UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby BroncBaseball33 » Mon Feb 09, 2015 12:28 pm

horseshoe1 wrote:Those receiving scholarship info: what dates were you all accepted if you don't mind sharing (or perhaps sharing again)?
Thanks!


Accepted via email Jan. 13

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Dipper » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:36 pm

True story that Hastings doesn't offer full tuition scholarships?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Drowninmyowntears » Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:24 am

horseshoe1 wrote:Those receiving scholarship info: what dates were you all accepted if you don't mind sharing (or perhaps sharing again)?
Thanks!


12/30 Went Complete
1/13 Admitted via email, & received phone call the next day.
2/6 Merit scholarship offered via mail

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby miamiri » Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:37 pm

Dipper wrote:True story that Hastings doesn't offer full tuition scholarships?


i was looking into it. Mine was the biggest they give according to them, and I did not get a full tuition scholarship. I am pretty sure they do not give full rides, they have not even given any scholarships usually, so I suppose getting one is great news.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby nachase » Tue Feb 10, 2015 1:38 pm

Admitted via email on 03 Feb. I'm very fortunate that my tuition will be covered in full by the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Any other vets looking to go to Hastings?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Liz_Lemon » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:26 pm

miamiri wrote:
Dipper wrote:True story that Hastings doesn't offer full tuition scholarships?


i was looking into it. Mine was the biggest they give according to them, and I did not get a full tuition scholarship. I am pretty sure they do not give full rides, they have not even given any scholarships usually, so I suppose getting one is great news.


From their ABA disclosure, the did not give any full tuition scholarships last year:

Total Full-Time Part-Time
# % # % # %

Total # receiving grants 804 76.9 %
Less than 1/2 tuition 740 70.8 %
Half to full tuition 64 6.1 %
Full tuition 0 0
More than full tuition 0 0

75th Percentile grant amount $ 16,800
50th Percentile grant amount $ 15,800
25th Percentile grant amount $ 14,450

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LawsRUs » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:53 pm

nachase wrote:Admitted via email on 03 Feb. I'm very fortunate that my tuition will be covered in full by the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Any other vets looking to go to Hastings?


wow congrats !! thats awesome!! also thanks for your service

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby misskatejd » Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:40 pm

in via email!

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Postby tkim88 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:28 am

In via email!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LawsRUs » Wed Feb 11, 2015 1:47 am

congrats to you both :D

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LVbucknell » Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:35 pm

Got my scholarship today. Even with the money Hastings is wildly more expensive than all my other choices

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby horseshoe1 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:42 pm

got mine today as well.

is it worth it to pay nearly 90k more over the three years to go here instead of full ride to usf or mcgeorge?

also- do folks know how they are with negotiating higher scholarships?

Thanks!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby misskatejd » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:53 pm

horseshoe1 wrote:got mine today as well.

is it worth it to pay nearly 90k more over the three years to go here instead of full ride to usf or mcgeorge?

also- do folks know how they are with negotiating higher scholarships?

Thanks!



Would like to know the same. Also got full ride to McGeorge, and i eventually want to work in the ca central valley. Despite the rankings, I feel like both are thought of well here.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Rileyfo » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:19 pm

I'm just sending in my app this week (very late, I know). I'm around the 50th percentile for GPA and the 75th for LSAT. Does submitting so late affect my chances?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby horseshoe1 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:29 pm

misskatejd wrote:
horseshoe1 wrote:got mine today as well.

is it worth it to pay nearly 90k more over the three years to go here instead of full ride to usf or mcgeorge?

also- do folks know how they are with negotiating higher scholarships?

Thanks!



Would like to know the same. Also got full ride to McGeorge, and i eventually want to work in the ca central valley. Despite the rankings, I feel like both are thought of well here.



I've read on other sites that you'd be in a good position attending mcgeorge if you're planning to work in sacramento, and I would think this would probably extend to the central valley as well. I cant remember exactly where I was reading this, but it said that unless you plan to work in the bay area where you will be competing for jobs agains students from Stanford, Berkeley, hastings, etc, then McGeorge has a great reputation despite rankings.

