T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

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T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby username101 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:03 am

include why- debt averse? job market?

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby helix23 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:48 am

You haven't given enough information for your particular situation, but I think most will argue that nothing below T14 is worth sticker (some also argue that most of the T14 aren't worth sticker). The amount of debt you'll have paired with the few opportunities to service that debt make it a bad investment.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby dingbat » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:15 am

username101 wrote:include why- debt averse? job market?

75% scholly - no T2 is worth full price (note that some state schools have discounted tuition, so if you're talking a cheap state school at sticker vs an expensive T3 at scholly, the T2 might make more sense)

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby nickb285 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:46 pm

Really depends on the schools, and to a lesser extent on where you want to practice. If you're talking Wyoming with a scholly versus Brooklyn at sticker, Wyoming is a vastly better deal (assuming you don't mind living in Wyoming). If you're talking Kentucky sticker versus New York Law School at 75%, go to Kentucky (assuming you don't mind living in Kentucky).

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby shock259 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:39 pm

Why do you want to go to law school?

But regardless of your reason, T2 at sticker is basically financial suicide. So don't do that.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Nova » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:21 pm

scholarship stttipulations??

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Lawquacious » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:27 pm

Nova wrote:scholarship stttipulations??



:lol:

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Kikero » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:30 pm

Neither.

If you are absolutely insistent on going to law school with those options, I'd say take the T3 w/ scholly, because at the end of the day, you'll be unemployed with less debt.

But let me say again:

Neither.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby dingbat » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:58 pm

Unless the T2 is BYU, it's dicey

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby buddyt » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:37 pm

dingbat wrote:Unless the T2 is BYU, it's dicey


BYU is T1.

The correct answer to the question in the OP is neither, retake, etc. Unless the T3 is the premier law school in a particular region in which the OP hopes to work. I can't think of any schools that fit that category, but I'm just throwing it out there as a remote possibility.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby dingbat » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:10 pm

buddytyler wrote:
dingbat wrote:Unless the T2 is BYU, it's dicey


BYU is T1.

The correct answer to the question in the OP is neither, retake, etc. Unless the T3 is the premier law school in a particular region in which the OP hopes to work. I can't think of any schools that fit that category, but I'm just throwing it out there as a remote possibility.

North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, for starters

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Nova » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:40 pm

dingbat wrote:
buddytyler wrote:
dingbat wrote:Unless the T2 is BYU, it's dicey


BYU is T1.

The correct answer to the question in the OP is neither, retake, etc. Unless the T3 is the premier law school in a particular region in which the OP hopes to work. I can't think of any schools that fit that category, but I'm just throwing it out there as a remote possibility.

North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, for starters


Texas Tech too.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby buddyt » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:33 pm

Nova wrote:
dingbat wrote:North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, for starters


Texas Tech too.


Touché.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby law2015 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:38 pm

Retake the lsat and reapply, if not then take the scholly.

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby eric922 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:18 pm

Nova wrote:
dingbat wrote:
buddytyler wrote:
dingbat wrote:Unless the T2 is BYU, it's dicey


BYU is T1.

The correct answer to the question in the OP is neither, retake, etc. Unless the T3 is the premier law school in a particular region in which the OP hopes to work. I can't think of any schools that fit that category, but I'm just throwing it out there as a remote possibility.

North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, for starters


Texas Tech too.

How does Texas Tech compete with UT Austin?

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Nova » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:22 pm

eric922 wrote:How does Texas Tech compete with UT Austin?


Within the region, they dont really have to, because the vast majority of UT grads dont want to work in West Texas.

But, i mean, when it comes to Dallas/Houston/Austin/San Antonio... UT >>>>>>> UH/SMU/B >>> TT all day

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Re: T2 sticker or T3 75% merit scholarship?

Postby Robespierre » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:00 pm

Don't go to a T2 at sticker unless you are getting very cheap in-state tuition, you have a chunk of the living expenses covered, and the school places well in its region.

Don't go to a T3 with a 75% scholarship unless the scholly has no stipulations, you have living expenses covered, and the school places well within its region.




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