Michigan or Cornell or Virginia( with a scholarship of USD 8,000)?


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Hello!

I feel very difficult to make a decision right now and hope to get advice from all of you, so please feel free to talk!!=)

I was admitted by LL.M Program of Michigan, Cornell and Virginia. Virginia is the cheapest and it offers me a scholarship of USD 8,000. Cornell is the most expensive and Michigan is in the intermediate.

I just wondered which one I should go for. Please offer me some advice and thanks in advance!!:)
Hello!

I feel very difficult to make a decision right now and hope to get advice from all of you, so please feel free to talk!!=)

I was admitted by LL.M Program of Michigan, Cornell and Virginia. Virginia is the cheapest and it offers me a scholarship of USD 8,000. Cornell is the most expensive and Michigan is in the intermediate.

I just wondered which one I should go for. Please offer me some advice and thanks in advance!!:)


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Hedek
UoM if you can afford it and are willing to live in Michigan. Otherwise UVA. Both have access to the best job fairs (unlike Cornell).
UoM if you can afford it and are willing to live in Michigan. Otherwise UVA. Both have access to the best job fairs (unlike Cornell).
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Santa
Michigan or UVA indeed. I'd probably choose UVA because of the scholarship.
Michigan or UVA indeed. I'd probably choose UVA because of the scholarship.
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LLM_09-10
Hi everyone! I need your opinion on Cornell too. I've been accepted to NYU and Cornell and was seriously considering to attend the later. I currently live in NYC, so Cornell seemed to be a good chance to rest from a big city. However, I would not wish to attend a school that would put me in total disadvantage to the rest of the graduates. I'm really worried about the opinion people are giving on this board about Cornell. It seems no one really favors a decision of going there. Is it because of the location? or is it because of the faculty? has Cornell reputation worsened lately? I would be happy to hear from you.
Hi everyone! I need your opinion on Cornell too. I've been accepted to NYU and Cornell and was seriously considering to attend the later. I currently live in NYC, so Cornell seemed to be a good chance to rest from a big city. However, I would not wish to attend a school that would put me in total disadvantage to the rest of the graduates. I'm really worried about the opinion people are giving on this board about Cornell. It seems no one really favors a decision of going there. Is it because of the location? or is it because of the faculty? has Cornell reputation worsened lately? I would be happy to hear from you.
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I am attending Cornell and I got accepted into Virginia also but have turned them down.

I just prefer the location that it is away from the big city, having lived in London, I am not really that keen on being in NYC for a year, although I have just sat the bar there and ultimately I would like my career to be there.

Class size is another reason I chose Cornell, out of 1000 applicants or so only 55 odd are admitted which gives a very good student to faculty ratio. Also, the fact that you can sit many of the courses with first year JD graduates kind of gives me the impression that there will not be such a great differentiation between LLM and JD students.

In short, don't really let the disparaging or lack of comments about Cornell dissuade you, just do your research and it should all be well.
I am attending Cornell and I got accepted into Virginia also but have turned them down.

I just prefer the location that it is away from the big city, having lived in London, I am not really that keen on being in NYC for a year, although I have just sat the bar there and ultimately I would like my career to be there.

Class size is another reason I chose Cornell, out of 1000 applicants or so only 55 odd are admitted which gives a very good student to faculty ratio. Also, the fact that you can sit many of the courses with first year JD graduates kind of gives me the impression that there will not be such a great differentiation between LLM and JD students.

In short, don't really let the disparaging or lack of comments about Cornell dissuade you, just do your research and it should all be well.
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Gab2009
They are all good schools. I visited Ithaca and did no like the city, but it is a personla opinion and has nothing to do with the quality of the school,which is great.
Virginia is a great city to live, great schooland the best weather among the 3 schools.
Michigan is also great. I also went to visit ann arbor and believe itor not, it is amazing. It is like a college town, lots of young peopls, the campus is kind of open and integrated with the city, i just felt in home there!
I am chosing UoM over many other top 10 schools, and very happy withmy choice...but again, it is kind of personal...
good luck and hope to see you in Umich!
They are all good schools. I visited Ithaca and did no like the city, but it is a personla opinion and has nothing to do with the quality of the school,which is great.
Virginia is a great city to live, great schooland the best weather among the 3 schools.
Michigan is also great. I also went to visit ann arbor and believe itor not, it is amazing. It is like a college town, lots of young peopls, the campus is kind of open and integrated with the city, i just felt in home there!
I am chosing UoM over many other top 10 schools, and very happy withmy choice...but again, it is kind of personal...
good luck and hope to see you in Umich!
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LLM_09-10
Guys, thanks very much for sharing your opinion. It is very conforting to hear that Cornell LLM is still holding its name and to the certain degree its solid and well established reputation. I guess after all everything goes down to a personal preferance of the applicant and there you have to make your own judgment.

Btw, does anyone have any information on Cornell Fellowship program? Does anyone know a person who received a fellowship from Cornell? Does it provide a fin,aid? If yes, is the aid generous? If you get a chance, please share your information or opinion about it.
Guys, thanks very much for sharing your opinion. It is very conforting to hear that Cornell LLM is still holding its name and to the certain degree its solid and well established reputation. I guess after all everything goes down to a personal preferance of the applicant and there you have to make your own judgment.

Btw, does anyone have any information on Cornell Fellowship program? Does anyone know a person who received a fellowship from Cornell? Does it provide a fin,aid? If yes, is the aid generous? If you get a chance, please share your information or opinion about it.

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Pitch
Michigan!
Michigan!
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Virginia
Virginia
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pelon
if it was not because of the money, Michigan... but considering Virginia is giving you more... go to Virginia dude.
if it was not because of the money, Michigan... but considering Virginia is giving you more... go to Virginia dude.
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