LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

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mistermister
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LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby mistermister » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:59 pm

Just got a mailer from GW. I've gotten emails from Hastings and Santa Clara. Santa Clara's came with a fee waiver for being LGBT. Does this mean LGBT carries more weight at these schools? The mailer from GW was a significant endeavorer... can't seem to think they'd do it if it doesn't carry any weight in admissions. I've heard Penn, Colombia and Cornell send similar mailers.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby bk1 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:01 pm

I wouldn't read too much into fee waivers.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby mistermister » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:06 pm

bk1 wrote:I wouldn't read too much into fee waivers.


Yeah, its more the colorful, glossy, pretty mailers haha.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby bk1 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:07 pm

mistermister wrote:Yeah, its more the colorful, glossy, pretty mailers haha.


I would read even less into those.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby er doctor » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:04 pm

I got one of these from Yale with a letter from a student from their OutLaw student group.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:06 pm

Each fee waiver means they want to increase the number of applications they receive by one.

That's it. That's all it means. If it's a school you'd attend if accepted, then sure, go use it, but they literally mean nothing with regard to your chances of acceptance. They're a method of advertising the school and trying to increase the number of applicants (and especially diverse applicants, in these targeted situations), and receiving one has little to do with your odds of admission.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby wackyjack22 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:13 pm

er doctor wrote:I got one of these from Yale with a letter from a student from their OutLaw student group.


+1! I didn't bother to apply to yale, though, despite the fact that all my friends anecdotally describe it as the "gayest Ivy".

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby HoseDraggerLFD » Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:00 am

Where is one able to disclose their sexuality on LSAC for recruiters to view?

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:11 am

There's a box in the CRS profile.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby HoseDraggerLFD » Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:23 am

Thanks Eugenie :lol:

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby applepiecrust » Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:50 pm

I didn't get any LGBT loving.
I am sad about this.

Unless they sent it to my permanent address, in which case I am in trouble. I don't have the guts to ask my parents, lol.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:34 am

applepiecrust wrote:I didn't get any LGBT loving.
I am sad about this.

Unless they sent it to my permanent address, in which case I am in trouble. I don't have the guts to ask my parents, lol.


One of the many reasons I didn't use my parents' address as my permanent ;-)

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby mistermister » Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:56 pm

Got a pretty nice letter from the co-presidents of Cardozo's OUTLaw. It said they hope I choose Cardozo... but I haven't gotten in yet... unless they know something I don't?? :?

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby applepiecrust » Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:12 pm

Eugenie Danglars wrote:
applepiecrust wrote:I didn't get any LGBT loving.
I am sad about this.

Unless they sent it to my permanent address, in which case I am in trouble. I don't have the guts to ask my parents, lol.


One of the many reasons I didn't use my parents' address as my permanent ;-)


LOL, I didn't have another option for a permanent address. My parents' address abroad. Hoping most schools are too lazy to send intl mail.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:43 pm

applepiecrust wrote:
Eugenie Danglars wrote:
applepiecrust wrote:I didn't get any LGBT loving.
I am sad about this.

Unless they sent it to my permanent address, in which case I am in trouble. I don't have the guts to ask my parents, lol.


One of the many reasons I didn't use my parents' address as my permanent ;-)


LOL, I didn't have another option for a permanent address. My parents' address abroad. Hoping most schools are too lazy to send intl mail.


My address (and me) are abroad, and I haven't gotten any targeted mailings. Well, aside from the very snazzy Cooley/Seatle/St.Louis brochures.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby 02122015 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:24 pm

I only remember getting specific stuff from Yale last year; either way I didn't apply as my numbers would not have gotten me in there. Instead I wound up at GULC, which has lots of gay 1Ls this year. FWIW.

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Re: LGBT recruitment mailers and emails

Postby danields » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:12 pm

Yale, NYU, Umich (email), Emory (email) and GW




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