American Class of 2012

(housing, friendships, future exams, all things 2012)
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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by byu85 » Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:32 pm

lsatismybitchlover wrote:
missvik218 wrote:
byu85 wrote:Maybe you're super interested in International Law, American has a Top 5 Program. That's why it's on the top of my list over other higher ranked schools ...
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haha I never wrote the above comment even though it shows me as saying it, not sure how you did it but that is funny

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:18 pm

hey y'all, i'm coming from texas, and while i have family in maryland about 15 minutes away and an old roommate at GULC, i dont know anyone starting at AU in the fall. SOO i'm hoping to find a roommate at admitted students weekend (i'm looking for 1-2 to live in adams morgan) OR through the admitted students blog which should get up and running sometime in may/during the summer.

i suggest we keep this thread open though. i've heard horror stories of people finding their roommates on craigslist and i'm not really down with that...

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by smiley26 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:05 pm

As an alternative to craigslist American's website has some boards for both graduate and undergraduate students to post inquiries about housing on which you can register as a guest

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by KreenWarrior » Sun Mar 08, 2009 5:18 pm

I'm probably going to be going here unless I get into a reach.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by cfishy305 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:49 am

KreenWarrior wrote:I'm probably going to be going here unless I get into a reach.
ditto.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by jetlagz28 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:53 am

Where would a good place too look for housing? Somewhere in the NW near the red line?

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by hoffb86 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:24 am

jetlagz28 wrote:Where would a good place too look for housing? Somewhere in the NW near the red line?
Yes. on the red metro line is best, otherwise you will have to transfer trains on top of having to take the shuttle bus to WCL.

Also, I believe the metro bus line has a route that goes past AU, so you could also live along that bus route. I know one of them is the N6. Might want to check online.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Wed Mar 11, 2009 1:30 pm

i'm looking closer to downtown, near adams morgan, that area...but of course, near the metro! i hear as long as you live close to the red line it's fine

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by jetlagz28 » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:03 pm

Anyone planning to study abroad while attending WCL? Hong Kong or The Hague look like great opportunities.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Sat Mar 14, 2009 1:23 am

jetlagz28 wrote:Anyone planning to study abroad while attending WCL? Hong Kong or The Hague look like great opportunities.
Yeah, I want to. I am getting a degree in French in addition to my other major and spent four months abroad in Paris. I would love to do it again in law school, especially so i dont lose any of the language! But some of their Asia programs look awesome too.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:34 am

there are no AU WCL class of 2012 fb groups...

just throwing that out there.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by jetlagz28 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:44 am

argentinabrends wrote:there are no AU WCL class of 2012 fb groups...

just throwing that out there.
There will be......

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by jetlagz28 » Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:56 am

jetlagz28 wrote:
argentinabrends wrote:there are no AU WCL class of 2012 fb groups...

just throwing that out there.
There is now...

American University - Washington College of Law - Class of 2012

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Sun Mar 15, 2009 7:22 pm

jetlagz28 wrote:
jetlagz28 wrote:
argentinabrends wrote:there are no AU WCL class of 2012 fb groups...

just throwing that out there.
There is now...

American University - Washington College of Law - Class of 2012

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OH good!!! someone made one. I didnt want to be "that person" haha 8)

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by sarfk82 » Mon Mar 16, 2009 4:36 pm

Got my packet last Thursday.... definitely leaning in this direction.

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by gdin » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:38 pm

ok maybe im dumb but icant find the group on fbook!

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by flores » Fri Mar 20, 2009 3:14 pm

gdin wrote:ok maybe im dumb but icant find the group on fbook!
no worries...

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?sid=4 ... 8082539518

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by kennedyposter » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:37 am

I'm entering in the PT program (I was about at the median w my numbers for FT and wanted to make sure I got in) but I'm hopefully transferring into FT so I'm going to be a poser and post in this thread :)

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by snolvr111 » Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:33 pm

argentinabrends wrote:I am going!! I am really excited about it! I really wanted to be in DC and after getting dinged from Gtown and WLed at GWU...this is the next closest thing.

I'm going to admitted students weekend on March 27! Also looking at townhomes/condos in the Adams Morgan area!

i'm officially goin to American!! and yea rejected from Georgetown and WLed at GWU also! looking for an apartment in woodley park area

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by sarfk82 » Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:47 pm

kennedyposter wrote:I'm entering in the PT program (I was about at the median w my numbers for FT and wanted to make sure I got in) but I'm hopefully transferring into FT so I'm going to be a poser and post in this thread :)
+1.

Plus the initial lighter workload is nicer...

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by argentinabrends » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:10 am

snolvr111 wrote:
argentinabrends wrote:I am going!! I am really excited about it! I really wanted to be in DC and after getting dinged from Gtown and WLed at GWU...this is the next closest thing.

I'm going to admitted students weekend on March 27! Also looking at townhomes/condos in the Adams Morgan area!

i'm officially goin to American!! and yea rejected from Georgetown and WLed at GWU also! looking for an apartment in woodley park area
+1 except i dont know where i'm living yet

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by raiatea2004 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:11 pm

Ameican was actually my EDO school so I put down my seat deposit back in October. Stoked to be out on the East Coast, DC is a really exciting town. In town this weekend trying to buy a condo, expensive for what they are really. 300+ a sq foot. Wow!! Looking in Petworth/Brightwood areas, seem to be safe enough and really pretty nice.

American really does seem stingy on the scholarship/aid front. Got all sorts of offers, waivers etc from other schools but really like the International Program at American... Really want to spend 2 years studying abroad nice dual degree option. Paris is my #1, anybody that's been there would agree I think.

Thinking of going to ASD end of April anyone else?

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by ak362 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:37 pm

I committed a while back - before seeing the financial aid award (like two days before)...

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by sbcity24 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:31 am

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Re: American Class of 2012

Post by goober » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:58 pm

I just noticed on my <my.american.edu> thing that my financial aid package consists of only loans, and def not enough to cover American's tuition. :cry: It may turn out that American is my only option, though ... is anyone else in my position? If so, what are you considering?

Also, can't make the ASD because I live in Japan, but to those of you who do go, please post your impressions! Thanks :)

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