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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by google » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:38 am

OperaSoprano wrote:164, 3.37, LEOP, and waiting, waiting, waiting. Now I wonder if I should have foregone LEOP to have an answer sooner. For anyone else who applied LEOP, I inquired about the time frame, and was told we'll have our decisions in March.... Congrats to all the new Hastings admits!
Are you sure decisions are made for LEOP applicants in March? I submitted my application in late November.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by ChrisCiolko » Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:41 pm

I'm just hoping they don't fill up on 164s before they get to me!

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by OperaSoprano » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:01 pm

I feel the same way. I visited the school two weeks ago, and a very friendly adcom told me that LEOP decisions are made at the end of the cycle, in March. I also applied in November, but only went complete after Christmas due to a LOR mixup. Unlike most schools, Hastings doesn't take letters mailed or faxed directly to admissions. Still, I was extremely impressed with everyone I met there. Due to scheduling, I had to visit before classes resumed, and a security guard volunteered to take me on a tour of the campus. I was really charmed and touched by his devotion to the school, since he obviously was not paid to be my tour guide.

I have heard Hastings is saving 20% of the seats for us LEOPers, and that the median LEOP LSAT is under 160. I hope things go faster this year, though; March seems so far away.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by TheRyanocerous » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:37 pm

well lets hope for my sake that there are no score between 164 and 160... otherwise my chances are not looking so hot...

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by ajrm116 » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:45 pm

Just got the mail, and in with 164/3.34! Huge relief as I'd begun to doubt my chances at the better schools I applied to.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by smack4ud » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:45 pm

ajrm116 wrote:Just got the mail, and in with 164/3.34! Huge relief as I'd begun to doubt my chances at the better schools I applied to.
URM?

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by google » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:47 pm

I wonder what percentage of LEOP applications make up their total application pool. If it's more than 20%, that would suck for competitive candidates who applied to the program.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by ajrm116 » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:50 pm

smack4ud wrote:
ajrm116 wrote:Just got the mail, and in with 164/3.34! Huge relief as I'd begun to doubt my chances at the better schools I applied to.
URM?
About as white as they come.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by smack4ud » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:07 pm

ajrm116 wrote:
smack4ud wrote:
ajrm116 wrote:Just got the mail, and in with 164/3.34! Huge relief as I'd begun to doubt my chances at the better schools I applied to.
URM?
About as white as they come.
So I have a chance! Yes.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by ChrisCiolko » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:17 pm

Maybe 164 is their 'magic number' this year...

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by thissucks » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:44 pm

FINALLY. In.

Went complete early December.

The magic # 164/3.7

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by n4sir1999 » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:24 pm

smack4ud wrote:
ajrm116 wrote:
smack4ud wrote:
ajrm116 wrote:Just got the mail, and in with 164/3.34! Huge relief as I'd begun to doubt my chances at the better schools I applied to.
URM?
About as white as they come.
So I have a chance! Yes.

"so your saying there's a chance... YES!"
-Lloyd (Dumb and Dumber)

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Post by frank_the_tank » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:26 pm

lol I've been complete since Nov. 17..wtf!

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by lsatismybitchlover » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:05 pm

Just got the letter today. Congrats to everyone else!

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by PetPet11 » Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:13 pm

In today -- my first acceptance :)

165/3.4/non-cali res

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by mdd05d » Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:11 pm

In today! Thin-ish envelope so don't be scared!

I'm from the East Coast and don't know much about UC-Hastings except for the fact that it seems to be well respected on this board!

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by jawsome » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:50 am

Congrats everyone. I just checked LSN and realized I'm so far the lowest LSAT score (162). I don't have a LSN account, so I thought I'd let those of you still waiting. I applied ED, though, and found out about 6 weeks ago.

162/3.76 if you're curious.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by casper00 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:15 pm

In today...164/3.6. Anyone know if they will offer travel stipends for ASDs?

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by mbw » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:25 pm

Just got off the phone with Dean Newton!

165, <3.0 URM

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Post by Anonymous0L » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:26 pm

mbw wrote:Just got off the phone with Dean Newton!

165, <3.0 URM

I don't think Hastings call people.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by mbw » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:30 pm

Jwatson wrote:
mbw wrote:Just got off the phone with Dean Newton!

165, <3.0 URM

I don't think Hastings call people.
Yes, it was unusual, but the Dean (not the admissions Dean, but the LS Dean) has a special interest in me, so she conveyed.

This might give an answer as to why: --LinkRemoved--
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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by joobacca » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:30 pm

WTF is LEOP

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Post by Anonymous0L » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:31 pm

mbw wrote:
Jwatson wrote:
mbw wrote:Just got off the phone with Dean Newton!

165, <3.0 URM

I don't think Hastings call people.
Yes, it was unusual, but the Dean (not the admissions Dean, but the LS Dean) has a special interest in me, so she conveyed.
Ah Native Americans. Congrats!! Good to have you in the legal world :)
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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by mbw » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:33 pm

Jwatson wrote:
mbw wrote:
Jwatson wrote:
mbw wrote:Just got off the phone with Dean Newton!

165, <3.0 URM

I don't think Hastings call people.
Yes, it was unusual, but the Dean (not the admissions Dean, but the LS Dean) has a special interest in me, so she conveyed.
Define: special interest
See my edit above.

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Re: In at UC Hastings!!

Post by natelaw » Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:46 pm

Recieved snail mail acceptance letter 1/22

3.74
164
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