I would check the firm's website and see what it says. All of the firms I've been eyeing are pretty clear about where to send resumes.
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« on: June 10, 2005, 05:45:08 PM »
What do you actually do in your summer associate position? I have no idea what those jobs entail and I'm very curious.
It's funny you mention the roads not being maintained as well as they are in Seattle - whenever I visit Seattle I'm always REALLY annoyed by how terrible the roads are. Especially on the freeways.
Zaphod - are you planning on staying in Portland long-term then? Is your fiance planning to move down eventually, or do you hope to return to Seattle to work? I wish I knew for sure where I'm going to be in a month or so. So far, L&C has been so helpful about everything, and students here and on other boards have nothing but good things to say.
I do live in Portland currently. The Thursday reception was okay, but no good info really. They had free wine, beer and food so I was happy! I also met a few pretty cool people and reconnected with an old classmate who is a recent graduate of the school.
« on: August 07, 2005, 03:46:21 PM »
Each lender has different terms for each school. You should check the finaid site for your school to see if they have any special deals with any lenders.
« on: August 07, 2005, 03:45:11 PM »
Citibank (through my school) didn't charge me a fee.
« on: August 06, 2005, 06:59:41 PM »
Not all lenders charge a fee. Check your school's fin aid page for no-fee lenders.
I put most of the 'i love your school, I want to be there' in my scholarship addendums. My first one focused on why I need money from them, how committed I was to the school, why I loved the school, etc. The second one (it was actually an appeal for more money) talked about what I would bring the school (basically, how great I am) and reiterated my love for the school.
I did discuss why I want to go to L&C a bit in my personal statement, but not a whole lot. L&C was the only school I wanted to attend, so i wrote the statement with them in mind and then edited it a bit for the other schools.