Reason for stipulation

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champ33
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Reason for stipulation

Postby champ33 » Tue May 18, 2010 1:05 am

this point is pretty obvious, but i hadn't personally thought of it this way until today. Schools grant scholarships to applicants who they believe will do better in the profession than those students who they don't grant scholarships to. Scholarship recipients who go on to great careers will consequently benefit the school with prestige and/or monetary donations. It seems that with stipulations, schools are implying that if you were to fall below the top 50%, 40%, or top 1/3 etc. your job prospects coming out of their school fall to a point where the opportunities and success available to you is no longer good enough that you might benefit them later on.

an obvious point i suppose, but it seems worthy of consideration in deciding where to attend. not only are stipulations scary because you might end up paying a lot more money for 2L and 3L, but the schools are basically outright saying you will not do very well if you fall below the stipulation %.

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Re: Reason for stipulation

Postby bk1 » Tue May 18, 2010 1:13 am

Schools grant scholarships to entice students with stats that can get them into a better school.

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Re: Reason for stipulation

Postby champ33 » Tue May 18, 2010 1:17 am

bk1 wrote:Schools grant scholarships to entice students with stats that can get them into a better school.


That doesn't account for stipulations.

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Re: Reason for stipulation

Postby Always Credited » Tue May 18, 2010 1:18 am

bk1 wrote:Schools grant scholarships to entice students with stats that can get them into a better school.


And because they give out more money than they could sustain giving out for 3 years (without cutting into their mad pr0fitzz) they slap a stipulation on that ensures not everyone granted a scholarship will keep it.

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Re: Reason for stipulation

Postby bk1 » Tue May 18, 2010 1:23 am

Always Credited wrote:
bk1 wrote:Schools grant scholarships to entice students with stats that can get them into a better school.


And because they give out more money than they could sustain giving out for 3 years (without cutting into their mad pr0fitzz) they slap a stipulation on that ensures not everyone granted a scholarship will keep it.




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