WUSTL 2011 Cycle

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Kabuo » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:56 am

Jeffro wrote:
Kabuo wrote:+1. I really want to want to go to Wash U, but TLS/ATL/bad cycle has made me feel like I'd be an idiot to go this year if they don't bump up my scholarship. I've genuinely hated the whole process of applying to law schools and really just want to go somewhere now. Come on WUSTL, moar $$ plz.
In reference to ATL, did I miss an article about WUSTL specifically or do you just mean the bad economy, high debt, no jobs stories regarding law schools in general?


No specific WUSTL article (unless I missed it too), just in general.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby sdubs » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:26 pm

Just got an email awarding me a scholarship to Wash U , but was never notified I was admitted. Went "Decision Made" yesterday. Completely shocked, 3.9/164 non-urm. I have no idea how i got in!

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:29 pm

sdubs wrote:Just got an email awarding me a scholarship to Wash U , but was never notified I was admitted. Went "Decision Made" yesterday. Completely shocked, 3.9/164 non-urm. I have no idea how i got in!



Congrats!

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby ktg808 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:48 pm

splitmuch wrote:
sdubs wrote:Just got an email awarding me a scholarship to Wash U , but was never notified I was admitted. Went "Decision Made" yesterday. Completely shocked, 3.9/164 non-urm. I have no idea how i got in!



Congrats!

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby stlisforlovers » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:49 pm

HOLY SHIT! I just got a 30k/year scholly. I didnt even know I got in! AGGGGGGGGH

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby AdamAndSteve » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:50 pm

Wait, 167 gay mexican 3.3x with strong softs, and I just got a WL. should I be surprised?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby jacketman03 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:52 pm

AdamAndSteve wrote:Wait, 167 gay mexican 3.3x with strong softs, and I just got a WL. should I be surprised?

Apparently they WL'd lots of people with <168 yesterday, including some people with very high GPAs.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby Flips88 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:13 pm

AdamAndSteve wrote:Wait, 167 gay mexican 3.3x with strong softs, and I just got a WL. should I be surprised?

They seemingly have offered too many spots so far and have to wait until their deposit deadline to reassess. I expect they'll take lots of people off the WL

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby romothesavior » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:14 pm

AdamAndSteve wrote:Wait, 167 gay mexican 3.3x with strong softs, and I just got a WL. should I be surprised?

LOCI, LOCI, LOCI.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby FuManChusco » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:11 pm

oh shit. I missed the bomb being dropped. that's a nice lsat wall on lsn.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:13 pm

Ya, the striking thing about the wall, though, isn't the usual "those below it don't get in" but that EVERYONE above it was accepted.


Not that I'm complaining.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby bk1 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:16 pm

splitmuch wrote:EVERYONE above it was accepted.


That's how a lot of the splitter friendly schools work (see: Emory).

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:18 pm

Ya but last year they at least sprinkled in some WLs and 1 rejection.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby bk1 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:19 pm

splitmuch wrote:Ya but last year they at least sprinkled in some WLs and 1 rejection.


I bet there eventually will be but there aren't any since they just started sending out WL's/rejects right now. Just my guess.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby FuManChusco » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:20 pm

splitmuch wrote:Ya but last year they at least sprinkled in some WLs and 1 rejection.


tbf, the 1 rejection was barry zuckercorn, who had arguably the worst cycle for a 176 ever.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby LttleBlakDress » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:20 pm

bk1 wrote:
splitmuch wrote:EVERYONE above it was accepted.


That's how a lot of the splitter friendly schools work (see: Emory).


Maybe Emory last year. This year Emory looked a lot more holistic. http://emory.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats ... Cycle=1011

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:22 pm

FuManChusco wrote:
splitmuch wrote:Ya but last year they at least sprinkled in some WLs and 1 rejection.


tbf, the 1 rejection was barry zuckercorn, who had arguably the worst cycle for a 176 ever.



C and F issues?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby sparcarc » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:22 pm

WL'ed..

I know it is difficult to gauge, but does anyone have any idea about how many students in WUSTL's waitlist may become accepted?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:25 pm

sparcarc wrote:WL'ed..

I know it is difficult to gauge, but does anyone have any idea about how many students in WUSTL's waitlist may become accepted?



2 Schools of thought. 1 is they say they are already over committed so that could hurt. The other, more likely IMO, thought is that theyve accepted alot of really high LSATs who won't go, so there may be alot of room.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby stratocophic » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:45 pm

splitmuch wrote:
sparcarc wrote:WL'ed..

I know it is difficult to gauge, but does anyone have any idea about how many students in WUSTL's waitlist may become accepted?



2 Schools of thought. 1 is they say they are already over committed so that could hurt. The other, more likely IMO, thought is that theyve accepted alot of really high LSATs who won't go, so there may be alot of room.
There'll be a lot of movement as they try to get people w/ high GPAs who are willing to commit to the school. My guess is that they weren't that far off of a 168 median last year, so they're giving it a go by cutting the class size this year in order to make it easier.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby athenian » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:16 pm

Just withdrew.

Good luck everyone and enjoy WashU

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby innernetp » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:51 pm

Hm. Hangin' on with my 167 and 3.73. Submitted in November and IR changed from 3/14 to 3/29. Do people only get accepted by phonecall / only waitlisted by email?

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby splitmuch » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:53 pm

innernetp wrote:Hm. Hangin' on with my 167 and 3.73. Submitted in November and IR changed from 3/14 to 3/29. Do people only get accepted by phonecall / only waitlisted by email?



All decisions via email. GL

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby romothesavior » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:38 pm

stratocophic wrote:
splitmuch wrote:
sparcarc wrote:WL'ed..

I know it is difficult to gauge, but does anyone have any idea about how many students in WUSTL's waitlist may become accepted?



2 Schools of thought. 1 is they say they are already over committed so that could hurt. The other, more likely IMO, thought is that theyve accepted alot of really high LSATs who won't go, so there may be alot of room.
There'll be a lot of movement as they try to get people w/ high GPAs who are willing to commit to the school. My guess is that they weren't that far off of a 168 median last year, so they're giving it a go by cutting the class size this year in order to make it easier.

They are cutting the class size, but I don't think this is why.

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Re: WUSTL 2011 Cycle

Postby SrLaw » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:42 pm

According to LSN, I am the best "reject" candidate thus far. I wonder if I screwed something up on my app.



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