URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Kaitlyn » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:44 pm

Magnifique1908 wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:Time for a bump here.. In at Vandy and UMich today.


Wow! Congrats!


Congratulations! Keep racking them in. :wink:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby CryingMonkey » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:50 pm

s0ph1e2007 wrote:In at Georgetown today :)


Congrats!

First one, right? You're going to law school!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:12 pm

s0ph1e2007 wrote:In at Georgetown today :)


Excellent, welcome to the T14!! lol.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:18 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
s0ph1e2007 wrote:In at Georgetown today :)


Excellent, welcome to the T14!! lol.


hehe, Yes (1st one)! Thanks guys :)

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jd20132013 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:42 pm

So I posted this in the Admissions forum but thought I'd post it here as well...

"hinking specifically about the socioeconomic questionnaire on the Berkeley app but I'm sure multiple instances of this exist.

I'm just kind of hesitant about submitting it. I *am* a URM, and my parents are separated, but my mother's income is on the higher end because of how much she works so that she can send myself and my siblings to school(she works in the medical field).
I don't know, I just have this idea in my mind that they might get the wrong idea about my socioeconomic status. Not that there's anything wrong with being in a higher socioeconomic category, but I wouldn't want them to give me a negative hit when our lifestyle probably doesn't fit the picture they might have of our income bracket."

It was suggested that I could write an addendum, but is this necessary or even smart? It could come off like begging for pity/charity...

Thoughts? Anyone had a similar experience?

I'm hoping to send this app out tonight, everything else is done

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Knock » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:45 pm

jd20132013 wrote:So I posted this in the Admissions forum but thought I'd post it here as well...

"hinking specifically about the socioeconomic questionnaire on the Berkeley app but I'm sure multiple instances of this exist.

I'm just kind of hesitant about submitting it. I *am* a URM, and my parents are separated, but my mother's income is on the higher end because of how much she works so that she can send myself and my siblings to school(she works in the medical field).
I don't know, I just have this idea in my mind that they might get the wrong idea about my socioeconomic status. Not that there's anything wrong with being in a higher socioeconomic category, but I wouldn't want them to give me a negative hit when our lifestyle probably doesn't fit the picture they might have of our income bracket."

It was suggested that I could write an addendum, but is this necessary or even smart? It could come off like begging for pity/charity...

Thoughts? Anyone had a similar experience?

I'm hoping to send this app out tonight, everything else is done


It's optional I believe, so I would only fill it out if you believe it will help you.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jd20132013 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:47 pm

The flip side of it is that I don't want them to get an incorrect picture of me based on me NOT filling it out, haha.

Kind of a catch-22 I suppose...but which do you think is more detrimental?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby bk1 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:48 pm

I didn't fill it out. I doubt it matters one way or the other but I just don't like putting parental info on my apps.

I wouldn't worry about it either way.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Knock » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:49 pm

jd20132013 wrote:The flip side of it is that I don't want them to get an incorrect picture of me based on me NOT filling it out, haha.

Kind of a catch-22 I suppose...but which do you think is more detrimental?


They're not going to get an incorrect picture of you based on you not filling it out. I didn't fill it out either. From your hesitancy, I get the sense that you should just skip it, but if you want to pm me more details I can try and give you a better answer.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby jd20132013 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:55 pm

Thanks BK

Knock, I pmed you with more specific details

EDIT: I thought I had introduced myself in the thread already but I checked a few pages back and didn't see

I'm an AA Male, LSAT 161 GPA 3.78, retaking LSAT in Dec since i scored well below my range

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:34 pm

Sorry to post it here, but I have one more application to send in (excluding Yale which I'm holding onto for another month) and I cannot find the Penn forum.
Will someone give a quick read to my 5-year penn essay so I can submit it @ now?

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:12 pm

jd20132013 wrote:Thanks BK

Knock, I pmed you with more specific details

EDIT: I thought I had introduced myself in the thread already but I checked a few pages back and didn't see

I'm an AA Male, LSAT 161 GPA 3.78, retaking LSAT in Dec since i scored well below my range


Forgot to do the damn thang with the intro too.

AA Male 3.56/164 blanketing t-14 except maybe hys for financial reasons, submitting all apps next week...just waiting on my LORs to clear.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Wolverine Den » Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:47 am

In at Harvard!!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby timmna » Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:50 am

Wolverine Den wrote:In at Harvard!!!


Congratulations!!!! That's amazing!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby 20121109 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:20 pm

Wolverine Den wrote:In at Harvard!!!


Congrats!! :D

I hope to see you on campus some time soon <3

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby vanwinkle » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:26 pm

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:I hope to see you on campus some time soon <3

You know, I still haven't seen you on campus yet. :P

Congrats to Wolverine Den, hopefully just the first person in this thread today to get a JR2!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby CryingMonkey » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:29 pm

Also in at Harvard.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby 20121109 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:36 pm

vanwinkle wrote:You know, I still haven't seen you on campus yet. :P

We should have coffee soon, V. Hit me up on facebook <3

CryingMonkey wrote:Also in at Harvard.

Congrats, CM !!! You must feel great :)

I bet tkgrett and Fresh will also get a JR2 today!!!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Melvin » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:47 pm

In at Harvard! Good luck to those waiting.

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Fresh
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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Fresh » Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:47 pm

another! im proud of this thread :lol:

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Mrs. Jack Donaghy » Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:55 pm

Fresh wrote:another! im proud of this thread :lol:


+1. So wonderful!!

Congrats all.

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:58 pm

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:You know, I still haven't seen you on campus yet. :P

We should have coffee soon, V. Hit me up on facebook <3

CryingMonkey wrote:Also in at Harvard.

Congrats, CM !!! You must feel great :)

I bet tkgrett and Fresh will also get a JR2 today!!!


Ehh I wouldnt be so sure on that bet. My JR1 did not evoke confidence.. but Im one of the few CST people and so far everyone in has been EST so not time for me to worry just yet.

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Mrs. Jack Donaghy
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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Mrs. Jack Donaghy » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:02 pm

I should also add:

Fresh and tkgrrett, I'm not worried about either of you. Hope you both receive the call today!

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby cnc2114 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:21 pm

Also in at Harvard. Ridiculous surprise. There is hope :)

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Re: URM 2010-2011 Application Cycle

Postby Knock » Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:22 pm

cnc2114 wrote:Also in at Harvard. Ridiculous surprise. There is hope :)


Congrats everyone!!!




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