« on: July 22, 2004, 07:00:22 PM »
With a 3.9 and a 175? A safety school for you would be anything out of the top ten.
Most people won't qualify to get fee waivers from law schools based on financial hardship. It has a very difficult standard, even if you used them to apply for undergrad (as I did).
However, you will get many sent to you if you score well on your LSAT and have a good GPA. I know I received fee waivers and requests to apply from Columbia, Chicago, Michigan, Cornell, Duke, etc... You can't really do much but wait and hope that they send one to you.
I moved to California a little while ago, and I'm wondering if anyone can answer a question about my residency status. When i apply for California schools this fall/winter, i will not officially be a CA resident yet; however, given that I will be by the time i enroll (if i am accepted and decide to enroll next fall), can I apply as a CA resident?
Go on LSAC's guide to ABA approved law schools. Each law school's profile shows the percentage of the students that receive total aid in the amount of "less than half tuition", "half to full tuition", and "full tuition or more". Plus, it gives you the average aid.
USNews also gives you the 25%ile aid, 75%ile aid, and the percentage of students that get aid.
That's mostly what I went off of...what's a good way to find out which schools give a lot of financial aid?