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nihil1315
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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby nihil1315 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:42 pm

law4vus wrote:Meh, I'm hating the fact that a lot of other waitlist people have better stats than me. :(


Same. I was surprised I even got put on the waitlist (2.9x, 167). I'm not keeping my hopes up to eventually get in unless they're really desperate for LSAT scores.

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby law4vus » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:50 pm

nihil1315 wrote:
law4vus wrote:Meh, I'm hating the fact that a lot of other waitlist people have better stats than me. :(


Same. I was surprised I even got put on the waitlist (2.9x, 167). I'm not keeping my hopes up to eventually get in unless they're really desperate for LSAT scores.


Same LSAT, slightly higher GPA for me. I think they're just waitlisting all the 165+ that don't have high GPAs, lol. I don't hold out much hope of getting in off the WL when people with the same LSAT as me and .4 GPA points higher than me are also on the WL.

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby dcbound » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:57 pm

law4vus wrote:
nihil1315 wrote:
law4vus wrote:Meh, I'm hating the fact that a lot of other waitlist people have better stats than me. :(


Same. I was surprised I even got put on the waitlist (2.9x, 167). I'm not keeping my hopes up to eventually get in unless they're really desperate for LSAT scores.


Same LSAT, slightly higher GPA for me. I think they're just waitlisting all the 165+ that don't have high GPAs, lol. I don't hold out much hope of getting in off the WL when people with the same LSAT as me and .4 GPA points higher than me are also on the WL.



Don't they NOT rank the wait list??

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby eaglemuncher » Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:59 pm

dcbound wrote:
law4vus wrote:
nihil1315 wrote:
law4vus wrote:Meh, I'm hating the fact that a lot of other waitlist people have better stats than me. :(


Same. I was surprised I even got put on the waitlist (2.9x, 167). I'm not keeping my hopes up to eventually get in unless they're really desperate for LSAT scores.


Same LSAT, slightly higher GPA for me. I think they're just waitlisting all the 165+ that don't have high GPAs, lol. I don't hold out much hope of getting in off the WL when people with the same LSAT as me and .4 GPA points higher than me are also on the WL.



Don't they NOT rank the wait list??


Thats what the email said but obviously they will be reevaluated if and when it is time to take people off the list, i doubt they just pull them out of a hat.

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby dcbound » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:03 pm

eaglemuncher wrote: Thats what the email said but obviously they will be reevaluated if and when it is time to take people off the list, i doubt they just pull them out of a hat.




It was my impression that they go by who has put forth the most effort and shown the most interest, being that they need those spots filled??

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby eaglemuncher » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:07 pm

To be honest I really don't know how it does work. but I would think that they first decide how many they need from the list and then evaluate them again. I would like to think that someone with better stats on the waitlist would have a better chance at admission.

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby dcbound » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:09 pm

eaglemuncher wrote:To be honest I really don't know how it does work. but I would think that they first decide how many they need from the list and then evaluate them again. I would like to think that someone with better stats on the waitlist would have a better chance at admission.



This would make logical sense, obviously. And that is why many other schools tend to, ya know, rank the wait list. But GW clearly states, in bold, that they do not. This is what leads me to that assumption.....

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby akili » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:11 pm

dcbound wrote:
eaglemuncher wrote:To be honest I really don't know how it does work. but I would think that they first decide how many they need from the list and then evaluate them again. I would like to think that someone with better stats on the waitlist would have a better chance at admission.



This would make logical sense, obviously. And that is why many other schools tend to, ya know, rank the wait list. But GW clearly states, in bold, that they do not. This is what leads me to that assumption.....


They probably just pull what they need. More high LSATs? Splitters to the front. More high GPAs? Reverse splitters...

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:13 pm

stupid question - does GW have a status checker?

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby dcbound » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:13 pm

akili wrote:
dcbound wrote:
eaglemuncher wrote:To be honest I really don't know how it does work. but I would think that they first decide how many they need from the list and then evaluate them again. I would like to think that someone with better stats on the waitlist would have a better chance at admission.



This would make logical sense, obviously. And that is why many other schools tend to, ya know, rank the wait list. But GW clearly states, in bold, that they do not. This is what leads me to that assumption.....


They probably just pull what they need. More high LSATs? Splitters to the front. More high GPAs? Reverse splitters...




Sounds reasonable

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:14 pm

URMdan wrote:stupid question - does GW have a status checker?

no

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby eaglemuncher » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:16 pm

dcbound wrote:
akili wrote:
dcbound wrote:
eaglemuncher wrote:To be honest I really don't know how it does work. but I would think that they first decide how many they need from the list and then evaluate them again. I would like to think that someone with better stats on the waitlist would have a better chance at admission.



This would make logical sense, obviously. And that is why many other schools tend to, ya know, rank the wait list. But GW clearly states, in bold, that they do not. This is what leads me to that assumption.....


They probably just pull what they need. More high LSATs? Splitters to the front. More high GPAs? Reverse splitters...




Sounds reasonable


This does sound reasonable, we will agree on this then. settled.

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby dcbound » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:17 pm

lol

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:18 pm

Gotti wrote:
URMdan wrote:stupid question - does GW have a status checker?

no


why are they special like that?

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:22 pm

URMdan wrote:
Gotti wrote:
URMdan wrote:stupid question - does GW have a status checker?

no


why are they special like that?

Don't know...there are a lot of schools that have no status checkers (UCLA, BU, GW, Hastings, etc)

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby pimpsdontcry » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:27 pm

In via email at 9 am pst, 167/3.7

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby octneedy » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:23 pm

pimpsdontcry wrote:In via email at 9 am pst, 167/3.7


Congrats!

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby krad » Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:35 pm

octneedy wrote:
pimpsdontcry wrote:In via email at 9 am pst, 167/3.7


Congrats!

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:46 pm

In via email 168/3.8

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby masterthearts » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:56 pm

jonillson wrote:waitlisted/unsurprised

167/3.25


Accepted here and not surprised. 162/3.9 (ivy)

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby Ratchet Jackson » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:58 pm

masterthearts wrote:
jonillson wrote:waitlisted/unsurprised

167/3.25


Accepted here and not surprised. 162/3.9 (ivy)


Lol. Congrats

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:04 pm

RJ127 wrote:
masterthearts wrote:
jonillson wrote:waitlisted/unsurprised

167/3.25


Accepted here and not surprised. 162/3.9 (ivy)


Lol. Congrats


Insert *should I choose GW over GULC* convo here. :lol:

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:05 pm

RJ127 wrote:
masterthearts wrote:
jonillson wrote:waitlisted/unsurprised

167/3.25


Accepted here and not surprised. 162/3.9 (ivy)


Lol. Congrats

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby pimpsdontcry » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:33 pm

Thanks guys! Sorry for the late reply, I'm doing this from my phone haha

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Re: GW 2011 Applicants

Postby fedexmalcom » Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:45 am

still no news. i hope to hear something by the end of this month.
is GW sending waitinglist via email?




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