Coping with Post-Application Waiting Stress (PAWS)

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Re: Coping with Post-Application Waiting Stress (PAWS)

Postby CordeliusX » Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:17 pm

ILikedLogicGames wrote:It's killing me that I haven't heard from schools that I'm nearly convinced I'll get into... and it's been almost 2 months since I applied...eesh

I think a lot of our perspectives are skewed by being on top law schools. A 176 is "good" around here, as opposed to awe-inspiring. :|

Am I correct to assume that it is normal to not hear from schools yet? All I hear about are the (somewhat early) acceptances.

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Re: Coping with Post-Application Waiting Stress (PAWS)

Postby beef wellington » Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:58 am

CordeliusX wrote:I am joking with the thread title but I'm totally serious. This is ruining the quality of my life. I am a planner and there's way too much stuff in the air, liable to change at any second...

My philosophy is to "stay in the moment" but LS is such a major change for me, anything I do now will be subject to massive upheaval. I'm tempted to quit my job, go on a trek across the world or something, and come back in a few months. Anything less will have null effect on getting my mind off things.

As someone who's been traveling for over a month, I urge you not to leave till you know what school you're attending (or at the very least have one lined up that you're very happy about). This bullshit has come close to ruining my vacation (and I've got a T20 acceptance). Sad, really. And totally out of character. I don't normally obsess about stuff that I have little to no control over. Yet here I am at 1 a.m. on TLS. In Hawaii. :oops: :?

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