UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Share Your Experiences, Read About Other Experiences. Please keep posts organized by school and expected year of graduation.

What does everyone want to do and where do they wanna do it?

Biglaw!! $$$
118
28%
Public Interest #Berkeley
84
20%
Government
42
10%
Other location (Not NE, midwest, south or Cali)
7
2%
California
71
17%
NYC
39
9%
DC
20
5%
Other North East
9
2%
Midwest
13
3%
South
12
3%
 
Total votes: 415

jdanz

Bronze
Posts: 206
Joined: Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:48 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby jdanz » Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:59 pm

dietcoke1 wrote:have the status checkers been updated after the acceptance emails?

also, any CA residents been accepted?


Yes to both!

User avatar
dietcoke1

Silver
Posts: 1326
Joined: Tue Mar 08, 2016 8:18 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby dietcoke1 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:01 pm

jdanz wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:have the status checkers been updated after the acceptance emails?

also, any CA residents been accepted?


Yes to both!


thank you and congrats!

bleakchimera2

New
Posts: 88
Joined: Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:18 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby bleakchimera2 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:41 pm

This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"

pandaaa

New
Posts: 47
Joined: Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:55 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby pandaaa » Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:19 pm

dietcoke1 wrote:have the status checkers been updated after the acceptance emails?

also, any CA residents been accepted?



Yes to both ~~~

User avatar
Christinabruin

Bronze
Posts: 315
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:20 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Christinabruin » Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:12 am

bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!

bleakchimera2

New
Posts: 88
Joined: Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:18 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby bleakchimera2 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:04 am

Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!


Thank you much!! We have the same "complete" date-- hopefully we will both hear back soonish!

genjustice

New
Posts: 57
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:24 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby genjustice » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:07 am

For those who haven't seen the admissions' Twitter page yet:

"Inundated with apps! Can't call everyone. First admit offer wave emailed today. More to come weekly."
https://twitter.com/BoaltAdmissions/sta ... 5698202624

kiwi50

Bronze
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:41 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby kiwi50 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:13 am

.
Last edited by kiwi50 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:32 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Keilz

Gold
Posts: 2316
Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:35 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Keilz » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:15 am

weird that they updated their status at 12AM....also they tweeted a similarly worded tweet last year

jebbush2k20

New
Posts: 27
Joined: Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:58 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby jebbush2k20 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:39 am

bleakchimera2 wrote:
Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!


Thank you much!! We have the same "complete" date-- hopefully we will both hear back soonish!


Virtually the same timeline - think I submitted 11/18, but complete 11/28 and under review 12/12/

bleakchimera2

New
Posts: 88
Joined: Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:18 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby bleakchimera2 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:42 am

jebbush2k20 wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:
Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!


Thank you much!! We have the same "complete" date-- hopefully we will both hear back soonish!


Virtually the same timeline - think I submitted 11/18, but complete 11/28 and under review 12/12/


I submitted 11/23, complete 11/28, no under review email yet. Really hoping Berkeley will be my Christmas present anyway though.

User avatar
taxman14

Bronze
Posts: 499
Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2015 8:04 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby taxman14 » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:44 am

Keilz wrote:weird that they updated their status at 12AM....also they tweeted a similarly worded tweet last year


In all fairness wouldn't that have been 9pm on the west coast?

Keilz

Gold
Posts: 2316
Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:35 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Keilz » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:06 pm

taxman14 wrote:
Keilz wrote:weird that they updated their status at 12AM....also they tweeted a similarly worded tweet last year


In all fairness wouldn't that have been 9pm on the west coast?


It was at 3AM for me in NJ :)

genjustice

New
Posts: 57
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:24 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby genjustice » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:31 pm

Seems like next wave of decisions won't be coming out until next week then?

User avatar
Christinabruin

Bronze
Posts: 315
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:20 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Christinabruin » Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:15 pm

bleakchimera2 wrote:
jebbush2k20 wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:
Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!


Thank you much!! We have the same "complete" date-- hopefully we will both hear back soonish!


Virtually the same timeline - think I submitted 11/18, but complete 11/28 and under review 12/12/


I submitted 11/23, complete 11/28, no under review email yet. Really hoping Berkeley will be my Christmas present anyway though.


