BU 2011 Applicants

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby rman1201 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:53 am

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
boozehound wrote:I'm just going to send in my deposit and see if they know I haven't been accepted.


This is the best idea I've seen on this board.


+1. They'll either accept it as a bribe or feel too bad about your confusion to say anything and just go with it.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby drummerboy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:27 am

so another waitlist via email. my snail mail will be here in several hours maybe my bu ding will be delivered

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby krad » Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:03 pm

Sorry to hear about the new waitlists :(

If any admitted students are attending the 3/25 Preview day, I made a thread: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=147219

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby drummerboy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:14 pm

my email stating that a decision was rendered to be delivered by snail mail began with " thank you for your interest in bu..." Anytime a sentence begins with thank you for your interest, the news cant be good.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby drummerboy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:31 pm

officially dinged via snail mail 2 minutes ago

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby BlueDiamond » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:32 pm

sorry to hear that drummerboy

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby drummerboy » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:39 pm

Thanks, but expected. I guess I was right afterall. Phone call = acceptance, Email=WL email to snail mail decision rendered=Ding good luck to everyone.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby vbgal22 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:27 pm

Gemini wrote:
stlisforlovers wrote:... so are you really negotiating already krad?
I'm just confused. They haven't responded to my email yet about merit aid (probably a not good sign, although they do, you know, have to sift through thousands of apps and call gemini and pink and jj and lots of other TLSer). One person on LSN has a 175/3.9 (as well as numerous others with dazzling stats) that did not list any merit aid from BU which I find hard to believe.
So is it better to try negotiating early even though they might come out with more aid? But if you wait you run the risk of money drying up?

AGGGH! Couldn't you have just thrown a litttttle money my way BU? This would have been a done deal!


Talk to them and perhaps do what krad is doing.
And some people on LSN are really lazy/uninterested in updating their profiles.

Anyway, it's a wednesday so I sincerely doubt BU is calling anyone today. :?
I'm starting to lose my sanity.



So, I did the same thing as ya'll and shot off an email this morning to Leonard. I got a polite email back that basically was a 'no', encouraging me to apply for need-based aid (excerpt below):

"Congratulations again on your admission to BU Law. We certainly know how important scholarship aid for many of our admitted students as they make their final decisions. As you are waiting for us to review your file for merit based scholarship aid, I would encourage you to apply for need based scholarship aid as well. We do have funding available beyond merit based aid and would like to consider you for all the types of scholarship aid that we offer."

instructions followed.


womp womp....

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby vbgal22 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:29 pm

In other news, is anyone going to the March 4 preview weekend?? Can't go to the 28th, going to MIA for Ultra!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby maglialoro » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:39 pm

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby krad » Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:41 pm

vbgal22 wrote:In other news, is anyone going to the March 4 preview weekend?? Can't go to the 28th, going to MIA for Ultra!


OMG fun!

I'll be at the March 25th preview day

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby lawgrl21 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:17 pm

Just curious-- does anyone know what BU's deadline for giving decisions is? This obviously excludes people on the waitlist who may not hear until August for the final decision.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby rman1201 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:20 pm

lawgrl21 wrote:Just curious-- does anyone know what BU's deadline for giving decisions is? This obviously excludes people on the waitlist who may not hear until August for the final decision.


First Deposit April 15, 2011
Second Deposit June 1, 2011
Dean's Certification Form June 1, 2011
Tuition Payment Due July 15, 2011
Transcripts Due August 1, 2011

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby lawgrl21 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:22 pm

rman1201 wrote:
lawgrl21 wrote:Just curious-- does anyone know what BU's deadline for giving decisions is? This obviously excludes people on the waitlist who may not hear until August for the final decision.


First Deposit April 15, 2011
Second Deposit June 1, 2011
Dean's Certification Form June 1, 2011
Tuition Payment Due July 15, 2011
Transcripts Due August 1, 2011


sorry to clarify I meant for BU to give applicants a decision not for applicants to give BU a decision. Do they reserve the right to wait up until like April 14th to let us know?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby rman1201 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:31 pm

lawgrl21 wrote:
rman1201 wrote:
lawgrl21 wrote:Just curious-- does anyone know what BU's deadline for giving decisions is? This obviously excludes people on the waitlist who may not hear until August for the final decision.


