Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

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Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby taxguy » Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:32 pm

Florida Coastal pulled an interesting con.They notified him that if he applies and gets accepted, they will award him an $6,000 scholarship. However, when he got accepted, they sent him a letter noting that the scholarship was all loans! Am I missing something here?

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby dakatz » Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:37 pm

taxguy wrote:Florida Coastal pulled an interesting con.They notified him that if he applies and gets accepted, they will award him an $6,000 scholarship. However, when he got accepted, they sent him a letter noting that the scholarship was all loans! Am I missing something here?


What you are missing is a link to the story

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby HowdyYall » Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:39 pm

the hint shouldve been Florida Coastal's offering a scholarship even before "he" applied

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby EricBerry » Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:43 pm

taxguy wrote:Florida Coastal pulled an interesting con.They notified him that if he applies and gets accepted, they will award him an $6,000 scholarship. However, when he got accepted, they sent him a letter noting that the scholarship was all loans! Am I missing something here?


You and your son must have really hated Miami.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby Ty Webb » Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:50 pm

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Helmet got me.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby txadv11 » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:20 pm

The scam got you when you didn't click the unsubscribe link, or mark the email as SPAM.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby taxguy » Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:54 pm

No, we didn't really hate Miami, although we didn't love it either. He just didn't do well enough on the LSAT to get in there.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby aliarrow » Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:58 pm

Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby FGCUguy123 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:12 pm

aliarrow wrote:Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?


That's like being a janitor at NASA and networking onto a shuttle mission. Godspeed, sir.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby txadv11 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:17 pm

FGCUguy123 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?


That's like being a janitor at NASA and networking onto a shuttle mission. Godspeed, sir.

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Think about it.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby FGCUguy123 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:21 pm

txadv11 wrote:
FGCUguy123 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?


That's like being a janitor at NASA and networking onto a shuttle mission. Godspeed, sir.

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Think about it.


Ok. Maybe if you could disguise yourself using Dan Borgmann's DNA, then MAYBE you can pull it off.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby Omerta » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:23 pm

FGCUguy123 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?


That's like being a janitor at NASA and networking onto a shuttle mission. Godspeed, sir.


No, that's more likely than FGCU-->biglaw

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby FGCUguy123 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:25 pm

Omerta wrote:
FGCUguy123 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:Go to Florida Coastal and network into Florida biglaw?


That's like being a janitor at NASA and networking onto a shuttle mission. Godspeed, sir.


No, that's more likely than FGCU-->biglaw


Yeah considering FGCU doesn't have a law program. I'm inclined to agree.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby reasonable_man » Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:52 pm

He ate dinner and then he drank wine and he was offered a free ticket to the moon, which he obviously declined because they are not inclined to treat him with respect and give him his due once he arrives, so he decided to go to Canada instead where he can drink soda pop in peace.

Can anyone explain to me how this can be the case? How can he simply go to Canada and why not travel to Mars?

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby Magnolia » Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:57 pm

Saw taxguy was the OP. Ran here.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:03 pm

Magnolia wrote:Saw taxguy was the OP. Ran here.

LOL. I have a soft spot for taxguy; I've read all his old posts. Do you think he would consider adopting me?

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby firemed » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:31 pm

I am absolutely sure there was an asterisk and 5 point type at the bottom explaining why he wouldn't get the scholly even before he clicked on the link.

Also, taxguy, honestly and seriously: Why didn't your son apply to Cooley? With his GPA he would've had an actual, guaranteed scholarship (1/2 tuition if I remember your sons stats correctly). Also Cooley has a good alumni network (they are remarkably proud) and is better than Florida Coastal. Seriously, they are. And, also, IMO if you can't be famous, be notorious. Better than being nothing.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby taxguy » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:40 pm

He didn't applly to Cooley for several reasons:

First they are renown for horrible grading. This would probably prevent any transfers.

Secondly, he wants to work in Florida. Thus, attending a Florida Law School is probably the better option

Third, he would hate the climate in Michigan.

Fourth, Cooley is actually more expensive, not counting the scholarship, not to mention that he probably wouldn't get much of a scholarship. Thus, if he loses the scholarship,which seems likely based on their grading policy, he might have to pay more than that of other schools.

Believe me , this was well thought out.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby jarofsoup » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:42 pm

Florida Coastal is a for profit. Enough said. Watch the documentary College, Inc. if you want to know how it works.

It does not pull a con...it is a con.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby taxguy » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:44 pm

I understand for profits, thank you. Believe me, although he will have a guaranteed job regardless of which law school he attends, I am hoping he will have other options besides Florida Coastal.

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby prezidentv8 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:46 pm

taxguy wrote:Believe me , this was well thought out.

QFEvidence

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby Magnolia » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:52 pm

taxguy wrote:Secondly, he wants to work in Florida. Thus, attending a Florida Law School is probably the better option


taxguy wrote:I understand for profits, thank you. Believe me, although he will have a guaranteed job regardless of which law school he attends, I am hoping he will have other options besides Florida Coastal.


Serious, non-trolling question: if he has a guaranteed job after graduation and it doesn't matter where he goes to school, why does he need to go to school in Florida?

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Re: Here is an interesting con pulled by Florida Coastal.

Postby dr123 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:55 pm

taxguy wrote:He didn't applly to Cooley for several reasons:

First they are renown for horrible grading. This would probably prevent any transfers.

Secondly, he wants to work in Florida. Thus, attending a Florida Law School is probably the better option

Third, he would hate the climate in Michigan.

Fourth, Cooley is actually more expensive, not counting the scholarship, not to mention that he probably wouldn't get much of a scholarship. Thus, if he loses the scholarship,which seems likely based on their grading policy, he might have to pay more than that of other schools.

Believe me , this was well thought out.


well thought out would be retaking and reapplying to different schools




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