What's up with Northwestern?

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What's up with Northwestern?

Postby Xiaolong » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:33 am

I applied in very early January and have not heard a peep from them. Not even an application received mail, let alone status checker information or a complete mail. I am starting to worry they lost my app? Anyone else in the same boat?

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby Sauer Grapes » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:37 am

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby scribelaw » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:55 am

The day I applied (Dec. 30), I got an email about the online status checker. You didn't get that?

Since then, I've not heard anything from them and they seem to be moving very slowly.

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:36 pm

I got my status checker email automatically, but I think some people on the Northwestern thread said they didn't. Try requesting it here:
https://www.law.northwestern.edu/form/a ... _entry.cfm

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby SandyC877 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:27 pm

they gave me one within 2 days. applied late january.

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:31 pm

I had to ask for my status checker many months after applying. Very sporadic.

Also, expect to wait a while. I applied in early November and only heard last week.

They also sent me a Valentine's e-card. :shock:

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby sumus romani » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:43 pm

I applied in mid-November and only hear last week too. The Valentine's Day e-mail was nice, and not creepy. They might be a bit slower than other schools: their RD's do seem to come out later than many other top schools.

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Re: What's up with Northwestern?

Postby luckyjd » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:43 pm

Last year, people who applied in late December got their decision mid/late March. Do you guys think this year will be the same or are there even more delays?

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