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hbizzle13
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Re: University of Florida

Postby hbizzle13 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:05 pm

Moose Thompson wrote:
waverider wrote:More speculation here.

Many people have said that UF will be decreasing the size of UF's entering class (I'm not sure if this is true or not).

Does anyone think that this will significantly change the medians?


I think this has been debunked. They decreased from 400 to 300 last year. Hard to imagine they would want to make more cuts the following year.


I worked for a lawyer in Gainesville who is close friends with a tenured professor at UF Law. I heard from my former employer, who heard it from the professor that they were planning on cutting their class in 1/2 in order to boost their ranking for next year. Of course, it's not 100% guaranteed that's what they ended up doing.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Lomax » Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:41 pm

hbizzle13 wrote:
Moose Thompson wrote:
waverider wrote:More speculation here.

Many people have said that UF will be decreasing the size of UF's entering class (I'm not sure if this is true or not).

Does anyone think that this will significantly change the medians?


I think this has been debunked. They decreased from 400 to 300 last year. Hard to imagine they would want to make more cuts the following year.


I worked for a lawyer in Gainesville who is close friends with a tenured professor at UF Law. I heard from my former employer, who heard it from the professor that they were planning on cutting their class in 1/2 in order to boost their ranking for next year. Of course, it's not 100% guaranteed that's what they ended up doing.


Cutting in half? Seems very unlikely. That would mean a drop to 150, which in itself is almost unimaginable for a school as big as UF. Also, this year's LSN graph matches up well with last year's so far, indicating no great change in admissions policy. I would be very happy with a cut myself, having already been admitted, but I wouldn't worry about one being imminent if I happened to be unlucky enough to be decision pending as of now.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby TheOtherJen » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:43 am

I am in transit as of 2/25 but, eek, I hate to say this, I am definitely auto-reject when it comes to my numbers. BUT, awesome softs, in-state, legacy, etc, etc.

Also, I took the Feb LSAT sooooo unless that letter is deferring me to the main pool I'm not sure how they made their decision already.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby LSAT! Nooooooooo! » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:08 am

bomedtheLSAT101 wrote:Decision letter in transit for me 02/25/2010 too. Anyone else get the letter in trans today?


+1

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Lomax » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:12 am

I am going to go out on a limb here (and be hated for it) by predicting that this next round of decision letters will be rejections (if not entirely, then mostly). First rejections came via mail last year on the first Monday of March, according to LSN. Apparently it takes 2 or 3 days from "letter in transit" for letters to reach even those living in Gainesville (from what I've read earlier in this thread), so people getting those rejection letters could well have been sent to "letter in transit" around mid-week the week prior to the first week of March. Numerous rejection letters rolled in until mid-March, with most received during the first two weeks of the month. Almost all decisions received during that period were rejections. Waitlists came after. It could be different this time, but admissions offices often keep things the same from year to year. They seem to be keeping things the same so far this year at UF, and the fact that many people going to "letter in transit" now have poor numbers is not at all encouraging.

Best of luck to all of you, in any case. I really do hope that you make it. And sorry for putting a dampener on things, but whoever is posting here should probably want to be kept apprised.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby personi » Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:51 am

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Re: University of Florida

Postby colforbin » Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:28 am

My decision letter has been in transit since 2.19. Have any other 2.19 people received their letters yet? I do not have a welcome letter listed under mailings.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Cestjustemoi » Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:42 am

colforbin wrote:My decision letter has been in transit since 2.19. Have any other 2.19 people received their letters yet? I do not have a welcome letter listed under mailings.


it took me five days to get my acceptance and I don't have a welcome letter listed under mailings

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Re: University of Florida

Postby WiretoWire09UF » Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:57 am

they aren't reducing admissions past 300 again this year. They are admitting 300. Last year the total size of the school was 1200 (400 + 400+ 400). This year it's 1100 (300+400+400). Next year it will be 1000 (300+300+400). This is all the talk you hear about the law school reducing it's size still. Eventually they want to get down to 900 total so technically they are still reducing the size of the school, but each class will be 300 still.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby personi » Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:09 am

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Re: University of Florida

Postby UFLS2013 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:58 pm

Any one else heard of acceptances in March?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Lomax » Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:57 pm

personi wrote:I went letter in-transit last Friday (2-19). Received my offer of acceptance yesterday.

Lomax,

My boyfriend got in last year during March, so there is hope for people without decisions right now. Also, keep in mind that people end up getting off the wait list from spring until the early summer as many of the auto-admits to UF decline their offers.


