Personal Statement page limits?

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NV53A
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Personal Statement page limits?

Postby NV53A » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:29 am

What is the standard PS page limits for most schools? Any schools that allows 3 or more pages?

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby bk1 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:15 am

2 is the most common, though no-limit may be even more common.

UVa and NYU, I think, offer unlimited off the top of my head.

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby hellojd » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:48 am

Berkeley is 2-4.

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby NV53A » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:04 am

Do you guys by chance know UCLA, Michigan, and HYS?

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby bk1 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:05 am

NV53A wrote:Do you guys by chance know UCLA, Michigan, and HYS?


Check their admissions websites.

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby im_blue » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:23 am

2-4 pages: Berkeley
2 pages: Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Penn, Cornell, UCLA
no limit: Yale, Chicago, NYU, Michigan, Virginia, Duke, Northwestern, Georgetown

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby NV53A » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:55 am

Stanford App Fee = $100

Deliberate attempt at discouraging poor folks? Rayban theory in effect? Quality of adcoms and app evaluation much higher?
Schools can charge whatever they want, but is app fee part of profit equation for law schools?

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby bk1 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:04 am

NV53A wrote:Stanford App Fee = $100

Deliberate attempt at discouraging poor folks? Rayban theory in effect? Quality of adcoms and app evaluation much higher?
Schools can charge whatever they want, but is app fee part of profit equation for law schools?


Yes, the whole fee waiver process is a smoke screen for the fact that they use the app fee to keep the riffraff out.

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby NV53A » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:05 am

bk1 wrote:
NV53A wrote:Stanford App Fee = $100

Deliberate attempt at discouraging poor folks? Rayban theory in effect? Quality of adcoms and app evaluation much higher?
Schools can charge whatever they want, but is app fee part of profit equation for law schools?


Yes, the whole fee waiver process is a smoke screen for the fact that they use the app fee to keep the riffraff out.


Have you ever tried to apply for a targetted fee waiver if you didn't qualify for the LSAC fee waiver?

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby hellojd » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:45 am

NV53A wrote:Stanford App Fee = $100

Deliberate attempt at discouraging poor folks? Rayban theory in effect? Quality of adcoms and app evaluation much higher?
Schools can charge whatever they want, but is app fee part of profit equation for law schools?


lol. cant tell if this is a joke post or not.

but wow, $100 with no chance of fee waiver is obnoxiously high i have to say. but hey, if you have any shot of a stanford law degree, then it's a drop in the bucket...

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby gov » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:54 am

NV53A wrote:
bk1 wrote:
NV53A wrote:Stanford App Fee = $100

Deliberate attempt at discouraging poor folks? Rayban theory in effect? Quality of adcoms and app evaluation much higher?
Schools can charge whatever they want, but is app fee part of profit equation for law schools?


Yes, the whole fee waiver process is a smoke screen for the fact that they use the app fee to keep the riffraff out.


Have you ever tried to apply for a targetted fee waiver if you didn't qualify for the LSAC fee waiver?



Yes, and I received it.

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Re: Personal Statement page limits?

Postby 2014 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:59 am

If I could charge 100 bucks an applicant without reducing the amount of apps I got, I'd do it too.




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