SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby crchildress » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:16 pm

nirvanah wrote:in today...phone call about 2 hours ago.


FT or PT?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby maxmartin » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:51 pm

JXander wrote:Has anyone had any luck in negotiating scholarships?


Conventional wisdom is they don't match at all, but you can give it a shot

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby nirvanah » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:59 pm

PT. I had applied to both before, but then I had an opportunity at work that was too good to pass up :)...and i didnt want to give up my dream either....so i emailed them, and asked to be considered PT only. Fyi, status checker changed to "your status has been changed blah blah"...and then today's date earlier in the day. I just logged on out of habit (this was the last school id been waiting for)...then phone call around 2. Im excited to see scholly info (if any)

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Wes0568 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:07 pm

nirvanah wrote:PT. I had applied to both before, but then I had an opportunity at work that was too good to pass up :)...and i didnt want to give up my dream either....so i emailed them, and asked to be considered PT only. Fyi, status checker changed to "your status has been changed blah blah"...and then today's date earlier in the day. I just logged on out of habit (this was the last school id been waiting for)...then phone call around 2. Im excited to see scholly info (if any)


Congrats!

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Holynorth » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:23 pm

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby chem! » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:46 pm

Wes0568 wrote:
nirvanah wrote:PT. I had applied to both before, but then I had an opportunity at work that was too good to pass up :)...and i didnt want to give up my dream either....so i emailed them, and asked to be considered PT only. Fyi, status checker changed to "your status has been changed blah blah"...and then today's date earlier in the day. I just logged on out of habit (this was the last school id been waiting for)...then phone call around 2. Im excited to see scholly info (if any)


Congrats!

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Holynorth » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:41 pm

Deposit is due in a few days.. Who all is for sure attending SMU next semester?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Wes0568 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:38 pm

Holynorth wrote:Deposit is due in a few days.. Who all is for sure attending SMU next semester?


Just paid the deposit. :lol:

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby TheRedBlueBerry » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:31 pm

Holynorth wrote:Deposit is due in a few days.. Who all is for sure attending SMU next semester?



I paid both deposits this week, so I will definitely be at SMU in the fall! :D

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby crchildress » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:50 pm

Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wannabelawstudent » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:51 pm

crchildress wrote:Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

Me :(

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby crchildress » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:06 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

Me :(


Well I hope it's because you had a better offer somewhere else

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby maxmartin » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:21 pm

will put down deposit soon

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Holynorth » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:31 pm

Anyone going to start a thread in the class of 2016 forum?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby rshw89 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:57 pm

Torn between Tulane and SMU right now.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby Holynorth » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:01 pm

rshw89 wrote:Torn between Tulane and SMU right now.


Did you receive any money to either of them?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby LionelHutz16 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:09 pm

Anybody know where the good places to live are? I've been looking at the Village and a few other apartments, but I wasn't sure if there is an area where law school people normally live in Dallas.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wannabelawstudent » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:12 pm

crchildress wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

Me :(


Well I hope it's because you had a better offer somewhere else

Yeah I like SMU just, but my coa would be too high there.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby maxmartin » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:17 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

Me :(


Well I hope it's because you had a better offer somewhere else

Yeah I like SMU just, but my coa would be too high there.


Are you going to Emory then? Too bad, they don't negotiate.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby crchildress » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:20 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:
wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:Haha, the real question is... Who is not paying the deposit and giving us weaker applicants a chance?

Me :(


Well I hope it's because you had a better offer somewhere else

Yeah I like SMU just, but my coa would be too high there.


Where will you attend?

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby wannabelawstudent » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:26 pm

crchildress wrote:Where will you attend?

Leaning towards WUSTL but not sure. I'm still expecting one of my WL will offer me a big scholarship but we'll see.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby crchildress » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:29 pm

wannabelawstudent wrote:
crchildress wrote:Where will you attend?

Leaning towards WUSTL but not sure. I'm still expecting one of my WL will offer me a big scholarship but we'll see.


Well good luck!

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby rshw89 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:31 pm

Holynorth wrote:
rshw89 wrote:Torn between Tulane and SMU right now.


Did you receive any money to either of them?


I've received money from both schools. I have received a little more from Tulane, and SMU is not willing to negotiate. SMU's placement into biglaw is better, but an SMU degree is not as portable. I've also heard that Tulane places better into firms that aren't NLJ250 that pay area market, but I have nothing to confirm that. I like both schools a lot, and they both have different advantages and disadvantages to them.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby maxmartin » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:48 pm

rshw89 wrote:
Holynorth wrote:
rshw89 wrote:Torn between Tulane and SMU right now.


Did you receive any money to either of them?


I've received money from both schools. I have received a little more from Tulane, and SMU is not willing to negotiate. SMU's placement into biglaw is better, but an SMU degree is not as portable. I've also heard that Tulane places better into firms that aren't NLJ250 that pay area market, but I have nothing to confirm that. I like both schools a lot, and they both have different advantages and disadvantages to them.


I think it finally come down to locations. I was in the same situation torn between SMU and BC.

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Re: SMU c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013 cycle)

Postby maxmartin » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:51 pm

Just received deposit reminder email from SMU

"This year has been especially thrilling as we were fortunate to see some of the most competitive applications to date."

I heard similar things from quite a few other law schools, so much for the hype of easy cycle and drop of LSAT takers.




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