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Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:17 pm

So in another thread I said that I would post the info I have on the various schools transfer qualifications. Any corrections, updates, or added info is encouraged. I included the Top 14 plus a few others

Im sure I screwed up some of the stuff on here, so please don't rely on it without double checking. YLS in particular was pretty tough to find any info.

Yale

Deadline: July 1st
Date available May 1st
LOR's: 2 (Doesn't say from profs, but it seems that they want 2 from law profs)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O after admission (first week of class)
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: Third week of July
Deposit: No deposit
Other: Yale 250
Matriculated 14 (Usually around 5-15)

Harvard

Deadline: July 1st
Date available April 1st
LOR's: 2 (1 from a law prof)
Cost: $85
Law Review Options: W/O Competition may 14th
Dean certs: From all graduating schools and current law school
Usual Response Time: Late July
Deposit $500
Matriculated 22

Stanford

Deadline: June 15th
Date available April 15th
LOR's: 2 sent directly to the school with their own form (1 from law prof)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission
Dean certs: From graduating institutions and law school
Usual Response Time: Late Julyish
Deposit: Not sure
Matriculated 12

Columbia

Deadline: July 15th
Date available April 15th
LOR's: 2 from law profs
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O Competition in May (before admission)
Dean certs: From every institution attended
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $500
Matriculated 62

NYU

Deadline: July 15th
Date available May 1st
LOR's: 0 required
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission
Dean certs: From Undergrad and Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit None
Matriculated 50

Chicago

Deadline: July 1st RD, April 30th ED
Date available March 5th
LOR's: 2 (1 from Law prof)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O competition in June
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from Law school
Usual Response Time: July for RD, May fro ED
Deposit None
Matriculated 22
applied 150-200

Berkeley

Deadline: June 15th
Date available April 1st
LOR's: 2 from law profs
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: Transfer W/O comp in July
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from Law school
Usual Response Time: Late June-July
Deposit None
Matriculated 39
Applied 200-300

Penn

Deadline: July 15th
Date available May 1st
LOR's: 2 (preferably from law profs)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O after admission
Dean certs: From law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $500
Other notes Transfers are eligible for Honors
Matriculated 29

Michigan

Deadline: July 21st (But encourages before July 1st)
Date available May 1st
LOR's: 1 from a law prof
Cost: $60
Law Review Options: W/O after admissions
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit 600
Matriculated 32

UVA

Deadline: June 15th (Optimal deadline)
Date available May 10th
LOR's: 2 (1 from a Law prof)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $250
Matriculated 22

Northwestern

Deadline: July 1st
Date available June 1st
LOR's: 1 from a Law prof
Cost: $100
Law Review Options: W/O after admission
Dean certs: from Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit 500
Matriculated 59

Duke

Deadline: July 1st
LOR's: 2 from law profs
Cost: $70
Law Review Options: Transfer W/O competition
Dean certs: From Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $500
Matriculated 18

Cornell

Deadline: July 15th
LOR's: 2 from Law profs
Cost: $80
Law Review Options: Transfer W/O competition
Dean certs: From Law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $700
Matriculated 9

GULC

Deadline: EA March 15th, RD June 15th
Date available January 1st
LOR's: 1 from law prof
Cost: $80
Law Review Options: W/O competition in June
Dean certs: Law school form
Usual Response Time: EA Mid April, RD June-July
Deposit EA $250 followed by another $250, RD $500
Matriculated 93
Applied around 600

UCLA

Deadline: July 5th
Date available April 1st
LOR's: 2 from law prof
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $500
Matriculated 38

Texas

Deadline: July 1st
Date available:
LOR's:
Cost: $70
Law Review Options: Not sure
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit: 0
Matriculated 14

Vandy

Deadline: July 1st
Date available: May 1st
LOR's: 2 (1 from a Law prof)
Cost: $50
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission in the fall
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit: $300
Other: “unlikely a transfer can be order of the coif” and “Transfer applicants are encouraged to schedule an interview with an admissions counselor during the spring semester.”
Matriculated 15

USC

Deadline: July 1
Date available May 1st
LOR's: 1 from law prof (No more then 3 total)
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O after admissions
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time Late June- July
Deposit ?
Matriculated 12

WUSTL

Deadline: July 15th
Date available: May 1st
LOR's: 2 (1 from a law prof)
Cost: $50
Law Review Options: W/O after admission in August
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit: $600
Matriculated 37

Emory

Deadline: June 30th
Date available: April 1st
LOR's: 2 (suggested to be by law profs)
Cost: $70
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission in August
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: June-July
Deposit: $750
Matriculated 7

Minnesota

Deadline: July 1st
Date available March 8tht
LOR's: 1 from a law prof
Cost: $75
Law Review Options: W/O Competition Must petition before May 15th
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $600
Matriculated 32

