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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby incompetentia » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:29 pm

Oh, I'm smart.

Considering the scores this place seems to pull down, 10% is probably pretty accurate then, both now and overall...

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby WestOfTheRest » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:30 pm

Hattori Hanzo wrote:I don't know why everybody's freaking out about this. Without having reviewed a substantial number of all the apps for the cycle yet, they're going to only take those applicants who are a lock no matter what. All other apps, they're going to hold on to until more apps come in and they get a better picture of the entire class.

because past trends suggest that if you get held your chances diminish significantly.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby The Real Jack McCoy » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:54 am

Did anyone who went under review 10/29 or later get a JR1?

(Note: Not a plea for a support group, I'm just curious - we have a long cycle to go)

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nom Sawyer » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:59 am

Hmm just dropping in to say that this seems like a continuance of the trend from last year:

JR seems to put a heavier focus on 3.9+ applicants early in the cycle, along with very strong URM applicants...


The rest of the applicants (like high LSAT, ~3.8 or lower GPA) seem to go through a more stretched out process, but not receiving a JR1 now does not rule out you getting one down the road.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby rv11 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:05 am

Nom Sawyer wrote:Hmm just dropping in to say that this seems like a continuance of the trend from last year:

JR seems to put a heavier focus on 3.9+ applicants early in the cycle, along with very strong URM applicants...


The rest of the applicants (like high LSAT, ~3.8 or lower GPA) seem to go through a more stretched out process, but not receiving a JR1 now does not rule out you getting one down the road.


And it seems that those who had early JR1s but no JR2s before Thanksgiving were the URM applicants. I wonder if that means all non-URMs who have had JR1s so far can expect an acceptance?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nom Sawyer » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:25 am

rv11 wrote:
Nom Sawyer wrote:Hmm just dropping in to say that this seems like a continuance of the trend from last year:

JR seems to put a heavier focus on 3.9+ applicants early in the cycle, along with very strong URM applicants...


The rest of the applicants (like high LSAT, ~3.8 or lower GPA) seem to go through a more stretched out process, but not receiving a JR1 now does not rule out you getting one down the road.


And it seems that those who had early JR1s but no JR2s before Thanksgiving were the URM applicants. I wonder if that means all non-URMs who have had JR1s so far can expect an acceptance?


My guess for the URM delayed JR2s was that Harvard likes to wait and evaluate URMs together once they have a larger pool (and thus a better overall picture)...

However, there were still definitely non-URMs who had JR1s and didn't immediately get JR2s... I think most eventually got in but I remember a handful were waitlisted/ disappeared.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Knock » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:43 pm

Nom, you attend HLS?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby MM326 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:54 am

No hope for any JR1s until Thursday or Friday?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby oxford_don » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:57 am

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby jdstl » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:35 pm

Just had the interview. I'll just reiterate what everyone has said: nothing to worry about, super chill. Happy to take more specific questions by PM.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nom Sawyer » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:22 pm

Knock wrote:Nom, you attend HLS?


yep, this profiles disguised! haha.. but yeah I went thru the cycle last year and picked up a bunch of random information, so if anyone has questions, shoot.

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:00 am

Nom Sawyer wrote:
Knock wrote:Nom, you attend HLS?


yep, this profiles disguised! haha.. but yeah I went thru the cycle last year and picked up a bunch of random information, so if anyone has questions, shoot.


nom, which section are you in?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby jdstl » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:15 am

I've seen the graphs, but does anyone know specifically when the very earliest JR2's go out?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Knock » Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:39 am

jdstl wrote:I've seen the graphs, but does anyone know specifically when the very earliest JR2's go out?


Thanksgiving I think

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Nulli Secundus » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:46 am

Submitted today. (First likely ding of the thread) :mrgreen:

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Calla Lily » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:56 am

Mine too, though given the stats on the first page, I have become less hopeful. And of course, every time this thread is updated, I keep thinking that someone got his or her JR1 e-mail and I missed out. What an anxiety-ridden process!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby oxford_don » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:57 am

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby MM326 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:03 am

oxford_don wrote:
Calla Lily wrote:Mine too, though given the stats on the first page, I have become less hopeful. And of course, every time this thread is updated, I keep thinking that someone got their JR1 e-mail and I missed out. What an anxiety-ridden process!


Agreed. My LSAT is in a JR1 range but my GPA is like .02 points below the average for interviews so far. I have spent the last week regretting freshman year business calculus and that spanish class I didn't put any effort into...


Yeah same. My GPA is there, but LSAT is not really. Here's hoping for an email soon!

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Ragged » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:03 am

When to expect any news for applicants who applied yesterday? Is that still a before Thanksgiving batch?

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby oxford_don » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:06 am

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby Calla Lily » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:15 am

MM326 wrote:
Yeah same. My GPA is there, but LSAT is not really. Here's hoping for an email soon!
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby MM326 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:20 am

Anyone know really when JR1 emails usually come out? Like what time of the day? Evening/afternoon?
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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby r6_philly » Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:36 am

Consider this a public service announcement:

LSAT Range: 170 - 174
GPA Range: 3.90+
Cycle: 2009-10

http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... ,8&type=jd

Looks like greater than 50/50 chance to be admitted.

in 2008-09:

http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... ,8&type=jd

More than 60% chance

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Re: Harvard 2011 Applicants

Postby starrydreamz3 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:48 am

Under review today. oh em effin gee.




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