Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

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NU (2014) vs Illinois (2013)

NU (2014)
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94%
Illinois (2013)
3
6%
 
Total votes: 51

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Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby chicagocubsrule » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:23 pm

So I was excited about moving to Urbana-Champaign in a few weeks until last week when I received a deferred admission into Northwestern. So million dollar question....do I take Illinois (2013) or NU (2014)? Note: Illinois (and NU) gave me no money.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Knock » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:25 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:So I was excited about moving to Urbana-Champaign in a few weeks until last week when I received a deferred admission into Northwestern. So million dollar question....do I take Illinois (2013) or NU (2014)? Note: Illinois (and NU) gave me no money.


In my opinion, Northwestern. Use that year to save up money for tuition.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby ArchRoark » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:25 pm

Do you have a job that could tide you over during the off year?

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby chicagocubsrule » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:35 pm

Tiva wrote:Do you have a job that could tide you over during the off year?


Yes....I do.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Knock » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:36 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:
Tiva wrote:Do you have a job that could tide you over during the off year?


Yes....I do.


NU all the way then and congrats.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby traehekat » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:41 pm

In my completely unbiased opinion as a proud UIUC graduate... go to Northwestern. :P

Congrats!

EDIT: I may try to see what kind of money you can leverage out of UIUC, just to be sure. It may be kind of late in the game, though, so I don't know what kind of response you are going to get.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby JusticeHarlan » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:44 pm

Northwestern. Better jobs prospects, another year for the economy to improve, and another year to make some $ to pay for it. I think UIUC has a lower per year tuition cost (especially if you're in state), but with no scholarship money I would think the higher price at NU is worth the better employment odds.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Knock » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:46 pm

It's 12-0 in favor of NU. I think that tells you all you need to know.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby chicagocubsrule » Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:55 pm

thanks guys!

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Aug 02, 2010 3:08 pm

Assuming that this is not a trick question, then the clear answer is Northwestern. A more interesting poll question, even though not applicable in your situation, would be a full tuition scholarship at Illinois versus full pay at Northwestern.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby chicagocubsrule » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:14 pm

withdrew from Illinois today....will be heading to NU in 2011.

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Postby 09042014 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:27 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:withdrew from Illinois today....will be heading to NU in 2011.


Congrats.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:29 pm

If you could stay out of trouble for a year then take Northwestern. It's a small price to pay for something that will affect you for a lifetime.

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Postby chicagocubsrule » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:51 am

thanks guys for the support!

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:59 am

Knockglock wrote:
chicagocubsrule wrote:So I was excited about moving to Urbana-Champaign in a few weeks until last week when I received a deferred admission into Northwestern. So million dollar question....do I take Illinois (2013) or NU (2014)? Note: Illinois (and NU) gave me no money.


In my opinion, Northwestern. Use that year to save up money for tuition.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Bumi » Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:07 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:withdrew from Illinois today....will be heading to NU in 2011.

If all goes well, I hope to see you there.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby wolverine2014 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:09 pm

you made a wise decision....best of luck!

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwestern (2014)

Postby chicagocubsrule » Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:27 pm

wolverine2014 wrote:you made a wise decision....best of luck!


thanks....what's crazy about this entire thing is when I initially planned on going to law school a few years ago I would've been more than happy going to a Loyola (Chicago). This forum (and its members) pushed you to strive and go to a T14.

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwestern (2014)

Postby wolverine2014 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:07 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:
wolverine2014 wrote:you made a wise decision....best of luck!


thanks....what's crazy about this entire thing is when I initially planned on going to law school a few years ago I would've been more than happy going to a Loyola (Chicago). This forum (and its members) pushed you to strive and go to a T14.


you can thank us in 2014

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Re: Illinois (now) vs Northwester (2014)

Postby Kswizzie » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:20 pm

chicagocubsrule wrote:So I was excited about moving to Urbana-Champaign in a few weeks until last week when I received a deferred admission into Northwestern. So million dollar question....do I take Illinois (2013) or NU (2014)? Note: Illinois (and NU) gave me no money.



What set of numbers created the situation of getting into Illinois and NU both at sticker?



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