UC Hastings 2011

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby jwmalone87 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:46 pm

acucla wrote:Congratulations everyone! :-D I was an EC admit, so I'm definitely attending Hastings this fall. Who's planning on attending admit days?

I definitely am, but first plan on calling and asking for some monies to make the trip (I'll be flying from TX).

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby SortOfObsessed » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:55 pm

Anyone who has an admit packet handy, do you mind sharing when the admitted students days/weekend are?

My packet is on it's way to my parents in the midwest and I happen to be in San Francisco, wondering if I should just go randomly visit lol.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby boozehound » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:02 pm

SortOfObsessed wrote:Anyone who has an admit packet handy, do you mind sharing when the admitted students days/weekend are?

My packet is on it's way to my parents in the midwest and I happen to be in San Francisco, wondering if I should just go randomly visit lol.

March 26, and April 9.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby Top14Hope » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:03 pm

Anyone know who qualifies for airfare reimbursement and such for the admitted student’s day? Or if Hastings does that?

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby chebbyshev » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:31 pm

jspri wrote:In via phone call on friday. 155/3.9 thank you hastings!!!!

The assistant dean said they had strong ties with hawaii. Any other islanders get in?


Congrats on the acceptance! You going to hastings? Although I'm not from Hawaii I kind of see it as a second home. My good friends in college are from Hilo and Kaneohe and I lived with them in Oahu a few summers ago. Great place and awesome people.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby SortOfObsessed » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:44 pm

boozehound wrote:
SortOfObsessed wrote:Anyone who has an admit packet handy, do you mind sharing when the admitted students days/weekend are?

My packet is on it's way to my parents in the midwest and I happen to be in San Francisco, wondering if I should just go randomly visit lol.

March 26, and April 9.


Thanks...

and damn. :/

That's like 4 schools I've gotten into with the March 26th ASW weekend. Talk about poor scheduling.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby smittelman6 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:24 am

i have a question for the other 0Ls here... do you think hastings is a good choice, over lower ranked socal schools, if someone wants to practice in san diego? i applied to hastings, loyola, and USD, and may (probably) get more money from the latter two... the reputation is enticing, but i'm having trouble...

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby queenlizzie13 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:31 am

smittelman6 wrote:i have a question for the other 0Ls here... do you think hastings is a good choice, over lower ranked socal schools, if someone wants to practice in san diego? i applied to hastings, loyola, and USD, and may (probably) get more money from the latter two... the reputation is enticing, but i'm having trouble...


Hmm. It also depends on how much you would get etc. But if you specifically want to practice in SD, I would probably take USD, especially if I got a significant amount of scholarship $$ as well. Also Loyola's scholarship has a significant stipulation requiring you to be in the top 30% of the class to keep the scholarship. Loyola would be better if you wanted LA.

It also depends on your career goals and how much $$ you will be making at certain type of jobs + ability to pay back loans. I don't know, I personally would want to be in the least amount of debt possible.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby General Tso » Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:45 am

smittelman6 wrote:i have a question for the other 0Ls here... do you think hastings is a good choice, over lower ranked socal schools, if someone wants to practice in san diego? i applied to hastings, loyola, and USD, and may (probably) get more money from the latter two... the reputation is enticing, but i'm having trouble...


I'd probably attend USD with $$, but be prepared to drop out if you lose the scholarship.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby smittelman6 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:09 pm

queenlizzie13 wrote:
smittelman6 wrote:i have a question for the other 0Ls here... do you think hastings is a good choice, over lower ranked socal schools, if someone wants to practice in san diego? i applied to hastings, loyola, and USD, and may (probably) get more money from the latter two... the reputation is enticing, but i'm having trouble...


Hmm. It also depends on how much you would get etc. But if you specifically want to practice in SD, I would probably take USD, especially if I got a significant amount of scholarship $$ as well. Also Loyola's scholarship has a significant stipulation requiring you to be in the top 30% of the class to keep the scholarship. Loyola would be better if you wanted LA.

It also depends on your career goals and how much $$ you will be making at certain type of jobs + ability to pay back loans. I don't know, I personally would want to be in the least amount of debt possible.


Like Gen Tso said, USD for the most part has the same top 30 stip that Loyola does. So, it's really the two of those vs. Hastings (and if i got the 10k grant with no stip it would end up being almost the same price)... I'm just wondering if hastings' reputation carries over to the south, or would I be much better off in socal with a socal degree...

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:16 pm

Top14Hope wrote:Anyone know who qualifies for airfare reimbursement and such for the admitted student’s day? Or if Hastings does that?


