Loan Question
« on: February 29, 2008, 11:01:01 AM »
So, I keep getting confused about Stafford Loan eligibility.  In some cases, it seems like there's $20.5k a year available regardless of need (the only distinction is between the subsidized and unsubsidized amounts).  In other cases, it seems like you can only borrow up to your demonstrated level of need. 

Which one's right?

Law School Admissions / UVA Status Checker?
« on: January 03, 2008, 08:17:12 AM »
Has anyone else not been able to pull up the status checker since the new year?

Law School Admissions / Michigan decisions are out
« on: November 13, 2007, 04:39:23 AM »
According to my status checker.

It's my number one choice by far, so here's a wing and a prayer...

Choosing the Right Law School / I'm In Ur Process, Gettin My Fees Waived
« on: August 17, 2007, 12:50:47 AM »
What's proper protocol for asking for a fee waiver from a law school?  It's going to be thin financially for me just getting to visit my top three or four schools, and I'm not looking forward to the $60 app fee plus LSAC fees plus the pint of blood for the scholarship applications.

Choosing the Right Law School / It's the title of the forum
« on: July 26, 2007, 10:48:11 AM »

3.29 GPA (Swarthmore)
172 LSAT

Soft Factors:

URM (black)
Lengthy work experience in public service, several leadership roles
Started my own business, grew very successfully
Great LORs

Right now, my top law schools (in no particular order) are:

Ohio State
Washington U. - St. Louis
George Washington


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