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mgolaw819
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Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby mgolaw819 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:04 am

Hi there,

I'm graduating in May from U of M with a degree in Psychology. I've been accepted at Michigan State, Wayne State, and U of D Mercy with full ride scholarships. I've also been accepted at Loyola and Ohio State with partial scholarships. I'm still waiting on U of M but I'm not really holding out too much hope because I went here for undergrad. I can't really afford to go out of state, so I would like any advice or opinions on whether Michigan State or Wayne State would be the better option. I'm very nervous about being able to get summer internships and getting a job after I graduate.

Thank you in advance!

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Re: Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby rad lulz » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:16 am

What is total cost of attendance at each including interest at graduation

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Re: Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby mgolaw819 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:27 am

Wayne State: $27,135.40 per year - full scholarship
Michigan State: $36,360.00 per year - full scholarship
U of D Mercy: $39,630 per year - full scholarship
OSU: $42,836 per year - $25,000 a year scholarship
Loyola: $40,850 per year - $30,000 a year scholarship

Wayne State and U of D mercy I'd be living at home, so housing is not an issue, MSU it would be 7500 a year for housing in a graduate dorm.

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Re: Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:34 am

Wayne is probably your best bet if you dont get into UM.

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Re: Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:40 am

Do you have outside assistance other than your scholarships? If not, I think you're grossly underestimating your cost. It costs more than 10k/ year for books, fees, and cost of living, and interest will probably put you at 50k+ for total cost of attendance wherever you go.

Check out the profiles on Law School Transparency. MSU and Detroit have abysmal job prospects; less than 40% in full-time, long-term, JD-required jobs. Wayne State is around 50%. MSU places around 1% into firms of 100+, while the other two place around 6%. Wayne State is your least bad option, but a retake is by far the best choice.

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Re: Advice would be greatly appreciated

Postby rad lulz » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:47 am

mgolaw819 wrote:Wayne State: $27,135.40 per year - full scholarship
Michigan State: $36,360.00 per year - full scholarship
U of D Mercy: $39,630 per year - full scholarship
OSU: $42,836 per year - $25,000 a year scholarship
Loyola: $40,850 per year - $30,000 a year scholarship

Wayne State and U of D mercy I'd be living at home, so housing is not an issue, MSU it would be 7500 a year for housing in a graduate dorm.

How about you do that math, then add interest

Also I agree with Romo, where are your costs

Do the math and come back

Not only do we need this number to give you advice, but you need to see it

Use this: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/admissions-financial-aid/office-of-financial-aid/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=61621




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