After deferring, can one renegotiate their FA w/ new LSAT?

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besitos
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After deferring, can one renegotiate their FA w/ new LSAT?

Postby besitos » Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:40 pm

I am considering this strategy* after putting down a deposit at one of two schools. Do you think it could work? I am at median or below LSAT at both schools.

One of them is sticker the other is 20% tuition scholarship.

*after securing a deferral of one year, retaking the LSAT for a better score.

Mal Reynolds
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Re: After deferring, can one renegotiate their FA w/ new LSAT?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:44 pm

If you defer you generally have to enter into a binding contract saying you will attend next year. They would have no reason to give you more money at that point.

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Re: After deferring, can one renegotiate their FA w/ new LSAT?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:46 pm

You also shouldn't go to either of these schools at anything below full tuition scholarship. Even then it might not even be a good idea.

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Re: After deferring, can one renegotiate their FA w/ new LSAT?

Postby mattviphky » Sat Jun 30, 2012 5:44 pm

just retake. many of us have retaken the lsat, so it's no big deal. Hell, I took the test 3 times. It's one test that determines where you go and how much you have to pay, so take it seriously.




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