Hi TLS readers – this is Ethan Rosenzweig, the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Emory Law. From time-to-time, I appreciate your allowing me to post information regarding this year’s admission cycle. As always, if you have any specific questions, please feel free to email us at admission(a)law.emory.edu for a personal response.
As we enter the decision-phase of the admission cycle, I thought it helpful to provide some general information and a brief update:
• Application Acknowledgment: When you apply, we will send you via email an “application received” note. Then, when your file enters review (application, LSAC report, and 2 letters of recs are received), we will send you a “file complete” email. If you haven’t received these emails appropriately, please send us a note to admission(a)law.emory.edu, and we will be happy to assist.
• Decisions: Our goal was to begin mailing decisions in mid-February (similar to last year). This year, we were able to accelerate the process, and we began sending a few decisions in mid-January. However, the majority of our decisions will be communicated in mid-February through mid-March. I unequivocally recognize the stress in waiting to receive a decision. You spent a considerable amount of effort applying to Emory Law, and we owe you a comprehensive evaluation of your application. Because of our commitment to considering all aspects of a candidate’s file beyond the LSAT and GPA, your file is reviewed numerous times, and I appreciate your patience.
• Decision Notification: This year, we are testing various methods of communicating decisions (fedex, mail, and in some cases, email). Please do not read anything into how we communicate our decision to you. This is purely a way for us to refine our processes, and I appreciate hearing individual feedback from you via admission(a)law.emory.edu.
• Status Checker: Each year, we evaluate our admission processes, and this summer, we will once again, look into the propriety of implementing this tool. As with everything, I appreciate your feedback to me via admission(a)law.emory.edu.
• Questions: Send us an email. Our staff will answer your questions quickly and as comprehensively as possible. I promise that if you send us a direct email, we will definitely respond with timely and accurate information.
Finally, thank you for so many powerful applications this year. It makes my job so invigorating as we develop our newest community of Emory Lawyers. I look forward to seeing you in person on campus soon. (Just please don’t disturb my bobblehead collection….a prospective broke one last week!!)