Anybody heard back from SMU?

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DallasJosh
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DallasJosh » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:29 pm

The longer my phone goes without ringing the higher my blood pressure goes. Guess that's the thing about having all your eggs in one basket - it's all or nothing...

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby bcb1986 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:33 pm

DallasJosh wrote:The longer my phone goes without ringing the higher my blood pressure goes.

+1. It's 5:30 now, so I'm hoping for another round of calls tomorrow. As slow as they move, I don't think a second day of calls is all that unlikely. Of course, that's a selfish hope, too.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby joonix » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:52 pm

Did anyone here apply early (November) with an LSAT score, then retake it in December?

Are we still considered Early Decision? My status still says "Completed" but without the date change.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:53 pm

DallasJosh wrote:The longer my phone goes without ringing the higher my blood pressure goes. Guess that's the thing about having all your eggs in one basket - it's all or nothing...



Dallas Josh, I will dance with glee when you get in. You seem to be the most tormented of the applicants over the wait. I'm rooting for you!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DallasJosh » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:02 pm

Screech. Thank you. I guess I just put so much into this because it's such a big life change for me. We just had our second baby girl (big sister is 2 years old) this past Thursday and it's a huge step to take with a family and responsibilities.

**Trying to stop holding my breath since it seems the calls have ended for today. Sigh**

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:10 pm

DallasJosh wrote:Screech. Thank you. I guess I just put so much into this because it's such a big life change for me. We just had our second baby girl (big sister is 2 years old) this past Thursday and it's a huge step to take with a family and responsibilities.

**Trying to stop holding my breath since it seems the calls have ended for today. Sigh**


Congrats, Dad!

It really is a big step, but life is made up of steps like this! Big and little. Best of luck!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:25 pm

screech wrote:
DallasJosh wrote:The longer my phone goes without ringing the higher my blood pressure goes. Guess that's the thing about having all your eggs in one basket - it's all or nothing...



Dallas Josh, I will dance with glee when you get in. You seem to be the most tormented of the applicants over the wait. I'm rooting for you!


+1 If Law schools took the time to get to know the people that apply to their institutions, they'd be hard pressed to turn down a lot of us. We go through a lot of agony for this chance to get a legal education (some more than others of course, I dunno if i'd be able to do this with a family and everything).

Best of luck to everyone

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby nontradintexas » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:13 pm

screech wrote:
DallasJosh wrote:Screech. Thank you. I guess I just put so much into this because it's such a big life change for me. We just had our second baby girl (big sister is 2 years old) this past Thursday and it's a huge step to take with a family and responsibilities.

**Trying to stop holding my breath since it seems the calls have ended for today. Sigh**


Congrats, Dad!

It really is a big step, but life is made up of steps like this! Big and little. Best of luck!


:D

Congrats from one dad to another! I've got an 8 y/o and a 16 month old, so I know how you feel. Keep the faith, it will all work out!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:53 pm

DallasJosh wrote:The longer my phone goes without ringing the higher my blood pressure goes. Guess that's the thing about having all your eggs in one basket - it's all or nothing...



i'm right there with ya, dallasjosh. i only have four-legged kids though...no two-leggers! but i'm all or nothing smu for other reasons. good luck!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DallasJosh » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:00 am

Thanks to everyone for the well wishes. I'm trying to just set my hopes for mid next week when the letters should start arriving in the mail. Although a phone call tomorrow would be greatness. :D

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DallasJosh » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:29 pm

Everybody thinking good thoughts today?

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:35 pm

Well, it IS a Friday, and you know what they say about Fridays....A lot of schools make their acceptance calls then.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DMNeece » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:53 pm

Another day of staring at the phone that will never ring...I'm such an optimist on my birthday =p

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby kimberbug » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:56 pm

It will ring, I know it will ring...

