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Tuyarp
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Tuyarp » Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:41 am

eros wrote:
algid1113 wrote:everyone who is admitted can create/log into blackboard to check their financial aid/scholarships. I checked mine about a week ago and along with my loans, I also saw the graduate grant for 1,000 (500 each semester). I never applied for grants so I'm also confused. I'm not complaining about free money, esp if I don't have to pay it back but kinda curious as to where the money came from.

btw, paid my deposit and sent in my forms! FSU 2013! best of luck to peeps still waiting and I look forward to seeing u guys in Aug! I'm planning a visit to look for apts soon. I'll share my info once I get back, and would love some recommendations too!


Question algid: Did your grant show up the first time you were able to check your financial aid through blackboard, or sometime after? I just got news of my financial aid info being available on blackboard today via email and I'm not seeing anything except loans...Assuming I didnt get jack, in which case I'll be slightly disappointed (166, 3.21). They know their instate tuition is like a scholarship as it is, but still I was hoping for at least a little something to sweeten the deal...


I don't see the grant on mine either. Maybe they're still working through the need-based applications?

algid1113
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby algid1113 » Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:02 am

Tuyarp wrote:
eros wrote:
algid1113 wrote:everyone who is admitted can create/log into blackboard to check their financial aid/scholarships. I checked mine about a week ago and along with my loans, I also saw the graduate grant for 1,000 (500 each semester). I never applied for grants so I'm also confused. I'm not complaining about free money, esp if I don't have to pay it back but kinda curious as to where the money came from.

btw, paid my deposit and sent in my forms! FSU 2013! best of luck to peeps still waiting and I look forward to seeing u guys in Aug! I'm planning a visit to look for apts soon. I'll share my info once I get back, and would love some recommendations too!


Question algid: Did your grant show up the first time you were able to check your financial aid through blackboard, or sometime after? I just got news of my financial aid info being available on blackboard today via email and I'm not seeing anything except loans...Assuming I didnt get jack, in which case I'll be slightly disappointed (166, 3.21). They know their instate tuition is like a scholarship as it is, but still I was hoping for at least a little something to sweeten the deal...


I don't see the grant on mine either. Maybe they're still working through the need-based applications?

I was accepted and had my FAFSA completed before end of January. I didn't receive any letter/email to check blackboard for financial aid though. I just randomly found out about FSU's blackboard looking thru this forum last week. According to FSU website, my financial aid file's been complete for over a month but I checked it for the first time last week so I'm not sure when the grant was awarded... sorry. If it's based on numbers I am sure you will receive it as well (unless they are out of funds?) I did receive an application to fill out a need based scholarship so maybe its based on need?

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p_r
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby p_r » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:44 pm

Just went "Decision made and will arrive by mail" today. I'm even more anxious now.

Has anyone gotten the call the day after their status checker changed to the above status?

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DallasCowboy
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby DallasCowboy » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:45 pm

I did. You might have to wait until Monday, though.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby p_r » Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:47 pm

DallasCowboy wrote:I did. You might have to wait until Monday, though.

Thank you for your prompt reply.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Cof2013law » Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:23 am

My status changed to "Decision made and will arrive by mail" yesterday too. I checked earlier in the day and I was still "Under Review". It was good friday though so maybe all hope is not lost.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby minuit » Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:37 am

I got my call 2 days after (status checker changed on Wednesday, got the call on Friday). So don't lose hope!

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby lawschoolstudent85 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:05 am

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby boardride23 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:41 pm

On the application check list what was Question 18 A and 18 B? Those are showing up blank for me...

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:46 pm

boardride23 wrote:On the application check list what was Question 18 A and 18 B? Those are showing up blank for me...


C&F questions. Nothing to worry about, unless you checked "yes" on one, in which case you need to send documentation.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby K22 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 1:28 pm

Same here. I think I'm going to give them a call tomorrow.
Under the "Fees" section, a seat deposit charge has not appeared. Is that a bad sign?

Cof2013law wrote:My status changed to "Decision made and will arrive by mail" yesterday too. I checked earlier in the day and I was still "Under Review". It was good friday though so maybe all hope is not lost.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby lawschoolstudent85 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 1:34 pm

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Arpedzio
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Arpedzio » Sun Apr 04, 2010 2:26 pm

Tuyarp wrote:
eros wrote:
algid1113 wrote:everyone who is admitted can create/log into blackboard to check their financial aid/scholarships. I checked mine about a week ago and along with my loans, I also saw the graduate grant for 1,000 (500 each semester). I never applied for grants so I'm also confused. I'm not complaining about free money, esp if I don't have to pay it back but kinda curious as to where the money came from.

btw, paid my deposit and sent in my forms! FSU 2013! best of luck to peeps still waiting and I look forward to seeing u guys in Aug! I'm planning a visit to look for apts soon. I'll share my info once I get back, and would love some recommendations too!


