Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Spykuh » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:05 pm

ucla as well

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby The Real Jack McCoy » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:47 pm

UCLA and Indiana, but no Columbia (missed Chicago too). I'm one of the ones with an LSAT from last year who hasn't been getting as many waivers as hoped (3.86/178).

Oh, and Regent by mail :D
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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Older Chest » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:51 pm

The Real Jack McCoy wrote:UCLA and Indiana, but no Columbia/Chicago. I'm one of the ones with an LSAT from last year who hasn't been getting as many waivers as hoped (3.86/178).

Oh, and Regent by mail :D


With those numbers, please be sure to email each school and see if they will give you a merit-based fee waiver. I would think you should have no problem blanketing the T14. The problem might be your 'expected enrollment year' on LSAC.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby The Real Jack McCoy » Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:54 pm

Long Live Jacox wrote:
The Real Jack McCoy wrote:UCLA and Indiana, but no Columbia/Chicago. I'm one of the ones with an LSAT from last year who hasn't been getting as many waivers as hoped (3.86/178).

Oh, and Regent by mail :D


With those numbers, please be sure to email each school and see if they will give you a merit-based fee waiver. I would think you should have no problem blanketing the T14. The problem might be your 'expected enrollment year' on LSAC.


Yes, you're right, and I intend on doing that. I did change the expected enrollment year + registered for a forum over a month back, but it is all hit and miss (Duke PT is my best unsolicited waiver so far.... I also emailed UVA and got a waiver).

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby tikiman6 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:00 pm

Somewhat odd, I have a 176 on the LSAT, and got my first waiver today from UCLA.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby JJDancer » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:08 pm

Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby sergeantpzr » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:10 pm

Received all the big boys so far except Columbia- I guess I will shoot them an email. Anyone have the cojones to send HYS an email for a fee waiver?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:11 pm

JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby artichoke » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:32 pm

beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


Really? ouch.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby rundoxierun » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:22 pm

beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


Wait.. you being serious?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Entchen » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:39 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


Wait.. you being serious?


I got the same ("competitive candidate for admittance").

P.S. Tikiman, OLMEC is fantastic. Good choice.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby GettingReady2010 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:39 pm

beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


I wonder how they determined that by only looking at your GPA/LSAT. I thought numbers were only a part of an applicant and that schools take a "holistic approach" in their evaluation.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Deuce » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:06 pm

GettingReady2010 wrote:
beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


I wonder how they determined that by only looking at your GPA/LSAT. I thought numbers were only a part of an applicant and that schools take a "holistic approach" in their evaluation.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:07 pm

GettingReady2010 wrote:
beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


I wonder how they determined that by only looking at your GPA/LSAT. I thought numbers were only a part of an applicant and that schools take a "holistic approach" in their evaluation.


haha, I know right. And this is coming from a school that I went out of my way to visit this past summer. Super weak.

And no, everyone, I'm not kidding:

"We are writing to encourage you to apply to UCLA School of Law. Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance."

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby saito816 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:41 pm

I thought it was awfully ironic that Columbia kept stressing how the LSAT was the only reason they were offering me the waiver, when I am almost completely certain that me having a 160 is obviously not why they offered me the waiver :roll:. I'm sure being an AA Male had nothing whatsoever to do with it :wink: .

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Entchen » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:48 pm

Sorry posted in the wrong thread.
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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby kazu » Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:50 pm

Email fee waivers from both Columbia and UCLA.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby zworykin » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:33 pm

Long Live Jacox wrote:Did anyone who received a UCLA fee waiver take the LSAT more than once?

I have yet to hear from UCLA with a 175 (164). LSDAS GPA ~ 3.75

Thanks.


Yes. 169 (Dec 05) and 176 (June 10). 3.66 LSAC.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby kazu » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:34 pm

zworykin wrote:
Long Live Jacox wrote:Did anyone who received a UCLA fee waiver take the LSAT more than once?


Yes. 169 (Dec 05) and 176 (June 10). 3.66 LSAC.


I retook and got UCLA as well.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby mst » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:51 pm

So I got Columbia and UCLA today, I have my LSAT in (172) but no transcripts reported yet. Anyways, about UCLA, they actually sent me two emails. I thought it was just a redundant error but now that this discussion has taken place, I looked over them:

The first said "competitive for admittance" and the second email included "and the dean scholarship..."

Weird that they sent it twice haha...

PS: The only big schools I've gotten them from with that LSAT have been UVA, UCLA, and CLS... maybe it's the transcripts not being in but this stinks. I definitely wish I had a Duke PT or Michigan waiver...

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby 005618502 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:09 pm

I got one from CLA today via email

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby 005618502 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:09 pm

oh and i say via email because i got one from Michigan monday in the mail. They didnt send me an email kind of odd.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby WestOfTheRest » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:24 pm

Of the schools that haven't been mentioned:

University of Denver 7/08/10
St. Louis University 2/09/10


I mean, I got a bunch more and no one probably cares about these particular schools, but there not listed on the first page. So there you have it.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby kazu » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:27 pm

jt1341 wrote:oh and i say via email because i got one from Michigan monday in the mail. They didnt send me an email kind of odd.

I don't think anyone got fee waiver from Michigan via email. Seems like they gave out hidden fee waivers first and then posted the snail mail.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby speedyj88 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:29 pm

beachbum wrote:
GettingReady2010 wrote:
beachbum wrote:
JJDancer wrote:Completely ecstatic over UCLA. I know it's not an acceptance or anything but I'm still happy! It's also my only usable waiver besides William and Mary and UVA.

The email read: "Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance and for the possibility of a Dean's Merit Scholarship."

168.


Weak. I only got "competitive candidate for admittance."


I wonder how they determined that by only looking at your GPA/LSAT. I thought numbers were only a part of an applicant and that schools take a "holistic approach" in their evaluation.


haha, I know right. And this is coming from a school that I went out of my way to visit this past summer. Super weak.

And no, everyone, I'm not kidding:

"We are writing to encourage you to apply to UCLA School of Law. Based on your performance on the LSAT you may be a competitive candidate for admittance."

Yeah, I got this one too, but also got one mentioning the scholarship. It's like they couldn't make up their minds.




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