spicyyoda17 wrote:So you just email admissions and say you would like to apply and ask for a fee waiver?
For reference, I did this 3-4 weeks ago and got a fee waiver within a week (I think they weren't looking at 2013 stuff yet). Here's my email:
shadowofjazz wrote:Dear University of Virginia School of Law Office of Admissions,
My name is shadowofjazz and I am interested in applying to the University of Virginia School of Law for Fall 2013 admission. I am trying to apply to a wide breadth of schools. Unfortunately, high application fees at many schools are currently limiting the number of schools to which I can apply. I am wondering whether UVA Law offers merit based fee waivers. My information is as follows:
LSAC GPA: Y.YY
Once again, I am very interested in applying to the University of Virginia School of Law this fall. If you require any additional information, please let me know. Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
and their response:
Virginia Law Admissions wrote:shadowofjazz,
We are happy to waive your application fee. When you apply to UVA Law online through LSAC (after Sept. 1st), please use the following application fee waiver code:
Let me know if there is any problem.
Thank you for your interest in UVA law. We look forward to seeing your application.
Director of Admissions
University of Virginia School of Law
I led my email with my LSAT because it was well above their median while my GPA is well below their median. Please don't copy this verbatim, just adjust your email accordingly!