2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby TheJanitor6203 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:00 pm

skzen75 wrote:I called Colorado and was told to give them a call back at the end of September/beginning of October because they are busy squaring the incoming class away right now. I can PM you the number if you'd like.

Thanks but I'll just email them again then if I haven't heard back yet.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby mandyjay11 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:22 pm

TheJanitor6203 wrote:Solicited fee waivers from the following:
Georgetown- granted
UVA- Granted
Alabama- Granted
Washington and Lee- no fee this year
UT- denied
SMU- no response yet
Penn- no response yet
Northwestern- No fee if you apply before Nov 4
George Washington- told me to ask after Oct 1
Fordham- told me to ask after Sep 1
Duke- denied
Cornell- denied
Colorado- no response yet
Berkeley- no response yet
Texas Tech- denied

The fact that I got denied by Tech made me laugh. It's the only school I ask for a waiver from that my numbers exceed both 75%.



How did you get gtown ? Was that need based ?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby TheJanitor6203 » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:34 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:
TheJanitor6203 wrote:Solicited fee waivers from the following:
Georgetown- granted
UVA- Granted
Alabama- Granted
Washington and Lee- no fee this year
UT- denied
SMU- no response yet
Penn- no response yet
Northwestern- No fee if you apply before Nov 4
George Washington- told me to ask after Oct 1
Fordham- told me to ask after Sep 1
Duke- denied
Cornell- denied
Colorado- no response yet
Berkeley- no response yet
Texas Tech- denied

The fact that I got denied by Tech made me laugh. It's the only school I ask for a waiver from that my numbers exceed both 75%.



How did you get gtown ? Was that need based ?

Veteran

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby charlie.black » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:25 am

Vandy yesterday via email.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby stickershocked » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:01 pm

Very long email about informational interviews with no waiver from Iowa.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby attackpizza » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:06 pm

stickershocked wrote:Very long email about informational interviews with no waiver from Iowa.


Same.

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Postby Toby Ziegler » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:40 pm

attackpizza wrote:
stickershocked wrote:Very long email about informational interviews with no waiver from Iowa.


Same.


Me too, and I am not applying until next cycle. Although I did have my transcripts up til this point entered in just to make sure my W's were non punitive.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby itachiuchiha » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:34 pm

can someone give a list of schools where apps will be free?

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Postby cannibal ox » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:37 pm

I have decent numbers, but also do not make much money. What's a good way to solicit fee waivers from schools, list my stats, or play to my financial situation? I don't want to give schools the impression that I'm only interested in attending if I can get a fee waiver, but I definitely won't be applying to a some schools without a waiver, despite my interest.
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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Toby Ziegler » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:55 pm

cannibal ox wrote:I have decent numbers (167/3.63), but also do not make much money. What's a good way to solicit fee waivers from schools, list my stats, or play to my financial situation? I don't want to give schools the impression that I'm only interested in attending if I can get a fee waiver, but I definitely won't be applying to a some schools without a waiver, despite my interest.


Both. Explain your situation then list your numbers as a supplemental piece of information.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Hapalawyer » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:05 pm

I solicited one from Georgetown this morning, just sent them an email. Does anyone know how to get CCN waivers?

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Postby Toby Ziegler » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:09 pm

Hapalawyer wrote:I solicited one from Georgetown this morning, just sent them an email. Does anyone know how to get CCN waivers?

I haven't seen (not been looking too closely) anyone get a waiver from Chicago that didn't have an LSAC fee waiver.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby mojangles » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:30 pm

itachiuchiha wrote:can someone give a list of schools where apps will be free?


Only ones I know of off hand are NU (free through 11/05), WUSTL free if you apply through their site, and UIUC. NU and WUSTL were mentioned earlier in this thread. I'm not sure how many intend to apply to UIUC, although I will be which is how I discovered the information

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby jrsbaseball5 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:40 pm

Travis12 wrote:
attackpizza wrote:
stickershocked wrote:Very long email about informational interviews with no waiver from Iowa.


Same.


Me too, and I am not applying until next cycle. Although I did have my transcripts up til this point entered in just to make sure my W's were non punitive.


