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SYoshi11
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Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:27 pm

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby spicyyoda17 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:29 pm

SYoshi11 wrote:Hi everyone,

I took the LSAT last year and was lucky enough to get a 179.

However, I haven't received an email for a fee waiver at: Chicago, Columbia, or Penn.

Any ideas why this may be happening?

Thanks!


For your LSAC profile, does it have 2012 listed as the year you wish to attend law school? I took the LSAT in 2010 and forgot to update my enrollment year as 2013 after having taken the LSAT again this summer. I've gotten fee waivers from most places, but I haven't gotten one from Chicago or Columbia. It could be for this reason.

NOTE: I did get one from Penn, however.

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:32 pm

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:39 pm

Found it tucked away in the CRS section. Let's see what happens!

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Re: Fee Waiver

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:49 pm

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby spicyyoda17 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:53 pm

SYoshi11 wrote:I've read a bit of that thread - and there are some suggestions that you email a given school.

Is this the credited path?


For some schools but not for Columbia and Chicago. At this point, it appears you just wait for a few more weeks to see if any more are sent out OR go ahead and send away and pay up.

You could wait until after the October LSAT to see if you get bunched in there for fee waivers; this would not put you at a disadvantage for either school. Still, there is no guarantee that you will get one then even if you qualify.

I feel your pain - it sucks. $85 may be minuscule when compared to tuition, but it's still something. I've been trying to figure out why I didn't get one from either school when other people with both higher and lower numbers have, and the above mentioned theory is the only one I could come up with.

Let me know if you find out about any other possible reasons!

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:58 pm

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby bernaldiaz » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:59 pm

If you graduate in May 2013 why are you worrying about fee waivers

Also what is your GPA

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby nickb285 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:04 pm

Don't get too down just yet. I got a fee waiver from Columbia yesterday afternoon, and my last name is pretty close to the beginning of the alphabet, so you may be down the list.

That said, my fee waiver is clearly a selectivity measure (3.17, 169--I don't make either of their 25th percentiles), so I'm not sure what they'll send to people who actually have a shot at getting in.

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby SYoshi11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:07 pm

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby bernaldiaz » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:08 pm

SYoshi11 wrote:Because people who graduate in May of 2013 enter law school in August/September of 2013 and because people who enter law school in August/September of 2013 apply now.

My LSAC GPA is: 3.95


Lol haha I'm retarded. I have no idea why I forgot that I was part of class of 2013.

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby Taus11 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:30 pm

SYoshi11 wrote:Sounds good, I'll keep trying to investigate.

Thanks!

Hey man where did you find the place where you can change enrollment date? I looked under crs but still having trouble checking/fixing it haha

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Re: Fee Waiver

Postby Crowing » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:38 pm

Taus11 wrote:
SYoshi11 wrote:Sounds good, I'll keep trying to investigate.

Thanks!

Hey man where did you find the place where you can change enrollment date? I looked under crs but still having trouble checking/fixing it haha


It's under "Additional Academic Information."




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