Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

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How Many Date Changes Have You Had?

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15%
1
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17%
2
53
22%
3
62
26%
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30
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Total votes: 242

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby jstep » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:44 pm

Anyone else get the status update today and not received the WL email yet? If I can make it to 2pm PST without my inbox unread number increasing I will be ecstatic.

It's my first update since being held in December.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby hopeful 0L » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:45 pm

I was one of the 2/3, 2/4, 2/7 completes and stayed that way until 5 minutes ago, when my current date was updated to yesterday (2/20). I can see that many WLs have gone out for people in the same or similar boats...any dings though? I guess I'm a pessimist lol

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby LEPWU » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:45 pm

jstep wrote:Anyone else get the status update today and not received the WL email yet? If I can make it to 2pm PST without my inbox unread number increasing I will be ecstatic.

It's my first update since being held in December.


I'm with you. No update since November held date...one update today. No emails yet. DYING.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:45 pm

alex.cm wrote:Waitlisted, doesn't look like I even got "preferred". 171/ 3.6, so fuck you too, GULC.

Good luck to everyone still waiting though!


Thats insane. According to mylsn u were a shoe in. Unless u were the third Boston bomber or some other Egregious C&F ding, is it YP? Can things have gotten so bad now that someone with a 3.6 is getting YPed if he has a 170+?

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:47 pm

jstep wrote:Anyone else get the status update today and not received the WL email yet? If I can make it to 2pm PST without my inbox unread number increasing I will be ecstatic.

It's my first update since being held in December.


I had an update today but no decison. I did have my group interview 2 days ago though and Dean Cornblatt said we should hear in the next few days. My gut is saying not all updates today are WL.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby El Principe » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:47 pm

Guess I'm taking this better than some here..

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Lebrarian_Booker » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:49 pm

Seoulless wrote:
alex.cm wrote:Waitlisted, doesn't look like I even got "preferred". 171/ 3.6, so fuck you too, GULC.

Good luck to everyone still waiting though!


Thats insane. According to mylsn u were a shoe in. Unless u were the third Boston bomber or some other Egregious C&F ding, is it YP? Can things have gotten so bad now that someone with a 3.6 is getting YPed if he has a 170+?


I'm gonna be honest, I think TLS thinks there's way more YP going on than there actually is. I'd bet there's actually very little YP going on at all. Think about it: denying kids for YP considerations lowers your acceptance rate and raises your matriculation rate (good things), but it also negatively impacts your admitted student profile. I think that the admitted student profile is more important and weighs more heavily into rankings than acceptance rate or matriculation rate. There isn't really a great and trade-off-free reason to YP. It's a TLS hive mind phenomenon more than anything else.

(I currently work in admissions and financial aid, in case you're curious)

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby whjohnso444 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:50 pm

Wait listed with a 3.2 168 a little surprised it wasn't a reject. Are the chances of getting off decent with some ass kissing / good loci?

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby bostonbrewer » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:52 pm

4th date change today. First one sometime in October, then 12/3, 2/18 and 2/21.

Decision soon?

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:53 pm

Lebrarian_Booker wrote:
Seoulless wrote:
alex.cm wrote:Waitlisted, doesn't look like I even got "preferred". 171/ 3.6, so fuck you too, GULC.

Good luck to everyone still waiting though!


Thats insane. According to mylsn u were a shoe in. Unless u were the third Boston bomber or some other Egregious C&F ding, is it YP? Can things have gotten so bad now that someone with a 3.6 is getting YPed if he has a 170+?


I'm gonna be honest, I think TLS thinks there's way more YP going on than there actually is. I'd bet there's actually very little YP going on at all. Think about it: denying kids for YP considerations lowers your acceptance rate and raises your matriculation rate (good things), but it also negatively impacts your admitted student profile. I think that the admitted student profile is more important and weighs more heavily into rankings than acceptance rate or matriculation rate. There isn't really a great and trade-off-free reason to YP. It's a TLS hive mind phenomenon more than anything else.

(I currently work in admissions and financial aid, in case you're curious)


I dont disagree, but in the absence of some serious C&F or even minor, how can we rationally explain that ding?

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby hopeful 0L » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:54 pm

Anyone that received a WL or any other decision via email today...did you status checker change to say "Decision Finalized" or anything of that nature? Or just the date change and subsequent email? Many thanks

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby JustHawkin » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:55 pm

Seoulless wrote:I dont disagree, but in the absence of some serious C&F or even minor, how can we rationally explain that ding?

Shitty personal statement?
(No offense, of course)

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:56 pm

JustHawkin wrote:
Seoulless wrote:I dont disagree, but in the absence of some serious C&F or even minor, how can we rationally explain that ding?

Shitty personal statement?
(No offense, of course)


Good point. Maybe he mentioned a different school in his essay by mistake etc...

