Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

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Rayjay
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Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby Rayjay » Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:54 am

Can anyone provide me with some input. I have a full ride to Villanova. On the other hand I got 10,000/yr from BC and would have to pay full price at BU and GW. I am also still waiting to hear back from Cornell.

It would be nice to graduate with no debt, but BU, BC and GW have higher reputations. Any opinions would be appreciated

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby vebode01 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:48 pm

BC

imisscollege
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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby imisscollege » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:08 pm

bc seems to be the obvious choice here

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby tram988 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:08 pm

bc :)

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby mikeyp » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:13 pm

depends on where/what you want to practice, but pending a response to those questions, i'd say bc.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby Rayjay » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:47 pm

I forgot to mention that I am from Philadelphia and would like to ultimately settle here as well.

BC does still seem like a good choice though

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby painsinmysides » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:48 pm

BU is probably the best of those schools.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby mikeyp » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:18 pm

Rayjay wrote:I forgot to mention that I am from Philadelphia and would like to ultimately settle here as well.

BC does still seem like a good choice though

it will be easier to stay in philadelphia by going to villanova, and save you a bundle of money. besides, if you do well at villanova, you'll essentially have your choice of job in philly.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby r6_philly » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:10 pm

If you want to remain in Philly and you can commute (and save on COL) then I vote nova.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby jimicornerstone » Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:13 pm

I'd think If you have the numbers for a full ride at Nova then there's a good chance you'll do well enough there to place high enough to compete for any Philly job as well as if not better than you would with a BC JD.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby manbearwig » Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:14 pm

Rayjay wrote:I forgot to mention that I am from Philadelphia and would like to ultimately settle here as well.

BC does still seem like a good choice though


From what I've read, Philly's job market can be pretty insular. Nova's your best bet for getting a job in Philly.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby nycsoul87 » Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:55 pm

You should've mentioned that u want to stay in philly earlier...

Go with Villanova- what are the stipulations to keep ur full scholly?

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby jlnoa0915 » Fri Apr 02, 2010 5:01 pm

If you want to stay in Philly Nova for sure, take the low debt, it will leave you with so much more freedom than the other schools.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby Rayjay » Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:43 pm

nycsoul87 wrote:You should've mentioned that u want to stay in philly earlier...

Go with Villanova- what are the stipulations to keep ur full scholly?


stipulations are that I must maintain a 3.2.

I guess Villanova would be the obvious choice except I am not really sure what I want to do. I could see myself working in a Philly firm and hating it. I just want to have options.

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Re: Villanova (Full Ride) vs. BU, BC or GW

Postby jp0094 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:21 pm

No Temple offer?




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