Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

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xylocarp
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Re: Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

Postby xylocarp » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:10 pm

sorry, I totally forgot about this thread but I just updated with the rest of the T14.

also I just made this post as a resource, so hopefully others can chime in on specific C&F issues bc I really can't give advice there.

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Re: Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

Postby Clyde Frog » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:33 pm

xylocarp wrote:sorry, I totally forgot about this thread but I just updated with the rest of the T14.

also I just made this post as a resource, so hopefully others can chime in on specific C&F issues bc I really can't give advice there.


Awesome. Thank you so much.

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Re: Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

Postby rbrown0824 » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:45 pm

gatesome wrote:
Clyde Frog wrote:Any info on Harvard's c&f?

11. Character and Fitness
Required field icon Indicates a required field.

PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS.

If you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, you must provide details in the space provided.

Required field 1. At any educational institution, have you ever been found responsible for behavioral misconduct that resulted in anything more than a verbal reprimand or are any charges pending?
Yes
No

Required field 2. At any educational institution, have you ever been found responsible for academic misconduct or are any charges pending?
Yes
No

Required field 3. In a professional setting, have you been subject to disciplinary sanctions, or are any charges pending?
Yes
No

Required field 4. Have you ever been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to, any felony or misdemeanor, other than: an arrest or other detention that did not result in a conviction, or in which a conviction was vacated; a first conviction for any of the following misdemeanors: drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, affray or disturbance of the peace; or any misdemeanor conviction that occurred more than five years before your application for admission, unless you were also sentenced to imprisonment, or were convicted of any additional offense within the five year period.

Note that you are not required to answer “yes” to this question, or provide an explanation, if the criminal adjudication or conviction has been expunged, sealed, annulled, pardoned, destroyed, erased, impounded, or otherwise ordered by a court to be kept confidential.
Yes
No

Required field 5. Are you currently deferring enrollment at a law school that requires a commitment not to apply elsewhere?
Yes
No

Required field 6. Have you ever attended a law school?
Yes
No

7. If you answered yes to any of the above questions, please expain here. (maximum characters 500)


What the heck lol 500 characters max?

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Re: Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

Postby Atmosphere » Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:07 pm

mornincounselor wrote:Not sure if this needs to be disclosed and/or how I should explain it.

In undergrad one haloween I went out to a party and got very intoxicated. I returned with a friend to their dorm room, went up a flight of stairs to use the men's bathroom and forgot which room they were in. I went into a lounge and went to sleep on the couch. I was awakened by public safety officers who recognized I was overly intoxicated and they suggested I stay the night at the hospital to make sure I was okay. I complied and was brought to the hospital by ambulance.

I later met with the resident director at my dorm. At no time was I cited, ticketed, charged, or subjected to disclipinary action. I was not even required to complete any alcohol safety courses. The incident was about my safety not any kind of punishment.

Anyone have some advice? Thanks.



I think you'll be fine if there was no report filed/no paper-trail.

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Re: Character & Fitness Questions (2014-2015 Cycle)

Postby lineberr » Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:15 pm

Good day - I am working on completing my C&F addendum and I thought I would ask here to see if anyone might know the answer before calling the school Admissions office.

The C&F question on my application reads:

Have you ever been a party to a civil lawsuit, other court proceeding, or government administrative action or proceeding?

I am inferring that I do not have to disclose criminal court proceedings where I was the victim. I believe this question is only addressing any court proceedings in which I was the Plaintiff or Defendant.

Please let me know if anyone else would interpret this to mean that I should report cases where I was the victim. I am also pretty confident that as a victim to a criminal court case that I have certain protection rights where I don't have to disclose.




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