Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

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ppjd
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Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby ppjd » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:48 am

What exactly does this mean? Is it an unofficial waitlist? Is there anything we can do to increase our chances of being accepted after further review? I am happy to not have been flat out rejected, I really hope this means that they gave my file strong consideration and just were not able to make a concrete decision yet, however they did not want to reject me. At any rate for all of my fellow "unofficial waitlisters" are you doing anything to try to increase your chances of being accepted after further review? Is there anything we can do.

insertclevernamehere
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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby insertclevernamehere » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:27 am

My status checker gave me the same message today, it was the first response I had received from a school and has left me feeling a little nervous.

Do we know how this process works?

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby d-cannon » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:34 am

It probably means your LSAT is just under 164 and they will bring you on board once they get their desired number of LSAT scorers to raise their median from last year. Good ol' USNWR rankings...

insertclevernamehere
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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby insertclevernamehere » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:39 am

I hope you are right d-cannon...I'm a 162/3.8.

I knew Georgia wouldn't be a sure thing, but it definitely is not my biggest reach school either.

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fulkersonr1
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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby fulkersonr1 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:47 pm

How long were your applications under review before being held? UGA seems to have a quick turnaround time but I have been under review for awhile and not been accepted, held, rejected or anything else.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby insertclevernamehere » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:32 pm

The response time was quick, almost too quick which is why I am not feeling great about the whole thing.

My more accurate dates are on LSN under the same name, but I think I sent it in on January 5th, got a complete email asking me to register for Inside Georgia Law on January 15th, and checked it today for the first time.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby fulkersonr1 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:00 pm

OK thanks. If they are giving a quick turnaround with holds as well I really can not figure out while I have not heard anything. I had assumed I was a silent WL/hold but if the holds are coming quick that does not seem to be the case.

ppjd
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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby ppjd » Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:41 pm

I applied on 1/5, went complete on 1/8, and held for further review on 1/19. I really hope they are going to bring us on board when they get their desired number of LSAT scorers.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby LigurianNightmare » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:00 am

I went complete about a week ago and, after checking today, I'm in the same boat as the rest of you. 168/2.5 so, obviously, I'm not exactly helping their numbers any GPA-wise.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby ExcitedBlutterance » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:13 am

Anyone know how long this process took last cycle?

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby anothernancydrew » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:38 am

Complete 11/17, Held for Further Review 12/04. I've heard nothing since then.

I'm sure that if I just had one more LSAT point this wouldn't have happened, but, such is life...

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby LigurianNightmare » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:38 am

anothernancydrew wrote:Complete 11/17, Held for Further Review 12/04. I've heard nothing since then.

I'm sure that if I just had one more LSAT point this wouldn't have happened, but, such is life...


The older I seem to get, the more cruel the world seems to become. Chin up, my friend. :)

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby msbeautifulbasham » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:42 am

fulkersonr1 wrote:How long were your applications under review before being held? UGA seems to have a quick turnaround time but I have been under review for awhile and not been accepted, held, rejected or anything else.


I never really went UR or complete (as far as I know, or it was just REALLY fast). When I got the e-mail that they had received my app, it already said held for further review.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby Zojirushi » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:46 am

Complete and in review since 12/02. I am interested to see the difference between held and just continuous review.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby msbeautifulbasham » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:47 am

Zojirushi wrote:Complete and in review since 12/02. I am interested to see the difference between held and just continuous review.


+1 ya I am curious, too...

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby HawksJetsFalcons » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:54 am

Complete 10/28

Held until further review 11/15



Haven't heard anything since. Be prepared for the long haul guys.

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fulkersonr1
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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby fulkersonr1 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:43 pm

Zojirushi wrote:Complete and in review since 12/02. I am interested to see the difference between held and just continuous review.



+1

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby Jimmy Paperboy » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:17 pm

I guess you can consider me a part of this hold/unofficial waitlist crew. Checked the status checker today and it says reviewed and holding for further review. Good luck guys!

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby TheClinic » Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:10 pm

I've been on hold since November as well with a 163. If 164 is the median, it can't really be a cut off?

I had friends last year with lower numbers get in. They raised their median from 163 to 164 this year. I don't think they are going for a 165 median this year.

Any other theories out there?

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby ExcitedBlutterance » Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:43 pm

Any movement?

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby lawhawk » Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:52 pm

Nope and I got a 164 in december. I'm getting impatient...

edit: I called this morning and apparently they don't have a hard copy of my lsat yet? The lady said that "held" applicants will hear a decision by April 1. hth

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby LadyTarHeelian » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:27 pm

lawhawk wrote:Nope and I got a 164 in december. I'm getting impatient...

edit: I called this morning and apparently they don't have a hard copy of my lsat yet? The lady said that "held" applicants will hear a decision by April 1. hth


That actually does help. We'll know before most seat deposit deadlines. Unlike UNC which says we'll know by May which is AFTER seat deposit deadlines.

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby bmcinto » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:39 pm

UGA is a big reach for me but my parents own an empty home about 20 minutes away from the campus so I decided to apply. I am below UGA's 25th percentile LSAT and people with better numbers have already been rejected. I went complete 11/23 and then held for further review in the first week of December.

Unfortunately, I don't think this is an unofficial waitlist. I just think they are waiting to see how their class is shaping up which they will have a clearer picture of once they announce the scholly information to the auto-admits.

Here's to hoping!

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby powerlurker » Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:30 pm

Complete on 1/15 and also held for further review.

My stats are poor so I realize I have a very slim chance to get in, I would love to attend though so here's to hoping! 2.63/165

Good luck to everyone else!

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Re: Held for further review at UGA - waiting room

Postby Jesw » Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:00 pm

Compete Application on 12/9 and got the same message on 1/20...

Anyone apply to GSU? I just got in and I think it's not that bad... especially since I might get a full ride *fingers crossed*




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