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Postby lhfl5858 » Mon May 06, 2013 12:08 pm

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Re: Help!!

Postby TripTrip » Mon May 06, 2013 12:12 pm

lhfl5858 wrote:COA (interest and COL included) at each:
UT: 77,671
BC: 54,069

How is this possible? I didn't know BC did full tuition scholarships with COL stipends on top.

If you really got close to a full tuition scholarship at UT, go there for sure. Just... that's almost impossible with your LSAT and GPA combination. Are you sure you have the COA figured correctly?

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Re: Help!!

Postby lhfl5858 » Mon May 06, 2013 12:15 pm

The COA figures are correct and include scholarship, personal savings, family contributions. Also I have instate tuition at UT. Sorry if that was confusing!

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Re: Help!!

Postby TripTrip » Mon May 06, 2013 12:23 pm

Ah. My vote stays with UT. The price isn't great, but you'd find it difficult to do any better with that 3.2.

UT will open up Texas for you anyway.

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Re: Help!!

Postby francesfarmer » Mon May 06, 2013 12:23 pm

Go to UT. Leaving and going to Boston isn't going to impress anyone in Texas, which I assume is your target market. ~$77k including interest seems like a reasonable amount of money to spend on a law degree, especially with your GPA

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Re: Help!!

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 06, 2013 12:56 pm

I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer. thats awesome -- congratulations.

go to UT.

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Re: Help!!

Postby cinephile » Mon May 06, 2013 1:01 pm

UT

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Re: Help!!

Postby dixon02 » Mon May 06, 2013 1:08 pm

UT is easy here.

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Re: Help!!

Postby Micdiddy » Mon May 06, 2013 1:26 pm

jbagelboy wrote:I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer. thats awesome -- congratulations.

go to UT.



:?: that's what everyone said.
Op, when you calculate COA do not deduct personal saving, just scholarship amount. With that said, assuming you're not spending like 75k+ in personal savings, UT is the better choice by far.

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Re: Help!!

Postby TripTrip » Mon May 06, 2013 2:01 pm

jbagelboy wrote:I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer.

$171k COA is not "killer". OP has instate tuition, not a scholarship covering everything. :?

It's still not a bad choice because there isn't as much debt, but that doesn't make it a hands-down fantawesome decision, either.

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Re: Help!!

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 06, 2013 2:10 pm

TripTrip wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer.

$171k COA is not "killer". OP has instate tuition, not a scholarship covering everything. :?

It's still not a bad choice because there isn't as much debt, but that doesn't make it a hands-down fantawesome decision, either.


Well.. for a 3.25 UGPA, to land UT when you actually want to work in texas and graduate with ~75K debt is a pretty killer outcome IMO.

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Re: Help!!

Postby TripTrip » Mon May 06, 2013 2:14 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
TripTrip wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer.

$171k COA is not "killer". OP has instate tuition, not a scholarship covering everything. :?

It's still not a bad choice because there isn't as much debt, but that doesn't make it a hands-down fantawesome decision, either.


Well.. for a 3.25 UGPA, to land UT when you actually want to work in texas and graduate with ~75K debt is a pretty killer outcome IMO.

Agreed.

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Postby TheNextAmendment » Mon May 06, 2013 2:21 pm

In all honesty, and I know everybody already knows this, but Texas residents are so damn fortunate. Talk about a steal- A top law school just out of the T14 for a non-discounted price of $171k Total COA after in-state tuition. It's still a lot of money...but better than the non-discounted $225k+ total coa for most T20. UT is easy choice here IMO.

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Re: Help!!

Postby dawyzest1 » Mon May 06, 2013 2:37 pm

TheNextAmendment wrote:In all honesty, and I know everybody already knows this, but Texas residents are so damn fortunate. Talk about a steal- A top law school just out of the T14 for a non-discounted price of $171k Total COA after in-state tuition. It's still a lot of money...but better than the non-discounted $225k+ total coa for most T20. UT is easy choice here IMO.


Sad thing is that schools like Michigan used to also be available at this sort of discounted price to folks, but alas, tuition just had to skyrocket because of (insert questionable reasons here) ______, _______, and __________.

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Re: Help!!

