THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

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Bildungsroman
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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:15 pm

Just use the Ding Bar if you want a place to act better than schools that didn't admit you.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby 1234543523 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:16 pm

You started a thread to whine about getting rejected by shitty schools after you were accepted by much better schools?

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby JaLeCa » Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:17 pm

f7 wrote:You started a thread to whine about getting rejected by shitty schools after you were accepted by much better schools?


Essentially

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby avalanchco » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:44 pm

Accepted: Houston

WL'ed: Northeastern, Texas Tech

Rejected: Charlotte (later offered AAMPLE), Maine, New Hampshire, Georgetown

C&F from 2005, but I still had to laugh about Charlotte.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Cmart050 » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:53 pm

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby TLSanders » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:55 pm

Perhaps the school that is "teetering" can't afford to take chances with the LSAT make-up of its incoming class, while the school that it comfortably in its "zone" has more leeway to choose holistically.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby kwais » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:56 pm

In at Stanford $$$, WL at Gonzaga, dinged at Cooley. What the hell?

(oh wait...that didn't happen)

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Pizon » Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:58 pm

sanjola wrote:
rad law wrote:
JaLeCa wrote:Ok, I want to create this thread because it just hit me. A top 40 school waitlisted me (given it is not an acceptance but hey) and a school that is teetering on being a TTT (by like 2 places) flat out denied me. Hurnh?

If you were surprised by a rejection because you were already accepted at a much better school- please list here. You don't neccesarily have to out the school, but it is more fun if you do. (At least the reject school)


Some schools WL everyone.

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This. I know Miami does it.


From what I remember, I was flat out accepted (no WL) by Miami.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Icculus » Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:00 pm

Nightrunner wrote:Hey now, calm down with your "reasonable explanations."


+1, This is TLS, reasonable doesn't exist.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Adjudicator » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:19 pm

This seems like as good a place as any to rub it in the face of the schools that didn't take me during my first application cycle. Willamette University, University of Oregon, and Lewis & Clark all waitlisted me when I had a 3.0/164, and not one ever made an offer.

Of course, I'm glad they didn't, because I shudder to think that I would have attended any of those schools at sticker price, considering my current career goals. I resolved to retake the LSAT and aim higher this cycle, and this time I have already been accepted in to WUSTL, as well as Seattle University with a 15k/yr scholarship.

I didn't even apply to any of those first 3 schools this time around.

Yeah, I know that I had a 164 then and I have a 175 now, so it is different this cycle. But I'm still essentially the same person that I was before. It feels good to redeem myself after that disappointing first cycle. I thought about re-applying to those schools just to show them that they should have taken me when they had the chance, but that seemed too petty and not worth the $12 even with a fee waiver.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby northwood » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:40 pm

Adjudicator wrote:This seems like as good a place as any to rub it in the face of the schools that didn't take me during my first application cycle. Willamette University, University of Oregon, and Lewis & Clark all waitlisted me when I had a 3.0/164, and not one ever made an offer.

Of course, I'm glad they didn't, because I shudder to think that I would have attended any of those schools at sticker price, considering my current career goals. I resolved to retake the LSAT and aim higher this cycle, and this time I have already been accepted in to WUSTL, as well as Seattle University with a 15k/yr scholarship.

I didn't even apply to any of those first 3 schools this time around.

Yeah, I know that I had a 164 then and I have a 175 now, so it is different this cycle. But I'm still essentially the same person that I was before. It feels good to redeem myself after that disappointing first cycle. I thought about re-applying to those schools just to show them that they should have taken me when they had the chance, but that seemed too petty and not worth the $12 even with a fee waiver.


Pick a school, send them an application and then reject them.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby DeeCee » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:43 pm

northwood wrote:
Pick a school, send them an application and then reject them.


LOL...can you send them a fee waiver too?

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby Adjudicator » Sat Jan 15, 2011 3:49 pm

DCLaw11 wrote:
northwood wrote:
Pick a school, send them an application and then reject them.


LOL...can you send them a fee waiver too?


More than anything I think I'd like to do this to Willamette just because I think it was absurd of them not to admit me the first time. Their median LSAT is like 156 with a 75th percentile of 158. I still can't believe they waitlisted me.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby SrLaw » Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:18 pm

gens1tb wrote:
But.. you're at the 25th percentile for TTT schools. That means you're likely even worse at T2.


I don't understand this topic.



+1 , OP is a URM, though.

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby HyeMart » Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:34 am

rejected w&l

in at umn with 18k

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Re: THEY accepted me and YOU denied me?

Postby squelp » Mon Jan 17, 2011 2:47 am

I was in at Chicago and Duke, WL everywhere else in top-whatever.




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