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glitter178
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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:57 pm

JJDancer wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
TheOcho wrote:I never went DF and just got waitlisted via status checker. This cycle fucking sucks.


They have a "waitlist" status? And a DF status witha letter that says you are on the WL?

No.
Waitlists don't go DF/get a letter.
They just get an EMAIL.
So if you are DF, you are either IN or OUT.


i think it actually updates to "Waitlist" on the status checker.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby BrightLine » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:00 pm

glitter178 wrote:
JJDancer wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
TheOcho wrote:I never went DF and just got waitlisted via status checker. This cycle fucking sucks.


They have a "waitlist" status? And a DF status witha letter that says you are on the WL?

No.
Waitlists don't go DF/get a letter.
They just get an EMAIL.
So if you are DF, you are either IN or OUT.


i think it actually updates to "Waitlist" on the status checker.



Thank you for the information. Once they are updating the status check with Wait List I wonder why they dont do Accepted/Rejected

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Re: USC 2011

Postby RedItalus10 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:01 pm

I posted yesterday, but want more feedback...what are you thoughts on LOCI and/or additional LORs before a decision...i was complete 11/18 and am finally IR today, 3/2....i was thinking of adding an ED clause of some sort to LOCI

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Re: USC 2011

Postby cmaas » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:04 pm

RedItalus10 wrote:I posted yesterday, but want more feedback...what are you thoughts on LOCI and/or additional LORs before a decision...i was complete 11/18 and am finally IR today, 3/2....i was thinking of adding an ED clause of some sort to LOCI



What do you mean that you would add an ED clause? You would tell them that if they accept you, you would go there? I don't see why you would do that. It almost guarantees that you won't get $$. I'm not totally against a LOCI, though.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby RedItalus10 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:05 pm

cmaas wrote:
RedItalus10 wrote:I posted yesterday, but want more feedback...what are you thoughts on LOCI and/or additional LORs before a decision...i was complete 11/18 and am finally IR today, 3/2....i was thinking of adding an ED clause of some sort to LOCI



What do you mean that you would add an ED clause? You would tell them that if they accept you, you would go there? I don't see why you would do that. It almost guarantees that you won't get $$. I'm not totally against a LOCI, though.


im not expecting money from usc, so im willing to put that in

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Cade McNown » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:07 pm

JJDancer wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
TheOcho wrote:I never went DF and just got waitlisted via status checker. This cycle fucking sucks.


They have a "waitlist" status? And a DF status witha letter that says you are on the WL?

No.
Waitlists don't go DF/get a letter.
They just get an EMAIL.
So if you are DF, you are either IN or OUT.


Not exactly true. They did all WLs by status checker last year and then mailed out a WL letter asking your intent to remain on the WL. http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=92010. I was part of said group last year. It's about time for USC to start handing out some WLs this cycle so we'll see.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:08 pm

RedItalus10 wrote:I posted yesterday, but want more feedback...what are you thoughts on LOCI and/or additional LORs before a decision...i was complete 11/18 and am finally IR today, 3/2....i was thinking of adding an ED clause of some sort to LOCI


i think general consensus is that it is unnecessary, unless (i guess) your stats are well above their 75's and you are worried about YP, which USC doesn't really do anyway.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby BrightLine » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:10 pm

Cade McNown wrote:
JJDancer wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
TheOcho wrote:I never went DF and just got waitlisted via status checker. This cycle fucking sucks.


They have a "waitlist" status? And a DF status witha letter that says you are on the WL?

No.
Waitlists don't go DF/get a letter.
They just get an EMAIL.
So if you are DF, you are either IN or OUT.


Not exactly true. They did all WLs by status checker last year and then mailed out a WL letter asking your intent to remain on the WL. http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=92010. I was part of said group last year. It's about time for USC to start handing out some WLs this cycle so we'll see.




But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Magnolia » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:11 pm

RedItalus10 wrote:
cmaas wrote:
RedItalus10 wrote:I posted yesterday, but want more feedback...what are you thoughts on LOCI and/or additional LORs before a decision...i was complete 11/18 and am finally IR today, 3/2....i was thinking of adding an ED clause of some sort to LOCI



What do you mean that you would add an ED clause? You would tell them that if they accept you, you would go there? I don't see why you would do that. It almost guarantees that you won't get $$. I'm not totally against a LOCI, though.


im not expecting money from usc, so im willing to put that in

I don't see what it would get you at this stage. Before, a LOCI could have possibly prompted them to put you IR. But now you've made it to that stage. You've been IR for less than a day, which means they've just barely started looking at your file. Unless you think that your original app was really weak and you need to make up some sort of deficiency, I don't think a LOCI is needed or even helpful right now. If you're still IR in a few weeks/months when everyone else who went IR 3/2 is hearing back, then I would send one, but not yet. Just my $0.02.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Cade McNown » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:17 pm

BrightLine wrote:But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?


