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Re: University of Florida

Postby ram jam » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:07 pm

Nope. 164, 3.1 One of my numbers is above the median. Still, UF cannot afford to be that picky.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:08 pm

Submitted: 1/15
Complete: 1/25
Under review: 1/26

Any idea as to when I can expect to hear back? Or why I went under review right away? Is that typical? I hope it's a good sign!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby ram jam » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:12 pm

melaniec wrote:Submitted: 1/15
Complete: 1/25
Under review: 1/26

Any idea as to when I can expect to hear back? Or why I went under review right away? Is that typical? I hope it's a good sign!




They process the apps quickly, within a few business days you move through complete, under review then place you in "Reviewed by commitee, decision pending".

Then you wait for an undetermined amount of time. We are all in the same boat.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawduder » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:15 pm

melaniec wrote:Submitted: 1/15
Complete: 1/25
Under review: 1/26

Any idea as to when I can expect to hear back? Or why I went under review right away? Is that typical? I hope it's a good sign!

I went "under review on 1/13 and then "decision letter in transit" on 1/22. Nothing has come yet though :|. I also never went complete, "documents missing" straight to "under review."
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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:17 pm

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawduder » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:18 pm

Hmm, I applied to UF for undergrad but I checked "no" to having ever applied to UF. I assumed it meant to the law school seeing as that question was on all of the apps I filled out. Doubt it matters though.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:22 pm

lawduder wrote:Hmm, I applied to UF for undergrad but I checked "no" to having ever applied to UF. I assumed it meant to the law school seeing as that question was on all of the apps I filled out. Doubt it matters though.


oh damn.. they didn't specify on there whether they were referring to UF in general or UF Law. I think I'll call and find out...

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Re: University of Florida

Postby SAE » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:25 pm

Where on the app is that question? I'm reviewing mine, but can't find it. Maybe just drawing a blank..

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:25 pm

Just called.. the woman said they were referring to UF undergrad.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawduder » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:26 pm

melaniec wrote:Just called.. the woman said they were referring to UF undergrad.

oops :lol:

SAE wrote:Where on the app is that question? I'm reviewing mine, but can't find it. Maybe just drawing a blank..

residency form I think?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:28 pm

Yep on the residency form.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby SAE » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:28 pm

If you mark that you're a non-FL resident, do you still get one?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby melaniec » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:32 pm

SAE wrote:If you mark that you're a non-FL resident, do you still get one?


No, they email you about a week or so after you've submitted your app asking for additional info. I assume they only request that from those who marked that they are FL residents.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby mrm2083 » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:21 pm

Just checked and status changed to in transit on the 26

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Re: University of Florida

Postby lawduder » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:33 pm

Snail mail finally came today, in at Florida!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby iShotFirst » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:40 pm

Got the letter yesterday, in at UF, but no mention of scholarship possibilities. Does anyone know when they award them or is it already too late?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby horriblegb » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:03 pm

lawduder wrote:
melaniec wrote:Submitted: 1/15
Complete: 1/25
Under review: 1/26

Any idea as to when I can expect to hear back? Or why I went under review right away? Is that typical? I hope it's a good sign!

I went "under review on 1/13 and then "decision letter in transit" on 1/22. Nothing has come yet though :|. I also never went complete, "documents missing" straight to "under review."



You know, I am thinking that they totally hate me, I have been "under review" since 12/18

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Re: University of Florida

Postby isaiah6v8 » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:01 am

horriblegb wrote:
lawduder wrote:
melaniec wrote:Submitted: 1/15
Complete: 1/25
Under review: 1/26

Any idea as to when I can expect to hear back? Or why I went under review right away? Is that typical? I hope it's a good sign!

I went "under review on 1/13 and then "decision letter in transit" on 1/22. Nothing has come yet though :|. I also never went complete, "documents missing" straight to "under review."



You know, I am thinking that they totally hate me, I have been "under review" since 12/18


They don't hate, but they are obviously only marginally impressed with us (Under review since 11/30), if they hated us, we would be rejected already. Waiting sucks, but it is part of the stupid game. Good luck!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby beesknees » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:24 am

tjeffery wrote:Got the letter yesterday, in at UF, but no mention of scholarship possibilities. Does anyone know when they award them or is it already too late?


My scholarship letter came in a separate and equally plain white envelope. Don't know how long after because it went to my mom's house. But I believe it was within a week or two.

Good luck!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby horriblegb » Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:23 pm

isaiah6v8 wrote:
horriblegb wrote:

You know, I am thinking that they totally hate me, I have been "under review" since 12/18


They don't hate, but they are obviously only marginally impressed with us (Under review since 11/30), if they hated us, we would be rejected already. Waiting sucks, but it is part of the stupid game. Good luck!



Ok well that makes me feel actually much better thank you! good luck to you as well!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Grizz » Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:16 pm

lawduder wrote:Snail mail finally came today, in at Florida!


Congrats for sure.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby MandyNC » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:43 pm

I have not sent my check in yet but am under review by committee and I think was marked all docs received/complete late last week. I also applied on the 16th of January, but was still given priority track. I'm getting the check and form out today or tomorrow for sure, but will I be hearing news soon? And why complete when they don't have my $$ yet?

Thanks!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Grizz » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:25 pm

My scholarship award came today. $30,000 over 3 years, contingent on a 3.2 GPA. I am in-state, so this is a big deal for me.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby gatorjax » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:05 pm

Does anyone have information about scholarship notification? Got an acceptance today with no reference...

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Re: University of Florida

Postby philosoraptor » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:11 pm

gatorjax wrote:Does anyone have information about scholarship notification? Got an acceptance today with no reference...


Congrats. For me, the scholarship letter came less than two weeks after the acceptance. (The latter was sent to my permanent address, the former to my current one.)



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