Deadline Panic: GW v USC


cwlaw
I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!
I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!
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Jlybnn
I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!


I also have both offers, but probably gonna reject them. I think for Business Law, USC might be a better option. However, if you are concerned about DC's crime rate, I wouldn't be worried. I lived there, and hadn't experienced a single bad thing.
<blockquote>I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!
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I also have both offers, but probably gonna reject them. I think for Business Law, USC might be a better option. However, if you are concerned about DC's crime rate, I wouldn't be worried. I lived there, and hadn't experienced a single bad thing.
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Like any city, there are neighborhoods that you avoid. The majority of DC is very safe. Plus, DC is a much more interesting city than LA for the academically inclined. Based on what you have stated, GW is the no brainer.
Like any city, there are neighborhoods that you avoid. The majority of DC is very safe. Plus, DC is a much more interesting city than LA for the academically inclined. Based on what you have stated, GW is the no brainer.
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cwlaw
Thank you for your insight!
Thank you for your insight!
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Wheretogo_
I would say go where the money is! Unless you are absolutely set on location, take the $ and save some money. It's not like they are different in ranking, they are very similar. Take the money and go and enjoy some sun :)
I would say go where the money is! Unless you are absolutely set on location, take the $ and save some money. It's not like they are different in ranking, they are very similar. Take the money and go and enjoy some sun :)
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kk65
I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!



hi congratulations on both your admissions.
please am about applying to usc gould, if you do not mind i will like you to share with me tips on how i may also be awarded a scholarship.
thanks
<blockquote>I could really use input from all of you guys who know about the schools, curriculi and cities. My dilemma...I can't decide between GW and USC for Business Law. I had already decided on GW until yesterday, when USC offered me quite a substantial scholarship. Now to be fair, GW has also offered a scholarship, but it is less the USC.
Both cities and programs are comparable in terms of costs. I love sunny climates and beaches...but after living in LA for 2 years in the early 2000's I am not sure that I can deal with the superficiality. As for DC, my only concern was the winter and the crime.
All of you who have really looked into schools, rankings, cost of living etc...I would really appreciate any advice that you can give.

Thank you!!
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hi congratulations on both your admissions.
please am about applying to usc gould, if you do not mind i will like you to share with me tips on how i may also be awarded a scholarship.
thanks
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