SMU 2011

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Longhorn88
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Re: SMU 2011

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby SMUPonyGrad10 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:48 pm

Good luck everyone, just learned via status checker "Denied"...

155/3.55

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby brose » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:51 pm

SMUPonyGrad10 wrote:Good luck everyone, just learned via status checker "Denied"...

155/3.55


AW :( Sorry.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Sandro » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:52 pm

Sorry man. Has SMU actually admitted anyone so far?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby ebo » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:52 pm

Sandro wrote:Sorry man. Has SMU actually admitted anyone so far?

Not that I've heard.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby deliriousxix » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:53 pm

SMUPonyGrad10 wrote:Good luck everyone, just learned via status checker "Denied"...

155/3.55



:( sorry, that sucks. Sandro, I don't think they've admitted anybody yet.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:55 pm

lawschoolnumbers.com shows only "rejections" & "pending".

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:01 pm

Sorry man :(

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:27 pm

I'm looking at LSN from last year (as I'm sure we all are lol) and it's interesting to note that there were initially 3 rejections and a then 1 W/L...and then the vast majority were then admitted over the next few days. Then about 4 people were rejected on Feb. 1st. Not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby deliriousxix » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:44 pm

simontemplar wrote:I'm looking at LSN from last year (as I'm sure we all are lol) and it's interesting to note that there were initially 3 rejections and a then 1 W/L...and then the vast majority were then admitted over the next few days. Then about 4 people were rejected on Feb. 1st. Not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.


hm. that's true. maybe dates aren't going to change this year? :|

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:54 pm

deliriousxix wrote:
simontemplar wrote:I'm looking at LSN from last year (as I'm sure we all are lol) and it's interesting to note that there were initially 3 rejections and a then 1 W/L...and then the vast majority were then admitted over the next few days. Then about 4 people were rejected on Feb. 1st. Not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.


hm. that's true. maybe dates aren't going to change this year? :|



Honestly, I hope they don't. That whole theory on the status dates is so convoluted. I'd much rather just have it say "denied" or get an acceptance call than have to speculate all weekend on what a date change means! lol

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Iconoclast » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:18 pm

simontemplar wrote:
deliriousxix wrote:
simontemplar wrote:I'm looking at LSN from last year (as I'm sure we all are lol) and it's interesting to note that there were initially 3 rejections and a then 1 W/L...and then the vast majority were then admitted over the next few days. Then about 4 people were rejected on Feb. 1st. Not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.


hm. that's true. maybe dates aren't going to change this year? :|


Honestly, I hope they don't. That whole theory on the status dates is so convoluted. I'd much rather just have it say "denied" or get an acceptance call than have to speculate all weekend on what a date change means! lol


It sounds likely that the system is different this year. I don't remember anyone being denied (or accepted for that matter) via status checker last year. Everyone got the date change, followed by "decision rendered" which was then followed up by either a phone call or thin envelope.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:31 pm

Iconoclast wrote:
simontemplar wrote:
deliriousxix wrote:
simontemplar wrote:I'm looking at LSN from last year (as I'm sure we all are lol) and it's interesting to note that there were initially 3 rejections and a then 1 W/L...and then the vast majority were then admitted over the next few days. Then about 4 people were rejected on Feb. 1st. Not sure what conclusions can be drawn from that.


hm. that's true. maybe dates aren't going to change this year? :|


Honestly, I hope they don't. That whole theory on the status dates is so convoluted. I'd much rather just have it say "denied" or get an acceptance call than have to speculate all weekend on what a date change means! lol


It sounds likely that the system is different this year. I don't remember anyone being denied (or accepted for that matter) via status checker last year. Everyone got the date change, followed by "decision rendered" which was then followed up by either a phone call or thin envelope.


+1

Given that they have only given out rejections (according to LSN at least) maybe they are stacking up acceptances and will release those all at once. Hopefully it is a good sign that we have survived thus far...fingers crossed

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Thirteen » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:39 pm

SMUPonyGrad10 wrote:Good luck everyone, just learned via status checker "Denied"...

155/3.55


Sorry to hear that :cry:

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby CrimLaw300 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:47 pm

Does anyone know what SMU's scholarship stipulations typically are?

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby deliriousxix » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:50 pm

CrimLaw300 wrote:Does anyone know what SMU's scholarship stipulations typically are?


I think I remember reading that it's just being in "good standing".

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby CrimLaw300 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:53 pm

Nice. Well, here's to hoping for good money from SMU. Nearly every other school that I've gotten good money from has stringent stipulations for keeping it.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby theLSATnemesis » Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:04 pm

deliriousxix wrote:
CrimLaw300 wrote:Does anyone know what SMU's scholarship stipulations typically are?


I think I remember reading that it's just being in "good standing".



That's the word on the street.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby kalvano » Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:47 pm

deliriousxix wrote:
CrimLaw300 wrote:Does anyone know what SMU's scholarship stipulations typically are?


I think I remember reading that it's just being in "good standing".



That's correct. And it's a huge relief when grades start coming back in.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:18 pm

...tomorrow... *blows on lucky rabbits foot*

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Marionberry » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:34 pm

Burgstaller04 wrote:...tomorrow... *blows on lucky rabbits foot*


I don't think you've got a lot to worry about, burg.

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Burgstaller04 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:45 pm

Marionberry wrote:
Burgstaller04 wrote:...tomorrow... *blows on lucky rabbits foot*
I don't think you've got a lot to worry about, burg.
That was more of a fingers crossed for all of us to hear from them. Not meant to be just for an acceptance for me, although I would really like that. :)

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby simontemplar » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:12 pm

Burgstaller04 wrote:
Marionberry wrote:
Burgstaller04 wrote:...tomorrow... *blows on lucky rabbits foot*
I don't think you've got a lot to worry about, burg.
That was more of a fingers crossed for all of us to hear from them. Not meant to be just for an acceptance for me, although I would really like that. :)


Burg, hopefully we are all above the line on SMU's Vicky Mendoza diagonal 8) hahaa

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby Marionberry » Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:19 pm

Well, I'm rooting for you guys! Good luck to all!

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Re: SMU 2011

Postby maqkitty214 » Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:45 am

So this is a silly question: On my status checker, my daytime number is from a satellite office I worked at during the summer/fall. Evening is my cell phone. In the unlikely situation where they try to call me, and no one answers the "daytime" number, will they try to call the evening one? Or leave a message at the daytime one?

The stupidest part is that I just realized this, despite refreshing the Status Checker so many times the last few days.

Just being paranoid and crazy.




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