William & Mary 2011

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Flips88 » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:32 pm

RPK34 wrote:Does anyone know when/how we find out student loan information (from the FAFSA)? I submitted several weeks ago and I know at least one of my schools has received it. I might call in a few days

I got mine in the mail last week.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:29 am

Just withdrew. Best of luck to everyone!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby TyrodTaylor » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:49 pm

Did anyone go to the ASW? How was it?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Kchuck » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:12 pm

I've always heard that W&M is pretty difficult to get in state tuition for the second and third years for OOS students, does anyone know anything about this?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby brose » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:21 pm

Kchuck wrote:I've always heard that W&M is pretty difficult to get in state tuition for the second and third years for OOS students, does anyone know anything about this?


They told us it was possible at ASW this weekend - but don't count on it. Also they said it was easier if you're married.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby tttlllsss » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:47 pm

Just withdrew - freed up $69k

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby derrminater » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:18 pm

brose wrote:
Kchuck wrote:I've always heard that W&M is pretty difficult to get in state tuition for the second and third years for OOS students, does anyone know anything about this?


They told us it was possible at ASW this weekend - but don't count on it. Also they said it was easier if you're married.



Students in my group q and a said it was really easy to get in state after your first year.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:23 pm

derrminater wrote:
brose wrote:
Kchuck wrote:I've always heard that W&M is pretty difficult to get in state tuition for the second and third years for OOS students, does anyone know anything about this?


They told us it was possible at ASW this weekend - but don't count on it. Also they said it was easier if you're married.



Students in my group q and a said it was really easy to get in state after your first year.


in response to the same question, the professor at my lunch session said (word for word) "If you weren't smart enough to figure out how to get in state residency in va, you wouldn't be here"

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby mia468 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:37 am

anyone know what the seat deposit date is?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Flips88 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:39 am

mia468 wrote:anyone know what the seat deposit date is?

You have to submit an intention form by this Friday, April 1st, but you can say that you're still uncertain and the deposit deadline is extended to May 1st.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby JDorBust » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:40 am

mia468 wrote:anyone know what the seat deposit date is?

The deposit must be received (check or money order) in the admissions office by May 1. At ASW they were pretty clear that it can't be postmarked May 1, but rather must be in their hands.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Verity » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:41 am

kjadkins wrote:
derrminater wrote:
brose wrote:
Kchuck wrote:I've always heard that W&M is pretty difficult to get in state tuition for the second and third years for OOS students, does anyone know anything about this?


They told us it was possible at ASW this weekend - but don't count on it. Also they said it was easier if you're married.



Students in my group q and a said it was really easy to get in state after your first year.


in response to the same question, the professor at my lunch session said (word for word) "If you weren't smart enough to figure out how to get in state residency in va, you wouldn't be here"


What a cock! Did he at least eventually answer the question?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:08 pm

Verity wrote:
kjadkins wrote:
in response to the same question, the professor at my lunch session said (word for word) "If you weren't smart enough to figure out how to get in state residency in va, you wouldn't be here"


What a cock! Did he at least eventually answer the question?


I mean, she was clearly making a joke. But she did give us the basics. Rent an apartment/house, get your VA drivers license, register to vote in Williamsburg, etc. But she made it sound like pretty much anyone who had any semblance of a life in Virginia would get approved. I think her point was that in other states you have to work around really strict rules about your intention for being in the state and all that, but in VA you just have to have some documentation that you've been here for a few months and you're golden.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby bluebird22 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:45 pm

In order to get instate, make sure to register to vote here, change your car registration, drivers license, etc., as soon as you move down. I think you need all that stuff to have been done a year prior to your request. I'm not 100% sure though. Also, if you get instate and you have a GRF or scholarship, they will likely take most or some of it away because a lot of those things are for out of state students only!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby brose » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:48 pm

kjadkins wrote:

in response to the same question, the professor at my lunch session said (word for word) "If you weren't smart enough to figure out how to get in state residency in va, you wouldn't be here"


haha I was in your lunch! crazy.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:20 pm

bluebird22 wrote:In order to get instate, make sure to register to vote here, change your car registration, drivers license, etc., as soon as you move down. I think you need all that stuff to have been done a year prior to your request. I'm not 100% sure though. Also, if you get instate and you have a GRF or scholarship, they will likely take most or some of it away because a lot of those things are for out of state students only!


This was also mentioned in my lunch. One of the students actually said something about it. They adjust your scholarship to be the same percentage. So if your scholarship covers 50% of out of state tuition, it would then be adjusted to cover 50% of in-state tuition. Not sure how it works for GRFs though, since that's slightly different.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Kchuck » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:58 pm

kjadkins wrote:
bluebird22 wrote:In order to get instate, make sure to register to vote here, change your car registration, drivers license, etc., as soon as you move down. I think you need all that stuff to have been done a year prior to your request. I'm not 100% sure though. Also, if you get instate and you have a GRF or scholarship, they will likely take most or some of it away because a lot of those things are for out of state students only!


This was also mentioned in my lunch. One of the students actually said something about it. They adjust your scholarship to be the same percentage. So if your scholarship covers 50% of out of state tuition, it would then be adjusted to cover 50% of in-state tuition. Not sure how it works for GRFs though, since that's slightly different.



Yeah, In my scholarship letter it explicitly states that if you achieve instate status, then the scholarship adjusts to be the same percentage.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby mettasutta » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:48 pm

I faxed my scholarship negotiation letter today, including a copy of the letter of a competing offer. To those who have attempted this, how long does it normally take to get a reply?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby philswfc2008 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:04 pm

Visiting tomorrow! Tour, class visit, and meeting with Dean planned! Never been to Williamsburg before, or W&M, so it should be interesting!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby AP-375 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:07 am

mettasutta wrote:I faxed my scholarship negotiation letter today, including a copy of the letter of a competing offer. To those who have attempted this, how long does it normally take to get a reply?


IDK about fax, but my email negotiation was very promptly rejected. Not to be all negative, I mean, they're fast.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby mettasutta » Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:33 am

AP-375 wrote:
mettasutta wrote:I faxed my scholarship negotiation letter today, including a copy of the letter of a competing offer. To those who have attempted this, how long does it normally take to get a reply?


IDK about fax, but my email negotiation was very promptly rejected. Not to be all negative, I mean, they're fast.


Did you have leverage from a peer school? A T30 offered me more merit-based aid.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:58 am

Just withdrew my application this morning. I hope my seat and scholly goes to one of you who is still waiting or has been waitlisted!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby mia468 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:59 am

So do we have to do something today if we are still thinking of attending?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Flips88 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:10 pm

mia468 wrote:So do we have to do something today if we are still thinking of attending?

Yeah you have to fill out a statement of intention form

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby meepmeep123 » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:24 pm

has anyone had any luck negotiating a merit scholarship??




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