2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby koalacity » Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:57 pm

bee wrote:Another Columbia here

Same. Yet my SO, with an above-median LSAT, didn't get one from them. It really seems like it's practically random within a given score/GPA range.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby emmybee » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:11 pm

Columbia waiver unsolicited! Above median GPA, 25th percentile LSAT :roll:

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby 0913djp » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:19 pm

Got Columbia earlier this afternoon as well. Below the 25th percentile for LSAT but above the median LSAT.

Worth a shot, I suppose.

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Postby 062914123 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:19 pm

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:20 pm

Got Columbia. Now awaiting upenn and Texas

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:30 pm

bee wrote:
koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:Another Columbia here

Same. Yet my SO, with an above-median LSAT, didn't get one from them. It really seems like it's practically random within a given score/GPA range.

it could be because of his gpa? i have a slightly below median lsat but my gpa is above median


I don't know what to think about all this. I am below both medians and I got a waiver. But I am also a URM

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby koalacity » Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:30 pm

bee wrote:
koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:Another Columbia here

Same. Yet my SO, with an above-median LSAT, didn't get one from them. It really seems like it's practically random within a given score/GPA range.

it could be because of his gpa? i have a slightly below median lsat but my gpa is above median

His GPA is >75th, so I don't think that's it, either. Plus, their email specifically states:
"On the basis of your performance on the LSAT only, you have been identified as a prospective law school applicant who, on that criterion alone, has demonstrated a capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education of the first order."
I mean, they really go out of their way to say the waiver is based only on the LSAT. Strange.

eta: at least the email I received said that.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Instinctive » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:08 pm

Man. Was waiting for Columbia. 179 LSAT and still no such luck :(

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:09 pm

koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:
koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:Another Columbia here

Same. Yet my SO, with an above-median LSAT, didn't get one from them. It really seems like it's practically random within a given score/GPA range.

it could be because of his gpa? i have a slightly below median lsat but my gpa is above median

His GPA is >75th, so I don't think that's it, either. Plus, their email specifically states:
"On the basis of your performance on the LSAT only, you have been identified as a prospective law school applicant who, on that criterion alone, has demonstrated a capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education of the first order."
I mean, they really go out of their way to say the waiver is based only on the LSAT. Strange.

eta: at least the email I received said that.


Yea I don't get that because my LSAT certainly doesn't match your friend's. Oh well. Maybe they just want the pleasure of telling me to eff off for free.
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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:09 pm

Instinctive wrote:Man. Was waiting for Columbia. 179 LSAT and still no such luck :(


Not cool. Your LSAT kicks ass.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby JustHawkin » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:12 pm

koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:
koalacity wrote:
bee wrote:Another Columbia here

Same. Yet my SO, with an above-median LSAT, didn't get one from them. It really seems like it's practically random within a given score/GPA range.

it could be because of his gpa? i have a slightly below median lsat but my gpa is above median

His GPA is >75th, so I don't think that's it, either. Plus, their email specifically states:
"On the basis of your performance on the LSAT only, you have been identified as a prospective law school applicant who, on that criterion alone, has demonstrated a capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education of the first order."
I mean, they really go out of their way to say the waiver is based only on the LSAT. Strange.

eta: at least the email I received said that.

Got the same email. It states that the recipient's LSAT demonstates the capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education "of the first order".
Does this necessarily mean Columbia? This term could mean that the recipient could benefit from a legal education in general, not to any specific school.
Just my two cents.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:14 pm

His GPA is >75th, so I don't think that's it, either. Plus, their email specifically states:
"On the basis of your performance on the LSAT only, you have been identified as a prospective law school applicant who, on that criterion alone, has demonstrated a capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education of the first order."
I mean, they really go out of their way to say the waiver is based only on the LSAT. Strange.

eta: at least the email I received said that.[/quote]
Got the same email. It states that the recipient's LSAT demonstates the capability to contribute to and benefit from a legal education "of the first order".
Does this necessarily mean Columbia? This term could mean that the recipient could benefit from a legal education in general, not to any specific school.
Just my two cents.[/quote]

You think the people who send out the emails are lawyers?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:16 pm

3.6/161 URM here. I have gotten waivers from most of t14 :lol: I feel like the person who gets nominated for homecoming King only to be publicly told to fuck off.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby JustHawkin » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:17 pm

OsaroLJ wrote:3.6/161 URM here. I have gotten waivers from most of t14 :lol: I feel like the person who gets nominated for homecoming King only to be publicly told to fuck off.

Very close in stats, and I feel the very same way!

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby blkstl » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:24 pm

JustHawkin wrote:
OsaroLJ wrote:3.6/161 URM here. I have gotten waivers from most of t14 :lol: I feel like the person who gets nominated for homecoming King only to be publicly told to fuck off.

Very close in stats, and I feel the very same way!



I'm in pretty much the same boat. If past stats show I have a pretty fair shot of getting into these schools AND they're going to let me apply for free, I'm far from upset.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby OsaroLJ » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:25 pm

JustHawkin wrote:
OsaroLJ wrote:3.6/161 URM here. I have gotten waivers from most of t14 :lol: I feel like the person who gets nominated for homecoming King only to be publicly told to fuck off.

Very close in stats, and I feel the very same way!


I guess I like pain and rejection because I am gonna apply to all of them gaddemit.

Just got Georgetown and Vandy BTW

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby gelato » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:26 pm

Vandy!

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Postby chuckbass » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:31 pm

gelato wrote:Vandy!

+1

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Postby wealtheow » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:35 pm

scotth724 wrote:
gelato wrote:Vandy!

+1

+2

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby koalacity » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:57 pm

wealtheow wrote:
scotth724 wrote:
gelato wrote:Vandy!

+1

+2

Nothing here from Vandy or GULC :/.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby aboutmydaylight » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:00 pm

3.9/168/173 URM here.

Got Georgetown, UCLA, and Columbia with my 168, and UVA sent one after my 173. I've got a ton from lower ranked schools as well. Any of you guys got anything from Chicago/Penn?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby drevo » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:14 pm

Instinctive wrote:Man. Was waiting for Columbia. 179 LSAT and still no such luck :(


This is confusing because as noted the Columbia email sounds as if they are sending them out to people above a certain LSAT score. Just curious is your GPA below their 25th? I've been trying to to see if GPA is playing into fee waivers

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby 062914123 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:23 pm

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby lawschool22 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:25 pm

wealtheow wrote:
scotth724 wrote:
gelato wrote:Vandy!

+1

+2

+3

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Fiero85 » Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:53 pm

No love from Columbia...the last of my apps without a waiver, all in the CCN-T25 range.

App is ready, should I stop holding out for Columbia?

Stats: below c/o 2016 LSAT median, above GPA 75th




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