Same here and my transcripts are in, but not processed.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby TheJanitor6203 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:50 pm

Baylor is also free this year.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Vexed » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:44 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:
TheJanitor6203 wrote:Solicited fee waivers from the following:
Georgetown- granted
UVA- Granted
Alabama- Granted
Washington and Lee- no fee this year
UT- denied
SMU- no response yet
Penn- no response yet
Northwestern- No fee if you apply before Nov 4
George Washington- told me to ask after Oct 1
Fordham- told me to ask after Sep 1
Duke- denied
Cornell- denied
Colorado- no response yet
Berkeley- no response yet
Texas Tech- denied

The fact that I got denied by Tech made me laugh. It's the only school I ask for a waiver from that my numbers exceed both 75%.



How did you get gtown ? Was that need based ?


I also got one by emailing my stats (not a veteran).

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby sasquatchsam » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:48 pm

Thought I would give some info on my recent experience soliciting fee waivers.

Chicago:
Thank you for your inquiry. Our fee waiver options are explained on our website: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospectives/feewaivers.
According to the link this is their policy "The Law School will also send out additional fee waivers to applicants based upon data from the Candidate Referral Service (CRS) and in conjunction with various recruiting events. The Law School is unable to consider individual Fee waiver requests."

Virginia: Success (as many on here have already noted)

University of Washington:
Thank you for your message and interest in UW School of Law. Attached you will find the fee waiver application form. Please read the form carefully and email or fax the completed form along with your supporting documentation to our office after October 1. We cannot accept fee waiver applications before that time. Should you be granted a fee waiver, we will email you with the fee waiver code.

Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions.
The form says that they will consider offering a fee waiver to "Applicants with a GPA and/or an LSAT score at or above our medians"

I did not solicit waivers from GULC, Cornell, Duke, or Michigan because I received unsolicited waivers. I have yet to solicit waivers from Columbia/Northwestern/NYU/Penn because I am not sure if I will apply to those schools.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby TheJanitor6203 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:16 pm

sasquatchsam wrote:Thought I would give some info on my recent experience soliciting fee waivers.

Chicago:
Thank you for your inquiry. Our fee waiver options are explained on our website: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospectives/feewaivers.
According to the link this is their policy "The Law School will also send out additional fee waivers to applicants based upon data from the Candidate Referral Service (CRS) and in conjunction with various recruiting events. The Law School is unable to consider individual Fee waiver requests."

Virginia: Success (as many on here have already noted)

University of Washington:
Thank you for your message and interest in UW School of Law. Attached you will find the fee waiver application form. Please read the form carefully and email or fax the completed form along with your supporting documentation to our office after October 1. We cannot accept fee waiver applications before that time. Should you be granted a fee waiver, we will email you with the fee waiver code.

Please feel free to contact our office should you have any questions.
The form says that they will consider offering a fee waiver to "Applicants with a GPA and/or an LSAT score at or above our medians"

I did not solicit waivers from GULC, Cornell, Duke, or Michigan because I received unsolicited waivers. I have yet to solicit waivers from Columbia/Northwestern/NYU/Penn because I am not sure if I will apply to those schools.


Northwestern is free until Nov 4

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby lastsamurai » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:38 pm

Just received an application fee waiver from UVA, but I had already solicited one...

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby stickershocked » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:39 pm

lastsamurai wrote:Just received an application fee waiver from UVA, but I had already solicited one...


Just got UVA via email, UNsolicited.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby EzraFitz » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:42 pm

stickershocked wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:Just received an application fee waiver from UVA, but I had already solicited one...


Just got UVA via email, UNsolicited.

This

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby HYS123 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:47 pm

stickershocked wrote:
Just got UVA via email, UNsolicited.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby lastsamurai » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:48 pm

Sorry, let me be more clear. I solicited a fee waiver about two weeks ago and received a code for it within a half an hour. Today they sent me an unsolicited waiver. So now I guess I don't have to use the code. #doublewaivered

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Postby t14splitter » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:52 pm

lastsamurai wrote:Sorry, let me be more clear. I solicited a fee waiver about two weeks ago and received a code for it within a half an hour. Today they sent me an unsolicited waiver. So now I guess I don't have to use the code. #doublewaivered


same here

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby emmybee » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:55 pm

Just got UVA unsolicited! 168/3.7x. The floor seems pretty low...? Or does UVA generally give waivers to people with similar numbers to mine? MyLSN says 29% of people with similar stats got a waiver in the last two cycles. Either way, this is giving me hope that I probably shouldn't have :D




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