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Padimud
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Re: William & Mary

Postby Padimud » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:09 am

APHill wrote:After requesting an increase in scholarship I was advised to proceed in my decision process with my current scholarship package, as it is possible but not probable that the package will be increased....


Interesting. . I believe I received the exact same response word for word. On a side note, I am attending, despite the lack of change to my scholarship package.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Bailarina08 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:13 am

Can anyone who has visited and met with a dean tell me what women seemed to be wearing? I'm meeting with Dean Wixson next week and I don't want to get it wrong on first impressions, looking the part, etc.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:19 am

If I only knew how they evaluate schollie increase requests... People with the same stats get either dinged or appeased. Anyways, same situation here, I live in Richmond, married, living in a house I own, so I am not moving. Subsequently, my top options were UVA and W&M, and now it is just W&M (or retaking LSAT and joining class of '14 pool)...

Sending my deposit today. Sorry, waitlisters and good luck.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:20 am

Bailarina08 wrote:Can anyone who has visited and met with a dean tell me what women seemed to be wearing? I'm meeting with Dean Wixson next week and I don't want to get it wrong on first impressions, looking the part, etc.


pencil skirt, blouse, jacket, medium height heels

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:23 am

Padimud wrote:
APHill wrote:After requesting an increase in scholarship I was advised to proceed in my decision process with my current scholarship package, as it is possible but not probable that the package will be increased....


Interesting. . I believe I received the exact same response word for word. On a side note, I am attending, despite the lack of change to my scholarship package.


hold on padimud, our chances of getting schollie increase are 0%<=X<=50%

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Padimud » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:34 am

APHill wrote:
Padimud wrote:
APHill wrote:After requesting an increase in scholarship I was advised to proceed in my decision process with my current scholarship package, as it is possible but not probable that the package will be increased....


Interesting. . I believe I received the exact same response word for word. On a side note, I am attending, despite the lack of change to my scholarship package.


hold on padimud, our chances of getting schollie increase are 0%<=X<=50%


I wish I could say I bought that. . . my guess is it is closer to 0% - 3%. They have my seat deposit, why give money to someone committed when they can use it to entice off the WL?

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:49 am

Padimud wrote:
APHill wrote:
Padimud wrote:
APHill wrote:After requesting an increase in scholarship I was advised to proceed in my decision process with my current scholarship package, as it is possible but not probable that the package will be increased....


Interesting. . I believe I received the exact same response word for word. On a side note, I am attending, despite the lack of change to my scholarship package.


hold on padimud, our chances of getting schollie increase are 0%<=X<=50%


I wish I could say I bought that. . . my guess is it is closer to 0% - 3%. They have my seat deposit, why give money to someone committed when they can use it to entice off the WL?


well, it appears that they are not firmly committed to commercialized law school model common today among "cash cow" law schools at other universities. plus, they should probably expect people on WL to be happy to get in at sticker.
Finally, this year with its 6300 applications (vs 4900 last year, 4500 the year before) WL might not happen, like it did not happen at UVA last year (and they only had like 8% increase in applications...)

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Padimud » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:48 pm

This is all true. I will throw my faith in the basket with you. Here is to hoping, don't let my pessimistic attitude stagnate your belief that more money may come your way. Have you already sent in a seat deposit?

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Re: William & Mary

Postby sdb444 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:14 pm

Out of curiousity- does anyone know William & Mary's usnwr rankings the past few years?

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:32 pm

Padimud wrote:This is all true. I will throw my faith in the basket with you. Here is to hoping, don't let my pessimistic attitude stagnate your belief that more money may come your way. Have you already sent in a seat deposit?


I am not saying that we will be getting money, but I do think we have a chance greater than 3% - probably around 25% on average based on Faye's words alone (which could also be interpreted that we have 0.0000000001% chance, lol).

I am about to start my .6 mile walk to the post office for exercise and drop the deposit in 10 minutes or so.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:00 pm

sdb444 wrote:Out of curiousity- does anyone know William & Mary's usnwr rankings the past few years?


there you go

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=25619

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Vincent Vega » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:24 pm

I'm not going to William & Mary, but I have to say that I am kind of jealous of you guys. I got in with a scholarship and everything, but I decided to attend elsewhere. I'm in Williamsburg for the first time right now, though, and I am quite impressed with the place. So to all of you who are heading off to W&M next year, good job!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:58 pm

Vincent Vega wrote:I'm not going to William & Mary, but I have to say that I am kind of jealous of you guys. I got in with a scholarship and everything, but I decided to attend elsewhere. I'm in Williamsburg for the first time right now, though, and I am quite impressed with the place. So to all of you who are heading off to W&M next year, good job!


IUB gave you full ride, and W&M did not budge past half tuition, huh

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Snowdrifter » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:03 am

tommytahoe wrote:Does anybody know if there has been any W&M WL admissions yet? I don't imagine so —most schools start going to the list in May or June.


IIRC W&M has an April 15th or May 1st deadline, so they wouldn't have any reason to use the waitlist until after that point at least. May+ seems to be the trend, with a lot of activity in June. Not sure how it typically plays out at W&M though.

I really want to get in off the WL. To echo Vincent's sentiments, it really is a great place, and has exactly the sort of feel I'm seeking for 3 years of hitting the books. 8) Hopefully I'll be heading out to Williamsburg sooner rather than later to find a place to live. :D

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Re: William & Mary

Postby Vincent Vega » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:15 am

APHill wrote:
Vincent Vega wrote:I'm not going to William & Mary, but I have to say that I am kind of jealous of you guys. I got in with a scholarship and everything, but I decided to attend elsewhere. I'm in Williamsburg for the first time right now, though, and I am quite impressed with the place. So to all of you who are heading off to W&M next year, good job!


IUB gave you full ride, and W&M did not budge past half tuition, huh


I didn't try to negotiate. W&M wasn't one of my top schools since my target for employment is the midwest. If I was more attracted to DC or the southeast, though, I would have definitely have looked more seriously into attending. If I knew three months ago what I know now, it probably would have been a different scenario, though.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby MrSoOoFLy » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:16 am

i sent in a LOCI to Dean Wixson but no response =\

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:40 am

MrSoOoFLy wrote:i sent in a LOCI to Dean Wixson but no response =\


they are not gonna acknowledge, you will hear from them in a while....

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Re: William & Mary

Postby MrSoOoFLy » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:41 am

APHill wrote:
MrSoOoFLy wrote:i sent in a LOCI to Dean Wixson but no response =\


they are not gonna acknowledge, you will hear from them in a while....


o ok thanks =]

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Re: William & Mary

Postby APHill » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:06 am

MrSoOoFLy wrote:
APHill wrote:
MrSoOoFLy wrote:i sent in a LOCI to Dean Wixson but no response =\


they are not gonna acknowledge, you will hear from them in a while....


o ok thanks =]


yeah you will just get brownie points for when they have a list of 30 waitlisters and 2 spots available and will be looking for familiar names...

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Re: William & Mary

Postby krispykitten » Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:12 am

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Re: William & Mary

Postby jhawk0110 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:42 am

Just sent in the deposit. See you all in the fall!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby laureng05 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:48 pm

I'm also sending in my deposit today. can't wait for august!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby tkicker182 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:42 pm

FYI. Rankings leaked. W&M stays at 28. W&L falls to 34.

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Re: William & Mary

Postby getmetolawschool » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:22 pm

I don't want to be one of those people who harps on the rankings, but I have to say that I feel even more validated in my choice to come to WM this fall! All of the other schools I was considering dropped (and some quite significantly) except us. Woo!

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Re: William & Mary

Postby sdb444 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:40 pm

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