The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

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The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby darkatillam2 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:29 pm

Hey guys,


We're all in this together. Waiting sucks. If there is a school where you 100% KNOW for SURE you will not go to based on other acceptances/offers, please do us all a favor and withdraw.

I will start by withdrawing my app from W&L. Goodluck to anyone else on the waitlist over there!

Spread the love.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby noleknight16 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:40 pm

As someone who is on the W&L waitlist, I thank you sir. They're my #1 for sure.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Linsanity » Sun Feb 26, 2012 3:45 pm

darkatillam2 wrote:Hey guys,


We're all in this together. Waiting sucks. If there is a school where you 100% KNOW for SURE you will not go to based on other acceptances/offers, please do us all a favor and withdraw.

I will start by withdrawing my app from W&L. Goodluck to anyone else on the waitlist over there!

Spread the love.


2nd the notion. If you know you're not going to attend a school, please do others a favor and take 10 seconds to shoot those schools you won't attend an email. We all would really appreciate it.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Linsanity » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:09 pm

Also, if those who post on here could state the schools they withdraw from and when they did it, we would all appreciate it.

Thanks

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby barbaraeliz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:23 pm

Will be withdrawing from Cali Western and Hoftstra tomorrow.

I'm only waitlisted at UConn, despite that my GPA and LSAT are both at their 75%.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby seahawk32 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:52 pm

Recently withdrew from Georgia ($$$) and Northwestern.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Figure.N9ne » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:19 pm

Withdrew from University of Miami, Catholic, and St. Thomas today.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby KibblesnBitts » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:35 pm

Withdrew from:

Denver, Cali Western, New York Law School, Wisconsin (WL), Hastings (WL), and will be withdrawing from Seattle tomorrow.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby wfudeacons2005 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:02 pm

Plan on withdrawing from the following this week:

DePaul (PT)
UNH $
Campbell
New England (PT) $$
St. Mary's (PT) $
UMaine

...and then the following soon after (likely):

Seton Hall (PT)
American (PT or FT) - WL
Temple (PT) - WL

...to attend one of:

Rutgers - Newark (PT)
UConn (PT) - WL
Suffolk (PT) $$

Good luck to everyone hoping to go to any of the above!
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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby eboston » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:09 pm

I withdrew from MSU(50% tuition$), John Marshall Chicago($), U of Oklahoma($) this past week. Attending St. Louis University so will withdraw from SIU, as well. Good Luck to those waiting on their dream school!!

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Rawlberto » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:30 pm

I withdrew ND and will be Withdrawing from Emory.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby fltanglab » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:39 pm

Withdrew from Maryland a week ago. I'm not sure about other places, but I should be able to narrow it down after this week's visits.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby azgirl514 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:36 am

Withdrew from Northwestern and UCLA. Good luck, everyone!

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby darkatillam2 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:10 am

Props to all of you

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby sach1282 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:05 am

Withdrew from Northwestern, WashU, Texas, UCLA, Vanderbilt, and Minnesota.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby wskbarrett » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:13 am

withdrew from MSU

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby vpintz » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:01 am

WL at Wisconsin and American; will be withdrawing from the WL this week.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby jaysgirl42671 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:02 am

Withdrew from Wake Forest just a few minutes ago. I've already got difficult decisions to make - don't need to wait on a waitlist. :D

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby justicefishy » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:10 am

Withdrew from Northwestern, will be withdrawing from UCLA and GW in the next few days.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Lizzish » Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:40 pm

This is probably a stupid question, but what is the etiquette for a withdrawal? Do you just e-mail the office of admissions and say, "Thank you for your offer of admission, but I will not be attending your school?" Is there anything else you need to say?

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby Byzantine » Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:43 pm

Withdrawing from Chicago and Duke today. Good luck everyone!

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby kakaa001 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:30 pm

Withdrawing from USF and University of the Pacific - McGeorge today. Their scholarships were insulting.

Hope this helps everyone else out!

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby z0rk » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:02 pm

Lizzish wrote:This is probably a stupid question, but what is the etiquette for a withdrawal? Do you just e-mail the office of admissions and say, "Thank you for your offer of admission, but I will not be attending your school?" Is there anything else you need to say?


You got it. There are example emails and tons of threads addressing this topic. Be kind, courteous, and appreciative for their offer of admission. Many applicants work very hard to prepare materials for their applications. Admissions committees spend a lot of time reviewing those materials, and it is an honor to gain admission to law school. The least an applicant can do is say thank you when withdrawing.

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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby MrHaephestus » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:36 am

Denver (Sturm) - withdrew last Friday.


Love the Denver area and Colorado in general, but not enough to attend at sticker even if accepted. Besides, I can always continue my annual ski vacations to hang with my old pals now can't I? Can ya dig it? I knew ya could!

Charleston School of Law - never really a starter with me.

Applied there since they waived their app fee. 6 figures of debt for a very recently accredited school. No thanks, but fuck you very much. Charleston, indeed!

Loyola New Orleans - scholarship offer so low it was practically insulting.
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Re: The Official Waitlist/withdraw thread

Postby minnbills » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:37 am

Thanks for the reminder. I'll be withdrawing from some schools shortly.



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