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i'm bringing my best friend to bc asd next weekend. is this terrible? she lives in the area and we're thinking of living together next year, plus she's genuinely interested to see what i'm up to...i would also like to have her opinion of what goes down. she's not awkward at all and can certainly make herself scarce if need be. she's also adorable and interesting as well, so i imagine she'll wander off and hold her own. thoughts?

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: BC vs. Money
« on: March 28, 2008, 05:15:07 PM »
so as everyone probably knows, i really have my heart set on bc for the fall. i just checked my fin aid package, however, and it's not so great. i have other schools that have offered me money, and at this point, i'm freaked out at having to take out so many loans, especially with my interest in pursuing a career in public interest. i still have loans from undergrad, my parents are not supporting me in law school (my dad isn't really even employed and my sister is still in ug herself). i don't know if bc will come through with merit money. there's also a private scholarship from my ug for which i'm applying, but again, nothing is a guarantee. should i just throw caution to the wind, say eff it, and go for bc, and work my tail off for any scholarship opportunities which might come my way? or should i consider some of the lower ranked schools who are throwing money in my face?

do you mind listing the other choices?

of course not. so far i've been accepted to northeastern, tulane, cardozo, all with money, and suffolk with a little bit of money (some sort of small grant). i feel like i'm missing some schools, but those are the important ones.

Tulane and Cardozo are certainly good choices. May I ask how much each one offered?

25k and 28k a year, respectively, though the cardozo one comes with stricter requirements...something like a 3.3 gp whereas tulane is a 3.0. i don't have the stuff in front of me but i believe that's it.

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: BC vs. Money
« on: March 28, 2008, 12:50:03 PM »
Not to be annoying and off topic, but how did you get into your BC aid package?  I am having the damndest time with that website.

Oh, and in terms of advice, have you researched BC's LRAP?  I hear it's not the greatest ever, but it could be a factor.

i logged into agora with the info they sent us in that letter, clicked on the financial aid award notification, and then logged in my fin aid key. my stuff didn't go up until this morning, so i think it's taking them a bit to get everyone's business together.

i have looked into the lrap. it's not great, you're right, but i'm hoping that it will improve by the time graduation rolls around. sigh. this is all just so stressful. i hate thinking about all this now, at age 22, and how it could potentially affect my life negatively from here on out....

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: BC vs. Money
« on: March 28, 2008, 12:47:52 PM »
so as everyone probably knows, i really have my heart set on bc for the fall. i just checked my fin aid package, however, and it's not so great. i have other schools that have offered me money, and at this point, i'm freaked out at having to take out so many loans, especially with my interest in pursuing a career in public interest. i still have loans from undergrad, my parents are not supporting me in law school (my dad isn't really even employed and my sister is still in ug herself). i don't know if bc will come through with merit money. there's also a private scholarship from my ug for which i'm applying, but again, nothing is a guarantee. should i just throw caution to the wind, say eff it, and go for bc, and work my tail off for any scholarship opportunities which might come my way? or should i consider some of the lower ranked schools who are throwing money in my face?

do you mind listing the other choices?

of course not. so far i've been accepted to northeastern, tulane, cardozo, all with money, and suffolk with a little bit of money (some sort of small grant). i feel like i'm missing some schools, but those are the important ones.

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Where should I go next fall? / BC vs. Money
« on: March 28, 2008, 12:23:12 PM »
so as everyone probably knows, i really have my heart set on bc for the fall. i just checked my fin aid package, however, and it's not so great. i have other schools that have offered me money, and at this point, i'm freaked out at having to take out so many loans, especially with my interest in pursuing a career in public interest. i still have loans from undergrad, my parents are not supporting me in law school (my dad isn't really even employed and my sister is still in ug herself). i don't know if bc will come through with merit money. there's also a private scholarship from my ug for which i'm applying, but again, nothing is a guarantee. should i just throw caution to the wind, say eff it, and go for bc, and work my tail off for any scholarship opportunities which might come my way? or should i consider some of the lower ranked schools who are throwing money in my face?

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Law School Applications / Re: REJECTED, ETC. TODAY
« on: March 25, 2008, 05:10:48 PM »
wl'd at w&m. i had actually forgotten i had applied there. wooops! ah well. not a total disappointment.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: wack relationship thread
« on: March 24, 2008, 08:21:10 PM »
just to be clear, i would never give up something that i really wanted (i.e., bc) for him, and i wouldn't expect the same from him...i think we're just too young to be making those decisions and whatever, things could go sour.

the problem is, my brain is telling me that this either will work or it won't, and that it will be okay in the end either way, but heart is like....BLERRGGGG.

and by the way...i am also pretty cynical about relationships. this one took a longgggg time to build, let me tell you. or at least, a long time for me to feel like i could engage in it.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: wack relationship thread
« on: March 24, 2008, 03:00:56 PM »
Yeah, "intents and purposes" should be used sparingly. The same goes for: and things of that nature, obviously, amazing and literally. All are overused and most of the time are used incorrectly.

I enjoy the title of this thread.

sorry. emotional distress leads to rambling repetition in my writing.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: Boston College 2011
« on: March 24, 2008, 12:11:17 PM »
my fin aid stuff appears not to be posted...and i'm actually now having trouble logging on to agora. anyone else having these issues? i tried calling the office but wasn't able to reach anyone...i'm guessing due to holy thursday/good friday. i suppose i might have to wait until monday to get this sorted out..ick!

Mine's not posted either.   ???

If you find out anything, let us know . . . also, do we have to file our own and our parental tax returns with the fin aid office BEFORE we get an offer, or just before matriculation?  Because the one thing the website is telling me is that they don't have my tax returns yet.

i called and heard back from them today...i guarantee they are sick of me there already, but it seems that if you did fafsa and need access, you're complete for now, it's just a matter of waiting. all that other tax return stuff doesn't have to come until later.

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Law School Applications / Fordham PT
« on: March 24, 2008, 11:58:38 AM »
so i ended up on the waitlist at fordham about a month ago, and they sent the information about staying on the waitlist to my home (not to my address at school). thus, i have not replied to them about staying on it, which i do sort of want to do. additionally...is it too late to ask them to consider me for pt? i know i'm pretty set on bc right now, but a part of me still really wants nyc as an option....

hm!

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