MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

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chrislee012
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MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby chrislee012 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:49 pm

So, my goal is to stay and practice in Georgia, and i've gotten acceptances from 3 schools. Michigan St would be little to no scholarship and USC would be probably the same. I could go to Mercer for half scholly. I've applied to GSU and Emory as well, but i doubt i'd get in to the latter and am unlikely with the former. Thanks guys, i appreciate any and all input. :)

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Lumieres » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:51 pm

Wait for georgia state.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Nova » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:53 pm

Retake in June to get into UGA/Emory/G St

No school outside the T14 is worth sticker price.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby chrislee012 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:57 pm

thanks for the input you guys, i greatly appreciate it. retaking is out of the question.. i took the test 3 times, scoring between 153-158 all 3 times.. i am a terrible test taker, i get so nervous that i cant sleep the night before. sucks, if only i could score even 5 points below my PT. anyways, my goal isnt to become an incredibly well off attorney, i just love working with the law. i would be able to graduate from mercer with <50k in debt

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Pumpkin_Pie » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:39 pm

Have you tried negotiating with Mercer? Only go there if it's free.

I think Georgia State's your best option though. Hopefully that works out.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby dr123 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:10 pm

If you had the numbers to get into USC, I'd imagine you'll probably get a sizable scholly at MSU.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby chrislee012 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:21 pm

yeah... thats the thing, i dont know why MSU doesnt seem to like me.. maybe its because im out of state or something. i requested more money from Mercer, but without many other scholarship offers its pretty hard to leverage any money. they upped my scholly from around 14.5 to half tuition which is like 18k. i understand GSU is my best bet, but i honestly hate the school. i was an undergrad there for 2 years and transferred to another university. everything from the campus to the administration is just shabby. the rankings and prospects are just enticing... thanks for the input again my friends

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby dr123 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:42 pm

I dunno, if you can get into USC (assuming your numbers are around their median) you should be looking at a full ride at MSU and probably GSU too.

ETA: Did you apply to UGa or Vandy?

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:53 pm

You're talking about South Carolina USC right?

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:47 pm

Don't go to Michigan State.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Dr. Dre » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:49 pm

Nova wrote:No school outside the T14 T3 is worth sticker price.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby chrislee012 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:29 am

yeah, south carolina. GSUs medians are higher than SC. and im under second review at GSU... so i dont think ill be getting in, unfortunately. so im left with these options. i was rejected from UGA and never bothered to apply to vandy.

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby eav1277 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:34 am

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:You're talking about South Carolina USC right?


Def talking about south carolina. Cus he says GSU medians are higher. I thought USC as in Southern California also.

In the US, if you say SC, do people automatically think of CA or South Carolina? i'm from CA so everyone thinks of the Trojans.
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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby Dmini7 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:36 am

chrislee012 wrote:yeah, south carolina. GSUs medians are higher than SC. and im under second review at GSU... so i dont think ill be getting in, unfortunately. so im left with these options. i was rejected from UGA and never bothered to apply to vandy.


The other dude thought you mean University of Southern California. Hence the confusion as to why you were not being offered any money. What is your gpa? Is that at least above the medians at the schools you applied too?

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby chrislee012 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:20 am

GPA is a 3.4.. nothing to boast. sorry for the confusion everyone, south carolina is the school in reference

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Re: MSU, Mercer $$$, or USC

Postby CO2016YEAH » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:50 am

chrislee012 wrote:yeah, south carolina. GSUs medians are higher than SC. and im under second review at GSU... so i dont think ill be getting in, unfortunately. so im left with these options. i was rejected from UGA and never bothered to apply to vandy.


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