Scholarships at GULC?

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by pirouette » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:22 pm

intlsuperstarr wrote:No e-mail for me yet...sigh. Or is that a good thing?

Nothing for me either. I'd rather have no news than bad news for now :|

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by atlrochester » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:25 pm

<---- bad news

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by legends159 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:25 pm

if Crosby was put on the alternative list they must only be able to award like 10 people

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by Shaw » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:26 pm

I got nothing...

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by svrs » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:29 pm

legends159 wrote:if Crosby was put on the alternative list they must only be able to award like 10 people
Yeah, my numbers/situation is basically the same and I am also an alternate

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by pirouette » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:30 pm

Just got the email, no money here!

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by danr2040 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:30 pm

No $ for me, not at all surprised as I am below the LSAT median. I asked for the application, wrote a good essay and told them about some full rides I have at lower schools, seems like it made no difference.

Guess I'll be banking on the new federal Income Based Repayment plan (http://www.finaid.org/loans/publicservice.phtml) to limit the damage to $60,000.

I would advise anyone considering government work who is afraid of the prospect of paying full tuition for GULC to check the link. Based on my reading of this, it should make everything affordable even without LRAP.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by legends159 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:32 pm

svrs wrote:
legends159 wrote:if Crosby was put on the alternative list they must only be able to award like 10 people
Yeah, my numbers/situation is basically the same and I am also an alternate
In all fairness, they probably don't expect you guys would go even with a full scholarship anyway. I remember reading about someone last semester, I think it was rabbit who emailed them asking to be reconsidered and they asked her how much it would take her to go and she said a full ride. Long story short, they granted it but now she's at Yale and I'm sure GULC wasn't too happy about that cause they could've used that full ride to grab 2 other people who could've boosted their stats.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by intlsuperstarr » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:41 pm

legends159 wrote:
svrs wrote:
legends159 wrote:if Crosby was put on the alternative list they must only be able to award like 10 people
Yeah, my numbers/situation is basically the same and I am also an alternate
In all fairness, they probably don't expect you guys would go even with a full scholarship anyway. I remember reading about someone last semester, I think it was rabbit who emailed them asking to be reconsidered and they asked her how much it would take her to go and she said a full ride. Long story short, they granted it but now she's at Yale and I'm sure GULC wasn't too happy about that cause they could've used that full ride to grab 2 other people who could've boosted their stats.
I suspect this as well, which is why I'm expecting an alternate placing...but it's pretty hard to accurately convey an interest in a school that has lower numbers, because this whole industry, including the students, are focused on stats.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by upsided » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:49 pm

i want my email :(

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by txgirl1229 » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:53 pm

So has anyone gotten anything but an alternate e-mail? Any offers yet? Nothing for me so far!

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by wiseowl » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:54 pm

no email here yet. i requested an application by email.

and no one has posted anything on LSN yet

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by crosby » Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:55 pm

legends159 wrote:
svrs wrote:
legends159 wrote:if Crosby was put on the alternative list they must only be able to award like 10 people
Yeah, my numbers/situation is basically the same and I am also an alternate
In all fairness, they probably don't expect you guys would go even with a full scholarship anyway. I remember reading about someone last semester, I think it was rabbit who emailed them asking to be reconsidered and they asked her how much it would take her to go and she said a full ride. Long story short, they granted it but now she's at Yale and I'm sure GULC wasn't too happy about that cause they could've used that full ride to grab 2 other people who could've boosted their stats.
Yeah, I tried to walk the line between "I love you, Georgetown," and "Please give me money or else I'll go to Harvard." I thought it would hurt my chances if I sounded TOO enthusiastic. Guess I should have gone with a little more love, a little less threat. I was just wondering if I could write a letter of continuing interest to the scholarship people? Maybe I'll try what rabbit did, and emphasize that I don't want to screw them over.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by aspasia » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:27 pm

No money. I'll be withdrawing shortly and will enjoy attending a t5 school.

(no bitterness, really...)

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by gahhhhhhhhhh » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:28 pm

I'm wondering if those of us who have yet to receive the alternate/reject e-mail will receive another 11th hour e-mail both congratulating us on being awarded a scholarship but asking for another day in order to figure out how much each of us will be offered.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by wiseowl » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:29 pm

aspasia wrote:No money. I'll be withdrawing shortly and will enjoy attending a t5 school.

(no bitterness, really...)
when did your email arrive?

god this is neurotic

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by caoyun » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:33 pm

I've gotten nothing yet. Just got home from work, was all anxious... and nothing. Oh well, if they give me what I want, they can take as long as they need.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by intlsuperstarr » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:33 pm

wiseowl wrote:
aspasia wrote:No money. I'll be withdrawing shortly and will enjoy attending a t5 school.

(no bitterness, really...)
when did your email arrive?

god this is neurotic
I was wondering the same thing, for the same reason.
gahhhhhhhhhh wrote: I'm wondering if those of us who have yet to receive the alternate/reject e-mail will receive another 11th hour e-mail both congratulating us on being awarded a scholarship but asking for another day in order to figure out how much each of us will be offered.
Yeah, that seems possible.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by aspasia » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:34 pm

Mine came at 3:00- good luck to the rest of you.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by reasontobelieve » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:37 pm

how many ppl here would take $$$ for GULC over other schools? I don't think I would/will--if I get one

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by pineapples » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:38 pm

someone on LSN got $20,000 p/year...

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by caoyun » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:38 pm

reasontobelieve wrote:how many ppl here would take $$$ for GULC over other schools? I don't think I would/will--if I get one
I would, assuming there's no money at the other schools. I'm likely to end up wherever I get money.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by wiseowl » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:38 pm

60k posted by a reliable person on LSN.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by gahhhhhhhhhh » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:39 pm

intlsuperstarr wrote:
gahhhhhhhhhh wrote: I'm wondering if those of us who have yet to receive the alternate/reject e-mail will receive another 11th hour e-mail both congratulating us on being awarded a scholarship but asking for another day in order to figure out how much each of us will be offered.
Yeah, that seems possible.
Although on second thought, our e-mail from yesterday did arrive at around 3:30pm EST.

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Re: Scholarships at GULC?

Post by summertimechi » Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:42 pm

Gtown my dear, please talk to me, this silence is deafening :( unlike a lot of these ppl I REAAAALLLY will come if you give me some $. PLEASEEEE!?

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