First Deposit April 15, 2011
Second Deposit June 1, 2011
Dean's Certification Form June 1, 2011
Tuition Payment Due July 15, 2011
Transcripts Due August 1, 2011


sorry to clarify I meant for BU to give applicants a decision not for applicants to give BU a decision. Do they reserve the right to wait up until like April 14th to let us know?


They never provided a date in any of the initial emails regarding the app cycle. Judging from LSN the last of the acceptances usually come around mid-march, with some rejections/WL offers coming through April.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby xtine » Thu Feb 10, 2011 5:40 pm

so no calls today again?? now I'm getting worried about checking my mail :shock:

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby knotoftoads » Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:47 pm

vbgal22 wrote:
Gemini wrote:
stlisforlovers wrote:
So, I did the same thing as ya'll and shot off an email this morning to Leonard. I got a polite email back that basically was a 'no', encouraging me to apply for need-based aid (excerpt below):

"Congratulations again on your admission to BU Law. We certainly know how important scholarship aid for many of our admitted students as they make their final decisions. As you are waiting for us to review your file for merit based scholarship aid, I would encourage you to apply for need based scholarship aid as well. We do have funding available beyond merit based aid and would like to consider you for all the types of scholarship aid that we offer."

instructions followed.


womp womp....



Wait, what exactly did you ask about in the email, if you were getting any merit based aid? When I called and asked in general when one would hear about merit based aid, they were so wishy washy like maybe with your acceptance, maybe not, maybe never.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby vbgal22 » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:01 pm

knotoftoads wrote:
vbgal22 wrote:
Gemini wrote:
stlisforlovers wrote:
So, I did the same thing as ya'll and shot off an email this morning to Leonard. I got a polite email back that basically was a 'no', encouraging me to apply for need-based aid (excerpt below):

"Congratulations again on your admission to BU Law. We certainly know how important scholarship aid for many of our admitted students as they make their final decisions. As you are waiting for us to review your file for merit based scholarship aid, I would encourage you to apply for need based scholarship aid as well. We do have funding available beyond merit based aid and would like to consider you for all the types of scholarship aid that we offer."

instructions followed.


womp womp....



Wait, what exactly did you ask about in the email, if you were getting any merit based aid? When I called and asked in general when one would hear about merit based aid, they were so wishy washy like maybe with your acceptance, maybe not, maybe never.


I got my acceptance + packet last week w/o any info on merit aid, so in my email I said that basically it would be an important factor in my decision. I also said though I understood merit aid was rolling, I would appreciate consideration.

That was basically it! (and you got my exact reply, so infer what you will I guess. I took it as a polite 'no' or 'wait' but let me know if you read it differently!!! Thanks!

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby stlisforlovers » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:04 pm

The email I got in response was very similar. I took it as a polite no. :? :(

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:48 pm

stlisforlovers wrote:The email I got in response was very similar. I took it as a polite no. :? :(


Don't assume it's a no. Find other BU accepted people on LSN with your numbers and talk to the ones with schollies for info.

Good luck! Let's hope there are some phone calls going out tomorrow, one of which would be to me, hopefully. :oops:

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby stlisforlovers » Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:05 pm

Hm, that's a good idea. I shall try that.
I know this is got to be little to no consolation, but I honestly think that there will be an acceptance coming your way very soon. :D

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:11 pm

stlisforlovers wrote:Hm, that's a good idea. I shall try that.
I know this is got to be little to no consolation, but I honestly think that there will be an acceptance coming your way very soon. :D


Let's not jinx me!

But GOD, I hope so.

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby binghamtonalum » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:09 am

dinged via snail mail. no e-mail

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby xtine » Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:41 am

aw, sorry bingham :(

Fridays seem like a good day for calls, right? Right?

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Re: BU 2011 Applicants

Postby Gemini » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:09 pm

I'm being tortured by this silence. It's also quiet at my job right now. EVERYTHING IS QUIET.

Please call me, BU.




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