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JayTal
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby JayTal » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:14 pm

Veritas wrote:
JayTal wrote:Just got a scholarship worth 60K in the mail! Received my acceptance roughly a week ago. :D :D :D

congrats!!!


Thanx! So excited!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby lawyering » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:17 pm

luckyjd wrote:
lawyering wrote:
thanks! probably...although i won't likely be taking BU up on their amazing offer. sigh. i'll just be poor for the rest of my life ;)


okay. just looked at your school list. you deserve to be poor the rest of your life :roll:
mr/ms harvard stanford blah blah



lol, maybe ill see you at harvard in the fall ;-)

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby mdgold » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:51 pm

What is the zip code bu callls from? Or is it a blocked number?

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Veritas
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Veritas » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:59 pm

mdgold wrote:What is the zip code bu callls from? Or is it a blocked number?

the area code is 617

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JayTal
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby JayTal » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:01 pm

The fact that OSU is 614 kind of sucks. My heart fluttered more than once when I saw 61...4 (damn)

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Veritas » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:03 pm

JayTal wrote:The fact that OSU is 614 kind of sucks. My heart fluttered more than once when I saw 61...4 (damn)

Doesn't matter now!! You have $60k at BU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby JayTal » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:07 pm

Veritas wrote:
JayTal wrote:The fact that OSU is 614 kind of sucks. My heart fluttered more than once when I saw 61...4 (damn)

Doesn't matter now!! You have $60k at BU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D


Ha! Touche :D

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby boldaslove13 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:40 pm

Havaianas wrote:Anyone with scholarship money - how soon after you were accepted did you find out about their offer? And did you get the offer by snail mail?



snail mail, letter was included in my acceptance packet (around feb 2nd)

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Havaianas » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:06 pm

boldaslove13 wrote:
Havaianas wrote:Anyone with scholarship money - how soon after you were accepted did you find out about their offer? And did you get the offer by snail mail?



snail mail, letter was included in my acceptance packet (around feb 2nd)


oh man - except for a few people who got their scholarships later its not looking too hopeful considering I got my acceptance packet a few weeks ago...

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Veritas » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:32 pm

Havaianas wrote:
boldaslove13 wrote:
Havaianas wrote:Anyone with scholarship money - how soon after you were accepted did you find out about their offer? And did you get the offer by snail mail?



snail mail, letter was included in my acceptance packet (around feb 2nd)


oh man - except for a few people who got their scholarships later its not looking too hopeful considering I got my acceptance packet a few weeks ago...

keep your chin up, mine was a merit/need based scholarship. Get your financial aid forms in!!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby therealfp » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:05 pm

Veritas wrote:
Havaianas wrote:
boldaslove13 wrote:
Havaianas wrote:Anyone with scholarship money - how soon after you were accepted did you find out about their offer? And did you get the offer by snail mail?



snail mail, letter was included in my acceptance packet (around feb 2nd)


oh man - except for a few people who got their scholarships later its not looking too hopeful considering I got my acceptance packet a few weeks ago...

keep your chin up, mine was a merit/need based scholarship. Get your financial aid forms in!!


I'm praying for that extra letter in the packet...I just got a full ride to Cardozo, and I hate having to make a decision based predominantly on finances. Regardless, I'll try to work a bit of negotiating strategy to squeeze as many dollars as possible out of BU.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby John J. Rambo, Esq. » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:45 pm

Anybody know anything more about the Public Interest Scholarship? Somebody said it is 30k/year. What kind of numbers were required last year? Or do the criteria lean more to the "soft" side?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby therealfp » Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:55 pm

application packet in the mailbox when I got home, and it had a $15k per year scholarship inside...god that helps

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby newlaw77 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:09 pm

Is BU making calls today?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby lawyergirl:) » Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:58 pm

newlaw77 wrote:Is BU making calls today?

Bump... anyone know?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby dudester » Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:10 pm

lawyergirl:) wrote:
newlaw77 wrote:Is BU making calls today?

Bump... anyone know?


*Asks crystal ball

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby cendien » Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:51 pm

lawyergirl:) wrote:
newlaw77 wrote:Is BU making calls today?

Bump... anyone know?


In today via phone call! Said they'd mail the packet tomorrow.

Soo.. yes, I would say they are making calls today.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby mutfro » Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:39 pm

cendien wrote:
lawyergirl:) wrote:
newlaw77 wrote:Is BU making calls today?

Bump... anyone know?


In today via phone call! Said they'd mail the packet tomorrow.

Soo.. yes, I would say they are making calls today.

+1!!

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Bikeflip » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:28 pm

In via email, abroad. 168 3.87 December LSAT

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby phoenix2010 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:47 pm

In today via phone call. Complete 1/13.

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby mdgold » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:52 pm

cendien wrote:
lawyergirl:) wrote:
newlaw77 wrote:Is BU making calls today?

Bump... anyone know?


In today via phone call! Said they'd mail the packet tomorrow.

Soo.. yes, I would say they are making calls today.


When did you apply/go complete?

I have very similar stats (168/3.35) and applied 11/1 and haven't heard anything yet. Should I be getting worried?

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby hugoboss » Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:18 pm

no i applied 12/15 w/ 167, 3.5 and havent heard back either

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby meowmeow » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:19 am

Recieved acceptance packet with a really cute handwritten note

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Re: BU! woot.

Postby Burger in a can » Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:16 pm

Waitlisted via email, withdrew from waitlist online. I felt honored to be waitlisted rather than rejected outright, but BU would just be too expensive compared to my other options at this point. (plus, withdrawing from the waitlist is better for my ego than being rejected from the waitlist!) Good luck to everyone! :)
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Re: BU! woot.

Postby TripleK » Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:17 pm

Waitlisted... just found out today

Least I heard back from them.

Anyone know what BU's waitlist normally looks like and if they have a reputation for going deep into it or not?

Thanks




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