Top Rising 1L Attrition?

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Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby x47point6 » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:09 am

What would keep the best of a given rising 1L class (who are not on scholarships) from transferring to better schools? Does this problem exist or am I not taking something into consideration that would keep it from happening?

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby James Bond » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:11 am

Actually being a good school originally would help, or things like low cost, scholarships, location, etc. I doubt it's as big as a problem as you think it to be though.

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby twert » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:15 am

i think they tend to give those kids scholarships to get them to stay

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby chadwick218 » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:27 am

twert wrote:i think they tend to give those kids scholarships to get them to stay


Perhaps in theory, but many schools are already maxed out in terms of scholarship money ... they would just assume see them walk!

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby Anonymous Loser » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:36 am

Stacking sections, conditioning OCI participation on 2L enrollment, and delayed grade posting.

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:38 am

chadwick218 wrote:
twert wrote:i think they tend to give those kids scholarships to get them to stay


Perhaps in theory, but many schools are already maxed out in terms of scholarship money ... they would just assume see them walk!

I think you mean "just as soon".

And most schools do give scholarship money--to students that threaten to transfer if they don't give any. That way they can keep the students that want to leave without having to spend enormous amounts of money on all the ones that could.

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby James Bond » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:52 am

Anonymous Loser wrote:Stacking sections, conditioning OCI participation on 2L enrollment, and delayed grade posting.


You really had to post that anonymously?

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby Pearalegal » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:54 am

biv0ns wrote:
Anonymous Loser wrote:Stacking sections, conditioning OCI participation on 2L enrollment, and delayed grade posting.


You really had to post that anonymously?


I don't think it was posted anonymously. Check out the full name.

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby James Bond » Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:58 am

Pearalegal wrote:
biv0ns wrote:
Anonymous Loser wrote:Stacking sections, conditioning OCI participation on 2L enrollment, and delayed grade posting.


You really had to post that anonymously?


I don't think it was posted anonymously. Check out the full name.


oh my god... :lol:

self-fail for sure

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby Pearalegal » Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:00 am

Haha, no worries! Just didn't want the person to feel bad!

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Re: Top Rising 1L Attrition?

Postby nealric » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:01 am

Lower ranked schools usually have a net loss. Really low ranked schools (Cooley et. al.) will often have mass-departures post 1L from both academic attrition and transfers.
Higher ranked schools usually have a net gain.

Some schools will offer scholarship money. Here at GULC, I had a friend who applied to transfer (actually slightly down in rankings for location and cost reasons). When he told the school about his plans, they offered him a scholarship in the amount of the tuition difference. He stayed.




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