Harvard c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby Lavitz » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:24 am

elterrible78 wrote:You'll kill it, I'm sure. Enjoy!

helix23 wrote:Good luck! I am sure you'll crush.

Thanks, guys. Just waiting for Tuesday now.

Mdenis1 wrote:Hey everyone! Sorry if it has been asked before. My application status is currently " application complete " ( applied in mid september) Will my status remain like this until I either get a JS1 or get dinged, or will it change in the meantime to under review?

They're not doing the "under review" this year, and the status doesn't change when you get a JS1. So it'll stay at complete until you're accepted, held, waitlisted or rejected.

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

Postby whatisthewhat » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:14 pm

good luck to everyone who has interviews. hope you totally kill it.

noob question: how long did it take from when you pressed "submit" for your application to go complete in the hls status checker? they say it can take up to a month, but i was wondering what ppl were actually seeing.

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Postby helix23 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:23 pm

whatisthewhat wrote:good luck to everyone who has interviews. hope you totally kill it.

noob question: how long did it take from when you pressed "submit" for your application to go complete in the hls status checker? they say it can take up to a month, but i was wondering what ppl were actually seeing.


25 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes

seriously just did that for you.

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Postby shntn » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:30 pm

helix23 wrote:
whatisthewhat wrote:good luck to everyone who has interviews. hope you totally kill it.

noob question: how long did it take from when you pressed "submit" for your application to go complete in the hls status checker? they say it can take up to a month, but i was wondering what ppl were actually seeing.


25 days, 15 hours, 38 minutes

seriously just did that for you.

Good man.

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

Postby whatisthewhat » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:39 pm

haha ty

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Postby Anonymous4444 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:23 pm

I am not basing this on anything but I think that people are getting interviews later in the cycle than they would have because The Skype interview is longer and harder to coordinate which slows everything down. people with numbers that last cycle already got interviews at this time of the year are probably not going to get them for another few more days... but that's just one man's opinion

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Postby Mr. Elshal » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:02 pm

whatisthewhat wrote:good luck to everyone who has interviews. hope you totally kill it.

noob question: how long did it take from when you pressed "submit" for your application to go complete in the hls status checker? they say it can take up to a month, but i was wondering what ppl were actually seeing.


Not going to get as detailed as Helix but I submitted mine on the night of 10/27 and was updated to "complete" the morning of 11/6

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Postby cc91 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:55 pm

Those who have done their skype interview, were questions similar to last year.. why law? why harvard? what are you up to now? Or more like a job interview.. what are your strengths and weaknesses, why are you qualified, etc.

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Postby WhiteyCakes » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:58 pm

cc91 wrote:Those who have done their skype interview, were questions similar to last year.. why law? why harvard? what are you up to now? Or more like a job interview.. what are your strengths and weaknesses, why are you qualified, etc.


Read back a couple of pages...this has been discussed

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Postby cc91 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:10 pm

WhiteyCakes wrote:
cc91 wrote:Those who have done their skype interview, were questions similar to last year.. why law? why harvard? what are you up to now? Or more like a job interview.. what are your strengths and weaknesses, why are you qualified, etc.


Read back a couple of pages...this has been discussed


Yeah, I've been following but was hoping for some more input. Seemed to be mostly application related but someone mentioned general questions.

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

Postby whatisthewhat » Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:22 pm

Mr. Elshal wrote:
whatisthewhat wrote:good luck to everyone who has interviews. hope you totally kill it.

noob question: how long did it take from when you pressed "submit" for your application to go complete in the hls status checker? they say it can take up to a month, but i was wondering what ppl were actually seeing.


Not going to get as detailed as Helix but I submitted mine on the night of 10/27 and was updated to "complete" the morning of 11/6


thanks--this is feeding my irrational hope that I'll get a js1 before the first round of decisions go out. doesn't really make sense, but just going with it!

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haha omg. love it.

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

Postby Mdenis1 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:32 pm

Lavitz wrote:
elterrible78 wrote:You'll kill it, I'm sure. Enjoy!

helix23 wrote:Good luck! I am sure you'll crush.

Thanks, guys. Just waiting for Tuesday now.

Mdenis1 wrote:Hey everyone! Sorry if it has been asked before. My application status is currently " application complete " ( applied in mid september) Will my status remain like this until I either get a JS1 or get dinged, or will it change in the meantime to under review?

They're not doing the "under review" this year, and the status doesn't change when you get a JS1. So it'll stay at complete until you're accepted, held, waitlisted or rejected.


Ohhh I see. Thank you!

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

Postby weareyoung16 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:05 pm

So are we still thinking next Monday for JS2s?

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Postby hopeful16 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:27 pm

weareyoung16 wrote:So are we still thinking next Monday for JS2s?

I think so. My guess is since interviews end on Thursday, Harvard will decide whom to admit on Friday, and the calls will go out on Monday.

