Got this email today, even though I submit my app over a month ago. Did anyone else get this? Does that fact that it says I have an 'outstanding academic record' mean anything? My gpa is actually below their median so I can't tell what this is supposed to be.
I hope this message finds you well. We received news of your outstanding academic record and would like to congratulate you on your achievements thus far. Your performance on the October LSAT and your impressive undergraduate grade point average certainly make you competitive for admissions at the University of Washington School of Law.
As you continue to research the strengths of the different law schools, I wanted to share with you highlights about the University of Washington and the opportunities we offer quality students such as yourself:
International Reputation – according to the Institute of Higher Education, the University of Washington is ranked among the top 20 universities in the world, and the School of Law is consistently ranked among the top 10 public law schools in the United States
Renowned Faculty – each of our professors has distinct experience and expertise allowing the law school to offer more than 100 courses and seminars in specialized areas of law including: Asian Law, Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property, International & Comparative Law, and Public Service Law
Small Classroom Environment – with a student-to-faculty ratio of less than 10:1, the student learning experience is personalized
Diversity – the School of Law is committed to diversity and equality in preparing our graduates for increasingly complex and connected world
Experiential Learning – with over 13 clinical law programs and externships, our students are able to develop relevant lawyering and client management skills while serving the community.
I strongly encourage you to visit our website at: http://www.law.washington.edu
for additional information about our law school, course offerings, and on the city of Seattle. Moreover, if you happen to be in the Seattle area, we welcome your visit and observe a first-year class, tour the law school, and speak with one of us in the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid. You can reach us at: 206.543.4078 or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I would also encourage you to add us on Facebook at UW School of Law or follow us on Twitter with the handle name @UWLawAdmissions for up-to-date information during this application process and information about scholarship opportunities.
Our application is quickly approaching on February 15, 2012 and as you may know, we are now on a rolling admissions basis, thus getting in your application in earlier will get you a decision earlier. You may apply through the Law School Admission Council’s website at: http://www.lsac.org
or download an application on our website.
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid"