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

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

Postby Catherinelo365 » Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:05 pm

Catherinelo365 wrote:Got the REJECTION letter today. :(
Didn't receive any emails before the letter so it was a surprise.

Hope that I'll have no more rejections.


Still not recovered from this shock.
They didn't even give me a WL. Heart broken.

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

Postby truckstop » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:38 am

In via status checker! I was surprised because I had gotten so used to just seeing "Complete."

>75 for both LSAT and GPA. Application submitted in late November, received status checker early December (don't know the first complete date).

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

Postby persephone123 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:24 am

Anyone know numbers for Darrow interviewees / Darrow scholarships awarded. I had my interview last week and am curious what the odds are that I will receive the scholarship. Thanks!

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Postby barrelofmonkeys » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:27 pm

truckstop wrote:In via status checker! I was surprised because I had gotten so used to just seeing "Complete."

>75 for both LSAT and GPA. Application submitted in late November, received status checker early December (don't know the first complete date).


Congratulations!
Did you write a why michigan?

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Postby truckstop » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:49 pm

barrelofmonkeys wrote:
truckstop wrote:In via status checker! I was surprised because I had gotten so used to just seeing "Complete."

>75 for both LSAT and GPA. Application submitted in late November, received status checker early December (don't know the first complete date).


Congratulations!
Did you write a why michigan?


I didn't. I kept thinking about submitting one late but never did.

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

Postby Lightworks » Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:13 pm

dat video on the USB drive...

Really hoping they offer me good money. I would love to go here.

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

Postby anyriotgirl » Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:28 pm

In via status checker!!!! Very excited :D :D :D

Applied late December, forgot exact date. Wrote a Why Mich, just above 25% GPA, LSAT 169
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Re: Michigan Applicants C/O 2017 (Applicants 2013-2014)

Postby Vexed » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:01 pm

In via status checker!!! Might have been in yesterday, but I didn't check, BUT I AM SO ECSTATIC! First T14 acceptance!

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

Postby midwest17 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:35 pm

persephone123 wrote:Anyone know numbers for Darrow interviewees / Darrow scholarships awarded. I had my interview last week and am curious what the odds are that I will receive the scholarship. Thanks!


In past years, a Darrow invite basically guaranteed a Darrow. My recollection is that in TLS history, there's been one case of a Darrow invite getting only a half-tuition scholarship, but all other invites have gotten fulls. (This is based on incomplete research, and unrepresentative sample and all, but still.)

ON THE OTHER HAND, this is the first year that Michigan is having interviews instead of essays for the Darrow. BUT so far I don't think anyone has reported being turned down for the scholarship after having an interview. Of course, we're still early in the process so that could change.

TL;DR: You're in good shape. Try not to worry about it too much.

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

Postby bhs12 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:22 pm

How long after your acceptance (via status checker) did you hear about the Darrow interview?

Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere!

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

Postby persephone123 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:35 pm

midwest17 wrote:
persephone123 wrote:Anyone know numbers for Darrow interviewees / Darrow scholarships awarded. I had my interview last week and am curious what the odds are that I will receive the scholarship. Thanks!


In past years, a Darrow invite basically guaranteed a Darrow. My recollection is that in TLS history, there's been one case of a Darrow invite getting only a half-tuition scholarship, but all other invites have gotten fulls. (This is based on incomplete research, and unrepresentative sample and all, but still.)

ON THE OTHER HAND, this is the first year that Michigan is having interviews instead of essays for the Darrow. BUT so far I don't think anyone has reported being turned down for the scholarship after having an interview. Of course, we're still early in the process so that could change.

TL;DR: You're in good shape. Try not to worry about it too much.



Thank you!! :)

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

Postby persephone123 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:36 pm

bhs12 wrote:How long after your acceptance (via status checker) did you hear about the Darrow interview?

Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere!



2 weeks for me

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

Postby rseaney » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:01 pm

got the darrow call yesterday, full tuition plus stipend. Mich looks quite appealing all of a sudden.

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

Postby AnonymousAlterEgoC » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:12 pm

Dinged about a week ago. Needed to swing 1-3 more points higher on my LSAT or not have the absurd GPA calculation...

Dream school out of the running. All others are TT.

Next: fix my attitude.

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

Postby midwest17 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:28 am

persephone123 wrote:
bhs12 wrote:How long after your acceptance (via status checker) did you hear about the Darrow interview?

Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere!



2 weeks for me


I got the Darrow invite 1 week after acceptance (early January).

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

Postby albs18 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:38 am

Still at COMPLETE. Was one of those that received the "we are sort this is taking so long" emails......Frustrated.

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Postby yossarian » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:49 am

I mean, we know that the applicant pool was a little hard to predict this year. And we know it was probably a bit down in volume with smaller decreases in the 165+, 170+ tiers, right? So, why should Michigan need so much time to sort this out and start making decisions?

Asking genuinely, not trying to complain. Do people think Michigan's applicant pool is that far off what they projected? What is going on?!?

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

Postby vuthy » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:57 am

albs18 wrote:Still at COMPLETE. Was one of those that received the "we are sort this is taking so long" emails......Frustrated.


+1

As much as I hated UVA's and Columbia's "don't bother checking the checker" approach at the start, I actually have come to appreciate it more now. And by contrast, the "magical" Michigan checker, which "updates" every day, ends up being like a dripping faucet in the middle of the night.

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

Postby albs18 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:16 am

yossarian71 wrote:I mean, we know that the applicant pool was a little hard to predict this year. And we know it was probably a bit down in volume with smaller decreases in the 165+, 170+ tiers, right? So, why should Michigan need so much time to sort this out and start making decisions?

Asking genuinely, not trying to complain. Do people think Michigan's applicant pool is that far off what they projected? What is going on?!?


I am curious about this too. My best guess is that schools are focusing more on softs now that hard numbers are down. More attention (reading and rereading) is probably being given to the PS, resume, and LORs.

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

Postby albs18 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:18 am

vuthy wrote:
albs18 wrote:Still at COMPLETE. Was one of those that received the "we are sort this is taking so long" emails......Frustrated.


+1

As much as I hated UVA's and Columbia's "don't bother checking the checker" approach at the start, I actually have come to appreciate it more now. And by contrast, the "magical" Michigan checker, which "updates" every day, ends up being like a dripping faucet in the middle of the night.


Maybe our decisions are taking longer not because they are on the fence about admitting us, but are debating how much $$ to offer us. :lol:

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

Postby yossarian » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:32 am

albs18 wrote:
yossarian71 wrote:I mean, we know that the applicant pool was a little hard to predict this year. And we know it was probably a bit down in volume with smaller decreases in the 165+, 170+ tiers, right? So, why should Michigan need so much time to sort this out and start making decisions?

Asking genuinely, not trying to complain. Do people think Michigan's applicant pool is that far off what they projected? What is going on?!?


I am curious about this too. My best guess is that schools are focusing more on softs now that hard numbers are down. More attention (reading and rereading) is probably being given to the PS, resume, and LORs.


I would actually think it's the opposite. If numbers are down and schools are concerned about maintaining medians, then softs should factor less into the equation than they did previously.

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

Postby yossarian » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:33 am

albs18 wrote:
vuthy wrote:
albs18 wrote:Still at COMPLETE. Was one of those that received the "we are sort this is taking so long" emails......Frustrated.


+1

As much as I hated UVA's and Columbia's "don't bother checking the checker" approach at the start, I actually have come to appreciate it more now. And by contrast, the "magical" Michigan checker, which "updates" every day, ends up being like a dripping faucet in the middle of the night.


Maybe our decisions are taking longer not because they are on the fence about admitting us, but are debating how much $$ to offer us. :lol:


This.

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

Postby applelover » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:03 pm

Michigan extended their app deadline apparently, based on this email I just received.

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Postby guyfox » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:32 pm

Soo I applied to Michigan on 2/7 (it was a last minute decision) and on LSAC it says everything is complete and the report was sent, but it's been 10 days and I still haven't received an email confirming that they received my application/giving me access to a status checker. Is this normal? All the other schools I applied to I got the status checker info the next day or so. :/

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Postby Robbin Blue » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:46 pm

guyfox wrote:Soo I applied to Michigan on 2/7 (it was a last minute decision) and on LSAC it says everything is complete and the report was sent, but it's been 10 days and I still haven't received an email confirming that they received my application/giving me access to a status checker. Is this normal? All the other schools I applied to I got the status checker info the next day or so. :/


Yup. Michigan's takes longer to receive because it's magical and updates itself every day.




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