Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

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ejshah02
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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby ejshah02 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:14 pm

Applied RD and went complete 10/17, but have seen no movement since... I'm guessing this is a bad sign?

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OldCollegeTry
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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby OldCollegeTry » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:03 pm

ejshah02 wrote:Applied RD and went complete 10/17, but have seen no movement since... I'm guessing this is a bad sign?


I don't really understand why law schools open the application window so early and then hold their decisions until mid to late December. If its because there are not enough applications to compare, then they should condense the window. The admissions office *should* know before the cycle begins what their LSAT/GPA targets are going to be. I have yet to be convinced that any law school truly takes a "holistic" approach to admissions, so they should essentially plan on admitting those who are above the standards and rejecting those who are not. They also know their target class size. One would also think that the earlier they started getting decisions out, the more likely that students would be to go ahead and commit to attendance. Sure, everyone wouldn't, but a non-negligible percentage likely would.

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby Versailles1919 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:10 pm

OldCollegeTry wrote:
ejshah02 wrote:Applied RD and went complete 10/17, but have seen no movement since... I'm guessing this is a bad sign?


I don't really understand why law schools open the application window so early and then hold their decisions until mid to late December. If its because there are not enough applications to compare, then they should condense the window. The admissions office *should* know before the cycle begins what their LSAT/GPA targets are going to be. I have yet to be convinced that any law school truly takes a "holistic" approach to admissions, so they should essentially plan on admitting those who are above the standards and rejecting those who are not. They also know their target class size. One would also think that the earlier they started getting decisions out, the more likely that students would be to go ahead and commit to attendance. Sure, everyone wouldn't, but a non-negligible percentage likely would.


+1. I could not agree with you more. I applied in the beginning of October, and some schools accepted people who applied in the middle of November the same day as me. Also with the same outcome and scholarship offer. Sometimes I think you have to ED to get any benefits from applying early. Other than that, I'm pretty skeptical.

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby Sharktank1515 » Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:18 pm

How many people usually apply ED? And out of that number, how many get accepted?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby lawdaddy1 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Crickets........

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby DCKMK13 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:19 pm

lawdaddy1 wrote:Crickets........


This is madness, my bets on this Thursday.... better be this week lol

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby magic » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:01 am

How long does it usually take for ND to send the confirmation/status checker e-mail?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby LAW43218905 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:39 am

Decision made! first and second seat deposits are listed in the fees section

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OldCollegeTry
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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby OldCollegeTry » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:51 am

Decision made! First seat deposit also listed in the fees section. Is that a reliable indicator that I got the nod?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby kippercd » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:55 am

Are you guys ED? or RD?

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OldCollegeTry
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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby OldCollegeTry » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:59 am

kippercd wrote:Are you guys ED? or RD?


ED here.

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby seanbodonovan » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:00 am

LAW43218905 wrote:Decision made! first and second seat deposits are listed in the fees section


Same here! And I am RD

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby LAW43218905 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:01 am

kippercd wrote:Are you guys ED? or RD?


RD

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby lawdaddy1 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:01 am

When did you go complete?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby seanbodonovan » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:04 am

lawdaddy1 wrote:When did you go complete?


9/26, and I had two date changes on my status checker.

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby lawdaddy1 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:10 am

Thanks. I was 10/26 so hopefully they are just going in order. Did your status checker tell you anything or was it just an email?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby hamshotfirst » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:10 am

Looks like first wave is here. Good luck everyone!

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby seanbodonovan » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:12 am

lawdaddy1 wrote:Thanks. I was 10/26 so hopefully they are just going in order. Did your status checker tell you anything or was it just an email?


I haven’t received any emails. The status checker states that they do not give decisions via phone or email and to expect it in the mail within 2 weeks.

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby lawdaddy1 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:13 am

Roger that. Thanks and congratulations!

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby Versailles1919 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:16 am

If the seat deposits are listed, does that mean good news is on it's way?!

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby par283 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:26 am

Went complete today. Anyone know roughly how long is takes to hear back?

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby ejshah02 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:52 am

Decision made w/seat deposit listed. RD went complete on 9/5 with one change (10/17). I'm assuming seat deposit being listed is a good sign??

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby thatguy2017 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:27 pm

Are these rolling out today or were they all released at the same time? Has anyone checked and not seen an update this morning and then checked again and had decision made/fees pop up? (jw so I know how actively to check haha)

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby Lexigator » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:40 pm

ejshah02 wrote:Decision made w/seat deposit listed. RD went complete on 9/5 with one change (10/17). I'm assuming seat deposit being listed is a good sign??

That would be an acceptance so congrats!

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Re: Notre Dame Law School c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-18)

Postby ChiCityLove » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:13 pm

Does ND's status checker say "Under Review" at any point or is it just "Complete" until a decision is made?




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