DePaul Law School 2013

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keg411
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby keg411 » Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:49 pm

fl0w wrote:
td6624 wrote:I know. But you said that 65-70% of all students won't qualify for scholarship renewal. People who were never offered the scholarship aren't eligible for renewal and shouldn't be placed in the same pool. One would assume that people who are offered the scholarship are generally more likely to place in the top third of the class, right? I don't think those stats are as disconcerting as you guys are making them out to be.


The bolded statement above is accurate. regardless of if the scholarship is offered to you, you still would not be eligible to maintain it if you were not in the top 35%.

If you have the scholarship you have to be in the top 35% of all students.

And no, it's not necessarily true that those students are more likely to be in the top 35%. scholarships are also offered to to URMs or to some people to sway them from other schools.

Maybe it's not AS dismal, but it's dismal.


It's an awful requirement and it sounds like way too many people lose their scholarships for it to be a good decision. The people who got the 2.3 requirement are much luckier (though I'm guessing their stats are better).

keemos
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby keemos » Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:32 pm

Got the 60K/maintain a 3.2 offer in the mail today. No t-shirt :cry:

nitr0x99
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby nitr0x99 » Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:26 pm

How many of you think you will be going to DePaul for sure? My acceptances are as follows:

DePaul - 15k/year with 3.2
Loyola - 5K/year with 3.0
John Marshall - 20k/year with Top 25% (lol :roll: )
NIU


Waiting to hear from Kent, U Houston, and Georgia State. I doubt I will get any significant scholarship offers at any of those schools though. It seems to me like DePaul is my only realistic choice.

ndpfn
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby ndpfn » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:28 pm

I'm going for sure. The 3.2 requirement is tough but will keep me motivated to work hard.

nitr0x99
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby nitr0x99 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:01 am

Does DePaul even have OCI?

Kobe_Teeth
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:50 pm

Got my letter today. $15k a yr.

msbeautifulbasham
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby msbeautifulbasham » Sat Feb 06, 2010 7:00 pm

Does DePaul offer a travel stipend?

cogito2010
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby cogito2010 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:50 pm

Application complete 1/27 - decision made 2/03! Good sign? How long did it take to receive the letter?

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roguey
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby roguey » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:57 pm

App Complete - 1/27/2010
Decision Letter Sent - 2/4/2010

I also hope that is a good sign. Of course I'm also hoping for $$. I wrote a 1-page addendum for the Public Interest Law Legal Analysis program, so... there's a lot of hoping going on. I'm still nervous that a huge typo on my application won't make me look dumb. The common application form completely took over the employment history section of my application. I tried to correct it 3 times, but it would always save over my changes with information from the common application form, which had 1 job listed twice due to it being my first real full-time job, but I worked there while going to graduate school. Anyway... maybe they read my resume and have seen that type of mistake on the application before.

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby tesseract0421 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:25 pm

Got my decision in the mail today...extremely dissapointed to be waitlisted as DePaul is supposed to be my Chicago safety school.

Not sure what went wrong. I'm a 3.35/159 applicant with 5 years of consulting experience. I'm also waitlisted at American and thought if I'm waitlisted at a top 50 school then DePaul shouldn't be a problem. Oh well...it is what it is...I'd like to call and find out what my application weakness is, but I assume they wouldn't be too forthcoming with that information...

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moandersen
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby moandersen » Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:32 pm

tesseract0421 wrote:Got my decision in the mail today...extremely dissapointed to be waitlisted as DePaul is supposed to be my Chicago safety school.

Not sure what went wrong. I'm a 3.35/159 applicant with 5 years of consulting experience. I'm also waitlisted at American and thought if I'm waitlisted at a top 50 school then DePaul shouldn't be a problem. Oh well...it is what it is...I'd like to call and find out what my application weakness is, but I assume they wouldn't be too forthcoming with that information...


If you applied PT, then yes, the WL is surprising. If you applied FT, then not so much....

Unfortunately your 5 years of WE wont help you out really. Send a LOCI if Depaul is where you want to be. Bummer, but time to be proactive if this is where you want to be.

