When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby 5823 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:57 am

Does anyone know if CRS reports your LSDAS GPA or just your self-reported GPA range from your LSAC profile to the law schools that are sending out these mass emails/fee waivers?

Followup question: do T14 schools require both an LSAT score and a LSDAS GPA in your file before they give you a fee waiver? Or is there anyone out there who's received waivers with only an LSAT score?

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby birdlaw117 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:59 am

Hannibal wrote:The Cs hate me apparently. As does Georgetown T_T

BTW, extremely useful topic lzy. <3

+1 and +1

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby lzyovrachievr » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:55 am

birdlaw117 wrote:
Hannibal wrote:The Cs hate me apparently. As does Georgetown T_T

BTW, extremely useful topic lzy. <3

+1 and +1


Thanks, guys.

COLUMBIA. Seriously. Get your act together. I'm waiting.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby lzyovrachievr » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:02 am

5823 wrote:Does anyone know if CRS reports your LSDAS GPA or just your self-reported GPA range from your LSAC profile to the law schools that are sending out these mass emails/fee waivers?

Followup question: do T14 schools require both an LSAT score and a LSDAS GPA in your file before they give you a fee waiver? Or is there anyone out there who's received waivers with only an LSAT score?


Not positive about the first question, but it does seem like schools can at least search for candidates that have their transcripts in.

It looks like people with LSDAS GPAs have received a lot more waivers, though without the GPA, you still may receive a couple.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby deadpoetnsp » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:28 am

5823 wrote:Does anyone know if CRS reports your LSDAS GPA or just your self-reported GPA range from your LSAC profile to the law schools that are sending out these mass emails/fee waivers?

Followup question: do T14 schools require both an LSAT score and a LSDAS GPA in your file before they give you a fee waiver? Or is there anyone out there who's received waivers with only an LSAT score?


I'm an international applicant so I have a blank LSDAS GPA. I still got a couple of waivers, with and without me requesting for them ...

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby tipler4213 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:39 am

Got Chicago hidden waiver. Brings total list (of schools I am going to apply to) up to:

Georgetown
BU
Northwestern
Chicago (hidden)
Michigan--more like "we promise it's coming soon"
Virginia
Duke
NYU
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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby tipler4213 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:40 am

Any movement on Penn?

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby Burgstaller04 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:38 am

Just got Vandy's waiver emailed to me

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby lzyovrachievr » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:45 am

deadpoetnsp wrote:
5823 wrote:Does anyone know if CRS reports your LSDAS GPA or just your self-reported GPA range from your LSAC profile to the law schools that are sending out these mass emails/fee waivers?

Followup question: do T14 schools require both an LSAT score and a LSDAS GPA in your file before they give you a fee waiver? Or is there anyone out there who's received waivers with only an LSAT score?


I'm an international applicant so I have a blank LSDAS GPA. I still got a couple of waivers, with and without me requesting for them ...


I don't think the issue is having the GPA. I think it's about having your transcripts in. So you could be international, not have a GPA, have that ranking LSAC gives, and still qualify for waivers as you have transcripts in.

Also, as a lot of people with the same LSAT vary as to whether they get waivers or not, I'd say GPA normally has some part in it. For some schools you see people with 173/3.7 getting waivers while a 173/3.8 doesn't. Schools have different things they look for, according to the results we've seen.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby Hannibal » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:36 am

Burgstaller04 wrote:Just got Vandy's waiver emailed to me

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby cmaas » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:06 pm

Just got Syracuse via email.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby birdlaw117 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:17 pm

Penn via hidden

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby cmaas » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:18 pm

birdlaw117 wrote:Penn via hidden

+1

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby eaa1537 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:05 pm

birdlaw117 wrote:Penn via hidden



saw that to! did you notice the 12$ report fee was also waived??

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby birdlaw117 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:08 pm

eaa1537 wrote:
birdlaw117 wrote:Penn via hidden



saw that to! did you notice the 12$ report fee was also waived??

You must be more important than me. I have no such report fee waiver. Congrats for you though!

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby birdlaw117 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:19 pm

Just got an email from Cooley. No waiver though... :D

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby Hedwig » Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:37 pm

birdlaw117 wrote:Just got an email from Cooley. No waiver though... :D


Haha, me too. Oh Cooley. I'm not even applying this year.

Got a waiver from UTA. Do schools not notice I'm not applying this year? ...

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby cjr52 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:06 pm

Anybody get Alabama's email? They not only waived the fee, but offered me 20 iTunes downloads if I applied haha.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby tipler4213 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:10 pm

Penn, Chicago, and Texas all hidden today.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby lzyovrachievr » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:16 pm

Just got UMinn. So in case some people are still wondering, yes, some schools send out their waivers in waves. If you didn't get it Monday, for example, you might get it later in the week.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby ccoons24 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:47 pm

Ah, crap. When I wasn't getting any fee waivers, I thought it was cause of my GPA - then I realized I wasn't registered for CRS. Registered now, but missed a lot of the waivers that have gone out. What's an appropriate way to ask for one of these via email? And do folks with crap GPAs even get waivers? Too broke to pay out of pocket for all the places I want to apply to. :(

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby neonx » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:50 pm

Got snubbed by Texas, Vanderbilt, Georgetown, Cornell, Emory. Strangely received waivers from NYU, Chicago, Penn, Michigan, UVA, Duke, Northwestern, UCLA, USC, WUSTL, Boston, Minnesota.

I think these fee waivers being sent out may have something to do with schools trying to emphasize either LSAT or GPA to move up in the US News rankigns.

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby eaa1537 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:04 pm

anyone have one from Columbia yet????

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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby lzyovrachievr » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:26 pm

ccoons24 wrote:Ah, crap. When I wasn't getting any fee waivers, I thought it was cause of my GPA - then I realized I wasn't registered for CRS. Registered now, but missed a lot of the waivers that have gone out. What's an appropriate way to ask for one of these via email? And do folks with crap GPAs even get waivers? Too broke to pay out of pocket for all the places I want to apply to. :(


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Re: When To Expect Fee Waivers After October LSAT

Postby mikey101 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:32 pm

Does anyone know if BC gives merit based waivers or has received one from BC?




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