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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:24 am

leidice wrote:
Barbie wrote:
leidice wrote:Just submitted my RSVP to Academic Scholars Day! I am living in Tally now, so if anyone wants to go drink afterwards, I'd be more than willing to help show you around the good bars here :)


What about Thursday night? :D


Haha, Thursday works too!


ok good! I want to see if some of the law students will show some of us prospective students to one of their favorite bars... (cough, he Sean Bateman....)

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Sandro » Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:30 am

Yea I'm debating on getting a hotel for Friday night - I don't want to just sit around with nothing to do if everyone goes home after the event , though :o

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby llaw2011 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:57 am

What are the scholarship offers you have rcvd for FSU? What are you LSAT/GPA scores. I am trying to decide if I should retake the LSAT and push off Law School for a year to have the opportunity of a scholarship. Thank you for your help!

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby mteevin » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:32 pm

I just received my scholarship application in via e-mail, and had some questions for those of you who have been offered money:

What boxes did you check? What kind of things did you write, if any, in the large boxes on the final page? I'm just trying to get a feel for what's needed to get some $$$.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby cr1stina » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:37 pm

mteevin wrote:I just received my scholarship application in via e-mail, and had some questions for those of you who have been offered money:

What boxes did you check? What kind of things did you write, if any, in the large boxes on the final page? I'm just trying to get a feel for what's needed to get some $$$.


I just received the same and was wondering the same. Specifically regarding the "Diversity Enhancement" part. I want to check the box but besides saying "uhh...im cuban?" I don't know what to put!

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:56 pm

mteevin wrote:I just received my scholarship application in via e-mail, and had some questions for those of you who have been offered money:

What boxes did you check? What kind of things did you write, if any, in the large boxes on the final page? I'm just trying to get a feel for what's needed to get some $$$.


I checked the merit box and wrote a little something about government law as I had done an extensive internship with the courts last year, but I highly doubt it had done anything. The scholarship I received was strictly a merit-based one. I believe those far and away comprise most of the $$$ given out.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:01 pm

cr1stina wrote:
mteevin wrote:I just received my scholarship application in via e-mail, and had some questions for those of you who have been offered money:

What boxes did you check? What kind of things did you write, if any, in the large boxes on the final page? I'm just trying to get a feel for what's needed to get some $$$.


I just received the same and was wondering the same. Specifically regarding the "Diversity Enhancement" part. I want to check the box but besides saying "uhh...im cuban?" I don't know what to put!


Just be honest. Check boxes you are only SERIOUSLY interested in. Obviously check merit. Diversity is pretty simple-- think about what you wrote for your diversity statements for law school admissions. Now summarize it.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby mteevin » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:02 pm

Thanks, heat & barbie.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby NCtoDC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 4:45 pm

Barbie wrote:
leidice wrote:
Barbie wrote:
leidice wrote:Just submitted my RSVP to Academic Scholars Day! I am living in Tally now, so if anyone wants to go drink afterwards, I'd be more than willing to help show you around the good bars here :)


What about Thursday night? :D


Haha, Thursday works too!


ok good! I want to see if some of the law students will show some of us prospective students to one of their favorite bars... (cough, he Sean Bateman....)


I want to be a part of this party :-)

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Feb 03, 2011 4:53 pm

Booking my hotel for Thursday and Friday night. I will be leaving early on Thursday and stopping by Gainesville during the day and making an informal visit before getting to Tallahassee that night. (Not sure why I am giving my itinerary, but w/e) I'd definitely be up for meeting up Thursday (and Friday?) night for some drinks before getting my free t-shirts. Should be fun.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby mteevin » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:00 pm

guhhh...i wish we didn't have to be at the COL at 9am. probably don't want to meet the dean hungover.

also, i find it funny that attorneys have a much higher incidence of alcoholism than the general population...and we're talking about where we're going to go out during scholar's weekend. we should be terrific lawyers.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby NCtoDC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:02 pm

mteevin wrote:Thanks, heat & barbie.


Were you able to actually type in the scholly PDF file ?

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby mteevin » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:10 pm

NCtoDC wrote:
mteevin wrote:Thanks, heat & barbie.


Were you able to actually type in the scholly PDF file ?


Yeah, I was, but your mileage may vary. I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro at work, which is like a $450 piece of software. Alternatively, you could print it, fill it out, scan it and e-mail to scholarships@law.fsu.edu.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby NCtoDC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:13 pm

mteevin wrote:
NCtoDC wrote:
mteevin wrote:Thanks, heat & barbie.


Were you able to actually type in the scholly PDF file ?


Yeah, I was, but your mileage may vary. I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro at work, which is like a $450 piece of software. Alternatively, you could print it, fill it out, scan it and e-mail to scholarships@law.fsu.edu.


I'm afraid that is what I will have to do. Strange that the email says you can submit it electronically, but there isn't even a submit button on the document.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:17 pm

NCtoDC wrote:
mteevin wrote:
NCtoDC wrote:
mteevin wrote:Thanks, heat & barbie.


