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Nothing but the Funk
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Estimated scholaship

Postby Nothing but the Funk » Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:40 pm

I am looking at law schools really hoping for t-14 or at least t-20 with under $100,000 in debt including COL. my GPA is 3.8ish. I am taking the LSAT in October and I am currently PTing at 169-170 and hoping for a 170-171 come test day. So what schools should I shoot for? And what numbers would I need to get this kind of scholly form t-14?

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Re: Estimated scholaship

Postby Dany » Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:49 pm

Browse http://lawschoolnumbers.com/. You can search by school (Take NYU for example: http://nyu.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants - if you click on the "$$$" column you can sort by scholarship amount and see the kind of numbers that got big scholarships). You can also search for users with your GPA and various LSAT scores and see how they fared at the schools they applied to (http://search.lawschoolnumbers.com/users).

Basically you'll want your LSAT to be as high as possible, and you'll want to shoot for as many schools as possible within the T14, because you can negotiate scholarships among them.

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Re: Estimated scholaship

Postby Nothing but the Funk » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:45 pm

Dany wrote:Browse http://lawschoolnumbers.com/. You can search by school (Take NYU for example: http://nyu.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants - if you click on the "$$$" column you can sort by scholarship amount and see the kind of numbers that got big scholarships). You can also search for users with your GPA and various LSAT scores and see how they fared at the schools they applied to (http://search.lawschoolnumbers.com/users).

Basically you'll want your LSAT to be as high as possible, and you'll want to shoot for as many schools as possible within the T14, because you can negotiate scholarships among them.



Thanks. This is a great resource I've used it before but for some reason I didn't know that I could sort the various fields.

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Re: Estimated scholaship

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:40 pm

If you want HUGE money, like $100K total COA, UVA and NU were throwing out some massive scholarships that would make that possible. With your GPA, a 171-173 would be right on target for big $$ at those schools. Duke was relatively generous as well. Of course, you'll have to turn down CCN for them.

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Re: Estimated scholaship

Postby Lavitz » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:32 pm

Cornell.

171 / 3.8 has a pretty good chance to get invited to apply for a dean's scholly. Total COA with that is right around $100K.




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