Postby untar614 » Mon May 06, 2013 2:44 pm

dawyzest1 wrote:
TheNextAmendment wrote:In all honesty, and I know everybody already knows this, but Texas residents are so damn fortunate. Talk about a steal- A top law school just out of the T14 for a non-discounted price of $171k Total COA after in-state tuition. It's still a lot of money...but better than the non-discounted $225k+ total coa for most T20. UT is easy choice here IMO.


Sad thing is that schools like Michigan used to also be available at this sort of discounted price to folks, but alas, tuition just had to skyrocket because of (insert questionable reasons here) ______, _______, and __________.

UT actually server the state of Texas. UMich does not serve the state of Michigan. Not like there's a whole lot going on there anyway. Only major city is Detroit, and who wants to be in Detroit?

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Re: Help!!

Postby Micdiddy » Mon May 06, 2013 2:47 pm

untar614 wrote:
dawyzest1 wrote:
TheNextAmendment wrote:In all honesty, and I know everybody already knows this, but Texas residents are so damn fortunate. Talk about a steal- A top law school just out of the T14 for a non-discounted price of $171k Total COA after in-state tuition. It's still a lot of money...but better than the non-discounted $225k+ total coa for most T20. UT is easy choice here IMO.


Sad thing is that schools like Michigan used to also be available at this sort of discounted price to folks, but alas, tuition just had to skyrocket because of (insert questionable reasons here) ______, _______, and __________.

UT actually server the state of Texas. UMich does not serve the state of Michigan. Not like there's a whole lot going on there anyway. Only major city is Detroit, and who wants to be in Detroit?



Besides, how can UMich expect to compete with all those Cooley grads?

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Re: Help!!

Postby PRgradBYU » Mon May 06, 2013 2:56 pm

Micdiddy wrote:
untar614 wrote:
dawyzest1 wrote:
TheNextAmendment wrote:In all honesty, and I know everybody already knows this, but Texas residents are so damn fortunate. Talk about a steal- A top law school just out of the T14 for a non-discounted price of $171k Total COA after in-state tuition. It's still a lot of money...but better than the non-discounted $225k+ total coa for most T20. UT is easy choice here IMO.


Sad thing is that schools like Michigan used to also be available at this sort of discounted price to folks, but alas, tuition just had to skyrocket because of (insert questionable reasons here) ______, _______, and __________.

UT actually server the state of Texas. UMich does not serve the state of Michigan. Not like there's a whole lot going on there anyway. Only major city is Detroit, and who wants to be in Detroit?



Besides, how can UMich expect to compete with all those Cooley grads?


:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Help!!

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 06, 2013 3:01 pm

UC tuition fraud is legendary compared to texas or georgia other state schools. UCLA went from $12K in the early 2000's to $31K in 2009 to $48K ($53K out of state) next year. Un-fucking-believable.

When I was in high school I remember thinking I wanted to go to UCLA law since it was a solid option at that price. HAHAHAHAHA

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Re: Help!!

Postby TripTrip » Mon May 06, 2013 3:07 pm

jbagelboy wrote:When I was in high school I remember thinking I wanted to go to UCLA law since it was a solid option at that price.

You were a weird highschooler.

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Re: Help!!

Postby Lavitz » Mon May 06, 2013 3:07 pm

Definitely UT.

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Re: Help!!

Postby Micdiddy » Mon May 06, 2013 3:38 pm

TripTrip wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:When I was in high school I remember thinking I wanted to go to UCLA law since it was a solid option at that price.

You were a weird highschooler.


Were?

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Re: Help!!

Postby grandmastafunkz » Mon May 06, 2013 4:29 pm

Enjoy UT, OP.

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Re: Help!!

Postby Lawquacious » Mon May 06, 2013 4:32 pm

dixon02 wrote:UT is easy here.

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Re: Help!!

Postby BigZuck » Mon May 06, 2013 5:02 pm

Micdiddy wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:I don't know what people are saying, UT at that price is killer. thats awesome -- congratulations.

go to UT.



:?: that's what everyone said.
Op, when you calculate COA do not deduct personal saving, just scholarship amount. With that said, assuming you're not spending like 75k+ in personal savings, UT is the better choice by far.


Agreed that of these two, UT. However I think Diddy is making a good point. I mean, if the OPs parents are rich and are kicking in a lot then no biggie but if the OP is paying for a lot of this out of personal savings and/or his parents are going to be financially burdened by their own generosity then it might be better to not go at all or go to a different school.

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Re: Help!!

Postby lhfl5858 » Mon May 06, 2013 6:19 pm

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