Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

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The Silicon Valley company most like Stanford is...

Facebook - Taking over the world
2
3%
Google - Already quietly running the world while letting Facebook (Harvard?) get all the press
35
44%
Apple - The place for hip geniuses
13
16%
Tesla - The place for genius hipsters
11
14%
Netflix - Cool and addictive (like California)
8
10%
Electronic Arts - For people allergic to the outside
2
3%
Twitter - Still waiting for me to join...but it'll start poppin' off when I do!
9
11%
 
Total votes: 80

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KENYADIGG1T
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Under review! Also submitted KH

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby lobsicle » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:37 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


What is the text of your status checker?

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:35 pm

lobsicle wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


What is the text of your status checker?


"Your file has been submitted for review"

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby SopranoSaxophone » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:37 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


When did you submit?

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KENYADIGG1T
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:45 pm

SopranoSaxophone wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


When did you submit?


Transmitted my app in the beginning of September; my recs all came in by September 31. Also submitted KH in August.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby principalagent » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:10 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
"Your file has been submitted for review"


Oh I didn’t realize that was UR1. I just assumed that meant it’s complete and just kinda hanging out.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby SopranoSaxophone » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:19 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
lobsicle wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


What is the text of your status checker?


"Your file has been submitted for review"


I checked the Stanford board from previous years and the consensus is that "File submitted for review" is the Stanford way of saying "File complete." I'm no expert though!

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:29 pm

SopranoSaxophone wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:
lobsicle wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:Under review! Also submitted KH


What is the text of your status checker?


"Your file has been submitted for review"


I checked the Stanford board from previous years and the consensus is that "File submitted for review" is the Stanford way of saying "File complete." I'm no expert though!


That might be true. It went from "File Incomplete" to "submitted for review" - minor details I guess; I just want that answer!

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:10 pm

Just got an email from admissions. My file went to under review that quickly because I am a KH applicant. The exact words:

"We have completed your file for review as of yesterday because you are a Knight-Hennessy applicant."

Posting it here FWIW

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby nyc2dc » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:37 pm

Status changed to "Your file has been submitted for review"

I am also a KH applicant but I haven't received an email explaining why my status changed to under review.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby ayylmao » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:17 am

Hey guys, I'm a Stanford 1L taking questions in this thread over here: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=282783

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby #gobroncos » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:40 am

nyc2dc wrote:I am also a KH applicant but I haven't received an email explaining why my status changed to under review.


Nor have I. I wouldn't worry about it. The Knight-Hennessy program says that everyone will find out on December 15th, and Stanford seems to do its first round of decisions in January, so I figure we're just cooling our heels for awhile here and don't have anything to get worked up about until mid-December rolls around.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby Platopus » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:45 pm

Hey everyone, so while bored as hell on a Saturday night I did some playing around on MyLSN with some curious results. I plugged in my score range and received the following for Stanford

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I then bumped the LSAT by just one point, and things look drastically different:

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Sample sizes are pretty small, but not ridiculously small, and the difference between each graph is pretty pronounced. What is going on here? Am I reading into this too much or is there a reason Stanford would waitlist more people with a higher score?

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby principalagent » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:57 am

Platopus wrote:Hey everyone, so while bored as hell on a Saturday night I did some playing around on MyLSN with some curious results. I plugged in my score range and received the following for Stanford

Image

I then bumped the LSAT by just one point, and things look drastically different:

Image

Sample sizes are pretty small, but not ridiculously small, and the difference between each graph is pretty pronounced. What is going on here? Am I reading into this too much or is there a reason Stanford would waitlist more people with a higher score?


I suppose they are worried about numbers like every other school and assume 174s would start jumping ship to Harvard and Yale. That number is also Hamilton/Rubenstein territory and maybe they’re attempting to mitigate that risk.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby #gobroncos » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:26 am

principalagent wrote:
I suppose they are worried about numbers like every other school and assume 174s would start jumping ship to Harvard and Yale. That number is also Hamilton/Rubenstein territory and maybe they’re attempting to mitigate that risk.


I do also wonder to what extent complacency really does set in among folks with really great numbers. We’d never be able to actually know or quantify that, but maybe it really is that better applicants tend more toward laziness or even self-aggrandizement in their PS, etc. making them WL candidates rather than admits even as folks with lower numbers get in.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby black_mirror » Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:04 pm

#gobroncos wrote:
principalagent wrote:
I suppose they are worried about numbers like every other school and assume 174s would start jumping ship to Harvard and Yale. That number is also Hamilton/Rubenstein territory and maybe they’re attempting to mitigate that risk.


