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snehpets
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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby snehpets » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:10 pm

freaknroll wrote:Fellow 1/3 updater here. If i had to guess I'd say that we've been waitlisted. Most of our numbers arent super steller for BU. Praying that I'm wrong.


Yeah I kind of agree. Annoying. I wish I hadn't paid to apply.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby cactuarX3 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:14 pm

snehpets wrote:
freaknroll wrote:Fellow 1/3 updater here. If i had to guess I'd say that we've been waitlisted. Most of our numbers arent super steller for BU. Praying that I'm wrong.


Yeah I kind of agree. Annoying. I wish I hadn't paid to apply.


woah there! let's not jump to conclusions just yet, maybe they're just notifying the 12/21 people first and then they'll let us 1/3 people know a few days later?

of course, that is unless they YP heavily....

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby freaknroll » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:23 pm

snehpets wrote:woah there! let's not jump to conclusions just yet, maybe they're just notifying the 12/21 people first and then they'll let us 1/3 people know a few days later?

of course, that is unless they YP heavily....


I really hope you are right. Although in my case it wouldn't be an example of YP. If I'm not mistaken most of the people who have been accepted thus far have submitted early novemberish so perhaps that 12/21 update was the final update for them while the 1/3 would be the final update for us.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:33 pm

I'm stuck at 12/06 above both 75ths... I'm assuming YP

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby aaramil » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:39 pm

freaknroll wrote:Fellow 1/3 updater here. If i had to guess I'd say that we've been waitlisted. Most of our numbers arent super steller for BU. Praying that I'm wrong.


You may be right, but i was really hoping BU would wait for my December LSAT score before WL or dinging me. If it is a WL and my score improves then I will hate LSAC that much more for making us wait 30+ days for score release.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby cstan » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:43 pm

sorry but what is YP?

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby snehpets » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:44 pm

cstan wrote:sorry but what is YP?


Yield Protection. Schools sometimes waitlist applicants they think will probably end up going somewhere else because it hurts their statistics if they accept them and they choose another school. If you're a YP waitlist you can often get off the waitlist by telling a school you're committed to attending.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby sandiego222 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:09 pm

aaramil wrote:
freaknroll wrote:Fellow 1/3 updater here. If i had to guess I'd say that we've been waitlisted. Most of our numbers arent super steller for BU. Praying that I'm wrong.


You may be right, but i was really hoping BU would wait for my December LSAT score before WL or dinging me. If it is a WL and my score improves then I will hate LSAC that much more for making us wait 30+ days for score release.



Exactly.... this is a horrible scenario. What if you go up, and therefore get waitlisted by BU, but it's too late in the game to have a shot at other schools? I'm furious with LSAC


As for the idea of 1/3 not have stellar numbers... I'm at 3.68/ 167.... i felt like that would be a really good shot for BU?

Problem is I didn't go fully complete til 12/1. Last update for me is 1/3... would be really disappointed for it to be bad news

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby snehpets » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:16 pm

sandiego222 wrote:
aaramil wrote:
freaknroll wrote:Fellow 1/3 updater here. If i had to guess I'd say that we've been waitlisted. Most of our numbers arent super steller for BU. Praying that I'm wrong.


You may be right, but i was really hoping BU would wait for my December LSAT score before WL or dinging me. If it is a WL and my score improves then I will hate LSAC that much more for making us wait 30+ days for score release.



Exactly.... this is a horrible scenario. What if you go up, and therefore get waitlisted by BU, but it's too late in the game to have a shot at other schools? I'm furious with LSAC


As for the idea of 1/3 not have stellar numbers... I'm at 3.68/ 167.... i felt like that would be a really good shot for BU?

Problem is I didn't go fully complete til 12/1. Last update for me is 1/3... would be really disappointed for it to be bad news


I feel like this is actually a good sign for the 1/3 group, if you can even assign meaning to the date groups at all. You're a little below GPA median but at 75th for LSAT, so you're not too low that you would by any means be an auto waitlist, but you're also not like a 180/4.0 that would probably be YP'd. things are looking up! haha. hope you get your score soon!

