Could I ED to 2 schools if....

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Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby PLATONiC » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:07 pm

I ED to UVA, and then get rejected within the fifteen days of notification, and then apply ED to another school afterwards???

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby nycsoul87 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:12 pm

Yes. I plan on doing exactly that next yr with ED to Virginia then ED to Penn or Michigan if I get rejected then ED to Georgetown PT if I get rejected (Georgetown has late ED deadline)
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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby im_blue » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:12 pm

Yes, since you're only under ED consideration at one school at a time.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby ricking1288 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:12 pm

yea u can as long as you have been rejected from UVA....you cannot have 2 ed applications still pending

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby flyingpanda » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:22 pm

Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby PLATONiC » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:37 pm

Does this mean that I'll probably have to wait to shoot my applications one at a time for these schools?

I'll probably have everything completely ready by august of the year that I'll be applying. Like, there's no way to switch from regular admissions to ED, right?

But, man, I think I'll try to see if I could apply ED to three school, then.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby bk1 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:41 pm

flyingpanda wrote:Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).


NU says they do not allow you to ED to other schools after you have ED'ed to them and that they do not take ED's from people who have ED'ed and been rejected by other schools.

As far as I know NU is the only school with this policy.

The question is what happens if people actually do ED to another place and NU (at separate times during the cycle obviously). Anybody actually do this and can tell us what happened?

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby bk1 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:43 pm

PLATONiC wrote:Does this mean that I'll probably have to wait to shoot my applications one at a time for these schools?

I'll probably have everything completely ready by august of the year that I'll be applying. Like, there's no way to switch from regular admissions to ED, right?

But, man, I think I'll try to see if I could apply ED to three school, then.


Yes, generally you will have to wait to shoot your apps one at a time for ED (though you can send in all the others).

However, UVA does allow for a switch from regular to ED (after you submit your app, at any time you can send in a signed copy of their ED form and get your app switched from regular to ED). To my knowledge, they are the only one that does this (though I could be wrong).

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby PLATONiC » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:45 pm

bk1 wrote:
flyingpanda wrote:Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).


NU says they do not allow you to ED to other schools after you have ED'ed to them and that they do not take ED's from people who have ED'ed and been rejected by other schools.

As far as I know NU is the only school with this policy.

The question is what happens if people actually do ED to another place and NU (at separate times during the cycle obviously). Anybody actually do this and can tell us what happened?


Well I'm not so much concerned about ED'ing to NU, now that I think about it, but that's really good to know! I'll probably be the type that would try to ED to a less selective school, starting from UVA-->Mich-->Vandy.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby im_blue » Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:12 pm

PLATONiC wrote:
bk1 wrote:
flyingpanda wrote:Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).


NU says they do not allow you to ED to other schools after you have ED'ed to them and that they do not take ED's from people who have ED'ed and been rejected by other schools.

As far as I know NU is the only school with this policy.

The question is what happens if people actually do ED to another place and NU (at separate times during the cycle obviously). Anybody actually do this and can tell us what happened?


Well I'm not so much concerned about ED'ing to NU, now that I think about it, but that's really good to know! I'll probably be the type that would try to ED to a less selective school, starting from UVA-->Mich-->Vandy.

Vandy has discontinued their ED program.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby flyingpanda » Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:18 pm

bk1 wrote:
flyingpanda wrote:Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).


NU says they do not allow you to ED to other schools after you have ED'ed to them and that they do not take ED's from people who have ED'ed and been rejected by other schools.

As far as I know NU is the only school with this policy.

The question is what happens if people actually do ED to another place and NU (at separate times during the cycle obviously). Anybody actually do this and can tell us what happened?


DFox did it, he didn't have any trouble

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby bk1 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:40 pm

flyingpanda wrote:DFox did it, he didn't have any trouble


Hmm. I wonder if they would rescind if they knew or if they merely just spout bullshit.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby im_blue » Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:11 am

flyingpanda wrote:
bk1 wrote:
flyingpanda wrote:Yes, in fact, this year because of UVA's extended ED deadline, it was very doable to ED tripledip.


