Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby Jaqen » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:36 pm

Solicited:
Georgetown
UCLA
Tulane
Duke
UVA

Unsolicited:
Columbia
NYU
Penn
Vanderbilt
Minnesota
W&M
BC
SMU
U of Houston
U of Miami
Wake Forest
Temple
U of Arizona
Suffolk
Cardozo

ETA:
Hidden: Northwestern & Michigan!
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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby Kitkatt » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:56 pm

sinfiery wrote:Still no Colombia fee waiver :(


That's really strange. I received the email today and it said that the fee waiver was based only on LSAT score. My score is three points lower than yours, I can't figure out why you wouldn't have received it!

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby anela00 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:13 pm

Ugh, I tried soliciting a fee waiver from NYU and they said they only provide them through CRS. I have a 3.9/173...why didn't I get one. :(

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby nick_scheu » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:38 pm

3.5/166

Solicited:
Virginia
UCLA

Solicited and rejected (long shots all):
Cornell
GWU

Unsolicited:
Tulane
Boston University
University of Pittsburg
Liberty
Phoenix
Richmond
Charlotte
Washburn
Northeastern
John Marshall (email said "ask if you want one")
Northern Kentucky
Hamline
Denver
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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby erican09 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:07 pm

3.71/161 (URM- MA if that matters..)

Solicited:
Northeastern
Rutgers - Newark
Colorado
Washington U

Unsolicited:
Boston U
Boston College
Duke
Penn
UVA
W&M
Notre Dame
Cardozo
Drexel
Liberty
Phoenix
Denver
Toledo
Oregon
Illinois
Michigan
Houston
SLU
Suny
Vandy
Cincinatti

A lot of other schools as well, but they're buried in my email.

I'm also getting a ton of "join our Hispanic/La Raza/Multicultural club!!!" emails from schools like UCLA and Michigan as well.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby sinfiery » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:10 pm

Kitkatt wrote:
sinfiery wrote:Still no Colombia fee waiver :(


That's really strange. I received the email today and it said that the fee waiver was based only on LSAT score. My score is three points lower than yours, I can't figure out why you wouldn't have received it!

Wish I knew...because I am definitely applying there. I checked for a hidden waiver from them before so my app was at 100% completed. Hope that wasn't the reason but it just seems like paranoia from my end.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby meemz » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:18 pm

All of mine are unsolicited. It doesn't matter because I'm an LSAC fee waiver recipient.

Toledo
Columbia
Boston College
Wake Forest
Mercer
Charlotte Law
SMU
University Of Richmond
Phoenix
Liberty
Qunnipiac
William and mary
Florida A&M
West Virginia
Baylor
Tulsa
Coastal Law
Michigan State
NKU
University of Idaho
Cardozo
Tulane
Temple
Hamline
John Marshall
University of Wisconsin
University O Minnesota
George Washington
University of Miami
Widener
University of Baltimore
Valparaiso
Ohio State
Cincinati
Western England
Seton Hall

The first four I received after my October score of 168 The rest were after my June score of 159

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby jubee » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:37 pm

sinfiery wrote:
Kitkatt wrote:
sinfiery wrote:Still no Colombia fee waiver :(


That's really strange. I received the email today and it said that the fee waiver was based only on LSAT score. My score is three points lower than yours, I can't figure out why you wouldn't have received it!

Wish I knew...because I am definitely applying there. I checked for a hidden waiver from them before so my app was at 100% completed. Hope that wasn't the reason but it just seems like paranoia from my end.



I have been doing the same thing. You think that somehow a fee waiver wouldn't show up after the application's at 100% (like a tech glitch)? I just rechecked everywhere for hidden waivers and still have none. I assume CRS has to be entirely a numbers thing, as thats all they have access to of substance through the service so I really don't understand why I haven't received any! It's making me paranoid as to why...

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby jubee » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:41 pm

Also, what do you guys say in your emails to school soliciting for waivers? Since if I don't get any hidden by beginning of next week I'll definitely want to try the route. Thanks!

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby Kitkatt » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:03 pm

Any word on Chicago or Northwestern? Does Northwestern send out unsolicited fee waivers? I wasn't entirely sure.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby sinfiery » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:37 pm

Woke up to Northwestern unsolicited

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby MustacheMarshall » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:24 pm

sinfiery wrote:Woke up to Northwestern unsolicited


+1

Kitkatt wrote:Any word on Chicago or Northwestern?


I got one from Chicago back in September so they do send out unsolicited but I don't know if they've sent them out since Oct scores came out.

