URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jacketman03 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:53 pm

In at South Texas today. I'm going to law school!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:55 pm

jacketman03 wrote:In at South Texas today. I'm going to law school!


Congrats!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Punisha20 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:27 pm

IN:
WUSTL 75k
Alabama 75k
Case 45k (Withdrawal coming obviously)

Waiting on: Cornell, IUB, Duke, Columbia, NYU, USC, Notre Dame, and BU
Applied to all in mid January :oops:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:40 pm

AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Non-Chalant1 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:43 pm

timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.

Congrats!!! Don't make me to jealous for not writing it. Myabe, we won't be going to the same school after all.... :cry:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:46 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:
timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.

Congrats!!! Don't make me to jealous for not writing it. Myabe, we won't be going to the same school after all.... :cry:


Oh, you have that C acceptance to dry your eyes with! And you never know until you know! But I'm beyond excited!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jacketman03 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:51 pm

RJ127 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:In at South Texas today. I'm going to law school!


Congrats!

Thanks! I was really getting worried about my cycle with all the rejections, but this has given me renewed hope.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:53 pm

congrat$ Timmna & Jacketman!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby blacklawboss » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:54 pm

jacketman03 wrote:In at South Texas today. I'm going to law school!


Congrats! I remember that 1st one! many more to come

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby 2bOn2b » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:58 pm

timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.



That makes two of us!! Pretty excited. But after spending the past week in convsersation with Yalies, I think I have my heart set on New Haven. I don't want to put the cart before the horse, but this could be a really tough decision.

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Postby rundoxierun » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:09 pm

timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.


Congrats!! Im starting to think the NYC schools have been reading my TLS posts. Im striking out hard. Attempting to rationalize not being as awesome as you guys

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:52 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.


Congrats!! Im starting to think the NYC schools have been reading my TLS posts. Im striking out hard. Attempting to rationalize not being as awesome as you guys



lol at the bolded. I think some schools (read: adcomms) just need some nudging. Once one is IN at a particular school, I'm guessing things that were seen in a negative light pre-acceptance are viewed much differently post-acceptance. I've been told by a couple ppl to take a plane/bus/train/whatever will get me there to each school that accepts me (or that I'm serious about attending) and to request extra financial aid in person. I'm sure that advice won't work for everyone, and that it isn't feasible for many, but I don't think it's a stretch to imagine an adcomm being swayed to give more $ after seeing such effort (read: passion to attend their school) every now and then. I think the probability of that happening improves if you consider how unexciting it must be to receive dozens of letters that start with: "Your school is my dream school, but if I don't get more money, I'm probably going to a school ranked a few spots lower than yours." Right? Idk. I say once a URM is IN at a school, being assertive about making them pay for your worth (or simply reevaluating it) will lead to results that are usually more positive than negative.

(I'm attempting to rationalize why I haven't heard back from NYU when they're moving closer to awarding full scholarships, a process that requires extra and more thorough evaluations. lol)

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby memorex » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:57 pm

Just got the AnBryce scholarship email. Based on posts all over TLS, a lot of ppl did also. Does anyone know the average annual stats for how many are offered interviews, offered the scholarship, accept the scholarship, etc?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby law_monkey » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:19 pm

AnBryce!!! And to the above poster, I've checked the class thread, URM, and NYU waiting, and I've only seen 5 or 6. I've heard there's about 30 total, and they give them out to 9/10. Holy f**k peeps. We have a 1/3 shot at a full ride to NYU.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:19 pm

LAWLAW09 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:
timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.


Congrats!! Im starting to think the NYC schools have been reading my TLS posts. Im striking out hard. Attempting to rationalize not being as awesome as you guys



lol at the bolded. I think some schools (read: adcomms) just need some nudging. Once one is IN at a particular school, I'm guessing things that were seen in a negative light pre-acceptance are viewed much differently post-acceptance. I've been told by a couple ppl to take a plane/bus/train/whatever will get me there to each school that accepts me (or that I'm serious about attending) and to request extra financial aid in person. I'm sure that advice won't work for everyone, and that it isn't feasible for many, but I don't think it's a stretch to imagine an adcomm being swayed to give more $ after seeing such effort (read: passion to attend their school) every now and then. I think the probability of that happening improves if you consider how unexciting it must be to receive dozens of letters that start with: "Your school is my dream school, but if I don't get more money, I'm probably going to a school ranked a few spots lower than yours." Right? Idk. I say once a URM is IN at a school, being assertive about making them pay for your worth (or simply reevaluating it) will lead to results that are usually more positive than negative.

