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Sean Bateman
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Sean Bateman » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:58 pm

i too have not received anything about scholarships/financial aide and i was admitted about 3 weeks ago + invited to scholars day with a travel stipend. what gives?

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Moose Thompson
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Moose Thompson » Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:56 pm

Sean Bateman wrote:i too have not received anything about scholarships/financial aide and i was admitted about 3 weeks ago + invited to scholars day with a travel stipend. what gives?



Edit: Never mind, I misunderstood. I did receive the application to complete for schollys.

Johngalt7385
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Johngalt7385 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:26 am

Sean Bateman wrote:i too have not received anything about scholarships/financial aide and i was admitted about 3 weeks ago + invited to scholars day with a travel stipend. what gives?


I got the email about scholars day and stipend today. It seems odd that they would offer that and not send the application for merit aid.

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jlnoa0915
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby jlnoa0915 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:33 am

I was offered a travel stipend but unfortunately coming from NJ it wasn't enough for me to be able to make it.

mango26
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby mango26 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:37 am

i wish it wasn't so expensive to get to tallahassee (for out of state applicants). i really want to go to scholar's day, but it would cost way too much for me right now.

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jlnoa0915
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby jlnoa0915 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:39 am

mango26 wrote:i wish it wasn't so expensive to get to tallahassee (for out of state applicants). i really want to go to scholar's day, but it would cost way too much for me right now.

Same, for some reason flights cost 400+ from NJ for Scholar's Day, normally is 200-300 annoyed I can't make it down.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby mango26 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:42 am

jlnoa0915 wrote:
mango26 wrote:i wish it wasn't so expensive to get to tallahassee (for out of state applicants). i really want to go to scholar's day, but it would cost way too much for me right now.

Same, for some reason flights cost 400+ from NJ for Scholar's Day, normally is 200-300 annoyed I can't make it down.


ya i am going to try to plan a cheaper visit sometime in march.

Sean Bateman
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Sean Bateman » Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:27 pm

i live close enough that the stipend they offered was able to cover a little less than 50% of the trip. booking a greyhound and hotel this week. if anybody is interested I'll be happy to answer any questions or maybe even post a field report when i get back.

domeafavor
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby domeafavor » Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:38 pm

Accepted by phone! My first acceptance, and it's a big relief.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ram jam » Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:30 pm

domeafavor wrote:Accepted by phone! My first acceptance, and it's a big relief.



Did your status checker change before the call? If so, what did your status checker say, etc.? Thanks and Congrats!

domeafavor
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby domeafavor » Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:52 pm

Yesterday, it said "Under Review" as of 2/9. I checked right after the phone call and it had been changed to:
Current Status: Decision made and will arrive by mail.
Current Status Date: 2/12/2010

Not sure if they had changed it prior to the phone call. I hadn't started the ritualistic "Status Checker Rundown" for the day. :)

Good luck to you!

j32f
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:03 pm

What were your numbers if you don't mind me asking?

domeafavor
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby domeafavor » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:14 pm

160/4.08, in-state.

j32f
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:42 pm

How do you have a 4.08?

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Moose Thompson
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Moose Thompson » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:43 pm

I got a scholarship offer today. $24,000 over 3 years. $6000/ semester L1, $3000/semester L2 and L3. It says there are additional scholarships I can apply for at the end of first year.

I wish the scholars day was at a different time. The 26th is the first day of Stetson's scholars retreat, and I really want to go to that. Looks like I will be scheduling a solo campus visit instead.

RSN_M3
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby RSN_M3 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:58 pm

I haven't checked in a while but my app went DR 2/4/2010. I have not received anything in the mail yet, though.

domeafavor
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby domeafavor » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:06 pm

j32f wrote:How do you have a 4.08?


My UG gives A+ grades, but doesn't give extra weight to them. So while my UGPA is 3.96, LSAC calculates it as 4.08. It's a fortunate situation for me. :)

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Threepeat
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Threepeat » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:08 pm

Moose Thompson wrote:I got a scholarship offer today. $24,000 over 3 years. $6000/ semester L1, $3000/semester L2 and L3. It says there are additional scholarships I can apply for at the end of first year.

I wish the scholars day was at a different time. The 26th is the first day of Stetson's scholars retreat, and I really want to go to that. Looks like I will be scheduling a solo campus visit instead.



Congrats!! how were you notified?

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jlnoa0915
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby jlnoa0915 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:10 pm

Got scholarship info via email

12,000 for 1L, then I can apply for additional scholarships. Was kind of hoping for more from you FSU, oh well.

ram jam
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ram jam » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:32 pm

Has anyone else applied a while back and still have "application Complete" as their status? I applied at the end of December and I have not gone under review, my numbers are well above median. Whats going on?

Sky'stheLimit
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Sky'stheLimit » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:45 pm

Me too! Well... Im about at their medians, but I applied 12/11/09 and my status still says "application complete"! WTF

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horriblegb
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby horriblegb » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:28 am

Same here, 12/16 complete, I think they start with the auto admits and auto rejects and then work their way towards the middle, I still have a month until the 3 month mark so i am trying to be patient, even though I am quite certain this is my top school choice

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whuts4lunch
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby whuts4lunch » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:36 am

domeafavor wrote:160/4.08, in-state.


you should seriously consider retaking the LSAT and putting off school for a year with a GPA like that

domeafavor
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby domeafavor » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:31 pm

whuts4lunch wrote:
domeafavor wrote:160/4.08, in-state.


you should seriously consider retaking the LSAT and putting off school for a year with a GPA like that

Trust me, I've considered it. I figure I'll see how this cycle goes, and if I don't get any offers that I'm excited about, I'll prep like I've never prepped before and retake.

roxbury16
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby roxbury16 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:02 am

how many weeks was it till people received financial information from FSU after being accepted? I was accepted January 21 and still have not received an e-mail. Also, has anyone filled out FASFA yet? It is a tedious process?




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