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lawapps0502
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby lawapps0502 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:10 pm

blhoward2 wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Von Schlieffen wrote:Harvard
Penn
Stanford
Yale
Chicago
Columbia
NYU
Cornell
Georgetown


Georgetown at least is a 100 percent IMO


I think he has a decent shot but who the hell knows this cycle. It seems like all of the schools have gone crazy.


If you want to go to law school next year/actually want to be a lawyer, you should probably apply to a safety school. some schools don't have deadlines until feb. 15 and march 15. if you don't want to be a lawyer and were just avoiding the working world, see where your chips fall at the end of the application cycle.

lawapps0502
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby lawapps0502 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:11 pm

iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?

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iamtaw
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby iamtaw » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:14 pm

lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status

Von Schlieffen
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Von Schlieffen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:14 pm

lawapps0502 wrote:
blhoward2 wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Von Schlieffen wrote:Harvard
Penn
Stanford
Yale
Chicago
Columbia
NYU
Cornell
Georgetown


Georgetown at least is a 100 percent IMO


I think he has a decent shot but who the hell knows this cycle. It seems like all of the schools have gone crazy.


If you want to go to law school next year/actually want to be a lawyer, you should probably apply to a safety school. some schools don't have deadlines until feb. 15 and march 15. if you don't want to be a lawyer and were just avoiding the working world, see where your chips fall at the end of the application cycle.


I want to pursue legal academia. It's pretty hard to so outside of the T14, though certainly possible. If I don't get into any of the schools I applied to, I will reapply with a broader net next year.

Hmmm. On second though, perhaps I should apply to some last minute safeties.

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JollyGreenGiant
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:15 pm

a 3.4 177 from HYP won't get dinged from all of those schools.

lawapps0502
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby lawapps0502 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:15 pm

iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status


when did you submit?

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JollyGreenGiant
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:16 pm

They flat out dinged? Not even a YP (YPs are WL)?

Wow. Michigan is VICIOUS this cycle. Looks like I'm out of the midwest.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Von Schlieffen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:21 pm

blhoward2 wrote:Would you consider going to a non-T14 school? You could probably still have a shot at some of them if you applied this late.


Yes. I'd certainly consider a non-t14. I'm apprehensive about applying this late in the game, however. I'm afraid that I'd come across as unserious and disrespectful, putting in a last minute application. Maybe I'd be better off applying to a wide range of schools next year if I don't get into any of the schools I applied to this year?
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Von Schlieffen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:22 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:I feel ya, brah. It sucks and now you feel like you gotta scramble for something. It's all good. Everything happens for a reason.


Thanks man. I appreciate your optimism.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby starstruck393 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:23 pm

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"Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you and you sold me..."
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iamtaw
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby iamtaw » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:26 pm

lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status


when did you submit?


applied dec28th


JollyGreenGiant wrote:They flat out dinged? Not even a YP (YPs are WL)?

Wow. Michigan is VICIOUS this cycle. Looks like I'm out of the midwest.


flat out deny. i feel like lebron just blocked a layup

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Von Schlieffen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:26 pm

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Von Schlieffen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:28 pm

iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status


when did you submit?


applied dec28th


JollyGreenGiant wrote:They flat out dinged? Not even a YP (YPs are WL)?

Wow. Michigan is VICIOUS this cycle. Looks like I'm out of the midwest.


flat out deny. i feel like lebron just blocked a layup


:mrgreen:

I'm with you there.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby bees » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:29 pm

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby thalassocrat » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:31 pm

How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin,
How neatly spreads his claws,
And welcomes little fishes in
With gently smiling jaws!
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby starstruck393 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:33 pm

starstruck393 wrote:
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"Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you and you sold me..."


:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby 03121202698008 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:34 pm

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby buddyblack » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:38 pm

iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status


For iamtaw & Von Schlieffen, did your "complete" status update past feb 5th? This has me very worried...

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iamtaw
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby iamtaw » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:43 pm

buddyblack wrote:
iamtaw wrote:
lawapps0502 wrote:
iamtaw wrote:just got a rejection letter. i thought i was in pretty good position til this ding.
174/3.5


are people hearing via email or snail mail? did you status change to DR or did it stay complete?



snail mail marked feb 5th. im still at "complete" status


For iamtaw & Von Schlieffen, did your "complete" status update past feb 5th? This has me very worried...


you do have those nice cls and nyu acceptances to fall back on...
mine says last updated feb 8

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buddyblack
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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby buddyblack » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:01 pm

iamtaw wrote:you do have those nice cls and nyu acceptances to fall back on...
mine says last updated feb 8


I am very thankful for those opportunities, but Michigan is still my top choice. Best of luck to everyone still waiting, and my condolences on the bad news, iamtaw.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby calicocat » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:23 pm

Wow I am really scared now.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby detljgh » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:34 pm

wowsers, 18k/year in the mail yesterday for a heavy splitter. thanks mich!

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby notanumber » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:51 pm

Von Schlieffen wrote: I want to pursue legal academia. It's pretty hard to so outside of the T14, though certainly possible. If I don't get into any of the schools I applied to, I will reapply with a broader net next year.

Hmmm. On second though, perhaps I should apply to some last minute safeties.


I'm also interested in legal academia and I've chatted with a number of law professors in the field that interests me. I've been told that unless you'd be happy in another area of law you absolutely should not attend a school outside of the "top 14." Indeed, it's preferable to attend HYS (with Columbia, Chicago, Michigan, Berkeley, and NYU decent alternative choices). Legal academic hiring, much more than other academic hiring, is largely about where you went to school.

If your heart is really set on academia it might make sense to take a 1 year masters program in a related field (taught masters programs in the UK at Cambridge, Oxford, or UCL are relatively affordable, fun as heck, and you could still apply/get into a decent one this late) or to do some research/publishing in the upcoming year. That sort of experience will likely make your next round of applications more successful, will better position you on the academic job market, and will give you data that you can use to publish review articles as a law student.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby fl0w » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:23 pm

denied via snail mail. i guess that's why i couldn't get into the admitted students site.

stats in le'profile.

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Re: michigan 2010 applicants

Postby Snoopy1216 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:31 pm

fl0w wrote:denied via snail mail. i guess that's why i couldn't get into the admitted students site.

stats in le'profile.



Oh sorry to hear bout the ding. Did your status checker ever change from complete to decision?




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