heard back from my first law school...*sigh*

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heard back from my first law school...*sigh*

Postby meowmeow » Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:31 pm

I finally heard back from my first law school

I got Waitlisted at UVA...I was hoping I would make it into Duke somehow but now I really dont think thats gonna happen. Heres hoping Vandy Likes me

162/3.86 URM(mex)
VA resident

Just thought Id throw myself a little pity party ;)

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Re: heard back from my first law school...*sigh*

Postby rw2264 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:36 pm

you got waitlisted at a t14. congrats!

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Postby meowmeow » Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:37 pm

Yeah, your right. I should be glad at least I didn't get outright denied...

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Postby legends159 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:47 pm

send in your ED form to UVA

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Postby meowmeow » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:04 pm

What's the ED form? How do I get it?

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Postby BenJ » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:13 pm

Early decision. It's on their website. They've extended their early decision deadline until March 1. If you change your application to ED, I think they would probably admit you straight away.

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Postby savesthedayajb » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:15 pm

BenJ wrote:Early decision. It's on their website. They've extended their early decision deadline until March 1. If you change your application to ED, I think they would probably admit you straight away.


+1 You would have an excellent shot as an in state URM. DO IT QUICK!

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Postby Thirteen » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:16 pm

meowmeow wrote:What's the ED form? How do I get it?

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PDF form is on the page.

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:21 pm

What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

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Postby sibley » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:23 pm

they probably wl'd you because they saw every other freaking school on the planet wanted you... and they did the yp junk, yeah.

Also, I thought we'd decided mex isn't urm?

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:24 pm

sibley wrote:they probably wl'd you because they saw every other freaking school on the planet wanted you... and they did the yp junk, yeah.

Also, I thought we'd decided mex isn't urm?


It definitely is URM.

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Postby BenJ » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:26 pm

Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.


Only if (s)he wants to go to higher-ranked school. But UVA in-state would be hard to pass up, I'd imagine. Maybe Penn or Michigan or NYU would be worth shots, but only if the OP would rather be outside Virginia and has the money to pay full tuition. Minimal debt from UVA is better than mountains of debt from Penn.

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Postby Kohinoor » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:30 pm

Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

Hate game not player.

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:31 pm

BenJ wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.


Only if (s)he wants to go to higher-ranked school. But UVA in-state would be hard to pass up, I'd imagine. Maybe Penn or Michigan or NYU would be worth shots, but only if the OP would rather be outside Virginia and has the money to pay full tuition.


Or money at GDNC, or her slim shot at HYS. Throwing all choice away to get off a UVA yield protect wait list? That is retarded.

Instate at UVA isn't all that great. Its 5K off.

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:31 pm

Kohinoor wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

Hate game not player.


I'm not hating on UVA, I'm hating on everyone in this thread telling to ED because of a waitlist.

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Heard back from my first law school...*sigh*

Postby meowmeow » Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:45 pm

Everyone is talking about YP which I think is funny bc I think my stats are pretty bad (lsat score..cough cough)

I hope you guys are right because Im not looking forward to a bunch of rejections.
I dont know if I would ED to UVA bc its not my top choice. I know everyone will Kill me but Id rather go to VAndy. Or if God really loves me, Duke.

I applied to:
Harvard (as a Hail Mary)
Chicago
Columbia
Berkely
NU
Penn
Michigan
UVA
Gtown
Vandy
Texas
OSU
Notre Dame
IU - bloomington

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Postby joshhoward » Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:45 pm

Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

yield protecting with a 162? really?!

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:48 pm

kingabraham3 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

yield protecting with a 162? really?!


162/3.86 URM(mex)
VA resident


Probably.

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Postby davisuga » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:36 pm

UVA's ED seriously pushed back to March 1st? For those with more experience, is this something I should look into? I'm a 3.27/170.

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Postby BenJ » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:41 pm

davisuga wrote:UVA's ED seriously pushed back to March 1st? For those with more experience, is this something I should look into? I'm a 3.27/170.


It's a worth a shot if UVA is your top choice. (I don't think you could get in anywhere competitive with UVA with those numbers without being URM.) UVA likes splitters.

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Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:43 pm

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Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:49 pm

YCrevolution wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
kingabraham3 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What the fuck, those numbers are not ED to UVA numbers. You'd be crazy to ED at UVA.

UVA is yield protecting you.

yield protecting with a 162? really?!


162/3.86 URM(mex)
VA resident


Probably.

You all are seriously overestimating the URM boost.


^ This.

I always figured mexican urm was worth around 5 LSAT points, AA around 10, and NA 10-15+. By no means is this something that is easily quantifiable, but I always thought that provided a useful guesstimate (for the boosts that *could* happen, but by no means guaranteed to happen).
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Postby meowmeow » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:52 pm

I guess we will find out at the end of my cycle... :)

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Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:53 pm

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Postby legends159 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:44 pm

YCrevolution wrote:
meowmeow wrote:I guess we will find out at the end of my cycle... :)

You should get into a T14 if you blanketed them. You were competitive at UVA as a URM, but by no means an auto-admit. Also, if you tell UVA that you will absolutely positively attend if admitted (obviously, you need to mean this), they may admit you.


with their ED extension actions really can speak louder than words.

FYI, I may be risk averse, but to all the people telling you to hold out, it's not their future they're gambling with.




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