When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

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When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby jdapplicant » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:16 pm

I know that Harvard doesn't reply with acceptance letters until late-November.

How long do other T-14 schools take to respond after your status check says that your application is "under review?"

Do schools generally respond with rejections/wait lists faster than they send out acceptance letters?

This is all assuming no ED. Thanks!

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby AlanShore » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:30 pm

jdapplicant wrote:I know that Harvard doesn't reply with acceptance letters until late-November.

How long do other T-14 schools take to respond after your status check says that your application is "under review?"

Do schools generally respond with rejections/wait lists faster than they send out acceptance letters?

This is all assuming no ED. Thanks!

assuming you submit very early, anytime from end of oct to may.

most likely nov-jan

rejections can come along with acceptances; waitlists generally take a little longer

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby jdapplicant » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:42 pm

AlanShore wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:I know that Harvard doesn't reply with acceptance letters until late-November.

How long do other T-14 schools take to respond after your status check says that your application is "under review?"

Do schools generally respond with rejections/wait lists faster than they send out acceptance letters?

This is all assuming no ED. Thanks!

assuming you submit very early, anytime from end of oct to may.

most likely nov-jan

rejections can come along with acceptances; waitlists generally take a little longer



Thanks. My application status currently reads "under review" at a T-5. I was hoping that they would reply sooner since I applied in the first week of September. Too bad every school doesn't offer a priority track like Duke does.

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby midwest17 » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:58 pm

jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby NapoleonXV » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:04 am


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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby NapoleonXV » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:04 am

midwest17 wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?


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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby Happy Gilmore » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am

NapoleonXV wrote:
midwest17 wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?


Means FXXX OFF NYU


T5 is more accurate anyways.

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby jdapplicant » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:11 am

midwest17 wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?



That was my abbreviation for a top-5 law school

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby jdapplicant » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:12 am

NapoleonXV wrote:Use this :

http://mylsn.info/whenwilliknow.php


Thanks, that site is very helpful.

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby NapoleonXV » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:22 am

jdapplicant wrote:
midwest17 wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?



That was my abbreviation for a top-5 law school


FYI the concept of T5 law school is hardly ever used. It is either T3 or T6 or T14

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby midwest17 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:26 am

NapoleonXV wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:
midwest17 wrote:
jdapplicant wrote:T-5


What is this?



That was my abbreviation for a top-5 law school


FYI the concept of T5 law school is hardly ever used. It is either T3 or T6 or T14


Yeah. I was mostly curious about who you were kicking out of the T6.

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby jdapplicant » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:54 pm

I didn't include NYU in my top 5. But you're right, I should have used the more common designation for T-6 to include the full first two tiers. HYS/CCN

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Re: When will law schools start respond with acceptances?

Postby midwest17 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:09 pm

When people use non-standard tiers, I tend to assume that they're right on the edge (i.e. the Vanderbilt student who says they attend a top-15 law school, or the person who says they graduated in the top 13% of their class.)




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