South Texas 2011

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guitarmonkey55
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South Texas 2011

Postby guitarmonkey55 » Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:47 pm

Hi all newbie here but longtime lurker!

Just got accepted for South Texas spring 2011, havent seen a thread for 2011 so I figured I would start!

South Texas is my first choice, I work for a Houston law firm of all South Texas alumni so its right up my alley =)

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby maxm2764 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:05 pm

I'll be applying for the Fall. I wanted a little time off between graduation in December and law school so I didn't apply for the Spring. Congrats though!

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txadv11
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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:49 pm

Congrats! I am applying for fall. I'm very interested in the trial ad programs they have.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby staroftony » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:26 pm

When can start to apply for fall admission?

I heard they are not accepting fall applicants yet. Is this true?

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby maxm2764 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:42 pm

staroftony wrote:When can start to apply for fall admission?

I heard they are not accepting fall applicants yet. Is this true?


Yeah, I called the admissions office last week and they said the application doesn't go up until December 1st.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby tiger225 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:59 pm

Which Law firm just out of curiosity? I'm applying to STCL for fall 2011, as well as, U of H and I worked at a firm over the summer with grads from both schools.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby guitarmonkey55 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:20 pm

tiger225 wrote:Which Law firm just out of curiosity? I'm applying to STCL for fall 2011, as well as, U of H and I worked at a firm over the summer with grads from both schools.


Kerr & Hendershot. Its quite an excellent firm I enjoy working here immensely, the atmosphere is great!

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby swilson215 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:33 pm

I applied for Fall 2011 as well. When I spoke with admissions they said the Fall 2011 apps would go up 12/1, but I saw it go up on 11/15 so I applied on 11/16.

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txadv11
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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:26 am

uhhh guys....

Dear XXXXXX,

Our records indicate that your file is currently complete and eligible for review. The review process will begin after the February 15 deadline for the fall 2011 semester. Decisions will begin going out at the end of February and will continue through until the end of April. Please be aware that decisions will be sent via e-mail.

We appreciate your patience.

Thank you,

South Texas College of Law

Holy crap. I applied a week ago.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby swilson215 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:14 am

txadv11 wrote:uhhh guys....

Dear XXXXXX,

Our records indicate that your file is currently complete and eligible for review. The review process will begin after the February 15 deadline for the fall 2011 semester. Decisions will begin going out at the end of February and will continue through until the end of April. Please be aware that decisions will be sent via e-mail.

We appreciate your patience.

Thank you,

South Texas College of Law

Holy crap. I applied a week ago.


Yeah I know. That's a little ridiculous. So much for rolling admissions. Princeton Guide led me down the wrong path, haha.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby jacketman03 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:19 am

txadv11 wrote:uhhh guys....

Dear XXXXXX,

Our records indicate that your file is currently complete and eligible for review. The review process will begin after the February 15 deadline for the fall 2011 semester. Decisions will begin going out at the end of February and will continue through until the end of April. Please be aware that decisions will be sent via e-mail.

We appreciate your patience.

Thank you,

South Texas College of Law

Holy crap. I applied a week ago.


Yeah, I just saw that yesterday, too. Kinda wish I had known that before, I could have spent the money for that one on another school and waited. Oh well, here's to waiting a long time for them to let me know...

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby Mce252 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:12 pm

Applying for the fall. Application complete 12/1.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby upfish » Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:53 am

Just applied. Does anyone know if STCL is generous w/scholarship money or not?

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:55 am

upfish wrote:Just applied. Does anyone know if STCL is generous w/scholarship money or not?

Actually, I don't think they are very generous compared to peer schools.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby upfish » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:35 pm

txadv11 wrote:
upfish wrote:Just applied. Does anyone know if STCL is generous w/scholarship money or not?

Actually, I don't think they are very generous compared to peer schools.


This must be some kind of Houston bootstrapping phenomenon, cos I've heard the same thing about UH. I guess at least I got the app fee waived, so I didn't spend too much on the app. =/

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby jacketman03 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:20 pm

Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:24 pm

jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:25 pm

upfish wrote:
txadv11 wrote:
upfish wrote:Just applied. Does anyone know if STCL is generous w/scholarship money or not?

Actually, I don't think they are very generous compared to peer schools.


This must be some kind of Houston bootstrapping phenomenon, cos I've heard the same thing about UH. I guess at least I got the app fee waived, so I didn't spend too much on the app. =/

Actually the only Texas school that I have seen be generous is Baylor and sometimes UT, but South TX is far down the list.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby jacketman03 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:30 pm

txadv11 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...

South TX is my #2 because of it's location (UH is #1). I'd be perfectly fine with going to South TX.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:38 pm

jacketman03 wrote:
txadv11 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...

South TX is my #2 because of it's location (UH is #1). I'd be perfectly fine with going to South TX.


3rd best trial advocacy program in the nation, in a pretty decent legal market (given the times) can't argue with that!

edit- I think I'm going to go....its just gonna be hard going to Oklahoma City for the tour there the day before.

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txadv11
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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:36 pm

txadv11 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...


anyone else?

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby Mce252 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:26 am

txadv11 wrote:
txadv11 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...


anyone else?



I thought about it. Any real advantage to going? I just felt like most of the information they are going to give you can be found on their website.

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txadv11
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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:07 pm

Mce252 wrote:
txadv11 wrote:
txadv11 wrote:
jacketman03 wrote:Anybody planning on going to the Open House they're having on the 22nd? Just got an email about it and I'm considering going.

me! Although I'm already signed up for another school on the same day...South TX is my #2 though...


anyone else?



I thought about it. Any real advantage to going? I just felt like most of the information they are going to give you can be found on their website.


Yeah I agree. I'm pretty much just going to see the building and see what kind of people I'm going to be learning/working with, lol.

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby upfish » Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:16 pm

I think this is just the work boredom talking, but it's kind of weird that STCL puts the blank seat deposit fees on your status checker, isn't it?

All my other ones only show the app fee.

(exciting stuff, I know.)

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Re: South Texas 2011

Postby txadv11 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:21 pm

Just FYI I went to the open house today. They said decisions are not necessarily coming out in order....but will being in the next week or two. It looks like merit scholarships are typically only 2,000-12,000 (tuition is 27) and awarded to about the top 30%. The facility was pretty nice--I have been to a total of 6 law schools in 4 states.. and this one or Baylor was the best facility. The faculty was impressive compared to peer schools.... Thet claim a trial advocacy program that ranks #3, a legal writing program that ranks top 15, and 106 (apparently the most of ANY ABA school) national advocacy titles. The school is in downtown Houston. The building is around 6 floors, with a total student body (huge part time) of 1278.




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