New Dean at Case is Awesome

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Caps1029
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New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby Caps1029 » Mon May 09, 2011 7:38 pm

The new dean at case just sent out this email:

"As you all know, we have initiated a policy whereby students awarded scholarships lose that financial aid if their GPAs drop below stated minima. As of June 1, when I officially take office, that policy will be suspended indefinitely for all currently enrolled students and all newly admitted students. Just to be clear, this means that students will keep their scholarships for as long as they remain students in good standing. Of course I encourage all students to work hard and to do as well in law school as they can!"


This is super nice because this past year Case gave scholarships to over %90 of class and significant money to most students. So, you can imagine how things looked when the students realized more than half the students' funding would be lost because of the curve. Dean Mitchell made everything right though, as his first act as dean. He definitely just bought all the students' support.

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joemoviebuff
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby joemoviebuff » Mon May 09, 2011 7:39 pm

This is good.

HyeMart
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby HyeMart » Tue May 10, 2011 1:52 am

class move

grash
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby grash » Tue May 10, 2011 8:59 am

All this means is next year there will be far fewer scholarships awarded.

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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby Bumi » Tue May 10, 2011 9:20 am

grash wrote:All this means is next year there will be far fewer scholarships awarded.

Good. I wouldn't want my education to be financed on the broken dreams of my classmates.

Building my financial future on other people's broken dreams can wait until AFTER I graduate from law school.

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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby Moxie » Tue May 10, 2011 9:41 am

HyeMart wrote:class move

grash
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby grash » Tue May 10, 2011 12:54 pm

Bumi wrote:
grash wrote:All this means is next year there will be far fewer scholarships awarded.

Good. I wouldn't want my education to be financed on the broken dreams of my classmates.

Building my financial future on other people's broken dreams can wait until AFTER I graduate from law school.


Hey - building a path towards your future starts today!

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Bildungsroman
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby Bildungsroman » Tue May 10, 2011 12:58 pm

Class move. Maybe recent coverage of scholarship stipulations will make other schools realize they can't shaft their students as well.

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minnbills
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby minnbills » Tue May 10, 2011 5:53 pm

Great PR move.

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mpj_3050
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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby mpj_3050 » Tue May 10, 2011 6:01 pm

Definitely doing this admitted class a solid. Case still would've left me with about 120k so unfortunately had to withdraw even though I liked the place.

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Re: New Dean at Case is Awesome

Postby bport hopeful » Tue May 10, 2011 6:04 pm

Not for nothing, but their stips were pretty light before, and even allowed for half schollies if you fell below the stip. I got the email, still not going. Also, if youre in the bottom half or third of your class, taking the money from you and forcing you out might be a favor. But yeah, good for those of you who benefit from this.




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