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

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

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:32 pm

mrizza wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:I got the leather portfolio today. DAMNNNNN. Gorgeous. I think ill be making a visit- their placement stats are pretty damn impressive. Is there any trouble getting back to CA from NU?

Prof of mine is a partner at O'Melveny & Meyers (V24) in socal, and said they recruited from NU. He actually said they had more NU alums than UPenn (that he knew).



I applied to penn but I honestly haven't thought about it since. I think ill be deciding between Berk, NYU, Mich, and NU.

This is great info though!!! Gives me hope. I'm really debt-averse haha.

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

Postby bk1 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:36 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:I got the leather portfolio today. DAMNNNNN. Gorgeous. I think ill be making a visit- their placement stats are pretty damn impressive. Is there any trouble getting back to CA from NU?

It depends what you mean by "trouble." You're not going to be at a real disadvantage in CA compared to any school save HYSB (possibly slightly to some of CCN). That being said, if you're aiming for something like biglaw then getting it in CA is tough in general. It's hard to go into much more detail without knowing your goals and other options.

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

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:53 pm

bk1 wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:I got the leather portfolio today. DAMNNNNN. Gorgeous. I think ill be making a visit- their placement stats are pretty damn impressive. Is there any trouble getting back to CA from NU?

It depends what you mean by "trouble." You're not going to be at a real disadvantage in CA compared to any school save HYSB (possibly slightly to some of CCN). That being said, if you're aiming for something like biglaw then getting it in CA is tough in general. It's hard to go into much more detail without knowing your goals and other options.



Hopefully clerking-->biglaw, then either jump to in house or PI if I get really lucky, but still up in the air right now. Lots interests me, so trying to narrow it down as a 0L is hard.

Other options: NYU, Berk, USC w/ $$$, UCLA w/ none, Georgetown, Mich w/ $$. Probably should take Berk but want to wait til all $$$ rolls in.

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

Postby you'rethemannowdawg » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:36 am

Hey guys, I could use your advice on something. Application went complete on 1/9 and I have had no movement since then. 3.25/177. Financial and job constraints prevented me from flying out to Chicago for an interview. NU is one of my top choices, and I did write that in my "Why NU" essay, but the interview seems very important in their admissions process.

Would it make sense for me to send a LOCI that reiterates my love for Northwestern and explains the fact that I wish I could interview but can't afford it?

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

Postby mosquito » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:48 am

Hi, is there anyone who would like to help me ask Dean Johann on twitter that when will the decisions on 2 Year JD for International Lawyers come out? Twitter is banned in my country so I have to ask for your help. Thanks in advance. :)

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:00 am

mosquito wrote:Hi, is there anyone who would like to help me ask Dean Johann on twitter that when will the decisions on 2 Year JD for International Lawyers come out? Twitter is banned in my country so I have to ask for your help. Thanks in advance. :)

Why wouldn't you email admissions?

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

Postby mosquito » Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:13 am

mrizza wrote:
mosquito wrote:Hi, is there anyone who would like to help me ask Dean Johann on twitter that when will the decisions on 2 Year JD for International Lawyers come out? Twitter is banned in my country so I have to ask for your help. Thanks in advance. :)

Why wouldn't you email admissions?

I emailed them 10 days ago and they replied me that they estimated another few weeks before a decision has been rendered. I'm just not sure what "another few weeks" means. 2? 3? 4? or even more weeks? My application went complete on 30 November and has been reviewed for more than 10 weeks already~

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

Postby DukeofCambridge » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:12 pm

Mosquito: I don't know if this is helpful, but even though the status date and status of "application complete" haven't changed. I do see the message of "Your application is now complete and is being reviewed by the Admissions Committee." at the top of the page. Is this what you see as well?

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

Postby VeeD101 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:16 pm

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:Hey guys, I could use your advice on something. Application went complete on 1/9 and I have had no movement since then. 3.25/177. Financial and job constraints prevented me from flying out to Chicago for an interview. NU is one of my top choices, and I did write that in my "Why NU" essay, but the interview seems very important in their admissions process.

Would it make sense for me to send a LOCI that reiterates my love for Northwestern and explains the fact that I wish I could interview but can't afford it?


