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University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by SoJerz13 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:17 pm

Kicking it off. Just went Under Review 11/7. Applied 11/2

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by Granfalloon12 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:45 pm

Still planning on applying, but an admissions rep is visiting my school next week so I'll try and see if I can get a fee waiver then. UMD is one of my top choices though if they can offer me a decent package hopefully, I would love to stay in Baltimore.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by HellOnHeels » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:46 pm

I'm a 1L at Maryland, if you have any questions, I can try to answer them :)

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by zoomzoom88 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:28 am

applied 3.3/161 -- probably getting waitlisted. went under review this week.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:39 am

Also under review

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:39 am

stephinmd wrote:I'm a 1L at Maryland, if you have any questions, I can try to answer them :)

What's your opinion on the atmosphere? How're job prospects looking?

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by HellOnHeels » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:03 pm

slawww wrote:What's your opinion on the atmosphere? How're job prospects looking?
I like the atmosphere. The students seem friendly, and I've not seen any gunnerish tendencies in my classmates. It's getting near exam time, and so the stress levels are rising, but I've not seen any one biting someone else's head off. The teachers encourage you to ask questions and to come to office hours. There's always something going on, be it club meetings or events - you won't be bored.

As to jobs, as a 1L, the school just started talking to us about preparing for job searches, so I'm not sure how prospects are looking (I don't think we can get into the job postings system until Dec. 1). There was an information fair this week, and one of the firms told me hiring was probably going to be better, but that they wouldn't know for sure until the time came to actually start hiring. The school has been upfront with us about the difficulties of finding a job in this economy.

Overall, I'm glad I came here.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by harveyfan » Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:21 pm

Applied 11/13. Status checker received today - app received status. Hoping to be under review soon. When did Maryland come out with their first decisions last year?

--> Went under review yesterday 11/16
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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by Granfalloon12 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:15 pm

Went under review today! Expecting a decision maybe the first week of December...

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by zoomzoom88 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:25 am

went under review on nov 7th hoping for an answer this week

but earliest from last year on LSN in Nov 28th :/

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:48 am

Been under review for about 2 weeks. Any idea on how long they usually take to render a decision?

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by zoomzoom88 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:01 pm

i would think the week after thanksgiving

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by harveyfan » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:06 am

got a second update today. my status now says: updated 11/20 - in review

how many reviews do you go under for maryland?

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by zoomzoom88 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:10 am

idk when was your original one? mine still says 11/7 possibly they are just re-examining your app. Are review updates automatic or manual?

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:12 am

harveyfan wrote:got a second update today. my status now says: updated 11/20 - in review

how many reviews do you go under for maryland?
Same here, I'm hoping for a decision before Thanksgiving.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by harveyfan » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:13 am

my statuses have been: 11/15 app received, 11/16 in review, 11/20 in review

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by harveyfan » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:14 am

slawww wrote:
harveyfan wrote:got a second update today. my status now says: updated 11/20 - in review

how many reviews do you go under for maryland?
Same here, I'm hoping for a decision before Thanksgiving.
hopefully it's good, and not so easy for them to make a bad decision.

with my numbers, i'm safe, but i found a typo in my personal statement yesterday so blahhh.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:16 am

harveyfan wrote:
slawww wrote:
harveyfan wrote:got a second update today. my status now says: updated 11/20 - in review

how many reviews do you go under for maryland?
Same here, I'm hoping for a decision before Thanksgiving.
hopefully it's good, and not so easy for them to make a bad decision.

with my numbers, i'm safe, but i found a typo in my personal statement yesterday so blahhh.
Same exact thing here. It was in the last sentence, so I'm hoping they didn't notice.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by harveyfan » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:28 am

slawww wrote:
harveyfan wrote:
slawww wrote:
harveyfan wrote:got a second update today. my status now says: updated 11/20 - in review

how many reviews do you go under for maryland?
Same here, I'm hoping for a decision before Thanksgiving.
hopefully it's good, and not so easy for them to make a bad decision.

with my numbers, i'm safe, but i found a typo in my personal statement yesterday so blahhh.
Same exact thing here. It was in the last sentence, so I'm hoping they didn't notice.

bahahah same exact thing here!

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by Granfalloon12 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:06 pm

second "in review" status update today!

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:20 pm

Granfalloon12 wrote:second "in review" status update today!
Hopefully the updates are indicitave of good news. I'm at the LSAT median & URM

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by Granfalloon12 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:42 pm

slawww wrote:
Granfalloon12 wrote:second "in review" status update today!
Hopefully the updates are indicitave of good news. I'm at the LSAT median & URM
168 / 3.06 checking in, any news on what (if anything) this means would be appreciated :D

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by slawww » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:51 pm

Granfalloon12 wrote:
slawww wrote:
Granfalloon12 wrote:second "in review" status update today!
Hopefully the updates are indicitave of good news. I'm at the LSAT median & URM
168 / 3.06 checking in, any news on what (if anything) this means would be appreciated :D
+1. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say this is the update before they send out the acceptance letters tomorrow. 8) Also, your 168 is golden.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by zoomzoom88 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:23 pm

i promise you if you just got the status update you're in.

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Re: University of Maryland c/o 2016

Post by Granfalloon12 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:28 pm

zoomzoom88 wrote:i promise you if you just got the status update you're in.
???? :D

Source?

Or wait, am I being super gullible haha?

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