How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

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How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby redgreenpaper » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:27 pm

Just curious. Is it from loans, parents, salary from a couple of years, etc?

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby SA1928 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:44 pm

Planning on all loans unfortunately :( Unless some very nice school wants to pay for me to study there!

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby mrloblaw » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:46 pm

I think the most common answers are going to be (1) loans, and (2) assuming a new name and moving to a country with weak/no ties to the U.S.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby random5483 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:48 pm

Mainly loans. Some grants (from law school I transferred to). Good portion of 1L tution covered by scholarship. Also using some money I saved during three years of pre-law school work.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby desertlaw » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:13 pm

Mom and Dad for the most part since my undergrad at staTTTe university was free.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:21 pm

Loans and hopefully some 2L SA salary, unless NU feels like giving me any scholarship money. :?

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby whuts4lunch » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:21 pm

scholarship + savings + parents + small amt. subsidized stafford loans

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Grizz » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:26 pm

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redgreenpaper
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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby redgreenpaper » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:40 pm

A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Metaread » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:47 pm

How is law school in Canada compared to law school in the States? Is it worth the lower price? U.S. law schools are so freaking expensive, maybe I should have gone to Canada too.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby SilverE2 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:09 pm

Well, hopefully salary. I couldn't burden my parents to pay for my law school considering they paid for undergrad (well, living expenses, because school was free), but I assume that if shit goes really bad, they'll help me make loan payments until I can get on my feet.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby KremeCheez » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:22 pm

Panhandling mostly...

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby kapital98 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:31 pm

5/6th loans. 1/6th need-based grant.

If everything goes well IBR + my schools "IBR"-esque program.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:07 pm

redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.
So you made this thread to gloat, then?

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby mrloblaw » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:24 am

rinkrat19 wrote:
redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.
So you made this thread to gloat, then?


I certainly hope not. Gloating that you live in Canada, so you can get cheap law school tuition, is sort of like gloating that you're a double amputee, so you can get these neat hooks where your hands used to be.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:27 am

redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.

How nice for you. Too bad all Canadian law schools are TTTs.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Antilles Haven » Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:32 am

rinkrat19 wrote:
redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.
So you made this thread to gloat, then?

Not sure why though, considering he's still a freshman in college.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby shock259 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:23 am

scholarship + savings + parents + instate = $0

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Yeshia90 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:34 am

Loans (and any potential merit-based scholarship) will pay for tuition, books, everything else under the academic umbrella, but family said they'd offset living costs. Good guys, they are.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby istara » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:01 pm

Loans + rich boyfriend..

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:02 pm

Loans, scholly? and hopefully my fiancee will be able to eliminate COL loans

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby lhess218 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:04 pm

Stripper tips.

Am I kidding? Who knows.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Fedorov91 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:32 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.

How nice for you. Too bad all Canadian law schools are TTTs.


If all the schools were the same tier, then technically there wouldnt be a tier system?

Parents...

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:04 pm

Fedorov91 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.

How nice for you. Too bad all Canadian law schools are TTTs.


If all the schools were the same tier, then technically there wouldnt be a tier system?

Parents...

TTT doesn't refer to being in the third tier, it refers to have the qualities of a third tier shithole.

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Re: How did you pay for/are going to pay for law school?

Postby Fedorov91 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:24 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Fedorov91 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
redgreenpaper wrote:A lot of you guys saying that you are relying on loans makes me happy I'm in Canada where law school is SO much cheaper and I can rely on a loan from my parents.

How nice for you. Too bad all Canadian law schools are TTTs.


If all the schools were the same tier, then technically there wouldnt be a tier system?

Parents...

TTT doesn't refer to being in the third tier, it refers to have the qualities of a third tier shithole.


Schools aren't terribly restrictive based on geography. Usually people go where they want to live, but look at the big firms the students will be mostly from that cities school - but also some from across the nation.




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