USC c/o 2016 Applicants

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Omnivalc
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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Omnivalc » Thu May 16, 2013 7:34 pm

I got a "Decision Finalized" on Tuesday. Does this mean anything in particular?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby radar714 » Thu May 16, 2013 8:13 pm

Dream Weave wrote:
epgenius wrote:
Dream Weave wrote:Especially us 166/3.6x- we are so solid with our numbers but we just don't split a median. I envy the 3.7/165s and especially the 167/3.2xs


It seriously kills me. It's like applying to undergrad all over again where it is disadvantageous to be a good all-around candidate, they prefer more one-dimensional applicants.


I have a hard time explaining how my buddy who is very smart but lazy as hell and had a GPA over .6 below mine is going to a higher ranked school. I say it's the LSAT and that he got a couple more questions right and I'm always either met with some form of disbelief


preach brotha, preach!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby mustached » Thu May 16, 2013 8:39 pm

Withdrew a few days ago with 75k. Good luck all!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Hlscor » Fri May 17, 2013 11:51 am

Dream Weave wrote:+1

Friend asking me to post: wait-listed at USC. How does he inform them he got into BU so hopefully they can accept him at USC?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jdmonkey » Fri May 17, 2013 11:55 am

Omnivalc wrote:I got a "Decision Finalized" on Tuesday. Does this mean anything in particular?


Still at CR2. I want my cycle to be over already!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby KingFish » Fri May 17, 2013 12:47 pm

Hlscor wrote:Friend asking me to post: wait-listed at USC. How does he inform them he got into BU so hopefully they can accept him at USC?

It doesn't work that way. USC won't care about the other schools he is accepted at when deciding whether or not to pull him from the waitlist. That only matters when you're negotiating scholarship money.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Dream Weave » Fri May 17, 2013 1:40 pm

KingFish wrote:
Hlscor wrote:Friend asking me to post: wait-listed at USC. How does he inform them he got into BU so hopefully they can accept him at USC?

It doesn't work that way. USC won't care about the other schools he is accepted at when deciding whether or not to pull him from the waitlist. That only matters when you're negotiating scholarship money.


yeah not to mention these schools are by and large taking a different caliber of student. Really bad idea.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jdmonkey » Fri May 17, 2013 2:16 pm

KingFish wrote:
Hlscor wrote:Friend asking me to post: wait-listed at USC. How does he inform them he got into BU so hopefully they can accept him at USC?

It doesn't work that way. USC won't care about the other schools he is accepted at when deciding whether or not to pull him from the waitlist. That only matters when you're negotiating scholarship money.


+1

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby leepokman » Fri May 17, 2013 5:34 pm

I am 167/3.5, just did the video thing as well. Hope it turns out ok.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby mcs268 » Fri May 17, 2013 7:56 pm

leepokman wrote:I am 167/3.5, just did the video thing as well. Hope it turns out ok.


damn, another 167 out of the woodwork! don't take it the wrong way, i just think all the 167s should just all "come out" cuz every new person is like one less acceptance for us 166s :( Hope you get in though!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby owells » Fri May 17, 2013 8:52 pm

anyone else surprised they didn't admit anyone off the waitlist today (that we know of)? kind of thought that they would since the first admitted waitlist deadline was last friday

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby leepokman » Fri May 17, 2013 10:09 pm

mcs268 wrote:
leepokman wrote:I am 167/3.5, just did the video thing as well. Hope it turns out ok.


damn, another 167 out of the woodwork! don't take it the wrong way, i just think all the 167s should just all "come out" cuz every new person is like one less acceptance for us 166s :( Hope you get in though!


I registered on this forum years back then totally forgot about it, just stumbled across it and got back on today, wish I know about this place much earlier....

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JesusChrist » Sat May 18, 2013 3:22 am

epgenius wrote:
JesusChrist wrote:haha seriously. Thank god for that retake, I wasn't thrilled at a 1 point increase when I first got it. But it's turning out to be a big deal.


By the way, congrats on the raise!


