NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

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jim-green
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby jim-green » Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:13 pm

euskadi wrote:Checking in: just submitted. This is the second application I've placed - the process is daunting. It all makes me feel like I'm missing something.
For the remaining apps, print them on paper and read before submitting. That way I caught more errors than I would have on-screen.
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tonton
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby tonton » Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:25 pm

thatkid wrote:
Strange wrote:Yeah, I'm thinking of not even applying there. Unless they give me a fee waiver :D You look like you got a good shot at CLS though


Be sure to check for a hidden waiver- I didn't realize I had one until yesterday. :wink:


Are hidden waivers random? or what's the criteria? do you have to register? Can someone please explain this

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thatkid
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby thatkid » Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:27 pm

tonton wrote:
thatkid wrote:
Strange wrote:Yeah, I'm thinking of not even applying there. Unless they give me a fee waiver :D You look like you got a good shot at CLS though


Be sure to check for a hidden waiver- I didn't realize I had one until yesterday. :wink:


Are hidden waivers random? or what's the criteria? do you have to register? Can someone please explain this


I think the criteria are the same as not-hidden fee waivers- they're just given based on your numbers. Why they don't inform you they are there is a total mystery to me.

How to check:
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=129078&hilit=hidden+fee+waiver

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby birdlaw117 » Sat Oct 29, 2011 4:30 pm

thatkid wrote:
tonton wrote:
thatkid wrote:
Strange wrote:Yeah, I'm thinking of not even applying there. Unless they give me a fee waiver :D You look like you got a good shot at CLS though


Be sure to check for a hidden waiver- I didn't realize I had one until yesterday. :wink:


Are hidden waivers random? or what's the criteria? do you have to register? Can someone please explain this


I think the criteria are the same as not-hidden fee waivers- they're just given based on your numbers. Why they don't inform you they are there is a total mystery to me.

How to check:
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=129078&hilit=hidden+fee+waiver

I think you'll receive a letter inviting you to apply with a fee waiver along with some info on the school at some point. I'm pretty sure I got NYU's after I applied, which was mid-November. I don't know why it doesn't come faster, but I think most people receive a letter.

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby curiousgeorgia » Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:25 pm

So I submitted my app this week and when I went to go edit my NYU PS for another school, I realized that the draft I ended up sending was not my final draft. One sentence was before the sentence it was actually supposed to be after (the paragraph still makes sense, but not as much sense as the other order) and a few other little things (not italicizing the name of a poem I wrote about in one paragraph, but italicizing it another) were off...

Should I send them an e-mail/call them and ask to submit the correct edit, or just leave it as-is and cross my fingers that these are insignificant details an adcomm would most likely not notice or care about? Would bringing it to their attention be worse than leaving it alone?

Thanks, TLS!

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Hawkeye Pierce
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:54 pm

Send them an email with the updated PS and request to have them update your file with it.

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby curiousgeorgia » Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:01 am

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:Send them an email with the updated PS and request to have them update your file with it.


Thanks! Now I can sleep tonight haha

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby American_in_China » Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:41 pm

Application submitted! Good luck to everyone else; let's hope for a splitter friendly cycle (I sure am).

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Tim0thy222
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Tim0thy222 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:17 am

American_in_China wrote:Application submitted! Good luck to everyone else; let's hope for a splitter friendly cycle (I sure am).


I am hoping for that as well. I looked at your profile and saw we are very similar in stats, so I'll be curious to see how this progresses for you.

Good luck!

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moopness
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby moopness » Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:42 am

How bad do you think it would be if I ED with only one rec? I mean, my chances are slim as it is, so how much more would it hurt?

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby neuroticjew » Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:07 am

Hey, so I applied on Tuesday (Oct. 25) and haven't gotten the application status checker login info yet. Every other school I applied to last week has sent me this email. What's going on?!

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80eight
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby 80eight » Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:42 am

My application has been being processed since 10/14. Come on, NYU!

thederangedwang
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby thederangedwang » Mon Oct 31, 2011 9:48 am

neuroticjew wrote:Hey, so I applied on Tuesday (Oct. 25) and haven't gotten the application status checker login info yet. Every other school I applied to last week has sent me this email. What's going on?!

took 3 wks for mine...just wait

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby fingerscrossedxx » Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:05 am

80eight wrote:My application has been being processed since 10/14. Come on, NYU!


Same here! "Your application is being processed"... Come on, NYU!

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mickeyD
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby mickeyD » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:38 pm

tagged. good luck everyone!

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Strange
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Strange » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:43 pm

moopness wrote:How bad do you think it would be if I ED with only one rec? I mean, my chances are slim as it is, so how much more would it hurt?


I thought we only need one rec?

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby jim-green » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:52 pm

Strange wrote:
moopness wrote:How bad do you think it would be if I ED with only one rec? I mean, my chances are slim as it is, so how much more would it hurt?
I thought we only need one rec?
Yep, my sis got in to NYU in 2006 with just 1 rec, but I sent 3 this year.

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby seanPtheB » Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:54 pm

Submitted, good luck everyone!

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Tim0thy222
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Tim0thy222 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:35 pm

seanPtheB wrote:Submitted, good luck everyone!


Looks like that was post number 180 for you.

A good omen, perhaps?

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Curious1 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:36 pm

Tim0thy222 wrote:
seanPtheB wrote:Submitted, good luck everyone!


Looks like that was post number 180 for you.

A good omen, perhaps?


He doesn't need good omens with his numbers...but perhaps he should've saved that post for Yale :)

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby anewaphorist » Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:43 pm

I'm in the same situation re: the deafening silence from NYU post-submission. No confirmation email or status checker message. Same with UMich. Do these schools just not have their acts together?

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby Killingly » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:09 pm

anewaphorist wrote:I'm in the same situation re: the deafening silence from NYU post-submission. No confirmation email or status checker message. Same with UMich. Do these schools just not have their acts together?


Do you think this would keep an ED app from going complete before the 15th?

Also, I haven't heard a word from Mich either.

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thelawschoolproject
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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby thelawschoolproject » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:25 pm

Just submitted. Fingers Crossed!

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby iamrobk » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:24 pm

Got the status checker this morning, says my application is being processed with a date of 10/27/11 (when I initially submitted). I have 0 chance for NYU (171, 3.53), but I figured why not apply. I got in undergrad, but chose not to go, maybe they'll still want me. :lol:

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Re: NYU Class of 2015 Applicants

Postby 80eight » Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:54 pm

iamrobk wrote:Got the status checker this morning, says my application is being processed with a date of 10/27/11 (when I initially submitted). I have 0 chance for NYU (171, 3.53), but I figured why not apply. I got in undergrad, but chose not to go, maybe they'll still want me. :lol:


Thats not zero chance...or maybe I'm just fooling myself because my numbers are close.




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