2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

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Toby Ziegler
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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Toby Ziegler » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:59 am

BruinRegents wrote:MSU unsolicited

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby cannibal ox » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:58 pm

Michigan State unsolicited (probably the third waiver they've sent me).

Buffalo unsolicited.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby SonlenNightfall » Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:24 pm

t-14orbust wrote:Anyone try to solicit from Columbia or Chicago? Also has anyone seen their need-based waiver forms? What kind of stuff do they ask for? If its a simple filling out of information ill try it but I'd rather not have to take the time to send tax returns.


I tried soliciting Columbia for a merit-based a few weeks back. They very passively shot me down with a "if your numbers show the right amount of promise, we will be in touch about it". Very sad day. Additionally Boston College shot me down hardcore, and I even tried to personalize the note and talk about what I had researched related to BC.

3.49, 173.

In happier news here is my list of unsolicited fee waivers to "good" schools (Yes some of these could be argued). If you have similar numbers feel confident asking them for a fee waiver!

Michigan
UVA
Northwestern
Duke
Vanderbilt
Texas
USC
SMU
Emory
William and Mary
UGA
Alabama
Washington and Lee
Wash U
Colorado

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby wealtheow » Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:39 pm

All today...

Michigan (snail mail)
Utah (snail mail)
Michigan State
SUNY Buffalo
FIU

RoaringMice
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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby RoaringMice » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:23 pm

UConn.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Dr.Zer0 » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:52 pm

Measly pamphlet from Columbia

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby californiauser » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:52 pm

Dr.Zer0 wrote:Measly pamphlet from Columbia


Did you apply?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Dr.Zer0 » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:55 pm

californiauser wrote:
Dr.Zer0 wrote:Measly pamphlet from Columbia


Did you apply?


Nope. Got a fee waiver a month ago via email that also mentioned they would be sending something along via snail mail. I was expecting a brochure like UPenn, UMich, and Duke.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby mojangles » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:08 pm

is suny blowing the eff out of anyone else's emails lately? i get like 4 emails a day it feels like... so very annoying

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Instinctive » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:36 pm

SonlenNightfall wrote:
t-14orbust wrote:Anyone try to solicit from Columbia or Chicago? Also has anyone seen their need-based waiver forms? What kind of stuff do they ask for? If its a simple filling out of information ill try it but I'd rather not have to take the time to send tax returns.


I tried soliciting Columbia for a merit-based a few weeks back. They very passively shot me down with a "if your numbers show the right amount of promise, we will be in touch about it". Very sad day. Additionally Boston College shot me down hardcore, and I even tried to personalize the note and talk about what I had researched related to BC.

3.49, 173.


I'm a near-perfect LSAT and GPA and just submitted a request from Columbia. Will let people know how it goes.

I have also received waivers from Penn, Duke, Cornell - Duke's waiver was most intriguing, as it included a "priority track" option to get an admissions decision within 10 days of applying. I almost applied right then and there.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby lastsamurai » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:47 pm

Instinctive wrote:I'm a near-perfect LSAT and GPA and just submitted a request from Columbia. Will let people know how it goes.

I have also received waivers from Penn, Duke, Cornell - Duke's waiver was most intriguing, as it included a "priority track" option to get an admissions decision within 10 days of applying. I almost applied right then and there.


Welcome to the party, and good luck with CLS. Regarding Duke PT, see page 14 of this thread

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby RoaringMice » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:47 pm

UMass.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby hephaestus » Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:51 pm

RoaringMice wrote:UMass.

Well, that's worthless.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Slytherpuff » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:25 pm

Penn unsolicited!

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby AT9 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:53 pm

MSU (two in one day!)
Utah via mail
George Mason via mail

Oh, and I got shut down by UMN again yesterday. They just responded with their need based application. Ugh.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Dr.Zer0 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:15 am

Unsolicited USC fee waiver

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby samoby » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:29 pm

SonlenNightfall wrote:
t-14orbust wrote:Anyone try to solicit from Columbia or Chicago? Also has anyone seen their need-based waiver forms? What kind of stuff do they ask for? If its a simple filling out of information ill try it but I'd rather not have to take the time to send tax returns.


I tried soliciting Columbia for a merit-based a few weeks back. They very passively shot me down with a "if your numbers show the right amount of promise, we will be in touch about it". Very sad day. Additionally Boston College shot me down hardcore, and I even tried to personalize the note and talk about what I had researched related to BC.

3.49, 173.

In happier news here is my list of unsolicited fee waivers to "good" schools (Yes some of these could be argued). If you have similar numbers feel confident asking them for a fee waiver!

Michigan
UVA
Northwestern
Duke
Vanderbilt
Texas
USC
SMU
Emory
William and Mary
UGA
Alabama
Washington and Lee
Wash U
Colorado



That's strange about BC because a lot of the schools that have given you fee waivers are ranked higher. Also, I got a Columbia fee waiver and both of my numbers are lower than yours...also very weird. I will never understand how all of this works.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby lemons » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:46 pm

Savannah Law School is a boutique law school where small classes and expert faculty foster great lawyers. With an 8 to 1 student to faculty ratio, our collaborative community is a renaissance in legal education where you receive the personalized experience needed to succeed.


I've never even heard of Savannah Law School... I'm guessing it's a TTTTTT. But seriously TTT's stop giving me fee waivers! :?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby californiauser » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:46 pm

Dr.Zer0 wrote:Unsolicited USC fee waiver


x2.

URM batch?

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby hephaestus » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:48 pm

lemons wrote:
Savannah Law School is a boutique law school where small classes and expert faculty foster great lawyers. With an 8 to 1 student to faculty ratio, our collaborative community is a renaissance in legal education where you receive the personalized experience needed to succeed.


I've never even heard of Savannah Law School... I'm guessing it's a TTTTTT. But seriously TTT's stop giving me fee waivers! :?

It's owned by John Marshall, which is the first of several very bad signs.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby t-14orbust » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:48 pm

californiauser wrote:
Dr.Zer0 wrote:Unsolicited USC fee waiver


x2.

URM batch?


Also got this, definitely not URM specific.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby Fiero85 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:16 pm

AT9 wrote:MSU (two in one day!)
Utah via mail
George Mason via mail

Oh, and I got shut down by UMN again yesterday. They just responded with their need based application. Ugh.


UMN is being such a tightwad about fee waivers this cycle. Not a good look Minny.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby wealtheow » Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:24 pm

omg William and Mary for real? STOP SPAMMING WITH NO WAIVER.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby RoaringMice » Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:37 pm

Mercer.

I love how they write you these emails full of info, but without telling you where they are.

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Re: 2013-2014 Fee Waivers Rolling In

Postby samoby » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:47 pm

Fiero85 wrote:
AT9 wrote:MSU (two in one day!)
Utah via mail
George Mason via mail

Oh, and I got shut down by UMN again yesterday. They just responded with their need based application. Ugh.


UMN is being such a tightwad about fee waivers this cycle. Not a good look Minny.


Check after you've completed your application. I have a hidden fee waiver from them, but never got an email or anything about it.




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