Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Smitten » Sun Apr 17, 2011 2:21 pm

neonx wrote:166-168 / 3.8-3.9
Regular Decision. Non-URM.

Admitted to:
Stanford, Columbia, NYU [Root-Tilden-Kern], Penn, Michigan, Virginia, Duke, Northwestern, Cornell, Georgetown, UT, UCLA, USC [Rothman], WUSTL, Minnesota, BU, Illinois, Iowa, Emory [Woodruff finalist]

Two wait lists & one pending decision (hold).


Neonx, you are an inspiration. You must have some awesome life experience (and amazing writing skills). Congrats on your great cycle!

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby refusetolose » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:00 pm

Any non-URM, 165 semi-reverse splitters have a success story to share yet?

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Flips88 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:05 pm

refusetolose wrote:Any non-URM, 165 semi-reverse splitters have a success story to share yet?

I'm in at Vandy with scholarship and on wait lists for the lower half of the T-14. Success?

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby refusetolose » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:08 pm

Flips88 wrote:
refusetolose wrote:Any non-URM, 165 semi-reverse splitters have a success story to share yet?

I'm in at Vandy with scholarship and on wait lists for the lower half of the T-14. Success?

I guess I meant T14 acceptances, though Vandy is definitely a success. Starting in May I think the 165ers will start to see some acceptances.

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby 005618502 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:36 pm

Congrats everyone!
4.0/165 here
Pulled the ED trigger to UVA long ago

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby TheGreatWait » Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:34 pm

Here's my latest update--

166, 3.9, non-URM, out of school with a few years work experience

Accepted: Stanford, UVA, Vanderbilt ($$), UT Austin, William and Mary ($$), Emory ($$), Georgia ($$), Washington and Lee ($$), CU Boulder ($$)

Waitlisted: Berkeley, Duke (I hate their basketball team, anyway)

Waiting on: Harvard

This thread has been so reassuring-- everyone has had such amazing cycles and being able to read about everyone's success really helped me in my dark, panicky, re-set the status checker every 13 seconds moments (there were a lot of those).

By the way, is anyone else just kind of annoyed at how long the Harvard process is taking at this point? I only say this because I'm positive I'll be rejected, anyway, but it just seems like it's taking them an obscene amount of time to respond to people, even relative to others schools who get comparable application numbers. Obviously it's best for them to take their time and make the best choice, but I feel like holding people in April is just ridiculous (I got held back in early February, luckily, but can only imagine the total emotional meltdown that getting held on April 5 would cause). Sorry if that belongs in another thread, but I was curious since I know a few people in here are also still waiting.

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Flips88 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:37 pm

TheGreatWait wrote:Here's my latest update--

166, 3.9, non-URM, out of school with a few years work experience

Accepted: Stanford, UVA, Vanderbilt ($$), UT Austin, William and Mary ($$), Emory ($$), Georgia ($$), Washington and Lee ($$), CU Boulder ($$)

Waitlisted: Berkeley, Duke (I hate their basketball team, anyway)

Waiting on: Harvard

This thread has been so reassuring-- everyone has had such amazing cycles and being able to read about everyone's success really helped me in my dark, panicky, re-set the status checker every 13 seconds moments (there were a lot of those).

By the way, is anyone else just kind of annoyed at how long the Harvard process is taking at this point? I only say this because I'm positive I'll be rejected, anyway, but it just seems like it's taking them an obscene amount of time to respond to people, even relative to others schools who get comparable application numbers. Obviously it's best for them to take their time and make the best choice, but I feel like holding people in April is just ridiculous (I got held back in early February, luckily, but can only imagine the total emotional meltdown that getting held on April 5 would cause). Sorry if that belongs in another thread, but I was curious since I know a few people in here are also still waiting.

No offense and this is a reaction of pure jealousy, but what the hell kind of softs got you into Stanford?

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby TheGreatWait » Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:46 pm

Flips88 wrote:
TheGreatWait wrote:Here's my latest update--

166, 3.9, non-URM, out of school with a few years work experience

Accepted: Stanford, UVA, Vanderbilt ($$), UT Austin, William and Mary ($$), Emory ($$), Georgia ($$), Washington and Lee ($$), CU Boulder ($$)

Waitlisted: Berkeley, Duke (I hate their basketball team, anyway)

Waiting on: Harvard

This thread has been so reassuring-- everyone has had such amazing cycles and being able to read about everyone's success really helped me in my dark, panicky, re-set the status checker every 13 seconds moments (there were a lot of those).

By the way, is anyone else just kind of annoyed at how long the Harvard process is taking at this point? I only say this because I'm positive I'll be rejected, anyway, but it just seems like it's taking them an obscene amount of time to respond to people, even relative to others schools who get comparable application numbers. Obviously it's best for them to take their time and make the best choice, but I feel like holding people in April is just ridiculous (I got held back in early February, luckily, but can only imagine the total emotional meltdown that getting held on April 5 would cause). Sorry if that belongs in another thread, but I was curious since I know a few people in here are also still waiting.

