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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:14 pm

BigZuck wrote:I think I would look for a place in Silverlake but dproduct's endorsement of Culver City has me intrigued.


I just randomly looked at a map of LA and I agree. I know nothing about LA other than traffic is a huge pain

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby teiswei » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:17 pm

JayJones78 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I think I would look for a place in Silverlake but dproduct's endorsement of Culver City has me intrigued.


I just randomly looked at a map of LA and I agree. I know nothing about LA other than traffic is a huge pain

Chicago is worse and there is snow. Double whammy

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby jemthey17 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:19 pm

Question of a semi-unrelated note. If I decided to go to law school at USC or UCLA, would I have to work in Cali? I like the idea of living there a few years for school and then moving on to NY or Chicago afterward.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:20 pm

teiswei wrote:
JayJones78 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I think I would look for a place in Silverlake but dproduct's endorsement of Culver City has me intrigued.


I just randomly looked at a map of LA and I agree. I know nothing about LA other than traffic is a huge pain

Chicago is worse and there is snow. Double whammy


True... Still want my AJD acceptence though :oops:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby 06102016 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:22 pm

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby twinkletoes16 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:22 pm

found online, for fellow Rothman invitees. We have more competition than anticipated:


"How do we select candidates to apply? In addition, to selecting candidates who have already applied to the law school program, we utilize the Candidate Referral Service through LSAC to select students who fall within our profile group. Test scores and undergraduate GPAs are the primary pre-selection criteria we use when inviting candidates to apply. We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply. For fall 2010, we had about 350 candidates submit an application. The application requires candidates to write a one to two page essay and submit an resume. Essays are reviewed by a committee of admissions staff, faculty, current Rothman scholars and members of the Rothman family. In late March, four finalists are flown to Los Angeles for a one-day interview. A finalist is named by April 15. It is an extremely rigorous and exciting process."

-Chloe Reid, Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions

so they invite 1000, 350 decide to write the extra essay, and they narrow it down to 4 from there? :oops: :shock:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Dmini7 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:25 pm

jemthey17 wrote:Question of a semi-unrelated note. If I decided to go to law school at USC or UCLA, would I have to work in Cali? I like the idea of living there a few years for school and then moving on to NY or Chicago afterward.


You would be better served attending NU/Chicago/ other lower t14 probably. I would assume if you are high enough in your class rank, you would have the ability to be mobile. It is hard to say how it stands in other areas though, because if most students are leaving the state, they are doing so for biglaw in NY.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby VeeD101 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:11 pm

A month and a day later - Committee 2nd read.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby BigZuck » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:50 pm

twinkletoes16 wrote:found online, for fellow Rothman invitees. We have more competition than anticipated:


"How do we select candidates to apply? In addition, to selecting candidates who have already applied to the law school program, we utilize the Candidate Referral Service through LSAC to select students who fall within our profile group. Test scores and undergraduate GPAs are the primary pre-selection criteria we use when inviting candidates to apply. We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply. For fall 2010, we had about 350 candidates submit an application. The application requires candidates to write a one to two page essay and submit an resume. Essays are reviewed by a committee of admissions staff, faculty, current Rothman scholars and members of the Rothman family. In late March, four finalists are flown to Los Angeles for a one-day interview. A finalist is named by April 15. It is an extremely rigorous and exciting process."

-Chloe Reid, Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions

so they invite 1000, 350 decide to write the extra essay, and they narrow it down to 4 from there? :oops: :shock:


I think less than 10 people reported a Rothman invite on here. Not that TLS is totally representative but I can't imagine they invited anywhere close to 1000 this year. How many apps in total will they even get this year I wonder?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby blueapple » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:03 am

BigZuck wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:found online, for fellow Rothman invitees. We have more competition than anticipated:


"How do we select candidates to apply? In addition, to selecting candidates who have already applied to the law school program, we utilize the Candidate Referral Service through LSAC to select students who fall within our profile group. Test scores and undergraduate GPAs are the primary pre-selection criteria we use when inviting candidates to apply. We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply. For fall 2010, we had about 350 candidates submit an application. The application requires candidates to write a one to two page essay and submit an resume. Essays are reviewed by a committee of admissions staff, faculty, current Rothman scholars and members of the Rothman family. In late March, four finalists are flown to Los Angeles for a one-day interview. A finalist is named by April 15. It is an extremely rigorous and exciting process."

