Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

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Hawkeye Pierce
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:18 pm

WhiteGuy5 wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Still nothing here :(


We can be miserable together. When did you apply? I haven't seen anyone who applied when/after I applied get one yet--maybe we're just further down the list?


Applied 9/15, complete 10/13. Median LSAT, just below median GPA.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby freestallion » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:19 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
WhiteGuy5 wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Still nothing here :(


We can be miserable together. When did you apply? I haven't seen anyone who applied when/after I applied get one yet--maybe we're just further down the list?


Applied 9/15, complete 10/13. Median LSAT, just below median GPA.

Sorry Hawkeye... I hope you get one soon!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby euskadi » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:19 pm

freestallion wrote:
splbagel wrote:
freestallion wrote:OH MY GOD...................


JUST GOT A KB1 for tomorrow. I'M SPEECHLESS. I'm a borderline candidate and this has been my dream. I'm so nervous now...


Woohoo, congrats freestallion! I'm sure you'll rock your interview.

Thank you, I'm sooo thrilled to even be in the running here! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Are chances of getting in at this point much lower, though?


Much lower? I certainly wouldn't think so, especially considering that interviews began a bit later this year than in previous cycles. In any case, I like to think of your chances being unique to you individually - an evaluation of your numbers, softs, and interviewing ability should ultimately determine your possibility of acceptance. I know this answer is banal, but it's surely more accurate. With your acceptance at Berkeley (which suggests a unique background/good softs) and your numbers, I think you've got a good shot. And I don't think they enter each round of KB1s thinking, "we need to aim for X percent acceptance rate for this batch".

Congratulations! Very pleased to see you got the email, and there's absolutely no need to worry about the interview. I just had my KB1, and she is extraordinarily kind and a joy to talk to.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby addy11 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:20 pm

Strange wrote:
jungminnee wrote:
WhiteGuy5 wrote:Can everyone getting a KB1 list WHEN they applied/went UR, and, if they can, their stats/URM-status?


UR 10/13, non-URM
<25 for lsat
~75 for gpa


Wow... first splitter with KB1? (Reverse splittter)


Naah, reverse splitters have been doing very well this cycle. Also, isn't Harvard's 25th LSAT a 170 (which jungminnee seems to have)?

Edit: NM -- looks like Harvard's 25th is 171.
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MobyDick » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:21 pm

freestallion wrote:Sent: 10/04
UR: 10/13
Complete: 10/27

Non-URM
Median LSAT, 3.8ish GPA


Congrats Freestallion-

You've always been one of my favorite posters (It might have something to do with your Amelie avatar). I wish you the best.

I have similar numbers-- 174, 3.81-- still haven't heard anything...

I went complete 11/10.
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby so_fetch » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:22 pm

Strange wrote:
jungminnee wrote:
WhiteGuy5 wrote:Can everyone getting a KB1 list WHEN they applied/went UR, and, if they can, their stats/URM-status?


UR 10/13, non-URM
<25 for lsat
~75 for gpa


Wow... first splitter with KB1? (Reverse splittter)

Yeah thanks for giving me a smidgen of hope!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby soj » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:22 pm

Congrats, freestallion, jungminnee, and others!! So happy for you guys. :D

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby jungminnee » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:25 pm

soj wrote:Congrats, freestallion, jungminnee, and others!! So happy for you guys. :D


thank you so much!!!!!!
i'm so nervous... (feels like an overload on coffee)

desperately trying to find the portion of this thread that talks about what to expect for the interview...eek! :shock:

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby freestallion » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:27 pm

euskadi wrote:
freestallion wrote:
splbagel wrote:
freestallion wrote:OH MY GOD...................


JUST GOT A KB1 for tomorrow. I'M SPEECHLESS. I'm a borderline candidate and this has been my dream. I'm so nervous now...


Woohoo, congrats freestallion! I'm sure you'll rock your interview.

Thank you, I'm sooo thrilled to even be in the running here! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Are chances of getting in at this point much lower, though?


Much lower? I certainly wouldn't think so, especially considering that interviews began a bit later this year than in previous cycles. In any case, I like to think of your chances being unique to you individually - an evaluation of your numbers, softs, and interviewing ability should ultimately determine your possibility of acceptance. I know this answer is banal, but it's surely more accurate. With your acceptance at Berkeley (which suggests a unique background/good softs) and your numbers, I think you've got a good shot. And I don't think they enter each round of KB1s thinking, "we need to aim for X percent acceptance rate for this batch".

Congratulations! Very pleased to see you got the email, and there's absolutely no need to worry about the interview. I just had my KB1, and she is extraordinarily kind and a joy to talk to.


Thanks for the insight. I do think I have some interesting softs, but I also heard the chance of acceptance decreases after Thanksgiving, so I was just curious to learn more.

And thank you everyone else!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby soj » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:31 pm

1. What are you doing these days
2. Why law
3. Why harvard
4. Which field of law (not everyone was asked this, and KB explicitly told me it was ok to say "I don't know")
5. Any questions

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby euskadi » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:34 pm

freestallion wrote:Thanks for the insight. I do think I have some interesting softs, but I also heard the chance of acceptance decreases after Thanksgiving, so I was just curious to learn more.

