U Penn 2010

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby 02082010 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:04 pm

0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
puppins wrote:Wow, 950 accepted for a class of 250?


So they aren't even that good at YP. Ha!

Their Yield Rate of 28 percent puts them right about even with the other Middle T14s (UVA, Chicago, Michigan, etc.)


:?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:05 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote: :?


you are such a weird troll.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby hopefullaw27 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:06 pm

went complete 11/10
under review 12/3

RD

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby 02082010 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:06 pm

puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote: :?


you are such a weird troll.


When did I become a troll?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:07 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote: :?


you are such a weird troll.


When did I become a troll?


is this like a metaphorical question to yourself?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby 02082010 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:08 pm

puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote: :?


you are such a weird troll.


When did I become a troll?


is this like a metaphorical question to yourself?


No.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:10 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:No.

haven't you gone around trolling the NYU and Columbia thread, but for some reason are alll about Chicago? It's weird.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby MC Southstar » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:11 pm

puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:No.

haven't you gone around trolling the NYU and Columbia thread, but for some reason are alll about Chicago? It's weird.


Trollfight?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby alm2127 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:19 pm

at the info session i went to, the admissions rep said about 250 or so apply ED. they stressed that acceptance rates are the same for ED and RD...buttt I bet that a) the app pool is slightly less competitive for ED and b) theyre not counting people who get deferred then in maybe?? just a (rather optimistic) thought.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby kurama20 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:24 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
puppins wrote:Wow, 950 accepted for a class of 250?


So they aren't even that good at YP. Ha!

Their Yield Rate of 28 percent puts them right about even with the other Middle T14s (UVA, Chicago, Michigan, etc.)


:?

puppins wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote: :?


you are such a weird troll.



See what I was talking about when I said US News is starting to distort younger people/and those who don't know about law school's perception of Chicago? You now have people classifying a school that is only out placed by HYS (and barely out placed by Stanford at that) into the same group as Penn and UVA. Making it even worse they actually are so sure that their assertion of Chicago as a "middle" top 14 that they are calling you a troll. Chicago needs to get on the ball with this US News thing, even though the people who count the most in the short term (hiring partners, law firms, government agencies, legal academics) know it's on a par with Columbia many current applicants do not.

What's really bad is that that poster said Chicago was a middle top 14 on par with UVA and Penn, with such certainty that people who are looking for honest information, and don't realize that that poster doesn't know what they are talking about, will take them seriously.
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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:26 pm

kurama20 wrote:See what I was talking about when I said US News is starting to distort younger people/and those who don't know about law school's perception of Chicago? You know have people classifying a school that is only out placed by HYS (and barely out placed by Stanford at that) into the same group as Penn and UVA. Making it even worse they actually are so sure that their assertion of Chicago as a "middle" top 14 that they are calling you a troll. Chicago needs to get on the ball with this US News thing, even though the people who count the most in the short term (hiring partners, law firms, government agencies, legal academics) know it's on a par with Columbia many current applicants do not.


my comment had nothing to do with the placement of chicago in or not in with MVP

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby Vegas_Rebel » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:28 pm

Where have most RD applications been sitting recently?

Mine seems to have just switched to 'Under Committee Review', so I'm wondering what that means for a decision timeline.

Thoughts?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:28 pm

Vegas_Rebel wrote:Where have most RD applications been sitting recently?

Mine seems to have just switched to 'Under Committee Review', so I'm wondering what that means for a decision timeline.

Thoughts?


I have been UR for a month now. FWIW.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby Vegas_Rebel » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:29 pm

Gah.

You got to me before I could come back and delete what's already been mentioned 20x. So much for my impatience going unnoticed.

Thanks HH - back to the waiting then.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby x47point6 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:30 pm

At the info session I went to in February, they told us that they accepted about 15 ED applicants that year. 15/250 = 6% = approximately the normal acceptance rate.

:shock: I'm not ED, but I just want to see some triangles on the LSN graph, dammit.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby texasgirl22 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:32 pm

wow that is super low...15 out of 250? there's plenty of people on here with great numbers who went ED.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby The Kim Jong illest » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:33 pm

Yikes, 15? Yikes.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:33 pm

x47point6 wrote:At the info session I went to in February, they told us that they accepted about 15 ED applicants that year. 15/250 = 6% = approximately the normal acceptance rate.


Wow, that's much lower than I would have expected.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby texasgirl22 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:34 pm

seriously, YIKES i feel sick now

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:35 pm

x47point6 wrote:At the info session I went to in February, they told us that they accepted about 15 ED applicants that year. 15/250 = 6% = approximately the normal acceptance rate.

:shock: I'm not ED, but I just want to see some triangles on the LSN graph, dammit.


you'd think their love of YP would encourage them to take way more ED kids. it might shake out differently this cycle with people worried about ITE. maybe penn will want to lock up a lot more numbers instead of worrying they'll deflect to someplace like duke that will give them cash.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby MC Southstar » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:36 pm

What'd I say about scaring [strike]people[/strike] me? T_T

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:37 pm

kurama20 wrote:

See what I was talking about when I said US News is starting to distort younger people/and those who don't know about law school's perception of Chicago? You now have people classifying a school that is only out placed by HYS (and barely out placed by Stanford at that) into the same group as Penn and UVA. Making it even worse they actually are so sure that their assertion of Chicago as a "middle" top 14 that they are calling you a troll. Chicago needs to get on the ball with this US News thing, even though the people who count the most in the short term (hiring partners, law firms, government agencies, legal academics) know it's on a par with Columbia many current applicants do not.

What's really bad is that that poster said Chicago was a middle top 14 on par with UVA and Penn, with such certainty that people who are looking for honest information, and don't realize that that poster doesn't know what they are talking about, will take them seriously.


Are you shitting me? It is a middle T14 (it is not #1, 2 or 3 is it?, it is also not #12, 13 or 14 right?) I was giving some useful information and I only listed those three because those were the first three schools whose yield rate I looked up. My information was regarding Yield Rate not its ranking. And Chicago's yield rate is right around 28%.

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby The Kim Jong illest » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:39 pm

gahthelaw wrote:
x47point6 wrote:At the info session I went to in February, they told us that they accepted about 15 ED applicants that year. 15/250 = 6% = approximately the normal acceptance rate.

:shock: I'm not ED, but I just want to see some triangles on the LSN graph, dammit.


you'd think their love of YP would encourage them to take way more ED kids. it might shake out differently this cycle with people worried about ITE. maybe penn will want to lock up a lot more numbers instead of worrying they'll deflect to someplace like duke that will give them cash.


My theory would be as follows:

The quality of ED applicants is slightly lower. So while they reject/WL more out of that pool, the need for YP is obviously absent, thus evening it out to roughly the same acceptance rate.

However, isn't 6% well below their actual acceptance rate?

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby rockchalk86 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:40 pm

Complete 11/12. Under Review 12/3. Bout time!

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Re: U Penn 2010

Postby thalassocrat » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:40 pm

vmmf wrote:I had my first UR update today. I originally went UR on 11/11. RD. Did anyone else's UR date change today?


Yep. Complete 10/23, UR 11/11, UR again 12/3. RD.

I've been focusing so much on Berkeley and Michigan I keep on forgetting about Penn and UVA.




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