Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

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Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby udontknow » Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:59 am

So this is my situation and I have to make a decision by today since Hastings deposit is due today or I lose scholarship money. I am from Socal so you would have to add cost of living if I go to San fran. Not just based on the money, but what is the better decision to make? job prospects with this economy, ability to pay off debt...

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Re: Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby exitlane » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:05 am

forget southwestern. Believe me, I worked right down the street from southwestern and know plenty of people that attended

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Re: Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby arhmcpo » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:08 am

Hastings. This is not a hard decision. Full-Ride's are awfully tempting but so are good jobs when you graduate.

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Re: Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby Danteshek » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:24 am

What do you want to do when you graduate?

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Re: Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby udontknow » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:30 pm

private law

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Re: Southwestern Full Ride vs. UC Hastings Half-Ride

Postby arhmcpo » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:24 pm

That should make your choice easier.

From personal experience I know Southwestern places well in local government- and Hastings is also known for government work because of its close access to courthouses in San Fransisco and an extensive alumni network. However, the prestige/recognition/portability within CA of a Hastings degree would make it much easier to get a good paying private job than an SW one would.




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