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

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:04 pm

talesofyore wrote:
TorturedApplicant wrote:Thanks, that's helpful. Do you have a clue how many people get admitted off the hold list, or how large the list ist?


IIRC somebody earlier in this thread said he/she went back and looked at last year's thread and roughly half, mainly with high numbers got off the hold list.

They are shrinking class size though, so you might want to consider that as well

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

Postby snapdragon25 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:51 pm

talesofyore wrote:
TorturedApplicant wrote:The prompt for the first hold essay was different last year and there was a third optional essay, so it's definitely current.


Thanks, that's helpful. Do you have a clue how many people get admitted off the hold list, or how large the list ist?


IIRC somebody earlier in this thread said he/she went back and looked at last year's thread and roughly half, mainly with high numbers got off the hold list.[/quote]


Also me, :oops: and that's what it looked like when I read through last year's thread, but of course TLS is a tiny sample size.

(PS. She)

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

Postby jackbauer10 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:50 pm

Just withdrew. Hope this opens up a spot for one of y'all that got held. Best of luck!

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

Postby puppiespaws » Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:19 pm

Longtime lurker here, but I have a question for you guys. I'm definitely what you would consider a borderline candidate, and NU is my top choice right now. I wrote a Why NU essay on the app, had an on-campus interview last month (showing what I thought was a solid interest in the school) and also had a campus tour. I also emailed my interviewer thanking him for meeting with me and to let him know that I was able to go on the tour. But since my application went complete on 2/27, I haven't heard anything. I know that isn't that long, and I should be patient, but I'm wondering if maybe I should send in a LoCI to further emphasize that NU is my first choice? Is an email fine for that? Or do you think I've already shown enough interest and that would be overkill? I just want to make sure I did everything I could, I guess. :?

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

Postby LRGhost » Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:40 pm

Wait a bit, dude.

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

Postby Cobretti » Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:53 pm

Loci after < 3 weeks is significant overkill

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

Postby puppiespaws » Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:54 pm

That's what I thought. Thanks though!

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

Postby PBateman1 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:02 pm

Just got back from Mexico where I didn't have internet. Came home to two waitlists (Penn & UVA) but most importantly, an acceptance from NU. Barring something miraculous, I will probably be seeing some of you in Chicago.

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

Postby T20hopeful89 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:09 pm

I applied to NU back in October and have yet to hear. I called the office about a week ago and was told my application is fine and they are reviewing it (totally generic answer). Should I send a letter notifying them that I am still interested, even though I've heard from other places already?

Has anyone done this?

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

Postby pammie0415 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:48 pm

IIRC somebody earlier in this thread said he/she went back and looked at last year's thread and roughly half, mainly with high numbers got off the hold list.


High numbers as in people with above median numbers for both? What does this mean for splitters (or reverse splitters) I wonder.. :?

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

Postby snapdragon25 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:31 am

pammie0415 wrote:
IIRC somebody earlier in this thread said he/she went back and looked at last year's thread and roughly half, mainly with high numbers got off the hold list.


High numbers as in people with above median numbers for both? What does this mean for splitters (or reverse splitters) I wonder.. :?


Yes above median for both. I think it means most splitters/borderline applicants should expect a WL.

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

Postby blackie5 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:22 am

Quick question...

Are you supposed to address assistant deans as Dean?

I am writing an email, so not sure if it should Dear Dean X or Dear Mr. X

Thanks for the help :)

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

Postby Kikero » Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:03 pm

Dean is fine, I've seen emails referring to assistant and associate deans as simply "Dean X" that have gone out on the listserv.

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

Postby LRGhost » Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:13 pm

Finished up my held essays FINALLY. Gonna try and submit while I'm at work but I'll probably need to wait until I get home :/

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

Postby onionz » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:05 pm

lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort

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

Postby Cobretti » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:16 pm

onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort

rink warned us he'd get pissed :lol:

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

Postby mehh » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:17 pm

onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort


HAHAHAHAHA

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

Postby LRGhost » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:18 pm

mrizza wrote:
onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort

rink warned us he'd get pissed :lol:


I hope he appreciates my minor epics in essays that just reach the 750 word limit.

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

Postby WhiteyCakes » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:21 pm

onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort


All right who wants to claim responsibility?

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

Postby Cobretti » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:22 pm

WhiteyCakes wrote:
onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort


All right who wants to claim responsibility?

I hope it was someone that thought their response was brilliant, and wasn't actually just being lazy

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

Postby WhiteyCakes » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:23 pm

mrizza wrote:
WhiteyCakes wrote:
onionz wrote:lols

From Johann's twitter:
two essays, three lines, and you want funding? #whatisgoodfaitheffort


All right who wants to claim responsibility?

I hope it was someone that thought their response was brilliant, and wasn't actually just being lazy


"I'll blow their minds with how out of the box I am!"

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

Postby Cobretti » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:24 pm

WhiteyCakes wrote:
mrizza wrote:I hope it was someone that thought their response was brilliant, and wasn't actually just being lazy


"I'll blow their minds with how out of the box I am!"

I bet it was a haiku

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

Postby LRGhost » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:25 pm

mrizza wrote:
WhiteyCakes wrote:
mrizza wrote:I hope it was someone that thought their response was brilliant, and wasn't actually just being lazy


"I'll blow their minds with how out of the box I am!"

I bet it was a haiku


I need money yeah

Drop it like it's hot, yeah yeah

In my lap, woah, yeah.

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

Postby Cobretti » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:26 pm

LRGhost wrote:
mrizza wrote:
WhiteyCakes wrote:
mrizza wrote:I hope it was someone that thought their response was brilliant, and wasn't actually just being lazy


"I'll blow their minds with how out of the box I am!"

I bet it was a haiku


I need money yeah

Drop it like it's hot, yeah yeah

In my lap, woah, yeah.

well if the haiku lazily threw yeah on the end to meet the syllable count they sure don't deserve money!

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

Postby KremeCheez » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:28 pm

Safe to assume formal attire is the way to go for the Alumni/Admitted students dinner (SF)?




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