George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:39 pm

In at GW!!!!!!!!

CONGRATS GUYS <3

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby dsconn2 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:45 pm

what time did you get your email?

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby opX » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:46 pm

opX wrote:Just an FYI: I just got accepted via email, but there is no change on the status checker.
same for you guys?

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:49 pm

opX wrote:
opX wrote:Just an FYI: I just got accepted via email, but there is no change on the status checker.
same for you guys?


Same. Perhaps it is all a ruse!

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby opX » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:02 pm

/\ awesome.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:04 pm

So there will be no update to the status changes. There is no ruse. I just emailed to ask -- GW will ONLY notify acceptances via email. They don't notify via status checker.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby opX » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:06 pm

TTRansfer wrote:So there will be no update to the status changes. There is no ruse. I just emailed to ask -- GW will ONLY notify acceptances via email. They don't notify via status checker.



haha you are probably the 1000th email they had to answer about that within the past half hour

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:07 pm

opX wrote:
TTRansfer wrote:So there will be no update to the status changes. There is no ruse. I just emailed to ask -- GW will ONLY notify acceptances via email. They don't notify via status checker.



haha you are probably the 1000th email they had to answer about that within the past half hour


I'm sure. I followed the heard and freaked out -- everyone remembers UNC a few years back. I had an aspie moment. :(

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:08 pm

Congrats to the new admits. Now get back to studying and ace this semester!

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby opX » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:12 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:Congrats to the new admits. Now get back to studying and ace this semester!
haha - sure! pm me if you go there currently?

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:21 pm

opX wrote:
Big Shrimpin wrote:Congrats to the new admits. Now get back to studying and ace this semester!
haha - sure! pm me if you go there currently?


3L, transferred-in in 2010.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TNFSkier16 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:24 pm

Anyone receive a ding email? I'm freaking out b/c I haven't received an email! :(

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:28 pm

TNFSkier16 wrote:Anyone receive a ding email? I'm freaking out b/c I haven't received an email! :(


This is only the very first round of acceptances. I'm sure more will be coming in the upcoming weeks.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:29 pm

TNFSkier16 wrote:Anyone receive a ding email? I'm freaking out b/c I haven't received an email! :(


I mean, each year the school matriculates like 100 transfers (between FT/PT), so you might imagine they admit up to 150-200. For EA, however, I'd imagine the number is much smaller, like 40-50 admits.

One of you guys should compile a list of EA admits, complete with stats, etc., so that you can get an idea of what it took to make the cut. (IIRC, we did this for GULC back in 2010, which illustrated these issues pretty clearly)

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TNFSkier16 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:43 pm

Understood. Just would like to know either way. I assume this doesn't necessarily mean I'm dinged, just I wasn't a top candidate - i.e. there's other waves coming in the future. I won't keep my hopes up but not write-off GW at the same time.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:58 pm

Stats:

School range: 80-100
GPA: 3.7x
Rank: ~ Top 5%, likely
Admitted EA: Yes (1st Wave)

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:00 pm

opX wrote:top 9-12% (ish) @ TT


TTRansfer wrote:School range: 80-100 . . . Rank: ~ Top 5%, likely


There ya go: standard EA acceptance pattern. (I'm a 3L with literally nothing to do)

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby cappad0cian » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:06 pm

My stats, for the sake of contributing.

School range: 50-70
GPA: 3.8x
Rank: no idea
Admitted EA: Yes (1st Wave)

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Lawst » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:11 pm

In!

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TNFSkier16 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:20 pm

School: Top 80-100
GPA: 3.1X
Rank: Top 25-30%
4 years WE
2 LORs - one from GW alumni and one from GW faculty member who is an influential member of the Obama Admin. (worked for him)

I see why I haven't heard anything yet. Hopefully they show mercy :)

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby crossarmant » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:52 pm

School: 80-100 range
GPA: 3.571
Rank: Top 8-12% (Doesn't rank, used TLS Rank Calculator)
2 years WE
1 LOR
Specifically tailored PS mentioning a GW prof I took a live Barbri class from, originally from VA with family all over DC/VA
Upcoming summer job with state's Attorney General
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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:17 pm

I used my old PS but tailored a lot of it to GW. Re-did some of it but used the same basic PS.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Lawst » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:23 pm

I did not submit an LOR and I still got in. They really mean it when they say it's optional.

School ranked in the '80s range, 3.5 GPA, lots of work experience (none of it law related) and a decent PS. No ties to DC area at all.

Now the question is, will they let us extend that deadline for the deposit for a couple of weeks until we hear from GULC? I doubt it.

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby DD352 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:52 pm

School: 80-100 range
GPA: 3.5
Rank: Unknown
4 LOR's, 3 from first semester law school professors, 1 from a current law school admissions director
3 years WE
Officer Candidate, USMC Judge Advocate; attending OCS this summer

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Re: George Washington Early Action Waiting Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:11 pm

Lawst wrote:I did not submit an LOR and I still got in.


Highlighting how, on average, LORs for transfers are utterly worthless.




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