Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby leopardRAWR » Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:52 am

Penn said they will refund the app fee if they end up giving you a waiver after you apply.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby hssnig » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:07 pm

hey all,

what does it mean to get a fee waiver? i just took the last sat., oct 9 test, and haven't got a reputable score yet, but Chreighton University just sent me a fee waiver. Does this mean my lsats are already graded and somehow schools get access to lsat scores earlier? sorry if this sounds like a dumb question, I am new to all of this.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:34 pm

hssnig wrote:hey all,

what does it mean to get a fee waiver? i just took the last sat., oct 9 test, and haven't got a reputable score yet, but Chreighton University just sent me a fee waiver. Does this mean my lsats are already graded and somehow schools get access to lsat scores earlier? sorry if this sounds like a dumb question, I am new to all of this.

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Application fee waivers are just that: a school waives the fee they would normally charge to submit an application. And no, your LSAT isn't scored and probably won't be reported for another two weeks or so. Creighton gave you a fee waiver without worrying about your score because, well, they're Creighton. That is, they suck.

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Postby ahduth » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:31 pm

I got Creighton today as well.

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Postby mfeller2 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:50 pm

Vandy fee waiver by e-mail today! Creighton yesterday.
And yes Creighton does suck; if you aren't top 1/4, job prospects are very poor.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby mrwarre85 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:10 pm

Colorado 10/11, SMU 10/8, Stetson 10/8, Miami 10/8

With a 164

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:09 pm

Miami waiver + scholarship consideration with early app, 3.77, 168 (+ October retake)

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Postby bartleby » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:43 pm

miami today no scholarship offer

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Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:44 pm

Miami waiver by email.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Fri Oct 15, 2010 6:17 pm

Miami today.

Also requested USC a few days ago and today was greeted with a response that is literally copied and pasted from their website (about the various types of waivers they offer). Really, USC? Ah well, I save even more money in not applying than I would with a waiver. Go UCLA.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby vegenator » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:11 pm

I got Miami waiver + scholarship consideration if I'm admitted by January 2011. But, I would think that anyone with good numbers would be considered for scholarships if you apply by that date (it's posted on their general website that they recommend you submit by Thanksgiving as funding dries up in January).

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Postby shanemahsa » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:03 pm

beachbum wrote: Go UCLA.

Boo :evil:

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Postby kk19131 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:21 am

Miami...

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Postby JJDancer » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:26 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:Miami waiver + scholarship consideration with early app, 3.77, 168 (+ October retake)

Copy this except more like a 3.72/3.73
Numbers twin and retake twin.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 3:00 pm

JJDancer wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Miami waiver + scholarship consideration with early app, 3.77, 168 (+ October retake)

Copy this except more like a 3.72/3.73
Numbers twin and retake twin.


Yay twins!

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby DaveBear07 » Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:12 pm

Anyone have any info/ideas about when/whether or not Emory or WUSTL will be giving out Fee Waivers?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby speedyj88 » Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:23 pm

beachbum wrote:Miami today.

Also requested USC a few days ago and today was greeted with a response that is literally copied and pasted from their website (about the various types of waivers they offer). Really, USC? Ah well, I save even more money in not applying than I would with a waiver. Go UCLA.

Check for a hidden one. They responded to my request saying they only issue fee waivers through CRS search and generally only to candidates who exceed both medians (I'm a splitter and don't meet their GPA median). I checked for a hidden waiver a few days later and was surprised to see I got one. No email or snail mail notification.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:44 pm

speedyj88 wrote:
beachbum wrote:Miami today.

Also requested USC a few days ago and today was greeted with a response that is literally copied and pasted from their website (about the various types of waivers they offer). Really, USC? Ah well, I save even more money in not applying than I would with a waiver. Go UCLA.

Check for a hidden one. They responded to my request saying they only issue fee waivers through CRS search and generally only to candidates who exceed both medians (I'm a splitter and don't meet their GPA median). I checked for a hidden waiver a few days later and was surprised to see I got one. No email or snail mail notification.


Received a super nice view book from USC and a super nice *actual hand signed* letter. I am impressed (I am a geek, therefore unimpressed with digitally produced signatures :lol: ).

Also, Notre Dame booklet and Seattle Scholarship brochure. I must say it's nice when a school get right to the point and send you nothing else but financial aid offerings.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Entchen » Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:22 pm

DaveBear07 wrote:Anyone have any info/ideas about when/whether or not Emory or WUSTL will be giving out Fee Waivers?


+1

Anyone?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby bdubs » Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:31 pm

Entchen wrote:
DaveBear07 wrote:Anyone have any info/ideas about when/whether or not Emory or WUSTL will be giving out Fee Waivers?


+1

Anyone?


I asked WUSTL and received one very promptly. Just e-mail the admissions department there.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby tikiman6 » Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:56 pm

General Question about fee waivers: for those that you can apply for, are these applications somewhere on the school website? For example, I have been unable to ascertain whether there is such an applications for Columbia. If there is no application are you still allowed to ask for them? How?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby JJDancer » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:14 am

tikiman6 wrote:General Question about fee waivers: for those that you can apply for, are these applications somewhere on the school website? For example, I have been unable to ascertain whether there is such an applications for Columbia. If there is no application are you still allowed to ask for them? How?

Need based: some of them have a form/ask for supporting docs, some say LSAC only
(LSAC fee waiver on their website)
Merit based: send them an email with your LSAT/GPA , check for hidden waivers: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=129078 , wait to be notified via CRS *schools periodically search crs if you are signed up to allow contact from law schools, you might get emails etc from them.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby trudat15 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:49 am

bdubs wrote:
Entchen wrote:
DaveBear07 wrote:Anyone have any info/ideas about when/whether or not Emory or WUSTL will be giving out Fee Waivers?


+1

Anyone?


I asked WUSTL and received one very promptly. Just e-mail the admissions department there.


+1. They were very easy to deal with and got back to me with one promptly.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:18 am

trudat15 wrote:
bdubs wrote:
Entchen wrote:
DaveBear07 wrote:Anyone have any info/ideas about when/whether or not Emory or WUSTL will be giving out Fee Waivers?


+1

Anyone?


I asked WUSTL and received one very promptly. Just e-mail the admissions department there.


+1. They were very easy to deal with and got back to me with one promptly.


+1

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby DaveBear07 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:45 pm

Ok I emailed WUSTL and Emory. WUSTL hooked me up, Emory didn't. Emory said they'll contact folks directly. Dave, out.



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