Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

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Where are you in the Harvard application process?

I'm applying next year, just reading this thread to prepare
38
12%
Applying this year, I got an extension on my application
1
0%
I applied and haven't gotten a JS1 yet
64
20%
I applied and got a JS1, but haven't had it yet.
7
2%
I had my JS1 but I'm waiting for a magical phone call
43
13%
Already had my JS2, just here to help
62
19%
Waitlisted
61
19%
Dinged D:
49
15%
 
Total votes: 325

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:38 pm

steinburglar wrote:WL for me too, without a JS1... LSAT>75th and GPA<25th


When did you get the email stein?

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Gary » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:39 pm

drawstring wrote:
jasper09 wrote:I wonder if I can take any solace in being in what, if last year is any indication, is close to the end of massive wave of WLs. I'm assuming not.

Seriously trying not to cry at work. I know people say to take this as a positive sign, but it just feels like a rejection to me. I'm a big planner who wanted to go ahead and try to find roommates, etc, so not having a ton of time to do that if I eventually get in worries me.


The uncertainty and inability to get things set sucks. But the WL at Harvard is usually fairly generous, and if you're willing to put in the wait there is a good chance you'll get in eventually.

I'm set on HLS, so I'm probably different, but I see it as a few tough months for something that will last a lifetime.


You'll get in draw. On Monday I'll quote this post :)

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:40 pm

I hope so Gary. Hopefully we both get in on Monday along with the others ITT!

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby sammyboy » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:40 pm

WL at 2:29PM EST. Is it worth studying for the June LSAT in case a decision hasn't been made by then?

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:42 pm

sammyboy wrote:WL at 2:29PM EST. Is it worth studying for the June LSAT in case a decision hasn't been made by then?


Per LSN there were no WL acceptances after late June last cycle, so I'm not sure if you'd have your new score back in time for it to make a difference.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby wealtheow » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:42 pm

hey draw - where did you see that a few people were accepted the day of the wl wave? i couldn't find anything in last year's thread or on lsn.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Pneumonia » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:42 pm

at what point last year had everyone received a decision (not including waitlist>accept)?

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby PuppyDoge » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:43 pm

Still no news here. Feb JS1. Fingers crossed.

Anyone else so set on HLS that they'd defer a year and try again?

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Gary » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:44 pm

sammyboy wrote:WL at 2:29PM EST. Is it worth studying for the June LSAT in case a decision hasn't been made by then?


Maybe... But looking at the past few pages there are plenty of 175+ takers waitlisted so who knows if it's worth the commitment.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby wtrc » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:44 pm

Pneumonia wrote:at what point last year had everyone received a decision (not including waitlist>accept)?


Anecdotal and not based on TLS, but I have a friend who was WLed and ended up getting in the second week of August, after her stuff was already moved into a certain school in NYC.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Gary » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:44 pm

wealtheow wrote:hey draw - where did you see that a few people were accepted the day of the wl wave? i couldn't find anything in last year's thread or on lsn.


Edit: wrong info
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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Arrow4Christ » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:45 pm

PuppyDoge wrote:Still no news here. Feb JS1. Fingers crossed.

Anyone else so set on HLS that they'd defer a year and try again?


I very well may. I'll have to see what kind of scholarships I get from my other options...

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:46 pm

wealtheow wrote:hey draw - where did you see that a few people were accepted the day of the wl wave? i couldn't find anything in last year's thread or on lsn.


On LSN there are two reported WL acceptances dated April the 5th, meaning either they were waitlisted and accepted the same day, or they were waitlisted, accepted at a later date, but forgot to change their decision date on LSN. Obviously the latter scenario is far more likely, and I don't expect JS2s till Monday.

ETA: There are also several LSN acceptances on the 8th, which is when there was a small group of waitlists.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby wealtheow » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:49 pm

drawstring wrote:
wealtheow wrote:hey draw - where did you see that a few people were accepted the day of the wl wave? i couldn't find anything in last year's thread or on lsn.


On LSN there are two reported WL acceptances dated April the 5th, meaning either they were waitlisted and accepted the same day, or they were waitlisted, accepted at a later date, but forgot to change their decision date on LSN. Obviously the latter scenario is far more likely, and I don't expect JS2s till Monday.

ETA: There are also several LSN acceptances on the 8th, which is when there was a small group of waitlists.


kk, those are the ones i noticed, too., just figured they were wl-->accept at a later date

thanks for being our go-to guy :mrgreen:
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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby dnptan » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:50 pm

wtrc wrote:
Pneumonia wrote:at what point last year had everyone received a decision (not including waitlist>accept)?


Anecdotal and not based on TLS, but I have a friend who was WLed and ended up getting in the second week of August, after her stuff was already moved into a certain school in NYC.


Can't forget the day I got my HLS WL offer last cycle - it was the first thing I read after leaving the chaos of the Boston Marathon Bombing.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby shani » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:50 pm

PuppyDoge wrote:Still no news here. Feb JS1. Fingers crossed.

Anyone else so set on HLS that they'd defer a year and try again?

Another Feb js1 here. I'm 100% set on Harvard and will try next year if I don't get in this year. Got four years w/e so I can just stay in my field another year to try again.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:51 pm

dnptan wrote:
wtrc wrote:
Pneumonia wrote:at what point last year had everyone received a decision (not including waitlist>accept)?


Anecdotal and not based on TLS, but I have a friend who was WLed and ended up getting in the second week of August, after her stuff was already moved into a certain school in NYC.


Can't forget the day I got my HLS WL offer last cycle - it was the first thing I read after leaving the chaos of the Boston Marathon Bombing.


You were at the bombing? Crazy stuff

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby esther0123 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:52 pm

wealtheow wrote:nyu law i have never been so mad at you before


LOL This. I came back from lunch and I found a new email... my heart sank a little. But alas, it was NYU.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Gary » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:54 pm

I remember I posted ITT back in December saying I wished all decisions came out on one day like in UG admissions and everyone hated that idea..... Now it's looking a lot more appealing :(

The HYS waiting game blows

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby teampeeta » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:57 pm

Gary wrote:I remember I posted ITT back in December saying I wished all decisions came out on one day like in UG admissions and everyone hated that idea..... Now it's looking a lot more appealing :(

The HYS waiting game blows


This.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby drawstring » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:59 pm

Gary wrote:I remember I posted ITT back in December saying I wished all decisions came out on one day like in UG admissions and everyone hated that idea..... Now it's looking a lot more appealing :(

The HYS waiting game blows


Decisions on the same day (preferably at the same time if via email!) would be great. The hardest part of waiting is seeing action going on around you, and feeling left out and on your way to not getting in.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby steinburglar » Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:59 pm

drawstring wrote:
steinburglar wrote:WL for me too, without a JS1... LSAT>75th and GPA<25th


When did you get the email stein?


Got it today it at 3:16pm

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby potterdam » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:00 pm

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby jasper09 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:01 pm

steinburglar wrote:
drawstring wrote:
steinburglar wrote:WL for me too, without a JS1... LSAT>75th and GPA<25th


When did you get the email stein?


Got it today it at 3:16pm


Hmm, we are in the same quartiles and received the email at the same time.

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Re: Harvard, C/O 2017, Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby teampeeta » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:01 pm

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