Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby JakeL » Tue Jul 27, 2010 4:50 pm

ZachOda wrote:
JakeL wrote:Just want to mention that I requested info and a waiver to Emory. Let's just say their response does not make me want to apply there. Also curious that they responded a few minutes before 5am EST. Until this point, every other school had at least responded in kind with information as to what I had specifically asked about, despite being unable to grant me a fee waiver.



What'd they say?


Basically, "We only give out waivers through LSDAS, thanks for the email." I replied back stating that I am still interested in responses with respect to my other inquiries, but that was over a week ago, and I've heard nothing else. I actually have a couple legitimate questions that were very school/program specific, and am quite put off by what seems like a strangely operated admissions office. However, I do find it humorous that I get more thoughtful and personalized responses from state schools with a student body of over 40k then a small research university.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Barbie » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:01 pm

Lower LSAT- 163

Cinci, Seton Hall, Richmond, got an email and package from Minn. but don't think there was a fee waiver in it? I'll check later.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Barbie » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:02 pm

Oh yeah and I got a fee waiver by phone from Wake Forest

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Barbie » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:05 pm

also (sorry for the triple post) would it be justifiable for me to ask the 3 schools I applied to last year that WL/dinged me before I retook the LSAT (I got 10 pts higher) because they pretty much already got my money :) and now I am well over their 75 percentiles?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby beachbum » Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:14 pm

JakeL wrote:
ZachOda wrote:
JakeL wrote:Just want to mention that I requested info and a waiver to Emory. Let's just say their response does not make me want to apply there. Also curious that they responded a few minutes before 5am EST. Until this point, every other school had at least responded in kind with information as to what I had specifically asked about, despite being unable to grant me a fee waiver.



What'd they say?


Basically, "We only give out waivers through LSDAS, thanks for the email." I replied back stating that I am still interested in responses with respect to my other inquiries, but that was over a week ago, and I've heard nothing else. I actually have a couple legitimate questions that were very school/program specific, and am quite put off by what seems like a strangely operated admissions office. However, I do find it humorous that I get more thoughtful and personalized responses from state schools with a student body of over 40k then a small research university.


Maybe they have all of their resources committed to fixing OCI.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Dany » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:47 pm

dabbadon8 wrote:Emailed 16 schools today. Got a UVA fee waiver. Most said they either didn't give merit based waivers, would give them out via LSAC (couldn't request them), or said they weren't starting distributing them till september. For example WUSTL, told me I qualified but I had to email back after they begin accepting apps.

Thanks for this - I think I'll definitely wait until the first week of September!

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby TOMaHULK » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:08 pm

Barbie wrote:Lower LSAT- 163

Cinci, Seton Hall, Richmond, got an email and package from Minn. but don't think there was a fee waiver in it? I'll check later.


Can you clarify this a bit? I got 2 emails, and a brochure in the mail. Did u actually get a package with info, etc-or the brochure?

Also, haven't gotten any emails/flyers in like a week. Feelsbadman.jpg :roll:

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Barbie » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:44 pm

TOMaHULK wrote:
Barbie wrote:Lower LSAT- 163

Cinci, Seton Hall, Richmond, got an email and package from Minn. but don't think there was a fee waiver in it? I'll check later.


Can you clarify this a bit? I got 2 emails, and a brochure in the mail. Did u actually get a package with info, etc-or the brochure?

Also, haven't gotten any emails/flyers in like a week. Feelsbadman.jpg :roll:


Letter, brochure, email. Nothin fancy.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby TOMaHULK » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:14 pm

Barbie wrote:
TOMaHULK wrote:
Barbie wrote:Lower LSAT- 163

Cinci, Seton Hall, Richmond, got an email and package from Minn. but don't think there was a fee waiver in it? I'll check later.


Can you clarify this a bit? I got 2 emails, and a brochure in the mail. Did u actually get a package with info, etc-or the brochure?

Also, haven't gotten any emails/flyers in like a week. Feelsbadman.jpg :roll:


Letter, brochure, email. Nothin fancy.


