Is UConn Worth it?

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Is UConn Worth Attending?

Yes
20
71%
No
8
29%
 
Total votes: 28

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MrPapagiorgio
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Is UConn Worth it?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:05 pm

Assuming little to no debt, I want to stay in the region and UConn is the best school I got accepted to. Would matriculating be worth it?

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bk1
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby bk1 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:06 pm

If you want to work in Connecticut, then yeah.

javancho
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby javancho » Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:58 pm

"For the 2009-2010 academic year, the in-state tuition rate was $20,500, while out of state tuition was $42,200" (From the TLS UConn profile).

In-state, maybe. Out-state, NO.

Is UConn the best you can do? Can you retake? In this era of "we will use your highest LSAT" one basically has 3 LSAT bullets to hit the target. Why don't you exhaust all your ammo before negotiating?

ItsMyTimeBoston
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby ItsMyTimeBoston » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:26 pm

If you want to work in CT, why would you want to go anywhere else?

FiveSermon
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby FiveSermon » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:10 am

javancho wrote:"For the 2009-2010 academic year, the in-state tuition rate was $20,500, while out of state tuition was $42,200" (From the TLS UConn profile).

In-state, maybe. Out-state, NO.

Is UConn the best you can do? Can you retake? In this era of "we will use your highest LSAT" one basically has 3 LSAT bullets to hit the target. Why don't you exhaust all your ammo before negotiating?


He said assuming little to no debt. I'm guessing scholarship? Maybe his parents are financing him though...

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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby 98234872348 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:29 am

Depends on your career goals.

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Hank Chill
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby Hank Chill » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:41 am

MrPapagiorgio wrote:Assuming little to no debt, I want to stay in the region and UConn is the best school I got accepted to. Would matriculating be worth it?


Do it.

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Hannibal
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Re: Is UConn Worth it?

Postby Hannibal » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:48 am

I'd say do it unless you have another career path available with similar or better payment compared to law.




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