Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby manti5 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:06 pm

so if we are UR 3/1 and still not interview invite as of today, 3/18, safe to assume we are waitlist or ding headed, right?


I'm sitting in the exact same boat as you. When did you go complete? I was middle of January. Are there others complete in January that have been offered interviews?

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

Postby uconjak » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:08 pm

manti5 wrote:
so if we are UR 3/1 and still not interview invite as of today, 3/18, safe to assume we are waitlist or ding headed, right?


I'm sitting in the exact same boat as you. When did you go complete? I was middle of January. Are there others complete in January that have been offered interviews?



I am in the same boat. no news mid-jan complete, no word, no interview, not anything.

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

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:09 pm

manti5 wrote:
so if we are UR 3/1 and still not interview invite as of today, 3/18, safe to assume we are waitlist or ding headed, right?


I'm sitting in the exact same boat as you. When did you go complete? I was middle of January. Are there others complete in January that have been offered interviews?


Supposedly a 1/10 submit (174/3.9 ivy) received an interview invite on 3/11 (per the google doc on the first page)

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

Postby Azariel » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:30 pm

Complete 2/1, went under review 3/17. Must be the luck of the Irish! Fingers crossed that the process will speed up a bit from here on out.

(stats in profile if anyone's wondering, but I'm not sure how much that matters in terms of going UR?)

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

Postby smdpnp » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:37 pm

Azariel wrote:Complete 2/1, went under review 3/17. Must be the luck of the Irish! Fingers crossed that the process will speed up a bit from here on out.

(stats in profile if anyone's wondering, but I'm not sure how much that matters in terms of going UR?)

Yeah, numbers definitely matter. Chicago's cherry picking, so those with higher stats will have their apps reviewed first.

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

Postby az21833 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:13 pm

submit 1/4
complete 1/16
UR 3/1

nothing.

game over i guess

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

Postby edamame » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:17 pm

az21833 wrote:submit 1/4
complete 1/16
UR 3/1

nothing.

game over i guess


+1, except earlier submit and complete dates. Chicago probably knows I applied to nine other schools, though... so it's a YP. In my defense, at least I was honest on the application.

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

Postby applemaroon » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:20 pm

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

Postby az21833 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:21 pm

we should have just left it blank in hindsight

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

Postby square_peg » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:37 pm

I had my interview earlier today. It went well, aside from a couple of minor things I would change. The questions were the usual and the expected (why law, why Chicago, greatest accomplishment, etc). PM me if you want more specifics, but I think all the questions asked have been posted here before. Good luck to everyone else!

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

Postby Lar-ties » Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:32 pm

Complete 1/15 UGH.

Just reject me already...

Or maybe accept me? I feel like I'm in an abusive relationship and I know I should leave and move on but....why doesn't she love me?!

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

Postby bluecouch » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:58 pm

az21833 wrote:submit 1/4
complete 1/16
UR 3/1

nothing.

game over i guess


I got you beat, az.

complete 12/6
UR 2/11

*crickets*

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

Postby framboozer » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:46 pm

Complete since early February and not even under review yet. :(

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

Postby bananapudding88 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:49 pm

framboozer wrote:Complete since early February and not even under review yet. :(


Complete since 1/8 and still nothin. I think I win :D

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

Postby smdpnp » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:51 pm

Big Dog can go fuck himself.
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby JXander » Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:52 pm

framboozer wrote:Complete since early February and not even under review yet. :(

End o' January here.

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

Postby Audeamus » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:24 pm

smdpnp wrote:
aiaea wrote:
framboozer wrote:Complete since early February and not even under review yet. :(


Complete since 1/8 and still nothin. I think I win :D

That's just wrong. Have you considered calling them to see what's up?



I'm sitting at 1/11 here, and I've thought about calling.I think a call is justified since they publicize the fact that applications are reviewed in the order they're received and clearly they've deviated from this. At the same time, I worry that calling to inquire about it may put a sour taste in their mouths. Chicago is one of my top choices, so I'm obviously concerned at this point. I mean, I must go UR at some point right? Would they honestly reject people without even reading their full applications? Thoughts??

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

Postby smdpnp » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:12 pm

Nope.
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Big Dog » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:15 pm

I think a call is justified since they publicize the fact that applications are reviewed in the order they're received and clearly they've deviated from this.