Hmm so since you went complete the same day jebbush and I did, but submitted your apps later, maybe that means you should be getting a UR notification soon this/next week!! Hope we all hear back soon too :D :D

act0491

New
Posts: 22
Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:16 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby act0491 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:04 pm

I applied about a month ago (in between 50 and 75 for both LSAT and GPA) without a "Why Berkeley"... would it look bad to submit one to admissions now? Silence from some of my top schools is making me anxious lol

Jeff.T

New
Posts: 7
Joined: Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:27 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Jeff.T » Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:11 pm

Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:
jebbush2k20 wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:
Christinabruin wrote:
bleakchimera2 wrote:This is probably covered elsewhere, but how long has it been taking people to go under review after "complete?"


It took me 14 days: I submitted 11/17, went complete 11/28, and just got an email saying I'm under review as of 12/12!


Thank you much!! We have the same "complete" date-- hopefully we will both hear back soonish!


Virtually the same timeline - think I submitted 11/18, but complete 11/28 and under review 12/12/


I submitted 11/23, complete 11/28, no under review email yet. Really hoping Berkeley will be my Christmas present anyway though.


Hmm so since you went complete the same day jebbush and I did, but submitted your apps later, maybe that means you should be getting a UR notification soon this/next week!! Hope we all hear back soon too :D :D


I submitted mine November 1st, and it hasn't even moved from received to complete. Should I send them an E-mail?

User avatar
chargers21

Gold
Posts: 3761
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:54 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:54 pm

.
Last edited by chargers21 on Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:03 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Christinabruin

Bronze
Posts: 315
Joined: Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:20 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Christinabruin » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:30 am

Jeff.T wrote:I submitted mine November 1st, and it hasn't even moved from received to complete. Should I send them an E-mail?


I wouldn't yet because I know a lot of adcomms get annoyed at these questions. Maybe it'll be okay if your app is still incomplete in a couple of more weeks? Did you take the Dec. LSAT and are you waiting on your score? Or did you check if the school requested your CRS yet? Also just double-check to see if all your required materials/documents got sent because that could be the reason why your application hasn't gone complete yet.

SNightHighlights

New
Posts: 81
Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:06 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby SNightHighlights » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:17 pm

Hey all, been under review for around two weeks now. Out of curiosity does anyone know how long the review process normally takes?

User avatar
SilverSurfer2020

Bronze
Posts: 152
Joined: Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:50 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby SilverSurfer2020 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:20 pm

SNightHighlights wrote:Hey all, been under review for around two weeks now. Out of curiosity does anyone know how long the review process normally takes?


Took me about three months, but I applied pretty early. So it may be a bit faster for you now that there's been some movement from admissions.

Keilz

Gold
Posts: 2316
Joined: Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:35 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Keilz » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:52 pm

SNightHighlights wrote:Hey all, been under review for around two weeks now. Out of curiosity does anyone know how long the review process normally takes?


Last year I applied 12/3 and was rejected early February :lol:

SNightHighlights

New
Posts: 81
Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:06 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby SNightHighlights » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:34 pm

Keilz wrote:
SNightHighlights wrote:Hey all, been under review for around two weeks now. Out of curiosity does anyone know how long the review process normally takes?


Last year I applied 12/3 and was rejected early February :lol:


Cool! I applied early November so maybe I'll get my rejection out of the way early January. Happy new years to me!

User avatar
laqueredup

Bronze
Posts: 280
Joined: Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:05 am

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby laqueredup » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:39 pm

.
Last edited by laqueredup on Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:19 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
hydrohect

New
Posts: 57
Joined: Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:50 pm

Re: UC Berkeley School of Law C/O 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby hydrohect » Thu Dec 15, 2016 6:09 pm

laqueredup wrote:Anyone have experience with how long it takes to get a fee waiver from Boalt? Circumstances have changed and CA schools may be an option so dropping a late application.
Requested a military fee waiver, but its the same online form as TFA/ Peace Corps, etc...
Trying to figure out how many days I should be waiting without hearing back before sending a followup email as my application is ready to go.


I don't remember exactly how long it took them to send me a military waiver after applying for one, but I know it was noticeably longer than any other school I requested a waiver from. Probably about a week.



Return to “Law School Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists?

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests