Georgetown c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby elblufer » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:43 pm

7shay wrote:
elblufer wrote:I just got held. I hadn't had an update since 11/30.

Guess I'm not getting an interview...


Did you apply ED? Was the hold through email or mail?

Also, sorry about that.


Nope, regular decision. Hold through email.

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

Postby malcolm » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:46 pm

Can anyone please tell me the difference between being held and waitlisted? I received the "chosen to postpone your final decision" email, no interview.

Thanks!

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

Postby levinelove » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:50 pm

malcolm wrote:Can anyone please tell me the difference between being held and waitlisted? I received the "chosen to postpone your final decision" email, no interview.

Thanks!



if you are held they promise you a decision by February, which could include a waitlist. If you are waitlisted they have stopped reviewing your application until after the application deadline when they start receiving their seat deposits. You could be waiting to get off the waitlist up until the beginning of school in August.

They hold people because they are interested in you and want to admit you, but not before they get a better sense of the other applicants (which mostly include the December LSAT takers, I believe).

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

Postby cwid1391 » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:06 pm

In via snail mail. Third update 12/3.

Over 75th GPA, around median LSAT.

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

Postby malcolm » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:54 pm

levinelove wrote:
malcolm wrote:Can anyone please tell me the difference between being held and waitlisted? I received the "chosen to postpone your final decision" email, no interview.

Thanks!



if you are held they promise you a decision by February, which could include a waitlist. If you are waitlisted they have stopped reviewing your application until after the application deadline when they start receiving their seat deposits. You could be waiting to get off the waitlist up until the beginning of school in August.

They hold people because they are interested in you and want to admit you, but not before they get a better sense of the other applicants (which mostly include the December LSAT takers, I believe).


Great, thanks for the info.

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

Postby WhatOurBodiesAreFor » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:08 am

3rd (or last, not sure) update on 12/11. Hoping for G-town love at my doorstop before Christmas.

The hold/waitlist email would have already been sent to me, right?

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

Postby elblufer » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:09 am

WhatOurBodiesAreFor wrote:3rd (or last, not sure) update on 12/11. Hoping for G-town love at my doorstop before Christmas.

The hold/waitlist email would have already been sent to me, right?


I didn't even get an update for my hold email, so probably.

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

Postby ht2988 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:39 am

so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?

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

Postby mtrrw » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:27 am

Admitted Student Page is up...you have to request username and password. Nothing on scholarships though (maybe just for me :/)

Any other admits have any additional info?

website: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/admitted ... logout=yes

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

Postby leebs2 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:08 am

Just got updated today 12/13...definitely 2nd update, not sure if it's 3rd...

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

Postby Gisney » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:15 am

mtrrw wrote:Admitted Student Page is up...you have to request username and password. Nothing on scholarships though (maybe just for me :/)

Any other admits have any additional info?

website: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/admitted ... logout=yes


I have no scholly info either. Do they put it there? Can't remember from last year

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

Postby BigZuck » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:24 am

ht2988 wrote:so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?


Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.

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

Postby ht2988 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:33 am

BigZuck wrote:
ht2988 wrote:so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?


Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.


Thanks.

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

Postby TrialLawyer16 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:36 am

BigZuck wrote:
ht2988 wrote:so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?


Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.

From what I've understood if someone says they received a letter after 3 updates, they are not including the complete.

The standard seems to be complete + no interview + 3 updates + no email (waitlist/reject) within 48 hours of 3rd update = acceptance letter in the mail. Also, complete + interview + 4 updates + no email within 48 hours of 4th update = acceptance letter in the mail.

Someone jump in if anything seems off, but that's the way I understood the stories in the thread, as well as what happened for me. Initially I was expecting a letter after my 4th update (i was including complete) and was disappointed when i saw another update a week later. A week after that I received my acceptance letter. So pretty much, I wouldn't look at the complete as an update as you may get too excited prematurely (which we all know is never good :wink: ).

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

Postby WhatOurBodiesAreFor » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:43 am

TrialLawyer16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
ht2988 wrote:so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?


Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.

From what I've understood if someone says they received a letter after 3 updates, they are not including the complete.

The standard seems to be complete + no interview + 3 updates + no email (waitlist/reject) within 48 hours of 3rd update = acceptance letter in the mail. Also, complete + interview + 4 updates + no email within 48 hours of 4th update = acceptance letter in the mail.

Someone jump in if anything seems off, but that's the way I understood the stories in the thread, as well as what happened for me. Initially I was expecting a letter after my 4th update (i was including complete) and was disappointed when i saw another update a week later. A week after that I received my acceptance letter. So pretty much, I wouldn't look at the complete as an update as you may get excited prematurely.


Could you elaborate on why you think those interviewed typically have 4 updates before the decision is made?

I'm sitting at 3 updates + 1 bio/address/demographics post interview.

