William & Mary 2011

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Gemini
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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Gemini » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:11 pm

Masterthearts, I don't really mind you being on this thread. If you truly are still considering W&M with money over GULC, that's no problem.

But GULC v. WM ($$) discussions belong in the Choosing a Law School Forum.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby thelaststraw05 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:34 pm

Anyone see any rhyme or reason to when W&M decisions are posted? It appears from LSN that there have been two releases - December 2nd and November 18th (there were also a lot of updates on the 19th). The other dates seem like they could be a result of people listing when they got the package rather than when the status checker was updated.

Do we think that they release acceptances every two weeks on Thursdays? Last years data was a bit more spread out, but that could be because they didn't have a status checker last year (right?).

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby fryberki » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:01 pm

I want to hear from them so badly... My friends have heard back. Are they only accepting people to whom they are also offering scholarships?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby RPK34 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:10 pm

fryberki wrote:I want to hear from them so badly... My friends have heard back. Are they only accepting people to whom they are also offering scholarships?


I'm not sure this is the exact logic behind it but I would say if you're accepted this early, you're probably receiving a scholarship.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby ksimon2007 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:26 pm

My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:31 pm

ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby ksimon2007 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:34 pm

kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.


Well let's hope that means we're under review...

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Gemini » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:35 pm

LOL this is hilarious... from non-complete to nonexistent. I feel your pain though!!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:35 pm

ksimon2007 wrote:
kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.


Well let's hope that means we're under review...



Or that we're in (a girl can dream...)

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby DukeCornell » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:37 pm

Off topic: W&M sends the best damn "good luck on your lsat" messages in the world. I almost cried a little. :cry:

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby kjadkins » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:40 pm

DukeCornell wrote:Off topic: W&M sends the best damn "good luck on your lsat" messages in the world. I almost cried a little. :cry:


I didn't get one :(

I also found out recently that apparently I'm virtually the ONLY W&M undergrad applying to law school who didn't get a fee waiver... either it was a clerical error or they REALLY don't want me

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby ksimon2007 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:49 pm

kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:
kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.


Well let's hope that means we're under review...



Or that we're in (a girl can dream...)


No need for you to be dreaming...you're getting in...I on the other hand could use a little help

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby DukeCornell » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:58 pm

I didn't get one :(

I also found out recently that apparently I'm virtually the ONLY W&M undergrad applying to law school who didn't get a fee waiver... either it was a clerical error or they REALLY don't want me.


Ha! I think the GL messages are sent alphabetically. With that being sad, my last name starts with “T” so yeah, I got one today. Maybe you’ll get one on tomorrow- if your last name starts with “U-Z?” If not.. IDK... :roll:

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Jeffro » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:22 pm

ksimon2007 wrote:
kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.


Well let's hope that means we're under review...
FWIW my status went away completely during the time I was under review/accepted. It has only recently returned to "Initial review complete" as of lately, even though I was accepted. Keep an eye on the mailings section to see if it says "Congratulations - Admit package mailed" or something like that. The status checker probably will still not reflect anything. That's how I found out I was accepted.

Good luck to everyone still waiting.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby brose » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:22 pm

Yup. I was accepted a while back and my status checker is STILL blank. Breathe, everyone!

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby ksimon2007 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:26 pm

Jeffro wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:
kjadkins wrote:
ksimon2007 wrote:My status finally changed from file is incomplete...now it's nonexistent...


Mine did the same thing.


Well let's hope that means we're under review...
FWIW my status went away completely during the time I was under review/accepted. It has only recently returned to "Initial review complete" as of lately, even though I was accepted. Keep an eye on the mailings section to see if it says "Congratulations - Admit package mailed" or something like that. The status checker probably will still not reflect anything. That's how I found out I was accepted.

Good luck to everyone still waiting.


How long was it for you between the status checker going blank and you seeing the mailing deal

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Gemini » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:28 pm

It's different for everyone. I went blank mid-November and people got accepted who went blank the same time I did. Some people (like me) are still waiting. Come on W & M! Please accept me! <3

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby justadude55 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:35 pm

how does w&m have a 90% acceptance rate. is this sample unrepresentative?

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Birdlaw » Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:47 pm

Where are you getting 90% from?
In 2009, they had 4209 applicants and accepted 1014 of them. So 24%.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Gemini » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:01 pm

Lol yea, I think the only school with a 90% acceptance rate is Cooley.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby justadude55 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:02 pm

i meant off this forum.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby tttlllsss » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:03 pm

justadude55 wrote:how does w&m have a 90% acceptance rate. is this sample unrepresentative?


Uhhh... citation?

From the TLS profile:

"For its Class of 2012, 22% of about 5,000 applicants were accepted."

and

"Its acceptance rate rivals that of such top schools as NYU, Michigan, Duke, and Georgetown."

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby Mpeterson4 » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:04 pm

justadude55 wrote:i meant off this forum.


As has been discussed W&M's "modified rolling admissions" pretty much means that this early in the cycle they send out mainly acceptances. Instead of early wait-list or denials they hold on to many applications until March.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby tttlllsss » Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:05 pm

Mpeterson4 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:i meant off this forum.


As has been discussed W&M's "modified rolling admissions" pretty much means that this early in the cycle they send out mainly acceptances. Instead of early wait-list or denials they hold on to many applications until March.


Also, people on TLS generally have much higher #s than the general population. So, just by glancing at a thread, it's going to seem like the majority are accepted. However, in reality, roughly 8 out of 10 applicants will be rejected from W&M.

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Re: William & Mary 2011

Postby theavrock » Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:47 pm

How long was it for you between the status checker going blank and you seeing the mailing deal[/quote][/quote][/quote]

I've been blank since early October :(




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