Held By Harvard Club - 2010

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somewhatwayward
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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby somewhatwayward » Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:26 pm

rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby eattrucks » Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:32 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know


I'm so sorry. I can't imagine the heartbreak of being rejected after a JR1.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby blue5385 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:36 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know


wow...I'm really sorry. IMO, a JR1/waitlist is bad enough, but a JR1/reject is even more unfair.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Consigliere » Fri Apr 23, 2010 3:47 pm

another one bites the dust. Rejection email at 1:40 CST.

Ill check back later today, hopefully theres a happy story out there and some of you all survive today.

Best of Luck to those few holdouts

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby somewhatwayward » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:06 pm

eattrucks wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know


I'm so sorry. I can't imagine the heartbreak of being rejected after a JR1.


It is horrible. It feels very personal...we liked you a lot 'til we talked to you and/or read your file in depth.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby wishfulnyc » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:35 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:
eattrucks wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know


I'm so sorry. I can't imagine the heartbreak of being rejected after a JR1.


It is horrible. It feels very personal...we liked you a lot 'til we talked to you and/or read your file in depth.


It does feel very personal. Never had a JR1 but to wait nearly 7 months just to get an impersonal email on a Fri afternoon in one of the last batches of reject emails feels not only personal but a little mean

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby r6_philly » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:39 pm

That is a harsh one. They could have just soft rejected you by giving you a WL, but then with your JR1 you may be waiting all summer on false hopes. I guess a clean break is for the best, even though it seem mean at the time? :?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby $1.99 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:45 pm

wow a rejection after a jr1 is unheard of to me

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby buzzgirl » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:48 pm

sorry to all the dings. :(

I keep checking my e-mail (and my status checker)... but still nothing for me. Anyone else?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby chevygrl88 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:48 pm

hey, I got hit today too. Held in march, finally got the rejection today. I made the mistake of checking my email at work and completely froze when I saw the subject. I agree though... glad to finally have a resolution and stop the agony. Good luck to everyone still waiting for decision/riding out the waitlist.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby haroldfordIII » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:57 pm

Did anyone make it out alive (i.e. with an admit) yet?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby 174 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:59 pm

Dinged.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:03 pm

174 wrote:Dinged.

Me 2.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Kretzy » Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:11 pm

BioEBear2010 wrote:
174 wrote:Dinged.

Me 2.


You and TheADW complete the remarkable 'YS admission and H rejection' cycle. Insanity.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby NightHooded » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:47 pm

eattrucks wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:rejected. i can't believe it.

i must be the only JR1-reject....i feel horrible...

there are some circumstances that i don't want to explain here that may be related, but it is impossible to know


I'm so sorry. I can't imagine the heartbreak of being rejected after a JR1.


:lol: Don't rub it in now...

I too made the mistake like a poster above of checking email during work, during a moment when I was in conversation with others... :lol: :lol:

Wanted to vomit and run away crying. :cry:

Seriously, anyone here reapplying? I don't think it's worth the effort. I feel like "damn I didn't even make the waitlist. Would they just laugh at me if i reapply next year?"

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby fidesverita » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:44 pm

Dinged.... Now I don't know what to do anymore.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Core » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:06 am

fidesverita wrote:Dinged.... Now I don't know what to do anymore.

:(
What are your other options?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby fidesverita » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:43 am

Core wrote:
fidesverita wrote:Dinged.... Now I don't know what to do anymore.

:(
What are your other options?


WL CLS, accepted by Boalt, still waiting on NYU.

Ugh this year was just a disaster.

Where are you going, Core?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Core » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:14 pm

fidesverita wrote:
Core wrote:
fidesverita wrote:Dinged.... Now I don't know what to do anymore.

:(
What are your other options?


WL CLS, accepted by Boalt, still waiting on NYU.

Ugh this year was just a disaster.

Where are you going, Core?

I'm also WLed at CLS.
Assuming I don't get off the WL at HLS, SLS, or CLS, I'm going to Penn.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby swampthang » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:22 pm

fidesverita wrote: WL CLS, accepted by Boalt, still waiting on NYU.

Ugh this year was just a disaster.


Sometimes it's easy to lose perspective, but let's please remember that just about all of us will be going to great law schools if we so choose. Yes, even BoalTTT (<<I don't even believe that, I just think it's funny to write). Seriously. I know Harvard is the holy grail, at least for me, but having been rejected from my first-choice UG and having lived an enjoyable and productive life since, I'm going to go out on a limb and say the same qualities that have you propelled you to succeed thus far will continue to do so whether you end up in Berkeley or New York. Not to lecture you, just sometimes we all need a reminder. :D

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby macunaima » Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:38 pm

...I'm still standing...


...though with my numbers I expect a rejection anytime now.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby fidesverita » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:57 pm

swampthang wrote:
fidesverita wrote: WL CLS, accepted by Boalt, still waiting on NYU.

Ugh this year was just a disaster.


Sometimes it's easy to lose perspective, but let's please remember that just about all of us will be going to great law schools if we so choose. Yes, even BoalTTT (<<I don't even believe that, I just think it's funny to write). Seriously. I know Harvard is the holy grail, at least for me, but having been rejected from my first-choice UG and having lived an enjoyable and productive life since, I'm going to go out on a limb and say the same qualities that have you propelled you to succeed thus far will continue to do so whether you end up in Berkeley or New York. Not to lecture you, just sometimes we all need a reminder. :D


I know, it's important to have perspective. We all still got into great schools. I'm just annoyed/angry/sad that I wasn't even WLed or given a chance for JR1. Plus two of my best friends will be there in the fall, so I'm naturally disappointed. But congrats to all who are still alive in this brutal process!!

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby $1.99 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:36 pm

don't worry about it man, boalt is a great school, its in the top ten for god's sakes. it just seems like harvard is common since you hang around your friends and TLS. don't let it get you down dude

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby swampthang » Sun Apr 25, 2010 9:31 am

fidesverita wrote:
swampthang wrote:
fidesverita wrote: WL CLS, accepted by Boalt, still waiting on NYU.

Ugh this year was just a disaster.


Sometimes it's easy to lose perspective, but let's please remember that just about all of us will be going to great law schools if we so choose. Yes, even BoalTTT (<<I don't even believe that, I just think it's funny to write). Seriously. I know Harvard is the holy grail, at least for me, but having been rejected from my first-choice UG and having lived an enjoyable and productive life since, I'm going to go out on a limb and say the same qualities that have you propelled you to succeed thus far will continue to do so whether you end up in Berkeley or New York. Not to lecture you, just sometimes we all need a reminder. :D


I know, it's important to have perspective. We all still got into great schools. I'm just annoyed/angry/sad that I wasn't even WLed or given a chance for JR1. Plus two of my best friends will be there in the fall, so I'm naturally disappointed. But congrats to all who are still alive in this brutal process!!


Absolutely, don't get me wrong, I would LOVE to be in Cambridge next fall, and I'll be pretty bummed if I'm not. But what helps me keep it all real is surfing the threads where I turned down $$$ w/o a second thought and reading people express the sentiments we're describing now about Harvard. Definitely makes me appreciate what I have.

Besides, what's so great about being WLed? The analogy I've made before is the bloody Sarlacc from Star Wars. 1,000 years of slow painful digestion, all while clinging to the absurd hope that someone with a jetpack is going to swoop down and rescue you. You got a lightsaber to the neck by comparison, much quicker and cleaner.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby clintonius » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:22 pm

Boy, you folks sure know how to give a pep talk.




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