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

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

Postby Hopefully2012 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:14 pm

UnamSanctam wrote:
Hopefully2012 wrote:
No13baby wrote:I haven't even gotten the status checker yet. Barf.

Congratulations to everyone who was admitted!

Complete in early October, no status checker yet either.


This is weird. Have you called?

Well the email said, "You will receive an email from our office in 3-4 weeks with your University of Michigan ID Number and the URL to our Online Status Checker."

I'm going to wait until after the 4 week mark to call (in a couple days). I'm guessing the wait is related to UMich Law Admissions moving their office which was alluded to by another poster on a previous page.

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

Postby Real Madrid » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:30 pm

Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.

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

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:33 pm

Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.


Congrats, that's so awesome.

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

Postby Strange » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:35 pm

I know I'm late but I browsed the first 15-16 pages of the thread and haven't found an answer. They only let you submit two essays so if I submit my addendum for GPA and LSAT (Which I really want to include) and my DS, is it going to hurt me if I don't include a Why? essay? Was hoping to get this in today.

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

Postby Real Madrid » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:38 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.


Congrats, that's so awesome.


Thanks, Hawkeye. :D

I know your cycle is going to be killer. 8)

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

Postby freestallion » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:42 pm

Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.

Nice job! Now you can relax! :mrgreen:

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

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:43 pm

Real Madrid wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.


Congrats, that's so awesome.


Thanks, Hawkeye. :D

I know your cycle is going to be killer. 8)


Thanks, I sure hope so!

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

Postby annyong » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:44 pm

Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.

Congrats!!! Now take a deep sigh of relief and go celebrate!!

BTW, does anyone know if Michigan does admit waves once per day or throughout the day?

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

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:46 pm

annyong wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.

Congrats!!! Now take a deep sigh of relief and go celebrate!!

BTW, does anyone know if Michigan does admit waves once per day or throughout the day?


+1, this would be nice to know so that I don't have to neurotically check if I can access the ASW every few minutes.

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

Postby Tiago Splitter » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:48 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
annyong wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Seriously still cannot believe this. My first (fingers still crossed) acceptance of the cycle is to my dream school? Yes, please.

Congrats!!! Now take a deep sigh of relief and go celebrate!!

BTW, does anyone know if Michigan does admit waves once per day or throughout the day?


+1, this would be nice to know so that I don't have to neurotically check if I can access the ASW every few minutes.


Xifeng said somewhere that Michigan will show the current date on your status checker when they won't be reviewing your file any further that day. Mine says 11/3, so I assume there won't be any good news until at least tomorrow.

But for good measure I just checked the Admitted Students Site again.

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

Postby Schola » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:02 pm

While it would make sense that having access to the ASW indicates acceptance, and I am happy I have access to it, I somehow feel uncomfortable assuming that I was admitted since it seems a rather strange loophole. It's like it's a test: see who is neurotic and checks the website before s/he gets the letter.

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

Postby thelawschoolproject » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:04 pm

Application Received email!

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

Postby Yeshia90 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:10 pm

Congrats, everyone who got in! I'm totally not resentful at all!

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

Postby spek » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:13 pm

Congrats to everyone that got in!! That's amazing!

Just got the status checker email. Was starting to get concerned about not hearing anything at all from Michigan.

ETA: Is there an under review status for Mich?

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

Postby icedflames » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:17 pm

spek wrote:Congrats to everyone that got in!! That's amazing!

Just got the status checker email. Was starting to get concerned about not hearing anything at all from Michigan.

ETA: Is there an under review status for Mich?


Noopee, just complete and decision

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

Postby spek » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:19 pm

icedflames wrote:
spek wrote:Congrats to everyone that got in!! That's amazing!

Just got the status checker email. Was starting to get concerned about not hearing anything at all from Michigan.

ETA: Is there an under review status for Mich?


Noopee, just complete and decision


That's what I thought. Thanks!

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

Postby amc987 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:26 pm

thelawschoolproject wrote:Application Received email!


Me too, finally.

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

Postby Schola » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:30 pm

I looked at the FAQs of the ASW and I didn't see an answer telling you that if you can see this website, then that means you got in. Oh well...

