URM (black) female

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ThatOneGirlinMO
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URM (black) female

Postby ThatOneGirlinMO » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:50 am

Chicago
Wustl
Cornell
Duke
Penn
Virginia
Michigan
Northwestern
USC
Vanderbilt
Notre Dame
UIllinois
Indiana-Bloomington
Iowa
Minnesota
Wisconsin
Maryland
Mizzou
KU
UMKC
SLU
Chicago-Kent
Depaul

I've applied to all of these schools, but now I'm feeling like I didn't diversify my options enough. The vast majority of these schools sent me fee waivers (I know that it doesn't make a difference). Do you think I have a shot at an acceptance and scholarship money?

Other info: PT work experience for three years, heavily involved on campus (leader in four orgs, involved in 5 more, and on student councils), volunteer work, lower-class, and from a rural area. I need some insight!
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djfe4president
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby djfe4president » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:57 am

you are in everywhere except chicago...and maybe uva (because of their instate quota)... you might get w/l at those places

lawschooliseasy
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby lawschooliseasy » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:12 am

No way that you'll get in everywhere except Chicago. I would bet that you'll get maybe one T-14 if you're lucky.

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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby swc65 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:14 am

lawschooliseasy wrote:No way that you'll get in everywhere except Chicago. I would bet that you'll get maybe one T-14 if you're lucky.



With a 159? or is this a flaming flamer's flamey response?

ThatOneGirlinMO
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby ThatOneGirlinMO » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:15 am

So if T-14 is out (if dude isn't flaming me), then what about WUSTL and below?

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LAWLAW09
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby LAWLAW09 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:32 am

ThatOneGirlinMO wrote:So if T-14 is out (if dude isn't flaming me), then what about WUSTL and below?




If you end up shut out of the T-14, it will ONLY be b/c you did not package your application effectively or b/c you applied too late.


Good luck.

ThatOneGirlinMO
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby ThatOneGirlinMO » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:37 am

Thank you! I'm not one to follow forums, but I started to doubt myself, so I came here. I really appreciate the insight.

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almightypush
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby almightypush » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:48 am

LAWLAW09 wrote:
ThatOneGirlinMO wrote:So if T-14 is out (if dude isn't flaming me), then what about WUSTL and below?




If you end up shut out of the T-14, it will ONLY be b/c you did not package your application effectively or b/c you applied too late.


Good luck.


this.

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MrPapagiorgio
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Re: URM (black) female, 159, 3.73

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:01 am

As far as the T14 is concerned, your best shot is Northwestern, Duke and Cornell.

Too late for Chicago, Penn, Michigan and UVA.




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