Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby phillywc » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:26 pm

ohpobrecito wrote:Um, am I nothing to you?

We are lovers, not twins.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby IrishJew » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:54 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
IrishJew wrote:Hey, All. Just got my acceptance letter today. Applied 11/21, very good LSAT, crappy GPA < 25th, strong softs, and I wrote a why Mich. All my info is in the spreadsheet. PM me if you want stats or personal info.

Sorry if this is a question that has been asked and answered, but does anyone know when and how they notify you of merit aid? I see a few people in here commenting on aid offers, but my letter didn't say anything one way or the other, does that mean I didn't get any aid, do they send it later on their own, or do you have to fill out a form to ask for aid?

Thanks for any info you have and good luck to all who are still waiting!


This question would probably get better answers in the accepted students thread.


Thanks, will do!

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby barrelofmonkeys » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:08 am

phillywc wrote:
ohpobrecito wrote:Um, am I nothing to you?

We are lovers, not twins.


lol'd

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby retaking23 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:22 pm

Can one of you beautiful people be kind enough to tell me if for Mich's optional essays, the seventh one (How might your perspectives and experiences enrich the quality and breadth of the intellectual life of our community or enhance the legal profession?) is the traditional diversity statement. I have a DS that I wrote in a narrative form and I would like to use it for Mich and I'm wondering if I can submit it for prompt seven. The fifth prompt is not really working for my DS because I only talk about how awesome it is and don't really go into any problems with diversity per se.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby koalacity » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:26 pm

retaking23 wrote:Can one of you beautiful people be kind enough to tell me if for Mich's optional essays, the seventh one (How might your perspectives and experiences enrich the quality and breadth of the intellectual life of our community or enhance the legal profession?) is the traditional diversity statement. I have a DS that I wrote in a narrative form and I would like to use it for Mich and I'm wondering if I can submit it for prompt seven. The fifth prompt is not really working for my DS because I only talk about how awesome it is and don't really go into any problems with diversity per se.

I used my DS as essay seven.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 04102014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:27 am

phillywc wrote:
ohpobrecito wrote:Um, am I nothing to you?

We are lovers, not twins.


:P

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 04102014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:30 am

Rejected today via status checker. Later dudes.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby JustHawkin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:33 am

ohpobrecito wrote:Rejected today via status checker. Later dudes.

rough sauce, brochacho.
Could you PM #s if you dont want to post them?

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 04102014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:42 am

I should know better. Here's my info:

submitted: first day app opened (8/23 or something)
complete: 9/13
GPA: 3.9x
LSAT: 160-163 range

What surprises me is that they accepted me last year, and I was unable to go because of a death in the family, which they knew. Maybe they've changed strategy with the new dean? Just seems a bit cold to me.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby JustHawkin » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:51 am

ohpobrecito wrote:I should know better. Here's my info:

submitted: first day app opened (8/23 or something)
complete: 9/13
GPA: 3.9x
LSAT: 160-163 range

What surprises me is that they accepted me last year, and I was unable to go because of a death in the family, which they knew. Maybe they've changed strategy with the new dean? Just seems a bit cold to me.


Rough to hear. I'm sure with that GPA you'll kill it with other T14s! :)

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby lastsamurai » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:54 am

ohpobrecito wrote:Rejected today via status checker. Later dudes.


Bigger and better things await 8)

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 04102014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:59 am

lastsamurai wrote:
ohpobrecito wrote:Rejected today via status checker. Later dudes.


Bigger and better things await 8)


<3

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby gbelle » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:05 am

ohpobrecito wrote:I should know better. Here's my info:

submitted: first day app opened (8/23 or something)
complete: 9/13
GPA: 3.9x
LSAT: 160-163 range

What surprises me is that they accepted me last year, and I was unable to go because of a death in the family, which they knew. Maybe they've changed strategy with the new dean? Just seems a bit cold to me.


So strange..

I too was rejected. LSAT was around your range too.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby Typhoon24 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:05 am

Also rejected today. Kinda weird since I applied super early (a bit later than ohpobrecito) and had an 80%+ chance of getting in on mylsn. All good though; gotta make room for bumps in the road. :P


Edited: stupid autocorrect

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 05062014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:10 am

Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby lawschool22 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:20 am

Still nothing for me

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby Rangers5 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:28 am

abdistotle wrote:Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.


Wow I always figured I was going to be in pretty good shape with my gpa only slightly under 25th and 172+, but apparently not.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 05062014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:31 am

Rangers5 wrote:
abdistotle wrote:Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.


Wow I always figured I was going to be in pretty good shape with my gpa only slightly under 25th and 172+, but apparently not.


You just might be. I didn't expect this at all. I guess I just rubbed someone the wrong way with my application

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby KanyeShrug » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:32 am

I was freaking when I just checked my status checker. Safe...for now.

What is this madness?!

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby koalacity » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:33 am

Sorry to everyone who received disappointing news today :(. Hang in there.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby jk148706 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:36 am

abdistotle wrote:Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.


Wow a ding with those #s? That's tough sorry to hear it

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby gotsomequestions » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:39 am

Checking in. Hopefully some admissions office connections can help out!

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby 05062014 » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:39 am

jk148706 wrote:
abdistotle wrote:Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.


Wow a ding with those #s? That's tough sorry to hear it


Yeah... First rejection of the cycle. Oddly, it feels less worse than my waitlists at other T14s thus far.

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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby gbelle » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:41 am

abdistotle wrote:
jk148706 wrote:
abdistotle wrote:Discovered I was rejected with gpa comfortably over the 25th and lsat of 172+.


Wow a ding with those #s? That's tough sorry to hear it


Yeah... First rejection of the cycle. Oddly, it feels less worse than my waitlists at other T14s thus far.


I too feel somewhat blase about this rejection. Maybe this attests to the fact that it wouldn't have been a good fit for me. A rejection from NYU or CLS on the other hand won't be pretty.




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