Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

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Bluj217
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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Bluj217 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:36 pm

alinor wrote:
Bluj217 wrote:Still Ur1 2/18! Sent in LOCI over the weekend and Duke confirmed receiving it on Monday. Is anyone else still UR1 around the same date? Did anyone apply to the new summer dual degree program? Just trying to gauge some results.


I'm in the same boat, except I sent my LOCI last week. My UR date is 2/25. Also, the country of citizenship updated a while ago...


In the same boat meaning summer program?

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Bluj217 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:37 pm

syd625 wrote:
Bluj217 wrote:Still Ur1 2/18! Sent in LOCI over the weekend and Duke confirmed receiving it on Monday. Is anyone else still UR1 around the same date? Did anyone apply to the new summer dual degree program? Just trying to gauge some results.


UR1 2/18 here. Regular JD though. My GPA's on the low side, so I'm not expecting good news.


Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby MacB » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:42 pm

"Scholarship decision mailed" can definitely be no scholarship. If I recall correctly from their email apologizing for the delay in the release of financial aid decisions, they stated that applicants would be notified whether or not they received a scholarship.

I can go looking for some verification of that if you kids insist.

ETA: I may have actually made that up... let me do some digging...

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby alinor » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:47 pm

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby gaweenbob » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:39 pm

MacB wrote:"Scholarship decision mailed" can definitely be no scholarship. If I recall correctly from their email apologizing for the delay in the release of financial aid decisions, they stated that applicants would be notified whether or not they received a scholarship.

I can go looking for some verification of that if you kids insist.

ETA: I may have actually made that up... let me do some digging...


Yes, please! Dig dig dig

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby MacB » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:58 pm

gaweenbob wrote:
MacB wrote:"Scholarship decision mailed" can definitely be no scholarship. If I recall correctly from their email apologizing for the delay in the release of financial aid decisions, they stated that applicants would be notified whether or not they received a scholarship.

I can go looking for some verification of that if you kids insist.

ETA: I may have actually made that up... let me do some digging...


Yes, please! Dig dig dig



So many emails!! If I can't find it, I'll gladly call and ask for you folks tomorrow.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby carmenjones » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:11 am

I have a question about Duke.

Between Cornell, Duke, and Georgetown---which school do you think has the best academic reputation overall? Likewise, which of these three schools would be the best choice for someone who aspires to become a law professor?

Really interested in hearing people's detailed thoughts.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Big Dog » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:14 am

Duke slightly over Georgetown (but numbers are so small, one more academic makes a huge difference) over Cornell. (the latter's low result surprised me)

http://leiterrankings.com/new/2011_LawTeachers.shtml

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby whosonfirst » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:18 am

MacB wrote:"Scholarship decision mailed" can definitely be no scholarship. If I recall correctly from their email apologizing for the delay in the release of financial aid decisions, they stated that applicants would be notified whether or not they received a scholarship.

I can go looking for some verification of that if you kids insist.

ETA: I may have actually made that up... let me do some digging...

The letter also includes a lot of information about loans - so depending on the size of your scholarship, you could have anywhere from 0 loans (aka full ride) to all loans (aka no $$$ at all), meaning everyone gets the letter.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby carmenjones » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:20 am

Big Dog wrote:Duke slightly over Georgetown (but numbers are so small, one more academic makes a huge difference) over Cornell. (the latter's low result surprised me)

http://leiterrankings.com/new/2011_LawTeachers.shtml


Wow--thank you for pointing me in the direction of these rankings. I was not familiar with them.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Big Dog » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:45 am

you are welcome.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby gaweenbob » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:49 am

whosonfirst wrote:
MacB wrote:"Scholarship decision mailed" can definitely be no scholarship. If I recall correctly from their email apologizing for the delay in the release of financial aid decisions, they stated that applicants would be notified whether or not they received a scholarship.

I can go looking for some verification of that if you kids insist.

ETA: I may have actually made that up... let me do some digging...

