Florida State 2010

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Mar 12, 2010 4:11 pm

Just got the acceptance letter today and it included a bit on establishing residency. Between that and the conversations I've had with the admissions folks, it seems like as long as you do what they tell you to do, you'll have residency granted.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby k10370 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 4:17 pm

j32f wrote:Just got the acceptance letter today and it included a bit on establishing residency. Between that and the conversations I've had with the admissions folks, it seems like as long as you do what they tell you to do, you'll have residency granted.


Were you ever on "HOLD" with FSU?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:42 pm

No, went from App Complete to Decision Made and will arrive by mail. I got a call later that day.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby mango26 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:52 pm

j32f wrote:Just got the acceptance letter today and it included a bit on establishing residency. Between that and the conversations I've had with the admissions folks, it seems like as long as you do what they tell you to do, you'll have residency granted.


Congrats on your acceptance!
Ya, the paper in the acceptance packet about obtaining residency makes it seem relatively simple. I am out of state and FSU is also one of my first choices right now.
I saw earlier in the thread that you are also out of state. Is FSU your first choice?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby smartin » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:53 pm

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:15 pm

I saw earlier in the thread that you are also out of state. Is FSU your first choice?


Yeah I think so. I am waiting till I visit to make a decision, so we'll see how that goes. It seems like everyone that visits really enjoys themselves though, so I think it's pretty likely that I'll end up there.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby mango26 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:22 pm

j32f wrote:
I saw earlier in the thread that you are also out of state. Is FSU your first choice?


Yeah I think so. I am waiting till I visit to make a decision, so we'll see how that goes. It seems like everyone that visits really enjoys themselves though, so I think it's pretty likely that I'll end up there.


ya visiting definitely made me go from kind of liking fsu to loving fsu. i thought it might have just been because it was the first school i visited. but since then i have visited three other schools, and so far fsu has been my favorite.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:39 pm

Is there anything you did that you'd recommend while I'm in Tallahassee? I've got a visit with the school set up, but other than that I don't really have any plans.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby mango26 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:59 pm

j32f wrote:Is there anything you did that you'd recommend while I'm in Tallahassee? I've got a visit with the school set up, but other than that I don't really have any plans.


i grew up in south florida, and only went to tallahassee a couple times while i lived there, so i don't know it very well. when i visited i stayed with a friend that is in undergrad there. she just drove me around the city, which didn't take too long since it's not that big of a place, and i looked a few different apartment options.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby gatorlion » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:51 pm

In at UF today via snail mail. STILL waiting to hear from FSU (held 1/8).

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ksd05c » Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:34 pm

k10370 wrote:
j32f wrote:Just got the acceptance letter today and it included a bit on establishing residency. Between that and the conversations I've had with the admissions folks, it seems like as long as you do what they tell you to do, you'll have residency granted.


Were you ever on "HOLD" with FSU?

I was. Hold 2/22. Admitted 3/5

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby horriblegb » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:11 am

I can feel my rejection coming :( still no update, app complete since 12/16, but getting my LOCI ready anyways

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby j32f » Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:15 am

Good luck Horrible!

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ScndCareertyme » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:43 am

Anyone complete around late January with median scores rec'd acceptances yet? 3.4/160
App complete 1/29. I really want to move to FLA! Really don't want to go to a place that has
no school pride/community (GSU) or Pay too much for a sucky school (SC)@#@$#@#!

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby lawschoolstudent85 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:51 am

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:58 pm

horriblegb wrote:I can feel my rejection coming :( still no update, app complete since 12/16, but getting my LOCI ready anyways


I'm Complete 1/8. Wonder if they got/are considering my new LSAT at all.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby eros » Sat Mar 13, 2010 5:34 pm

keg411 wrote:
horriblegb wrote:I can feel my rejection coming :( still no update, app complete since 12/16, but getting my LOCI ready anyways


I'm Complete 1/8. Wonder if they got/are considering my new LSAT at all.


I asked FSU to hold off on reviewing my app until Feb lsat score was reported. Literally a day or two after the scores were in, I was accepted...if your new score is a substantial improvement, definitely get in touch with them to make sure they have it on record, as FSU always takes the highest score.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Tuyarp » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:43 pm

For those who are reasonable certain that they will attend FSU in the fall, there's a class of 2013 thread.

viewtopic.php?f=25&t=110930

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby Bulls » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:32 pm

Held today. Who all has had success climbing out of the hold category?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby horriblegb » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:36 pm

OMG 3 months of waiting and I am placed in the hold category!!!!!! So more waiting?! Well, at least I am not outright rejected, is it appropriate to send my LOCI now?

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:43 pm

Still Complete 1/8 (dear lord). Sent them an e-mail to see if they got my higher LSAT.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby GTLAWSCHOOL » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:54 pm

Held as well today. Any help from anybody who was once held then accepted would be appreciated. FSU is one of my top choices and I would love to get accepted.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ksd05c » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:25 pm

Bulls wrote:Held today. Who all has had success climbing out of the hold category?

Me. Held 2/22 then accepted 3/5. 161/3.37

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby ksd05c » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:26 pm

GTLAWSCHOOL wrote:Held as well today. Any help from anybody who was once held then accepted would be appreciated. FSU is one of my top choices and I would love to get accepted.

See my above post.

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Re: Florida State 2010

Postby keg411 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:26 pm

Held as well (they told me via my e-mail). I'm guessing it's because they reviewed my app without my Feb. score. It should make a difference.




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