2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

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2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:47 am

Thread created out of utter boredom... But the 2010-2011 cycle officially kicks off August 1st with Baylor, Bama, and Ole Miss accepting applications. Hows everyone feeling about this? Hows preparation going??

I have a document of bullet points to hit in my PS and DS and a topic for my PS but I just cant bring myself to write it. I also need to try and write a LSAT retake addendum at some point.
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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby LLB2JD » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:03 am

The fact that I haven't written the LSAT is where I am right now. I am finding it difficult to stay motivated studying. This whole thing is taking over my life.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:09 am

LLB2JD wrote:The fact that I haven't written the LSAT is where I am right now. I am finding it difficult to stay motivated studying. This whole thing is taking over my life.


Ehh the LSAT is a terrible beast.. but its all about pattern recognition. Focus more on the structure of the questions rather than the specific info in the questions.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby DorianGray89 » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:19 am

It's weird that I've gotten so excited about this. Studying for LSAT non-stop and writing PS, DS, WHY X SCHOOL? Essays, meeting with recommenders, visiting schools, it's crazy. Very excited to actually send the applications in.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby thecilent » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:11 pm

I'm tired of this cycle already, and it hasn't even started yet. I want apps innn

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby Knock » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:11 pm

Man that's scary lol. Here we go!

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:12 pm

I don't think any schools yo which I'm applying start accepting applications until September, but this certainly is a good motivation to get my butt in gear.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:19 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:I don't think any schools yo which I'm applying start accepting applications until September, but this certainly is a good motivation to get my butt in gear.


yea.. right now Im still interning so thats my excuse for not writing my PS. I really need to get that thing started tho.. Sept. 1st is fast approaching.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby kazu » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:05 pm

Wow... when you put it that way it is sorta terrifying :shock:

I have pretty much everything in (transcripts, LORs, LSAT etc.) Just waiting on 1 LOR. I also need to buckle down and do some serious writing on my PS & decide once and for all whether or not to write a DS. Definitely have an avoidance thing going on.... I was going to give myself a little "break" after taking the June LSAT but I think too much time has passed by now :oops:

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby Pleasye » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:19 pm

I need to get cracking on everything...but studying for the LSAT comes first. ahhhhh.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby lawls » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:38 am

I need to get my bloody LORs taken care of. How long do snail mailed letters take once sent to LSAC?

I almost feel like applying to one of the August application schools for the practice.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby Bildungsroman » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:55 am

lawls wrote:I need to get my bloody LORs taken care of. How long do snail mailed letters take once sent to LSAC?

I almost feel like applying to one of the August application schools for the practice.


Letters sent by snail mail take a couple of weeks from time mailed to time actually available on LSAC to be sent with applications. Try to get your LOR writers to fax them. If it's faxed then it can be processed the same day.

I am still waiting on all of my LORs, but all of my LOR writers are on top of the game and have told me they'll definitely have them in by the time classes start in a few weeks, which should be plenty of time (and they're all very reliable/dependable people, so I'm not too worried). Now I just need a good PS. :(

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby lawls » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:16 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
lawls wrote:I need to get my bloody LORs taken care of. How long do snail mailed letters take once sent to LSAC?

I almost feel like applying to one of the August application schools for the practice.


Letters sent by snail mail take a couple of weeks from time mailed to time actually available on LSAC to be sent with applications. Try to get your LOR writers to fax them. If it's faxed then it can be processed the same day.

I am still waiting on all of my LORs, but all of my LOR writers are on top of the game and have told me they'll definitely have them in by the time classes start in a few weeks, which should be plenty of time (and they're all very reliable/dependable people, so I'm not too worried). Now I just need a good PS. :(


I'll ask but I don't trust one of my LOR writers with a fax machine.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby NonTradHealthLaw » Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:49 am

Frighteningly, for those who are looking to familiarize themselves, Baylor's is open now. No app fee, either. Made my stomach churn a bit.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby ert335 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:56 am

is there any reason for a white person to write a DS? haha, just wondering

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby ert335 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:01 am

also, is the fax number for LSAC for sending LORs somewhere on the website?

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby d34d9823 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:02 am

Had a small heart attack, checked my targets' websites, breathed again.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:03 am

ert335 wrote:is there any reason for a white person to write a DS? haha, just wondering


Yea, if your upbringing doesnt match what people stereotypically think of white people. For instance, imagine being white and growing up in an all black section of Memphis, TN and graduating the only white guy in your HS class. Thats going to have an effect on what you bring to the class in terms of your thinking and your experiences. Or, imagine being brought up in a military family and living in 7 different countries in 18 yrs. Stuff like that.
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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby ert335 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:04 am

makes sense

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:12 am

is there any reason for a white person to write a DS? haha, just wondering


If you're gay, a vet, or maybe some other special circumstance?

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in one week!

Postby Rik Smits » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:10 pm

LLB2JD wrote:The fact that I haven't written the LSAT is where I am right now. I am finding it difficult to stay motivated studying. This whole thing is taking over my life.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby Pleasye » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:54 pm

Rik Smits wrote:
LLB2JD wrote:The fact that I haven't written the LSAT is where I am right now. I am finding it difficult to stay motivated studying. This whole thing is taking over my life.


+ A million.

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby bk1 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:55 pm

I think the earliest apps opened in July (and I think one of them opened on the 1st).

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:14 pm

bk1 wrote:I think the earliest apps opened in July (and I think one of them opened on the 1st).


Well I mean earliest legitimate schools lol.. what ungodly school officially opened apps on July 1st?

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Re: 2010-2011 cycle begins in 4 days!

Postby bk1 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:17 pm

tkgrrett wrote:Well I mean earliest legitimate schools lol.. what ungodly school officially opened apps on July 1st?


George Mason opened on July 1.




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