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:57 pm

DMNeece wrote:Another day of staring at the phone that will never ring...I'm such an optimist on my birthday =p


Happy Birthday! What a great gift it would be! Here's hoping.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:17 pm

I'm so jealous of all of yall! I am held for further review...i'm guessing i'll have to wait till april or something. I wish yall the best

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby bcb1986 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:32 pm

Status update to "Decision Rendered" 1/30
Previously updated to "App Complete" 1/27
anyone else? what about those of you who got calls yesterday?

3.8/162/FT Only

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:45 pm

mine still says complete as of 1/28 (PT), but i did get this notice at the top of the page:


You may notice that your current status date has changed. This is either because a portion of your file has been updated or the initial review of your file has been completed. Nither of these situations change your early, regular, or late decision standing. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby jmoc2009 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:47 pm

bcb1986 wrote:Status update to "Decision Rendered" 1/30
Previously updated to "App Complete" 1/27
anyone else? what about those of you who got calls yesterday?

3.8/162/FT Only



for those of you who were admitted, did your application status ever change to decision rendered?

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby nukelaloosh » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:50 pm

jmoc2009 wrote:
bcb1986 wrote:Status update to "Decision Rendered" 1/30
Previously updated to "App Complete" 1/27
anyone else? what about those of you who got calls yesterday?

3.8/162/FT Only



for those of you who were admitted, did your application status ever change to decision rendered?


Funny you asked--mine just changed to Decision Rendered with today's date.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:52 pm

jmoc2009 wrote:mine still says complete as of 1/28 (PT), but i did get this notice at the top of the page:


You may notice that your current status date has changed. This is either because a portion of your file has been updated or the initial review of your file has been completed. Nither of these situations change your early, regular, or late decision standing. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed.

+1

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby nontradintexas » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:56 pm

nukelaloosh wrote:
jmoc2009 wrote:
bcb1986 wrote:Status update to "Decision Rendered" 1/30
Previously updated to "App Complete" 1/27
anyone else? what about those of you who got calls yesterday?

3.8/162/FT Only



for those of you who were admitted, did your application status ever change to decision rendered?


Funny you asked--mine just changed to Decision Rendered with today's date.


+1

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:56 pm

screech wrote:
jmoc2009 wrote:mine still says complete as of 1/28 (PT), but i did get this notice at the top of the page:


You may notice that your current status date has changed. This is either because a portion of your file has been updated or the initial review of your file has been completed. Nither of these situations change your early, regular, or late decision standing. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed.

+1


care to share #'s? I applied FT/PT (then changed it only to PT) and am held for further review...

mine has this on the top of the page:
"Your current status has changed to "Held for Further Review." Although your application has been reviewed, we have deferred making a final decision until we are able to review at least some of the regular decision applications. Your file will go through another review cycle later this Spring and you will be notified of a final decision by the end of April. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed. "

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby bcb1986 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:57 pm

nontradintexas wrote:
nukelaloosh wrote:
jmoc2009 wrote:
bcb1986 wrote:Status update to "Decision Rendered" 1/30
Previously updated to "App Complete" 1/27
anyone else? what about those of you who got calls yesterday?

3.8/162/FT Only



for those of you who were admitted, did your application status ever change to decision rendered?


Funny you asked--mine just changed to Decision Rendered with today's date.


+1


alright, i'm breathing a little easier now. haha.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby screech » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:58 pm

OasisFan wrote:
screech wrote:
jmoc2009 wrote:mine still says complete as of 1/28 (PT), but i did get this notice at the top of the page:


You may notice that your current status date has changed. This is either because a portion of your file has been updated or the initial review of your file has been completed. Nither of these situations change your early, regular, or late decision standing. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed.

+1


care to share #'s? I applied FT/PT (then changed it only to PT) and am held for further review...

mine has this on the top of the page:
"Your current status has changed to "Held for Further Review." Although your application has been reviewed, we have deferred making a final decision until we are able to review at least some of the regular decision applications. Your file will go through another review cycle later this Spring and you will be notified of a final decision by the end of April. We are unable to release decisions by phone or email. All final decisions will be mailed. "


159/3.93 FT&PT




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