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Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:43 am

Went complete and ready for review on Monday (11-12).

Anyone else applying here, and where are y'all at in the process?

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by Marath0n » Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:45 pm

Also went complete on Monday. Went to undergrad here and GSU is high on my list simply because its so cheap. Is it your #1 choice?

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:52 pm

Marath0n wrote:Also went complete on Monday. Went to undergrad here and GSU is high on my list simply because its so cheap. Is it your #1 choice?
It's my first realistic choice. I would love to spend some time in Athens, but I don't think my numbers are there.

I've talked a good bit with folks at GSU, and I'm definitely excited about the idea of going there as well. Living in Atlanta not so much, but I figure if I want to work there I better be able to adjust to going to school there as well.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by Marath0n » Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:59 pm

I just didn't like the feeling of being at a commuter school, and I've heard that the law school is more of the same. I would rather have a closer knit community.

Atlanta can be amazing, but it has its down side. Traffic and safety being two big concerns. I got tired of it pretty quick.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by BlueJeanBaby » Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:15 pm

I applied, but would only really consider it if they gave me one of the tuition waivers (currently OOS).

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by meepmeep17 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:21 pm

Applied and now considered "complete"

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by LOJIKAL » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:10 pm

Complete 11/12/2012...

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:20 pm

Went in review today. Hoping for a quick decision with a good outcome

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by oxeatheman » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:30 pm

GSU 1L here, happy to answer any questions about GSU to the best of my ability.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:38 pm

oxeatheman wrote:GSU 1L here, happy to answer any questions about GSU to the best of my ability.
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My biggest questions/concerns are whether the commuter culture is as strong in the law school as it is with the under graduate school, or do you have more connection and interaction with your colleagues? Also how hard is it to find reasonable housing in Atlanta? Reasonable meaning affordable/close to Marta/ safe.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by BlueJeanBaby » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:40 pm

oxeatheman wrote:GSU 1L here, happy to answer any questions about GSU to the best of my ability.
Hey! Thanks for taking questions!! Is it true that GSU Law is primarily a commuter school? Is there any sense of community at all?

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by patricksouthern » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:41 pm

scruffy556 wrote:Went in review today. Hoping for a quick decision with a good outcome
Same. Also in review today.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by meepmeep17 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:30 pm

Now "in review" woohoo!!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by Volunteer » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:43 pm

BlueJeanBaby wrote:
oxeatheman wrote:GSU 1L here, happy to answer any questions about GSU to the best of my ability.
Hey! Thanks for taking questions!! Is it true that GSU Law is primarily a commuter school? Is there any sense of community at all?

I'm eager to hear the answer. I graduated GSU for my BS but truly loved the school. Some of my best friends (I met them at GSU) were also commuter classmates and all of us worked full time and went to school full time at night. We did not lack community so I hope the law school is the same or better at creating that sense of attachment. The profs I had were top notch-a couple taught at Emory during the day and GSU at night. In Biosciences we had several from the CDC teaching. I'm applying this cycle and would go back in an instant even though Atlanta and the whole metro area is a challenge. Totally worth it.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by meepmeep17 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:02 pm

They updated my status today (11.29) to say that I've been on Preliminary Review since.... (11.20).... so it looks like I won't be making the first cut and now I'll be headed for committee review =/

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by BlueJeanBaby » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:11 pm

meepmeep17 wrote:They updated my status today (11.29) to say that I've been on Preliminary Review since.... (11.20).... so it looks like I won't be making the first cut and now I'll be headed for committee review =/
Mine says preliminary review 11/20 too. I think it means we are currently IN preliminary review.
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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:12 pm

Mine says the same thing, updated today


Eta: good luck to everyone in review

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by Marath0n » Thu Nov 29, 2012 3:09 pm

Also in preliminary review. I take it that if we aren't accepted soon, we wouldn't hear anything until after the new year when the committee starts to make decisions. So hopefully we all hear something soon.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by a2blifeUIUC » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:14 pm

Same preliminary review, 11/20. Applying JD/MA though, so I am not expecting a quick decision.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by scruffy556 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:13 pm

In via status checker!!!!!!!

I was starting to get so worried that law school wasn't going to be in the cards this cycle, I'm so thrilled!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by BlueJeanBaby » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:32 pm

scruffy556 wrote:In via status checker!!!!!!!

I was starting to get so worried that law school wasn't going to be in the cards this cycle, I'm so thrilled!
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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by a2blifeUIUC » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:37 pm

In via status checker as well!

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by fragrock » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:41 pm

Also in via status checker! Congrats y'all! anyone know when scholarship info might be available?

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by Marath0n » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:04 pm

Also in via status checker!

Congrats everyone.

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Re: Georgia State (2012-2013)

Post by hammertime10 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:42 pm

In on status checker :) Congrats everyone!

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