HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

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Geneva
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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Geneva » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:32 pm

amc987 wrote:
Geneva wrote:how many held URMs have been asked to interview/accepted? i feel like harvard is sitting on the pile of URM apps until the rest of the class is filled. please correct me if i'm wrong, but it seems like only the strongest urm candidates have been admitted thus far.


I don't know that this is accurate. Looking at LSN, I'd say that you were probably right. Almost all the URMs who were accepted had extremely high GPAs, and a few had LSATs in the 170-174 range to match. However, since early-March, it seems like those who have been interviewed have been less competitive on paper. I know of a couple of people who are below both 25ths who were interviewed and one who was accepted.

http://harvard.lawschoolnumbers.com/app ... order=desc

The usual issues about LSN not being representative of the general applicant pool are salient, but I don't think you can say that only the numerically strongest URM candidates have been accepted so far.

fair enough. how about MOSTLY?

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby moneybagsphd » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:23 pm

Joining the club. Not sure what to make of this so late in the game.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby hypothalamus » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:25 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:Joining the club. Not sure what to make of this so late in the game.


You were held on April 4???!

WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAAAAN?

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Doorkeeper » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:26 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:Joining the club. Not sure what to make of this so late in the game.

I would assume that at least a WL is heading your way...

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby izzy.belle » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:31 pm

me too. joining the club, that is.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Elendil » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:38 pm

More? :shock:

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby moneybagsphd » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:40 pm

izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby hypothalamus » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:41 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:
izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby moneybagsphd » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:55 pm

hypothalamus wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:
izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.

I mean for this batch of holds. I assume there are a ton of others they haven't gotten to yet.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby hypothalamus » Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:55 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:According to official data, approximately 5700.

I mean for this batch of holds. I assume there are a ton of others they haven't gotten to yet.


My number still holds :D :D

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby brogoc » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:58 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:Joining the club. Not sure what to make of this so late in the game.


Wow. And I thought my late March hold was surprising. Welcome to this very large and growing club.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby seth5105 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:48 pm

I never comment on TLS but this is so stressful I feel like I need to actually participate in a community of people who will understand.


I went complete 2/9/11
JS1 3/1/11
Held 3/20/11
Sent an LOCI on 4/1/11

Now I am just waiting.. and trying to not completely freak out.. I am sure you all understand.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Geneva » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:34 am

hypothalamus wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:
izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.


so basically, anyone that isn't an auto reject? good to know...
does the knowledge that everyone and their brother is on hold make hls slightly less appealing to you guys?

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby hypothalamus » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:41 am

Geneva wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:
izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.


so basically, anyone that isn't an auto reject? good to know...
does the knowledge that everyone and their brother is on hold make hls slightly less appealing to you guys?


Geneva, just to be clear, I was totally messing with moneybags :D Just saying, because I did get a PM from someone asking where I got the statistics on the number of holds :D

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby fingerscrossedxx » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:46 am

Geneva wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:
izzy.belle wrote:me too. joining the club, that is.

I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.


so basically, anyone that isn't an auto reject? good to know...
does the knowledge that everyone and their brother is on hold make hls slightly less appealing to you guys?


Very much so. Its like everyone who applied is on hold. But hey, every day I'm not rejected is a day I'm hopeful.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Doorkeeper » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:50 am

fingerscrossedxx wrote:
Geneva wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:I wonder how many applicants Harvard is holding at this stage in the cycle.


According to official data, approximately 5700.


so basically, anyone that isn't an auto reject? good to know...
does the knowledge that everyone and their brother is on hold make hls slightly less appealing to you guys?


Very much so. Its like everyone who applied is on hold. But hey, every day I'm not rejected is a day I'm hopeful.


Look on LSN and you'll see all of the rejections that have begun to pile up...

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby nine-and-fifty » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:51 am

Geneva wrote:so basically, anyone that isn't an auto reject? good to know...
does the knowledge that everyone and their brother is on hold make hls slightly less appealing to you guys?


I think the list is somewhat screwier than "not auto-reject." I noticed a fair number of people with numbers/applications better than mine that were rejected outright, whereas I was held.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby user_france » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:47 pm

Has there been any movement on held applicants in the past day or so?

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby TammyG » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:50 pm

I'm still shaking but I just got an email for the KB1 :shock:

I sent in a LOCI last Friday...I haven't even gotten the postcard saying they got it...

Edit: Checked mail. They got the letter on the 3rd.
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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby hypothalamus » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:52 pm

TammyG wrote:I'm still shaking but I just got an email for the KB1 :shock:

I sent in a LOCI last Friday...I haven't even gotten the postcard saying they got it...


You were held two weeks ago and got a KB1 email today? :)

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby jetissent » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:56 pm

Yay for more KB1s today! Now a let's start the weekend off right with some KB2s! Please? :)

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby TammyG » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:57 pm

hypothalamus wrote:
TammyG wrote:I'm still shaking but I just got an email for the KB1 :shock:

I sent in a LOCI last Friday...I haven't even gotten the postcard saying they got it...


You were held two weeks ago and got a KB1 email today? :)


yeah...i don't even know what to think...I did just check the mail and they got my loci on the 3rd.

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Dani.B » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:02 pm

posted in the other thread, but i was held in the first round and just received a KB1 today

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Geneva » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:05 pm

Dani.B wrote:posted in the other thread, but i was held in the first round and just received a KB1 today

and i'm going to congratulate u again bc u so deserve it

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Re: HELD @ HARVARD 2012 style

Postby Dani.B » Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:06 pm

Geneva wrote:
Dani.B wrote:posted in the other thread, but i was held in the first round and just received a KB1 today

and i'm going to congratulate u again bc u so deserve it


thank you!




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