Georgia State (2012-2013)

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Columbia11xc » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:42 pm

In today via email and status checker! On my list waiting for a few others first but still happy first admission!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby shaynislegend » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:11 am

JARZJR wrote:
shaynislegend wrote:
JARZJR wrote:Did my UG at State...

3.46, 157... URM...

Wrote the Feb test, so my application didn't go under prelim review until 3/8/2013... And thats still the status... Can anyone give me an estimate of the timeline of their review and acceptance/rejection process?

Got an email saying they will be accepting june tests, lol... Thats unheard of... Does that mean they are having trouble filling the class due to low application numbers?


If I remember correctly I went complete 1/6/13 and accepted 1/10/13 and I don't remember there being a step between complete-in review-acceptance.

As for June test acceptance, I noticed a lot of lower ranked schools doing this but haven't seen it with the upper tier, kinda concerning (?)

Still deciding between GSU and a few other schools, I went down there a few weeks ago just to walk around, and the law building is in shambles but from what I understand the new building will be very nice.


If it only took them 4 days to decide on you you must have pretty decent #s...


Oops. *In review 1/6 accepted 1/10. Not great numbers for GSU, but I did do a few visits in the summer and pretty pro-active with contacting them.

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hammertime10
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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby hammertime10 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:35 pm

Who's going to the Brief Encounters' tonight?

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby MrLawManRyan » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:41 pm

hammertime10 wrote:Who's going to the Brief Encounters' tonight?


I will be attending.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:19 pm

hammertime10 wrote:Who's going to the Brief Encounters' tonight?


Getting dressed for it right now. See you there.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:27 pm

hammertime10 wrote:
scruffy556 wrote:
hammertime10 wrote:Has anyone sent in their Seat Deposit? I've claimed my seat for Fall in the last week but I'm not sure how/when I'll be notified upon receipt.

Thanks!

EDIT: NVM, found it on the Check Your Application Status page. (Duh!)


See you in the fall, you going to the brief encounter?


Thanks looking forward to it. I'm going to the brief encounter tomorrow, names Quinn. :D


Saw you there, just didn't feel like saying "oh hay i'm that dude from the internet"

Good event though, any event with free beer is ok with me.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby hammertime10 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:16 am

scruffy556 wrote:
hammertime10 wrote:
scruffy556 wrote:
hammertime10 wrote:Has anyone sent in their Seat Deposit? I've claimed my seat for Fall in the last week but I'm not sure how/when I'll be notified upon receipt.

Thanks!

EDIT: NVM, found it on the Check Your Application Status page. (Duh!)


See you in the fall, you going to the brief encounter?


Thanks looking forward to it. I'm going to the brief encounter tomorrow, names Quinn. :D


Saw you there, just didn't feel like saying "oh hay i'm that dude from the internet"

Good event though, any event with free beer is ok with me.


Haha no worries. I thought it was a good event, especially the Dean's last "trajectory" speech.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby fragrock » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:08 am

I had a great time last night at the brief encounter. Apparently didn't do a good job of TLS spotting, but the food was good and I really enjoyed speaking with the professors and recent alums. I'm looking pretty seriously at UGA, but GSU did a pretty darn good job of selling itself!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:23 am

fragrock wrote:I had a great time last night at the brief encounter. Apparently didn't do a good job of TLS spotting, but the food was good and I really enjoyed speaking with the professors and recent alums. I'm looking pretty seriously at UGA, but GSU did a pretty darn good job of selling itself!


Did you take the dean up on his offer to get an "honest" assessment of which school has the better deal for you? I asked dr. Jester-George some pretty serious questions about them extending the LSAT and application deadlines and got satisfying answers, but since gsu is the only school I'm looking at I couldn't really find out if the dean was serious about that.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Jessia123 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:33 am

Hey everybody! I was recently accepted to GA State and am most likely attending. I was wondering if anyone out there had any advice about apartments in Atlanta? I would like somewhere that is not too expensive but still in a safe area and liveable. Thanks!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby hammertime10 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:39 am

Jessia123 wrote:Hey everybody! I was recently accepted to GA State and am most likely attending. I was wondering if anyone out there had any advice about apartments in Atlanta? I would like somewhere that is not too expensive but still in a safe area and liveable. Thanks!


