Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

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80eight
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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby 80eight » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:14 pm

I haven't gotten the actual letter yet...is the amount displayed under Mail & Money per year, or total?

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:44 pm

AmandaPB wrote:
erv2107 wrote:$18,000/year here! Pleasantly surprised.

Same here. Wish it was more but I have no idea how much money I’ll be able to get out of the T14. I guess I’m willing to attend some schools without anything so this is good!


I found Michigan to be generally more generous than other schools. But I might be a strange case. I ended up getting money at Michigan last cycle ($15,000 a year - I had the same 3.5/171 that a couple other people who got $15,000 in this thread have). I didn't get money at UVA, NU, or Georgetown. In fact the only schools to match Michigan for a scholarship were Vanderbilt and William & Mary.

Your mileage may vary, but I've heard similar stories (I guess unsurprisingly) from a number of people who showed up at Michigan. Michigan gave them a sizeable scholarship and nobody else would.

I also know one student who got a scholarship from Texas matched by Michigan. Also, give it time if you got in and don't have an award listed yet. Dean Z is probably working through all of your applications and not posting all the money at once.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby foxylaxy » Sat Dec 03, 2011 1:22 am

46nyc wrote:
mattbarnes123 wrote:Does UM ever give need aid in addition to merit aid?



The letter in the mail specifically stated that due to the size of the merit award, I would not be eligible for need-based grants, but I can get need-based loans. I don't know if that's true for all sizes of the merit awards or not.


Interesting. Mine says "Dean's Scholarships are awarded without regard to financial need. You may, in addition, qualify for need-based financial aid, and you will likely be interested in applying for loans."

Maybe it's based off of the financial section we submitted. As a UG I only had to take out an outside loan really my freshman year, because my financial situation qualified me for plenty of need based aid.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby No13baby » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:15 am

foxylaxy wrote:
46nyc wrote:
mattbarnes123 wrote:Does UM ever give need aid in addition to merit aid?



The letter in the mail specifically stated that due to the size of the merit award, I would not be eligible for need-based grants, but I can get need-based loans. I don't know if that's true for all sizes of the merit awards or not.


Interesting. Mine says "Dean's Scholarships are awarded without regard to financial need. You may, in addition, qualify for need-based financial aid, and you will likely be interested in applying for loans."

Maybe it's based off of the financial section we submitted. As a UG I only had to take out an outside loan really my freshman year, because my financial situation qualified me for plenty of need based aid.

This may be a stupid question, but...what financial section? I just went back and looked at my transmitted LSAC app, and there's nowhere to list any financial details.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby thelawyler » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:50 am

Thank God for TLS. I saw this thread, checked online ASW, saw $15,000, freaked out and ran to my mail box, and found my letter from Michigan. hahaha. $45,000 total. =D

I actually kind of find it funny that it has a stipulation of a 2.0 GPA. Michigan, I promise you that if I get under a 2.0, I will drop out.

foxylaxy wrote:
46nyc wrote:
mattbarnes123 wrote:Does UM ever give need aid in addition to merit aid?



The letter in the mail specifically stated that due to the size of the merit award, I would not be eligible for need-based grants, but I can get need-based loans. I don't know if that's true for all sizes of the merit awards or not.


Interesting. Mine says "Dean's Scholarships are awarded without regard to financial need. You may, in addition, qualify for need-based financial aid, and you will likely be interested in applying for loans."

Maybe it's based off of the financial section we submitted. As a UG I only had to take out an outside loan really my freshman year, because my financial situation qualified me for plenty of need based aid.


Makes sense and that is what it says on my letter as well. I know of people who got both last year so I hope to be able to qualify for both.

And No13, I don't believe there was any financial information that we sent to Michigan.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby horrorbusiness » Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:35 am

wow that was sad. somehow i thought the status checker was the ASW, and got excited for a second when i was able to log in. :cry: probably time to sleep.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby thelawyler » Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:58 am

horrorbusiness wrote:wow that was sad. somehow i thought the status checker was the ASW, and got excited for a second when i was able to log in. :cry: probably time to sleep.

Your avatar made me feel even worse for you.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby hangqianli » Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:49 am

congrats on all the admits...
so i sent my app 10/5 and havent heard a word from them. am i the only one? should i start worrying now???

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby tdicks » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:37 am

hangqianli wrote:congrats on all the admits...
so i sent my app 10/5 and havent heard a word from them. am i the only one? should i start worrying now???


if you mean you haven't even gotten the app received e-mail or status checker, i would call them.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby msblaw89 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:58 am

hangqianli wrote:congrats on all the admits...
so i sent my app 10/5 and havent heard a word from them. am i the only one? should i start worrying now???

Yes, call. I bet your app has already been processed and that you do have a status checker, the e-mail just never got mailed to you. Or perhaps it went in your junk

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Real Madrid » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:25 pm

Anyone else having trouble getting access to ASW that has already been admitted? I keep entering my UMID and my DOB and the page just refreshes and the fields clear themselves?

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby UnamSanctam » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:39 pm

Real Madrid wrote:Anyone else having trouble getting access to ASW that has already been admitted? I keep entering my UMID and my DOB and the page just refreshes and the fields clear themselves?


Try using a different browser. Chrome failed me, so I started using firefox. When FF failed, I logged in with IE. I can also log in with Chrome via incognito window.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Sat Dec 03, 2011 1:36 pm

UnamSanctam wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Anyone else having trouble getting access to ASW that has already been admitted? I keep entering my UMID and my DOB and the page just refreshes and the fields clear themselves?

