michigan 2010 applicants

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Shlonster
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Shlonster » Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:25 pm

starstruck393 wrote:
autarkh wrote:
GTLAWSCHOOL wrote:Just went to decision 3/10.


Can you log into the admitted students' site?


This is the important question


I had received my acceptance package, couldn't log in, and checker didn't update -- so it's not foolproof.

weee wrote:
AdmitMePls wrote:I was just able to log in as well for the first time....If I were to have gotten scholarship money, would it already be under Mail and Money? Or does it show up later?


I see a scholly letter dated 4 days after my acceptance letter was mailed, still waiting to get it.


You're getting 10k/yr, i'd put my life on it.

edit: Also, admitmepls, my login didn't update to show the Mail and Money option until the day after I got my scholly... I don't think my experience has been typical, however.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby weee » Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:42 pm

Shlonster wrote:
weee wrote:
AdmitMePls wrote:I was just able to log in as well for the first time....If I were to have gotten scholarship money, would it already be under Mail and Money? Or does it show up later?


I see a scholly letter dated 4 days after my acceptance letter was mailed, still waiting to get it.


You're getting 10k/yr, i'd put my life on it.


I'm inclined to agree with you, assuming that's the minimum.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby poslhs » Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:06 am

Mine went to 'decision' too in 03/10.
Can't log in at admitted student site.
Does this mean that I got dinged?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby los blancos » Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:17 am

poslhs wrote:Mine went to 'decision' too in 03/10.
Can't log in at admitted student site.
Does this mean that I got dinged?


Most likely, but nothing's official until you get the letter. Sorry man. :cry:

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby snickersnicker » Thu Mar 11, 2010 3:11 am

Quick financial aid question: Has anyone succeeded in getting need-based aid from UM? My FAFSA EFC is zero, I'm an independent student, and my parents aren't financing my education whatsoever. I was originally rejected for need-based aid, but wrote an email to the financial aid dean explaining my history and present situation, and she agreed to consider me for need-based aid. I filled out the NeedAccess forms and have submitted my FAFSA and all that, but the financial aid communications page still says I have nothing coming. I'm pretty surprised, considering I grew up really poor, have no substantial source of income, and received Pell Grants and SEOGs throughout undergrad.

Sorry if I missed any info about this posted earlier.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby dudester » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:22 pm

snickersnicker wrote:Quick financial aid question: Has anyone succeeded in getting need-based aid from UM? My FAFSA EFC is zero, I'm an independent student, and my parents aren't financing my education whatsoever. I was originally rejected for need-based aid, but wrote an email to the financial aid dean explaining my history and present situation, and she agreed to consider me for need-based aid. I filled out the NeedAccess forms and have submitted my FAFSA and all that, but the financial aid communications page still says I have nothing coming. I'm pretty surprised, considering I grew up really poor, have no substantial source of income, and received Pell Grants and SEOGs throughout undergrad.

Sorry if I missed any info about this posted earlier.


Yes, sir.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby existenz » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:27 pm

dudester wrote:
snickersnicker wrote:Quick financial aid question: Has anyone succeeded in getting need-based aid from UM? My FAFSA EFC is zero, I'm an independent student, and my parents aren't financing my education whatsoever. I was originally rejected for need-based aid, but wrote an email to the financial aid dean explaining my history and present situation, and she agreed to consider me for need-based aid. I filled out the NeedAccess forms and have submitted my FAFSA and all that, but the financial aid communications page still says I have nothing coming. I'm pretty surprised, considering I grew up really poor, have no substantial source of income, and received Pell Grants and SEOGs throughout undergrad.

Sorry if I missed any info about this posted earlier.


Yes, sir.

Can you elaborate? Have you received a need-based grant from UM?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby itsirtou » Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:37 pm

Went to "decision," can't log into admitted student's website. :(

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Apple Tree » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:03 pm

I got 75000 from virginia. Is it possible to get more money from Michigan? I mean, I know they said they don't match other schools' scholarship, but has anyone tried and succeded?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby cardinalandgold » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:09 pm

Apple Tree wrote:I got 75000 from virginia. Is it possible to get more money from Michigan? I mean, I know they said they don't match other schools' scholarship, but has anyone tried and succeded?

