Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide

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jdapplicant
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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby jdapplicant » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:05 pm

I have above a 3.75 and above a 171 but I don't have anything from Michigan (I did get one from 4 or 5 of the other top 14s). Any idea why? Is their standard higher than that?

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby TheLawrax » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:54 am

jdapplicant wrote:I have above a 3.75 and above a 171 but I don't have anything from Michigan (I did get one from 4 or 5 of the other top 14s). Any idea why? Is their standard higher than that?


Solicit them. I have significantly lower scores than you and I got a fee waiver by filling out the fee waiver request from the website (although my income is basically zilch at the moment so it may have more to do with that).

When did you get the other hidden fee waivers? I don't have any--not sure if it's because of my hard stats or because I forgot to change my intended application year on the CRS until last week.

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby dempsey6 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:44 am

What is the most appropriate way to solicit? "Do you award merit-based application fee waivers?"

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby mach9zero » Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:31 am

dempsey6 wrote:What is the most appropriate way to solicit? "Do you award merit-based application fee waivers?"


Exactly it, include an e-mail to admissions containing your name, LSAT score, GPA, and why their school is attractive in one to two sentences and send it out. Admin won't be looking for fluff, just to find competitive candidates.

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby pkraft1 » Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:34 am

I haven't been able to find the answer to this question: Does the fee waiver from a school cover the "report fee" that the LSAC charges? I know that the LSAC fee waiver covers 4 report fees. Report fees this year are apparently $28, which I'd like to not pay if I could.

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide - Fall 2011

Postby xylocarp » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:07 am

pkraft1 wrote:I haven't been able to find the answer to this question: Does the fee waiver from a school cover the "report fee" that the LSAC charges? I know that the LSAC fee waiver covers 4 report fees. Report fees this year are apparently $28, which I'd like to not pay if I could.

no, the report fee is not covered

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide

Postby T14wannabe2016 » Mon Dec 21, 2015 3:15 pm

Are hidden fee waivers based on LSAT scores?

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide

Postby pterodactyls » Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:45 am

Do hidden fee waivers even exist anymore? It seems like in this application cycle, all of my fee waivers (solicited or unsolicited) have appeared on the homepage of the application.

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Re: Do I Have a Hidden Waiver?! A Pictorial Guide

Postby tsujimoto74 » Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:47 pm

pterodactyls wrote:Do hidden fee waivers even exist anymore? It seems like in this application cycle, all of my fee waivers (solicited or unsolicited) have appeared on the homepage of the application.


I found 2 during my applications (Penn and Northwestern). Every other school I got one from, at least as far as I'm aware, sent me an email and appeared on the application homepage.




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