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

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

Postby OsaroLJ » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:40 am

Micdiddy wrote:Just saw all the admits, congrats! We just finished our first law school finals, including a 7 hour romp through Crim Law (for some of us). Hope more good news keeps coming.


I must not have heard you correctly but did you say you just spent 7 hours on one exam???



What am I getting myself into here?

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

Postby TheSpanishMain » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:41 am

Luchi91 wrote:I'm going to call them in two weeks and see if they can tell me what I need to specifically do to boost my app. Doubt they will.


They'll probably say "retake the LSAT." If you were at least held with that LSAT, presumably the rest of your background is good. You gotta retake, man. There's just no other option. 149 will basically lock you out of all good schools.

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

Postby lastsamurai » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:49 am

lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:Congrats to everyone! BOM and LS22, when did you guys submit? I'm trying to figure out how it took so long for me to go under review after being complete at the end of October.


Thanks! And I submitted on 10/30. When was your interview?


The end of October, and I went complete the next day, but the review message didn't change to the one sentence under review until 12/10 UGH

Between this and Penn i'm having a disappointing December! #veryfirstworldproblems

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

Postby barrelofmonkeys » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:51 am

lastsamurai wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:Congrats to everyone! BOM and LS22, when did you guys submit? I'm trying to figure out how it took so long for me to go under review after being complete at the end of October.


Thanks! And I submitted on 10/30. When was your interview?


The end of October, and I went complete the next day, but the review message didn't change to the one sentence under review until 12/10 UGH

Between this and Penn i'm having a disappointing December! #veryfirstworldproblems


I never noticed being under review. Like the last thing I noticed was "complete" and that was either the 18th or the 19th. I *think* I checked yesterday. I submitted mid-November.

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

Postby Micdiddy » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:04 pm

OsaroLJ wrote:
Micdiddy wrote:Just saw all the admits, congrats! We just finished our first law school finals, including a 7 hour romp through Crim Law (for some of us). Hope more good news keeps coming.


I must not have heard you correctly but did you say you just spent 7 hours on one exam???



What am I getting myself into here?


Heard correctly! It actually wasn't all that bad, I took a little nap in the middle.

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

Postby lawschool22 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:10 pm

lastsamurai wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:Congrats to everyone! BOM and LS22, when did you guys submit? I'm trying to figure out how it took so long for me to go under review after being complete at the end of October.


Thanks! And I submitted on 10/30. When was your interview?


The end of October, and I went complete the next day, but the review message didn't change to the one sentence under review until 12/10 UGH

Between this and Penn i'm having a disappointing December! #veryfirstworldproblems


Okay that would probably at least explain the delay between my decision and yours. I changed to the one sentence on 11/25.

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

Postby lastsamurai » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:16 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:Congrats to everyone! BOM and LS22, when did you guys submit? I'm trying to figure out how it took so long for me to go under review after being complete at the end of October.


Thanks! And I submitted on 10/30. When was your interview?


The end of October, and I went complete the next day, but the review message didn't change to the one sentence under review until 12/10 UGH

Between this and Penn i'm having a disappointing December! #veryfirstworldproblems


Okay that would probably at least explain the delay between my decision and yours. I changed to the one sentence on 11/25.


but why??????

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

Postby lawschool22 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:19 pm

lastsamurai wrote:
but why??????


Maybe your interviewer procrastinated on turning in your eval?

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

Postby lastsamurai » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:21 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
lastsamurai wrote:
but why??????


Maybe your interviewer procrastinated on turning in your eval?


Interesting theory, but I went complete the next day after my interview, and the guy said he submits the same day as the interview to keep things moving. Oh well, I'll just go back to waiting! Thanks for indulging me

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

Postby carmensandiego » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:23 pm

OsaroLJ wrote:
Luchi91 wrote:I was held.

URM, 149, 3.25, straight from undergrad at UT

Everything else I did must've helped me.

Thinking about retaking the LSAT but Idk. That's in February. Sort of want to know asap whether I get in or not. Northwestern is my #1 choice.
I'm going to call them in two weeks and see if they can tell me what I need to specifically do to boost my app. Doubt they will.
Till then, updating transcript, sending two letters of rec, and continued letter of interests.

If I by the grace of God get into Northwestern, UChicago, and Harvard, I'll most likely choose Northwestern.
The love for the school and Chicago is too great. Plus, I'm not all about a competitive and arrogant environment lol


Not to sound harsh but I would consider it the grace of God that you were even held. You must have some attractive qualities. Certainly retake that sucker!


I hate to sound like a broken record, but you should totally devote the next month and half and study! Even if you break into the high 150s or 160s, which is totally attainable, you make yourself more competitive. The LSAT is a major B but learnable if you're willing to take the time (and maybe not sleep until Feb 9.)

