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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

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Anyone else have problems logging into the housing application website?

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby mraemorris » Thu May 21, 2015 9:12 pm

zacharus85 wrote:
Hand wrote:
zacharus85 wrote:There are definitely sections 3 and 7. I seem to recall meeting/hearing about sections 1,2, and 4.

Pretty sure there is no section 6.


WHY LORD WHY so confusing
Welcome to GULC!


Section 3 = Curriculum B (only B section)
Section 6 = Transfer Students, but not really relevant since after year one, only used for admin purposes
Section 7 = PT (like me, pm if you have questions!)

Also, someone asked earlier what PT students think about Curriculum B. Curriculum B is only available in the full time program, so we don't choose.

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

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What pt year are you mrae?

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby motoman92 » Thu May 21, 2015 10:39 pm

just submitted my blue application, and I have some questions hopefully someone ITT can answer:

Do we need to complete a Grad Plus and Federal Stafford loan application on studentloans.gov in addition to counseling?

What is the deal with these promissory notes? Do we need to worry about this?

Can the loan amounts we are eligible to receive be modified prior to disbursement? As in, if I am eligible for $30,000 in Staff loans, but only need $15,000, can I reduce the amount distributed before disbursement. This is how it worked at my undergrad, wondering about the process at GULC.

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby supersplittysplitter » Fri May 22, 2015 11:25 am

So is the blue application how we officially adjust our loan amounts? Or do we accept/ adjust our loans on myaccess or elsewhere? Because I really would like to decrease the amount of grad PLUS loans I'm taking out...

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby kray » Fri May 22, 2015 11:30 am

(what is the blue application?)

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby kray » Fri May 22, 2015 11:34 am

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kray wrote:(what is the blue application?)

https://www.law.georgetown.edu/admissio ... New-JD.cfm

ETA. scroll down to the bottom. Also click "Complete Loan Documents" - the steps there are more specific than what's on myAccess.


Thanks Gray!

They definitely make this as complicated as possible.

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby supersplittysplitter » Fri May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Also why don't any of these things have deadlines? it would be nice if I actually knew when I had to do all of this annoying financial aid stuff...

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby Hand » Fri May 22, 2015 11:49 am

Gray wrote:
motoman92 wrote:
Gray wrote:Also what about the counseling requirements? I did them like a month ago and it's still showing as "requested."

Have any of you seen a change there?


three weeks for me and still nothing. Glad I'm not the only one!

For this, it's the MPN that's required not the counseling. I finished that this morning and it's already been processed.


ehh what's the MPN?

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby Hand » Fri May 22, 2015 11:56 am

buckiguy_sucks wrote:Can I just put all this off until like mid June


When they don't say you can't the answer is "yes" I'm pretty sure

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby Hand » Fri May 22, 2015 11:56 am

Gray wrote:
Hand wrote:ehh what's the MPN?

Master Promissory Note

THANKS for that GULC whisperer

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby kray » Fri May 22, 2015 11:57 am

There are also a few steps that GULC just never tells you about. If you're borrowing GradPLUS, you have to actually apply for it through the student loans site. I didn't notice that until just now when I was doing my MPNs.

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby GULCPerson » Fri May 22, 2015 12:42 pm

One thing to consider that I wish someone had told me: you can return any disbursed money from Stafford or GradPLUS within 120 days for no penalty. They reduce your loans by the returned amount and also reduce your fees proportionately. It's as if you never took that out in the first place. Nobody at Georgetown ever mentioned this, but I was able to do it through my loan servicer without issue.

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby Hand » Fri May 22, 2015 1:34 pm

Hand wrote:
buckiguy_sucks wrote:Can I just put all this off until like mid June


When they don't say you can't the answer is "yes" I'm pretty sure

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Also, per the discussion a page or so ago, they also don't appear to be in a hurry to, you know, confirm that you've submitted your stuff, so I wouldn't worry about it right now

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Re: Georgetown Law Class of 2018

Postby Hand » Fri May 22, 2015 1:34 pm

GULCPerson wrote:One thing to consider that I wish someone had told me: you can return any disbursed money from Stafford or GradPLUS within 120 days for no penalty. They reduce your loans by the returned amount and also reduce your fees proportionately. It's as if you never took that out in the first place. Nobody at Georgetown ever mentioned this, but I was able to do it through my loan servicer without issue.


good to know, thanks

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