WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

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Why are you applying to WUSTL?

Dream School
17
8%
Reach
28
14%
Safety App
59
29%
Super Splitter & applying everywhere (lolfml)
52
25%
For Scholarship Negotiation
49
24%
 
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LSNlife
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby LSNlife » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:52 pm

I've got my interview tomorrow afternoon. Any advice? What kinds of questions did they ask?

kippercd
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby kippercd » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:18 pm

LSNlife wrote:I've got my interview tomorrow afternoon. Any advice? What kinds of questions did they ask?

Read the first page of this post

lawschoolapps7777777
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby lawschoolapps7777777 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:08 pm

Submitted on 11/3, interview invite on 11/9, interview on 11/29, accepted via a call on 12/5, and got offered the Dean's Fellowship today.

LSAT>75, 25<GPA<50. WashU is one of my safety schools but I'm actually considering going given the $$$.

Best of luck to all of you :)
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby lawschoolapps7777777 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:15 pm

LSNlife wrote:I've got my interview tomorrow afternoon. Any advice? What kinds of questions did they ask?


Pretty standard questions. Mine were : tell me about being an international student in the states, why law, why washu, any hobbies.
Don't stress too much about it. It was pretty chill and the admission officer seems super nice. Whole thing lasted about 10 mins for me. Good luck!

LiveJustly390
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby LiveJustly390 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:15 pm

lawschoolapps7777777 wrote:Submitted on 11/3, interview invite on 11/9, interview on 11/29, accepted via a call on 12/5, and got offered the Dean's Fellowship today.

Stats are 172/3.63. Engineering major from a top 10 undergrad, and a Master's degree from an ivy. WashU is one of my safety schools but I'm actually considering going there given the $$$.

Best of luck to all of you :)


Did they email the scholarship offer to you?

lawschoolapps7777777
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby lawschoolapps7777777 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:31 pm

LiveJustly390 wrote:
lawschoolapps7777777 wrote:Submitted on 11/3, interview invite on 11/9, interview on 11/29, accepted via a call on 12/5, and got offered the Dean's Fellowship today.

Stats are 172/3.63. Engineering major from a top 10 undergrad, and a Master's degree from an ivy. WashU is one of my safety schools but I'm actually considering going there given the $$$.

Best of luck to all of you :)


Did they email the scholarship offer to you?



Yes. The email has all the details about the fellowship (full-tuition, mentorship etc.), along with "If you wish to accept this award, the committee requests that you fully commit to Washington University School of Law by our first deposit deadline, April 9, 2018. "

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mwells56
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby mwells56 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:11 pm

How are they with weekend admits? Had my interview last Thursday and the adcomm said I'd hear back in a week or two. Expecting this to be my first admit, waiting anxiously.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby Experiment626 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:30 pm

checking in

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getty
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby getty » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:53 am

Just got admitted!

Applied 11/15
Interview 12/7 makes me think thr interview was mostly a formality

When do they let you know about schollys?

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ribbon
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby ribbon » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:51 am

getty wrote:Just got admitted!

Applied 11/15
Interview 12/7 makes me think thr interview was mostly a formality

When do they let you know about schollys?


Congrats! It was exactly 2 weeks for me between acceptance and scholly info but some people hear back sooner than that.

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getty
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby getty » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:18 am

ribbon wrote:
getty wrote:Just got admitted!

Applied 11/15
Interview 12/7 makes me think thr interview was mostly a formality

When do they let you know about schollys?


Congrats! It was exactly 2 weeks for me between acceptance and scholly info but some people hear back sooner than that.


Good to hear!

magnolia18
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby magnolia18 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:45 pm

Anyone apply for the Webster Society scholarship for public service? Would that slow down getting a decision since they'd need to take time to specifically consider your qualifications for that scholarship?

SusanSays
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby SusanSays » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:44 pm

Completed 11/6, and haven't heard anything since then. Seems totally forgotten by them lol

My lsat is above their 75, so I wonder if I should submit a why wustl or ask for an interview. Anyone has advice? Thanks a lot.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby Platopus » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:11 pm

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SusanSays
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby SusanSays » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:49 pm

Platopus wrote:
SusanSays wrote:Completed 11/6, and haven't heard anything since then. Seems totally forgotten by them lol

My lsat is above their 75, so I wonder if I should submit a why wustl or ask for an interview. Anyone has advice? Thanks a lot.


