Temple 2011

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:28 am

kk19131 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:got a reply from temple on my reconsideration email. basically a polite no.


Whom did you email?


johanne johnston

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby kk19131 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:47 am

rs2004 wrote:
kk19131 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:got a reply from temple on my reconsideration email. basically a polite no.


Whom did you email?


johanne johnston



I figured.

I emailed her twice and got no response. :lol:

When did she respond?

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:56 am

kk19131 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:
kk19131 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:got a reply from temple on my reconsideration email. basically a polite no.


Whom did you email?


johanne johnston



I figured.

I emailed her twice and got no response. :lol:

When did she respond?


I sent her the email on 3/14 and she responded today 3/22.
didn't you get a full ride?

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby mettasutta » Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:00 pm

Will be withdrawing. Hope one of you TLS'ers on the WL gets my spot (and $$)!

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:11 pm

jthomas wrote:
Has anyone heard about need-based grants yet?


From what I took away from ASW, the need based grants are called TUG (temple university grant) and you find out about that when you receive your entire financial aid package. If you have received any merit aid you are ineligible for any need based aid.


did someone from the financial aid office say that if you get merit aid, you are ineligible for need based aid? from the website, it says that financial aid can be a combination of merit aid and need-based aid. i am an out of stater and even with my merit aid, it's gonna cost me a lot to go to temple.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:21 pm

Never mind, I got my answer directly from temple law.
Because their need-based grants are very limited, students who receive a merit scholarship are not considered for a need-based grant.
Boo.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:37 pm

also another thing from asw that i thought was very interesting -
during the student lunch panel, i asked if any of the OOSers applied for in-state residency. one student replied that she didn't try. when i asked why, i don't think i got a solid answer. but there seemed to be a general consensus that people won't get in-state rates without buying property. im going to do my due diligence here and research the hell out of this thing to try and beat it.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby voltage88 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:43 pm

rs2004 wrote:also another thing from asw that i thought was very interesting -
during the student lunch panel, i asked if any of the OOSers applied for in-state residency. one student replied that she didn't try. when i asked why, i don't think i got a solid answer. but there seemed to be a general consensus that people won't get in-state rates without buying property. im going to do my due diligence here and research the hell out of this thing to try and beat it.


Please let us all know. I'm really interested in this as well.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:54 pm

voltage88 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:also another thing from asw that i thought was very interesting -
during the student lunch panel, i asked if any of the OOSers applied for in-state residency. one student replied that she didn't try. when i asked why, i don't think i got a solid answer. but there seemed to be a general consensus that people won't get in-state rates without buying property. im going to do my due diligence here and research the hell out of this thing to try and beat it.


Please let us all know. I'm really interested in this as well.


build a compelling application that you intend to remain in PA. from reading the in-state residency application from temple, i got the gist of it. (i.e. do you have a full time offer after graduation, if you have a lease does it extend after graduation.) one can also submit an affidavit of his or her intention to stay in PA. having property and having a PA job are sure ways to showing that you intend to stay in the commonwealth.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby voltage88 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:02 pm

rs2004 wrote:
voltage88 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:also another thing from asw that i thought was very interesting -
during the student lunch panel, i asked if any of the OOSers applied for in-state residency. one student replied that she didn't try. when i asked why, i don't think i got a solid answer. but there seemed to be a general consensus that people won't get in-state rates without buying property. im going to do my due diligence here and research the hell out of this thing to try and beat it.


Please let us all know. I'm really interested in this as well.


build a compelling application that you intend to remain in PA. from reading the in-state residency application from temple, i got the gist of it. (i.e. do you have a full time offer after graduation, if you have a lease does it extend after graduation.) one can also submit an affidavit of his or her intention to stay in PA. having property and having a PA job are sure ways to showing that you intend to stay in the commonwealth.


I wonder if there are any students who've been reclassified as PA residents..it seems difficult relative to other states, no? UGH good thing is, out of state tuition is still cheaper than most other schools

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:07 pm

voltage88 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:
voltage88 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:also another thing from asw that i thought was very interesting -
during the student lunch panel, i asked if any of the OOSers applied for in-state residency. one student replied that she didn't try. when i asked why, i don't think i got a solid answer. but there seemed to be a general consensus that people won't get in-state rates without buying property. im going to do my due diligence here and research the hell out of this thing to try and beat it.


Please let us all know. I'm really interested in this as well.


build a compelling application that you intend to remain in PA. from reading the in-state residency application from temple, i got the gist of it. (i.e. do you have a full time offer after graduation, if you have a lease does it extend after graduation.) one can also submit an affidavit of his or her intention to stay in PA. having property and having a PA job are sure ways to showing that you intend to stay in the commonwealth.


