IOWA 2012

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby YankeeFan2 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:24 pm

Opie wrote:
YankeeFan2 wrote:So what do y'all think about this. I got an email the other day from a law professor from another law school (not Iowa) but they went to Iowa for their JD. The email shared that they would be happy to discuss with me their experience at Iowa and hoped that I would also choose Iowa. Now....what was a bit odd was that the person had a very similar background as a non-traditional student in the same field of work as me and even mentioned moving their children to Iowa City. They also shared that they moved to Iowa City with their spouse and children and the number of children and gender of their children are the same as mine. Now, that seems to really be stretching into their alumni network.


Why didn't I get this? I'm a non-trad with kids. :x


Not sure. But it was definitely not your usual email.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby shredderrrrrr » Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:23 pm

buckythebadger wrote:
shredderrrrrr wrote:
buckythebadger wrote:I emailed them yesterday about removing the stipulations and they responded this morning with a pretty generic email about how they are unwilling to do so. Looks like I'll have to cross Iowa off my list


Really? Who exactly did you email it to?


I emailed law-financialaid@uiowa.edu and then Dean Byrd responded this morning. At a different ASW someone told me that they asked for the stipulations to be removed and the emails sounded very similar. My guess is that they already have it written up and just copy and pasted it. If you haven't heard back in awhile, maybe that is a good thing? or they possibly just forgot to respond to the email.


Hmm...I emailed the lady that emailed me about my scholarship offer. Maybe I'll try re-sending it to that address. Thanks!

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby shredderrrrrr » Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:24 pm

nickjive wrote:If I were fortunate enough to have a scholarship I would use the stips to further my motivation to perform AT LEAST in the top 1/3 so I could come out of law school with a job....

...see that, adcomms, I would be grateful if I were to receive some money...


I agree with this, but I figure when trying to decide between two great offers with stipulations, you might as well try to make one advantageous over the other.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby Crowing » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:32 am

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby Opie » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:59 am

Crowing wrote:Admitted via status checker just now - been UR since 2/14

Congrats!

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby ilovetonyromo » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:51 pm

yo, im still on the prelim waitlist, when am i getting in

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby DportIA » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:05 pm

Anyone getting excited for the upcoming ASW? I'm itching to get out of Austin and get back to the Great State for a weekend.

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Re: IOWA 2012

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

Admitted via status checker this morning, UR since early January. Excited for ASW and hopefully some scholarship $$!

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby checkster » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:20 pm

I have had no status checker activity...ever. Applied January 1. : /

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby Opie » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:55 pm

checkster wrote:I have had no status checker activity...ever. Applied January 1. : /


That's crazy!

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby checkster » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:55 pm

I know...

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby ilovehalusky » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:17 am

DportIA wrote:Anyone getting excited for the upcoming ASW? I'm itching to get out of Austin and get back to the Great State for a weekend.

+1 I would be itching to get out of Austin too, it sucks. (sorry, the San Antonio in me itches to say that every time Austin comes up)

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby DportIA » Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:19 am

Haha in all seriousness, Austin is one of the best cities in the United States, especially for young people. But home is home, and I like to get back now and then.

PS-- GO SPURS GO! I was at the Spurs v Bulls game Wed night. Magic. My family has season tickets, and I make it a point to make the trips half dozen times each semester.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby burndtscorcho » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:00 am

I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby DocHawkeye » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:54 pm

burndtscorcho wrote:I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?


Become an RA.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby ilovehalusky » Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:02 pm

DocHawkeye wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?


Become an RA.

I was told by staff that it's about an 80% chance that you get RA positions if you are out of state

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby burndtscorcho » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:11 pm

DocHawkeye wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?


Become an RA.


Nice to find a fellow brother on TLS. *draws hand across neck*

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby Opie » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:31 pm

burndtscorcho wrote:
DocHawkeye wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?


Become an RA.


Nice to find a fellow brother on TLS. *draws hand across neck*

More than one, Bro. ;)

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby DocHawkeye » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:58 pm

Opie wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:
DocHawkeye wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:I apologize... this was probably asked earlier in the thread, but I didn't want to sift through 65 pages to find out :) Any word on how easy/realistic it is to get in-state for 2L and 3L?


Become an RA.


Nice to find a fellow brother on TLS. *draws hand across neck*

More than one, Bro. ;)


For what its worth, Iowa City Lodge, No. 4 is not too far from campus and has some younger members. They're always receptive to visitors especially if you're familliar with the work. They also have a rather strking lodge room, done beautifully in hardwood.

Work on the brief that is due on Monday has made me wonder if there is, indeed, any help for the widow's son. Alas, back to labor from refreshment...

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby typ3 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:32 pm

FWIW you can secure a RA position in a department outside of the law school or be a TA in an undergraduate course and get the instate standing. I believe the administration said last year there were only three people from the 2L and 3L classes that did not secure instate and it was because of their own stupidity.

The vast majority of people are RA's their 2L year for residency. Most of the out of staters secure instate residency their 3L year through executive positions for journals or co-curricular programs like moot court etc. (Basing this last part off of the numbers the administration gave out at their meeting).

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby checkster » Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:42 pm

I sent an e-mail Friday asking about my application status. Its been 2 months with no words. Offered to write LOCI. I guess we'll see what happens.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby typ3 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 3:48 pm

checkster wrote:I sent an e-mail Friday asking about my application status. Its been 2 months with no words. Offered to write LOCI. I guess we'll see what happens.



FWIW I was accepted the same day as ASW with a full ride.. They dropped the ball on my application as well. Iowa and Colorado were notoriously slow my cycle.

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby burndtscorcho » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:54 pm

Got my letter from Iowa today. The personal note at the bottom from Dean Collins was a nice touch... anybody else get this?

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby apeopleshistory » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:32 pm

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Re: IOWA 2012

Postby Opie » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:41 pm

apeopleshistory wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:Got my letter from Iowa today. The personal note at the bottom from Dean Collins was a nice touch... anybody else get this?


Everyone except Opie :P

Aww... You remembered. :oops:

That's just as good as a note from Dean Byrd.




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