UChicago 2011

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rundoxierun
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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby rundoxierun » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:26 pm

ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Zatarra » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:32 pm

105k here. I feel like a slightly crazy person for actually typing it out, but, yeah, I don't think that's enough to budge from S or H (and the Y candle of hope still burns...)

(out of curiosity, of those who got these large but not full-ride awards, did you have an interview with Karla Vargas? She interviewed me regarding a 'large award' a week or two ago, and I'm wondering if I flubbed that and missed out on a Rubenstein. Ah well -- makes decisions less complicated!)

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Muenchen » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:33 pm

*furiously refreshes his e-mail*

I'm freaking out a little bit cause this is the last piece of the puzzle.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby 4102011 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:36 pm

Good luck guys!! I'm still in shock haha

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby hoopla14 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:44 pm

tkgrrett wrote:ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.


Where to then? H?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby apple1234 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:10 pm

Anyone else update to 2/14? This is my second UR date, I believe.....

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Muenchen
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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Muenchen » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:37 pm

Just got my scholarship offer of $45,000. I'm a little disappointed in it actually. Meh...

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby TLSNYC » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:38 pm

Muenchen wrote:Just got my scholarship offer of $45,000. I'm a little disappointed in it actually. Meh...


That seems a bit low for someone with your stats/profile. You have a right to be disappointed, especially considering that their Rubenstein money was expected to free up more money for others

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Muenchen » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:44 pm

TLSNYC wrote:
Muenchen wrote:Just got my scholarship offer of $45,000. I'm a little disappointed in it actually. Meh...


That seems a bit low for someone with your stats/profile. You have a right to be disappointed, especially considering that their Rubenstein money was expected to free up more money for others


Yeah, I mean you can't really get all "woe is me" with money offers at T6, but I was hoping for more than than to make it easier to turn down T20 full rides. This leaves me a little soured.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby chasgoose » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:46 pm

Does this mean that there is going to be no money left for those still UR? I just went UR on 2/9 and while I don't assume I would get in/even get a scholarship if I got in, I would be annoyed to know that there is nothing left for us :(

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby WhatSarahSaid » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:48 pm

Just got offered $25k a year. Pretty psyched.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby WarioLaw » Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:50 pm

UC, making it rain! Were all of those offered money from the 01/10 admit group? Just want to see if I have been left in the cold or if 02/10 admits may have offers coming.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby ExpectLess » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:07 pm

66k here. Considering that amounts to nearly half tuition, a tempting offer... If no HYS, then maybe hello C? :mrgreen:

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby TLSNYC » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:08 pm

WarioLaw wrote:UC, making it rain! Were all of those offered money from the 01/10 admit group? Just want to see if I have been left in the cold or if 02/10 admits may have offers coming.


I'm in the 01/10 group and have not yet received an offer. Hoping for one soon! :D

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Weirdlog » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:10 pm

dulcatis wrote:Holy shit. I'm RD, just got my financial aid email. 90k???


Dulc, I got the same offer--I'm actually really thrilled about it. Still waiting on H and S, although I think I'd take the money over Columbia at face value.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby rundoxierun » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:11 pm

hoopla14 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.


Where to then? H?


No idea.. Im honestly still a little shocked. I expected at least 6 figures. 40k/yr wouldve probably immediately ended my cycle for UChi. I will get basically an equivalent offer from H so I really dont have much a choice. I guess its down to darrow vs. H unless I get stanford or AnBryce then Im basically back to square 1.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:16 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
hoopla14 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.


Where to then? H?


No idea.. Im honestly still a little shocked. I expected at least 6 figures. 40k/yr wouldve probably immediately ended my cycle for UChi. I will get basically an equivalent offer from H so I really dont have much a choice. I guess its down to darrow vs. H unless I get stanford or AnBryce then Im basically back to square 1.


I'm pretty sure you can apply for schollys to make up for that 10k a year they "stiffed" you for. I know of 2 right now that are 30k schollys (10k per year) for URMs. Don't give up hope on C just yet.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Hey-O » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:18 pm

60K for all three years. It's okay. I'm not psyched but I'm not sobbing either. It's a little better than 'meh'.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Hey-O » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:19 pm

RJ127 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:
hoopla14 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.


Where to then? H?


No idea.. Im honestly still a little shocked. I expected at least 6 figures. 40k/yr wouldve probably immediately ended my cycle for UChi. I will get basically an equivalent offer from H so I really dont have much a choice. I guess its down to darrow vs. H unless I get stanford or AnBryce then Im basically back to square 1.


I'm pretty sure you can apply for schollys to make up for that 10k a year they "stiffed" you for. I know of 2 right now that are 30k schollys (10k per year) for URMs. Don't give up hope on C just yet.


Really? Are this UChi scholarships or others?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Verisimi » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:20 pm

Are these offers still rolling in? Nothin' here yet.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby ExpectLess » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:20 pm

Hey-O wrote:60K for all three years. It's okay. I'm not psyched but I'm not sobbing either. It's a little better than 'meh'.


Congrats. I'd PM you but can't. For comparative reasons, stats? (And feel free to PM me.)

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:25 pm

Hey-O wrote: Really? Are this UChi scholarships or others?


Outside schollys. I just did a quick Google search for URM schollys and found some nice ones that I plan to apply for this weekend.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby dbrddr » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:25 pm

Verisimi wrote:Are these offers still rolling in? Nothin' here yet.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Hey-O » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:27 pm

ExpectLess wrote:
Hey-O wrote:60K for all three years. It's okay. I'm not psyched but I'm not sobbing either. It's a little better than 'meh'.


Congrats. I'd PM you but can't. For comparative reasons, stats? (And feel free to PM me.)


I think you can PM me now.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby sarahlawg » Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:35 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
hoopla14 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:ehh just got the 90k offer too. Not happening. Will be withdrawing.


Where to then? H?


No idea.. Im honestly still a little shocked. I expected at least 6 figures. 40k/yr wouldve probably immediately ended my cycle for UChi. I will get basically an equivalent offer from H so I really dont have much a choice. I guess its down to darrow vs. H unless I get stanford or AnBryce then Im basically back to square 1.


is UChi not open to negotiation?




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