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

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

Postby meeseeks » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:57 pm

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BEng,MBA,FRM,JD(?) wrote:
mrgstephe wrote:
BEng,MBA,FRM,JD(?) wrote:Got in via mail.

167, Superior, international.

Applied on 1/5. Interviewed on 12/19.

I was actually thinking of applying for the VLS merit schol program. I was working on it while I got the acceptance mail. Do you think I can apply for it now? Or would it be odd? Kicking myself for not applying earlier.


I'm sure you can, but deadline for regular consideration was 1/16


I see. on the website it said soft deadline is 1/10 with a grace period of 7 to 10 days. :/


If it makes you feel any better, I sent mine in today. The application does say that they'll consider applications after that date. Worst that can happen is you don't get one.


I submitted mine on the 17th and got a notification today that they received it.

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Postby BEng,MBA,FRM,JD(?) » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:17 am

Mr. Meeseeks wrote:
floatie wrote:
BEng,MBA,FRM,JD(?) wrote:
mrgstephe wrote:
BEng,MBA,FRM,JD(?) wrote:Got in via mail.

167, Superior, international.

Applied on 1/5. Interviewed on 12/19.

I was actually thinking of applying for the VLS merit schol program. I was working on it while I got the acceptance mail. Do you think I can apply for it now? Or would it be odd? Kicking myself for not applying earlier.


I'm sure you can, but deadline for regular consideration was 1/16


I see. on the website it said soft deadline is 1/10 with a grace period of 7 to 10 days. :/


If it makes you feel any better, I sent mine in today. The application does say that they'll consider applications after that date. Worst that can happen is you don't get one.


I submitted mine on the 17th and got a notification today that they received it.


Thanks! What I was fearing is a worst case scenario wherein my scholarship amount would be affected if they see me as an opportunistic caring to send in the form only after receiving an admit. I had anyway started filling in the form before the receipt of the admit. Submitted it and also wrote to Dean sirko-johnson (who interviewed me) and Dean Morton. They acknowledged receipt of my submission within hours and Dean sirko-johnson personally congratulated me. Appears a very warm team. Btw, thinking of attending one of the Asian alumni receptions . Anyone else up for it in this part of the world?

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

Postby Yitzhak26 » Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:37 pm

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Postby ray.bee » Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:20 pm

Yitzhak26 wrote:Does anyone know when Vanderbilt gives out scholly information / when they award the Law Scholars Merit Awards?

I was admitted in mid-December and am currently a Vandy senior.

50 > GPA > 25
LSAT >>>>> 75


I think they mentioned sometime in February. I think they did that so they can have people's FAFSA/CSS info.

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Postby brinicolec » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:02 am

ray.bee wrote:
Yitzhak26 wrote:Does anyone know when Vanderbilt gives out scholly information / when they award the Law Scholars Merit Awards?

I was admitted in mid-December and am currently a Vandy senior.

50 > GPA > 25
LSAT >>>>> 75


I think they mentioned sometime in February. I think they did that so they can have people's FAFSA/CSS info.


Yeah it's Feb.

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Postby Yitzhak26 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:56 am

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Postby arklaw13 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:48 am

Yitzhak26 wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
ray.bee wrote:
Yitzhak26 wrote:Does anyone know when Vanderbilt gives out scholly information / when they award the Law Scholars Merit Awards?

I was admitted in mid-December and am currently a Vandy senior.

50 > GPA > 25
LSAT >>>>> 75


I think they mentioned sometime in February. I think they did that so they can have people's FAFSA/CSS info.


Yeah it's Feb.


Yeah, I saw that in the admission email, but I was wondering if anyone who got in last year (or who read last year's thread) could be more precise. Otherwise I'll be hoping for Feb 1st and let down every day it doesn't come ahaha.


It's generally the last week in February. I think it's even gone into the first week of March at one point in the last few years.

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Postby Future Ex-Engineer » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:26 am

0LawSchool wrote:I have my alumni interview tomorrow.... anything in particular I should prepare for? I've read its pretty relaxed.


I had mine in person a while back. Gist of it was the interviewer had looked at my resume/credentials beforehand and had a few questions for me about it (interests/work experience/etc).

They have a list of questions to ask/go through if you're bad at keeping conversation (not how my interview went, but he showed me the list). My interviewer told me a little of his background/why he chose VLS.

Overall it was a great experience, and he even helped me finish out my list of schools that I was applying to. Afterwards, they do a short write-up and rank you (percentage-wise) in a bunch of categories.

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

Postby Gitaroo_Dude » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:42 pm

0LawSchool wrote:I have my alumni interview tomorrow.... anything in particular I should prepare for? I've read its pretty relaxed.


Most candidates seem to get asked some version of Why Law & Why Vandy. Just try to be personable; the interview is super chill and the alum is trying to sell you on the school and the programs it has that fit your interests. I get the impression the alum is also trying to figure out how well a candidate will fit in with Vandy's environment.

mrgstephe wrote:Afterwards, they do a short write-up and rank you (percentage-wise) in a bunch of categories.


