Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ghostlyyy » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:24 pm

LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
ChiCityLove wrote:Checking in. Applied ED. Now anxiously waiting!


Same here--any idea about how long between when you sent your ED cert and the box got checked off on the status checker?


I think it took about a week for mine, but I'm not totally sure since I sent my ED cert at the same time as my other materials!

It would be amazing if we found out next week...


It looks like they have released decisions on Thursday the past couple years...so hopefully 12/14!

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ChiCityLove » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:10 pm

LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
ChiCityLove wrote:Checking in. Applied ED. Now anxiously waiting!


Same here--any idea about how long between when you sent your ED cert and the box got checked off on the status checker?


I think it took about a week for mine, but I'm not totally sure since I sent my ED cert at the same time as my other materials!

It would be amazing if we found out next week...


Mine took about a week as well, I believe. I sent it by email around Thanksgiving.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ghostlyyy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:20 am

ChiCityLove wrote:
LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
ChiCityLove wrote:Checking in. Applied ED. Now anxiously waiting!


Same here--any idea about how long between when you sent your ED cert and the box got checked off on the status checker?


I think it took about a week for mine, but I'm not totally sure since I sent my ED cert at the same time as my other materials!

It would be amazing if we found out next week...


Mine took about a week as well, I believe. I sent it by email around Thanksgiving.


Thanks! I emailed mine on 11/21 and still haven't seen a status checker change. I am definitely going to call today.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ruthenium44 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:08 pm

Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby rachelac » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:12 pm

ruthenium44 wrote:Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?


Coming here to say the exact same thing haha

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby PostNihilist » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:13 pm

ruthenium44 wrote:Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby carmtastic » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:14 pm

ruthenium44 wrote:Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?


Northeastern has taken off like 20 years of my life from all their emails.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby rowdy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:15 pm

Click unsubscribe you masochists haha

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Jack_Kelly » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:18 pm

carmtastic wrote:
ruthenium44 wrote:Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?


Northeastern has taken off like 20 years of my life from all their emails.

Northeastern and Penn State run a close contest for primary cause of my hypertension.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby MonicaYoung_LOL » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:55 pm

Any speculation as to when the first round of RD applicants can expect to hear back?
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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby rowdy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:59 pm

:!: :!: :!: Public Service Announcement :!: :!: :!:
Past ED Decision Dates:
Thursday Dec 15, 2016
Thursday Dec 17, 2015
Thursday Dec 18, 2014

Release of The Last Jedi:
Thursday Dec 14, 2017

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Platopus » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:58 pm

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby MT Cicero » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:03 pm

Platopus wrote:
MonicaYoung_LOL wrote:Any speculation as to when the first round of RD applicants can expect to hear back?


2nd week of January


During my cycle (2013-14), there was a wave about a week after the ED folks. I thought this has continued in subsequent cycles, but could be wrong.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Olive Juice » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:10 pm

MT Cicero wrote:
Platopus wrote:
MonicaYoung_LOL wrote:Any speculation as to when the first round of RD applicants can expect to hear back?


2nd week of January


During my cycle (2013-14), there was a wave about a week after the ED folks. I thought this has continued in subsequent cycles, but could be wrong.


I'm pretty sure there was last year, too. December 20th ~ish.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby LiveJustly390 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:56 pm

carmtastic wrote:
ruthenium44 wrote:Every email from Northeastern gives me a heart attack... anyone else?


Northeastern has taken off like 20 years of my life from all their emails.


So glad I’m not the only one this happened to today :lol:

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby LiveJustly390 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:57 pm

ghostlyyy wrote:
LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
ChiCityLove wrote:Checking in. Applied ED. Now anxiously waiting!


Same here--any idea about how long between when you sent your ED cert and the box got checked off on the status checker?


I think it took about a week for mine, but I'm not totally sure since I sent my ED cert at the same time as my other materials!

It would be amazing if we found out next week...


It looks like they have released decisions on Thursday the past couple years...so hopefully 12/14!


They told me a million times not to except anything until the last week of December/first week of January, but maybe they were just trying to manage our expectations?

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby andysimbi » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:24 pm

I submitted my materials and went complete, and then a few weeks later I decided I wanted to do an interview. I emailed (but they don't respond, it looks like) and completed the interview...but is there any way I can know/be sure that it'll be consider with the rest of my application?

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ghostlyyy » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:14 am

LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
LiveJustly390 wrote:
ghostlyyy wrote:
ChiCityLove wrote:Checking in. Applied ED. Now anxiously waiting!


Same here--any idea about how long between when you sent your ED cert and the box got checked off on the status checker?


I think it took about a week for mine, but I'm not totally sure since I sent my ED cert at the same time as my other materials!

It would be amazing if we found out next week...


It looks like they have released decisions on Thursday the past couple years...so hopefully 12/14!


They told me a million times not to except anything until the last week of December/first week of January, but maybe they were just trying to manage our expectations?


Huh, thats odd, because every other year they have released decisions in mid-December. I'm guessing it's just the managing expectations theory (hopefully).

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby MT Cicero » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:26 pm

Yeah, most likely managing expectations so they don't continue getting calls when a "target" date for decisions might come and go. There aren't a lot of folks in this office, and they can stay pretty busy. Getting derailed by dozens of "status request" calls per day just slows down the machine.

Also, FYI...

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=197451&start=6000#p10237292

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Cooley_Or_Bust » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:11 pm

I have an interview with a Northwestern alum coming up. Is there any specific questions they ask or is it just a general interview?

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby MT Cicero » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:35 pm

Cooley_Or_Bust wrote:I have an interview with a Northwestern alum coming up. Is there any specific questions they ask or is it just a general interview?


Expect some standard questions certainly, but interviewers are given latitude to get a feel for the applicant in a more general sense. You can search TLS and find some of the questions that have been used in the past, but they won't surprise you. And sometimes the applicant's resume can carve a different path for the interview (say, unique background/work experience). I assume very few people (if any) try to play "gotcha" with truly weird stuff.

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby LiveJustly390 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:51 pm

MT Cicero wrote:Yeah, most likely managing expectations so they don't continue getting calls when a "target" date for decisions might come and go. There aren't a lot of folks in this office, and they can stay pretty busy. Getting derailed by dozens of "status request" calls per day just slows down the machine.

Also, FYI...

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=197451&start=6000#p10237292


...great...
There goes any hope I had for making it into Northwestern ED. Not that here was much hope anyways but...:/

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Ron.Swanson » Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:26 pm

LiveJustly390 wrote:
MT Cicero wrote:Yeah, most likely managing expectations so they don't continue getting calls when a "target" date for decisions might come and go. There aren't a lot of folks in this office, and they can stay pretty busy. Getting derailed by dozens of "status request" calls per day just slows down the machine.

Also, FYI...

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=197451&start=6000#p10237292


...great...
There goes any hope I had for making it into Northwestern ED. Not that here was much hope anyways but...:/


+1

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby Ron.Swanson » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:35 pm

I took the GRE and LSAT and sent them both for ED. My GRE is FAR better than my LSAT. Will my GRE even be considered for ED? I'm worried...

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Re: Northwestern c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018 cycle)

Postby ksmaster123 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:09 pm

Ron.Swanson wrote:I took the GRE and LSAT and sent them both for ED. My GRE is FAR better than my LSAT. Will my GRE even be considered for ED? I'm worried...


Isn't it still ABA policy to report LSAT scores if applicants have them? I think it would be down to how USNWR use the scores for their ranking. If the LSAT takes priority, I don't think people who are taking the GRE solely to make up for their LSAT score would benefit all that much. Has USNWR said anything about competing LSAT/GRE yet?



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