Has anyone ever successfully solicited Columbia, NYU or Penn?

My GPA is somewhat low at 3.6 but I was hoping my 171 would maybe get me a waiver since I keep seeing people with lower scores getting them unsolicited.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby M458 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:33 pm

Got Northwestern hidden, and Cornell unsolicited.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby sinfiery » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:32 pm

Replied to Columbia saying, I didn't receive a merit based fee waiver while others did so I must not be qualified, and so in lieu of these unexpected events do they offer a need based waiver outside of LSAC waiver?

Thought maybe the hint would get me a waiver...


nope. Why Columbia, why?
:(

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby sinfiery » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:38 pm

Wormfather wrote:
sinfiery wrote:Replied to Columbia saying, I didn't receive a merit based fee waiver while others did so I must not be qualified, and so in lieu of these unexpected events do they offer a need based waiver outside of LSAC waiver?

Thought maybe the hint would get me a waiver...


nope. Why Columbia, why?
:(


They're going to end up giving you a fully, what more do you want?

Money to buy booze between now and my first loan disbursement!

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby timeandspace11 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:59 pm

Unsolicited:
BU
Emory
UCLA
William and Mary
Washington and Lee
Alabama
Case Western
Notre Dame
Denver
Cincinnati
Northeastern
University of Minnesota
Arizona
Northeastern
Tulane
Michigan State
and quite a few others I dont care about


Failed Solicited:
Fordham (told me they only give need based)
GW (sad about that one)


Still Waiting:
NU
Cornell (sent me a letter asking to apply)
BC (responded that they would get back to me but have not yet)

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby GatorFan305 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:25 pm

anela00 wrote:Ugh, I tried soliciting a fee waiver from NYU and they said they only provide them through CRS. I have a 3.9/173...why didn't I get one. :(


I wrote to Minnesota, and they said they don't grant fee waivers to people who registered for the CRS after taking the LSAT (which would be me). I'm not sure about NYU, but I also thought I'd get one from them. For what it's worth, Minnesota accepted my financial appeal.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby jubee » Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:17 am

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby risa » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:16 am

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby GatorFan305 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:20 pm

risa wrote:
NeedADrink wrote:Can anyone tell me their numbers for the NYU waivers that have been popping up?

I got one (but back on October 3rd) with a 3.87 LSAC GPA / 169 and 166 LSAT. I've also got 8 years of work experience but not sure if that would show up on CRS or even matter for these things.

Other top-20's (all unsolicited):
U. Chicago
NYU
U. Penn
U. Virginia
U. Michigan
Duke
Northwestern
Cornell
UCLA
UT Austin
Vanderbilt
USC

It's my first time on this forum (and of course now I'm up late reading obsessively). It never occurred to me to solicit merit based fee waivers but I've been holding off on submitting my apps to schools I still hoped I'd get one from (BU, UNC, GW...) I'll check for hidden fee waivers in the morning and then try email solicitations Monday. Fingers crossed!


GW gave me a merit-based fee waiver when I e-mailed them; UNC says it's only doing need-based this year.

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby cahwc12 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:19 pm

GULC email

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby anela00 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:22 pm

cahwc12 wrote:GULC email


Me too. Unsolicited fee waiver from Georgetown. Now if I could only get one from NYU...

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby risa » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:39 pm

GatorFan305 wrote:GW gave me a merit-based fee waiver when I e-mailed them; UNC says it's only doing need-based this year.

Same here on both. BU replied "Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a merit-based fee waiver by request. We do offer select candidates merit-based fee waivers through CRS." I also emailed American and they told me they are waiving all application fees automatically until December 31st. All replied by the time I woke up here on the west coast! (I emailed last night)

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby timeandspace11 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 7:44 pm

risa wrote:
GatorFan305 wrote:GW gave me a merit-based fee waiver when I e-mailed them; UNC says it's only doing need-based this year.

Same here on both. BU replied "Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a merit-based fee waiver by request. We do offer select candidates merit-based fee waivers through CRS." I also emailed American and they told me they are waiving all application fees automatically until December 31st. All replied by the time I woke up here on the west coast! (I emailed last night)


What does it mean when they say they grant waivers through CRS. Does that just mean they look at your numbers through LSAC?

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Re: Post-October 2012 Fee Waivers

Postby remix » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:50 pm

timeandspace11 wrote:What does it mean when they say they grant waivers through CRS. Does that just mean they look at your numbers through LSAC?


Pretty much.




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