Having Trouble Deciding

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Diiizzzzoooo
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Having Trouble Deciding

Postby Diiizzzzoooo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:55 pm

I want to keep this as simple as possible, so I'd like to temporarily set aside issues such as location and field of interest. Here are the fours schools I am deciding amongst, and the money offered/stipulations attached.

Cardozo - 15k a year with no requirements.

St. John's - Full scholarship which scales down with my class rank

University of Connecticut - Full scholarship which is revoked if I fall under a 3.0

Quinnipiac - Full scholarship as long as I remain in good academic standing


Please help me out. Thanks in advance.

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Re: Having Trouble Deciding

Postby MrAnon » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:04 pm

Diiizzzzoooo wrote:I want to keep this as simple as possible, so I'd like to temporarily set aside issues such as location and field of interest. Here are the fours schools I am deciding amongst, and the money offered/stipulations attached.

Cardozo - 15k a year with no requirements.

St. John's - Full scholarship which scales down with my class rank

University of Connecticut - Full scholarship which is revoked if I fall under a 3.0

Quinnipiac - Full scholarship as long as I remain in good academic standing


Please help me out. Thanks in advance.



Worst case from all these schools is jobless or small law in the area of the school.

Most likely case from all these schools is small law in the area of the school.

That said, I'd choose Connecicut, because small law in CT is more bearable than small law in NYC.

But I would tell them to lose the stip. Or you won't go. In other words, tell them you'll condition
your matriculation on losing the stip.

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Re: Having Trouble Deciding

Postby SilverE2 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:13 pm

What's the median at UConn?

Is it below 3.0 after your first year or your first semester?

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Re: Having Trouble Deciding

Postby Diiizzzzoooo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:21 pm

MrAnon wrote:



Worst case from all these schools is jobless or small law in the area of the school.

Most likely case from all these schools is small law in the area of the school.

That said, I'd choose Connecicut, because small law in CT is more bearable than small law in NYC.

But I would tell them to lose the stip. Or you won't go. In other words, tell them you'll condition
your matriculation on losing the stip.



And if they say no?

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Re: Having Trouble Deciding

Postby Diiizzzzoooo » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:26 pm

SilverE2 wrote:What's the median at UConn?

Is it below 3.0 after your first year or your first semester?



The median grade at UConn is a 3.00 for all required courses as per their website

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Re: Having Trouble Deciding

Postby surfer » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:41 am

MrAnon wrote:Worst case from all these schools is jobless or small law in the area of the school.

Most likely case from all these schools is small law in the area of the school.

That said, I'd choose Connecicut, because small law in CT is more bearable than small law in NYC.

But I would tell them to lose the stip. Or you won't go. In other words, tell them you'll condition
your matriculation on losing the stip.


I find it difficult to believe that if you're smart enough to get a decent scholarship from Cardozo (and full rides from a few other schools), then you're most likely doomed to practice small law locally.

I would probably take the full ride at UConn as MrAnon suggested. But I'd rather go to Cardozo. To me that would be the decision. I haven't visited either school, but if I did, it would likely make the decision a lot easier for me.

Congrats on the scholarships by the way.




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