Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby padthai » Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:51 pm

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Sentry » Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:54 pm

UVA sent me a second fee waiver today. Should I expect a check from them when I apply?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby HowdyYall » Mon Nov 01, 2010 5:59 pm

padthai wrote:Waivers make me happy!

My list of waivers that I'll be using:
Duke
UVA
NYU
Michigan
UCLA
Georgetown
USC

Hoping to get more muhehehe


were any of these hidden?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby cmaas » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:01 pm

padthai wrote:Waivers make me happy!

My list of waivers that I'll be using:
Duke
UVA
NYU
Michigan
UCLA
Georgetown
USC

Hoping to get more muhehehe


When did you get the USC and Michigan one?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby padthai » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:08 pm

cmaas wrote:
padthai wrote:Waivers make me happy!

My list of waivers that I'll be using:
Duke
UVA
NYU
Michigan
UCLA
Georgetown
USC

Hoping to get more muhehehe


When did you get the USC and Michigan one?


USC email came October 8
Michigan is more a guarantee in response to my fee waiver request...

Thank you for your interest in Michigan Law. We offer merit-based fee waivers through LSAC's Candidate Referral Service. If you are registered for that service and qualify for a waiver, it will appear automatically in your LSAC account within two weeks from the release of your LSAT score. From the information you've provided, it appears you will qualify for a waiver. If you haven’t received a waiver by the middle of November, please feel free to contact us again.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby ixwad » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:16 pm

Anyone heard anything about fee waivers at Wisconsin?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby TT09 » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:18 pm

LSU & Akron today.

Hello, LSU!

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby sgtgrumbles » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:31 pm

Saint Louis University by email just now.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby achilles » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:37 pm

total for the day: W&M, WashU, Duke, Indiana, Minnesota, Temple, U South Carolina, UCLA, Akron, SLU

I emailed GW asking for a waiver, and they emailed me back saying they only gave out need-based waivers. I also emailed Emory, no word from them.

Can't believe I didn't get one from BU. I wasn't planning on applying, but I went there for UG, sheesh. Thought they'd have love for their alums

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby MissLucky » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:42 pm

i am soooooooooooooo not feeling the waiver love. do all of you have 170 or over? all i got was minnesota. 169 here. but i didn't check for hidden waivers.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby ATR » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:46 pm

Received a lot of fee waivers today, which makes me happy since I'm retaking in December. Surprisingly, some of them were for schools that I actually want to attend. The list:

William & Mary
Boston University
Washington University
University of Virginia
Indiana University
Duke University
Temple University
University of South Carolina
Saint Louis University

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby ATR » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:47 pm

MissLucky wrote:i am soooooooooooooo not feeling the waiver love. do all of you have 170 or over? all i got was minnesota. 169 here. but i didn't check for hidden waivers.

164 here... look at my list above. I think my GPA is what netted me a lot of them, especially Duke/UVA/WashU (~3.9).
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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby achilles » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:47 pm

MissLucky wrote:i am soooooooooooooo not feeling the waiver love. do all of you have 170 or over? all i got was minnesota. 169 here. but i didn't check for hidden waivers.


170, 3.5

You should try emailing some schools to ask for them. I emailed 4 safety schools yesterday, and I've already heard back from 3 (W&M actually sent me 2: the CRS one and a personal reply to my email)

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby padthai » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:48 pm

HowdyYall wrote:
padthai wrote:Waivers make me happy!

My list of waivers that I'll be using:
Duke
UVA
NYU
Michigan
UCLA
Georgetown
USC

Hoping to get more muhehehe


were any of these hidden?


NYU was the only one that was hidden

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby MissLucky » Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:50 pm

achilles wrote:
MissLucky wrote:i am soooooooooooooo not feeling the waiver love. do all of you have 170 or over? all i got was minnesota. 169 here. but i didn't check for hidden waivers.


170, 3.5

You should try emailing some schools to ask for them. I emailed 4 safety schools yesterday, and I've already heard back from 3 (W&M actually sent me 2: the CRS one and a personal reply to my email)


hmm...are there any sample fee waiver requests around here?/how do you ask for one?! i guess i should go for it with the safeties but i don't want to sound off-putting to my targets/reaches

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby alaskaowl » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:03 pm

Only got a 160, but got waivers from Wash U, UVA, UCLA, W&M, and Indiana. Minnesota did not send me anything, so I e-mailed them and am still waiting to hear back.

