Harvard Waitlist 2012

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Doorkeeper » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:14 pm

pdhopeful wrote:So if I'm a high LSAT, low GPA, does it mean that I'm out of luck? I mean I was kind of out of luck to begin with, but am I now MORE out of luck than others waiting?

PS I know I lurk a lot and don't post much, but can I say how awesome all of you TLS'ers are compared to last year's HLS waitlist TLS people? You all are so supportive. HLS will be super lucky to have you.

I honestly don't think that anyone is out of luck. I know a few people who got JS1s on Monday were high LSAT/low GPA, but I have no idea if that has any bearing on who gets JS1s in the future.

Also, getting a WL offer with a 3.5 is pretty damn impressive. You must've done some awesome stuff!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby JournalismToLaw » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:22 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
pdhopeful wrote:So if I'm a high LSAT, low GPA, does it mean that I'm out of luck? I mean I was kind of out of luck to begin with, but am I now MORE out of luck than others waiting?

PS I know I lurk a lot and don't post much, but can I say how awesome all of you TLS'ers are compared to last year's HLS waitlist TLS people? You all are so supportive. HLS will be super lucky to have you.

I honestly don't think that anyone is out of luck. I know a few people who got JS1s on Monday were high LSAT/low GPA, but I have no idea if that has any bearing on who gets JS1s in the future.

Also, getting a WL offer with a 3.5 is pretty damn impressive. You must've done some awesome stuff!


It definitely seems like there is no pattern so far. At first it seemed mostly high LSAT's were the ones getting JS1s. I'd say you have just as much of a shot as the rest of us who haven't gotten a JS1 at this point.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby noggo10 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:41 pm

I've asked this earlier in the week but curious again: any KB1/JS1--WL people get new KB1s/JS1s this week? In past years it seems some of us are in the first WL wave. But this year is certainly not a typical cycle. As a KB1--WL I am hoping they send out some KB2/JS2s to us without interviewing. I think JR did this a few years ago.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby kleenbean88 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:46 pm

I meant KB1!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:09 am

18.

Thats the new total after the 3 JS1s reported today (and we're counting 1 non-TLSer reported by their friend). Congratulations!

This appears to be the 2nd WL admit wave that usually quickly follows the first one. True to form, its much smaller.

If history keeps repeating itself, a couple more people may get invited next week to complete the 2nd wave. After that, 1-5 more people will get offers drip-by-drip over the summer. Then in mid-August (12th last year), there will be a major cull. After this, possibly 1-2 admits come up to the time of orientation (happened in 2010, not 2011).

History may not repeat itself, and more may be admitted IF there is a larger effect from the fall in applicants than we can discern right now. For example, if HLS underadmitted and needs more from the WL. Or if YLS takes more from the WL, (which may have already happened).

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby JDflowergirl » Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:54 am

I just read the last 4 pages and I am so disappointed and confused. I really wanted you all to get in yesterday. As for the KB1s going out I agree with sharkdean, I think they did in fact split up the files; JS read and interviewed some and now it's KB's turn. What I don't get is how that affects your chances of getting in.

Will there be more KB1s? I don't know but if they follow their current pattern, Monday will be the last day (b4 the interviews begin) that an interview will be sent out for next week. I don't think they have sent interview invites on the same day others had interviews.

When will u guys hear back? That will probably depend on them. They might want to wait after KB is done for the week or they might stagger them according to your interview date. I really hope each KB1/JS1 corresponds to an empty seat. Interviewing 70 people for 50 spots (just an example) is just wrong to do to people on the WL. It's June, I don't know why there is no sense of urgency in this process. People need to get housing, withdraw from other schools, freak out, fill aid forms, cancel leases etc in less than 3 months.

For those still waiting for invites, there is hope. I'm going to be realistic and say that the hope is
Less than it was last week but there is a some possibility that more invites will go out soon. also think about it this way the longer they wait, the longer someone that got interviewed earlier commits to his current school increasing the chances of him turning down the offer. Also I don't think there will be a urm 'wave' I think they might just admit URMs gradually. Or they might want to see which people accept the invites and then admit the URMs.

Also are all the people who were interviewed then WL interviewed by KB? Are there any JS1-->WL? Maybe KB will deal with that group if they are going to 'reinterview' u all

I'm still pulling for you all and I really hope u hear soon. best of luck
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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby avd90 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:02 am

Hey guys, I'm pulling for all of you! I'm just checking for a non-TLS friend--have any of the recent KB/JS1s off the WL been interviewed earlier in the process? Thanks guys, and good luck to all!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby marcellus » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:19 am

avd90: I believe the answer is no.

JDflowergirl: That would be truly intriguing, if KB and JS both have their own respective piles. It could mean we will see 2 WL-admit waves, rather than last years 1 and a bit afterwards. Might there even be a KB1 wave of 13-15 to match the JS1 wave?

That'd be awesome!!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby sharktankdean » Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:20 pm

JDflowergirl wrote:I just read the last 4 pages and I am so disappointed and confused. I really wanted you all to get in yesterday. As for the KB1s going out I agree with sharkdean, I think they did in fact split up the files; JS read and interviewed some and now it's KB's turn. What I don't get is how that affects your chances of getting in.

Will there be more KB1s? I don't know but if they follow their current pattern, Monday will be the last day (b4 the interviews begin) that an interview will be sent out for next week. I don't think they have sent interview invites on the same day others had interviews.

