GW v. Fordham

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Which?

GW - 15k need based
43
80%
Fordham- 15k combo merit/need, +1k this year
11
20%
 
Total votes: 54

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GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:10 am

I was all set to go to GW and submitted my $1500 deposit. They offered me 15k need-based, no merit. I was just accepted off of Fordham's waitlist with a combination of need-based and merit aid equalling 15k, plus 1k to help offset the cost of my deposit at GW. There are no GPA requirements for either scenario and both are equally renewable unless I fall into a very large pile of cash.

I know I like immigration law and definitely want to participate in the area during school but would also like to keep my doors open.

My SO is at school 7 hours from both schools. He lives in Westchester so if home for breaks he'd be an hour from NYC and 4 from DC. But basically... if you consider personal reasons either is feasible so I don't want to consider them.

Which is gonna get me better job prospects? Etc.

(edited for clarification and grammar)
Last edited by sibley on Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:15 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby Teoeo » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:14 am

In before ppl say NY or DC

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby kaydish21 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:20 am

Peer regional schools, but you already know this.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:20 am

kaydish21 wrote:Peer regional schools, but you already know this.



no geographic preference between the two as long as I never have to live in the suburbs. employment prospects in the mid-atlantic?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:25 am

Totes GW

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:45 am

D. H2Oman wrote:Totes GW


you know if I go to fordham it has absolutely no influence on nygrrrl, other than her snottiness won't be interfered by knowing I'm in the same vicinity as her, right?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby Joan Hollaway » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:46 am

D. H2Oman wrote:Totes GW

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:46 am

Do you want to work in NYC or Washington?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby thexfactor » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:46 am

why are there so many votes for GW?
they are peer schools!

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:47 am

sibley wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Totes GW


you know if I go to fordham it has absolutely no influence on nygrrrl, other than her snottiness won't be interfered by knowing I'm in the same vicinity as her, right?



Maybe I'm saying that because I'm going to be in DC too!!!

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:47 am

thexfactor wrote:why are there so many votes for GW?
they are peer schools!



Must be a sign from god!

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:54 am

Desert Fox wrote:Do you want to work in NYC or Washington?


no preference, though the fordhamites creep me out with their frequent choice to attend fordham over, say, UVA.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:55 am

D. H2Oman wrote:
sibley wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Totes GW


you know if I go to fordham it has absolutely no influence on nygrrrl, other than her snottiness won't be interfered by knowing I'm in the same vicinity as her, right?



Maybe I'm saying that because I'm going to be in DC too!!!


maybe you are, but you told everyone else to vote for the other reason.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:56 am

sibley wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
sibley wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Totes GW


you know if I go to fordham it has absolutely no influence on nygrrrl, other than her snottiness won't be interfered by knowing I'm in the same vicinity as her, right?



Maybe I'm saying that because I'm going to be in DC too!!!


maybe you are, but you told everyone else to vote for the other reason.



Hmmm, I don't remember it that way.

Agree to disagree.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby Bildungsroman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:57 am

The COA for Fordham and GW are within about 1k of each other as measured by the schools, but the actual COL for D.C. is significantly lower than for NY, meaning your loan dollars will go further. If you really have no geographic preference and have no preference between the schools, I'd recommend GW.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:57 am

sibley wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Do you want to work in NYC or Washington?


no preference, though the fordhamites creep me out with their frequent choice to attend fordham over, say, UVA.


They are either lying or retarded. Like UChi students who "turned down" HLS.

DC is a shithole, I'd go Fordham.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby najumobi » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:57 am

total cost of attendance at gw will be 14k cheaper for you (USNEWS). also GW gives you a small chance of getting to NYC, while Fordham probably wouldn't give you much of a chance at all of placing in DC.
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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:58 am

GW's definitely the better choice for me, I think... at least if everyone at Fordham is like their old lady representative.

That being said, I PICK FORDHAM!!! WHOOO HOOOO.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby najumobi » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:59 am

sibley wrote:GW's definitely the better choice for me, I think... at least if everyone at Fordham is like their old lady representative.

