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cerberus
Joined: 02 Mar 2011
Posts: 3
Has anyone heard from GULC?
Thu Mar 03, 2011 03:26 PM
Received my admissions email yesterday, now struggling with a three way choice; GULC, Cornell and Duke!

[Edited by cerberus on 03 Mar 2011]

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canada40
Joined: 03 Jul 2009
Posts: 82
Has anyone heard from GULC?
Thu Mar 03, 2011 05:01 PM
You should pick GULC big time. I visited Cornell, Duke and GULC and GULC is my first choice (location, program and professors). Are you coming to the Open House at GULC on March 18? I hope to see you there.
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reach81

Joined: 23 Jun 2010
Posts: 14
Has anyone heard from GULC?
Sat Mar 05, 2011 03:52 PM
Received the admission email today!! i'm in.

However, I had no news regarding finaid. Has anyone applying to the general LLM received tuition waiver news??



Hey guys I was admitted to GULC about 3 weeks ago but havent heard any scholarship offer so far :(
has anyone been offered with one?
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llm1234567
Joined: 08 Nov 2010
Posts: 20
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Sat Mar 05, 2011 03:56 PM
Hi, I was offered a scholarship at the beginning of February, its not much though. I think scholarship decisions are made on a rolling basis...
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platinS
Joined: 18 Sep 2010
Posts: 10
Has anyone heard from GULC?
Sat Mar 05, 2011 06:40 PM
@lighthouse, could you please tell me which programme you applied for ?
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LLMgirl123
Joined: 03 Jul 2010
Posts: 60
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Sat Mar 05, 2011 06:45 PM
Does anyone know if GULC give substantial amounts at all (like more than $20,000)? Or is it limited to smaller amounts?
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thesestreets

Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 25
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Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:11 AM
I can't give a number amount, but they have told me scholarship decisions should be made in early April. At this stage, I am so exhausted from the application process I am not going to panic any more - just sit and wait and make a responsible decision.

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canada40
Joined: 03 Jul 2009
Posts: 82
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Sun Mar 06, 2011 01:27 AM
thesestreets I agree with you. I will do the same, Just sit back and relax. I will have to make a decision with or without financial assistance. All the best to you.
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thesestreets

Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 25
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Sun Mar 06, 2011 03:10 AM
Thanks Canada40 and can I say congratulations on your successful admissions - its a pleasure to see such success. :-)

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reedie1980
Joined: 27 Jan 2011
Posts: 3
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Wed Mar 16, 2011 01:15 AM
Got admitted today for the individualized study program. Application submitted on 2/28. Top 3% Loyola Law School L.A., Law Review, two years' work experience.
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hope201113
Joined: 15 Mar 2011
Posts: 10
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Wed Mar 16, 2011 08:41 AM
Got admitted today for the individualized study program. Application submitted on 2/28. Top 3% Loyola Law School L.A., Law Review, two years' work experience.



im in too !!!
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llm1234567
Joined: 08 Nov 2010
Posts: 20
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Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:05 AM
@lighthouse, could you please tell me which programme you applied for ?


Hi, sorry for the delay - I applied to the Int.Legal Studies LLM. The date for accepting the scholarship is 1 April.

[Edited by llm1234567 on 16 Mar 2011]

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LLMgirl123
Joined: 03 Jul 2010
Posts: 60
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Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:40 AM
@lighthouse - how much did you receive for the scholarship?
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asie153
Joined: 15 Mar 2011
Posts: 4
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Wed Mar 16, 2011 05:40 PM
Still no news yet. BTW they sent an email to one of my recommenders to thank for his letter...

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Kia
Joined: 19 Feb 2011
Posts: 14
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Sun Mar 20, 2011 09:49 AM
hi, got admitted into Georgetown law, GWU and Cornell. still waiting for scholarship decisions from all. i want to study a general llm tailored towards corporate/commercial and Intellectual property. i am confused on which school to attend. i am a foriegn student. can someone please give me his or her opinion. i would really appreciate it
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canada40
Joined: 03 Jul 2009
Posts: 82
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Sun Mar 20, 2011 01:21 PM
Pursuant to ranking (2012), Cornell (#13) comes first with behind GULC (# 14) and then GWU (#20). It all depends what you want to achieve. Cornell is a great school with a great reputation. However, it is located in Upstate New York. The weather is bad there and it is isolated. However, Georgetown and GWU are in a prime location - downtown DC. DC is the nation capital of the US and there is alot to do. You are going to do an LLM to study but also to network. At the end of the day, you want to secure a job in the US or elsewhere. You need to take advantage of the location of the School and to attend event (diplomatic or other). Also, Georgetown has an externship program. You know, having intern with the World Bank for instance, it will not only be a fantastic experience but it looks great on a resume (an it will be raise at interview believe you me). If I were you, Georgetown (well-known institution worldwide) will be my first choice (name, location, programme of studies). Goodluck to you.

