so i went to visit yesterday and I really liked it. so ill deposit and most likily be going there as well
it similiar to my undergrad in the student body and facilities, except in a MUCH better surrounding area.
i also noticed how the student body was young--it seemed there were only a few ppl who were older than mid twenties,with a majority seeming to have been 1-2 yrs out of undergrad..
with respect to the building, it is old, but it isn't falling apart or anything like that.
certain parts reminded me of my high school with cement walls, ect..it's outdated but not crumbling.
however, i was not really a fan of the library at all. it's literally down the hall from the class's and not even its own building. i feel like's not really conducive to doing a lot of work, so i'd prob use the undergrad one if i really need to study..
it's also right off the highway and you dont have through Phili directly. I came from CT and left @ 9AM and didnt hit any traffic and came back @ 6:30 and also hit no traffic.
the only annoying thing is all the tolls. I need to invest in an Ez-Pass
Jersey trying to get all the money out of you they can!
i also spoke to the assistant dean for a while.
he said that the parking garage for the law school will be done by the August. and the construction for it has already started so i think it will in fact be done on time.
Also, they are constucting a brand new gym that is also supossed to be done before the fall. this could be nice since i guess the two gyms in the area are $60-70 a month at least..
and for those wondering about merit aid, he said you ahve to be 164 or higher to really be considered..my friend got a 165 and he got 15K but the dean said it's a few different factors and just having the LSAT doesnt guarantee any money. [i have no idea why they are so stingy!]
i have a good friend who goes there undergrad..she lives in Bryn Mawr.
If your on Lancaster Ave. its about a block past Kelly's going away from the school's campus.
the place was ok on the inside, not very modern, but clean.
however, parking did not seem to be plentiful anywhere around that whole area.
there are also a lot of undergrads in that area. she lives there with three other girls and the rent is about $2100 a month. she didnt sign a lease until July though so i think it's not crucial to do it just yet.
one of the secretaries in the admissions office is compiling a list of ppl who want roomates. they want your name, email, cell #'s, ect..i guess it works via and email chain but it doesnt really get going for another month though.
the assistant dean told me the program is usually pretty good, and i talked to a few students who used it last year and they said it was pretty effective
ill prob go back right after i graduate to look more at apts. and housing, ect..