Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby blelwoods » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:26 pm

Thomas Hagan, ESQ. wrote:
blelwoods wrote:When is the first deposit due?


I think Tuesday, April 19th




Gracias :D

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby dbalkaran » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:45 am

JRP1994 wrote:Am I the only one whose online status tracker hasn't updated since the application first went complete?


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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby shotgunheist » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:15 am

JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BarMan » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:27 am

shotgunheist wrote:JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT


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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BoyJord » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:29 am

BarMan wrote:
shotgunheist wrote:JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT


+1


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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby thatlawlkid » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:36 am

BoyJord wrote:
BarMan wrote:
shotgunheist wrote:JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT


+1


+2

+3. app complete 12/19.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Thomas Hagan, ESQ. » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:52 am

Just wanted to confirm that nobody has successfully negotiated scholarship with Vandy? They were serious about the "we don't match scholarship"?

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby bitter_melon » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:58 am

Honest question, is it worth emailing Vandy to let them know that, while I'm not trying to coerce them in any way, I'm going to be off the grid all of next week and thus that if if I don't hear from them this week there's just no way that I'd be able to consider any offer from them? PLEASE DON'T QUOTE.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby law.school.app » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:49 pm

Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby JDrat » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:51 pm

law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


Same question. Just got put on hold.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby FEDRESRV » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:53 pm

law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


I was just put on hold via e-mail. It says in the e-mail that applicants on hold will be given first consideration for any places that may be available after the first deposit deadline. Can someone on the waiting list confirm this language was not in their correspondence?

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby law.school.app » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:54 pm

JDrat wrote:
law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


Same question. Just got put on hold.


Status checker says "continued review" for me, maybe it's just an update that they're waiting to see how their numbers for the class shake out?

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby hethebearded » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:57 pm

law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


My understanding is that Vandy works like other T20 schools in this respect. Your application is still being considered but they need to take a look at initial yield, etc., before making a final call. The waitlist would indicate you're in a pool of candidates they can pull from if needed to fill out the class later on. A hold is better than being waitlisted at this point, generally.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby hethebearded » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:58 pm

Those of you who were held - when did y'all apply?

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Stylnator » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:01 pm

current status: App complete

1/16

my app must have been so good that vandy froze it in time

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby chargers21 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:08 pm

I was waitlisted yesterday as an above median applicant and it specifically stated that I was waitlisted and not held. Also worth noting that I applied in November and was placed on hold against my request for my Feb LSAT score, so I was taken out of review until March. Not big on Vandy because of the slapdash way they handled my app when I was genuinely interested in attending

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby njdevils327 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:11 pm

Stylnator wrote:current status: App complete

1/16

my app must have been so good that vandy froze it in time


haha exact same. This is so exhausting.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby dbalkaran » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:33 pm

thatlawlkid wrote:
BoyJord wrote:
BarMan wrote:
shotgunheist wrote:JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT


+1


+2

+3. app complete 12/19.


+4

App complete 1/11.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby ChambanaMan » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:35 pm

I was just held too. App complete 3/16

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby law.school.app » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:41 pm

hethebearded wrote:Those of you who were held - when did y'all apply?


Thanks for explaining that! Applied end of January, complete beginning of February I believe

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BostonOrBust » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:10 pm

dbalkaran wrote:
thatlawlkid wrote:
BoyJord wrote:
BarMan wrote:
shotgunheist wrote:JUST DING ME NOW DAMMIT


+1


+2

+3. app complete 12/19.


+4

App complete 1/11.


+1000000000000000000

Literally Vandy whyyyyyy. They were my first decision on UG apps so I had such high hopes for their timeline. Complete 1/10, extactly 12 weeks as of today. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BostonOrBust » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:14 pm

law.school.app wrote:
JDrat wrote:
law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


Same question. Just got put on hold.


Status checker says "continued review" for me, maybe it's just an update that they're waiting to see how their numbers for the class shake out?


Held folks mind sharing some stats? Feel free to PM.

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby alhookem2020 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:27 pm

BostonOrBust wrote:
law.school.app wrote:
JDrat wrote:
law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


Same question. Just got put on hold.


Status checker says "continued review" for me, maybe it's just an update that they're waiting to see how their numbers for the class shake out?


Held folks mind sharing some stats? Feel free to PM.


+1

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BoyJord » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:29 pm

alhookem2020 wrote:
BostonOrBust wrote:
law.school.app wrote:
JDrat wrote:
law.school.app wrote:Does anyone know if there is a difference between being placed in the "Hold Category" at Vanderbilt and being waitlisted?


Same question. Just got put on hold.


Status checker says "continued review" for me, maybe it's just an update that they're waiting to see how their numbers for the class shake out?


Held folks mind sharing some stats? Feel free to PM.


+1


164/3.9x

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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BostonOrBust » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:00 pm

I need to stop obsessing, but FWIW:

I have a 164 LSAT, so I sorted LSN submissions by LSAT score and went to the 164s. There were around 50 164s. Of those 164s, there were only 2 rejections, and those were clear GPA outliers.

There were 10 acceptances. Every acceptance has gone to someone with a 3.7 or higher, and most significantly higher, in the high 3.8s or 3.9s. There are 7 waitlists. Over half of the group of 164 applicants are left pending.

If you look up to the 165s, you'll see that a much higher percentage of decisions have been made one way or the other. I very much think it's possible that Vandy has an unofficial hold for the majority of applicants around the 164 line with unremarkable GPA and are going to see how their class fills out prior to deciding what to do with these. This is why there are so few rejections; they're holding onto people in that range until they know more.

So all the 164s out there, we may be waiting some time yet.



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