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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby WarriorPoet » Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:00 pm

SweetTort wrote:I'm sitting down with someone from admissions next week. I'm unsure of whether or not this is my interview for admission to UVA. Would it be hella weird to email and ask?


It would probably be weird. Be prepared to interview, but chillax a bit.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby CenterFringe » Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:11 pm

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Question12345 wrote:i went complete on 10/25 then under review 10/26 and had an interview yesterday with Director of admissions Colby. Thought it went well... Now anxiously waiting...anyone else interview with Mr. Colby?


I did! He was super nice in mine and very friendly. It took about 3 weeks before I heard anything back or had any communication with them again so don't worry if your status isn't updating. It's very random.


Funny, that was my exact scenario. He's a great guy (Navy JAG Officer), I was a little worried because the interview went so quick, and I didn't hear anything for three weeks. Then out of nowhere, admitted.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby taxman14 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:55 pm

CenterFringe wrote:
taxman14 wrote:
Question12345 wrote:i went complete on 10/25 then under review 10/26 and had an interview yesterday with Director of admissions Colby. Thought it went well... Now anxiously waiting...anyone else interview with Mr. Colby?


I did! He was super nice in mine and very friendly. It took about 3 weeks before I heard anything back or had any communication with them again so don't worry if your status isn't updating. It's very random.


Funny, that was my exact scenario. He's a great guy (Navy JAG Officer), I was a little worried because the interview went so quick, and I didn't hear anything for three weeks. Then out of nowhere, admitted.


Same and he had a super nice call when he notified me about the Dillard

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby notsolawful » Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:41 pm

How long is it reasonable to wait before I should stop hoping for an interview request? 1 month?

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby MAPP » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:14 pm

Got an interview request from Chris, Director of Admissions (I'm assuming he can offer admission immediately after the interview concludes, or is that the Dean?). For those who've interviewed, how were you dressed? I'm thinking of a casual button up either with or without a tie... or is a suit recommended?

And I know this has been asked ad nauseam, but what questions were you asked by Chris (or other UVA admissions officers)?

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ponderingmeerkat » Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:47 pm

MAPP wrote:Got an interview request from Chris, Director of Admissions (I'm assuming he can offer admission immediately after the interview concludes, or is that the Dean?). For those who've interviewed, how were you dressed? I'm thinking of a casual button up either with or without a tie... or is a suit recommended?

And I know this has been asked ad nauseam, but what questions were you asked by Chris (or other UVA admissions officers)?


-Why law
-Why UVA
-Couple questions about resume
-Most impactful conversation you've had
-Career goals for 10 and 30 years after graduation
-Any questions for me about the school

(Have heard others field "Best/worst day of your life"--I didn't get this one.)

Mine was a telephoner only due to internet limitations, so I was not dressed up and will punt that question to others. Good luck.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby WarriorPoet » Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:39 pm

MAPP wrote:Got an interview request from Chris, Director of Admissions (I'm assuming he can offer admission immediately after the interview concludes, or is that the Dean?). For those who've interviewed, how were you dressed? I'm thinking of a casual button up either with or without a tie... or is a suit recommended?

And I know this has been asked ad nauseam, but what questions were you asked by Chris (or other UVA admissions officers)?


I had Dean Faulk; like Meerkat, I had limited internet and just did a voice call, so I don't know about dress. It was a very laid back and amiable conversation though, so I don't think they're looking for reasons to ding you; probably wouldn't go with the Slayer shirt, but I don't think a suit makes a difference. I got all the same questions Meerkat did, minus "impactful conversation" and plus "best/worst day" and "something you were sure about at one point in your life but changed your mind on."

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby studyingeveryday » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:22 pm

Did anyone submit both a Diversity Statement and an Why UVA essay? I'm definitely submitting a Why UVA but not sure if I should send a Diversity Statement too since it isn't requested and two addenda might be a bit annoying for admissions.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby notsolawful » Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:27 am

studyingeveryday wrote:Did anyone submit both a Diversity Statement and an Why UVA essay? I'm definitely submitting a Why UVA but not sure if I should send a Diversity Statement too since it isn't requested and two addenda might be a bit annoying for admissions.

