Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

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Spinozist21
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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spinozist21 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 2:58 pm

I hope to know where I am going before Christmas! Lol.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:04 pm

Case 1L/also Case undergrad for any of you who have questions about the Case experience. That said, you probably shouldn't ask me how you can do well at Case, since I haven't taken any finals yet, and hence don't know for sure if any of my study plans are effective.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Amir N » Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:25 pm

Current Status: Committee Review
Current Status Date: 11/1/2010

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby jwrash » Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:33 pm

Amir N wrote:Current Status: Committee Review
Current Status Date: 11/1/2010

+1

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby AVBucks4239 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 4:12 pm

Amir N wrote:Current Status: Committee Review
Current Status Date: 11/1/2010

Same here...I'm really hoping to get this decision before Christmas.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby dstr15 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 6:24 pm

Current Status: Committee Reveiw
Current Status Date: 11/9/2010

I submitted my app 10/15 and went complete 10/19

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby elaw » Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:51 pm

Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spinozist21 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:20 am

elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


In my top 5.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby TommyK » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:25 am

elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


Somewhere between #5-#10 for me. Being private, it's kind of pricey, which affects its desirability.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spinozist21 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 2:03 am

TommyK wrote:
elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


Somewhere between #5-#10 for me. Being private, it's kind of pricey, which affects its desirability.


This is true...hoping for some scholarship, but its unlikely.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby snowpeach06 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:27 am

Spinozist21 wrote:
TommyK wrote:
elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


Somewhere between #5-#10 for me. Being private, it's kind of pricey, which affects its desirability.


This is true...hoping for some scholarship, but its unlikely.

Case gives almost everyone a scholarship. I don't know if people are lying or what, but 90% of the people I know have at least some scholarship $. Most people have $10k +. Only problem is that they instated a minimum GPA and the concern is that some of us are bound to lose at least part of our money. But we don't know how many people lose it, as is this is the first year they've done a GPA requirement.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spinozist21 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:03 pm

snowpeach06 wrote:
Spinozist21 wrote:
TommyK wrote:
elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


Somewhere between #5-#10 for me. Being private, it's kind of pricey, which affects its desirability.


This is true...hoping for some scholarship, but its unlikely.

Case gives almost everyone a scholarship. I don't know if people are lying or what, but 90% of the people I know have at least some scholarship $. Most people have $10k +. Only problem is that they instated a minimum GPA and the concern is that some of us are bound to lose at least part of our money. But we don't know how many people lose it, as is this is the first year they've done a GPA requirement.


What is the GPA requirement? 3.0?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby TommyK » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:12 pm

snowpeach06 wrote:
Spinozist21 wrote:
TommyK wrote:
elaw wrote:Top Choice. How does this rank on everyones list?


Somewhere between #5-#10 for me. Being private, it's kind of pricey, which affects its desirability.


This is true...hoping for some scholarship, but its unlikely.

Case gives almost everyone a scholarship. I don't know if people are lying or what, but 90% of the people I know have at least some scholarship $. Most people have $10k +. Only problem is that they instated a minimum GPA and the concern is that some of us are bound to lose at least part of our money. But we don't know how many people lose it, as is this is the first year they've done a GPA requirement.


Yeah, Akron does something like that, but they make it so 90% of the recipients lose it after the first year. I hope it's not that harsh. Any details on it?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spack » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:30 pm

I'd recommend staying away from this status checker. On LSN it looks like no one is really accepted before the beginning of January and I have head from a law prof at Case that it takes them forever to send out decisions.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby Spinozist21 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 2:39 pm

Spack wrote:I'd recommend staying away from this status checker. On LSN it looks like no one is really accepted before the beginning of January and I have head from a law prof at Case that it takes them forever to send out decisions.


Yeah I saw that from LSN as well...this wont be until January of Feb it seems.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby snowpeach06 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:53 pm

Spinozist21 wrote:
What is the GPA requirement? 3.0?

3.2 to keep the whole thing. You can keep half if you get above a 2.8. And, even if you lose it after your 1L year, you can get it back for your 3L year if you raise your GPA.

As for the percentage that loses it, I don't think it's 90%. But, I don't know what the % is.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby TommyK » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:44 am

snowpeach06 wrote:
Spinozist21 wrote:
What is the GPA requirement? 3.0?

3.2 to keep the whole thing. You can keep half if you get above a 2.8. And, even if you lose it after your 1L year, you can get it back for your 3L year if you raise your GPA.

As for the percentage that loses it, I don't think it's 90%. But, I don't know what the % is.


Just did a quick search and found this from another posting. Looks like the curve is 3.2, which means as long as you're in the top half for your 1L, you should be able to keep it - pretty reasonable, I'd say.

I PM'd tarheels19 about this awhile back and this was his reply (I haven'ted him if I could post, but I doubt he'd care as it contains no personal information in it):

the first year curve is a 3.2 for core 1L classes (contracts/torts/crim/etc), then i believe goes down to a 3.0 for elective courses... median for 1L's usually hovers around a 3.15-3.2

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:26 am

TommyK wrote:
Just did a quick search and found this from another posting. Looks like the curve is 3.2, which means as long as you're in the top half for your 1L, you should be able to keep it - pretty reasonable, I'd say.

I PM'd tarheels19 about this awhile back and this was his reply (I haven'ted him if I could post, but I doubt he'd care as it contains no personal information in it):

the first year curve is a 3.2 for core 1L classes (contracts/torts/crim/etc), then i believe goes down to a 3.0 for elective courses... median for 1L's usually hovers around a 3.15-3.2

Yeah, I remember someone telling me you need to be top 40% to keep it. My only issue is that so many people seem to have gotten money. We've guestimated like 75% of folks got something.

I'm also being quite paranoid though, because I'm in the "ohh my god, I know nothing, everyone seems smarter than me, I'm going to fail out of law school!" mode.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby dstr15 » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:31 pm

So I haven't looked at the status checker in a few days so I don't know when it changed but I am very excited. I hope this is a good sign. Did anybody else's status checker change?

Current Status: Decision has been rendered
Current Status Date: 11/30/2010

Decision Status: Decision Rendered
Decision Status Date: 11/30/2010

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby lifestooquick » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:34 pm

Mine updated to Decision Rendered today as well! I guess they tell you by mail and not status checker?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby The Gentleman » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:38 pm

Sent in my app Sunday night, got the status checker email today. Good luck all!

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby ioftendreamoftrains » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:42 pm

Got the "Decision Rendered" update as well! Gah, this is killing me.

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby swilson215 » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:55 pm

I submitted my app on 11/9. On 11/15 I received a confirmation email with a link to the status checker and login information. My status STILL reads as "Eapp Receipt 11/9."

Does anyone else have this problem? It's been three weeks, should I email them to see what the hold up is?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby j88 » Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:14 pm

Anyone decision rendered want to share #s and when you submitted?

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Re: Case Western Reserve University School of Law 2011

Postby lifestooquick » Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:17 pm

j88 wrote:Anyone decision rendered want to share #s and when you submitted?

164/3.28
Submitted 11/2
Complete 11/5




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