Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby bogm2012 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:55 pm

I wrote a 4 page outline to KB type questions. Never even looked at it.

The conversation was very pleasant. Don't be nervous... they've likely already decided upon you, you just have to not totally bollocks it up :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Onthebrink » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:08 pm

Well 1/11 UR and no movement so, I would really like a phone call JS! Tempted to post a forever alone meme.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Syme » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:12 pm

bogm2012 wrote:I wrote a 4 page outline to KB type questions.


I pray this is a joke.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby bogm2012 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:23 pm

Syme wrote:
bogm2012 wrote:I wrote a 4 page outline to KB type questions.


I pray this is a joke.


:roll: It took me about 30 minutes, just talking points about things I know I ramble about, and knew I needed some help being concise with.

Still, I mean, let's step back and realize the medium in which we are having this conversation. If you want to be blase and carefree about law school admissions - especially Harvard's - you may have come to the wrong place. In addition, we both aspire to grad schools that will undoubtedly be chock full of Type A, neurotic and overly-prepared gunners who will soon make my action look like slacking.

So yeah, I have since come on and counseled people to chill, but with a new dean and scant time to prepare, it didn't seem like overkill.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sharktankdean » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:29 pm

So when are the js1 scheduled for? No one from last week mentioned when they were having the interview.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby tempur_three » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:47 pm

Do you think they go in order of submission dates? It's just odd that one guy submitted in early January and another in early December. Doesn't seem to be exactly "ordered." I'm curious what happened to the other December submits? Also, seems like Elliot had to do something grand, as he is not auto-admit from a numbers point of view. (Rhodes/Marshall/Gates/Fulbright or worked at some prestigious place.)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby hypothalamus » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:22 pm

OK, time to lose faith, now that even a January submit has gotten a JS1 and I haven't :D

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby majodm5 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:27 pm

hypothalamus wrote:OK, time to lose faith, now that even a January submit has gotten a JS1 and I haven't :D


I know what you mean, though I only submitted mid december. I've been UR since 12/21 and complete 1/5 still havent heard anything at all...

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby SmbdyBringMeSomeHam » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:31 pm

12/1 submit and UR since 12/23. Does this mean that my app is in the queue for review, or am I in a limbo state?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sharktankdean » Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:41 pm

hypothalamus wrote:OK, time to lose faith, now that even a January submit has gotten a JS1 and I haven't :D



The earlier kb1s in the fall were not necessarily by submit order so I wouldn't lose any hope.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby hypothalamus » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:09 pm

sharktankdean wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:OK, time to lose faith, now that even a January submit has gotten a JS1 and I haven't :D



The earlier kb1s in the fall were not necessarily by submit order so I wouldn't lose any hope.


No, no, of course I know it's not hopeless, but until now I could take refuge in the thought that they just hadn't gotten to my 12/23 application... But if they're interviewing someone who submitted in January, it seems they have probably gotten to it and silence is bad. :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby brettashley » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:37 pm

Um. JS1. Completely unexpected.

Submitted 12/20, UR since 1/4 but I got the complete e-mail 1/12 (?), and JS1 email today.

GPA around 75th, LSAT around 25th so... I'm just stunned.

Oh, and interview scheduled for Thursday of this week.

Good luck to others interviewing, and I hope people still waiting hear from Ms. Soban soon! :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Elliott_Smith » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:40 pm

Congrats!

tempur_three wrote: Also, seems like Elliot had to do something grand, as he is not auto-admit from a numbers point of view. (Rhodes/Marshall/Gates/Fulbright or worked at some prestigious place.)


Nothing quite as crazy as that :)

Just an unusual application put together pretty well and some pretty strong softs. I'm definitely not one of the people that is just interviewed as a formality.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby brettashley » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:41 pm

Elliott_Smith wrote:Congrats!



If ^^ is for me, thank you! (And you too.) I love Elliott Smith so I'm sending good wishes your way for your interview. :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby FidusAchates » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:50 pm

So I'm still languishing, JS1-less...

I'm clinging desperately to the hope that even though I submitted in mid-November and got the complete email in mid-December, my new LSAT score and updated transcript in mid-January may have held things up, thus causing a delay in the review of my file. If that's not the case, though, it seems I'm probably out of luck :(

Also, congrats to the JS1 recipients!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sharktankdean » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:20 pm

brettashley wrote:Um. JS1. Completely unexpected.

Submitted 12/20, UR since 1/4 but I got the complete e-mail 1/12 (?), and JS1 email today.

GPA around 75th, LSAT around 25th so... I'm just stunned.

Oh, and interview scheduled for Thursday of this week.

Good luck to others interviewing, and I hope people still waiting hear from Ms. Soban soon! :)



hmmmmm...then the js1s might slow down if they are scheduled up till thursday.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Elliott_Smith » Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:41 pm

brettashley wrote:
Elliott_Smith wrote:Congrats!



If ^^ is for me, thank you! (And you too.) I love Elliott Smith so I'm sending good wishes your way for your interview. :)


Cheers!

And yes, that was directed at you :)

sharktankdean wrote:hmmmmm...then the js1s might slow down if they are scheduled up till thursday.


Mine was for Thursday as well.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby sharktankdean » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:29 am

Happy Valentine's Day Harvard Law...its time for you to share the love :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby jd5 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:30 pm

Harvard, it's Valentine's Day...I need you to "Complete" me.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby hypothalamus » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:37 pm

On a scale from 1 to 10, how pathetic is it that I check my spam forlder 10 times a day in hopes that my JS1 email got caught in there? :D

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby DFog » Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:33 pm

I Just completed my phone interview today. Does anyone here know how long it has been taking from KB/JS1 until people get a decision from Harvard (KB/JS2 or otherwise)?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Elliott_Smith » Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:55 pm

DFog wrote:I Just completed my phone interview today. Does anyone here know how long it has been taking from KB/JS1 until people get a decision from Harvard (KB/JS2 or otherwise)?


Congrats!

How did it go? Any insight for someone who has one scheduled in two days :)

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby nametaken » Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:58 pm

DFog wrote:I Just completed my phone interview today. Does anyone here know how long it has been taking from KB/JS1 until people get a decision from Harvard (KB/JS2 or otherwise)?


I heard back on a Thursday and my KB1 was that Monday, but others have had a quicker KB2 and others have had to wait a couple weeks if I remember correctly

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby yankees42789 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:01 pm

DFog wrote:I Just completed my phone interview today. Does anyone here know how long it has been taking from KB/JS1 until people get a decision from Harvard (KB/JS2 or otherwise)?


It varies. Some people have gotten KB2s 1-2 days after their KB1 while others have to wait a bit longer. I would guess that about a week give or take a few days would be a reasonable expectation, though I wouldn't necessarily worry if it took a bit longer. If you don't get a JS2, you may be held before ultimately getting waitlisted in April.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Geneva » Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:46 pm

I went under review on 1/23, but then got a second "Your application is complete" email a few days ago. My status checker only shows the 1/23 date and my recs and app materials were all received before then.

What does this mean?




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