Just be patient for now. The cycle is starting to pick up, so they are naturally busier, and if you are a splitter it's going to take even longer


Thanks. I'm an international applicant so I don'
t think my GPA carry much weight, anyway it was ranked AA.

eisouranuv
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby eisouranuv » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:06 pm

In via email as of today!

LSAT > 75%, non-reportable GPA.
Submitted 11/23, interview request 11/30, interviewed 12/08.
(I retook in December and emailed them yesterday requesting they review my file with my current score, and got the acceptance email this morning :D)

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wolfonlawstreet
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby wolfonlawstreet » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:33 pm

eisouranuv wrote:In via email as of today!

LSAT > 75%, non-reportable GPA.
Submitted 11/23, interview request 11/30, interviewed 12/08.
(I retook in December and emailed them yesterday requesting they review my file with my current score, and got the acceptance email this morning :D)



Congrats!!!

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby ohio-paa-amager » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:30 pm

Does everyone have a blurb at the top of their application status page? Something saying their documents have been received and their application is under review? I'm 90% sure I used to have one but now there are no notes or anything above my biographical information. Any chance this means they've made a decision?? Or am I just paranoid/neurotic?

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby CottonHarvest » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:45 pm

In today! Does anybody know how the t-shirts fit (i.e., do they run a little small or a little big)?

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FN-2187
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby FN-2187 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:46 pm

ohio-paa-amager wrote:Does everyone have a blurb at the top of their application status page? Something saying their documents have been received and their application is under review? I'm 90% sure I used to have one but now there are no notes or anything above my biographical information. Any chance this means they've made a decision?? Or am I just paranoid/neurotic?


I still have my blurb on top.

LSNlife
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby LSNlife » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:47 pm

FN-2187 wrote:
ohio-paa-amager wrote:Does everyone have a blurb at the top of their application status page? Something saying their documents have been received and their application is under review? I'm 90% sure I used to have one but now there are no notes or anything above my biographical information. Any chance this means they've made a decision?? Or am I just paranoid/neurotic?


I still have my blurb on top.


Mine is gone too but I have no idea when it went away...

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FN-2187
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby FN-2187 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:48 pm

LSNlife wrote:
FN-2187 wrote:
ohio-paa-amager wrote:Does everyone have a blurb at the top of their application status page? Something saying their documents have been received and their application is under review? I'm 90% sure I used to have one but now there are no notes or anything above my biographical information. Any chance this means they've made a decision?? Or am I just paranoid/neurotic?


I still have my blurb on top.


Mine is gone too but I have no idea when it went away...


I sure hope this means something for you guys...or it could be WUSTL's very own gold dress v. blue dress. Poll?

LSNlife
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby LSNlife » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:50 pm

FN-2187 wrote:
LSNlife wrote:
FN-2187 wrote:
ohio-paa-amager wrote:Does everyone have a blurb at the top of their application status page? Something saying their documents have been received and their application is under review? I'm 90% sure I used to have one but now there are no notes or anything above my biographical information. Any chance this means they've made a decision?? Or am I just paranoid/neurotic?


I still have my blurb on top.


Mine is gone too but I have no idea when it went away...


I sure hope this means something for you guys...or it could be WUSTL's very own gold dress v. blue dress. Poll?


Blue dress!!

LiveJustly390
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby LiveJustly390 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:17 am

CottonHarvest wrote:In today! Does anybody know how the t-shirts fit (i.e., do they run a little small or a little big)?


Definitely go a size up! I unfortunately didn’t do that and it’s too small. Probably will be giving it to my 12 year old sister lol.

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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby Ntp73821 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:00 am

LiveJustly390 wrote:
CottonHarvest wrote:In today! Does anybody know how the t-shirts fit (i.e., do they run a little small or a little big)?


Definitely go a size up! I unfortunately didn’t do that and it’s too small. Probably will be giving it to my 12 year old sister lol.

I went a size up and it was still too small! A girl on Reddit said she ordered the large and normally wears an XS and it fit her nicely...




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