Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby Bikeflip » Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:31 am

In at GW. 30K/yr + 1st yr housing.
168/3.87

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby wjnahill » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:04 am

Does NYU typically only update their admitted students webpage once a week?

I'm a 177/3.6 that applied end of December and I'm beginning to get very nervous. I also haven't heard from Emory, USC or UCLA who I know have gotten back to a bunch of people in my time frame. I have a handful of good acceptances, so I'm not totally freaking out, but I'm a little freaking out.

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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:23 am

Bikeflip wrote:In at GW. 30K/yr + 1st yr housing.
168/3.87


your scholarship info was in that sticker-sealed admittance packet? =/

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Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby meowmeow » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:48 am

I have been checking my Michigan Status Checker and the last updated date keeps changing. Now it has todays date...
Anybody know if this means I might get a decision soon or have the michigan thread?

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Postby wjnahill » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:51 am

meowmeow wrote:I have been checking my Michigan Status Checker and the last updated date keeps changing. Now it has todays date...
Anybody know if this means I might get a decision soon or have the michigan thread?


It updates everyday automatically for everyone.

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Postby meowmeow » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:52 am

wjnahill wrote:
meowmeow wrote:I have been checking my Michigan Status Checker and the last updated date keeps changing. Now it has todays date...
Anybody know if this means I might get a decision soon or have the michigan thread?


It updates everyday automatically for everyone.


oh... *sigh*

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby nutellacrepe » Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:55 am

wjnahill wrote:Does NYU typically only update their admitted students webpage once a week?

I'm a 177/3.6 that applied end of December and I'm beginning to get very nervous. I also haven't heard from Emory, USC or UCLA who I know have gotten back to a bunch of people in my time frame. I have a handful of good acceptances, so I'm not totally freaking out, but I'm a little freaking out.


i have the same exact numbers as you. i went complete at the end of january and received my acceptance letter last week from NYU i don't think you need to worry :)

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Postby wjnahill » Thu Feb 11, 2010 10:26 am

nutellacrepe wrote:
wjnahill wrote:Does NYU typically only update their admitted students webpage once a week?

I'm a 177/3.6 that applied end of December and I'm beginning to get very nervous. I also haven't heard from Emory, USC or UCLA who I know have gotten back to a bunch of people in my time frame. I have a handful of good acceptances, so I'm not totally freaking out, but I'm a little freaking out.


i have the same exact numbers as you. i went complete at the end of january and received my acceptance letter last week from NYU i don't think you need to worry :)


Thanks, I hope you're right. (and congrats on your acceptance!)

Part of what's worrying me is that people with similar numbers and complete dates keep getting in before me. I don't think there is anything too wrong with my application, I've gotten into Columbia and 2 other top-10s, so I'm not sure what the deal is.

Please let me in NYU! Please!

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Postby neimanmarxist » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:34 am

wjnahill wrote:
Please let me in NYU! Please!


+1, though I don't have the same fab stats as you :roll:

Got a "complete" email from Harvard today too.

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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:35 am

neimanmarxist wrote:
wjnahill wrote:
Please let me in NYU! Please!


+1, though I don't have the same fab stats as you :roll:

Got a "complete" email from Harvard today too.


lol... fab stats... they must be pretty fab if you applied to harvard =)

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby neimanmarxist » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:56 am

sibley wrote:
neimanmarxist wrote:
wjnahill wrote:
Please let me in NYU! Please!


+1, though I don't have the same fab stats as you :roll:

Got a "complete" email from Harvard today too.


lol... fab stats... they must be pretty fab if you applied to harvard =)


no, I'm just bull-headed and misguided. seriously. :mrgreen:

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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:57 am

neimanmarxist wrote:
sibley wrote:
neimanmarxist wrote:
wjnahill wrote:
Please let me in NYU! Please!


+1, though I don't have the same fab stats as you :roll:

Got a "complete" email from Harvard today too.


lol... fab stats... they must be pretty fab if you applied to harvard =)


no, I'm just bull-headed and misguided. seriously. :mrgreen:


well good for you!

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby td6624 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:21 pm

Apparently a letter came for me at home from Cornell telling me they'd wave the application deadline? wtf?

Are they that desperate this year?

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Postby bloodonthetracks » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:24 pm

td6624 wrote:Apparently a letter came for me at home from Cornell telling me they'd wave the application deadline? wtf?

Are they that desperate this year?


NYT reported that they are experiencing a 40% + application boost this year. So, no, I don't think they are desperate this year.

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby td6624 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:28 pm

Well LSN says they haven't yet rejected anyone with my LSAT score... but it's not extraordinary so I don't really get it.

It seems like I should apply, but the prospect of living in Ithaca for three years is vastly unappealing to me. And those letters never really seem to indicate anything at all. If it had come two months ago I wouldn't have given it a second thought.

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby bwana73 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:29 pm

td6624 wrote:Apparently a letter came for me at home from Cornell telling me they'd wave the application deadline? wtf?

Are they that desperate this year?

I don't think that is the case this year. Apparently applications are up 50%.
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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:30 pm

[quote="td6624"]
It seems like I should apply, but the prospect of living in Ithaca for three years is vastly unappealing to me. [\quote]


+1. I lived there in 6th grade, just for 6th grade, and that was pretty god-awful.

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby shaps6 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:42 pm

hey folks, quick question: if GW did not include scholarship info in its admissions mailing, does that mean that they did not offer a scholarship?

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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:45 pm

shaps6 wrote:hey folks, quick question: if GW did not include scholarship info in its admissions mailing, does that mean that they did not offer a scholarship?


I'm wondering this too. I saw one person say they were in with $$$ but no one else...

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Postby td6624 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:45 pm

shaps6 wrote:hey folks, quick question: if GW did not include scholarship info in its admissions mailing, does that mean that they did not offer a scholarship?


Yes. But it doesn't necessarily mean they won't offer one later when yields decline the offer and more money is available. I'm pretty sure.

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Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:45 pm

shaps6 wrote:hey folks, quick question: if GW did not include scholarship info in its admissions mailing, does that mean that they did not offer a scholarship?


Yep. Unfortunately, since I'm in the same situation...they'll have limited scholarships available once people start to withdraw...

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby bwana73 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:46 pm

From what I understand, all major scholarships are offered in the admissions packet. You might get small ones later though.

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Postby sibley » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:47 pm

bwana73 wrote:From what I understand, all major scholarships are offered in the admissions packet. You might get small ones later though.



Looks like I'm going to re-read my packet... then withdraw. I am too poor for them.

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Re: Who'd you hear from? - Post-December LSAT Applicants

Postby powell » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:59 pm

Berkeley - complete Jan 11, in by phone call Jan 18
NYU - complete Jan 26, in by snail mail Feb 6
Stanford - complete Feb 3 (late recommendation), in by phone call Feb 10

Retook Sep LSAT in Dec, and accepted at Berekely and NYU with 1 LOR, for anyone who questions whether schools really mean it when they say 0-1 LOR required (which I did, but my second writer didn't get hers in until Feb SECOND)

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Postby rjfried » Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:02 pm

WL at UMN



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