USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:37 am

jdanz wrote:
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mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:39 am

Rigo wrote:
jdanz wrote:
Rigo wrote:
mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

Yeah it took a week and three days for me to hear back.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chichi1992 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:44 am

Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:
jdanz wrote:
Rigo wrote:
mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

Yeah it took a week and three days for me to hear back.


There are also instructions re: scholarship appeals on the admitted students portal. It lets you know the specific person in fin aid to contact. I heard back in less than 24 hours, but I think I was part of a wave of admits who all heard back at the same time last week. Got a no--but still worth a shot!

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby jdanz » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:47 am

chichi1992 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:
jdanz wrote:
Rigo wrote:
mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

Yeah it took a week and three days for me to hear back.


There are also instructions re: scholarship appeals on the admitted students portal. It lets you know the specific person in fin aid to contact. I heard back in less than 24 hours, but I think I was part of a wave of admits who all heard back at the same time last week. Got a no--but still worth a shot!


I wonder if anyone has been successful. I sent my appeal in the other day

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:49 am

jdanz wrote:
chichi1992 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:
jdanz wrote:
Rigo wrote:
mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

Yeah it took a week and three days for me to hear back.


There are also instructions re: scholarship appeals on the admitted students portal. It lets you know the specific person in fin aid to contact. I heard back in less than 24 hours, but I think I was part of a wave of admits who all heard back at the same time last week. Got a no--but still worth a shot!


I wonder if anyone has been successful. I sent my appeal in the other day

One guy got 9k more lol

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby aryi3025 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:52 pm

can someone remind me when the deposit deadline is? i'm having trouble finding it :roll:

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:54 pm

aryi3025 wrote:can someone remind me when the deposit deadline is? i'm having trouble finding it :roll:

May 1srt scholarship needs to be reserved by April first.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby aryi3025 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:55 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
aryi3025 wrote:can someone remind me when the deposit deadline is? i'm having trouble finding it :roll:

May 1srt scholarship needs to be reserved by April first.


thanks chuckles

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby ray.bee » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:10 pm

jdanz wrote:
chichi1992 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:
jdanz wrote:
Rigo wrote:
mrtux45 wrote:Is there a specific form to fill out for scholarship negotiation or has everyone been emailing?

I just emailed fin aid.
Got a no, but that's how you do it.

Did they get back to your request pretty quick ?

The next day, but I think that was just due to timing being perfect.

Yeah it took a week and three days for me to hear back.


There are also instructions re: scholarship appeals on the admitted students portal. It lets you know the specific person in fin aid to contact. I heard back in less than 24 hours, but I think I was part of a wave of admits who all heard back at the same time last week. Got a no--but still worth a shot!


I wonder if anyone has been successful. I sent my appeal in the other day


I got a positive response. So some people got increases.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:16 pm

How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:08 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:15 pm

chargers21 wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

~65k


Is that for tuition alone or including COL? I'm down 60k for tuition (if it included COL I'd be happy w 60k debt lol).

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:17 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

~65k


Is that for tuition alone or including COL? I'm down 60k for tuition (if it included COL I'd be happy w 60k debt lol).

I will have 99k tuition plus COA. Lmao.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:22 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:23 pm

chargers21 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

~65k


Is that for tuition alone or including COL? I'm down 60k for tuition (if it included COL I'd be happy w 60k debt lol).

I will have 99k tuition plus COA. Lmao.

65K includes COL and tuition loans. I also have a smallish amount of UG debt on top of that

That's so beautiful. You could even pay that off with public interest jobs lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:28 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:29 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

~65k


Is that for tuition alone or including COL? I'm down 60k for tuition (if it included COL I'd be happy w 60k debt lol).

I will have 99k tuition plus COA. Lmao.

65K includes COL and tuition loans. I also have a smallish amount of UG debt on top of that

That's so beautiful. You could even pay that off with public interest jobs lol.


Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:36 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:37 pm

Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:
chargers21 wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:How much debt are y'all looking at if you attend USC? Trying to convince myself to go but the debt is going to be a bitch.

~65k


Is that for tuition alone or including COL? I'm down 60k for tuition (if it included COL I'd be happy w 60k debt lol).

I will have 99k tuition plus COA. Lmao.

65K includes COL and tuition loans. I also have a smallish amount of UG debt on top of that

That's so beautiful. You could even pay that off with public interest jobs lol.


Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:56 pm

chargers21 wrote:

Law Day will be my first time visiting CA, so I'll have to see if I like it. I'm a gun collector, so I'm not sure if the weather or money is nice enough for me to give up one of the few things I like to spend money on.[/quote]

Unless you don't like the sun, the beach, great weather 99% of the year, hiking, shopping, and more, I think you'll like it. If you're worried about guns, plenty of gun enthusiasts in Cali lol. We just have rep of being more strict as a state but pretty sure you'll be fine. If that's the least of your concerns, I think you'll do great here. I should be a pitch man for USC/Cali schools lmao.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:02 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:07 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
Assasindowntheavenue wrote:Fck 65k total really is beautiful. Good on you man!! And if you want biglaw in LA/so cal I think you could do well at USC and get it.

Chukes, I think I'm in the same boat lol.

Yeah honestly you'll be fine with SC. Unless you want to practice in a different market.

No offense guys, but I wouldn't recommend USC for a non Californian wanting biglaw.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:10 pm

I'm looking at $105k debt total. Less if I live somewhat frugally and make decent money summers.
That amount of debt still freaks me out though.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:16 pm

Rigo wrote:I'm looking at $105k debt total. Less if I live somewhat frugally and make decent money summers.
That amount of debt still freaks me out though.

Debt honestly doesn't freak me out. Just motivates me to work hard so I can pay it off. I see it as an investment. Hoping to live healthy but frugal on trader joe's and limiting my drinks lol.

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Re: USC c/o 2020 Applicants Thread (2016-2017)

Postby Rigo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:18 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
Rigo wrote:I'm looking at $105k debt total. Less if I live somewhat frugally and make decent money summers.
That amount of debt still freaks me out though.

Debt honestly doesn't freak me out. Just motivates me to work hard so I can pay it off. I see it as an investment. Hoping to live healthy but frugal on trader joe's and limiting my drinks lol.

It's probably an age thing too. I'm a tad older so I have a better grasp on the implications of being in the red and less time to pay it off before I retire.



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