Duke Waitlist 2010

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terpette
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Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Mon May 03, 2010 5:56 pm

a place to share hope, sadness, joy, etc.
:lol:

I'm on the WL (obviously) and sent a LOCI...hoping for some good luck to come my way. :)

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby MURPH » Tue May 04, 2010 7:11 am

I am on the waitlist for summer. I may ask to be taken off the summer waitlist this week. I still want to go there but I don't think Ill be ready if they pull me off the summer waitlist now.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Tue May 04, 2010 10:29 am

woooops wrong thread

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Tue May 04, 2010 12:13 pm

I'm still confused by Duke's whole waitlist process. I received a letter saying I'm in the Priority Reserve List. Is this the same thing as the WL? or are they different?

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby DallasCowboy » Tue May 04, 2010 12:20 pm

Torvon wrote:I can't tell you exactly what it is, but I'll share the information I've gathered.

1) You can go from RD to PR or from PT straight to the waitlist, so it isn't just a waitlist for people that were on Priority Track.
2) Last year they sent out an email in mid-late February asking all those that had been placed on Priority Reserve to respond and let them know if they wish to remain on the Priority Reserve list so they could try and get them seats in the entering class.
3) Last year they started accepting people off of PR in December, this year the first person I am aware of was just accepted a few days back and was really only put on PR because he didn't write the "Why Duke?".

It seems like the best way to move from PR to being accepted is to turn in a Why Duke? if you haven't already. Last year someone was put on PR in February, wrote a LOCI and was accepted a day or so later. So a lot of the time they are just looking for genuine interest.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Tue May 04, 2010 12:26 pm

hmm, don't think it's so cut and dry. I applied in January (not priority track), I submitted a Why Duke with my application. Was PR'd early April. Visited, met with and adcom (went really well), turned in an LOCI right after my visit indicating they're my top choice and that I'd attend if admitted.

Do we have any clue how big the PR list and regular waitlist are?

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby jmesser » Tue May 04, 2010 3:21 pm

From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Tue May 04, 2010 3:50 pm

jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)



shit... this doesn't sound good guys...

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Tue May 04, 2010 3:52 pm

jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)


where do you find those updates jmesser???

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby jmesser » Tue May 04, 2010 4:02 pm

peeker82 wrote:
jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)


where do you find those updates jmesser???


http://www.law.duke.edu/admis/waitlist

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Tue May 04, 2010 4:19 pm

jmesser wrote:
peeker82 wrote:
jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)


where do you find those updates jmesser???


http://www.law.duke.edu/admis/waitlist


I think my heart just broke.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby xcountryjunkie » Tue May 04, 2010 4:32 pm

terpette wrote:
jmesser wrote:
peeker82 wrote:
jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)


where do you find those updates jmesser???


http://www.law.duke.edu/admis/waitlist


I think my heart just broke.


+1

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby jmesser » Tue May 04, 2010 4:34 pm

terpette wrote:
jmesser wrote:
peeker82 wrote:
jmesser wrote:From their website:

Waitlist Updates
Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
The summer class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before classes start in June. (updated May 3)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 3)


where do you find those updates jmesser???


http://www.law.duke.edu/admis/waitlist


I think my heart just broke.


Mine too.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Tue May 04, 2010 4:42 pm

jmesser wrote:
I think my heart just broke.





:cry:

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby thickfreakness » Tue May 04, 2010 6:37 pm

Keep the faith. There will likely be some people who bail out before classes start in the fall.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Tue May 04, 2010 6:51 pm

thickfreakness wrote:Keep the faith. There will likely be some people who bail out before classes start in the fall.


trueee. gotta hold out for that. (because of your 'tar)....go try and scare some of your future classmates off for us? hahaha kidding, of course!

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Tue May 04, 2010 6:51 pm

woahhh triple post, sorry
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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby terpette » Tue May 04, 2010 6:51 pm

woahhh triple post, sorry
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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby MusicNutMeggie » Wed May 05, 2010 1:57 pm

Just withdrew from the waitlist today-- I'm fully committed to Northwestern. Best of luck to you all!

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:38 am

Updates as of 5/27 people. from the duke waitlist website:

Summer-starting JD/LLM, JD/MA, JD/MS
Orientation for the summer term has begun, and the class is fully enrolled. We have released people from the summer waitlist and offered a few the option of moving into consideration for the fall. If you are on the summer waitlist and have not heard from us, please check in to confirm your status. (updated May 27)

Fall-starting JD
Our deadline for tuition deposits for the fall term has passed and the class is currently full. We will continue to monitor the class closely; seats may become available at any time before the mandatory orientation program starts on August 16. (updated May 27)


Needless to say, not looking very good for us... any encouraging thoughts anyone??

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby rjfried » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:46 am

This is not looking good at all. Do you think they will release some of us soon or will all of us be held until the orientation? Anyone know how big the waitlist is?

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby aulburch » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:00 pm

From speaking with Dean Hoye last week, they are currently over-enrolled by 45 students. In his words, it is not likely that they will take anyone off the waitlist and that they may have to hire another 1L professor due to the size of the incoming class. Tough news. I was released off the WL last week. Good luck to anyone still riding it out.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby peeker82 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:13 am

aulburch wrote:From speaking with Dean Hoye last week, they are currently over-enrolled by 45 students. In his words, it is not likely that they will take anyone off the waitlist and that they may have to hire another 1L professor due to the size of the incoming class. Tough news. I was released off the WL last week. Good luck to anyone still riding it out.


wow.... so brutal.... I hope Dean Hoye was just messing with you...

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby aulburch » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:01 pm

peeker82 wrote:
aulburch wrote:From speaking with Dean Hoye last week, they are currently over-enrolled by 45 students. In his words, it is not likely that they will take anyone off the waitlist and that they may have to hire another 1L professor due to the size of the incoming class. Tough news. I was released off the WL last week. Good luck to anyone still riding it out.


wow.... so brutal.... I hope Dean Hoye was just messing with you...


Quite certain he was not. He has told everyone I know at Duke undergrad and law (including other deans) that they are well overextended this year.

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Re: Duke Waitlist 2010

Postby Fergie » Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:05 pm

wow - does not sound promising. still - crazier things have happened...

as long as I'm still on the waitlist, I'm not giving up completely




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