-Chloe Reid, Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions

so they invite 1000, 350 decide to write the extra essay, and they narrow it down to 4 from there? :oops: :shock:


I think less than 10 people reported a Rothman invite on here. Not that TLS is totally representative but I can't imagine they invited anywhere close to 1000 this year. How many apps in total will they even get this year I wonder?


I got a Rothman invite. Not much of a poster here, I'm sure there are others like me!

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby zman » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:32 pm

BigZuck wrote:
twinkletoes16 wrote:found online, for fellow Rothman invitees. We have more competition than anticipated:


"How do we select candidates to apply? In addition, to selecting candidates who have already applied to the law school program, we utilize the Candidate Referral Service through LSAC to select students who fall within our profile group. Test scores and undergraduate GPAs are the primary pre-selection criteria we use when inviting candidates to apply. We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply. For fall 2010, we had about 350 candidates submit an application. The application requires candidates to write a one to two page essay and submit an resume. Essays are reviewed by a committee of admissions staff, faculty, current Rothman scholars and members of the Rothman family. In late March, four finalists are flown to Los Angeles for a one-day interview. A finalist is named by April 15. It is an extremely rigorous and exciting process."

-Chloe Reid, Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions

so they invite 1000, 350 decide to write the extra essay, and they narrow it down to 4 from there? :oops: :shock:


I think less than 10 people reported a Rothman invite on here. Not that TLS is totally representative but I can't imagine they invited anywhere close to 1000 this year. How many apps in total will they even get this year I wonder?


they ware trying to beef up the amount of applicants I guess. They want people to try to convince people who get into top 10 schools to apply for the rothman. total applicants is likely between 3,500-4,000.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby kaf5250 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:01 pm

finally moved to committee first ready today, about 2 months after going complete, this is turning into a loooonnnnggg wait

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Big Dog » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:05 pm

We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply.


Nothing ventured, but nothing gained. But seriously, applying for named schollies without being above both 75th's (or carrying a big hook) is a waste good sleeping time.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby JayJones78 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:17 pm

kaf5250 wrote:finally moved to committee first ready today, about 2 months after going complete, this is turning into a loooonnnnggg wait


Although it's encouraging that they are working on a Saturday.... :shock:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby vzapana » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:29 pm

Big Dog wrote:
We typically invite about 1000 candidates to apply.


Nothing ventured, but nothing gained. But seriously, applying for named schollies without being above both 75th's (or carrying a big hook) is a waste good sleeping time.


Possibly true. Got the Darrow without having both numbers above 75. But my essay was a "home run," according to dean z.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby megagnarley » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:44 pm

jemthey17 wrote:Question of a semi-unrelated note. If I decided to go to law school at USC or UCLA, would I have to work in Cali? I like the idea of living there a few years for school and then moving on to NY or Chicago afterward.


Semi-unrelated note: If you decide to go to USC or UCLA, don't call it Cali.

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby martymoose » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:54 pm

megagnarley wrote:don't call it Cali.
<==This

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby helix23 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:20 pm

Yuh, call it Forni

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby md22 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:23 pm

megagnarley wrote:
jemthey17 wrote:Question of a semi-unrelated note. If I decided to go to law school at USC or UCLA, would I have to work in Cali? I like the idea of living there a few years for school and then moving on to NY or Chicago afterward.


Semi-unrelated note: If you decide to go to USC or UCLA, don't call it Cali.


QFT. Having grown up in CA, I don't think I've ever met a Californian who likes it being called "Cali" :lol:

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby wbrother » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:58 pm

Yo I've lived in Cali all my life... Cali is legit. Anyways... I heard aid was supposed to go out soon for those already admitted. Anyone here anything?

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby dproduct » Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:06 pm

The word "Cali" makes me cringe.


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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby Big Dog » Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:37 pm

Possibly true. Got the Darrow without having both numbers above 75.


But you also carry a hook. :)

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby megagnarley » Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:42 pm

dproduct wrote:The word "Cali" makes me cringe.


+1

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Re: USC c/o 2016 Applicants

Postby helix23 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:34 pm

I'm from California and I use the word "Cali" occasionally. I don't love it by any stretch or overuse it, but sometimes it is nice to have an alternative to "California." Saying/typing that over and over again can be tiresome.




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