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

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

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:12 pm

jeninamillion wrote:UGH! I just got priority reserve waitlisted via email. I've been UR since 12/19. What does priority reserve even mean?!


I have a couple of theories

1. PT is treated as a separate group (like in state vs OOS) and you are in a designated PT WL group
2. Of all those who are WLed, you are towards the top of the list

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

Postby JustE » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:31 pm

msblaw89 wrote:
jeninamillion wrote:UGH! I just got priority reserve waitlisted via email. I've been UR since 12/19. What does priority reserve even mean?!


I have a couple of theories

1. PT is treated as a separate group (like in state vs OOS) and you are in a designated PT WL group
2. Of all those who are WLed, you are towards the top of the list


Yeah.... But GT played this game last year... It turned out the different groups really didn't mean anything... Just pissed everyone off all fergin summer long.

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

Postby jeninamillion » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:08 pm

JustE wrote::lol: looks like I lied...


I didn't apply PT. I never got a waiver, let alone a PT waiver, which is really weird because a handful of people with my numbers did.

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

Postby emcoast32 » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:33 pm

jeninamillion wrote:
JustE wrote::lol: looks like I lied...


I didn't apply PT. I never got a waiver, let alone a PT waiver, which is really weird because a handful of people with my numbers did.


i'm not really sure what the method to to the PT madness was. i wasn't offered it, even though others with my numbers were. i DID submit my app about four days after i got my lsat score, so maybe i didn't wait long enough, but yeah . . . duke's system has me stumped.

as for priority reserve, it sounds like the gold-embossed waitlist, as opposed to the one in comic sans font.

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

Postby jeninamillion » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:47 pm

emcoast32 wrote:
jeninamillion wrote:
JustE wrote::lol: looks like I lied...


I didn't apply PT. I never got a waiver, let alone a PT waiver, which is really weird because a handful of people with my numbers did.


i'm not really sure what the method to to the PT madness was. i wasn't offered it, even though others with my numbers were. i DID submit my app about four days after i got my lsat score, so maybe i didn't wait long enough, but yeah . . . duke's system has me stumped.

as for priority reserve, it sounds like the gold-embossed waitlist, as opposed to the one in comic sans font.


According to last cycle's Duke applicants (--LinkRemoved--), there's a really high chance of getting off the PR waitlist if I write a Why Duke in my LOCI. It seems like they just want to make sure you're genuinely interested. I'm planning to email a copy as an attachment and sent a physical copy by the end of the week.

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

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:15 pm

I REALLY hope Duke gets to RDs soon ... like this week

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

Postby Elliott_Smith » Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:28 pm

emcoast32 wrote:
jeninamillion wrote:
JustE wrote::lol: looks like I lied...


I didn't apply PT. I never got a waiver, let alone a PT waiver, which is really weird because a handful of people with my numbers did.


i'm not really sure what the method to to the PT madness was. i wasn't offered it, even though others with my numbers were. i DID submit my app about four days after i got my lsat score, so maybe i didn't wait long enough, but yeah . . . duke's system has me stumped.


Yeah, I didn't get mine until a week after the score release

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

Postby T00L » Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:34 pm

Non-PT. I've been "under review" since 10/24...am I toast?

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

Postby quaker10 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:06 am

T00L wrote:Non-PT. I've been "under review" since 10/24...am I toast?


Same thing, but I'm not a shoe in, either. This waiting is absurd..

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

Postby gatorlaw » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:12 am

quaker10 wrote:
T00L wrote:Non-PT. I've been "under review" since 10/24...am I toast?


Same thing, but I'm not a shoe in, either. This waiting is absurd..


Same here, nothing since 10/24...

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

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:14 am

I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD

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

Postby KevinP » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:16 am

jeninamillion wrote:According to last cycle's Duke applicants (--LinkRemoved--), there's a really high chance of getting off the PR waitlist if I write a Why Duke in my LOCI. It seems like they just want to make sure you're genuinely interested. I'm planning to email a copy as an attachment and sent a physical copy by the end of the week.

I wasn't a PT applicant, and Duke gave me an answer really quick and put me on the PR. I think this means either I didn't show enough interest, which is true, or I have an issue with my application, which I hope isn't the case.

