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

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

Postby American_in_China » Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:59 pm

I'm UR- submitted 10/29, complete 11/5

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

Postby Zelda » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:15 pm

Are all of the UR people ED?

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

Postby rachelwang712 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:18 pm

I know UofC sounds not quite friendly to international students. But how bad is it? an auto rejection/wl?
BTW, I am from China, not European countries, which I believe, would be slightly different.

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:21 pm

Zelda wrote:Are all of the UR people ED?

No, most are, but I know of one or two RDers that just submitted really early

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:22 pm

rachelwang712 wrote:I know UofC sounds not quite friendly to international students. But how bad is it? an auto rejection/wl?
BTW, I am from China, not European countries, which I believe, would be slightly different.

What's your LSAT score/transcript ranking?

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

Postby 80eight » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:26 pm

Zelda wrote:Are all of the UR people ED?


I'm regular decision, under review as of 11/23, submitted 10/13.

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

Postby spek » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:29 pm

80eight wrote:
Zelda wrote:Are all of the UR people ED?


I'm regular decision, under review as of 11/23, submitted 10/13.


+1

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

Postby rachelwang712 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:31 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
rachelwang712 wrote:I know UofC sounds not quite friendly to international students. But how bad is it? an auto rejection/wl?
BTW, I am from China, not European countries, which I believe, would be slightly different.

What's your LSAT score/transcript ranking?


my LSAT is 171.
My transcript is evaluated as "superior". I dont have a US GPA but according to my school's grading system, I am 3.81 out of 4.00.

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:33 pm

rachelwang712 wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
rachelwang712 wrote:I know UofC sounds not quite friendly to international students. But how bad is it? an auto rejection/wl?
BTW, I am from China, not European countries, which I believe, would be slightly different.

What's your LSAT score/transcript ranking?


my LSAT is 171.
My transcript is evaluated as "superior". I dont have a US GPA but according to my school's grading system, I am 3.81 out of 4.00.

Probably a Waitlist
http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... ,8&type=jd

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

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:47 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
rachelwang712 wrote:my LSAT is 171.
My transcript is evaluated as "superior". I dont have a US GPA but according to my school's grading system, I am 3.81 out of 4.00.

Probably a Waitlist
http://chicago.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... ,8&type=jd

That search only includes people with LSAC GPAs - i.e., US educated internationals. They tend to be evaluated differently than foreign-educated internationals. Although, in this case I think the conclusion is the same either way.

There appear to be only two non-US educated internationals who applied to Chicago on LSN for the last cycle. This guy has almost exactly the same numbers as rachelwang (171 and a transcript GPA of 3.86), and he was waitlisted:

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/jman77

The only other guy had a 177 and a "superior" evaluation, and he was waitlisted also:

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/pushingdaisies

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

Postby rachelwang712 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:05 pm

Thank you for the response. I thought about applying as ED but because of some change in my family financial situation, I ended up applying as RD.

Would it matter if I had chosen ED track? And also the fact that I am from Asia not Europe?

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:07 pm

rachelwang712 wrote:Thank you for the response. I thought about applying as ED but because of some change in my family financial situation, I ended up applying as RD.

Would it matter if I had chosen ED track? And also the fact that I am from Asia not Europe?

I really have no idea to the first, though ED always helps. As to the difference between Asian and Euro, I doubt it.

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

Postby LaCumparsita » Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:18 am

Antipodeanphil, I love all your sheep spirit. Can you explain? It cracks me up :)

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

Postby 180asBreath » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:30 am

After Saturday, I hope to join this thread. And after I get my December score, I hope to join the prestigious group of legal scholars at thee University of Chicago :)

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:49 am

180asBreath wrote:After Saturday, I hope to join this thread. And after I get my December score, I hope to join the prestigious group of legal scholars at thee University of Chicago :)

180

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

Postby grtbooks91 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:11 pm

Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.

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

Postby luxxe » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:15 pm

grtbooks91 wrote:Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.


Good luck!! I'm ED as well and my numbers aren't too different from yours. Hopefully it goes well for both of us.

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

Postby addy11 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:19 pm

Just went UR.

Submitted RD 10/24 and complete 11/1.

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:21 pm

luxxe wrote:
grtbooks91 wrote:Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.


Good luck!! I'm ED as well and my numbers aren't too different from yours. Hopefully it goes well for both of us.

luxxe, you have a 4.0 dude. There's a difference

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

Postby potl » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:25 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
luxxe wrote:
grtbooks91 wrote:Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.


Good luck!! I'm ED as well and my numbers aren't too different from yours. Hopefully it goes well for both of us.

luxxe, you have a 4.0 dude. There's a difference


and a 169.

It's silly to think that 2 questions on a ~100 question test can make such a difference (and I'd argue that they shouldn't), but they do.

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

Postby Samara » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:34 pm

potl wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
luxxe wrote:
grtbooks91 wrote:Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.


Good luck!! I'm ED as well and my numbers aren't too different from yours. Hopefully it goes well for both of us.

luxxe, you have a 4.0 dude. There's a difference


and a 169.

It's silly to think that 2 questions on a ~100 question test can make such a difference (and I'd argue that they shouldn't), but they do.

Retake.

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:35 pm

potl wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
luxxe wrote:
grtbooks91 wrote:Decided today at the last minute to change my app to ED.

Big longshot with 3.8/167, but I'm hoping that my softs will help me out.


Good luck!! I'm ED as well and my numbers aren't too different from yours. Hopefully it goes well for both of us.

luxxe, you have a 4.0 dude. There's a difference


and a 169.

It's silly to think that 2 questions on a ~100 question test can make such a difference (and I'd argue that they shouldn't), but they do.

luxxe, you're almost a lock. grt- where exactly on the 3.8 scale are you? I ask b/c you're near the median and if they make a push to raise the LSAT median, your gpa may start looking more attractive

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

Postby grtbooks91 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:45 pm

Right at 3.8, unfortunately, so there's probably little hope for that. What little optimism I have stems from my UG's close ties with UChicago and my LR and PS that reflect that.

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

Postby rickfox » Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:15 pm

3.95/168/2 years WE/from a top20 undergrad. Applied the first day apps came out RD. A long shot reach but hopefully U of C wants to lock down a solid GPA early on. Would love to see some of you guys in Hyde Park!

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

Postby msblaw89 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:08 pm

When the time comes, does anyone have any idea how Chicago notifies us with a decision? E-mail? Call? Snail mail?




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