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Financial Aid / Lots of Fin Aid in UG = ??? in Law School
« on: January 11, 2006, 11:46:30 PM »
Maybe only a financial aid officer or non-0Ls can answer this but...

I take it law schools aren't nearly as generous as UGs in terms of financial aid/grants. My UG was commited to "meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need." Much to my dismay, I've never seen that phrase used in brochures from any of the law schools to which I applied.

So does anyone know how stingy/generous law schools are?

In UG, for me it was cheaper to go to private school because they gave me a more generous aid package (more $ overall, and higher proportion of grants as opposed to loans/workstudy) than public schools. Does this hold true for law schools?

Also, is the EFC formula on FAFSA different for UG and for grad school? My EFC senior year was approx $5000. Would I be wrong to expect about the same this time around?

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Law School Admissions / LSN question
« on: December 29, 2005, 10:49:37 AM »
I noticed that some people's profiles have little Fs or Ws by the school graph icons. What do they mean?

Is there some key to all the symbols that I'm missing?

thanks :)

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can't decide... who should i ask for a rec? ???

My first option is a Korean language prof who LOVES me and would probably say I'm one of her top students, etc.
But I'm Korean so it probably looks like a fluff class.

My second option is an Econ prof who I haven't had for a year and (if she agreed) would probably write a standard, run of the mill letter? I did well in the class, but I don't think I would stand out in her memory.

One of my other letters is also from an Econ prof, should be pretty good, and a supervisor, should be great.

thx!

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