(I'm attempting to rationalize why I haven't heard back from NYU when they're moving closer to awarding full scholarships, a process that requires extra and more thorough evaluations. lol)


Your theory may be right but, for me at least, I think the fact that I dont really have anything incredible outside of numbers is starting to catch up with me. I mean, I have the standard summer internships and clubs/activities but due to having a long distance gf, and the travel time involved with that, I wasnt incredibly involved like Im sure most other strong applicants were. On top of that, Im straight from a very average undergrad and I didnt personalize most of my essays(shocker, the schools that have invited me to apply for/given me named scholarships are the ones I personalized essays for). Id like to have more options just for flexibility sake, but at the end of the day Im not really upset. Ive been accepted to 4 of my top 5 choices coming into the cycle and offered large aid packages at two of them. An NYC option wouldve been good to have though in case my gf snagged a job there(shes been interning in NYC over the summers).

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Alltheirsplendor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:47 am

tkgrrett wrote:
LAWLAW09 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:
timmna wrote:AnBryce finalist!! I think I forgot how to breathe.


Congrats!! Im starting to think the NYC schools have been reading my TLS posts. Im striking out hard. Attempting to rationalize not being as awesome as you guys



lol at the bolded. I think some schools (read: adcomms) just need some nudging. Once one is IN at a particular school, I'm guessing things that were seen in a negative light pre-acceptance are viewed much differently post-acceptance. I've been told by a couple ppl to take a plane/bus/train/whatever will get me there to each school that accepts me (or that I'm serious about attending) and to request extra financial aid in person. I'm sure that advice won't work for everyone, and that it isn't feasible for many, but I don't think it's a stretch to imagine an adcomm being swayed to give more $ after seeing such effort (read: passion to attend their school) every now and then. I think the probability of that happening improves if you consider how unexciting it must be to receive dozens of letters that start with: "Your school is my dream school, but if I don't get more money, I'm probably going to a school ranked a few spots lower than yours." Right? Idk. I say once a URM is IN at a school, being assertive about making them pay for your worth (or simply reevaluating it) will lead to results that are usually more positive than negative.

(I'm attempting to rationalize why I haven't heard back from NYU when they're moving closer to awarding full scholarships, a process that requires extra and more thorough evaluations. lol)


Your theory may be right but, for me at least, I think the fact that I dont really have anything incredible outside of numbers is starting to catch up with me. I mean, I have the standard summer internships and clubs/activities but due to having a long distance gf, and the travel time involved with that, I wasnt incredibly involved like Im sure most other strong applicants were. On top of that, Im straight from a very average undergrad and I didnt personalize most of my essays(shocker, the schools that have invited me to apply for/given me named scholarships are the ones I personalized essays for). Id like to have more options just for flexibility sake, but at the end of the day Im not really upset. Ive been accepted to 4 of my top 5 choices coming into the cycle and offered large aid packages at two of them. An NYC option wouldve been good to have though in case my gf snagged a job there(shes been interning in NYC over the summers).


You haven't been rejected anywhere. Wait, what?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby helloscriptkitti » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:52 am

Major CONGRATS to all of the AnBryce finalists!!! NYU hates me but I'm happy for u all!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LLB2JD » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:35 am

helloscriptkitti wrote:Major CONGRATS to all of the AnBryce finalists!!! NYU hates me but I'm happy for u all!


+1

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:45 am

Thanks and congrats to other AnBryce finalists! Hopefully some of you will be in my interview city.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby 2bOn2b » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:56 pm

Congrats to all the AnBryce finalists!!

JR1 invite today. We shall see what happens.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:12 pm

2bOn2b wrote:Congrats to all the AnBryce finalists!!

JR1 invite today. We shall see what happens.


Congrats and good luck!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Alltheirsplendor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:10 pm

timmna wrote:Thanks and congrats to other AnBryce finalists! Hopefully some of you will be in my interview city.


+1

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Wolverine Den » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:16 pm

In at Yale!!! My law school decision just got increasingly difficult.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Kohinoor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:17 pm

Wolverine Den wrote:In at Yale!!! My law school decision just got increasingly difficult.

Go to Yale.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jd20132013 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:20 pm

Wolverine Den wrote:In at Yale!!! My law school decision just got increasingly difficult.



difficult in the sense of finding the time to mail in the deposit to yale?
lol

let me get a call from Yale that deposit will be in the mail the same day lmao

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