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Observant_Poster
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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Observant_Poster » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:23 pm

hope14 wrote:My app went complete 1/10 and was at committee 2nd read 1/23, a few days after committee 1st read...should I be worried or excited about the speed at which its moving through the process??


Last year when I was rejected I was stuck on committee 1st read for 2-3 months. I was definitely an auto-reject then. So hopefully its a good sign?

This year I went from 1st -> 2nd in about a week. Still stuck on 2nd as of 01/24.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby TheGeneral » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:24 pm

Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:24 pm

Observant_Poster wrote:
hope14 wrote:My app went complete 1/10 and was at committee 2nd read 1/23, a few days after committee 1st read...should I be worried or excited about the speed at which its moving through the process??


Last year when I was rejected I was stuck on committee 1st read for 2-3 months. I was definitely an auto-reject then. So hopefully its a good sign?

This year I went from 1st -> 2nd in about a week. Still stuck on 2nd as of 01/24.



I've been stuck on Committee 1st read for a month as of today, and don't think I'm an auto-reject. I think it's a crapshoot.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby helix23 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:27 pm

TheGeneral wrote:Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen


Why wouldn't you apply? I don't think not applying hurts your chances, but if you apply it will at least solidify that you are interested in the school and who knows, maybe you will get chosen. Nothing to lose by applying.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:39 pm

TheGeneral wrote:Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen


Go for it, you got nothing to lose because some that will be offered wil turn it down for higher ranked schools they get accepted to.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:41 pm

Lol at still being November complete. Is this a joke?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:44 pm

zman wrote:
TheGeneral wrote:Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen


Go for it, you got nothing to lose because some that will be offered wil turn it down for higher ranked schools they get accepted to.


Didnt get from the website, the award has one recipient each year or several?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby helix23 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:44 pm

JayJones78 wrote:
zman wrote:
TheGeneral wrote:Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen


Go for it, you got nothing to lose because some that will be offered wil turn it down for higher ranked schools they get accepted to.


Didnt get from the website, the award has one recipient each year or several?


several finalists, one recipient

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:48 pm

helix23 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:
zman wrote:
TheGeneral wrote:Does anyone think that it would hurt my chances to not apply for the Rothman? I just figure with only 75th percentile numbers it's unlikely that I will be the one Rothman scholar chosen


Go for it, you got nothing to lose because some that will be offered wil turn it down for higher ranked schools they get accepted to.


Didnt get from the website, the award has one recipient each year or several?


several finalists, one recipient


Got it. Thanks!

edit: did someone get an answer about the JD/LLM with LSE? Is the prog still running?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jbagelboy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:52 pm

does anyone know what kind of stats past Rothman scholars have actually had? I've received 3 or 4 emails regarding it, but I don't know if I should take the time to write another statement if I haven't got a shot in hell.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:54 pm

jbagelboy wrote:does anyone know what kind of stats past Rothman scholars have actually had? I've received 3 or 4 emails regarding it, but I don't know if I should take the time to write another statement if I haven't got a shot in hell.



last year's finalist turned it down for stanford- i think he was a URM with a 4.0/172? could be wrong. xneonx or something.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:00 pm

Re USC & the LLM from LSE:
Just talked to the dean's office and the program was terminated. She wasn't sure if it happened last year or the year before but LSE decide on it from their end.

EDIT: LSE moved the prog to CLS.... 8)

http://www.law.columbia.edu/center_prog ... LM_Program

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JohnMarshall17 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:12 pm

JayJones78 wrote:Re USC & the LLM from LSE:
Just talked to the dean's office and the program was terminated. She wasn't sure if it happened last year or the year before but LSE decide on it from their end.

EDIT: LSE moved the prog to CLS.... 8)

http://www.law.columbia.edu/center_prog ... LM_Program


That's a bad look for USC

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:14 pm

JohnMarshall17 wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:Re USC & the LLM from LSE:
Just talked to the dean's office and the program was terminated. She wasn't sure if it happened last year or the year before but LSE decide on it from their end.

EDIT: LSE moved the prog to CLS.... 8)

http://www.law.columbia.edu/center_prog ... LM_Program


That's a bad look for USC


I can't blame LSE to be honest…. CLS seems like a better fit for them.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby AKsnow » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:22 pm

Committee 1st read today! Surprised with that since there are others who have been complete a lot longer (complete 1/8)

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:31 pm

AKsnow wrote:Committee 1st read today! Surprised with that since there are others who have been complete a lot longer (complete 1/8)


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Only slightly bitter.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby AKsnow » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:56 pm

dproduct wrote:
AKsnow wrote:Committee 1st read today! Surprised with that since there are others who have been complete a lot longer (complete 1/8)


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Only slightly bitter.


Sorry! Watch, one of these days your status will just go to decision rendered. It's a glitch! ;) Crossing my fingers for ya.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby cookiejar1 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:59 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:Are we figuring 50ish Rothman invites altogether this cycle and 4 are invited to LA?

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Only 50 invites? Well, shit. I guess I'm going to go out there and invent a "useful device" between now and the deadline.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:05 pm

cookiejar1 wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:Are we figuring 50ish Rothman invites altogether this cycle and 4 are invited to LA?

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Only 50 invites? Well, shit. I guess I'm going to go out there and invent a "useful device" between now and the deadline.



i was just guessing, I really have no idea. and besides, i invented Post-Its. Game over.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby KanyeShrug » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:39 pm

I like the amount of GIFs in here. Just sayin'.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:44 pm

KanyeShrug wrote:I like the amount of GIFs in here. Just sayin'.



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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:58 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:
KanyeShrug wrote:I like the amount of GIFs in here. Just sayin'.



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:lol: :D :wink:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby bettercallsaul91 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:10 am

dproduct wrote:
AKsnow wrote:Committee 1st read today! Surprised with that since there are others who have been complete a lot longer (complete 1/8)


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Only slightly bitter.


Sorry if I make you any more worried with my numbers (sensing auto-ding here), but I've been stuck on complete since 11/5.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:12 am

bettercallsaul91 wrote:
Sorry if I make you any more worried with my numbers (sensing auto-ding here), but I've been stuck on complete since 11/5.


I'm pretty sure I'm getting an auto-ding. I have a feeling I'm going to get double-fisted by UCLA and USC on the same day. I will definitely be blacking out that night.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby bettercallsaul91 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:31 am

dproduct wrote:
bettercallsaul91 wrote:
Sorry if I make you any more worried with my numbers (sensing auto-ding here), but I've been stuck on complete since 11/5.


I'm pretty sure I'm getting an auto-ding. I have a feeling I'm going to get double-fisted by UCLA and USC on the same day. I will definitely be blacking out that night.


Best wishes. I'll be right there with you. Every time I think about UCLA, my stomach churns ... :/




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