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

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:09 am

gatorlaw wrote:
quaker10 wrote:
T00L wrote:Non-PT. I've been "under review" since 10/24...am I toast?

Same thing, but I'm not a shoe in, either. This waiting is absurd..

Same here, nothing since 10/24...

I've been UR since 10/31. I wrote what I think is a strong 'Why Duke' (since I have clear reasons for preferring Duke), and have been accepted to almost all of Duke's peer schools.

I'm also of the opinion that they must be waiting for something - PT withdrawls, January application numbers, or something similar. We know they can make a lot of decisions quickly, but they seem to be making decisons very slowly now PT applications have dried up.

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

Postby jeninamillion » Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:42 pm

msblaw89 wrote:I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD


They haven't processed RD yet? But I was a RD applicant?

I emailed my LOCI yesterday night and I got a prompt email from Dean Hoye saying that he received it and is glad to hear from me (which can really mean anything).

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

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:05 pm

jeninamillion wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD


They haven't processed RD yet? But I was a RD applicant?

I emailed my LOCI yesterday night and I got a prompt email from Dean Hoye saying that he received it and is glad to hear from me (which can really mean anything).


They may have...it's just my theory as to why Duke is being so slow with RD

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

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:05 pm

jeninamillion wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD


They haven't processed RD yet? But I was a RD applicant?

I emailed my LOCI yesterday night and I got a prompt email from Dean Hoye saying that he received it and is glad to hear from me (which can really mean anything).


They may have...it's just my theory as to why Duke is being so slow with RD

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

Postby pupshaw » Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:33 pm

jeninamillion wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD


They haven't processed RD yet? But I was a RD applicant?

I emailed my LOCI yesterday night and I got a prompt email from Dean Hoye saying that he received it and is glad to hear from me (which can really mean anything).


They have processed some RD. I was RD and was accepted over the weekend. Submitted 11/22. Hope everyone else gets some good news soon!

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

Postby ccmbr006 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:55 pm

cerealdan wrote:
jeninamillion wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:I think Duke may be trying to get an instead of how many PT people are going to matriculate or withdraw before they do RD


They haven't processed RD yet? But I was a RD applicant?

I emailed my LOCI yesterday night and I got a prompt email from Dean Hoye saying that he received it and is glad to hear from me (which can really mean anything).


They have processed some RD. I was RD and was accepted over the weekend. Submitted 11/22. Hope everyone else gets some good news soon!


Submitted my RD 11/29. Went under review today.

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

Postby so_fetch » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:43 pm

complete 11/4 and UR 11/28. starting to get annoyed, why the delay!?

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

Postby pdftlvson » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:13 pm

quaker10 wrote:
T00L wrote:Non-PT. I've been "under review" since 10/24...am I toast?


Same thing, but I'm not a shoe in, either. This waiting is absurd..


Same

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

Postby msblaw89 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:44 pm

so_fetch wrote:complete 11/4 and UR 11/28. starting to get annoyed, why the delay!?


Right there with you

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

Postby PopTorts13 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:26 pm

Received an email inviting me to apply PT at the beginning of the week. I submitted my LSAC app and on the very same day went both complete and then under review. Now for the ten day wait. Are these ten business days and do they usually tell you up front what scholarship one receives if any?

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

Postby msblaw89 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:27 pm

PopTorts13 wrote:Received an email inviting me to apply PT at the beginning of the week. I submitted my LSAC app and on the very same day went both complete and then under review. Now for the ten day wait. Are these ten business days and do they usually tell you up front what scholarship one receives if any?


I'm not PT, but I saw earlier in the thread that it is business days

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

Postby PopTorts13 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:36 pm

msblaw89 wrote:
PopTorts13 wrote:Received an email inviting me to apply PT at the beginning of the week. I submitted my LSAC app and on the very same day went both complete and then under review. Now for the ten day wait. Are these ten business days and do they usually tell you up front what scholarship one receives if any?


I'm not PT, but I saw earlier in the thread that it is business days


Thanks msb, I've seen you on some other threads and you're always helpful. Best of luck with your cycle. Hopefuly it hasn't been as slow and silent as mine. :|

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

Postby Elliott_Smith » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:42 pm

My email just said ten days.

*Shrug*




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