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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 09042014 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:36 pm

los blancos wrote:Chicago seems to like my UG so I'm cautiously optimistic


They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 02082010 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:39 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
los blancos wrote:Chicago seems to like my UG so I'm cautiously optimistic


They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).


:?

Med school, UG, grad schools?

Aside from Kellogg (which isn't that much better than Booth), NU gets pwned by Chicago.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 09042014 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:47 pm

D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
los blancos wrote:Chicago seems to like my UG so I'm cautiously optimistic


They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).


:?

Med school, UG, grad schools?

Aside from Kellogg (which isn't that much better than Booth), NU gets pwned by Chicago.


UG: Adv NU. I don't care what USNWR says
Med School: Adv Chi
B School: Adv NU
Engineering: Adv NU, chicago doesn't even have it
Science: Adv Chi
Liberal Arts: Adv Chi

Overrall they are remarkably well matched schools. I was anti south side trolling.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:48 pm

D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
los blancos wrote:Chicago seems to like my UG so I'm cautiously optimistic


They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).


:?

Med school, UG, grad schools?

Aside from Kellogg (which isn't that much better than Booth), NU gets pwned by Chicago.


Medill is pretty kick-ass...

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 02082010 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:49 pm

Desert Fox wrote:UG: Adv NU. I don't care what USNWR says :roll:
Med School: Adv Chi that's what I said
B School: Adv NU that's what I said
Engineering: Adv NU, chicago doesn't even have it okay
Science: Adv Chi that's what I said
Liberal Arts: Adv Chi that's what I said

Overrall they are remarkably well matched schools. I was anti south side trolling.


So NU - 2, Chicago - 5.

Also, http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/worlds-best-universities/2009/10/20/worlds-best-universities-top-200.html

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 02082010 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:51 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
los blancos wrote:Chicago seems to like my UG so I'm cautiously optimistic


They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).


:?

Med school, UG, grad schools?

Aside from Kellogg (which isn't that much better than Booth), NU gets pwned by Chicago.


Medill is pretty kick-ass...


Credited.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:52 pm


I don't know if I trust a ranking system which puts Stanford behind Cornell and Duke. Or Cal behind UCLA (had to throw that in there).

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 09042014 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:53 pm

D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:UG: Adv NU. I don't care what USNWR says :roll:
Med School: Adv Chi that's what I said
B School: Adv NU that's what I said
Engineering: Adv NU, chicago doesn't even have it okay
Science: Adv Chi that's what I said
Liberal Arts: Adv Chi that's what I said

Overrall they are remarkably well matched schools. I was anti south side trolling.


So NU - 2, Chicago - 5.

Also, http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/worlds-best-universities/2009/10/20/worlds-best-universities-top-200.html


I'm trolling. Though I'd go to NU over Chicago for undergrad. Chicago is the better university, but they are close.
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 09042014 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:54 pm

D Brooks wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
They recognize NU is a superior university (except for law schools).


:?

Med school, UG, grad schools?

Aside from Kellogg (which isn't that much better than Booth), NU gets pwned by Chicago.


Medill is pretty kick-ass...


Credited.


Not credited. Journalism is TTT now.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby crackberry » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:01 pm

BioEBear2010 wrote:

I don't know if I trust a ranking system which puts Stanford behind Cornell and Duke. Or Cal behind UCLA (had to throw that in there).

Credited. Go Cardinal.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby TheWire » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:01 pm

Stanford and Berk. can't touch my UC in the neurosciences so HAH!

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby los blancos » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:15 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
D Brooks wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:UG: Adv NU. I don't care what USNWR says :roll:
Med School: Adv Chi that's what I said
B School: Adv NU that's what I said
Engineering: Adv NU, chicago doesn't even have it okay
Science: Adv Chi that's what I said
Liberal Arts: Adv Chi that's what I said

Overrall they are remarkably well matched schools. I was anti south side trolling.


So NU - 2, Chicago - 5.

Also, http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/worlds-best-universities/2009/10/20/worlds-best-universities-top-200.html


I'm trolling. Though I'd go to NU over Chicago for undergrad. Chicago is the better university, but they are close.


Chicago kicks ass in lib arts/social sciences but even their advantage in econ is very small now. I question Chicago > NU for sciences, the Chem dept and nanotech stuff at NU is apparently insane.

I think Chicago provides the better academic experience overall. That said, there's a very good reason why NU is more selective, and the two are basically tied WRT employment prospects.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby dakatz » Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:47 am

I wonder how strict Chicago is about the February 1st NeedAccess deadline. I never thought I would get into Chicago so I didn't even consider filing any financial aid documents for them this early in the cycle. So after I was accepted yesterday, I went to their site and see what I had to submit. Yet they said the NeedAccess deadline was February 1st. I submitted this morning on 2/6. Hopefully it is close enough that they will still at least consider it. I'm just a bit confused (and worried) because no other school that uses NeedAccess has a date this early, or anywhere close. And I was counting on a good chunk of need-based aid.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby echoi » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:00 am

dakatz wrote:I wonder how strict Chicago is about the February 1st NeedAccess deadline. I never thought I would get into Chicago so I didn't even consider filing any financial aid documents for them this early in the cycle. So after I was accepted yesterday, I went to their site and see what I had to submit. Yet they said the NeedAccess deadline was February 1st. I submitted this morning on 2/6. Hopefully it is close enough that they will still at least consider it. I'm just a bit confused (and worried) because no other school that uses NeedAccess has a date this early, or anywhere close. And I was counting on a good chunk of need-based aid.


