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Schools that HELP you visit

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Schools that HELP you visit
« on: December 11, 2006, 12:36:53 PM »
I hope this will be pertininent to others as well as myself. 

Which schools are known to provide assistance (financial, lodging help, etc) to admitted students to enable visits to their schools?  I have heard that W&L helps financially on occasion, are there any others that anyone is aware of?

I am planning on contacting the schools that accept me personally, but in the meantime i thought a thread on the topic might be helpful.

Thanks.

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Re: Schools that HELP you visit
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2006, 09:55:40 PM »
University of the Pacific will cover your entire trip to their legal scholars day.  You'll get a letter inviting you after your acceptance.  That's really the only one I know about.

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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2006, 10:13:06 AM »
Thanks for the input.  Hopefully more will share as time goes by.

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Re: Schools that HELP you visit
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006, 07:36:13 PM »
University of the Pacific will cover your entire trip to their legal scholars day.  You'll get a letter inviting you after your acceptance.  That's really the only one I know about.

Damn. Had I know that, I would have applied just for the trip to Sacramento (that's where they are, right?). Penn will pay like $250-$350 to visit. Duke paid for my plane ticket out there last year, but I had to ask.

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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006, 10:31:11 PM »
University of the Pacific will cover your entire trip to their legal scholars day.  You'll get a letter inviting you after your acceptance.  That's really the only one I know about.

Damn. Had I know that, I would have applied just for the trip to Sacramento (that's where they are, right?). Penn will pay like $250-$350 to visit. Duke paid for my plane ticket out there last year, but I had to ask.

Yea, I'd be very interested in hearing about this...I'm planning a trip to duke right now and any sort of aid in visiting would be fantastic...

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Re: Schools that HELP you visit
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2006, 10:34:28 PM »
I hope this will be pertininent to others as well as myself. 

Which schools are known to provide assistance (financial, lodging help, etc) to admitted students to enable visits to their schools?  I have heard that W&L helps financially on occasion, are there any others that anyone is aware of?

I am planning on contacting the schools that accept me personally, but in the meantime i thought a thread on the topic might be helpful.

Thanks.

Yeah, W&L last year paid $150 towards airfare/transportation plus two nights of hotel accommodations and meals on Saturday.  This is, of course, only for the admitted students weekends in the early spring.

Re: Schools that HELP you visit
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2006, 09:56:58 AM »
At a LSAC forum, the rep from Vanderbilt mentioned to me that if you are accepted, they will help pay for your visit during ASW. I'm glad he said something (he was the only one who did) because I didn't even consider it. I'm going to ask if it isn't offered to me from other schools.

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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2006, 07:05:47 PM »
Case Western had a stipend last year for their admitted students day, but I can't remember how much it was as I didn't go...

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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2006, 07:38:47 PM »
Anyone knows if Mich helps out a little?

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Re: Schools that HELP you visit
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2006, 12:27:36 PM »
For ASWs:

Chicago has a stipend and will hook you up with a current student to stay with.

I don't remember if Penn had a stipend, but they put me up with a current student.  Same for Columbia, but instead of hooking you up, they provided a list of people and you were on your own to contact them.  (Both of these were two years ago, so policies may have changed).