Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

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JS2s are upon us! What would you take over HLS? Anything?

HLS or bust, fam
82
18%
SLS/YLS
129
28%
T6 Full Tuition Scholly
114
25%
T6 w/ Money (< full)
36
8%
T6 Sticker
11
2%
T14 Full Tuition Scholly
57
12%
T14 w/ Money (< full)
19
4%
T14 Sticker
9
2%
 
Total votes: 457

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:44 am

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Bush v. Gorgeous » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:16 pm

Platopus wrote:
#gobroncos wrote:
mrsharveyspecter wrote:So--have second round JS1s come in or not?


One person a couple pages back reported a JS1 on a different day, but they were URM with really high scores, so it may have been a special case. It doesnt seem like there has actually been a second “wave” yet. Probably Monday, I would guess.


Let's just go with "no" since that makes me feel better


+allthenumbers

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby jakebrigance11 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:03 pm

What’s stronger: 168V/165Q on the GRE or 169 on the LSAT?

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Llamas » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:19 pm

jakebrigance11 wrote:What’s stronger: 168V/165Q on the GRE or 169 on the LSAT?


I vote for the GRE

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Llewellyon » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:43 pm

jakebrigance11 wrote:What’s stronger: 168V/165Q on the GRE or 169 on the LSAT?

Remember that Harvard sees all LSAT scores anyways, and you have to send in your GRE scores as well if you have taken it in the last 5 years.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby jakebrigance11 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:57 pm

Llewellyon wrote:
jakebrigance11 wrote:What’s stronger: 168V/165Q on the GRE or 169 on the LSAT?

Remember that Harvard sees all LSAT scores anyways, and you have to send in your GRE scores as well if you have taken it in the last 5 years.


Harvard's got all my scores. Asking on behalf of Northwestern, which only looks at the strongest score you indicate. Just looking for a gut-check.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby lobsicle » Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:00 pm

jakebrigance11 wrote:
Llewellyon wrote:
jakebrigance11 wrote:What’s stronger: 168V/165Q on the GRE or 169 on the LSAT?

Remember that Harvard sees all LSAT scores anyways, and you have to send in your GRE scores as well if you have taken it in the last 5 years.


Harvard's got all my scores. Asking on behalf of Northwestern, which only looks at the strongest score you indicate. Just looking for a gut-check.


Is it true that NU looks at strongest score? Given the ABA reporting rules, you would think LSAT would take priority if a student reports both.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby dm1683 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:00 pm

My friends all laughed at me and made legally blonde jokes when I told them I'm waiting to hear from Harvard.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Mikey » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:08 pm

dm1683 wrote:My friends all laughed at me and made legally blonde jokes when I told them I'm waiting to hear from Harvard.

they'll be kissing your ass at how awesome you are when you get in tho

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby maybeman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:31 pm

dm1683 wrote:My friends all laughed at me and made legally blonde jokes when I told them I'm waiting to hear from Harvard.

Also blonde and also suffer deeply from this. If only I had a 179 like elle :cry:

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby maybeman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:33 pm

Is there any consensus on wave #2 coming on monday?

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby tinycatfriend » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:12 pm

Does H do "under review" or is it just "complete"?

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby TomLawSchool » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:47 pm

is the status checker website down? I can't get on.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:50 pm

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby lumosfawkes » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:55 pm

tinycatfriend wrote:Does H do "under review" or is it just "complete"?


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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby TheKingLives » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:43 pm

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby TomLawSchool » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:31 am

TheKingLives wrote:
Platopus wrote:
TomLawSchool wrote:is the status checker website down? I can't get on.


I just logged on without any issues

Same.


Sorry guys it was my browser. I think I logged in too many times to check the status. :wink:

Anyone who submitted around end of October still waiting to be "completed"?

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby jimmycrackcorn » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:14 am

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby usaorbust » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:47 am

jimmycrackcorn wrote:Submitted a month ago (Oct. 14 ), completed Oct. 20, and still haven't heard anything. Getting a little nervous.


There seems to have only been one, or two, wave/s of js1s so there is no need to worry now

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby spectacles » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:24 pm

TomLawSchool wrote:
TheKingLives wrote:
Platopus wrote:
TomLawSchool wrote:is the status checker website down? I can't get on.


I just logged on without any issues

Same.


Sorry guys it was my browser. I think I logged in too many times to check the status. :wink:

Anyone who submitted around end of October still waiting to be "completed"?

Yep. Submitted 10/31, received 11/01, not completed.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby tinycatfriend » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:57 pm

There's been no js1s, Yes?

Super splitter here waiting for hope...

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Pozzo » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:45 pm

Updated OP for c/o 2020 stats:

Number of Applications: 5,755 (+270)
Number of Admission Offers: 900 (-8)
Percentage Offered Admission: 15.6% (-0.9% points)
Newly Enrolled 1Ls: 562
GPA 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 3.96 (+.02) / 3.86 / 3.76
LSAT 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 175 / 173 (+1) / 170
48% women
45% students of color
10% hold advanced degrees
81% at least 1 year out of college
66% 2+ years out of college

182 undergraduate schools represented
42 states represented (plus DC)
17% international students

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby nixbaby » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:07 pm

round of JS1s went out last week.

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby okapiee » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:16 pm

tinycatfriend wrote:There's been no js1s, Yes?

Super splitter here waiting for hope...


There's seems to have been 2 rounds of JS1s: 11/1 and 11/6

Got my JS1 last week and from the HLS calendar it seems like they are fully booked for interviews for the next two weeks.

Fingers crossed it'll be coming soon!!

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Re: Harvard Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby tinycatfriend » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:36 am

okapiee wrote:
tinycatfriend wrote:There's been no js1s, Yes?

Super splitter here waiting for hope...


There's seems to have been 2 rounds of JS1s: 11/1 and 11/6

Got my JS1 last week and from the HLS calendar it seems like they are fully booked for interviews for the next two weeks.

Fingers crossed it'll be coming soon!!


Thanks! I just went complete on 11/1, so not much of a chance for those rounds... good luck!



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