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katjust
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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby katjust » Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:35 pm

My guess is that by the end of the day the first round of acceptees in Oregon, CA, WA, ID, and perhaps other places will have heard.

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TheRyanocerous
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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby TheRyanocerous » Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:46 pm

katjust wrote:My guess is that by the end of the day the first round of acceptees in Oregon, CA, WA, ID, and perhaps other places will have heard.

Theres only one person on LSN that has heard anythign though so I dont know about that...

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby star_lb » Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:50 pm

That is awesome! I will keep my fingers crossed for the mail today. I guess I can stop checking for emails from them though, since it seems they went the snail mail route...

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby kalydscopeeyes » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:00 pm

TheRyanocerous wrote:Theres only one person on LSN that has heard anythign though so I dont know about that..


Hahahha that's me :) Am I still the only one?!

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby katjust » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:18 pm

icarter heard from them, the profile is simply not updated. It seems obvious, even from only two responses (both in Eugene) that Oregon sent out their first acceptances on Friday. Therefore, given that mail was not delivered on Sunday, it usually takes about two days for USPS first class to go from Eugene to all of Oregon, most of CA, ID, and WA. If you don't receive anything it doesn't mean you aren't in. It just means you weren't among the very first acceptances.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby jeisner » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:20 pm

katjust wrote:icarter heard from them, the profile is simply not updated. It seems obvious, even from only two responses (both in Eugene) that Oregon sent out their first acceptances on Friday. Therefore, given that mail was not delivered on Sunday, it usually takes about two days for USPS first class to go from Eugene to all of Oregon, most of CA, ID, and WA. If you don't receive anything it doesn't mean you aren't in. It just means you weren't among the very first acceptances.


Looks like I'll be sitting around here in Rhode Island twiddling my thumbs for a few days. :|

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby newcritic » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:22 pm

I'm in eastern Washington state and got my acceptance/scholarship offer in today's mail. Now some terrible decision making begins.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby jcl2 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:35 pm

newcritic wrote:I'm in eastern Washington state and got my acceptance/scholarship offer in today's mail. Now some terrible decision making begins.

I'm thinking that means I will probably be getting something today too. I am surprised to see that there are actually a few of us from eastern Washington on these boards.

Would you consider UofO over UW? I'm in a similar boat in terms of acceptances, but I am pretty set on UW. Oregon, Colorado, or Davis could potentially sway me with a lot of money, but I think that is unlikely to happen.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby DizzeeRascal » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:36 pm

When did you guys who heard back today go complete?

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby icarter » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:42 pm

DizzeeRascal wrote:When did you guys who heard back today go complete?


Went complete in October.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby newcritic » Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:15 pm

jcl2 wrote:
newcritic wrote:I'm in eastern Washington state and got my acceptance/scholarship offer in today's mail. Now some terrible decision making begins.

I'm thinking that means I will probably be getting something today too. I am surprised to see that there are actually a few of us from eastern Washington on these boards.

Would you consider UofO over UW? I'm in a similar boat in terms of acceptances, but I am pretty set on UW. Oregon, Colorado, or Davis could potentially sway me with a lot of money, but I think that is unlikely to happen.


I'm in a bit of a bind because no matter where I go, I will have to practice in western Oregon (family obligation). It seems like UW will have no trouble opening doors in Oregon, but there's the bar thing, as well as housing and the like during summer internships. When I pull up bios of law firms in the Portland/Eugene area, even masssive, what I would assume count as BigLaw firms, I see that sometimes as many as half to 2/3 of their lawyers are LC or UO grads. Willamette is also very well represented, too. So, I want to avoid paying too much for law school, but then I want to take advantage of a school's rep. I want to go to the best school that's accepted me, but is that just vanity? I'm sure I would get an excellent education at the three Oregon schools. Sigh... this is where I'm at. Oh, and I applied for a scholarship at Gonzaga that could potentially mean a full ride there. In the universe of problems, I recognize I'm quite fortunate. Still, I'm agonizing about decisions.

I went complete in November - for whoever asked.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby Clever username » Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:13 am

I got in. Letter came today from across the country.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby TheRyanocerous » Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:05 pm

Clever username wrote:I got in. Letter came today from across the country.

Congrats! numbers?

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby nmazsd » Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:11 pm

Is it believed that UO renders decisions based on the date one went complete? If so, I hope I hear today.....congratulations to those who have already heard and good luck to the rest.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby TheRyanocerous » Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:56 pm

nmazsd wrote:Is it believed that UO renders decisions based on the date one went complete? If so, I hope I hear today.....congratulations to those who have already heard and good luck to the rest.

it looks like it... on LSN most of the people that recieved acceptances sent their application in october or november...

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby newcritic » Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:13 pm

So if their average award is around $8000 dollars, why is almost everyone on LSN only getting 1-3K worth of scholarships?

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby tchadwick » Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:42 pm

newcritic wrote:So if their average award is around $8000 dollars, why is almost everyone on LSN only getting 1-3K worth of scholarships?


If you are talking about the US News & World Report average award, it also figures in need-based aid, such as loan offers, I believe.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby katjust » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:17 am

newcritic wrote:So if their average award is around $8000 dollars, why is almost everyone on LSN only getting 1-3K worth of scholarships?


While most people receive those smaller scholarships, a few people receive nearly full tuition awards. That will drive the average up a lot. A better guess of what to expect would be the median award, which is probably about $2,000 per year (just an educated guess).

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby scienara » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:32 pm

In w/ $4K/year Dean's scholarship. Definitely not enough to lure me away from the almost full ride I have at Lewis and Clark, but my UO Law alum relatives will KILL me if I don't at least try to leverage more money with them.

I just don't think they have the funds to hand out the big bucks.

Applied 1/12, 3.3/170/science Ph.D.

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby TheRyanocerous » Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:48 pm

scienara wrote:In w/ $4K/year Dean's scholarship. Definitely not enough to lure me away from the almost full ride I have at Lewis and Clark, but my UO Law alum relatives will KILL me if I don't at least try to leverage more money with them.

I just don't think they have the funds to hand out the big bucks.

Applied 1/12, 3.3/170/science Ph.D.

Congrats!

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby star_lb » Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:53 pm

scienara wrote:In w/ $4K/year Dean's scholarship. Definitely not enough to lure me away from the almost full ride I have at Lewis and Clark, but my UO Law alum relatives will KILL me if I don't at least try to leverage more money with them.

I just don't think they have the funds to hand out the big bucks.

Applied 1/12, 3.3/170/science Ph.D.


How did you hear, snail mail or email? Where are you located? I am going NUTS waiting!!!

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby scienara » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:04 pm

Snail mail, large white envelope, live in Portland, Oregon. It was dated 2/25.

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TheRyanocerous
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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby TheRyanocerous » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:13 pm

scienara wrote:Snail mail, large white envelope, live in Portland, Oregon. It was dated 2/25.

Congrats! When did you go complete?

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby star_lb » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:14 pm

Damn! I am all the way in New Mexico, not to mention that the post office lives in the land of tomorrow here. I am never going to get it!!!

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Re: University of Oregon Law

Postby scienara » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:16 pm

TheRyanocerous wrote:
scienara wrote:Snail mail, large white envelope, live in Portland, Oregon. It was dated 2/25.

Congrats! When did you go complete?


Applied 1/12, complete 1/27. So they aren't strictly going in date order.




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