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JohnMarshall17
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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JohnMarshall17 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:40 pm

battlerifle13 wrote:Picked up a nice $120K, which is actually less than what UCLA offered me. Maybe I can negotiate with USC for a full ride?


You definitely have a shot. USC typically outbids UCLA when it comes to merit. Good luck!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby anteater1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:43 pm

dproduct wrote:
anteater1 wrote:I'm starting to hate my chances here, if they haven't even looked at my app for nearly 3 months at complete my prospects of getting in are probably minimal...

Time to start seriously considering other schools.


I had this same exact thought today. :(


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ASJBXu8tNo

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby goden » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:45 pm

dproduct wrote:
anteater1 wrote:I'm starting to hate my chances here, if they haven't even looked at my app for nearly 3 months at complete my prospects of getting in are probably minimal...

Time to start seriously considering other schools.


I had this same exact thought today. :(

Don't lose hope dudes. We all need to find a way to be in LA.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby BigZuck » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:48 pm

texas1990 wrote:anyone consider USC and UCLA to be "similarly ranked"? i have no money from UCLA but do any of you think it's possible to get some with a 90K USC scholly?


I can't imagine two schools that are more "similarly ranked." The very definition of peers.

How pissed do you guys think UCLA is at USC for all the money USC is throwing around? I don't see any way UCLA can keep up.

Twinkle, I bet if you ask they will give you the 120K. Shocked they didn't offer it up front to be honest.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:49 pm

anteater1 wrote:
dproduct wrote:
anteater1 wrote:I'm starting to hate my chances here, if they haven't even looked at my app for nearly 3 months at complete my prospects of getting in are probably minimal...

Time to start seriously considering other schools.


I had this same exact thought today. :(


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ASJBXu8tNo


YUP.

goden wrote:Don't lose hope dudes. We all need to find a way to be in LA.


God I hope so. I think our current "winter" is rough.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby anteater1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:51 pm

"and i saiiid GOOOOULLLD don't know me and GOUUUULLLDD don't even care"

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby elblufer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:25 pm

dproduct wrote:
anteater1 wrote:I'm starting to hate my chances here, if they haven't even looked at my app for nearly 3 months at complete my prospects of getting in are probably minimal...

Time to start seriously considering other schools.


I had this same exact thought today. :(


I'm already starting to prepare for the idea of re-taking in June and waiting it out a cycle...come on USC!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby CatFacts » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:06 pm

texas1990 wrote:wow. $90,000 scholly. unexpected given my numbers...166/3.83 non-urm. congrats to all others and here's hopin a bunch of you hear about an acceptance soon!


Whaaat. We have practically the same stats except for a 0.01 difference in our GPAs and I was offered $75k. :evil:

Also, congrats to the new batch of $120k scholarship recipients!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:08 pm

anteater1 wrote:"and i saiiid GOOOOULLLD don't know me and GOUUUULLLDD don't even care"


Right in the feels.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:08 pm

Congrats to all those receiving massive scholarships. Well deserved I'm sure!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Jonathk1 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:52 pm

Those are some massive scholarships for those numbers!! Congrats!!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:08 pm

BigZuck wrote:
texas1990 wrote:anyone consider USC and UCLA to be "similarly ranked"? i have no money from UCLA but do any of you think it's possible to get some with a 90K USC scholly?


I can't imagine two schools that are more "similarly ranked." The very definition of peers.

How pissed do you guys think UCLA is at USC for all the money USC is throwing around? I don't see any way UCLA can keep up.

Twinkle, I bet if you ask they will give you the 120K. Shocked they didn't offer it up front to be honest.



Yeah I got ZIP from UCLA. USC w/ 120k is something I would be very seriously considering... $105k is fantastic but not enough to tip the scales for me. How do I ask? Nicely?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby law chihuahua » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:12 pm

Checking in. Hoping for good news this cycle!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:52 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
texas1990 wrote:anyone consider USC and UCLA to be "similarly ranked"? i have no money from UCLA but do any of you think it's possible to get some with a 90K USC scholly?


I can't imagine two schools that are more "similarly ranked." The very definition of peers.

How pissed do you guys think UCLA is at USC for all the money USC is throwing around? I don't see any way UCLA can keep up.

Twinkle, I bet if you ask they will give you the 120K. Shocked they didn't offer it up front to be honest.



Yeah I got ZIP from UCLA. USC w/ 120k is something I would be very seriously considering... $105k is fantastic but not enough to tip the scales for me. How do I ask? Nicely?


