Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby Big Dog » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:15 pm

As of last night, Chicago had 105 acceptances reported on LSN, compared with 187 by the end of last year's cycle (56%).


Isn't Chicago interviewing more candidates this year? If they can obtain some semblance of true interest in Hyde Park from the interview -- and thus, boost their yield -- they won't need to accept as many this year......

Last year, for example, they made offers to 837 applicants, and matriculated 191, for a 23% yield. If they can boost that yield to say 30% by interviewing, they would only need to accept 637 -- 200 fewer -- to fill their class.

https://officialguide.lsac.org/Release/ ... spx?sid=29

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

Postby bananapudding88 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:28 pm

So guys, what's the consensus? Do I call them or should I continue to patiently wait for my ding/WL? Still complete 1/8.

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

Postby bosmer88 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:41 pm

aiaea wrote:So guys, what's the consensus? Do I call them or should I continue to patiently wait for my ding/WL? Still complete 1/8.


Submitted on 12/3. I went complete on 12/14 and just went under review less than 2 weeks ago. They just seem to be really behind.

Edit: Just got an interview invite.
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lawsch16 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:48 pm

I went complete on Jan. 16 and have had no movement since. Mostly I just want my ding!

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

Postby solucky » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:49 pm

What is the consensus on who gets interviewed? (i.e. likely chance of admission after interview invite, etc.) The website says it doesn't mean anything, but that doesn't make sense...

sent 1/12
complete 1/25
UR I think since sometime in February...


interview invite 3/21

4.02 GPA
165 LSAT
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Inconceivable! » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:51 pm

Does anyone know if a set of decision is coming out tomorrow or will it be next Friday (due to their 3-week decision cycle)?

Automatic ding, but still want the closure.

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

Postby Hopefullyfuturelaw » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:54 pm

Just got interview invite. Sent in January 10. Complete 24 and UR March 8.

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

Postby edamame » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:02 pm

No interview invite, but UR 3/1. I smell a huge giant YP here.

Submit around 12/5, complete around 12/19. 172+, 4+
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Re: Chicago c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Dany » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:10 pm

aiaea wrote:So guys, what's the consensus? Do I call them or should I continue to patiently wait for my ding/WL? Still complete 1/8.

They didn't forget you. I wouldn't call.

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

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:12 pm

edamame wrote:No interview invite, but complete 3/1. I smell a huge giant YP here.

Submit around 12/5, complete around 12/19. 172+, 4+


Huh?

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

Postby one_by_one » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:16 pm

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

Postby edamame » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:39 pm

one_by_one wrote:
ManOfTheMinute wrote:
edamame wrote:No interview invite, but complete 3/1. I smell a huge giant YP here.

Submit around 12/5, complete around 12/19. 172+, 4+


Huh?


I'm guessing s/he means UR 3/1


Sorry, UR 3/1. Will edit.

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

Postby Big Dog » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:53 pm

So guys, what's the consensus? Do I call them..


What exactly would/could you say/ask (that wouldn't sound entitled)?

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

Postby dnptan » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:56 pm

edamame wrote:No interview invite, but UR 3/1. I smell a huge giant YP here.

Submit around 12/5, complete around 12/19. 172+, 4+


Sincerely doubt CCN does YP. Even then 172/4.33 is not a lock for HYS (perhaps H), so YP doesn't make sense. Just be patient they'll get there eventually!

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

Postby lawsch16 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:57 pm

What exactly would/could you say/ask (that wouldn't sound entitled)?


You could ask if, since your application is still complete, you'll be able to update it, and then ask if you might be able to do so for the next couple of days. See what info they'll give away, maybe?

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

Postby Big Dog » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:58 pm

Sincerely doubt CCN does YP.


I somewhat disagree.

Chicago has a small class and I have no doubt that they care about students who want them. It may not only be a numbers-YP, but geographic as well. (Chicago (and all midwestern schools), know full well that many/most easterners would prefer the other C or N to Chicago.)


You could ask if, since your application is still complete, you'll be able to update it,


Isn't that clearly addressed on their website?

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

Postby Crowing » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:03 pm

Big Dog wrote:
Sincerely doubt CCN does YP.


I somewhat disagree.

Chicago has a small class and I have no doubt that they care about students who want them. It may not only be a numbers-YP, but geographic as well. (Chicago (and all midwestern schools), know full well that many/most easterners would prefer the other C or N to Chicago.)


It's only shady YP if they're rejecting people based on their high numbers alone. Not wanting to admit people who don't seem serious about attending is something that every school does.

TLS understates the importance of non-numerical factors. There are schools that clearly will YP based on numbers alone (e.g. Michigan, American) but the evidence doesn't show that to be the case for CCN.

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

Postby JXander » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Big Dog wrote:
You could ask if, since your application is still complete, you'll be able to update it,


Isn't that clearly addressed on their website?

It is. You cannot update your application after it is complete (LOCI's included), except as it pertains to their C&F questions.

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

Postby untar614 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:53 pm

Got interview invite today.

Question: Is this essentially mandatory? I know they say it's not, but will not doing it kill my shot? The times they have available don't work too well with my work schedule (since i can't skype at work), and I'm a little unsure of my interviewing ability right now. I definitely wouldn't mind not doing it, but I feel like declining would hurt my chances at acceptance and/or scholly $.

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

Postby LRGhost » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:55 pm

untar614 wrote:Got interview invite today.

Question: Is this essentially mandatory? I know they say it's not, but will not doing it kill my shot? The times they have available don't work too well with my work schedule (since i can't skype at work), and I'm a little unsure of my interviewing ability right now. I definitely wouldn't mind not doing it, but I feel like declining would hurt my chances at acceptance and/or scholly $.


No clue, but I would think that it would hurt.

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

Postby bananapudding88 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:55 pm

untar614 wrote:Got interview invite today.

Question: Is this essentially mandatory? I know they say it's not, but will not doing it kill my shot? The times they have available don't work too well with my work schedule (since i can't skype at work), and I'm a little unsure of my interviewing ability right now. I definitely wouldn't mind not doing it, but I feel like declining would hurt my chances at acceptance and/or scholly $.

You should def find a way to do the interview.

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

Postby darkgrayclouds » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:00 pm

Has anyone who was admitted on March 8 heard back about Rubies or other scholarship info?

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

Postby arrggg » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:21 pm

darkgrayclouds wrote:Has anyone who was admitted on March 8 heard back about Rubies or other scholarship info?


Haven't heard anything yet, but I'm curious as well.

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

Postby postard » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:39 pm

They said that we (3/8 people) should hear back about scholarships by late March, which I assume to mean either tomorrow or next Friday.

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

Postby cwid1391 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:56 pm

postard wrote:They said that we (3/8 people) should hear back about scholarships by late March, which I assume to mean either tomorrow or next Friday.


Probably next Friday because they said NA was due 3/22. But oh man, I would be psyched if it came out tomorrow.

ETA: there has been at least 1 Ruby from the 3/8 group reported in the admitted students thread.




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