Oh boy, I would love to know what those categories are. :shock:

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Postby Future Ex-Engineer » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:47 pm

Gitaroo_Dude wrote:
0LawSchool wrote:I have my alumni interview tomorrow.... anything in particular I should prepare for? I've read its pretty relaxed.


Most candidates seem to get asked some version of Why Law & Why Vandy. Just try to be personable; the interview is super chill and the alum is trying to sell you on the school and the programs it has that fit your interests. I get the impression the alum is also trying to figure out how well a candidate will fit in with Vandy's environment.

mrgstephe wrote:Afterwards, they do a short write-up and rank you (percentage-wise) in a bunch of categories.


Oh boy, I would love to know what those categories are. :shock:


If you're lucky, your interviewer might send you the form they submit back to the school. Mine did. Pretty sure I deleted it after reading over everything

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Postby 0LawSchool » Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:49 pm

mrgstephe wrote:
Gitaroo_Dude wrote:
0LawSchool wrote:I have my alumni interview tomorrow.... anything in particular I should prepare for? I've read its pretty relaxed.


Most candidates seem to get asked some version of Why Law & Why Vandy. Just try to be personable; the interview is super chill and the alum is trying to sell you on the school and the programs it has that fit your interests. I get the impression the alum is also trying to figure out how well a candidate will fit in with Vandy's environment.

mrgstephe wrote:Afterwards, they do a short write-up and rank you (percentage-wise) in a bunch of categories.


Oh boy, I would love to know what those categories are. :shock:


If you're lucky, your interviewer might send you the form they submit back to the school. Mine did. Pretty sure I deleted it after reading over everything


Great, thanks for the advice everyone! I usually do decently in interviews, so I should be fine (hopefully.)

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Postby cam1992 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:49 pm

So I applied 01/06 and my portal says my application was complete 01/10 but there is nothing listed under "fees" or "requirements list," is this normal? Every other status check portal has my materials listed. Too my knowledge everything has been sent. There is no evidence that I had my interview either. Should I contact admissions about this? Thanks!

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Postby brinicolec » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:12 pm

cam1992 wrote:So I applied 01/06 and my portal says my application was complete 01/10 but there is nothing listed under "fees" or "requirements list," is this normal? Every other status check portal has my materials listed. Too my knowledge everything has been sent. There is no evidence that I had my interview either. Should I contact admissions about this? Thanks!


Pretty sure you're fine. Don't bother admissions about it. If there was an issue with your materials, you'd be incomplete.

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Postby rozes » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:29 pm

brinicolec wrote:
cam1992 wrote:So I applied 01/06 and my portal says my application was complete 01/10 but there is nothing listed under "fees" or "requirements list," is this normal? Every other status check portal has my materials listed. Too my knowledge everything has been sent. There is no evidence that I had my interview either. Should I contact admissions about this? Thanks!


Pretty sure you're fine. Don't bother admissions about it. If there was an issue with your materials, you'd be incomplete.


+1. I still don't have anything under mine, and I was accepted two weeks ago. YMMV w/ status checkers across the board.

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Postby 2000andBeyond » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:45 am

Vanderbilt...do you mind picking up the paceeeee (only if acceptance)? Pls and thanks!!

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Postby jstans » Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:19 pm

Has anyone heard anything so far this week?

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Postby musiclover123 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:24 pm

jstans wrote:Has anyone heard anything so far this week?



Just got in!!

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Postby 2000andBeyond » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:39 pm

musiclover123 wrote:
jstans wrote:Has anyone heard anything so far this week?



Just got in!!


Congrats! Time stamp?

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Postby musiclover123 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:05 pm

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jstans wrote:Has anyone heard anything so far this week?



Just got in!!


Congrats! Time stamp?


Thanks! They emailed me around 6:00 pm EST..I'm at a PO Box so they wanted to confirm my address before they sent the packet

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

Postby somedeadman » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:32 pm

Anyone else still waiting?

GPA is median, lsat is above 75. Interviewed and applied in mid October.

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Postby chargers21 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:02 am

somedeadman wrote:Anyone else still waiting?

GPA is median, lsat is above 75. Interviewed and applied in mid October.

I am, but they put me on hold for the Feb LSAT for some unexplainable reason. Interview+applied in Nov. LSAT=median, GPA > 75th. I think I might call them and ask that I not be held again, since my email saying that was apparently ignored

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Postby jza1994 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:22 am

Checking in. I applied, but I doubt I'll get in as my numbers aren't great (161/3.85) and I missed the deadline for their interviews.

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Postby 2000andBeyond » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:44 am

Interviewed on 11/15, complete and UR 11/23. Waiting eva since..

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Postby Assasindowntheavenue » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:43 pm

On the site it says apps completed and in review in September and October usually have their decisions December through January. If we were one of those ppl and still haven't heard anything (January is about over), does this mean a probable WL/ding?



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