Wait List = No Scholarship?

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GoingForGold
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Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby GoingForGold » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:42 pm

Is it assumed that if you get in off the wait list you will be paying sticker?

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Davidbentley
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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby Davidbentley » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:46 pm

Generally, but I know of people at a few of the T14 who have gotten a little DAP.

GoingForGold
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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby GoingForGold » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:51 pm

DAP?

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Presidentjlh
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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby Presidentjlh » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:00 pm

It's only logical that you're not likely to get a scholarship. Unless you're in really early off WL, you're basically a second option, last in the bunch. It's not impossible to get a scholarship, just unlikely.

For example, GW let me in off WL, so I'm doubting I get a scholly out of there.

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby wannabelawstudent » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:06 pm

Well....I know quite a few splitters that got big money off the waitlist. If a school needs you to reach a median, then they'll shell out some cash. But if you're a normal borderline app.....probably not.

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby Incubateus » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:13 pm

I got in off the wait list last year. 50% scholly

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby bp shinners » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:40 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:Well....I know quite a few splitters that got big money off the waitlist. If a school needs you to reach a median, then they'll shell out some cash. But if you're a normal borderline app.....probably not.


This. You might become desirable later in the application cycle because of the way the numbers work out. If by that time you've already been accepted to some other schools, possibly with $$$, you're more likely to be offered money when they pull you off the WL.

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby PRgradBYU » Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:11 pm

Incubateus wrote:I got in off the wait list last year. 50% scholly


What school?

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby cinephile » Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:16 pm

It depends.

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby wannabelawstudent » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:41 am

bp shinners wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:Well....I know quite a few splitters that got big money off the waitlist. If a school needs you to reach a median, then they'll shell out some cash. But if you're a normal borderline app.....probably not.


This. You might become desirable later in the application cycle because of the way the numbers work out. If by that time you've already been accepted to some other schools, possibly with $$$, you're more likely to be offered money when they pull you off the WL.

Yeah OP, speaking to this point, Minnesota appeared to be shooting for a 167 LSAT median accepting EVERYONE 167+ and waitlisting 166s. But this last week it appears they've settled for a 166 and haven accepted some 166s off the waitlist with full rides.

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby dkb17xzx » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:53 am

depends...got in last year from a wait list with 85% scholly

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby mr.hands » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:53 am

This used to be the consensus. I know a number of people who got money from the waitlist, from schools in the 7-14 range to TT

With applications being down, I think schools are much more willing to throw some cash at applicants

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:49 am

dkb17xzx wrote:depends...got in last year from a wait list with 85% scholly


same here got in off the WL and got 105k

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Re: Wait List = No Scholarship?

Postby Nickg415 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:53 am

Does WL constitute YPing? If so I would guess that those that were WLed as a product of YPing could get some money, otherwise scholarship money for WLed people should be considered the exception unless the school is hurting for applicants (very possible)




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