UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

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Chicago
0
No votes
UVA (Dillard)
55
98%
UPenn
1
2%
GULC
0
No votes
Michigan ($75,000)
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 56

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hitherim
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UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby hitherim » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:28 pm

UVA (Dillard so COA=COL)
Chicago (Full COA)
Penn (Full COA)
GULC (Full COA)
Michigan (COA - $75000)

Everything will be debt financed.

I love DC. Have lived there for a few years and want to end up there. No interest in NYC or anywhere else really.

Your general career goals:
Right out, I'd like to get Biglaw or maybe clerk if my GPA makes that possible, potentially interested in Bigfed or doing in-house for a company further down the road.

168/3.9
1 LSAT

I'm guessing I'll eventually get some money out of one of the other schools after negotiation...a secondary question is how I would need, if any of the other schools above would be better, in order for it to actually be a better choice than UVA (e.g. half tuition at chicago, etc.).
As is, I'm kind of assuming UVA is TCR

Thanks!

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby The Dark Shepard » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:31 pm

I think some people might say retake to try for big scholarship at CCN or admission to HYS, but a Dillard is one of the top options you can get. UVA also has good DC placement numbers. Don't think you can go wrong with a Dillard

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby LawBron James » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:33 pm

With your numbers and a Dillard, you shouldn't even have to ask this. If I were you I'd be picking out my apartment in Charlottesville already.

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby Hand » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:34 pm

The Dark Shepard wrote:Don't think you can go wrong with a Dillard


This. Looks like a no-brainer to me. None of the other schools are worth the price difference given your goals.

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:40 pm

This is a no-brainer.

Accept the Dillard, and retake the LSAT in June. If you get a 173+ and are comfortable turning down a Dillard, and waiting a year, and want to go to HYS, then sit out the cycle and reapply next year.

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby transferror » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:42 pm

A Dillard is probably a top-3 outcome for your goals/geographic preferences/fact that you're debt financing. H/Y with aid or Hamilton/Ruby are the only outcomes arguably better for you, and I mean "arguably."

Enjoy Charlottesville.

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:02 pm

you got a full tuition scholarship to a school you are below median at, you should take it before they figure it out

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby Clemenceau » Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:18 pm

Mack.Hambleton wrote:you got a full tuition scholarship to a school you are below median at, you should take it before they figure it out


+1

I don't even buy the "maybe retake for hys" spiel

Congrats op

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby jbagelboy » Sat Mar 07, 2015 3:45 am

Dillard scholarship without a shadow of a doubt

How you swung that with a 168 is beyond me but congrats

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby downbeat14 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 11:53 am

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby Winston1984 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:11 pm

jbagelboy wrote:Dillard scholarship without a shadow of a doubt

How you swung that with a 168 is beyond me but congrats

Tons of em this year. Crazy stuff.

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby BigZuck » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:13 pm

That poll is awesome

Congrats OP, enjoy

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Re: UVA vs. Chicago vs. Penn vs. GULC

Postby thatsnotmyname » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:16 pm

This is the first time I've ever seen a poll on TLS be unanimous after so many votes. There's really no question here. See you at UVA in the fall!




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