Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

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chickenalfredo
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby chickenalfredo » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:00 pm

Been a while since we have had any KB2's
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby whenwin » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:02 pm

chickenalfredo wrote:Been a while since we have has any KB2's

+1
How 'bout some KB love for beginning of March JS1s? Seems unlikely, but I can dream, right?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MichelFoucault » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:11 pm

whenwin wrote:
chickenalfredo wrote:Been a while since we have has any KB2's

+1
How 'bout some KB love for beginning of March JS1s? Seems unlikely, but I can dream, right?


oops reading fail.
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby kindaklueless » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:13 pm

carne.asada wrote:KB1 from the hold pile!!!!!

Applied early October, held early February. Non-URM. Above both medians.

OMG!


Hope for late Feb holds!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Elendil » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:20 pm

kindaklueless wrote:
carne.asada wrote:KB1 from the hold pile!!!!!

Applied early October, held early February. Non-URM. Above both medians.

OMG!


Hope for late Feb holds!


But what about mid-January? :(

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Geneva » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:37 pm

Does HLS look at holds in chronological order? Somehow I thought there was one giant hold pile, or that held applicants were divided into groups based upon different characteristics (e.g. URM status).

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Elendil » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:42 pm

Geneva wrote:Does HLS look at holds in chronological order? Somehow I thought there was one giant hold pile, or that held applicants were divided into groups based upon different characteristics (e.g. URM status).


That's what I'm thinking. I'm guessing they're actually divided by characteristics...

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby nbagirl73 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:31 pm

kb1 email today from january hold! gpa very low so totally unexpected.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby hazedandconfused » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:54 pm

Hi all, I got my interview email this afternoon at around 4 PM. I applied on January 17 and was "complete" on February 16 and hadn't heard anything from them until today.

Getting the interview was a big surprise for me. My LSAT is at their 75th percentile but my GPA is below their 25th percentile. I'm not an URM, and my work experience/softs are fairly good (in my opinion haha) but not jaw-dropping.

So, maybe this will provide hope for others!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MichelFoucault » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:56 pm

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Geneva » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:57 pm

Congrats to the new KB1s!
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby aekea » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:58 pm

hazedandconfused wrote:Hi all, I got my interview email this afternoon at around 4 PM. I applied on January 17 and was "complete" on February 16 and hadn't heard anything from them until today.

Getting the interview was a big surprise for me. My LSAT is at their 75th percentile but my GPA is below their 25th percentile. I'm not an URM, and my work experience/softs are fairly good (in my opinion haha) but not jaw-dropping.

So, maybe this will provide hope for others!

Hmm two low GPA KB1s. Maybe they're going through the splitter pile? I can hope...

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby yepyepyep » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:00 pm

aekea wrote:
hazedandconfused wrote:Hi all, I got my interview email this afternoon at around 4 PM. I applied on January 17 and was "complete" on February 16 and hadn't heard anything from them until today.

Getting the interview was a big surprise for me. My LSAT is at their 75th percentile but my GPA is below their 25th percentile. I'm not an URM, and my work experience/softs are fairly good (in my opinion haha) but not jaw-dropping.

So, maybe this will provide hope for others!

Hmm two low GPA KB1s. Maybe they're going through the splitter pile? I can hope...


Yeah I hope so too, but maybe these were the people they chose to fill their splitter requirements...
anyway, congrats!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby EMZE » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:01 pm

seems like a good number of KB1 emails went out. Hope is dwindling RAPIDLY.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Doorkeeper » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:04 pm

EMZE wrote:seems like a good number of KB1 emails went out. Hope is dwindling RAPIDLY.

Truth, especially since a fellow 75/25 hold person got a KB1, and I'm left out in the cold.

Also, nbagirl. lsat/gpa/submit date?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby BaseballT » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:09 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
EMZE wrote:seems like a good number of KB1 emails went out. Hope is dwindling RAPIDLY.

Truth, especially since a fellow 75/25 hold person got a KB1, and I'm left out in the cold.

Also, nbagirl. lsat/gpa/submit date?


+1. Also wondering if you (nbagirl) sent in a LOCI, and if so, how soon after your hold? Congrats!

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby MichelFoucault » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:11 pm

Can someone remind me why we are chasing this? --LinkRemoved--

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby EMZE » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:18 pm

MichelFoucault wrote:Can someone remind me why we are chasing this? --LinkRemoved--


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There's 160 of them

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby noggo10 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:19 pm

What does everyone think for either KB1/JS1 no KB2/JS2 folks? I'm a December KB1-January hold at median for both GPA and LSAT. I think K-JD status and a slightly underwhelming interview is what did me in, but who can know. I know in past years there have been some people who got interviewed, held, and then in months later. Anyone in this situation?

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby nbagirl73 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:43 pm

BaseballT wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
EMZE wrote:seems like a good number of KB1 emails went out. Hope is dwindling RAPIDLY.

Truth, especially since a fellow 75/25 hold person got a KB1, and I'm left out in the cold.

Also, nbagirl. lsat/gpa/submit date?


+1. Also wondering if you (nbagirl) sent in a LOCI, and if so, how soon after your hold? Congrats!


gpa << 25th, lsat> 75th, submitted app in mid-november. sent a loci in the mail in early february after a hold but i didn't do the postcard thing so can't be 100% sure it got added

ETA: not an urm
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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Doorkeeper » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:10 pm

nbagirl73 wrote:
BaseballT wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
EMZE wrote:seems like a good number of KB1 emails went out. Hope is dwindling RAPIDLY.

Truth, especially since a fellow 75/25 hold person got a KB1, and I'm left out in the cold.

Also, nbagirl. lsat/gpa/submit date?


+1. Also wondering if you (nbagirl) sent in a LOCI, and if so, how soon after your hold? Congrats!


gpa << 25th, lsat> 75th, submitted app in mid-november. sent a loci in the mail in early february after a hold but i didn't do the postcard thing so can't be 100% sure it got added

Thanks, and congrats! Are you URM?

Also, this seems to confirm that this round of Hold to KB1s were splitters.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby encaenia » Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:31 am

On the people's therapist article, I wonder whether a Harvard JD is even worth the punishment of a biglaw job and 200k in debt. I personally feel anything less than a HYS JD is definitely not worth that price.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Tim3155 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:01 am

noggo10 wrote:What does everyone think for either KB1/JS1 no KB2/JS2 folks? I'm a December KB1-January hold at median for both GPA and LSAT. I think K-JD status and a slightly underwhelming interview is what did me in, but who can know. I know in past years there have been some people who got interviewed, held, and then in months later. Anyone in this situation?


Same here

Feb JS1 -> Hold
K-JD
Slightly above both medians
Kinda feel like they liked more WE this year

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Wonk » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:10 am

Another splitter here, very low GPA, had KB1 on Friday, constantly freaking out since.

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Re: Harvard 2012 applicants (class of 2015)

Postby Curious1 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:51 am

encaenia wrote:On the people's therapist article, I wonder whether a Harvard JD is even worth the punishment of a biglaw job and 200k in debt. I personally feel anything less than a HYS JD is definitely not worth that price.


If you think the job is a punishment, why are you going to law school?

Also--new KB1s: congratulations! How low of GPAs are we talking about here?




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