Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby moneyball026 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:19 pm

Waitlisted. Expected.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Ramius » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:23 pm

law_app_noob wrote:In.... Lowest GPA ever admitted? I must be in the running?


We could probably start a club at Boalt...something like the "Non-Laude Law Club." Also, you beat me in this, but not by much. But if you include LSATs in the competition, I think I retain the belt in the "WTF? He's non-urm?" battle royale.
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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby KingFish » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:23 pm

law_app_noob wrote:In.... Lowest GPA ever admitted? I must be in the running?

What the heck are your softs? Congratulations

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby spyder11 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:28 pm

Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby TigerChick13 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:33 pm

spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Have you submitted a LOCI at UVA? I bet they'd admit you after you send one in. They most likely wait listed you to YP. I almost had the same thing happen to me, but I submitted a Why UVA and got in a week later. I can almost guarantee I was a WL.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby spyder11 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:34 pm

TigerChick13 wrote:
spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Have you submitted a LOCI at UVA? I bet they'd admit you after you send one in. They most likely wait listed you to YP. I almost had the same thing happen to me, but I submitted a Why UVA and got in a week later. I can almost guarantee I was a WL.


I've been debating sending LOCIs to all these schools. The only problem is I already got a full ride at Northwestern for their Accelerated JD. What are my chances of getting any significant merit aid after being admitted off a waitlist?

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby BSC » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:37 pm

Waitlisted, will withdraw soon

Edit: withdrawn
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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:46 pm

spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Weird.... Check for typos in your app?

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby spyder11 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:48 pm

ManOfTheMinute wrote:
spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Weird.... Check for typos in your app?


Checked - there are no typos. Also I was admitted to NYU and had interviews with Harvard and UChicago; so I doubt typos are the issue.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby TigerChick13 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:52 pm

spyder11 wrote:
TigerChick13 wrote:
spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Have you submitted a LOCI at UVA? I bet they'd admit you after you send one in. They most likely wait listed you to YP. I almost had the same thing happen to me, but I submitted a Why UVA and got in a week later. I can almost guarantee I was a WL.


I've been debating sending LOCIs to all these schools. The only problem is I already got a full ride at Northwestern for their Accelerated JD. What are my chances of getting any significant merit aid after being admitted off a waitlist?



I'm not sure about other schools, but I know UVA is very generous with scholarships, even with people admitted off the wait list. If you submit soon, you may be in the running for the next round of scholarship decisions, which are happening in mid-April.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby spyder11 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:06 pm

TigerChick13 wrote:
spyder11 wrote:
TigerChick13 wrote:
spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Have you submitted a LOCI at UVA? I bet they'd admit you after you send one in. They most likely wait listed you to YP. I almost had the same thing happen to me, but I submitted a Why UVA and got in a week later. I can almost guarantee I was a WL.


I've been debating sending LOCIs to all these schools. The only problem is I already got a full ride at Northwestern for their Accelerated JD. What are my chances of getting any significant merit aid after being admitted off a waitlist?



I'm not sure about other schools, but I know UVA is very generous with scholarships, even with people admitted off the wait list. If you submit soon, you may be in the running for the next round of scholarship decisions, which are happening in mid-April.



Thanks! That's good to know

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby nanochick » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:10 pm

law_app_noob wrote:In.... Lowest GPA ever admitted? I must be in the running?


I guess with a sub-3.0 GPA I should be glad for the waitlist.

Also, MOTM, I am sorry to hear of your loss, although with an acceptance at Stanford I suspect you'll be alright. ;)

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby uconjak » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:38 pm

KingFish wrote:
law_app_noob wrote:In.... Lowest GPA ever admitted? I must be in the running?

What the heck are your softs? Congratulations


He is an Ivy, I believe that Berk gives Ivys a little extra boost.....compared to those of us who live in the flyover zone....

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby digifly » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:44 pm

Waitlisted!

Will likely be withdrawing soon as I know they'd never match UVA's scholarship at this point anyway.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby dsn32 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:13 pm

Dinged. Congrats to admits, good luck to the waitlisted, and maybe I'll see you at a different t14 in the fall to my fellow dings!

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby JedBartlet » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:14 pm

My first waitlist of the season! So pretty much unless your in the top quartile (~75 people) you can forget the B I'm guessing?

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby ALgooner » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:18 pm

JedBartlet wrote:My first waitlist of the season! So pretty much unless your in the top quartile (~75 people) you can forget the B I'm guessing?


Yep. Dean Tom said that the most they have ever accepted off the waitlist was 40.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby leslie-knope » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:36 pm

spyder11 wrote:Waitlisted... And annoyed because this keeps happening. I was already waitlisted at Duke, UVA, UMichigan, and Columbia.

174 and 3.89 gpa

Signed,
Confused


Weird. I'm in at Duke and UMichigan, waitlisted at Columbia, and rejected at Berkeley and I'm 169/3.7

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby imcool19 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:21 pm

First ding of the cycle.... I feel depressed : :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

3.77/172

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wisteria » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:33 pm

Is the FR2 decision wave over? Anyone in the FR2 hasn't received word? I didn't get any email or voice mail. Unfortunately I'm abroad so even if they called me, I wouldn't know.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby risa » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:50 pm

wisteria wrote:Is the FR2 decision wave over? Anyone in the FR2 hasn't received word? I didn't get any email or voice mail. Unfortunately I'm abroad so even if they called me, I wouldn't know.

Have you checked your status checker?

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wisteria » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:51 pm

Absolutely shocked. Admitted via status checker.

Never tailored my app for berkeley, so I always thought I was going to get WLed after FR. I also have weak softs, and people who get admitted after FR are usually with strong softs and relatively lower stats.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wisteria » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:51 pm

risa wrote:
wisteria wrote:Is the FR2 decision wave over? Anyone in the FR2 hasn't received word? I didn't get any email or voice mail. Unfortunately I'm abroad so even if they called me, I wouldn't know.

Have you checked your status checker?


Ha, thanks Risa, I just did !

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby risa » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:03 pm

wisteria wrote:Absolutely shocked. Admitted via status checker.

Never tailored my app for berkeley, so I always thought I was going to get WLed after FR. I also have weak softs, and people who get admitted after FR are usually with strong softs and relatively lower stats.

Congrats, wisteria!!!
I would definitely say I fall into the weaker stats, stronger softs pile.

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Re: Berkeley c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby bluecouch » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:01 pm

risa wrote:
wisteria wrote:Absolutely shocked. Admitted via status checker.

Never tailored my app for berkeley, so I always thought I was going to get WLed after FR. I also have weak softs, and people who get admitted after FR are usually with strong softs and relatively lower stats.

Congrats, wisteria!!!
I would definitely say I fall into the weaker stats, stronger softs pile.


What a nice status checker surprise!




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