Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:39 am

justadude55 wrote:i didn't get a call, but got e-mails from a student. it makes you wonder how the student feels....having to go out of their way to help their law school get applicants. i'm sure most people would gladly support their school, but for ur school to really need ur help would definitely make me second guess my decision.


You're assuming they're not being paid.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:41 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:i didn't get a call, but got e-mails from a student. it makes you wonder how the student feels....having to go out of their way to help their law school get applicants. i'm sure most people would gladly support their school, but for ur school to really need ur help would definitely make me second guess my decision.


You're assuming they're not being paid.

how much do u think they're getting paid? couldn't they make more tutoring 1L's if they needed the $?

unless you're insinuating they're not really students?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby bdubs » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:44 am

justadude55 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:i didn't get a call, but got e-mails from a student. it makes you wonder how the student feels....having to go out of their way to help their law school get applicants. i'm sure most people would gladly support their school, but for ur school to really need ur help would definitely make me second guess my decision.


You're assuming they're not being paid.

how much do u think they're getting paid? couldn't they make more tutoring 1L's if they needed the $?

unless you're insinuating they're not really students?


two words - work study

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:46 am

i was never a proponent for the work study. i think if smart kids put their mind to work and had confidence, they can make far more than what a work study position pays. it's like being one of those walmart employees who spends all their money at walmart.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beidoun » Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:33 am

I got one to wayne state and WUSTL by emailing them both.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:49 am

justadude55 wrote:i was never a proponent for the work study. i think if smart kids put their mind to work and had confidence, they can make far more than what a work study position pays. it's like being one of those walmart employees who spends all their money at walmart.


It could also be a GA type deal where you get a grant/tuition waiver instead of straight pay. You get more, it doesn't count as income and you don't pay taxes on it.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Dany » Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:52 am

I think a lot of the point of work study (at least the positions at my UG) is that it doesn't interfere with school as much. Of course I could make a lot more money than I do at my on-campus office job, but I also couldn't study for exams/work on papers while at work. :?

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Postby 4102011 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:57 am

eskimo wrote:I think a lot of the point of work study (at least the positions at my UG) is that it doesn't interfere with school as much. Of course I could make a lot more money than I do at my on-campus office job, but I also couldn't study for exams/work on papers while at work. :?


+1

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:06 pm

Illinois by email.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby lzyovrachievr » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:07 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:Illinois by email.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby pjo » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:16 pm

lzyovrachievr wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Illinois by email.


Illinois fee waiver? This year UIUC waived the application fee for everyone that applies. Seems redundant to be sending out fee waivers.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:23 pm

pjo wrote:
lzyovrachievr wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Illinois by email.


Illinois fee waiver? This year UIUC waived the application fee for everyone that applies. Seems redundant to be sending out fee waivers.


Indeed it does, and I'm pretty sure I got one before too.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:28 pm

i got one too. "invited to apply." technically, everyone is invited to apply. i think it is a smart move rankings wise to waive all the fee waivers. as was mentioned on GWU, they only get about $840,000 from fee waivers. if illinois is similar, it is definitely worth the rankings boost based on a lower acceptance rate (more unqualified people applying) to throw away $840,000 when we're talking about the amount of money behind these schools yearly budgets.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:32 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
pjo wrote:
lzyovrachievr wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Illinois by email.


Illinois fee waiver? This year UIUC waived the application fee for everyone that applies. Seems redundant to be sending out fee waivers.


Indeed it does, and I'm pretty sure I got one before too.


Correction: this is my third.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:54 pm

that means they're going to give you a triple secret scholarship :-)

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:10 pm

justadude55 wrote:that means they're going to give you a triple secret scholarship :-)

Or would, if I were going to apply.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:50 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:that means they're going to give you a triple secret scholarship :-)

Or would, if I were going to apply.

ooooo someone's too cool for school

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:18 pm

justadude55 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:that means they're going to give you a triple secret scholarship :-)

Or would, if I were going to apply.

ooooo someone's too cool for school


Only that one. Corn fields aren't my thing.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby MPeterson » Tue Oct 26, 2010 10:53 pm

I apparently got a hidden fee waiver to Texas.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby ohlawl » Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:09 pm

Loyola Chicago emailed me today about Law School info days on my UG campus.
"Please note, we do not charge an application fee for applicants applying as entering students. The fee is automatically waived."

Really?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby RTFM » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:29 am

ohlawl wrote:Loyola Chicago emailed me today about Law School info days on my UG campus.
"Please note, we do not charge an application fee for applicants applying as entering students. The fee is automatically waived."

Really?


Really. I e-mailed them for a fee waiver (oops) and got a very nice real person reply that they don't charge a fee.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:32 am

RTFM wrote:
ohlawl wrote:Loyola Chicago emailed me today about Law School info days on my UG campus.
"Please note, we do not charge an application fee for applicants applying as entering students. The fee is automatically waived."

Really?


Really. I e-mailed them for a fee waiver (oops) and got a very nice real person reply that they don't charge a fee.


Yeah, there are several schools that are waiving the fee for everyone. Illinois and W&L come to mind.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby almostfamous » Wed Oct 27, 2010 2:20 pm

Fee waiver from Samford University Cumberland School of Law today. I've at least HEARD of all the other schools I got emails from, but this one I had no clue.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:57 pm

Emory.

Was there a previous batch?

I e-mailed them in the past, and was rejected for a waiver.

Now, they contacted me.

Is it possible they can see October scores, and I didn't bomb?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby justadude55 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:00 pm

oh, Michigan State contacted me again as did Florida Coastal. FC actually had me with my LSAT paranoia considering their spring start. It was a depressing day till Emory came to the rescue.

Seriously, Michigan State has contacted me 15-20 times. It's ridiculous. They were my first fee waiver (before I had CRS) so I was kind of excited that someone wanted me. Now, unless they give me a spot on the basketball team, no way I'm applying.




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