That being said, I PICK FORDHAM!!! WHOOO HOOOO.
really?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby CG614 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:01 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
sibley wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Do you want to work in NYC or Washington?


no preference, though the fordhamites creep me out with their frequent choice to attend fordham over, say, UVA.


They are either lying or retarded. Like UChi students who "turned down" HLS.

DC is a shithole, I'd go Fordham.


Someone on TLS did pick Fordham over UVA for personal reasons, not because they felt Fordham > UVA. I think GW would be awesome with Sibley and GermX together, so I voted for GW.

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby CG614 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:01 pm

sibley wrote:I was all set to go to GW and submitted my $1500 deposit. They offered me 15k need-based, no merit. I was just accepted off of Fordham's waitlist with a combination of need-based and merit aid equalling 15k, plus 1k to help offset the cost of my deposit at GW. There are no GPA requirements for either scenario and both are equally renewable unless I fall into a very large pile of cash.

I know I like immigration law and definitely want to participate in the area during school but would also like to keep my doors open.

My SO is at school 7 hours from both schools. He lives in Westchester so if home for breaks he'd be an hour from NYC and 4 from DC. But basically... if you consider personal reasons either is feasible so I don't want to consider them.

Which is gonna get me better job prospects? Etc.

(edited for clarification and grammar)


What about Georgetown?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby 09042014 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:02 pm

CG614 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
sibley wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Do you want to work in NYC or Washington?


no preference, though the fordhamites creep me out with their frequent choice to attend fordham over, say, UVA.


They are either lying or retarded. Like UChi students who "turned down" HLS.

DC is a shithole, I'd go Fordham.


Someone on TLS did pick Fordham over UVA for personal reasons, not because they felt Fordham > UVA. I think GW would be awesome with Sibley and GermX together, so I voted for GW.


Personal reasons = They prefer unemployment?

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:02 pm

CG614 wrote:
sibley wrote:I was all set to go to GW and submitted my $1500 deposit. They offered me 15k need-based, no merit. I was just accepted off of Fordham's waitlist with a combination of need-based and merit aid equalling 15k, plus 1k to help offset the cost of my deposit at GW. There are no GPA requirements for either scenario and both are equally renewable unless I fall into a very large pile of cash.

I know I like immigration law and definitely want to participate in the area during school but would also like to keep my doors open.

My SO is at school 7 hours from both schools. He lives in Westchester so if home for breaks he'd be an hour from NYC and 4 from DC. But basically... if you consider personal reasons either is feasible so I don't want to consider them.

Which is gonna get me better job prospects? Etc.

(edited for clarification and grammar)


What about Georgetown?



+1, I was also wondering this

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:03 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
CG614 wrote:
sibley wrote:I was all set to go to GW and submitted my $1500 deposit. They offered me 15k need-based, no merit. I was just accepted off of Fordham's waitlist with a combination of need-based and merit aid equalling 15k, plus 1k to help offset the cost of my deposit at GW. There are no GPA requirements for either scenario and both are equally renewable unless I fall into a very large pile of cash.

I know I like immigration law and definitely want to participate in the area during school but would also like to keep my doors open.

My SO is at school 7 hours from both schools. He lives in Westchester so if home for breaks he'd be an hour from NYC and 4 from DC. But basically... if you consider personal reasons either is feasible so I don't want to consider them.

Which is gonna get me better job prospects? Etc.

(edited for clarification and grammar)


What about Georgetown?



+1, I was also wondering this


no you weren't you butt! you know they rejected me

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Re: GW v. Fordham

Postby sibley » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:03 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
CG614 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
sibley wrote:
no preference, though the fordhamites creep me out with their frequent choice to attend fordham over, say, UVA.


They are either lying or retarded. Like UChi students who "turned down" HLS.

DC is a shithole, I'd go Fordham.


Someone on TLS did pick Fordham over UVA for personal reasons, not because they felt Fordham > UVA. I think GW would be awesome with Sibley and GermX together, so I voted for GW.


Personal reasons = They prefer unemployment?



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