Northwestern 2011 Applicants

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby gov » Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:21 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:for those who haven't heard from NU yet, all we can do for financial aid is the FAFSA and Need Access, correct?


There's a supplemental scholarship app, with two essay questions.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DP9ZQ82


Are you suppose to fill that out before you've been accepted?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:23 pm

govorett wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:for those who haven't heard from NU yet, all we can do for financial aid is the FAFSA and Need Access, correct?


There's a supplemental scholarship app, with two essay questions.


Are you suppose to fill that out before you've been accepted?


No, it's from the Admitted Students Site. I mis-read the question.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby sgtgrumbles » Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:06 pm

Does anybody have suggestions for tackling the financial aid essays? One of them seems to suggest you should sell yourself as a candidate and an impoverished student.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby src42 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:22 pm

sgtgrumbles wrote:Does anybody have suggestions for tackling the financial aid essays? One of them seems to suggest you should sell yourself as a candidate and an impoverished student.

Haha, yeah mine are weird and strangely organized. Paragraph one: I am so awesome and this is why. Paragraph two: Despite my awesomeness, I am poor. Give me $?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby whathojeeves » Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:26 pm

src42 wrote:
sgtgrumbles wrote:Does anybody have suggestions for tackling the financial aid essays? One of them seems to suggest you should sell yourself as a candidate and an impoverished student.

Haha, yeah mine are weird and strangely organized. Paragraph one: I am so awesome and this is why. Paragraph two: Despite my awesomeness, I am poor. Give me $?


My brother's suggestion was to write "IZ POOR, CAN HAZ MONEYZ?" 100 times over. That gets you to the 500 word limit really comfortably.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby src42 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:28 pm

whathojeeves wrote:
src42 wrote:
sgtgrumbles wrote:Does anybody have suggestions for tackling the financial aid essays? One of them seems to suggest you should sell yourself as a candidate and an impoverished student.

Haha, yeah mine are weird and strangely organized. Paragraph one: I am so awesome and this is why. Paragraph two: Despite my awesomeness, I am poor. Give me $?


My brother's suggestion was to write "IZ POOR, CAN HAZ MONEYZ?" 100 times over. That gets you to the 500 word limit really comfortably.

Also, I would like to note that the people who were held at NU get to write essays about their perfect day and what they think of social media. Why are our essay topics so much crappier? I could've had a lot of fun with a Facebook essay.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby blacklawboss » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:08 pm

I just realized they sent me a fee waiver on friday today, semt that app in today beat the deadline whew! I guess I can hope to hear from them in may!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Hannibal » Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:25 pm

Faxed in my intent to stay in contention while on Hold.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby gov » Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:26 pm

Hannibal wrote:Faxed in my intent to stay in contention while on Hold.


Let me know if they send you a confirmation. I sent mine on 1/28 and havent heard anything.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby mistermister » Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:09 pm

Johann tweeted about extending the deadline. Does this mean applicant numbers are low?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:12 pm

mistermister wrote:Johann tweeted about extending the deadline. Does this mean applicant numbers are low?


i think this is just to accomodate those with on campus interviews. may not apply to all.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby krad » Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:07 pm

I just withdrew from the Hold list today. Good luck to those waiting it out (and those still awaiting an initial decision) :D

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rs2004 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:32 pm

@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby daisyduke » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:06 pm

rs2004 wrote:@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.


Alright now NU... Time for my decision. I went complete at the beginning of November!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby mistermister » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:18 pm

yesterday was 11 weeks since Dec 1 for me. normally I would be hoping for decision, but Berkeley committee decision will come today... not sure if I can handle two in a day! :shock:

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:23 pm

Ok everybody, it's that time again. Get your game face on.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:00 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:Ok everybody, it's that time again. Get your game face on.


Bring it!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:06 pm

My request to defer to 2012 was accepted today, so hopefully someone on the hold/WL gets my spot in this fall's class!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:16 pm

BackToTheOldHouse wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:Ok everybody, it's that time again. Get your game face on.


Bring it!


I love small wonder. But seriously if I had a robot sister I would have used her for much more lucrative endeavors than fixing food or helping with homework.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Bumi » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:20 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:My request to defer to 2012 was accepted today, so hopefully someone on the hold/WL gets my spot in this fall's class!

Congrats! I know that was stressing you out so glad it worked out.

I guess I'll probably see you in 18 months!

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:20 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
BackToTheOldHouse wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:Ok everybody, it's that time again. Get your game face on.


Bring it!


I love small wonder. But seriously if I had a robot sister I would have used her for much more lucrative endeavors than fixing food or helping with homework.


Yea, Vicky rocks. Jamie should have been a little smarter about how he delegated work.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:57 pm

rs2004 wrote:@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.


I don't see this on the twitter feed. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong one. Can you link it please?

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby Flips88 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:58 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.


I don't see this on the twitter feed. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong one. Can you link it please?

http://twitter.com/#!/nulawadmissions/s ... 7580894208

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:04 pm

Flips88 wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.


I don't see this on the twitter feed. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong one. Can you link it please?

http://twitter.com/#!/nulawadmissions/s ... 7580894208


Thanks man I'm totally twitter illiterate.

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Re: Northwestern 2011 Applicants

Postby rockies2 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:32 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:
rs2004 wrote:@nulawadmissions
NU Law Admissions
We'll be sending out two batches of decisions today. Updates will be posted as notifications go out.


I don't see this on the twitter feed. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong one. Can you link it please?

http://twitter.com/#!/nulawadmissions/s ... 7580894208


Thanks man I'm totally twitter illiterate.


I'm glad I'm not the only one! I still haven't figured it out, but the link worked :)




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