2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker/FAQ Thread

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby ruleser » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:55 am

Did everyone get the e-mail from Illinois today - from the e-mail I couldn't tell if they were just offering me a fee waiver or if they were just waiving ap fees this year in general?

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby 02082010 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:55 am

ruleser wrote:Did everyone get the e-mail from Illinois today - from the e-mail I couldn't tell if they were just offering me a fee waiver or if they were just waiving ap fees this year in general?


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emtuoh wrote:Wow. U of Illinois really does give fee waivers to everyone. I just got one even though I'm only a "consider" there. I guess I'll apply anyway. :roll:


Not giving fee waivers, they just have no app fee this year. Better way to think of it.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby ruleser » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:58 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:
ruleser wrote:Did everyone get the e-mail from Illinois today - from the e-mail I couldn't tell if they were just offering me a fee waiver or if they were just waiving ap fees this year in general?


hopefulundergrad wrote:
emtuoh wrote:Wow. U of Illinois really does give fee waivers to everyone. I just got one even though I'm only a "consider" there. I guess I'll apply anyway. :roll:


Not giving fee waivers, they just have no app fee this year. Better way to think of it.

Hmm... I wonder if that means they had a bad year recruiting last year? Or if it's just PR to offset some of the bad stuff that came up last year?

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby 02082010 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:59 am

ruleser wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
ruleser wrote:Did everyone get the e-mail from Illinois today - from the e-mail I couldn't tell if they were just offering me a fee waiver or if they were just waiving ap fees this year in general?


hopefulundergrad wrote:
emtuoh wrote:Wow. U of Illinois really does give fee waivers to everyone. I just got one even though I'm only a "consider" there. I guess I'll apply anyway. :roll:


Not giving fee waivers, they just have no app fee this year. Better way to think of it.

Hmm... I wonder if that means they had a bad year recruiting last year? Or if it's just PR to offset some of the bad stuff that came up last year?


That and its a way to drive up apps.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:00 pm

missvik218 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I e-mailed GULC asking for a fee waiver, they replied with a "lol no".


Like you'd go there anyway.


Everybody needs their safeties. Eh, I'll just wait till early January to apply, if any acceptances from better schools have arrived before that, then SCREW 'EM! I don't need your diploma mill!

Lol @ you this week Helm and your bitterness about not getting fee waivers from safeties!


I'm still waiting to hear back from Cornell and Duke. Hell, if even Cornell (of all places!) won't pony up a fee waiver, then I know all is lost.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby john titor » Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:02 pm

I graduated anger management the same way I graduated from Cornell: on time.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby iminlstrick » Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:14 pm

Received priority track invite TODAY. YAY!!!!!!!!! PM me for details.

Also received the Illinois e-mail.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:14 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
ruleser wrote:Hmm... I wonder if that means they had a bad year recruiting last year? Or if it's just PR to offset some of the bad stuff that came up last year?


That and its a way to drive up apps.



Well they need to admit these two guys who are politically connected so it might drive down their medians, so they are giving out fee waivers so they can get up to their GPA goals.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby humdrum » Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:49 pm

well i did not get Duke's PT, but I got Baylor's Preferred Applicant Program. Hooray!

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:50 pm

Duke basically replied to me with an "errrrmmm, we'll thinkuhbutit".

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:50 pm

humdrum wrote:well i did not get Duke's PT, but I got Baylor's Preferred Applicant Program. Hooray!



I got Duke but no Baylor

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby humdrum » Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:59 pm

Helmholtz wrote:Duke basically replied to me with an "errrrmmm, we'll thinkuhbutit".


for fee waiver or PT? i wasn't going to apply, but got a fee waiver and now i probably will. but i'd feel bad about bugging them for PT.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:00 pm

humdrum wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:Duke basically replied to me with an "errrrmmm, we'll thinkuhbutit".


for fee waiver or PT? i wasn't going to apply, but got a fee waiver and now i probably will. but i'd feel bad about bugging them for PT.


fee waiver

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby gossipgirl » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:04 pm

I got Cornell for last cycle after I took the February test. When I called them and asked if it can be applied to this cycle, they responded with a polite no.

I haven't received the Duke or Cornell fee waivers yet.

:(

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby 02082010 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:18 pm

Helmholtz wrote:Duke basically replied to me with an "errrrmmm, we'll thinkuhbutit".


+1. It's our TTT GPAs helmholtz. Although they do differ in extremes.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:45 pm

FWIW, I e-mailed UVA about renewing my previous app fee waiver and they were all like, "fuck, yeah!"

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Kronk » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:33 pm

Man, who wants to apply to Cornell anyway? My school charges me for every statement from the dean I have to send in! I'm only willing to shell out $5 for SLS! ;)

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby tangential886 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:48 pm

So, what does it mean if I'm not getting many fee waivers from schools for which I thought my numbers made me competitive? I know the process is a bit of a crap-shoot, but I'm starting to get worried...

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Kronk » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:54 pm

tangential886 wrote:So, what does it mean if I'm not getting many fee waivers from schools for which I thought my numbers made me competitive? I know the process is a bit of a crap-shoot, but I'm starting to get worried...


It means one of two things: 1.) you aren't registered for the CRS on lsac.org (I wasn't either and I got passed over by UVA for awhile, but recently received fee waivers from three different top tens after I registered for the CRS) or 2.) Nothing at all. Seriously, don't worry. UVA throws fee waivers at people that have absolutely no chance of admittance. Your ability to collect FW has very little to do with your ability to get into law schools.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby GMVarun » Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:01 pm

170/3.7 (Uchicago) is not good enough for fee waiver from UCLA apparently.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Kretzy » Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:14 pm

Got something in the mail from a little school called Cornell...maybe you've heard of it?

Is it bad that jokes from The Office have made me doubt that Cornell is even real?

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:33 pm

WUSTL agreed to send me a new one for this cycle.

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby Zojirushi » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:21 pm

tangential886 wrote:So, what does it mean if I'm not getting many fee waivers from schools for which I thought my numbers made me competitive? I know the process is a bit of a crap-shoot, but I'm starting to get worried...

Same thing here. It is frustrating; I have received 0 fee waivers outside of those I requested. Do only the top 35 schools give out waivers?? My numbers are at or above median for most others. Maybe I am just impatient. :|

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Re: 2009-2010 Fee Waiver Tracker Thread

Postby LSATfromNC » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:50 pm

Zojirushi wrote:
tangential886 wrote:So, what does it mean if I'm not getting many fee waivers from schools for which I thought my numbers made me competitive? I know the process is a bit of a crap-shoot, but I'm starting to get worried...

Same thing here. It is frustrating; I have received 0 fee waivers outside of those I requested. Do only the top 35 schools give out waivers?? My numbers are at or above median for most others. Maybe I am just impatient. :|


Schools from every range give fee waivers, I wouldn't worry just yet. Don't wait on the schools to give them out contact them!




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