GULC Waiting Thread

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby gate11 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:59 am

bbermud wrote:
ArthurDigbySellers wrote:Yeah, still couldn't get onto ASW. 3/16 was only my second Complete date, though, so as long as there are no ding emails I'm happy




ditto. if we are outright rejects, would GULC take this long to get back to us? submitted over two months ago...


I hope not, I submitted in late November and am STILL at completed 12/13 i don't mind waiting as long as i am waiting for good news

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby champsound » Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:02 pm

tipler4213 wrote:
champsound wrote:
tipler4213 wrote:Are people getting scholly offers yet? Mail or e-mail?

Yes, started about 2-3 weeks ago. First they email you about being selected by a committee or something and ask "are you are interested in getting a merit scholarship?" Then you reply to the email saying "yeah, duh." Then they email back saying "okay here's some money have fun, bye."


Hmm, but this sounds like it occured before the yellow form. I got the e-mail saying it was time for me to submit that, and did a couple of days later. I am taking this as a "I am not getting much/any money" sign.

I think need aid/grants/whatever are separate and haven't happen yet.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Emma1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:15 pm

gate11 wrote:
bbermud wrote:
ArthurDigbySellers wrote:Yeah, still couldn't get onto ASW. 3/16 was only my second Complete date, though, so as long as there are no ding emails I'm happy




ditto. if we are outright rejects, would GULC take this long to get back to us? submitted over two months ago...


I hope not, I submitted in late November and am STILL at completed 12/13 i don't mind waiting as long as i am waiting for good news


I think something is wrong. I would call admissions about a 12/13 completed. Did you check your spam folders to make sure they didn't send you an email.? I wouldn't let this go.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby gate11 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:08 pm

Emma1 wrote:
gate11 wrote:
bbermud wrote:
ArthurDigbySellers wrote:Yeah, still couldn't get onto ASW. 3/16 was only my second Complete date, though, so as long as there are no ding emails I'm happy




ditto. if we are outright rejects, would GULC take this long to get back to us? submitted over two months ago...


I hope not, I submitted in late November and am STILL at completed 12/13 i don't mind waiting as long as i am waiting for good news


I think something is wrong. I would call admissions about a 12/13 completed. Did you check your spam folders to make sure they didn't send you an email.? I wouldn't let this go.


yeah i called last week they said everything was find they were just a bit "behind" but as i have the earliest date of anyone i have seen by over a month there must be something causing such a delay

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby georges2 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:23 pm

I have a feeling that at this point the class is full and they are not giving more acceptances. At this point, they are just sorting through the last batches to see who gets waitlisted and who gets rejected. I hope I am mistaken too.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby afLSAT » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:54 pm

My complete date just updated for the 2nd day in a row. WTF does it all mean? Lemme in please!!!

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Emma1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:56 pm

afLSAT wrote:My complete date just updated for the 2nd day in a row. WTF does it all mean? Lemme in please!!!


Means a decision is coming your way soon

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby protein » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:01 pm

just went complete 3/17, second complete

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby bbermud » Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:03 pm

do they normally send out decisions on a thursday?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby noona » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:03 pm

georges2 wrote:I have a feeling that at this point the class is full and they are not giving more acceptances. At this point, they are just sorting through the last batches to see who gets waitlisted and who gets rejected. I hope I am mistaken too.


Actually, the case might be that law schools are hoping for better applicants to come along before filling up the entire class. The number of applicants is at a 10 year low: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 ... 31986.html.

So, here's to wishing that they don't get any more applicants and thus decide to "settle" for people still in limbo. (Come on Georgetown, just marry us cuz no one prettier is gonna come along!)

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Lawst » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:16 pm

georges2 wrote:I have a feeling that at this point the class is full and they are not giving more acceptances. At this point, they are just sorting through the last batches to see who gets waitlisted and who gets rejected. I hope I am mistaken too.

Ugh, you may be right, but I don't know why they keep updating me. If they're thinking about letting me in with my weak numbers, then where's the interview? If not, why not just reject me or banish me to the regular waitlist? They must see something in me to keep me around, but the lack of an interview is just discouraging.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Pubica » Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:56 pm

Can anyone who was rejected give us some feedback?

I am a very borderline candidate, and I have just gone complete for a second time.

How promptly will I receive a rejection e-mail, so I can put this application to rest?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Emma1 » Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:16 pm

People who were rejected or waitlisted updated several times, in the past. I posted earlier that I believe they are looking for people with higher credentials. GULC posted that they are still taking apps even though the time period to apply had expired. I think they were looking for people with higher stats and perhaps those who got high scores in the Feb LSAT. I don't think it looks good for marginal candidates.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby noona » Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:39 pm

Emma1 wrote:People who were rejected or waitlisted updated several times, in the past. I posted earlier that I believe they are looking for people with higher credentials. GULC posted that they are still taking apps even though the time period to apply had expired. I think they were looking for people with higher stats and perhaps those who got high scores in the Feb LSAT. I don't think it looks good for marginal candidates.


