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Re: NORTHWESTERN LAW - WAITLIST CREW

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Fri May 01, 2009 3:52 pm

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Postby ANON3333 » Fri May 01, 2009 4:16 pm

animalcrkrs wrote:okay kids, getting excited about people not sending in deposits today and leaving space for me to get in next week...that would be AHHHH-MAAAA-ZIIINNNNGGG.
And likely not happening. But I can dream!!

Anything besides wishful thinking to make next week seem plausible for wl decisions? (because I want to believe also)

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Postby dresden doll » Fri May 01, 2009 4:17 pm

I withdrew. So there's an extra spot and 60k to be had...Good luck, everyone!

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Postby ANON3333 » Fri May 01, 2009 4:20 pm

dresden doll wrote:I withdrew. So there's an extra spot and 60k to be had...Good luck, everyone!

Thank you, dresden. It is appreciated..

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Postby animalcrkrs » Fri May 01, 2009 4:28 pm

ANON3333 wrote:
animalcrkrs wrote:okay kids, getting excited about people not sending in deposits today and leaving space for me to get in next week...that would be AHHHH-MAAAA-ZIIINNNNGGG.
And likely not happening. But I can dream!!

Anything besides wishful thinking to make next week seem plausible for wl decisions? (because I want to believe also)


Yesterday was the deposit deadline for those who already got in (except those who JUST got in, they have until May 15th)

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Re: NORTHWESTERN LAW - WAITLIST CREW

Postby ANON3333 » Fri May 01, 2009 4:43 pm

so in years past, they have moved pretty quickly after the deadline?

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Postby animalcrkrs » Fri May 01, 2009 4:49 pm

idk I was just speculating. <<read: hoping>>

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Postby you » Fri May 01, 2009 4:57 pm

Anyone ever heard of a non-URM getting in with a 160 LSAT? I figure they'll never accept me, but why waitlist someone you wouldn't think of accepting? It's not like they don't have enough people to choose from. I think my unique work experience (5 years) prob got me on the waitlist, but beyond that... ??

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Postby animalcrkrs » Fri May 01, 2009 5:01 pm

gpa? last year they favored high LSAT splitters off the WL (read: above 170) but who knows, it likely depends on how their acceptances shape up.

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Postby wjohn928 » Fri May 01, 2009 7:24 pm

Well today has come and gone and still no word from NU. I was never put on hold, never waitlisted, never rejected and never accepted.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

I called the admissions office last week and was told that my application was still with the committee. I would prefer not to annoy NU at this point and am planning to just wait it out - NU is the hands down my first choice - but would appreciate if anyone has any other advice. Thanks.

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Postby jewelta » Sat May 02, 2009 9:40 am

I personally don't think calling the admissions office speeds anything up, or impacts their decision in any way, so my suggestion would be to just wait it out. In my case, my application was complete on Feb 24, since that's when I interviewed, and they literally took the 8 weeks they said it would to make a decision. If the 8-12 weeks haven't passed in your situation, I'd wait for them to contact you.

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Postby rayiner » Sat May 02, 2009 9:43 am

I went complete Feb. 13, and I haven't heard anything! :cry:

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Postby fenix916 » Sat May 02, 2009 9:49 am

might go to GULC but i will wait on NU too.

3.3/170/3 years working

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Postby wjohn928 » Sat May 02, 2009 2:21 pm

jewelta wrote:I personally don't think calling the admissions office speeds anything up, or impacts their decision in any way, so my suggestion would be to just wait it out. In my case, my application was complete on Feb 24, since that's when I interviewed, and they literally took the 8 weeks they said it would to make a decision. If the 8-12 weeks haven't passed in your situation, I'd wait for them to contact you.


I interviewed in early Feb... I just hope they did not lose my file or anything like that. Probably worrying too much but its weird to me that I did not hear anything by the may 1st deadline.

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Postby jewelta » Sat May 02, 2009 3:18 pm

I hadn't realized there was a May 1st deadline. All I saw was: "Once your application status is complete, please allow 8 weeks to receive a decision. If your application is complete before December, the 8-week period will begin on December 1."

In any case, with other schools I was waiting to hear from that took longer than anticipated, I just emailed the admissions office. Personally I feel like that's a better way to go, because a) it's less bothersome for them than phone calls because they can answer you when ever they have the time, and b) you have something in writing. The two schools I emailed about my app (a while back) both said they were running behind and not to worry. That could be the case with NW as well.

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Postby drew » Sun May 03, 2009 12:58 pm

lucydog wrote:What do you want me to do NU!!

173
3.7X GPA
w/work experience

They want you to tell them they are your number 1. Your WL is YP. Period.

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Postby on_ne_sait_jamais » Sun May 03, 2009 10:42 pm

you wrote:Anyone ever heard of a non-URM getting in with a 160 LSAT? I figure they'll never accept me, but why waitlist someone you wouldn't think of accepting? It's not like they don't have enough people to choose from. I think my unique work experience (5 years) prob got me on the waitlist, but beyond that... ??


I know a non-urm in off the waitlist about 2 weeks before class with a 3.7 and 161 last year... was all bout going to a T20 picked up and moved to chicago...

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Postby slresnik » Sun May 03, 2009 10:56 pm

165 / 3.83. 3 years WE, plus master's degree.

Not retaking the LSATs.

What process do they use to get people off the wait list?

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Postby not » Sun May 03, 2009 11:33 pm

on_ne_sait_jamais wrote:
you wrote:Anyone ever heard of a non-URM getting in with a 160 LSAT? I figure they'll never accept me, but why waitlist someone you wouldn't think of accepting? It's not like they don't have enough people to choose from. I think my unique work experience (5 years) prob got me on the waitlist, but beyond that... ??


I know a non-urm in off the waitlist about 2 weeks before class with a 3.7 and 161 last year... was all bout going to a T20 picked up and moved to chicago...


oh please let this be me this year :) although preferably a bit sooner than 2 weeks before class.

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Postby 20160810 » Mon May 04, 2009 10:36 am

Welp, my "Yes, by all means, waitlist me" form went out in the mail today, along with a 2nd LOCI (this one was brief, so as not to be redundant, as I already sent them a pretty detailed LOCI after they put me on hold in January). Here's hoping.

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Postby 20160810 » Mon May 04, 2009 10:44 am

sharthree wrote:I had a dream last night that I got in...

I died a little bit...of joy.

Please let it be real, please let it be real.

BTW--what date did you all put in the consider my application until box?


I considered writing "until forever," but decided that was a little too desperate-sounding, so I wrote 8/1/09. :mrgreen:

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Postby animalcrkrs » Mon May 04, 2009 10:56 am

I think I wrote 'As late as possible' or 'indefinitely' or something like that.
Hey, if they want to admit me after a semester's over and done with, I'd be cool with it.

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Postby MissMaroon » Mon May 04, 2009 10:57 am

animalcrkrs wrote:I think I wrote 'As late as possible' or 'indefinitely' or something like that.
Hey, if they want to admit me after a semester's over and done with, I'd be cool with it.


LOL @ you guys. I wonder if after each cycle, adcomms go out for beers and sit back and laugh at how pathetic we all are.

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Postby enygma » Mon May 04, 2009 12:44 pm

sharthree wrote:I had a dream last night that I got in...

I died a little bit...of joy.

Please let it be real, please let it be real.

BTW--what date did you all put in the consider my application until box?


i wrote "until I am accepted"




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