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lawduder
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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawduder » Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:00 pm

beesknees wrote:
mps wrote:I'm 163, 3.2X and was decision pending for over a month. Now i'm letter in transit.

Are acceptance letters in big or small envelopes? i still haven't received anything in the mail yet and want to be prepared when i see the envelope. if it is small and acceptances are only big, i don't want to still be holding out hope for good news when there is none!


Don't be alarmed if you see a small envelope. My acceptance came in a regular white envelope. Same with the scholarship letter.

How long after your acceptance letter did a scholarship letter come?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby beesknees » Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:14 pm

lawduder wrote:
beesknees wrote:
mps wrote:I'm 163, 3.2X and was decision pending for over a month. Now i'm letter in transit.

Are acceptance letters in big or small envelopes? i still haven't received anything in the mail yet and want to be prepared when i see the envelope. if it is small and acceptances are only big, i don't want to still be holding out hope for good news when there is none!


Don't be alarmed if you see a small envelope. My acceptance came in a regular white envelope. Same with the scholarship letter.

How long after your acceptance letter did a scholarship letter come?


I actually have no idea. For some reason they sent both to my permanent address (which is my mom's) instead my current address. So she just handed me them when I went home for Christmas. Also, I had no idea UF had a status checker, so I didn't follow that and have no idea when things happened.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby WiretoWire09UF » Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:43 pm

my scholarship letter came about a week after my acceptance.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawhawk » Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:28 pm

Letter in transit 1/19 got my letter today. Acceptance!

Scholly info to come later.

stats: 164 3.52 Indiana residence

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Re: University of Florida

Postby traehekat » Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:42 pm

lawhawk wrote:Letter in transit 1/19 got my letter today. Acceptance!

Scholly info to come later.

stats: 164 3.52 Indiana residence


Congrats! I hope this is a good sign for me, I'm an IL resident with a 164, 3.59. When did you go "Under review by committee"?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby tigerlilly17 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:05 pm

Went "Reviewed by Committee; Decision pending" on Friday.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby smgallag » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:52 am

"Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" this morning.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby missvik218 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:55 am

lawhawk wrote:Letter in transit 1/19 got my letter today. Acceptance!

Scholly info to come later.

stats: 164 3.52 Indiana residence

My decision was in transit on the 19th as well; let's hope it gets here today!

Edit: It did, accepted today - numbers in profile.
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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawhawk » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:25 pm

traehekat wrote:
lawhawk wrote:Letter in transit 1/19 got my letter today. Acceptance!

Scholly info to come later.

stats: 164 3.52 Indiana residence


Congrats! I hope this is a good sign for me, I'm an IL resident with a 164, 3.59. When did you go "Under review by committee"?


Thanks. I actually applied in October with a 163 and got the dreaded "reviewed: decision pending." I don't know when I went back under review because I was kind of frustrated with that silent waitlist. I checked back and it was "letter in transit." Sorry. I'm not sure why 164 was so much better than a 163 since both are well over their medians. Maybe they are trying to raise their medians? Best of luck to you all.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawhawk » Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:26 pm

smgallag wrote:"Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" this morning.


Man, with a 167? Surely they'll take another look and admit you. If not, I'm sure you'll have several better options by the time your cycle plays out

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Re: University of Florida

Postby tigerlilly17 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:22 pm

lawhawk wrote:
smgallag wrote:"Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" this morning.


Man, with a 167? Surely they'll take another look and admit you. If not, I'm sure you'll have several better options by the time your cycle plays out


Are you suggesting this status change means he was denied or waitlisted?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby SAE » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:27 pm

tigerlilly17 wrote:
lawhawk wrote:
smgallag wrote:"Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" this morning.


Man, with a 167? Surely they'll take another look and admit you. If not, I'm sure you'll have several better options by the time your cycle plays out


Are you suggesting this status change means he was denied or waitlisted?

Held.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:30 pm

under review today! so nervous/excited! hope it doesnt take too long to get an answer..