+1 I'm pretty sure I'm not going to Hastings but if they fly me out for free I'd check out the school.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby General Tso » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:49 pm

smittelman6 wrote:Like Gen Tso said, USD for the most part has the same top 30 stip that Loyola does. So, it's really the two of those vs. Hastings (and if i got the 10k grant with no stip it would end up being almost the same price)... I'm just wondering if hastings' reputation carries over to the south, or would I be much better off in socal with a socal degree...


if it is truly almost the same price, I'd attend Hastings. but for me, it was Hastings at ~32k per year vs. USD/Loyola at around ~20k per year. That's an extra 36k to attend Hastings. I probably would have chosen USD if I were choosing today.

With Hastings you are looking at about a 10-20% chance of earning 100k+ right away. With USD you are looking at about a 5% chance. But USD offers a 30% chance of keeping your scholarship and getting out with a reasonable amount of debt that can be repaid on a 60-65k salary. Plus it's easy to walk away if you happen to lose your scholarship.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby lisavj » Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:26 am

acucla wrote:Congratulations everyone! :-D I was an EC admit, so I'm definitely attending Hastings this fall. Who's planning on attending admit days?


I'll probably stick my head in for one of them since I now work just on the other side of the BART station, would love to meet some of y'alls. I headed over there Monday to take a tour with a friend who is a 2L, pretty sweet Moot court area, the library was decent, going to tail him to a class on Friday. Overall a positive impression. Of course, I was going to go anyways, but it's still fun to head over with an admit letter in hand...

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby moggendaz » Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:32 pm

anyone get in through the LEOP program yet?

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby mazz » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:01 pm

Still waiting on decision

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby ilovesf » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:17 am

mazz wrote:Still waiting on decision


Me too. It's my first choice and things aren't looking so good for me right now.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby LSATurday » Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:38 pm

In via phone call. Says they don't look at scholly stuff until later in the month.

3.3/173

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby LSATurday » Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:40 pm

LSATurday wrote:In via phone call. Says they don't look at scholly stuff until later in the month.

3.3/173


oops sorry. OOS and complete on jan 13

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby acucla » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:16 am

lisavj wrote:
acucla wrote:Congratulations everyone! :-D I was an EC admit, so I'm definitely attending Hastings this fall. Who's planning on attending admit days?


I'll probably stick my head in for one of them since I now work just on the other side of the BART station, would love to meet some of y'alls. I headed over there Monday to take a tour with a friend who is a 2L, pretty sweet Moot court area, the library was decent, going to tail him to a class on Friday. Overall a positive impression. Of course, I was going to go anyways, but it's still fun to head over with an admit letter in hand...


I took a tour about two weeks ago and I liked it as well. From what I heard, I was expecting the area to be awful, but it wasn't bad at all. Then again, I was only there for a couple of hours during the middle of the day. I'm planning on attending the the March 26th admit day, looking forward to it. :-) Did you all receive Dean Wu's email today? Is anyone planning on attending the alumni receptions? I would really like to go, but I'm from Central Cal and there's not one in my area, so I'm still debating.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby apple1234 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:37 am

In today via phone call. Complete 1/13.

Yay!

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby santisuk » Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:55 pm

In today via mail! Complete since mid-November. I was basically median for both LSAT and GPA so this wasn't a sure thing. Highest ranked school I've gotten into so far. But I'm still leaning toward Loyola and the big scholly package they're offering, unless by some miracle Hastings gives me money. I'll still try to go to the March admitted student day.

Also, slightly jealous of you all getting phone acceptances. I haven't gotten one yet. That just seems more fun.

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby ilovesf » Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:56 pm

santisuk wrote:In today via mail! Complete since mid-November. I was basically median for both LSAT and GPA so this wasn't a sure thing. Highest ranked school I've gotten into so far. But I'm still leaning toward Loyola and the big scholly package they're offering, unless by some miracle Hastings gives me money. I'll still try to go to the March admitted student day.

Also, slightly jealous of you all getting phone acceptances. I haven't gotten one yet. That just seems more fun.


I'm jealous of you getting any kind of acceptance!

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby smittelman6 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:08 pm

got in today via mail!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sooooo happy this was the highest ranked school i applied to!

complete since 1/25 (3.66/164)

congrats to everyone who got letters today, good luck to all those waiting, and hopefully see some of you in the fall :) :) :)

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby mistermister » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:14 pm

congrats to new admits! where are you located?

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Re: UC Hastings 2011

Postby santisuk » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:26 pm

mistermister wrote:congrats to new admits! where are you located?


I'm in the LA-area.




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