SMU 2011

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legalprincess
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby legalprincess » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:25 pm

thewarflamingo wrote:*sigh* I want to be a pony so much *sigh*

Oh Flamingo, that makes two of us! I'd look so good in red and blue...

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:29 pm

swilson215 wrote:I just don't think I'd be able to study/live in a place that looked like I was attending law school behind the Iron Curtain or something.


Then SMU should be right up your alley

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Gecko of Doom
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Gecko of Doom » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:37 pm

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby mbusch22 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:12 am

Gecko of Doom wrote:
swilson215 wrote:
jwmalone87 wrote:Visited the campus last weekend and was blown away. Right behind Rice as the most beautiful campus in Texas, imo.


This is good to know! I won't be able to visit until the first ASW (the first weekend in April), but the aesthetics of a campus are semi-important to me. I just don't think I'd be able to study/live in a place that looked like I was attending law school behind the Iron Curtain or something.

You don't have to worry about that. Some of the classrooms could be newer, but they're by no means depressing. And the campus overall is gorgeous.


Yeah most of our classrooms have a good collegiate law-school feel (lots of wood). And everything on campus is in matching red brick. (literally every building is required to be) The aesthetics will only be a plus for you at Smoo.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:28 am

thewarflamingo wrote:*sigh* I want to be a pony so much *sigh*


Keep holding out! They'll finally realize that they want you.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby annelise88 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:09 am

Sorry I'm so slow, but I went complete jan 25 (when I called and asked if they had all relevant materials) then I had a status update feb 16....

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:18 pm

Today, the free lunch options are Pizza Hut (Federalists Society), Chipotle (Christian Legal Society), and Olive Garden (some other group). I love SMU.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby bumbumbum87 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:30 pm

held for further review 2/10

Does anyone have their "Why SMU" essays? I want to compare mine and see whether or not I was on the right track with it. That's the only part of my application I'm worried about.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby chrisokc » Wed Feb 23, 2011 2:57 pm

Thirteen wrote:Today, the free lunch options are Pizza Hut (Federalists Society), Chipotle (Christian Legal Society), and Olive Garden (some other group). I love SMU.

Pizza Hut - that explains the wings.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:43 pm

Thirteen wrote:Today, the free lunch options are Pizza Hut (Federalists Society), Chipotle (Christian Legal Society), and Olive Garden (some other group). I love SMU.



Olive Garden is the Women in Law group. Go. I want to see you in drag.

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HelltotheNo
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby HelltotheNo » Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:50 pm

Shit, can someone remind me when ASW is again? Also does SMU do travel stipends?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:54 pm

HelltotheNo wrote:Also does SMU do travel stipends?


I think someone else asked and they said no. If they did, I'd certainly be down for a subsidized trip to Dallas

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby jwmalone87 » Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:04 pm

HelltotheNo wrote:Shit, can someone remind me when ASW is again? Also does SMU do travel stipends?

April 1. Also the same day that the first deposit is due, which I thought a little curious :? I thought the idea of open houses was to get an impression of the school and decide if you want to attend, and most people need more than a single day to do that.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby sgp_lycee » Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:40 pm

I've been complete since 12/16 and not a peep on my app, has this happened to anyone else? Should I send an email asking if something has happened to my app?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:44 am

What are smu's rules on seat deposits? Do you need to withdraw all other apps? Are you not allowed to apply to other schools after you have paid a deposit?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:13 am

simontemplar wrote:What are smu's rules on seat deposits? Do you need to withdraw all other apps? Are you not allowed to apply to other schools after you have paid a deposit?

Watch the #1 rated cable news program for NINE YEARS RUNNING tomorrow night at 8pm EST and you'll have your answer

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby jwmalone87 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:36 am

simontemplar wrote:What are smu's rules on seat deposits? Do you need to withdraw all other apps? Are you not allowed to apply to other schools after you have paid a deposit?

From what I know, you can pay as many seat deposits as you'd like -- as long as you don't mind coughing up $250-500 per. Lots of kids do this due to getting accepted at one school but still riding out a waitlist at another.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:13 pm

simontemplar wrote:What are smu's rules on seat deposits? Do you need to withdraw all other apps? Are you not allowed to apply to other schools after you have paid a deposit?


1st deposit - no one cares.

2nd deposit - if you've deposited at more than one school, you'll start getting phone calls asking whats up.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby derowland986 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:39 pm

sgp_lycee wrote:I've been complete since 12/16 and not a peep on my app, has this happened to anyone else? Should I send an email asking if something has happened to my app?



me too...exact same date I was thinking about calling at the end of the month if I still haven't heard anything

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby mbusch22 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:03 pm

future SMUers:

USNWR rankings really don't do SMU justice:

numero 27... FWIW.

http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... hbxlogin=1

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby sceva31st » Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:30 am


chrisokc
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby chrisokc » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:10 am

mbusch22 wrote:future SMUers:

USNWR rankings really don't do SMU justice:

numero 27... FWIW.

http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... hbxlogin=1

That's the only ranking that matters to me. Nowhere does it mention the amount of books in a school's library.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby HelltotheNo » Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:15 pm

I am really hoping to visit SMU since they offered me such a large scholarship. The fact that they do not do travel stipends and ASW is April 1 is a bit of a burden. I hope to make it down at some point to check it out as I have never been in the state of Texas.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ArchRoark » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:30 pm

sceva31st wrote:Numero Uno in some cases...


http://www.dallasnews.com/business/head ... -grads.ece


billionaire or bust 8)

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Gecko of Doom » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:31 pm

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