U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby uofmsbiggestfan » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:41 pm

One of my fraternity brothers received an email last Friday from the Admission's Office asking him to send a copy of his ACT/SAT scores. I was thinking this was a good sign for him. His LSAT is in the 150's (I don't remember exactly) and he has like a 3.97 GPA. Did this happen to anyone else? Do you think they are looking for a standardized test score trend? Told him I asked about it here. Thanks.

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Slimpee » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:57 pm

thepcv wrote:I've been in email correspondence with an Iowa Law alum. One of the questions I asked him was specifically about that. Here's what he said:


Actually, my correspondence with this guy in general has really increased my interest in Iowa.


x2. I got an email from an alum a few days ago and responded today. He replied to several of my questions w/in half an hour. I received an email from a second alum today who talked about being from Minneapolis so clearly they passed along basic information about me which makes me feel all warm inside.

Thanks for the love, Iowa!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby webbylu87 » Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:26 am

has anyone attempted to negotiate merit aid with iowa?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby blurbz » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:23 pm

jayzon wrote:Uhm...I got an email inviting me to Admitted Students' Day...

...but I haven't been officially admitted. Is this a huge fuck up, or a great sign?

Anyone else get that email?



I got it, but I was admitted a while ago.

Call and ask! It gives you a great reason to ask and them a good reason to give out a decision over the phone. I suspect you're in.

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby kkmae » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:25 pm

jayzon wrote:Uhm...I got an email inviting me to Admitted Students' Day...

...but I haven't been officially admitted. Is this a huge fuck up, or a great sign?

Anyone else get that email?



This also happened to me....this better not be some cruel joke!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby blurbz » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:29 pm

jayzon wrote:CALLED: IN!

There is apparently a batch of acceptances being sent later today, and the order was mixed up. If you received the admitted students email, you are almost certainly in!



Glad to hear it: Congratulations!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby kkmae » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:33 pm

I just called and I'm in! This is my highest ranking acceptance so far! Ahhh I'm excited I was probable super awkward on the phone, oh well....I'm in!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby nateborland » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:43 pm

Fingers crossed... I'm hoping to hear back this week sometime. I didn't get the admitted students day email - wonder if they ALL went out, or just a portion.

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Slimpee » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:43 pm

jayzon wrote:CALLED: IN!

There is apparently a batch of acceptances being sent later today, and the order was mixed up. If you received the admitted students email, you are almost certainly in!


Nice, Jay! Think you'll hit up the ASD?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby theseus636 » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:53 pm

I just got the accepted students e-mail, too!

Why does it seem like all the ASDs are on the same days?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Slimpee » Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:57 pm

theseus636 wrote:I just got the accepted students e-mail, too!

Why does it seem like all the ASDs are on the same days?


And 4 days before the deposit is due...

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby traehekat » Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:01 pm

Congrats Jayzon! When did you get all your ISIS info? Did you have notification like complete/under review or were you just In Progress this whole time?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby LiveFree » Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:02 pm

I'm really starting to like Iowa. The handwritten note about my p.s., the daily email contact, the various admissions mailings...all good stuff.

Does anyone know when scholly info comes out?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Panther7 » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:05 pm

jayzon wrote:
traehekat wrote:Congrats Jayzon! When did you get all your ISIS info? Did you have notification like complete/under review or were you just In Progress this whole time?


I was still "in progress" when I checked this morning. Funny, I haven't checked ISIS in a long time (since it seems so random, and uninformative), but I happened to check today.

I received no notification for a loooooooong time, until the "admitted students day" email.


Just wondering the timeline on your application...

I applied on the 12th, and haven't even recieved a "we got your app" email yet. Is this typical of Iowa?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Slimpee » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:14 pm

Panther7 wrote:
jayzon wrote:
traehekat wrote:Congrats Jayzon! When did you get all your ISIS info? Did you have notification like complete/under review or were you just In Progress this whole time?


I was still "in progress" when I checked this morning. Funny, I haven't checked ISIS in a long time (since it seems so random, and uninformative), but I happened to check today.

I received no notification for a loooooooong time, until the "admitted students day" email.


Just wondering the timeline on your application...

I applied on the 12th, and haven't even recieved a "we got your app" email yet. Is this typical of Iowa?


It took a little while as I recall

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Bikeflip » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:54 pm

In! 168 3.87

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby JCougar » Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:11 am

Bikeflip wrote:In! 168 3.87


Congrats, although with those numbers, it shouldn't be a surprise!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby webbylu87 » Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:46 am

i asked earlier but has anyone had any luck negotiating merit money with iowa before? or know of anyone?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Panther7 » Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:35 pm

jayzon wrote:
Panther7 wrote:
Just wondering the timeline on your application...

I applied on the 12th, and haven't even recieved a "we got your app" email yet. Is this typical of Iowa?


I applied on 12/7, but re-took in December. Never got a complete email, but I did get a status checker.

If you don't hear anything by tomorrow, maybe send a polite "did I forget anything?" email.


Actually, just got a letter in the mail today with status checker, no need to call them now :)

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby nateborland » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:28 pm

Got put on hold yesterday... looks like another month or more of waiting. Talk about disappointing!

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby robin600 » Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:32 pm

Has anyone received a partial scholarship yet or is it just full rides still?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby theseus636 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:32 pm

robin600 wrote:Has anyone received a partial scholarship yet or is it just full rides still?


I'm interested in this, too. How long after acceptance do scholarships come out?

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby Bikeflip » Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:02 am

JCougar wrote:
Bikeflip wrote:In! 168 3.87


Congrats, although with those numbers, it shouldn't be a surprise!

Thanks! Considering I didn't have a 168 in September, it is a bit of surprise to me :-D

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby tsub » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:50 am

Is anyone else feeling the Iowa love? It feels like I get some kind of e-mail from them every couple of days. I got one from an alumni (one working in the Chicago area who graduated in '01, anyone else get the same e-mail?) and some e-mails from faculty.

It's just kind of nice to have some form of communication from a school, as opposed to the 10+ ones I haven't heard back from yet that I applied to in November.

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Re: U Iowa 2010 App Cycle

Postby thepcv » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:35 am

tsub wrote:Is anyone else feeling the Iowa love? It feels like I get some kind of e-mail from them every couple of days. I got one from an alumni (one working in the Chicago area who graduated in '01, anyone else get the same e-mail?) and some e-mails from faculty.

It's just kind of nice to have some form of communication from a school, as opposed to the 10+ ones I haven't heard back from yet that I applied to in November.


The alumni I've been in contact with are from different places than that (one is working in NYC and graduated in '97).

Definitely feeling the love. And it's definitely placing Iowa at the top of my list right now (which, I'm sure, is the intended effect).




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