URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby applelover » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:53 pm

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Seriously?! That's 40% of the cost of a brand new apple laptop. Maybe you can learn to love the fruit instead? You know, keep the name, change the meaning.


Haha I love the fruit too.. I just wanted to vent about that, since apple constantly takes my money. My apple care expired in May and of course you can't renew it which is the stupidest thing ever. So I had to fork up the dough! Worst part is that in six months I'll be getting a brand new MacBook as a graduation present.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Mojosodope » Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:09 pm

amb89 wrote:
californiauser wrote:
amb89 wrote:whats OCI, big law?


On Campus Interviewing - yes, essentially big law recruiment: Penn's claim to fame is their outstanding big law placement


yea she had her internship on wallstreet. The 2 white kids got in and they let her go. Not to sound blunt but they took 2/3.


So she had a internship...or she was a summer associate?

I dont think this was big law if there was only 2 other interns/associates

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby amb89 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:21 pm

Mojosodope wrote:
amb89 wrote:
californiauser wrote:
amb89 wrote:whats OCI, big law?


On Campus Interviewing - yes, essentially big law recruiment: Penn's claim to fame is their outstanding big law placement


yea she had her internship on wallstreet. The 2 white kids got in and they let her go. Not to sound blunt but they took 2/3.


So she had a internship...or she was a summer associate?

I dont think this was big law if there was only 2 other interns/associates


I would have to find out that info for you. All i know is she was getting paid decent and the people they kept were guaranteed jobs upon graduation.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Brettanomyces » Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:08 am

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby toshiroh » Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:57 am

I think I'm burning out. I feel so tired. PT 60 today. and PT 61 on Thursday. Three PTs next week, all in between completing 7sage lol.

I'm taking a day off Friday, so hopefully that gets the juices flowing again.

Also, I think I'm going to switch up my testing location. I usually go to my UG library, but just for a little change, I'll go to Barnes and Noble today. Hopefully the constant chatter doesn't cause me to go crazy

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby El Principe » Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:44 am

Regardless of what law school I go to, I'm keeping my a** (and by virtue, my money) in Texas. Can't beat no state income tax.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby EstebanMFernandez » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:31 pm

El Principe wrote:Regardless of what law school I go to, I'm keeping my a** (and by virtue, my money) in Texas. Can't beat no state income tax.


I took an interview doing financial analysis and economic forecasting in Dallas. Coming from Cali it was at least 2x cheaper than anything I had ever experienced. It wasn't as backward as I thought either -no offense haha.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Amicus_Curiae2013 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:00 pm

I am curious how people are getting fee waivers from GT, Penn, Columbia, NYU and such. I emailed all these schools a while ago to no avail. I am taking the Dec LSAT. What lsat range qualifies for a merit base fee waiver?
I was thinking about applying for the lsac fee waiver but I am not sure if one can get it for application fee waivers only. Everything else I already paid for and was resolved to drop at least 1k on application fees but things are getting tight for me. So far I only have UVa and a bunch of other schools I most likely won't be applying to.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby okaygo » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:45 pm

I would presume a lot of schools have a floor of 160 but thats just a guess. Also its going to have partial dependence of GPA.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby californiauser » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:54 pm

Amicus_Curiae2013 wrote:I am curious how people are getting fee waivers from GT, Penn, Columbia, NYU and such. I emailed all these schools a while ago to no avail. I am taking the Dec LSAT. What lsat range qualifies for a merit base fee waiver?
I was thinking about applying for the lsac fee waiver but I am not sure if one can get it for application fee waivers only. Everything else I already paid for and was resolved to drop at least 1k on application fees but things are getting tight for me. So far I only have UVa and a bunch of other schools I most likely won't be applying to.


Do you have an LSAT score?

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby El Principe » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:55 pm

okaygo wrote:I would presume a lot of schools have a floor of 160 but thats just a guess. Also its going to have partial dependence of GPA.


I got every one of those except for Penn, but my LSAT was <160.

My GPA isn't bad tho.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby mandyjay11 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:53 pm

okaygo wrote:I would presume a lot of schools have a floor of 160 but thats just a guess. Also its going to have partial dependence of GPA.



I am the worst, I know...but I PM'd you!

