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Visits, Admit Days, and Open Houses / Re: Widener?
« on: March 10, 2005, 11:55:38 AM »
I was accepted to Widener Harrisburg with a full scholarship and told them this week that I am going elsewhere.  Hopefully, they will make someone's day and give my scholarhship away.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Finally decided on Pitt
« on: March 08, 2005, 01:57:57 PM »
You can speak for me SleepyGuy :)

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Incoming 1Ls / Finally decided on Pitt
« on: March 07, 2005, 02:29:10 PM »
Who else will be going to Pitt this fall?  I have finally made my decision and will be attending.  I am coming from Kentucky and will be going to the open house on April 8th.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Public Interest Scholarship at Pitt
« on: February 28, 2005, 06:26:53 AM »
I really want to limit my debt.  I live in Kentucky so I can go to UK for cheap.  I figure that as much as I would like to go to Pitt it doesn't make sense to pay the extra 15,000 per year to go to a similarly ranked school.  How did you find out how much the scholarship was for?  I couldn't seem to find the info anywhere.  THere is an old post on this board somewhere that says it is a full scholarship. Even if it is $10,000 I can add that to the $8,000 I have already been awarded.

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Incoming 1Ls / Public Interest Scholarship at Pitt
« on: February 25, 2005, 07:15:38 AM »
Did anyone apply and if so have you heard anything?  The waiting is killing me.  Without this scholarship I don't think I can afford to go and I am beyond ready to decide where I will be attending school.

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Minority and Non-Traditional Law Students / Re: falsifying race
« on: February 24, 2005, 11:01:22 AM »
I was conflicted about this as well.  My mother is panamanian and my father American.  Most applications for anything say "white, non-hispanic" or hispanic.  I always check hispanic because the first is certainly not true.  Also, I identity with my hispanic side of the family more.  I don't think any of this is about edge or whatever.  In my mind I am answering the question as it is true for me.  In this world, however, very few people are "purely" anything. I someone comes from a black parent and a white parent (like my nephew) I think he can put whatever he wants as race/ethnicity.  Either white or black would be true.  Color of hair, skin, eyes, doesn't matter at all as far as I am concerned.

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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: WL at George Mason
« on: February 23, 2005, 06:26:02 AM »
waitlisted as well and not accepting their invite.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Widener Harrisburg
« on: February 23, 2005, 06:19:06 AM »
I applied to Harrisburg over Wilmington (even though I have family in DE) because of the difference in curriculum.  Harrisburg has a public policy lean.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: FAFSA--PLEASE OFFER SOME HELP!!!
« on: February 21, 2005, 02:45:31 PM »
my EFC was around $11000

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: FAFSA--PLEASE OFFER SOME HELP!!!
« on: February 21, 2005, 11:13:32 AM »
When I did it online I didn't have to put in anything for savings, checking etc.  My income was about $33,000 with a 403(b) through work.

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