RZ5646 wrote:MarkfromWI wrote:The reason TLS can be so disheartening to people who apply with poor numbers is because most of those people can't go running to mommy and daddy for $250k for full tuition. It's not getting in that's the hard part (especially in today's market); it's the inability to get enough of a scholarship where it's not financial suicide is why most people should not go to LS with poor numbers.
This is the issue. Especially with falling medians, getting into a T14 doesn't seem to be that difficult for moderately intelligent and hard-working students. The challenge is getting in with enough of a scholarship to not be a debt slave for decades.
This is a little hyperbolic.