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mayosmith
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Re: NYU 2010

Postby mayosmith » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:36 pm

booboo wrote:
saturnine wrote:So I never received a status checker for NYU

Has anyone else had this issue?

Completed my app in mid-December, e-mail acknowledgement to say file was complete in mid-January, otherwise they've been taciturn.


There is none, wait at your mailbox. :P.

Well, not so fast. You can obsessively try logging into the admitted site.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby stopscreaming » Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:43 pm

mayosmith wrote:
booboo wrote:
saturnine wrote:So I never received a status checker for NYU

Has anyone else had this issue?

Completed my app in mid-December, e-mail acknowledgement to say file was complete in mid-January, otherwise they've been taciturn.


There is none, wait at your mailbox. :P.

Well, not so fast. You can obsessively try logging into the admitted site.


That way madness lies...

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby legendwaitforitdairy » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:10 pm

I feel like I'm an inevitable reject....but i'm holding out hope for an exception....applied 11/10, complete 11/17....no word since...
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Re: NYU 2010

Postby D Brooks » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:14 pm

LSAC still hasn't processed my transcript update. It was sent ~12 days ago. Oh well, I don't expect NYU to be making lightning fast decision on grade-requested applicants anyway.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby violaboy » Fri Feb 19, 2010 5:31 pm

D Brooks wrote:LSAC still hasn't processed my transcript update. It was sent ~12 days ago. Oh well, I don't expect NYU to be making lightning fast decision on grade-requested applicants anyway.


LSAC took a while on mine. We'll see when they finally get anything back to me.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby amputatedbrain » Fri Feb 19, 2010 7:04 pm

Is there any idea, based on previous years, when applicants who had fall grade requests start to hear back, or is random as far as we can tell?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby gladitsover » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:02 pm

I applied in late oct, URM 3.6 171....i've been dinged at yale, held at harvard columbia and michigan, WL chicago, and dinged at berkeley.......since i've received no word from nyu can i assume that i am most likely waitlisted or out?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby DanInALionsDen » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:07 pm

gladitsover wrote:I applied in late oct, URM 3.6 171....i've been dinged at yale, held at harvard columbia and michigan, WL chicago, and dinged at berkeley.......since i've received no word from nyu can i assume that i am most likely waitlisted or out?


What kind of a URM are you?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby gladitsover » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:08 pm

DanInALionsDen wrote:
gladitsover wrote:I applied in late oct, URM 3.6 171....i've been dinged at yale, held at harvard columbia and michigan, WL chicago, and dinged at berkeley.......since i've received no word from nyu can i assume that i am most likely waitlisted or out?


What kind of a URM are you?


black/pakistani....my ps was more centered on being sikh...and the consensus on tls is that may be the reason why im not getting the typical boost

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby orphanarium » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:09 pm

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby booboo » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:10 pm

gladitsover wrote:
DanInALionsDen wrote:
gladitsover wrote:I applied in late oct, URM 3.6 171....i've been dinged at yale, held at harvard columbia and michigan, WL chicago, and dinged at berkeley.......since i've received no word from nyu can i assume that i am most likely waitlisted or out?


What kind of a URM are you?


black/pakistani....my ps was more centered on being sikh...and the consensus on tls is that may be the reason why im not getting the typical boost


A Sikh Pakistani?

Seriously?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby los blancos » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:10 pm

booboo wrote:
gladitsover wrote:
DanInALionsDen wrote:
gladitsover wrote:I applied in late oct, URM 3.6 171....i've been dinged at yale, held at harvard columbia and michigan, WL chicago, and dinged at berkeley.......since i've received no word from nyu can i assume that i am most likely waitlisted or out?


What kind of a URM are you?


black/pakistani....my ps was more centered on being sikh...and the consensus on tls is that may be the reason why im not getting the typical boost


A Sikh Pakistani?

Seriously?


And Black too...

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby gladitsover » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:13 pm

yeah, my dad traveled a lot....his father worked for the British in africa

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby booboo » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:14 pm

gladitsover wrote:yeah, my dad traveled a lot....his father worked for the British in africa


PM'd.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby badfish » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:39 pm

Kim617 wrote:
badfish wrote:
Kim617 wrote:Rejected. Got my letter today. Too disappointed to even look when it was postmarked.

For anyone who is interested, my numbers are 3.7/171.


That is a strange rejection. Did you apply to CLS?


