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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:02 pm

Hello Everyone,

Has this thread gone dead?

In light of the Friday, February 08 deadline for the Student Program, I figured there'd be more activity.
I'm a 2L and second-time applicant at a T2 school.
Current Stats:
- Prior service (Navy)
- GPA 3.2; bottom 50%
- LSAT 150
- Several government extern/internships

Anyone else applying this go around?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Dawg57 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:11 pm

I am still here. Going on my 3rd application

T2
3.3
160 LSAT
editor for secondary journal
previous positions with federal agencies (DOE, NNSA, DOJ) and a USAO.

no prior military service, just heavy service with active military service student org

this is my last shot before graduating, so fingers crossed I get some reprieve via good news in April! Good luck and following seas to all.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:37 am

Dawg57 wrote:I am still here. Going on my 3rd application

T2
3.3
160 LSAT
editor for secondary journal
previous positions with federal agencies (DOE, NNSA, DOJ) and a USAO.

no prior military service, just heavy service with active military service student org

this is my last shot before graduating, so fingers crossed I get some reprieve via good news in April! Good luck and following seas to all.




All things considered, a 19% acceptance rate (last cycle) coupled with the Navy's plans to grow leaves you with a good chance for recommendation (assuming there's nothing controversial in your app). That said, I've also heard that JAGs numbers don't always reflect increases/decreases in other communities.

I pray you get through this time around!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Dawg57 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:34 am

ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
Dawg57 wrote:I am still here. Going on my 3rd application

T2
3.3
160 LSAT
editor for secondary journal
previous positions with federal agencies (DOE, NNSA, DOJ) and a USAO.

no prior military service, just heavy service with active military service student org

this is my last shot before graduating, so fingers crossed I get some reprieve via good news in April! Good luck and following seas to all.




All things considered, a 19% acceptance rate (last cycle) coupled with the Navy's plans to grow leaves you with a good chance for recommendation (assuming there's nothing controversial in your app). That said, I've also heard that JAGs numbers don't always reflect increases/decreases in other communities.

I pray you get through this time around!



Yeah, I’m certainly optimistic. Navy JAGs have told me that the plans to grow the fleet include growth in the JAG Corps. That said, I did apply last cycle and not get PR’d so we will see. I’m hopeful. Have been accepted Army, and know it would be a good life and career. But at the same time my first choice has and will continue to be the Navy. So here’s hoping. To you and any other lurkers here: good luck!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby RoddyAA » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:31 pm

Just submitted my application.

3L @ a T2
School doesn't give GPA
163 LSAT
Staffer for Law Review 2L year, didn't return this year
TA for Evidence, RA for another Prof.
Letters from two professors, a Judge I worked with, and a Public Defender I worked with
Congressional Internship in undergrad, 2 PD's Offices, a legislative committee, and a Judge in law school. Lots of leadership/community service experience, no prior military service

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:24 pm

RoddyAA wrote:Just submitted my application.

3L @ a T2
School doesn't give GPA
163 LSAT
Staffer for Law Review 2L year, didn't return this year
TA for Evidence, RA for another Prof.
Letters from two professors, a Judge I worked with, and a Public Defender I worked with
Congressional Internship in undergrad, 2 PD's Offices, a legislative committee, and a Judge in law school. Lots of leadership/community service experience, no prior military service





Is this your first time applying?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby RoddyAA » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:39 pm

ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
RoddyAA wrote:Just submitted my application.

3L @ a T2
School doesn't give GPA
163 LSAT
Staffer for Law Review 2L year, didn't return this year
TA for Evidence, RA for another Prof.
Letters from two professors, a Judge I worked with, and a Public Defender I worked with
Congressional Internship in undergrad, 2 PD's Offices, a legislative committee, and a Judge in law school. Lots of leadership/community service experience, no prior military service





Is this your first time applying?

It is. When I decided I wanted to do this I weighed 285lbs and I didn’t want to go to my Structured Interview that overweight because it lasts for three years. It took me a year and a half to get down to where I am now, sad that I missed three boards :cry:

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:35 pm

RoddyAA wrote:
ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
RoddyAA wrote:Just submitted my application.

3L @ a T2
School doesn't give GPA
163 LSAT
Staffer for Law Review 2L year, didn't return this year
TA for Evidence, RA for another Prof.
Letters from two professors, a Judge I worked with, and a Public Defender I worked with
Congressional Internship in undergrad, 2 PD's Offices, a legislative committee, and a Judge in law school. Lots of leadership/community service experience, no prior military service





Is this your first time applying?

