WUSTL 2011 Cycle

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Magnifique1908
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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Magnifique1908 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:02 pm

Finally complete 12/1. App received 11/21.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby chrisbru » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:04 pm

App received 11/12, incomplete as of 11/19 (LSAC screwed up and only sent one LOR), finally complete as of 12/1! The only reason I'm not more antsy about this decision is because I know I have to wait until February to find out about scholarship money anyway!

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby calihopeful » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:06 pm

does complete mean a decision has been made at WUSTL??

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby trudat15 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:06 pm

UR since 10/27. Should I be worried?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Magnifique1908 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:08 pm

calihopeful wrote:does complete mean a decision has been made at WUSTL??


No. There's an under review stage after that. Most people accepted had their under review date change.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby username99 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:14 pm

Magnifique1908 wrote:
calihopeful wrote:does complete mean a decision has been made at WUSTL??


No. There's an under review stage after that. Most people accepted had their under review date change.


I'm definitely in the range to be accepted, or at least close, but still at complete. Sup with that?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:21 pm

username99 wrote:
Magnifique1908 wrote:
calihopeful wrote:does complete mean a decision has been made at WUSTL??


No. There's an under review stage after that. Most people accepted had their under review date change.


I'm definitely in the range to be accepted, or at least close, but still at complete. Sup with that?


Date of submission/completion maybe?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:22 pm

Magnifique1908 wrote:
calihopeful wrote:does complete mean a decision has been made at WUSTL??


No. There's an under review stage after that. Most people accepted had their under review date change.


Interesting to know the "in review" date changes. Mine clicked from 11/12 to 11/17 with no e-mail or anything, so I don't know. They sent me an e-mail for the 11/12 change but definitely not 11/17.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby justadude55 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:02 pm

anyone under review since the beginning of the month?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ran12 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:05 pm

I've been under review since 9/22 so I'm probably in for a long wait on a rejection.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby justadude55 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:06 pm

ran12 wrote:I've been under review since 9/22 so I'm probably in for a long wait on a rejection.

ru 170s? i can see myself getting rejected off my app, not my #'s.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ran12 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:17 pm

justadude55 wrote:
ran12 wrote:I've been under review since 9/22 so I'm probably in for a long wait on a rejection.

ru 170s? i can see myself getting rejected off my app, not my #'s.


No I'm in the 160s.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:19 pm

ran12 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:
ran12 wrote:I've been under review since 9/22 so I'm probably in for a long wait on a rejection.

ru 170s? i can see myself getting rejected off my app, not my #'s.


No I'm in the 160s.


I've also been in the review stage for a while, although nowhere near as long as 9/22.

Must be pretty agonizing =/

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ran12 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:24 pm

Aggiegrad2011 wrote:
ran12 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:
ran12 wrote:I've been under review since 9/22 so I'm probably in for a long wait on a rejection.

ru 170s? i can see myself getting rejected off my app, not my #'s.


No I'm in the 160s.


I've also been in the review stage for a while, although nowhere near as long as 9/22.

Must be pretty agonizing =/


Yea it is. Waiting is worse than getting rejected in my opinion, and I've gotten rejections already so I'm not just speculating.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:26 pm

Yea it is. Waiting is worse than getting rejected in my opinion, and I've gotten rejections already so I'm not just speculating.


I agree. If UCLA had said "yikes" at my LSAT and just rejected me, I'd feel a whole lot better. Hell is preferable to limbo, and I've been to hell, so I am not speculating either. :)

This is kind of like getting led on by someone you're dating, and you know it probably won't work out, but you REALLY want it to... but you'd rather just get dumped than be strung along.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby justadude55 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:51 pm

is there any link between waiting and getting rejected? can't you say the same about being accepted? more people get rejected than accepted, so it makes sense to predict quick replies are normally rejections.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby HeavenWood » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:53 pm

justadude55 wrote:is there any link between waiting and getting rejected? can't you say the same about being accepted? more people get rejected than accepted, so it makes sense to predict quick replies are normally rejections.


It's too early to jump to any conclusions concerning WUSTL. They've just begun handing out acceptances, and not many of them at that.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ran12 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:53 pm

justadude55 wrote:is there any link between waiting and getting rejected? can't you say the same about being accepted? more people get rejected than accepted, so it makes sense to predict quick replies are normally rejections.


This early in the cycle, when schools start to review apps, the earliest replies are acceptances for the most part.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:55 pm

justadude55 wrote:is there any link between waiting and getting rejected? can't you say the same about being accepted? more people get rejected than accepted, so it makes sense to predict quick replies are normally rejections.


It seems intuitive that quick replies would be rejections, but I don't think you can make ANY generalizations about this because it HAS to be dependent on each school individually. I remember reading in the UVA thread that people were waiting for rejections (not even Wl mind you...) clear into February last cycle.

To say that because you've been UR/IR for a long time means that they're debating your app. a lot or something seems like a nice thing to say/do, but I doubt that's the reality. It's probably somewhere in between an applicant not being an auto-ding (Not many schools seem to do that, although UT-Austin might by the looks of it) and not being an auto-admit (much more common, apparently, for schools). Like, a school knows that they need to compete for those limited resources (170+ LSAT scores) so everyone else they know they can relax / take their time on. Makes sense to me.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby justadude55 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:26 pm

im one of those 170s but have been waiting a while at many schools.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ihp12 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:51 am

Its still super early and there's lots more acceptances to come. Don't stress the wait.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby JCougar » Thu Dec 02, 2010 1:50 am

For the most part, WUSTL doesn't begin rejecting people until March.

Think about it strategically from the school's perspective. You have a pretty good idea of certainty, but until the application deadline, you don't know what your final applicant pool is going to look like. There's no benefit to rejecting people early, because you can't revoke such a decision...you might later want those people in a worst-case scenario. There's no need to limit your options if you don't have to. You're better off stringing along the borderline rejects (no offense :wink: ) until you're absolutely sure you don't need them. But there's almost no harm in accepting people early that are clearly above your medians...the only way this could be a bad thing is if things turned out really, really well for the school and they later decided that they could have moved up their medians even more...which, when you get to this level, is virtually impossible to raise your medians more than a point at a time.

With WUSTL, past history shows that its all acceptances for the next four months. They're not going to start rejecting people when they have no idea what their final applicant pool looks like, and they won't know that until the application deadline, which is March 1.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby romothesavior » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:51 am

JCougar is right. Although I will say it seems like they are moving a little more quickly this year than last (for example. my app was in in like mid-October and I wasn't in review til December and I wasn't accepted til January). So maybe this year will be different, but I doubt it. There will be pretty much all acceptances til the middle of next semester, and the early ones are almost always 168+. So be patient young grasshoppas.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby jwaters » Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:00 pm

Changed to "in review" today. Went complete on 11/19.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby justadude55 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:02 pm

so if you sit in review for a while it means rejection?




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