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

Postby tamarind49 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:31 pm

Congrats to those of you lucky peeps who got in! I'm super jealous... I just got the Status Checker e-mail (finally). For those of you with the "Decision" status, approx. how long did it take for your status to change from "complete" to "decision"?
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Re: Michigan c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby 03121202698008 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:33 pm

Schola wrote:I looked at the FAQs of the ASW and I didn't see an answer telling you that if you can see this website, then that means you got in. Oh well...


If you can log into the Admitted Students site, you're in. It's been that way since several years before I got in...two years ago.

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

Postby sanetruth » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:42 pm

blowhard wrote:
Schola wrote:I looked at the FAQs of the ASW and I didn't see an answer telling you that if you can see this website, then that means you got in. Oh well...


If you can log into the Admitted Students site, you're in. It's been that way since several years before I got in...two years ago.


While I sympathize with not being convinced 100% based on access to the ASW, I think that access, plus the letter in the ASW saying 'congratulations', PLUS the notification that an 'offer of admission' was mailed to your address yesterday is a pretty good sign.

I'm obviously not going to feel 100% convinced until that letter is in my hand, but i'm still celebrating tonight...

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

Postby j12 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:50 pm

Strange wrote:I know I'm late but I browsed the first 15-16 pages of the thread and haven't found an answer. They only let you submit two essays so if I submit my addendum for GPA and LSAT (Which I really want to include) and my DS, is it going to hurt me if I don't include a Why? essay? Was hoping to get this in today.

I'm not sure about the help/hurt part, but you can always condense the documents so you only have two attachments. Just make sure to have the page breaks/titles correctly so it looks like all three separate documents. Just Copy and paste your DS after your Why Mich essay (or whichever combo you want to make it). That way you can submit everything you want.

Congrats to everyone getting in!

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

Postby fltanglab » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:51 pm

What in the world. I have a SECOND status check email. I'm not sure how that happened, but this makes me nervous.

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

Postby Lilberkie » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:56 pm

sanetruth wrote:
blowhard wrote:
Schola wrote:I looked at the FAQs of the ASW and I didn't see an answer telling you that if you can see this website, then that means you got in. Oh well...


If you can log into the Admitted Students site, you're in. It's been that way since several years before I got in...two years ago.


While I sympathize with not being convinced 100% based on access to the ASW, I think that access, plus the letter in the ASW saying 'congratulations', PLUS the notification that an 'offer of admission' was mailed to your address yesterday is a pretty good sign.

I'm obviously not going to feel 100% convinced until that letter is in my hand, but i'm still celebrating tonight...


Okay. So. I can get into the ASW, but my online status check says Complete, not Decision. Does that mean - gasp - I'm admitted? Mail already came for today, nothing in it, but I do live "way out" in Seattle..... ??? Dare I hope???

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

Postby 03121202698008 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:06 pm

This may be an appropriate time for this post... Last year there were several group-think freakouts on TLS with people applying to Michigan. Including people interpreting status e-mails to mean they were waitlisted. (Michigan will typically send an e-mail if you've been under consideration for a while just to say they haven't forgotten about you.) In another instance, a poster on TLS lied about the admissions office threatening her if she tried to be released from ED. http://www.law.umich.edu/connection/a2z/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=25d7bafe-6cf5-40c1-b79c-ab1d396f558f&ID=47&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Elaw%2Eumich%2Eedu%2Fconnection%2Fa2z%2Farchive%2Easpx&Web=09aab93a-cbf8-4268-8d95-23397d820295

They received dozens of panicked calls from TLS people asking the same questions. In the end, it took several e-mails from me to the admissions office (and Dean Z's blog post) to finally quell everyones fears. This cannot and should not happen again. Our admissions office is not out to get you. They are probably the most down-to-earth people in the profession. I know it's hard, but try not to read motives into every little situation or occurrence. If you are concerned about something or have a question, do not rant/rave on TLS and try to work others up. Either call the office yourself or PM me/another current student (if you are so afraid to do so) and we will contact the admissions office with your question. They won't bite, I promise.




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