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Brock2010
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Emails from Law School Deans

Postby Brock2010 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:35 pm

Anyone respond to emails from deans encouraging you to apply? I know they are form emails but they obviously don't send them out to everyone. Do you think a quick thank you would make a difference in the admissions process?

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby glitter178 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:37 pm

Brock2010 wrote:Anyone respond to emails from deans encouraging you to apply? I know they are form emails but they obviously don't send them out to everyone. Do you think a quick thank you would make a difference in the admissions process?


no

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby Grizz » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:45 pm

Brock2010 wrote:Anyone respond to emails from deans encouraging you to apply?


No

I know they are form emails but they obviously don't send them out to everyone.


They send out a ton.

Do you think a quick thank you would make a difference in the admissions process?


No

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:47 pm

Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby Brock2010 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:52 pm

kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


haaaaaaaa

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby NZA » Thu Dec 16, 2010 7:59 pm

kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


Do this:

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby glitter178 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:00 pm

NZA wrote:
kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


Do this:

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby T6Hopeful » Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:12 pm

NZA wrote:
kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


Do this:

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Oh my god, I just started hysterically laughing and all of housemates look puzzled.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby r6_philly » Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:58 am

kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


I engaged in an email conversation with one last cycle. He was pretty welcoming, encouraged me to apply, answered my questions. I then applied to the school with the fee waiver, wrote scholarship/fellowship essays. Waitlisted with >75% numbers. Waste of my time essentially.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby FunkyJD » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:05 am

Brock2010 wrote:Anyone respond to emails from deans encouraging you to apply? I know they are form emails but they obviously don't send them out to everyone. Do you think a quick thank you would make a difference in the admissions process?

Yes, indeed; you should thank them for possibly giving you the opportunity to help them pad their stats.

Translation:

Image

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby sundance95 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:08 am

And the Oscar for best use of a Memento screenshot goes to...(oh and so deserving) FunkyJD!!!!!

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby ahduth » Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:05 am

What if one calls you to have you correct something on your application? I personally couldn't skip my next meeting, but I did feel like I was in an episode of the Twilight Zone the rest of the day.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby orangebluewhitered » Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:28 am

I wanted to reply to the Boalt dean to ask them to refrain from using Comic Sans in official correspondence.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby 20160810 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:33 am

orangebluewhitered wrote:I wanted to reply to the Boalt dean to ask them to refrain from using Comic Sans in official correspondence.

TBF it's not the dean's fault. The owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers writes all his official correspondence for him.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:41 am

NZA wrote:
kalvano wrote:Engage them in conversation. Ask them how their day is, if they need a soda or possibly a foot massage.


Do this:

--ImageRemoved--


Damn that's funny. Laughing out loud right now.

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NZA
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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby NZA » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:17 am

Blowjorb zebra is awesome, indeed. :)

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby 20160810 » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:26 am

NZA wrote:Blowjorb zebra is awesome, indeed. :)

Someone reported your post as "offensive - adult content."

While I'm not sure that it's either offensive or adult content, per se, perhaps we should get back on topic and take additional discussion of oral and/or zebras to the Lounge.

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Re: Emails from Law School Deans

Postby jetergrl2ss » Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:20 pm

I wouldn't recommend responding to sTTTalker deans/adcomms.

However, anyone else find these holiday emails to be a heart attack and a half? Love that the schools are thinking of desperate applicants in this holiday season; however, those emails really get my heart racing!




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