UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

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UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:13 pm

Jokes about Penn State will not be tolerated :wink:

Application opens on May 1. Who's applying?

My stats: Lower T2, #1 in class.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby 2013Transfer » Fri May 10, 2013 7:06 pm

Applying too!

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:44 am

Anyone planning on writing this optional essay?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone planning on writing this optional essay?


I wasn't planning on it, unless someone has a compelling reason to do so?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:08 pm

App is due in two days.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:13 pm

so?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:20 pm

Just a reminder brah.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Just a reminder brah.


thanks brah.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Sat Jun 15, 2013 1:54 pm

Submitted today, but still waiting on Dean Certs and transcripts, so I likely won't be complete until the end middle/end of next week, at the earliest.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:46 pm

you only need a dean's cert from lawl schoo for penn

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:17 pm

stillwater wrote:you only need a dean's cert from lawl schoo for penn


QFFT. I just gave (or requested from) my registrar the certs for all of my transfer targets at once, so I lumped them all together.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby dsb83 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:21 pm

About to submit my Penn application. What did y'all decide on the optional essays? My background is somewhat interesting, and I know I could do a good job on the values essay. Do you think those would give you any boost? Do they have to be submitted with the initial app or could they be added next week?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:28 pm

dsb83 wrote:About to submit my Penn application. What did y'all decide on the optional essays? My background is somewhat interesting, and I know I could do a good job on the values essay. Do you think those would give you any boost? Do they have to be submitted with the initial app or could they be added next week?


I decided not to. I don't know if it will give any bump, but if you really want to do it, then definitely do it. Better than wondering "what if?"

From what I understand from my conversation with the admissions office, the only things truly due today are the required sections of the application and (of course) payment. My guess is you can amend your application with optional essays until it's under review.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby dsb83 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:33 pm

Thanks. Looking at the prompts, it looks like I can adapt a substantial portion of my main personal statement for the optional essay and use the extra space to better explain my reasons for transferring.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby echooo23 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:52 pm

Do we have to send our 1L transcripts directly to Penn? Or is it okay just through LSAC?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:35 am

echooo23 wrote:Do we have to send our 1L transcripts directly to Penn? Or is it okay just through LSAC?


They accept LSAC. I think most do. The only one that I've come across that doesn't is NYU. There are probably others.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:36 am

lasersgopewpew wrote:
echooo23 wrote:Do we have to send our 1L transcripts directly to Penn? Or is it okay just through LSAC?


They accept LSAC. I think most do. The only one that I've come across that doesn't is NYU. There are probably others.


NYU, Stanford are 2 that come to mind.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby echooo23 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:48 am

Berkeley also.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:05 pm

LSAC just processed my law school transcript today, so hopefully I'll go complete on Monday.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:07 pm

Just got an email saying that I am complete... Anyone under review yet?? Based on last year's thread, maybe we'll start seeing decisions next week??

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:50 pm

anyone under review yet?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:56 pm

stillwater wrote:anyone under review yet?


Not even complete. I guess it makes sense since I submitted my ap before LSAC processed my transcript, so it may be a while before they get back to me.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:56 pm

I am under review 6/24... Anyone else?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:22 pm

tivera23 wrote:I am under review 6/24... Anyone else?


you could have a decision by the end of the week

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:04 pm

Went complete today.




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