Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:51 pm

I'm in as well. Super surprised about how fast they were able to respond. Miami was my fastest acceptance by far.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby smashbash » Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:53 pm

zerato5 wrote:I'm in as well. Super surprised about how fast they were able to respond. Miami was my fastest acceptance by far.


Congrats!! And definitely, it kind of sucks because it's made all my other applications feel like an eternity..

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby lonola » Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:15 pm

smashbash wrote:
zerato5 wrote:I'm in as well. Super surprised about how fast they were able to respond. Miami was my fastest acceptance by far.


Congrats!! And definitely, it kind of sucks because it's made all my other applications feel like an eternity..


For real, I got quick acceptances from several Florida schools but still none from the (mostly less selective) local ones that the people who employ me and recommended me actively went to and work with.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby DoYouEvenTLS » Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:46 pm

Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ZEROL27 » Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:48 am

DoYouEvenTLS wrote:Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?


I think that it's open to negotiations, but it depends on what leverage you can bring to the discussion. I applied on October 2nd and was accepted (with a $40K/year scholarship and a 2.5 gpa stip) on October 11th.

I'm still waiting for replies from other schools, and once that happens I intend to open discussions with UM with the ideal result being a full ride w/o any stips. However, I'm a splitter (LSAT > 75 and UGPA < 25) and I think a lot of it will depend upon whether UM needs higher LSAT scores or UGPA's to balance out their scales.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby DoYouEvenTLS » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:20 pm

ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?


I think that it's open to negotiations, but it depends on what leverage you can bring to the discussion. I applied on October 2nd and was accepted (with a $40K/year scholarship and a 2.5 gpa stip) on October 11th.

I'm still waiting for replies from other schools, and once that happens I intend to open discussions with UM with the ideal result being a full ride w/o any stips. However, I'm a splitter (LSAT > 75 and UGPA < 25) and I think a lot of it will depend upon whether UM needs higher LSAT scores or UGPA's to balance out their scales.



hmm interesting, is this based on you guessing or actually hearing/seeing this happen? thanks!

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ZEROL27 » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:57 pm

DoYouEvenTLS wrote:
ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?


I think that it's open to negotiations, but it depends on what leverage you can bring to the discussion. I applied on October 2nd and was accepted (with a $40K/year scholarship and a 2.5 gpa stip) on October 11th.

I'm still waiting for replies from other schools, and once that happens I intend to open discussions with UM with the ideal result being a full ride w/o any stips. However, I'm a splitter (LSAT > 75 and UGPA < 25) and I think a lot of it will depend upon whether UM needs higher LSAT scores or UGPA's to balance out their scales.



hmm interesting, is this based on you guessing or actually hearing/seeing this happen? thanks!


Give this a read. I think you'll find it very useful...

viewtopic.php?t=79373

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby stratton_oakmont » Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:38 pm

ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:
ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?


I think that it's open to negotiations, but it depends on what leverage you can bring to the discussion. I applied on October 2nd and was accepted (with a $40K/year scholarship and a 2.5 gpa stip) on October 11th.

I'm still waiting for replies from other schools, and once that happens I intend to open discussions with UM with the ideal result being a full ride w/o any stips. However, I'm a splitter (LSAT > 75 and UGPA < 25) and I think a lot of it will depend upon whether UM needs higher LSAT scores or UGPA's to balance out their scales.



hmm interesting, is this based on you guessing or actually hearing/seeing this happen? thanks!


Give this a read. I think you'll find it very useful...

viewtopic.php?t=79373



Great thread about negotiations. It very much depends on each candidate and, like ZEROL27 mentioned, the cycle in terms of GPA and LSAT. You would probably be most successful in negotiations if you have scholarship offers from higher ranked or peer schools to use as leverage.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby DoYouEvenTLS » Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:41 pm

stratton_oakmont wrote:
ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:
ZEROL27 wrote:
DoYouEvenTLS wrote:Wondering if anyone can help me out here, does The U (or any other law schools for that matter) offer additional scholly money after already awarding you a scholly? For example, if I was given $X-amount when I was initially accepted, would they up my scholarship later in the cycle when there's leftover $$$$ ?


