Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:27 pm

BigZuck wrote:I will never forget the Forgotten.

*hugs*


It's good to know you are all waiting around with me. I check my status checker less and less... :?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby KanyeShrug » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:38 pm

The only thing keeping me checking is a magical acceptance. Wherein, my response would be:

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Then I'd feel all cool, forget about my "forgotten" confidants, and be like this with my new "accepted" friends:

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:41 pm

KanyeShrug wrote:The only thing keeping me checking is a magical acceptance. Wherein, my response would be:

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Then I'd feel all cool, forget about my "forgotten" confidants, and be like this with my new "accepted" friends:

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby dproduct » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:44 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby jimmy_dean » Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:03 pm

finally went complete today (applied 1/15). but not getting my hopes up (167/3.69).

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby Minesweeper » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:57 pm

jimmy_dean wrote:finally went complete today (applied 1/15). but not getting my hopes up (167/3.69).


Michigan 1L here. My buddy is 3.6/169 and he's here. Have hope man. Have hope.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby fallingup » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:41 am

Wait, you guys know this stuff about each other??? :shock:

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby luxurylawyer » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:50 am

Hmm. Went complete today. Applied 2/4. Didn't expect that. Fantastic.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby BigZuck » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:56 am

Minesweeper wrote:
jimmy_dean wrote:finally went complete today (applied 1/15). but not getting my hopes up (167/3.69).


Michigan 1L here. My buddy is 3.6/169 and he's here. Have hope man. Have hope.


So LSAT at the median?

Not that surprising that he got in. How about someone with an LSAT two points below median?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby LRGhost » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:59 am

Bro, schools accept people below both medians everywhere. It's less likely but don't count yourself out yet. Especially with apps down and shit, keep your head up playa

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby BigZuck » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:10 am

LRGhost wrote:Bro, schools accept people below both medians everywhere. It's less likely but don't count yourself out yet. Especially with apps down and shit, keep your head up playa


I have a hard time believing schools frequently accept people under BOTH medians if non-URM and baring exceptional softs. For regular bros that is a death sentence usually. Unless they have to drop medians in which case you are now at or above at least one median...

Also if that was meant to give me hope, there is no hope for me. I am at or above both medians. But I am a Forgotten. Such is our lot.

Luckily I can take solace in the fact that the Forgotten will never forget the Forgotten. Except Kanye. He's gonna forget the shit out of us when he gets accepted.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby porch » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:12 am

I'm leaving the country for a week next week and I feel like all the forgottens will get accepted but me and you'll all forget about me...

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby LRGhost » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:18 am

FWIW dude if you're at or above median and you haven't heard anything, it could be a variety of things but I wouldn't say you're out. And yeah man, schools do take people below medians. Maybe not FAR down but they definitely do. I just think all this stuff about 'x school hasn't gotten back to me but others who submitted last week are in' is a bit overblown. Yeah, you're still waiting, but you know how LS admissions goes. It's very transparent. If your numbers are there, you're more than likely good.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby pedestrian » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:19 am

I keep forgetting about my own application, so I'm not surprised that Michigan has. Maybe in a few years I will meet someone named Ann and I will be like, Ann... Ann... there was something about an Ann once. Ann Ardor? Well, it's gone.

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Postby UMich11 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:29 am

LRGhost wrote:FWIW dude if you're at or above median and you haven't heard anything, it could be a variety of things but I wouldn't say you're out. And yeah man, schools do take people below medians. Maybe not FAR down but they definitely do. I just think all this stuff about 'x school hasn't gotten back to me but others who submitted last week are in' is a bit overblown. Yeah, you're still waiting, but you know how LS admissions goes. It's very transparent. If your numbers are there, you're more than likely good.


I'm well below LSAT, just shy of GPA median, not an URM but a UMICH Alum/mich resident. I have some really good softs, but still i've been waiting on schools like UVA, W&M, UMich, BC/BU, GTown, UCLA for months. I'm sure it's all for the WL b/c T5s were quick to deny. But who knows. I think this year they are actually taking a more 'holistic" look at their applicants.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby az21833 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:33 am

received 30k dean scholly via asw. couple questions

1) is this per year. if so :) :)
2) does this mean out im out of running for darrow?
3) should i send in full rides from uva/duke to negotiate up?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby cwid1391 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:51 am

az21833 wrote:received 30k dean scholly via asw. couple questions

1) is this per year. if so :) :)
2) does this mean out im out of running for darrow?
3) should i send in full rides from uva/duke to negotiate up?


