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Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:18 am
by Shaggier1
I am wondering why Stanford takes so long to reject certain folks. Here are a few examples:

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/Sailboat

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/hamilcar

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/badfish

The obvious answer would seem to be that thy are borderline candidates and SLS was unsure about them; but then why not waitlist them? I have not noticed this trend at other schools... has anyone else?

For full disclosure, my curiosity stems from the fact that I applied to SLS on 10/20 and have not heard a peep. Any others in the situation?

Re: Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:22 am
by Amelie
I'm in the same boat - I applied in mid-October and haven't heard anything. If I'm going to be WLed or rejected (which I expect), I just wish it would happen sooner than later.

Re: Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:24 am
by TaiRuiJin
Mid October complete date. Still waiting here too. 170/4 ish. Non-URM.

Re: Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:37 am
by Chichaca
I'm in the same boat. If I had to take a stab at
Shaggier1 wrote:why Stanford takes so long to reject certain folks

...I would say it's that they can do whatever they want. :( We the applicants are at a distinct disadvantage in this whole process.

Re: Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:42 am
by nixxers
I'm in the same boat too. :oops: wicked stanny.

Re: Stanford's late round of rejects

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:24 am
by badfish
FTR, I don't think I ever had a shot at SLS.