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I got a promotion at work, and have decided to postpone attending law school for a year. Right now, I've narrowed my choice down to Duke or UMich, although I am on the wait list at Penn and Chicago (I think I have a shot at Penn, and none at Chicago). I am leaning towards reapplying, since I'd most want to attend Penn and I'm guessing deferring after getting in from the wait list is not an option. My only question is: how do school look at reapplying? Will schools I was accepted to previously look at my application with suspicion, or will they not care?
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RamblinBoyofPleasure wrote:Will schools I was accepted to previously look at my application with suspicion, or will they not care?
Schools will look at your application and wonder why you are reapplying. If you have a good answer for this (such as getting a promotion at work and wanting to serve in that capacity for awhile), then they won't really care. Of course, you'll have to also write a short addendum about why law is right for you at this time, but again, if you have an answer, it won't be a big deal.