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

Postby muskies970 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:47 am

has anyone who was invited to the group interview next week heard back from admissions about the finalized date/ time? I'm thinking about shooting them an email to confirm sometime today...

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

Postby enjoyddyy » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:48 am

WhatOurBodiesAreFor wrote:
TrialLawyer16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
ht2988 wrote:so does the first complete date count or not count as an update in the famed 3 update speculation?


Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.

From what I've understood if someone says they received a letter after 3 updates, they are not including the complete.

The standard seems to be complete + no interview + 3 updates + no email (waitlist/reject) within 48 hours of 3rd update = acceptance letter in the mail. Also, complete + interview + 4 updates + no email within 48 hours of 4th update = acceptance letter in the mail.

Someone jump in if anything seems off, but that's the way I understood the stories in the thread, as well as what happened for me. Initially I was expecting a letter after my 4th update (i was including complete) and was disappointed when i saw another update a week later. A week after that I received my acceptance letter. So pretty much, I wouldn't look at the complete as an update as you may get excited prematurely.


Could you elaborate on why you think those interviewed typically have 4 updates before the decision is made?

I'm sitting at 3 updates + 1 bio/address/demographics post interview.


To me: 3 updates post interview= decision

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

Postby TrialLawyer16 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:07 pm

enjoyddyy wrote:
WhatOurBodiesAreFor wrote:
TrialLawyer16 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Complete, followed by 3 more updates. So 4 total.

From what I've understood if someone says they received a letter after 3 updates, they are not including the complete.

The standard seems to be complete + no interview + 3 updates + no email (waitlist/reject) within 48 hours of 3rd update = acceptance letter in the mail. Also, complete + interview + 4 updates + no email within 48 hours of 4th update = acceptance letter in the mail.

Someone jump in if anything seems off, but that's the way I understood the stories in the thread, as well as what happened for me. Initially I was expecting a letter after my 4th update (i was including complete) and was disappointed when i saw another update a week later. A week after that I received my acceptance letter. So pretty much, I wouldn't look at the complete as an update as you may get excited prematurely.


Could you elaborate on why you think those interviewed typically have 4 updates before the decision is made?

I'm sitting at 3 updates + 1 bio/address/demographics post interview.


To me: 3 updates post interview= decision

+1 I had the same as enjoyddyy.

It makes sense to me why interviewed candidates would have 4 instead of 3 updates because of the update to the person's file once the recommendation from the interviewer is received by Gtown. I had an update shortly before my interview request was emailed to me. An update shortly after I had the interview. Followed by two updates.

I'll tell you this as well, whatourbodiesarefor (hence forth to be referred to as WOBAF lol), I think that update to your address info is a very good sign bc I think it means they may be preparing to mail you something. I had the same update and received mail a little over a week later. Of course I can't guarantee anything, though.

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

Postby Rahviveh » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:42 pm

Gisney wrote:
mtrrw wrote:Admitted Student Page is up...you have to request username and password. Nothing on scholarships though (maybe just for me :/)

Any other admits have any additional info?

website: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/admitted ... logout=yes


I have no scholly info either. Do they put it there? Can't remember from last year


Schollies dont come out till March. Don't expect much from these cheapskates

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

Postby Cicero76 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:54 pm

You say don't expect much, but do any previous applicants have any idea what we can expect? For median, above 75%s, is there a magic number where they throw actual money at you?

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

Postby Rahviveh » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:55 pm

Cicero76 wrote:You say don't expect much, but do any previous applicants have any idea what we can expect? For median, above 75%s, is there a magic number where they throw actual money at you?


The magic number is to convince these poors you actually want to attend and you're not going to take your 174/3.85 to a T6 (which is what I would do).

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

Postby jenglish27 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:35 pm

Does anyone know if they send the letter to current address? That would be pretty cruel considering I listed my school address and I'm about to head out for Winter Break :(

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

Postby Nickg415 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:50 pm

Just sent Georgetown an email letting them know I have to turn down their acceptance due to getting ED to UPenn. Kind of sad because I became really sold on georgetown as I looked more and more into it but I am stoked on UPenn. Hopefully this means just another spot for someone else!

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

Postby kmarie » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:59 pm

For those interviewed:

How long did it take from the time Georgetown said they have matched you with an alumni did it take to hear from the alumni? I'm worried its taking too long and I'm wondering if I should contact Georgetown to see whats going on.

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

Postby bananasplit19 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:10 pm

kmarie wrote:For those interviewed:

How long did it take from the time Georgetown said they have matched you with an alumni did it take to hear from the alumni? I'm worried its taking too long and I'm wondering if I should contact Georgetown to see whats going on.

I got an e-mail from an alum the day after I accepted the interview request. But I think I was one of the lucky ones; some ITT have waited several days or even weeks.

On a related note, what's the timetable post-interview, for those lucky enough to have gotten decisions? I applied ED, but I'm guessing the interview resets the 3-week counter, so I'm back in limbo :?




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