SMU 2011

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isaiahnielsen
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Re: SMU 2011

Postby isaiahnielsen » Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:41 am

does it seem like diversity students get in a lot easier at SMU than regular applicants? when i was using law school predictor, as long as i check the URM box, it seemed i was able to put in some pretty low numbers and still be considered by SMU. is there just not that much diversity on campus?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby brose » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:03 pm

isaiahnielsen wrote:does it seem like diversity students get in a lot easier at SMU than regular applicants? when i was using law school predictor, as long as i check the URM box, it seemed i was able to put in some pretty low numbers and still be considered by SMU. is there just not that much diversity on campus?


Diversity helps at pretty much every law school.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ksimon2007 » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:05 pm

isaiahnielsen wrote:does it seem like diversity students get in a lot easier at SMU than regular applicants? when i was using law school predictor, as long as i check the URM box, it seemed i was able to put in some pretty low numbers and still be considered by SMU. is there just not that much diversity on campus?


You mean lower than the already low standards of SMU? :)

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:54 pm

brose wrote:
isaiahnielsen wrote:does it seem like diversity students get in a lot easier at SMU than regular applicants? when i was using law school predictor, as long as i check the URM box, it seemed i was able to put in some pretty low numbers and still be considered by SMU. is there just not that much diversity on campus?


Diversity helps at pretty much every law school.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:50 pm

Hannibal wrote:Just here to say I got the SMU recruitment package and WOW it's immaculate. Big magazine, viewbook, actual application, letter, etc. Crazy.



That $40K a year from each law student has to go somewhere. They can only do so many sculpted gardens.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swiftwings88 » Sat Dec 25, 2010 3:28 am

kalvano wrote:
Hannibal wrote:Just here to say I got the SMU recruitment package and WOW it's immaculate. Big magazine, viewbook, actual application, letter, etc. Crazy.



That $40K a year from each law student has to go somewhere. They can only do so many sculpted gardens.


+1

Although I go to SMU several times a year to study and I have been to the Law Campus as well. It is gorgeous

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swiftwings88 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:18 am

kalvano wrote:You will not get anything until January. The end.


Happy New Year everyone!!! Can I get anxious now?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Capitol A » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:50 am

swiftwings88 wrote:
kalvano wrote:You will not get anything until January. The end.


Happy New Year everyone!!! Can I get anxious now?

No. If last year is an indication, we still have 4 full weeks to wait.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby swiftwings88 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:32 pm

Capitol A wrote:
swiftwings88 wrote:
kalvano wrote:You will not get anything until January. The end.


Happy New Year everyone!!! Can I get anxious now?

No. If last year is an indication, we still have 4 full weeks to wait.


haha i figured, they've used all their time before their self stated deadline so far, why stop now

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Capitol A » Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:47 pm

Hey-I'm hoping for something sooner too, but I think I have finally learned to ignore my status checkers and be pleasantly surprised if/when something happens.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:49 pm

Capitol A wrote:Hey-I'm hoping for something sooner too, but I think I have finally learned to ignore my status checkers and be pleasantly surprised if/when something happens.


This is credited. Last year, I only looked at my status checker when other applicants in the SMU 2010 thread had status changes.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Capitol A » Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:56 pm

Thirteen wrote:
Capitol A wrote:Hey-I'm hoping for something sooner too, but I think I have finally learned to ignore my status checkers and be pleasantly surprised if/when something happens.


This is credited. Last year, I only looked at my status checker when other applicants in the SMU 2010 thread had status changes.

That's what I've done with several others now, and it is so nice to only finally look at it when it has changed to good news.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby thewarflamingo » Sat Jan 01, 2011 1:13 pm

Sooo excited that it is finally January because I am dying to hear from SMU! Less than 30 days! :D

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:19 am

1 more month! Anyone know if they send schollys with acceptances?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:23 am

Burgstaller04 wrote:1 more month! Anyone know if they send schollys with acceptances?


They'll tell you the amount of any scholarship you receive on the phone call letting you know that you were admitted, and details of the scholarship will be in the admissions packet.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:16 pm

Thirteen wrote:
Burgstaller04 wrote:1 more month! Anyone know if they send schollys with acceptances?


They'll tell you the amount of any scholarship you receive on the phone call letting you know that you were admitted, and details of the scholarship will be in the admissions packet.



They didn't tell me about my scholarships over the phone.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby thewarflamingo » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:09 pm

I read last year's thread and people who were admitted in January didn't get scholarship info in their initial packet, they got it a couple weeks later by mail around February 19.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby brose » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:12 pm

They admit over the phone? On their status checker email it says in big bold letters at the bottom "SMU policy does not allow any decisions being given out over the telephone."

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Capitol A » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:14 pm

brose wrote:They admit over the phone? On their status checker email it says in big bold letters at the bottom "SMU policy does not allow any decisions being given out over the telephone."

That's just their way of saying, "don't call us, we'll call you."

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:17 pm

brose wrote:They admit over the phone? On their status checker email it says in big bold letters at the bottom "SMU policy does not allow any decisions being given out over the telephone."


Aceptance is via phone call. If you call and ask for info, then they refer you to that policy.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby brose » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:30 pm

Gotcha.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby sjlawand88 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:54 pm

Application received as of 1/7/2011... ! Waiting patiently....

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby SrLaw » Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:59 pm

3.4/167 app here.

Sending in app this evening.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby annelise88 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:51 pm

Finally got the scores back from Dec, so I'll be applying with a 155/165/ 3.7 + above average foreign gpa. Keeping my fingers crossed and sending in app. 2m night! YAY!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:35 pm

Based on last years' LSN, see you all back here on January 28th and 29th.




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