U Chicago 2010

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holybartender
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby holybartender » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:08 pm

Dinged.

gladitsover
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby gladitsover » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:09 pm

Waitlist....urm (black/pakistani) 3.6 171, not really having a good cycle....yale ding, H, B, M holds and now chicago waitlist

but some news is better than no news right?

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lsathalon
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby lsathalon » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:11 pm

Are all of your status checkers changed or do some still say UR 2/4?

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Saya
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Saya » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:12 pm

Current Status: Waitlisted: Notified by Email
Current Status Date: 2/10/2010

Why so cruel?

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sirchristaylor
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby sirchristaylor » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:12 pm

Ding dong. Too cold in Chicago anyway. :wink:

ccourt14
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby ccourt14 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:12 pm

Dinged via email. One of the UR 2/4.

LifeinKodachrome
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby LifeinKodachrome » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:15 pm

One fewer status checkers to check.

Rejected via email today.

Was NOT a 2/4 update.

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crackberry
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby crackberry » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:16 pm

Those fuckers always wait until the end of the work day to send out their WLs and dings. Pretty weak move if you ask me.

Sorry guys.

T14forME
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby T14forME » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:17 pm

waitlist.

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rhapsodyinazul
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby rhapsodyinazul » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:21 pm

Waitlisted. I had a friend get in with an almost identical resume and slightly lower numbers than mine. He's really not going to let me forget about this...

Withdrew. Good luck all!
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TheWire
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby TheWire » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:27 pm

1st WL...
oh well, prefer NYU anyways...
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Over and out on this thread...

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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:30 pm

TheWire wrote:1st WL...
oh well, prefer NYU anyways...
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Over and out on this thread...

--TheWire


Good luck elsewhere!

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strandm2
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby strandm2 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:32 pm

Waitlisted as well...2/4 crowd, not terribly surprising....It does seem like they deliberately wait until the end of the day because they don't want to deal with 100 people calling and asking about the waitlist/why they were rejected, etc. Will more than likely just withdraw, I don't know how some people deal with waiting until the summer to hear, writing additional essays, locis, basically saying that you dick just gets as hard as an iron pole every time you think of Chicago.

hopefulincal
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby hopefulincal » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:41 pm

Waitlisted as well. Bummer.

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js87
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby js87 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:45 pm

Waitlisted via email, but the waitlist email was not quite as hopeless as Penn's. Penn's basically said "Let us know if ya want a spot, but we're not making any decisions til summer. Seeya".

Chicago's email had an invitation to send updated transcripts and/or an essay. It also requested them by March 1 and said something to the tune of "continuing to consider me for admission". I thought that was interesting. Not to be the perennial optimist, but does this mean they may actually accept people off the waitlist BEFORE summer? Was there any movement last year?

What do you guys make of the March 1 deadline. I thought that was certainly interesting considering there are likely students who will be waitlisted post March 1.

(Numbers exactly at median FYI)

Richard Rorty
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Richard Rorty » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:46 pm

Did I miss something? I thought Chicago reviews apps in chronological order, but today's batch seems like its all WL's/dings

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theadw
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby theadw » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:47 pm

Waitlisted. Numbers on LSN under the same name.

edit: It may be relevant that I just took the February LSAT.
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mi-chan17
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby mi-chan17 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:48 pm

Waitlisted, from the 2/4 crowd. Had numbers at/below both 25 percentiles, non-URM so I'm all kinds of excited. I was expecting an outright rejection.

WhatUpKells
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby WhatUpKells » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:48 pm

Waitlist. Guess my optimism was unfounded. :?

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jks289
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby jks289 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:49 pm

WL as well. I was convinced it was a ding, so I am pleasantly surprised. Hope this Feb score comes through for me, otherwise I think it may be hopeless.

goodolgil
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby goodolgil » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:49 pm

Waitlisted today as well. I got waitlisted by UVA today as well, and I have to say Chicago's email was way nicer.

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BioEBear2010
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:49 pm

The Chicago waitlist party continues.

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Luis Gomez
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Luis Gomez » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:52 pm

Waitlisted via email, with an invitation to send updated transcripts and essay.

I have nothing else to say or send, and no more patience left inme, so I guess that's it for me. I'm Withdrawing from the waitlist.

Richard Rorty
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby Richard Rorty » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:52 pm

Some of these waitlists worry me. 3.8/172 isn't in?

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D Brooks
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Re: U Chicago 2010

Postby D Brooks » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:53 pm

js87 wrote:Waitlisted via email, but the waitlist email was not quite as hopeless as Penn's. Penn's basically said "Let us know if ya want a spot, but we're not making any decisions til summer. Seeya".

Chicago's email had an invitation to send updated transcripts and/or an essay. It also requested them by March 1 and said something to the tune of "continuing to consider me for admission". I thought that was interesting. Not to be the perennial optimist, but does this mean they may actually accept people off the waitlist BEFORE summer? Was there any movement last year?

What do you guys make of the March 1 deadline. I thought that was certainly interesting considering there are likely students who will be waitlisted post March 1.

(Numbers exactly at median FYI)


They had yield issues last year and accepted a decent amount of ppl off the WL in late April/early May.




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