UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby helterskelter » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:20 pm

Fuck Hastings, I guess they don't want non-trads or anyone who's ever had a job. $0 with expected $25k/yr contribution, knowing full well I won't have an income this year or for the next three.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby mndlnnmntl » Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:40 pm

Same as everyone else: $13.5K grant, $2K Perkins loan. I definitely don't want to take out $60K/year in more student loan debt. :(

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby mcs268 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:09 pm

maybe they're sending the better offers later? haha still haven't gotten mine yet. I'm pretty much decided on Davis already anyway. Qualified for 30K in need based grants there already, and doesn't look like Hastings is giving anything close to that judging from the ones that have got them already

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby teiswei » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:17 pm

mcs268 wrote:maybe they're sending the better offers later? haha still haven't gotten mine yet. I'm pretty much decided on Davis already anyway. Qualified for 30K in need based grants there already, and doesn't look like Hastings is giving anything close to that judging from the ones that have got them already

Pretty sure Davis does purely need based thing too and I think it makes both these NorCal schools impossible for me to attend.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby WisemanAEKDB » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:38 pm

teiswei wrote:
mcs268 wrote:maybe they're sending the better offers later? haha still haven't gotten mine yet. I'm pretty much decided on Davis already anyway. Qualified for 30K in need based grants there already, and doesn't look like Hastings is giving anything close to that judging from the ones that have got them already

Pretty sure Davis does purely need based thing too and I think it makes both these NorCal schools impossible for me to attend.


Davis offers need and merit separately, although I have seen it's quite rare to be offered anything through merit. Definitely not purely need at all though.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby flyingmantis » Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:09 pm

I still have not gotten the aid award email yet. Not in my spam folder. Those of you who got the email, is there a link I can go to and just login with my webadvisor id?

Thanks!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby teiswei » Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:01 am

flyingmantis wrote:I still have not gotten the aid award email yet. Not in my spam folder. Those of you who got the email, is there a link I can go to and just login with my webadvisor id?

Thanks!

Links are specific to each applicant.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby well.let's.see » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:41 pm

Anyone know the scenario regarding retention of Hastings Grants?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby superpippo » Sat Mar 30, 2013 7:59 pm

well.let's.see wrote:Anyone know the scenario regarding retention of Hastings Grants?


I believe you reapply for them each year. I don't really think there are any stips to maintaining them GPA-wise. However, if your financial situation changed (for better or worse) it could result in more or less money for your second and third years. I also think Hastings does offer increased scholarships to top performers in each class as well.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby kapital98 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:35 pm

superpippo wrote:
well.let's.see wrote:Anyone know the scenario regarding retention of Hastings Grants?


I believe you reapply for them each year. I don't really think there are any stips to maintaining them GPA-wise. However, if your financial situation changed (for better or worse) it could result in more or less money for your second and third years. I also think Hastings does offer increased scholarships to top performers in each class as well.


LOL!!! :lol:

I'm sorry to hear about the terrible aid awards. FYI, even the best performers (top 5%) get tiny increases in aid (~2-3k). Trying to negotiate with better transfer options doesn't help.

If any of you want to talk to current and past Hastings students please feel free: http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewt ... 4&t=173522

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lisavj » Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:23 pm

Top person in each section gets $5k. Top 10 people overall get $5k. If you get need based aid though, the need is decreased by $10k if you get both.

I also happened to find out that its the top in each section/top ten *that return to the school in the fall*. Also they don't negotiate with terrorists (erm, transfers that is).

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby kapital98 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:52 pm

lisavj wrote:Top person in each section gets $5k. Top 10 people overall get $5k. If you get need based aid though, the need is decreased by $10k if you get both.

I also happened to find out that its the top in each section/top ten *that return to the school in the fall*. Also they don't negotiate with terrorists (erm, transfers that is).


With those grades you could transfer to Stanford! :D

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby well.let's.see » Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:53 pm

lisavj wrote:Top person in each section gets $5k. Top 10 people overall get $5k. If you get need based aid though, the need is decreased by $10k if you get both.

I also happened to find out that its the top in each section/top ten *that return to the school in the fall*. Also they don't negotiate with terrorists (erm, transfers that is).


Sooo the "award" is deduced from your aid package?

Sooo the "award" is worthless???

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby rheannabanana » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:41 am

I am pretty sure Hastings forgot me; still no decision here. :(

Although, from the sounds of the puny awards being given out, I should probably just move on...

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lisavj » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:46 am

well.let's.see wrote:
Sooo the "award" is deduced from your aid package?

Sooo the "award" is worthless???


Made the transfer decision easier. Of course, it wasn't that hard.
8) [thx Kapital]

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby sublime » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:09 am

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby flyingmantis » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:27 am

Am I the only one who hasn't gotten the aid award email yet?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby CaliAliLouise » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:09 pm

flyingmantis wrote:Am I the only one who hasn't gotten the aid award email yet?

Nope, I am still waiting too. Calling them this afternoon if I don't see anything.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby boredatwork24 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:55 pm

Anybody know how the waitlist works at Hastings? Do they let in a lot of applicants or only a few?

*Im on the waitlist :/

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby elliejoon » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:21 pm

I think UC Hastings lost my application. Complete since sometime in early February and I haven't heard even a bit of noise from them.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby cowboyup » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:59 pm

Withdrew yesterday. I was awarded a $14.5K Hastings Grant. Hopefully this will help some of you out in some way!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby redmessengerbag » Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:04 pm

elliejoon wrote:I think UC Hastings lost my application. Complete since sometime in early February and I haven't heard even a bit of noise from them.


same here, your stats? i think it's taking so long because I'm borderline

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby hiima3L » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:22 pm

redmessengerbag wrote:
elliejoon wrote:I think UC Hastings lost my application. Complete since sometime in early February and I haven't heard even a bit of noise from them.


same here, your stats? i think it's taking so long because I'm borderline


I think this is the case. I know a few people of my class ('12) who got in a week before classes started.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby kapital98 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:53 pm

hiima3L wrote:
redmessengerbag wrote:
elliejoon wrote:I think UC Hastings lost my application. Complete since sometime in early February and I haven't heard even a bit of noise from them.


same here, your stats? i think it's taking so long because I'm borderline


I think this is the case. I know a few people of my class ('12) who got in a week before classes started.


I was waitlisted sometime in January or February.

I was accepted on May 24th, 2011. It was the night before college commencement. Perfect timing.

I've also heard of people being accepted right before school starts.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby onionskin » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:00 am

hiima3L wrote:
redmessengerbag wrote:
elliejoon wrote:I think UC Hastings lost my application. Complete since sometime in early February and I haven't heard even a bit of noise from them.


same here, your stats? i think it's taking so long because I'm borderline


I think this is the case. I know a few people of my class ('12) who got in a week before classes started.


How is that even acceptable?




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