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JohnnyBeagle
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Re: Southwestern

Postby JohnnyBeagle » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:46 pm

chango wrote:
misled_drummer wrote:How did everyone's tour go today?

I thought it was an amazing experience and enjoyed every bit of it!

P.S. The food was so good. :p



I thought the presentation at Warner Brothers was excellent: the two lawyers did a great job of answering the question "What does an in-house entertainment lawyer do?"

The best part of the day was getting to meet the people that I'll be working and playing with for the next three years. Now I can't wait to start! Also can't wait for our first bar review.... :)


I'm jealous, I wanted to go, but with the second deposit, rent, and my work schedule, I couldn't attend.

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Mr. Matlock
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Re: Southwestern

Postby Mr. Matlock » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:50 pm

SwollenMonkey wrote:
cubedweller wrote:
lawschoolmike wrote:Wow now I am really worried... what about the waitlisters? Dont forget about us!


+1


I've given up on the wait-list. If SW throws an admissions offer my way, then I'll reconsider; however, I won't stress if they don't throw anything.

Where are you deposited at... or are you reconsidering law all together?

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SwollenMonkey
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Re: Southwestern

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:43 pm

Mr. Matlock wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
cubedweller wrote:
lawschoolmike wrote:Wow now I am really worried... what about the waitlisters? Dont forget about us!


+1


I've given up on the wait-list. If SW throws an admissions offer my way, then I'll reconsider; however, I won't stress if they don't throw anything.

Where are you deposited at... or are you reconsidering law all together?


Full deposit at Whittier. :| Still going to law school. :mrgreen:

Still in review at Chapman, which means wait-listed.

justright157
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Re: Southwestern

Postby justright157 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:59 pm

what are your numbers?

[/quote]

Full deposit at Whittier. :| Still going to law school. :mrgreen:

Still in review at Chapman, which means wait-listed.[/quote]

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SwollenMonkey
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Re: Southwestern

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:01 pm

justright157 wrote:what are your numbers?



Full deposit at Whittier. :| Still going to law school. :mrgreen:

Still in review at Chapman, which means wait-listed.[/quote][/quote]

156 UG 3.6, but 3.2 through LSAC.
Not sure if I got the mythical URM bump, but I was wait-listed at USC.

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lawschoolmike
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Re: Southwestern

Postby lawschoolmike » Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:46 am

SwollenMonkey

I wouldn't give up just yet! Keep the faith! I have my fingers crossed by next week we will get some movement.

Have you read the secret? positive thinking my friend lol

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SwollenMonkey
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Re: Southwestern

Postby SwollenMonkey » Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:20 am

lawschoolmike wrote:SwollenMonkey

I wouldn't give up just yet! Keep the faith! I have my fingers crossed by next week we will get some movement.

Have you read the secret? positive thinking my friend lol


I'm not giving up, but I am making preparations to start law school. 8)

Thanks for the words of encouragement.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby joonhp » Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:07 pm

withdrew last week. hope the seat goes to one of you guys. good luck mike.

thewaitinggame
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Re: Southwestern

Postby thewaitinggame » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:15 pm

Has anyone else not heard anything at all yet...

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linkbruin
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Re: Southwestern

Postby linkbruin » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:14 pm

thewaitinggame wrote:Has anyone else not heard anything at all yet...



Yeah I'm still waiting. Between these guys and Chapman I'm getting a little impatient.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby Norwood » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:39 am

thewaitinggame wrote:Has anyone else not heard anything at all yet...


I still haven't go any sort of decision yet. I went complete and in review on 2/26. I sent them an email and no response at all...

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lawschoolmike
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Re: Southwestern

Postby lawschoolmike » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:43 pm

joonhp wrote:withdrew last week. hope the seat goes to one of you guys. good luck mike.



Thanks joonhp.

I feel like the finale is coming up. It could end up only two ways:

1)If I get in:
1st job, 2nd job and waiting all collide in one mega explosion ending the terrible nightmare followed by extreme intoxication.

2)If I don't get in:
Extreme intoxication :wink:

thewaitinggame
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Re: Southwestern

Postby thewaitinggame » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:27 am

Spoke to someone in the admissions office

Usually takes 6-10 weeks from in review date to hear something so those of us that haven't heard anything will be getting an answer very soon... probably in a couple 0f weeks (Ive been in review since 4-21)

Good luck to everyone thats waiting or on the waiting list...

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Birdman
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Re: Southwestern

Postby Birdman » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:26 am

I sent a LOCI in addition to the essays. I applied way back in September so I hope they realize I'm being serious when I say they are my number one choice.

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TX_blondie
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Re: Southwestern

Postby TX_blondie » Fri Jun 11, 2010 12:00 pm

Somewhat new to the forum. New to posting…...

Made a last-minute decision to apply, and turned in my application to for the PT night program at Southwestern close to the 4/1 deadline. Received my waitlist letter on 5/6. My waitlist form and additional essays show as having been received on 5/14. Emailed a LOCI around 5/20 and receipt was acknowledged same day……Called admissions 3 weeks ago and was told that they would probably start pulling from the waitlist "in the next couple of weeks." I'm assuming those who were offered spots out-right had until June 1 to secure their spot??

