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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby weee » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:20 pm

Who thinks there's going to be lots of action (slaughter) today?

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby leftofthedial » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:34 pm

weee wrote:Who thinks there's going to be lots of action (slaughter) today?


One's up on LSN from this morning...hmmm.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby MeredithGrey » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:51 pm

Who is still left standing besides leftofthedial and weee? When did you go complete? I think the rest of us will get decisions today and rest of this week.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby clintonius » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:55 pm

Still here. The trenches are lonely and there is no hope for escape. Maybe I can surrender...

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby eattrucks » Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:42 pm

Are you still around clintonius after today's round of rejections?

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby MeredithGrey » Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:44 pm

Day is almost over and I am still here.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby neimanmarxist » Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:47 pm

Fancy Pants wrote:
Core wrote:Lol! If I'm wrong in assuming your tar is a self-tar, we're both out of touch.


Neiman's tar is actually a picture of me. Pretty hot, right?


I just couldn't help myself.

Core wrote:You guys have a really weird relationship.


if you're jealous, core, i can use a photo of you instead. :mrgreen:

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby chi16 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:05 pm

were the rejections via e-mail? i'm still around, have been under review since 2/24, no jr1.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby eattrucks » Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:19 pm

chi16 wrote:were the rejections via e-mail? i'm still around, have been under review since 2/24, no jr1.


Yes, everything but interviews and acceptances are email.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby clintonius » Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:26 pm

eattrucks wrote:Are you still around clintonius after today's round of rejections?

Yes. I applied late (like chi16, UR since 2/24), and am getting late notice as a result. I expected as much.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby big_blue79 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:41 pm

Still kicking. Got my e-mail 2/17, status checker says UR 2/9... I just want it (my likely rejection) to be over, frankly.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby ToriM » Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:04 pm

Still hanging in there with you guys, late applicant though. Was there even a slaughter today? This thread was pretty quiet...

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby lt0826 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:26 pm

Somehow still hanging in there as well.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby MeredithGrey » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:06 pm

I am a late applicant too. Submitted at deadline. Looks like from LSN only a couple of people were accepted that submitted in Jan. Odds are against us folks. Everything recently on LSN has been a rejection. Even a waitlist at this point would be miraculous. Good luck to all!

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby swampthang » Tue Apr 27, 2010 8:18 am

Any movement on Monday? I just can't believe you guys would still be in limbo with deposit dates right around the corner.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby yeff » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:45 am

Somehow still pending with a sub 3.7 gpa. Let's go already. :mrgreen: :lol:

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby MeredithGrey » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:55 am

swampthang wrote:Any movement on Monday? I just can't believe you guys would still be in limbo with deposit dates right around the corner.


Given that the "numbers" left aren't that impressive, I think what's left for most of may be rejections... Unless, Harvard forgives my sub25 lsat bc of my unique work experience and 4.0 gpa.

Anyway, no news is still good news at this point, so lets just stay positive!
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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby swampthang » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:13 am

MeredithGrey wrote:
swampthang wrote:Any movement on Monday? I just can't believe you guys would still be in limbo with deposit dates right around the corner.


Given that the "numbers" left aren't that impressive, I think what's left for most of may be rejections... Unless, Harvard forgives my sub25 lsat bc of my unique work experience and 4.0 gpa.

Any way, no news is still good news at this point, so lets just stay positive!


By and large, there are no 'perfect' profiles left, either still pending or on the WL. Seems to be predominantly splitters with some medians thrown in, all buoyed by strong softs. At this point, I think numbers kind of take a backseat and it's a question of what your broader application brings to Cambridge that the others don't. My ill-informed $.02 fwiw!

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby clintonius » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:38 am

I think it's going to be almost wholesale rejection. Hate to be negative, but I just think that's a much more reasonable expectation at this point.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby swampthang » Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:15 am

clintonius wrote:I think it's going to be almost wholesale rejection. Hate to be negative, but I just think that's a much more reasonable expectation at this point.


I think you could make an argument either way for how these last minute decisions break. Certainly rejection seems likely, but they've held onto the files for this long without dinging them yet, clearly there's something in them that has kept them in the game. I would speculate mostly dings with a handful of WLs and maybe even a borderline Acceptance or two, just to mix things up.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby clintonius » Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:21 am

I mean, I think most of us are simply late applicants, right? Holding on to the files this long doesn't seem unusual to me. There are almost certainly more JR2s out there, but I think those are coming in individually rather than in batches at this point, and I think there's also a big ol' mound of files with "AXE" written on the top of it.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby MeredithGrey » Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:16 pm

:( yea most of us late applicants.. They are just getting to us now is my theory. I applied at the deadline, and took feb last for first time so it doesn't get later than that :) Pray, pray, pray!

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby r6_philly » Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:05 pm

MeredithGrey wrote::( yea most of us late applicants.. They are just getting to us now is my theory. I applied at the deadline, and took feb last for first time so it doesn't get later than that :) Pray, pray, pray!


Oh it can :P I took the Feb LSAT 2 days before March so I am even later. :)

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby biglll » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:04 pm

Gave up my hope but still with you guys. Applied at deadline.

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Re: Harvard 2010!

Postby weee » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:27 pm

Still standing after yesterday, went complete in March, every time my phone pops a new e-mail, I look with fear/anticipation.




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