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nellie06
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fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:08 pm

Found out I'm waitlisted by looking at the status checker...time for a loci :p do they mail a letter or simply send an email? I had an old email that I don't use on the app so I had to have my email info updated, and I was concerned I missed it if it was an email hold.

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neskerdoo
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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby neskerdoo » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:11 pm

they mail a letter

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby erp » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:16 pm

nellie06 wrote:Found out I'm waitlisted by looking at the status checker...time for a loci :p do they mail a letter or simply send an email? I had an old email that I don't use on the app so I had to have my email info updated, and I was concerned I missed it if it was an email hold.


Wow. I *wish* I had the self-restraint to not have checked the status checker since before last Wednesday! Sorry about the WL.

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neskerdoo
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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby neskerdoo » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:18 pm

speaking of that letter, there's a fucking typo on it...

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:30 pm

Thanks for the quick response!

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby Diana341 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:50 pm

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby EricC/O'11 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:52 pm

what were your stats nellie?

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby bluelaw » Tue Feb 26, 2008 5:54 pm

It took Fordham THREE WEEKS to mail me the paperwork for the 2nd Evaluation...they are very, very slow. And the mail usually goes to your permanent address.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby mrsf » Tue Feb 26, 2008 7:38 pm

Thanks for sharing, Nelie. When did you go complete? It's been two months and my status hasn't changed a bit...

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:36 am

What's up peoples. My #'s were 3.2/160 (urm). I'm a little annoyed about the wl because I got into gw after only being complete for a month. I did have some good soft factors and a killer ps, and I thought it would help at fordham as well since they're pretty much rankings twins. Apparently not haha. I guess i'm gonna have to lean on fordham a bit and inform them of my acceptance to gw and how fordham would be a superior option. Plus i'm a lifelong ny resident, I went to ugrad in ny (cornell), and I want to practice in nyc (of course). It's all yield protection...fordham wants to be top 20 and it can't get there if people keep treating it like the volvo to cls's mercedes and nyu's bmw, and only taking it when the other two sexier nyc options falls through:P

Anyone else get annoyed you had to list where else you applied on the fordham app? Doesn't that scream 'protect this hoooooouse'! haha. (bad joke about yield protection)

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:38 am

How long did it take for you to get the wl letter? My status thing changed on 2/20 still no wl letter...I'm like an hr north of nyc...does it take them a while to get the letter out? And typos definitely are not kosher on a letter from a top 25 law school! Tsk, tsk! Fordham is my last option worth staying in nyc for (out at nyu and cls of course), so I'll give it a pass haha.

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4RE
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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby 4RE » Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:03 pm

Waitlisted today. Man, that's weak. I didn't expect any WLs this cycle and I'm waitlisted for PT? I thought I would have had at least a solid shot for FT, but was denied there, and WL'd for PT now. I wonder if applying FT first hurt me.

This is awful but at least it isn't a denial again.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:32 pm

shield your schooool...the fordham yield! (to the tune of the slomans shielf commercial) haha :P

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby Master Tofu » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:15 am

I don't get it; what's the basis for the assertion that Fordham yield protects? the fact that you got in to GW and not Fordham? This is not the first time I see that permutation. Besides, looking at your numbers alone compared with median numbers at Fordham does not suggest YP either.
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nellie06
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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:28 am

Well the whole point of yp is to prevent people from being admitted who are likely to go to another law school. At least that's how I view yp. Gw is #22 after being top 20 for a couple years and is most likely headed there again. Fordham is #25 and clinging to that ranking for dear life. It's in fordham's best interest to make sure they keep that ranking or move up.

Why else would gw not ask me where else i applied on the app but fordham does? Seems like a logical conclusion to me. Fordham is simply trying to insure that the people who want to go to the school go. If i wasn't qualified i would have been rejected outright for f/t. I'm pretty sure if i write a good loci, i'd be let in off the wl.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby Player30 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:34 am

Fordham is getting damn hard to get into. There are some people getting rejected from there, and deferred/accepted at Cornell.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby neskerdoo » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:45 am

my GPA sucks, but I feel I should be in at Fordham

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:53 am

Fordham is getting damn hard to get into. There are some people getting rejected from there, and deferred/accepted at Cornell.

Any proof? I find this interesting! Maybe my wl at fordham means i will be admitted at cornell haha :P

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby jms263 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:59 am

Isn't a thread full of people who are surprised to be waitlisted proof that Fordham's getting hard to get into?

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:01 am

Wl'ing everyone makes it seem more competitive. I was referring more to the fact that the previous post mentioned people getting into cornell possibly and not fordham. I just wonder how that would happen, considering the disparity in rankings.

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neskerdoo
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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby neskerdoo » Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:16 am

I got into Cornell and WL at Fordham

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby supercool82 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:56 pm

I actually got into Fordham but denied by GW...these app process is very confusing and arbitrary.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby ImACuckoo » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:31 am

Well I finally heard from them! Waitlist. At least it's news.

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby nellie06 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:39 am

I got into Cornell and WL at Fordham

shenanigans! What were you're numbers!?

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Re: fordham waitlist

Postby mzing12 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:52 am

I hear from a source on the inside that they're the safety of all safety schools in NYC, so considering this "application spread" thing going on, it's not surprising not many have been admitted yet, and many have been WLed.




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