Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

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summerschooled
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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby summerschooled » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:41 pm

thorntll wrote:
thorntll wrote:I just got an e-mail from Gtown saying they want me to interview....


Has anyone else been asked to interview? I don't know what I'm supposed to think about this....

Why didn't they like me enough to just let me in?!

I hadn't heard of that, but I guess it's a chance to really impress them. Plus, it's definitely better than not hearing anything. Maybe they just can't wait for their ASW?

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby T14Hopeful09 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:44 pm

summerschooled wrote:
thorntll wrote:
thorntll wrote:I just got an e-mail from Gtown saying they want me to interview....


Has anyone else been asked to interview? I don't know what I'm supposed to think about this....

Why didn't they like me enough to just let me in?!

I hadn't heard of that, but I guess it's a chance to really impress them. Plus, it's definitely better than not hearing anything. Maybe they just can't wait for their ASW?


They asked me to do the same. I'm not sure what this about...

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby boilermaker » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:44 pm

Any PT people been asked to interview yet?

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby thorntll » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:45 pm

summerschooled wrote:
thorntll wrote:
thorntll wrote:I just got an e-mail from Gtown saying they want me to interview....


Has anyone else been asked to interview? I don't know what I'm supposed to think about this....

Why didn't they like me enough to just let me in?!

I hadn't heard of that, but I guess it's a chance to really impress them. Plus, it's definitely better than not hearing anything. Maybe they just can't wait for their ASW?


The only thing that I can think of is that I wrote my PS about a semi-controversial subject. I am very anti-death penalty; I currently work in a firm whose sole purpose is to defend death-sentenced inmates, and I plan to defend death-sentenced inmates for my entire career. Maybe they just want to find out why I want to go to Gtown, considering they don't have a death penalty clinic or anything?

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby NayBoer » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:48 pm

I'd assume the interview is more likely to just prove you can tie your shoes and string together a sentence, rather than to astound them into admitting you. I suppose it might also be a chance to show commitment, but I think that's usually overestimated by 0Ls.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby T14Hopeful09 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:49 pm

thorntll wrote:
summerschooled wrote:
thorntll wrote:
thorntll wrote:I just got an e-mail from Gtown saying they want me to interview....


Has anyone else been asked to interview? I don't know what I'm supposed to think about this....

Why didn't they like me enough to just let me in?!

I hadn't heard of that, but I guess it's a chance to really impress them. Plus, it's definitely better than not hearing anything. Maybe they just can't wait for their ASW?


The only thing that I can think of is that I wrote my PS about a semi-controversial subject. I am very anti-death penalty; I currently work in a firm whose sole purpose is to defend death-sentenced inmates, and I plan to defend death-sentenced inmates for my entire career. Maybe they just want to find out why I want to go to Gtown, considering they don't have a death penalty clinic or anything?


I have no clue why I was asked. But, for some odd reason, I enjoy interviewing so it shouldn't be too bad.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby tintin » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:50 pm

thorntll, that is pretty stange, I wonder what they want? I hope they don't want me to interview, I'm in CA.....are you going to do it??? If so, good luck!!

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby thorntll » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:52 pm

tintin wrote:thorntll, that is pretty stange, I wonder what they want? I hope they don't want me to interview, I'm in CA.....are you going to do it??? If so, good luck!!


I'm only 2 hours away from DC, but they offered an alumnus in town that I could interview with. Yeah, I'm going to do it. I guess it's better than getting dinged!

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby 02082010 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:53 pm

All interviews last cycle were with local alumni and mostly given to splitters.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby Amelie » Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:54 pm

thorntll wrote:
thorntll wrote:I just got an e-mail from Gtown saying they want me to interview....


Has anyone else been asked to interview? I don't know what I'm supposed to think about this....

Why didn't they like me enough to just let me in?!


I know a few people who were asked to interview last year... I think it's pretty standard for Gtown for splitters and people with borderline numbers.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby kinch » Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:29 pm

Got the small accepted letter today. My status check went to decision on Monday. I live in NJ.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby Shaggier1 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 6:32 pm

Got the small accepted letter today. My status check went to decision on Monday. I live in NJ.


Congrats! If you don't mind, when did you apply? Also, what are your numbers - feel free to give a range.

Thanks!

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby nixxers » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:02 pm

got the small acceptance envelope today :) status went to decision rendered on monday. I'm in PA. I liked the cute handwritten note at the bottom.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby galahad85 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:09 pm

Got the acceptance today! I considered this a reach for me, so I'm pretty shocked right now. :D

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby kinch » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:14 pm

Shaggier1 wrote:
Got the small accepted letter today. My status check went to decision on Monday. I live in NJ.


Congrats! If you don't mind, when did you apply? Also, what are your numbers - feel free to give a range.

Thanks!
Applied mid-October after I got my LSAT. 173/3.7

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby 02082010 » Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:51 pm

Seriously, Georgetown, what is the deal? Please admit me.

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby williestark » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:34 am

Just got the letter. Champagne is open.

ED PT, Complete 10/7, Under Review 10/28, DR 11/9, stats in profile

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby js87 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:39 am

williestark wrote:Just got the letter. Champagne is open.

ED PT, Complete 10/7, Under Review 10/28, DR 11/9, stats in profile


Congrats! Did your "Under Review" date update from 10/28 to a later date before DR?

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby williestark » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:39 am

js87 wrote:
williestark wrote:Just got the letter. Champagne is open.

ED PT, Complete 10/7, Under Review 10/28, DR 11/9, stats in profile


Congrats! Did your "Under Review" date update from 10/28 to a later date before DR?


Thanks - Yes it changed to 11/5 last Thursday

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby Veritas » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:41 am

galahad85 wrote:Got the acceptance today! I considered this a reach for me, so I'm pretty shocked right now. :D

congrats! you give me hope!

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby Amelie » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:52 am

williestark wrote:Just got the letter. Champagne is open.

ED PT, Complete 10/7, Under Review 10/28, DR 11/9, stats in profile


Congrats :)

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby laolbjob » Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:58 am

Anyone knows when will Georgetown start rolling out scholarship decisions?

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby ankit » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:06 am

Just got my acceptance letter via FedEx!! That's another school that was kind enough to ensure that I didn't have to wait the age it would take for regular mail to reach me (I'm an international applicant from Asia). I really liked the personal note from Dean Andy, he specifically referenced my PS!

RD, Application Submitted 10/26, Under Review 10/29 (changed to 11/5), Decision Rendered 11/9

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby Split5 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:12 am

ankit wrote:Just got my acceptance letter via FedEx!! That's another school that was kind enough to ensure that I didn't have to wait the age it would take for regular mail to reach me (I'm an international applicant from Asia). I really liked the personal note from Dean Andy, he specifically referenced my PS!

RD, Application Submitted 10/26, Under Review 10/29 (changed to 11/5), Decision Rendered 11/9


Mailman better not be late today...

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Re: Georgetown 2013/ (2014)

Postby puppleberry finn » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:24 am

I know I should go through this whole thread to figure this out but... what is a DR, and does moving from "Complete" to "Under Review" mean a decision is coming soon? I went complete late October.




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