Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

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GoingForGold
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Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby GoingForGold » Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:07 pm

They ask me to contact someone and let them know my level of interest in GULC? Is this just yield protection as I am above medians?

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby Real Madrid » Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:59 pm

Things can change, but I've never known GULC to yield protect.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby PRgradBYU » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:39 am

What are your numbers, OP?

GoingForGold
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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby GoingForGold » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:22 am

176 3.6

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby GoingForGold » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:36 am

If they don't yield protect this would seem to be a giant bitch slap as to the quality of the rest of my application and an unfavorable sign as to the rest of the cycle. Only other response so far is in at NU.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby Crowing » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:39 am

GoingForGold wrote:If they don't yield protect this would seem to be a giant bitch slap as to the quality of the rest of my application and an unfavorable sign as to the rest of the cycle. Only other response so far is in at NU.


Historically they have never done it. It doesn't mean there's something objectively wrong with your app (maybe someone just didn't like something?) but you might want to check over your submission on LSAC just incase.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby GoingForGold » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:55 am

Also my alumni interview couldn't have gone better. Lasted for around an hour and he told me at end he was going to give me highest recommendation. It turned out that he had a personal interest in several ventures of mine and so we hit it off immediately. I am going to go ahead and LOCI them and see what happens here.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby PRgradBYU » Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:32 am

Hmm, you'd think GULC would want to gobble up that 176 of yours. That's bizarre. I'm honestly just as shocked as you are but even with your stellar numbers, alumni interviews are never indicative of admissions chances.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby megagnarley » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:00 pm

GoingForGold wrote:Also my alumni interview couldn't have gone better. Lasted for around an hour and he told me at end he was going to give me highest recommendation. It turned out that he had a personal interest in several ventures of mine and so we hit it off immediately. I am going to go ahead and LOCI them and see what happens here.


I had the same exact thing happen. Don't worry. You will get into better schools and this will be a distant memory.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby hannnahbb » Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:13 am

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby Dr. Dre » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:32 am

don't get too hung up on GEORGETTTOWN

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby talesofyore » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:02 am

PRgradBYU wrote:Hmm, you'd think GULC would want to gobble up that 176 of yours. That's bizarre. I'm honestly just as shocked as you are but even with your stellar numbers, alumni interviews are never indicative of admissions chances.


I'm starting to think alumni interviews are done just to confirm that you won't be a complete embarrassment to the school if admitted. :o

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby Big Dog » Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:40 am

Historically they have never done it.


This year, GULC appears to be conducting a lot of group interviews with candidates over their 75ths (one or both).

The group interview may be a form of YP.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby untar614 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:47 am

i'm over 7th%ile LSAT and over median GPA at Georgetown and got the same deal. Well, actually, mine says "a special group within our Preferred Waiting List". According to a friend of mine who's a 1L at GULC, that special group is almost always accepted and they just want you to express interest, and he was on that same special group of preferred waitlist last year too. Dunno if urs says the "special group" thing too.

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby hopingtogetin » Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:05 am

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Re: Georgetown 'Preferred Waiting List'

Postby talesofyore » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:39 am

Big Dog wrote:
Historically they have never done it.


This year, GULC appears to be conducting a lot of group interviews with candidates over their 75ths (one or both).

The group interview may be a form of YP.


For my group interview they just invited everyone in the area who was interested it seemed. The email I got stated that the interview was gonna be taking place, and they only have spots for a limited amount of people so first come first served.




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