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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby SpaceDawg » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:28 pm

NayBoer wrote:Ok ED people. Thu Dec-11 was the date in 2007 that they made ED admits. Fri Dec-18 was the date they did it in 2008. And Wed Dec-14 was the date they did it in 2005. If history is any judge, we're likely to get ED word in the next week or so.

For RD folks, in 2008 they didn't send out decisions until Jan, after ED rejections. In 2007 they sent out RD acceptances more or less concurrent with ED rejections around Dec-18. So you could be around the corner or 5 weeks away.

elliefont wrote:my "complete" date updated this week from my mid-Nov interview date to 12/09/09. So I guess I'm under review now? nervous!
It's possible this is due to them including your interview in your file. My file went complete a few business days after I applied. I interviewed shortly therafter, but the complete date was the day before my interview. Some time later (maybe the next week?) they updated my complete date to two days after my interview. I haven't been updated since that happened in mid October, and I'm ED. It's possible that this is what happened in your case.

Do you think they'll wait for your Dec score?



Every time I read your posts in this thread it makes me nauseous.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby clint4law » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:10 am

WTF NU? I submitted my app via LSAC on 11/30 and my report (according to LSAC) still says:

Status:The law school has not requested your report

Did this happen to anyone else?

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby SpaceDawg » Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:43 am

clint4law wrote:WTF NU? I submitted my app via LSAC on 11/30 and my report (according to LSAC) still says:

Status:The law school has not requested your report

Did this happen to anyone else?



Call the office.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby Vegas_Rebel » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:33 pm

I'm tossing my hat into the ring, though just being RD means I won't hear anything for a while.

Too bad I applied too late to request an interview. Those seem to be helpful, and I need all the help I can get!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NayBoer » Mon Dec 14, 2009 4:47 pm

SpaceDawg wrote:
NayBoer wrote:Ok ED people. Thu Dec-11 was the date in 2007 that they made ED admits. Fri Dec-18 was the date they did it in 2008. And Wed Dec-14 was the date they did it in 2005. If history is any judge, we're likely to get ED word in the next week or so.

For RD folks, in 2008 they didn't send out decisions until Jan, after ED rejections. In 2007 they sent out RD acceptances more or less concurrent with ED rejections around Dec-18. So you could be around the corner or 5 weeks away.

elliefont wrote:my "complete" date updated this week from my mid-Nov interview date to 12/09/09. So I guess I'm under review now? nervous!
It's possible this is due to them including your interview in your file. My file went complete a few business days after I applied. I interviewed shortly therafter, but the complete date was the day before my interview. Some time later (maybe the next week?) they updated my complete date to two days after my interview. I haven't been updated since that happened in mid October, and I'm ED. It's possible that this is what happened in your case.

Do you think they'll wait for your Dec score?



Every time I read your posts in this thread it makes me nauseous.
You're welcome!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby YellowCake » Mon Dec 14, 2009 4:49 pm

My heart skips a beat everytime I see this post at the top of the board.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby CAwolverine » Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:13 pm

YellowCake wrote:My heart skips a beat everytime I see this post at the top of the board.


Mine does too. I can't decide if I hope someone on these boards that applied ED actually gets in so I can know a little more about where I stand, or if I want to be blissfully ignorant!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby 09042014 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:29 am

CAwolverine wrote:
YellowCake wrote:My heart skips a beat everytime I see this post at the top of the board.


Mine does too. I can't decide if I hope someone on these boards that applied ED actually gets in so I can know a little more about where I stand, or if I want to be blissfully ignorant!


I really wish I didn't read NayBoer's analysis of when to expect ED results. If some people get response on Friday and I don't I'm going to have a shitty Christmas.

Although I pretty much expect a Waitlist. Thats how they usually handle extreme splitters. At least NU's waitlist isn't a wild goose chase.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby CAwolverine » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:43 am

Desert Fox wrote:
CAwolverine wrote:
YellowCake wrote:My heart skips a beat everytime I see this post at the top of the board.


Mine does too. I can't decide if I hope someone on these boards that applied ED actually gets in so I can know a little more about where I stand, or if I want to be blissfully ignorant!


I really wish I didn't read NayBoer's analysis of when to expect ED results. If some people get response on Friday and I don't I'm going to have a shitty Christmas.

Although I pretty much expect a Waitlist. Thats how they usually handle extreme splitters. At least NU's waitlist isn't a wild goose chase.


Well I'm generally in favor of having more information than not knowing. Even if we get bad news from Northwestern we can use Christmas break to figure out how to move forward from there!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NayBoer » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:58 pm

Based on LSN research, anybody who reads this sentence will be waitlisted and doomed to a lasting, sorrowful depression. You read it; you can't un-read it.

I should mention to you all that my work experience was as one of the trumpet-wielding cherubs from the Book of Revelation.

: P

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NancyBotwin » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:59 pm

NayBoer wrote:Based on LSN research, anybody who reads this sentence will be waitlisted and doomed to a lasting, sorrowful depression. You read it; you can't un-read it.

I should mention to you all that my work experience was as one of the trumpet-wielding cherubs from the Book of Revelation.

: P


:lol:

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby finalaspects » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:59 pm

NayBoer wrote:Based on LSN research, anybody who reads this sentence will be waitlisted and doomed to a lasting, sorrowful depression. You read it; you can't un-read it.

I should mention to you all that my work experience was as one of the trumpet-yielding cherubs from the Book of Revelation.

