2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker/FAQ Thread

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:39 pm

missvik218 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Yay! Finally heard back from Duke and its a yes! If only this were an acceptance, rather than just a fee waiver

Also heard back from Duke ... unfortunately with a no :cry: Duke hates me!


It's ok, they hate me too. :cry:

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:40 pm

missvik218 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Yay! Finally heard back from Duke and its a yes! If only this were an acceptance, rather than just a fee waiver

Also heard back from Duke ... unfortunately with a no :cry: Duke hates me!


YP

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby missvik218 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:44 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
missvik218 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Yay! Finally heard back from Duke and its a yes! If only this were an acceptance, rather than just a fee waiver

Also heard back from Duke ... unfortunately with a no :cry: Duke hates me!


YP

:lol: Yah, that's getting pretty standard for me ... <3

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:46 pm

missvik218 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
missvik218 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Yay! Finally heard back from Duke and its a yes! If only this were an acceptance, rather than just a fee waiver

Also heard back from Duke ... unfortunately with a no :cry: Duke hates me!


YP

:lol: Yah, that's getting pretty standard for me ... <3


Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby adora » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:47 pm

164/3.15...know this isn't great compared to others here, but thought I'd share anyway:

Vermont (hidden)
DePaul (hidden)
Regent
Washburn (+scholarship?)
W&M
Temple
Michigan State (+scholarship?)
U. of Houston
St. John's
U. of Richmond
U. of Cincinnati

Really wanting Lewis & Clark. Anyone heard from them?

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby missvik218 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:51 pm

NancyBotwin wrote:Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

Haha, I think the only one (at least on your TLS profile) you're going to MAYBE have to worry about is U. Colorado ... the rest of them are going to love your 170 and want to shower you with schollies!

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby johnstuartmill » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:51 pm

NancyBotwin wrote:Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

Then you do what YP-ing is intended to induce you to do: commit to a school that you previously regarded as a safety, so they let you off the waitlist.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:53 pm

missvik218 wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

Haha, I think the only one (at least on your TLS profile) you're going to MAYBE have to worry about is U. Colorado ... the rest of them are going to love your 170 and want to shower you with schollies!


God I hope you're right. If I get dinged from CU but then in at Fordham or something, I'd be ok with the ding.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby missvik218 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:55 pm

NancyBotwin wrote:
missvik218 wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

Haha, I think the only one (at least on your TLS profile) you're going to MAYBE have to worry about is U. Colorado ... the rest of them are going to love your 170 and want to shower you with schollies!


God I hope you're right. If I get dinged from CU but then in at Fordham or something, I'd be ok with the ding.

If you get dinged at CU this will most definitely be the case ... actually whether you get dinged there or not.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:59 pm

missvik218 wrote:If you get dinged at CU this will most definitely be the case ... actually whether you get dinged there or not.


What, in at Fordham will be the case? Woot. :mrgreen:

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby superflush » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:05 am

Cupidity wrote:Florida schools don't waive the fees, except for financial need through LSAC, but the price is only $30


You mean the state schools in Florida

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby superflush » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:06 am

likeaspark wrote:Anyone receive a fee waiver from BU? I'm holding off on my app, considering shooting an e-mail tomorrow.


Yes, they are very nice about it. Send them an email.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:07 am

superflush wrote:
likeaspark wrote:Anyone receive a fee waiver from BU? I'm holding off on my app, considering shooting an e-mail tomorrow.


Yes, they are very nice about it. Send them an email.


+1. They were super nice and super quick.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Pearalegal » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:18 am

Oh my god, I'm never going to get in anywhere. Seriously, any. where.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby NancyBotwin » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:19 am

Pearalegal wrote:Oh my god, I'm never going to get in anywhere. Seriously, any. where.


I keep thinking that, too. But look at my tar. It will make you feel better.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Pearalegal » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:22 am

NancyBotwin wrote:
Pearalegal wrote:Oh my god, I'm never going to get in anywhere. Seriously, any. where.


I keep thinking that, too. But look at my tar. It will make you feel better.


Image

Damn.

I'M NEVER GOING TO GET IN ANYWHERE.
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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby mi-chan17 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:23 am

My full list, so far:

T1: Duke, UCLA, UVA, UPenn, UMich, UMinn, Northwestern, Gtown, W&M, Vandy, Notre Dame, BU

T2/3/4: U of So. Carolina, Baylor, UCinn, URichmond, UHouston, St. John's, Tulsa, Temple, Regent, Washburn (with free $, apparently)

I'm assuming that Duke/UVA/Penn/Mich/NW/Gtown are having me boost the number of almost-qualified people that they shoot down. I can dream, though.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby amidea » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:08 am

johnstuartmill wrote:
NancyBotwin wrote:Lol. Honestly, I'm actually kind of worried about the YP thing at my more safety-ish schools. What if they YP me because my LSAT is so high for them, even though my GPA is not - so they end up thinking I'll get in somewhere better...but then I never do?

I have nightmares about this stuff.

Then you do what YP-ing is intended to induce you to do: commit to a school that you previously regarded as a safety, so they let you off the waitlist.


i'm new here.. what does YP mean?

EDIT: nevermind! sorry to take up space, figured it out...

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby PoorOrpheus » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:14 am

I know there are several 175+ people who did not get a fee waiver from CLS and are wondering why. While I did get one with a 177, I want to point out two reasons that may be so: 1) URM status and 2) my GPA is sub-par. Most people here who didn't get the fee waiver with 175+ just have outstanding stats all around. CLS probably thinks you're golden at HYS.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby forza » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:17 am

PoorOrpheus wrote:I know there are several 175+ people who did not get a fee waiver from CLS and are wondering why. While I did get one with a 177, I want to point out two reasons that may be so: 1) URM status and 2) my GPA is sub-par. Most people here who didn't get the fee waiver with 175+ just have outstanding stats all around. CLS probably thinks you're golden at HYS.


LOL @ the thought of Columbia worrying about its yield %

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Kronk » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:17 am

I don't know how else to explain how all of the 3.9 / 173 people get waitlisted and all of the 3.8 / 173 people get accepted.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby amidea » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:22 am

PoorOrpheus wrote:I know there are several 175+ people who did not get a fee waiver from CLS and are wondering why. While I did get one with a 177, I want to point out two reasons that may be so: 1) URM status and 2) my GPA is sub-par. Most people here who didn't get the fee waiver with 175+ just have outstanding stats all around. CLS probably thinks you're golden at HYS.



i'm one of those people, but my gpa is 3.63. not bad of course, but i wouldn't say i have a golden ticket to HYS... as much as i wish i could say that.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby johnstuartmill » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:25 am

Yeah, I'm a 175/3.47 without a Columbia waiver, and I'm wondering where they think I'm gonna go instead.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby PoorOrpheus » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:29 am

^ Then maybe the reason is that they are trying to attract more high-scoring URMs...

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby brianmck16 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:45 am

I just applied to Hofstra and it says the fee was $75 bucks...went to checkout and it said the fee was waived. Not sure how that happened, but it was a nice surprise.




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