Try using a different browser. Chrome failed me, so I started using firefox. When FF failed, I logged in with IE. I can also log in with Chrome via incognito window.

I've been having that problem. I've tried firefox and IE, and neither work. I was having a different problem prior to this: I would try to log in and get strange red text about not having 'write permission.'

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby 03121202698008 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:06 pm

The schools support for Chrome is spotty. Sometimes it'll work fine, sometimes you'll get loop errors, sometimes it'll just fail silently. Rarely do I have a problem anymore. Sometimes opening an incognito window will fix it. Other times try IE, Safari, or firefox.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby phx » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:16 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
UnamSanctam wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Anyone else having trouble getting access to ASW that has already been admitted? I keep entering my UMID and my DOB and the page just refreshes and the fields clear themselves?

Try using a different browser. Chrome failed me, so I started using firefox. When FF failed, I logged in with IE. I can also log in with Chrome via incognito window.

I've been having that problem. I've tried firefox and IE, and neither work. I was having a different problem prior to this: I would try to log in and get strange red text about not having 'write permission.'


I keep getting sent back to the log-in page also (with no red text, just blank fields). I've tried Firefox, Chrome, and Safari, including clearing all UMich cookies. I'll just try again in a few days I guess.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby RonnyDworkin » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:34 pm

There's something wrong with the ASW page. Here's the trick. After attempting to log in the first time, the page will reload and your entry will be blank. Then click on the "current student" link in the upper right corner. You will then be sent to the Admitted Student page.

I just checked my fin aid. 54k total merit scholarship.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:38 pm

RonnyDworkin wrote:There's something wrong with the ASW page. Here's the trick. After attempting to log in the first time, the page will reload and your entry will be blank. Then click on the "current student" link in the upper right corner. You will then be sent to the Admitted Student page.

I just checked my fin aid. 54k total merit scholarship.

The trick worked for me - thanks.

And congratulations! 54k makes Michigan a great deal.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby addy11 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:00 pm

Congrats on the dolla$, guys! Michigan is an amazing prospect at sticker, so those of you who are getting money should be rightfully excited.

For those of us who haven't yet heard the good word: anyone know why the admissions seem to have slowed down a bit this past week? I think I heard mention of Michigan focusing on their ED applicants for a few weeks, but I could be confusing that with any of the other 16 schools to which I'm applying :wink:

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby crabcakes » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:22 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
RonnyDworkin wrote:There's something wrong with the ASW page. Here's the trick. After attempting to log in the first time, the page will reload and your entry will be blank. Then click on the "current student" link in the upper right corner. You will then be sent to the Admitted Student page.

I just checked my fin aid. 54k total merit scholarship.

The trick worked for me - thanks.

And congratulations! 54k makes Michigan a great deal.


wait, is this a fluke? because i am able to log in and had not been admitted yet........... :shock:
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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:23 pm

crabcakes wrote:wait, is this a fluke? because i was able to log in and have not been admitted yet........... :shock:

In the 'Money and Mailings' section, do it state whether they have mailed anything to you? If you have been admitted, there will be a mailing listed, with a date, and an "admit term" listed.
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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby crabcakes » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:25 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
crabcakes wrote:wait, is this a fluke? because i was able to log in and have not been admitted yet........... :shock:

In the 'Money and Mailings' section, do it state whether they have mailed anything to you?


OMG YES! HOLY F!!!! AHHHHHHHH.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:27 pm

crabcakes wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:
crabcakes wrote:wait, is this a fluke? because i was able to log in and have not been admitted yet........... :shock:

In the 'Money and Mailings' section, do it state whether they have mailed anything to you?

OMG YES! HOLY F!!!! AHHHHHHHH.

LOL, congratulations! If it states they have mailed something, with a date, I'm guessing that can't be an error.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby UnamSanctam » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:31 pm

crabcakes wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:
crabcakes wrote:wait, is this a fluke? because i was able to log in and have not been admitted yet........... :shock:

In the 'Money and Mailings' section, do it state whether they have mailed anything to you?


OMG YES! HOLY F!!!! AHHHHHHHH.


Welcome to Michigan.

ETA: LOL just looked at your LSN. You're about to go 10/10 on your apps.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby crabcakes » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:35 pm

UnamSanctam wrote:
crabcakes wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:
crabcakes wrote:wait, is this a fluke? because i was able to log in and have not been admitted yet........... :shock:

In the 'Money and Mailings' section, do it state whether they have mailed anything to you?


OMG YES! HOLY F!!!! AHHHHHHHH.


Welcome to Michigan.

ETA: LOL just looked at your LSN. You're about to go 10/10 on your apps.


yayyyyyy! haha, yeah 8/8 so far! georgetown interview today, too! but holy crap. michigan. gahhhhhhhhh.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby catmo » Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:49 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:
RonnyDworkin wrote:There's something wrong with the ASW page. Here's the trick. After attempting to log in the first time, the page will reload and your entry will be blank. Then click on the "current student" link in the upper right corner. You will then be sent to the Admitted Student page.

I just checked my fin aid. 54k total merit scholarship.

The trick worked for me - thanks.

And congratulations! 54k makes Michigan a great deal.


Wait, wait, I used this "Trick" and I got the blue admitted students site for the first time ever. Is this a glitch? Would I be able to get into the website somehow using this roundabout way if I wasn't in?




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