Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

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Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:44 am

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NOTE: Transmission of electronic applications to this law school will begin on 9/15/2011 1:00:00 AM. Please return to this page at that time to transmit your application.

Application Timeline: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/application-calendar
  • September 1: Applicants may submit the application online through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) electronic application process
  • December 1 : Application deadline for the Early Decision program
  • Late December: Decisions released for Early Decision applicants
  • December - March: Decisions released on a rolling basis for Regular Decision applicants; remember that we read applications in the order that they are completed
  • January: Information on admitted student events, financial aid, housing, and other matters will be available on the Admitted Student Website (we will provide the log in and password to admitted students at the time of admission); Free Application for Federal Student Aid ("FAFSA") is available
  • February 1: Application deadline for Regular Decision applicants
  • February - March: Scholarship decisions and student loan information emailed to applicants. Some named scholarships may not be announced until after admitted applicants have submitted their deposit and commitment to enroll at the University of Chicago Law School.
  • March 1: FAFSA deadline for preliminary financial aid information (loans) from the Student Loan Administration
  • April 7-9: Admitted Students Weekend
  • Late April/Early May: Deadline for submitting a seat deposit (the specific date will vary from year to year)

Application Process: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospective ... y/overview
  • Application Form (Early Decision and Regular Decision)
  • Complete Academic History (all Undergraduate and Graduate School Transcripts)
  • Law School Admission Test
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation and Evaluation Services
  • Personal Statement
  • Application Fee ($75)

Fee Waivers:
If we award a waiver after an applicant has applied & paid, they can request a refund within the current application cycle.

Chicago JD FAQ: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospectives/jdfaq

Application FAQ:
Q: Do I need to list my High School in the Education section?
A: We do not require high school info in the education section.

JD Status Checker: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospectives/checkappstatus

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Reference Threads for c/o 2014
Applicant Thread: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=129424
Attending: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=141661
Waitlisted: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=144027

Reference Threads for c/o 2013
Applicant Thread: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=86227
Attending: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=100063
Waitlisted: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=105869

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Countdown Timer to first day that applications are accepted:
http://www.timeanddate.com/counters/cus ... =00&p0=179

Chicago Decision Date Graph, 2009-2010:
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Chicago Decision Dates, 2010-2011:
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Decision Date Spreadsheet for Oct/Nov Apps:
https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreads ... hcYN#gid=0

LSN 2011-2012 Cycle Applicants: http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants
LSN 2010-2011 Cycle Applicants: http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants/1011/
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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby soj » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:46 am

In before SF

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:47 am

soj wrote:In before SF


They will be invading this soon enough encouraging everyone applying to attend :D

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby soj » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:50 am

Such great work. Thanks, HP!

high expectations asian father: CCMVP? Why not make Y/S?

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:55 am

soj wrote:Such great work. Thanks, HP!

high expectations asian father: CCMVP? Why not make Y/S?


Thanks!

I'm doing those right now :(

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby j12 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:24 am

Hey guys, I'm new to TLS. Thanks for making this nifty gathering spot for applicants.
Do any of you spend time in the lounge? I hear it's scary.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby descartesb4thehorse » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:33 am

Don't worry about the lounge. We can all hang out in here and on Fridays I'll make tuna melts and it'll be just like Jimmy's. Except we can't play cards. Sorry. That's a house rule.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Xifeng » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:41 am

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
soj wrote:In before SF


They will be invading this soon enough encouraging everyone applying to attend :D


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But for srs, feel free to PM me with any application-related questions :D obvs Chicago is the best, but they can be about other things too <3

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Samara » Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:58 am

Can we get a final ruling on whether or not to submit a Why X with a Chicago ED?

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby dakure » Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:31 pm

HP you are amazing. Thanks for all the hard work. I dedicate this post to the biggest Chicago troll I know.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:40 pm

Hoping to be here after October LSAT release

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Tiago Splitter » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:17 pm

Visiting Chicago for the first time in a few weeks. Right now u of c is my first choice. Fired up about this cycle.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby NeedtoStudy » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:31 pm

My friend was talking about only taking the December test, he just graduated from the college in June. It seems like he'd still have a good chance, as most get accepted in mid January.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby basilseal » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:33 pm

Just posted in the NW 2015 thread, too. Get me back home! (and into a T14, thanks).

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Xifeng » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:51 pm

NeedtoStudy wrote:My friend was talking about only taking the December test, he just graduated from the college in June. It seems like he'd still have a good chance, as most get accepted in mid January.


Well, most of us who got accepted then applied in October/November. This year in particular, people who applied late tended to get waitlisted (and many of them were accepted off of the WL, but a lot of people with great #s got WL'd where they would have just been accepted before).

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby acadec » Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:09 pm

Appreqs indicates that, in the past, the Chicago application has become available on August 15. Can we expect to have the app available already on Monday?

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:18 pm

acadec wrote:Appreqs indicates that, in the past, the Chicago application has become available on August 15. Can we expect to have the app available already on Monday?


That's my guess as well. Have my fingers crossed!

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby vincanity1 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:46 pm

This this might be my most realistic choice. Good luck everyone

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby moopness » Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:00 pm

And last but not least...Chicago.
Also: I think in every one of these I've posted immediately after vincanity

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby anewaphorist » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:24 pm

Chicago is a practical city for me, loved the LS when I toured. Need that 170+ on Oct. 1!

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby UnamSanctam » Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:13 am

US' Plan to Get to Chicago

1. Get 180 in October
2. Miracle
3. ?????
4. Acceptance

ETA: Literally won't happen, but I do love all you UChi applicants.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:43 pm

Just hashed together a decision date graph for the 2010-2011 cycle. Took data from LSN and it looks like the majority of decisions came Jan 10, with the next highest in Feb 10.

ETA: Editing the graph around to make it more informative.
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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby annyong » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:06 pm

Anyone want to start foraging now to be prepared to hibernate during winter in Chicago?

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby MumofCad » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:30 am

I would think a Why Chicago statement would be superfluous when applying ED. I don't have any information on it, just my feeling that they already know you are 100% committed and believe it to be the best place for you. If you have the time and some compelling reasons, I am sure it won't hurt though. I guess I wouldn't worry either way.

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Re: Chicago c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby elibrarian » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:06 am

Hello, first choice. I would like nothing more than to return to the lovely Chicago. Fingers crossed for the next six months!




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