Anybody heard back from SMU?

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pammons
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby pammons » Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:27 pm

I am assuming we all got this but a few moments ago I got this email from Acting Dean of Admin....

Dear XXXXXX,

Due to the unprecendented increase in applications that SMU Dedman School of Law has received for the Fall 2009 incoming class, we must extend our decision deadline. We hope to mail decisions no later than May 11th. We understand that you may have conflicting deposit deadlines and appreciate your patience and understanding at this time.

Thank you,

Jill B. Nikirk, J.D.
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DMNeece
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby DMNeece » Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:28 pm

bleh...just got this...

"Due to the unprecendented increase in applications that SMU Dedman School of Law has received for the Fall 2009 incoming class, we must extend our decision deadline. We hope to mail decisions no later than May 11th. We understand that you may have conflicting deposit deadlines and appreciate your patience and understanding at this time."

More waiting...

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soccerchick47
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby soccerchick47 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:35 pm

Just got the same email. How obnoxious.

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stab master arson
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby stab master arson » Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:51 pm

Same here. Douche-fondlers.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby smiley26 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:59 pm

got it, at least its not a rejection...

:?

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BigAristotle
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby BigAristotle » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:02 pm

I'm wondering what all the Decision Rendered that went out today are then.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby injun » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:04 pm

didn't get a "decision rendered" update, but I have "04/30/2009" under the mailings section. Any one else get this?

bantha
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby bantha » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:12 pm

Decision Rendered...nothing under mailings.

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BigAristotle
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby BigAristotle » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:13 pm

no status change, but got the 4/30 mailing sent as well. I'm assuming its a reiteration of the email we all got.

pammons
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby pammons » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:13 pm

yeah that's a note on your file saying you got the email they just sent out. They probably hoped to get all of the applications done and the 'decision rendered' people are who they were rushing through... don't know what that means about their fate.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby smuwannab » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:19 pm

I have a sneaky suspicion that decision rendered are rejections - no phone calls yet right?

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soccerchick47
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby soccerchick47 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:24 pm

I'm sure this info is somewhere on the site, but does someone know off the top of their heads when the 1st/2nd/3rd/whatever seat deposits are? Anything around May 11th that would make it seem like they are waiting to see if they get more withdraws before sending out the rest of the decision letters?

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BigAristotle
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby BigAristotle » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:34 pm

I believe the are May 15/June 15.

I also believe Decisions rendered today are rejections. No Phone calls, and it seems like rejections are easier calls then WLs or borderline WLs.
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raoul79
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby raoul79 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:36 pm

Yup... What does that mean? I guess decision was rendered?

Current Status did not change, but I do have 4/30/2009 in mailing area....

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eamonbriggs08
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby eamonbriggs08 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:38 pm

E-mail saying decision postponed until May 11.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby Lizzy081881 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:40 pm

No phone call. So I'm probably rejected. FYI - LSAT 160; GPA 3.0 (mathematics minor in Physics from Tx private school); lots of softs - patent bar, work exp, etc.... :?

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby OasisFan » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:43 pm

Lizzy081881 wrote:No phone call. So I'm probably rejected. FYI - LSAT 160; GPA 3.0 (mathematics minor in Physics from Tx private school); lots of softs - patent bar, work exp, etc.... :?


Why didn't you apply to FT & PT? With those #'s I'd have to like your chances at SMU's PT program.


I also got the Deadline Postponement Email...ugh

My Status says "Held For Further Review" on 01/29/09 but I also got that thing under mailings. It's Blank but it says 4/30/09...hmm

smiley26
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby smiley26 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:09 pm

I agree with the statement that 4/30/09 mailings probably means the email we got in the event that there was no change in your status.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby gator08 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:30 pm

smiley26 wrote:I agree with the statement that 4/30/09 mailings probably means the email we got in the event that there was no change in your status.



I think the email is a good thing! Look its not a rejection, it just means we are all on the cusp, either in or waitlist.

This year looks to be an anamoly with such an influx of apps due to the economy. I bet alot of the ppl who applied bc of the economy and put their deposit down are going to drop like flies shortly. Good for us.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby bantha » Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:37 pm

If the decision rendered change is clearing the stack so to speak, I hope it does not mean the same thing at Tech...I switched to decision rendered there as well today.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby Lizzy081881 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:40 pm

I applied to both programs. I guess it wasn't ment to be.

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby irish2009 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:50 pm

chadwick218 wrote:
eamonbriggs08 wrote:
irish2009 wrote:I have been complete there since NOVEMBER!!!! What is up with them?! It's so weird that they are waiting until the LAST minute to send out their decisions. I'm going to U Texas instead, but I'm just anxious to hear back from SMU. Crazy! Hopefully decisions are made tomorrow!


Withdraw if you know that you will not be attending. Others who are ready to enroll at SMU will love you for it.


+1 ... man, you just gotta withdraw (unless you are holding out for serious scholarship money ... even so, I would attend UT at sticker over SMU at 1/2 tuition to a full-ride).



I withdrew today! I really hadn't even thought about withdrawing because I figured they had already accepted most of their class. Thanks for knocking some sense back into me! Good luck to the rest of y'all!

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby sapereaude2012 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:10 pm

Got the postponement e-mail too. I still haven't received ANYTHING from SMU, not even a held for review. Wow

zach127
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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby zach127 » Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:15 pm

I got decision rendered, no mailing dates. But I havnt gotten that email yet...

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Re: Anybody heard back from SMU?

Postby mattgiraud » Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:51 pm

I also have decision rendered with no mailings... do you think they mailed out letters today?

Also, i have a friend at SMU who never received a call when she was accepted last year. So don't give up hope :D




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