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thelaststraw05
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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:27 pm

2011Cycle wrote:nulawadmissions NU Law Admissions
Decisions today! JD and AJD will most likely be going out this afternoon!
25 seconds ago Favorite Retweet Reply


I wish they would either give us a specific time or not tell us until it was actual happening. Now we have to wait for the next 4-6 hours clicking F5 repeatedly.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby gregthomas77 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:32 pm

You know whats funny.... I didn't apply until last week and I have absolutely no chance of getting in, but this will make me refresh all day anyways.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:37 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:nulawadmissions NU Law Admissions
Decisions today! JD and AJD will most likely be going out this afternoon!
25 seconds ago Favorite Retweet Reply


I wish they would either give us a specific time or not tell us until it was actual happening. Now we have to wait for the next 4-6 hours clicking F5 repeatedly.

they always come out at 5 - 5:05 PM Central, and the twitter always updates to say when they're sent. If you have their twitter open in the background, every time there's a new tweet, the tab title will change to show (1) like Gmail.

OCD and neuroticism has helped me figure out patterns....HTH

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby talkingdonkey » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:55 pm

Gotti wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:nulawadmissions NU Law Admissions
Decisions today! JD and AJD will most likely be going out this afternoon!
25 seconds ago Favorite Retweet Reply


I wish they would either give us a specific time or not tell us until it was actual happening. Now we have to wait for the next 4-6 hours clicking F5 repeatedly.

they always come out at 5 - 5:05 PM Central, and the twitter always updates to say when they're sent. If you have their twitter open in the background, every time there's a new tweet, the tab title will change to show (1) like Gmail.


Not always. The ones in my batch were released around 1:30-2 PM EST.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:13 pm

talkingdonkey wrote:
Gotti wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:nulawadmissions NU Law Admissions
Decisions today! JD and AJD will most likely be going out this afternoon!
25 seconds ago Favorite Retweet Reply


I wish they would either give us a specific time or not tell us until it was actual happening. Now we have to wait for the next 4-6 hours clicking F5 repeatedly.

they always come out at 5 - 5:05 PM Central, and the twitter always updates to say when they're sent. If you have their twitter open in the background, every time there's a new tweet, the tab title will change to show (1) like Gmail.


Not always. The ones in my batch were released around 1:30-2 PM EST.


And I got mine (the Jan 8 batch) at 9:30am, PST.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby brokenwindows » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:16 pm

On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:16 pm

brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:18 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:
brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?


that would depend on how many people applied for ajd

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:21 pm

rs2004 wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?


that would depend on how many people applied for ajd


It was a question mostly meant to imply that 70% sounds like a denial or denial + waitlist kinda number... not an acceptance kinda number.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Gotti » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:27 pm

talkingdonkey wrote:
Gotti wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
2011Cycle wrote:nulawadmissions NU Law Admissions
Decisions today! JD and AJD will most likely be going out this afternoon!
25 seconds ago Favorite Retweet Reply


I wish they would either give us a specific time or not tell us until it was actual happening. Now we have to wait for the next 4-6 hours clicking F5 repeatedly.

they always come out at 5 - 5:05 PM Central, and the twitter always updates to say when they're sent. If you have their twitter open in the background, every time there's a new tweet, the tab title will change to show (1) like Gmail.


Not always. The ones in my batch were released around 1:30-2 PM EST.

Oh...my bad. The last 3 or 4 have been 5pm Central

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:27 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?


that would depend on how many people applied for ajd


It was a question mostly meant to imply that 70% sounds like a denial or denial + waitlist kinda number... not an acceptance kinda number.


gotcha, rhetorical questions generally don't translate well on tls.
i don't know about you guys but i'm just done getting my hopes up for an answer from NU. it's been over 10 weeks, i've been on this ride more than i can count and every time i think this is the day, it ends up not being so. i'll check twitter and TLS every now and then but that's gonna be it.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby 2011Cycle » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:37 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:
brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?



2010 AJD profile
http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... ofile.html

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby jrose5 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:39 pm

This is probably somewhere on this thread, but I was wondering... how critical is the NU interview?

I'm a strong consider for NU on lawschoolpredictor, but seeing as I am an undergrad applicant, I'm not sure this is accurate, as NU seems to prefer those with WE. However, I do have lots of WE in college/over the summers (lab research).

Anyway, I applied a week ago and am flying to NU for an interview in 2 weeks. Does anyone know if I have a decent shot at NU, or am I just too late?

Thanks... and best of luck to those of you who have not heard back yet!!!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:43 pm

2011Cycle wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:
brokenwindows wrote:On twitter, johann says 70% of AJD applicants will get their decision. So then JD will be another small batch? What do you guys think?


What percent gets accepted?



2010 AJD profile
http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... ofile.html


Applicants = 135
Admits = 46

So a little over 34% were admitted last year.

70% seems about right for rejection + waitlist.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby hipstermafia » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:48 pm

just booked my flight for asw!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby src42 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:49 pm

hipstermafia wrote:just booked my flight for asw!

yippee! can't wait to book mine! i visited chicago in november and i hope it's slightly warmer in april.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:50 pm

jrose5 wrote:This is probably somewhere on this thread, but I was wondering... how critical is the NU interview?

