SMU 2012

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eaper
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:13 pm

tbone1 wrote:I'm curious to know if anyone's status changed from FT to PT under program time? Very strange.


Did you apply to both? I haven't had trouble with that, but I only applied FT.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby tbone1 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:21 pm

I did apply to both. I called and they said not to worry about it. Whatever that means. I'm guessing I'll be accepted into the evening program and they had to change it for when they send out the decisions. That's just a theory. If I only get into the PT program, I'll be moving to W&L anyway. I had a decision from them Nov 7, which makes this process with SMU seem ridiculous.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:25 pm

tbone1 wrote:I did apply to both. I called and they said not to worry about it. Whatever that means. I'm guessing I'll be accepted into the evening program and they had to change it for when they send out the decisions. That's just a theory. If I only get into the PT program, I'll be moving to W&L anyway. I had a decision from them Nov 7, which makes this process with SMU seem ridiculous.


Ok, I figured it had something to do with that. And, yes, SMU is pretty slow, but it seems most Texas schools are this cycle.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Lindsey4468 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:20 pm

Anyone have movement? This is killing me.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby kalvano » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:26 pm

Lindsey4468 wrote:Anyone have movement? This is killing me.



LOL. You won't hear anything until Monday at the earliest, probably Tuesday. The way it has worked in the past is acceptance call for admitted, status checker notification for WL / reject. All the little updates they are doing now, if I recall correctly, have zero significance.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:27 pm

Lindsey4468 wrote:Anyone have movement? This is killing me.


There probably isn't going to be movement on a weekend :P And I would expect the first round of answers to come out either Monday or Tuesday.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Lindsey4468 » Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:29 pm

A girl can dream though! Good luck to all :)

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby revival2005 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:05 pm

So do you guys think that if I have no update by tomorrow then probably a rejection? I am still stuck at complete in October. I went through last year’s thread and didn’t see anybody specifically say that they were accepted with no previous updates. Seems like updates are correlated with acceptances… Yes or no?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Gail » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:22 pm

We'd need to know your numbers.


Other posters have said no correlation. I find that hard to believe. When doing updates for anything, I usually group things.

It seems like a lot of high numbers were updated first, so I think those were the "favorable" decisions. I could be totally wrong though, so don't hold me to it.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby sarahmargie » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:03 pm

I didn't have an update. I searched SMU's history on TLS and on LSN and I couldn't find anyone rejected with my LSAT score, even with lower GPAs than mine.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby swilson215 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:06 pm

revival2005 wrote:So do you guys think that if I have no update by tomorrow then probably a rejection? I am still stuck at complete in October. I went through last year’s thread and didn’t see anybody specifically say that they were accepted with no previous updates. Seems like updates are correlated with acceptances… Yes or no?


No. This is why I tried to tell everyone not to read too much into it. And I think kalvano reiterated the same point later. While you may do things by groups, it's possible that SMU is just looking at your file, making a decision, and putting you in a pile. They could have three different piles going on at the same time. You don't know which pile you're in, and you can't tell from being updated. Similarly, just because you aren't updated doesn't mean that you're out. It just means you haven't been updated. Maybe they haven't even touched your file yet.

Breathe. Don't assume anything. The updates might not be arbitrary, but I'm fairly certain they don't mean quite as much as you think they do.

If anyone has any questions about SMU to keep your mind off of the paranoia, feel free to ask. Several 1Ls and 2Ls lurk this thread, and we're all super nice, I swear.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:09 pm

I also think you guys will be fine. As you said, a lot of the people who updated have generally higher numbers. Because of that, most of those people are probably in at UT or better ranked out of state schools and, without compelling personal reasons, will probably not attend SMU. Some of them will still choose to, of course, but not all. Honestly, they probably want to go ahead and let those people in so that some of them will withdraw earlier rather than later. There's no way that the people who updated the other day are enough to fill the class, especially if the good numbers thing holds true, even taking into account the extremely small sample size here.

Hope you guys hear good news soon!

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby tbone1 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:03 pm

Admitted

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby JRDallas11 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:04 pm

In. Just got the phone call. w00t!

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Stevoman » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:06 pm

IN!

ZOMG!

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby swilson215 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:09 pm

Congrats to all of the admits!!

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby sceva31st » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:22 pm

Congrats on your acceptances!

If anyone has any questions about the evening program feel free to hit me up.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby sarahmargie » Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:57 pm

Congratulations to the people who have been accepted. I wish my enthusiasm for you were more genuine and less bitter.

SMU can't ignore me past tomorrow, right? I mean, they'll have to waitlist me at least, won't they?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:02 pm

sarahmargie wrote:Congratulations to the people who have been accepted. I wish my enthusiasm for you were more genuine and less bitter.

SMU can't ignore me past tomorrow, right? I mean, they'll have to waitlist me at least, won't they?


Haha, they may not be done yet. There are quite a few people who regularly post in this thread who haven't heard anything. Don't lose hope yet!

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby defendthefort » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:06 pm

They can't possibly be done yet.. They go alphabetically too I believe.

I'm all nervous now.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby freaknroll » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:08 pm

defendthefort wrote:They can't possibly be done yet.. They go alphabetically too I believe.

I'm all nervous now.


This is encouraging. I got the 1/23 update and havent gotten a call yet. I'm gonna seriously wonder whether I f'ed up my apps if I dont get in here w/ my numbers.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby EMAW12 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:11 pm

Did any non 1/23 updates get a call? I feel like a jilted lover right now.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby defendthefort » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:13 pm

EMAW12 wrote:Did any non 1/23 updates get a call? I feel like a jilted lover right now.


This. And.. are y'all getting statuses updated to accepted? Or just the phone call?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:14 pm

freaknroll wrote:
defendthefort wrote:They can't possibly be done yet.. They go alphabetically too I believe.

I'm all nervous now.


This is encouraging. I got the 1/23 update and havent gotten a call yet. I'm gonna seriously wonder whether I f'ed up my apps if I dont get in here w/ my numbers.


I haven't heard anything to either, yet. I have similar numbers, so we may just have to wait until they get further down the list... I hope they're not past Hs yet ._.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Flappy Scribbleneck » Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:23 pm

Congratulations to everyone. any full time admits?




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