Scholarships: Applying vs. Automatic

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Scholarships: Applying vs. Automatic

Post by zdamico » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:55 pm

I will be applying to law school this coming year. Two of my top choices are NYU and Columbia. I do have some desire to work in Public Interest, so I was thinking about applying for each school's respective scholarships in those areas.

My question is: Will applying to those scholarships affect the automatic scholarship money I may have received from the schools? I am above or at the 75th percentile LSAT and GPAs at both schools, and therefore expect to receive some money. Will applying for separate scholarships affect that? I know many scholarships require you to go into a certain field for a period of time, and I am not 100% sure about committing to that yet.


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Re: Scholarships: Applying vs. Automatic

Post by Doorkeeper » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:57 pm

It will definitely not affect you for NYU. I got what my scores expected me to get.

I didn't know Columbia had scholarships you can apply to, but either way I doubt it would hurt your scholarship.

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