I'm particularly interested in the negotiation aspect of this. I asked this a while back but nobody had any experience. They say they don't negotiate, but I really have a hard time believing that. I'd be interested to see if they respond to your offers -- my guess is they would.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby UMich11 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:52 am

cwid1391 wrote:
az21833 wrote:received 30k dean scholly via asw. couple questions

1) is this per year. if so :) :)
2) does this mean out im out of running for darrow?
3) should i send in full rides from uva/duke to negotiate up?


I'm particularly interested in the negotiation aspect of this. I asked this a while back but nobody had any experience. They say they don't negotiate, but I really have a hard time believing that. I'd be interested to see if they respond to your offers -- my guess is they would.


Everything is negotiable.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby fallingup » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:54 am

UMich11 wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
az21833 wrote:received 30k dean scholly via asw. couple questions

1) is this per year. if so :) :)
2) does this mean out im out of running for darrow?
3) should i send in full rides from uva/duke to negotiate up?


I'm particularly interested in the negotiation aspect of this. I asked this a while back but nobody had any experience. They say they don't negotiate, but I really have a hard time believing that. I'd be interested to see if they respond to your offers -- my guess is they would.


Everything is negotiable.


What is your basis for saying this about Michigan's financial aid? Or are you just making a general statement?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby UMich11 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:02 pm

fallingup wrote:
UMich11 wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
az21833 wrote:received 30k dean scholly via asw. couple questions

1) is this per year. if so :) :)
2) does this mean out im out of running for darrow?
3) should i send in full rides from uva/duke to negotiate up?


I'm particularly interested in the negotiation aspect of this. I asked this a while back but nobody had any experience. They say they don't negotiate, but I really have a hard time believing that. I'd be interested to see if they respond to your offers -- my guess is they would.


Everything is negotiable.


What is your basis for saying this about Michigan's financial aid? Or are you just making a general statement?


Simply a general statement. I mean it's true though, everything is truly negotiable, you just have to know the right things to say. Only issue is, the School is full of lawyers and you're not one, yet.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby westphiladelphia » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:05 pm

while on the subject of negotiating, I could use some advice about petitioning Michigan for $. So, it's been about a month since I got in miraculously, and I haven't received any scholarship offers on the accepted student's website. I mean, and at a 169/3.16/Non-URM, I'm not sure I could get much from them. Would it make any sense to let them know right now of my commitment to Michigan if I got some $? Should I wait to see what all my other offers are from other schools before trying to leverage? I really am serious about Michigan, but I for REAL can't go over 200k in debt in the process.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby nsideirish » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:28 pm

westphiladelphia wrote:while on the subject of negotiating, I could use some advice about petitioning Michigan for $. So, it's been about a month since I got in miraculously, and I haven't received any scholarship offers on the accepted student's website. I mean, and at a 169/3.16/Non-URM, I'm not sure I could get much from them. Would it make any sense to let them know right now of my commitment to Michigan if I got some $? Should I wait to see what all my other offers are from other schools before trying to leverage? I really am serious about Michigan, but I for REAL can't go over 200k in debt in the process.


I am in the same exact position.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby 04102014 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:40 pm

Does anyone know how long after submitting the need-based application (which still isn't available) you can expect a need-based offer to be made, if any? I tried to gain some insight via past cycles, but no luck.

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby LRGhost » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:55 pm

IIRC, they say they don't negotiate but they have hours during ASW to discuss financial aid, so take that for what it's worth.

If you both (nsideirish and wphilly) don't mind sharing when you submitted and if you had any softs or anything special?

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Re: Michigan (AKA Hogwarts) c/o 2016 Applicants Thread 2012-2013

Postby nsideirish » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:10 pm

LRGhost wrote:IIRC, they say they don't negotiate but they have hours during ASW to discuss financial aid, so take that for what it's worth.

If you both (nsideirish and wphilly) don't mind sharing when you submitted and if you had any softs or anything special?


I'm a 169/3.6. 2 years of pretty good WE. A lot of community service but nothing too spectacular.




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