Hofstra Status Change

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stickchick
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby stickchick » Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:39 pm

hey would anybody be willing to share their numbers? i just went complete and im curious to see where i stand!

Hyder
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Hyder » Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:14 am

stickchick wrote:hey would anybody be willing to share their numbers? i just went complete and im curious to see where i stand!


according to: http://hofstra.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

seems like a 155+ is standard for acceptance

stickchick
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby stickchick » Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:23 am

159 baby but my gpa is blehhhh

Hyder
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Hyder » Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:30 am

whats ur gpa? ..i wouldnt lose sleep on admittance to hofstra if your lsat is 75% +

columbia1220
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby columbia1220 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:27 am

Hyder wrote:
premierock wrote:i was accepted and cannot even log on to my status checker


I never got a status check and i got accepted within two weeks of file completion. And no, my numbers are no where near for a school like hofstra to send me an acceptance right away. I think it was my ps, The dean really liked my personal statement, she wrote me a hand written note about it.. I thought that was nice, unless she did that to everyone



what were your numbers? if you dont mind... :P

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby DeseoQueSea » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:50 am

Not to single anyone out, but to those who have gotten a rejection from Hofstra, what did your status checker say before you were mailed a letter? Or did your status checker just say "you have not been admitted for the Fall of 2009" like mine did for Fordham :oops: ?

Hyder
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Hyder » Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:57 pm

columbia1220 wrote:
Hyder wrote:
premierock wrote:i was accepted and cannot even log on to my status checker


I never got a status check and i got accepted within two weeks of file completion. And no, my numbers are no where near for a school like hofstra to send me an acceptance right away. I think it was my ps, The dean really liked my personal statement, she wrote me a hand written note about it.. I thought that was nice, unless she did that to everyone



what were your numbers? if you dont mind... :P



around 30%gpa and 65% lsat

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starlight007
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby starlight007 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:16 pm

omg my status is blank...i pray this is good news?

arm1987
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby arm1987 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:38 pm

Mine went blank a week or so ago, but I do not think it means you got in. My guess is that blank means they have made a decision - good or bad. I'm below 25% for lsat, but way, way above 75% for gpa. We'll see!

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onandon
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby onandon » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:55 pm

my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?

holmesNYC
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby holmesNYC » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:00 pm

onandon wrote:my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?


don't know what it means, but mine says the same exact thing right now.

maybe they do them in batches and ours will be decided by that date?

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lawgrl09
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby lawgrl09 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:06 pm

Spoke with admissions. Some letters will go out tomorrow, supposedly mine included. For real this time?

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Anonymous0L » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:07 pm

holmesNYC wrote:
onandon wrote:my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?


don't know what it means, but mine says the same exact thing right now.

maybe they do them in batches and ours will be decided by that date?


Deferred.

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby holmesNYC » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:19 pm

Jwatson wrote:
holmesNYC wrote:
onandon wrote:my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?


don't know what it means, but mine says the same exact thing right now.

maybe they do them in batches and ours will be decided by that date?


Deferred.


Really??? I'm above their medians. Hmpfh.

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Anonymous0L » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:29 pm

holmesNYC wrote:
Jwatson wrote:
holmesNYC wrote:
onandon wrote:my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?


don't know what it means, but mine says the same exact thing right now.

maybe they do them in batches and ours will be decided by that date?


Deferred.


Really??? I'm above their medians. Hmpfh.



Schools WL or Deny applicants above their medians all the time. Sometimes, (but rarely) for YP.

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neoterixx64
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby neoterixx64 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:43 pm

just spoke with a rep. Basically if you got the email about the part time evening program being discontinued you NEED to reply to that email because they are holding all those part timer decision letters until everyone responds.

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onandon
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby onandon » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:51 pm

Jwatson wrote:
holmesNYC wrote:
onandon wrote:my status changed to "File with admissions committee" and the status date changed to 2/5/09...
does anyone know what this means?? :?


don't know what it means, but mine says the same exact thing right now.

maybe they do them in batches and ours will be decided by that date?