[Edited by canada40 on 20 Mar 2011]

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Kia
Joined: 19 Feb 2011
Posts: 14
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Sun Mar 20, 2011 01:52 PM
Pursuant to ranking (2012), Cornell (#13) comes first with behind GULC (# 14) and then GWU (#20). It all depends what you want to achieve. Cornell is a great school with a great reputation. However, it is located in Upstate New York. The weather is bad there and it is isolated. However, Georgetown and GWU are in a prime location - downtown DC. DC is the nation capital of the US and there is alot to do. You are going to do an LLM to study but also to network. At the end of the day, you want to secure a job in the US or elsewhere. You need to take advantage of the location of the School and to attend event (diplomatic or other). Also, Georgetown has an externship program. You know, having intern with the World Bank for instance, it will not only be a fantastic experience but it looks great on a resume (an it will be raise at interview believe you me). If I were you, Georgetown (well-known institution worldwide) will be my first choice (name, location, programme of studies). Goodluck to you.


Thanks Canada40 for the assessment. i find it very helpful
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hij0n
Joined: 21 Mar 2011
Posts: 44
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Wed Mar 23, 2011 03:57 PM
Hi all.

Do we receive an email from Georgetown when a decision has been taken or should we check the online status?
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C_Lawyer
Joined: 11 Apr 2007
Posts: 90
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Wed Mar 23, 2011 04:13 PM
Hi hij0n

If you check your online status, at a point, it will change to "decision" from "complete" and in a day or two, you will receive an email re your admission or rejection.

So you dont need to go crazy checking your online status all the time :) it makes waiting harder!
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hij0n
Joined: 21 Mar 2011
Posts: 44
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Wed Mar 23, 2011 04:17 PM
Hi hij0n

If you check your online status, at a point, it will change to "decision" from "complete" and in a day or two, you will receive an email re your admission or rejection.

So you dont need to go crazy checking your online status all the time :) it makes waiting harder!


Thank you for your answer :-)
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asie153
Joined: 15 Mar 2011
Posts: 4
Has anyone heard from GULC?
Fri Apr 01, 2011 09:53 AM
I WAS PUT TO WAITING LIST... Do you know some statistics about admitted students from the list?

Ps I have applyed to LLM in int. business and economic law

[Edited by asie153 on 01 Apr 2011]

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asie153
Joined: 15 Mar 2011
Posts: 4
GULC or Cornell or GWU
Fri Apr 01, 2011 09:59 AM
Pursuant to ranking (2012), Cornell (#13) comes first with behind GULC (# 14) and then GWU (#20). It all depends what you want to achieve. Cornell is a great school with a great reputation. However, it is located in Upstate New York. The weather is bad there and it is isolated. However, Georgetown and GWU are in a prime location - downtown DC. DC is the nation capital of the US and there is alot to do. You are going to do an LLM to study but also to network. At the end of the day, you want to secure a job in the US or elsewhere. You need to take advantage of the location of the School and to attend event (diplomatic or other). Also, Georgetown has an externship program. You know, having intern with the World Bank for instance, it will not only be a fantastic experience but it looks great on a resume (an it will be raise at interview believe you me). If I were you, Georgetown (well-known institution worldwide) will be my first choice (name, location, programme of studies). Goodluck to you.


I agree, I would also choose Georgetown... Even if other universities were ranked higher, the name of Georgetown is more known at an international level (but of course I am not an expert of carreer advices ;) BTW, the others sound also nice, congrats!!
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arman83
Joined: 03 Apr 2011
Posts: 5
Scholarship/Enrolment
Mon Apr 04, 2011 09:06 PM
I had got admitted by Georgetown but there was no word of scholarship. Does it mean I have not been awarded any kind o financial assistance?? BTW they also dont announce any deadline for announcing our reply just set the deadline of 15 April as time for first installment of 300 dollars...so it serves as the deadline for declaring our will for enrollment as well???
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DaddyLLM
Joined: 26 Jan 2011
Posts: 29
Scholarship/Enrolment
Mon Apr 04, 2011 09:32 PM
I am in as of Apr 1 with same deadline. I asked them about scholarship, they said

Regarding your scholarship inquiry, unfortunately, the Admissions Office does not award general tuition waivers to U.S. educated students. However, you may apply for student loans through our Financial Aid Office.

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arman83
Joined: 03 Apr 2011
Posts: 5
Scholarship/Enrolment
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:10 PM
I am in as of Apr 1 with same deadline. I asked them about scholarship, they said

Regarding your scholarship inquiry, unfortunately, the Admissions Office does not award general tuition waivers to U.S. educated students. However, you may apply for student loans through our Financial Aid Office.



Do they mean full scholarship by "general tuition waivers"? I think we now that they do not award full scholarship but I mean some kind of waiver for a portion of tuition, so it is not awarded as well?
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