URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:21 am

:oops:
I'm not the most interesting person in the world either :cry: no stanford for me?

haha oh well, my love for stanford remains

Ill-literate wrote:
s0ph1e2007 wrote:
Ill-literate wrote:
Miranda 18 wrote:Where is everyone applying this cycle? Anyone waiting on the October LSAT as well?


I want to pursue a dual degree (JD/Masters in Educational Policy), so I'm aiming for schools that either have established programs or good law/education schools.

1. UPenn
2. UVA
3. Vanderbilt
4. Boston College
5. W&M
6. GW
7. Illinois
8. UNC

*I would like to say Stanford and Columbia, but we're all aware of their tendencies.



... what are their tendencies?
Stanford has a great dual education program...


Indeed they do; it's probably the best that I've researched, but they have a tendency to only except future candidates that have saved the world in their own respective industries; those who have already accomplished unimaginable feats and are working on more. You now, individuals like "the most interesting man/women in the world" from the Dos Equis commercials. I don't quite consider myself to be there just yet.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby premier2t » Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:09 pm

In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:19 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!

congrats!


Congratulations!!!
Good for you! Cycle DONE.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:48 pm

I think requesting that someone explain how an aspect of themselves has significantly affected them and made their perspective uniquely different and then asking that it be half a page is bipolar

just putting that out there for the 1 pg DS schools lol

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:00 pm

premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!




congrats!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:51 pm

premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!



Congrats!!! Very happy and jealous of your quick cycle!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby blackwater88 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:29 pm

premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!


Congrats, care to share URM status and numbers? :D

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby 20121109 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:50 pm

premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!


:D YAY!! Congratulations!! How does it feel to be done with your cycle?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LLB2JD » Sun Sep 12, 2010 1:57 am

blackwater88 wrote:
premier2t wrote:In at UVA via ED 9/10/10!!!


Congrats, care to share URM status and numbers? :D



He has 3.3 , 159. He does have decent experience in school though. This is yet ample evidence why URMs are so hard to predict.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby DavidYurman85 » Sun Sep 12, 2010 4:50 pm

i just came by to wish everyone good luck!!!! i got a cool job offer, so i'm going to sit out this cycle, take the lsat in june and apply for the next one. if anyone needs an extra pair of eyes to look over a ps/ds/addendum, feel free to message me. i'm happy to help!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby birdmann783 » Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:39 pm

anyone else waiting on recs and trying to get apps in before the end of this month.

i been planning for this moment for a while and its getting close

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:57 pm

I have most of letters of recommendation sent in to LSAC I am just waiting on one more. I plan on finishing and submitting my personal statements and resume by November 1st so I can have all my materials in and complete before Thanksgiving.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:56 pm

birdmann783 wrote:anyone else waiting on recs and trying to get apps in before the end of this month.

i been planning for this moment for a while and its getting close


Savor not having apps in while you can. I swear the status checkers are driving me insane.. I even checked them over the weekend.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby masterthearts » Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:42 pm

Cornell Law had a record number of applicants last year

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Player21 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:42 pm

Would applying late December be too late?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 11:28 pm

DavidYurman85 wrote:i just came by to wish everyone good luck!!!! i got a cool job offer, so i'm going to sit out this cycle, take the lsat in june and apply for the next one. if anyone needs an extra pair of eyes to look over a ps/ds/addendum, feel free to message me. i'm happy to help!




1)Congrats and good luck!!

2)Big ups to tkgrrett who seems to have some apps out before the rest of us.

3)If you haven't already, feel free to create a profile on http://lawschoolnumbers.com. (It's easier to stalk each other on there :D )

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:23 pm

LAWLAW09 wrote:
DavidYurman85 wrote:i just came by to wish everyone good luck!!!! i got a cool job offer, so i'm going to sit out this cycle, take the lsat in june and apply for the next one. if anyone needs an extra pair of eyes to look over a ps/ds/addendum, feel free to message me. i'm happy to help!




1)Congrats and good luck!!

2)Big ups to tkgrrett who seems to have some apps out before the rest of us.


