Getting super late?

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Ship87
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Getting super late?

Postby Ship87 » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:20 pm

Quick question here,

I'm hoping to finish all my apps by this break and send them off on Monday. You think it's getting too late in the cycle? Enough to really hurt chances? Stats: 3.74 GPA, 171 & 177 LSAT

I really should have finished this in October :(

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby chicubs88 » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:29 pm

By no means are you "super late" with your applications. Most of the sources I have read and talked to stated that there is nothing wrong with submitting apps in November or early December. "Super Late" is January and February. As long as your numbers are competitive for the school you are applying to you should be fine. If you are applying to a school in which your numbers are below the 25%, then I suggest you get them in very soon.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby im_blue » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:36 pm

You'll be fine, probably in everywhere except HYS.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby ohlawl » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:37 pm

With those numbers? I think you are fine, uh, everywhere.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby freudianslip » Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:42 pm

it's still borderline early

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby rockylo88 » Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:05 am

I hate you.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby 2011Law » Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:25 am

rockylo88 wrote:I hate you.


+1

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby TCScrutinizer » Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:42 am

Worst case scenario is that you get a 3/4 scholarship at some places where you would have got $$$$. But I really don't think even that is a strong possibility. Get your apps out today, and you're not really late. Wait much longer, and you will be late.

I still hit schools in my range (although I did get a lot of WLs) even though I got my apps out incredibly late--we're talking February 15th in some cases. So don't stress about getting them out now as opposed to October. But do it! Do it now!

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby robotclubmember » Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:43 pm

Ship87 wrote:Quick question here,

I'm hoping to finish all my apps by this break and send them off on Monday. You think it's getting too late in the cycle? Enough to really hurt chances? Stats: 3.74 GPA, 171 & 177 LSAT

I really should have finished this in October :(


For real?

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby beachbum » Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:50 pm

Depending on who you talk to, "on time" is either before thanksgiving or before new year's. In either case, you'll be fine if you submit on Monday- though try not to wait much longer than that.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby Grizz » Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:56 pm

beachbum wrote:Depending on who you talk to, "on time" is either before thanksgiving or before new year's. In either case, you'll be fine if you submit on Monday- though try not to wait much longer than that.


This.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby Gotti » Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:29 pm

This is retarded. you are in everywhere even if you apply in january.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby TCScrutinizer » Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:35 pm

Gotti wrote:This is retarded. you are in everywhere even if you apply in january.


Falsehoods.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:40 pm

TCScrutinizer wrote:
Gotti wrote:This is retarded. you are in everywhere even if you apply in january.


Falsehoods.


Eh. I believe this has merit. Obviously not counting HYS and maybe one or two of CCN pending a horrendous application package with sub par personal statements and damaging LORs. Bottom line, OP should relax unless he/she is a convicted murder or illiterate. OP will get into a great school.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby Gotti » Fri Nov 26, 2010 8:17 pm

RJ127 wrote:
TCScrutinizer wrote:
Gotti wrote:This is retarded. you are in everywhere even if you apply in january.


Falsehoods.


Eh. I believe this has merit. Obviously not counting HYS and maybe one or two of CCN pending a horrendous application package with sub par personal statements and damaging LORs. Bottom line, OP should relax unless he/she is a convicted murder or illiterate. OP will get into a great school.


ya i meant this.

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Re: Getting super late?

Postby ahduth » Fri Nov 26, 2010 9:11 pm

Ship87 wrote:Quick question here,

I'm hoping to finish all my apps by this break and send them off on Monday. You think it's getting too late in the cycle? Enough to really hurt chances? Stats: 3.74 GPA, 171 & 177 LSAT

I really should have finished this in October :(


I'm with you. I only have a 173 though, so I was actually screwed as of mid-October.




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