Were you able to actually type in the scholly PDF file ?


Yeah, I was, but your mileage may vary. I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro at work, which is like a $450 piece of software. Alternatively, you could print it, fill it out, scan it and e-mail to scholarships@law.fsu.edu.


I'm afraid that is what I will have to do. Strange that the email says you can submit it electronically, but there isn't even a submit button on the document.


I use a Mac and I was able to fill it on the computer and submit it fwiw.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:10 pm

mteevin wrote:guhhh...i wish we didn't have to be at the COL at 9am. probably don't want to meet the dean hungover.

also, i find it funny that attorneys have a much higher incidence of alcoholism than the general population...and we're talking about where we're going to go out during scholar's weekend. we should be terrific lawyers.


Whatever! We'll go out around 7 or so and go home at like 10. Plenty of sleep. :)
Plus, are you REALLY getting a feel for Tallahassee if you don't drink??

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby minuit » Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:14 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:
NCtoDC wrote:
mteevin wrote:
NCtoDC wrote:
Were you able to actually type in the scholly PDF file ?


Yeah, I was, but your mileage may vary. I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro at work, which is like a $450 piece of software. Alternatively, you could print it, fill it out, scan it and e-mail to scholarships@law.fsu.edu.


I'm afraid that is what I will have to do. Strange that the email says you can submit it electronically, but there isn't even a submit button on the document.


I use a Mac and I was able to fill it on the computer and submit it fwiw.


Yeah, you definitely just need to have the basic free Adobe to fill it in. Regular preview on macs doesn't work, so that's what I did.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby NCtoDC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:47 pm

I definitely got a bugged attachment or maybe its Adobe. I downloaded the latest version of Adobe and it doesn't work. It gives me an error about the file "The document has been changed since it was created and use of extended features is no longer available. Please contact the author for the original version of this document."

My husband downloaded the trial version of Adobe Pro on his computer and I can fill out the fields with that program...weird.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:56 pm

NCtoDC wrote:I definitely got a bugged attachment or maybe its Adobe. I downloaded the latest version of Adobe and it doesn't work. It gives me an error about the file "The document has been changed since it was created and use of extended features is no longer available. Please contact the author for the original version of this document."

My husband downloaded the trial version of Adobe Pro on his computer and I can fill out the fields with that program...weird.


If everyone goes out Thurs night I vote you bring your husband because I'm going to bring mine and I don't wnat him to feel weird :D

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby leidice » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:57 pm

mteevin wrote:guhhh...i wish we didn't have to be at the COL at 9am. probably don't want to meet the dean hungover.

also, i find it funny that attorneys have a much higher incidence of alcoholism than the general population...and we're talking about where we're going to go out during scholar's weekend. we should be terrific lawyers.


That's why we were accepted. They just *knew* we'd be a good fit in the (law/Tally) community.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby leidice » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:59 pm

Barbie wrote:
NCtoDC wrote:I definitely got a bugged attachment or maybe its Adobe. I downloaded the latest version of Adobe and it doesn't work. It gives me an error about the file "The document has been changed since it was created and use of extended features is no longer available. Please contact the author for the original version of this document."

My husband downloaded the trial version of Adobe Pro on his computer and I can fill out the fields with that program...weird.


If everyone goes out Thurs night I vote you bring your husband because I'm going to bring mine and I don't wnat him to feel weird :D


My bf lives here too. I'll try to tear him away from all his lobbyist/political friends and bring him to meet some future potential classmates of mine :)

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby Barbie » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:03 pm

leidice wrote:My bf lives here too. I'll try to tear him away from all his lobbyist/political friends and bring him to meet some future potential classmates of mine :)


bahahaha. I have to tear mine away from his beer-chugging, bloody knuckled, rugby playing friends.

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby NCtoDC » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:25 pm

Barbie wrote:
leidice wrote:My bf lives here too. I'll try to tear him away from all his lobbyist/political friends and bring him to meet some future potential classmates of mine :)


bahahaha. I have to tear mine away from his beer-chugging, bloody knuckled, rugby playing friends.


My husband has to be torn away from World of Warcraft....he lives in a virtual world, lol. I'm sure he would love to come. :-)

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby fiery_searcher » Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:18 pm

NCtoDC wrote:
Barbie wrote:
leidice wrote:My bf lives here too. I'll try to tear him away from all his lobbyist/political friends and bring him to meet some future potential classmates of mine :)


bahahaha. I have to tear mine away from his beer-chugging, bloody knuckled, rugby playing friends.


My husband has to be torn away from World of Warcraft....he lives in a virtual world, lol. I'm sure he would love to come. :-)


Lol. NCtoDC, I feel your World of Warcraft pain. The husband is all about World of Warcraft or poker. Too bad we won't be up there until really late Thursday!

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Re: FSU c/o2014 Applicants!

Postby tas817 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:02 pm

Does anyone know if FSU has been sending rejections or are they one of those schools that holds them till the end of the cycle. Just wanted to know if the long decision period is a ding or they are actually considering me. Thanks and good luck all.




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