Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

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Triveal
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Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby Triveal » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:52 am

My original plan was to take the LSAT in June and apply as soon as applications opened, but due to a variety of personal reasons, this turned out to be impossible and instead I'm taking it in October. Assuming scores are back by about the 20th, would I be at any disadvantage by applying at that point in the cycle? Would it affect my ED chances? I'm likely going to ED to NYU or Columbia (unless I really bomb my LSAT) if it makes any difference.

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby T00L » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:58 am

Triveal wrote:My original plan was to take the LSAT in June and apply as soon as applications opened, but due to a variety of personal reasons, this turned out to be impossible and instead I'm taking it in October. Assuming scores are back by about the 20th, would I be at any disadvantage by applying at that point in the cycle? Would it affect my ED chances? I'm likely going to ED to NYU or Columbia (unless I really bomb my LSAT) if it makes any difference.


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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby Triveal » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:00 am

Nice and helpful. Not sure what I really expected from TLS this late anyway

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby snehpets » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:21 am

didn't apply till mid to late november for most of my apps, got into NYU and CLS. especially if you're EDing I can't think why it would make any difference. "Late" is more like post-Thanksgiving or post Christmas even.

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby StrictlyBusiness » Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:37 am

I applied in late January for NYU (29-30th) and Feb 6th at Columbia. In fact I included an incorrect LoR at CLS and didn't complete my app officially until 3/13.

This wasn't ED so I can't speak to that, but applying late wasn't a big issue this year. Schools accepted students off wait lists and late apps in droves. If you have competitive numbers, stop worrying about late October being an issue.

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby T00L » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:22 am

StrictlyBusiness wrote:If you have competitive numbers, stop worrying about late October being an issue.


this is pretty much what I meant. i think most of your anxiety is probably coming from not knowing your lsat score than having to apply [late for early people].

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby Nova » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:18 am

Relax. Applying in October is EARLY.

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby Triveal » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:34 pm

Okay, that's great to know. I didn't really have any idea of what "early" or "late" really was. Thank you.

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Re: Help ease my anxiety about applying in late October

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:04 pm

Triveal wrote:Okay, that's great to know. I didn't really have any idea of what "early" or "late" really was. Thank you.

Early is before Thanksgiving; late is January onwards.




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