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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2009, 12:28:23 AM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2009, 05:26:37 AM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.
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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2009, 01:26:02 PM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2009, 08:15:15 AM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

Fair enough.

My hometown is far from Tallahassee. I'm open to anywhere after I graduate, but I'd prefer to stay in Tallahassee or at least Florida.
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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2009, 01:12:26 PM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

Fair enough.

My hometown is far from Tallahassee. I'm open to anywhere after I graduate, but I'd prefer to stay in Tallahassee or at least Florida.

What state is your hometown?

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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2009, 10:30:42 AM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

Fair enough.

My hometown is far from Tallahassee. I'm open to anywhere after I graduate, but I'd prefer to stay in Tallahassee or at least Florida.

What state is your hometown?

Somewhere to the West.
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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2009, 01:33:28 PM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

Fair enough.

My hometown is far from Tallahassee. I'm open to anywhere after I graduate, but I'd prefer to stay in Tallahassee or at least Florida.

What state is your hometown?

Somewhere to the West.

How and why did you end up at FSU?  Are you getting in-state tuition for your remaining two years?

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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2009, 05:24:41 PM »
Assuming no scholarships, probably Nova for the lower living expenses, though Stetson is the better school and you shouldn't discount that fact in making your decision.

Are you serious?  I assume their tuition are about the same.  If that's the case, definately Stetson, even with the added cost of rent.   

The better question is, did OP apply to FSU or UF?  If not or if didn't get in, why not apply to FIU?   

Eh, like I said, Nova's cheaperness is nice, but he should still think about the fact Stetson is better.

Good question. FIU is probably the worst of the three, but not by too much and it's cheap as hell.

Stetson is about 25K per year, right?  FIU in-state is about 8K, right?  How much is Nova? 

Nova and Stetson are both $29k. FIU in state is just under $10k, out of state is $24k.

Nova is a horrible risky investment. 

But if OP can live with relatives while he's there, he can probably get out with a lot less debt from Nova which I think sort of balances it out.

There is no balance out with schools like Nova where you pay nearly 30K per year for tuition.  They weed out tons of people every year. 

Ninja, where is your home town?  Do you intent to stay in certain town/erea after graduation or you're open to any market? 

Fair enough.

My hometown is far from Tallahassee. I'm open to anywhere after I graduate, but I'd prefer to stay in Tallahassee or at least Florida.

What state is your hometown?

Somewhere to the West.

How and why did you end up at FSU?  Are you getting in-state tuition for your remaining two years?

I just always wanted to move to Florida and go to FSU, so I decided to give it a shot for law school and it paid off.

I'd better be getting in-state my last two years. :)
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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2009, 01:41:38 AM »


Tampa and Saint Pete certainly are not considered south Florida. The most northern point that is still considered south Florida is Palm beach county. Tampa is more west central Florida.

Of course Stetson has more recognition in the Tampa/St. Pete area. The Tampa/St. Pete area is a very small area in comparison to the south Florida Tri-County area. Stetson is in a limited area, so it is common sense that the majority of the lawyers in that one particular area are either from Stetson or know of Stetson. I know that Stetson is known for their mock trial team, but that would only concern you if you are planning to be on the trial team. FYI being on the mock trial team takes up a huge amount of your time.

They are both pretty much on the "same playing field." If housing would be cheaper for you in south Florida, then I say go for it! Both schools are private and have very high tuitions. Saving money on housing would be a big help.

Finally, Nova is practically in between Broward and Dade county. Being in between the two "big" counties would have a lot more internship/employment opportunities than the Tampa area.

Just my two cents! ;D

I thought you're a pre-law. 

Mock trial team doesn't take as much time as moot court team, internship with a judge, or law review. 


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Re: Nova or Stetson????
« Reply #19 on: June 10, 2010, 12:21:24 PM »
We actually visited Stetson and found it to be a much better school than its tier 3 rankings would indicate. It my surprise you to know that Stetson is ranked number one in the country for trial advocacy. Yes, I am not making it up. It's legal writing program is ranked at number 5. It has a strong program in Elder Law,  and decent tax law offering. It really should be considered.

Moreover, I got a very nurturing feel from Stetson that I didn't get from other schools such as Miami, which has a much higher ranking.