The letter also includes a lot of information about loans - so depending on the size of your scholarship, you could have anywhere from 0 loans (aka full ride) to all loans (aka no $$$ at all), meaning everyone gets the letter.


Aha, I see! Thanks for the info, even though it means increased agonizing on my part over the contents of that letter.

At least Duke uses the fastest and most efficient medium for delivering scholly info possible. If I'm really lucky, they sent it via homing pigeon instead of the Pony Express <3 <3 <3

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Bluj217 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:24 am

alinor wrote:
Bluj217 wrote:
alinor wrote:
Bluj217 wrote:Still Ur1 2/18! Sent in LOCI over the weekend and Duke confirmed receiving it on Monday. Is anyone else still UR1 around the same date? Did anyone apply to the new summer dual degree program? Just trying to gauge some results.


I'm in the same boat, except I sent my LOCI last week. My UR date is 2/25. Also, the country of citizenship updated a while ago...


In the same boat meaning summer program?


Yes, I applied for the JD/LLM program. Is that what you applied for too?


Yep! We will see what happens today

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby dewdawn » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:12 pm

UR since 2/18, no change at all. :(

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby pebblsrock » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:44 pm

dewdawn wrote:UR since 2/18, no change at all. :(


We're in the same boat... life-vests on.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby dewdawn » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:46 pm

pebblsrock wrote:
dewdawn wrote:UR since 2/18, no change at all. :(


We're in the same boat... life-vests on.


too anxious to keep life-vests on... hopefully results come soon

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby jsmith201 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:12 pm

I was in the same boat with UR1 on 2/15...just got an update today. I am hoping for a quick decision even if it is bad news

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby dewdawn » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:25 pm

jsmith201 wrote:I was in the same boat with UR1 on 2/15...just got an update today. I am hoping for a quick decision even if it is bad news

tired of checking my status. impatient and nervous

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby intlsplitr » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:42 pm

Received scholarship info earlier today. I was pleasantly surprised - 67.5k!

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby islandrose0913 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:47 pm

I went UR1 3/1.. Any insight as to what the turnaround time is for dual degree applicants?

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby gaweenbob » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:36 pm

intlsplitr wrote:Received scholarship info earlier today. I was pleasantly surprised - 67.5k!


Congrats on the nice scholarship! How did you get your letter so quickly, though? You're international, right?...one day?

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby jvincent11 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:53 pm

I sent Duke my scholarship form today via email. How long does it take to hear back? How much, if any, scholarship money can I expect?

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:55 pm

jvincent11 wrote:I sent Duke my scholarship form today via email. How long does it take to hear back? How much, if any, scholarship money can I expect?


For me it took 6 weeks, but now that the cycle is narrowing they are quickening the pace. I'm betting they will get back to you within 2 weeks, and then it depends on how far away you live from Durham, NC.

As for quantity I have no idea. what are your finances like based on Need Access? for raw merit, probably depends on how badly they need your GPA to fill out their median.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby jvincent11 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:19 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
jvincent11 wrote:I sent Duke my scholarship form today via email. How long does it take to hear back? How much, if any, scholarship money can I expect?


For me it took 6 weeks, but now that the cycle is narrowing they are quickening the pace. I'm betting they will get back to you within 2 weeks, and then it depends on how far away you live from Durham, NC.

As for quantity I have no idea. what are your finances like based on Need Access? for raw merit, probably depends on how badly they need your GPA to fill out their median.


Thanks for the response. I don't get any need based aid, so I'm hoping that helps my chances for merit.

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Re: Duke c/o 2016 Applicants Thread (2012-2013 Cycle)

Postby Bluj217 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:03 am

islandrose0913 wrote:I went UR1 3/1.. Any insight as to what the turnaround time is for dual degree applicants?


I'm a dual degree applicant and I went ur1 on 2/18 and still there. Haven't heard yet on any turnaround for those applicants. Did you apply to the summer dual degree program?




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