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

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

Postby MikeTheWilliams » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:30 pm

"A decision letter has been sent."

In our experience this is snail mail?

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

Postby Ghghghhhg2000 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:33 pm

MikeTheWilliams wrote:"A decision letter has been sent."

In our experience this is snail mail?


When did you go Complete?

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

Postby ralph_pootawn » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:35 pm

MikeTheWilliams wrote:"A decision letter has been sent."

In our experience this is snail mail?


yes. it is snail mail

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

Postby MikeTheWilliams » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:37 pm

Ghghghhhg2000 wrote:
MikeTheWilliams wrote:"A decision letter has been sent."

In our experience this is snail mail?


When did you go Complete?


Complete 12/13, DLS 2/29

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

Postby boosk » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:48 pm

Your application for admission to Stanford Law School is now complete.

Status: Your file has been submitted for review.
Current Status Date: 11/18/2011

still alive!

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

Postby Doorkeeper » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:50 pm

Looks like they're still going through the files and when we see DLS for people who applied in Jan then we'll know they're return back to the soft holds.

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

Postby vto35 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:50 pm

boosk wrote:Your application for admission to Stanford Law School is now complete.

Status: Your file has been submitted for review.
Current Status Date: 11/18/2011

still alive!

+1

same date !

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

Postby johnson.jelly » Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:23 am

bogm2012 wrote:
johnson.jelly wrote:
sharktankdean wrote:does anyone want to hypothesize/theorize on how many people Stanford may have admitted...what % of people on 'soft hold' get accepted and when the WL usually comes out?


A quick look at LSN gives me the following. Also, it's uncanny how LSN is a pretty accurate sample size.

LSN Sample:

# of Applicants: ~525

# Admitted: ~50

# Rejected: ~47

# of Wait List: 0

Stanford Law Applicant Pool:

# of Applicants: ~4,000

# Admitted: ~360 (calculated at a 9% admit rate)

Analysis:

LSN represents ~13% of the SLS applicant pool and since ~50 of the ~360 admits come from LSN, we can liberally deduce that ~310 seats are still available. I say liberally since there are those admitted students who choose not to share their info on LSN. It's also important to note that from the LSN sample, 9.52% of applicants have been admitted -- mirroring SLS's ~9% acceptance rate for the entire applicant pool.


This seems off to me; I disagree entirely with the bolded section. If we assume that LSN people are just average for Stanford (sort of a large assumption generally, probably less so for HYS), then just multiplying out the 50 acceptances by the applicant variable would already put Stanford over its 379 acceptance total from last year (4248 total last year/525 LSN total this year = ~8.1. 8.1 * 50 = 405). Considering SLS is not done with its acceptances and so the number of acceptances may still be increasing, this suggests that LSN people are above average. The extent to which this is true would seem to indicate how many slots are left (i.e., if these people are true superstars, maybe there really are 310 spots left [doubtful]. If they are more average, then we might be near full capacity already).

I think it stands to reason that the acceptance rate is far more likely to be accurate than the rejection rate (people update with good news. few people rush to LSN to declare they were rejected, especially now, where SLS might be the last school you're hearing from, so a rejection would effectively end your cycle and with it any reason to update this data), and maybe TLS people have an average of 12-15% acceptances, but I think from this point out we may only see a bunch of hold/WL action, if any.


Great points and I wonder if the last minute SLS fee waivers say more about the lack of qualified applicants and/or need to reject more students for selectivity. Either way, I agree that hold/WL/rejections are more likely now and that 'superstars' recieve their acceptances very quickly.

Good luck to everyone still waiting and congrats to all those accepted! :)

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

Postby jd5 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:59 am

What ballpark LSAT/GPA combo qualifies as auto-admit at Stanford? Anyone want to wildly speculate?

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

Postby Doorkeeper » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:06 am

jd5 wrote:What ballpark LSAT/GPA combo qualifies as auto-admit at Stanford? Anyone want to wildly speculate?


Just look at LSN for the people that have been admitted so far. It's around +174 and +3.9. Then again, there are some waitlists at those numbers from last year, so there isn't ever a true auto-admit for Stanford.

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

Postby Elendil » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:09 am

Doorkeeper wrote:
jd5 wrote:What ballpark LSAT/GPA combo qualifies as auto-admit at Stanford? Anyone want to wildly speculate?


Just look at LSN for the people that have been admitted so far. It's around +174 and +3.9. Then again, there are some waitlists at those numbers from last year, so there isn't ever a true auto-admit for Stanford.


+1. Somebody was waitlisted last year with a 178/4.0

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

Postby Elendil » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:16 pm

Ps- not to get anyone overly excited... but if the pattern follows the same as last year... we might be due for some "soft hold" acceptances today... a few came on the first friday of March last year. :)

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

Postby Doorkeeper » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:17 pm

Elendil wrote:Ps- not to get anyone overly excited... but if the pattern follows the same as last year... we might be due for some "soft hold" acceptances today... a few came on the first friday of March last year. :)


Yea, the seemed to happen sporadically during the beginning and end of March last year.

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

Postby Elendil » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:26 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
Elendil wrote:Ps- not to get anyone overly excited... but if the pattern follows the same as last year... we might be due for some "soft hold" acceptances today... a few came on the first friday of March last year. :)


Yea, the seemed to happen sporadically during the beginning and end of March last year.


Yup. And the first batch (3/4-3/7) was all URMs...

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

Postby Genki » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:33 pm

Good luck to all the URM Stanford hopefulls. Hopefully we hear some good news from you guys over the next few days (Assuming Stanford follows the same pattern as last year)

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

Postby boosk » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:14 pm

this thread just got me excited!!!

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

Postby arozen89 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:31 pm

This thread just ensured an astounding lack of productivity at work today for me!

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

Postby FEE » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:11 pm

IN!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the call around 9 this morning!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!

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

Postby Elendil » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:12 pm

FEE wrote:IN!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the call around 9 this morning!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!


WOO! Congratulations!!! I knew they were coming (sort of)! :D
Ps- what time zone are you in???

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

Postby Doorkeeper » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:13 pm

FEE wrote:IN!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the call around 9 this morning!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!


Uh oh. Let the worrying begin...

Also, early Nov submit date makes me think he/she was a soft hold.

*starts to worry*

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

Postby Genki » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:13 pm

FEE wrote:IN!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the call around 9 this morning!! SO EXCITED!!!!!!


CONGRATS!
(are you a URM like elendil predicted would get calls today?)

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

Postby FEE » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:16 pm

Nope, I'm not a URM. And I'm in the mountain time zone.

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

Postby poultry » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:16 pm

Congrats on the new admit!
On a side note, how do "soft holds" submit LOCI? Email attachment?

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

Postby boosk » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:31 pm

poultry wrote:Congrats on the new admit!
On a side note, how do "soft holds" submit LOCI? Email attachment?


yep, they're real good at responding quickly as well

and congrats!

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

Postby poultry » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:32 pm

Thank you for the info. Wish you get a call today!

boosk wrote:
poultry wrote:Congrats on the new admit!
On a side note, how do "soft holds" submit LOCI? Email attachment?


yep, they're real good at responding quickly as well

and congrats!




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