Illinois

Deadline: July 1st
Date available April 1st
LOR's: 2
Cost: Not sure
Law Review Options: Compete in the normal W/O in May
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: July
Deposit $500
Matriculated 30


Notre Dame

Deadline: July 15th
Date available: May 1st
LOR's: 2, 1 from law professor who taught you in class (not sure if this means both can be from law profs)
Cost: $60
Law Review Options: Normal W/o competition. Contact ND by May 29th
Dean certs: dean's letter certifying good standing and class rank
Usual Response Time: Late June-July
Deposit: ?
Note: undergrad transcript required
Matriculated 11

Indiana

Deadline: July 1
Date available:
LOR's: 2
Cost: $50
Law Review Options: W/O competition in May
Dean certs: dean's letter certifying good standing and class rank
Usual Response Time: Late June-July
Deposit: 0
Note: Transfers do not qualify for latin honors
Matriculated 3

GW

Deadline: July 1st
Date available:
LOR's: 0 (At least so no mention, and I know the 0L app required 0)
Cost: $80
Law Review Options: W/O competition after admission
Dean certs: Letter of good standing from law school
Usual Response Time: June
Deposit: $500
Matriculated 66

Fordham

Deadline: June 30th
Date available: March 16th
LOR's: Optional
Cost: $70
Law Review Options: Up to 3 transfer students may be asked to join per year; writing competition 9/3/10 - 9/7/10; must have been invited to participate on previous school's law review or finished 1L in the top 25% to be eligible for Fordham Law Review
Dean certs: letter of good standing to be sent directly from current law school
Usual Response Time: First week of August
Deposit: Not sure
Matriculated 32

Other Matriculating Data

U of Washington: 2
Hastings: 28
Davis: 12
Iowa: 8
Florida 24:
Wake forest:23
W and L: 20
W and M: 6
Wisconsin 15
BU: 7
BC: 13
UNC: 7
OSU: 13

Transfers out:
Cooley: 173
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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby Lawl Shcool » Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:39 pm

you should also include the dates the apps become available. Here is a quick list from my target schools:

UCB - 4/1
UCLA - 4/1
CLS - 4/15
Penn - 5/1
NYU - 5/1
Mich - 5/1

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:54 pm

I Edited with your info plus the rest for most of the schools, It is possible some of the app available dates could be mixed with the first dates apps are accepted

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby Lawl Shcool » Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:38 pm

good point. My dates are when they can be submitted.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:44 pm

Yeah I think I may have combined on some of my quick run down.

I wish we had better OCI data, but its just not really available other then subjective small sample size info.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby solidsnake » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:03 pm

Yeah..OCI lists would be awesome; probably the single biggest determining factor for which school to pick (assuming the choice) as well.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby A'nold » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:51 pm

Not to derail but do you guys know if Berkeley ever accepts t3 kids? I know Chicago doesn't so I'm looking for a reach school that at least gives me a chance.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:57 pm

I think it Might be worth a shot, there just isn't enough predictive data out there, but Berkeley does have a lot of transfer students.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby Lawl Shcool » Fri Mar 26, 2010 10:05 pm

A'nold wrote:Not to derail but do you guys know if Berkeley ever accepts t3 kids? I know Chicago doesn't so I'm looking for a reach school that at least gives me a chance.


Yes they do. Over the past several years my t4 has sent a few people to Berkeley.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby A'nold » Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:27 pm

JPU wrote:
A'nold wrote:Not to derail but do you guys know if Berkeley ever accepts t3 kids? I know Chicago doesn't so I'm looking for a reach school that at least gives me a chance.


Yes they do. Over the past several years my t4 has sent a few people to Berkeley.


Thanks but are you at a CA t4?

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby solidsnake » Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:37 pm

A'nold wrote:
JPU wrote:
A'nold wrote:Not to derail but do you guys know if Berkeley ever accepts t3 kids? I know Chicago doesn't so I'm looking for a reach school that at least gives me a chance.


Yes they do. Over the past several years
my t4 has sent a few people to Berkeley.


Thanks but are you at a CA t4?


Dude, a'nold, take your tier 3 questions to another thread, i.e., start your own dedicated thread so that posters can choose whether or not to click its link. Don't fuck up an otherwise very helpful thread.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby apper123 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:53 pm

solidsnake wrote:
A'nold wrote:
JPU wrote:
A'nold wrote:Not to derail but do you guys know if Berkeley ever accepts t3 kids? I know Chicago doesn't so I'm looking for a reach school that at least gives me a chance.


Yes they do. Over the past several years
my t4 has sent a few people to Berkeley.


Thanks but are you at a CA t4?


Dude, a'nold, take your tier 3 questions to another thread, i.e., start your own dedicated thread so that posters can choose whether or not to click its link. Don't fuck up an otherwise very helpful thread.


