Where should I go?

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Where should I go?

Postby lad5144 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:57 pm

Got full schollys at:

Penn state
Drake (applied because of interest in agricultural law but have pretty much ruled that out now)

Got $23000 at William and Mary and I'm out of state so tuition is 38,000

Main contenders at the moment are Penn state and Temple. I plan on likely being in the philadelphia area where I am from for most of the rest of my life and Temple definitely has better standing there, plus a great international law program which interests me. However I also have an interest in agricultural/natural resource law, something penn state has more opportunities to get involved in directly.

Lastly, I am currently living in italy teaching English and considering staying for another year. If I do so, are schools likely to allow me to defer? As far as scholarships go, I imagine they won't guarantee I would receive the same money in the future, but is it likely I would be reconsidered for and receive the same scholarships should I defer and opt to attend in Fall 2016 instead?

Thank you!

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Re: Where should I go?

Postby lad5144 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:59 pm

Oh also for into GWU at sticker but pretty much have also ruled that out due to the cost.

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Re: Where should I go?

Postby Clemenceau » Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:09 pm

I would choose Temple every time. Better philly placement and alumni network. I don't think the aforementioned opportunities available at penn state are worth taking it over Temple. Penn state's overall employment statistics are pretty painful to look at (less than 50% getting full-time lawyer jobs).

Don't know anything about deferring attendance.

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Re: Where should I go?

Postby jingosaur » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:59 pm

I would say Temple, but you should be aware that your by far most likely employment outcome is a job that pays between $40k and $50k per year. If you're okay with that and care more about being a lawyer in the Philadelphia area, then go for it.

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Re: Where should I go?

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Re: Where should I go?

Postby 03152016 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:12 pm

not enough info in your post

go here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=206299

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