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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby bob77 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:20 pm

hey all,

HLS received my app on 1/2 but it has yet to go complete. is this normal?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:21 pm

bob77 wrote:hey all,

HLS received my app on 1/2 but it has yet to go complete. is this normal?


Yes.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby LinzerTorte » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:22 pm

Anything AT ALL yet?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby vanwinkle » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:28 pm

ebeth wrote:
almightypush wrote:
dustinsc wrote:The problem is that I still have the dilemma. There's no guarantee that a Harvard education will financially make up for the significantly higher debt. I'm looking for thoughts from someone who might be in a similar situation.

+1

1) This probably isn't the right thread for this conversation.

TITCR. This thread is for applicants awaiting or sharing news about the cycle. If you've gotten in already, there are other threads for that, or you can make your own. Those options are better places to get those kind of answers anyway.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby bob77 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:32 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:
bob77 wrote:hey all,

HLS received my app on 1/2 but it has yet to go complete. is this normal?


Yes.


thanks

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:02 pm

Sincere request: Do not post things like "Ok after a Monday with JR2s, a Tuesday with a lot of decisions followed" or any kind of realistic predictions, because I started thinking admissions follows this thread to effectively troll us. (Oh hey, they are saying its probable we release the decisions today, Jack, just stall that batch for a day will you?)

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby LinzerTorte » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:15 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:Sincere request: Do not post things like "Ok after a Monday with JR2s, a Tuesday with a lot of decisions followed" or any kind of realistic predictions, because I started thinking admissions follows this thread to effectively troll us. (Oh hey, they are saying its probable we release the decisions today, Jack, just stall that batch for a day will you?)


Worrrrrd, I've been flinching every time my Gmail tab shows (+1), only to have it not be HLS.

And the last culprit was Notre Dame Law School reminding me that their deadline is 2/15!!!!!!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby maj1987cu » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:36 pm

:P
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby timmna » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:37 pm

maj1987cu wrote:Hey guys,

I wanted to see if I could get a read on my chances - please help!

I'm a African-American male, graduated from Columbia with a 3.3, scored 165 on the LSAT, am a member of Teach for America, and am currently earning my M.Ed. with a 3.9.
I have a lot of leadership and impressive work experience and want to pursue a career in social justice with my JD.

I just got finished with my JR1 and I'm not sure what to think.

I was fairly nervous in the beginning (JR's mood actually calmed me down eventually), but I'm afraid that I didn't communicate as clearly as I wanted my answers to his questions of "Why law?" and "Why HLS?"

Did I just ruin my chances of receiving a JR2?


Nah, don't sweat it. People often feel this way after the JR1.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Knock » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:37 pm

maj1987cu wrote:Hey guys,

I wanted to see if I could get a read on my chances - please help!

I'm a African-American male, graduated from Columbia with a 3.3, scored 165 on the LSAT, am a member of Teach for America, and am currently earning my M.Ed. with a 3.9.
I have a lot of leadership and impressive work experience and want to pursue a career in social justice with my JD.

I just got finished with my JR1 and I'm not sure what to think.

I was fairly nervous in the beginning (JR's mood actually calmed me down eventually), but I'm afraid that I didn't communicate as clearly as I wanted my answers to his questions of "Why law?" and "Why HLS?"

Did I just ruin my chances of receiving a JR2?


Nah man, don't worry. The interview isn't really a make or break situation, barring something really unfortunate or rude happening.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby kazu » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:39 pm

Knock wrote:Nah man, don't worry. The interview isn't really a make or break situation, barring something really unfortunate or rude happening.

For instance, don't put JR on hold to feed your cat.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby hoping » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:09 pm

i guess nothing today :(!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:27 pm

04:30 PM EST, Harvard Admissions Office:

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:28 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:04:30 PM EST, Harvard Admissions Office:

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That better not be my LOCI!!!!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:30 pm

Man, not held yet but I ll seriously struggle with LOCI when / if I do get held. (Although I applied only to Harvard, so I guess they would just assume my interest continues eh? :P)

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:34 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:Man, not held yet but I ll seriously struggle with LOCI when / if I do get held. (Although I applied only to Harvard, so I guess they would just assume my interest continues eh? :P)



How do they know you only applied to Harvard?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:36 pm

r6_philly wrote:
Nulli Secundus wrote:Man, not held yet but I ll seriously struggle with LOCI when / if I do get held. (Although I applied only to Harvard, so I guess they would just assume my interest continues eh? :P)



How do they know you only applied to Harvard?


In my PS, there is a sentence like "which is one of the reasons I applied only to Harvard" and due to the speed with which schools can blacklist you in case of an ED violation, I have a sneaking suspicion that LSAC reports all your applications to schools.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:38 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:
In my PS, there is a sentence like "which is one of the reasons I applied only to Harvard" and due to the speed with which schools can blacklist you in case of an ED violation, I have a sneaking suspicion that LSAC reports all your applications to schools.


LSAT doesn't really have to report it, it's already easily marked in your applicant history, since all application materials originate at LSAC. They can easily share (I mean 30 seconds easy) if the member schools want to share.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby 123kl » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:39 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
Nulli Secundus wrote:Man, not held yet but I ll seriously struggle with LOCI when / if I do get held. (Although I applied only to Harvard, so I guess they would just assume my interest continues eh? :P)



How do they know you only applied to Harvard?


In my PS, there is a sentence like "which is one of the reasons I applied only to Harvard" and due to the speed with which schools can blacklist you in case of an ED violation, I have a sneaking suspicion that LSAC reports all your applications to schools.


Did you have a JR1? I'd just be scared to say that since I wouldn't want them to think I'm cocky. . . like no safety school. Based on your LSN, you look like you're in awesome shape, though.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:39 pm

Good luck BTW! I guess you have a good reason, and probably will get in?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:40 pm

123kl wrote:
Nulli Secundus wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
Nulli Secundus wrote:Man, not held yet but I ll seriously struggle with LOCI when / if I do get held. (Although I applied only to Harvard, so I guess they would just assume my interest continues eh? :P)



How do they know you only applied to Harvard?


In my PS, there is a sentence like "which is one of the reasons I applied only to Harvard" and due to the speed with which schools can blacklist you in case of an ED violation, I have a sneaking suspicion that LSAC reports all your applications to schools.


Did you have a JR1? I'd just be scared to say that since I wouldn't want them to think I'm cocky. . . like no safety school. Based on your LSN, you look like you're in awesome shape, though.


Nope, not held either, one of the "forgotten". I expect some movement in this week, at least a hold, we will see :)

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:44 pm

r6_philly wrote:Good luck BTW! I guess you have a good reason, and probably will get in?


Well yes, I do have a good reason and not related at all to being cocky, however didn't adequately mention it in my initial application, so if they do not ding me without a hold but hold instead, I will inform them about it in LOCI.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby vanwinkle » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:46 pm

Nulli Secundus wrote:In my PS, there is a sentence like "which is one of the reasons I applied only to Harvard" and due to the speed with which schools can blacklist you in case of an ED violation, I have a sneaking suspicion that LSAC reports all your applications to schools.

Top schools communicate with each other about ED and also about who's on their WLs after June 15, but as far as I know that's it, and it's not through LSAC.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby ivantheterbl » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:58 pm

Anyone willing to look at a Harvard LOCI for me? I would be more than willing to swap with someone else, just want someone's opinion if it is even worth sending in.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby maj1987cu » Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:10 am

Thanks for the support guys!

Does anyone know how long the wait would be after the JR1?

I've heard of people getting answers back as soon as one week.

Is this often the case?




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