No offense and this is a reaction of pure jealousy, but what the hell kind of softs got you into Stanford?


Ha, no offense taken. I am fully aware that it was my softs that made the difference. I have some pretty unusual work experience (not in the legal field) that I think set my app apart, and because of that I have a really focused idea of how I would like to use my law degree. That is mostly speculation on my part, but I think that's what did it.

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Flips88 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:25 pm

Cycle is finally over (for the time being)

Stats
165/4.0/1 year out of UG

Accepted
Northwestern
Vanderbilt with $
GW
American with $
]Wisconsin with $$$
William & Mary with $$

Wait Listed
Penn
Michigan
Berkeley
UVA
Duke
GULC
Texas
WUSTL
Illinois

Rejected
NYU

Have withdrawn from those in red. Still considering those in green.

ETA: Attending Northwestern unless something crazy happens
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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby 123kl » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:34 pm

Final update. Cycle is over. I will be attending Harvard this fall and have withdrawn from all other schools.

Stats:
169/4.03/2 years out of UG (once school starts)

Accepted:
Harvard
Chicago -- with $
NYU
Georgetown -- withdrew before I heard about $
Penn -- withdrew before I heard about $
Duke -- withdrew before I heard about $

Waitlisted:
Stanford
Columbia

Rejected:
Yale

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby apple1234 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:14 pm

Cycle over! 166, 3.8

Attending
UCLA

Accepted
BU
BC
Fordham ($)
Hastings
Loyola LA ($$$)
Cardozo ($$$)

Waitlist
Columbia
Duke
Northwestern (hold)
Cornell
USC
GW

Rejected
Chicago
Georgetown
NYU
Berkeley
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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby dj666 » Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:30 pm

Cycle over!
167/3.89

Attending:
Berkeley

Accepted:
Michigan
Penn
USC
Lewis & Clark

Waitlist:
Harvard
Duke
Virginia

Withdrawn without a decision:
UCLA

Rejected:
Stanford

I've found it really, really helpful to follow everyone's progress throughout this cycle.

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby pppokerface » Tue May 17, 2011 7:24 pm

anyone else?

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby paulinaporizkova » Tue May 17, 2011 7:33 pm

167/3.95

Accepted:
Georgetown
Cornell
UVa
UMN (52k per year, in state tuition + (huge) living stipend)

WL:
Chicago
Penn

Rejected:
Michigan

Attending UVa.

love y'all brethren

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby csoloski » Sun May 22, 2011 11:06 pm

167/3.92

Attending: Penn
WL: Harvard

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Light » Tue May 31, 2011 6:27 pm

GPA: 3.9
LSAT: 167

Accepted: Emory (81k), UF (36k), FSU (51k) Georgetown (through waitlist)
Waitlisted: Duke, Columbia, Cornell, UCLA, UVA, UChicago, UPenn
Denied: Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Michigan, NYU

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby japes » Tue May 31, 2011 10:27 pm

3.8/167

in: Texas, Cornell
WL: Mich, Columbia
out: Harvad, Berkeley

should've applied a little more widely, but I got money at Texas and Cornell so I'm not too sad.

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby TheFactor » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:21 am

167/3.9

In: Duke, Vandy, GW, UNC, Wake, W&M
WL: Cornell
Out: UVa

Attending: Duke

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby crossingforHYS » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:05 pm

165/3.9

Attending :UVA

Accepted: Vandy, ND, UCLA

WL: Columbia, Mich., Cornell

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby rachelkatelyn » Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:56 pm

168/3.9 (Applied in early March)

Attending: UVA

Accepted: Vanderbilt, George Washington, William and Mary, Fordham, U of Maryland, Loyola-Chicago

Waitlisted, then accepted: Boston College, Boston University, Georgetown

Waitlisted: Cornell (Withdrew)

No rejections! :)

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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Philosopher1 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:49 pm

I simply feel left out.

(Very) poor man's semi-reverse splitter, in off the wait list style.

(edit)
(edit) GPA.
Tulane Law School

That is all :)
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Re: Calling All Semi-Reverse Splitters

Postby Gecko of Doom » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:14 am

165/4.0

Attending:
UVA (waitlist acceptance)

Accepted:
Notre Dame, Emory, W&M, W&L, Washington, Colorado, SMU, Pepperdine, Baylor, Kansas

Waitlisted, withdrew immediately:
Northwestern, Vandy, UCLA, WUSTL, BU

Waitlisted, withdrew after UVA acceptance:
Penn, Michigan, Duke, Texas

Rejected
Berkeley, Cornell




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