BU 2011 Applicants

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Calla Lily
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BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Calla Lily » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:37 pm

Submitted my app on 10/23, but have yet to receive any confirmation from BU that they received my application...anyone else apply and have to wait a couple of days to receive the application received notification? I only ask because all of the other schools I have submitted to so far have sent a confirmation of receipt. Also, does BU have a status checker?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby nihilism is key » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:41 pm

After submitting my app a couple of weeks ago, I received acknowledgment of receipt the next day and an e-mail letting me know I was complete exactly 1 week after I submitted. There is no status checker.

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Calla Lily
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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Calla Lily » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:47 pm

Hmm...weird. Thank you for the info! Just checked their website and it says I can send a status request if it has been 10+ business days since I submitted my application and I have not received notification of receipt. Guess I will just wait until then.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby supahstahxruv » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:00 pm

submitted 10/25, still have yet to hear from them!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby tea_drinker » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:23 pm

Submitted mine on Oct 1st, and received a complete email on the 7th.

Calla Lily: I think you should wait a bit more before sending them request as there are more apps coming in now compared to early Oct.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby musicalmissionary » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:04 pm

Submitted 10/19 and received a confirmation email the next day with this:

Please allow at least three weeks for us to determine the status of your file. At that point, if you have not received confirmation that your file is complete, then please feel free to contact the Admissions Office at bulawadm@bu.edu or (617) 353-3100. We will be happy to update you on the status of your application at any time.


Nothing else yet...

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:17 am

Already- just sent in my app and settling in for a nice wait. I'm a splitter, so I'm expecting all kinds of unpredictability. Good luck!

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Calla Lily
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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Calla Lily » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:27 am

Got confirmation of receipt on Thursday. Bring on the wait.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby icouldbuyu » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:30 am

I'm planning on applying here. Originally, I was extremely interested in going here, but after reading all those doomy end-of-the-world economy posts on tls, Im reconsidering. What do you guys think about this school. Do you think we'll be able to get a big law job graduating from BU? That BC letter to the dean also got my kind of nervous. I think BU and BC place similarly.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Capitol A » Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:18 am

I'm complete at BU. I don't care about big law, I have other goals (I also don't know anything about big law placement).
IMHO that letter to the BC dean was pathetic. Did anyone tell you this was going to be easy? Was there some sort of garauntee? If you want job garaunteed to you, go to apollo college and study lawn mower repair. Obviously the legal profession is competitive, that's part of the reason that we all want to get into it (if you deny that, you might be going into the wrong line of work).

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby jr1886 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:00 am

Submitted 10/28/2010
Received 10/29/2010
Looking at the admission graph-- http://www.top-law-schools.com/images/d ... 010/BU.jpg --it seems last year they started to send out acceptance in early November. Let's hope for the same this year.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Aggiegrad2011 » Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:56 pm

Submitted on 10/27, received 10/28.

Go BU!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby DorianGray89 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:54 pm

Submitted my application yesterday morning, five minutes after I got the fee waiver... so glad I got it when I did.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby LSATNightmares » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:35 pm

Submitted my application last Saturday. I'm a reverse-splitter, so I fear I'll get rejected. But I'd love to gain admission.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby whymeohgodno » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:37 pm

GL guys I'll be applying here as well.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby TheOcho » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:38 pm

Got notification that my application was received today. Long wait until it goes under review?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby musicalmissionary » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:46 pm

Mine was received on the 21st and dubbed "complete" on the 28th. I'm a long shot but hopeful.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:30 am

Calla, did you ever hear back? I submitted a full week ago, and it's still "transmitted" on LSAC, and I haven't heard from BU. I did 9 other apps at the same time, and I'm at least LSAC complete at all of them

C'mon, BU, get it together!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby tea_drinker » Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:18 pm

Eugenie Danglars wrote:Calla, did you ever hear back? I submitted a full week ago, and it's still "transmitted" on LSAC, and I haven't heard from BU. I did 9 other apps at the same time, and I'm at least LSAC complete at all of them

C'mon, BU, get it together!


I remember mine took almost a week to go LSAC completed, although I submitted mine on a Friday afternoon. My guess is if schools require certain things in LSAC report such as index number, it will take longer to complete. However, it is just a guess. Hang in there!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby xqhp82 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:03 pm

I submitted my app to BU in september but was pending for my Oct LSAT score. Now that everything is transmitted (and 'complete' on LSAC) I have not heard anything from them.....is this normal?? Should I use their status checker request to confirm they still have my file somewhere?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:20 pm

Wow what a small thread! I've applied a few days ago.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Cupidity » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:40 pm

icouldbuyu wrote:I'm planning on applying here. Originally, I was extremely interested in going here, but after reading all those doomy end-of-the-world economy posts on tls, Im reconsidering. What do you guys think about this school. Do you think we'll be able to get a big law job graduating from BU? That BC letter to the dean also got my kind of nervous. I think BU and BC place similarly.


Plenty of 2L's and 3L's this year got big law, I don't know the %'s yet, but it is more or less all of my friends. Assuming things continue to improve at the current rate and there isn't another catastrophic crash, you should be fine. See the BU 1L's & 2L's taking Q's thread for more info.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Cupidity » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:41 pm

Also, BU has one of the fastest turn around times from complete to decision, usually around 3 weeks. I applied to about 15 schools on 11/11 last year and I heard from BU on 12/2, it was my first decision.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Capitol A » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:48 pm

Thanks for the info. Don't you think that quick turnaround has a lot to do with the applicant and with the timing of the app?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Cupidity » Sun Nov 07, 2010 3:51 pm

Capitol A wrote:Thanks for the info. Don't you think that quick turnaround has a lot to do with the applicant and with the timing of the app?


Heard the same from everyone, my 11/11 app was later than any of your applications and I was not an auto admit, only slightly above the medians.




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