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby mandyjay11 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:56 pm

Amicus_Curiae2013 wrote:I am curious how people are getting fee waivers from GT, Penn, Columbia, NYU and such. I emailed all these schools a while ago to no avail. I am taking the Dec LSAT. What lsat range qualifies for a merit base fee waiver?
I was thinking about applying for the lsac fee waiver but I am not sure if one can get it for application fee waivers only. Everything else I already paid for and was resolved to drop at least 1k on application fees but things are getting tight for me. So far I only have UVa and a bunch of other schools I most likely won't be applying to.


I got Penn & UVA with a <160 LSAT I will not be paying for anything but CRS fees

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby EstebanMFernandez » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:04 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:
Amicus_Curiae2013 wrote:I am curious how people are getting fee waivers from GT, Penn, Columbia, NYU and such. I emailed all these schools a while ago to no avail. I am taking the Dec LSAT. What lsat range qualifies for a merit base fee waiver?
I was thinking about applying for the lsac fee waiver but I am not sure if one can get it for application fee waivers only. Everything else I already paid for and was resolved to drop at least 1k on application fees but things are getting tight for me. So far I only have UVa and a bunch of other schools I most likely won't be applying to.


I got Penn & UVA with a <160 LSAT I will not be paying for anything but CRS fees


I am not getting any fee waivers. Do you need your Undergrad GPA? I have a 17x and haven't received any waivers other than like Michigan State etc. lol My undergrad has taken a straight month to send my transcripts in.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby okaygo » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:36 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:
okaygo wrote:I would presume a lot of schools have a floor of 160 but thats just a guess. Also its going to have partial dependence of GPA.



I am the worst, I know...but I PM'd you!


thanks dear. perfect timing!

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby mac2013 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:51 pm

Does anyone know for Penn if you submit a GPA addenda and Diversity statement, can you still submit a Why Penn essay? Also, anyone know about this same thing for Michigan? Or is this overkill?

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby amb89 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:00 pm

anyone know how to erase the LOR request you put down. I didnt get one from the guy i listed, i got it from a different person.. I want to take his name off because it has it that he didnt respond, but i cant figure out for the life of me how to get him off my list

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby applelover » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:18 pm

amb89 wrote:anyone know how to erase the LOR request you put down. I didnt get one from the guy i listed, i got it from a different person.. I want to take his name off because it has it that he didnt respond, but i cant figure out for the life of me how to get him off my list



I'm not sure, but it doesn't count against you if you didn't select it to go to a certain school. Law schools can't see letters that you didn't designate them to receive.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Mojosodope » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:19 pm

amb89 wrote:anyone know how to erase the LOR request you put down. I didnt get one from the guy i listed, i got it from a different person.. I want to take his name off because it has it that he didnt respond, but i cant figure out for the life of me how to get him off my list


You can't delete them, you can only hide it

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby okaygo » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:20 pm

mac2013 wrote:Does anyone know for Penn if you submit a GPA addenda and Diversity statement, can you still submit a Why Penn essay? Also, anyone know about this same thing for Michigan? Or is this overkill?


Personally I don't think that's overkill. I'm doing a PS, DS and a why x school for almost every school I'm applying to.
And I also have an addenda to do.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby amb89 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:25 pm

applelover wrote:
amb89 wrote:anyone know how to erase the LOR request you put down. I didnt get one from the guy i listed, i got it from a different person.. I want to take his name off because it has it that he didnt respond, but i cant figure out for the life of me how to get him off my list



I'm not sure, but it doesn't count against you if you didn't select it to go to a certain school. Law schools can't see letters that you didn't designate them to receive.



Ok, i was scared they would be able to see that i requested one but the professor never responded(looks bad to me). So as long as i dont check it off and check the other one to be sent i should be alright?

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby amb89 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:26 pm

Mojosodope wrote:
amb89 wrote:anyone know how to erase the LOR request you put down. I didnt get one from the guy i listed, i got it from a different person.. I want to take his name off because it has it that he didnt respond, but i cant figure out for the life of me how to get him off my list


You can't delete them, you can only hide it



Thanks for the info, i thought i was going crazy. Ill hide it, i just hope it doesnt hurt me

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby okaygo » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:33 pm

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Dr.Zer0 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:43 pm

^ ROFL

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby okaygo » Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:48 pm

can we pw? I'm about to pw.




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