I couldn't fly out either and I knew that the deadline for off-campus interviews was December 1. I applied anyway (around mid-end December) and they said they could no longer an off-campus interview but were willing to do an 'on-campus' interview over skype. Why don't you email them your situation and say you would still be happy to interview over skype if possible. It'll show that you're interested and might help your case :)

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

Postby mosquito » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:29 pm

DukeofCambridge wrote:Mosquito: I don't know if this is helpful, but even though the status date and status of "application complete" haven't changed. I do see the message of "Your application is now complete and is being reviewed by the Admissions Committee." at the top of the page. Is this what you see as well?

Yes, I saw it. Does it imply sth?

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

Postby you'rethemannowdawg » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:42 pm

VeeD101 wrote:
you'rethemannowdawg wrote:Hey guys, I could use your advice on something. Application went complete on 1/9 and I have had no movement since then. 3.25/177. Financial and job constraints prevented me from flying out to Chicago for an interview. NU is one of my top choices, and I did write that in my "Why NU" essay, but the interview seems very important in their admissions process.

Would it make sense for me to send a LOCI that reiterates my love for Northwestern and explains the fact that I wish I could interview but can't afford it?


I couldn't fly out either and I knew that the deadline for off-campus interviews was December 1. I applied anyway (around mid-end December) and they said they could no longer an off-campus interview but were willing to do an 'on-campus' interview over skype. Why don't you email them your situation and say you would still be happy to interview over skype if possible. It'll show that you're interested and might help your case :)


Thanks for the idea, I will try this out.

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

Postby wisteria » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:47 pm

Hey guys, didn't have time to read through the thread. What's the fin aid process with NU? Should I be waiting for an email invite to write a scholarship essay or something?

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

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:50 pm

wisteria wrote:Hey guys, didn't have time to read through the thread. What's the fin aid process with NU? Should I be waiting for an email invite to write a scholarship essay or something?

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... onaid/aid/

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

Postby jbagelboy » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:57 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:
Other options: NYU, Berk, USC w/ $$$, UCLA w/ none, Georgetown, Mich w/ $$. Probably should take Berk but want to wait til all $$$ rolls in.


Hey twinkle, you are still in a pretty good position for Harvard and Columbia -- you sound so defeatist! Also since our cycles and $ are so similar, have you thought about your berkeley matching scholarship? its one of my top options too and I'm debating whether to wait longer for other schools to give merit aid or go for it with what I have now. for example northwestern I've heard nothing from $ wise.

hope to see you at asw!

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

Postby az21833 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:03 pm

status checker just chagned to say its under reivew in the msg up top. does that mean decision imminent?

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

Postby mosquito » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:15 pm

az21833 wrote:status checker just chagned to say its under reivew in the msg up top. does that mean decision imminent?

I have a similar question.

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

Postby porch » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:40 pm

mosquito wrote:
az21833 wrote:status checker just chagned to say its under reivew in the msg up top. does that mean decision imminent?

I have a similar question.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfYBsuBzulE

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

Postby ks2499 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:34 pm

mosquito wrote:
az21833 wrote:status checker just chagned to say its under reivew in the msg up top. does that mean decision imminent?

I have a similar question.


Mine has said that for weeks. I wouldn't read too much into it.

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:43 pm

DLS

shit shit shit shit shit can't log in, this hour is gonna suck

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

Postby racrfish » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:45 pm

mrizza wrote:DLS

shit shit shit shit shit can't log in, this hour is gonna suck


Yay!

I can't remember-- is it via status checker or email that you get the notification? Which should I be frantically refreshing? :wink:

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

Postby racrfish » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:46 pm

OH MY GOD DLS

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:47 pm

racrfish wrote:OH MY GOD DLS

GL! It typically updates the system at the top of the hour, so we probably wont be able to log in for another 13

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

Postby racrfish » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:50 pm

mrizza wrote:
racrfish wrote:OH MY GOD DLS

GL! It typically updates the system at the top of the hour, so we probably wont be able to log in for another 13


Good luck to you too! I hope this isn't a ding day like in the past.

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:51 pm

racrfish wrote:
mrizza wrote:
racrfish wrote:OH MY GOD DLS

GL! It typically updates the system at the top of the hour, so we probably wont be able to log in for another 13


Good luck to you too! I hope this isn't a ding day like in the past.

They've all been mixed bags lately

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

Postby Inconceivable! » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:52 pm

People receiving DLS...are you ED/RD, just RD, or something else entirely?

Also do you receive an email alerting you that a decision has been made?
(Somehow I never got an email telling me about my ED decision, but just happened to look at my status checker)

Thanks!




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