"Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

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"Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby billyez » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:16 am

Thank you, Penn State (the not-so-good one, no reason to get pissed UPenn folks) and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.
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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby Nat1018 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:19 am

Agreed!

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby vanwinkle » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:27 am

billyez wrote:Thank you, Penn State and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.

Referring to Penn State as "Penn" is not a good idea. Trust me on this.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby billyez » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:30 am

Why not? Just curious.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby kurla88 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:33 am

vanwinkle wrote:
billyez wrote:Thank you, Penn State and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.

Referring to Penn State as "Penn" is not a good idea. Trust me on this.


+1

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby vanwinkle » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:35 am

billyez wrote:Why not? Just curious.

Penn Law:

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Penn State Law:

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You may notice that they are not the same thing, if you look closely enough.
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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby stratocophic » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:37 am

billyez wrote:Why not? Just curious.


Because it will make UPenn kids

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RAGE

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby billyez » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:39 am

Knowledge gained and appreciated.

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Postby Jockin Jay-Z » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:39 am

billyez wrote:Thank you, Penn State and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.


+1.

GWU doesn't give merit-based fee waivers at all, unfortunately.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby vanwinkle » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:40 am

billyez wrote:Knowledge gained and appreciated.

It's a common mistake. When my cycle began last year, I thought Penn was a public school like Penn State, just more of the state's flagship public school (kind of like how the University of Texas is the flagship public school for Texas). When I first realized that Penn is actually an Ivy I went :shock:

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby lawrencecis » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:49 pm

I told my mom I got a fee waiver to Penn...she's said, "Penn State!!". I said, "No, mom, the Univ. of Penn..). She let out a sad sigh....LOL She didn't even know the difference because we're west coast people!!! I love her to death.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby IAFG » Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:56 pm

Fuck Penn. and Penn State too i guess, i don't really feel one way or the other about them.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:18 pm

Jockin Jay-Z wrote:
billyez wrote:Thank you, Penn State and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.


+1.

GWU doesn't give merit-based fee waivers at all, unfortunately.

They gave me one. I think there must be one person in the office who doesn't know that they're not supposed to give them out.

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby floppymex » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:24 pm

You gotta call it what us who've been admitted call it:

UPenn State

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby pattymac » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:43 pm

you woulnd't call Michigan State University "Michigan", would you...

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Re: "Hey! A Fee Waiver!"...NOT!

Postby Georgiana » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:54 pm

BaiAilian2013 wrote:
Jockin Jay-Z wrote:
billyez wrote:Thank you, Penn State and George Washington University, for giving an applicant more hope than he needed. Do not bother sending me e-mails about speakers at your school (Penn) or talk about how great your law school and request me to confirm mailing information (GWU) if you aren't willing to give me a fee waiver.


+1.

GWU doesn't give merit-based fee waivers at all, unfortunately.

They gave me one. I think there must be one person in the office who doesn't know that they're not supposed to give them out.

They gave me one two years ago... I wouldn't have applied otherwise.




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