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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:59 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
Lermontov wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Too much?


Just enough.


I think I've scared Helm off though. We have one down.


Still planning on riding the WL up to the first day of orientation. hth

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Lermontov » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:02 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
Lermontov wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Too much?


Just enough.


I think I've scared Helm off though. We have one down.


Nicely done. I'm all for reducing the competition.

Edit: Just missed. Timing fail.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby 02082010 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:07 pm

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby 02082010 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:08 pm

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby GobiasIndustries » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:09 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:Any other URMs on the waitlist? Show yourselves!


Yup. They got my Need Access yesterday, they'll get my LOCI today...

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby texaspecial88 » Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:34 pm

I got waitlisted with a 162/3.6. I have good softs and although I am not a URM I am hispanic. Should I even bother with an LOCI?

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Lermontov » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:49 am

Okay, I'm about to finish my LOCI.
The prompt says "(1) You may submit an additional essay to the Admissions Committee discussing the reasons why you are interested in studying law at Chicago. Please submit this essay by email to..."

So, have other people submitted this in essay or letter format?

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby GobiasIndustries » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:29 pm

Lermontov wrote:Okay, I'm about to finish my LOCI.
The prompt says "(1) You may submit an additional essay to the Admissions Committee discussing the reasons why you are interested in studying law at Chicago. Please submit this essay by email to..."

So, have other people submitted this in essay or letter format?


Mine was written in essay format but addressed them directly, at times. My main focus was just sounding sincere and direct, so that's how it happened. I wouldn't worry about that too much.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Lermontov » Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:50 pm

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby emanon27 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:58 pm

Has anyone who was waitlisted at UChicago been accepted?

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:05 pm

emanon27 wrote:Has anyone who was waitlisted at UChicago been accepted?


Haha, try back in a couple months maybe. They're pretty notorious for waiting till mid-summer to let waitlisted people know that they've been accepted. Earliest might be the very end of April / beginning of May, judging by previous cycles.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Lermontov » Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:09 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
emanon27 wrote:Has anyone who was waitlisted at UChicago been accepted?


Haha, try back in a couple months maybe. They're pretty notorious for waiting till mid-summer to let waitlisted people know that they've been accepted. Earliest might be the very end of April / beginning of May, judging by previous cycles.


This is so sad.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:11 pm

Lermontov wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
emanon27 wrote:Has anyone who was waitlisted at UChicago been accepted?


Haha, try back in a couple months maybe. They're pretty notorious for waiting till mid-summer to let waitlisted people know that they've been accepted. Earliest might be the very end of April / beginning of May, judging by previous cycles.


This is so sad.


The reality of not hearing back till June/July is really hitting me. Thinking about just forgetting about UChicago honestly.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby jks289 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:11 pm

Sent in my additional essay. Didn't do LORs. Love, love, love Chicago. But I am not exactly holding my breath.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby law.schools.2010 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:56 pm

Does anyone know any specifics about the wait list? Is it ranked? I couldn't find any details on their website.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby beef wellington » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:01 am

Hey I hadn't seen this thread before. Got WL'ed a couple weeks ago, an extremely pleasant surprise given my numbers.

Looking at last year's LSN, the earliest anyone got in was April 13 (although this might be the date they got WL'ed and then they never updated it once they were accepted), the latest was June 24. When's the first deposit due?

Here's last year's Chicago WL thread if anyone's interested.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=70060

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby smartblonde87 » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:35 am

I'm going to submit a LOCI/Why Chicago - since I didn't submit any additional information initially, I figure it can't do anything but help now.

Good luck all you WLers! We will fight to the death!

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby stephhu » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:51 pm

Has anyone heard of this cycle's acceptances turning down UChicago?

I've written an LOCI and additional essay that I send at the end of Feb...and an additional email informing them that they are my top choice for personal and academic reasons. (life partner is going to attend NW Med, our family plan is to be in Chicago long term)

I recently accepted a summer job offer running my own branch business of an test prep company. I will start training this month and begin in May, ending in August. How should I apprise them of this? It isn't really a resume update, since I haven't started yet. But since I'm attending LS right out of undergrad, I want them to know that if one of the factors of WL-ing me was lack of work experience, I would be adding another summer of intensive business operations experience (instead of the ambiguous "traveling" many straight-outta-undergraders will end up doing with the summer).

Also, does anyone know of acceptance off the waitlist this cycle as of yet? (I know they are know for late acceptances, but just if any of you had heard through the grapevine.)

Thank you,

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby jsarna1 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:06 am

People are turning down UChicago acceptances... just like they are turning down acceptances to other schools.

Waitlisted candidates aren't going to start hearing anything until May. UChicago's deposit deadline is April 30, so after that, they'll know how many seats they have to fill.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby jks289 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:43 pm

I'm not holding out any real hope, but I desperately want UofC. I'm reading Martha Nussbaum's Liberty of Conscience and am shocked at how deeply it is causing me to reevaluate the ways I think about religion, accomodation, and the law. It makes you realize what an incredible class of scholars they have teaching. Nothing I have read about the actual school has made me want to attend as much as this book. Go buy it.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby legallybrunette16 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 1:51 am

GobiasIndustries wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Any other URMs on the waitlist? Show yourselves!


Yup. They got my Need Access yesterday, they'll get my LOCI today...


I'm a URM on the waitlist.... applied in October and waitlisted since February!!!

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby lta » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:04 pm

legallybrunette16 wrote:
GobiasIndustries wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Any other URMs on the waitlist? Show yourselves!


Yup. They got my Need Access yesterday, they'll get my LOCI today...


I'm a URM on the waitlist.... applied in October and waitlisted since February!!!


Who's still around here? Anyone riding out the summer?

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby beef wellington » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:44 pm

*raises hand*

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby jks289 » Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:48 pm

beef wellington wrote:*raises hand*


+1 I don't really think I'll get off the list but I will be here until they tell me it's over.

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Re: UChicago waitlist

Postby gerghk » Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:52 am

im on the waitlist too!

did anyone else send an essay to essay@law.uchicago.edu? I never got a confirmation from them, should i resend it you think?




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