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mcashia
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Re: William & Mary

Postby mcashia » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:57 pm

I'm begining to feel as if all of us who haven't received a decision are rejects.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby robin600 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:03 pm

mcashia wrote:I'm begining to feel as if all of us who haven't received a decision are rejects.

IDK if some rejections went out today and we weren't part of them, we still have a chance. Keep your head up! I'm sure all of us have other great options even if Bill and Mar don't accept us.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby clwilson6 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:04 pm

Not looking to make anyone lose hope but I was also rejected today via e-mail. Good luck to everyone else.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby braudelaire » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:05 pm

Judging from last year, all the DP's are toast once the rejections start going out...including myself

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Re: William & Mary

Postby chicoalto0649 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:05 pm

robin600 wrote:
mcashia wrote:I'm begining to feel as if all of us who haven't received a decision are rejects.

IDK if some rejections went out today and we weren't part of them, we still have a chance. Keep your head up! I'm sure all of us have other great options even if Bill and Mar don't accept us.



welllll the first wave of rejections has commenced....and those without a reject letter I can assume are still in the game

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Re: William & Mary

Postby dakatz » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:07 pm

braudelaire wrote:Judging from last year, all the DP's are toast once the rejections start going out...including myself


I'm still skeptical. This would be my only YP rejection. And seeing as I haven't been YP'ed anywhere, I like to think that it won't happen at all. Still holding out hope.

Pumpkin McPastry
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Re: William & Mary

Postby Pumpkin McPastry » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:09 pm

This is odd because they responded to me within 10 days. W&M and Emory were far and away the fastest to respond of all of my apps.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby freeman09 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:18 pm

I guess the game isn't over yet.

It'll be nice to have everything done.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby robin600 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:19 pm

Pumpkin McPastry wrote:This is odd because they responded to me within 10 days. W&M and Emory were far and away the fastest to respond of all of my apps.

Dude read the past 70 some pages....
dakatz wrote:
braudelaire wrote:Judging from last year, all the DP's are toast once the rejections start going out...including myself


I'm still skeptical. This would be my only YP rejection. And seeing as I haven't been YP'ed anywhere, I like to think that it won't happen at all. Still holding out hope.

I don't believe in YP, esp. from W&M. Some schools just feel funny about certain people. It's happened to me, and everyone else, and it's not YP.

mcashia
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Re: William & Mary

Postby mcashia » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:20 pm

what does YP mean?

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Re: William & Mary

Postby dakatz » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:21 pm

robin600 wrote:
Pumpkin McPastry wrote:This is odd because they responded to me within 10 days. W&M and Emory were far and away the fastest to respond of all of my apps.

Dude read the past 70 some pages....
dakatz wrote:
braudelaire wrote:Judging from last year, all the DP's are toast once the rejections start going out...including myself


I'm still skeptical. This would be my only YP rejection. And seeing as I haven't been YP'ed anywhere, I like to think that it won't happen at all. Still holding out hope.

I don't believe in YP, esp. from W&M. Some schools just feel funny about certain people. It's happened to me, and everyone else, and it's not YP.


It would be the first so far for me. I guess I could count Fordham, seeing as all their peer schools accepted me and with great scholarship offers, but Fordham seems to be waitlisting anyone and everyone this year, so I don't think its just me. Very curious to find out about W&M.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby robin600 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:22 pm

mcashia wrote:what does YP mean?

Yield Protecting. Not accepting someone or wait listing someone based on too high of numbers for their school to protect their acceptances coming in rate.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby dakatz » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:23 pm

mcashia wrote:what does YP mean?


When a school rejects or waitlists someone who they think will be accepted to far better schools, and will clearly end up going to one of those schools. They do this in order to increase their selectivity, without cutting into the applicant pool that they see as realistic candidates to come to the school.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Pumpkin McPastry » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:31 pm

dakatz wrote:Dude read the past 70 some pages....


No thanks.

mcashia
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Re: William & Mary

Postby mcashia » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:32 pm

Has anyone been accepted today, or are they just now begining to write the reject letters?

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Re: William & Mary

Postby insertclevernamehere » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:33 pm

Small sigh of relief that I made it past the first wave of cuts (sorry to those who didn't -- I've definitely been there with other schools) but I have a sneaking suspicion this was just to lull me into a false sense of security.

The next week is going to be tense!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby ryguy » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:39 pm

Ducking and weaving!!!

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phoenix323
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Re: William & Mary

Postby phoenix323 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:43 pm

Per the W&M status checker website:

"In the William & Mary Law School admission process, initial review occurs as files become complete. The majority of decisions will be finalized during the month of March following the application deadline date when the competition in the applicant pool is known and assessed. We anticipate decisions for all applicants will be sent no later than March 24. Applicants will receive earlier notification if a decision has been finalized."

At least we only have to wait until Wednesday. Good luck to everyone still waiting!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby ryguy » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:43 pm

mcashia wrote:Has anyone been accepted today, or are they just now begining to write the reject letters?

I was wondering that as well.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby akili » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:44 pm

I can't believe I have survived. I think I'm dead meat though...

mcashia
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Re: William & Mary

Postby mcashia » Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:51 pm

do they only post updates once per day?

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ryguy
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Re: William & Mary

Postby ryguy » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:09 pm

mcashia wrote:do they only post updates once per day?

Unsure of ANY thing with W&M, sadly. Just still DP 1/7. :cry:

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Re: William & Mary

Postby jlnoa0915 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:14 pm

Didn't survive; W&M gave me the wait list.

Edit: Via email; status checker still said DP
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Re: William & Mary

Postby cendien » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:15 pm

Just got waitlisted via email about 30 seconds ago! Oh well.

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phoenix323
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Re: William & Mary

Postby phoenix323 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:16 pm

Just got a waitlist e-mail from W&M, like 10 seconds ago. Relieved to have avoided the ding.

Good luck to all still waiting!




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