Held By Harvard Club - 2010

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Unitas
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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Unitas » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:16 pm

blue5385 wrote:
1armedscissor wrote:
Unitas wrote:
frankjones wrote:It's not the deferred one--just a normal one. The letter itself doesn't seem to spell it out, but I haven't checked Northwestern's online system for deposits (assuming they have one) to see if there is any language like that there. Assuming it's not, I'm still not totally sure I'm comfortable putting down a deposit and not withdrawing. It would be a disaster if all schools withdrew their offers...I may end up asking.


Just call and ask, don't say your name or anything. They will tell you. Be sure and get the persons name you talk to though.


They could always check your number, so use Skype and you'll be entirely anonymous.


...or drive to another state and find a pay phone at an out-of-the-way spot just to be really safe. :roll: Seriously, even if you called from your own phone and identified yourself, I don't think the fact that you have a big scholly at another T14 that you're considering taking will hurt your chances at HLS. It might even make you seem like a more desirable applicant and increase them.


My post was about calling Northwestern and asking about the requirements to accept the scholarship, not calling HLS>

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby blue5385 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:28 pm

Unitas wrote:My post was about calling Northwestern and asking about the requirements to accept the scholarship, not calling HLS>


haha yeah I see that now...I was more responding to the other guy who was suggesting going to trouble to hide one's identity. I guess my overall point is that schools know many of their applicants are considering other schools, so I doubt it would hurt someone's standing with an admissions office even if they were open about their identity when they called to ask questions like this.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby justbluemyself » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:31 am

Thought I'd pass along this info: I just called the admissions office, and they said additional LORs can be through LSAC or postal mail. Applicant updates can be postal mail or email IF the content is in the body of the email (no PDFs). No faxes.

HTH.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby azure » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:53 am

Anyone hear about JR1s in the past month. Is it me or has there been no activity aside from a few new additions to the hold crew?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby blue5385 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:54 am

azure wrote:Anyone hear about JR1s in the past month. Is it me or has there been no activity aside from a few new additions to the hold crew?


invisiblesun, who was held, got a JR1 last week.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby bloodonthetracks » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:55 am

azure wrote:Anyone hear about JR1s in the past month. Is it me or has there been no activity aside from a few new additions to the hold crew?


someone reported on Harvard 2010 thread that he received a JR1 email a couple days ago after being held in january.

EDIT: see above post

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby azure » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:56 am

how is it that JR said as of Feb 26 that there are "many" spots open and there has been such little activity


--- > am i reading too much into that post on the dean's blog?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby blue5385 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:57 am

azure wrote:how is it that JR said as of Feb 26 that there are "many" spots open and there has been such little activity


--- > am i reading too much into that post on the dean's blog?


There was plenty of activity after 2/26 (a big 3/8 batch of acceptances), there just hasn't been much lately. What he said then about there being plenty of spots open probably doesn't hold true after the 3/8 batch IMO.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby azure » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:01 am

thanks - i guess im trying to keep hope alive....

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby jeeli » Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:32 pm

azure wrote:how is it that JR said as of Feb 26 that there are "many" spots open and there has been such little activity


--- > am i reading too much into that post on the dean's blog?


where is JR's blog?

link please :shock:

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby somethingpretty » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:25 pm

Hi all,

Is the hold e-mail showing up as anything under "Mailings" on your status checker? I could have sworn it was there before, but maybe this wait has just pushed me over the brink.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby blue5385 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:34 pm

jeeli wrote:
azure wrote:how is it that JR said as of Feb 26 that there are "many" spots open and there has been such little activity


--- > am i reading too much into that post on the dean's blog?


where is JR's blog?

link please :shock:


http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=harvard+law+sc ... sions+blog

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:42 am

So if we were held in January and have heard nothing I guess it's safe to assume we are out? So sad. I really really wanted it.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Illijah » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:45 am

def2104 wrote:So if we were held in January and have heard nothing I guess it's safe to assume we are out? So sad. I really really wanted it.




unless your a URM? right?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:47 am

Illijah wrote:
def2104 wrote:So if we were held in January and have heard nothing I guess it's safe to assume we are out? So sad. I really really wanted it.




unless your a URM? right?


Damn. Well one can still hope I suppose. I wonder when the rejection will come in?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Amelie » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:48 am

def2104 wrote:
Illijah wrote:
def2104 wrote:So if we were held in January and have heard nothing I guess it's safe to assume we are out? So sad. I really really wanted it.




unless your a URM? right?


Damn. Well one can still hope I suppose. I wonder when the rejection will come in?


I would think a WL is still a definite possibility...

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Illijah » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:49 am

I haven't ruled out the possibility for a JR1.....even a waitlist would be okay. Harvard wait list has been kind to AA URM's in the past

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:50 am

Amelie wrote:
def2104 wrote:
Illijah wrote:
def2104 wrote:So if we were held in January and have heard nothing I guess it's safe to assume we are out? So sad. I really really wanted it.




unless your a URM? right?


Damn. Well one can still hope I suppose. I wonder when the rejection will come in?


I would think a WL is still a definite possibility...


I would take a WL...who knows you could get lucky. Uggg it's just on the one hand I'm ready for the cycle to be over but on the other getting a harvard rejection kind of kills that little glimmer in my soul.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Kretzy » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:20 pm

I still haven't gotten notice that they've received my withdrawal...I'm now playing the "withdrawal or waitlist, which will happen first" game.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby of Benito Cereno » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:35 pm

somethingpretty wrote:Hi all,

Is the hold e-mail showing up as anything under "Mailings" on your status checker? I could have sworn it was there before, but maybe this wait has just pushed me over the brink.

its not there for me and never has been

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby crackberry » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:55 pm

Just withdrew, guys. Good luck to everyone still waiting.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby amputatedbrain » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:03 pm

So to clarify: Harvard won't take e-mailed withdrawals, you have to send a snail mail letter?

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby cboo » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:35 pm

Just waitlisted via e-mail. Held in March.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby Amelie » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:36 pm

cboo wrote:Just waitlisted via e-mail. Held in [strike]March[/strike] January.

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Re: Held By Harvard Club - 2010

Postby crackberry » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:37 pm

amputatedbrain wrote:So to clarify: Harvard won't take e-mailed withdrawals, you have to send a snail mail letter?

Correct. Seems stupid, given that they themselves email decisions but there you have it.




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