Deferred.



really??? i'm above the 75th percentile for gpa and above the median for lsat...
hmmm....

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starlight007
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby starlight007 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:52 pm

neoterixx64 wrote:just spoke with a rep. Basically if you got the email about the part time evening program being discontinued you NEED to reply to that email because they are holding all those part timer decision letters until everyone responds.



wtf i checked the box for "all/both divisions" where's my email? and why the f would they discontinue theit PT program, it's not like they'll take a hit with the new rankings

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby holmesNYC » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:52 pm

Jwatson wrote:Schools WL or Deny applicants above their medians all the time. Sometimes, (but rarely) for YP.


Yeah, I know, but I'm still no less surprised. YP would be out of the question, I think.

I'm just wondering if this deferred date necessarily means something bad, like WL or deny? Could they be holding the app for some other reason?

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby olesya154 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:04 pm

neoterixx64 wrote:just spoke with a rep. Basically if you got the email about the part time evening program being discontinued you NEED to reply to that email because they are holding all those part timer decision letters until everyone responds.


The fact that they are holding all p/t applications waiting for everyone to respond is a bit ridiculous, isn't it? I responded to the email in 5 minutes but I am sure others won't be that quick especially those who applied there for a safety net. I am frustrated :x My file has been "with admissions committee" since 12/3... Why should it matter when everyone responds if I said I still want to join the day p/t program?

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onandon
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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby onandon » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:09 pm

holmesNYC wrote:
Jwatson wrote:Schools WL or Deny applicants above their medians all the time. Sometimes, (but rarely) for YP.


Yeah, I know, but I'm still no less surprised. YP would be out of the question, I think.

I'm just wondering if this deferred date necessarily means something bad, like WL or deny? Could they be holding the app for some other reason?


i'm hoping it isn't for something bad!
what could they be holding our apps for though?

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby holmesNYC » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:21 pm

onandon wrote:
holmesNYC wrote:
Jwatson wrote:Schools WL or Deny applicants above their medians all the time. Sometimes, (but rarely) for YP.


Yeah, I know, but I'm still no less surprised. YP would be out of the question, I think.

I'm just wondering if this deferred date necessarily means something bad, like WL or deny? Could they be holding the app for some other reason?


i'm hoping it isn't for something bad!
what could they be holding our apps for though?


Maybe they're just backed up with applications? I don't know, but I'm really not convinced it's an actual deferment. It doesn't say "deferred" or "hold." It still says "with admissions committee." The only difference is the date, which is merely a week from now. If it were a month from now, then I'd be more concerned.

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Anonymous0L » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:22 pm

starlight007 wrote:
neoterixx64 wrote:just spoke with a rep. Basically if you got the email about the part time evening program being discontinued you NEED to reply to that email because they are holding all those part timer decision letters until everyone responds.



wtf i checked the box for "all/both divisions" where's my email? and why the f would they discontinue theit PT program, it's not like they'll take a hit with the new rankings



Why are they discontinuing the PT program? I seriously doubt this.

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby Anonymous0L » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:24 pm

holmesNYC wrote:
Jwatson wrote:Schools WL or Deny applicants above their medians all the time. Sometimes, (but rarely) for YP.


Yeah, I know, but I'm still no less surprised. YP would be out of the question, I think.

I'm just wondering if this deferred date necessarily means something bad, like WL or deny? Could they be holding the app for some other reason?


Some schools deferrals mean you are probably in, just at later date. (Northeastern, Miami, MSU are great examples of this [see lsn])

Deferrals are better than WLs regardless. I have friends that attend Hofstra (since I am NYC based), and most of them told me if you don't get into the FT program, they will most likely offer you a PT spot.

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Re: Hofstra Status Change

Postby neoterixx64 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:36 am

They are not discounting the Part time program, only the part time NIGHT program.

I also didn't reply that I was interested because I was already signed up for the part time day time program, so I'm sure there are a ton of people who also didn't reply.

There still is a part time DAY program.




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