I saw the basic request for fee waivers somewhere. Maybe type in fee waiver request in google and something might pop up.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby padthai » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:16 pm

MissLucky wrote:
achilles wrote:
MissLucky wrote:i am soooooooooooooo not feeling the waiver love. do all of you have 170 or over? all i got was minnesota. 169 here. but i didn't check for hidden waivers.


170, 3.5

You should try emailing some schools to ask for them. I emailed 4 safety schools yesterday, and I've already heard back from 3 (W&M actually sent me 2: the CRS one and a personal reply to my email)


hmm...are there any sample fee waiver requests around here?/how do you ask for one?! i guess i should go for it with the safeties but i don't want to sound off-putting to my targets/reaches


Basic outline:
- I really want to go to your school :D
- BUT! application fees are very costly :(
- Please consider me for a merit-based waiver :cry:
- Here is my LSAT score and my GPA 8)
- Thank you thank you thank you :mrgreen:

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby JJDancer » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:30 pm

I have a 167 this time and a 168 from before. I didn't get Duke/Georgetown but did get UVA, UCLA (in Sept), BU, William and Mary, Minn, Wash U

[Posted for the person with 169 who asked about sub-170 LSATs getting waivers]

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby hijoma » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:37 pm

I received fee waivers to UVA, WashU, BU, and Indiana today. My October 2010 LSAT score was much lower than I had anticipated and as such, I was going to throw in the towel on this cycle. Based on lawschoolpredictor.com, I'd be denied by UVA and BU due to my LSAT and be a weak consider at WashU. Is there any reason to believe these schools would actually have a decent shot of accepting me if I apply (based on the fact that they sent me fee waivers)? I suppose my ultimate question is whether fee waivers are indicative of anything positive (other than a free app) in terms of acceptance (if they are used to boost selectivity measures).

For what it's worth, my GPA is very strong for all these schools and I have the softs of a master's degree, CPA license, and Big 4 public accounting experience. (Yes, I know: LSAT-GPA-LSAT-GPA-LSAT-GPA-RETAKE-RETAKE-RETAKE.) NA URM status may also play a factor here.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby JJDancer » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:42 pm

hijoma wrote:I received fee waivers to UVA, WashU, BU, and Indiana today. My October 2010 LSAT score was much lower than I had anticipated and as such, I was going to throw in the towel on this cycle. Based on lawschoolpredictor.com, I'd be denied by UVA and BU due to my LSAT and be a weak consider at WashU. Is there any reason to believe these schools would actually have a decent shot of accepting me if I apply (based on the fact that they sent me fee waivers)? I suppose my ultimate question is whether fee waivers are indicative of anything positive (other than a free app) in terms of acceptance (if they are used to boost selectivity measures).

For what it's worth, my GPA is very strong for all these schools and I have the softs of a master's degree, CPA license, and Big 4 public accounting experience. (Yes, I know: LSAT-GPA-LSAT-GPA-LSAT-GPA-RETAKE-RETAKE-RETAKE.) NA URM status may also play a factor here.


Fee waivers don't necessarily mean anything. USC's might because they offer them specifically to people at/above their medians. UVA's waiver means nothing because they hand them out like candy. What are your #s?
NA URM status ... is that native american??

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby forward » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:58 pm

Northwestern via CRS.

Wisconsin doesn't do merit waivers by request or application, per admissions office. Unclear if they offer any via CRS, but given the low fee (56), it seems unlikely.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby neonx » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:01 pm

forward21 wrote:Northwestern via CRS.

Wisconsin doesn't do merit waivers by request or application, per admissions office. Unclear if they offer any via CRS, but given the low fee (56), it seems unlikely.


Did NU come via e-mail?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby forward » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:05 pm

neonx wrote:
forward21 wrote:Northwestern via CRS.

Wisconsin doesn't do merit waivers by request or application, per admissions office. Unclear if they offer any via CRS, but given the low fee (56), it seems unlikely.


Did NU come via e-mail?


No email yet. Hidden.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby kk19131 » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:10 pm

forward21 wrote:
neonx wrote:
forward21 wrote:Northwestern via CRS.

Wisconsin doesn't do merit waivers by request or application, per admissions office. Unclear if they offer any via CRS, but given the low fee (56), it seems unlikely.


Did NU come via e-mail?


No email yet. Hidden.


Northwestern sent some emails out last month...

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Lovely Ludwig Van » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:12 pm

forward21 wrote:Northwestern via CRS.

Wisconsin doesn't do merit waivers by request or application, per admissions office. Unclear if they offer any via CRS, but given the low fee (56), it seems unlikely.




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