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

Postby gobears!! » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:19 pm

looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan

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

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:25 pm

gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.

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

Postby Luchi91 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:28 pm

fivestarfolds wrote:
Luchi91 wrote:I was held.

URM, 149, 3.25, straight from undergrad at UT

Everything else I did must've helped me.

Thinking about retaking the LSAT but Idk. That's in February. Sort of want to know asap whether I get in or not. Northwestern is my #1 choice.
I'm going to call them in two weeks and see if they can tell me what I need to specifically do to boost my app. Doubt they will.
Till then, updating transcript, sending two letters of rec, and continued letter of interests.

If I by the grace of God get into Northwestern, UChicago, and Harvard, I'll most likely choose Northwestern.
The love for the school and Chicago is too great. Plus, I'm not all about a competitive and arrogant environment lol


You should retake. I was held last year as a URM but I had higher numbers. I never got taken off the list and I rode it all the way until September.



Rode it until September?
Yeah, I most likely will!

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

Postby fivestarfolds » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:29 pm

AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.

Maybe this has already been asked but do you mind if I inquire: are you a URM?

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

Postby Luchi91 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:30 pm

OsaroLJ wrote:
Luchi91 wrote:I was held.

URM, 149, 3.25, straight from undergrad at UT

Everything else I did must've helped me.

Thinking about retaking the LSAT but Idk. That's in February. Sort of want to know asap whether I get in or not. Northwestern is my #1 choice.
I'm going to call them in two weeks and see if they can tell me what I need to specifically do to boost my app. Doubt they will.
Till then, updating transcript, sending two letters of rec, and continued letter of interests.

If I by the grace of God get into Northwestern, UChicago, and Harvard, I'll most likely choose Northwestern.
The love for the school and Chicago is too great. Plus, I'm not all about a competitive and arrogant environment lol


Not to sound harsh but I would consider it the grace of God that you were even held. You must have some attractive qualities. Certainly retake that sucker!


LMBO! No harshness! I TOTALLY feel the same way. Thanks, I will!

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

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:31 pm

fivestarfolds wrote:
AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.

Maybe this has already been asked but do you mind if I inquire: are you a URM?


Yes, AA female.

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

Postby Luchi91 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:32 pm

TheSpanishMain wrote:
Luchi91 wrote:I'm going to call them in two weeks and see if they can tell me what I need to specifically do to boost my app. Doubt they will.


They'll probably say "retake the LSAT." If you were at least held with that LSAT, presumably the rest of your background is good. You gotta retake, man. There's just no other option. 149 will basically lock you out of all good schools.


Thanks. I couldnt in December. Too much was on my plate.

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

Postby fivestarfolds » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:34 pm

AAJD2B wrote:
fivestarfolds wrote:
AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.

Maybe this has already been asked but do you mind if I inquire: are you a URM?


Yes, AA female.

Congrats on getting in!

Looking at the numbers, it is mostly true that NU took only high numbers to begin its cycle.

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

Postby gobears!! » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:43 pm

AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.


Congrats on getting in! Did you ed or apply RD? I am part of the 12/2 complete group.

Just got an email from Northeastern and almost died of anxiety...touche, touche

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

Postby goldgirl786 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:04 pm

gobears!! wrote:
AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.


Congrats on getting in! Did you ed or apply RD? I am part of the 12/2 complete group.

Just got an email from Northeastern and almost died of anxiety...touche, touche


Same. Good one Northeastern

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

Postby KanyeShrug » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:08 pm

goldgirl786 wrote:
gobears!! wrote:
AAJD2B wrote:
gobears!! wrote:looking ITT it appears as though only the highest scores are in so far. I expect the rest of us must wait until jan


Nope. I am with a sub-160 LSAT and middle of the road GPA and got in.


Congrats on getting in! Did you ed or apply RD? I am part of the 12/2 complete group.

Just got an email from Northeastern and almost died of anxiety...touche, touche


Same. Good one Northeastern



+1

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

Postby MrsHello » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:25 pm

Kevin002 wrote:Does anyone know when rd AJD program applicants begin to hear?


They will start looking at AJD apps on January ... so late January onwards. :D

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

Postby goldgirl786 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:28 pm

So no chances of anymore RD decisions until the new year huh? or so it seems

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

Postby gobears!! » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:48 pm

goldgirl786 wrote:So no chances of anymore RD decisions until the new year huh? or so it seems


i don't think so

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

Postby gobears!! » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:56 pm

gobears!! wrote:
goldgirl786 wrote:So no chances of anymore RD decisions until the new year huh? or so it seems


i don't think so


Let's hope they make it rain decisions at 5 as a last hoorah before the holiday break




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