Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:21 pm

pedestrian wrote:
WaitingandHopeful wrote:FYI I'm still waiting. Requested interview late in the week of 11/12.

Talked to the office and they said there is nothing wrong, they are just backed up in some cities.

The condescending posts about the fools who sit on their hands for months are unhelpful, as are the posts telling people to call the office incessantly. NU is backed up with requests and they are slow this year. No need to act like an asshole.


+1

Srisly.
And yet, this thread is chock-full of people who finally called and got an interview appointment scheduled or got their application status suddenly updated to complete.

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby TLSplitter2012 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:22 pm

ashockofpink wrote:Holy shitballs! MOVEMENT!!!!! Just went from "Complete 11/14" to "Complete 1/4". Fuck. Yes. Show me some SOMETHING Northwestern!!!! *happydance*


Mine says decision letter within 24 hours!!!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby DoveBodyWash » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:22 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
pedestrian wrote:
WaitingandHopeful wrote:FYI I'm still waiting. Requested interview late in the week of 11/12.

Talked to the office and they said there is nothing wrong, they are just backed up in some cities.

The condescending posts about the fools who sit on their hands for months are unhelpful, as are the posts telling people to call the office incessantly. NU is backed up with requests and they are slow this year. No need to act like an asshole.


+1

Srisly.
And yet, this thread is chock-full of people who finally called and got an interview appointment scheduled or got their application status suddenly updated to complete.


+1

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby alwayssunnyinfl » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:59 pm

I wish I had the guts to tweet Johann.

"Captcha!?"

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby bananasplit19 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:17 pm

Seems like today has movement for the ED folks only?

Shockofpink and TLSplitter, keep us posted, so that we may live vicariously through your (hopefully) victorious day of jubilee!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby TLSplitter2012 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:47 pm

bananasplit19 wrote:Seems like today has movement for the ED folks only?

Shockofpink and TLSplitter, keep us posted, so that we may live vicariously through your (hopefully) victorious day of jubilee!


Just got dinged by Johann. Sadly, I will not be joining the 2016 Northwestern Law class :x :x :cry: :oops: :evil:

Best of luck to everyone at Northwestern!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby ashockofpink » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:51 pm

Placed on "hold", i.e. deferred to regular applicant pool. What I was expecting so no hard feelings whatsoever. At least I know!

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Postby BigZuck » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:56 pm

Really sorry to hear that guys. Keep your chin up shock, your numbers give you a good chance, especially in this down cycle!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby ashockofpink » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:36 pm

TLSplitter2012 wrote:
bananasplit19 wrote:Seems like today has movement for the ED folks only?

Shockofpink and TLSplitter, keep us posted, so that we may live vicariously through your (hopefully) victorious day of jubilee!


Just got dinged by Johann. Sadly, I will not be joining the 2016 Northwestern Law class :x :x :cry: :oops: :evil:

Best of luck to everyone at Northwestern!


Oof they rejected you outright?! That's lame sauce. I'm sorry bro/chica. Any good news from other schools at least? After that noise you deserve some good news and $$$.

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby TLSplitter2012 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:39 pm

ashockofpink wrote:
TLSplitter2012 wrote:
bananasplit19 wrote:Seems like today has movement for the ED folks only?

Shockofpink and TLSplitter, keep us posted, so that we may live vicariously through your (hopefully) victorious day of jubilee!


Just got dinged by Johann. Sadly, I will not be joining the 2016 Northwestern Law class :x :x :cry: :oops: :evil:

Best of luck to everyone at Northwestern!


Oof they rejected you outright?! That's lame sauce. I'm sorry bro/chica. Any good news from other schools at least? After that noise you deserve some good news and $$$.


Yeah I actually got good news from Northeastern today...I'm gonna hurry up and do the 2nd round ED to Penn now that I am no longer bound by Northwestern's ED. My only T25 apps I have still out there are Emory, UVA, Michigan, and Penn (after this ding). 4 more chances to get accepted somewhere special. I really goofed on my LSAT...at the 25% for all the schools. I just hope one will love me for my softs!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby ashockofpink » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:04 am

TLSplitter2012 wrote:
ashockofpink wrote:
TLSplitter2012 wrote:
bananasplit19 wrote:Seems like today has movement for the ED folks only?

Shockofpink and TLSplitter, keep us posted, so that we may live vicariously through your (hopefully) victorious day of jubilee!


Just got dinged by Johann. Sadly, I will not be joining the 2016 Northwestern Law class :x :x :cry: :oops: :evil:

Best of luck to everyone at Northwestern!


Oof they rejected you outright?! That's lame sauce. I'm sorry bro/chica. Any good news from other schools at least? After that noise you deserve some good news and $$$.


Yeah I actually got good news from Northeastern today...I'm gonna hurry up and do the 2nd round ED to Penn now that I am no longer bound by Northwestern's ED. My only T25 apps I have still out there are Emory, UVA, Michigan, and Penn (after this ding). 4 more chances to get accepted somewhere special. I really goofed on my LSAT...at the 25% for all the schools. I just hope one will love me for my softs!


Well, I love you, dearest ED sadness buddy <3

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby Mdenis1 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:03 am

ashockofpink wrote:Placed on "hold", i.e. deferred to regular applicant pool. What I was expecting so no hard feelings whatsoever. At least I know!


