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fee waiver this late?

Postby lawschool12345 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:31 pm

a school that is kind of a reach for me, u maryland sent me an email offering me a fee waiver

is this jsut to increase selectivity, so they can quickly reject me and my decent gpa??
158, 3.65

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby ArthurDigbySellers » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:34 pm

lawschool12345 wrote:a school that is kind of a reach for me, u maryland sent me an email offering me a fee waiver

is this jsut to increase selectivity, so they can quickly reject me and my decent gpa??
158, 3.65


I think it might depend on whether you took a late LSAT. Or not. I don't know. If you think you'd want to go for it, pay the $12 and give it a shot. Who gives a shit about selectivity? Just don't get your hopes up.

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby lawschool12345 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:35 pm

that score is from october, which is why i got the email and was confused

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby ArthurDigbySellers » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:43 pm

lawschool12345 wrote:that score is from october, which is why i got the email and was confused


Happens. I got one from Columbia beginning of February (which was VERY interesting considering LSP had me as a DENY). I'm definitely not holding my breath, but I figured it was worth $12. Most likely a waste of money, but not the egregious waste that $80 would have been. I say again--if it's for a place you'd actually go to, why not? It's only $12, just don't get your hopes up.

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby lawschool12345 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:47 pm

yea im probably going to do it, thanks for the advice, i just figured it was really late and my numbers are like barely waitlist for them

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby flgator10 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:51 pm

lawschool12345 wrote:yea im probably going to do it, thanks for the advice, i just figured it was really late and my numbers are like barely waitlist for them


I was waitlisted at Maryland and I have a lower LSAT so there is definitely hope for you! I really do feel that Maryland is not all about the numbers.

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby pattonthicke » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:59 pm

i got the fee waiver too, and i have no chance of gettin in. Use that 12 bucks for alcohol dude.

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby dpk711 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:04 pm

It's to boost stats. Also, if Maryland is kind of a reach for you then I would suggest you retake and reapply next year.

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby lawschool12345 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:09 pm

yea im retaking in june, the 158 kinda kills me

but 12dollars gets me like a shot in manhattan, so i might as well use it lol

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby ArthurDigbySellers » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:11 pm

dpk711 wrote:It's to boost stats.


Probably. But the $12 is worth paying to avoid the lifetime of wondering...

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby lawschool12345 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:13 pm

ArthurDigbySellers wrote:
dpk711 wrote:It's to boost stats.


Probably. But the $12 is worth paying to avoid the lifetime of wondering...


TRUE STORY

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby ArthurDigbySellers » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:16 pm

lawschool12345 wrote:
ArthurDigbySellers wrote:
dpk711 wrote:It's to boost stats.


Probably. But the $12 is worth paying to avoid the lifetime of wondering...


TRUE STORY


And when you become the CEO of a Fortune 500 company you HANG that rejection letter IN YOUR PALATIAL OFFICE. I don't know if offices can be palatial, but if they can...

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Re: fee waiver this late?

Postby bartleby » Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:27 am

if you decide to reapply and were looking at maryland, i think you can email them next year and say you got a fee waiver this year and ask for another. i did this with a few schools and they all granted me waivers.




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