3)If you haven't already, feel free to create a profile on http://lawschoolnumbers.com. (It's easier to stalk each other on there :D )


Ehh I pulled the trigger early because I got a Duke PT invite and had an issue in my app that mightve required a bit of time to deal with.. On second thought, it might have been better for me to wait a couple weeks.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Fresh » Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:55 pm

Dinged from Northwestern?

I don't even want to apply anymore. I was talking to an admissions rep today at an event and I asked about work experience. He said, "Well, the rumors are true we basically require work experience. 97% of our admits have over one year [of experience]. So it's not impossible, but.."

Any other URMs still in undergrad applying?
Even if I got in, I doubt it'd be enjoyable studying with old people for 3 years :roll:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby iamcutdacheck » Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:58 pm

Fresh wrote:Dinged from Northwestern?

I don't even want to apply anymore. I was talking to an admissions rep today at an event and I asked about work experience. He said, "Well, the rumors are true we basically require work experience. 97% of our admits have over one year [of experience]. So it's not impossible, but.."

Any other URMs still in undergrad applying?
Even if I got in, I doubt it'd be enjoyable studying with old people for 3 years :roll:


Is work experience a major criteria at any other Top 100 Law Schools?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:11 pm

Fresh wrote:Dinged from Northwestern?

I don't even want to apply anymore. I was talking to an admissions rep today at an event and I asked about work experience. He said, "Well, the rumors are true we basically require work experience. 97% of our admits have over one year [of experience]. So it's not impossible, but.."

Any other URMs still in undergrad applying?
Even if I got in, I doubt it'd be enjoyable studying with old people for 3 years :roll:


Not applying to Northwestern for this very reason.. sucks too, I love Chicago.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:14 pm

How are peoples' dream/reach/target breakdowns looking? Worried I may have too many reaches and not enough targets.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:56 pm

iamcutdacheck wrote:
Fresh wrote:Dinged from Northwestern?

I don't even want to apply anymore. I was talking to an admissions rep today at an event and I asked about work experience. He said, "Well, the rumors are true we basically require work experience. 97% of our admits have over one year [of experience]. So it's not impossible, but.."

Any other URMs still in undergrad applying?
Even if I got in, I doubt it'd be enjoyable studying with old people for 3 years :roll:


Is work experience a major criteria at any other Top 100 Law Schools?




From what I understand Northwestern is the only school that actually requires it (or I guess I should say highly HIGHLY recommends it). If you look at each school most have a a breakdown of ages and some even provide a statistic of how many students are coming directly from undergrad.

I am thinking about applying to Northwestern as well. I will have a year of work experience by the time I law school starts but at this point its only been a few months so who knows what will happen :roll: .

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:28 pm

tkgrrett wrote:Ehh I pulled the trigger early because I got a Duke PT invite and had an issue in my app that mightve required a bit of time to deal with.. On second thought, it might have been better for me to wait a couple weeks.



Based on all the "I still haven't finished my PS" comments on here, I think a congrats is still deserved. Folks, understandably, seem to be a bit hesitant to pull the trigger.


timmna wrote:How are peoples' dream/reach/target breakdowns looking? Worried I may have too many reaches and not enough targets.



If you post your stats and list of reaches in this thread, you'll prob get some helpful feedback.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:50 am

timmna wrote:How are peoples' dream/reach/target breakdowns looking? Worried I may have too many reaches and not enough targets.



LAWLAW09 wrote:If you post your stats and list of reaches in this thread, you'll prob get some helpful feedback.


I actually created an LSN account. (I actually think I did this because of a post of yours.) http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/timmna/jd Any advice is welcome. I love this thread already.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:59 am

LAWLAW09 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:Ehh I pulled the trigger early because I got a Duke PT invite and had an issue in my app that mightve required a bit of time to deal with.. On second thought, it might have been better for me to wait a couple weeks.



Based on all the "I still haven't finished my PS" comments on here, I think a congrats is still deserved. Folks, understandably, seem to be a bit hesitant to pull the trigger.


timmna wrote:How are peoples' dream/reach/target breakdowns looking? Worried I may have too many reaches and not enough targets.



If you post your stats and list of reaches in this thread, you'll prob get some helpful feedback.



It looks like you will have a great cycle Timmna! :D I am also retaking in October to better my chances....do you have a target school you would like to go to?




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