I'm a strong consider for NU on lawschoolpredictor, but seeing as I am an undergrad applicant, I'm not sure this is accurate, as NU seems to prefer those with WE. However, I do have lots of WE in college/over the summers (lab research).

Anyway, I applied a week ago and am flying to NU for an interview in 2 weeks. Does anyone know if I have a decent shot at NU, or am I just too late?

Thanks... and best of luck to those of you who have not heard back yet!!!


FWIW, I got in without an interview and without optional essays. But something like 75% of applicants interview. For a borderline candidate, it probably is close to a requirement.

NU's preference for at least a year of WE is even closer to a requirement. I believe the numbers are something like 98% of the matriculating class have 1+ years post-UG WE, and 85% have 2+ years. The 2% of NU students (5 or 6 students in each year) who get in without WE need to have something pretty extraordinary (4.0/177/incredible softs) going for them, and even then NU will sometimes defer them, saying "go get a job, come back next year, and we'll give you this sweet scholly".

Your numbers are better than mine, but I have 8 years WE, and that's a big deal for NU. I also applied in early November.
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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby jrose5 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:52 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
jrose5 wrote:This is probably somewhere on this thread, but I was wondering... how critical is the NU interview?

I'm a strong consider for NU on lawschoolpredictor, but seeing as I am an undergrad applicant, I'm not sure this is accurate, as NU seems to prefer those with WE. However, I do have lots of WE in college/over the summers (lab research).

Anyway, I applied a week ago and am flying to NU for an interview in 2 weeks. Does anyone know if I have a decent shot at NU, or am I just too late?

Thanks... and best of luck to those of you who have not heard back yet!!!


FWIW, I got in without an interview, without optional essays, and without auto-admit numbers. But I have 8 years WE. Something like 75% of applicants interview. For a borderline candidate, it probably is close to a requirement.

NU's preference for at least a year of WE is even closer to a requirement. I believe the numbers are something like 98% of accepted applicants have 1+ years WE, and 85% have 2+ years. The students who get in without WE need to have something pretty extraordinary (4.0/177/incredible softs), and even then NU will sometimes defer them ("go get a job, come back next year, and we'll give you this sweet scholly").


Thanks for replying! I asked that same question like 2-3 times. :mrgreen:
Congrats on NU! I suppose I'm glad I requested the interview then. It's a lot of money and I had to reschedule a test AND a paper due date because of it, but NU is worth it. :) Congrats again.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thisiswater1488 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:34 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
jrose5 wrote:This is probably somewhere on this thread, but I was wondering... how critical is the NU interview?

I'm a strong consider for NU on lawschoolpredictor, but seeing as I am an undergrad applicant, I'm not sure this is accurate, as NU seems to prefer those with WE. However, I do have lots of WE in college/over the summers (lab research).

Anyway, I applied a week ago and am flying to NU for an interview in 2 weeks. Does anyone know if I have a decent shot at NU, or am I just too late?

Thanks... and best of luck to those of you who have not heard back yet!!!


FWIW, I got in without an interview and without optional essays. But something like 75% of applicants interview. For a borderline candidate, it probably is close to a requirement.

NU's preference for at least a year of WE is even closer to a requirement. I believe the numbers are something like 98% of the matriculating class have 1+ years post-UG WE, and 85% have 2+ years. The 2% of NU students (5 or 6 students in each year) who get in without WE need to have something pretty extraordinary (4.0/177/incredible softs) going for them, and even then NU will sometimes defer them, saying "go get a job, come back next year, and we'll give you this sweet scholly".

Your numbers are better than mine, but I have 8 years WE, and that's a big deal for NU. I also applied in early November.


FWIW, I received such an offer with numbers that are definitely not extraordinary (see LSN profile). Good, but not extraordinary. And I consider my softs to be only above average, if that. I did have an on-campus interview that I felt went very well.

The only reason I say this is that I almost didn't apply, beacuse I knew I was gunning for a deferral spot, but I still didn't think I had a chance. I submitted an app sort of on a whim, and I'm obviously glad I did.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby dddhhh » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:35 pm

jrose5 wrote:This is probably somewhere on this thread, but I was wondering... how critical is the NU interview?

I'm a strong consider for NU on lawschoolpredictor, but seeing as I am an undergrad applicant, I'm not sure this is accurate, as NU seems to prefer those with WE. However, I do have lots of WE in college/over the summers (lab research).

Anyway, I applied a week ago and am flying to NU for an interview in 2 weeks. Does anyone know if I have a decent shot at NU, or am I just too late?

Thanks... and best of luck to those of you who have not heard back yet!!!


If you're coming directly from undergrad the interview is your opportunity to show them that you are mature which is what work experience brings - maturity. Be able to articulate why you want to go to law school & why NU. Good luck :-)

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:47 pm

IN!

171/3.45

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Flustercluck » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:51 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:IN!

171/3.45


WOO WOO, Gratz and welcome!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby pimpsdontcry » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:52 pm

thelaststraw05 wrote:IN!

171/3.45


Congrats!!!! Just now?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby thelaststraw05 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:52 pm

Flustercluck wrote:
thelaststraw05 wrote:IN!

171/3.45


WOO WOO, Gratz and welcome!


Thanks, I went complete 12/20... so this was rather unexpected.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby neonx » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:53 pm

Haha, I regret submitting my app on 1/31.




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