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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby trudat15 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:18 pm

BeachedBrit wrote:
lawyerwannabe wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:ED and haven't heard back yet.


Ya. I am in the same boat. Think "rejection" or "WL". O well.


I'd be shocked if I get an outright rejection just because no one with my numbers has been anything but accepted as far as I could find, including this year. With that said I am expecting a WL and hoping that my columbia specific LOR didn't get mixed up with my general LOR (from the same professor) as I felt I had a strong application and was surprised not to be accepted.


I dont think they outright reject many ED applicants, aside from the obvious auto dings. Most seem to get at least WL last year.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby lawyerwannabe » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:20 pm

According to LSN, I thought I had a chance at acceptance. I am also expecting a WL. I personally feel that the Rubenstein's probably made admissions more difficult. They may not need as many splitters or reverse splitters via ED as in past years because of the 20 people who will be receiving the full schollies. They probably think they will be able to improve on their medians rather than keeping them stagnant.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby lawyerwannabe » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:21 pm

trudat15 wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:
lawyerwannabe wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:ED and haven't heard back yet.


Ya. I am in the same boat. Think "rejection" or "WL". O well.


I'd be shocked if I get an outright rejection just because no one with my numbers has been anything but accepted as far as I could find, including this year. With that said I am expecting a WL and hoping that my columbia specific LOR didn't get mixed up with my general LOR (from the same professor) as I felt I had a strong application and was surprised not to be accepted.


I dont think they outright reject many ED applicants, aside from the obvious auto dings. Most seem to get at least WL last year.


How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Sentry » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:36 pm

Looking at the EDers that got WL'd/rejected it seems obvious UChi is trying to raise their LSAT median to at least 172.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby BeachedBrit » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:38 pm


How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby jd2014! » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:50 pm

So are we thinking tomorrow post-lunch hour for possible first admit calls?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Sentry » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:53 pm

BeachedBrit wrote:

How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.

I would guess it's pretty hard to get off the WL at Chicago. I don't have anything to back that, but it seems like it's easier at schools with larger class sizes ie NYU.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby arism87 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:55 pm

BeachedBrit wrote:

How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.


Didn't UVA waitlist hundreds of people but over enroll last year?

Edit because "and but" is embarrassing- thanks for quoting :-P lol
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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby Sentry » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:56 pm

arism87 wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:

How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.


Didn't UVA waitlist hundreds of people and but over enroll last year?

That's because UVA is trying to get rid of RD and fill a class of nothing but EDers.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby trudat15 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:59 pm

arism87 wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:

How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.


Didn't UVA waitlist hundreds of people and but over enroll last year?


Yeah, heard they didnt take anyone off the WL last year.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby arism87 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:01 pm

Sentry wrote:
arism87 wrote:
BeachedBrit wrote:

How realistic is it to expect acceptance from a WL? This question is not only for U of C. I mean it generally. While WL is better than an outright rejection, it pretty much feels like a waiting line to rejection.


Very much a school specific question. Some schools like UVA are apparently not all that hard to get off the WL provided one has competitive numbers. Other schools the WL is a black hole. I have no idea about Chicago though, anyone?

Also my LSAT>172 for what it's worth.


Didn't UVA waitlist hundreds of people and but over enroll last year?

That's because UVA is trying to get rid of RD and fill a class of nothing but EDers.


+VA residents! Don't forget us! lol

I hate to say that those policies make me hesitant to even go, despite how much I'm tempted to. But this is a Chicago thread... carry on..

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby r6_philly » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:11 pm

jd2014! wrote:So are we thinking tomorrow post-lunch hour for possible first admit calls?


But the WLs due today didn't come out right?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby jd2014! » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:17 pm

r6_philly wrote:
jd2014! wrote:So are we thinking tomorrow post-lunch hour for possible first admit calls?


But the WLs due today didn't come out right?


Wednesday it is.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby trudat15 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:20 pm

r6_philly wrote:
jd2014! wrote:So are we thinking tomorrow post-lunch hour for possible first admit calls?


But the WLs due today didn't come out right?


Maybe they're behind. They were a day (friday-monday) behind ED admits this year as well.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby ilovemulch » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:33 pm

r6_philly wrote:
T6Hopeful wrote:
ClayDavis wrote:When did RD applicants begin hearing last year?
Looks like mid-January for the earliest submitters, and a big wave in February.


That spreadsheet only include OCT submitters. Last year RD applicants who submitted in Sept. heard back on Tues. 12/29
http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... er=asc&p=3

Scroll down to the bottom and see the first acceptances withdrawn.


cant figure out when someone who submitted last wk of sept but wasnt complete til mid oct would hear back (if accepted, I mean). I know a couple of people who applied sept and were complete early oct (like the first of oct) heard end of Dec, but could someone like me get in in the first batch even though I completed in Oct?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby r6_philly » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:43 pm

ilovemulch wrote:
cant figure out when someone who submitted last wk of sept but wasnt complete til mid oct would hear back (if accepted, I mean). I know a couple of people who applied sept and were complete early oct (like the first of oct) heard end of Dec, but could someone like me get in in the first batch even though I completed in Oct?


Review dates are more relevant but there isn't an easy to get that info. What are your UR dates? I think either this week or 2 week after. Before Columbia I am sure. I really hope I get the rest of my decisions in Jan.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby chaosnoodlesoup » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:56 pm

r6_philly wrote:
ilovemulch wrote:
cant figure out when someone who submitted last wk of sept but wasnt complete til mid oct would hear back (if accepted, I mean). I know a couple of people who applied sept and were complete early oct (like the first of oct) heard end of Dec, but could someone like me get in in the first batch even though I completed in Oct?


Review dates are more relevant but there isn't an easy to get that info. What are your UR dates? I think either this week or 2 week after. Before Columbia I am sure. I really hope I get the rest of my decisions in Jan.


Me first, me first.

UR 12/10, updated to 12/23.

When will I receive my decision?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby ilovemulch » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:09 pm

r6_philly wrote:
ilovemulch wrote:
cant figure out when someone who submitted last wk of sept but wasnt complete til mid oct would hear back (if accepted, I mean). I know a couple of people who applied sept and were complete early oct (like the first of oct) heard end of Dec, but could someone like me get in in the first batch even though I completed in Oct?


Review dates are more relevant but there isn't an easy to get that info. What are your UR dates? I think either this week or 2 week after. Before Columbia I am sure. I really hope I get the rest of my decisions in Jan.


UR 11/15 --> UR 12/13...guessing (if I get in at all!) either this week or mid January...

Edit: what are your UR dates philly?

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby r6_philly » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:14 pm

ilovemulch wrote:
UR 11/15 --> UR 12/13...guessing (if I get in at all!) either this week or mid January...

Edit: what are your UR dates philly?


Same exact, so maybe 1/14 for both of us since I went complete early Oct.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby hellome » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:26 pm

12/13 update here as well!
oddly though, my 1st UR date was in September but I received my complete e-mail in October...
so who knows what'll happen? :shock:

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby rundoxierun » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:38 pm

Another 12/13 guy here.

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby jd2014! » Mon Dec 27, 2010 8:42 pm

still at 9/30. :roll:

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby daisyduke » Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:12 pm

jd2014! wrote:still at 9/30. :roll:


+1

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby lakerfanimal » Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:37 pm

daisyduke wrote:
jd2014! wrote:still at 9/30. :roll:


+1


Both of you probably have better numbers than me based on the schools you got into and I went UR.. point is- DON'T WORRY, the UR changes are RANDOM :)

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Re: UChicago 2011

Postby r6_philly » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:49 am

Today is the day! Hold on to your hats!




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