I wonder if there are any students who've been reclassified as PA residents..it seems difficult relative to other states, no? UGH good thing is, out of state tuition is still cheaper than most other schools

that may be so for this year but i am not so sure about the next two years, which is why i am nervous about temple. thanks to governor corbett, schools like temple and pitt may be getting their funds slashed by half = tuition hikes. dean epps said as much during asw that she probably foresees tuition hikes due to the proposed budget plan. also in my emails from temple, there is a lot of language that indicate they are having problems with funds and will continue to in the future. red flag.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby carrier » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:44 pm

On scholarship negotiation: I e-mailed Dean Johnston on 3/8 and received a reply on 3/22 with an offer for $5,625/ year (over 4 years of part time). I had no merit aid in my initial package, but had a strong reconsideration position with in-state at GMU, admission at American, and $$ from Chicago-Kent and DePaul. Now the Temple price tag is on par with GMU. FTR, 2.95/164.

On establishing residency: I have been very active on this one and have little luck. I grew up in PA and maintained residency through undergrad, left the state for one job, and am coming back. I plan to be in Philly for the rest of my career. I have been in contact with the University Registrar for the past couple months, but they haven't been very helpful. They said that buying a house wouldn't necessarily guarantee it, and that that's a common misconception. There's no one magic bullet. In my case, as a part-time student, having a letter of employment from an employer in Pennsylvania would help (I was planning on teleworking my current job based in DC). Another person in the office told me that going to HS in PA and having family in PA helps. Ultimately it's the total package on that application, so I guess do as much as possible.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby cowgirl_bebop » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:00 pm

Just withdrew. Hopefully one of you gets my spot! Good luck to those waiting.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby kk19131 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:19 pm

So, I must be the only one who got absolutely no response from Johnston.

:lol:

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby Cosmo Kramer » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:46 pm

Another Temple 1L here happy to answer any questions, although I'd prefer they be PMed so I don't have to go through the whole thread when I check. I'll post both the questions and answers so everyone can see.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby Bill Cosby » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:56 pm

Withdrew the other day. Hopefully one of you guys will get my spot and money.

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby 2things2 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:20 pm

Cosmo Kramer wrote:Another Temple 1L here happy to answer any questions, although I'd prefer they be PMed so I don't have to go through the whole thread when I check. I'll post both the questions and answers so everyone can see.

PMed

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby voltage88 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:11 am

carrier wrote:On scholarship negotiation: I e-mailed Dean Johnston on 3/8 and received a reply on 3/22 with an offer for $5,625/ year (over 4 years of part time). I had no merit aid in my initial package, but had a strong reconsideration position with in-state at GMU, admission at American, and $$ from Chicago-Kent and DePaul. Now the Temple price tag is on par with GMU. FTR, 2.95/164.

On establishing residency: I have been very active on this one and have little luck. I grew up in PA and maintained residency through undergrad, left the state for one job, and am coming back. I plan to be in Philly for the rest of my career. I have been in contact with the University Registrar for the past couple months, but they haven't been very helpful. They said that buying a house wouldn't necessarily guarantee it, and that that's a common misconception. There's no one magic bullet. In my case, as a part-time student, having a letter of employment from an employer in Pennsylvania would help (I was planning on teleworking my current job based in DC). Another person in the office told me that going to HS in PA and having family in PA helps. Ultimately it's the total package on that application, so I guess do as much as possible.


So it's possible to negotiate your scholarship with Temple? Anyone else have any success?

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby ohhenry » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:56 am

Accepted 3/7/11 via snail mail with $22,500 and 2.5 gpa stipulation.
Numbers: http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/jbman

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby rs2004 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:20 pm

what is the typical rent for a 1 br or a studio in neighborhoods where temple students live around?

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby Cosmo Kramer » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:32 pm

rs2004 wrote:what is the typical rent for a 1 br or a studio in neighborhoods where temple students live around?


Varies by area. Range is probably around $850-sky depending on the building and location (North Philly, Center City, Art Museum, etc.).

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby drums! » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:13 am

Hey all,

For all of you admits, how did you hear about your decision? Does Temple use the status checker or just email or snail mail?

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby 2things2 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:35 am

drums! wrote:Hey all,

For all of you admits, how did you hear about your decision? Does Temple use the status checker or just email or snail mail?

email.. and checker.. at the same time!

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby kk19131 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:17 am

I just got a response to my scholarship negation email... nice increase. :o

She also wanted to "point out" that "tuition for a Pennsylvania resident in the full time day division for the current academic year is only 17,566"... seems like a "now leave me the hell alone" thing to say. :lol:

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Re: Temple 2011

Postby carrier » Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:14 pm

kk19131 wrote:She also wanted to "point out" that "tuition for a Pennsylvania resident in the full time day division for the current academic year is only 17,566"... seems like a "now leave me the hell alone" thing to say. :lol:


She's probably just pointing out to keep in mind Cost of Attendance and not Scholarship Total. Temple's in-state price tag is excellent when compared to its peers.




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