BU 2011 Applicants

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby dakatz » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:22 pm

laurencita7 wrote:
DorianGray89 wrote:Just got 35k a year, plus 10k as housing stipend via mail.... sooo surprised! Still in shock.


Can you tell us more about the housing stipend? Is it for on-campus or off-campus? Is it for all 3 years? Any details would be much appreciated. Thanks!

LN


Housing stipend is a 10K grant for the first SCHOOL year. Allow me to clarify, because I was a bit fooled by this. You have to pick out BU-owned housing, which is located both on and off campus. I chose an on-campus apartment which is 5 minutes south of the law school. The leases are all 1 year, but the 10K stipend only covers for the 9 months of the school year. Therefore, if you lease an apartment that is 1,000 a month, BU will give you 9K out of that 10K grant, and you have to pay for the 3 summer months no matter what. And if you milk out all 10K, that just means you are paying extra during the summer months. And it is only for the 1st year.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:43 am

Just got in! how long does it take to hear about scholly info

also in at Northeasterm $65,000, Suffolk (no word on money), American $5000, BU (no word), Cardozo ($54,000)

opinions?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:54 am

curly3426 wrote:Just got in! how long does it take to hear about scholly info

also in at Northeasterm $65,000, Suffolk (no word on money), American $5000, BU (no word), Cardozo ($54,000)

opinions?

should come with the packet

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:56 am

haven't received it... we shall see then!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby stlisforlovers » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:01 am

curly3426 wrote:Just got in! how long does it take to hear about scholly info

also in at Northeasterm $65,000, Suffolk (no word on money), American $5000, BU (no word), Cardozo ($54,000)

opinions?

Not to be Downer McGee, but I got a full scholly at Cardozo with no stipulations and $0 at BU.
Not that I'm bitter or anything :D

But on the bright side, $$ can come at any time from BU and they're also very generous with URMs.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:04 am

unfortunately not a URM.... I'm hoping I can leverage the other schollys for something... I really love BU

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:13 pm

Hey Guys....

SO got my packet today - it had all the info - also stating that merit based scholarship can come at anytime - I also got a personal note saying how excited they were to have such an accomplished actor join the BU LAW community

my question is... has anyone received scholarship money after the packet, or has it come together?

THANKS

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby js77 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:00 pm

Mine came in my packet at 10k/year

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:02 pm

js77 wrote:Mine came in my packet at 10k/year


That is soooo nice! If BU accepts me, this gives me hope I'll get SOME money from them, as my LSAT is only 1 point lower than yours.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:03 pm

curly3426 wrote:Hey Guys....

SO got my packet today - it had all the info - also stating that merit based scholarship can come at anytime - I also got a personal note saying how excited they were to have such an accomplished actor join the BU LAW community

my question is... has anyone received scholarship money after the packet, or has it come together?

THANKS


I got no personal notes. :(

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:07 pm

anyone get it later on? Last year it seems like people got it later on... Should I wrote financial aid now? I'm going to write the dean and thank them for such a kind note....

i mean BU is close to number one... it would be nice to get some money

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:11 pm

Gemini wrote:
js77 wrote:Mine came in my packet at 10k/year


That is soooo nice! If BU accepts me, this gives me hope I'll get SOME money from them, as my LSAT is only 1 point lower than yours.

:? i got nothingggg

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:12 pm

curly3426 wrote:anyone get it later on? Last year it seems like people got it later on... Should I wrote financial aid now? I'm going to write the dean and thank them for such a kind note....

i mean BU is close to number one... it would be nice to get some money

DorianGray89 (i think that's his handle) pm'd me and said his came a month after his packet...so who knows

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:27 pm

thanks so much... I am really hoping... I mean the personal letter makes me hopeful!

I mean, I can't complain BU is my dream, and money would just make it sweeter.... but I have been lucky and blessed this cycle

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby PomasThynchon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:34 pm

FiveSermon wrote:
curly3426 wrote:Hey Guys....

SO got my packet today - it had all the info - also stating that merit based scholarship can come at anytime - I also got a personal note saying how excited they were to have such an accomplished actor join the BU LAW community

my question is... has anyone received scholarship money after the packet, or has it come together?

THANKS


I got no personal notes. :(


They don't like us I guess

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:09 pm

Received admission packet today. no fin aid or scholarship info. When can I expect?

Edit: Also the note from the dean was touching. All the other notes just made reference to me as a candidate but this reflected more on my personal statement and me as a person.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby PomasThynchon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:37 pm

What the hell! I can't get one sentence on how they liked my PS?!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby aaaaaah » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:25 pm

Woah. Just got my packet-- 20k/year. Definitely was not expecting that.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:30 pm

aaaaaah wrote:Woah. Just got my packet-- 20k/year. Definitely was not expecting that.


Packet? Is this the admissions packet? I didn't get any $ mentioned there. Does this mean I won't be offered a scholarship?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby aaaaaah » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:41 pm

FiveSermon wrote:
aaaaaah wrote:Woah. Just got my packet-- 20k/year. Definitely was not expecting that.


Packet? Is this the admissions packet? I didn't get any $ mentioned there. Does this mean I won't be offered a scholarship?


Yeah, admissions packet. Mine included an award letter, but I think a few people have had offers come later.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:42 pm

aaaaaah wrote:
FiveSermon wrote:
aaaaaah wrote:Woah. Just got my packet-- 20k/year. Definitely was not expecting that.


Packet? Is this the admissions packet? I didn't get any $ mentioned there. Does this mean I won't be offered a scholarship?


Yeah, admissions packet. Mine included an award letter, but I think a few people have had offers come later.


FML. Nothing about $ in my admissions packet. I really thought I would get $ also...

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby kehoema2 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:47 pm

How long did it take you guys to hear back? I've been waiting quite a while now and still have nothing from BU. From browsing these pages quickly, it seemed like alot of people experienced that.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Bela » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:31 pm

Got the packet. Really shocked to not have any mention of $, especially considering the hefty scholarship Minnesota offered me. I'd consider BU if there were money attached. Oh well.

My handwritten note was really nice - BIG plus for BU.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby curly3426 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:42 pm

For those who got packets and no money mention - did you get the letter explaining that merit-based schollys can come at any time?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby meryl » Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:34 pm

Got a letter with $75 K offer today. Withdrawing




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