Sorry to hear. Was it via email or snail mail?

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Postby helpplease » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:13 am

Just wondering bc I applied for the heck of it, but would actually really love to go to NW......I have a 165 and around a 3.6. Do I have ANY CHANCE at all?? Non-urm, straight out of undergrad but i've worked part-time forever and I graduated in December so technically 8 months of full-time WE.

Do I even have a shot?

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Postby BigZuck » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:53 am

helpplease wrote:Just wondering bc I applied for the heck of it, but would actually really love to go to NW......I have a 165 and around a 3.6. Do I have ANY CHANCE at all?? Non-urm, straight out of undergrad but i've worked part-time forever and I graduated in December so technically 8 months of full-time WE.

Do I even have a shot?


No chance. But if you work for a year and get your LSAT up to a 170 (totally doable) you have a really good shot next year. Retake!

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Postby helpplease » Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:18 pm

BigZuck wrote:
helpplease wrote:Just wondering bc I applied for the heck of it, but would actually really love to go to NW......I have a 165 and around a 3.6. Do I have ANY CHANCE at all?? Non-urm, straight out of undergrad but i've worked part-time forever and I graduated in December so technically 8 months of full-time WE.

Do I even have a shot?


No chance. But if you work for a year and get your LSAT up to a 170 (totally doable) you have a really good shot next year. Retake!


I already retook the LSAT in December from October. In October I got a 161 (83rd) and December a 165 (91st), which was a miracle cause I thought I didn't do too great on one of the sections. Retaking again is just out of the question. Oh well, maybe i'll get lucky somehow and my interviewer loves me enough to do something crazy. Thanks for your input though!

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Postby BigZuck » Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:32 pm

helpplease wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
helpplease wrote:Just wondering bc I applied for the heck of it, but would actually really love to go to NW......I have a 165 and around a 3.6. Do I have ANY CHANCE at all?? Non-urm, straight out of undergrad but i've worked part-time forever and I graduated in December so technically 8 months of full-time WE.

Do I even have a shot?


No chance. But if you work for a year and get your LSAT up to a 170 (totally doable) you have a really good shot next year. Retake!


I already retook the LSAT in December from October. In October I got a 161 (83rd) and December a 165 (91st), which was a miracle cause I thought I didn't do too great on one of the sections. Retaking again is just out of the question. Oh well, maybe i'll get lucky somehow and my interviewer loves me enough to do something crazy. Thanks for your input though!


I have taken the test 3 times. First and second times were almost the same scores as you got, third time was the charm to break on through to the t14. It's not out of the question it's just something you've gotta do. Because right now you're in kind of a no man's land. I think the LSAT sucks too but it's just something we have to conquer. Good luck!

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby ashockofpink » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:52 pm

Mdenis1 wrote:
ashockofpink wrote:Placed on "hold", i.e. deferred to regular applicant pool. What I was expecting so no hard feelings whatsoever. At least I know!


Sorry to hear. Was it via email or snail mail?


Neither. NU has a "message delivery system" you can access once it says "Decision letter available within 24 hours". Google it, it's kinda annoying to find but that's the ONLY way they'll tell you what your decision is.

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby ashockofpink » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:56 pm

helpplease wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
helpplease wrote:Just wondering bc I applied for the heck of it, but would actually really love to go to NW......I have a 165 and around a 3.6. Do I have ANY CHANCE at all?? Non-urm, straight out of undergrad but i've worked part-time forever and I graduated in December so technically 8 months of full-time WE.

Do I even have a shot?


No chance. But if you work for a year and get your LSAT up to a 170 (totally doable) you have a really good shot next year. Retake!


I already retook the LSAT in December from October. In October I got a 161 (83rd) and December a 165 (91st), which was a miracle cause I thought I didn't do too great on one of the sections. Retaking again is just out of the question. Oh well, maybe i'll get lucky somehow and my interviewer loves me enough to do something crazy. Thanks for your input though!


You have a *small* shot, but a shot nonetheless imo. It depends on your softs, if you did an interview (highly suggested) follow up with a "thank you" e-mail & ask for his/her card btw..., if you wrote any optional essays, have a kick ass personal statement. Number wise you're a bit low, but that doesn't mean it's completely impossible. I'd say submit THE BEST package you can if you're truly interested instead of applying "for the heck of it". If that means adding a supplementary essay after the fact... do it. If you can chat with anyone from the admissions office... do it. Show what you can bring to the table and sell yourself. The interview is a great place to do that. They'll take notes. They'll see what you can offer. Emphasize that your LSAT score isn't representative of "you". If you have an upwards grade trend or chose a particularly difficult major (or are from a particularly challenging school), tell them that. Try to get them to see "beyond the numbers" :)

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby BigZuck » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:57 pm

Honestly not trying to be a jerk but 3.6/165 has no chance at NU according to mylsn.info

http://myLSN.info/lialau

Retake is the only way in.

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Postby az21833 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:47 pm

can you get "application complete" email here prior to your interview? ie your file is all ready so when you have your interview, its ready to be reviewed?

or not

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Re: Northwestern Law C/O 2016 (2012-2013 Applicants)

Postby sinfiery » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:25 pm

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Postby oaken » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:25 pm

sinfiery wrote:Hey everybody, I have a request.

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Postby sinfiery » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:44 pm

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Postby ht2988 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:28 am

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