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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby shakespeare » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:47 pm

eyfl wrote:
shakespeare wrote:...
Though, I for one would also like to know how many ppl they've ACTUALLY accepted at this point. :(


I think for WLed people it's more relevant to know how many of the admitted will withdraw after the deposit deadline.


I thought they accepted 800 some applicants every year though only approx. 500 accept? Actually, now that I think about it, I'm not sure if this is true or where I got this info..

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby RSterling » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:48 pm

Any predictions for future JS1s? Or do we think they've already grabbed the people they're trying to admit for the predicted wave in May?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby MyNameIsFlynn! » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:49 pm

eyfl wrote:
shakespeare wrote:...
Though, I for one would also like to know how many ppl they've ACTUALLY accepted at this point. :(


I think for WLed people it's more relevant to know how many of the admitted will withdraw after the deposit deadline.


In this vein, I really hope HYS people (and really everyone, for that matter) updates their LSN profiles, as imperfect as LSN may be, since it's literally the only way we have of judging where we stand in regard to the remainder of the applicant pool.

@shakespeare: kappycaft1 has a spreadsheet called Law School Data (I think...) that shows historical admit and yield rate. Generally they admit around 860 (+/-15), with 555 (+/-5) attending.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:02 pm

RSterling wrote:Any predictions for future JS1s? Or do we think they've already grabbed the people they're trying to admit for the predicted wave in May?


From the blog

We will continue to interview students throughout the summer as we finalize the class.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby chickpea » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:24 pm

rehsalt wrote:
chickpea wrote:Somehow I don't think so. Why does this point matter though? I'm pretty sure people are slowly leaving the Facebook groups for schools they know they won't be attending and some are (for the first time) joining the Facebook group of the school they deposited at. I think the Facebook group numbers will likely fluctuate for a while until people are confident about where they will be attending school next fall.
It matters no less than any of the things we endlessly chew over on TLS. I'm trying to figure out if watching the Facebook group will give us an idea of how many spots have opened up and therefore what our chances are. If people are not removed from the group then we can't use that to estimate how many spots they are trying to fill.


I think we can still use the group size to roughly estimate how many spots there are avilable class since people will presumably leave the Harvard Class of 2016 FB group if they are not going to be in the Harvard Class of 2016.
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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby chickpea » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:26 pm

helix23 wrote:My prediction:

Small-medium wave the first full week of May (6-10) then sporadic admits throughout the summer.


I agree with this prediction as well.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Longtimelurk » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:37 pm

There's simply no precedent for sporadic admits. It's always been one large wave in May and then a tiny ripple in August, no?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:38 pm

Longtimelurk wrote:There's simply no precedent for sporadic admits. It's always been one large wave in May and then a tiny ripple in August, no?


prove it

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:40 pm

helix23 wrote:
Longtimelurk wrote:There's simply no precedent for sporadic admits. It's always been one large wave in May and then a tiny ripple in August, no?


prove it


But in all seriousness, it looks April wave, June Wave, July admit, August admit

and those admitted during the waves werent all on the same day. define sporadic

I DARE YOU

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Longtimelurk » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:41 pm

The graphs on page 1 of this thread show there's no "trickle" going on.

It's either wave-ripple, or wave-wave-ripple.

Not sure why would think this constant trickle is going to happen.

I define "sporadic throughout the summer" as "constant trickle"

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:45 pm

Longtimelurk wrote:The graphs on page 1 of this thread show there's no "trickle" going on.

It's either wave-ripple, or wave-wave-ripple.

Not sure why would think this constant trickle is going to happen.

I define "sporadic throughout the summer" as "constant trickle"


was about to argue with you about the definitions of wave, ripple and trickle, and point out that I never used "trickle" in my premonition, but then I didn't

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby chickpea » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:47 pm

I think we should just start posting dog photos again or something.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:47 pm

Does this guy even lift?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Longtimelurk » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:47 pm

helix23 wrote:[But in all seriousness, it looks April wave, June Wave, July admit, August admit


Where are you getting this? What does "july admit" mean? How is that different from "wave"

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:52 pm

Longtimelurk wrote:
helix23 wrote:[But in all seriousness, it looks April wave, June Wave, July admit, August admit


Where are you getting this? What does "july admit" mean? How is that different from "wave"


It's in the blog...

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Lavitz » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:55 pm

Longtimelurk wrote:
helix23 wrote:[But in all seriousness, it looks April wave, June Wave, July admit, August admit


Where are you getting this? What does "july admit" mean? How is that different from "wave"

Go to LSN. Go to Harvard. Go to Applicants. Go to 2011-2012 cycle. Sort by status. Go to page 4 and scroll down for the WL-->admits.

There was one person admitted in July. Not a "constant trickle", but I would definitely refer to it as "sporadic" and not a "wave".

Also,
chickpea wrote:I think we should just start posting dog photos again or something.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby HankBashir » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:24 pm

I'm withdrawing from the waitlist. I'll update the spreadsheet accordingly.

Good luck to y'all!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:44 pm

HankBashir wrote:I'm withdrawing from the waitlist. I'll update the spreadsheet accordingly.

Good luck to y'all!


Good luck enjoy SLS!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Lavitz » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:44 pm

helix23 wrote:
HankBashir wrote:I'm withdrawing from the waitlist. I'll update the spreadsheet accordingly.

Good luck to y'all!


Good luck enjoy SLS!

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby rehsalt » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:12 pm

helix23 wrote:was about to argue with you about the definitions of wave, ripple and trickle
We need to have clear definitions of all important terms. Otherwise we will spend the better part of the summer quibbling each time JS picks up a phone. Was it a wave, ripple or trickle? Or was it a flood, surge, spate, tide, torrent, stream (steady or not), flow, dribble, splash, or spurt?

Helix, we're counting on you to set us on the straight path.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby eyfl » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:47 pm

rehsalt wrote:
helix23 wrote:... Was it a wave, ripple or trickle? Or was it a flood, surge, spate, tide, torrent, stream (steady or not), flow, dribble, splash, or spurt?
...


For some reason whenever I hear/read the word 'dribble' I think of adult incontinence... Let's not use it in the WL terminology :?

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby TripTrip » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:04 am

rehsalt wrote:
helix23 wrote:was about to argue with you about the definitions of wave, ripple and trickle
We need to have clear definitions of all important terms. Otherwise we will spend the better part of the summer quibbling each time JS picks up a phone.Was it a wave, ripple or trickle? Or was it a flood, surge, spate, tide, torrent, stream (steady or not), flow, dribble, splash, or spurt?

Helix, we're counting on you to set us on the straight path.

FTFY

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:32 am

rehsalt wrote:
helix23 wrote:was about to argue with you about the definitions of wave, ripple and trickle
We need to have clear definitions of all important terms. Otherwise we will spend the better part of the summer quibbling each time JS picks up a phone. Was it a wave, ripple or trickle? Or was it a flood, surge, spate, tide, torrent, stream (steady or not), flow, dribble, splash, or spurt?

Helix, we're counting on you to set us on the straight path.


lolol glossary soon to be added to the OP

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby Skunky Bumps » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:20 pm

Checking in, motherfuckers.

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Re: Harvard Waitlist 2013

Postby helix23 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:55 pm

Skunky Bumps wrote:Checking in, motherfuckers.


Did you just get WLed or are you just checking in now?




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