Berkeley 2011 applicants

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:17 pm

You can deposit and still remain on WLs. So pay the money, prepare to go to Hasting but run out at the drop of a hat if you get off any of the WLs. They usually give you a very short window to answer, so be prepared. If you visit and make a good effort to let them know that you are really serious about attending if called upon, you stand a chance.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:24 pm

Also, Aggie, it's way too soon to be thinking about that because Boalt has got to be drooling all over your GPA/rank.


And, at the same time, being like... "Durrrr, but she can't even do well on the LSAT, so *flush* goes the app" =-[[

Thanks for the encouragement, though. I'd feel a whole helluva lot better if someone in the 20s accepted me.

I feel SO!! much better knowing I can put money in on Hastings and still remain on WLs. Thank BUDDHA/God/Rad Law that it's the case. I thought putting a seat deposit down was like getting accepted by an ED-Binding school... i.e., that's it, you're in.

Awesome... Thanks so much Excellence, Knock & R6. You really made my day there. :D Now, the next part... a school in the top 20 accepting me. D:

@R6 specifically: That's my plan, especially for UCLA. I've made myself a pleasant burr in their behind for over a month and I am going to do it again on my visit :D

You guys are the best.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby swimmergirl1303 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:54 am

Aggiegrad2011 wrote:
Also, Aggie, it's way too soon to be thinking about that because Boalt has got to be drooling all over your GPA/rank.


And, at the same time, being like... "Durrrr, but she can't even do well on the LSAT, so *flush* goes the app" =-[[

Thanks for the encouragement, though. I'd feel a whole helluva lot better if someone in the 20s accepted me.

I feel SO!! much better knowing I can put money in on Hastings and still remain on WLs. Thank BUDDHA/God/Rad Law that it's the case. I thought putting a seat deposit down was like getting accepted by an ED-Binding school... i.e., that's it, you're in.

Awesome... Thanks so much Excellence, Knock & R6. You really made my day there. :D Now, the next part... a school in the top 20 accepting me. D:

@R6 specifically: That's my plan, especially for UCLA. I've made myself a pleasant burr in their behind for over a month and I am going to do it again on my visit :D

You guys are the best.



Aggie I am sure you will get a top 20. A friend at UCLA told me a good chunk of the class is people who were waitlisted! Have faith! He said he was waitlisted went to visit wrote a letter and got in the next day : )

Also, agreed on the bandaid. But as R6 says, preferably Waitlists. Then I can pretend I still have some semblance of control during this nerve wracking process.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Excellence = a Habit » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:25 pm

Still waiting patiently!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby whathojeeves » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:27 pm

Excellence = a Habit wrote:Still waiting patiently!


Me too! Crossing fingers and toes for good measure.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

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

r6_philly wrote:You can deposit and still remain on WLs. So pay the money, prepare to go to Hasting but run out at the drop of a hat if you get off any of the WLs. They usually give you a very short window to answer, so be prepared. If you visit and make a good effort to let them know that you are really serious about attending if called upon, you stand a chance.


This is true at most schools, but I believe Berkeley requires you to withdraw from waitlists if you accept there.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:38 pm

sarahh wrote:
r6_philly wrote:You can deposit and still remain on WLs. So pay the money, prepare to go to Hasting but run out at the drop of a hat if you get off any of the WLs. They usually give you a very short window to answer, so be prepared. If you visit and make a good effort to let them know that you are really serious about attending if called upon, you stand a chance.


This is true at most schools, but I believe Berkeley requires you to withdraw from waitlists if you accept there.


But the deadline is 6/1(or somewhere in June) since you can "tentatively attend" for the first deadline.

I don't know about Hastings' policy so better look it up.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:39 pm

whathojeeves wrote:
Excellence = a Habit wrote:Still waiting patiently!


Me too! Crossing fingers and toes for good measure.


