Please help me choose a Loss-School

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Which Loss-School?

U of Utah
13
30%
Case Western
5
12%
Seattle U
3
7%
Lewis & Clark
19
44%
Santa Clara
3
7%
 
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Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fragged » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:32 pm

Here are my choices so far. Not so great, but I’m still waiting to hear from my reaches and if I don't get in to any of them I need to start making some decisions. I can’t retake, so I’m stuck with my numbers.

I don’t really know where I will end up living/working, but will likely want to settle somewhere in the west, like Washington, Oregon, California or Arizona. Please consider the markets in each of these areas as well as the likelihood of schools placing outside of their respective regions. Thanks in advance everyone!

I am listing each school with its total COA.

U of Utah: $80k w/out stipulations
Case Western: $75k w/stipulations (3.15 GPA to retain full scholarship, 2.8 for 1/2)
Seattle U: $84k w/stipulations (Top 25%)
Lewis & Clark: $105k w/out stipulations
Santa Clara: $90k w/stipulations (Top 25%)
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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby Fresh » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:34 pm

What are the santa clara stipulations?
Poll please!

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby brose » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:39 pm

You need to list the stipulations...

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:49 pm

Stipulations and the ranking of your preferences for the different parts of the west considering these are very different places even if they are all very close to the Pacific.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby brose » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:54 pm

I would seriously not consider the two that have the top 25% stipulation... that's ridiculous. It would come down to Utah or L & C if I were you... depends on where in the country you wanna be between those two.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby ran12 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:54 pm

L&C seems like your best bet for the region you want to work in. It would actually help a lot more to say how much debt you would have after graduating.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fragged » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:58 pm

ran12 wrote:L&C seems like your best bet for the region you want to work in. It would actually help a lot more to say how much debt you would have after graduating.


The total COA I listed for each school is the debt I would have.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:00 pm

L&C if you want Oregon. Utah if you want Utah.

None of the others are worth considering unless you can haggle your stips away.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fragged » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:00 pm

brose wrote:I would seriously not consider the two that have the top 25% stipulation... that's ridiculous. It would come down to Utah or L & C if I were you... depends on where in the country you wanna be between those two.


Say I end up in California or Arizona after school. Which would be better? L&C or Utah?

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:09 pm

fragged wrote:
brose wrote:I would seriously not consider the two that have the top 25% stipulation... that's ridiculous. It would come down to Utah or L & C if I were you... depends on where in the country you wanna be between those two.


Say I end up in California or Arizona after school. Which would be better? L&C or Utah?


This is going to matter more on your personal connections and hustle than the difference between L&C and Utah. Don't go to either of these schools if you want CA or AZ. Even with ties it is going to be difficult to get a job considering you will be competing with all the local kids and all the T14 kids with ties.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby brose » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:27 pm

What bk said. My final advice is to pick the one with the lowest COA when you subtract the scholarship. That way, if you want to try it out in CA or AZ you have less debt to worry about when competing against other people from better schools.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:35 pm

Honestly this is between Case Western and Utah. The other packages aren't great options. Pick the region you want to work in out of those two and go there.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:46 pm

BarbellDreams wrote:Honestly this is between Case Western and Utah. The other packages aren't great options. Pick the region you want to work in out of those two and go there.


Isn't Case Western in Ohio?

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby ran12 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:49 pm

bk1 wrote:
BarbellDreams wrote:Honestly this is between Case Western and Utah. The other packages aren't great options. Pick the region you want to work in out of those two and go there.


Isn't Case Western in Ohio?


Yea in Cleveland. Case has okay mobility to NY and DC but I can't imagine it has much to the west.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:50 pm

bk1 wrote:
BarbellDreams wrote:Honestly this is between Case Western and Utah. The other packages aren't great options. Pick the region you want to work in out of those two and go there.


Isn't Case Western in Ohio?


Yeah, sorry I didn't see OP wanted west cast. In that case I would leverage Case Western's scholly to reduce Seattle's scholly stips and go there. Top 25% is absolutely ridiculous.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fatduck » Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:52 pm

HAHA LOSS SCHOOL

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby Patriot1208 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:13 pm

ran12 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
BarbellDreams wrote:Honestly this is between Case Western and Utah. The other packages aren't great options. Pick the region you want to work in out of those two and go there.


Isn't Case Western in Ohio?


Yea in Cleveland. Case has okay mobility to NY and DC but I can't imagine it has much to the west.

Case barely has mobility to cincinnati

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fragged » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:13 pm

Question is, how far is Utah's reach?

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fatduck » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:23 pm

fragged wrote:Question is, how far is Utah's reach?

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby bk1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:23 pm

fragged wrote:Question is, how far is Utah's reach?


The borders of its own state.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby crit_racer » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:26 pm

My Santa Clara scholly didn't have a 25% stip IIRC...are you sure about that one? Was it the "Emery Scholarship"?

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby Pink » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:29 pm

fatduck wrote:
fragged wrote:Question is, how far is Utah's reach?

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Hey I can see my house! :)

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby fragged » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:43 pm

crit_racer wrote:My Santa Clara scholly didn't have a 25% stip IIRC...are you sure about that one? Was it the "Emery Scholarship"?


"In addition, you must place in the top quarter of the first year class to have the Emery Scholarship renewed."

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby JusticeHarlan » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:00 pm

bk1 wrote:
fragged wrote:Question is, how far is Utah's reach?


The borders of its own state.

Flagrant Pennoyer trolling.

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Re: Please help me choose a Loss-School

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:02 pm

JusticeHarlan wrote:
bk1 wrote:
fragged wrote:Question is, how far is Utah's reach?


The borders of its own state.

Flagrant Pennoyer trolling.


Awesome!




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