Colorado 2010

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traehekat
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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby traehekat » Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:32 pm

Good to know, thanks everyone.

martin024
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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby martin024 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:47 pm

I'm seriously considering deferring for a year and moving to Colorado to gain residency and the in-state tuition for 1L. Anyone else? Is this even possible?

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby j.wellington » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:00 pm

martin024 wrote:I'm seriously considering deferring for a year and moving to Colorado to gain residency and the in-state tuition for 1L. Anyone else? Is this even possible?


I had given this some thought. I have no firsthand knowledge, but the impression I get from other threads is that schools are hesitant to give deferrals unless you need one more year to eradicate malaria.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby Neil » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:17 pm

martin024 wrote:I'm seriously considering deferring for a year and moving to Colorado to gain residency and the in-state tuition for 1L. Anyone else? Is this even possible?


I think the extra year with a law degree would probably cover the $10,500 difference, so I wouldn't take a year off for that reason alone. Maybe if you think the extra year would let the economy recover a bit more, though...

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby martin024 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:51 pm

Neil wrote:
martin024 wrote:I'm seriously considering deferring for a year and moving to Colorado to gain residency and the in-state tuition for 1L. Anyone else? Is this even possible?


I think the extra year with a law degree would probably cover the $10,500 difference, so I wouldn't take a year off for that reason alone. Maybe if you think the extra year would let the economy recover a bit more, though...


Well, I doubt that extra year would mean much in terms of the economy, but I'm planning on doing PI, so the extra 10 grand might be nice. The idea of networking a bit in a state I've never even been to, and learning how to snowboard before LS seems tempting though. :D

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby Neil » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:58 pm

martin024 wrote:
Neil wrote:
martin024 wrote:I'm seriously considering deferring for a year and moving to Colorado to gain residency and the in-state tuition for 1L. Anyone else? Is this even possible?


I think the extra year with a law degree would probably cover the $10,500 difference, so I wouldn't take a year off for that reason alone. Maybe if you think the extra year would let the economy recover a bit more, though...


Well, I doubt that extra year would mean much in terms of the economy, but I'm planning on doing PI, so the extra 10 grand might be nice. The idea of networking a bit in a state I've never even been to, and learning how to snowboard before LS seems tempting though. :D


Definitely can't argue with that.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby adora » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:50 pm

I'm visiting on Monday! Sitting in on a Criminal Law course...so excited!

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby traehekat » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:52 pm

adora wrote:I'm visiting on Monday! Sitting in on a Criminal Law course...so excited!


Let us know how it goes, although I can't imagine it being anything less than amazing.

Do you plan on taking any pictures of the campus? If so, if you could post them on here some time that would be awesome!

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby Padimud » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:53 pm

Still nothing on scholarships for anyone? They told me "on the verge of sending it out" 10 days ago.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby adora » Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:43 pm

traehekat wrote:
adora wrote:I'm visiting on Monday! Sitting in on a Criminal Law course...so excited!


Let us know how it goes, although I can't imagine it being anything less than amazing.

Do you plan on taking any pictures of the campus? If so, if you could post them on here some time that would be awesome!


There will be lots of pictures :). And I'll definitely post them here! Plus a play by play for those interested.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby lml09 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:16 pm

So sorry if this has already been answered, but have we decided how easy it is to get in state tuition after the first year? I'm from NC and was surprised when I got admitted, but I know almost nothing about CU and can only realistically attend if I get some $$$ (super unlikely) or if it's somewhat easy to get in state tuition.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby rekopter » Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:16 pm

lml09 wrote:So sorry if this has already been answered, but have we decided how easy it is to get in state tuition after the first year? I'm from NC and was surprised when I got admitted, but I know almost nothing about CU and can only realistically attend if I get some $$$ (super unlikely) or if it's somewhat easy to get in state tuition.


It is extremely easy. You'll need to register your car (if you have one), register to vote, get a CO drivers license, and file a CO return. But it's easy.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby lml09 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:30 pm

rekopter wrote:
lml09 wrote:So sorry if this has already been answered, but have we decided how easy it is to get in state tuition after the first year? I'm from NC and was surprised when I got admitted, but I know almost nothing about CU and can only realistically attend if I get some $$$ (super unlikely) or if it's somewhat easy to get in state tuition.


It is extremely easy. You'll need to register your car (if you have one), register to vote, get a CO drivers license, and file a CO return. But it's easy.


Thanks! I saw on the website that students may get in state tuition after 12 months, but as we are all well versed in crazy logic, we know that means nothing.

My decision just got a lot harder.... last I heard people were pretty down on employment prospects...any new news?

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby rekopter » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:59 am

lml09 wrote:...last I heard people were pretty down on employment prospects...any new news?


Law students are pretty down everywhere. Do you know where you want to practice after you graduate? Colorado places well in Colorado and in the Mountain West.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby the lantern » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:27 am

Has anyone received any more information about the admitted students days? I booked my flight and stuff a few days after I got my acceptance letter, but I still have yet to receive more details about the dates, which are now only a few weeks away.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby lml09 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:25 am

rekopter wrote:
lml09 wrote:...last I heard people were pretty down on employment prospects...any new news?


Law students are pretty down everywhere. Do you know where you want to practice after you graduate? Colorado places well in Colorado and in the Mountain West.



They seemed to be more pessimistic than other students from different schools. For example, the students I talked to at Wake Forest and UNC were pretty upbeat and optimistic and said that the majority still had good jobs but the person I talked to at CU said she knew very few people who had a decent job lined up. This may have been an exaggeration and I clearly talked to the wrong person (she wasn't really happy about anything...) but it still worried me some.

I would probably want to stay in Colorado. I've lived in NC my entire life and have only been to Colorado once, but I think I'm ready for a change in scenery.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby lml09 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:27 am

the lantern wrote:Has anyone received any more information about the admitted students days? I booked my flight and stuff a few days after I got my acceptance letter, but I still have yet to receive more details about the dates, which are now only a few weeks away.



Nope, but the other schools whose ASDs I went to didn't send info out until 3 days-a week before, so no worries. :D

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby Jerome » Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:47 pm

WL today. Bummer.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby the lantern » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:34 pm

Just about two weeks until my visit!!!

Still no word about scholarship money?

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby rcharles » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:58 pm

Just scheduled a visit for tomorrow. After a tour I will be sitting in on a constitutional law class. I'll post later with details!

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby hotdog123 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:23 pm

I just sent in my app thanks to a fee waiver... hellaciously late, but... we shall see how it goes... zero expectations... kicking myself I didn't do it sooner :(

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby ozarkhack » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:30 pm

Jerome wrote:WL today. Bummer.


Don't know how I missed this yesterday. Condolences.

Via Mail? E-mail? Stats/relationship to medians?

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby akili » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:34 pm

DonnyMost wrote:I just sent in my app thanks to a fee waiver... hellaciously late, but... we shall see how it goes... zero expectations... kicking myself I didn't do it sooner :(


I just did this as well. I wish I would've applied earlier!

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby ozarkhack » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:56 pm

I'm in!

By mail. Dated 2/19.

Below LSAT median (basically at 25th).
Near 75th GPA.
7 yrs WE.
OOS/non-URM.

My stomach is doing backflips.

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Re: Colorado 2010

Postby Veritas » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:59 pm

ozarkhack wrote:I'm in!

By mail. Dated 2/19.

Below LSAT median (basically at 25th).
Near 75th GPA.
7 yrs WE.
OOS/non-URM.

My stomach is doing backflips.

CONGRATS!




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