Fordham 2011

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby ilovesf » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:56 pm

cowgirl_bebop wrote:That is just ridiculous. Why the hell would it take so long to review your application? I hope you hear back soon!!


Probably because Fordham and I both know I don't have good enough numbers for them.. I honestly don't know why they haven't rejected me yet. The longer they wait, the more false hope I get!

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby ilovesf » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:57 pm

subtle wrote:The whole JD admissions site isn't working for me?


Weird! I have this page bookmarked http://law.fordham.edu/admissions/admissions.htm
It's working for me now.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:59 pm

they have a lot of website issues. I wish they'd make it prettier while they're working on it, too :|

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:02 pm

Ugh. I guess I have to call them. Kind of late though.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby subtle » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:22 pm

Finally started working again. Nothing new. *sigh*

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby ellewoods2 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:07 pm

Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby 2011Cycle » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:12 pm

ellewoods2 wrote:Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.


After hearing back on need-based aid, I am submitting a merit increase letter. Since my FAFSA, tax forms, and their specific financial aid form have been submitted;I should hear back by mid Marc on need grants. At that point, I will submit a merit increase letter.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:00 pm

ellewoods2 wrote:Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.

This is also my question. I got 28k/year from UMN which is like #22...do you think it'll work at all?

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Stringer6 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:46 pm

2011Cycle:

How do you know you'll hear about need-based aid by mid-march? Is that the timetable they gave you?

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby 2011Cycle » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:22 pm

Stringer6 wrote:2011Cycle:

How do you know you'll hear about need-based aid by mid-march? Is that the timetable they gave you?


The contact in the financial aid office states they will begin looking at aid applications late February and complete packages should begin receiving notifications mid-March.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gemini » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:23 pm

2011Cycle wrote:
Stringer6 wrote:2011Cycle:

How do you know you'll hear about need-based aid by mid-march? Is that the timetable they gave you?


The contact in the financial aid office states they will begin looking at aid applications late February and complete packages should begin receiving notifications mid-March.


SO USEFUL. Now I know I gotta get going on my FAFSA. :oops:

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby 2011Cycle » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:43 pm

Gemini wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:
Stringer6 wrote:2011Cycle:

How do you know you'll hear about need-based aid by mid-march? Is that the timetable they gave you?


The contact in the financial aid office states they will begin looking at aid applications late February and complete packages should begin receiving notifications mid-March.


SO USEFUL. Now I know I gotta get going on my FAFSA. :oops:

The financial aid office does not consider the need-based grant application complete until the applicant and the applicant's parents have submitted their individual 2010 Federal Tax Return, copies of W-2's, and proof of other sources of income.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gemini » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:45 pm

So I have to send Fordham copies of all that, even if I end up not attending?

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Dr. Strangelove » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:53 pm

Rejected.. :(
I was hoping for at least a waitlist..

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:54 pm

Dr. Strangelove wrote:Rejected.. :(
I was hoping for at least a waitlist..

Sorry :(

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby 2011Cycle » Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:54 pm

Gemini wrote:So I have to send Fordham copies of all that, even if I end up not attending?

If you desire a need-based grant, yes, you must submit the above mentioned forms.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:31 am

Dr. Strangelove wrote:Rejected.. :(
I was hoping for at least a waitlist..


sorry man.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Stringer6 » Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:58 am

The contact in the financial aid office states they will begin looking at aid applications late February and complete packages should begin receiving notifications mid-March.


nice. i just need to fax the tax forms. thanks for the info.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:22 am

2011Cycle wrote:
Gemini wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:
Stringer6 wrote:2011Cycle:

How do you know you'll hear about need-based aid by mid-march? Is that the timetable they gave you?


The contact in the financial aid office states they will begin looking at aid applications late February and complete packages should begin receiving notifications mid-March.


SO USEFUL. Now I know I gotta get going on my FAFSA. :oops:

The financial aid office does not consider the need-based grant application complete until the applicant and the applicant's parents have submitted their individual 2010 Federal Tax Return, copies of W-2's, and proof of other sources of income.

So my parents are going to have to fax their W2's over? Ugh I have to make them hurry up with their tax refund too huh :?

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby nygrrrl » Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:25 am

Gotti wrote:
ellewoods2 wrote:Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.

This is also my question. I got 28k/year from UMN which is like #22...do you think it'll work at all?

Definitely try, Gotti. The problem is that Fordham just doesn't have very much money to give. :?
But try, for SURE.

And Strange, I'm sorry man. :|

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Lwoods » Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:32 am

So the wording says "you, your spouse's and your parents'"... I'm guessing that means they want my parents' info even though I'm married?

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:34 am

nygrrrl wrote:
Gotti wrote:
ellewoods2 wrote:Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.

This is also my question. I got 28k/year from UMN which is like #22...do you think it'll work at all?

Definitely try, Gotti. The problem is that Fordham just doesn't have very much money to give. :?
But try, for SURE.

And Strange, I'm sorry man. :|

Thanks nygrrrl! Gem was saying they give out a lot of need-based grants--is that true from your experience/knowledge (not saying she's not right, but just wondering about your experience)? I think it's so lame how my parents' information is going to be taken into consideration when they're not helping me with LS at all :roll:

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Perch » Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:04 pm

Gotti wrote:
nygrrrl wrote:
Gotti wrote:
ellewoods2 wrote:Has anyone negotiated their scholarship offer using another school's offer as leverage? If so, any advice on how to go about doing that would be greatly appreciated.

This is also my question. I got 28k/year from UMN which is like #22...do you think it'll work at all?

Definitely try, Gotti. The problem is that Fordham just doesn't have very much money to give. :?
But try, for SURE.

And Strange, I'm sorry man. :|

Thanks nygrrrl! Gem was saying they give out a lot of need-based grants--is that true from your experience/knowledge (not saying she's not right, but just wondering about your experience)? I think it's so lame how my parents' information is going to be taken into consideration when they're not helping me with LS at all :roll:


I think almost everyone is in this boat...sucks

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Bless » Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:18 am

At a second complete. My LSAT is VERY low for Fordham. This is my reach reach reach school, but I have a lot of family that graduated from Fordham and it's my #1, so I gave it a shot.

Can anyone explain to me how the process has been? Is a second complete usual for Fordham? What happens from here? Thanks.

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Re: Fordham 2011

Postby Gotti » Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:38 am

Bless wrote:At a second complete. My LSAT is VERY low for Fordham. This is my reach reach reach school, but I have a lot of family that graduated from Fordham and it's my #1, so I gave it a shot.

Can anyone explain to me how the process has been? Is a second complete usual for Fordham? What happens from here? Thanks.

Well I went through 3 completes and 1/13 was the last time before acceptance 2/1. Still no packet though.




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