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Re: WVU Law

Postby srrrrh » Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:30 pm

northerniowan wrote:Hey what does the law school building at WVU look like? Is it newer or older, does it have newer technology in place, is it close to the other buildings on campus? Like what is the setting of the law school building and how it compares to the rest of campus?


some of the major firms in the state donated some $$ recently that's going to help with renovating the law school; i think it's supposed to begin this summer? they want to expand it and make it more technologically advanced. it's up on a hill and pretty close to the football stadium but not by the undergraduate buildings..it's basically between the downtown campus and the evansdale campus. i've only been in the lobby and a few of the rooms so i can't really comment on anything else; there's a starbucks in the lobby now though so you don't have to drive to get coffee.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby wvu » Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:32 pm

northerniowan wrote:Hey what does the law school building at WVU look like? Is it newer or older, does it have newer technology in place, is it close to the other buildings on campus? Like what is the setting of the law school building and how it compares to the rest of campus?

It's an older building but the classrooms all feel pretty modern. It's on the appropriately-named Law School Hill overlooking the football stadium and hospital complex. I wouldn't describe it an any way as being close to other buildings on campus. It's a mile or so from the main UG downtown campus and about a mile from Engineering.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby 89vision » Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:30 pm

WVU sent me an email today asking me to apply. Two weeks ago, they rejected me with a 159/3.46. Not too upset because I got money from better schools, but this was just a little classless.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby burndtscorcho » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:00 pm

Anybody have an idea of how easy it is to get residency in WV after your first year? It would be nice to pay in-state for 2L and 3L...

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Re: WVU Law

Postby cpinker3 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:08 pm

burndtscorcho wrote:Anybody have an idea of how easy it is to get residency in WV after your first year? It would be nice to pay in-state for 2L and 3L...

Yes, I am wondering the same thing.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby wvu » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:37 am

cpinker3 wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:Anybody have an idea of how easy it is to get residency in WV after your first year? It would be nice to pay in-state for 2L and 3L...

Yes, I am wondering the same thing.

I'm pretty sure you have to live in the state for a year without going to school to be considered a resident.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby abbottsbar » Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:19 pm

northerniowan wrote:I applied back in the middle of September. I did not, however, get an online login for status checker. Every school that has an online status checker has sent me login info except for WVU. Have you received a username and password?


How long did it take you to get your login info?

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Re: WVU Law

Postby northerniowan » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:06 am

abbottsbar wrote:
northerniowan wrote:I applied back in the middle of September. I did not, however, get an online login for status checker. Every school that has an online status checker has sent me login info except for WVU. Have you received a username and password?


How long did it take you to get your login info?



Ohhhhh man. .. .. I can't remember. I submitted a post later on about how they were just getting the system and would get them sent out like the next week. I did get it that next week. I'm sorry I can't remember specific dates though.

Also, thanks to everyone for the responses about where the law school is and the pictures to show what it looks like. Much appreciated:-)

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Re: WVU Law

Postby 2LT_CPG » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:27 am

Admitted today via status checker.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVUUG2012 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:35 am

wvuchip wrote:
cpinker3 wrote:
burndtscorcho wrote:Anybody have an idea of how easy it is to get residency in WV after your first year? It would be nice to pay in-state for 2L and 3L...

Yes, I am wondering the same thing.

I'm pretty sure you have to live in the state for a year without going to school to be considered a resident.



I am a WVU ug as you could have guessed by my user name. in wv you must live in state for one year without taking classes before getting in state. kind of shitty since i have been a resident since 09 yet no instate tuition

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Re: WVU Law

Postby abbottsbar » Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:11 pm

Accepted today via status checker! Will they include scholarship info with the snail mail?

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Re: WVU Law

Postby YankeeFan2 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:16 pm

abbottsbar wrote:Accepted today via status checker! Will they include scholarship info with the snail mail?