I live in Cabbagetown and love it. Right around the corner from GSU.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Jessia123 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:16 am

Thanks, I don't think I've heard of that so it's definitely something I can look into.

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scruffy556
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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:24 pm

Deciding on a place to live is definitely becoming a pretty nerve racking decision. At least there's plenty of time still.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby CMJdoeslawschool » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:00 pm

Jessia123 wrote:Thanks, I don't think I've heard of that so it's definitely something I can look into.


Here's a (very simplistic) neighborhood map for reference.

https://www.google.com/search?q=neighbo ... B535%3B573

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Jessia123 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:06 pm

Thanks! It is definitely nerve wracking to try to find housing in Atlanta! Hopefully I can find something good

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:17 pm

I originally wasn't that interested in a roomate, but it's starting to look like that's going to be the more realistic option.

Haven't had one in years, but gotta do what you gotta do.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Jessia123 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:38 pm

Yep! All the one bedrooms I've looked at are pretty expensive, so that's probably the route I'm going to have to go.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby lawyerdown27 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:01 am

As far as neighborhoods to be considering, I would suggest Midtown, anywhere between Virginia Highlands and Inman Park, and maybe Cabbagetown. Also, some students choose to live in Buckhead to be closer to that scene. 1 BR's do not come super cheap (although they aren't outrageously expensive - you pay a premium to live alone), but renting a house with classmates or other roommates is a viable option, especially in the VAH-Inman Park areas. Also, some of the places worth renting (i.e. newer, a step up from basement-level undergrad standards) in Midtown and Cabbagetown might be a little more expensive, as they are newer, have gates/parking garages, indoor hallways, etc. That's not to say they're not worth it - just pointing it out. The people I do know who live in Cabbagetown like being walking distance from school. However, I commute and have no problems.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Rasaus » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:28 am

I have been in preliminary review since March 8th :!:

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:20 am

Rasaus wrote:I have been in preliminary review since March 8th :!:


Hang in there, hopefully good news is forthcoming.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby arodasi » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:08 am

Rasaus wrote:I have been in preliminary review since March 8th :!:


Me too! And when I emailed them yesterday, this was the response: Decisions are expected to be rendered by April 15th. Continue to check your status online for updates regarding your application.

So I responded by gently reminding that deposits are due and she reiterated that decisions will be rendered by 4/15.

I live in GA and have had the worst admissions experiences with the schools here. Prob will not be staying here..

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby Rasaus » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:15 pm

arodasi wrote:
Rasaus wrote:I have been in preliminary review since March 8th :!:


Me too! And when I emailed them yesterday, this was the response: Decisions are expected to be rendered by April 15th. Continue to check your status online for updates regarding your application.

So I responded by gently reminding that deposits are due and she reiterated that decisions will be rendered by 4/15.

I live in GA and have had the worst admissions experiences with the schools here. Prob will not be staying here..


Yah when I called they said I should have a decision by 6-8 weeks and then when I told her about the seat deposit she responded by saying they would extend the deadline for those admitted after the 15th. LOL but we are obviously going to put a deposit at another school we have been accepted to...*sigh* I don't know if I will end up going to GSU if accepted since I would be an out of state student and although the tuition isn't horrible, it is still off-putting.

Unless they sent me a scholly offer ;)

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby shaynislegend » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:30 pm

arodasi wrote:
Rasaus wrote:I have been in preliminary review since March 8th :!:


I live in GA and have had the worst admissions experiences with the schools here. Prob will not be staying here..


Admissions and Financial aid communication has been miserable. With that said I will be withdrawing this weekend. Best of luck to you all.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby sk8boarder » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:01 pm

anyone get scholly info yet??? I applied in January and was accepted then but no word on $$$ yet...

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Postby scruffy556 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:22 pm

sk8boarder wrote:anyone get scholly info yet??? I applied in January and was accepted then but no word on $$$ yet...


First round of $$$ is out. They are supposed to give out additional monies after the first.




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