Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

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Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby 342848386278 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:20 pm

In the spirit of last year's thread, let's get a pleasant support group going :
Who else out there went complete within the past few weeks and has since been pulling out their hair in anxious anticipation?

edit : red text totally necessary.
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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby mhd08 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:21 pm

+1000000000

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby lemonpie » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:50 pm

+1
Seeing how some people on LSN applied in Jan last year with good numbers & got waitlisted/rejected depresses me.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Irrelephant » Mon Feb 01, 2010 7:36 pm

Over the past two months I've worked my way up from LSAT section then ps section and finally admissions forum as of 2am pst last night. It's good to be here!

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby turkishangora » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:17 pm

Yay a place to call home :D

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby griffkin » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:57 pm

hey dudes let's party

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby thecubiclelife » Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:56 pm

The worst part is that the longer I wait, the more I want to increase my application count. So far, it has ballooned to 16. And yes, I would gladly withstand the Ann Arbor winters...if I got in.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby floppymex » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:04 am

thecubiclelife wrote:The worst part is that the longer I wait, the more I want to increase my application count. So far, it has ballooned to 16. And yes, I would gladly withstand the Ann Arbor winters...if I got in.


I urge you to resist that temptation. I have gone through all the stages of grieving with the App. process and have finally settled into the Acceptance portion. How likely are you to go that 15th place your putting in the app for. You say, "I will for the right price." If you're getting a nice chunk from that school, then your dream schools are probably in play, and you won't want to give up on that dream. Save the skrilla and go out and buy yourself a nice pair of sneakers/shoes, whatever.

I wish I had.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby rotflawl » Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:10 am

My second rec finally made its way to LSAC a couple of weeks ago. Still not complete at a few places. Excited to join the party.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby thecubiclelife » Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:35 am

floppymex wrote:
thecubiclelife wrote:The worst part is that the longer I wait, the more I want to increase my application count. So far, it has ballooned to 16. And yes, I would gladly withstand the Ann Arbor winters...if I got in.


I urge you to resist that temptation. I have gone through all the stages of grieving with the App. process and have finally settled into the Acceptance portion. How likely are you to go that 15th place your putting in the app for. You say, "I will for the right price." If you're getting a nice chunk from that school, then your dream schools are probably in play, and you won't want to give up on that dream. Save the skrilla and go out and buy yourself a nice pair of sneakers/shoes, whatever.

I wish I had.


Will do.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby njskatchmo » Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:43 am

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby ixpresxi » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:55 am

i'm also in this group. i took the December LSAT so although most of my applications had already been submitted, they didn't go complete until the beginning of January. When should i realistically expect to start hearing back? how long could this drag out? some schools seem to require deposits by April 1.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby JCougar » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:28 pm

Definitely part of this. I've submitted all my apps, but I took the September LSAT and the December one, and on neither did I get the score I wanted. I'm a February retaker as well, now. I'm going to be pulling out my hair for another two months.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby 84Sunbird2000 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:31 pm

Yeah, I'm worried about the Deposit deadlines too. They should all be on the same date - otherwise it's unfair for students.

I'm quite sure that a few of my reaches won't be back to me before April 1, but hopefully they will be by April 1.

Applied to schools between 1/13 and 1/31, with most around 1/21-1/22.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby turkishangora » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:29 pm

JCougar wrote:Definitely part of this. I've submitted all my apps, but I took the September LSAT and the December one, and on neither did I get the score I wanted. I'm a February retaker as well, now. I'm going to be pulling out my hair for another two months.



Good Luck this Saturday!!!

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby ENGINEERD » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:40 pm

Went complete last week and now I dont know what to do with myself

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby timelovesahero » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:42 pm

lemonpie wrote:+1
Seeing how some people on LSN applied in Jan last year with good numbers & got waitlisted/rejected depresses me.


I have a sudden urge to look through last year's results on LSN. This waiting game has made me so crazy that I want to see how others did, no matter how depressing the results.

Must resist urge....

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Huluba23 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:46 pm

Hey, we have pretty similar numbers, where you hoping to get in?

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby cubswin » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:01 pm

Waiting is the worst.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby 342848386278 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:03 pm

timelovesahero wrote:
lemonpie wrote:+1
Seeing how some people on LSN applied in Jan last year with good numbers & got waitlisted/rejected depresses me.


I have a sudden urge to look through last year's results on LSN. This waiting game has made me so crazy that I want to see how others did, no matter how depressing the results.

Must resist urge....


DON'T DO IT. I whittled away most of today in search of comfort from last year's cycle - so far, all it's given me is an ulcer. Maybe two.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby smartblonde87 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:07 pm

I'm feeling you guys on this. No matter how much I try to look the different statistics, they are the same and I come to the same conclusion: that I will have to wait for a decision to know what I'll be doing!

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Sogui » Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:18 pm

Went under review for Hahvad on 1/22. Prior to this it seems like 99% of applicants got their JR1 email within a week.

It's been 11 days for me here... 6 business days.

/lesigh

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby existenz » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:03 pm

ixpresxi wrote:i'm also in this group. i took the December LSAT so although most of my applications had already been submitted, they didn't go complete until the beginning of January. When should i realistically expect to start hearing back? how long could this drag out? some schools seem to require deposits by April 1.


From looking at LSN, most people hear back by late Feb/mid March. You'll be fine, just don't expect a whole lot of action in the next month and you'll save yourself some stress. March is when the real action happens.

Even plenty of folks who applied early (Sep/Oct/Nov) won't be hearing from some schools till late in the game. But the schools know about the April deadlines and will push to get this done.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby booboo » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:09 pm

Sogui wrote:Went under review for Hahvad on 1/22. Prior to this it seems like 99% of applicants got their JR1 email within a week.

It's been 11 days for me here... 6 business days.

/lesigh


You missed the second h in Hahvahd. ;).

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Cakes29k » Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:27 pm

Just got an e-mail from GW (first response from them since I applied on 1/19) saying my Law School app is complete and "is in our review process." Does that mean it is already under review? How long do I have to wait to hear?

February is going to be a loooong month...




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