University of San Diego 2015

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darkatillam2
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby darkatillam2 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:45 pm

splitsplat wrote:
darkatillam2 wrote:I was really pissed on how the head financial aid guy talked about how they only give money to the good LSAC indexed candidates, and that it was such a good indicator of who will do well... Here I am looking at sticker price basically being told I have less of a chance at doing well than the girl next to me who got a full ride. Other than that, the school was nice. Still tho, it left a bitter taste in my mouth.


Why would that piss you off? All schools give merit scholarships based on the index created from GPA/LSAT numbers. It's also been documented year after year that higher LSAT generally means a better chance of doing well in 1L year.

see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7_xHsce57c



First off, you had to be there. He was very matter o fact about it and it just came off rude. Even the girl with the full ride made a comment about that to me (and she didn't know I had no offer). I am sure there is a correlation between performance and LSAT but they include GPA in the index and don't consider your major or UG school you went to. Had I known I was going to go to LS right out of UG I would have picked communications as my major and gotten a 4.0....

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splitsplat
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby splitsplat » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:42 pm

You're right, he probably could have presented it much more tactfully from the way it sounds. Are you committed to attending USD at sticker?

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby darkatillam2 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:21 pm

splitsplat wrote:You're right, he probably could have presented it much more tactfully from the way it sounds. Are you committed to attending USD at sticker?




Yes, unfortunately. I have offers at a few other T2s ($$ and $) but they are lower ranked than USD and according to LST the employment statistics are vastly different. After some careful consideration (and also taking into account what my partner wants) USD at sticker looks like the better option. My only goal now is to focus on my class rank and hopefully climb to the top.

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splitsplat
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby splitsplat » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:33 pm

Good luck man.

richalvarez
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby richalvarez » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:34 pm

Went DR today... I now know the nerves and jitters that everyone has referenced.

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby fashiongirl » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:51 pm

richalvarez wrote:Went DR today... I now know the nerves and jitters that everyone has referenced.


Good luck! You applied PT right?

aroth001
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby aroth001 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:02 pm

Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.

darkatillam2
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby darkatillam2 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:32 pm

aroth001 wrote:Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.



Here! Nice to meet you :)

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby richalvarez » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:59 pm

fashiongirl wrote:
richalvarez wrote:Went DR today... I now know the nerves and jitters that everyone has referenced.


Good luck! You applied PT right?


Well I applied FT, but selected that I would accept PT. I'll be happy with an acceptance to either program, it would just affect how many hours I spend in the office and how much help I'll need to hire.

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mkat27 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:45 pm

darkatillam2 wrote:
aroth001 wrote:Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.



Here! Nice to meet you :)


+1 :) So stoked

aroth001
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby aroth001 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:09 pm

mkat27 wrote:
darkatillam2 wrote:
aroth001 wrote:Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.



Here! Nice to meet you :)


+1 :) So stoked



Beyond stoked :)

sjane9988
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby sjane9988 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:58 am

Officially decided on USD! Anyone know a good place on the web to search for roommates? (Sorry if its earlier in the thread - I have yet to go through it)

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby UnderrateOverachieve » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:57 am

sjane9988 wrote:Officially decided on USD! Anyone know a good place on the web to search for roommates? (Sorry if its earlier in the thread - I have yet to go through it)


https://www.facebook.com/groups/406094859420564/

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mkat27 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:52 am

sjane9988 wrote:Officially decided on USD! Anyone know a good place on the web to search for roommates? (Sorry if its earlier in the thread - I have yet to go through it)


I'm gonna be looking for a roommate soon as well. I think FB is a good way to look! :)

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby PizzaShrapnel » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:05 pm

aroth001 wrote:Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.


Count me in as well... Cannot wait!

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby Phightins » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:29 pm

aroth001 wrote:Officially decided on USD!!! :) Where are my future classmates? Can't wait to meet you.


I'm in. See you in the fall!

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby richalvarez » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:13 pm

Deny

mkat27
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mkat27 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:37 pm

Anyone going to campus visit day on Monday? :D

darkatillam2
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby darkatillam2 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:52 pm

Anyone have any success getting an extension on their April 30th deposit deadline?

I just got into pepperdine and have yet to see any of the scholarship/financial info. I really don't have the money to make two deposits.

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby cobsss » Mon May 07, 2012 2:47 pm

darkatillam2 wrote:Anyone have any success getting an extension on their April 30th deposit deadline?

I just got into pepperdine and have yet to see any of the scholarship/financial info. I really don't have the money to make two deposits.



I'm in the same position, but ended up making a deposit to USD just in case. What's the deciding factors your decision at this point?

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby rdruc » Thu May 17, 2012 9:14 pm

Did everyone else on the waitlist receive the e-mail today about the status of the waitlist and the June 1 deposit for admitted students?

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mzl » Tue May 29, 2012 11:33 pm

Has anyone that has been admitted received any scholarships at a later date? Or been able to negotiate a scholarship from the school? I am very interested in attending, but at sticker, that's a tough decision.

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mertle » Thu May 31, 2012 12:54 pm

i sent in a scholarship appeal 2 weeks ago and they sent me an additional award last week. it's worth it to ask!

mzl
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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby mzl » Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:26 am

I called them today inquiring about scholarships and such. They said they would know nothing until after the seat deposit and couldn't discuss if I even had a remote chance at a scholarship. Since this was the 2nd time I attempted the whole scholarship thing, I gave up. I'd love to go to sunny California. I withdrew today, so whoever gets my seat, congratulations!!

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Re: University of San Diego 2015

Postby jarofsoup » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:04 am

Current student at USD Law if you have any questions PM me. I was accepted off of the wait list and attended the school a sticker.

I would not advise taking out considerable debt for this school.




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