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

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Why are you applying to WUSTL?

Dream School
17
8%
Reach
26
13%
Safety App
59
29%
Super Splitter & applying everywhere (lolfml)
51
25%
For Scholarship Negotiation
49
24%
 
Total votes: 202

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

Postby TheKingLives » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:59 pm

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

Postby CottonHarvest » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:24 pm

Full tuition Dean’s Fellowship email today!

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

Postby wmbuff » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:03 pm

CottonHarvest wrote:Full tuition Dean’s Fellowship email today!


Sweet! Congrats.

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

Postby LiveJustly390 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:56 am

Ntp73821 wrote:
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...


Booo it’s like they’re discriminating against normal sized women :lol: should’ve gotten the guys shirt I guess :P

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

Postby rorobobo » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:12 pm

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

Postby CottonHarvest » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:19 pm

rorobobo wrote:Full tuition Scholar in Law award! 176/3.62, curious whether I can negotiate for a stipend.

I received a different full tuition award and was wondering about this same thing. I guess it would help if Slippin' Jimmy let us know if the stipend offer came in the same email as the full tuition scholarship email

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

Postby rorobobo » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:21 pm

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

Postby ChiefofState » Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:24 am

Got turned down for ED on 11/30 and got sent to reg decision. Anyone know how long it will take since they already reviewed me once?

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

Postby Hstrat » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:36 pm

Has anybody gotten scholarship info beyond the initial email? Everyone recommends including a scanned copy of the competing scholarship offer when negotiating additional scholarships at other schools, but all I have from WUSTL is the email they sent me about a month ago...

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

Postby mwells56 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:51 pm

Interviewed 11/30 and still nothing. Ugh.

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

Postby wmbuff » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:55 pm

mwells56 wrote:Interviewed 11/30 and still nothing. Ugh.


It'll come. I had to wait a month.

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

Postby feralflamingo » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:56 pm

Hstrat wrote:Has anybody gotten scholarship info beyond the initial email? Everyone recommends including a scanned copy of the competing scholarship offer when negotiating additional scholarships at other schools, but all I have from WUSTL is the email they sent me about a month ago...

I'm sure you could either send that email as a pdf, or forward that email. Whether it is a scanned form of the same thing or electronic makes no difference - especially considering that my acceptance letter was just my acceptance email, printed.

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

Postby mwells56 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:58 pm

wmbuff wrote:
mwells56 wrote:Interviewed 11/30 and still nothing. Ugh.


It'll come. I had to wait a month.


And that's fine but my adcomm totally teased me by saying they'd get back to me "in a week or two", so I've been on edge.

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chargers21
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby chargers21 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:45 pm

Hstrat wrote:Has anybody gotten scholarship info beyond the initial email? Everyone recommends including a scanned copy of the competing scholarship offer when negotiating additional scholarships at other schools, but all I have from WUSTL is the email they sent me about a month ago...

A pdf of the email is all you'll have from most schools

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

Postby feralflamingo » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:10 pm

mwells56 wrote:
wmbuff wrote:
mwells56 wrote:Interviewed 11/30 and still nothing. Ugh.


It'll come. I had to wait a month.


And that's fine but my adcomm totally teased me by saying they'd get back to me "in a week or two", so I've been on edge.


For me it went - radio silence for a month and a half; then acceptance, then scholly in the span of a couple days. They'll get to you, don't worry.

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

Postby dietcoked » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:15 pm

Just submitted. Hehe.

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

Postby Pumpedupkicks » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:06 pm

Interviewed on 12/20/17 and Admitted 12/22/17. Interviewer was very sweet and was also upfront and told me I was a strong candidate during the interview.

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

Postby LSNlife » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:09 pm

Pumpedupkicks wrote:Interviewed on 12/20/17 and Admitted 12/22/17. Interviewer was very sweet and was also upfront and told me I was a strong candidate during the interview.


Congrats!!!

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

Postby dietcoked » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:29 pm

Pumpedupkicks wrote:Interviewed on 12/20/17 and Admitted 12/22/17. Interviewer was very sweet and was also upfront and told me I was a strong candidate during the interview.


Congrats!!

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

Postby mwells56 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:27 pm

In this morning as well. Interviewed 11/30.

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

Postby wolfonlawstreet » Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:28 pm

mwells56 wrote:In this morning as well. Interviewed 11/30.



Congrats!!!

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littlewing67
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Re: WUSTL c/o 2021 Applicants ('17-'18 Cycle)

Postby littlewing67 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:43 pm

Submitted.

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

Postby lawboundsomeday » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:29 pm

Does anyone who got a dean's scholarship know if they will let you stay on wait lists in April and May if you take it? Or do you have to pull from all wait lists in order to take their $$?

Also, any idea how many 1Ls are getting a full ride? Seems like a lot, but I don't know if that's kind of a TLS bias or if that's real!

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

Postby Slippin' Jimmy » Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:06 am

lawboundsomeday wrote:Does anyone who got a dean's scholarship know if they will let you stay on wait lists in April and May if you take it? Or do you have to pull from all wait lists in order to take their $$?

Also, any idea how many 1Ls are getting a full ride? Seems like a lot, but I don't know if that's kind of a TLS bias or if that's real!

Not sure about the waitlist part, probably is a question for admissions.

As for the amount of 1Ls getting full rides, I think I remember seeing somewhere that around 10-15 matriculate each year with the Dean's scholarship, but there are probably many recipients who opt for the T14. Plus there is major TLS bias for most results, as this site is very far from being an accurate representation of the applicant pool.

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

Postby dietcoked » Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:04 pm

Interview Request 12/26 -- I thought they were all taking this week off!!

How bad is it if I put off scheduling an interview until next week when I'm back at work and can look at my schedule? I want to use this week to kind of finish all my applications before I prep for the interview.




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