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

Postby Lavitz » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:36 pm

hopeful16 wrote:
weareyoung16 wrote:So are we still thinking next Monday for JS2s?

I think so. My guess is since interviews end on Thursday, Harvard will decide whom to admit on Friday, and the calls will go out on Monday.

I think that's the most likely time as well, though I'm still waiting for them to post the interview schedule for next week. If Monday isn't an option, I would take it as a sign that they plan on doing the JS2s that day.

Still, I wouldn't be too surprised if they came out after Thanksgiving this year, only because I don't know whether the new interview format plus an earlier Thanksgiving will delay them.

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Postby roflmaozedong » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:50 pm

Lavitz wrote:
hopeful16 wrote:
weareyoung16 wrote:So are we still thinking next Monday for JS2s?

I think so. My guess is since interviews end on Thursday, Harvard will decide whom to admit on Friday, and the calls will go out on Monday.

I think that's the most likely time as well, though I'm still waiting for them to post the interview schedule for next week. If Monday isn't an option, I would take it as a sign that they plan on doing the JS2s that day.

Still, I wouldn't be too surprised if they came out after Thanksgiving this year, only because I don't know whether the new interview format plus an earlier Thanksgiving will delay them.


I asked what the timeline is during my interview, and they said that the first round will be before Thanksgiving.

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Postby Lavitz » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:13 pm

roflmaozedong wrote:I asked what the timeline is during my interview, and they said that the first round will be before Thanksgiving.

Hah, thanks for posting that. I was going to ask that during mine, but now it looks like I won't have to.

Okay, so most likely Monday, unless it appears they're doing more interviews that day, in which case it would probably be whichever pre-Thanksgiving day they're not doing interviews.

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

Postby kingsfield69 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:21 pm

Lavitz wrote:
roflmaozedong wrote:I asked what the timeline is during my interview, and they said that the first round will be before Thanksgiving.

Hah, thanks for posting that. I was going to ask that during mine, but now it looks like I won't have to.

Okay, so most likely Monday, unless it appears they're doing more interviews that day, in which case it would probably be whichever pre-Thanksgiving day they're not doing interviews.



Theory: there may be additional admit decisions next week for those who have not had a JS1. Since not everyone offered admission gets an interview, it stands to reason that a few could receive "JS2" phone calls next week out of the clear blue. That's me boosting the hopes of early applicants with stellar numbers who haven't yet heard anything.

Edit: upon further review, the ruling on the field is overturned. It would appear no interview = no acceptance.
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Postby bernaldiaz » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:23 pm

kingsfield69 wrote:
Lavitz wrote:
roflmaozedong wrote:I asked what the timeline is during my interview, and they said that the first round will be before Thanksgiving.

Hah, thanks for posting that. I was going to ask that during mine, but now it looks like I won't have to.

Okay, so most likely Monday, unless it appears they're doing more interviews that day, in which case it would probably be whichever pre-Thanksgiving day they're not doing interviews.



Theory: there may be additional admit decisions next week for those who have not had a JS1. Since not everyone offered admission gets an interview, it stands to reason that a few could receive "JS2" phone calls next week out of the clear blue. That's me boosting the hopes of early applicants with stellar numbers who haven't yet heard anything.


Huh? Did something change that I'm not aware of?

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

Postby Lavitz » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:25 pm

kingsfield69 wrote:Theory: there may be additional admit decisions next week for those who have not had a JS1. Since not everyone offered admission gets an interview, it stands to reason that a few could receive "JS2" phone calls next week out of the clear blue. That's me boosting the hopes of early applicants with stellar numbers who haven't yet heard anything.

I'm sorry, but that's not correct. Everyone who eventually gets accepted always has to go through an interview first. I've never heard of an exception to this.

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

Postby kingsfield69 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:37 pm

Lavitz wrote:
kingsfield69 wrote:Theory: there may be additional admit decisions next week for those who have not had a JS1. Since not everyone offered admission gets an interview, it stands to reason that a few could receive "JS2" phone calls next week out of the clear blue. That's me boosting the hopes of early applicants with stellar numbers who haven't yet heard anything.

I'm sorry, but that's not correct. Everyone who eventually gets accepted always has to go through an interview first. I've never heard of an exception to this.


That was not my impression from reading the interviews that have been done with JS and her predecessors....but, I acknowledge that you're probably more schooled on the HLS process than I am. I'd have to go back and figure out how I got that impression....but in the meantime, I yield the point.

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

Postby Anonymous4444 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:43 pm

No interview= no acceptance

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

Postby Anonymous4444 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:44 pm

Anonymous4444 wrote:No interview= no acceptance


but I do think ppl with "stellar number" havent gotten interviews because the process is taking longer... longer interviews that are harder to coordinate...




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