Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby LaCumparsita » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:53 pm

Really? I called LSAC and they said copy and paste from a Word document and retype the punctuation and that should work... It didn't for me lol.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MumofCad » Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:07 pm

They are wrong. None of us were able to use punctuation on any of the apps. I wrote mine like this:


2006 XXXXXX Scholar (academic achievement), XXXXXX University Outstanding Scholar for the Class of XXXX (academic achievement), Overseas Research Scholarship (exceptional doctoral work),...

It's the best I could do aesthetically.

Edited - I gave you my first attempt, which didn't work. Fixed now.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Nulli Secundus » Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:28 pm

Just sent my new application today after withdrawing from waitlist last year.

Good luck to all!

(They are not as busy as I expected this time of year I guess, they requested law school report from LSAC 1 hour after I submitted the app :O)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sdwhodat » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:11 pm

Submitted on 9/15. I know Harvard is a reach for me (172/3.93) but I have a fairly good PS and good softs... Here's to hoping it's enough!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby DoubleChecks » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:21 pm

sdwhodat wrote:Submitted on 9/15. I know Harvard is a reach for me (172/3.93) but I have a fairly good PS and good softs... Here's to hoping it's enough!


I wouldn't say it is a 'reach' at all. Best of luck.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sdwhodat » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:49 pm

DoubleChecks wrote:
sdwhodat wrote:Submitted on 9/15. I know Harvard is a reach for me (172/3.93) but I have a fairly good PS and good softs... Here's to hoping it's enough!


I wouldn't say it is a 'reach' at all. Best of luck.


Thanks! Same to you!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby DoubleChecks » Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:03 pm

sdwhodat wrote:
DoubleChecks wrote:
sdwhodat wrote:Submitted on 9/15. I know Harvard is a reach for me (172/3.93) but I have a fairly good PS and good softs... Here's to hoping it's enough!


I wouldn't say it is a 'reach' at all. Best of luck.


Thanks! Same to you!


Haha thanks, though I'd rather transfer the 'application luck' to you guys. Not much good here now lol.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sfreuden » Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:10 pm

DoubleChecks wrote: Haha thanks, though I'd rather transfer the 'application luck' to you guys. Not much good here now lol.


You're at Harvard right now, correct? (I admit, I looked at your profile to make sense of your comment.) What year?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sdwhodat » Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:18 pm

DoubleChecks wrote:
sdwhodat wrote:
DoubleChecks wrote:
sdwhodat wrote:Submitted on 9/15. I know Harvard is a reach for me (172/3.93) but I have a fairly good PS and good softs... Here's to hoping it's enough!


I wouldn't say it is a 'reach' at all. Best of luck.


Thanks! Same to you!


Haha thanks, though I'd rather transfer the 'application luck' to you guys. Not much good here now lol.


Ha, sorry, I just assumed. You're at Harvard now? What year?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby DoubleChecks » Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:50 pm

2L now (ah the sweet life) -- post EIP/OCI. All gravy from here :P If you guys have any questions, feel free to pm me or check out other HLS threads that are around (search harvard in forum search); I've long since tagged those and periodically check.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sdwhodat » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:50 am

DoubleChecks wrote:2L now (ah the sweet life) -- post EIP/OCI. All gravy from here :P If you guys have any questions, feel free to pm me or check out other HLS threads that are around (search harvard in forum search); I've long since tagged those and periodically check.


You're going to regret that offer because if by some miracle I AM accepted, you're going to be getting a lot of questions. :D

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby thederangedwang » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:05 pm

has anybody gotten a complete application email yet?
i got the application email (the status checker email) a bit ago and am still waiting for the "your application is complete" confirmation email

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MumofCad » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:24 pm

thederangedwang wrote:has anybody gotten a complete application email yet?
i got the application email (the status checker email) a bit ago and am still waiting for the "your application is complete" confirmation email


Did it say we would get one? I can't remember if I got one or not after the status checker, but my status checker says "application received" and I know its complete.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:35 pm

MumofCad wrote:
thederangedwang wrote:has anybody gotten a complete application email yet?
i got the application email (the status checker email) a bit ago and am still waiting for the "your application is complete" confirmation email


Did it say we would get one? I can't remember if I got one or not after the status checker, but my status checker says "application received" and I know its complete.


