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

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JRP1994
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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby JRP1994 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:22 am

intlbr wrote:
JRP1994 wrote:Waitlisted yesterday and will likely be withdrawing.

Sorry about the WL... Mind sharing when you applied? I'm still waiting ... Thanks


I was a really late applicant. Feb 16th

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

Postby arklaw13 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:02 am

tealnails wrote:if you have a good offer from another similarly ranked (or higher ranked) school, go there. A current student told me the legal writing department absolutely sucks here. Not pass or fail, and apparently they don't actually teach students how to write. they use a hide the ball kind of strategy, then they grade you on a curve.


A few points:

1. Legal writing classes are usually what every 1L complains about most. They all suck.

2. Not having a P/F legal writing class does suck extra.

3. Whether there is a hide the ball strategy largely depends on which of the six legal writing sections you get. That is not an inaccurate description of my legal writing class.

4. No legal writing class is actually going to teach you how to write. They teach you enough that you can learn how to actually write once you start working.

5. Picking a law school based on LRW, which is a really small part of law school, isn't the greatest idea.

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

Postby bitter_melon » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:36 am

Still haven't heard back LOL.

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

Postby The_Gavel » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:39 am

bitter_melon wrote:Still haven't heard back LOL.


Same when did you apply

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

Postby beancounter15 » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:56 am

Applied first week of February. Called admissions today and they said to expect a decision within the next 2-3 weeks.
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Re: Vanderbilt Law School c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby bitter_melon » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:57 am

alexp wrote:
bitter_melon wrote:Still haven't heard back LOL.


Same when did you apply


Not going to give an exact date because I don't want to out myself, but it was early Feb. I know that comparatively I haven't been waiting for that long, it's just late in the process at this point.

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

Postby The_Gavel » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:59 am

Ya I applied last week of January. It's strange because a poster above applied midway through February and heard back already

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

Postby jessmeesh » Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:00 pm

Withdrawing my waitlist acceptance. They will only reimburse travel that takes place before the deposit deadline, and my deadline is 5/5. Too short notice to travel and they won't give me an extension. And I'm not depositing to a school I've never seen. Stuck between a rock and a hard place here.

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

Postby adc20 » Mon May 01, 2017 12:57 pm

Have any other ppl on the wait list heard anything??

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

Postby haley12 » Mon May 01, 2017 1:14 pm

adc20 wrote:Have any other ppl on the wait list heard anything??


I'm a splitter on the WL, two LOCIs and haven't heard anything :(

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

Postby bitter_melon » Mon May 01, 2017 1:50 pm

I mean, it's kind of unfair that people on the WL are being admitted while some of us who applied well before the deadline haven't heard a peep...

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

Postby JustWannaGraduate » Mon May 01, 2017 1:53 pm

I certainly won't be attending Vanderbilt, but just for another complaint here I applied in 2016 and haven't heard a peep

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

Postby amjam » Wed May 03, 2017 7:56 pm

Has anyone on the Hold list heard anything? I haven't heard a peep since they emailed me confirmation that they received my LOCI. Does anyone have any guesses as to when people on Hold will hear?

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

Postby latinxlawschool2020 » Thu May 04, 2017 4:40 am

Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !

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

Postby blelwoods » Thu May 04, 2017 11:28 am

latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Where are you heading? Thanks! :mrgreen:

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

Postby amta » Thu May 04, 2017 11:57 am

bitter_melon wrote:I mean, it's kind of unfair that people on the WL are being admitted while some of us who applied well before the deadline haven't heard a peep...


fairness is of the utmost concern for a T20s admissions committee.

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

Postby alhookem2020 » Thu May 04, 2017 12:17 pm

latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Are you a URM?

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

Postby Stylnator » Thu May 04, 2017 1:02 pm

WL

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

Postby chargers21 » Thu May 04, 2017 1:37 pm

alhookem2020 wrote:
latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Are you a URM?

The username would indicate yes

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

Postby BarMan » Thu May 04, 2017 1:46 pm

W/L

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

Postby latinxlawschool2020 » Thu May 04, 2017 4:01 pm

alhookem2020 wrote:
latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Are you a URM?


Yup, Central American. I interviewed way back, interviewer was so rude kept commenting on my physical appearance so I was turned off by the school. Though its a fantastic school!

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

Postby Rubbishdump » Thu May 04, 2017 4:03 pm

latinxlawschool2020 wrote:
alhookem2020 wrote:
latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Are you a URM?


Yup, Central American. I interviewed way back, interviewer was so rude kept commenting on my physical appearance so I was turned off by the school. Though its a fantastic school!

Wow, that's awful.

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

Postby blelwoods » Thu May 04, 2017 5:10 pm

latinxlawschool2020 wrote:
alhookem2020 wrote:
latinxlawschool2020 wrote:Declined my offer with $$$,
LSAT 152, GPA 3.88
I'm hoping someone who really wants to go gets in :) goodluck to you all !



Are you a URM?


Yup, Central American. I interviewed way back, interviewer was so rude kept commenting on my physical appearance so I was turned off by the school. Though its a fantastic school!



WTF!!! That's gross. :|

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

Postby Motion22Step » Fri May 05, 2017 2:19 pm

amjam wrote:Has anyone on the Hold list heard anything? I haven't heard a peep since they emailed me confirmation that they received my LOCI. Does anyone have any guesses as to when people on Hold will hear?


Curious about this. In my case, no response to my LOCI :?

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

Postby carsondalywashere » Fri May 05, 2017 3:28 pm

May 4th was the deposit deadline for admits off the waitlist, so movement should be soonish




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