When will u guys hear back? That will probably depend on them. They might want to wait after KB is done for the week or they might stagger them according to your interview date. I really hope each KB1/JS1 corresponds to an empty seat. Interviewing 70 people for 50 spots (just an example) is just wrong to do to people on the WL. It's June, I don't know why there is no sense of urgency in this process. People need to get housing, withdraw from other schools, freak out, fill aid forms, cancel leases etc in less than 3 months.

For those still waiting for invites, there is hope. I'm going to be realistic and say that the hope is
Less than it was last week but there is a some possibility that more invites will go out soon. also think about it this way the longer they wait, the longer someone that got interviewed earlier commits to his current school increasing the chances of him turning down the offer. Also I don't think there will be a urm 'wave' I think they might just admit URMs gradually. Or they might want to see which people accept the invites and then admit the URMs.

Also are all the people who were interviewed then WL interviewed by KB? Are there any JS1-->WL? Maybe KB will deal with that group if they are going to 'reinterview' u all

I'm still pulling for you all and I really hope u hear soon. best of luck



+1

If anyone looks at the 2010 WL thread they had a lot of movement between May and July. It might be equivalent to what's happening this year, just within a shorter time frame.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby pupshaw » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:39 pm

This wait is just killing me.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Md814 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:53 pm

cerealdan wrote:This wait is just killing me.


+1. The more time that passes after my interview, the worse I feel like I did...

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Doorkeeper » Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:17 pm

Md814 wrote:
cerealdan wrote:This wait is just killing me.


+1. The more time that passes after my interview, the worse I feel like I did...

I'm going to be chill until people start getting JS2s. Then I'm going to freak out.

Until then, I'm staying calm...

*Calm*
*Calm*
*Calm*

/repeat

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby arez » Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:20 pm

When is the latest KB1 next week scheduled? Wednesday? Ps looking back on the WL movement during the 2010 cycle almost all calls were joint JR1/JR2s and occurred in May. If we had only been so lucky!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby yepyepyep » Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:34 pm

I don't think I've ever said these words before...but is it Monday yet?!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby gatorlaw » Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:55 am

Ummmm....okay quick question, guys. I'm currently abroad and cannot check my voicemail...if I get a KB1 and I don't answer, they'll e-mail you, right?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby yepyepyep » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:01 am

gatorlaw wrote:Ummmm....okay quick question, guys. I'm currently abroad and cannot check my voicemail...if I get a KB1 and I don't answer, they'll e-mail you, right?


The KB/JS1 is the email you get setting a date and time for the interview. So you'll find out in email to schedule the call. They won't cold call. So if you can check your email, then you're all good.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby sharktankdean » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:25 am

yepyepyep wrote:I don't think I've ever said these words before...but is it Monday yet?!


* tries to go back to bed thinking it would make the day move quicker* :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby sharktankdean » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:50 am

Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby yepyepyep » Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:53 am

sharktankdean wrote:Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.


+1

I'm going to try lying down and staring at my ceiling for a while...maybe that'll help.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby MichelFoucault » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:31 pm

noggo10 wrote:I've asked this earlier in the week but curious again: any KB1/JS1--WL people get new KB1s/JS1s this week? In past years it seems some of us are in the first WL wave. But this year is certainly not a typical cycle. As a KB1--WL I am hoping they send out some KB2/JS2s to us without interviewing. I think JR did this a few years ago.


Glad im not the only KB1->WL

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby hypothalamus » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:17 pm

sharktankdean wrote:Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.


I somehow missed the whole KB/JS swap... When and how did that happen? When did JS come back? I've been a bad TLSer, and I don't even feel like going through posts carefully to figure out what happened. I must be sick! :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby mikeylikesit » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:39 pm

MichelFoucault wrote:
noggo10 wrote:I've asked this earlier in the week but curious again: any KB1/JS1--WL people get new KB1s/JS1s this week? In past years it seems some of us are in the first WL wave. But this year is certainly not a typical cycle. As a KB1--WL I am hoping they send out some KB2/JS2s to us without interviewing. I think JR did this a few years ago.


Glad im not the only KB1->WL


There are more than a few of us. I don't think anyone who had a pre-waitlist interview has been asked for a second interview...yet. Who knows what that means...

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby Doorkeeper » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:48 pm

hypothalamus wrote:
sharktankdean wrote:Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.


I somehow missed the whole KB/JS swap... When and how did that happen? When did JS come back? I've been a bad TLSer, and I don't even feel like going through posts carefully to figure out what happened. I must be sick! :D

It happened for all interviews for this week. JS did last week's interviews. KB is doing this week's interviews. JS came back for the waitlist stuff.

It's weird.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby hypothalamus » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:53 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
sharktankdean wrote:Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.


I somehow missed the whole KB/JS swap... When and how did that happen? When did JS come back? I've been a bad TLSer, and I don't even feel like going through posts carefully to figure out what happened. I must be sick! :D

It happened for all interviews for this week. JS did last week's interviews. KB is doing this week's interviews. JS came back for the waitlist stuff.

It's weird.


Maybe the office assistant went on maternity leave :D

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2012

Postby sharktankdean » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:36 pm

hypothalamus wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
hypothalamus wrote:
sharktankdean wrote:Can't sleep even though it's still early over here.

But wanted to say that even if we don't hear back tomorrow I will still be happy if amc987, hypothalamus and Elendil get JS1s/KB1s tomorrow.


I somehow missed the whole KB/JS swap... When and how did that happen? When did JS come back? I've been a bad TLSer, and I don't even feel like going through posts carefully to figure out what happened. I must be sick! :D

It happened for all interviews for this week. JS did last week's interviews. KB is doing this week's interviews. JS came back for the waitlist stuff.

It's weird.


Maybe the office assistant went on maternity leave :D


Lmao! Harvard pregnancy pact.




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