Yale Law School Class of 2012

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by LegalColorado » Tue Dec 16, 2008 4:16 pm

Dear Yale,

May your endowment suffer the economy's wrath if you don't mistakenly let me in!

Sincerely,

Me

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by charlieD » Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:06 pm

Congratulations to everyone who has gotten in so far! Feel free to PM me if you have questions at any time (I'm at YLS now).

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by rabbit9198 » Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:16 pm

charlieD wrote:Congratulations to everyone who has gotten in so far! Feel free to PM me if you have questions at any time (I'm at YLS now).
Ditto. Huge congrats! And I'm happy to answer Qs. (Also, read my blog!: http://www.similarlysituated.blogspot.com)

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by LegalColorado » Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:30 pm

I hope this isn't a bad omen after my earlier post:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081216/ap_ ... ndowment_2

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by iagolives » Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:22 pm

LegalColorado wrote:I hope this isn't a bad omen after my earlier post:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081216/ap_ ... ndowment_2
LOL

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by SparkyLives » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:18 pm

any idea when we get our email??

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by rabbit9198 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:54 pm

SparkyLives wrote:any idea when we get our email??
You mean your Yale e-mail address? Not till mid-late June, last year.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by SparkyLives » Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:51 pm

rabbit9198 wrote:
SparkyLives wrote:any idea when we get our email??
You mean your Yale e-mail address? Not till mid-late June, last year.

no I meant acceptance email--I haven't received it yet. I know the materials are supposed to come in the new year, but an email before then. :D

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by SparkyLives » Wed Dec 17, 2008 5:46 pm

Esc wrote:I wasn't going to apply to Yale but now I'm seriously considering sending an app Yale's way. Any idea when Yale's ASW is? I wonder if I applied and got in if I would hear back in time to attend.
do it, might as well give it a shot.

Supposedly I'm supposed to receive an email with a bunch of digital information (the actual material won't arrive until after the new year) but when I receive the email I'll let you know what it says as far as dates for asw.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by comeback » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:34 pm

In case anyone is still considering applying to YLS:

http://cs.law.yale.edu/blogs/files/7/26 ... ngappa.mp3

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by jeeves0923 » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:52 pm

One of my classmates just got the call today around 5:00... I'm soo jealous! She was well below the expected LSAT numbers for Yale, but 3.97... There is hope.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by Objection » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:03 pm

jeeves0923 wrote:One of my classmates just got the call today around 5:00... I'm soo jealous! She was well below the expected LSAT numbers for Yale, but 3.97... There is hope.
Every post like this makes me die a little bit inside. I've had 3 straight nights of YLS related dreams/nightmares.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by LAS » Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:03 am

I'm in! My stats are not good for Yale (173, 3.92), so it had to be the softs (3 years in legal services, 10 years queer activism on a national level, a few publications/presentations at conferences). I wrote my 250 about the similarities between my trapeze training and an oral history project I did for fun after graduation. My personal statement was about what it felt like to end up doing criminal defense work when I had intended to go into civil law practice.
I got the voicemail during trapeze class, about 7pm tonight.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by Objection » Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:20 am

Those accepted:

When did you apply/go complete?

Any of you URMs?

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by comeback » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:58 am

Congrats LAS! your softs and numbers are very YLS! :lol: I can't believe I might be classmates with someone who is as accomplished as you are.

I sent in my applications early october, and went complete end of october.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by SparkyLives » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:45 am

Objection wrote:Those accepted:

When did you apply/go complete?

Any of you URMs?
complete 10/26

I am a URM

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by watch4hook » Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:15 pm

I got in last night. I was in total disbelief the entire phone call. I still am. My numbers are slightly below the medians for Yale, which goes to show that they are committed to looking at the complete application.

I don't think I will fully believe it until I actually get the email. :shock:

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by Objection » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:34 pm

Would it be bad form to write a love letter to Yale?

I really want them.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by silver11 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:39 pm

Objection wrote:Would it be bad form to write a love letter to Yale?

I really want them.
Only if you pass on your HLS acceptance to me if you get in.

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by Objection » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:44 pm

Wouldn't it be awesome if you could sell law school acceptances?

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Re: Yale Law School Class of 2012

Post by KP429 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:46 pm

!!!!!!!!! IN!
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