UFLS2013 wrote:Any one else heard of acceptances in March?


Congratulations, personi. Planning on accepting?

As for March acceptances - like I said in my original post, the rejections came in all throughout early March. After the midpoint of the month, there was a mix of decisions. At the very beginning of March, there was apparently at least one acceptance. But otherwise, decisions were exclusively rejections in that period, or so it seems.

There have been no waitlists yet, as far as I can tell - those will come after the first round of rejections.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby UF2013? » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:15 pm

Unfortunately I think you might be right about the next group being rejections. I am in this group and got the decision letter in transit update on 2-25. My lsat score was also low.....153, but my gpa was a 4.0 so im hoping you are wrong.

Guess all i can do is wait and hope for the best

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Re: University of Florida

Postby LSAT! Nooooooooo! » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:24 pm

UF2013? wrote:Unfortunately I think you might be right about the next group being rejections. I am in this group and got the decision letter in transit update on 2-25. My lsat score was also low.....153, but my gpa was a 4.0 so im hoping you are wrong.

Guess all i can do is wait and hope for the best



+1 low LSAT score of 153 even. I smell a batch of rejections for us.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby elle86 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:26 pm

LSAT! Nooooooooo! wrote:
UF2013? wrote:Unfortunately I think you might be right about the next group being rejections. I am in this group and got the decision letter in transit update on 2-25. My lsat score was also low.....153, but my gpa was a 4.0 so im hoping you are wrong.

Guess all i can do is wait and hope for the best



+1 low LSAT score of 153 even. I smell a batch of rejections for us.


I am trying to stay positive....

What if they went through the RC;DP by lsat scores, and decided accept, reject, or waitlist, and then sent them all out together?? :)

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Re: University of Florida

Postby colforbin » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:07 pm

In transit 2.19
Accepted today via mail to my current address.

I was surprised because I thought UF sent mail only to permanent addresses.

Scholarship information sometime in March. Anyone else?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby gatorlion » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:10 pm

Still RC:DP since 1/14...

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Re: University of Florida

Postby waverider » Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:21 pm

WiretoWire09UF wrote:they aren't reducing admissions past 300 again this year. They are admitting 300. Last year the total size of the school was 1200 (400 + 400+ 400). This year it's 1100 (300+400+400). Next year it will be 1000 (300+300+400). This is all the talk you hear about the law school reducing it's size still. Eventually they want to get down to 900 total so technically they are still reducing the size of the school, but each class will be 300 still.



That makes sense

Thanks for the info

By the way since 1/11 I have been RCDP (161,3.45)

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Re: University of Florida

Postby eaguerra » Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:30 pm

Hi!

I was RCDP on 12/3. Now I'm DLIT 2/25. My stats are 3.65 LSDAS/154 LSAT, URM, FL resident. I also see "Seat Deposit Received" under fees (with .00 amount due). Can anyone tell me what this means? Admit? Reject? WL?

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Grizz » Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:36 pm

eaguerra wrote:I also see "Seat Deposit Received" under fees (with .00 amount due). Can anyone tell me what this means? Admit? Reject? WL?


This mean nothing.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Ragnar » Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:52 pm

I got my acceptance today (DLT 2/19) as well as the Dean's welcome letter. The acceptance was postmarked 2/23. There is a very good chance I'll attend. Has anyone received scholarship info, and if so, did you get it before you let them know you would be attending? Do I have to commit before I can expect any scholarship offers? Gee, I hope not.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Grizz » Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:04 pm

Ragnar wrote:I got my acceptance today (DLT 2/19) as well as the Dean's welcome letter. The acceptance was postmarked 2/23. There is a very good chance I'll attend. Has anyone received scholarship info, and if so, did you get it before you let them know you would be attending? Do I have to commit before I can expect any scholarship offers? Gee, I hope not.


Got a scholarship back in early February. I did not commit to UF.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby Cestjustemoi » Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:40 pm

I got my scholarship letter a week later.

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Re: University of Florida

Postby alanabanana » Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:48 pm

alright my GPA is 3.67 LSDAS and I got a 161 on my LSAT. But I have been reviewed by committee decision pending since 12/3.. and am still at that status. whats going on??? my friends father works @ the admissions office & told her that they lost a shit load of application information (hence the reason for that last prospective students update) but honestly...it's almost been four months, i'm dying. does anyone have similar numbers who got a decision?!?!

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Re: University of Florida

Postby LoveSaltLife » Sun Feb 28, 2010 11:33 pm

For the record... DP since 11/30




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