Berkeley 2011 applicants

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r6_philly
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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:16 pm

cardinals1989 wrote:
Thanks! :D

Also, I was pretty sure you would be the first to comment on this. :P


You know I started the In @ B thread. I am on top of things.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby bhan87 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:22 pm

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juliachild-ish wrote:I wouldn't be too too grim about January applicants. I sent in my application on 1/7 (after receiving my Dec. LSAT score) and was accepted on 1/19. I don't think I'm quite an auto-admit, though--my GPA is around the median, and my 2nd LSAT is above the 75th. But I submitted the same 2-page personal statement that I sent to all schools, without tailoring it at all to Boalt, and allegedly that's a no-no.

So my point is, even though Dean Tom says in interviews that late applicants are disadvantaged, I think that if your application is strong, you'll still be fine.


This is basically my story except my dates are a week later.


I had a very similar story. Went complete 1/12, UR 1/21 and got admitted 1/24

Don't lose hope January applicants!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby cardinals1989 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:26 pm

bhan87 wrote:
champsound wrote:
juliachild-ish wrote:I wouldn't be too too grim about January applicants. I sent in my application on 1/7 (after receiving my Dec. LSAT score) and was accepted on 1/19. I don't think I'm quite an auto-admit, though--my GPA is around the median, and my 2nd LSAT is above the 75th. But I submitted the same 2-page personal statement that I sent to all schools, without tailoring it at all to Boalt, and allegedly that's a no-no.

So my point is, even though Dean Tom says in interviews that late applicants are disadvantaged, I think that if your application is strong, you'll still be fine.


This is basically my story except my dates are a week later.


I had a very similar story. Went complete 1/12, UR 1/21 and got admitted 1/24

Don't lose hope January applicants!


I haven't read much of this thread (because it is so long at this point) but this gives me a lot of happiness!

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby giddybiscuit » Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:46 am

Any idea if the next round of committee review will be this Friday? I was thinking that's gotta be the day when all the faculty are not as busy or something....

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby jwmalone87 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:28 pm

Do you guys think it's worth it to apply on the last day? I always figured I'd be an auto-ding here (166/3.7), but now I feel kinda stupid for not at least taking the chance. What do you think?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby GoldenGopherHopeful » Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:35 pm

giddybiscuit wrote:Any idea if the next round of committee review will be this Friday? I was thinking that's gotta be the day when all the faculty are not as busy or something....



That soon? A lot of people were saying the next round wouldn't start until February 18 (when first round CR decisions are released).

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:14 pm

IN AT BERKELEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! submitted like 12/15 been under review same time accepted 1/24 :D

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby Philip_J_Fry » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:22 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:IN AT BERKELEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! submitted like 12/15 been under review same time accepted 1/24 :D


Congrats! Were you on committee review (Feb 18th) or in with the Dean's round?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:28 pm

Philip_J_Fry wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:IN AT BERKELEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! submitted like 12/15 been under review same time accepted 1/24 :D


Congrats! Were you on committee review (Feb 18th) or in with the Dean's round?



Hmm truthfully i don't know. I came back saw the email. check my status checker it just says decision made admitted. I don't know anything else really no other emails about the Admitted students site, nothing about scholarships, they did tell me to put in my fafsa, in a separate email but that's it. How can I find out if it was committee review. I'd love to help you out.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:34 pm

When did you receive the FAFSA email ? And when did you submit FAFSA ? Thanks & congratulations !

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:39 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:When did you receive the FAFSA email ? And when did you submit FAFSA ? Thanks & congratulations !


I got it four days ago it seems like a general mass email to admitted students. I haven't submitted yet it says the priority deadline is March 2nd. I don't really have to worry about it too much because I'll go for free anyway. but I'll probably submit it tonight anyway.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:42 pm

Does a FAFSA request from Berkeley have any significance regarding liklihood of being admitted ?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby sanguar » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:46 pm

This is an announcement to all applicants regarding the application process for financial aid. The Berkeley Law Financial Aid Office asks that you submit your applications for financial aid as soon as possible. Please do not wait until an admission decision is made.


That's the email I got. Check your SPAM filter?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:46 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Does a FAFSA request from Berkeley have any significance regarding liklihood of being admitted ?


I don't know I got mine after I was already admitted.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby chasgoose » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:47 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Does a FAFSA request from Berkeley have any significance regarding liklihood of being admitted ?


I doubt it. I'm pretty sure it said in the e-mail that the request had no bearing on our application status. Although, I guess I assumed everyone received one. Did anyone not receive one?

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:21 pm

AGGGGGHHHHH two more hours delay, trying to get back to Chicago from Miami. We have the biggest snowstorm of my life in Chicago the same day I find out about my Berkeley admittance...... Cali looks so good right now.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:24 pm

Miami should look good to you now.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:11 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Miami should look good to you now.


The city or the law school? The law school is old and horrendous and at this time of the year Miami is nice but in the summer it's unbearable the humidity is just crazy.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:18 pm

The weather at this time of year.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby cardinals1989 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:34 pm

Well, just got the status checker for my app. And the wait begins....

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby champsound » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:20 pm

It gets cold sometimes in Berkeley too. Like almost upper 40s!!! :o


Congrats to all the new admits

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby camelcrema » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:23 pm

champsound wrote:It gets cold sometimes in Berkeley too. Like almost upper 40s!!! :o


Congrats to all the new admits



Sometimes it even rains (and no one goes to class.)

Champ, love the 'tar.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby champsound » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:27 pm

camelcrema wrote:
champsound wrote:It gets cold sometimes in Berkeley too. Like almost upper 40s!!! :o


Congrats to all the new admits



Sometimes it even rains (and no one goes to class.)

Champ, love the 'tar.


Whoa, it's like my doppleganger, similar numbers, (probably) same school, similar 'tar. Hope I get into NYU also.

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby cardinals1989 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:02 pm

Just went complete. Man, this is going a lot faster than in the fall...which makes me quite happy. :D

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Re: Berkeley 2011 applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:08 pm

cardinals1989 wrote:Just went complete. Man, this is going a lot faster than in the fall...which makes me quite happy. :D


Maybe they will call you by the end of the business day! :mrgreen:




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