University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

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monotonemr
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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby monotonemr » Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:04 pm

airwrecka wrote:
monotonemr wrote:
Facelessgod wrote:As a current UMN undergrad, I'm curious as to whether the recent Football team's suspensions and the boycott that followed has had any influence on your interests in attending law school here.


Absolutely not. It might have made an influence if the administration listened to the demands of the players but they were firm with their decision.


My status checker just says "Scholarship Letter," but I received a call last Friday notifying me that I got a full ride. Received the letter about it on Saturday. What I can conclude, therefore, is that you did not receive a full scholarship, but other than that, the scholarship could be any amount!


Oh for sure not expecting a full. My numbers are high enough for a decent amount but not full.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Giro423 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:09 pm

monotonemr wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
airwrecka wrote:
guybourdin wrote:full!

scholly? email or snail mail?

phone call. was told mail would follow. status checker shows "scholarship letter" dated today under mailings. No e-mail yet.


My status checker also changed to say "Dean's Distinguished Scholarship" but I'm not expecting it to be anywhere near full. I think they said that they'd be snail mailing the scholarship letters. Your phone call was probably special because it was full.


I also have this same status dated 12/30. Guess we will have to wait and see

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby monotonemr » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:07 pm

Giro423 wrote:
monotonemr wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
airwrecka wrote:
guybourdin wrote:full!

scholly? email or snail mail?

phone call. was told mail would follow. status checker shows "scholarship letter" dated today under mailings. No e-mail yet.


My status checker also changed to say "Dean's Distinguished Scholarship" but I'm not expecting it to be anywhere near full. I think they said that they'd be snail mailing the scholarship letters. Your phone call was probably special because it was full.


I also have this same status dated 12/30. Guess we will have to wait and see


Just got it in the mail this afternoon.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby guynourmin » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:23 pm

monotonemr wrote:
Giro423 wrote:
monotonemr wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
airwrecka wrote:
guybourdin wrote:full!

scholly? email or snail mail?

phone call. was told mail would follow. status checker shows "scholarship letter" dated today under mailings. No e-mail yet.


My status checker also changed to say "Dean's Distinguished Scholarship" but I'm not expecting it to be anywhere near full. I think they said that they'd be snail mailing the scholarship letters. Your phone call was probably special because it was full.


I also have this same status dated 12/30. Guess we will have to wait and see


Just got it in the mail this afternoon.


And what was it?

monotonemr
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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby monotonemr » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:34 pm

guybourdin wrote:
monotonemr wrote:
Giro423 wrote:
monotonemr wrote:
guybourdin wrote:
airwrecka wrote:
guybourdin wrote:full!

scholly? email or snail mail?

phone call. was told mail would follow. status checker shows "scholarship letter" dated today under mailings. No e-mail yet.


My status checker also changed to say "Dean's Distinguished Scholarship" but I'm not expecting it to be anywhere near full. I think they said that they'd be snail mailing the scholarship letters. Your phone call was probably special because it was full.


I also have this same status dated 12/30. Guess we will have to wait and see


Just got it in the mail this afternoon.


And what was it?


$37k/year. Not too surprising given my numbers (167/3.74). Hopefully can get it above $40k with the reconsideration program.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby lawof11 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:40 pm

Yeah, mine was $22K a year but also on par with my numbers. 3.1/164 so that makes sense. Congrats to everyone.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby rush4334 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:08 pm

I got 20k a year with a 3.2/164. Considering I was ED I'm pretty happy.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Dodocogon » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:45 pm

3.5/167 got 32k/year. About expected, but hopeful to increase.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby BabyDoc2JD » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:48 pm

Dodocogon wrote:3.5/167 got 32k/year. About expected, but hopeful to increase.

how do you hope to increase? i am 3.51/169 and only got 25K per year not really impressed. I am leaning toward Michigan Law at this point but waiting to see the numbers.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby that1one1guy » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:57 pm

Waitlisted this morning. Expected but still kind of disappointing.

Any advice on the likelihood of getting off the waitlist and what I can do to improve my chances?

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby JD_Kingfish » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:34 pm

that1one1guy wrote:Waitlisted this morning. Expected but still kind of disappointing.

Any advice on the likelihood of getting off the waitlist and what I can do to improve my chances?

I would write a LOCI and indicate that you would absolutely attend if accepted off of the waitlist. Also, if you've gotten any new jobs, awards, better grades, etc. let them know.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Dodocogon » Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:39 am

BabyDoc2JD wrote:
Dodocogon wrote:3.5/167 got 32k/year. About expected, but hopeful to increase.

how do you hope to increase? i am 3.51/169 and only got 25K per year not really impressed. I am leaning toward Michigan Law at this point but waiting to see the numbers.


Whatever their reconsideration/negotiation program is; haven't looked into it yet. Not impressed with that offer for you either though...

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Giro423 » Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:09 pm

Does anyone else plan to attend the preview weekend on the 24-25th?

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby SNightHighlights » Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:31 pm

My status checker indicates my scholarship letter was mailed on 12/30 but i have yet to receive anything in the mail? Anyone else in a similar situation? I'm eager to see what I get!