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby jlnoa0915 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:37 pm

Just withdrew, hope one of you gets my 20k/year scholarship, (still keeping the t-shirt :P ). Good luck

nitr0x99
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby nitr0x99 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:17 pm

tesseract0421 wrote:Got my decision in the mail today...extremely dissapointed to be waitlisted as DePaul is supposed to be my Chicago safety school.

Not sure what went wrong. I'm a 3.35/159 applicant with 5 years of consulting experience. I'm also waitlisted at American and thought if I'm waitlisted at a top 50 school then DePaul shouldn't be a problem. Oh well...it is what it is...I'd like to call and find out what my application weakness is, but I assume they wouldn't be too forthcoming with that information...



When did you go complete? Don't feel too bad about it, I think much of the decision has to do with the date you applied. I had a 160/3.4 (nearly identical to your numbers) and was accepted with 15K scholly, but I applied early(ish)

tesseract0421
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby tesseract0421 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:12 am

nitr0x99 wrote:
tesseract0421 wrote:Got my decision in the mail today...extremely dissapointed to be waitlisted as DePaul is supposed to be my Chicago safety school.

Not sure what went wrong. I'm a 3.35/159 applicant with 5 years of consulting experience. I'm also waitlisted at American and thought if I'm waitlisted at a top 50 school then DePaul shouldn't be a problem. Oh well...it is what it is...I'd like to call and find out what my application weakness is, but I assume they wouldn't be too forthcoming with that information...


When did you go complete? Don't feel too bad about it, I think much of the decision has to do with the date you applied. I had a 160/3.4 (nearly identical to your numbers) and was accepted with 15K scholly, but I applied early(ish)


I went complete mid-January. I definitely think it has something to do with my application date...

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BriaTharen
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby BriaTharen » Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:55 pm

Sending in my withdraw letter today, which will also free up $45K of scholarship money. Hope this will mean good news for someone else who is waiting!

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby Nat1018 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:20 pm

I also just withdrew my $60,000 scholarship offer. Good luck to those still waiting!

mmiracle
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby mmiracle » Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:23 pm

finally got my acceptance, tshirt, and $60k (20/yr) scholarship! stupid snowstorm last several days, so they all came at the same time!

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby 07ggfa5 » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:34 pm

Decision letter sent today... It'd better come to OH quickly, with a t-shirt preferably!!

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roguey
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby roguey » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:43 am

Ok, I'm really nervous now. The decision was made on 2/4 and I haven't received an email, phone call, or anything in the mail. Has anyone who got a decision on 2/4 received any indications from DePaul? I'm hoping the snow has slowed the phone calls a little. I'm still hoping for that PI Legal Analysis program... should I be?

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby SmittenMitten » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:25 pm

roguey wrote:Ok, I'm really nervous now. The decision was made on 2/4 and I haven't received an email, phone call, or anything in the mail. Has anyone who got a decision on 2/4 received any indications from DePaul? I'm hoping the snow has slowed the phone calls a little. I'm still hoping for that PI Legal Analysis program... should I be?



mine sent 2/4 as well. Not seen anything...hoping for a big envelope!!

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby hotdoglaw » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:34 pm

They sent me a T-shirt the other day. It's good quality. Forget scholarships...I just want them threads.

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nick637
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby nick637 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:35 pm

serious question. what kind of numbers do you need to get a t-shirt

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tdubsWI
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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby tdubsWI » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:43 pm

nick637 wrote:serious question. what kind of numbers do you need to get a t-shirt

162/3.5 no shirt :cry:

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby champ33 » Wed Feb 10, 2010 1:24 pm

tdubsWI wrote:
nick637 wrote:serious question. what kind of numbers do you need to get a t-shirt

162/3.5 no shirt :cry:


Same numbers, received t-shirt, accidentally wore it to Penn State tour.

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Re: DePaul 2013

Postby traehekat » Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:09 pm

164, 3.59... no shirt. This could be a big factor come decision time...




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