Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby thekid001 » Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:16 pm

I got invited to the priority track Monday. My stats seemed pretty borderline to get into Duke(3.55,171) in general, and I initially thought it was just another phrase for fee waiver. Does this really mean auto-admit? that would be so so sick to already have one guaranteed acceptance.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby CoutureChiq » Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:12 pm

thekid001 wrote:I got invited to the priority track Monday. My stats seemed pretty borderline to get into Duke(3.55,171) in general, and I initially thought it was just another phrase for fee waiver. Does this really mean auto-admit? that would be so so sick to already have one guaranteed acceptance.


anyone care to weigh in on how borderline numbers fair with priority track? I'm curious as well.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby GeePee » Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:16 pm

CoutureChiq wrote:
thekid001 wrote:I got invited to the priority track Monday. My stats seemed pretty borderline to get into Duke(3.55,171) in general, and I initially thought it was just another phrase for fee waiver. Does this really mean auto-admit? that would be so so sick to already have one guaranteed acceptance.


anyone care to weigh in on how borderline numbers fair with priority track? I'm curious as well.

There's this really cool website, called lawschoolnumbers.com . You all have probably heard of it by now. If you refer to the stats, only 1 person so far has been placed on priority reserve, and none have been rejected. When cross-referenced with anecdotal data here on TLS, it seems to be more or less corroborated. Bottom line is that PT invites are about as close to auto-admit as you'll get in the realm of law schools.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby CoutureChiq » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:38 pm

Does anyone know how the process works at Duke? Does Bill Hoye read all the PT apps? Or is it done through committee?

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby 04102014 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 10:07 pm

GeePee wrote:
irie wrote:
Tangerine Gleam wrote:
triplecats wrote:Unless you murdered someone, you're in Duke almost certainly.


Fuck.



don't worry about this. I heard that if you murdered someone freshman year but haven't murdered anyone since Duke will look strongly at this upward trend.

This applies doubly for rape allegations. Especially if you play lacrosse.


This made me lol

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby ValiantVic » Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:44 pm

I imagine even if we do get PT invite, we should still write a "Why Duke," no?

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Kronk » Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:51 pm

GeePee wrote:Hoping to get a priority track waiver soon. I have already added Duke to my school list although I haven't started the application. Does this hurt your chances of getting fee waivers/PT offers?


GP, I would just write them for a waiver and PT. I got a waiver unsolicited, and then asked for PT was as put on it (3.9 - 173 ish) so you should be set. Just ask for PT and then I'm sure Dean Hoye will throw a waiver at you (if they haven't already).

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Kronk » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:02 am

CoutureChiq wrote:Does anyone know how the process works at Duke? Does Bill Hoye read all the PT apps? Or is it done through committee?


I'm pretty sure no one read mine period.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby beef wellington » Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:41 am

Yeah so I got a priority track/fee waiver on 10/19. 171/3.16, but nobody knew about the 3.16 at the time. I'm going out on a limb and saying I am NOT an auto-admit, according to LSN I am an auto-waitlist.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Slansky » Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:19 pm

So has anyone who got the PT invite submitted the app yet? I sent mine in on 10/19, it was complete by 10/21, and obviously the ten days are up at this point. It has said "File under review" the whole time... I'm just wondering if "ten days" was serious or if I should expect to wait another week or more.
Anyone else in this position?

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby GeePee » Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:21 pm

Slansky wrote:So has anyone who got the PT invite submitted the app yet? I sent mine in on 10/19, it was complete by 10/21, and obviously the ten days are up at this point. It has said "File under review" the whole time... I'm just wondering if "ten days" was serious or if I should expect to wait another week or more.
Anyone else in this position?

The CW now is 10 business days, aka up to 2 weeks.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby oakroom » Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:03 pm

Slansky wrote:So has anyone who got the PT invite submitted the app yet? I sent mine in on 10/19, it was complete by 10/21, and obviously the ten days are up at this point. It has said "File under review" the whole time... I'm just wondering if "ten days" was serious or if I should expect to wait another week or more.
Anyone else in this position?

Today's not over yet...

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Slansky » Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:44 pm

oakroom wrote:
Slansky wrote:So has anyone who got the PT invite submitted the app yet? I sent mine in on 10/19, it was complete by 10/21, and obviously the ten days are up at this point. It has said "File under review" the whole time... I'm just wondering if "ten days" was serious or if I should expect to wait another week or more.
Anyone else in this position?

Today's not over yet...


I know that. I was just wondering if I should really expect to hear today or if it would be less exact, like sometime next week.

The business days answer makes sense, thanks.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby thalassocrat » Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:34 pm

Decision rendered. No email yet. Ten days exactly.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby jawsthegreat » Sat Oct 31, 2009 8:13 pm

What are my odds of eventually getting Priority Track at a 3.5/173?

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Slansky » Sat Oct 31, 2009 8:29 pm

thalassocrat wrote:Decision rendered. No email yet. Ten days exactly.


!!! Woo! Let us know when you hear. Mine still says "File under review." ...hopefully not for long! :)

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Helmholtz » Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:14 pm

jawsthegreat wrote:What are my odds of eventually getting Priority Track at a 3.5/173?


Of getting an invite? I have virtually the exact same numbers and they gave me a fee waiver, but not an invite, even after I specifically requested it (note: my GPA is just a smidgen below a 3.5, but certainly not significantly so).

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby thalassocrat » Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:47 pm

Slansky wrote:
thalassocrat wrote:Decision rendered. No email yet. Ten days exactly.


!!! Woo! Let us know when you hear. Mine still says "File under review." ...hopefully not for long! :)


In. :) Good luck to you!

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Helmholtz » Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:48 pm

thalassocrat wrote:
Slansky wrote:
thalassocrat wrote:Decision rendered. No email yet. Ten days exactly.


!!! Woo! Let us know when you hear. Mine still says "File under review." ...hopefully not for long! :)


In. :) Good luck to you!


Congrats!

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby ashleigh » Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:21 pm

CoutureChiq wrote:
thekid001 wrote:I got invited to the priority track Monday. My stats seemed pretty borderline to get into Duke(3.55,171) in general, and I initially thought it was just another phrase for fee waiver. Does this really mean auto-admit? that would be so so sick to already have one guaranteed acceptance.


anyone care to weigh in on how borderline numbers fair with priority track? I'm curious as well.



I have similar numbers and was admitted PT in mid-september.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Slansky » Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:47 am

thalassocrat wrote:
Slansky wrote:
thalassocrat wrote:Decision rendered. No email yet. Ten days exactly.


!!! Woo! Let us know when you hear. Mine still says "File under review." ...hopefully not for long! :)


In. :) Good luck to you!


Congrats!! Your stats are right around mine. I am feeling more confident now. Yay :mrgreen:

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby hopefullaw27 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:19 pm

So Duke received my app Oct. 23rd...I'm going crazy checking the status update for decision rendered...do any of you know if it should be 10 working days from oct. 23rd? or 10 working days since they started reviewing the application?

Thanks!

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Kronk » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:29 pm

It could be as long as ten business days. However, you should continue neurotically checking your status checker, as I heard back in 21.3 hours.

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby hopefullaw27 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:33 pm

Haha...thanks...i checked today and it still says under review but the date changed to today's date...hoping for some good news soon. there's so much anticipation...not a fan of the damn status checker

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Re: Duke Priority Track Invite / Fee Waiver

Postby Slansky » Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:15 pm

Well, I got a hold, with a nice personal message from Bill Hoye.

Makes me insecure about my other apps. :(




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