As far as the experience with either school though, I'm not too sure. I chose to go to a tier three school for masters with full ride instead of a more expensive top name school and I deeply regret that decision. Lots of factors to consider beyond funding, but also have to be practical.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Drowninmyowntears » Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:25 am

Rileyfo wrote:I'm just sending in my app this week (very late, I know). I'm around the 50th percentile for GPA and the 75th for LSAT. Does submitting so late affect my chances?



Hard to know how much. Because of the rolling admissions, and the cycle being almost over, the number of seats left that you are applying for is much smaller. Studies show that people who apply earlier do better in admissions, but that could also be because the better students are more organized and apply earlier (not to imply that you aren't organized/a good student!).

Either way, I think given where your numbers are you have a good shot!! Best of luck!!!!

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby misskatejd » Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:20 am

horseshoe1 wrote:
misskatejd wrote:
horseshoe1 wrote:got mine today as well.

is it worth it to pay nearly 90k more over the three years to go here instead of full ride to usf or mcgeorge?

also- do folks know how they are with negotiating higher scholarships?

Thanks!



Would like to know the same. Also got full ride to McGeorge, and i eventually want to work in the ca central valley. Despite the rankings, I feel like both are thought of well here.



As far as the experience with either school though, I'm not too sure. I chose to go to a tier three school for masters with full ride instead of a more expensive top name school and I deeply regret that decision. Lots of factors to consider beyond funding, but also have to be practical.


Could you elaborate as to why?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Rileyfo » Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:09 pm

Drowninmyowntears wrote:
Rileyfo wrote:I'm just sending in my app this week (very late, I know). I'm around the 50th percentile for GPA and the 75th for LSAT. Does submitting so late affect my chances?



Hard to know how much. Because of the rolling admissions, and the cycle being almost over, the number of seats left that you are applying for is much smaller. Studies show that people who apply earlier do better in admissions, but that could also be because the better students are more organized and apply earlier (not to imply that you aren't organized/a good student!).

Either way, I think given where your numbers are you have a good shot!! Best of luck!!!!

Thanks! I've been working full-time and pretty much all my free time was taken up with LSAT prep (took it last weekend), with too little attention on apps.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Drowninmyowntears » Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:34 pm

Has anyone gotten a travel stipend from Hastings? I asked and they just never replied. It's too far for me to drive up and back in one day and I really don't want to have to pay for a hotel in SF out of pocket.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby cheskama » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:36 pm

Drowninmyowntears wrote:Has anyone gotten a travel stipend from Hastings? I asked and they just never replied. It's too far for me to drive up and back in one day and I really don't want to have to pay for a hotel in SF out of pocket.



According to admissions, they do not offer travel stipends.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby saylherewego » Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:40 pm

Accepted 2/18. Applied 2/8! Yay. Now waiting on scholarship information.

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby LawsRUs » Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:48 pm

^^ yay congratulations !!!
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has anyone rec's their need based aid? im concerned about CoA..

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Calbears123 » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:36 pm

So I was awarded thier Chancellor scholarship which is 15k a year. They said this is their largest scholarship they offer. This can't be right because ive been awarded more money from schools ranked way higher. Is Hastings broke?

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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby Drowninmyowntears » Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:44 pm

Calbears123 wrote:So I was awarded thier Chancellor scholarship which is 15k a year. They said this is their largest scholarship they offer. This can't be right because ive been awarded more money from schools ranked way higher. Is Hastings broke?


That's what I got as well. I don't think they give any higher than that. Check this out.

From their ABA disclosure, the did not give any full tuition scholarships last year:

Total Full-Time Part-Time
# % # % # %

Total # receiving grants 804 76.9 %
Less than 1/2 tuition 740 70.8 %
Half to full tuition 64 6.1 %
Full tuition 0 0
More than full tuition 0 0

75th Percentile grant amount $ 16,800
50th Percentile grant amount $ 15,800
25th Percentile grant amount $ 14,450

I think part of the reason why Hastings doesn't give big scholarships is because they can rely on large numbers of students wanting to go there anyway because they want to be in SF.
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Re: UC Hastings c/o 2018 (2014-2015 cycle)

Postby nachase » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:49 pm

You can join the military for three years and then get 100% of your tuition covered... just sayin'.




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