SMU C/O 2017 (2013-2014 Applicants)

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

Postby rodmanhust » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:38 pm

wcedl wrote:Hi, I am an international student, or to be more specific, a Chinese.
got in with 24,000/yr
Despites I am a fan of Mavericks, and I guess I would like to live in Dallas, I pretty much know nothing about the legal market in the area. With no tie at all there, what do you think the odds of getting a *decent* job after graduation? Big law is not necessary, but still want to be a lawyer.


best school in a great market. so yeah you can get a job here

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

Postby kristopher33 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:12 pm

Anyone that had a status change on the 14th received any feedback yet?

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

Postby luke6028 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:14 pm

kristopher33 wrote:Anyone that had a status change on the 14th received any feedback yet?


Nope

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

Postby fnma2jd » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:22 pm

luke6028 wrote:
kristopher33 wrote:Anyone that had a status change on the 14th received any feedback yet?


Nope


On one of my times when the date changed, it changed and then nothing happened for like a month. My best guess is that the date just changes everytime they touch your file.

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

Postby paayter » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:12 am

kristopher33 wrote:Anyone that had a status change on the 14th received any feedback yet?


im in the same boat as you, prior to the file being touched on the 14th...the admissions office said that they would be ready to make their next admissions decisions this week or so....hopefully we get in! maybe they will surprise us on a friday? or let us down easy on a friday..could go either way lol.

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

Postby kristopher33 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:48 am

I called yesterday and was told they would have a decision by the end of the month....seemed like a random offer meant to appease me...I'm still hopeful something will happen today as well...Although I don't know if they are fully staffed given its Good Friday.

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

Postby bound » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:24 am

kristopher33 wrote:I called yesterday and was told they would have a decision by the end of the month....seemed like a random offer meant to appease me...I'm still hopeful something will happen today as well...Although I don't know if they are fully staffed given its Good Friday.



They're not. I believe the school is actually closed. I could be wrong but I reached out to financial aid the other day and was told they wouldn't be back in the office until Monday.

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

Postby Meowaka » Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:00 pm

wcedl wrote:Hi, I am an international student, or to be more specific, a Chinese.
got in with 24,000/yr
Despites I am a fan of Mavericks, and I guess I would like to live in Dallas, I pretty much know nothing about the legal market in the area. With no tie at all there, what do you think the odds of getting a *decent* job after graduation? Big law is not necessary, but still want to be a lawyer.


My step mother and her daughter are chinese and live in Dallas, University Park by SMU. Maybe I can give you their FB info so you can connect. There is a really strong Chinese community in the Dallas area, so you should fit in pretty well. :)

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

Postby fnma2jd » Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:01 pm

bound wrote:
kristopher33 wrote:I called yesterday and was told they would have a decision by the end of the month....seemed like a random offer meant to appease me...I'm still hopeful something will happen today as well...Although I don't know if they are fully staffed given its Good Friday.



They're not. I believe the school is actually closed. I could be wrong but I reached out to financial aid the other day and was told they wouldn't be back in the office until Monday.


Nice name switch!

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

Postby paayter » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:21 am

I really hope they come with their decisions this coming week. The week before last they said they should be making their decisions last week, but no response so hopefully they start making them this week. Id really like to know, or its houston for me which isn't all that terribly bad with its huge legal market and consistent population growth. I am also a bit concerned on the lst employment score hit it took last year, it was a smaller class than 2012, and 2012 score was 75. Now it is 69 with a smaller class.

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

Postby El Principe » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:30 am

At this rate, I'm sure I'll be graduating from another law school before I hear back from SMU. They took my $75 and ran.

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

Postby paayter » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:39 am

El Principe wrote:At this rate, I'm sure I'll be graduating from another law school before I hear back from SMU. They took my $75 and ran.


lololol...im glad i got a fee waiver. i didnt realize how easy it was, just ask them and they all gave it cept asu. bastards took my 100 bucks and rejected me haha. its ok...market too small out there.

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

Postby kristopher33 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:14 pm

wow....went from 'held for further review' (which I assumed meant waitlist) for three months....to just now receiving an offer to be "waitlisted" today. I assumed I'd have an actual answer this week...

This waiting is just a tad difficult....

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

Postby paayter » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:43 pm

well just got waitlisted, which is bs cuz i got accepted in to schools higher. oh well, good luck everyone, a little dissapointed, but ill live haha.

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

Postby bronco1769 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:51 pm

Are y'all getting the waitlist news from the online status or do they send you an email letting you know?

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

Postby bound » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:56 pm

Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?

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

Postby luke6028 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:10 pm

Waitlisted via email

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

Postby crchildress » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:15 pm

bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?


Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though

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

Postby bound » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:22 pm

crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?


Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though


Haha I thought it was funny that it said "disadvantaged gender" - aka I'm a woman so I guess I qualify :wink:

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

Postby crchildress » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:24 pm

bound wrote:
crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?


Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though


Haha I thought it was funny that it said "disadvantaged gender" - aka I'm a woman so I guess I qualify :wink:


Well hey no shame in taking advantage right ;)

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

Postby Cthon » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:27 pm

bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?

Yeah, I got it.

Will be applying.

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

Postby healthyman » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:27 pm

Waitlisted then withdrew.

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

Postby Afterparty » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:48 am

crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:
crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?


Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though


Haha I thought it was funny that it said "disadvantaged gender" - aka I'm a woman so I guess I qualify :wink:


Well hey no shame in taking advantage right ;)


Bound/Crchildress,

Are you guys thinking about doing the 1 week program? I was considering it by also wanted to enjoy the few weeks before starting law school. Wanted to see what others are thinking!

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

Postby crchildress » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:34 pm

Afterparty wrote:
crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:
crchildress wrote:
Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though


Haha I thought it was funny that it said "disadvantaged gender" - aka I'm a woman so I guess I qualify :wink:


Well hey no shame in taking advantage right ;)


Bound/Crchildress,

Are you guys thinking about doing the 1 week program? I was considering it by also wanted to enjoy the few weeks before starting law school. Wanted to see what others are thinking!


Yeah I'm pretty sure I am going to do it. I have read such good things, and I figure it can't hurt. So finances permitting I probably will.

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

Postby Mandakay16 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:56 pm

bound wrote:
crchildress wrote:
bound wrote:Anyone else get that summer program scholarship email?


Yeah I got it, wish I qualified... I'll take the discount though


Haha I thought it was funny that it said "disadvantaged gender" - aka I'm a woman so I guess I qualify :wink:


Hey - at least we have that going for us ;)

I'm just wondering how many of these "scholarships" they have to go around. It's probably just one -_-




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