Yep, got waitlisted. To be honest, there's nothing I can think of that would make them give me a flat out rejection. My PS was good (not fantastic, but good), and my softs are decent. The only possibility is that they don't like my undergrad (I am in fashion school-- queue the Elle Woods jokes now). Oh well, this means I'll most likely be headed to DC.


Your UG shouldn't matter. I have a kid in my class who went to FIT. Your numbers put you in the right range ... That's tough man. Hopefully CLS lets you in.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:19 pm

Badfish, how do you think NYU compares with Chicago for private practice?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby badfish » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:24 pm

Kronk wrote:Badfish, how do you think NYU compares with Chicago for private practice?


Where do you want to work?

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:25 pm

badfish wrote:
Kronk wrote:Badfish, how do you think NYU compares with Chicago for private practice?


Where do you want to work?


I'm not picky.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby badfish » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:27 pm

Kronk wrote:
badfish wrote:
Kronk wrote:Badfish, how do you think NYU compares with Chicago for private practice?


Where do you want to work?


I'm not picky.


Well that doesn't help.

They both place extremely well in biglaw and I would hesitate to draw a bright line distinction between the two. Typically this decision is made based on where you feel more comfortable and where you see yourself working in the future.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:31 pm

badfish wrote:
Kronk wrote:
badfish wrote:
Kronk wrote:Badfish, how do you think NYU compares with Chicago for private practice?


Where do you want to work?


I'm not picky.


Well that doesn't help.

They both place extremely well in biglaw and I would hesitate to draw a bright line distinction between the two. Typically this decision is made based on where you feel more comfortable and where you see yourself working in the future.



Okay--well how about if I said California?

edit: I also have Berkeley in the sack so if you think that would be a better option for CA Biglaw (someone suggested it wasn't a few weeks ago and I was confused) that is in play too. And thanks. I am having life crisis and trying to get opinions.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby badfish » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:36 pm

Well, considering it is outside of both of their major markets there are a few things to consider.

1) Chicago might have a slight advantage if the firm wants to diversify where it is getting its associates from (and there are a smaller number of Chicago alum than NYU alum).

2) NYU might have an advantage if there is a relatively large number of NYU grads working at the firm and if they can influence the hiring decisions (since b/c there are more NYU alum out there than Chicago alum, this is a distinct possibility as well).

3) You would probably be better off going to Berkeley if you wanted California BIGLAW.

Honestly, If you're really deciding between the two schools the best advice I can give you is to visit both and see which you like best.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that the sheer access you will have to firms and biglaw lawyers living in a market like NYC is absolutely unparalleled.

hth

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Core » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:36 pm

My mailbox was empty today, again. I'm thinking about setting it on fire.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:37 pm

badfish wrote:Well, considering it is outside of both of their major markets there are a few things to consider.

1) Chicago might have a slight advantage if the firm wants to diversify where it is getting its associates from (and there are a smaller number of Chicago alum than NYU alum).

2) NYU might have an advantage if there is a relatively large number of NYU grads working at the firm and if they can influence the hiring decisions (since b/c there are more NYU alum out there than Chicago alum, this is a distinct possibility as well).

3) You would probably be better off going to Berkeley if you wanted California BIGLAW.

Honestly, If you're really deciding between the two schools the best advice I can give you is to visit both and see which you like best.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that the sheer access you will have to firms and biglaw lawyers living in a market like NYC is absolutely unparalleled.

hth


It does help, thanks.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby los blancos » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:42 pm

Kronk wrote:
badfish wrote:Well, considering it is outside of both of their major markets there are a few things to consider.

1) Chicago might have a slight advantage if the firm wants to diversify where it is getting its associates from (and there are a smaller number of Chicago alum than NYU alum).

2) NYU might have an advantage if there is a relatively large number of NYU grads working at the firm and if they can influence the hiring decisions (since b/c there are more NYU alum out there than Chicago alum, this is a distinct possibility as well).

3) You would probably be better off going to Berkeley if you wanted California BIGLAW.

Honestly, If you're really deciding between the two schools the best advice I can give you is to visit both and see which you like best.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that the sheer access you will have to firms and biglaw lawyers living in a market like NYC is absolutely unparalleled.

hth


It does help, thanks.


+1, those are some great insights. I think NYU is my best shot at CCN.

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Re: NYU 2010

Postby Chairman » Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:10 pm

In. Got the much anticipated purple envelope in the mail today! 172 / 3.71




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