Yes, at least based on past cycles and what we've seen with the decision batches this year. Also, as the cycle progresses DF groupings appear to become less homogeneous until the very end. Final batches came in around April 26/27 last year and were completely homogeneous from memory (i.e. if DF 4/26 in, if 4/27 out).

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Re: USC 2011

Postby BrightLine » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:22 pm

Cade McNown wrote:
BrightLine wrote:But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?


Yes, at least based on past cycles and what we've seen with the decision batches this year. Also, as the cycle progresses DF groupings appear to become less homogeneous until the very end. Final batches came in around April 26/27 last year and were completely homogeneous from memory (i.e. if DF 4/26 in, if 4/27 out).



Thanks, I have been waitlisted by schools ranked lower than USC (YP? lack of softs?) but I cant imagine them rejecting me. :D

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Re: USC 2011

Postby helloperson » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:23 pm

BrightLine wrote:
Cade McNown wrote:
BrightLine wrote:But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?


Yes, at least based on past cycles and what we've seen with the decision batches this year. Also, as the cycle progresses DF groupings appear to become less homogeneous until the very end. Final batches came in around April 26/27 last year and were completely homogeneous from memory (i.e. if DF 4/26 in, if 4/27 out).



Thanks, I have been waitlisted by schools ranked lower than USC (YP? lack of softs?) but I cant imagine them rejecting me. :D


with your harvard-esque numbers that's straight YP

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Re: USC 2011

Postby BrightLine » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:25 pm

helloperson wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
Cade McNown wrote:
BrightLine wrote:But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?


Yes, at least based on past cycles and what we've seen with the decision batches this year. Also, as the cycle progresses DF groupings appear to become less homogeneous until the very end. Final batches came in around April 26/27 last year and were completely homogeneous from memory (i.e. if DF 4/26 in, if 4/27 out).



Thanks, I have been waitlisted by schools ranked lower than USC (YP? lack of softs?) but I cant imagine them rejecting me. :D


with your harvard-esque numbers that's straight YP



People say that, but has it ever been confirmed that YP really exists?

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Redsgomarchingon » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:29 pm

BrightLine wrote:
helloperson wrote:
BrightLine wrote:
BrightLine wrote:But DF definitely means Accept or Reject?






People say that, but has it ever been confirmed that YP really exists?


There's a mountain of evidence suggesting it does. I don't know if any deans will straight out admit to it, but it's just like applying for a job you're overqualified for.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Cade McNown » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:33 pm

Redsgomarchingon wrote:There's a mountain of evidence suggesting it does. I don't know if any deans will straight out admit to it, but it's just like applying for a job you're overqualified for.


http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=148284
TLSer made some interesting analysis of YP.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:34 pm

In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28

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Re: USC 2011

Postby BrightLine » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:35 pm

glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28



Congratulations, how big is the letter/package or whatever?

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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:39 pm

BrightLine wrote:
glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28



Congratulations, how big is the letter/package or whatever?


It's a single piece of paper informing you of your acceptance. they say a packet is forthcoming.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby JJDancer » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:44 pm

glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28

Congrats! I had been waiting for this... :)

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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:45 pm

JJDancer wrote:
glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28

Congrats! I had been waiting for this... :)


me too :) i am at work but my boyfriend is home so i made him call me and read the letter as soon as the mail came. i figured i'd get it quickly b/c i was one of the first to get the rothman invite in the mail.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby JJDancer » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:47 pm

glitter178 wrote:
JJDancer wrote:
glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28

Congrats! I had been waiting for this... :)


me too :) i am at work but my boyfriend is home so i made him call me and read the letter as soon as the mail came. i figured i'd get it quickly b/c i was one of the first to get the rothman invite in the mail.

Awesome! How does this affect your decision-making process?

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Re: USC 2011

Postby dswimmer » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:51 pm

5th IR date today...When is this going to end?!?!?

Also, for those who went IR today, could you post your stats?
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Re: USC 2011

Postby glitter178 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:52 pm

JJDancer wrote:
glitter178 wrote:
JJDancer wrote:
glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28

Congrats! I had been waiting for this... :)


me too :) i am at work but my boyfriend is home so i made him call me and read the letter as soon as the mail came. i figured i'd get it quickly b/c i was one of the first to get the rothman invite in the mail.

Awesome! How does this affect your decision-making process?


I want to see if they'll give me any money--- if they do, it's almost guaranteed i'll attend.

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Re: USC 2011

Postby Redsgomarchingon » Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:18 pm

Ugh I hope I get accepted before the ASD

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Re: USC 2011

Postby mohuohu » Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:28 pm

glitter178 wrote:In @ USC... just got my letter. DF 2/28



Congrats! I guess it's too much to hope for a solidly "accept" heavy mailing day, eh?




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