I do also wonder to what extent complacency really does set in among folks with really great numbers. We’d never be able to actually know or quantify that, but maybe it really is that better applicants tend more toward laziness or even self-aggrandizement in their PS, etc. making them WL candidates rather than admits even as folks with lower numbers get in.


The solution would be to write your PS before getting ur LSAT score ;)

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby maybeman » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:25 pm

black_mirror wrote:
#gobroncos wrote:
principalagent wrote:
I suppose they are worried about numbers like every other school and assume 174s would start jumping ship to Harvard and Yale. That number is also Hamilton/Rubenstein territory and maybe they’re attempting to mitigate that risk.


I do also wonder to what extent complacency really does set in among folks with really great numbers. We’d never be able to actually know or quantify that, but maybe it really is that better applicants tend more toward laziness or even self-aggrandizement in their PS, etc. making them WL candidates rather than admits even as folks with lower numbers get in.


The solution would be to write your PS before getting ur LSAT score ;)

Have you guys noticed the discrepancy between the LSN GPA/LSAT grid and MyLSN? I don't know if I'm plugging things in incorrectly or they somehow use different data sets, but the acceptance percentages are different. MyLSN is way more optimistic about my numbers
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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby Chaimthegreat » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:30 pm

Platopus wrote:Sample sizes are pretty small, but not ridiculously small, and the difference between each graph is pretty pronounced. What is going on here? Am I reading into this too much or is there a reason Stanford would waitlist more people with a higher score?


I'll be the first person to tell you I am not an expert on mylsn- but that sample size is small.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby urmlaw17 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:43 am

I have a LSAC Fee waiver for applications.

I have my Stanford application ready and noticed that my application fee was not being waived. I was refreshing my page thinking it was a glitch but then realized that Stanford does not accept LSAC Fee Waiver.

Anyone have success getting it waived?

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby TheKingLives » Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:45 am

Not applying but whomever made the last option on the poll (#gobroncos?) is my hero. lmao

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby #gobroncos » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:51 am

TheKingLives wrote:Not applying but whomever made the last option on the poll (#gobroncos?) is my hero. lmao


Appreciate you. :mrgreen:

I’m racing to get to 100 posts so that I can put pictures back in, clean up the OP with a few spoilers, AND a new poll.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby black_mirror » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:32 am

urmlaw17 wrote:I have a LSAC Fee waiver for applications.

I have my Stanford application ready and noticed that my application fee was not being waived. I was refreshing my page thinking it was a glitch but then realized that Stanford does not accept LSAC Fee Waiver.

Anyone have success getting it waived?


I think they have a separate form that you can fill in.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:02 pm

black_mirror wrote:
urmlaw17 wrote:I have a LSAC Fee waiver for applications.

I have my Stanford application ready and noticed that my application fee was not being waived. I was refreshing my page thinking it was a glitch but then realized that Stanford does not accept LSAC Fee Waiver.

Anyone have success getting it waived?


I think they have a separate form that you can fill in.


They do. I thought it was a hassle so I just paid the $100.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby Platopus » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:12 pm

maybeman wrote:Have you guys noticed the discrepancy between the LSN GPA/LSAT grid and MyLSN? I don't know if I'm plugging things in incorrectly or they somehow use different data sets, but the acceptance percentages are different. MyLSN is way more optimistic about my numbers


You can zoom in on the graphs on LSN. Doing so may illuminate there there a lot more data points that you just aren't seeing.

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Re: Stanford Law Applicants c/o 2021

Postby rachelac » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:15 pm

#gobroncos wrote:
principalagent wrote:
I suppose they are worried about numbers like every other school and assume 174s would start jumping ship to Harvard and Yale. That number is also Hamilton/Rubenstein territory and maybe they’re attempting to mitigate that risk.


I do also wonder to what extent complacency really does set in among folks with really great numbers. We’d never be able to actually know or quantify that, but maybe it really is that better applicants tend more toward laziness or even self-aggrandizement in their PS, etc. making them WL candidates rather than admits even as folks with lower numbers get in.


Plus maybe people with numbers that strong usually apply as K-JD? If I'd had a slightly higher GPA I might've been more likely to consider it, but it seems like Stanford really likes WE




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