GWU sticker vs UF $$$

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GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby gwuorbust » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:37 pm

So I have not gotten into GWU yet, but am pretty confident that I will get into the PT program. However, I do not think I will get any $. So, with in-state residence status for FL I could look at only paying 25k per year for UF with COL. vs 55k for four years for GWU.

so, thoughts about the difference? 200k in debt at GWU or 80k-ish at UF?

edit: mods this might be better under: choosing a law school. Sorry!!

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby avacado111 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:46 pm

uf

law school is 3 years btw.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby OGR3 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:47 pm

avacado111 wrote:uf

law school is 3 years btw.


PT @ GWU is 4 years, btw.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby OGR3 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:48 pm

OP, where do you want to practice?

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby beesknees » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:02 pm

I, personally, would not pay sticker for GW.

I also got into UF with $$$, so where do you get $25k/year for COL in Gainesville? Its dirt cheap to live in the swamp. I figured my COL lower. I always was able to live well under the COL budget that my UG estimated.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby JCougar » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:06 pm

Where do you want to practice? If it's anywhere in Florida/Georgia/Alabama, the answer is UF hands down. If it's anywhere else in the country except for DC, the answer is still probably Florida.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby gwuorbust » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:08 pm

OGR3 wrote:OP, where do you want to practice?


meh, DC probably because I like the city. But I would move almost anywhere that lets me pay off the debt fastest. I do not want to practice law for more than 5-6 years really. Miami would be really nice, but that market is hit-or-miss from what I hear.

beesknees wrote:I, personally, would not pay sticker for GW.

I also got into UF with $$$, so where do you get $25k/year for COL in Gainesville? Its dirt cheap to live in the swamp. I figured my COL lower. I always was able to live well under the COL budget that my UG estimated.


Well I figure 15k for tuition and 10 for COL. If COL is lower than that is even better.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby cubswin » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:13 pm

I thought that GW grads have been having trouble in DC, and that they mostly work in VA. :?:

I'd go UF if you don't mind staying in that region. Sticker at GWU would certainly scare me away.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:25 pm

I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby beesknees » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:32 pm

gwuorbust wrote:
OGR3 wrote:OP, where do you want to practice?


meh, DC probably because I like the city. But I would move almost anywhere that lets me pay off the debt fastest. I do not want to practice law for more than 5-6 years really. Miami would be really nice, but that market is hit-or-miss from what I hear.

beesknees wrote:I, personally, would not pay sticker for GW.

I also got into UF with $$$, so where do you get $25k/year for COL in Gainesville? Its dirt cheap to live in the swamp. I figured my COL lower. I always was able to live well under the COL budget that my UG estimated.


Well I figure 15k for tuition and 10 for COL. If COL is lower than that is even better.


Oh, I thought you had gotten a full ride from UF and $25k was just your living expenses!

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby beesknees » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:36 pm

MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:39 pm

beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby articulably suspect » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:54 pm

OP-It's kinda ridiculous for us to be giving you advice as to where you should attend, seeing as you don't know for sure if you will get an acceptance to GWU, thus rendering this kinda pointless. Sounds like paying off your debt quickly is a priority for you, if so, why is this even a question? You'll have very little debt to pay off if you go to Florida, especially with scholarship money. In your hypothetical situation, I vote Florida.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby beesknees » Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:59 pm

MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.


Whoa, you need to slow your roll, MrOrange. And I wasn't even bashing your school. If you scroll up, I commented on how OP's COL estimate was too high... and that I wouldn't be a dumb fuck who paid sticker at GW...

Sigh. I can't even believe I'm responding to this.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:07 pm

beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.


Whoa, you need to slow your roll, MrOrange. And I wasn't even bashing your school. If you scroll up, I commented on how OP's COL estimate was too high... and that I wouldn't be a dumb fuck who paid sticker at GW...

Sigh. I can't even believe I'm responding to this.

And I can't believe a potted plant learned how to use a PC. Seriously, this has to be historic.

Spend less time in the tanning bed, sweetie.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby beesknees » Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:16 pm

MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.


Whoa, you need to slow your roll, MrOrange. And I wasn't even bashing your school. If you scroll up, I commented on how OP's COL estimate was too high... and that I wouldn't be a dumb fuck who paid sticker at GW...

Sigh. I can't even believe I'm responding to this.

And I can't believe a potted plant learned how to use a PC. Seriously, this has to be historic.

Spend less time in the tanning bed, sweetie.


Will do.

Op - sorry for the temporary hijacking of your thread. You can have it back now.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby jacko » Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:01 pm

MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.


Quit being a douche. I don't like to assert that a person is only as intelligent as the school he/she attends, but if you're such a genius why aren't you sitting in Cambridge, New Haven, or Palo Alto right now?

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:09 pm

jacko wrote:
MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
MrOrange wrote:I attend GW.

1) You're all fucking stupid.

2) You're giving good advice apparently by accident.

OP, if you have to think about scholly/FT at Florida vs. no money/PT at GW, AND you're not absolutely, 100% married to the idea of trying to work in/around DC, I'm not sure you've really thought this "law" thing through.


It was no accident.

I could advise you against going for a spacewalk without a suit because I think you might catch cold. Following the advice...good call, reasoning...lacking.

Even retards manage to make spoons do their bidding every now and again.


Quit being a douche. I don't like to assert that a person is only as intelligent as the school he/she attends, but if you're such a genius why aren't you sitting in Cambridge, New Haven, or Palo Alto right now?

lol...

My ceiling would've been T-7 if my UGPA didn't approach negative numbers.

Now a question for you: if you're such an asshat, why weren't you aborted?

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby jacko » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:25 pm

MrOrange wrote:
jacko wrote:
MrOrange wrote:
beesknees wrote:
Quit being a douche. I don't like to assert that a person is only as intelligent as the school he/she attends, but if you're such a genius why aren't you sitting in Cambridge, New Haven, or Palo Alto right now?

lol...

My ceiling would've been T-7 if my UGPA didn't approach negative numbers.

Now a question for you: if you're such an asshat, why weren't you aborted?


You're calling someone else a retard when you're the one that can't even manage a decent UGPA? Most middle school students could pass college classes if they showed up every day.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby Veritas » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:42 pm

welcome back, Mr. Orange :wink:

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:56 pm

I cannot possibly fathom picking GWU in this situation (and I probably could have gotten into the pt program had I applied).

But, I suppose, if going into an additional $120k of debt for marginally better job prospects tickles your fancy, more power to you.

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby MrOrange » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:05 pm

jacko wrote:You're calling someone else a retard when you're the one that can't even manage a decent UGPA? Most middle school students could pass college classes if they showed up every day.

Most universities could also be mistaken for middle schools, but not all. AND I didn't go to class.

But yeah, you're still a retard. In fact, I could probably drink paint for the next week and you'd still be a retard, comparatively.

Veritas wrote:welcome back, Mr. Orange :wink:

Good to see some things don't change, eh? :)

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Re: GWU sticker vs UF $$$

Postby zreinhar » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:12 pm

Would GWU part time be worth it at sticker if you had a relevant legal day job, like a patent agent? it looks like I'll be at one the three DC schools part time (GULC, GMU, or GWU), but since Im applying so late, I sure as hell wont get any money




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