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USC Gould - Nuts and Bolts of the Application Series - Shared screen with speaker view
USC Gould Admissions
08:21
Hello everyone! Welcome.
Brooke Kopel (she/her) | Admissions Ambassador
08:52
Hi, I’m Brooke! I’ll be managing the chat today. Feel free send questions here in the chat and I can bring it to the attention of the Admissions Counselor. In case you want to know more about me here’s my bio: https://gould.usc.edu/academics/degrees/jd/ambassadors/
Arianna Benitez Colon
24:31
Thank you for answering my question!
Lulu Zhang
28:53
Hi I have a follow up question about parents’ income. I did graduate from college but my parents still help me with my rent and other living expenses. Does this affect my ability to receive financial aid for fafsa application?
Lulu Zhang
30:32
Can we apply for fafsa grants?
Lulu Zhang
30:45
I heard that after college no grants any more
Lulu Zhang
30:52
Thanks for confirming
Joseph Gregory
33:15
If you have excellent credit is it possible to get a lower fixed rate? Say 790+
Amado Castillo
33:31
Not with the federal government
Joseph Gregory
35:43
If you go private? Or all those variable?
Matias Pachalian
39:21
So there's no institutional grants, but admitted students are automatically considered for merit scholarships; are there any institutional need-based scholarships at USC?
Daniel Rivera
39:22
Does LSAT score influence scholarship allotment provided by Gould during the application decision process?
Joseph Gregory
39:27
Thank you so much! I apologize for all the typos. 😂
Megan Sarsfield
40:12
What is the average amount of debt that Gould students graduate with?
Amado Castillo
40:14
Do you suggest that prospective students try to pay back all of their undergraduate federal loans before attending law school?
USC Gould Admissions
42:49
Although USC Gould does not currently offer need-based awards, more than 95% of students receive a merit-based scholarship with the average being $37, 000 for this current enrolled class. The range was from $15k - full tuition.
Arianna Benitez Colon
44:05
If admitted to USC Gould, how long after being notified of the acceptance are you expected to receive your financial aid package information? Thank you!
Arianna Benitez Colon
45:18
Thank you!
Amado Castillo
45:33
Thank you so much!
Brittany Wirth
45:33
when do we have to commit to the scholl?
Brooke Kopel (she/her) | Admissions Ambassador
46:30
Hi, I’m {name}. I’ll be managing the chat today. Feel free send questions here in the chat and I can bring it to the attention of the Admissions Counselor. In case you want to know more about me here’s my bio: https://gould.usc.edu/academics/degrees/jd/ambassadors/
Brooke Kopel (she/her) | Admissions Ambassador
46:39
Excuse that typo!
Brooke Kopel (she/her) | Admissions Ambassador
47:06
@Brittany - The deposit deadline to secure your spot in our class is May 1st, 2022.
Amado Castillo
53:25
What is the typical cost for books and supplies each semester? @Brooke
Matias Pachalian
54:16
is the LRAP available only for those who pursue public interest/service careers?
Yanlong Chen
54:22
Will ED admitted applicants still be considered for merit scholarships? Or does “the 50 percent tuition scholarship” comprise the entire scholarship package?
Brooke Kopel (she/her) | Admissions Ambassador
55:56
@Amado, USC factors books and supplies into the total CoA that you will receive in your financial aid summary
Yanlong Chen
56:51
Thank you!
Raiden Huang
57:34
Thank you so much for your time!
Charles Murphy
57:35
I appreciate all of the wonderful information!
Arianna Benitez Colon
57:36
Hello! For ED applicants, if 50% tuition is the maximum award you receive, does this mean you can finance the other 50% through loans? or are scholarships available ?
Amado Castillo
57:41
Thanks!
Daniel Rivera
57:43
Thank you
Jacob Itzkowitz
57:52
Thank you!
Arianna Benitez Colon
58:40
Are students more likely to receive financial aid in the ED pool or regular decision ?
Maryum Elnasseh
58:56
Thanks so much for your time!