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby freaknroll » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:22 pm

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby ds52075 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:28 pm

Don't think I have a chance but I'm still stuck on 11/9. Same thing for a couple of other schools. Just wish they would reject me already.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby sandiego222 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:34 pm

Honestly, it's a little aggravating seeing people make conclusions without any evidence (didn't the LSAT train this out of you? 8) )

Seriously though. What makes anyone say that the 1/3 people have been waitlisted??? The 12/23 people didn't get their acceptance until 1/3. Maybe the 1/3 people will get some sort of decision, and maybe it could be any type of decision, in the coming days. WHY THE WAITLIST?? I don't get where people are pulling that from

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby snehpets » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:39 pm

sandiego222 wrote:Honestly, it's a little aggravating seeing people make conclusions without any evidence (didn't the LSAT train this out of you? 8) )

Seriously though. What makes anyone say that the 1/3 people have been waitlisted??? The 12/23 people didn't get their acceptance until 1/3. Maybe the 1/3 people will get some sort of decision, and maybe it could be any type of decision, in the coming days. WHY THE WAITLIST?? I don't get where people are pulling that from


Haha, there's just nothing to do in these threads but speculate really. I think it started when people were noticing that a lot of lower number people were in a 1/3 group. They predicted a waitlist for themselves, which isn't totally unreasonable, especially if you add in the few people above both 75ths also in 1/3. Obviously it means nothing and this sample size is tiny, but gotta pass the time somehow :)

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby unitedfrutopia » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:42 pm

Maybe you 1/3 people are all getting full scholarships or something and that's why your decisions are going out separately.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby freaknroll » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:43 pm

sandiego222 wrote:Honestly, it's a little aggravating seeing people make conclusions without any evidence (didn't the LSAT train this out of you? 8) )

Seriously though. What makes anyone say that the 1/3 people have been waitlisted??? The 12/23 people didn't get their acceptance until 1/3. Maybe the 1/3 people will get some sort of decision, and maybe it could be any type of decision, in the coming days. WHY THE WAITLIST?? I don't get where people are pulling that from



Easy there broseph, I did say "if i had to guess". And pretty much what snehets just said.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby cactuarX3 » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:47 pm

unitedfrutopia wrote:Maybe you 1/3 people are all getting full scholarships or something and that's why your decisions are going out separately.


doubtful, i would say the fact that we applied later is the most likely reason

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby freaknroll » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:49 pm

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby unitedfrutopia » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:55 pm

I'm just saying there isn't much use in trying to read the tea leaves. You could all be in.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby Gail » Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:59 pm

I completed again at 1/4/2012

wtf?

Anyways, I know I'm getting dinged here. Messed up PS bad + borderline numbers.


And if only the LSAT were actually applicable to real life. I'd be better than 93% of the world. The thing is that it isn't and we can guess pretty well what the results will be. I can anyways.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby freaknroll » Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:14 pm

Does anyone know how soon you get an admit packet after receiving a phone call?

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby cstan » Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:55 pm

i got mine two days after

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby thelawschoolproject » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:02 am

Accepted today via phone call. DR 1/04 and last UR was 12/21.

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:52 am

sandiego222 wrote:Honestly, it's a little aggravating seeing people make conclusions without any evidence (didn't the LSAT train this out of you? 8) )

Seriously though. What makes anyone say that the 1/3 people have been waitlisted??? The 12/23 people didn't get their acceptance until 1/3. Maybe the 1/3 people will get some sort of decision, and maybe it could be any type of decision, in the coming days. WHY THE WAITLIST?? I don't get where people are pulling that from

There is some reasonign for WL beliefs though (especially people still on 12/21). Boston only gives out admits until like March I believe... So when you have borderline numbers / people who applied after you're getting in you start to become more and more likely to be part of that March group the more time that passes

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:53 am

I'll assume I'm the only 12/22 person now lol

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Re: Boston University c/o 2015 Applicants

Postby eaper » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:55 am

ThreeRivers wrote:I'll assume I'm the only 12/22 person now lol

12/6, personally T_T




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