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MikeUSD

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Looking Forward to Fall
« on: May 21, 2004, 11:33:19 PM »
I'll see you guys at orientation. 

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2004, 11:02:26 PM »
looking forward to it!

Sassy

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2004, 11:24:05 PM »
I'm glad you all will be coming to USD in the fall.  I'm a current student so if you have any specific questions about USD, fire away . . . 

MikeUSD

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2004, 01:41:09 AM »
Do you know anything about 2nd year scholarships?  How likely is it to receive one?  Usual class ranking of recipents?  Any info would be great. 


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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2004, 01:54:20 AM »
They'll give you a full scholarship if you're first in your class, won't they?  If you don't transfer out?   ;)

I look forward to meeting you all (and everyone else) in August!

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2004, 03:18:12 AM »
I may be there, it depends on if I can get funding or not.

MikeUSD

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2004, 05:48:29 AM »
I feel your pain.  USD is going to dent my pocket. 

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2004, 01:18:34 AM »
I can tell you exactly:

Top 15 students in the FT day division after 1st year grades come out get $29,900 scholarship for their second year

Top 5 students in the PT evening division after 1st year grades gets $21,230

Top 15 students in FT day division after 2nd year grades come out get $24,000 for third year

Top 3 students in PT evening division after 2nd year grades come out get $17,000 for third year

Top 2 students in PT evening division after 3rd year grades, gets $17,000

That should work out to full scholarship for your second year (because they don't want you to transfer out) and then roughly 80% for your second year.

For me, I got 50% coming in, 100% second year, and 80% third year (they gave me another 20% grant for helping with academic support -- assist 1Ls with study skills) so I ended up with 100%, still waiting for grades after third year, but hope for the same deal for my 4th year (I'm in the evening division).

For law review (in case you care -- and you should):  The top 5% after first semester grades come out are invited on in February; top 10% after second semester grades get invited on in June; then there is a write-on competition in August for those that did not grade on.

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2004, 02:27:09 AM »
Damn, that isnt much  in terms of percentages... Okay they give full rides for 2L for the top 5%... what about the top 10%?  top 15%?  These people, while maybe not able to transfer to YLS, could transfer to UCLA or Hastings or Davis pretty easily being top 10-15% at USD....  I read they also provide half scholarships for other high ranking students, is my information bogus?

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Re: Looking Forward to Fall
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2004, 02:34:50 AM »
So what you're saying is, "I'm not going to get a scholarship."

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