Ok, yeah I got that too. Was wondering if there were different levels of interest. (i.e. email-brochure-package with keys to the Mercedes in it... :wink: )

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Barbie » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:15 pm

TOMaHULK wrote:
Barbie wrote:
TOMaHULK wrote:
Barbie wrote:Lower LSAT- 163

Cinci, Seton Hall, Richmond, got an email and package from Minn. but don't think there was a fee waiver in it? I'll check later.


Can you clarify this a bit? I got 2 emails, and a brochure in the mail. Did u actually get a package with info, etc-or the brochure?

Also, haven't gotten any emails/flyers in like a week. Feelsbadman.jpg :roll:


Letter, brochure, email. Nothin fancy.


Ok, yeah I got that too. Was wondering if there were different levels of interest. (i.e. email-brochure-package with keys to the Mercedes in it... :wink: )


haha. no. i have it all in a binder at my work (ive been home sick for a few days) but I don't even think tehre was a fee waiver in mine. so I guess there are levels of interest...

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby okfine » Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:50 pm

Valparaiso, 8:00 CST, 7/28/2010

174 LSAT.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby ZachOda » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:22 pm

Add Valpo to the list
As of now:
U Cincinnati, Seton Hall, U Minnesota, William & Mary, Valparaiso, U Richmond, George Mason

166 LSAT

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby cdunn » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:38 pm

For me, I've got:

University of Richmond
Mississippi College
St. Thomas
Seton Hall
William and Mary
Valparaiso

162

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Deuce » Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:33 am

Feel like some of these are just on a random lottery shoot... 168, have Virginia as one of my states of interest and nada from William and Mary although I plan on applying.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby mpasi » Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:37 am

Any chance of getting one after the December test?

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby kazu » Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:58 am

mpasi wrote:Any chance of getting one after the December test?

I got a few after a previous December test, unfortunately I wasn't going to apply that cycle so they all went to waste :( Schools do hand them out though, and I know some people got a few by emailing schools and asking directly.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby TOMaHULK » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:43 am

Got Valparaiso Law School Fee Waiver

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Brick_Tamlin » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:48 am

Valpo waiver - 176 from last September, so maybe some schools will give out waivers to people who took the LSAT last year

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby lizzylove » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:56 am

Canarsie wrote:How are you getting these waivers? Asking the schools, signing up on a mailing list, through LSAC/CRS?


I applied through Lsac and got it. I sent in all the docs they asked for and within two days they told me I was approved. Two free LSATs, Free study guide, 4 free reports, and of course now im more likely to have all my app fees waived. Try it! I didn't think I was going to get it because I kept reading you had to be below the poverty line but I did. Saved over 1,000!

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby rundoxierun » Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:22 am

Brick_Tamlin wrote:Valpo waiver - 176 from last September, so maybe some schools will give out waivers to people who took the LSAT last year


Really?? 177 from December and I have still received nothing.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby dukivich10 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:25 am

I got a chapman fee waiver by snail mail yesterday...

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby afcanoe » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:31 am

dabbadon8 wrote:Emailed 16 schools today. Got a UVA fee waiver. Most said they either didn't give merit based waivers, would give them out via LSAC (couldn't request them), or said they weren't starting distributing them till september. For example WUSTL, told me I qualified but I had to email back after they begin accepting apps.



Thanks for the info. Would you mind sharing the list of schools you emailed and some of their responses? I need some info to help restrain myself from sending a bunch of request emails right now...

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby afcanoe » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:37 am

Oh, and I, too, tried calling LSAC to ask about the fee waivers on my account. The rep was super unhelpful and claimed that she had never heard of such a thing as hidden waivers that don't appear until you submit an app... Grrr.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby Entchen » Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:26 am

Dittoing Valp. 177, this June.

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Re: Application Fee Waivers - Fall 2011 Applicants

Postby queenlizzie13 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 3:47 pm

Valpo waiver yesterday. Brings it up to 6? or 7? I am forgetting.




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