Anyone on the waitlist and still waiting to hear back??? Has anyone on the waitlist gotten a decision yet??

As this is my only shot for Fall 2010, and because I’d really like to attend SW, I’m stressing over this whole waitlist thing. Words of wisdom regarding this process, and any general inside info on SW would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby justright157 » Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:48 pm

in the same boat is you. waitlisted as well. Ive heard that they didn't start looking at the waitlist until last week because the second deposit was due until June 1st. Im hoping to hear some good news as well. Good luck!

TX_blondie wrote:Somewhat new to the forum. New to posting…...

Made a last-minute decision to apply, and turned in my application to for the PT night program at Southwestern close to the 4/1 deadline. Received my waitlist letter on 5/6. My waitlist form and additional essays show as having been received on 5/14. Emailed a LOCI around 5/20 and receipt was acknowledged same day……Called admissions 3 weeks ago and was told that they would probably start pulling from the waitlist "in the next couple of weeks." I'm assuming those who were offered spots out-right had until June 1 to secure their spot??

Anyone on the waitlist and still waiting to hear back??? Has anyone on the waitlist gotten a decision yet??

As this is my only shot for Fall 2010, and because I’d really like to attend SW, I’m stressing over this whole waitlist thing. Words of wisdom regarding this process, and any general inside info on SW would be greatly appreciated.

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chango
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Re: Southwestern

Postby chango » Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:19 pm

Received my registration packet this morning.

Any advice (especially from current students) on which LAWS track to choose/avoid?

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TX_blondie
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Re: Southwestern

Postby TX_blondie » Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:42 pm

Glad to know I'm not alone, and thanks so much for the info!....Best of luck to you as well!


justright157 wrote:in the same boat is you. waitlisted as well. Ive heard that they didn't start looking at the waitlist until last week because the second deposit was due until June 1st. Im hoping to hear some good news as well. Good luck!

TX_blondie wrote:Somewhat new to the forum. New to posting…...

Made a last-minute decision to apply, and turned in my application to for the PT night program at Southwestern close to the 4/1 deadline. Received my waitlist letter on 5/6. My waitlist form and additional essays show as having been received on 5/14. Emailed a LOCI around 5/20 and receipt was acknowledged same day……Called admissions 3 weeks ago and was told that they would probably start pulling from the waitlist "in the next couple of weeks." I'm assuming those who were offered spots out-right had until June 1 to secure their spot??

Anyone on the waitlist and still waiting to hear back??? Has anyone on the waitlist gotten a decision yet??

As this is my only shot for Fall 2010, and because I’d really like to attend SW, I’m stressing over this whole waitlist thing. Words of wisdom regarding this process, and any general inside info on SW would be greatly appreciated.

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SwollenMonkey
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Re: Southwestern

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:02 pm

Been waiting since Feb. Turned in an LOCI and the two optional essays. I'm not holding my breath on the wait-list.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby Danteshek » Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:11 pm

chango wrote:Received my registration packet this morning.

Any advice (especially from current students) on which LAWS track to choose/avoid?


I suggest the negotiation track if you are interested in entertainment. Trial if you're interested in criminal or civil litigation. Appellate if you have no idea (appellate is the traditional way of learning legal writing). One thing to keep in mind is that only folks in appellate can compete in the annual moot court competition. Folks in the other two tracks can compete in each others' competitions (Trial or Negotiation). A person can only compete in only one competition. People who do well in a competition may be invited to interview for all three honors programs (including moot court for someone who didn't do the moot court competition). Appellate people can participate in any of the three competitions (but only one).
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chango
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Re: Southwestern

Postby chango » Sat Jun 12, 2010 2:57 am

People who do well in a competition may be invited to interview for all three honors programs (including moot court for someone who didn't do the moot court competition).



Could you elucidate this?

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Re: Southwestern

Postby Danteshek » Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:30 pm

chango wrote:
People who do well in a competition may be invited to interview for all three honors programs (including moot court for someone who didn't do the moot court competition).



Could you elucidate this?


You win trial competition. You interview for both trial ad honors and moot court honors. Invitation to interview from moot court is discretionary based on your performance in the trial ad competition.

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Birdman
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Re: Southwestern

Postby Birdman » Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:16 pm

Hey, does anyone know how easy it is to switch from part time to full time? I thought I read somewhere its pretty easy to do but I'm not sure. I'm just debating if I should try to get in to the part time program and then transfer to full time after 1L, I'm currently on the wait list for full time.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby filmbuff » Sat Jun 12, 2010 9:15 pm

I think I posted about this earlier on the thread. I was told (when debating P/T)that you can apply to transfer to trad. day after the first year in P/T with approval from the Dean of Students based upon your performance at that time. Not necessarily guaranteed, but obviously not unlikely either. I do believe, however, that you would need to complete summer school that year in order to have covered the required # of units to transfer into the second year fully caught up.

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Re: Southwestern

Postby misled_drummer » Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:19 am

I'll be doing Appellate.

And why is their health insurance so expensive?




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