SMU 2012

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kalvano
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby kalvano » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:26 pm

chrisokc wrote:Kalvano is right, but there is a really beautiful Methodist church on the southwest corner of campus.


Indeed. Almost got married there.

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Flappy Scribbleneck
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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Flappy Scribbleneck » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:28 pm

kalvano wrote:
Flappy Scribbleneck wrote:Someone in a random thread attributed SMUs relative strength to the Methodist community and Methodist patronage, like there is a Methodist mafia or something. Comparing SMU to Yeshiva and BYU. This seems silly to me, but I am going to ask anyway: is there any truth to this?


Methodist in name only. Whoever said that is wildly misinformed.

Also, what thread? Curious.

It was Taipei Mort who said it. One of the bazillion T14 or bust arguments that diverged into non t14s that are acceptable. I may try to find it again after work. Too hard on my phone.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby swilson215 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:40 pm

As to the comment regrding the hard-partying tailgating, I think you got lost in the Greek Life tailgate. The professional school tailgates (law, business, etc.) are a little tamer than that. Still free booze, but rather than pretzels and brats there's catered "party" food.

But by all means, head over to the greek life section if that's what you're looking for. I think during the first tailgate I blended in a little too much in my white sundress and cowboy boots. Some guys tried to get me to do the octobong with them.

of course I said yes, and I did it faster than almost all of them. I might be in law school, but I'm not lame.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby ClutchCity24 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:22 pm

Tailgates are fun just gotta be sneaky around the law school tent or they will cut you off far too early (like 4 beers deep). The scene around the undergrad tents is pretty awesome and easy to be a part of. Most law students don't go to the actual games but tend to just head out to other bars after and watch all the games going on. Its a great way to spend a Saturday with plenty of nice scenery.

Everyone who has said the social scene is what you make it is absolutely correct. Among us 1Ls there are a lot of us who socialize after class and go out anytime from Thursday to Saturday. We all have a lot of fun and there are always different places to go and different groups to hang out with. Brunch is also big here in Dallas and when its nice outside the pool scene at the various apartment complexes can be enjoyable as well. People here tend to like each other and want the best for everyone.

Also there are people who make awesome baked goods and share with the class.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby fountino » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:28 pm

$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby freaknroll » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:32 pm

fountino wrote:$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165


I assume you got this via snail mail?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby mattviphky » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:38 pm

fountino wrote:$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165


I'M a 3.05/164. If SMU gives me that, I would probably be in Dallas this fall (assuming UIUC doesn't like me).

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby mxmatt137 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:39 pm

Checking in - Has there been much movement at SMU? Anybody that applied RD heard back yet? I was one of the people who got the "application completed" date change on 1/23/12. Not sure what that means, if anything.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby AFS » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:41 pm

mxmatt137 wrote:Checking in - Has there been much movement at SMU? Anybody that applied RD heard back yet? I was one of the people who got the "application completed" date change on 1/23/12. Not sure what that means, if anything.


Status checker updated for me on January 31st telling me I was accepted, so I'm guessing others should have been notified too.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby freaknroll » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:42 pm

mxmatt137 wrote:Checking in - Has there been much movement at SMU? Anybody that applied RD heard back yet? I was one of the people who got the "application completed" date change on 1/23/12. Not sure what that means, if anything.


I applied RD, got the 1/23 update, and was admitted a couple of days ago.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:51 pm

fountino wrote:$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165


About how long after your acceptance did you receive this?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby fountino » Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:01 pm

eaper wrote:
fountino wrote:$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165


About how long after your acceptance did you receive this?


Admitted 1/30.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:15 pm

fountino wrote:
eaper wrote:
fountino wrote:$22k/yr scholarship offer. See you all this fall.
2.7/165


About how long after your acceptance did you receive this?


Admitted 1/30.


Thanks! /waits by mailbox.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby zurcaled11 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:34 pm

Did anyone else get a letter telling them they had been deferred?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby woodscommaL » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:38 pm

eaper wrote:
Thanks! /waits by mailbox.


+1

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby zx92027xz » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:22 pm

zurcaled11 wrote:Did anyone else get a letter telling them they had been deferred?

Right here. Will be reviewed after regular application deadline.
Kind of defeats the purpose of early decision.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby genis » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:42 pm

Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby swilson215 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:50 pm

genis wrote:Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?


Someone mentioned on the last page that they had. Your scholarship info will be included in your admission package. They started mailing them out at the end of this past week, I think, so if you've been admitted you should get it fairly soon.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby eaper » Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:52 pm

swilson215 wrote:
genis wrote:Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?


Someone mentioned on the last page that they had. Your scholarship info will be included in your admission package. They started mailing them out at the end of this past week, I think, so if you've been admitted you should get it fairly soon.


This is what I'm hoping for~

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Flappy Scribbleneck » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:52 pm

genis wrote:Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?

We have the weirdest mailman in our area (635 and tollway). He is just a weird dude. In addition, some days (not Sundays) no one in our neighborhood gets any mail. Never bothered me before. Today it bothered me.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby mattviphky » Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:58 pm

Flappy Scribbleneck wrote:
genis wrote:Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?

We have the weirdest mailman in our area (635 and tollway). He is just a weird dude. In addition, some days (not Sundays) no one in our neighborhood gets any mail. Never bothered me before. Today it bothered me.


Hahaha i laughed out loud at that part.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby citykitty » Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:01 pm

Flappy Scribbleneck wrote:
genis wrote:Has anyone got any scholarship info in the mail yet?

We have the weirdest mailman in our area (635 and tollway). He is just a weird dude. In addition, some days (not Sundays) no one in our neighborhood gets any mail. Never bothered me before. Today it bothered me.

I used to have the best mailman. He even brought my dog back one day in his truck when she escaped. About a year ago they changed everything up. I have this awful old lady now. Some days no one in my neighborhood gets mail either and when we do it's usually after five. I think we're the end of her route and she just quits if she's running late.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Baylor17 » Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:09 pm

zx92027xz wrote:
zurcaled11 wrote:Did anyone else get a letter telling them they had been deferred?

Right here. Will be reviewed after regular application deadline.
Kind of defeats the purpose of early decision.




Same here. I was hoping to decide on a school by February. Guess not.

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby Flappy Scribbleneck » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:31 pm

I got mail today but nothing from SMU.
Kalvano, I found Taipei Mort's post, do you want to look at the post?

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Re: SMU 2012

Postby snehpets » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:36 pm

Flappy Scribbleneck wrote:I got mail today but nothing from SMU.
Kalvano, I found Taipei Mort's post, do you want to look at the post?


I do, just because he's absolutely absurd. link it!




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