2011Law wrote: androstan wrote:
northwood wrote:no. thats a huge amount of debt.
If you arent sure, pick a region, and blanket the schools in the one you want. See how it plays out.
If you are dead set on those 3, then perhaps a re-take , re-apply next cycle with better numbers would help?
Did I mention I have COL taken care of and strongly suspect I'll get ~10k/year in need-based aid from GW? COA~90k in that case.
wow, in that case to me it'd be a no brainer to go, depending on your other options. I'm talking about if it would be worth it to go at the full CoA, which is about 200k.
No, no, no, no. Absolutely not worth it. There's probably 75% of GW kids not getting big law.
Do yourself and go here: http://www.finaid.org/calculators/scrip ... yments.cgi
Put 200000k in, at about 7.0% interest (when you factor in GradPlus loan interest rates), and toy around with how much that "200k" loan which actually cost you. Gonna take 10 years to pay off? Turns into about 300k you're sinking into an education. Play around with the numbers, and realize how much money this is, and then tell me if it's a good decision.