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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Ragged » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:41 pm

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ads222 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:44 pm

WhatSarahSaid wrote:
ads222 wrote:
playdough wrote:I believe we are at the end of waiting for JR1s before January. Now, we wait for a ding or hold...


I saw someone on LSN who got a JR1 email today


Who? Unless I'm reading the below link incorrectly, no applicants have updated today.

http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... order=desc


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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Weirdlog » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:44 pm

ads222 wrote:
WhatSarahSaid wrote:
ads222 wrote:
playdough wrote:I believe we are at the end of waiting for JR1s before January. Now, we wait for a ding or hold...


I saw someone on LSN who got a JR1 email today


Who? Unless I'm reading the below link incorrectly, no applicants have updated today.

http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... order=desc


http://lawschoolnumbers.com/Nino/jd


I think this means he/she had the actual interview today--not the email.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Confused7 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:45 pm

When do dings/rejections come out in January? Also, is it appropriate to write a LOCI after you've been "held" (praying) and before being waitlisted?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ads222 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:48 pm

Weirdlog wrote:I think this means he/she had the actual interview today--not the email.


yeah but when would he have been notified? There's a chance that I'm forgetting some people, but I can't think of anyone here who scheduled a JR1 for this week (I know this thread isn't representative, but there seems to have been pretty good representation for prior JR1s) -- everyone I can recall had a JR1 last week or so and then got a JR2 yesterday. I could totally be wrong though

ETA: I'm illiterate, just saw someone who got a JR1 request Friday. Just kidding about everything I said.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby kkklick » Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:29 pm

What a stressful thread.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby prt86a » Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:50 pm

playdough wrote:I believe we are at the end of waiting for JR1s before January. Now, we wait for a ding or hold...


So there's no chance of a JR1 before a hold if we don't hear before Christmas?

Can someone clarify the difference between hold and waitlist?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ImpatientlyWaiting » Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:46 am

prt86a wrote:
playdough wrote:I believe we are at the end of waiting for JR1s before January. Now, we wait for a ding or hold...


So there's no chance of a JR1 before a hold if we don't hear before Christmas?

Can someone clarify the difference between hold and waitlist?



When you get held they keep you in the applicant pool and consider you later on in the admissions process (i.e. when they get more applicants and have a better sense of what the total pool will look like). It means you haven't wow'ed them enough to get in immediately, but they're at least willing to give you a shot against the people who will apply closer to the deadline. You get a real decision sometime between February and April: admit, waitlist, or deny.

The waitlist is much worse. They start accepting people off the waitlist if it looks like they can't fill the class with those who have already been admitted. Once you've been waitlisted, your chances aren't great.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby 123kl » Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:20 pm

Did anyone from the latest JR2 batch get the packet in the mail? Just want to know if there's something fun in the mailbox and if I should rush home. . . .

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby bobaexile1 » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:12 pm

My numbers are GPA 4.0+ and LSAT 173.

I applied mid-November, was status checker complete by the end of November, and had my JR1 12/07.

I did not receive a JR2 on 12/20. It seems like others who applied around the same time with similar numbers have already gotten in. Is this a sign that I am likely to be held or waitlisted? As far as I can tell my JR1 went okay, not fantastic or terrible...

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ExpectLess » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:33 pm

I'm in a similar situation, with a slightly more recent JR1 but longer review time. I'm disappointed I didn't get a call this week, but I think the fact that we had a JR1 in December still bodes well. For whatever reason, some people have larger gaps between their JRs, so I wouldn't assume anything at this point.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby funkytown » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:37 pm

Had my JR1 over a month ago...

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ExpectLess » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:44 pm

Well, us three have very similar numbers. They haven't accepted a ton of people in our range yet, so my guess is they're waiting to see what more applicants look like, as our numbers are competitive but not auto-admit.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby 123kl » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:48 pm

No admit packet :( Good luck to everyone still waiting on JR1s and JR2s. . . you guys are all way more awesome than me. It will happen.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby FutureInLaw » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:36 pm

Is it weird to get your complete email over 10 days after your application has been under review (per the status checker website)?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby gerbal » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:38 pm

FutureInLaw wrote:Is it weird to get your complete email over 10 days after your application has been under review (per the status checker website)?


Nope. That's what happened to me.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby LinzerTorte » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:23 pm

gerbal wrote:
FutureInLaw wrote:Is it weird to get your complete email over 10 days after your application has been under review (per the status checker website)?


Nope. That's what happened to me.



Me as well...what a weird glitch!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby daisyduke » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:36 pm

FutureInLaw wrote:Is it weird to get your complete email over 10 days after your application has been under review (per the status checker website)?


Not at all. I think this has happened to almost everyone.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby AztecaRex » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:53 am

Hey guys, question for anyone who might know:

Had my JR2 on Monday, and JR said that I'd be receiving some packets in the mail shortly. Anyone know when that might be/an official acceptance letter comes?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ExpectLess » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:29 am

bobaexile1 wrote:I did not receive a JR2 on 12/20. It seems like others who applied around the same time with similar numbers have already gotten in. Is this a sign that I am likely to be held or waitlisted? As far as I can tell my JR1 went okay, not fantastic or terrible...


Incidentally, a quick check on LSN shows 43 non-URM admits with a 173 or less last year. There's only been 11 so far this year. With less people taking the LSAT this time around, the number of 173- admits likely has a ways to go.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby funkytown » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:34 am

Believe!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby hoping » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:53 pm

hm...so no JR1's in a while?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Weirdlog » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:23 pm

hoping wrote:hm...so no JR1's in a while?


Doesn't look like it... and I'm assuming they're closed until after New Year's.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby lawpuppy » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:39 pm

I received a JR1 email today.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Ragged » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:40 pm

lawpuppy wrote:I received a JR1 email today.


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