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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:42 pm

SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.


WOO! I saw your post, and just checked my status, and I'm also in!! 3.35, 165, complete since mid-October. I didn't get into GW, so I'm excited about this!!

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby SupraVln180 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:52 pm

Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.

Does the status checker ever go to in review or is "Application Complete" what it stay at until the decision is made?


This was actually the second time I checked it, so there might have been "In Review" but I don't think so, I applied last week.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby SupraVln180 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:53 pm

ilovesf wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.


WOO! I saw your post, and just checked my status, and I'm also in!! 3.35, 165, complete since mid-October. I didn't get into GW, so I'm excited about this!!



Congrats. Does it look like you're going to attend?

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:53 pm

SupraVln180 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.

Does the status checker ever go to in review or is "Application Complete" what it stay at until the decision is made?


This was actually the second time I checked it, so there might have been "In Review" but I don't think so, I applied last week.

I went complete 1/10->complete 1/14. So i'm hoping to hear something soon. I'm hoping i'm not a victim of their YP wrath

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby gdane » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:54 pm

Congratulations everyone!

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby ps1187 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:56 pm

Just got in, 3.1/163, special circumstance URM.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby dink3500 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:03 pm

Just got in 155/2.68(3.45) URM.

complete 1/7 decision 1/21

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby dink3500 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:04 pm

Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.

Does the status checker ever go to in review or is "Application Complete" what it stay at until the decision is made?


This was actually the second time I checked it, so there might have been "In Review" but I don't think so, I applied last week.

I went complete 1/10->complete 1/14. So i'm hoping to hear something soon. I'm hoping i'm not a victim of their YP wrath


Don't know if someone else asked but, what is YP?

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:06 pm

In 1/14 via email (full time)....2.9x/153
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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby cowgirl_bebop » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:07 pm

Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.

Does the status checker ever go to in review or is "Application Complete" what it stay at until the decision is made?


This was actually the second time I checked it, so there might have been "In Review" but I don't think so, I applied last week.

I went complete 1/10->complete 1/14. So i'm hoping to hear something soon. I'm hoping i'm not a victim of their YP wrath


Wait, so you went complete twice? I was originally complete dated 1/7 and then again on 1/14 :|

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:08 pm

dink3500 wrote:Don't know if someone else asked but, what is YP?


Yield Protection. It's when a school rejects or waitlists candidates that are clearly qualified for their school, but they're afraid they will go to a better school or are not serious about their school. I believe part of the USNWR rankings are based upon yield rate which is how many of admitted students end up matriculating. American is notorious for rejecting qualified people because they don't think they'd ever choose their school even if admitted.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:08 pm

cowgirl_bebop wrote:
Flips88 wrote:I went complete 1/10->complete 1/14. So i'm hoping to hear something soon. I'm hoping i'm not a victim of their YP wrath


Wait, so you went complete twice? I was originally complete dated 1/7 and then again on 1/14 :|


Yep. Not sure what it means.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby BBeauty » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:09 pm

Congrats to everyone who got in! I was also accepted, saw the email first.

158, 3.3 URM
VERY strong upward trend and softs

Applied 1/9>Complete 1/18>Accepted 1/21

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby cowgirl_bebop » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:10 pm

Flips88 wrote:
dink3500 wrote:Don't know if someone else asked but, what is YP?


Yield Protection. It's when a school rejects or waitlists candidates that are clearly qualified for their school, but they're afraid they will go to a better school or are not serious about their school. I believe part of the USNWR rankings are based upon yield rate which is how many of admitted students end up matriculating. American is notorious for rejecting qualified people because they don't think they'd ever choose their school even if admitted.


Do you think they are YPing splitters? My GPA is shit but I got a 167 on the LSAT. Add that to some good softs and my URM status and I think I should make the cut.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:14 pm

cowgirl_bebop wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
dink3500 wrote:Don't know if someone else asked but, what is YP?


Yield Protection. It's when a school rejects or waitlists candidates that are clearly qualified for their school, but they're afraid they will go to a better school or are not serious about their school. I believe part of the USNWR rankings are based upon yield rate which is how many of admitted students end up matriculating. American is notorious for rejecting qualified people because they don't think they'd ever choose their school even if admitted.


Do you think they are YPing splitters? My GPA is shit but I got a 167 on the LSAT. Add that to some good softs and my URM status and I think I should make the cut.


I think you should be fine.

http://american.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats/0910/

You can see they waitlisted some people with 170+ and 3.7+ GPAs

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:19 pm

Damn they must have really liked me if they're that stingy about the rankings.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby BBeauty » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:19 pm

Flips88 wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.

Does the status checker ever go to in review or is "Application Complete" what it stay at until the decision is made?


My status checker never said "In Review", jsut application complete until I received the acceptance email.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:25 pm

SupraVln180 wrote:
ilovesf wrote:
SupraVln180 wrote:Just got in via status check, 3.5/163/"Other" Hispanic. I am really praying for GW though. But its nice to have an acceptance in the bank.


WOO! I saw your post, and just checked my status, and I'm also in!! 3.35, 165, complete since mid-October. I didn't get into GW, so I'm excited about this!!



Congrats. Does it look like you're going to attend?


Thanks! I am not sure. I haven't heard back from any of my reaches yet, and I'm still waiting to hear back from 4 more.. so things are unclear. Right now for me, I'm deciding between Tulane, American and Cardozo.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby ohhenry » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:27 pm

Just got in via email! First acceptance!

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby ash8309 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:39 pm

In via email. 163/3.0/URM (I think...I always check White as race and also the "of Hispanic Origin" [Mexican]...so I'm not sure how schools consider me).

I'm applying for the PIPS scholarship, but does anyone know when they tell us about other scholarships? Would it have been in the email?

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby patekfan » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:05 pm

In via email!

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby Krodizzle » Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:57 pm

In via email! First acceptance!

157 / 3.86 / URM

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:21 am

who here is seriously thinking about going there?

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby queenlizzie13 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:24 am

URMdan wrote:who here is seriously thinking about going there?


I could name a couple. I'm not as I have since gotten into better places. I am going to withdraw soon, probably next week.

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Re: American University 2011 Applicants

Postby URMdan » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:40 am

queenlizzie13 wrote:
URMdan wrote:who here is seriously thinking about going there?


I could name a couple. I'm not as I have since gotten into better places. I am going to withdraw soon, probably next week.


Yeah, and with numbers like mine I feel lucky to have gotten in there.




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