Harvard Waitlist 2012

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amc987
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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby amc987 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:05 pm

Ugh, I had totally given up. And now there are more KB/JS1s. I still have not received one. Sigh.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby ScratchableItch » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:22 am

amc987 wrote:Ugh, I had totally given up. And now there are more KB/JS1s. I still have not received one. Sigh.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:29 am

From the In at Harvard thread:

thelawschoolproject wrote:
yansky22 wrote:Just got the JS2 call. Apologies if this has been asked before, but do we know how likely it is that we will get HLS housing or campus housing in general? Thanks in advance. And for what it's worth, I will be withdrawing from Columbia so I hope a spot opens up for a TLSer!


If you want on campus housing, you're pretty much going to get it. I called this afternoon and they said that there were over 100 room still available.


Dear Harvard,

I can help you fill one of those +100 vacant rooms. I am a good tenant; I can even send a reference (through LSAC?). I could also attend the lawschool too if you want.

Sincerely,
your secret admirer

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Doorkeeper » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:49 am

marcellus wrote:From the In at Harvard thread:

thelawschoolproject wrote:
yansky22 wrote:Just got the JS2 call. Apologies if this has been asked before, but do we know how likely it is that we will get HLS housing or campus housing in general? Thanks in advance. And for what it's worth, I will be withdrawing from Columbia so I hope a spot opens up for a TLSer!


If you want on campus housing, you're pretty much going to get it. I called this afternoon and they said that there were over 100 room still available.


Dear Harvard,

I can help you fill one of those +100 vacant rooms. I am a good tenant; I can even send a reference (through LSAC?). I could also attend the lawschool too if you want.

Sincerely,
your secret admirer

So THAT'S what those evaluations are for.

Ohhhhhhh.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby ftw » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:35 am

Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby hypothalamus » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:38 am

ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Elendil » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:42 am

hypothalamus wrote:
ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D


+1. ONWARD! :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Take Two » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:13 am

ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah gotta be honest this whole situation is really fanning the fire of my latent self doubt...

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:22 am

Congrats to the 3 newly Harvard-bound. (1 KB1, 1 JS1, and 1 indirect report from real life.)

All this in addition to the 29 admitted in the first wave. What a year.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby rotaxkarter » Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:25 pm

Elendil wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D


+1. ONWARD! :D


They should just take everyone on this TLS WL thread...:D...Come on HLS!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby masked kavana » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:40 pm

Elendil wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D


+1. ONWARD! :D


I have a good feeling about this!!.....

....maybe?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby JournalismToLaw » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:55 pm

masked kavana wrote:
Elendil wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D


+1. ONWARD! :D


I have a good feeling about this!!.....

....maybe?


I wish I could say I shared your optimism. :|

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby AmoryB » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:33 pm

Just out of curiosity for those who got recent KB1's and JS1's when are your interviews?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby krushktk » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:10 am

Elendil wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
ftw wrote:Moar JS/KB1s???

Am I really that bad an applicant that I'm not part of that HUGE PROPORTION!?!?
How many more people are there left in the WL, like 5 or 6?


Yeah, that's what I've counted. You, me, Elendil, and a couple of others :D


+1. ONWARD! :D


+1. There might be others that are not on TLS.
Last edited by krushktk on Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:29 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby kav0204 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:56 am

To recent KB/JS1 folks -- when were your interviews scheduled for? when do you think you'll hear back?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby chapmaco » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:25 am

Wow, just had my JS1... really hoping for a positive resonse! Does anyone know if the oft quoted 80% statistic for people getting in after interview applies to waitlisted applicants as well?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby adam1 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:33 am

chapmaco wrote:Wow, just had my JS1... really hoping for a positive resonse! Does anyone know if the oft quoted 80% statistic for people getting in after interview applies to waitlisted applicants as well?


Traditionally, I'd consider that a low estimate. The numbers are never perfect, but you're in extremely good shape. You know how if you check the weather sometimes it says the chance of precipitation at the moment is 10%, but it's beautiful and there isn't a cloud in the sky; that's about where you're at.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:01 am

chapmaco wrote:Wow, just had my JS1... really hoping for a positive resonse!


This is the 4th recorded post-wave JS1.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby MichelFoucault » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:31 am

chapmaco wrote:Wow, just had my JS1... really hoping for a positive resonse! Does anyone know if the oft quoted 80% statistic for people getting in after interview applies to waitlisted applicants as well?


Did they tell you what time to expect the call?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby JournalismToLaw » Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:23 pm

marcellus wrote:
chapmaco wrote:Wow, just had my JS1... really hoping for a positive resonse!


This is the 4th recorded post-wave JS1.


Let's hope for more! Always more fun to see the positive news in this thread. :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby ftw » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:51 pm

Oh man, I can't believe the hope swings I'm having. But at least there is a general downward trend :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:01 pm

To withdraw, or not to withdraw?

pro: peace of mind

con: no peace of mind because you'll always think "what if"

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby dj03365 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:03 pm

I also had my JS1 this morning. Got the email yesterday, was told to expect a call between 9 and 10, the call came at 9:55 and we chatted for about 10 minutes-to me it felt rushed, anyone else feel the same way?

I don't really know what to make of it...she also said that she couldn't give me a definite date when I'd hear. I've heard that they've basically made up their minds before you interview, is that true?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:06 pm

dj03365 wrote:I also had my JS1 this morning.


5th post-wave JS1.

and thus the native hue of resolution
is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby 06132012 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:18 pm

dj03365 wrote:I also had my JS1 this morning. Got the email yesterday, was told to expect a call between 9 and 10, the call came at 9:55 and we chatted for about 10 minutes-to me it felt rushed, anyone else feel the same way?

I don't really know what to make of it...she also said that she couldn't give me a definite date when I'd hear. I've heard that they've basically made up their minds before you interview, is that true?


No it didn't feel rushed for me, because I expected it to be like and knew that everyone else's was like that. If anything your conversation was a big longer than usual. I've known them to be around five minutes. Also, I think they have made up their mind that they probably want you, but how many people accept offers from this past wave will influence your decision. I think that is why you weren't really provided with a deifnite date of hearing. However, I think that if they need additional people due to not everyone accepting their WL offer, people dropping out of the class, or they just want more students you and the rest of the people getting interviewed right now would be at the top of the list.

Long story short, you are in good shape. It might just be a longer wait for you. People accepted in my wave (this last wave) have until July 2nd to respond.




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