Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby FavoriteColorGRUE » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:43 pm

Checking in!

Reverse splitter--and looks like I'm not alone! :)

No email though... and I got WL'd in early Feb. :(

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:27 pm

Keep the dream alive, guys

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/vineethsci

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby luxxe » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:33 pm

[quote="JamMasterJ"]Keep the dream alive, guys

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/vineethsci[/]

Failed to look at the year hahaha. Need recent & relevant examples.
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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby Dany » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:34 pm

luxxe wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Keep the dream alive, guys

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/vineethsci


ED waitlisted admit!!!

But with your GPA & a much lower LSAT. Wtf.

That account is from 2007.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby luxxe » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:36 pm

Dany wrote:
luxxe wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Keep the dream alive, guys

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/vineethsci


ED waitlisted admit!!!

But with your GPA & a much lower LSAT. Wtf.

That account is from 2007.


Realized after I posted. :oops: got too excited.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:12 pm

there weren't any ED WL>As on LSN from 08-11. That doesn't necessarily mean that ppl didn't get in off the WL from ED though

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby RopeisaJoke » Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:04 pm

luxxe wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:well dammit, it looks like I'm not getting in in the first round of WL admits

Unless the five LOCIs I've sent gave them the idea that I'm still quite interested and that an email asking this would be redundant.


Well, shit. I sent one + a transcript. In January. I wasn't planning on sending another until I graduated & started my internship so I had something new. And could remind them of their sad 3.94 GPA 75th.

Maybe our ED apps + LOCI(s) were enough to convince them already....


Do we know if receiving one of these emails is a necessary condition to get admitted (or even sufficient?)

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:58 pm

RopeisaJoke wrote:
luxxe wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:well dammit, it looks like I'm not getting in in the first round of WL admits

Unless the five LOCIs I've sent gave them the idea that I'm still quite interested and that an email asking this would be redundant.


Well, shit. I sent one + a transcript. In January. I wasn't planning on sending another until I graduated & started my internship so I had something new. And could remind them of their sad 3.94 GPA 75th.

Maybe our ED apps + LOCI(s) were enough to convince them already....


Do we know if receiving one of these emails is a necessary condition to get admitted (or even sufficient?)

from the WL thread last year, it looked like everyone that got in got the email. But there were several rounds over the course of the summer, so if you didn't get it Monday, you're not screwed yet

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby Mr. Somebody » Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:59 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
RopeisaJoke wrote:
luxxe wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:well dammit, it looks like I'm not getting in in the first round of WL admits

Unless the five LOCIs I've sent gave them the idea that I'm still quite interested and that an email asking this would be redundant.


Well, shit. I sent one + a transcript. In January. I wasn't planning on sending another until I graduated & started my internship so I had something new. And could remind them of their sad 3.94 GPA 75th.

Maybe our ED apps + LOCI(s) were enough to convince them already....


Do we know if receiving one of these emails is a necessary condition to get admitted (or even sufficient?)

from the WL thread last year, it looked like everyone that got in got the email. But there were several rounds over the course of the summer, so if you didn't get it Monday, you're not screwed yet


Is there hope for super splitters or should we just give up?

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:04 pm

Mr. Somebody wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
RopeisaJoke wrote:
luxxe wrote:
Well, shit. I sent one + a transcript. In January. I wasn't planning on sending another until I graduated & started my internship so I had something new. And could remind them of their sad 3.94 GPA 75th.

Maybe our ED apps + LOCI(s) were enough to convince them already....


Do we know if receiving one of these emails is a necessary condition to get admitted (or even sufficient?)

from the WL thread last year, it looked like everyone that got in got the email. But there were several rounds over the course of the summer, so if you didn't get it Monday, you're not screwed yet


Is there hope for super splitters or should we just give up?

I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby kennethellenparcell » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:22 pm

Mr. Somebody wrote: Is there hope for super splitters or should we just give up?


Last year, at least two super splitters got in off the waitlist (mid May I think?) - czelede and eecs. Both had 3.2/177s.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby RopeisaJoke » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:57 pm

So is it only splitters that get off waitlists, with the reason being because the can boost medians? Does that mean those of us with both numbers at median have less of a chance?

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:22 pm

RopeisaJoke wrote:So is it only splitters that get off waitlists, with the reason being because the can boost medians? Does that mean those of us with both numbers at median have less of a chance?

no. I doubt they expect WL>admits to do anything more than preserve medians. If you can do that with both, then you're a very hot commodity.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby justicefishy » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:38 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance


I'm thinking of just withdrawing then. I'm 170, 3.4 and pasty with an ED WL so I'm probably lacking a prayer of getting in.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:46 pm

justicefishy wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance


I'm thinking of just withdrawing then. I'm 170, 3.4 and pasty with an ED WL so I'm probably lacking a prayer of getting in.

Yeah, under both medians is usually the death knell for waitlisters.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby franklyscarlet » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:47 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
justicefishy wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance


I'm thinking of just withdrawing then. I'm 170, 3.4 and pasty with an ED WL so I'm probably lacking a prayer of getting in.

Yeah, under both medians is usually the death knell for waitlisters.


Death knell'd here.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby zapcaz » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:50 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
justicefishy wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance


I'm thinking of just withdrawing then. I'm 170, 3.4 and pasty with an ED WL so I'm probably lacking a prayer of getting in.

Yeah, under both medians is usually the death knell for waitlisters.


Death knell'd here.


+1

The sad part is in the time since I have been waitlisted I increased my LSAT score by 4 points and I still am under both medians.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:50 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
justicefishy wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:I don't remember your gpa, but I know there was a 177/3.5 in the first round last cycle. I'm guessing that if you're below a 3.4 then you're screwed, but otherwise, you still have a chance


I'm thinking of just withdrawing then. I'm 170, 3.4 and pasty with an ED WL so I'm probably lacking a prayer of getting in.

Yeah, under both medians is usually the death knell for waitlisters.


Death knell'd here.

I think you'll be OK :lol: :lol:

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby franklyscarlet » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:51 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:Death knell'd here.

I think you'll be OK :lol: :lol:


I'll survive :-D frankly, it was kind of exciting just to be on the waitlist.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:12 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:Death knell'd here.

I think you'll be OK :lol: :lol:


I'll survive :-D frankly, it was kind of exciting just to be on the waitlist.

dude, you have absolutely smashed this cycle. I almost wouldn't be surprised to see you get into Chicago after everything you've done

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby franklyscarlet » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:14 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
franklyscarlet wrote:Death knell'd here.

I think you'll be OK :lol: :lol:


I'll survive :-D frankly, it was kind of exciting just to be on the waitlist.

dude, you have absolutely smashed this cycle. I almost wouldn't be surprised to see you get into Chicago after everything you've done


Thanks :) it's been surreal. But I don't think I'm nearly rigorous enough for Chicago.

ETA: also, my big wins are coming from schools who have a history of valuing my one particularly big soft. Chi doesn't.

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:09 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:
Thanks :) it's been surreal. But I don't think I'm nearly rigorous enough for Chicago.

ETA: also, my big wins are coming from schools who have a history of valuing my one particularly big soft. Chi doesn't.

eh, well you are still here... they must like something

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby WhiteGuy5 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:29 pm

What do we do beyond sending a LOCI to get that email? Send another one?

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby JamMasterJ » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:57 pm

WhiteGuy5 wrote:What do we do beyond sending a LOCI to get that email? Send another one?

you mean the "we're about to review your app. are you still interested" email?

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Re: Waitlisted at Chicago (2012)

Postby rowingmyboat » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:16 pm

Just accepted off the waitlist! Super excited!




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