Penn ED Waiting Thread

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby achilles » Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:18 am

Submitted 10/30 and gonna mail my contract tomorrow. I have a small chance, can't believe we won't hear til 12/9 at the earliest

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby Cassius Sterling » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:52 pm

Does anyone know how binding the early decision is if you were to be accepted? I haven't yet applied, and this question is rather crucial for me. I'm not talking about getting in ED and then trying to go to a different school; I'm talking about applying ED and then, for some reason, deciding that law school in general is not the right career path. So, to be clear, if you were to be accepted ED, could you decline?

Also, I can see that an obvious response may be, "Don't apply ED if you are uncertain." For the sake of my question, please avoid that response. Thank you for the help.

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:56 pm

Cassius Sterling wrote:Does anyone know how binding the early decision is if you were to be accepted? I haven't yet applied, and this question is rather crucial for me. I'm not talking about getting in ED and then trying to go to a different school; I'm talking about applying ED and then, for some reason, deciding that law school in general is not the right career path. So, to be clear, if you were to be accepted ED, could you decline?

Also, I can see that an obvious response may be, "Don't apply ED if you are uncertain." For the sake of my question, please avoid that response. Thank you for the help.


I don't think they're going to FORCE you to go to law school haha. Generally, binding ED means that IF you go to law school, you must attend theirs.

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:57 pm

My Under Committee Review date changed today! From 10/28 to 11/9
:D

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby kk19131 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:00 pm

absolutazn87 wrote:My Under Committee Review date changed today! From 10/28 to 11/9
:D


Same!


...We keep having the same results!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:05 pm

kk19131 wrote:
absolutazn87 wrote:My Under Committee Review date changed today! From 10/28 to 11/9
:D


Same!


...We keep having the same results!


Haha yeah, NYU thread too!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby Entchen » Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:03 pm

A question for Penn applicants: did any of you get a fee waiver but...not have your fee waived? I got a letter today very clearly saying my fee would be waived if I applied through LSAC, but when I went to test this out, it still told me the $80 fee would be added to my cart or whatever.

I was not planning to apply b/c they hadn't given me one, but now I got this, so I am reconsidering. I am going to call or email them tomorrow to ask what's going on. Just curious if this had happened to anyone else.

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby loptimist » Wed Nov 10, 2010 4:36 am

Entchen wrote:A question for Penn applicants: did any of you get a fee waiver but...not have your fee waived? I got a letter today very clearly saying my fee would be waived if I applied through LSAC, but when I went to test this out, it still told me the $80 fee would be added to my cart or whatever.

I was not planning to apply b/c they hadn't given me one, but now I got this, so I am reconsidering. I am going to call or email them tomorrow to ask what's going on. Just curious if this had happened to anyone else.



I also got a letter saying that my fee would be waived and when I applied through LSAC, the fee was waived.
So at least it worked fine for me.

Like you said, it will be a better to simply call and ask for help from Penn Admission Office.

Now that we mentioned fee waive, does a candidate with fee waive have even a slightly higher chance of getting accepted?

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:45 am

loptimist wrote:
Entchen wrote:A question for Penn applicants: did any of you get a fee waiver but...not have your fee waived? I got a letter today very clearly saying my fee would be waived if I applied through LSAC, but when I went to test this out, it still told me the $80 fee would be added to my cart or whatever.

I was not planning to apply b/c they hadn't given me one, but now I got this, so I am reconsidering. I am going to call or email them tomorrow to ask what's going on. Just curious if this had happened to anyone else.



I also got a letter saying that my fee would be waived and when I applied through LSAC, the fee was waived.
So at least it worked fine for me.

Like you said, it will be a better to simply call and ask for help from Penn Admission Office.

Now that we mentioned fee waive, does a candidate with fee waive have even a slightly higher chance of getting accepted?


I'd say yes it does, cuz based on a thread about Penn fee waivers, it seems like Penn only gives them to people with GPAs higher than 3.7.

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby rd05 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:17 pm

applied early october, UCR 10/28, status changed today as well. Good luck to everyone waiting!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby makingwaves » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:23 am

UCR as of 10/28 also!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby achilles » Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:48 pm

I'm UCR 11/10. just one more month...

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby silly101 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:02 pm

submitted today!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby kk19131 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 6:01 pm

silly101 wrote:submitted today!


Good luck. :D

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:43 pm

I can still submit on the 15th and be good right? because it's gonna come down to the wire for me to get my app finished in time

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby kk19131 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:49 am

dabomb75 wrote:I can still submit on the 15th and be good right? because it's gonna come down to the wire for me to get my app finished in time



"Early Decision Deadline: November 15 - The application must be received by this date. You then have until December 1 to complete your application, which means that all supporting documents, including the LSAT/Credential Assembly Service Law School report and letters of recommendation, must be received by December 1."

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:18 am

kk19131 wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:I can still submit on the 15th and be good right? because it's gonna come down to the wire for me to get my app finished in time



"Early Decision Deadline: November 15 - The application must be received by this date. You then have until December 1 to complete your application, which means that all supporting documents, including the LSAT/Credential Assembly Service Law School report and letters of recommendation, must be received by December 1."


yea, I just wasn't sure if that meant before the 15th or on the 15th. I assumed it meant on the 15th

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby kk19131 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:33 am

dabomb75 wrote:
kk19131 wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:I can still submit on the 15th and be good right? because it's gonna come down to the wire for me to get my app finished in time



"Early Decision Deadline: November 15 - The application must be received by this date. You then have until December 1 to complete your application, which means that all supporting documents, including the LSAT/Credential Assembly Service Law School report and letters of recommendation, must be received by December 1."


yea, I just wasn't sure if that meant before the 15th or on the 15th. I assumed it meant on the 15th


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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby silly101 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:32 pm

silly101 wrote:submitted today!


Complete and UCR today

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby MissLucky » Tue Nov 16, 2010 1:32 pm

joining in on the fun. went UCR yesterday.

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:25 am

submitted 2 days, and they officially got everything today

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby oreo3405 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:30 am

I still have not gone UCR! Ugh!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:58 am

I just called and emailed Penn to withdraw from ED and switch to RD. Hopefully they won't hate me :\

Best of luck to everyone here!

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby kk19131 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 11:22 am

absolutazn87 wrote:I just called and emailed Penn to withdraw from ED and switch to RD. Hopefully they won't hate me :\

Best of luck to everyone here!



Why?

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Re: Penn ED Waiting Thread

Postby absolutazn87 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 11:35 am

kk19131 wrote:
absolutazn87 wrote:I just called and emailed Penn to withdraw from ED and switch to RD. Hopefully they won't hate me :\

Best of luck to everyone here!



Why?


Got into Michigan last week, and Gtown, Duke, Texas before that. And based on LSN stats from last year, Michigan offered practically everyone with my numbers $$$. I just can't bring myself to commit to what is a sure sticker price for Penn compared with $$ at Michigan. Plus, I kind of want to see how NYU turns out.




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