« on: February 15, 2008, 11:36:26 AM »
I received a deferral email earlier and have gone to decision today... just wondering if I'm part of a large group of decisions going out...
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Law School Applications / reminder: NU financial aid deadline (for grants & scholarships) is 2/15/08!« on: February 04, 2008, 03:19:06 PM »
Just a friendly reminder that the deadline for NU's financial aid (for grants and scholarships) is 2/15/08. Need Access and FAFSA due by this date...
FYI: I confirmed with the office that they do not need copies of submitted tax returns by this date to be considered for grants.
Law School Applications / Thanks, BC, for making my decision to take out lots of loans even more painful!« on: January 22, 2008, 10:24:17 PM »
... So just when I am coming to grips with the fact that I will need to take out massive amounts of loans to pay for school, appearing in my mailbox is a dangling carrot (cleverly disguised as a letter) of $35K per year....
Someone want to remind me of the difference in employment opportunities between NU and BC?
« on: January 06, 2008, 08:07:45 PM »
Hello fellow Northwestern admits!
For those of you who have already received your packets/access to the website, would one of you mind PM'ing me and letting me know if they are having an ASW, and if so, the dates? I am trying to request time off from work in advance...
Thanks and congrats!
« on: January 03, 2008, 08:09:19 PM »
I have been complete at UC Berkeley for about 2 months now, and have not received either a deferral email or a decision of any kind... do you think this spells certain doom?
« on: December 30, 2007, 09:42:02 PM »
... I am currently a CA resident and most likely will see myself ending up in CA for work. In-state tuition at UCLA is a huge plus for me, but I am wondering if GULC would open more doors for jobs, etc (not sure if less GULC students out on the west coast works in my favor or against it).
I would love to hear your thoughts and impressions about both schools.
« on: December 04, 2007, 05:27:32 PM »
Wondering what your opinions are on a lower T14 (#14) vs. Vandy (16)... does the "T14" really have that much pull over schools very close in ranking, or does this only really make a difference when you compare the higher-ranked T14's (i.e. Michigan, Stanford, UChicago) with non-T14s?
A little about me: I am not convinced I want to enter BIGLAW, but am interested in possibilities of clerkships and, ultimately, involvement in criminal law or appellate practice. I am attracted to GULC's location and clinical programs, but to Vandy's collegiate environment, smaller size, faculty accessibility, and new Law & Human Behavior program.
Assume no merit money for either, although I am in the process of applying for Vandy's full tuition scholarships.
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