Go back one page and see my posts. It seems it is different for people. Mine was in separate envelopes mailed days apart and some other people seemed to get it all in one envelope.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVULawStudent » Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:24 am

If anyone has any questions about WVU Law, I would be happy to answer them!

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Re: WVU Law

Postby FirstGen » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:42 am

Accepted off waitlist via status checker on 3/07/12. Didn't think they would activate it this early.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby Charlindrea » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:44 am

Waitlisted yesterday... I'll take waitlist over complete rejection any day, but the waiting game continues...

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Re: WVU Law

Postby burndtscorcho » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:50 am

Withdrew... good luck to everybody!

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVULawStudent » Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:44 pm

Charlindrea wrote:Waitlisted yesterday... I'll take waitlist over complete rejection any day, but the waiting game continues...


WVU is likely still getting a ton of applicants. They did last year, as well. It is hard to pass up a cheap tuition and decent in-state job prospects compared to other schools similarly ranked.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby Comoncents » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:14 pm

So, is there going to be another wave of acceptances?

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVULawStudent » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:18 pm

Comoncents wrote:So, is there going to be another wave of acceptances?


There likely will. I know that some people in my class were not accepted until near summer, even. I would be surprised if WVU did not have another wave of acceptances.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby Comoncents » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:23 pm

WVULawStudent wrote:
Comoncents wrote:So, is there going to be another wave of acceptances?


There likely will. I know that some people in my class were not accepted until near summer, even. I would be surprised if WVU did not have another wave of acceptances.



Awesome, what are the likely LSAT scores that could be taken this late?
WVU resident,

145-
147-
150-
152-
155-

Give me your thoughts on those scores getting in this late, thanks!

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Re: WVU Law

Postby Comoncents » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:24 pm

Charlindrea wrote:Waitlisted yesterday... I'll take waitlist over complete rejection any day, but the waiting game continues...



When did you send in your app?

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVULawStudent » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:27 pm

Comoncents wrote:
WVULawStudent wrote:
Comoncents wrote:So, is there going to be another wave of acceptances?


There likely will. I know that some people in my class were not accepted until near summer, even. I would be surprised if WVU did not have another wave of acceptances.



Awesome, what are the likely LSAT scores that could be taken this late?
WVU resident,

145-
147-
150-
152-
155-

Give me your thoughts on those scores getting in this late, thanks!


Probably the latter two with the 155 having a much better shot than the 152. Though there are a number of people with scores lower than those in the class itself, I think that they likely applied early. I would have to think that someone with a sub-150 score is out of luck off of the waitlist, but I could be wrong.

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Re: WVU Law

Postby rockydbull » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:48 pm

does anyone know the standard stip for scholarship at WVU. I just got a 10k a year on but with a 3.0 stip which seems kind of high

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Re: WVU Law

Postby WVULawStudent » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:11 pm

rockydbull wrote:does anyone know the standard stip for scholarship at WVU. I just got a 10k a year on but with a 3.0 stip which seems kind of high


3.0. The school does not have a set curve. It fluctuates from a 2.7-2.9 depending on the year and how good the current crop of students are. So the stip is probably top 40-45% or so, I guess. And I agree -- it is high. Stips in general are stupid (though a stip that says you must remain in the top 75% would be fine).

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Re: WVU Law

Postby rockydbull » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:22 pm

WVULawStudent wrote:
rockydbull wrote:does anyone know the standard stip for scholarship at WVU. I just got a 10k a year on but with a 3.0 stip which seems kind of high


3.0. The school does not have a set curve. It fluctuates from a 2.7-2.9 depending on the year and how good the current crop of students are. So the stip is probably top 40-45% or so, I guess. And I agree -- it is high. Stips in general are stupid (though a stip that says you must remain in the top 75% would be fine).


ok top 40% is not bad and similar to what most schools are offering me. I agree stips are stupid and dangerous for an out of stater like me.

I am ok with the academic good standing stip because you usually have big problems if your below that.

Bring on the top 75% stip though

Any knowledge on how WVU is in terms of negotiating more money?




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