Harvard 2011 Applicants

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SullaFelix
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby SullaFelix » Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:27 pm

Also in today. Got the call at 12:05.

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Mrs. Jack Donaghy
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Mrs. Jack Donaghy » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:46 am

Congrats to everyone who got in! What wonderfulness!!!

Did any of you submit more than two LORs? If so, were they all academic?

Gracias in advance!

The Real Jack McCoy
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby The Real Jack McCoy » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:07 pm

abitaman6363 wrote:Does anyone know where I can find financial aid statistics for HLS?

I know they don't offer merit-based, but do they compensate for that in the need-based area? I was looking for average assistance per student and average debt at graduation.

Thanks for the help! Just got accepted today and already wondering how the heck I'm supposed to pay for it all.


According to the website, average debt at graduation for 2010 was $115, 000 (not sure if that is the mean or median). According to the reported ABA data, the median grant was $15, 490. 47% of students receive some form of grant aid.

http://officialguide.lsac.org/Release/S ... BA3457.pdf

A lot will depend on current assets/parent resources--I'm an older student (over the parental contribution threshold age) + broke with no assets or major income so I suspect my grants will be decent (judging by people I spoke with last year, I'll be surprised if my grants are less than $20, 000). But I'd be interested in hearing more from anyone who knows anything.

http://www.law.harvard.edu/current/sfs/ ... aging.html

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby CreativityKing » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:14 pm

The Stig wrote:Looking at this year's Law School Numbers for HLS, it looks like only 1 non-URM has been accepted with below a 173... anyone else out there get a JR2 today with under a 173??


I was below a 173, and am not a URM. JR2 yesterday.

PM for stats/more detail.

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Weirdlog
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Weirdlog » Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:57 pm

Anything new today? Any JR1 emails?

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4for44
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby 4for44 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:33 pm

Based on last year's thread, the next wave of JR1 emails came out wednesday before thanksgiving... Lets hope that happens again!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby catsparka » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:36 pm

4for44 wrote:Based on last year's thread, the next wave of JR1 emails came out wednesday before thanksgiving... Lets hope that happens again!


:shock: Well I guess I know what I'll be doing all of tomorrow.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Magnifique1908 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:39 pm

catsparka wrote:
4for44 wrote:Based on last year's thread, the next wave of JR1 emails came out wednesday before thanksgiving... Lets hope that happens again!


:shock: Well I guess I know what I'll be doing all of tomorrow.


Refreshing my email while simultaneously losing my mind.... :lol:

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby catsparka » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:41 pm

Magnifique1908 wrote:
catsparka wrote:
4for44 wrote:Based on last year's thread, the next wave of JR1 emails came out wednesday before thanksgiving... Lets hope that happens again!


:shock: Well I guess I know what I'll be doing all of tomorrow.


Refreshing my email while simultaneously losing my mind.... :lol:


Nailed it. :lol:

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Weirdlog
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Weirdlog » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:51 pm

catsparka wrote:
Magnifique1908 wrote:
catsparka wrote:
4for44 wrote:Based on last year's thread, the next wave of JR1 emails came out wednesday before thanksgiving... Lets hope that happens again!


:shock: Well I guess I know what I'll be doing all of tomorrow.


Refreshing my email while simultaneously losing my mind.... :lol:


Nailed it. :lol:


Maybe I'll try to hit the golf course tomorrow to keep myself distracted.

However, it's supposed to be 45 degrees and windy outside tomorrow. Ugh, I need a hobby.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby WestOfTheRest » Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:07 pm

Weirdlog wrote:However, it's supposed to be 45 degrees and windy outside tomorrow. Ugh, I need a hobby.

its minus 30 here, shut up.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Magnifique1908 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:08 pm

CastleRock wrote:
Weirdlog wrote:However, it's supposed to be 45 degrees and windy outside tomorrow. Ugh, I need a hobby.

its minus 30 here, shut up.


