Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

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goblue1646
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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby goblue1646 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:16 am

eandy wrote:I need status checker rehab. Can't stop checking...!!



heh heh. this is me too! complete at some schools, not a word from others...the temptation to keep applying to more is definitely there...

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby los blancos » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:20 am

I'm with you guys. Almost all of my apps went out the second week of Jan. Got one acceptance so I'm happy, but waiting on Berkeley is killing me. I think when it's all added up I probably spend more than an hour every day dreaming of what it would be like to get in.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby big_blue79 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:13 am

I've already talked myself into and out of every school to which I applied. By the time I get a decision I'll probably have decided to keep my current job for another year and regret the decision by next fall.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Interminable_Waiting » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:19 am

big_blue79 wrote:I've already talked myself into and out of every school to which I applied. By the time I get a decision I'll probably have decided to keep my current job for another year and regret the decision by next fall.


Perfectly captures my mental gymnastics!

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby asdfff » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:27 pm

I got some great scholarships from WM and WL and I was getting really excited to hear back form the rest of the schools I applied to, but then I got waitlisted at GW. Now I'm just confused and worried. I just want to hear back from everywhere else!

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby IHaveDietMoxie » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:34 pm

applied feb1st to like 15 schools...seeing all this misery, i think the status checker emails will be archived and im going to start planning my garden/preparing to apply nxt year :shock:

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby booboo » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:37 pm

IHaveDietMoxie wrote:applied feb1st to like 15 schools...seeing all this misery, i think the status checker emails will be archived and im going to start planning my garden/preparing to apply nxt year :shock:


I think part two of your plans may become my reality as well.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby totespresh » Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:52 pm

Been lurking for ages. Ignore the stupid username. Just sent in all of my info and now I'm practically in the fetal position on the floor. SO nervous. Had no idea that I wanted this whole thing so badly! It all started as a whim...

AHHHH.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby 342848386278 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:49 am

asdfff wrote:I got some great scholarships from WM and WL and I was getting really excited to hear back form the rest of the schools I applied to, but then I got waitlisted at GW. Now I'm just confused and worried. I just want to hear back from everywhere else!


+1 just got priority WL @ GULC and am now in a fit of panic with the rest of my aps still out.

Has anyone gone complete at Penn? I've been at "recieved/processing" since 1/15!!!

Current status :
In @ BU
In @ W&M
In @ WUSTL
WL @ GULC

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby yeff » Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:32 am

342848386278 wrote:
asdfff wrote:I got some great scholarships from WM and WL and I was getting really excited to hear back form the rest of the schools I applied to, but then I got waitlisted at GW. Now I'm just confused and worried. I just want to hear back from everywhere else!


+1 just got priority WL @ GULC and am now in a fit of panic with the rest of my aps still out.

Has anyone gone complete at Penn? I've been at "recieved/processing" since 1/15!!!

Current status :
In @ BU
In @ W&M
In @ WUSTL
WL @ GULC


Received and Processing also...

(bump)

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby r6_philly » Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:39 am

I am still waiting for my Feb LSAT score so I will be behind all of you!

My back up plans are actually progressing much faster :roll: I have a full-time faculty position lined up at my UG teaching freshman computer science courses while working on graduate degree. So if this cycle dissappoints I will probably reapply in a better position. Actually even if I get in where I want I may defer.

Good luck everyone! This wait may be worse than the past...

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby akili » Tue Mar 02, 2010 3:12 am

Count me in. I've heard from 3 schools. Only like 12 left. Ughhhh

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby los blancos » Tue Mar 02, 2010 3:26 am

akili wrote:Count me in. I've heard from 3 schools. Only like 12 left. Ughhhh


I've heard from two. Thirteen left. Though the next one could end my cycle.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby lawschoollll » Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:15 am

342848386278 wrote:
asdfff wrote:I got some great scholarships from WM and WL and I was getting really excited to hear back form the rest of the schools I applied to, but then I got waitlisted at GW. Now I'm just confused and worried. I just want to hear back from everywhere else!


+1 just got priority WL @ GULC and am now in a fit of panic with the rest of my aps still out.

Has anyone gone complete at Penn? I've been at "recieved/processing" since 1/15!!!

Current status :
In @ BU
In @ W&M
In @ WUSTL
WL @ GULC


Penn hasn't even sent me a status checker email yet. I keep bugging them about it but Admissions is a little... hm... "deliberate."

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby 342848386278 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:40 am

How's everyone surviving?
I'm havin a bit of a tough run so far t14-wise (1 rej, 2 wls, 4 still pending), am pretty sure applying late hurt me. :?

UPenn status checker finally went under review 3/15, but Duke still has me at complete 1/28, and I'm no longer bothering to look at Cornell's funny-but-not-haha-funny status checker...

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby NUMB3RFIFTY » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:18 pm

I'm in the same situation.

I glare at the mailbox so often, the mailman avoids me like he owes me child support.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby yeff » Wed May 12, 2010 1:20 pm

So, how'd things go for everyone?

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby Sauer Grapes » Wed May 12, 2010 1:25 pm

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby traehekat » Wed May 12, 2010 1:35 pm

yeff wrote:So, how'd things go for everyone?


I feel like an earlier application would have made a big difference for a couple of schools. IUB waitlist would have turned into at least an acceptance, probably with some money. Wisconsin wailist may have turned into an acceptance, but hard to say there. Ditto for UNC.

Lesson - study hard for June/October LSAT so you aren't stuck taking it in December.

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Re: Jan/Feb App Purgatory (2010 Edition)

Postby JCougar » Wed May 12, 2010 2:08 pm

Ugh.

Waitlisted (maybe permanently) at my top three choices: WUSTL, Minnesota and Illinois.

Applying early would make me nearly auto-admit at two out of those three, and given me a great chance at the other one.

In at my fourth choice (Wisconsin in-state tuition).

It's not over yet, as Illinois hasn't even begun to draw people off its waitlist, and WUSTL and Minnesota have barely begun. But this is certainly taking longer and becoming more nerve-wracking than I had originally anticipated. Waitlist activity is starting very slowly this year. I feel like it's time for me to start making moving plans already. I didn't have much of a choice in applying late, though. Contrary to trahekat's assertion above, I over-studied for the September LSAT and psyched myself out. I studied about three days for my February retake that got me 10 extra points on the LSAT, because I was far more relaxed.




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