Leave him alone.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby solidsnake » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:00 am

He posts his latest neuroticism in every single transfer thread. He should just consolidate them all into the "A'nold Neuroticism and Other Delusions of Grandeur Transfer Thread" and be done with it.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby sanpiero » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:25 am

well done, kings...thanks!

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby sanpiero » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:36 am

Here's Fordham's info. Figure it will help at least a few prospective transfers out there.

Fordham

Deadline: June 30th
Date available March 16th
LOR's: Optional
Cost: $70
Law Review Options: Up to 3 transfer students may be asked to join per year; writing competition 9/3/10 - 9/7/10; must have been invited to participate on previous school's law review or finished 1L in the top 25% to be eligible for Fordham Law Review
Dean certs: letter of good standing to be sent directly from current law school
Usual Response Time: First week of August
Deposit: Not sure

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby sanpiero » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:44 am

And ND...

Notre Dame

Deadline: July 15th
Date available: May 1st
LOR's: 2, 1 from law professor who taught you in class (not sure if this means both can be from law profs)
Cost: $60
Law Review Options: "Transfer applicants are eligible to participate in the Notre Dame law journals write-on competition. If you wish to participate in this competition, you should request an information packet from the Director of Student Services, Peter Horvath by May 29. Your submission must be post-marked no later than June 5. It is important to note that admission decisions and selection decisions for a law journal are made independently and at different times during the summer." (From site)
Dean certs: dean's letter certifying good standing and class rank
Usual Response Time: Note sure
Deposit: Not sure
Note: undergrad transcript required

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby Danteshek » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:51 am

solidsnake wrote:He posts his latest neuroticism in every single transfer thread. He should just consolidate them all into the "A'nold Neuroticism and Other Delusions of Grandeur Transfer Thread" and be done with it.


His delusions are probably less delusional than yours. I'm pretty sure A'hold is at the very top of his class.

A'nold: my T3 school has sent people to Berk over the years, including one person last year. UCLA, Loyola and USC are much more common though.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby A'nold » Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:14 am

Danteshek wrote:
solidsnake wrote:He posts his latest neuroticism in every single transfer thread. He should just consolidate them all into the "A'nold Neuroticism and Other Delusions of Grandeur Transfer Thread" and be done with it.


His delusions are probably less delusional than yours. I'm pretty sure A'hold is at the very top of his class.

A'nold: my T3 school has sent people to Berk over the years, including one person last year. UCLA, Loyola and USC are much more common though.


Thanks apper and dante. Yeah, after I posted I realized I shouldn't have posted that question in here, it's just that I saw Berkeley's deadline and it reminded me that I wanted to ask everyone if they knew if Berk was like Chicago in that they don't accept anyone below t2. Sorry.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:06 am

sanpiero wrote:well done, kings...thanks!


THanks I added your two additions to the original list, as well as my current school, just cuz I already knew all the info.

And I added a few more so I don't appear to be super Indiana biased :)

If anyone has any other suggestions I can keep adding more
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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:10 am

So is there any other info people would want compiled in here? Maybe how many students each schools takes, or some type of OCI info and policies towards transfers and system of bidding, I can probably find more honors policies with transfers as well?

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby solidsnake » Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:49 pm

Ideally, and I know that this is asking a lot, but which non-local firms/offices participate in OCI. So for instance, which non-Chicago area offices participate in UChi's and NU's OCIs, which non-nyc offices participate in CLS' and NYU's OCIs, non-CA firms at Boalt's OCI, etc.

Awesome thread though, OP, excellent contribution.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:35 pm

solidsnake wrote:Ideally, and I know that this is asking a lot, but which non-local firms/offices participate in OCI. So for instance, which non-Chicago area offices participate in UChi's and NU's OCIs, which non-nyc offices participate in CLS' and NYU's OCIs, non-CA firms at Boalt's OCI, etc.

Awesome thread though, OP, excellent contribution.


I will try to get some of that info at least at the big schools in the upcoming days. Honestly I need to do it anyways for my own benefit, so I dont mind sharing.

I will say that some schools have been hiding OCI information lately, I know my own school is changing our website to make Career services passworded for students only.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby harprees » Sat Mar 27, 2010 3:03 pm

Great thread, thanks a lot!

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby kings84_wr » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:09 pm

OCI details are extremely hard to find, so far the couple schools i checked out either had it totally on symplicity or passworded on the website. Maybe when I have more time I can figure something out to find better details.

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Re: Various School Transfer Info

Postby solidsnake » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:15 pm

I suspected as much. Perhaps the trend towards password-protection is motivated by the unsettling thought that [top] schools are worried that their thinning list of OCI employers will deter potential applicants. These are dark times...
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