It is. When I decided I wanted to do this I weighed 285lbs and I didn’t want to go to my Structured Interview that overweight because it lasts for three years. It took me a year and a half to get down to where I am now, sad that I missed three boards :cry:



Great material for a persuasive motivational statement, as it speaks magnitudes to your "Commitment."
Fingers crossed for you!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby RoddyAA » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:24 am

Thanks, you too!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Elle in Combat Boots » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:08 pm

Navy JAGC is offering paid summer internships - deadline is 6 March via USAJobs.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525435300

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Elle in Combat Boots » Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:47 am

For the curious, board meets next week!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:28 pm

Elle in Combat Boots wrote:For the curious, board meets next week!


Thanks for the update!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Quasar » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:49 am

ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
Elle in Combat Boots wrote:For the curious, board meets next week!


Thanks for the update!

Does anyone know the exact dates or if the board already met?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Dawg57 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:51 am

Quasar wrote:
ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
Elle in Combat Boots wrote:For the curious, board meets next week!


Thanks for the update!

Does anyone know the exact dates or if the board already met?


It would appear they met last week. Why do you ask for the specifics?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Quasar » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:16 am

Dawg57 wrote:
Quasar wrote:
ChicagoLawStudent wrote:
Elle in Combat Boots wrote:For the curious, board meets next week!


Thanks for the update!

Does anyone know the exact dates or if the board already met?


It would appear they met last week. Why do you ask for the specifics?

No reason in particular, just curious. Thank you for the reply.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby JAGbound » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:18 pm

Received a call from a Washington D.C. number this morning but missed the call. When I dialed the number back it was an answering machine from a Naval base. Did I just miss an acceptance call? Anyone else see movement?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Elle in Combat Boots » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:35 pm

JAGbound wrote:Received a call from a Washington D.C. number this morning but missed the call. When I dialed the number back it was an answering machine from a Naval base. Did I just miss an acceptance call? Anyone else see movement?

Calls are going out...

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby JAGbound » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:29 pm

Elle in Combat Boots wrote:
JAGbound wrote:Received a call from a Washington D.C. number this morning but missed the call. When I dialed the number back it was an answering machine from a Naval base. Did I just miss an acceptance call? Anyone else see movement?

Calls are going out...


Great, I'm assuming they will attempt to call back if that was in fact an acceptance? Still showing "pending" and nothing on the email front. Really wish I had my phone on me this morning!

Best of luck everyone.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Elle in Combat Boots » Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:01 pm

JAGbound wrote:
Elle in Combat Boots wrote:
JAGbound wrote:Received a call from a Washington D.C. number this morning but missed the call. When I dialed the number back it was an answering machine from a Naval base. Did I just miss an acceptance call? Anyone else see movement?

Calls are going out...


Great, I'm assuming they will attempt to call back if that was in fact an acceptance? Still showing "pending" and nothing on the email front. Really wish I had my phone on me this morning!

Best of luck everyone.


They typically update online statuses after calling the PRORECs.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Dawg57 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:01 am

Can confirm, received call this afternoon. At least in my case, a VM was left with a callback number and my status has yet to be changed from pending for what that’s worth.

Thanks to EVERYONE for all the help along the way and over the years. Especially you as of late Elle!!!

Third time was the charm for me. Good luck to everyone as we get these unexpectedly quick responses. Really was not expecting anything before April. A fantastic surprise during my Spring Break.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby ChicagoLawStudent » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:16 am

Dawg57 wrote:Can confirm, received call this afternoon. At least in my case, a VM was left with a callback number and my status has yet to be changed from pending for what that’s worth.

Thanks to EVERYONE for all the help along the way and over the years. Especially you as of late Elle!!!

Third time was the charm for me. Good luck to everyone as we get these unexpectedly quick responses. Really was not expecting anything before April. A fantastic surprise during my Spring Break.


Congrats!

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby JAGbound » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:08 pm

Professionally recommended! Congrats to everyone and thank you all for your help throughout the application process.

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby Fed_Atty » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:11 pm

They just released the usual message:

Accepted 37 of 279 - not broken up by class year or direct appointment.

Some with prior military, usual smattering of languages spoken, moot court, law review etc.

Congrats - have fun at ODS and NJS, lately promotion rate to O4 has been super solid and for CSB

Have fun, and don’t be an asshole to your fellow JAGs

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby JAGbound » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:45 pm

Fed_Atty wrote:They just released the usual message:

Accepted 37 of 279 - not broken up by class year or direct appointment.

Some with prior military, usual smattering of languages spoken, moot court, law review etc.

Congrats - have fun at ODS and NJS, lately promotion rate to O4 has been super solid and for CSB

Have fun, and don’t be an asshole to your fellow JAGs


Seems surprising. I thought it would be closer to 20% with the Navy expressing a willingness to grow the Jag Corps?

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Re: Military Law - Navy Jag Student Program

Postby RoddyAA » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:46 pm

Pro Rec as as an alternate, but never received an email or a phone call, so still waiting on more info.



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