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Re: Yale 2010

Postby booby87 » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:51 pm

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby Kretzy » Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:58 pm

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r6_philly wrote:Shouldn't you remember your Dad's number?

I keep getting phone calls from (302). But it doesn't really quite get me since there is no way I am complete yet lol


It's not his number. He was calling from a friend's phone with a 203 number. Hence his preemption. He's even more invested in this process than I am.

Helicopter parents ftw!


He's not quite a helicopter parent, he's just really excited that I'm going to law school. I called him at work a few weeks ago and he admitted to buying a Stanford mug; I informed him he has a problem :)

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby alighieri » Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:54 pm

174/3.7, what are your numbers in here?

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby Unitas » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:21 pm

alighieri wrote:174/3.7, what are your numbers in here?


alighieri From viewtopic.php?f=7&t=108756&p=2699843#p2699843 wrote:Waiting on reply. 159/3.6


This is the Yale thread, we don't play that.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby alighieri » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:33 pm

What's the big deal? Play what?

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:41 pm

Kretzy wrote:
r6_philly wrote:Shouldn't you remember your Dad's number?

I keep getting phone calls from (302). But it doesn't really quite get me since there is no way I am complete yet lol


It's not his number. He was calling from a friend's phone with a 203 number. Hence his preemption. He's even more invested in this process than I am.


Yale's number shows up on the caller ID when they call you. It's the same number that is on their website.

BTW, how odd to be discussing Yale in the Yale thread.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby r6_philly » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:51 pm

CardinalRules wrote:
Yale's number shows up on the caller ID when they call you. It's the same number that is on their website.

BTW, how odd to be discussing Yale in the Yale thread.


I don't know if we are at the stage where we remembr Yale's number yet.

I couldn't quite get into the bantering.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby booby87 » Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:01 pm

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby traficante » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:09 am

Can someone explain something to me?

I was looking at LSN today at the Harvard numbers types. Why are there so many applicants with 177+ LSATs and good GPAs who do not apply to Yale? Or are they not listing Yale because they fear the ex-FBI? It's lunacy either way.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby Dignan » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:22 am

traficante wrote:Can someone explain something to me?

I was looking at LSN today at the Harvard numbers types. Why are there so many applicants with 177+ LSATs and good GPAs who do not apply to Yale? Or are they not listing Yale because they fear the ex-FBI? It's lunacy either way.

In a typical year, doesn't Harvard get twice as many applications as Yale? For whatever reason, there are some applicants--even ones with high GPAs and LSAT scores--who just aren't interested in Yale.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:33 am

Dignan wrote:
traficante wrote:Can someone explain something to me?

I was looking at LSN today at the Harvard numbers types. Why are there so many applicants with 177+ LSATs and good GPAs who do not apply to Yale? Or are they not listing Yale because they fear the ex-FBI? It's lunacy either way.

In a typical year, doesn't Harvard get twice as many applications as Yale? For whatever reason, there are some applicants--even ones with high GPAs and LSAT scores--who just aren't interested in Yale.

Dignan hit the nail on the head. Many of my friends with stellar stats didn't apply to Yale because they simply weren't interested in attending.

I also have a lot of friends who didn't apply because they felt they had no reasonable shot of getting in.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby adameus » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:52 am

BioEBear2010 wrote:
Dignan wrote:
traficante wrote:Can someone explain something to me?

I was looking at LSN today at the Harvard numbers types. Why are there so many applicants with 177+ LSATs and good GPAs who do not apply to Yale? Or are they not listing Yale because they fear the ex-FBI? It's lunacy either way.

In a typical year, doesn't Harvard get twice as many applications as Yale? For whatever reason, there are some applicants--even ones with high GPAs and LSAT scores--who just aren't interested in Yale.

Dignan hit the nail on the head. Many of my friends with stellar stats didn't apply to Yale because they simply weren't interested in attending.

I also have a lot of friends who didn't apply because they felt they had no reasonable shot of getting in.



+1. Not for my friends (I don't really have any applying to law school) but for me. The main reason I didn't apply was that I didn't have much interest in attending and the #2 reason was that I was afraid of a ding.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby dueprocess14 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:46 am

adameus wrote:
BioEBear2010 wrote:
Dignan wrote:
traficante wrote:Can someone explain something to me?

I was looking at LSN today at the Harvard numbers types. Why are there so many applicants with 177+ LSATs and good GPAs who do not apply to Yale? Or are they not listing Yale because they fear the ex-FBI? It's lunacy either way.

In a typical year, doesn't Harvard get twice as many applications as Yale? For whatever reason, there are some applicants--even ones with high GPAs and LSAT scores--who just aren't interested in Yale.

Dignan hit the nail on the head. Many of my friends with stellar stats didn't apply to Yale because they simply weren't interested in attending.

I also have a lot of friends who didn't apply because they felt they had no reasonable shot of getting in.



+1. Not for my friends (I don't really have any applying to law school) but for me. The main reason I didn't apply was that I didn't have much interest in attending and the #2 reason was that I was afraid of a ding.


I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:00 am

zabagabe wrote:
I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.


I used to do it.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby Dignan » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:13 pm

zabagabe wrote:I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.

Just out of curiosity, why do people do that?

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby r6_philly » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:46 pm

Dignan wrote:
zabagabe wrote:I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.

Just out of curiosity, why do people do that?


Maybe people don't want to advertise that they didn't get in to certain schools? High achievers easily embarassed?

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Re: Yale 2010

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby Kronk » Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:52 pm

CardinalRules wrote:
zabagabe wrote:
I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.


I used to do it.


rofl. Yeah, Managamy used to do it. He wanted to stay inconspicuous as a 178 / 4.1 applicant straight from Stanford UG.

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 4:35 pm

Kronk wrote:
CardinalRules wrote:
zabagabe wrote:
I think some people also get application fatigue and don't want to deal with the 250. That said, don't underestimate the number of people who don't put down schools that they've applied to but haven't heard from. I know lots of people do that, too.


I used to do it.


rofl. Yeah, Managamy used to do it. He wanted to stay inconspicuous as a 178 / 4.1 applicant straight from Stanford UG.

People with those stats trying to stay incognito -- makes me smile :D

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby jasonportwood » Fri Mar 12, 2010 7:11 pm

So...who's going to get in to Yale this weekend?!

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby owhlcn » Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:30 pm

Twitter: "It's another good-news Saturday at YLS. Whose admit program are we crashing this weekend?"

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby bloodonthetracks » Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:50 pm

owhlcn wrote:Twitter: "It's another good-news Saturday at YLS. Whose admit program are we crashing this weekend?"


really?

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby hermione0901 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:33 pm

bloodonthetracks wrote:
owhlcn wrote:Twitter: "It's another good-news Saturday at YLS. Whose admit program are we crashing this weekend?"


really?


I have just stopped getting excited when I see this, because the answer is always, "Not me!"

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby nycsource » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:47 pm

hermione0901 wrote:
bloodonthetracks wrote:
owhlcn wrote:Twitter: "It's another good-news Saturday at YLS. Whose admit program are we crashing this weekend?"


really?


I have just stopped getting excited when I see this, because the answer is always, "Not me!"


+1

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Re: Yale 2010

Postby adameus » Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:52 pm

Here's hoping that some TLSers get calls today!



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