I did it. Haven't heard back yet. But that's probably more my numbers than the Diversity statement and why UVA.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Rich Uncle Skeleton » Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:13 pm

Accepted during interview last week without writing why UVA! Have yet to receive anything in writing/change to status checker so I'm hoping I didn't hallucinate it :shock: :lol:

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ponderingmeerkat » Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:02 pm

Rich Uncle Skeleton wrote:Accepted during interview last week without writing why UVA! Have yet to receive anything in writing/change to status checker so I'm hoping I didn't hallucinate it :shock: :lol:


Congrats guy! The only email I got was one from the "Roman Tax Collector" telling me to pay up my deposit. Other than a follow-up receipt for my filthy lucre, it's been all quiet. (And if you were accepted RD instead of ED, your deposit deadline is months away so you probably won't even get that.) So I'd chalk this up as normal and enjoy having one in the bank. 8)

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Rich Uncle Skeleton » Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:28 pm

ponderingmeerkat wrote:
Rich Uncle Skeleton wrote:Accepted during interview last week without writing why UVA! Have yet to receive anything in writing/change to status checker so I'm hoping I didn't hallucinate it :shock: :lol:


Congrats guy! The only email I got was one from the "Roman Tax Collector" telling me to pay up my deposit. Other than a follow-up receipt for my filthy lucre, it's been all quiet. (And if you were accepted RD instead of ED, your deposit deadline is months away so you probably won't even get that.) So I'd chalk this up as normal and enjoy having one in the bank. 8)


Nice! Huge relief, it's probably my top choice so nice to relax a bit. Probably be seeing you there in august :D

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby MAPP » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:56 pm

ponderingmeerkat wrote:


WarriorPoet wrote:



How long were your interviews?

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ponderingmeerkat » Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:46 pm

MAPP wrote:How long were your interviews?


About 15 minutes of actual interview, 5 minutes of chit chat and icebreaker at the beginning and 5 minutes at the end for administrivia like mailing address for welcome package, good contact info (have a move coming up), etc. etc.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Aquinas » Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:52 pm

Just got an interview with Grace Cleveland (director of admissions)! Is she able to extend offers of admission during interviews, or is that only Dean Faulk?
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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby shoparoundthecorner » Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:09 pm

Got my acceptance packet from UVA and found out that I received a Dillard! I'm so thrilled! I didn't think it was a possibility because I never received a call.

If anyone has questions about my stats/application, feel free to PM me.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby amberb94 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:56 pm

How long did it take you all to get accepted after submitting your application?

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby MAPP » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:12 pm

ponderingmeerkat wrote:
MAPP wrote:How long were your interviews?


About 15 minutes of actual interview, 5 minutes of chit chat and icebreaker at the beginning and 5 minutes at the end for administrivia like mailing address for welcome package, good contact info (have a move coming up), etc. etc.


Mine was almost an hour, I only got one "interview" question, and about 40 minutes was spent talking about Charlottesville, UVA, and Virginia... Chris was amazing, and after our conversation UVA has definitely moved into my #1 spot... don't see how it isn't even more selective than it is, I feel like everyone would want to go there :D

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ayylmao » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:14 pm

notsolawful wrote:How long is it reasonable to wait before I should stop hoping for an interview request? 1 month?

Applied Oct. 12, got my request today.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby notsolawful » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:19 pm

ayylmao wrote:
notsolawful wrote:How long is it reasonable to wait before I should stop hoping for an interview request? 1 month?

Applied Oct. 12, got my request today.


Do you mind messaging me your numbers? Just curious.

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ayylmao » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:46 pm

Had interview with Chris today, went well, nice guy. Anyone know when I should expect a decision, and if schollies come with decisions?

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby taxman14 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:48 pm

ayylmao wrote:Had interview with Chris today, went well, nice guy. Anyone know when I should expect a decision, and if schollies come with decisions?


Schollies do come with decisions and took me about 2-3 weeks (check my LSN) before I got any word after my interview. It could be less or more, but I ended up with the Dillard so I think wait-time is arbitrary!

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby TexasENG » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:50 pm

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Re: UVA c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby taxman14 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:52 pm

TexasENG wrote:
taxman14 wrote:
ayylmao wrote:Had interview with Chris today, went well, nice guy. Anyone know when I should expect a decision, and if schollies come with decisions?


Schollies do come with decisions and took me about 2-3 weeks (check my LSN) before I got any word after my interview. It could be less or more, but I ended up with the Dillard so I think wait-time is arbitrary!


Just to clarify, schollies may come with decisions. Most people who have received scholarships thus far have had very good (HYS) stats. When I spoke to admissions before they indicated they do most scholarship reviews after the fact (Jan-Feb).


+1 that sounds about right, I'd rely on what TexasENG said unless you're a likely candidate for Dillard, looking back, he's right that most people that found out schollies at this point were ones who got the D ;)



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