I'm thinking it's probably a 'recommended' deadline. It'd be way unfair to the new round of admits if it were a formal deadline.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby dakatz » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:04 am

echoi wrote:
dakatz wrote:I wonder how strict Chicago is about the February 1st NeedAccess deadline. I never thought I would get into Chicago so I didn't even consider filing any financial aid documents for them this early in the cycle. So after I was accepted yesterday, I went to their site and see what I had to submit. Yet they said the NeedAccess deadline was February 1st. I submitted this morning on 2/6. Hopefully it is close enough that they will still at least consider it. I'm just a bit confused (and worried) because no other school that uses NeedAccess has a date this early, or anywhere close. And I was counting on a good chunk of need-based aid.


I'm thinking it's probably a 'recommended' deadline. It'd be way unfair to the new round of admits if it were a formal deadline.


I just did a little digging and found this on Chicago's website:

"Need Access reports received after February 1 will be considered for need-based scholarship aid only if funds remain available."

So I don't think that submitting 2/6 is a huge problem because it is just a hair past the deadline. Submitting it in March could be problematic.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby johnstuartmill » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:30 pm

rockchalk86 wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Prestige whoring might be a lame excuse, but I would definitely believe that Chicago does it. It would help explain my WL.

Is a 171 3.9 from Crapville State worse than a 168 3.68 from Stanford?


Maybe it's less Stanford and more you went to crapville state? There is a difference between prestige whoring and looking down at a seriously shit school.

Nothing wrong with state schools. I studied in the California State University system for two years before I transferred to UCLA (public, but nevertheless pretty highly regarded), and I honestly think I learned more at my CSU.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:34 pm

So, is tomorrow the day us 2/4's hear something?

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby rockchalk86 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:37 pm

johnstuartmill wrote:
rockchalk86 wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Prestige whoring might be a lame excuse, but I would definitely believe that Chicago does it. It would help explain my WL.

Is a 171 3.9 from Crapville State worse than a 168 3.68 from Stanford?


Maybe it's less Stanford and more you went to crapville state? There is a difference between prestige whoring and looking down at a seriously shit school.

Nothing wrong with state schools. I studied in the California State University system for two years before I transferred to UCLA (public, but nevertheless pretty highly regarded), and I honestly think I learned more at my CSU.


I never said ALL state schools were crappy. Look at my name, obviously I went to a state school. But there is a difference between a solid state school and a shitty one. I would be a fool to think all state schools are bad. Michigan, UVA, UCLA etc... Way better than most private schools. But also waaaay better than Central Missouri or other state schools of a similar caliber.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:48 pm

California arguably has the best public-university system in the United States and perhaps should be exempted from this debate. Many of the UCs are very competitive with private institutions, and the Cal States (the second tier) are perfectly respectable.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 02082010 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:52 pm

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby johnstuartmill » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:55 pm

rockchalk86 wrote:
johnstuartmill wrote:
rockchalk86 wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Prestige whoring might be a lame excuse, but I would definitely believe that Chicago does it. It would help explain my WL.

Is a 171 3.9 from Crapville State worse than a 168 3.68 from Stanford?


Maybe it's less Stanford and more you went to crapville state? There is a difference between prestige whoring and looking down at a seriously shit school.

Nothing wrong with state schools. I studied in the California State University system for two years before I transferred to UCLA (public, but nevertheless pretty highly regarded), and I honestly think I learned more at my CSU.


I never said ALL state schools were crappy. Look at my name, obviously I went to a state school. But there is a difference between a solid state school and a shitty one. I would be a fool to think all state schools are bad. Michigan, UVA, UCLA etc... Way better than most private schools. But also waaaay better than Central Missouri or other state schools of a similar caliber.

I'm not talking about UCLA; I'm talking about California State University, Bakersfield. I don't think it gets more Bumfuck State than that, and like I said, I learned a lot there. As long as you stay away from the degree mills run by fundamentalists, you can get a good education at almost any level school.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby BenJ » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:56 pm

D Brooks wrote:
managamy wrote:California arguably [strike]has[/strike] had the best public-university system in the United States.


ftfy.


Remind me, which state school is better than Berkeley?

Now, of course, the California system is not as awesome as it once was--we can blame Prop 13 for that. But it's still the best in the country.

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby 02082010 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:57 pm

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:58 pm

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby BenJ » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:58 pm

D Brooks wrote:
BenJ wrote:
D Brooks wrote:
managamy wrote:California arguably [strike]has[/strike] had the best public-university system in the United States.


ftfy.


Remind me, which state school is better than Berkeley?

Now, of course, the California system is not as awesome as it once was--we can blame Prop 13 for that. But it's still the best in the country.


Michigan and UVA.

htfh.


:lol:




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