How did you pay?

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How did you finance your law school education?

Paid sticker with my own savings
6
3%
Parents paid stick for me
8
4%
Paid sticker with some loans
29
16%
Partial scholarship + savings
9
5%
Partial scholarship + parents
12
7%
Partial scholarship + loans
71
39%
Full-ride + savings for living expenses
7
4%
Full-ride + parents for living expenses
8
4%
Full-ride + loans for living expenses
22
12%
Full-ride + stipend
8
4%
 
Total votes: 180

cl101
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How did you pay?

Postby cl101 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:06 am

How did you pay for law school? I'm just trying to get an idea of how people actually swing the huge cost of a law degree. Obviously some people who go K-JD may have their parents pay for law school, but I'm assuming the vast majority are using savings, loans, etc. How did/how do you plan to finance your education?

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nickb285
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby nickb285 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:05 am

Partial scholarship + loans + savings + parents.

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jbagelboy
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:08 pm

nickb285 wrote:Partial scholarship + loans + savings + parents.


+1 except no parents

Most ppl so savings/scholarship/loan, so none of the above

PRgradBYU
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby PRgradBYU » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:07 am

Partial need-based scholarship + loans + SO working + savings.

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hephaestus
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby hephaestus » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:11 am

jbagelboy wrote:
nickb285 wrote:Partial scholarship + loans + savings + parents.


+1 except no parents

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rinkrat19
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:17 am

Partial scholarship + small inheritance + loans

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zozin
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby zozin » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:19 am

1/3 scholarship, 2/3 loans, and parts of my soul.

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ScottRiqui
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby ScottRiqui » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:57 am

GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program

LgllyBlnde
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby LgllyBlnde » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:03 am

zozin wrote:1/3 scholarship, 2/3 loans, and parts of my soul.

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North
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby North » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:15 am

100% loans and soul because I am a splitter and a poor.

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Devlin
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby Devlin » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:24 am

nickb285 wrote:Partial scholarship + loans + savings + parents.

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rinkrat19
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:28 am

A "check all that apply" poll would be better for this.

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lawschoolwoohoo
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby lawschoolwoohoo » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:53 am

Over 1/2 scholarship+savings=tuition
Family paying cost of living (car, apartment, food)
Personal savings paying for luxury (going out with friends, hair, nails, shopping)

I think we can all figure out from that breakdown that I'm going out like never and my wardrobe isn't getting updated until graduation haha

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danitt
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby danitt » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:59 am

ImNoScar wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:
nickb285 wrote:Partial scholarship + loans + savings + parents.


+1 except no parents

And not that much savings either tbh. They're more like rainy day savings for when things get bad enough that I consider selling my eggs to survive.

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Nova
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby Nova » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:06 pm

Scholarship + loans

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FKASunny
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby FKASunny » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:23 pm

LgllyBlnde wrote:
zozin wrote:1/3 scholarship, 2/3 loans, and parts of my soul.

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AlanShore
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby AlanShore » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:44 pm

scholarship + so working + savings + parents

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Nova
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby Nova » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:02 pm

SO support would be cluch

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TheThriller
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby TheThriller » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:10 pm

scholarship + trust

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thewaves
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby thewaves » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:23 pm

People have their SO help pay? Unless you're married, I didn't think this was that common.

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Nova
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby Nova » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:27 pm

thewaves wrote:People have their SO help pay? Unless you're married, I didn't think this was that common.

Probably just COL. I have a notable amount of classmates who live with their SO that has a FT job.

Im guessing most SOs who would do that have to think theyre on the marriage track and are thus investing in their future spouse.

And then theres always this http://abovethelaw.com/2013/01/why-take ... ugar-baby/

LgllyBlnde
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby LgllyBlnde » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:52 pm

Nova wrote:And then theres always this http://abovethelaw.com/2013/01/why-take ... ugar-baby/


I'm seriously considering this...

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kay2016
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby kay2016 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:33 pm

Nova wrote:
thewaves wrote:People have their SO help pay? Unless you're married, I didn't think this was that common.

Probably just COL. I have a notable amount of classmates who live with their SO that has a FT job.

Im guessing most SOs who would do that have to think theyre on the marriage track and are thus investing in their future spouse.

And then theres always this http://abovethelaw.com/2013/01/why-take ... ugar-baby/



I'll be living with my SO and so part of my COL will be split with him, but thats all I would expect.. Would never ask for tuition help or anything like that.

arklaw13
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby arklaw13 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:24 pm

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FKASunny
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Re: How did you pay?

Postby FKASunny » Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:26 pm

Dylanlj13 wrote:Full tuition scholarship with a small stipend. Living expanses will be covered by my wife and our savings will cover anything left over. I'll graduate debt free from a T20.

WUSTL?




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