Right, and that just means that they are starting to cherry-pick applications based upon whatever number they need (LSAT or GPA).

So no, a call is not justified, IMO. If you have the number that they require, your app will bubble up. Otherwise, hold-city.

That's just wrong.


Huh? Why? (The poster is below Chicago first quartile.)

I doubt they would reject people without reviewing their apps.


Probably true, but at this point in the cycle, there probably aren't a lot of spots left. So perhaps no rejection per se; instead, just a long hold.
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:15 pm

Audeamus wrote:

I'm sitting at 1/11 here, and I've thought about calling.I think a call is justified since they publicize the fact that applications are reviewed in the order they're received and clearly they've deviated from this. At the same time, I worry that calling to inquire about it may put a sour taste in their mouths. Chicago is one of my top choices, so I'm obviously concerned at this point. I mean, I must go UR at some point right? Would they honestly reject people without even reading their full applications? Thoughts??


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

Postby bosmer88 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:19 pm

Complete 12/14 and only went under review on 3/8. Not really expecting much at this point.

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

Postby cslouisck » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:35 pm

Big Dog wrote:
Probably true, but at this point in the cycle, there probably aren't a lot of spots left. So perhaps no rejection per se; instead, just a long hold.


If Chicago were progressing at a reasonable pace, I'd expect this to be true (e.g. if you're still waiting at Mich, you're probably done), but I've had decently luck most everywhere else after submitting in early December, so I'm hoping that holds true for Chicago as well. Still, that's part anecdote and part speculation, so what I really ought to do is look at total admits right now vs total admits for all of last cycle, factoring in how many more (or fewer) people posted their numbers on LSN this year. Since I'm at work and probably shouldn't be doing that... kappycaft1? Or does that info already exist somewher?

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

Postby LSATSCORES2012 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:45 pm

cslouisck wrote:
Big Dog wrote:
Probably true, but at this point in the cycle, there probably aren't a lot of spots left. So perhaps no rejection per se; instead, just a long hold.


If Chicago were progressing at a reasonable pace, I'd expect this to be true (e.g. if you're still waiting at Mich, you're probably done), but I've had decently luck most everywhere else after submitting in early December, so I'm hoping that holds true for Chicago as well. Still, that's part anecdote and part speculation, so what I really ought to do is look at total admits right now vs total admits for all of last cycle, factoring in how many more (or fewer) people posted their numbers on LSN this year. Since I'm at work and probably shouldn't be doing that... kappycaft1? Or does that info already exist somewher?

As of last night, Chicago had 105 acceptances reported on LSN, compared with 187 by the end of last year's cycle (56%). (For comparison, NYU has 290, compared to 355 at the end of last year's cycle (81%). Columbia is closer to Chicago with 157/230 (68%), but Chicago is clearly a bit behind. Not as much as I would have thought, though.)

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

Postby hohenheim » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:48 pm

cslouisck wrote:
Big Dog wrote:
Probably true, but at this point in the cycle, there probably aren't a lot of spots left. So perhaps no rejection per se; instead, just a long hold.


If Chicago were progressing at a reasonable pace, I'd expect this to be true (e.g. if you're still waiting at Mich, you're probably done), but I've had decently luck most everywhere else after submitting in early December, so I'm hoping that holds true for Chicago as well. Still, that's part anecdote and part speculation, so what I really ought to do is look at total admits right now vs total admits for all of last cycle, factoring in how many more (or fewer) people posted their numbers on LSN this year. Since I'm at work and probably shouldn't be doing that... kappycaft1? Or does that info already exist somewher?


Alright, just calculated this.

2011-2012
Total Admits on LSN:165
Median LSAT/GPA - 172/3.9
Mean LSAT/GPA - 172.1/3.87

2012-2013
Admits SO FAR on LSN: 102
Median LSAT/GPA - 171/3.85
Mean LSAT/GPA - 171.1/3.84

Proportion of LSN applicants 102/165 = 62% of Total Expected LSN applicants have reported acceptance so far

Sure looks like they dropped a point...

ETA: Scooped, but with basically the same results (I don't count waitlist admits)

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

Postby cslouisck » Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:55 pm

Awesome. Thanks to both of you for for the stats. Good to know.




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