Michigan Waitlist 2011

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IgnatiusJ
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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby IgnatiusJ » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:36 pm

Does anyone know how many people actually stay on the waitlist after receiving it? This whole process is nerve wracking, though in response to an earlier comment, I talked to a lady at the admission office and she did say all waitlist correspondence in terms of acceptance is done via phone call and the releases tend to be done via email, so maybe we won't have to wait as long. In conclusion, this blows.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby SherlockHolmes » Tue Apr 19, 2011 8:40 pm

IgnatiusJ wrote:Does anyone know how many people actually stay on the waitlist after receiving it? This whole process is nerve wracking, though in response to an earlier comment, I talked to a lady at the admission office and she did say all waitlist correspondence in terms of acceptance is done via phone call and the releases tend to be done via email, so maybe we won't have to wait as long. In conclusion, this blows.


I concur.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby justhoping » Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:03 pm

IgnatiusJ wrote:I talked to a lady at the admission office and she did say all waitlist correspondence in terms of acceptance is done via phone call and the releases tend to be done via email, so maybe we won't have to wait as long. In conclusion, this blows.


God I hope they send an e-mail (if no phone call)! waiting for mail at international address is 10x worse!

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby tea_drinker » Tue Apr 19, 2011 10:08 pm

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 313D313 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:04 pm

Stuck on this waitlist as well.

I know they are going to start releasing people, anybody hear anything yet?

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby IgnatiusJ » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:18 pm

Gotta wait till after April 30th at least. That's the first deposit deadline. Unless they've overenrolled. Which will probably happen. Cuz they jumped in the rankings. Oops there goes hope. At least Archer will keep me warm and safe with gummi bears and scotch.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby RTFM » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:33 pm

IgnatiusJ wrote:Gotta wait till after April 30th at least. That's the first deposit deadline. Unless they've overenrolled. Which will probably happen. Cuz they jumped in the rankings. Oops there goes hope. At least Archer will keep me warm and safe with gummi bears and scotch.


The website update said that they're going to release people before the end of April. :(

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby whateverman » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:43 pm

Waitlisted a couple of weeks ago. J/w are the status checkers still updating every day for everyone?

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby tea_drinker » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:46 pm

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby NorCalBruin » Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:54 am

To be honest, being released might be better. Last year they accepted one or two people from the waitlist for the summer start... and then they dragged along everyone else on the waitlist till August before disbanding the it without accepting anyone else. Considering that it sounds like they are already over enrolled, the waitlist could be a long, ultimately disappointing ride. I guess what I'm saying is don't get your hopes up.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 313D313 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 10:39 am

I visited and met with an admissions counselor, she informed that right now it is looking like it is going to be a really slow year for the waitlist. How depressing :cry:

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby fingersxd » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:42 pm

313D313 wrote:I visited and met with an admissions counselor, she informed that right now it is looking like it is going to be a really slow year for the waitlist. How depressing :cry:


Not surprising, but that really IS depressing.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby Kabuo » Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:57 am

Just finished reading last year's thread and the first 4 pages of this year's. Looking pretty bleak :cry: Any guesses on how many people are left after that initial cut?

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby mistermister » Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:16 pm

today's the deposit deadline. I wonder how long it will take them to determine how few (if any) WLers will be admitted.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby jacmelmorning » Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:35 pm

it looks like they're over-enrolled. i'd guess we won't see any movement until after the second deposit deadline.

but it'd sure be nice to see a few of us admitted next week.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby mistermister » Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:41 pm

jacmelmorning wrote:it looks like they're over-enrolled. i'd guess we won't see any movement until after the second deposit deadline.

but it'd sure be nice to see a few of us admitted next week.


hoping the class was just over-eager and deposited early and there will be a few spots next week. doubtful though.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby fingersxd » Fri Apr 29, 2011 7:10 pm

mistermister wrote:
jacmelmorning wrote:it looks like they're over-enrolled. i'd guess we won't see any movement until after the second deposit deadline.

but it'd sure be nice to see a few of us admitted next week.


hoping the class was just over-eager and deposited early and there will be a few spots next week. doubtful though.


