URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Mrs. Jack Donaghy » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:05 am

Most of you have probably seen it because it's almost brilliant, but I just saw it and I had to share.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMvARy0l ... r_embedded

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Fresh » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:23 am

Mrs. Jack Donaghy wrote:Most of you have probably seen it because it's almost brilliant, but I just saw it and I had to share.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMvARy0l ... r_embedded


Funny sh*t

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby whirledpeas86 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:19 am

Hey all, here's my info!

Queer AA Female
Three years work experience (Two running a cognitive development lab and doing research, one working at the library of congress)
3.59 from Public Ivy (not that that actually means anything)
Taking the LSAT in December, diagnostic of 167 and consistently practice testing in the 169-175 range (though who knows what will happen on the real deal)
Even though I'm taking the LSAT pretty late, I'm planning on having all of my applications submitted by November 15th and I'm right on target to meet that goal.

Good luck, everyone!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby andedom » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:09 am

whirledpeas86 wrote:Hey all, here's my info!

Queer AA Female
Three years work experience (Two running a cognitive development lab and doing research, one working at the library of congress)
3.59 from Public Ivy (not that that actually means anything)
Taking the LSAT in December, diagnostic of 167 and consistently practice testing in the 169-175 range (though who knows what will happen on the real deal)
Even though I'm taking the LSAT pretty late, I'm planning on having all of my applications submitted by November 15th and I'm right on target to meet that goal.

Good luck, everyone!


Good luck, where do you want to go to school?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby whirledpeas86 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:52 am

andedom wrote:
whirledpeas86 wrote:Hey all, here's my info!

Queer AA Female
Three years work experience (Two running a cognitive development lab and doing research, one working at the library of congress)
3.59 from Public Ivy (not that that actually means anything)
Taking the LSAT in December, diagnostic of 167 and consistently practice testing in the 169-175 range (though who knows what will happen on the real deal)
Even though I'm taking the LSAT pretty late, I'm planning on having all of my applications submitted by November 15th and I'm right on target to meet that goal.

Good luck, everyone!


Good luck, where do you want to go to school?


Chicago and Columbia are my dream schools, mostly because they have clinics that are pretty much exactly what I want to do (mental health law). But I'm applying to a bunch of others (HYS as long shots, NYU, UPenn, Cornell, Michigan, UT Austin, Berkeley, and UCLA).

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby CryingMonkey » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:20 pm

Apps are in at Berkeley, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, and UVA. Planning to get Harvard, Michigan, NYU, and Northwestern in by the end of the week...YS I'm waiting for the Dean's certs. Also decided to throw in at Texas and I might add a couple of safeties.

Definitely can't wait for it to be May.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:25 pm

CryingMonkey wrote:Definitely can't wait for it to be May August.


FTFM.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby CryingMonkey » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:54 pm

bk1 wrote:
CryingMonkey wrote:Definitely can't wait for it to be May August.


FTFM.


I'm kind of looking forward to the months between "committed to a law school" and "actually started law school."

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:59 pm

CryingMonkey wrote:I'm kind of looking forward to the months between "committed to a law school" and "actually started law school."


It'll be all work for me. :(

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:06 pm

CryingMonkey wrote:
bk1 wrote:
CryingMonkey wrote:Definitely can't wait for it to be May August.


FTFM.


I'm kind of looking forward to the months between "committed to a law school" and "actually started law school."


I graduate in December and, if all goes as predicted, I should have heard from my top 5 schools and be waiting for scholly offers.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:11 am

Hey, did anyone (this cycle or last) request a merit fee waiver from a school via email? If so, did you mention your race among your other stats?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:20 pm

So LSN shows these next two weeks as big decision weeks.. anybody anticipating hearing anything?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Thirteen » Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:29 am

timmna wrote:Hey, did anyone (this cycle or last) request a merit fee waiver from a school via email? If so, did you mention your race among your other stats?


I received a good number of fee waivers via e-mail. I mentioned my work experience and stats, but didn't mention my race.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby EbonyEsq » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:22 pm

Just sending along good vibes to all the applicants in this thread. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:09 pm

Thirteen wrote:
timmna wrote:Hey, did anyone (this cycle or last) request a merit fee waiver from a school via email? If so, did you mention your race among your other stats?


I received a good number of fee waivers via e-mail. I mentioned my work experience and stats, but didn't mention my race.


Thanks!

Good luck to everyone as Oct scores are coming out.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:25 pm

Yes goood luck indeed! I know I am going to need it.....I just want this cycle to be over already! :?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LAWLAW09 » Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:16 pm

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 )


This thread should start to pick up soonnnnn.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:36 pm

In at Texas via voicemail.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby JeanGrey » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:47 pm

LAWLAW09 wrote: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 )


This thread should start to pick up soonnnnn.


I'm CharlieBaltimore on LSN, nothing to report yet, I took the October LSAT.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Knock » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:48 pm

tkgrrett wrote:In at Texas via voicemail.


Congrats TK ;)

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby EbonyEsq » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:50 pm

tkgrrett wrote:In at Texas via voicemail.


Congrats!!!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby EbonyEsq » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:03 pm

JeanGrey wrote:
LAWLAW09 wrote: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 )


This thread should start to pick up soonnnnn.


I'm CharlieBaltimore on LSN, nothing to report yet, I took the October LSAT.


That's so weird. Your LSN doesn't show up under the search when selecting URM and unreported LSAT. :?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Miranda 18 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:15 pm

tkgrrett wrote:In at Texas via voicemail.



You sure are racking up those acceptances early :) I am really excited for you! Congrats!!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby LLB2JD » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:22 pm

tkgrrett wrote:In at Texas via voicemail.



Congrats. But we both know you won't be going :D

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby JeanGrey » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:30 pm

EbonyEsq wrote:
JeanGrey wrote:
LAWLAW09 wrote: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 )


This thread should start to pick up soonnnnn.


I'm CharlieBaltimore on LSN, nothing to report yet, I took the October LSAT.


That's so weird. Your LSN doesn't show up under the search when selecting URM and unreported LSAT. :?


http://lawschoolnumbers.com/CharlieBaltimore



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