: P


well you got me this time! also as much as work experience matters to Northwestern... it only matters with a high lsat? and by high i mean 170+? what is their 25% lsat at?

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NayBoer » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:40 pm

finalaspects wrote:well you got me this time! also as much as work experience matters to Northwestern... it only matters with a high lsat? and by high i mean 170+? what is their 25% lsat at?
http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchResults/SchoolPage_PDFs/ABA_LawSchoolData/ABA1565.pdf
166-170-172

But from what I remember of the waitlist thread this past summer, most of the lower LSATs got pulled off the waitlist with combinations like 167/3.8 or 166/3.9. So reverse-splitters.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby finalaspects » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:47 pm

NayBoer wrote:
finalaspects wrote:well you got me this time! also as much as work experience matters to Northwestern... it only matters with a high lsat? and by high i mean 170+? what is their 25% lsat at?
http://officialguide.lsac.org/SearchResults/SchoolPage_PDFs/ABA_LawSchoolData/ABA1565.pdf
166-170-172

But from what I remember of the waitlist thread this past summer, most of the lower LSATs got pulled off the waitlist with combinations like 167/3.8 or 166/3.9. So reverse-splitters.


by pulled off do you mean the reverse splitters were accepted or rejected?

and what happened to the low splitters like 168/3.1?

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NancyBotwin » Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:55 pm

finalaspects wrote:by pulled off do you mean the reverse splitters were accepted or rejected?

and what happened to the low splitters like 168/3.1?


This is the non-URM splitter data from last year, sorted by LSAT:

http://northwestern.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants/0809/?lsat2=180&lsatR=true&lsat1=167&lgpa1=1.00&lgpa2=3.40&urm=Excluded&status=3,4,5,6,7&type=jd&sort=lsat

And the year before:

http://northwestern.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants/0708/?lsat2=180&lsatR=true&lsat1=167&lgpa1=1.00&lgpa2=3.40&urm=Excluded&status=3,4,5,6,7&type=jd&sort=lsat

Totally don't mean to dash your hopes, but unfortunately for non-URM splitters, it seems like 170 is the cut-off.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby finalaspects » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:15 pm

NancyBotwin wrote:
finalaspects wrote:by pulled off do you mean the reverse splitters were accepted or rejected?

and what happened to the low splitters like 168/3.1?


This is the non-URM splitter data from last year, sorted by LSAT:

http://northwestern.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants/0809/?lsat2=180&lsatR=true&lsat1=167&lgpa1=1.00&lgpa2=3.40&urm=Excluded&status=3,4,5,6,7&type=jd&sort=lsat

And the year before:

http://northwestern.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants/0708/?lsat2=180&lsatR=true&lsat1=167&lgpa1=1.00&lgpa2=3.40&urm=Excluded&status=3,4,5,6,7&type=jd&sort=lsat

Totally don't mean to dash your hopes, but unfortunately for non-URM splitters, it seems like 170 is the cut-off.


Thanks, i prefer the harsh truth over the false realities anyways. good luck to you though!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NancyBotwin » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:16 pm

finalaspects wrote:
Thanks, i prefer the harsh truth over the false realities anyways. good luck to you though!


:oops: I'm sorry. But remember, LSN IS only a small portion, so maybe there are 168 splitters who got in that we don't know about! There may be hope!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby finalaspects » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:32 pm

NancyBotwin wrote:
finalaspects wrote:
Thanks, i prefer the harsh truth over the false realities anyways. good luck to you though!


:oops: I'm sorry. But remember, LSN IS only a small portion, so maybe there are 168 splitters who got in that we don't know about! There may be hope!


i doubt it, or if there were, they must have had a high GPA to counter it. but you have a very good shot!

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby ruleser » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:37 pm

Yep, I'm a 168, low 3.xish gpa, ton of WE, snowball's chance in hell of getting in, because general rule is you have to be at or above one of the medians or they can't really go with you (in general for most schools). 25/75 if not so useful as is median info

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby ughOSU » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:47 pm

CAwolverine wrote:
YellowCake wrote:My heart skips a beat everytime I see this post at the top of the board.


Mine does too. I can't decide if I hope someone on these boards that applied ED actually gets in so I can know a little more about where I stand, or if I want to be blissfully ignorant!

I want blissful ignorance... but then again I'm convinced I'll get rejected everywhere after my fucking WL at Notre Dame...

Gotta stop checking TLS...

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby NayBoer » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:53 pm

My default position is to try to assume WL or OUT everywhere. That way a waitlist or rejection is expected and an acceptance is a happy surprise.

♫ Lowered expectations. ♫

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby 09042014 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:12 pm

ruleser wrote:Yep, I'm a 168, low 3.xish gpa, ton of WE, snowball's chance in hell of getting in, because general rule is you have to be at or above one of the medians or they can't really go with you (in general for most schools). 25/75 if not so useful as is median info


As of a year or two ago USNWR was using a psuedo-median in which they took the 25/75 and just averaged it to make fake median, and they used that. I don't know if they stopped or not, but I haven't heard it. This makes sense because schools seem to really value LSAT's over their 75%.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby crackberry » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:22 pm

Just sent in my withdrawal. Hope it frees up a spot for someone.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby 09042014 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:23 pm

crackberry wrote:Just sent in my withdrawal. Hope it frees up a spot for someone.


Congrats on Stanford.

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Re: Northwestern 2010

Postby crackberry » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:26 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
crackberry wrote:Just sent in my withdrawal. Hope it frees up a spot for someone.


Congrats on Stanford.

Thank you.




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