I suppose you can ask but a lot of other that got 120 might go to other schools and you can get it instead and plus the Rothman is still out there.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:29 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:53 pm

another month is fine, you dont have to make the decision that early. You might get a bump but I'm not too sure, your best bet is to go after the Rothman.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby wbrother » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:09 am

twinkletoes16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
texas1990 wrote:anyone consider USC and UCLA to be "similarly ranked"? i have no money from UCLA but do any of you think it's possible to get some with a 90K USC scholly?


I can't imagine two schools that are more "similarly ranked." The very definition of peers.

How pissed do you guys think UCLA is at USC for all the money USC is throwing around? I don't see any way UCLA can keep up.

Twinkle, I bet if you ask they will give you the 120K. Shocked they didn't offer it up front to be honest.



Yeah I got ZIP from UCLA. USC w/ 120k is something I would be very seriously considering... $105k is fantastic but not enough to tip the scales for me. How do I ask? Nicely?


Send them the "bitch please" meme with a link to your LSN profile.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:51 pm

wbrother wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
texas1990 wrote:anyone consider USC and UCLA to be "similarly ranked"? i have no money from UCLA but do any of you think it's possible to get some with a 90K USC scholly?


I can't imagine two schools that are more "similarly ranked." The very definition of peers.

How pissed do you guys think UCLA is at USC for all the money USC is throwing around? I don't see any way UCLA can keep up.

Twinkle, I bet if you ask they will give you the 120K. Shocked they didn't offer it up front to be honest.



Yeah I got ZIP from UCLA. USC w/ 120k is something I would be very seriously considering... $105k is fantastic but not enough to tip the scales for me. How do I ask? Nicely?


Send them the "bitch please" meme with a link to your LSN profile.


well she is below the GPA median so 105 is still a ton for someone like that. most people won't come close to 105.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dsn32 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:06 pm

Anyone think USC/UCLA would negotiate with me given the following:

USC offered 90k in merit, with no chance for need aid

UCLA offered 75k in merit, with 10k in need for next year (this will continue each year assuming similar finances)

Offers seem too similar to me, I think I may be SOL unless Vandy steps up and gives more (Texas and Minn have also hopped on that 90k train for me, so I feel like I have 0 leverage at any of these places).

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:25 pm

JohnMarshall17 wrote:
battlerifle13 wrote:Picked up a nice $120K, which is actually less than what UCLA offered me. Maybe I can negotiate with USC for a full ride?


You definitely have a shot. USC typically outbids UCLA when it comes to merit. Good luck!


well i think Rothman is the only full ride USC offers and that comes with a SA position with skadden after first year.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:29 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby muhami » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:33 pm

committee first read 1/23 - READ FASTER :roll:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby bluegoldbearz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:35 pm

With all this news of scholarships, I am beginning to experience an overwhelming sense of doom at the lack of movement with my application.

complete 12/7....no movement since.

anyone get in after experiencing an extremely long wait period to go under review? :?: :!: :shock:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby andy261 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:36 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:
zman wrote:
JohnMarshall17 wrote:
battlerifle13 wrote:Picked up a nice $120K, which is actually less than what UCLA offered me. Maybe I can negotiate with USC for a full ride?


You definitely have a shot. USC typically outbids UCLA when it comes to merit. Good luck!


well i think Rothman is the only full ride USC offers and that comes with a SA position with skadden after first year.



This is true. 120k seems to be the max.

And re: my stats, .03 below GPA median assuming their posted stats are true. And 6 points above their LSAT 75th. THAT is why I think I should be closer to 120k. That's a big boost for them.


Not really in the sense that that's not how medians and percentiles work. My understanding is that it doesn't make a huge difference whether you're 2+ points above their 75th or 6 points above it because they're not going to have enough applicants with your score to realistically have a chance of pushing their 75th up that high anyways. I mean they may end up be willing to pay for your LSAT, but it's not really doing anything more for their stats than someone else who is at GPA median and maybe just above LSAT 75th by 2 points.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby letitloose » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:40 pm

bluegoldbearz wrote:With all this news of scholarships, I am beginning to experience an overwhelming sense of doom at the lack of movement with my application.

complete 12/7....no movement since.

anyone get in after experiencing an extremely long wait period to go under review? :?: :!: :shock:

It happens. Can't be a great sign, but I don't think it means they hate you. I'm still at complete, FYI (11/7).




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