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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:52 pm

lhanvt13 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:What's next with what? It to apply to LS? :shock:

what's next as far as pre-law school prep.


I see. I should start getting into the whole pre LS prep

a lot of people say it's unnecessary but I see a lot of diff advices here and there so idk.
I'm incorporating arrow's guide http://www.top-law-schools.com/loyola-study-advice.html


I don't get the pricing of LEEWS. How much is it? The website looks like it has t been updated since 1999

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:57 pm

JayJones78 wrote:I don't get the pricing of LEEWS. How much is it? The website looks like it has t been updated since 1999

seems like the 2005 ver. of it is around 200 on amazon with the audio and everything. that's what I have.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby wvu » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:01 pm

I just think it's funny they guarantee at least a B while grades are curved to a B+.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:03 pm

lhanvt13 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:I don't get the pricing of LEEWS. How much is it? The website looks like it has t been updated since 1999

seems like the 2005 ver. of it is around 200 on amazon with the audio and everything. that's what I have.


I'll check amazon. Their website is pretty redic.

Edit: is the newest version really is the 2005 one?

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:06 pm

JayJones78 wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:I don't get the pricing of LEEWS. How much is it? The website looks like it has t been updated since 1999

seems like the 2005 ver. of it is around 200 on amazon with the audio and everything. that's what I have.


I'll check amazon. Their website is pretty redic.

Edit: is the newest version really is the 2005 one?

there's a 2010 one but the CD's have stayed the same apparently. Also people say the CD is where it's at and not the book.. not sure though since I haven't even cracked it open yet

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:07 pm

lhanvt13 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:I don't get the pricing of LEEWS. How much is it? The website looks like it has t been updated since 1999

seems like the 2005 ver. of it is around 200 on amazon with the audio and everything. that's what I have.


I'll check amazon. Their website is pretty redic.

Edit: is the newest version really is the 2005 one?

there's a 2010 one but the CD's have stayed the same apparently. Also people say the CD is where it's at and not the book.. not sure though since I haven't even cracked it open yet


Seems like amazon is selling the 2005 version from third party sellers

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby wannabelawstudent » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:08 pm

Legal education hasn't changed much since 2005....you should be happy they aren't changing their books every 2-3 years like most textbook companies do.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:09 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:Legal education hasn't changed much since 2005....you should be happy they aren't changing their books every 2-3 years like most textbook companies do.

"look! we have a whopping 10 new questions in the new edition and we've shifted the chapters around! THE NEW EDITION WILL BE WORTH EVERY PENNY"

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:11 pm

lhanvt13 wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:Legal education hasn't changed much since 2005....you should be happy they aren't changing their books every 2-3 years like most textbook companies do.

"look! we have a whopping 10 new questions in the new edition and we've shifted the chapters around! THE NEW EDITION WILL BE WORTH EVERY PENNY"


The new version is $45 (just book). Not bad

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:15 pm

JayJones78 wrote:
lhanvt13 wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:Legal education hasn't changed much since 2005....you should be happy they aren't changing their books every 2-3 years like most textbook companies do.

"look! we have a whopping 10 new questions in the new edition and we've shifted the chapters around! THE NEW EDITION WILL BE WORTH EVERY PENNY"


The new version is $45 (just book). Not bad

yeah I might actually just invest in the new one. $45 can't hurt

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby 2012Lsatscore » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:39 am

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby gatorgirl2012 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:47 am

Is anybody not okay with this $750 deposit? I'm currently WLed at two schools and waiting on a few other decisions but this is my best option at the moment. This deposit is genius but mean....

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby 2012Lsatscore » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:54 am

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby ironbmike » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:10 am

gatorgirl2012 wrote:Is anybody not okay with this $750 deposit? I'm currently WLed at two schools and waiting on a few other decisions but this is my best option at the moment. This deposit is genius but mean....


$750 is steep for sure

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby ironbmike » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:16 am

Anyone had any success lowering or removing the scholarship stip?

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby talesofyore » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:31 am

ironbmike wrote:Anyone had any success lowering or removing the scholarship stip?


Supposedly the scholarship stip doesn't actually matter because only one person in many years has actually lost a scholarship, and even then it was his/her own fault for refusing to take up opportunities offered by the administration to keep it.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby gatorgirl2012 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:49 am

2012Lsatscore wrote:
gatorgirl2012 wrote:Is anybody not okay with this $750 deposit? I'm currently WLed at two schools and waiting on a few other decisions but this is my best option at the moment. This deposit is genius but mean....


I bet if you talked with them about it, assuming that the deposit is causing a legitimate financial burden, they would work with you. It couldn't hurt.


