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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby ATR » Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:52 pm

Neve wrote:Indiana University- Indianapolis has offered me a huge scholarship (more money than I currently make in one year), and SMU has offered me about 20 grand less than than that.

$20k less per year, or overall? Also, what are your numbers?

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby CanadianWolf » Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:54 pm

Do you want to live & work in Dallas or Indianapolis ? Simple as that.

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby ndirish2010 » Sat Mar 05, 2011 12:18 pm

SMU is a lot better for Dallas than IU-Indy (the third best school in its state and the second best that feeds into a mid-sized market) is for Indianapolis.

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby TommyK » Sat Mar 05, 2011 12:24 pm

You're talking about an extra $75k COA by attending SMU. It's a decision to you then - do you think living in Texas for the next 20 years is worth $75k? I voted SMU because IU-I will limit you to Indianapolis (without some really impressive networking) and one of your most salient priorities seems to be geography.

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby kalvano » Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:42 pm

You're coming from California. I'm assuming you have no ties to Texas / Dallas. Texas firms are very, very big on ties to the region. IU will NOT give you those ties. If you want Texas, SMU is really the only one to choose. Even if you don't want to work in Dallas, SMU can carry you down to Houston or elsewhere much better than IU can.

Texas firms are very insular...they look for Texas residents, Texas schools, etc. Unless you go to a much more recognizable "name" school than IU, SMU is your best bet.

If you have any questions about SMU, feel free to ask me.

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Re: Indiana University-Indy vs. SMU

Postby imbored25 » Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:35 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Do you want to live & work in Dallas or Indianapolis ? Simple as that.


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