harocutter wrote:Forgot to add, Loyola tuition is 42,500 not 67,000. Even with books and other expenses it's 45,000.
I believe the 67 includes living expenses, which even if you are living at home will not be 0.
I won't be one of the people saying you shouldn't go to law school, if it is what you really want then you should do whatever you can to get there. With that said, it does seem like your expectations might be a little off. If you commit yourself I think you can be successful from most of these schools, but successful doesn't mean working at a large firm making over 100k straight out of law school. You might have to work some lower paid job and struggle financially for a few years, but you can take advantage of IBR during that time. Put in the effort and it will pay off but be realistic.