UVA Class of 2012

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by Fup » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:14 pm

ndm2007 wrote:Do schools ever tell some accepted people they can't come if the class is really over-enrolled..?
That would really suck.
In other news, "Hoos" excited for the Deadliest Catch season premier!? I love that show. Watching a re-run right now.


I don't think this has ever happened, but I imagine that schools would simply start offering money to people who agreed to defer if overenrollment became a problem. If 400 people enrolled at UVA, for instance, I'm sure UVA would send out an e-mail saying "$10,000/year scholarship if you defer" and then keep raising the amount until they got 30-40 to defer (they could accommodate a small increase). It would be expensive, but necessary. They can't simply tell people "sorry, we don't actually have room for you, too bad."

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by CE2JD » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:29 pm

Fup wrote:
ndm2007 wrote:Do schools ever tell some accepted people they can't come if the class is really over-enrolled..?
That would really suck.
In other news, "Hoos" excited for the Deadliest Catch season premier!? I love that show. Watching a re-run right now.


I don't think this has ever happened, but I imagine that schools would simply start offering money to people who agreed to defer if overenrollment became a problem. If 400 people enrolled at UVA, for instance, I'm sure UVA would send out an e-mail saying "$10,000/year scholarship if you defer" and then keep raising the amount until they got 30-40 to defer (they could accommodate a small increase). It would be expensive, but necessary. They can't simply tell people "sorry, we don't actually have room for you, too bad."


Just playing devil's advocate here: what, legally speaking, is holding them back from just telling people that were previously "admitted" that they can't come? I realize it would be a PR disaster, but there's nothing legally binding them to allow us to enroll, right?

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by Fup » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:05 pm

Just playing devil's advocate here: what, legally speaking, is holding them back from just telling people that were previously "admitted" that they can't come? I realize it would be a PR disaster, but there's nothing legally binding them to allow us to enroll, right?


That's a good question. Obviously we know that law firms can rescind offers to incoming associates, but I'm sure that the relationship between an employer and employee is legally different than the relationship between a school and an admitted student. Does the acceptance letter amount to a contract, and does rescinding an offer of admission amount to a breach of contract? Schools obviously have policies stating that offers of admission may be rescinded if the applicant is caught lying on his application, gets a major case of senioritis, etc., but if the school does not have a policy stating "offers of admission may be rescinded if our class fills up," then I don't know if they can legally rescind offers in this case or not.

Obviously, even if schools could legally rescind offers due to overenrollment, it would never happen. I think the very worst case scenario is that schools simply tell people "you must defer for a year," but I think to avoid a PR disaster, schools would make every attempt to pay students to defer rather than force them to.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by RVP11 » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:09 pm

They'd probably offer $$$ to people to try and get them to defer before they did anything else. Airline style.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by lsatbobby » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:13 pm

I'd definitely do it for a full tuition scholly + free trip to Hawaii during my year off

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by limegreen » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:20 pm

How many people still don't have financial aid stuff? I don't, but I'm hoping it will be up soon.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by iceberger » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:24 pm

lsatbobby wrote:I'd definitely do it for a full tuition scholly + free trip to Hawaii during my year off


haha nice.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by a.williams » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:24 pm

limegreen wrote:How many people still don't have financial aid stuff? I don't, but I'm hoping it will be up soon.


I don't. I'm guessing they will have them up before the end of the week - pure guess

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by iceberger » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:25 pm

limegreen wrote:How many people still don't have financial aid stuff? I don't, but I'm hoping it will be up soon.



i still don't have mine up yet. the award letter is all.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by CE2JD » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:28 pm

I don't have any financial aid info yet.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by applepie » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:45 pm

jumping on the list of no aid info yet

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by Fup » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:54 pm

No aid showing up on SIS for me.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by TaoTao » Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:01 am

Fup wrote:No aid showing up on SIS for me.


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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by omg » Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:03 am

None for me either. I think the people that have aid info might be the exceptions...

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by J-Rod » Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:10 am

drizzunk on a tuesday! role models is awesome

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by lsatbobby » Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:56 am

J-Rod wrote:drizzunk on a tuesday! role models is awesome


Lol.

And, where is financial aid stuff supposed to be posted?

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by RTF » Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:36 am

I spoke to Financial Aid yesterday. They told me they were still waiting to hear the exact figures about tution for our incoming class. Once that was complete, we would receive emails that this information was up on the SIS page. But, she told me we would probably receive an email around mid to late April.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by ak9786 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:00 am

i dont think that UVA would offer scholarhips to students to defer. If UVA offered 30,000 scholarship per year to defer would you take it, what about 15,000?


i havent even checked my financial aid stuff yet, although i havent even paid my deposits yet, but i guess i should since all this talk of over enrollement, its making me nervous. i should pay at least one of them

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by napolnic » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:09 pm

ak9786 wrote:i dont think that UVA would offer scholarhips to students to defer. If UVA offered 30,000 scholarship per year to defer would you take it, what about 15,000?


i havent even checked my financial aid stuff yet, although i havent even paid my deposits yet, but i guess i should since all this talk of over enrollement, its making me nervous. i should pay at least one of them


If they offered me 30000 I'd be quite torn, but I think I'd ultimate say no. They could always try giving me more money, I've heard being less in debt suck less than being in more debt.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by legends159 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:13 pm

napolnic wrote:
ak9786 wrote:i dont think that UVA would offer scholarhips to students to defer. If UVA offered 30,000 scholarship per year to defer would you take it, what about 15,000?


i havent even checked my financial aid stuff yet, although i havent even paid my deposits yet, but i guess i should since all this talk of over enrollement, its making me nervous. i should pay at least one of them


If they offered me 30000 I'd be quite torn, but I think I'd ultimate say no. They could always try giving me more money, I've heard being less in debt suck less than being in more debt.


wtf 30,00 a year and u wouldnt? I think u misread.

And btw does anyone know what the tuition for non-res is going to be this fall? Their website has 2008-2009 which was last fall's.

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by RVP11 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:19 pm

legends159 wrote:And btw does anyone know what the tuition for non-res is going to be this fall? Their website has 2008-2009 which was last fall's.


Looking like $45,000. When I created my annual budget I only anticipated it being $42,000. :x :cry:

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by legends159 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:23 pm

thanks. That's what i figured, but I just wanted to confirm.

I'm guessing it will be

along this projection, 3L tuition will be 51.5K scary...

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Re: UVA Class of 2012

Post by NYMets2011 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:25 pm

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