:shock:

Where the hell do you live?

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Magnifique1908
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Magnifique1908 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:09 pm

Weirdlog wrote:Maybe I'll try to hit the golf course tomorrow to keep myself distracted.

However, it's supposed to be 45 degrees and windy outside tomorrow. Ugh, I need a hobby.


My job is supposed to be my distraction... :lol:

I'm also working on a post-degree certificate program...

Yeah, neither works very well :lol:

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby WestOfTheRest » Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:10 pm

Magnifique1908 wrote:
CastleRock wrote:
Weirdlog wrote:However, it's supposed to be 45 degrees and windy outside tomorrow. Ugh, I need a hobby.

its minus 30 here, shut up.


:shock:

Where the hell do you live?

the frozen, northern, wasteland, known simply as canada.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Obi-Wan Kenobi » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:13 pm

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Confused7 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:23 pm

Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:Any indication when the next round of JR2s will go out?


A few days before Christmas if my memory of last year's thread is correct...

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby 4for44 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:37 pm

Confused7 wrote:
Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:Any indication when the next round of JR2s will go out?


A few days before Christmas if my memory of last year's thread is correct...


Second round of JR2s was Dec 7 (mon) last year FWIW

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Weirdlog » Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:49 pm

4for44 wrote:
Confused7 wrote:
Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:Any indication when the next round of JR2s will go out?


A few days before Christmas if my memory of last year's thread is correct...


Second round of JR2s was Dec 7 (mon) last year FWIW


Yeah I thought it was basically every Monday starting on THAT Monday (so, for us, it would December 6th, I'm guessing).

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ringdabell » Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:46 pm

When did you guys submit your application?
My application was sent in at 11/5

Currently My status says : Under Committee Review (date: 11/16/10)


I'm not sure how fast they send out JR?
I guess NO one gets in without JR?
Do they just call you or send out a prior notice?

Fill me in someone please!!!!!!!!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby HopefulFish » Tue Nov 23, 2010 7:07 pm

any rejections yet?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby The Real Jack McCoy » Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:54 pm

I don't know how much Harvard likes me, but I wanted to point out that anything within ~2 weeks is considered normal for a JR1. My JR1 email took 12 days after being UR, and I got the JR2. Some with the same submission date as me got it after 2 days, but are still without the JR2. If it goes longer than, say, 2-3 weeks, then yes it means you aren't at the top of the pile but there is still hope left. So don't freak out if you are at 7 days without a JR1 (don't freak out ever, but you get my point).

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby playdough » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:43 pm

Anyone know when the first rejections went out last year?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby catsparka » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:54 pm

The Real Jack McCoy wrote:I don't know how much Harvard likes me, but I wanted to point out that anything within ~2 weeks is considered normal for a JR1. My JR1 email took 12 days after being UR, and I got the JR2. Some with the same submission date as me got it after 2 days, but are still without the JR2. If it goes longer than, say, 2-3 weeks, then yes it means you aren't at the top of the pile but there is still hope left. So don't freak out if you are at 7 days without a JR1 (don't freak out ever, but you get my point).


Yay! Also, congrats on the JR2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ringdabell » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:57 pm

The Real Jack McCoy wrote:
I don't know how much Harvard likes me, but I wanted to point out that anything within ~2 weeks is considered normal for a JR1. My JR1 email took 12 days after being UR, and I got the JR2. Some with the same submission date as me got it after 2 days, but are still without the JR2. If it goes longer than, say, 2-3 weeks, then yes it means you aren't at the top of the pile but there is still hope left. So don't freak out if you are at 7 days without a JR1 (don't freak out ever, but you get my point).



Congrats

does this mean you got IN?

do they tell you right after JR you are in?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby abitaman6363 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:24 am

I am EXCITED about the JR2 and also see it as a gauge for much of my cycle.

Anyone know the % if applicants accepted to Harvard that are then accepted to Yale? Stanford?




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