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OrdinarilySkilled
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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby OrdinarilySkilled » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:23 pm

Zindras wrote:Anyone see this? Evening division applicants take note :).


3. Changes to the Evening and Day Divisions. As you probably know, Georgetown Law already boasts the #1 Evening Program in the Country. This week, faculty approved a proposal to make the Evening Program even stronger. Under the proposal, next year’s §7 will go from about 130 students (currently the largest of the sections) to about 80, and its small sections will also decrease in size from about 33 to 27 students per. To make the program more attractive to working students, the course load will also decrease from 24.0 credits to 20.0., and Friday classes will be eliminated for 1Es. Day sections will also be getting smaller next year, as the faculty approved a measure to add a new §5 to the current four day sections. Thus, each section will drop from about 115/120 students to around 100 students. The overall size of next year’s Day and Evening sections combined won’t change (only the distribution) and these changes won’t affect any current students. To get the full text of the proposal, click here.

wow this is great, may I ask where you saw this?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Dany » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:31 pm

Zindras wrote:3. Changes to the Evening and Day Divisions. As you probably know, Georgetown Law already boasts the #1 Evening Program in the Country. This week, faculty approved a proposal to make the Evening Program even stronger. Under the proposal, next year’s §7 will go from about 130 students (currently the largest of the sections) to about 80, and its small sections will also decrease in size from about 33 to 27 students per. To make the program more attractive to working students, the course load will also decrease from 24.0 credits to 20.0., and Friday classes will be eliminated for 1Es. Day sections will also be getting smaller next year, as the faculty approved a measure to add a new §5 to the current four day sections. Thus, each section will drop from about 115/120 students to around 100 students. The overall size of next year’s Day and Evening sections combined won’t change (only the distribution) and these changes won’t affect any current students. To get the full text of the proposal, click here.

The bolded confuses me...

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby OrdinarilySkilled » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:33 pm

^^^it seems as though they are adding a section but keeping total class size the same, thus creating smaller sections

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Zindras » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:33 pm

OrdinarilySkilled wrote:wow this is great, may I ask where you saw this?


The SBA emailed it to current students today around 5:30.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Dany » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:35 pm

I'm just confused at the "Day and Evening combined" part, since they said they're cutting down the Evening enrollment. Maybe I'm just reading it wrong, though. It's been a long week. :D

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Zindras » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:36 pm

eskimo wrote:I'm just confused at the "Day and Evening combined" part, since they said they're cutting down the Evening enrollment. Maybe I'm just reading it wrong, though. It's been a long week. :D


The (fuzzy) math there confuses me too.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby yanksbgood » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:40 pm

Zindras wrote:
eskimo wrote:I'm just confused at the "Day and Evening combined" part, since they said they're cutting down the Evening enrollment. Maybe I'm just reading it wrong, though. It's been a long week. :D


The (fuzzy) math there confuses me too.


Same here. It appears that theyre going to take more full time students to fill the void left by reducing the part time class. And then they will create another day time section so that the overall section size for day time students will decrease even though they are adding day time students. I dont know. Thats what I got from it. I didnt do any math though.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby BDN213 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:03 pm

i'm pretty sure at this point i'm right to think that as an ED 11/29 last update who hasn't heard yet, i'm a no go :( thoughts?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby mistermister » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:04 pm

Zindras wrote:Anyone see this? Evening division applicants take note :).


3. Changes to the Evening and Day Divisions. As you probably know, Georgetown Law already boasts the #1 Evening Program in the Country. This week, faculty approved a proposal to make the Evening Program even stronger. Under the proposal, next year’s §7 will go from about 130 students (currently the largest of the sections) to about 80, and its small sections will also decrease in size from about 33 to 27 students per. To make the program more attractive to working students, the course load will also decrease from 24.0 credits to 20.0., and Friday classes will be eliminated for 1Es. Day sections will also be getting smaller next year, as the faculty approved a measure to add a new §5 to the current four day sections. Thus, each section will drop from about 115/120 students to around 100 students. The overall size of next year’s Day and Evening sections combined won’t change (only the distribution) and these changes won’t affect any current students. To get the full text of the proposal, click here.


Is it fair to assume this will bring up the LSAT/GPA for PT admits? Coincidence that next year USNWR rankings take PT numbers into consideration??

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby bistduverrueckt » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:36 pm

Got my acceptance in the mail today :D (another 11/29er for the record)

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby BDN213 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:45 pm

bistduverrueckt wrote:Got my acceptance in the mail today :D (another 11/29er for the record)

CONGRATS!!

except now i've lost even more hope :(

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby shanshan333 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:49 pm

bistduverrueckt wrote:Got my acceptance in the mail today :D (another 11/29er for the record)


Wait, when did you submit?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby bistduverrueckt » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:51 pm

shanshan333 wrote:
bistduverrueckt wrote:Got my acceptance in the mail today :D (another 11/29er for the record)


Wait, when did you submit?


i submitted 11/11, went complete 11/15-->11/18-->11/24-->11/29

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby shanshan333 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:53 pm

bistduverrueckt wrote:
shanshan333 wrote:
bistduverrueckt wrote:Got my acceptance in the mail today :D (another 11/29er for the record)


Wait, when did you submit?


i submitted 11/11, went complete 11/15-->11/18-->11/24-->11/29


Congrats!!

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby BDN213 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:03 pm

11/11(submit)--> 11/16-->11/22-->11/29

rejecctioonnn i can feel it

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby TrustMeI'mAnActress » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:26 pm

In!! Yay!! :D Congrats to all who received acceptances today!

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby shanshan333 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:27 pm

TrustMeI'mAnActress wrote:In!! Yay!! :D Congrats to all who received acceptances today!


...Numbers?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Excellence = a Habit » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:30 pm

BDN213 wrote:11/11(submit)--> 11/16-->11/22-->11/29

rejecctioonnn i can feel it


There's no reason to assume this. You were on a different update pattern from the 11/29s who got letters yesterday and today. Lots of people have had patterns of five updates before receiving the admission letter; that could be the situation you're in. Good luck :)

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Kiwi917 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:48 pm

In! :D I'm happy I never tried checking the admitted students site - it was a good surprise to get the letter in the mail. Very nice note at the bottom that showed they actually read my personal statement. I'm feeling far less cynical about the whole admissions process. Submitted 11/3, complete dates 11/9 --> 11/11 --> 11/18 --> 11/24 --> 11/29.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby csoloski » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:06 pm

please excuse my naiveté with GULC lingo, what does "application complete" mean to them? It seems like it means something else.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Zindras » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:31 pm

Also

The school may be limiting the number of part-time to full-time transfers.

"We would propose allowing transfers only for demonstrated significant changed circumstances. This provides a standard that is exacting enough to stem the over 50% transfer requests we currently experience but flexible enough to allow for approval of some transfers."

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:00 am

For those wondering: According to last year's interviewee thread, there is about 7% chance of rejection, 39% preferred WL, 36% admissions for those who interview.

Dunno if that's true or not.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby pppokerface » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:05 am

I'm super curious about the interviews-how much of a boost it gives the applicant (if it went well). From what I read on TLS, seems like most end up being deferred or WL, better than a ding but still =/

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:14 am

pppokerface wrote:I'm super curious about the interviews-how much of a boost it gives the applicant (if it went well). From what I read on TLS, seems like most end up being deferred or WL, better than a ding but still =/


What is deferral if you're RD? I've heard mostly that you're close to 50% likely in if you get interviewed.




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