What do I say to get more money?

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What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:34 pm

I have a meeting with the Assistant Director of Law Admissions at UGA this week. I'm from the state of Georgia and i went to uga for undergrad...164/177 and a 3.49 and URM...they offered me 5K a year when i was first accepted but now I'm trying to get more money out of them if possible...I'm wondering how i should go about this when i meet with this lady on wednesday, thanks.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby whuts4lunch » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:39 pm

177 and 3.5 URM??? go get $$$ from the T6!

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:40 pm

considering ive been waitlisted from uva and gulc, im not sure how much money a t6 schools is going to through my way

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby DukeHopeful » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:42 pm

whuts4lunch wrote:177 and 3.5 URM??? go get $$$ from the T6!


This. Why are you considering UGA? I'm actually interested in your reasoning, it doesn't really seem to make much sense.

EDIT: You were waitlisted after that LSAT? Or before it? Also, it could be YP, as they might think with that LSAT and URM you're def headed higher.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby Renzo » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:43 pm

"this is a stickup!"

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:53 pm

I was waitlisted after my 177....it has been a really confusing cycle for me, i was straight up denied from boston college the other day...but anyways Ive been reading about how tough it is to find a job right now and im starting to think that it would be really nice to come out of law school debt free and atlanta tops the list of places i would want to work so thats why I'm starting to look again at uga and emory, but i just feel like i have a better shot at getting a free ride at uga at this point

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby lawhawk » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:56 pm

are you really a URM? Do you have any convictions?

Maybe YP at UVA? BC is weird.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby rayiner » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:58 pm

cvnrssm wrote:I was waitlisted after my 177....it has been a really confusing cycle for me, i was straight up denied from boston college the other day...but anyways Ive been reading about how tough it is to find a job right now and im starting to think that it would be really nice to come out of law school debt free and atlanta tops the list of places i would want to work so thats why I'm starting to look again at uga and emory, but i just feel like i have a better shot at getting a free ride at uga at this point


UGA doesn't offer full rides.

Dude, with your numbers you'll almost certainly get Chicago/NYU and money at Duke. Any T14 will place better in top Atlanta firms than UGA/Emory if you have ties (which it seems like you do).

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby iYale » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:00 pm

Did you omit anything worth mentioning from your original post (maybe a criminal record, pending charges, etc?) because I don't understand why you'd be outright denied at BC or waitlisted any where else for that matter with your numbers and URM status. It seems rather unusual.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:13 pm

i mean i had a public intox/ disorderly conduct and then just a straight up disorderly conduct in undergrad, but i didnt think that really mattered especially considering my roomate just got accepted in to texas with scholarship money with a pending dui charge, plus two other previous minor in possesion of alcohol charges

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:14 pm

"Hand job?"

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby iYale » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:17 pm

cvnrssm wrote:i mean i had a public intox/ disorderly conduct and then just a straight up disorderly conduct in undergrad, but i didnt think that really mattered especially considering my roomate just got accepted in to texas with scholarship money with a pending dui charge, plus two other previous minor in possesion of alcohol charges


Paradox resolved :D ...Have you applied to Texas?

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:18 pm

would a public intox and disorderly conduct really keep me from being accepted to t14?

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby iYale » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:24 pm

cvnrssm wrote:would a public intox and disorderly conduct really keep me from being accepted to t14?


Idk. how disorderly was your conduct, and I wouldn't worry too much about public intox . The fact of the matter is you have a criminal record and speaking totally from a layperson's standpoint that could have diminshed your chances of acceptance in this cycle. Why this cycle? Because every friggin person is applying to law school this year, and I would imagine their selection process to be pretty fierce. Why offer you admission when they can easily choose someone else with similar numbers and no crim. record? You see?

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby newyorker88 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:27 pm

cvnrssm wrote:I have a meeting with the Assistant Director of Law Admissions at UGA this week. I'm from the state of Georgia and i went to uga for undergrad...164/177 and a 3.49 and URM...they offered me 5K a year when i was first accepted but now I'm trying to get more money out of them if possible...I'm wondering how i should go about this when i meet with this lady on wednesday, thanks.


What kind of URM are you?

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby fathergoose » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:27 pm

Either you have some felonies on your record or you = flame.

Anybody smart enough to get a 177 should be smart enough to know they shouldn't be worrying with UGA

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby iYale » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:28 pm

fathergoose wrote:Either you have some felonies on your record or you = flame.

Anybody smart enough to get a 177 should be smart enough to know they shouldn't be worrying with UGA


he has a record..

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby ccs224 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:28 pm

"Yes, sir, may I have another?"

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby DukeHopeful » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:36 pm

iYale wrote:
fathergoose wrote:Either you have some felonies on your record or you = flame.

Anybody smart enough to get a 177 should be smart enough to know they shouldn't be worrying with UGA


he has a record..


A public intoxication/disorderly conduct is probably not a felony charge, I can't imagine that it would be serious to keep someone with these stats out of the T20. And I sure as hell hope it's not, considering I have a minor mistake or two on my own record.

I'm more interested in the above question about what kind of URM. That could resolve things a bit more clearly.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby newyorker88 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:42 pm

DukeHopeful wrote:
iYale wrote:
fathergoose wrote:Either you have some felonies on your record or you = flame.

Anybody smart enough to get a 177 should be smart enough to know they shouldn't be worrying with UGA


he has a record..


A public intoxication/disorderly conduct is probably not a felony charge, I can't imagine that it would be serious to keep someone with these stats out of the T20. And I sure as hell hope it's not, considering I have a minor mistake or two on my own record.

I'm more interested in the above question about what kind of URM. That could resolve things a bit more clearly.


I suspect he's not a URM at all. Many people think they are URMs when in fact they are not.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby Kikero » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:45 pm

newyorker88 wrote:
I suspect he's not a URM at all. Many people think they are URMs when in fact they are not.


What? Italian-Americans aren't URMs in NY schools???

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:47 pm

i was always told hispanics were URMs

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:47 pm

and no i dont have any felonies

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby Kikero » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:48 pm

cvnrssm wrote:i was always told hispanics were URMs


Only Mexicans and Puerto Ricans apparently, being Cuban, South American, or something else doesn't count.

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Re: What do I say to get more money?

Postby cvnrssm » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:50 pm

really? colombian doesn't count for anything?




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