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Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby lawschoolboundfuture » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:04 pm

I got a michigan packet in the mail but didnt see a fee waiver with it? Thought it was unusual because all the other packets I've gotten have fee waivers. Did I just miss it when I looked through the packet?

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby 02889 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:36 pm

I got this email yesterday re: fee waivers:

Dear 02889,

Thank you for your interest in Michigan Law. We offer merit-based fee waivers through LSAC's Candidate Referral Service. If you are registered for that service and qualify for a waiver, it will appear automatically in your LSAC account after our application goes live on September 1

[Blah, blah, blah.]

Regards,

Joe

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby dsn32 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:32 pm

Got my viewbook and waiver today via snail mail. Though I am: 1) an in-state applicant, 2) a UMich UG, and 3) have already visited the school.... so any of those could be confounding factors.

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby LSP12 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:44 pm

Did you get a letter with the packet? I think the first round of waivers was dated 8/22, packages included a viewbook and a letter from Dean Z that explicitly states that the application fee has been waived.

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby remix » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:01 pm

dsn32 wrote:Got my viewbook and waiver today via snail mail. Though I am: 1) an in-state applicant, 2) a UMich UG, and 3) have already visited the school.... so any of those could be confounding factors.


I am none of the three and I got a fee waiver.

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby anela00 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:10 am

Did anyone else get a handwritten note on their letter?

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby dsn32 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:41 am

anela00 wrote:Did anyone else get a handwritten note on their letter?


Yeah, I thought it was a nice added touch!

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby voytek » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:47 am

dsn32 wrote:
anela00 wrote:Did anyone else get a handwritten note on their letter?


Yeah, I thought it was a nice added touch!


+1 for the handwritten note. I wonder if it was just a color copier or actual blue ink :P

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby LSP12 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:46 pm

voytek wrote:
dsn32 wrote:
anela00 wrote:Did anyone else get a handwritten note on their letter?


Yeah, I thought it was a nice added touch!


+1 for the handwritten note. I wonder if it was just a color copier or actual blue ink :P


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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby soj » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:57 am

BTW even if you don't get the pamphlet and the handwritten note, you can still email and ask for a fee waiver.

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Postby 02889 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:39 am

soj wrote:BTW even if you don't get the pamphlet and the handwritten note, you can still email and ask for a fee waiver.


Are you sure this is true? I had just emailed them last week and the response (posted above) was that they only did them through CRS and it would show up in the application. Was I just politely, though indirectly being told that I wouldn't be getting one?

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby soj » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:38 am

Yeah, maybe. Sorry.

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby soccer88 » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:02 am

So has anyone had any success soliciting a fee waiver from UM?

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby reallysearch » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:12 pm

LSP12 wrote:
voytek wrote:
dsn32 wrote:
anela00 wrote:Did anyone else get a handwritten note on their letter?


Yeah, I thought it was a nice added touch!


+1 for the handwritten note. I wonder if it was just a color copier or actual blue ink :P



Definitely a real hand written note from Dean Z - just another example of why UMich is so great!


If I get in, will definitely frame the letter with my UMich UG admission letter. Had a handwritten note on that one as well! :)

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby 06102016 » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:30 pm

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Re: Michigan Fee Waiver

Postby shntn » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:35 pm

soccer88 wrote:So has anyone had any success soliciting a fee waiver from UM?

I got an LSAC waiver for this year, and on Mich's fee waiver app, they basically ask you to attach a copy of the LSAC waiver approval and e-mail it in. It would be nice of them to make it automatic, but alas. I understand their need to limit waivers.




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