Thank you. I'm very happy for this class this year

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Sun May 19, 2013 6:24 pm

yeah it sucks when you have a 166 with a 3.7 GPA being turned down in favor of a 167 with a much lower gpa.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Omnivalc » Mon May 20, 2013 2:51 am

172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby onionskin » Mon May 20, 2013 5:10 am

Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


Is that a typo?

:?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby UncleStew » Mon May 20, 2013 7:45 am

Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


I don't know who should be laughing ... the fact that you think you're over qualified yet seem oblivious to the law school admissions process is something to laugh at. Berkeley deserves you.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby BigZuck » Mon May 20, 2013 9:11 am

UncleStew wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


I don't know who should be laughing ... the fact that you think you're over qualified yet seem oblivious to the law school admissions process is something to laugh at. Berkeley deserves you.


If you look at his LSN there is obviously something frightfully wrong with his app. Berkeley just missed or glossed over whatever that was.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Mon May 20, 2013 9:32 am

BigZuck wrote:
UncleStew wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


I don't know who should be laughing ... the fact that you think you're over qualified yet seem oblivious to the law school admissions process is something to laugh at. Berkeley deserves you.


If you look at his LSN there is obviously something frightfully wrong with his app. Berkeley just missed or glossed over whatever that was.


yeah it's very strange.. she should be a lock for everyone except stanford,yale and Harvard.. and yet everyone besides berkeley waitlisted/rejected her. There must be something wrong with her/his application.

now someone mentioned that he/she is over qualified and that's why USC rejected her. I suppose that's possible but they admitted people with those stats early on.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jdmonkey » Mon May 20, 2013 9:56 am

onionskin wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


Is that a typo?

:?


He has a C&F issue according to his earlier posts. He said it was minor, but maybe he didn't do a good job of explaining and showing how he learned from it. Also USC only asks about convictions for felonies and misdemeanors. Most states have diversion programs or counseling programs for first time offenders so they don't get a criminal record. Perhaps the C&F issue was more severe than he let on.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby UncleStew » Mon May 20, 2013 10:11 am

jdmonkey wrote:
onionskin wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


Is that a typo?

:?


He has a C&F issue according to his earlier posts. He said it was minor, but maybe he didn't do a good job of explaining and showing how he learned from it. Also USC only asks about convictions for felonies and misdemeanors. Most states have diversion programs or counseling programs for first time offenders so they don't get a criminal record. Perhaps the C&F issue was more severe than he let on.


First, I'm not even convinced this guy is legitimate. Regardless, his cocksure attitude combined with this cf issue is going to give him fits. Does Berkeley inquire about c/f issues?

Thankfully he won't be spoiling the USC class of 2016.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jdmonkey » Mon May 20, 2013 12:45 pm

UncleStew wrote:
jdmonkey wrote:
onionskin wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:172/3.85, rejected yesterday. Not trying to be a dick but LOLOLOLOL. I'll be posted at Berkeley #byeeee


Is that a typo?

:?


He has a C&F issue according to his earlier posts. He said it was minor, but maybe he didn't do a good job of explaining and showing how he learned from it. Also USC only asks about convictions for felonies and misdemeanors. Most states have diversion programs or counseling programs for first time offenders so they don't get a criminal record. Perhaps the C&F issue was more severe than he let on.


First, I'm not even convinced this guy is legitimate. Regardless, his cocksure attitude combined with this cf issue is going to give him fits. Does Berkeley inquire about c/f issues?

Thankfully he won't be spoiling the USC class of 2016.


Yes Boalt has the same C&F questions as USC. But some schools only care whether an applicant can pass the bar, while others take C&F more seriously and try to get a feel for the morality of the applicant.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby leepokman » Mon May 20, 2013 1:39 pm

So is this whole "our waitlist is not ranked" thing a lie and law schools just go down their waitlists based on LSAT score and then GPA?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby mpd1690 » Mon May 20, 2013 1:46 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby epgenius » Mon May 20, 2013 2:01 pm

mpd1690 wrote:I made the difficult decision to withdraw today. 75,000 back in the pot. Good luck everyone!


Hero in the making here... Good show, lad.




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