And thank you everyone else!


I'm right there with you. The post was mostly the work of my subconscious, attempting to convince me that my chances aren't lower now than they were earlier on.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby lats19nys » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:35 pm

Woohoo, congrats freestallion! I'm sure you'll rock your interview.[/quote]
Thank you, I'm sooo thrilled to even be in the running here! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Are chances of getting in at this point much lower, though?[/quote]

Much lower? I certainly wouldn't think so, especially considering that interviews began a bit later this year than in previous cycles. In any case, I like to think of your chances being unique to you individually - an evaluation of your numbers, softs, and interviewing ability should ultimately determine your possibility of acceptance. I know this answer is banal, but it's surely more accurate. With your acceptance at Berkeley (which suggests a unique background/good softs) and your numbers, I think you've got a good shot. And I don't think they enter each round of KB1s thinking, "we need to aim for X percent acceptance rate for this batch".

Congratulations! Very pleased to see you got the email, and there's absolutely no need to worry about the interview. I just had my KB1, and she is extraordinarily kind and a joy to talk to.[/quote]

Thanks for the insight. I do think I have some interesting softs, but I also heard the chance of acceptance decreases after Thanksgiving, so I was just curious to learn more.

And thank you everyone else![/quote]

I think what you're referring to is for applications that are submitted after Thanksgiving. That's why Admissions Deans say submit before Thanksgiving if possible. I mean...most people get in later on than early lol.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby jungminnee » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:37 pm

soj wrote:1. What are you doing these days
2. Why law
3. Why harvard
4. Which field of law (not everyone was asked this, and KB explicitly told me it was ok to say "I don't know")
5. Any questions


wow, thank you soj :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby xkcd09 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:52 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
WhiteGuy5 wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Still nothing here :(


We can be miserable together. When did you apply? I haven't seen anyone who applied when/after I applied get one yet--maybe we're just further down the list?


Applied 9/15, complete 10/13. Median LSAT, just below median GPA.


Still nothing here, too. But it's still early in the cycle in the grand scheme of things.
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Themaddh » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:56 pm

I applied 10/29 but my second LOR wasn't received by LSAC until 11/14. My status checker still says application received. Should I be worried?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Tiago Splitter » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:05 pm

soj wrote:1. What are you doing these days
2. Why law
3. Why harvard
4. Which field of law (not everyone was asked this, and KB explicitly told me it was ok to say "I don't know")
5. Any questions


How does someone find a way to answer question two without being able to come up with anything for question four?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby annyong » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:07 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
soj wrote:1. What are you doing these days
2. Why law
3. Why harvard
4. Which field of law (not everyone was asked this, and KB explicitly told me it was ok to say "I don't know")
5. Any questions


How does someone find a way to answer question two without being able to come up with anything for question four?

I imagine people change their mind about the field they want to study pretty frequently once entering law school and having jobs - she told me I didn't have to answer what I want to do, just what I was interested in, which was pretty easy to answer.
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby seanPtheB » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:09 pm

Congrats to all the new KB1er's!

Still holding out hope for you Hawkeye, I think even more ever since that douche came in and gave you shit for making all these awesome threads.

Oh, still holding out for myself too ha

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:10 pm

seanPtheB wrote:Congrats to all the new KB1er's!

Still holding out hope for you Hawkeye, I think even more ever since that douche came in and gave you shit for making all these awesome threads.

Oh, still holding out for myself too ha


Hahaha, thanks man. Here's hoping we both hear good news soon.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby WhiteGuy5 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:10 pm

No one who applied 11/6+ has gotten any KB1s/KB1 interviews, correct?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby curiouscat » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:15 pm

WhiteGuy5 wrote:No one who applied 11/6+ has gotten any KB1s/KB1 interviews, correct?

Not that I've seen.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby thederangedwang » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:15 pm

Congrats to all the new KB1's!

According to Zelda who just recently received a KB1 invite as well, the email changed a bit. Initially, it listed this blog as a resource to use to prepare for the KB1.

--LinkRemoved--

but now apparently the email stopped featuring this blog. So here it is and read over it in case it wasn't mentioned in the email.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby soj » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:15 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
soj wrote:1. What are you doing these days
2. Why law
3. Why harvard
4. Which field of law (not everyone was asked this, and KB explicitly told me it was ok to say "I don't know")
5. Any questions


How does someone find a way to answer question two without being able to come up with anything for question four?

Yeah, my answer to 2 revealed which fields of law I was interested in, so when she asked me 4, I just reiterated those interests.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby splbagel » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:23 pm

For what it's worth...

I do have a specific field of law that I want to practice, which was also the focus of my PS. She asked me about what types of careers I'd like to pursue in this area. Didn't ask "why Harvard," so the sequence of my interview went like this:

1. What are you up to these days?
2. So I see that you're interested in X field, am I right that this is what you want to study?
3. Do you have an idea of what types of careers interest you in this field?
4. Any questions?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby icedflames » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:23 pm

freestallion wrote:OH MY GOD...................


JUST GOT A KB1 for tomorrow. I'M SPEECHLESS. I'm a borderline candidate and this has been my dream. I'm so nervous now...


Congrats!!!! this gives hope to all the 10/13 UR's out here




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