W&L 2011 Applicants

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby amers73 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:47 pm

iwanta170 wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:Anyone else still waiting for scholly info? The Dean told me mine was definitely mailed out last Friday, but I still haven't received it. It usually takes 2 days to receive mail from VA.

For those who received theirs, did it come via regular mail in a small envelope?


Pretty sure it did. My mom read it to me over the phone, but didn't indicate that there was anything different about the letter.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby WVUCelticFan » Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:50 pm

Mine was a single sheet of paper in a normal size envelope.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby Dr. Strangelove » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:56 am

Waitlisted
165/3.0
(Ended up getting another 165 in December)
I'd likely attend if I were to get off the WL.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:48 pm

Full tuition scholly received today

165 LSAT with above 75% GPA

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby SrLaw » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:34 pm

iwanta170 wrote:Full tuition scholly received today

165 LSAT with above 75% GPA



When were you accepted?

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:26 pm

SrLaw wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:Full tuition scholly received today

165 LSAT with above 75% GPA



When were you accepted?

November

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby SrLaw » Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:29 pm

iwanta170 wrote:
SrLaw wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:Full tuition scholly received today

165 LSAT with above 75% GPA



When were you accepted?

November


Good man, congrats on the scholarship. I received the e-mail about the scholarship sending the second round out so I was curious as to whether someone had received anything as of today.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:17 pm

I think an email will go out before round two begins.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby Moral_Midgetry » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:21 pm

E-mail today re: scholarship letter in the mail.

edit: was accepted via status checker 1/13

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby Moral_Midgetry » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:30 pm

akili wrote:In via status checker!

edit: Also got an email saying that from now on (people accepted post Jan 6) scholarships "will be mailed within 10 days of your admissions decision" Didn't know if this was news, but thought I would share.


Congrats akili!

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby law4vus » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:16 pm

Did I break the high GPA/scholarship trend? 10K/yr with a 3.3, 167

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby SrLaw » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:37 pm

law4vus wrote:Did I break the high GPA/scholarship trend? 10K/yr with a 3.3, 167




No, people with higher LSAT scores and medium GPA are getting only 10K or less p/y. It seems like WL is shooting for low LSAT scores and higher GPA.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby asuusa » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:39 pm

3.36, 167. Got $10,000/year. So, this is where I sign off from W&L. I'll be withdrawing shortly, and I hope one of you gets my spot!

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby SrLaw » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:45 pm

asuusa wrote:3.36, 167. Got $10,000/year. So, this is where I sign off from W&L. I'll be withdrawing shortly, and I hope one of you gets my spot!


I am very confused as to what W&L is doing this year. I know they have fallen in the "rankings" for the past 3 years but I do not see how having a class with a lower LSAT score will help solve that. With that being said, if I receive only 10K a year (167/3.4) then I will be withdrawing immediately. I could not justify paying 31K a year in tuition at W&L.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby law4vus » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:46 pm

SrLaw wrote:
law4vus wrote:Did I break the high GPA/scholarship trend? 10K/yr with a 3.3, 167




No, people with higher LSAT scores and medium GPA are getting only 10K or less p/y. It seems like WL is shooting for low LSAT scores and higher GPA.


Nah, I meant getting money in general. It seemed everyone who got anything was a reverse splitter.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby jeff5170 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:49 pm

$5k/year, reverse splitter (below median LSAT, above 75th GPA)

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby Lwoods » Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:20 pm

law4vus wrote:
SrLaw wrote:
law4vus wrote:Did I break the high GPA/scholarship trend? 10K/yr with a 3.3, 167




No, people with higher LSAT scores and medium GPA are getting only 10K or less p/y. It seems like WL is shooting for low LSAT scores and higher GPA.


Nah, I meant getting money in general. It seemed everyone who got anything was a reverse splitter.


