SMU 2011

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:33 pm

ebo wrote:
Burgstaller04 wrote:I really want SMU but it's gonna take 90k+ in scholly money to do the trick. Otherwise, you will find me in burnt orange next year.
Did you apply for any of the scholarships? I think 30k a year is the most SMU gives besides full tuition.
The 90k and the full tuition scholly called "the Hutchinson" are available to anyone who has applied for admission w/o extra apps. I am mailing my "Sumner's" app (tuition, books, fees, stipend) today. Here's hoping.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:37 pm

I'm glad I'm not the only one who is refreshing their status every 20 min :) Any predictions on a 2.85 but 170 lsat?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:40 pm

simontemplar wrote:I'm glad I'm not the only one who is refreshing their status every 20 min :) Any predictions on a 2.85 but 170 lsat?


Apparently they like the LSAT and their median is 164...I would think you're in good shape, based on LSN data from previous years

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:46 pm

Thanks ; ) SMU is my top choice! Good luck to everyone. Hopefully we will all be in Dallas next year!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:49 pm

Ok, I've legitimately checked the online status thing 40+ times today, and it's not even noon yet.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby mbusch22 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:51 pm

this was probably already posted, but the only thing your status checker will tell you is if you have a "decision rendered" or "application deferred" or something like that, meaning you got put into the regular decision pile.

Then you get a call or a letter.


I didn't get a call until about a day after i saw my status changed.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby maqkitty214 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:53 pm

ebo wrote:Ok, I've legitimately checked the online status thing 40+ times today, and it's not even noon yet.


+1 and I even got my sister to change my password so I couldn't check it. However, she uses the same password for everything, so I guessed it on the first try. Self-restraint fail.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby brose » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:37 pm

maqkitty214 wrote:
ebo wrote:Ok, I've legitimately checked the online status thing 40+ times today, and it's not even noon yet.


+1 and I even got my sister to change my password so I couldn't check it. However, she uses the same password for everything, so I guessed it on the first try. Self-restraint fail.


looool. ask someone else!!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:49 pm


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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:30 pm

I've gathered as much information as I think is humanly possibly on this, and it seems that SMU updates its online status checker later in the day. Yesterday's decisions were posted on here around 5pm CT, and last year people started reporting seeing Application Complete dates being updated to the current date around 7pm CT. Might mean nothing, but who knows?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby maqkitty214 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:36 pm

Maybe it means I should go do work and not check the status/TLS every hour? :wink: Who am I kidding?

But yeah, you're right. It seemed like people had the date-change later in the day on Tuesday last year.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:53 pm

waketiger wrote:
thewarflamingo wrote:
waketiger wrote:Sorry if I missed it but what is their magic LSAT number?

They seem to love 164+.



Well that makes me pretty nervous. Sitting on a 164, but a 3.38 gpa. This wait is a killer.



That was good for more than $20K /year for me.

Worse GPA, too.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby waketiger » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:42 pm

kalvano wrote:
waketiger wrote:
thewarflamingo wrote:
waketiger wrote:Sorry if I missed it but what is their magic LSAT number?

They seem to love 164+.



Well that makes me pretty nervous. Sitting on a 164, but a 3.38 gpa. This wait is a killer.



That was good for more than $20K /year for me.

Worse GPA, too.


Was that for last year's cycle?

And do you mind me asking if you're an URM (I am not, just trying to see how we compare)?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:04 pm

waketiger wrote:Was that for last year's cycle?

And do you mind me asking if you're an URM (I am not, just trying to see how we compare)?



Last year.

And I am as white as they come. The don't get less diverse than me.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:15 pm


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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:39 pm

While we are all waiting...is anyone else interested in SMU's summer program at Oxford?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Longhorn88 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:46 pm

In!



.......credible recipe for southwestern egg rolls:

http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Southweste ... etail.aspx

Cooking really helps pass the time while you're waiting for acceptances

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:49 pm

hahaha! uncool lol

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby SrLaw » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:26 pm

simontemplar wrote:While we are all waiting...is anyone else interested in SMU's summer program at Oxford?



Very interested in this.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby AP-375 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:33 pm

SrLaw wrote:
simontemplar wrote:While we are all waiting...is anyone else interested in SMU's summer program at Oxford?



Very interested in this.


Me too. Studying at Oxford would be insane, however, I don't really think the classes seem very practical for my interests (business), and I have no idea how housing woud work with a wifey and child...
But still, I'd probably try to make it work...

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:40 pm

AP-375 wrote:
SrLaw wrote:
simontemplar wrote:While we are all waiting...is anyone else interested in SMU's summer program at Oxford?



Very interested in this.


Me too. Studying at Oxford would be insane, however, I don't really think the classes seem very practical for my interests (business), and I have no idea how housing woud work with a wifey and child...
But still, I'd probably try to make it work...


I'd be interested as well; however, I'd have a hard time justifying an additional $8,000 in educational expenses for 1 or 2 classes

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:15 pm

5:15 and nothing yet. Anyone's status date change?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:18 pm

simontemplar wrote:5:15 and nothing yet. Anyone's status date change?

Still 11/1 for me

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby asuusa » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:27 pm

Still 11/1 here. I even got a call from a weird area code and felt excitement, but...nope. Maybe tomorrow.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby legalprincess » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:43 pm

This is really making me wish I would have been able to get my application in before the EA deadline! I'm not sure my sanity can handle waiting until spring!!!




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