This is the credited splitter tripledip strategy. ED to NU, ED to UVA, ED to GULC. (NU, UVA can be flipped as desired).


NU says they do not allow you to ED to other schools after you have ED'ed to them and that they do not take ED's from people who have ED'ed and been rejected by other schools.

As far as I know NU is the only school with this policy.

The question is what happens if people actually do ED to another place and NU (at separate times during the cycle obviously). Anybody actually do this and can tell us what happened?


DFox did it, he didn't have any trouble

According to NU's ED Agreement, you must agree that

"During this admissions cycle, I have not submitted and will not submit an application for Early Decision at any other law school nor will I enter into an Early Decision agreement with any other law school."

and

"An applicant may not be an Early Decision candidate at more than one school during the same admissions cycle."

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby yellowjacket2012 » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:43 pm

You can't remarry till your divorce decree is issued. So I'd imagine you can't file ED for another school until the contract between you and the former ED school is not terminated. That contract gets terminated once you are either deferred to the RD pool with a no-bind situation, are rejected outright with no qualifications, or are placed on some kind of "hold" with a no-bind situation.

You could plausibly be placed on 'hold' with the binding element of the ED in place, I have heard of this being done in med schools, but this is really contrary to the point of applying ED, in this kind of situation the college is trying to over-reach its own power. I would triple-check with the law school that places you on hold, or defers you to RD (if that is ever a situation), whether you can go ahead and apply ED to School #2.

I would do so via e-mail so as to have documentation. You really don't want any "funny business" when the Bar reviews your applications further on down the road.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby PLATONiC » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:30 pm

Yeah... I think it'll be important for me to figure out the policies about ED'ing before I go about trying to ED'ing to multiple places. I wouldn't be surprised if other schools begin to start a policy similar to NU.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby bk1 » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:32 pm

PLATONiC wrote:Yeah... I think it'll be important for me to figure out the policies about ED'ing before I go about trying to ED'ing to multiple places. I wouldn't be surprised if other schools begin to start a policy similar to NU.


As of emails I sent a month ago, UVA/Mich/GULC all have the regular policy. I think that NU's adcomms just drafted their ED agreement to be dicks.

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby PrayingforHYS » Fri Jun 18, 2010 12:38 pm

PLATONiC wrote:Yeah... I think it'll be important for me to figure out the policies about ED'ing before I go about trying to ED'ing to multiple places. I wouldn't be surprised if other schools begin to start a policy similar to NU.


I'm not sure why NU has this policy or what they plan to gain from it...

In fact, they probably lose out on some (very few, but some) applications because of it.

What recourse do they have if you ED there, get dinged, and decide to ED at UVA? What right do they have to tell you that you can't ED AFTER you've been waitlisted (and thus non-binded) or rejected at their school? That makes absolutely no sense to me...

In fact, does it make sense to ANYONE that they have the right to do that?

I'm not even interested in applying ED anywhere...I just think that this is a very egregious policy...

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Re: Could I ED to 2 schools if....

Postby malfurion » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:01 pm

PrayingforHYS wrote:What recourse do they have if you ED there, get dinged, and decide to ED at UVA? What right do they have to tell you that you can't ED AFTER you've been waitlisted (and thus non-binded) or rejected at their school? That makes absolutely no sense to me...

In fact, does it make sense to ANYONE that they have the right to do that?

I'm not even interested in applying ED anywhere...I just think that this is a very egregious policy...


They have those "rights" because you have willingly signed a contract that makes it quite clear (see http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... cision.pdf). You might get lucky and have them not notice/care, but why take the risk at having an offer rescinded because you broke a contract? I agree that their policy sucks, and hopefully it won't catch on elsewhere, but it's just something you have to deal with if you decide to apply ED there. There are plenty other schools to choose from if you don't want to sign their contract.

edit: I guess there is still the question of whether that contract becomes voided upon their rejection of you. If it does, then you could apply somewhere else afterwards. Need a 2L to adjudicate this. :)




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