+1 ... but by all accounts it's unlikely. They've overenrolled 2 years running and I heard many on the WL last year were told to ED in the fall and had a big advantage over 1st time applicants. Michigan's jump in the rankings also may have swayed a few of those students who chase rankings (and yes, they exist), or at the least had more commit to the initial deposit. I'm holding my breath, but I don't expect to see much movement.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby Kabuo » Fri Apr 29, 2011 7:26 pm

fingersxd wrote:
mistermister wrote:
jacmelmorning wrote:it looks like they're over-enrolled. i'd guess we won't see any movement until after the second deposit deadline.

but it'd sure be nice to see a few of us admitted next week.


hoping the class was just over-eager and deposited early and there will be a few spots next week. doubtful though.


+1 ... but by all accounts it's unlikely. They've overenrolled 2 years running and I heard many on the WL last year were told to ED in the fall and had a big advantage over 1st time applicants. Michigan's jump in the rankings also may have swayed a few of those students who chase rankings (and yes, they exist), or at the least had more commit to the initial deposit. I'm holding my breath, but I don't expect to see much movement.


I love Michigan so much that I would seriously consider doing this even though I can hardly wait to quit my job and just get LS started. I don't think words could even describe how I would feel if they suggested this to me and I reapplied ED only to not get in.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 313D313 » Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:28 am

The website says they will be releasing people before the end of April via email. I wonder if those of us have not received a email yet have survived the first cut or we will find out on monday?

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 071816 » Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:32 am

313D313 wrote:The website says they will be releasing people before the end of April via email. I wonder if those of us have not received a email yet have survived the first cut or we will find out on monday?


Who knows? As of right now I'm pretty sure I'm still alive though...

Edit: also, my status checker still says waitlisted.
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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby crossingforHYS » Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:37 am

I'm on it...sending a loci today

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 071816 » Sun May 01, 2011 1:36 am

313D313 wrote:The website says they will be releasing people before the end of April via email. I wonder if those of us have not received a email yet have survived the first cut or we will find out on monday?


Huh? The waitlist FAQ section of the Michigan Law website specifically says "we will communicate with those who are being released via regular mail."

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby 313D313 » Sun May 01, 2011 2:10 am

chimp wrote:
313D313 wrote:The website says they will be releasing people before the end of April via email. I wonder if those of us have not received a email yet have survived the first cut or we will find out on monday?


Huh? The waitlist FAQ section of the Michigan Law website specifically says "we will communicate with those who are being released via regular mail."



I guess i misread it, but i can almost swear it said via email. Anyways, the Michigan 2011 post confirms people are receiving the news by regular mail. Sorry for the confusion

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby bigjinjapan » Sun May 01, 2011 11:10 am

313D313 wrote:
chimp wrote:
313D313 wrote:The website says they will be releasing people before the end of April via email. I wonder if those of us have not received a email yet have survived the first cut or we will find out on monday?


Huh? The waitlist FAQ section of the Michigan Law website specifically says "we will communicate with those who are being released via regular mail."



I guess i misread it, but i can almost swear it said via email. Anyways, the Michigan 2011 post confirms people are receiving the news by regular mail. Sorry for the confusion


The word seems to be that people are receiving their releases by postal mail, but their status changes to reflect it. i.e.-if your status still shows you as WL then you haven't been cut. I emailed admissions to double-check this but haven't gotten a reply yet.

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Re: Michigan Waitlist 2011

Postby happyfeet » Sun May 01, 2011 7:36 pm

anyone thinking of asking for a deferral? from the waitlist faq, seems that it might be an interesting alternative for WL folks who are committed to michigan and have something interesting they could do with the extra year.




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