Platopus wrote: principalagent wrote:
dm1683 wrote:Another waitlist. I'm floored. 4.0/173/Why Chicago/interview. K-JD like many of the others. Glad to hear I'm not alone but this was my top choice. Gunner bloodbath right here...
I’m floored! You’re incredible.
Chicago was really out here today.
+1 to this. I'm genuinely shocked by some of these waitlists
I can think of a few reasons why in my case:
1. I'm K-JD and a really young K-JD at that. Turned legal less than six months ago.
2. Didn't prioritize "why law" in my PS, made it more about my personal story (I was afraid of being boilerplate, guess I misjudged)
3. Interview went OK but not stellar; I faltered a bit on one question in particular
4. Soft major from an unimpressive school
Honestly I think I relied too much on my good numbers/diversity. With the increase in applicants/introduction of the GRE perhaps we're moving to a more holistic admissions process.