Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

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Where are you depositing while you wait?

SLS
7
7%
HLS
32
33%
UChi
9
9%
CLS
9
9%
NYU
3
3%
Penn
2
2%
Mich
6
6%
UVA
5
5%
Other (let us know when you check in!)
24
25%
 
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Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby seeprybyrun » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:36 pm

All right y'all, here we go! Best of luck for everyone riding the WL express. May your train get to New Haven safely :D
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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby curry1 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:37 pm

seeprybyrun wrote:All right y'all, here we go! Best of luck for everyone riding the WL express. May your train get to New Haven safely :D


checking in!

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby NotPanicking » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:52 pm

seeprybyrun wrote:All right y'all, here we go! Best of luck for everyone riding the WL express. May your train get to New Haven safely :D


LET'S DO THIS. o.O

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby VapidP » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:03 pm

Wooo wooo. Are people sending in LOCIs?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby palalc » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:18 pm

Checking in. Good luck to everyone.

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby gnarly rae jepsen » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:20 pm

First post! Best of luck to all, I'm mentally readying myself for an extra summer of this low-grade anxiety.

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby seeprybyrun » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:33 pm

gnarly rae jepsen wrote:First post! Best of luck to all, I'm mentally readying myself for an extra summer of this low-grade anxiety.


Welcome to the family! :D

Low-grade anxiety is best anxiety?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby HonestlyThough » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:43 am

checking in! Tentatively HLS. Hopeful for more clarity with the weekend?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby dyebri » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:48 am

Does anyone have any info on the transfer fast track option. Is it a lot easier to get into. I can't find any information on it online

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby bearedman8 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:50 am

Checking in. Hi.

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby whatislife » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:55 am

Also checking in

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby curry1 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:55 am

dyebri wrote:Does anyone have any info on the transfer fast track option. Is it a lot easier to get into. I can't find any information on it online


https://law.yale.edu/admissions/jd-admi ... applicants

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby dyebri » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:57 am

curry1 wrote:
dyebri wrote:Does anyone have any info on the transfer fast track option. Is it a lot easier to get into. I can't find any information on it online


https://law.yale.edu/admissions/jd-admi ... applicants



Thank you but I mean in terms of acceptance. Is it easier

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby SmallK » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:48 am

Checking in!

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby alpha kenny body » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:50 am

Unfortunately here

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby OneHandedEconomist » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:52 am

Just withdrew. Best of luck to everyone! I won't be using TLS now that my cycle is done, so hopefully I'll see some of you on SCOTUS! ;)

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby ptlgd17 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:07 am

Checking in as well. Sticking it out until the end, so I look forward to enduring subtle anxiety with all you beauties! I'll see some of you at HLS apparently if no offer comes; best of luck to all!!

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby hardchoices » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:48 pm

Does withdrawing from the waitlist affect your eligibility for fast-track transfer admissions in the future?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby seeprybyrun » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:54 pm

hardchoices wrote:Does withdrawing from the waitlist affect your eligibility for fast-track transfer admissions in the future?


From reading the email, it doesn't sound like it, but I'm sure you can email them to double-check.

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby LSRAT » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:03 pm

Checking in

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby crookedsmile » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:26 pm

Checking in as well - lets doo dis.

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby VapidP » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:16 pm

This might be a silly question, but do people get "rejected" off the waitlist? Or do they just sit in obscurity until their deadline comes around?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby The_Pluviophile » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:41 pm

What all are you sending in (if anything) now that you're on the waitlist?

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby seeprybyrun » Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:46 pm

VapidP wrote:This might be a silly question, but do people get "rejected" off the waitlist? Or do they just sit in obscurity until their deadline comes around?


It doesn't sound like they ding people from the WL (which I think HLS does). It sounds like they just keep everyone on until their deadline passes or they close the class on registration day (which I guess counts as a ding).

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Re: Yale Waitlist c/o 2020

Postby curry1 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:14 pm

If YLS hasn't changed its practices since 2010, we should know pretty definitively by the end of May.
https://law.yale.edu/admissions/jd-admi ... iting-room
"Generally, the bulk of our wait list activity, if we have any at all, will take place around our deposit deadline, which is on May 3. At that point, if fewer people to whom we have extended an offer of admission have accepted the offer than we projected, we will go to the wait list. Depending on the number of slots we have to fill, we may take anywhere from a week to a month to fill these slots. I would say that usually our class is stable by the end of May."



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