Neither a splitter nor reverse splitter by TLS standards. Median LSAT, above median GPA (though typically near median for most T1). $31k/year. I have a better offer from IU, though, so I'll probably be withdrawing soon.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby queenlizzie13 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:12 pm

SrLaw wrote:
asuusa wrote:3.36, 167. Got $10,000/year. So, this is where I sign off from W&L. I'll be withdrawing shortly, and I hope one of you gets my spot!


I am very confused as to what W&L is doing this year. I know they have fallen in the "rankings" for the past 3 years but I do not see how having a class with a lower LSAT score will help solve that. With that being said, if I receive only 10K a year (167/3.4) then I will be withdrawing immediately. I could not justify paying 31K a year in tuition at W&L.


I know their median GPA is lower than a lot of the T30, but I agree. I am not sure trying to push up their GPA median at the expense of the LSAT median would do them any good rankings wise.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby WVUCelticFan » Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:32 pm

While I'm sure W&L cares about the rankings like other schools, I have two thoughts:

1)We have an incomplete sample. People with higher LSATs tend to be pushed to higher schools here on TLS. There could be people with higher LSATs/median GPAs getting good scholarships that are just not represented here.

2) Of all the schools I've looked at, W&L is the one that I could see caring slightly less about the rankings than is normal. They went out on a limb with the 3rd year and seem to think slightly different than your average T1.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby gens1tb » Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:54 pm

Waitlisted on 1/20

Above median GPA, just shy of median LSAT.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby WVUCelticFan » Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:58 pm

I'm guessing that a lot of the people that applied to W&L also applied to W&M. I'm visiting both next month, but does anyone that's been to both have any thoughts comparing them? I have a slightly better offer at W&L, but not enough to be a deciding factor.

Mods: I posted this to the W&M thread as well; sorry if that was inappropriate, just hoping to get as many different responses as possible.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby gov » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:13 pm

WVUCelticFan wrote:I'm guessing that a lot of the people that applied to W&L also applied to W&M. I'm visiting both next month, but does anyone that's been to both have any thoughts comparing them? I have a slightly better offer at W&L, but not enough to be a deciding factor.

Mods: I posted this to the W&M thread as well; sorry if that was inappropriate, just hoping to get as many different responses as possible.



I did not apply to W&M... since the money is not a deciding factor, I would pay attention to the students, grounds, and ask as many questions as you can [i.e. job stats where you want to work, etc...].

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby WVUCelticFan » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:19 pm

govorett wrote:
WVUCelticFan wrote:I'm guessing that a lot of the people that applied to W&L also applied to W&M. I'm visiting both next month, but does anyone that's been to both have any thoughts comparing them? I have a slightly better offer at W&L, but not enough to be a deciding factor.

Mods: I posted this to the W&M thread as well; sorry if that was inappropriate, just hoping to get as many different responses as possible.



I did not apply to W&M... since the money is not a deciding factor, I would pay attention to the students, grounds, and ask as many questions as you can [i.e. job stats where you want to work, etc...].


I've looked at the firms that come to OCI for both...Both schools have a random collection of big law firms and all the firms from WV that I would consider working for, so its basically coming down to which school/campus/town I think would be more enjoyable for three years.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby gov » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:21 pm

I've looked at the firms that come to OCI for both...Both schools have a random collection of big law firms and all the firms from WV that I would consider working for, so its basically coming down to which school/campus/town I think would be more enjoyable for three years.


In that case, I would try to get some of the students to take you out! And since you're interested in the possibility of a pet..check out that whole W&L lets your dog in the law building thing.

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Re: W&L 2011 Applicants

Postby WVUCelticFan » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:25 pm

govorett wrote:
In that case, I would try to get some of the students to take you out! And since you're interested in the possibility of a pet..check out that whole W&L lets your dog in the law building thing.


After reading the pet thread, I think a cat might be my best bet if I do decide to get a pet. I loved my dog that we had, but I want to make sure I can do all that's needed for whatever (if anything I get).

I've been to Lexington/W&L before, as well as Williamsburg, but never to W&M's campus. Making a big loop of a trip before the Feb ASW. WIlliamsburg-Charlottesville-Lexington.




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