George Mason 2010

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WMCowgirl
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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby WMCowgirl » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:48 pm

I went complete on 12/18, but my deciscion status is blank. It just has decision date "12/18." Does this mean I am under-review, or?????

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H. E. Pennypacker
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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby H. E. Pennypacker » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:13 pm

WMCowgirl wrote:I went complete on 12/18, but my deciscion status is blank. It just has decision date "12/18." Does this mean I am under-review, or?????


They don't do much in the way of updating the checkers. The only change is that when they have made a decision, you will see something at the top that says something about expecting a package in 2-4 weeks. Other than that, there is no indication of what they are doing.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby stayway » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:21 pm

"You should expect to receive a decision letter in the mail in two to four weeks. Please note that applicants' requests for decisions via phone or e-mail will not be met.

If you have not received your decision in the mail within four weeks, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for your interest in George Mason Law and your patience throughout the application process. "

no phone call. does that mean rejection? sigh.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby H. E. Pennypacker » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:34 pm

I wouldn't read too much into yet. Mine didn't change til after I got a call, and others had it change before. They might not start calling again until tomorrow. I think most of the calls went out on Tuesdays and Wednesdays before the holidays.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby stayway » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:42 pm

well. im done sleeping for the night then.

lets hope i get a phone call tomorrow!!!!!!! a good one!!!!

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby H. E. Pennypacker » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:44 pm

Good Luck!

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby pja123 » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:46 pm

"I went complete on 12/18, but my deciscion status is blank. It just has decision date "12/18." Does this mean I am under-review, or?????"

The same thing happened to my status checker. I hope it's a signal they're finally looking at my app.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby crombot » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:53 pm

pja123 wrote:"I went complete on 12/18, but my deciscion status is blank. It just has decision date "12/18." Does this mean I am under-review, or?????"

The same thing happened to my status checker. I hope it's a signal they're finally looking at my app.


FWIW, mine didn't change at all before getting my acceptance call.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby fallguy » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:39 pm

Does anybody know what the criteria are for getting residency? I couldn't find it stated anywhere on the Appeals Office's website. When I contacted them, they told me they couldn't speculate about any potential cases and just gave me a link to their website.

It also seems like opinions vary quite a bit on TLS. Are there definitive criteria for residency, or is it as whimsical as the appeals office's website (and correspondence) makes it seem?

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby tesoro » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:45 pm

fallguy wrote:Does anybody know what the criteria are for getting residency? I couldn't find it stated anywhere on the Appeals Office's website. When I contacted them, they told me they couldn't speculate about any potential cases and just gave me a link to their website.

It also seems like opinions vary quite a bit on TLS. Are there definitive criteria for residency, or is it as whimsical as the appeals office's website (and correspondence) makes it seem?


There's a residency form that was rather intuitive to find on their website. It will ask you a number of questions, such as if you filed your taxes in VA in the last year, if you are registered to vote in VA, if your cars are registered in VA, if your drivers license is VA, etc. After reading the questions, it should be pretty easy to figure out whether or not you are eligible based on whether your answers have mostly been yes, or mostly been no.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby crombot » Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:25 pm

fallguy wrote:Does anybody know what the criteria are for getting residency? I couldn't find it stated anywhere on the Appeals Office's website. When I contacted them, they told me they couldn't speculate about any potential cases and just gave me a link to their website.

It also seems like opinions vary quite a bit on TLS. Are there definitive criteria for residency, or is it as whimsical as the appeals office's website (and correspondence) makes it seem?


Not so sure on criteria, but I had to submit additional documentation and they were really quick about granting me in-state status (and that was before I had a VA drivers license). I was registered to vote in VA and moved here in June 2009, so I will have 12 mos of residency behind me once fall comes around.

UVA, on the other hand, is a completely different story. Been complete since 10/30, and my VSO status is STILL pending, more than 2 months later....and the adcom wont review until status has been determined. UVA was a long shot to begin with, but now I just feel like I wasted an app fee b/c their VSO Committee is slow.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby fallguy » Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:08 pm

Thanks for the quick responses!

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby pja123 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:11 pm

"You should expect to receive a decision letter in the mail in two to four weeks. Please note that applicants' requests for decisions via phone or e-mail will not be met.

If you have not received your decision in the mail within four weeks, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for your interest in George Mason Law and your patience throughout the application process."


This just appeared on my status checker. No phone call and I applied through the Early Decision process. Should I expect a rejection/waitlist letter in two weeks?

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby stayway » Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:16 pm

pja123 wrote:"You should expect to receive a decision letter in the mail in two to four weeks. Please note that applicants' requests for decisions via phone or e-mail will not be met.

If you have not received your decision in the mail within four weeks, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for your interest in George Mason Law and your patience throughout the application process."


This just appeared on my status checker. No phone call and I applied through the Early Decision process. Should I expect a rejection/waitlist letter in two weeks?


+1 since yesterday. holding on to my cell phone like its my life.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby janez68 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:02 pm

Do you guys remember how long it took to receive Mason's initial email after you submitted your application? I applied 12/28, but have not received their email yet. Wondering if I need to contact them. Thanks!

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby ndirish2010 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:03 pm

I applied 11/24 and received the email on 12/1

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby Kevin3960 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:05 pm

nooyyllib wrote:
pja123 wrote:"You should expect to receive a decision letter in the mail in two to four weeks. Please note that applicants' requests for decisions via phone or e-mail will not be met.

If you have not received your decision in the mail within four weeks, please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for your interest in George Mason Law and your patience throughout the application process."


This just appeared on my status checker. No phone call and I applied through the Early Decision process. Should I expect a rejection/waitlist letter in two weeks?


+1 since yesterday. holding on to my cell phone like its my life.


I also received this message, did not apply early decision tho. Does this mean either rejection or WL since I haven't received any phone call?

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby NYVA311 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:08 pm

I also received the message a few of you got. I hope it's at least a waitlist but I'd imagine it's a rejection :-/

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby mes2010 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:14 pm

Same. What are everyone's stats who got this message?

stayway
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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby stayway » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:31 pm

mes2010 wrote:Same. What are everyone's stats who got this message?


Mines really low. 160/3.33 UVa, decent softs, strong PS and recommendations. ED applied PT or FT went complete 11/3.

assuming its rejection but dying for a phone call.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby pja123 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:51 pm

My gut feeling is that it's going to be a rejection. Everyone accepted received a phone call and a pretty quick response. I applied 11/5 and haven't gotten a call, just the new status update saying I'll get a letter in two-to-four weeks.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby MMMPEEE13 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:15 pm

So there have been no confirmed phone calls today or yesterday? Maybe this just means that they have reviewed the apps and will be making calls at the end of this week... ? At least we can hope...

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby stayway » Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:48 pm

MMMPEEE13 wrote:So there have been no confirmed phone calls today or yesterday? Maybe this just means that they have reviewed the apps and will be making calls at the end of this week... ? At least we can hope...


yes. we can only hope.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby sunnygirl » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:03 am

nooyyllib wrote:
MMMPEEE13 wrote:So there have been no confirmed phone calls today or yesterday? Maybe this just means that they have reviewed the apps and will be making calls at the end of this week... ? At least we can hope...


yes. we can only hope.


I think you shouldn't worry too much. I got email when I got accepted, and I seldom checked the status checker before that. I don't know whether they only did it for me cuz I'm int'l applicant. But I think they will let you know, at least I haven't got my letter yet but I knew I'm in.

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Re: George Mason 2010

Postby rockthelaw » Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:32 am

Hey, is anyone going to the February ASW?




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