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

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

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:03 pm

MumofCad wrote:Chicago raised their GPA numbers to astronomical numbers last year. It seems they are setting higher floors now, like if you couldn't expect to get into Stanford you can no longer expect to get into Chi early either. Michigan has always picked and chosen among high number applicants who they want to admit. There are plenty of high numbered people who got in last year and this year already -remember alot of LSN profiles are private until after the cycle.


I can't agree with the bolded.

http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

What's interesting is that their GPA floor does seem to have softened from last year. I think Chicago just had a huge number of strong ED candidates and didn't want to lock in such a large part of their class this early in the cycle. Getting rolled to RD is a blessing in disguise if you eventually get accepted.

EDIT: I suppose it's tough for anyone to expect to get into Stanford or Chicago, so maybe we don't really disagree.

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

Postby calinerd » Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:21 pm

Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?

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

Postby Perdevise » Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:38 pm

calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I applied mid-October, UR as of Nov 23.

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

Postby MumofCad » Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:05 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
MumofCad wrote:Chicago raised their GPA numbers to astronomical numbers last year. It seems they are setting higher floors now, like if you couldn't expect to get into Stanford you can no longer expect to get into Chi early either. Michigan has always picked and chosen among high number applicants who they want to admit. There are plenty of high numbered people who got in last year and this year already -remember alot of LSN profiles are private until after the cycle.


I can't agree with the bolded.

http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

What's interesting is that their GPA floor does seem to have softened from last year. I think Chicago just had a huge number of strong ED candidates and didn't want to lock in such a large part of their class this early in the cycle. Getting rolled to RD is a blessing in disguise if you eventually get accepted.

EDIT: I suppose it's tough for anyone to expect to get into Stanford or Chicago, so maybe we don't really disagree.


Yeah, that's what I was saying, just that numbers that may have previously been shoe-ins are now possibles. Seems there is more mystery added to decisions. Stanford has always done something similar where people with high numbers that "should" qualify don't get in for some reason, but others with numbers that seem more...challenging do. You just can't count on how its going to go anymore. But can it be maintained at Chi? I'm not so sure....we will see I guess what the RD class holds for them and how they may need to go back and revise. They certainly seem to be gunning though with these large scholarships now in play. It seems last year to have worked.

Anyhow, we'll have to see how the RD admits go. This is my very last school that I haven't heard from so I'll just be glad to get this whole thing wrapped up for better or worse! Here's to freedom from all status checkers FOREVER! And I never updated from 12/14 so I'm thinking the decision has probably been made at this point and its just a matter of time.

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

Postby 46nyc » Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:25 pm

calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I have almost the exact same dates, and I haven't had any updated UR dates

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

Postby Mr. Somebody » Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:19 pm

46nyc wrote:
calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I have almost the exact same dates, and I haven't had any updated UR dates


I'm stuck on complete so I would die for just one UR date! :x

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

Postby snehpets » Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:26 pm

Mr. Somebody wrote:
46nyc wrote:
calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I have almost the exact same dates, and I haven't had any updated UR dates


I'm stuck on complete so I would die for just one UR date! :x


Same. Submitted mid November.

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

Postby PopTorts13 » Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:41 pm

snehpets wrote:
Mr. Somebody wrote:
46nyc wrote:
calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I have almost the exact same dates, and I haven't had any updated UR dates


I'm stuck on complete so I would die for just one UR date! :x


Same. Submitted mid November.


+1 Same w/ the Mid-November-submission and lack of review date. I'm ignorantly confident that we will hear back by the end of January and that the responses will all be admits :-)

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

Postby nids333 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:08 pm

snehpets wrote:
Mr. Somebody wrote:
46nyc wrote:
calinerd wrote:Starting to get nervous that my UR date hasn't updated at all. I first went UR 10/21, applied 9/23. Are there other people who applied pretty early still stuck w UR dates in mid-October?


I have almost the exact same dates, and I haven't had any updated UR dates


I'm stuck on complete so I would die for just one UR date! :x


Same. Submitted mid November.


I'm stuck as of 10/22 and applied around the same time. I don't think we should worry yet!

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

Postby mickeyD » Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:34 pm

@Mum, my comments about YP were about Michigan RD, hope that clears things up.

My status checker just updated to a second UR date 1/1/2012. Weird that they're in the office on New Year's. First UR date was 12/22, RD.

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

Postby WhiteGuy5 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:19 pm

Applied early November. UR as of 12/30. Took about a month and a half from Complete --> UR.

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

Postby Mr. Somebody » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:22 pm

mickeyD wrote:@Mum, my comments about YP were about Michigan RD, hope that clears things up.

My status checker just updated to a second UR date 1/1/2012. Weird that they're in the office on New Year's. First UR date was 12/22, RD.


I thought it was already established that they have monkeys manning the Status Checker Update consoles :lol:

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

Postby jpal13 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:41 pm

mickeyD wrote:@Mum, my comments about YP were about Michigan RD, hope that clears things up.