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Earlskies » Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:14 am

Giro423 wrote:Does anyone else plan to attend the preview weekend on the 24-25th?

My tickets are already booked. I'm pretty excited about visiting Minneapolis.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby Giro423 » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:22 am

Earlskies wrote:
Giro423 wrote:Does anyone else plan to attend the preview weekend on the 24-25th?

My tickets are already booked. I'm pretty excited about visiting Minneapolis.


I did my undergrad at another school there, and despite the hard rap it gets for the winters, it is a beautiful city with lots to do and lots going on.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby rush4334 » Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:46 am

Can confirm - I did my undergrad here and have lived downtown for about 2 years now. If anyone has any questions about the city/recommendations, feel free to PM me.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby str8shot122 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:45 pm

Hey! Admitted via status checker a week ago. In SoCal. Only received email about reception but no admitted students log in info. Trying to arrange a visit with wife. Anyone know the dates for admit day? Also, I'm in the military so Im pretty inflexible with training. Do you think they'd still do a tour if I can't make those dates?

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby airwrecka » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:49 pm

rush4334 wrote:Can confirm - I did my undergrad here and have lived downtown for about 2 years now. If anyone has any questions about the city/recommendations, feel free to PM me.


+1 (although I live in Uptown, not downtown)

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby JD_Kingfish » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:51 pm

str8shot122 wrote:Hey! Admitted via status checker a week ago. In SoCal. Only received email about reception but no admitted students log in info. Trying to arrange a visit with wife. Anyone know the dates for admit day? Also, I'm in the military so Im pretty inflexible with training. Do you think they'd still do a tour if I can't make those dates?

They have other dates available for tour and I think they will still reimburse some of your expenses to visit even if it's not for ASW. The campus preview weekends (ASW) are March 24-25 & April 7-8

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby airwrecka » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:57 pm

Somewhat random, but I was posting about housing in the general TLS c/o 2020 thread so it's on my mind.

I (most likely) won't be attending Minnesota, but I will be REALLY sad to leave my apartment here in Minneapolis. It's truly a steal and a miracle we even found it.

Anyone who is serious about going to Minnesota and needs a place to live should contact me if they're interested in moving in when my husband and I leave (1 BR/1 BA). We don't live on campus, but we moved in before I graduated from UG and there is a bus that picks up 3 minutes walk from the apartment and goes straight to campus--super easy. We live within a 5 minute walk of three of the lakes in the city, we're right by one of the commuter trails that takes you into downtown (or to campus, if you want to bike to campus), our rent is very cheap for the area, our landlords are chill, our neighbors are nice and quiet, there is a park in our back yard, the neighborhood is REALLY nice, and our apartment is very sunny and spacious (windows on three sides). Have I sold it yet? :lol:

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby str8shot122 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:14 pm

JD_Kingfish wrote:
str8shot122 wrote:Hey! Admitted via status checker a week ago. In SoCal. Only received email about reception but no admitted students log in info. Trying to arrange a visit with wife. Anyone know the dates for admit day? Also, I'm in the military so Im pretty inflexible with training. Do you think they'd still do a tour if I can't make those dates?

They have other dates available for tour and I think they will still reimburse some of your expenses to visit even if it's not for ASW. The campus preview weekends (ASW) are March 24-25 & April 7-8


Thanks! I doubt I'll be able to get off for those dates. I'll probably have to do early february. I'm hoping to convince my wife that minneapolis is better than LA. California people are stubborn lol.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby hip to be Square » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:00 pm

Has anyone had problems getting onto the admitted students website? I got emailed a login and password mid-december but even when I try to go through "forgot my password" it says "We have no record of a user matching the information you have given".

Everything else they've sent to my email address has come through no problem so I don't think it's that.. anyone else had a similar issue? I emailed admissions but no word back yet.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby LSRAT » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:08 pm

SNightHighlights wrote:My status checker indicates my scholarship letter was mailed on 12/30 but i have yet to receive anything in the mail? Anyone else in a similar situation? I'm eager to see what I get!


Yeah, I'm in the same boat.

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Re: University of Minnesota c/o 2020 Applicants (2016-2017)

Postby JD_Kingfish » Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:30 pm

str8shot122 wrote:
JD_Kingfish wrote:
str8shot122 wrote:Hey! Admitted via status checker a week ago. In SoCal. Only received email about reception but no admitted students log in info. Trying to arrange a visit with wife. Anyone know the dates for admit day? Also, I'm in the military so Im pretty inflexible with training. Do you think they'd still do a tour if I can't make those dates?

They have other dates available for tour and I think they will still reimburse some of your expenses to visit even if it's not for ASW. The campus preview weekends (ASW) are March 24-25 & April 7-8


Thanks! I doubt I'll be able to get off for those dates. I'll probably have to do early february. I'm hoping to convince my wife that minneapolis is better than LA. California people are stubborn lol.

lol good luck with that. Minneapolis is nice but it will be a rough transition for someone from SoCal, unless of course, you have lived in the upper midwest before.




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