Question algid: Did your grant show up the first time you were able to check your financial aid through blackboard, or sometime after? I just got news of my financial aid info being available on blackboard today via email and I'm not seeing anything except loans...Assuming I didnt get jack, in which case I'll be slightly disappointed (166, 3.21). They know their instate tuition is like a scholarship as it is, but still I was hoping for at least a little something to sweeten the deal...


I don't see the grant on mine either. Maybe they're still working through the need-based applications?


The graduate Grant is done through the graduate school, not the law school. It's limited funds, first come first serve. The earlier you did your fafsa, and the earlier you were accepted, the higher your chance of getting that grant. They run out of funds pretty quickly since it's for all graduate schools, and the max you can get is a grand a year. You can get it at any time, any semester if funds open up, so keep an eye out.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Andreeai » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:47 am

minuit wrote:I got my call 2 days after (status checker changed on Wednesday, got the call on Friday). So don't lose hope!


Does everybody that gets accepted gets a phone call?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby dmb26 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:27 pm

Ahhhh I'm in the same boat as all of you, mine changed 4/02 but I haven't gotten a call yet either. It's driving me crazy, we'll see what happens I guess. And btw, my due dates haven't changed in the status checker.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby park22 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:31 pm

stats?

maroe
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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby maroe » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:19 pm

Andreeai wrote:
minuit wrote:I got my call 2 days after (status checker changed on Wednesday, got the call on Friday). So don't lose hope!


Does everybody that gets accepted gets a phone call?


I got a phone call when I got accepted.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby K22 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:29 pm

My highest LSAT score is 154. As for a GPA, my undergrad institution does not give grades. However, I have a 4.0 GPA from dual enrollment (I don't know if that really counts though). I must note that English is not my native language, which I hope was taken into consideration.

I called FSU today and was told that they are not releasing decisions over the phone, but that the letters have been sent out.

wiggsb wrote:
K22 wrote:Same here. I think I'm going to give them a call tomorrow.
Under the "Fees" section, a seat deposit charge has not appeared. Is that a bad sign?

Cof2013law wrote:My status changed to "Decision made and will arrive by mail" yesterday too. I checked earlier in the day and I was still "Under Review". It was good friday though so maybe all hope is not lost.


Stats?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:49 pm

Letters w/no phone call sounds like WL/rejections.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby southerngrace » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:54 pm

I'm curious, has anyone who took the Feb. LSAT seen anything other than a "Complete" on their status checker? I'd like to assume the late LSAT is why I am stuck on complete.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:57 pm

southerngrace wrote:I'm curious, has anyone who took the Feb. LSAT seen anything other than a "Complete" on their status checker? I'd like to assume the late LSAT is why I am stuck on complete.


I took the Feb LSAT and am on HOLD. Dunno if they took into account the new score or not.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby K22 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:39 pm

From what I've read, sometimes they are days behind with the phone calls. Besides, the person I talked to did not even check my status, so it was not personal. Hopefully i'll know by Wednesday.

keg411 wrote: Letters w/no phone call sounds like WL/rejections.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby dmb26 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:40 pm

BTW I'm 160 and 3.0. In a normal year I'd be on the line so I'm expecting reject or waitlist because this year has been competitive. Since they haven't called by today though I'm thinking it isn't going to be good news, oh well...

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby RSN_M3 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:44 pm

K22 wrote:My highest LSAT score is 154. As for a GPA, my undergrad institution does not give grades. However, I have a 4.0 GPA from dual enrollment (I don't know if that really counts though). I must note that English is not my native language, which I hope was taken into consideration.

I called FSU today and was told that they are not releasing decisions over the phone, but that the letters have been sent out.

wiggsb wrote:
K22 wrote:Same here. I think I'm going to give them a call tomorrow.
Under the "Fees" section, a seat deposit charge has not appeared. Is that a bad sign?

Cof2013law wrote:My status changed to "Decision made and will arrive by mail" yesterday too. I checked earlier in the day and I was still "Under Review". It was good friday though so maybe all hope is not lost.


Stats?

FWIW, my LSAT was 155-157, GPA, GPA 4.0+ from T20 ugrad, English is 2nd language (but I'm not URM) and I was rejected outright from FSU. No phone call.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Andreeai » Mon Apr 05, 2010 4:49 pm

Stats?[/quote][/quote]
FWIW, my LSAT was 155-157, GPA, GPA 4.0+ from T20 ugrad, English is 2nd language (but I'm not URM) and I was rejected outright from FSU.[/quote]

My LSAT is 156, undergrad from a foreign institution, ESL as well.
Went to decision on Fri... no phone call.... :-(. Not getting my hopes up too high, because of low LSAT, but still hoping.... :-(

When did you apply?




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