I think that it's open to negotiations, but it depends on what leverage you can bring to the discussion. I applied on October 2nd and was accepted (with a $40K/year scholarship and a 2.5 gpa stip) on October 11th.

I'm still waiting for replies from other schools, and once that happens I intend to open discussions with UM with the ideal result being a full ride w/o any stips. However, I'm a splitter (LSAT > 75 and UGPA < 25) and I think a lot of it will depend upon whether UM needs higher LSAT scores or UGPA's to balance out their scales.



hmm interesting, is this based on you guessing or actually hearing/seeing this happen? thanks!


Give this a read. I think you'll find it very useful...

viewtopic.php?t=79373



Great thread about negotiations. It very much depends on each candidate and, like ZEROL27 mentioned, the cycle in terms of GPA and LSAT. You would probably be most successful in negotiations if you have scholarship offers from higher ranked or peer schools to use as leverage.



whoa very informative thread, thank you guys!

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby doritoslocostacos316 » Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:30 pm

In!!!! Hey peeps :D

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby smashbash » Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:44 pm

doritoslocostacos316 wrote:In!!!! Hey peeps :D


Niiiice! Congratss :)

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby doritoslocostacos316 » Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:49 pm

smashbash wrote:
doritoslocostacos316 wrote:In!!!! Hey peeps :D


Niiiice! Congratss :)


Thanks!! Congrats to you too!! :)

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:06 pm

Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby smashbash » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:13 pm

zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


Really?? Can you give us more details on how it went down/your stats & scholly amt?

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:15 pm

smashbash wrote:
zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


Really?? Can you give us more details on how it went down/your stats & scholly amt?


Emailed the Dean. I'll pm you

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby vcap180 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:16 pm

zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


You were just flatly rejected? Please explain.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:19 pm

vcap180 wrote:
zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


You were just flatly rejected? Please explain.


They flat out told me they don't match other schools (which I did not explicitly request), and that they cant meet my request of increasing aid.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby vcap180 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:49 pm

zerato5 wrote:
vcap180 wrote:
zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


You were just flatly rejected? Please explain.


They flat out told me they don't match other schools (which I did not explicitly request), and that they cant meet my request of increasing aid.


Did you specify how much more you wanted or did they say they wouldn't budge at all? In any case, that's pretty lame - sorry to hear that!

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:09 pm

vcap180 wrote:
zerato5 wrote:
vcap180 wrote:
zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


You were just flatly rejected? Please explain.


They flat out told me they don't match other schools (which I did not explicitly request), and that they cant meet my request of increasing aid.


Did you specify how much more you wanted or did they say they wouldn't budge at all? In any case, that's pretty lame - sorry to hear that!


I didn't specify, but I attached other offers for lower COA. I appreciate the support, but It's not really a huge deal. Miami is not my top choice

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ZEROL27 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:44 pm

zerato5 wrote:
smashbash wrote:
zerato5 wrote:Tried to negotiate the scholarship amount and was shot down. Oh well


Really?? Can you give us more details on how it went down/your stats & scholly amt?


Emailed the Dean. I'll pm you


If it's not too bold, may I request a similar PM. I was hoping to negotiate as well in the coming months.

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:07 am

If it's not too bold, may I request a similar PM. I was hoping to negotiate as well in the coming months.


Pm'd

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby jag13 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:17 pm

zerato5 wrote:
If it's not too bold, may I request a similar PM. I was hoping to negotiate as well in the coming months.


Pm'd


Can I get one too please?

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby zerato5 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:48 pm

jag13 wrote:
zerato5 wrote:
If it's not too bold, may I request a similar PM. I was hoping to negotiate as well in the coming months.


Pm'd


Can I get one too please?


Gotchu fam

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby jag13 » Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:56 am

Just sent an email trying to negotiate, will keep you updated haha

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Re: Miami Law c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby donosti » Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:41 am

Heard back in three days got a bit more than half $$$




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