How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

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How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby boblawlob » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:45 pm

:(

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby North » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:52 pm

Well, it's certainly not good. How bad it is depends largely on what your numbers are and what schools you're applying to. So, what are your numbers and what schools are you applying to?

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:58 pm

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby PRgradBYU » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:50 pm

Strange that myLSN.info lists submitting an application to Yale late as -10 points...

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby North » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:26 pm

PRgradBYU wrote:Strange that myLSN.info lists submitting an application to Yale late as -10 points...

Huh?

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby B90 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:29 pm

North wrote:
PRgradBYU wrote:Strange that myLSN.info lists submitting an application to Yale late as -10 points...

Huh?

Someone's sarcasm detector is broken. :wink:

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby North » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:38 pm

B90 wrote:
North wrote:
PRgradBYU wrote:Strange that myLSN.info lists submitting an application to Yale late as -10 points...

Huh?

Someone's sarcasm detector is broken. :wink:

Derp.

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby PRgradBYU » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:40 pm

B90 wrote:
North wrote:
PRgradBYU wrote:Strange that myLSN.info lists submitting an application to Yale late as -10 points...

Huh?

Someone's sarcasm detector is broken. :wink:


Looks like it. In North's defense, I could have written that a bit clearer.

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby bluepenguin » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:02 am

Got me dinged at a school I should have been safe at (Cornell, 3.4/170, lived 40 minutes away and was a yield lock). Applied literally 5min before the deadline. Thank goodness for small miracles lol.

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby TripTrip » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:24 am

bluepenguin wrote:Got me dinged at a school I should have been safe at (Cornell, 3.4/170, lived 40 minutes away and was a yield lock). Applied literally 5min before the deadline. Thank goodness for small miracles lol.

....3.4/170 is safe at Cornell?

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby bluepenguin » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:53 am

TripTrip wrote:
bluepenguin wrote:Got me dinged at a school I should have been safe at (Cornell, 3.4/170, lived 40 minutes away and was a yield lock). Applied literally 5min before the deadline. Thank goodness for small miracles lol.

....3.4/170 is safe at Cornell?


Well, more like 50% admit 40% WL, tbf. I can't imagine I would have been straight dinged if I applied earlier.

edit: Look at LSN that year and you see why I felt that way
http://cornell.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats/1112/
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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby boblawlob » Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:02 am

bluepenguin wrote:Got me dinged at a school I should have been safe at (Cornell, 3.4/170, lived 40 minutes away and was a yield lock). Applied literally 5min before the deadline. Thank goodness for small miracles lol.

What is the small miracle?

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby bluepenguin » Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:12 am

boblawlob wrote:What is the small miracle?


That I didn't end up going to Cornell. Maybe I misused the expression (is it "blessings"?). I meant thank goodness I didn't pay a ton of money to go to Cornell, not that it was remarkable that I didn't get in.

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby mg7 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:15 am

ITT: people confusingly write unclearly

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby TripTrip » Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:20 am

bluepenguin wrote:
TripTrip wrote:
bluepenguin wrote:Got me dinged at a school I should have been safe at (Cornell, 3.4/170, lived 40 minutes away and was a yield lock). Applied literally 5min before the deadline. Thank goodness for small miracles lol.

....3.4/170 is safe at Cornell?


Well, more like 50% admit 40% WL, tbf. I can't imagine I would have been straight dinged if I applied earlier.

edit: Look at LSN that year and you see why I felt that way
http://cornell.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats/1112/

I'm still not seeing the "safe." I don't think your late app made too much of a difference.

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Re: How bad is it to wait till last minute to submit application

Postby Teflon_Don » Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:35 am

mg7 wrote:ITT: people confusingly write unclearly




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