U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

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tooswolle
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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby tooswolle » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:08 pm

does anybody know how open the university is to negotiate scholarships? If so how does one go about doing that? I just checked the cost of attendance and the amount of loans required and it scared me tremendously, to the point that I might take a year off and retake the lsat for a higher score.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby acmass » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:39 pm

DR 3/11

In with "Legal Scholar" honors (free 1L books) with $10K per year

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby pugsnotdrugs » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:42 pm

acmass wrote:DR 3/11

In with "Legal Scholar" honors (free 1L books) with $10K per year



did you get that in the mail today? i'm still waiting to hear back.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby acmass » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:02 pm

pugsnotdrugs wrote:
acmass wrote:DR 3/11

In with "Legal Scholar" honors (free 1L books) with $10K per year



did you get that in the mail today? i'm still waiting to hear back.



Yup! I just got home from work and there was a nice big packet in my mailbox! Status checker said it was mailed on 3/14 and I'm in Tucson, AZ...if that gives you a time frame

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby pugsnotdrugs » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:05 pm

acmass wrote:
pugsnotdrugs wrote:
acmass wrote:DR 3/11

In with "Legal Scholar" honors (free 1L books) with $10K per year



did you get that in the mail today? i'm still waiting to hear back.



Yup! I just got home from work and there was a nice big packet in my mailbox! Status checker said it was mailed on 3/14 and I'm in Tucson, AZ...if that gives you a time frame


Awesome! Thanks. I'm in Los Angeles so I hope I'll get to know today.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby crazyventures » Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:02 pm

I received my acceptance packet a couple days ago (DR 3/11)...in with 10k/year (top 30% stipulation) and free books for the first year.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby SFnative » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:21 pm

I also called here today and got nothing except that if you have received acceptances from other schools and are interested in UoP, to send a copy of the letter and this may expedite your application, because they plan to keep making decisions all the way into late May.....

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby robinhoodOO » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:53 pm

risktaker wrote:I honestly feel that they might move up slightly in Tier 2. We'll see though.
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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby twozeroseven » Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:50 pm

I was at the open house last Friday. It was nice to see the school. Thoughts: friendly, laid back, good teachers (the ones i interacted with anyway), et cetera. I actually think Sac is a pretty good town.

One thing that bothers me is: they advertise that around 50% of entering students have some sort of scholarship money. 52% last year in fact. You have to be in the top 1/3 of the class to keep the award. (Now, to be fair, some of the 52% are small awards for commitment to public service -- which are renewable regardless of class rank.) So, excepting those public service awards, a minimum of 17% will lose their scholarships. That's hard to deal with.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby btnyegurl » Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:30 pm

I'm still waiting to hear back from them, who knows how this is going to go

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby robinhoodOO » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:17 am

btnyegurl wrote:I'm still waiting to hear back from them, who knows how this is going to go
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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby swilson215 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:23 am

Just got my admit packet -- $7,500 per year. I got double that at Santa Clara and triple that at SMU. That's disappointing. Hmmmm.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby robinhoodOO » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:49 am

swilson215 wrote:Just got my admit packet -- $7,500 per year. I got double that at Santa Clara and triple that at SMU. That's disappointing. Hmmmm.


If you're getting offered more $$ from Santa Clara, you've gotta go w/Santa Clara. The better school w/more money, easy pick.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby Compose » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:00 am

twozeroseven wrote:So, excepting those public service awards, a minimum of 17% will lose their scholarships. That's hard to deal with.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong but, at a minimum, it's actually ~35% that will lose their scholarships.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby twozeroseven » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:17 am

Compose wrote:
twozeroseven wrote:So, excepting those public service awards, a minimum of 17% will lose their scholarships. That's hard to deal with.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong but, at a minimum, it's actually ~35% that will lose their scholarships.


That's worse, to look at it that way. More telling anyway. I meant that 17% of the entire class will be SOL. You mean 35% of the scholarship recipients I assume.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby swilson215 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:43 pm

So, was there any answer to the scholarship negotiation question a few posts up? I'm interested in seeing if anyone has tried this at McGeorge yet.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby twozeroseven » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:02 pm

swilson215 wrote:So, was there any answer to the scholarship negotiation question a few posts up? I'm interested in seeing if anyone has tried this at McGeorge yet.


I personally have not. Trying to decide on a course of action. Either will withdraw or negotiate for more dollars and/or no stipulations. I don't have tons of leverage though, only a couple of 1st tier acceptances with no scholly.

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby tooswolle » Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:33 pm

I agree with the above posters; I got a decent sized scholarship but I'm scared of taking that much debt on. Does any body know if they offer other kind of scholarships later on through financial aid I.e diversity scholarships, etc.? Or do they even negotiate?

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby jamesman22 » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:38 pm

Anyone with a "Decision Letter Sent" under the mailing section get a rejection? My friend got a rejection letter on 3/11/11 after going DR on 3/09/11. He never recieved a "decision letter sent" under the mailings section. My status is DR, I have a "Decision Letter Sent" on 3/21/11 and still have not received anything?

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby Dasein 2011 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:27 pm

Does anyone know if there has been any movement on the waitlist or generally when the waitlist is reviewed?

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby btnyegurl » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:05 pm

Is anyone else still waiting on a decision from them?

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby sanjola » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:16 pm

btnyegurl wrote:Is anyone else still waiting on a decision from them?


I am, but I already put my deposit elsewhere.

When did you go complete?

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby btnyegurl » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:39 am

sanjola wrote:
btnyegurl wrote:Is anyone else still waiting on a decision from them?


I am, but I already put my deposit elsewhere.

When did you go complete?


Kinda late, I've been complete since 3/1

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby gokickrocks » Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:19 am

In with $10k & books but a top 1/3 stipulation :roll:

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Re: U. of Pacific 2011 Applicants

Postby btnyegurl » Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:49 pm

gokickrocks wrote:In with $10k & books but a top 1/3 stipulation :roll:


Congratulations




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