I sent my apps in late December and was admitted late January. 160/3.7 (urm too). Received a $22 k/year grant two weeks after acceptance. Does anyone know how the criminal law program and how the career prospects in this field for USD grads are? http://www.leiterrankings.com/faculty/2 ... inal.shtml
BTW, grew up in North County. I liked it lot, but, as another poster also stated, I think I would feel kinda trapped up there. There are not a whole lot of younger professionals there, and a pretty weak scene to meet people (if you single of course). I'm hoping to live in somewhere between downtown and the school. I personally like the downtown scene more than PB, but its a lot more expensive.
All the beaches are accessible anywhere within 20 minutes of USD. I lived by and went to SDSU, and am I am definitely not doing that again.
Two things worry me about USD:
1. Cost of tuition versus career prospects in SD. Though, I feel that if I can make connections and make it work in SD, I'm really going to enjoy my quality of life after LS.
2. I heard that the school is very bright and preppy (i.e. white) - idk, a lot different than my undergrad. I went there once for a presentation and that is the impression I received, too.