Can't hurt to ask. The worst they can say is no.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby pelmen74 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:46 pm

can anyone post the link to the admitted students website :roll:
Much obliged.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby pelmen74 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:52 pm

pelmen74 wrote:can anyone post the link to the admitted students website :roll:
Much obliged.

I'll answer my own question :oops: . Sorry.
http://web.law.umich.edu/admitinfo/logi ... dstudents/

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby existenz » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:45 pm

$67.5k Dean's scholly in the mail! I'm in total shock!

It still lists me as having "No awards" on the Admitted Students site, so this was truly a surprise.

:| :shock: :) :D

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Veritas » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:50 pm

existenz wrote:$67.5k Dean's scholly in the mail! I'm in total shock!

It still lists me as having "No awards" on the Admitted Students site, so this was truly a surprise.

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

ftfy :wink:

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby existenz » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:54 pm

Veritas wrote:
existenz wrote:$67.5k Dean's scholly in the mail! I'm in total shock!

It still lists me as having "No awards" on the Admitted Students site, so this was truly a surprise.

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

ftfy :wink:

haha, thx

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Barbie_Head » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:01 pm

cardinalandgold wrote:
Apple Tree wrote:I got 75000 from virginia. Is it possible to get more money from Michigan? I mean, I know they said they don't match other schools' scholarship, but has anyone tried and succeded?

Can't hurt to ask. The worst they can say is no.


I agree, the worst they can say is "No." If they really want you, though, it's pretty clear from Dean Z's interview earlier this month that they may consider at least matching the money you've been offered from UVA (see below):

If you don’t get a merit scholarship from us but do at another school, we invite you to tell us about it and we may decide to compete with it, or even match it, depending on the strength of the candidate and the competing school. citation: http://www.admissionsdean.com/researchi ... h-zearfoss


She goes on to say later:

As for advice, if you’re seeking for us to match a competing merit scholarship, then try not to be rude! Think about our perspective. I sometimes feel like I’m being asked to function as a used car salesman when I’m talking with someone about their financial aid package, but I’m obviously not someone who views a Michigan Law education as commodity that can be traded. For me it’s much more personal, so sometimes conversations about scholarship money can be a little demoralizing. Remember, we have finite resources and we are trying to do the best we can for as many people as we can.


HTH

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby tamlyric » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:19 pm

existenz wrote:$67.5k Dean's scholly in the mail! I'm in total shock!

It still lists me as having "No awards" on the Admitted Students site, so this was truly a surprise.

:| :shock: :) :D


Awesome. Congrats! :mrgreen:

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby los blancos » Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:40 pm

anyone else's status checker stuck at 3/11?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby autarkh » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:21 pm

los blancos wrote:anyone else's status checker stuck at 3/11?


Mine.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby pelmen74 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:39 pm

autarkh wrote:
los blancos wrote:anyone else's status checker stuck at 3/11?


Mine.

+1, but if I remember correctly, it was stuck for a day last week as well. My guess is that it probably doesn't mean anything.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Hey-O » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:56 pm

Yay! Got my acceptance yesterday! :)

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby z*z » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:32 pm

Hey-O wrote:Yay! Got my acceptance yesterday! :)



Congrats!

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby chunge88830 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:11 pm

Hey-O wrote:Yay! Got my acceptance yesterday! :)


Congrats!!! Mind sharing the numbers and the date went to" Decision"?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Hey-O » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:15 pm

chunge88830 wrote:
Hey-O wrote:Yay! Got my acceptance yesterday! :)


Congrats!!! Mind sharing the numbers and the date went to" Decision"?


169/3.86 3/09/10

Also, my letter had a little hand written note on it saying that they would love to have me. Does everyone get this or should I feel special?

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby z*z » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:16 pm

Hey-O wrote:
chunge88830 wrote:
Hey-O wrote:Yay! Got my acceptance yesterday! :)


Congrats!!! Mind sharing the numbers and the date went to" Decision"?


169/3.86 3/09/10

Also, my letter had a little hand written note on it saying that they would love to have me. Does everyone get this or should I feel special?



Everyone gets it, but that does not mean you shouldn't feel special!




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