Uh, what makes you say this? Mine says:

Thank you for applying to Harvard Law School. Once we receive your LSDAS report, we will notify you that either: (1) your application has been "completed" and submitted to the Committee on Admissions for review; or, (2) your application remains "incomplete," noting the missing materials. When all missing materials arrive, we will send notification of completion via email.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MumofCad » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:50 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Thank you for applying to Harvard Law School. Once we receive your LSDAS report, we will notify you that either: (1) your application has been "completed" and submitted to the Committee on Admissions for review; or, (2) your application remains "incomplete," noting the missing materials. When all missing materials arrive, we will send notification of completion via email.


Just that I know that I've sent in all the materials I need too. I don't mean they've downloaded it or anything, but its def complete in terms of the application was filled out, the money was paid, the needed addendum were added, all my LORs and transcripts are in, etc. I was trying to say, "No, I haven't received confirmation from the school, this is what my status checker says, but I know its not some abnormal thing to have not heard because I'm 99.9% sure my app is complete despite receiving no confirmation. So don't worry." So I know its complete, not that it is "completed and under review." Hope that makes sense. Sorry for the confusion.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby ngogirl » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:23 am

Eichörnchen wrote:Haha I know! I'm considering buying a little netbook or something to stash in my backpack for the sole purpose of admissions obsessions, but Europe doesn't seem to be into the free wifi thing. I'll miss that about the states. I guess it's shell out 10 Euro for an hour in a smoky cafe with spotty connections, or from what I hear, find a McDonald's for wifi. (Irony: being in Europe partly to do some work in sustainable and ecologically friendly food production and having to go to McDonald's. Ehh...)

But it certainly doesn't sound anywhere near as hardcore as your situation! Thanks for the positive vibes though; My LSAT is in 15 days and all of this regarding Harvard will most likely be an entirely moot point. :?


I don't know if you'll be in the Czech Republic, but in Prague they have internet cafe's all over the place that have free wifi. All you have to do is purchase a beer or coffee. They have Czech cafes, the Starbucks brand, and my personal favorite Coffee Heaven chains.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:37 am

Any chance a non-URM with a 3.5 gets in with, hypothetically, a 176+ LSAT?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:42 am

Highly doubtful. With a 3.5, you're most likely shut out of YHS.

A few non-URM acceptances start to trickle in at 3.7+ / high 170s: http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... er=asc&p=3

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:46 am

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:Highly doubtful. With a 3.5, you're most likely shut out of YHS.

A few non-URM acceptances start to trickle in at 3.7+ / high 170s: http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... er=asc&p=3

I was basically positive that that was the case. If I get something crazy high, I might throw a token H app out, but not Y or S.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Samara » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:52 am

JamMasterJ wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:Highly doubtful. With a 3.5, you're most likely shut out of YHS.

A few non-URM acceptances start to trickle in at 3.7+ / high 170s: http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... er=asc&p=3

I was basically positive that that was the case. If I get something crazy high, I might throw a token H app out, but not Y or S.

FWIW, this is what I'm doing, but with a much lower GPA. Last cycle, splitmuch got waitlisted with a 3.09/178, so if I get 176+, I think it's worth a try. Gotta get rejected somewhere, right?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:48 am

JamMasterJ wrote:Any chance a non-URM with a 3.5 gets in with, hypothetically, a 176+ LSAT?


I threw an app out, but its beyond a hail Mary. And if any school cares about the 166 hanging over our heads its Harvard.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby kulshan » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:09 am

Submitted!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Curious1 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:02 am

Sent in last night. Status checker this morning. Anyone have experience about when the complete email will come? It said 4-6 weeks in the acknowledgement email and I am not ok with that.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Nulli Secundus » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:29 pm

Curious1 wrote:... I am not ok with that.


Make sure to send an e-mail to Harvard expressing your vehement disapproval of their admission practices.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Curious1 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:04 pm

If I don't get a reply within 4 weeks, you can be sure I will.




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