URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:24 am

poptart123 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:Will you guys use Briefcases or backpacks?


Only the North Face Stormbreak 35 Technical backpack will do for me

Features and Benefits:
- Water bottle pockets and a front pocket keep essentials close at hand
- Hydration compatible (reservoir not included)
- 600D polyester, 420D mini-ripstop nylon and 1,200D polyester construction for durability
- Multiple lash loops and a daisy chain let you attach additional gear
- Roomy main compartment with a panel-loading design that makes packing and unpacking a breeze
- Single tool keeper

Cons:
- No wheels
- Too many chicks will dig you

This post honestly made my day lol

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby alpha kenny body » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:43 pm

make sure your backpacks have wheels and an extendable handle for ultimate style and comfort

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Postby Mr_Chukes » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:59 pm

fips tedora wrote:make sure your backpacks have wheels and an extendable handle for ultimate style and comfort

Do people still kick backpacks in law school lol. I'm going to be using my undergrad backpack that my brother got from Apple.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby sfn91 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:24 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:Michigan said they are going to review my App again. They said since I sent it in so early.


What does this mean? Lol.

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Postby brinicolec » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:27 pm

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Mr_Chukes wrote:Michigan said they are going to review my App again. They said since I sent it in so early.


What does this mean? Lol.



Based on what everyone was saying in the thread, I think there's just a group of people who are going to get their apps reviewed more than usual.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:56 am

Did you guys go to your undergrad professors to ask about advice for picking schools? I did today and got unuseful and old information. The professor that is a lawyer at my school, even told me to try to use the full ride at Chapman to negotiate with USC. Like USC would even care lol

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Postby brinicolec » Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:56 am

Mr_Chukes wrote:Did you guys go to your undergrad professors to ask about advice for picking schools? I did today and got unuseful and old information. The professor that is a lawyer at my school, even told me to try to use the full ride at Chapman to negotiate with USC. Like USC would even care lol



I don't think I will. Even though I'm sure it would be well-intended, I don't think many adults know enough to help with the decision. I've noticed my own parents don't even really get it. I even thought about making a damn powerpoint the other day!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:13 am

Got my acceptance packet for Loyola today.

Toured USC. I was really impressed with what I saw. The campus is beautiful, so is the law school. They have a huge law library, plus so many events happen at school. They also give each student an alumni mentor, a student mentor, and a student tutor. The alumni network believes in paying it forward and helping people in school right now out. Just waiting to see the money I get from them.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby hammy393 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:17 pm

How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected

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Postby brinicolec » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:24 pm

hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


I'm stuck in the land of radio silence for T10s right now ( :roll: ) so I'll have to just update you like a month or two from now when they finally let me know they're unimpressed :lol:

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Postby hammy393 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:41 pm

brinicolec wrote:
hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


I'm stuck in the land of radio silence for T10s right now ( :roll: ) so I'll have to just update you like a month or two from now when they finally let me know they're unimpressed :lol:


wow lol they need to get back to you!

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Postby beantheshadow » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:43 pm

In at chicago!!!!!

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Postby brinicolec » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:45 pm

beantheshadow wrote:In at chicago!!!!!


That's awesome! Congrats!

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Postby Mr_Chukes » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:03 pm

beantheshadow wrote:In at chicago!!!!!

You're an inspiration!

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Postby uhwrestler » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:25 pm

beantheshadow wrote:In at chicago!!!!!


can you pm me stats if you dont mind

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Postby AJ1010 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:29 pm

hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


In at U Chicago, Columbia, Duke, Michigan, U Cal Berkeley, and NYU
JS1- Harvard
nothing from Penn and Stanford yet

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Postby brinicolec » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:36 pm

AJ1010 wrote:
hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


In at U Chicago, Columbia, Duke, Michigan, U Cal Berkeley, and NYU
JS1- Harvard
nothing from Penn and Stanford yet


You must have some pretty impressive stats! Congrats on your cycle so far!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby azaleafire » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:47 pm

hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


I am in that weird space where I am getting into a lot of my top choices (shout out to NYU and Michigan), but am still waiting on my dream schools (Columbia/Harvard) and also don't even know if I can attend any of the schools I got into because I haven't gotten scholarship information from anyone yet. So admissions-wise going great, financial aid-wise who the heck knows.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby hammy393 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:24 pm

azaleafire wrote:
hammy393 wrote:How are everyone's cycles going so far compared to your initial expectations? Based on the drop in high LSAT scores this cycle, I'm hoping most people's are going better than expected


I am in that weird space where I am getting into a lot of my top choices (shout out to NYU and Michigan), but am still waiting on my dream schools (Columbia/Harvard) and also don't even know if I can attend any of the schools I got into because I haven't gotten scholarship information from anyone yet. So admissions-wise going great, financial aid-wise who the heck knows.


Can completely relate. The $ is usually a game changer

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby janereacher » Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:58 am

I got into Georgetown yesterday, and I am pretty pleased with that. I am <25 GPA and LSAT, and I expected that with applying post Dec LSAT, I'd be waiting awhile on everyone.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 20171lhopeful » Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:39 am

are there downsides to withdrawing from a WL this early? got waitlisted at chicago yesterday. I've gotten into my top choice already (t-6) and two other choices in the t-14 that I would have likely gone to over UC had I gotten in. I also know that WL usually receive little to no money, so I'm wondering if there's a point to staying on. I have this nagging feeling that I shouldn't withdraw too early, but I don't see a point in staying on.

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Postby Cbear2017 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:03 am

In at NYU, UVA, Duke, Georgetown, WUSTL ($$$), Vanderbilt, BC, Notre Dame, GW!

Interviewed at Cornell, waiting to hear from the rest of the t14...applied to all end of November-early/mid December

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Postby Mr_Chukes » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:11 am

Cbear2017 wrote:In at NYU, UVA, Duke, Georgetown, WUSTL ($$$), Vanderbilt, BC, Notre Dame, GW!

Interviewed at Cornell, waiting to hear from the rest of the t14...applied to all end of November-early/mid December

Congratulations! Your hard work is paying off!

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Postby Cbear2017 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:30 am

Mr_Chukes wrote:
Cbear2017 wrote:In at NYU, UVA, Duke, Georgetown, WUSTL ($$$), Vanderbilt, BC, Notre Dame, GW!

Interviewed at Cornell, waiting to hear from the rest of the t14...applied to all end of November-early/mid December

Congratulations! Your hard work is paying off!


THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby TAD » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:33 am

20171lhopeful wrote:are there downsides to withdrawing from a WL this early? got waitlisted at chicago yesterday. I've gotten into my top choice already (t-6) and two other choices in the t-14 that I would have likely gone to over UC had I gotten in. I also know that WL usually receive little to no money, so I'm wondering if there's a point to staying on. I have this nagging feeling that I shouldn't withdraw too early, but I don't see a point in staying on.


Doubt it. I withdrew from penn the same day they waitlisted me. If it's a school you're seriously considering though I would stay on.



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