My status checker just updated to a second UR date 1/1/2012. Weird that they're in the office on New Year's. First UR date was 12/22, RD.


I had one on Christmas, it is unusual, it was my second, first was 12/09. I think they have decided on me for good or bad but waiting till Jan to release a wave.

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:15 am

Tiago Splitter wrote:
MumofCad wrote:Chicago raised their GPA numbers to astronomical numbers last year. It seems they are setting higher floors now, like if you couldn't expect to get into Stanford you can no longer expect to get into Chi early either. Michigan has always picked and chosen among high number applicants who they want to admit. There are plenty of high numbered people who got in last year and this year already -remember alot of LSN profiles are private until after the cycle.


I can't agree with the bolded.

http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

What's interesting is that their GPA floor does seem to have softened from last year. I think Chicago just had a huge number of strong ED candidates and didn't want to lock in such a large part of their class this early in the cycle. Getting rolled to RD is a blessing in disguise if you eventually get accepted.

EDIT: I suppose it's tough for anyone to expect to get into Stanford or Chicago, so maybe we don't really disagree.

this is true. I think this is the only thing I want more than ED, since they may actually give a little money in that scenario. Either way, I'd basically go to Chi no matter what.

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

Postby American_in_China » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:56 am

JamMasterJ wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
MumofCad wrote:Chicago raised their GPA numbers to astronomical numbers last year. It seems they are setting higher floors now, like if you couldn't expect to get into Stanford you can no longer expect to get into Chi early either. Michigan has always picked and chosen among high number applicants who they want to admit. There are plenty of high numbered people who got in last year and this year already -remember alot of LSN profiles are private until after the cycle.


I can't agree with the bolded.

http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

What's interesting is that their GPA floor does seem to have softened from last year. I think Chicago just had a huge number of strong ED candidates and didn't want to lock in such a large part of their class this early in the cycle. Getting rolled to RD is a blessing in disguise if you eventually get accepted.

EDIT: I suppose it's tough for anyone to expect to get into Stanford or Chicago, so maybe we don't really disagree.

this is true. I think this is the only thing I want more than ED, since they may actually give a little money in that scenario. Either way, I'd basically go to Chi no matter what.


Yeah, I'm actually of the other opinion. As much as I like Chicago, now it's about scholarship offer plus attraction. I want to end up back in my home city for my career, so it's basically a combination of money and ease to get back there. Chicago is definitely still up there, but now I'm open to all offers. If I get blown away by an offer somewhere else, all the better.

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

Postby justicefishy » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:30 pm

Hey everyone, first time poster here. I was one of those who applied ED and got waitlisted into RD and just heard back last Thursday. Anyone know if they tend to take a lot of waitlisted EDs in their RD pool?

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

Postby mickeyD » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:00 pm

So are we thinking early next week for the first RD batch?

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

Postby franklyscarlet » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:07 pm

I've been complete and not under review since the 5th. Come on, Chicago. At least give me a courtesy glance.

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

Postby PopTorts13 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:43 pm

I suppose that they have been reviewing the ED applicants and will start to review us RD applicants now that ED choices have been established?

This is an assumption based on the quantity of applicants who have stated that their application has been complete, materials gathered, but not reviewed and for a lengthy time if that.

Those who had their application complete for nearly a month or more and have not received any review dates, typically have "strong" numbers, no?

I am optimistic for those of us who are awaiting review dates. I've been telling myself that I will hear back from most of the schools I applied to before mid February, with the exception being Yale... unless I get denied more sooner than not :oops:

Best of Luck All!

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

Postby sn20 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:00 pm

Looking at LSN for last year makes me think next Monday is the day for us RDers!

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

Postby admisionquestion » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:41 am

what seems to be the whole process for uchi?

Complete
UR 1
UR 2
Decision?

Any evidence from last year the gap for RD between 2 and Decision?

Also, I am correct that nobody RD has a decision from chi yet?

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

Postby Perdevise » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:23 am

admisionquestion wrote:what seems to be the whole process for uchi?

Complete
UR 1
UR 2
Decision?

Any evidence from last year the gap for RD between 2 and Decision?

Also, I am correct that nobody RD has a decision from chi yet?


I am sorry if this has been answered, but do multiple UR updates signify anything? Acceptance, WL?

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

Postby jetissent » Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:43 am

Second UR date for Uchi today--previously at 12/22. Hope to hear good news soon. :)

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

Postby anewaphorist » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:32 pm

First UChicago RD acceptance reported on LSN today: http://lawschoolnumbers.com/eatingdonuts/jd

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

Postby ralph_pootawn » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:35 pm

anewaphorist wrote:First UChicago RD acceptance reported on LSN today: http://lawschoolnumbers.com/eatingdonuts/jd


did you check the guys profile. looks like hes claiming acceptances at every school already.




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