SMU 2011

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thewarflamingo
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby thewarflamingo » Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:16 pm

david787 wrote:
thewarflamingo wrote:Oh god I hope they don't take their sweet time this late in the cycle. I'm actually kinda wishing I had marked both FT and PT on my application now. Oh hindsight...


You can contact them and add PT, if you're open to it I suggest doing so ASAP.

Maybe. I'll think about it, but my only concern right now is money and PT is just REALLY expensive, so I don't think it would end up being a viable option for me.

Does anyone know if it is completely unlikely to receive money from the waitlist?

david787
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby david787 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:40 pm

Ah sounds like you made the right choice with FT Only. Looking through last year's version of this thread it seems highly unlikely but nothing is impossible.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swilson215 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:17 pm

kalvano wrote:Well, now that the initial person who asked is not attending, throwing my books and supplements back out there for anyone who is interested.


I'm down once we get the class list! how much are you looking to get for them and what do you have?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby renee88 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:33 pm

thewarflamingo wrote:
david787 wrote:On one hand this seems like a logical week for waitlist movement given the deposit deadline of the first. On the other hand SMU has been significantly slower than other schools throughout the cycle. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

Oh god I hope they don't take their sweet time this late in the cycle. I'm actually kinda wishing I had marked both FT and PT on my application now. Oh hindsight...


Don't worry too much...I marked both and I'm still waiting!! And our numbers are pretty similar if I'm remembering correctly. :)

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smithc2011
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby smithc2011 » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:34 am

i just got in off the UT waitlist recently, so there is a decent chance i'll be withdrawing sometime within the next few weeks and freeing up a bit of scholarship money for someone else.

bebe
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby bebe » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:06 pm

is there any assurity we who have been waiting will hear back from smu and if they do not have seats left they will not contact us ...my page has been the same ever since..

AutoF0cus
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby AutoF0cus » Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:16 pm

I got the call today offering me a seat for the fall!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:23 pm

AutoF0cus wrote:I got the call today offering me a seat for the fall!


Congrats! I'm a rising 2L, so free to send me any questions you have via PM.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby renee88 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:49 am

AutoF0cus wrote:I got the call today offering me a seat for the fall!


Congrats!

bgreen89
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby bgreen89 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:00 am

Recently admitted off of the wait-list for the PT program. I'm definitely in a tough position, considering my recent commitment to UH. Anyway, best of luck to those still waiting and hopefully you all see similar movement soon :)

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby packerbacker » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:11 pm

Do you think all the calls were made yesterday?

RightPrice
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby RightPrice » Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:29 pm

I'm in! submitting deposit today. PT off the WL (of course)

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby renee88 » Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:00 pm

Not sure if anyone would even know yet, but has anyone admitted off the waitlist received any money?

klaw1
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby klaw1 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:09 am

Is there money available for PT'ers?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:30 am

klaw1 wrote:Is there money available for PT'ers?


Yeah, some PTers were awarded scholarships in the $5-10K per year range.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby klaw1 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:43 am

Ok Cool. I'm guessing any scholarship offers would come at a later date?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby 1abc23 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:57 am

Admitted on 6/16 to PT, but got no call or e-mail. I checked my status this morning and was admitted. I live in Dallas and had already planned on meeting with them this morning, so I went up there. Got my admissions packet, and $8k/year in scholarship. Good luck to you guys. It was a brutal wait, but keep the faith.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby lawboy22 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:08 pm

Has anyone been able to contact financial aid to see when we will receive the full break down? It seems like we are getting really close to the starting point and still nothing in the mail. I have tried contacting the office but either no one picks up or no one returns my emails.

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smithc2011
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby smithc2011 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:32 pm

lawboy22 wrote:Has anyone been able to contact financial aid to see when we will receive the full break down? It seems like we are getting really close to the starting point and still nothing in the mail. I have tried contacting the office but either no one picks up or no one returns my emails.

late june or early july.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby renee88 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:38 pm

lawboy22 wrote:Has anyone been able to contact financial aid to see when we will receive the full break down? It seems like we are getting really close to the starting point and still nothing in the mail. I have tried contacting the office but either no one picks up or no one returns my emails.


I don't understand why SMU is like this. All the other schools I've had contact with seem to do everything they can to answer your question, but I keep hearing about how slow SMU is and all my contact with them thus far has not been helpful, even about just basic issues. It concerns me, but hopefully it's confined to the administrative areas of the school.

I might just be getting tense because I've been waiting for 7 months and haven't even been admitted to PT.. :?

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smithc2011
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby smithc2011 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:35 pm

just sent in my withdrawal email, hopefully that will clear up some scholarship money and a spot for one of you guys still waiting. Good luck everyone!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby genis » Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:27 pm

What are my chances of getting into SMU with a 3.75/162?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swilson215 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:10 pm

lawboy22 wrote:Has anyone been able to contact financial aid to see when we will receive the full break down? It seems like we are getting really close to the starting point and still nothing in the mail. I have tried contacting the office but either no one picks up or no one returns my emails.


Originally they said June 15, then I talked to someone (probs a student worker) who said by the end of June. Now Pony Tracks says check back after July 5. Siiiiiiiiiiiigh...everyone else I know at other schools has already gotten their award finalized.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby sneijder » Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:20 pm

genis wrote:What are my chances of getting into SMU with a 3.75/162?



chances are good. Maybe with some money.

http://www.lawschoolpredictor.com/

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swilson215
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swilson215 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:23 pm

genis wrote:What are my chances of getting into SMU with a 3.75/162?


Check the last few years' worth of applicants at LSN. it looks like someone this year was WL with a 162/3.85, but that could have been a YP...? I would say you probably have a good chance of getting in (possibly with $), too.




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