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Lebrarian_Booker » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:56 pm

Seoulless wrote:
Lebrarian_Booker wrote:
Seoulless wrote:
alex.cm wrote:Waitlisted, doesn't look like I even got "preferred". 171/ 3.6, so fuck you too, GULC.

Good luck to everyone still waiting though!


Thats insane. According to mylsn u were a shoe in. Unless u were the third Boston bomber or some other Egregious C&F ding, is it YP? Can things have gotten so bad now that someone with a 3.6 is getting YPed if he has a 170+?


I'm gonna be honest, I think TLS thinks there's way more YP going on than there actually is. I'd bet there's actually very little YP going on at all. Think about it: denying kids for YP considerations lowers your acceptance rate and raises your matriculation rate (good things), but it also negatively impacts your admitted student profile. I think that the admitted student profile is more important and weighs more heavily into rankings than acceptance rate or matriculation rate. There isn't really a great and trade-off-free reason to YP. It's a TLS hive mind phenomenon more than anything else.

(I currently work in admissions and financial aid, in case you're curious)


I dont disagree, but in the absence of some serious C&F or even minor, how can we rationally explain that ding?


That is a good question, and tough to explain. Perhaps a misspelling on the resume? Perhaps a very weak personal statement? Perhaps the admit pool for GULC this year has been particularly strong on the LSAT and particularly weak on GPA, and at this point in the cycle they are more GPA hungry than LSAT hungry?

Idk, all possibilities, but tough to say...

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby JustHawkin » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:58 pm

Seoulless wrote:Good point. Maybe he mentioned a different school in his essay by mistake etc...

I've heard that the Dean drives home the point that a rushed personal statement could be a big factor into WL at GULC.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby jstep » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:58 pm

LEPWU wrote:
jstep wrote:Anyone else get the status update today and not received the WL email yet? If I can make it to 2pm PST without my inbox unread number increasing I will be ecstatic.

It's my first update since being held in December.


I'm with you. No update since November held date...one update today. No emails yet. DYING.


Everybody hold on tight, I think one of us might make it

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view1/312751 ... -run-o.gif

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby LEPWU » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:00 pm

jstep wrote:
LEPWU wrote:
jstep wrote:Anyone else get the status update today and not received the WL email yet? If I can make it to 2pm PST without my inbox unread number increasing I will be ecstatic.

It's my first update since being held in December.


I'm with you. No update since November held date...one update today. No emails yet. DYING.


Everybody hold on tight, I think one of us might make it

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view1/312751 ... -run-o.gif


Let's update that "one" to "two of us," please please please.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby bostonbrewer » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:00 pm

JustHawkin wrote:
Seoulless wrote:Good point. Maybe he mentioned a different school in his essay by mistake etc...

I've heard that the Dean drives home the point that a rushed personal statement could be a big factor into WL at GULC.

He mentioned this specifically at my group interview. From what he said he made it sound like putting the wrong school name in a PS would be nearly an auto-ding.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby burtmacklin » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:05 pm

Idk what's going on with GULC at this point, I know I interviewed the same day as JustHawkin, but I can't request a PW and have been missing the waves of WL's/dings since. No idea what they're waiting for lol

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby bostonbrewer » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:08 pm

Preferred WL for me.

So preftigious

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Lebrarian_Booker » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:09 pm

bostonbrewer wrote:Preferred WL for me.

So preftigious


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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby CJ2017 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:11 pm

burtmacklin wrote:Idk what's going on with GULC at this point, I know I interviewed the same day as JustHawkin, but I can't request a PW and have been missing the waves of WL's/dings since. No idea what they're waiting for lol


Same. I am still on 2/18 with "Application Completed." That's my second update post interview. 3rd or 4th total. I haven't heard anything yet. Expecting a waitlist or ding. Can't request a password either.

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby toinfinityandbeyond » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:15 pm

Well this sucks. 163 and 3.75 here. Not feeling to hopeful. Something tells me getting a wait list today might be better than holding off since maybe the rejection emails are sent after?

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby Lebrarian_Booker » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:16 pm

toinfinityandbeyond wrote:Well this sucks. 163 and 3.75 here. Not feeling to hopeful. Something tells me getting a wait list today might be better than holding off since maybe the rejection emails are sent after?


With those numbers I'd be extremely happy with a WL

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Re: Georgetown c/o 2017 Applicants Thread (2013-2014)

Postby burtmacklin » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:17 pm

CJ2017 wrote:
burtmacklin wrote:Idk what's going on with GULC at this point, I know I interviewed the same day as JustHawkin, but I can't request a PW and have been missing the waves of WL's/dings since. No idea what they're waiting for lol


Same. I am still on 2/18 with "Application Completed." That's my second update post interview. 3rd or 4th total. I haven't heard anything yet. Expecting a waitlist or ding. Can't request a password either.


Haha only one update after the interview for me. Done trying to guess lol, it is what it is at this point

ETA: I'm taking my WL at UVA as a glimmer of hope on GULC though, I'd be pretty surprised if I got outright dinged here after that
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