Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

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Progress01
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Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

Postby Progress01 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:21 pm

Is anyone else getting unsolicited fee waivers left and right? Since my lsat score came back, I keep getting emails from schools giving me fee waivers. I wonder why they're sending me these, so I've been checking each school: at some of these schools, my lsat is in their 75th percentile, so it makes sense they might send me a fee waiver. But My gpa is awful. Gosh awful. And then there are the other schools, and I've checked, and they've sent me waivers, but my lsat score is like in their 25th percentile. So this debunks my theory.

Is anybody else getting tons of fee waivers? Why do schools do this? Is it because they like other parts of you as an applicant to add to the diversity? Or is it just at random? Anyone else experiencing this?

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Re: Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

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Re: Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

Postby KingofSplitters55 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:34 pm

Progress01 wrote:Is anyone else getting unsolicited fee waivers left and right? Since my lsat score came back, I keep getting emails from schools giving me fee waivers. I wonder why they're sending me these, so I've been checking each school: at some of these schools, my lsat is in their 75th percentile, so it makes sense they might send me a fee waiver. But My gpa is awful. Gosh awful. And then there are the other schools, and I've checked, and they've sent me waivers, but my lsat score is like in their 25th percentile. So this debunks my theory.

Is anybody else getting tons of fee waivers? Why do schools do this? Is it because they like other parts of you as an applicant to add to the diversity? Or is it just at random? Anyone else experiencing this?


Nice humblebrag

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Re: Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

Postby Progress01 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:38 pm

KingofSplitters55 wrote:
Progress01 wrote:Is anyone else getting unsolicited fee waivers left and right? Since my lsat score came back, I keep getting emails from schools giving me fee waivers. I wonder why they're sending me these, so I've been checking each school: at some of these schools, my lsat is in their 75th percentile, so it makes sense they might send me a fee waiver. But My gpa is awful. Gosh awful. And then there are the other schools, and I've checked, and they've sent me waivers, but my lsat score is like in their 25th percentile. So this debunks my theory.

Is anybody else getting tons of fee waivers? Why do schools do this? Is it because they like other parts of you as an applicant to add to the diversity? Or is it just at random? Anyone else experiencing this?


Nice humblebrag


I'm not bragging. I'm genuinely curious. I have way below a 3.0 gpa, and a okay lsat score (154). So why on earth am I getting ANY waivers? I wondered if anyone had logic behind it.

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Re: Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

Postby Happy Gilmore » Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:43 pm

Progress01 wrote:
KingofSplitters55 wrote:
Progress01 wrote:Is anyone else getting unsolicited fee waivers left and right? Since my lsat score came back, I keep getting emails from schools giving me fee waivers. I wonder why they're sending me these, so I've been checking each school: at some of these schools, my lsat is in their 75th percentile, so it makes sense they might send me a fee waiver. But My gpa is awful. Gosh awful. And then there are the other schools, and I've checked, and they've sent me waivers, but my lsat score is like in their 25th percentile. So this debunks my theory.

Is anybody else getting tons of fee waivers? Why do schools do this? Is it because they like other parts of you as an applicant to add to the diversity? Or is it just at random? Anyone else experiencing this?


Nice humblebrag


I'm not bragging. I'm genuinely curious. I have way below a 3.0 gpa, and a okay lsat score (154). So why on earth am I getting ANY waivers? I wondered if anyone had logic behind it.


Because you might pay sticker price at their university.

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Re: Is anyone getting a bunch of fee waivers?

Postby jaesonko » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:03 pm

Happy Gilmore wrote:
Progress01 wrote:
KingofSplitters55 wrote:
Progress01 wrote:Is anyone else getting unsolicited fee waivers left and right? Since my lsat score came back, I keep getting emails from schools giving me fee waivers. I wonder why they're sending me these, so I've been checking each school: at some of these schools, my lsat is in their 75th percentile, so it makes sense they might send me a fee waiver. But My gpa is awful. Gosh awful. And then there are the other schools, and I've checked, and they've sent me waivers, but my lsat score is like in their 25th percentile. So this debunks my theory.

Is anybody else getting tons of fee waivers? Why do schools do this? Is it because they like other parts of you as an applicant to add to the diversity? Or is it just at random? Anyone else experiencing this?


Nice humblebrag


I'm not bragging. I'm genuinely curious. I have way below a 3.0 gpa, and a okay lsat score (154). So why on earth am I getting ANY waivers? I wondered if anyone had logic behind it.


Because you might pay sticker price at their university.


Also, having you apply and then denying you lowers their acceptance rate.




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