Villanova 2011

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2things2
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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby 2things2 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:11 pm

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/ ... _new_vill/

This is something to really think about. The article says there will be a "meaningful negative impact" on the school's ranking, which I know some people don't care about, but this should definitely come into consideration for many of you when determining where to attend this fall.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Lawlskool » Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:52 am

US News sees a 'negative impact' as a result of the scandal?! Go figure! FWIW, the difference between 60-whatever and 80-whatever (or wherever VLS gets ranked next year) isn't going to amount to shit really.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby oreo3405 » Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:59 am

2things2 wrote:http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/us_news_wont_change_old_rankings_but_predicts_negative_impact_from_new_vill/

This is something to really think about. The article says there will be a "meaningful negative impact" on the school's ranking, which I know some people don't care about, but this should definitely come into consideration for many of you when determining where to attend this fall.



If anything, i think this is affecting the students there now looking for jobs.
But we all know this isnt the place to talk about this :P

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby CChuff » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:26 pm

However, Morse predicts a "meaningfull negative impact" on Villanova's ranking in 2010 based on the law school's certified-to-be-correct LSAT and GPA numbers for 2010, compared to what was previously provided for 2009.


The predicted drop in rankings is due to the drop in the median LSAT and GPA, NOT the scandal itself.
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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby beach_terror » Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:19 pm

oreo3405 wrote:
2things2 wrote:http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/us_news_wont_change_old_rankings_but_predicts_negative_impact_from_new_vill/

This is something to really think about. The article says there will be a "meaningful negative impact" on the school's ranking, which I know some people don't care about, but this should definitely come into consideration for many of you when determining where to attend this fall.



If anything, i think this is affecting the students there now looking for jobs.
But we all know this isnt the place to talk about this :P

Yes not the place, but I've experienced no ill-effect as a 1L searching. Actually, the firm I interviewed with expressed their desire to help us through this tough time (indicating they might be more prone to hire our students). Still waiting to hear if I get the SA job, however. Regardless, they were impressed with Dean Gotanda's handling of the situation and recognized our former dean was an asshat.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Bless » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:59 pm

Anyone looking into attending ASD? I think I'm going to be flying up in a few weeks so I can knock out Temple's information session as well.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby irishvt14 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:39 am

I will be at the April 9th ASD. We should get a group together to go out that night or the night before.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby rs2004 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:21 pm

anyone else get an email from the fin aid office requesting that an asset info be completed and sent?

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Bless » Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:42 pm

irishvt14 wrote:I will be at the April 9th ASD. We should get a group together to go out that night or the night before.

That would be fun, but I already signed up and booked a flight for the ASD on the 16th so I can knock out Temple's info session on the 15th. Best of luck!

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby mikeyp » Wed Mar 02, 2011 2:02 pm

oreo3405 wrote:
2things2 wrote:http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/us_news_wont_change_old_rankings_but_predicts_negative_impact_from_new_vill/

This is something to really think about. The article says there will be a "meaningful negative impact" on the school's ranking, which I know some people don't care about, but this should definitely come into consideration for many of you when determining where to attend this fall.


If anything, i think this is affecting the students there now looking for jobs.
But we all know this isnt the place to talk about this :P


As beach_terror said, you are correct that this is not the place to talk about it.

But you are incorrect about it affecting current students looking for jobs.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Lawlskool » Wed Mar 02, 2011 2:12 pm

mikeyp wrote:But you are incorrect about it affecting current students looking for jobs.


+1

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby SFnative » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:35 pm

Who else just got the email? To scared to check...

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby CChuff » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:39 pm

Lawlskool wrote:
mikeyp wrote:But you are incorrect about it affecting current students looking for jobs.


+1


+2

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby lawgrl21 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:43 pm

Just withdrew so hopefully someone will get my spot and 90k scholly. good luck to everyone still waiting!

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby LawSchoolPorFavor » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:45 pm

just got in...the email told me to check my status checker which said "accepted" (so don't be scared to read it).

I'm in at a higher ranked school so will withdraw this weekend. GL everyone waiting!

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Ghenghis Khan » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:49 pm

LawSchoolPorFavor wrote:just got in...the email told me to check my status checker which said "accepted" (so don't be scared to read it).



+1

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby ktg808 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:59 pm

just got in via email/status checker too! any idea when to expect scholarship/financial aid information?

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby SFnative » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:06 pm

I got in, nice way to start my lunch break at work, still waiting on 12 other schools

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby SrLaw » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:00 pm

ktg808 wrote:just got in via email/status checker too! any idea when to expect scholarship/financial aid information?


Finally accepted. Anyone have any idea on scholarships?

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Eagles_Legendz » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:29 pm

Ghenghis Khan wrote:
LawSchoolPorFavor wrote:just got in...the email told me to check my status checker which said "accepted" (so don't be scared to read it).



+1


That email worried me as well.

Got in. Applied 2/21. Hoping I get an attractive scholarship offer, but Nova isn't typically overly giving in that area.

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby langdonbadger » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:50 pm

irishvt14 wrote:I will be at the April 9th ASD. We should get a group together to go out that night or the night before.


Count me in

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby ktg808 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:50 pm

congrats to other recent admits as well!

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby Section141 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:58 pm

Has anyone had success negotiating scholarships? Or even know who the right person is to contact in regards to negotiating?

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby lawgrl21 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:34 pm

Section141 wrote:Has anyone had success negotiating scholarships? Or even know who the right person is to contact in regards to negotiating?


i did it and they threw another 5k/year at me pretty much no questions asked. they also asked if that seemed like enough to make a difference which led me to believe that they would be willing to add more on if needed. I was in contact with someone Bernal ( i think), but he has since been fired in the scandal... I would definitely try though. my experience with Nova is that they seem happy to throw money at applicants they want

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Re: Villanova 2011

Postby YankeesFan » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:39 pm

You had more luck than me. I sent them competing offers and they told me they werent rethinking scholarships until April 1.




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