Harvard waitlist

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spree234
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Harvard waitlist

Postby spree234 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:18 pm

Well, this was the final result...now my batting record officially has ended at:
(3, 1, 2) = (accept, reject, waitlist)

I suppose 50% isn't that bad. Anyone else get the waitlist notification today? (It was by email with no phone calls...I'm sure that would have been the next question.)

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themillsman22
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby themillsman22 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:29 pm

Not yet, but I'm hoping to get one. :D

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby boston101 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:40 pm

Spree, I dont wanna be a jerk, but may I ask which school was the reject? Was it Yale?

Im "worried" Im going to be one of the few people WL at Yale but straight out rejected at Harvard (id like a WL, thats all...).

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spree234
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby spree234 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:46 pm

Rejected at Stanford...didn't apply to Yale.

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby boston101 » Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:08 am

spree234 wrote:Rejected at Stanford...didn't apply to Yale.


Thanks for answering my slightly rude question.
Well, congrats on the Harvard wl. I heard, unlike the Yale wl, Harvard's list actually does move. GOOD LUCK!! :D

Moosashi
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby Moosashi » Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:29 am

WL at Harvard today via email. Rejected at Stanford a couple weeks ago.

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby granfalloon » Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:13 pm

i also got waitlisted today. went complete around 2/1, no phone calls.

also WL at penn, rejected at berkeley. in most everywhere else (didn't apply yale or stanford)

EDIT: just withdrew!
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jerry maguire
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby jerry maguire » Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:17 pm

I was deferred back in Feb from Harvard, but I got a new phone number and haven't received an email since the deferral email. In it, they said that if I don't hear anything by mid-April, that I 'should consider' other schools. So its mid-April and I'm still waiting...

Im waitlisted at YSC, so I'm thinkin this might be another wl....man one of these schools would be nice! my numbers were 169 and 3.65 from ucla, but I couldn't score one of these right off the bat. sucks.

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Bouzouki101
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby Bouzouki101 » Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:12 pm

Count me in. First WL'ed at Yale, now WL'ed at Harvard.

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MissVirginia
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby MissVirginia » Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:02 pm

Add me to the list! I am so honored!!!

[edited to remove those personal details ;-)]
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby MarkTwain » Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:04 pm

MissVA: After meeting you at ASW, I wouldn't be surprised if your app was strong enough to get you in off the WL. Will you turn down UVA if Toby comes calling?

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MissVirginia
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby MissVirginia » Wed Apr 23, 2008 2:41 pm

MarkTwain wrote:MissVA: After meeting you at ASW, I wouldn't be surprised if your app was strong enough to get you in off the WL. Will you turn down UVA if Toby comes calling?
Aww MT, thank you for the kind words! If Toby comes calling there will be more to worry about than which law school to attend... as hell will have frozen over and pigs will be flying!

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby diamondlaw » Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:28 pm

I just got my waitlist notice from Harvard yesterday.

I'm also on the waitlist for Stanford. It seems the chances of getting in are slim.

jerry maguire
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby jerry maguire » Thu Apr 24, 2008 4:33 pm

I don't know if anywhere feels this way also, but my buddy says that applications are way up this year, meaning people are applying to more schools. In turn, WLs are up, and will probably allow a good number in since these people can only choose one school. What yall think?

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Ben Matlock
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby Ben Matlock » Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:38 am

Got the email. Going to decline very shortly - I'm about to send in my Yale deposit. :)

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hegemonyhog
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby hegemonyhog » Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:48 am

Waitlisted at both Harvard and Yale. I'm going to stay on both just to see, maybe send in another letter of recommendation to Yale.

Ulfrekr
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby Ulfrekr » Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:17 pm

I emailed my withdrawal on Tuesday, was told I could only do so through hard copy, and got the wailtist email today. I'm construing that to mean I win. :wink:

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breanne2011
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby breanne2011 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:43 pm

^^ Wait, so they can reject you by E-MAIL, but if you want to withdraw you have to submit it in hard copy??

:roll:

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby jerry maguire » Fri Apr 25, 2008 3:12 pm

WLd at Harvard today, that puts the total waitlists I'm on at 4 haha YHSC...wow

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby lawduck » Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:37 pm

Waitlisted today (off deferral):
3.7x, 177

At this point I expected as much yet, admittedly, this whole ordeal has left a sour taste in my mouth. It took them six full months to finally reach a decision (and it's a WL no less, despite my relatively good numbers). Yale and Stanford rejected me, sure, but at least they did so in a timely fashion. What's more, I've just learned that Harvard will not accept my withdrawal via email? Apparently I must mail them a hard copy despite their failure to mail me a hard copy of anything, ever. :roll:

You can call it sour grapes and all but, honestly, I wouldn't go even if Stock called me up and let me in today. I feel I (and others like me) are the victims of Harvard's decision to game next year's USNWR rankings. Whenever I get around to it I will be withdrawing.

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby sjordan256 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:44 pm

waitlisted today (deferred in february)

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NoSe
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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby NoSe » Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:14 pm

sjordan256 wrote:waitlisted today (deferred in february)


Me too

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby indian » Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:31 pm

I too got waitlisted today at H.
What are the statistics of getting accepted from the wait list? Does anyone know from previous years data ?

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby zeezoo » Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:48 pm

lawduck: Tell them you will withdraw by hard copy if they mail you a SASE :)

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Re: Harvard waitlist

Postby Kevin '11 » Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:15 am

lawduck wrote:Waitlisted today (off deferral):
I feel I (and others like me) are the victims of Harvard's decision to game next year's USNWR rankings.


What?




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