University of Alabama Class of 2014

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Albatross
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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Albatross » Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:03 pm

jwaters wrote:The ASD is coming up soon, is anyone here going?


If they accept me by then.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Dany » Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:06 pm

I am if I don't have to work! I live in Tuscaloosa, though, so it's easy for me to get over to the law school whenever.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby ctroutma123 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:05 pm

jwaters wrote:The ASD is coming up soon, is anyone here going?


I'll be there, coming in from Florida.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby kjadkins » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:39 am

jwaters wrote:The ASD is coming up soon, is anyone here going?


Yep :)

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby rupret1 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:24 am

I'll be there. I only live a few hours away so it's an easy trip. Add in the free hotel and I'm there.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby cjs20 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:49 pm

anyone have some insight? I checked my app status on mybama.edu; it say "decision made." I didn't get a phone call.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby jwaters » Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:33 pm

cjs20 wrote:anyone have some insight? I checked my app status on mybama.edu; it say "decision made." I didn't get a phone call.


Numbers?

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby cjs20 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:35 pm

2.96...which is a year of 1.0 and three of 3.8. 169

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Kchuck » Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:56 pm

Those of you going to the ASW, are you coming in on Thursday or Friday morning?

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby jwaters » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:10 pm

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby LttleBlakDress » Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:02 pm

I got in in December with a $24,000 a year scholarship contingent on staying in the top 40% of the class. They're flying me down for admitted students weekend in a few weeks. This San Francisco girl has never been south of Virginia, so we'll see how that goes.

I'm coming in on the Thursday but LATE so I can get a half day in at work in the morning.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby tarakit » Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:41 pm

Those of you that interviewed for the Dean's Scholarship:

What did you wear? Suit or business casual?

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Dany » Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:48 pm

tarakit wrote:Those of you that interviewed for the Dean's Scholarship:

What did you wear? Suit or business casual?

I wore business casual (I'm a girl) but the other guys there that day all wore suits. I'd say business casual is much more occasion-appropriate, and (to me, at least) the suits were overdressed.

(I got the scholarship, so I doubt what you wear matters too much.)

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Redsgomarchingon » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:51 pm

received the admittance phone call with 24,000/yr scholarship and fly-out offer!!! Super excited. Their admissions office is by far the most polite and friendly i've encountered so far.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Dany » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:54 pm

Redsgomarchingon wrote:received the admittance phone call with 24,000/yr scholarship and fly-out offer!!! Super excited. Their admissions office is by far the most polite and friendly i've encountered so far.

Congrats! Definitely worth the visit! They're just as nice in person.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby amers73 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:59 pm

I think Alabama might have forgotten my application. Its been "complete and ready for review" since late nov. Anybody else experiencing this? I saw another post like it farther down. Does the mybama status checker change when your app is in review doesn't seem like it, but I thought I'd ask?

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby tarakit » Thu Jan 13, 2011 1:09 pm

amers73 wrote:I think Alabama might have forgotten my application. Its been "complete and ready for review" since late nov. Anybody else experiencing this? I saw another post like it farther down. Does the mybama status checker change when your app is in review doesn't seem like it, but I thought I'd ask?


I think it might be because you are at their median... Their median has risen by a lot the past few years, so they are probably only admitting people far above their median right now. They also have a program where they guarantee admission for certain undergraduates at UA, and the application for that isn't due yet, so they may be waiting to make sure they have enough spots in their class for those people. In other words, you are probably fine in terms of getting in, but you may still have to wait a while.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby pereira6 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:35 pm

Update for the thread!

Submitted 12/19

Received 12/20

Complete: ??? I didn't check the status checker on this one, sorry!

Decision today: Accepted + invitation for Dean's Scholarship! (full tuition + stipend). (via phone call)

Any questions about anything, feel free to PM me!

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby amers73 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:42 pm

pereira6 wrote:Update for the thread!

Submitted 12/19

Received 12/20

Complete: ??? I didn't check the status checker on this one, sorry!

Decision today: Accepted + invitation for Dean's Scholarship! (full tuition + stipend). (via phone call)

Any questions about anything, feel free to PM me!


Congrats!

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby buchy2009 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:57 pm

Does anyone know what the law student living budget is like at U of A? I can't find it on their website for some reason...

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Albatross » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:04 pm

buchy2009 wrote:Does anyone know what the law student living budget is like at U of A? I can't find it on their website for some reason...


No, but as a UG at Bama, living expenses aren't too much. You can find a decent one bedroom apt for around $600. I live in a fraternity house, so it's a bit cheaper, but I have plenty of friends with nice apartments on campus. I spend about $1500 a semester after housing expenses. Hope that helps.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Dany » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:05 pm

buchy2009 wrote:Does anyone know what the law student living budget is like at U of A? I can't find it on their website for some reason...

I don't know where the official budget is, but COL is low. I pay $475/month in rent for a really nice condo (I have a roommate) but you can find places as cheap as $350. Food is cheap, too. I eat out with friends pretty often and don't spend very much per month. I don't really know what the other categories are, but it's definitely cheap across the board. I'd ballpark it for you, but I'm terrible with estimation.

Edit - the $350 assumes a roommate. Not sure about living alone, so I'll say Albatross is right.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Redsgomarchingon » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:15 pm

looking at craigslist, I see 4 bedroom apartments for $400... wow. Definitely can't get that in LA lol

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby Albatross » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:19 pm

Redsgomarchingon wrote:looking at craigslist, I see 4 bedroom apartments for $400... wow. Definitely can't get that in LA lol


That's definitely $400/roommate. But yea - still pretty cheap.

EDIT: And I'm surprised you're considering Bama with an acceptance to Gtown.

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Re: University of Alabama Class of 2014

Postby buchy2009 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:27 pm

eskimo wrote:
buchy2009 wrote:Does anyone know what the law student living budget is like at U of A? I can't find it on their website for some reason...

I don't know where the official budget is, but COL is low. I pay $475/month in rent for a really nice condo (I have a roommate) but you can find places as cheap as $350. Food is cheap, too. I eat out with friends pretty often and don't spend very much per month. I don't really know what the other categories are, but it's definitely cheap across the board. I'd ballpark it for you, but I'm terrible with estimation.

Edit - the $350 assumes a roommate. Not sure about living alone, so I'll say Albatross is right.


Cool, thanks for the info!




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