I am hoping for you guys patiently.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:43 pm

Aggie I am sure you will get a top 20. A friend at UCLA told me a good chunk of the class is people who were waitlisted! Have faith! He said he was waitlisted went to visit wrote a letter and got in the next day : )

Also, agreed on the bandaid. But as R6 says, preferably Waitlists. Then I can pretend I still have some semblance of control during this nerve wracking process.


I hope you're right. I really do. I LOVE UCLA and would absolutely adore attending. Their love for veterans makes my love even fonder for them. <3 dreamy.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:44 pm

r6_philly wrote:
whathojeeves wrote:
Excellence = a Habit wrote:Still waiting patiently!


Me too! Crossing fingers and toes for good measure.


I am hoping for you guys patiently.


I am waiting impatiently. Does that translate into impatient hope from you?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Thu Jan 13, 2011 2:49 pm

Aggiegrad2011 wrote:
I am waiting impatiently. Does that translate into impatient hope from you?


Yes, Aggie NOW!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby swimmergirl1303 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:04 pm

+1 for impatiently waiting.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:10 pm

swimmergirl1303 wrote:+1 for impatiently waiting.


Swimmergirl NOW!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby LilMonsterAnnie » Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:59 pm

Aggiegrad2011 wrote:Personally, I hope to be dinged by Northwestern, Penn, and Boalt on the same day. Preferably within the same hour. It's kind of like ripping the Band-Aid off instead of slowly pulling it, ya'know?


you are too funny Aggie. Love the analogy though! :D

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby hjag » Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:39 pm

Hey all, this is a very interesting thread. I just applied to Berkeley since I took the Dec 2010 LSAT. My stats are 170/3.76 as a neuroscience major. I've done a lot of research over the years and am currently working on an honors thesis. My personal statement discusses why I have decided to make the jump into IP law. Hope I get in so late in the cycle! And congrats to you all on your acceptances!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:40 pm

hjag wrote:Hey all, this is a very interesting thread. I just applied to Berkeley since I took the Dec 2010 LSAT. My stats are 170/3.76 as a neuroscience major. I've done a lot of research over the years and am currently working on an honors thesis. My personal statement discusses why I have decided to make the jump into IP law. Hope I get in so late in the cycle! And congrats to you all on your acceptances!


Good luck! I recently got admitted with a similar GPA and weaker LSAT. Sounds like you have an interesting story, so hopefully the admissions folks at Boalt pick up on that.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby powerlawyer06 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:33 am

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby LilMonsterAnnie » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:56 am

hjag wrote:Hey all, this is a very interesting thread. I just applied to Berkeley since I took the Dec 2010 LSAT. My stats are 170/3.76 as a neuroscience major. I've done a lot of research over the years and am currently working on an honors thesis. My personal statement discusses why I have decided to make the jump into IP law. Hope I get in so late in the cycle! And congrats to you all on your acceptances!



You are so sweet. Can I date you? Or are you gay...mmmm-woman/challenged?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby yale2011 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:59 am

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby LilMonsterAnnie » Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:10 am

hjag is a girl. So unless you're both gay or man-challenged...
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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:21 am

LilMonsterAnnie wrote:
hjag is a girl. So unless you're both gay or man-challenged...


Good Luck Bitches. anyone who applies after .01.01.2011 is HOSED.
Sorry. I will still pick up information.


You suck.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:33 am

I heard Berkeley frowns upon late applicants..

Is that based on when we applied or when we went complete? I applied in October with everything but told them to wait until they received my December LSAT score. So I just went complete last week as a result

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:19 pm

iwanta170 wrote:I heard Berkeley frowns upon late applicants..

Is that based on when we applied or when we went complete? I applied in October with everything but told them to wait until they received my December LSAT score. So I just went complete last week as a result


Seconded. applied in early december, went complete on 1/7 when LSAT was released and now UR.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby williams55 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:48 pm

la la la...just thought I'd throw myself into the waiting game as well. Just passed the two month mark...

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby aesis » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:05 pm

This might be a really dumb question, but does anyone know what Berkeley's median index is or what the chances are with regard to indices?




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