UCLA? 2011

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usctoucla
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby usctoucla » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:15 am

I am dying to go to UCLA. It is my #1 choice and always has been. I was a Business Admin. major at USC with a Psych. minor and individualized concentration. Lost hold of my GPA due to the several statistics/calculus classes I had to take with my major. I have a ton of entertainment work experience, and I am applying with a clear intention to enter the Entertainment and Media Law Program at UCLA. I have visited a class, met the program's president and spoken with the dean of admissions on a few short occasions. I want nothing more than to go to this school.

3.14 lsdas gpa / 168 lsat

So tell me, does my GPA sign my own death certificate....or do I have a shot?

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calilaw
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby calilaw » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:26 am

You should try, but the UC schools seem to place a high value on GPAs. UCLA would be an extreme reach.

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby username10012 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:35 pm

complete 11/16 and no word yet... is this a bad sign??

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby r6_philly » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:37 pm

I am now surprised that I wasn't WLed yesterday like others.

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Hannibal
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Hannibal » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:52 pm

Holy crap @ tuition numbers.

I'm also surprised I wasn't WLed with the others, someone with my stats got WLed last year. Hoping that's a good sign.

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artichoke
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby artichoke » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:21 am

Why would UCLA send me an email about their great philosophy and law program at the law school when I haven't even been accepted? Additionally, why haven't I heard back yet?

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby TheOcho » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:51 am

artichoke wrote:Why would UCLA send me an email about their great philosophy and law program at the law school when I haven't even been accepted? Additionally, why haven't I heard back yet?


+1

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Pricer
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Pricer » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:43 am

Went complete today. 169/3.69

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NorCalBruin
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby NorCalBruin » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:50 am

Fuck!

I wrote my whole "Special Program" essay on their philosophy specialization. I thought I was going to be their special snowflake, their diamond in the rough, their teacher's pet---the one who's dying to get into a program that no one knows about! But not now! Now they told like 100,000 about that program and im sure about 5,000 other philosophy majors are writing the same essay right now...

TITS!

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby LilMonsterAnnie » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:13 am

r6_philly wrote:I am now surprised that I wasn't WLed yesterday like others.



+1
R6
I would rather have the pain of death

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Bildungsroman
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:52 am

I vote that we all hear back today.

BeachandRun23
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby BeachandRun23 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:10 am

Went complete in late october. Haven't heard a peep since then. Stats arent that great. Anyone else in the same position?

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Shloime » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:04 am

If it makes you feel better, I haven't heard anything since I went complete on 11/23, and my numbers are above both 75%

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby JJDancer » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:18 pm

I am complelety fine with waiting. I don't want to hear back soon. I just want to be ACCEPTED money pls UCLA!

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:43 pm

Is $$$$ at Illinois something I should notify them of to start negotiating? Or not ranked high enough?

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Hannibal » Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:04 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:Is $$$$ at Illinois something I should notify them of to start negotiating? Or not ranked high enough?


If they didn't give you any money at all I think it would be a very good bargaining chip.

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:26 pm

Hannibal wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Is $$$$ at Illinois something I should notify them of to start negotiating? Or not ranked high enough?


If they didn't give you any money at all I think it would be a very good bargaining chip.


Cool. Let the games begin. Getting money from a school that's top 20 and I'm ACTUALLY interested in would be a nice step... so give me love UCLA!

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Arbiter213
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:07 pm

Just wanted to update: Emailed Dean Schwartz, he responded in 2 minutes ( :!: ), and then responded again when I responded. Really incredibly nice guy. Said to let him know when I fill out fafsa and need access.

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby aesis » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:45 pm

High of 79 F, low of 52 F today.
Not a cloud in the sky.

It will drop to a high of 66 next Sunday.
lullz

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby justadude55 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:30 pm

has UCLA sent rejections/wl's yet?

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mr_toad
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby mr_toad » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:31 pm

Some waitlists, apparently.

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby justadude55 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:32 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:Just wanted to update: Emailed Dean Schwartz, he responded in 2 minutes ( :!: ), and then responded again when I responded. Really incredibly nice guy. Said to let him know when I fill out fafsa and need access.

i saw some of your other offers? you gonna take them?

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby JenDarby » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:40 pm

Still half asleep I woke up and started checking my email on my phone. Even though I know UCLA does phone acceptances, this email subject line got me momentarily excited: "Acceptance to the California School of Law" so I actually woke up and looked again, sweet, online law school

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Arbiter213
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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:23 pm

justadude55 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:Just wanted to update: Emailed Dean Schwartz, he responded in 2 minutes ( :!: ), and then responded again when I responded. Really incredibly nice guy. Said to let him know when I fill out fafsa and need access.

i saw some of your other offers? you gonna take them?


I have a lot of personal factors in play and I'm debt averse. I'm gonna take the best offer I have, taking all my personal utilities into account, when I have all my information. I'm obviously still waiting to hear from 7 schools. I will be withdrawing from Minnesota right now.

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Re: UCLA? 2011

Postby rbarcelo9 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:29 pm

Just got my wait list email....167/3.76....first non acceptance...pretty bummed




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