Penn State c/o 2015

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby classof2015 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:26 am

MichelFoucault wrote:
classof2015 wrote:In today via e-mail! :)


time? UR, complete dates?


acceptance e-mail received 2/16 1pm PST. Applied 11/15.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby dproduct » Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:31 pm

Withdrew today. Hopefully one of you can negotiate and get my $$$.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby jbarl1 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:41 pm

Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby Dead Parrot » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:18 pm

jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!


How are Penn State grads doing in the Philly and Pittsburgh job markets against the other PA schools like Temple, Nova, and Pitt? Also how was OCI turnout?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby USMCMatt » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:23 pm

jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!



Carlisle or UP?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby nodice410 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:11 pm

USMCMatt wrote:
jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!



Carlisle or UP?


I'm going Carlisle, seems like a nice town w/ out a lot of the distractions that UP will have, but still close enough to a pretty big city.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby jbarl1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:01 am

Dead Parrot wrote:
jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!


How are Penn State grads doing in the Philly and Pittsburgh job markets against the other PA schools like Temple, Nova, and Pitt? Also how was OCI turnout?


From what I know Penn State grads do well in Philly and Pittsburgh. Besides Harrisburg, those are really two of our big markets because of location. I will actually be working in Philly this summer, as will several of my peers (1Ls and 2Ls alike). I believe that Penn State does very well when compared to Temple, Nova and Pitt, though it obviously will require a little more work for a Penn State student because there will be driving and such to interviews. However, if you're willing to put in the work I don't think that there would be a problem finding a job in the city you're interested in.

I don't know much about OCI turnout because I didn't participate in OCI, but I heard positive things from a few people I know. Sorry I can't tell you more about it, but I don't want to ramble on about something I don't know much about. :)

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Carlisle or UP?


I am at UP. I know a lot of students choose Carlisle because they think it will be less distracting, and it might be, but I really wanted to be in close proximity to the main university campus because I wanted to be able to be part of the PSU culture and also have the option to explore some graduate classes if I choose to. I haven't had any trouble being too distracted in UP - I think it's about self discipline and that will come into play no matter where you go to law school. Carlisle does have the advantage of being close to Harrisburg, so if you're interested in that market then Carlisle might be right for you. In terms of facilities, programs, etc. it really won't make a difference your first year and you have the option to switch your second or third year if you need to. If you have any specific questions/concerns about either campus then please let me know and I would be happy to address them.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby USMCMatt » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:05 am

nodice410 wrote:
USMCMatt wrote:
jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!



Carlisle or UP?


I'm going Carlisle, seems like a nice town w/ out a lot of the distractions that UP will have, but still close enough to a pretty big city.


Nice. That is the campus that I am interested in as well. How close is the campus to the Army War College?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby jbarl1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:35 pm

USMCMatt wrote:
nodice410 wrote:
USMCMatt wrote:
jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!



Carlisle or UP?


I'm going Carlisle, seems like a nice town w/ out a lot of the distractions that UP will have, but still close enough to a pretty big city.


Nice. That is the campus that I am interested in as well. How close is the campus to the Army War College?


I am not positive but I think it is very close. I think it's within 20 minutes (someone from Carlisle correct me if I'm wrong!)

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby nodice410 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:57 pm

USMCMatt wrote:
nodice410 wrote:
USMCMatt wrote:
jbarl1 wrote:Just wanted to drop in again to make myself available to answer questions if people have them.

I am a current 2L on law review and have had a great experience at PSU so far. PM me or post here and I would be happy to let you know my opinion on whatever it is you're curious about!



Carlisle or UP?


I'm going Carlisle, seems like a nice town w/ out a lot of the distractions that UP will have, but still close enough to a pretty big city.


Nice. That is the campus that I am interested in as well. How close is the campus to the Army War College?


I havent visited carlisl, but I plan to attend in the fall (and go to the open house), but I looked it up on the old google maps, it said its 9mins between the two... looks like an interesting place.
dunno if you're into target shooting but it looks like they have a number of ranges in the area for a decent membership price (compared to what I have to pay in MD haha)

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby JG7773 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:22 pm

I got my acceptance packet this evening. I was offered 5k per year. Not bad, but I will likely withdraw soon.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby pret » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:05 pm

I went complete 1/16 and haven't heard from Penn State since. I wouldn't think much of this except for the fact that everyone else near/on this date on LSN has already been rejected or accepted. What could the hold up be?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby lawapp12 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:49 am

pret wrote:I went complete 1/16 and haven't heard from Penn State since. I wouldn't think much of this except for the fact that everyone else near/on this date on LSN has already been rejected or accepted. What could the hold up be?


I've been complete since 1/13 and haven't heard anything either, minus a financial aid email that told me to apply for financial aid whether I made it in or not...

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby cpinker3 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:27 pm

lawapp12 wrote:
pret wrote:I went complete 1/16 and haven't heard from Penn State since. I wouldn't think much of this except for the fact that everyone else near/on this date on LSN has already been rejected or accepted. What could the hold up be?


I've been complete since 1/13 and haven't heard anything either, minus a financial aid email that told me to apply for financial aid whether I made it in or not...


Complete since 1/24 I have not heard anything.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby z0rk » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:36 pm

Went complete on 12/22/2011, received a waitlist offer today. I withdrew immediately, as I am currently weighing other options and acceptances.

Good luck everyone.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby LilCanadianKid » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:27 am

Accepted yesterday via email. Says being considered for scholarship, and documentation will follow in the next month. Any idea what a 3.0/169 would fetch scholarship wise? Accepted into a few T20's, but money is an issue for me.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby theramblinman » Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:31 pm

Does anyone know the top award Penn State offers?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby jayman6 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:45 am

theramblinman wrote:Does anyone know the top award Penn State offers?


Last year the top merit award was $25k. That is what the Dean of Admissions at the time told me. There is a new Dean of Admissions now and I'm not sure if anything has changed. Looking at LSN for this cycle, though, it looks like $25k is still the top award.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby grovevilleroad » Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:55 pm

jayman6 wrote:
theramblinman wrote:Does anyone know the top award Penn State offers?


Last year the top merit award was $25k. That is what the Dean of Admissions at the time told me. There is a new Dean of Admissions now and I'm not sure if anything has changed. Looking at LSN for this cycle, though, it looks like $25k is still the top award.


I can confirm that 25K a year is the top offer as the Dean of Admissions told me that in my e-mail in regards to getting more scholarship money.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby Bmarce » Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:28 pm

Withdrew yesterday.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby apslaw1031 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:17 pm

Just went "Under Review" today :shock:
Anyone have an idea of how long it's been taking PSU to make decisions this cycle?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby Mandi » Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:00 pm

apslaw1031 wrote:Just went "Under Review" today :shock:
Anyone have an idea of how long it's been taking PSU to make decisions this cycle?


I have been under review since 2/01 and still heard nothing. They are taking their sweet time making decisions this year evidently. When did you apply?

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby apslaw1031 » Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:35 pm

Mandi wrote:
apslaw1031 wrote:Just went "Under Review" today :shock:
Anyone have an idea of how long it's been taking PSU to make decisions this cycle?


I have been under review since 2/01 and still heard nothing. They are taking their sweet time making decisions this year evidently. When did you apply?


I applied mid-January but my status checker didn't change to "complete" until 2/16,
so it definitely seems like they're taking their own sweet time from where I'm sitting!
I just have to keep my fingers crossed, I suppose :)

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby pret » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:54 pm

I've been complete since 1/16. This blows.

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Re: Penn State c/o 2015

Postby JD Janitor » Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:01 pm

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