Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby objection_your_honor » Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:47 pm

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:48 pm

Checking in. Just submitted my app on LSAC today. What has been the average amount of time before hearing back with status checker, interview details, etc.?

Thanks!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby phillywc » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:07 pm

lawschool22 wrote:Checking in. Just submitted my app on LSAC today. What has been the average amount of time before hearing back with status checker, interview details, etc.?

Thanks!

Got mine less than a day later.

However, it says my app is incomplete. Anyone have ideas why that would be?

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby linkx13 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:22 pm

Got my interviewer name!

EXCEPT THERE WAS NO EMAIL PROVIDED! GAH!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby paglababa » Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:24 pm

Are all you guys EDing? I'd love to go here and have pretty solid stats. 3.9/171. Going to complete my app this weekend.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:42 pm

Just went complete on LSAC. What happens next?

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lastsamurai » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:15 pm

phillywc wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:Checking in. Just submitted my app on LSAC today. What has been the average amount of time before hearing back with status checker, interview details, etc.?

Thanks!

Got mine less than a day later.

However, it says my app is incomplete. Anyone have ideas why that would be?


Hey Philly! If you choose to interview, your app isn't complete until the interview is conducted. For off campus interviews, you should be assigned an interviewer within 3 weeks of applying I believe

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby phillywc » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:19 am

lastsamurai wrote:
phillywc wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:Checking in. Just submitted my app on LSAC today. What has been the average amount of time before hearing back with status checker, interview details, etc.?

Thanks!

Got mine less than a day later.

However, it says my app is incomplete. Anyone have ideas why that would be?


Hey Philly! If you choose to interview, your app isn't complete until the interview is conducted. For off campus interviews, you should be assigned an interviewer within 3 weeks of applying I believe

I said I didn't want to do an interview though :(

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Cobretti » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:27 am

objection_your_honor wrote:How are apps looking for splitters? NU is my top choice.
I got in last year with similar numbers, you should be golden. I heard back in Feb FWIW

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lastsamurai » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:02 pm

phillywc wrote:I said I didn't want to do an interview though :(


In that case, I have no answers for you

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Fabulist » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:11 pm

objection_your_honor wrote:How are apps looking for splitters? I have a X.XX/XXX with X years professional work experience (please don't quote). I will be applying in a couple of weeks but I know I'm right on the edge and nothing is guaranteed. NU is my top choice.


I got in off waitlist in 2012 with worse numbers in all three areas.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby paglababa » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:34 pm

I missed the deadline to request an offcampus interview for ED. I'm not sure what to do now. It will be impossible for me to visit Chicago before November 15 due to work obligations.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby objection_your_honor » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:34 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby phillywc » Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:39 pm

lastsamurai wrote:
phillywc wrote:I said I didn't want to do an interview though :(


In that case, I have no answers for you

Aww... thanks for trying though lastsamurai!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby mx23250 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:25 pm

I've already decided I want to set up an interview (non-ED). My question is this: do you think there's an advantage to one or the other (on vs off campus interview)? I'm somewhat leaning toward off-campus, both to save $$ and for convenience, but also since I work at a medical center in town (I'm a PhD) along with a technology company and I'm thinking if I interview with someone more local we may have a better conversation and he/she would also understand certain aspects of my background/work/education related to this geographic location. What do you all think? Thanks in advance!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby orangec90 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:33 pm

mx23250 wrote:I've already decided I want to set up an interview (non-ED). My question is this: do you think there's an advantage to one or the other (on vs off campus interview)? I'm somewhat leaning toward off-campus, both to save $$ and for convenience, but also since I work at a medical center in town (I'm a PhD) along with a technology company and I'm thinking if I interview with someone more local we may have a better conversation and he/she would also understand certain aspects of my background/work/education related to this geographic location. What do you all think? Thanks in advance!



If you interview on-campus, your file becomes complete a lot faster vs. off-campus where you may have to wait weeks. However, I had my interview with an admissions officer and it was pretty formal - a lot of specific questions and less conversational (granted, I'm not the best interviewer). I also feel that an alum would judge less harshly because he/she isn't trying to touch upon certain attributes, but rather is looking at your personality/likability overall. Maybe I'm wrong

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby mx23250 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:47 pm

orangec90 wrote:
mx23250 wrote:I've already decided I want to set up an interview (non-ED). My question is this: do you think there's an advantage to one or the other (on vs off campus interview)? I'm somewhat leaning toward off-campus, both to save $$ and for convenience, but also since I work at a medical center in town (I'm a PhD) along with a technology company and I'm thinking if I interview with someone more local we may have a better conversation and he/she would also understand certain aspects of my background/work/education related to this geographic location. What do you all think? Thanks in advance!



If you interview on-campus, your file becomes complete a lot faster vs. off-campus where you may have to wait weeks. However, I had my interview with an admissions officer and it was pretty formal - a lot of specific questions and less conversational (granted, I'm not the best interviewer). I also feel that an alum would judge less harshly because he/she isn't trying to touch upon certain attributes, but rather is looking at your personality/likability overall. Maybe I'm wrong


That's kind of what I'm thinking. I plan on submitting my application tonight, so I figure even with the lag time associated with an off-campus interview it should still be completed relatively "early" in the cycle.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby wtrc » Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:17 pm

I know this is, in variant degrees, in the thread, but can someone tl;dr me--- how large a disadvantage is choosing "no" for the interview question, if someone is comfortably above both medians? Could it affect scholarships?

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby midwest17 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:21 am

wtrc wrote:I know this is, in variant degrees, in the thread, but can someone tl;dr me--- how large a disadvantage is choosing "no" for the interview question, if someone is comfortably above both medians? Could it affect scholarships?


I don't know how bad it actually is, but my uninformed guess is that they would draw negative inferences from that decision.

I did an interview, partially for that reason, partially as practice for interviews at other schools.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Clearly » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:05 am

I can only say that I got in last year without interviewing.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby HarvardHopeful » Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:27 am

Submitted my application to Northwestern 10/15. I already had my interview but I never got a status checker or email confirming my application. Anyone else in the same boat? I don't know If I should email them since its been over 2 weeks.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby paglababa » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:32 pm

wtrc wrote:I know this is, in variant degrees, in the thread, but can someone tl;dr me--- how large a disadvantage is choosing "no" for the interview question, if someone is comfortably above both medians? Could it affect scholarships?


I know a friend who got full ride without interview being above both medians, but obviously, this is anecdotal. I don't know if there is any official communication regarding this matter.

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby samoby » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:46 pm

Checking in!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby jbpika » Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:02 pm

Submitted today. Good luck everyone!

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Re: Northwestern Law c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby paglababa » Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:52 pm

i just started my NU AJD app. Instructions note that LoR should be from someone who can evaluate my professional skills :( I got two academic letters from former professors. This is not boding well...
Anyone else not get a employer letter?




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