This is helpful to know, although it's not necessarily good news. What about people who were accepted? Did they also update several times?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:53 pm

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby protein » Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:46 am

descartesb4thehorse wrote:Hi guys,

I have a wait list/LOCI question. After a lot of back and forth on where I'd be right now, I'm not surprised but disappointed to say that Georgetown is my top choice, and I was waitlisted. I'm 3.4/171. My waitlist is preferred and in the "special group" if that actually means something.

I graduated in 2010 and had a tough time finding a job (I planned this year off) so focused on studying for the LSAT/applying to schools. Now, finally, I have a good gig as a Legal Proofreader/Document Specialist at a company in town. (Good for me, as I'm in a small town where the paralegal jobs are filled with law school grads who couldn't pass the bar.)

I'm going to talk about this in my LOCI and send them an updated resume, but here's my question: I've decided that if I don't get in to GULC 2011, I'm going to probably put off law school for another year and try ED next year. Should I mention this in my LOCI or will that make it seem like ... well, that I should probably have some work experience under my belt, and since I'll be a stronger candidate next year, that they shouldn't admit me? To be honest, this is absolutely last case scenario for me as I'm itching to get to DC, but it definitely seems better than obligating myself to American.

Best of luck to everyone else and any advice is appreciated!


I have similar stats, did you get an interview prior to the priority waitlist?

And I personally wouldn't mention that you're ready to forgo a year in order to go to Gtown. The way I see it, it could be taken two ways: 1) oh he/she really wants to go here, let's accept or 2) oh he/she will be there if we want next year, no rush to accept

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:54 am

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby msridiculous447 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:52 am

Emma1 wrote:People who were rejected or waitlisted updated several times, in the past. I posted earlier that I believe they are looking for people with higher credentials. GULC posted that they are still taking apps even though the time period to apply had expired. I think they were looking for people with higher stats and perhaps those who got high scores in the Feb LSAT. I don't think it looks good for marginal candidates.


To me that would be good news for marginal candidates...the fact that they're looking for higher stats doesn't mean they're going to get them. Certainly this development is better than if they had stopped taking apps knowing that they had a ton of applicants with stellar numbers, you know?

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby n_gal » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:40 am

msridiculous447 wrote:
Emma1 wrote:People who were rejected or waitlisted updated several times, in the past. I posted earlier that I believe they are looking for people with higher credentials. GULC posted that they are still taking apps even though the time period to apply had expired. I think they were looking for people with higher stats and perhaps those who got high scores in the Feb LSAT. I don't think it looks good for marginal candidates.


To me that would be good news for marginal candidates...the fact that they're looking for higher stats doesn't mean they're going to get them. Certainly this development is better than if they had stopped taking apps knowing that they had a ton of applicants with stellar numbers, you know?


I agree, I think people with the numbers they are looking for have already applied and been accepted to schools, I would say it helps us if anything

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Emma1 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:02 am

I disagree! They have many waitlist candidates with high numbers. All the special preferred waitlist apps seem to have very high numbers and the preferred waitlist has many people with good numbers. GULC reports that they get over 12, 000 apps a year so they can pick and choose quite a bit ( even though they get those who decline for a higher ranked school)

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby aaaaaah » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:09 am

Emma1 wrote:I disagree! They have many waitlist candidates with high numbers. All the special preferred waitlist apps seem to have very high numbers and the preferred waitlist has many people with good numbers. GULC reports that they get over 12, 000 apps a year so they can pick and choose quite a bit ( even though they get those who decline for a higher ranked school)


Right, plus they've already started dipping into the special preferred waitlist. It doesn't seem like applicants still waiting on a decision have a very good shot.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Emma1 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:15 am

Yes why would they be into the special waitlist now if they had many current apps that they wanted to accept? I would think that some current apps with borderline numbers will get WL,low numbers will get the boot and then they will see how the May deposit date goes. It would be interesting to know how many deposits they already have.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby gonediving128 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:27 am

Anyone with a recently updated complete date (3/16, 3/17) get a decision yet one way or the other? I was hoping that yesterday's update might be my last, but still haven't gotten an email or been able to generate a password for the ASW, sigh

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby Flips88 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:01 pm

gonediving128 wrote:Anyone with a recently updated complete date (3/16, 3/17) get a decision yet one way or the other? I was hoping that yesterday's update might be my last, but still haven't gotten an email or been able to generate a password for the ASW, sigh

3/14 with no decision yet.

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Re: GULC Waiting Thread

Postby n_gal » Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:14 pm

aaaaaah wrote:
Emma1 wrote:I disagree! They have many waitlist candidates with high numbers. All the special preferred waitlist apps seem to have very high numbers and the preferred waitlist has many people with good numbers. GULC reports that they get over 12, 000 apps a year so they can pick and choose quite a bit ( even though they get those who decline for a higher ranked school)


Right, plus they've already started dipping into the special preferred waitlist. It doesn't seem like applicants still waiting on a decision have a very good shot.


Yeah, these are both good points tbh I keep going back and forth. I also feel like if they wanted us they wouldn't have extended the deadline they would have just accepted us.




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