Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

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You just want a pretty Stanford to notice you, so you're taking to Instagram to post...

A selfie in a Stanford hat, Stanford sweatshirt, waving a Stanford flag, taken on the Stanford campus
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A casual photo from Cambridge, Mass. because jealousy is your friend
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That photo you got with Mark Zuckerberg during your Facebook internship
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That photo you got with Jesse Eisenberg + a witty caption thanking him for your Facebook internship
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A photo of rare books you haven't read with a vintage filter #learned
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A photo of you with nothing but a Stanford flag draped carefully over your body #comeatmecensors
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Already have my acceptance letter, so I'll just Insta that with some sunglass emojis ;)
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KENYADIGG1T
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:02 pm

texasreznikoff wrote:stanford outlaws just inadvertently outed me to my dad by sending stuff to my home address that he then opened without my permission :|

and all for nothing, since i would never even get in!


Good god. I hope you're okay.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby dm1683 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:04 pm

texasreznikoff wrote:stanford outlaws just inadvertently outed me to my dad by sending stuff to my home address that he then opened without my permission :|

and all for nothing, since i would never even get in!

OMG I am so sorry...

Dads always tend to take it hardest. I speak from experience. Hope you're ok...

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby principalagent » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:22 pm

I totally understand and appreciate that they’re doing LGBT outreach but standard mail really, really isn’t the best medium without letting people opt-in first.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby texasreznikoff » Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:30 pm

principalagent wrote:I totally understand and appreciate that they’re doing LGBT outreach but standard mail really, really isn’t the best medium without letting people opt-in first.


agree x1000, or at least send it to my current address rather than my perm address

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Bush v. Gorgeous
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby Bush v. Gorgeous » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:48 pm

texasreznikoff wrote:
principalagent wrote:I totally understand and appreciate that they’re doing LGBT outreach but standard mail really, really isn’t the best medium without letting people opt-in first.


agree x1000, or at least send it to my current address rather than my perm address


Like the others I'm a bit speechless they did this. Glad everything is okayish.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby TRH189 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:54 pm

Does anyone know if a Dean's cert required with the application? If so, how long do you have to send it in?

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby thepsychedelic » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:59 pm

TRH189 wrote:Does anyone know if a Dean's cert required with the application? If so, how long do you have to send it in?


No, it’s not required with your app.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby cheeseras » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:12 pm

Checking in! 180, 3.79, looking forward to a few months waiting on the black box to spit out a result.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby theharleyquinn » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:52 am

Checking in. As of yesterday all grad school apps for K-H applicants should be in and complete.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby MonicaYoung_LOL » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:06 pm

Checking in as well:

Submitted 10/18ish, went complete (submitted for review?) 10/19.

3.945/174/submitted music supplemental because I thought it was fun lol

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby ticket » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:48 pm

checkin in, submitted 10/31... does being a CA resident increase my chances?
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby sailcar » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:09 pm

I've been putting off submitting for so long because I just can't think of anything good to write for the optional essays. Shamelessly looking for validation for submitting without them. Have been people done this? Or should I just try to write something half-hearted? All I have now is a pretty straightforward, boring answer to the library question.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby maybeman » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:32 pm

sailcar wrote:I've been putting off submitting for so long because I just can't think of anything good to write for the optional essays. Shamelessly looking for validation for submitting without them. Have been people done this? Or should I just try to write something half-hearted? All I have now is a pretty straightforward, boring answer to the library question.

Stanford is known for wanting people to demonstrate interest (they want an LOR specifically for them, etc.). I don't think the point is for us to blow their minds with these pretty informal prompts. I'd just submit it.

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xn3345
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby xn3345 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:07 pm

I would just submit something to tell them they’re special.
-1L at SLS that didn’t submit them and only got in off the waitlist once (s)he sent a compelling letter of continued interest

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby sailcar » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:39 pm

Okay, you guys have convinced me. Thanks!

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby etramak » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:50 pm

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby phqd_roar » Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:27 am

Checking in! 172/S International, applying for SLS+KH. Anxiously waiting, probably long shot.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby InterLaw » Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:35 am

phqd_roar wrote:Checking in! 172/S International, applying for SLS+KH. Anxiously waiting, probably long shot.


Number twins, KH as well.

There can be only one.

:x

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby nixbaby » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:20 pm

has anyone met with someone from admissions in palo alto? Is that a thing that helps?

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby zbp1058 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:32 pm

nixbaby wrote:has anyone met with someone from admissions in palo alto? Is that a thing that helps?


I met with Dean Deal a few weeks back. She is incredibly nice and of course very knowledgable about SLS and law school more generally. I don't know how much it will help one's application but it certainly would not hurt (unless you have absolutely no interpersonal skills) and it should be very informative regardless.
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:13 pm

ATTENTION KH APPLICANTS

Per their IG Bio, the 100 KH finalists will be decided on/by December 15th. I don't know whether this coincides with admissions decisions, but I thought it relevant to flag.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby ha8845 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:50 pm

Does Stanford’s online status check ever change from “submitted for review,” or is that the equivalent of Under Review? I’m a KH applicant so presumably it should be under review in anticipation of the 12/15 decision, but I’ve been at “submitted for review” for a couple of weeks now.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:08 pm

ha8845 wrote:Does Stanford’s online status check ever change from “submitted for review,” or is that the equivalent of Under Review? I’m a KH applicant so presumably it should be under review in anticipation of the 12/15 decision, but I’ve been at “submitted for review” for a couple of weeks now.


I've had that status since 10/10. I'm >99% sure they've read my app at this point, esp with 12/15 coming up.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby theharleyquinn » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:19 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
ha8845 wrote:Does Stanford’s online status check ever change from “submitted for review,” or is that the equivalent of Under Review? I’m a KH applicant so presumably it should be under review in anticipation of the 12/15 decision, but I’ve been at “submitted for review” for a couple of weeks now.


I've had that status since 10/10. I'm >99% sure they've read my app at this point, esp with 12/15 coming up.


I'm a little curious if K-H finalists will all be definite admits or some will be on the borderline and accepted if K-H likes them enough. I imagine the second case is definitely possible.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby InterLaw » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:45 am

theharleyquinn wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:
ha8845 wrote:Does Stanford’s online status check ever change from “submitted for review,” or is that the equivalent of Under Review? I’m a KH applicant so presumably it should be under review in anticipation of the 12/15 decision, but I’ve been at “submitted for review” for a couple of weeks now.


I've had that status since 10/10. I'm >99% sure they've read my app at this point, esp with 12/15 coming up.


I'm a little curious if K-H finalists will all be definite admits or some will be on the borderline and accepted if K-H likes them enough. I imagine the second case is definitely possible.


In my humble opinion, if you are among the finalists you are basically already admitted to the school.
It is harder to say whether or not if you are not among those finalists you will hear something soon after from SLS, since they basically screen together every profile right? Or just the best ones?




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