Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

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Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby Husker-6432 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:03 am

This will be my last thread before I make my choice, and I just wanted to see what others thought before doing so. After recieving letters back from ten schools I am down to UIUC and ASU. Currently, UIUC is about 80k total cost of attendance. I’m form Illinois and want to work in Chicago more than any other city. On the other hand, there is ASU at about 40k total cost of attendance, that is, if I can retain my scholarship. However, as stated above, I do not have ties to the area. Regardless, given the weather and anecdotes from Phoenix, I would be happy ending up there. Is one clearly better than the other, it is a toss-up, or are they both crap? All advice is welcome.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bk1 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:05 am

UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bdole2 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:06 am

bk1 wrote:UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby top30man » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:07 am

bdole2 wrote:
bk1 wrote:UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bernaldiaz » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:09 am

top30man wrote:
bdole2 wrote:
bk1 wrote:UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby rad lulz » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:09 am

bernaldiaz wrote:
top30man wrote:
bdole2 wrote:
bk1 wrote:UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby blurbz » Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:18 am

bernaldiaz wrote:
top30man wrote:
bdole2 wrote:
bk1 wrote:UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby TLS_noobie » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:19 am

Has UIUC been said yet? :lol:

UIUC is tcr.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby Husker-6432 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:52 am

So let me get this straight and see if I'm understanding you guys correctly. Illinois. . .?

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby TLS_noobie » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:15 pm

Husker-6432 wrote:So let me get this straight and see if I'm understanding you guys correctly. Illinois. . .?


You caught on quickly! :wink:

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby Husker-6432 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:20 pm

Would it change anyones' mind if UIUC was 100k?

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bdole2 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:02 pm

Husker-6432 wrote:Would it change anyones' mind if UIUC was 100k?


....why didn't you say 100k in the the first place?

But still, UIUC hands down.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby romothesavior » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:03 pm

Retake > UIUC > ASU

Though ASU is attracting employers in DROVES from what I'm told.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby desertlaw » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:32 pm

ASU because the undergrads are gorgeous.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby Husker-6432 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:51 pm

bdole2 wrote:
Husker-6432 wrote:Would it change anyones' mind if UIUC was 100k?


....why didn't you say 100k in the the first place?

But still, UIUC hands down.


I had a negotiation up in the air. From what I've read, if it were to have gone through I would be looking at 80k. So, the first post was a merely a hypothetical. Unfortunately, I am back at 100k. Can anyone elaborate why UIUC would be worth the extra 60k? Is it due to my ties to the area and my desire to work in Chicago that's motivating these answers or something else?

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby skers » Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:52 pm

romothesavior wrote:Retake > UIUC > ASU

Though ASU is attracting employers in DROVES from what I'm told.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby JoeFish » Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:17 pm

Husker-6432 wrote:Can anyone elaborate why UIUC would be worth the extra 60k? Is it due to my ties to the area and my desire to work in Chicago that's motivating these answers or something else?


Umm... yes. If you go to Arizona State, you will never, ever, ever, work in Chicago or be able to get back to Illinois.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby Gail » Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:08 pm

Only 39 people from ASU are in Illinois, 20 in Chicago. If you want Chicago, I'd say UIUC.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bdole2 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:33 pm

Gail wrote:Only 39 people from ASU are in Illinois, 20 in Chicago. If you want Chicago, I'd say UIUC.


...what does this mean? 39 people EVER that have graduated from ASU are currently practicing in Illinois? I wouldn't be surprised if this were true...but I don't think this information is readily available.

Still, UIUC or don't go.

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby rad lulz » Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:35 pm

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Re: Championship round! Who should win, ASU or UIUC?

Postby bdole2 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:04 am

rad lulz wrote:
bdole2 wrote:
Gail wrote:Only 39 people from ASU are in Illinois, 20 in Chicago. If you want Chicago, I'd say UIUC.


...what does this mean? 39 people EVER that have graduated from ASU are currently practicing in Illinois? I wouldn't be surprised if this were true...but I don't think this information is readily available.

Still, UIUC or don't go.

You could run that search on Martindale.


I said readily available. I don't want to spend 90 seconds using Martindale's complex search queries.




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