URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

(BLS, URM status, non-traditional, GLBT)
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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby dawyzest1 » Thu May 16, 2013 7:50 am

DaRascal wrote:Well just got my final college grades back and it looks like my LSDAS will be set in stone as a 3.49 if I reapply in a future cycle. Do you think that hurts me that I dipped under 3.5?
Hopefully I can get in somewhere right now but I think I'm about ready for my June retake.


I don't think that's going to make that big of a difference. Now, the difference between 3.69 and 3.7 and 3.79 (where I am forever in time) and 3.8 are bigger.

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby GW1010 » Thu May 16, 2013 4:54 pm

Thank goodness I applied straight from undergrad...senior grades are in for me too and I got a C in Psychology among other not so great marks. Senioritis was terrible, good thing it doesn't matter!

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby dawyzest1 » Thu May 16, 2013 4:57 pm

GW1010 wrote:Thank goodness I applied straight from undergrad...senior grades are in for me too and I got a C in Psychology among other not so great marks. Senioritis was terrible, good thing it doesn't matter!


I think it suffices to say you had a "veni, vidi, vici" experience in undergrad so senioritis is more than understandable.

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Thu May 16, 2013 4:58 pm

dawyzest1 wrote:
DaRascal wrote:Well just got my final college grades back and it looks like my LSDAS will be set in stone as a 3.49 if I reapply in a future cycle. Do you think that hurts me that I dipped under 3.5?
Hopefully I can get in somewhere right now but I think I'm about ready for my June retake.


I don't think that's going to make that big of a difference. Now, the difference between 3.69 and 3.7 and 3.79 (where I am forever in time) and 3.8 are bigger.


The 3.49/3.5 distinction matters. 3.5 and 165 are important benchmarks for URMs because of low supply.

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby facile princeps » Fri May 17, 2013 12:33 pm

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby DaRascal » Fri May 17, 2013 1:58 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
dawyzest1 wrote:
DaRascal wrote:Well just got my final college grades back and it looks like my LSDAS will be set in stone as a 3.49 if I reapply in a future cycle. Do you think that hurts me that I dipped under 3.5?
Hopefully I can get in somewhere right now but I think I'm about ready for my June retake.


I don't think that's going to make that big of a difference. Now, the difference between 3.69 and 3.7 and 3.79 (where I am forever in time) and 3.8 are bigger.


The 3.49/3.5 distinction matters. 3.5 and 165 are important benchmarks for URMs because of low supply.


Oh fuck me... :roll:

Well guess it's time to make lemonade out of these lemons. BC it is barring WL movement. 8)

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby vamopalla » Fri May 24, 2013 5:27 pm

does anyone know of any urms who have gotten off the WL at HLS this cycle?

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby kuddlykoala » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:21 am

vamopalla wrote:does anyone know of any urms who have gotten off the WL at HLS this cycle?


So has anyone heard back?

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby txdude45 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:44 am

kuddlykoala wrote:
vamopalla wrote:does anyone know of any urms who have gotten off the WL at HLS this cycle?


So has anyone heard back?


No URMs have reported getting in off the WL.

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby DaRascal » Fri Jun 28, 2013 3:20 pm

txdude45 wrote:
kuddlykoala wrote:
vamopalla wrote:does anyone know of any urms who have gotten off the WL at HLS this cycle?


So has anyone heard back?


No URMs have reported getting in off the WL.


Seems like not many URMs at all have gotten off of T14 waitlists to this point.

I'm starting to believe LawDog3's posts in this thread:

http://www.top-law-schools.com/archives ... =7&t=77859

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Re: URM 2012-2013 Cycle... let's go!

Postby CalAlumni » Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:22 pm

Going to Northwestern...had fun with all of you throughout the process!




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