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawhawk » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:31 pm

SAE wrote:
tigerlilly17 wrote:
lawhawk wrote:
smgallag wrote:"Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" this morning.


Man, with a 167? Surely they'll take another look and admit you. If not, I'm sure you'll have several better options by the time your cycle plays out


Are you suggesting this status change means he was denied or waitlisted?

Held.


Yeah it's not an official waitlist. They do take another look. But looking back a last year's posts (earlier in this thread) many/most people who were "held" made the waitlist. A few made it in, but most didn't. Someone can doublecheck that, but that is how I understood it.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby SAE » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:34 pm

lawhawk wrote:Yeah it's not an official waitlist. They do take another look. But looking back a last year's posts (earlier in this thread) many/most people who were "held" made the waitlist. A few made it in, but most didn't. Someone can doublecheck that, but that is how I understood it.

It's not that bad. The auto-admits hear right away, everyone else goes to "hold" and gets decisions as the withdrawals come in and the school gets a feel of the entire applicant pool.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby missvik218 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:36 pm

lawhawk wrote:
SAE wrote:
tigerlilly17 wrote:Are you suggesting this status change means he was denied or waitlisted?

Held.


Yeah it's not an official waitlist. They do take another look. But looking back a last year's posts (earlier in this thread) many/most people who were "held" made the waitlist. A few made it in, but most didn't. Someone can doublecheck that, but that is how I understood it.

I was "held" in whatever capacity a "Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" signifies. It's certainly not a definitely WL. Just hang in there, all it means is that they're not sure sure yet.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Grizz » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:56 pm

missvik218 wrote:I was "held" in whatever capacity a "Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" signifies. It's certainly not a definitely WL. Just hang in there, all it means is that they're not sure sure yet.


Hey vik, I see you posts in the UGA thread, too. I'm a FL resident, same boat. Are you leaning towards a certain way UF vs UGA?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby grobbelski » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:02 pm

tigerlilly17 wrote:Went "Reviewed by Committee; Decision pending" on Friday.



Tigerlily, I for one can say we'd be happy to have you here at UF :wink:

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawschoolstudent85 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:08 pm

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Re: University of Florida

Postby JCougar » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:04 pm

Under review by committee. I'm nervous.

My GPA sucks but a 162 is a point above last year's median and I have WE at a prestigious employer in Florida. Retaking the LSAT in a week and a half so if I get higher, I can possibly apply through the secondary pool.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawschoolstudent85 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:21 pm

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Re: University of Florida

Postby msv5010 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:25 pm

I'm right around there too. 162/3.4, Decision pending since 12/17. I'm really hoping that changes soon.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby gatorlion » Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:18 pm

rad law wrote:
missvik218 wrote:I was "held" in whatever capacity a "Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" signifies. It's certainly not a definitely WL. Just hang in there, all it means is that they're not sure sure yet.


Hey vik, I see you posts in the UGA thread, too. I'm a FL resident, same boat. Are you leaning towards a certain way UF vs UGA?


I don't see how "decision pending" is indicative of a hold at all. I agree with the above poster that it just means they are taking more time to make a final decision. Even FSU changes your status to "HOLD" when you are being held.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby SAE » Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:25 pm

gatorlion wrote:
rad law wrote:
missvik218 wrote:I was "held" in whatever capacity a "Reviewed by committee; Decision pending" signifies. It's certainly not a definitely WL. Just hang in there, all it means is that they're not sure sure yet.


Hey vik, I see you posts in the UGA thread, too. I'm a FL resident, same boat. Are you leaning towards a certain way UF vs UGA?


I don't see how "decision pending" is indicative of a hold at all. I agree with the above poster that it just means they are taking more time to make a final decision. Even FSU changes your status to "HOLD" when you are being held.

Saying "we're gonna have to come back to this one later and give it another look" IS putting you on hold.

On the flipside, it's not that bad. Batches of acceptances will start rolling around soon.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby ram jam » Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:40 pm

"Current Status: Reviewed by committee; decision pending
Current Status Date: 1/14/2010"

Damn.




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