Appealing for more scholarship money after a drop in ranking

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TRex77
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Appealing for more scholarship money after a drop in ranking

Postby TRex77 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:29 pm

So I appealed a couple schools I was interested in for scholarship money a couple weeks ago. Two denied, stating they never increased scholarships (bullshit) because it based on GPA/LSAT in the incoming class and to see if there was more money in spring/summer.

Well one of the schools just took a huge hit in the new rankings. I am sure I am not the only one freaking out about this, and I am wondering if you guys think they will up scholarships to try to keep people interested in their school? Or should I email/call them again and tell them to reconsider?

I am not exactly sure how to approach the email/call though. What I really want to say is something like "I was interested in your school before it took a huge hit in the rankings, please offer me more money to keep me interested" but I can't exactly just say that.

Any ideas/thoughts?

Thanks

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YankeesFan
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Re: Appealing for more scholarship money after a drop in ranking

Postby YankeesFan » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:32 pm

Can TLS stipulate that any thread about schools "massive drop in the rankings" refers to Illinois and just put Appealing to Illinois for more scholarship money?

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Re: Appealing for more scholarship money after a drop in ranking

Postby PRgradBYU » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:44 pm

YankeesFan wrote:Can TLS stipulate that any thread about schools "massive drop in the rankings" refers to Illinois and just put Appealing to Illinois for more scholarship money?


:lol:

OP, even if your school (presumably UIUC) took a huge hit in the rankings, its GPA/LSAT is going to be the exact same. Your chances of getting a scholarship bump, therefore, are the exact same. Just know that whatever you end up doing, you're going to sound like a total prick if you mention the school's major rankings drop.




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