It's not so much financial burden, because I can pay it. I'm just not okay with losing that deposit if I get a good offer off the waitlist at a better school. $750 is insane compared to $200 or even $400 at other schools.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby 2012Lsatscore » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:57 am

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby ironbmike » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:58 am

talesofyore wrote:
ironbmike wrote:Anyone had any success lowering or removing the scholarship stip?


Supposedly the scholarship stip doesn't actually matter because only one person in many years has actually lost a scholarship, and even then it was his/her own fault for refusing to take up opportunities offered by the administration to keep it.


Hm? What's the sources on that?

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:04 pm

ironbmike wrote:
talesofyore wrote:
ironbmike wrote:Anyone had any success lowering or removing the scholarship stip?


Supposedly the scholarship stip doesn't actually matter because only one person in many years has actually lost a scholarship, and even then it was his/her own fault for refusing to take up opportunities offered by the administration to keep it.


Hm? What's the sources on that?


If I'm not mistake they write about it in the scholly letter

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby talesofyore » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:05 pm

WLU2015 wrote:
aqbi wrote:this may be a stupid question but I got the 30K/year scholarship with the 3.15 GPA stip.

When i tell other people about that stip, they say that it's ridiculously high.

But when I look at the website, it seems like it's the top 75%? or C average?

Am I missing something? Is the stip really ridiculous and difficult to achieve or does W&L just grade differently??


I'm a member of the Class of 2015, and I have the same stip. I was getting 2.85 or so at every other school I applied to, and was initially turned off by it. It's not that difficult to achieve. Something like 70% of students are above a 3.15. Even if you're below it, they do not revoke your scholarship immediately, like other schools. They /may/ decrease it until you get it above the 3.15, but even then, they'll work with you and try to let you keep it. I was told by Dean Twitty that only one student in the past seven years or something has actually lost their scholarship, and that was only because they were refusing to go to class/do work.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby ironbmike » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:11 pm

talesofyore wrote:
WLU2015 wrote:
aqbi wrote:this may be a stupid question but I got the 30K/year scholarship with the 3.15 GPA stip.

When i tell other people about that stip, they say that it's ridiculously high.

But when I look at the website, it seems like it's the top 75%? or C average?

Am I missing something? Is the stip really ridiculous and difficult to achieve or does W&L just grade differently??


I'm a member of the Class of 2015, and I have the same stip. I was getting 2.85 or so at every other school I applied to, and was initially turned off by it. It's not that difficult to achieve. Something like 70% of students are above a 3.15. Even if you're below it, they do not revoke your scholarship immediately, like other schools. They /may/ decrease it until you get it above the 3.15, but even then, they'll work with you and try to let you keep it. I was told by Dean Twitty that only one student in the past seven years or something has actually lost their scholarship, and that was only because they were refusing to go to class/do work.


Interesting. I don't fancy leaving my scholarship up to that, though. The stip is still very imposing.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby JayJones78 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:43 pm

ironbmike wrote:
talesofyore wrote:
WLU2015 wrote:
aqbi wrote:this may be a stupid question but I got the 30K/year scholarship with the 3.15 GPA stip.

When i tell other people about that stip, they say that it's ridiculously high.

But when I look at the website, it seems like it's the top 75%? or C average?

Am I missing something? Is the stip really ridiculous and difficult to achieve or does W&L just grade differently??


I'm a member of the Class of 2015, and I have the same stip. I was getting 2.85 or so at every other school I applied to, and was initially turned off by it. It's not that difficult to achieve. Something like 70% of students are above a 3.15. Even if you're below it, they do not revoke your scholarship immediately, like other schools. They /may/ decrease it until you get it above the 3.15, but even then, they'll work with you and try to let you keep it. I was told by Dean Twitty that only one student in the past seven years or something has actually lost their scholarship, and that was only because they were refusing to go to class/do work.


Interesting. I don't fancy leaving my scholarship up to that, though. The stip is still very imposing.


Actually, I think a stip is okay.
The school (not just W&L but schools in general) is giving students thousends of dollars basically (well.. Literally) for free. I don't thik that it's too much to ask that the school will want them to be at some academic level. I find it pretty valid.

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:04 pm

JayJones78 wrote:
Actually, I think a stip is okay.
The school (not just W&L but schools in general) is giving students thousends of dollars basically (well.. Literally) for free. I don't thik that it's too much to ask that the school will want them to be at some academic level. I find it pretty valid.

Yeah .. Top 60% or 70% is not too shabby .. And if you're anal enough to be on TLS then you're probably better off than 40% of the entering class anyway haha

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Re: W&L c/o 2016

Postby lhanvt13 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:11 pm

Who here is for sure going to W&L?
Or at least almost certain?




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