The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by sapereaude2012 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:49 pm

Received the waitlist letter today, 162/3.8 . This was expected, but still takes the wind out of the sails a bit.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by dapoetic1 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:51 pm

WL via snail mail. That's cool. I'm still excited about W&M, but it's not necessarily a show stopper.

Is it just me...or is anyone able to smell the outside of an envelop and know it's a waitlist?
Anybody?

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by thejules » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:51 pm

Haha, definitely. You can do that little smooshing thing with your fingers and tell there's more than one sheet in there ----> WAITLIST.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by ivesetsail » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:55 pm

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by maritimeonly » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:03 pm

Received the waitlist letter today.

157/3.8

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by sapereaude2012 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:41 pm

W&M's ranking makes one think a lot of paranoid t14 people would apply as a safety. Maybe this means possible movement?

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by dncing1 » Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:15 am

Waitlist for me. W&M is definitely my top choice. 159/3.68, in-state. My LSAT screwed me...probably should have gone for extended time as I'm 99% sure I would have qualified. *sigh* Good luck to everyone! And thanks to everyone who withdraws from the list! :)

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by Paul Ramone » Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:48 am

thejules wrote:Haha, definitely. You can do that little smooshing thing with your fingers and tell there's more than one sheet in there ----> WAITLIST.
yep, i saw the green sheet through the envelope so i immediately thought "maybe that's the seat deposit form" then i regained my senses and thought "waitlist!"

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by dncing1 » Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:00 pm

Paul Ramone wrote:
thejules wrote:Haha, definitely. You can do that little smooshing thing with your fingers and tell there's more than one sheet in there ----> WAITLIST.
yep, i saw the green sheet through the envelope so i immediately thought "maybe that's the seat deposit form" then i regained my senses and thought "waitlist!"
haha...I knew when I saw a normal envelope. On LSN, everyone who got accepted said the letter came via priority mail. I was dreading that plain first class envelope for months!

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by pjarron » Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:12 pm

waitlisted

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by Paul Ramone » Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:24 pm

what a weird, weird admissions process. looking at the LSN graph, the WL nearly everyone south of a 165/166 LSAT, regardless of your GPA

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by HopefulCareerSwitch » Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:30 pm

Paul Ramone wrote:what a weird, weird admissions process. looking at the LSN graph, the WL nearly everyone south of a 165/166 LSAT, regardless of your GPA
Yeah, it's a little disconcerting to look at the LSN graph and see more yellow dots than red ones don't you think? I'm pretty sure putting almost everyone on the wait list is only weakening our chances of getting a seat. Bummer. Like many I'm still holding out hope though! A big THANK YOU to anyone who withdraws! :D

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by rbarlow » Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:58 pm

I have been waitlisted also. I guess I thought I might get turned down since I got it so late but I am pretty dissapointed. 3.3/167.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by chris888777 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:09 am

Waitlisted a few days ago. Honestly i don't think i've ever been this disappointed. I'm so into this school i'll probably reapply next year should i not get of the list.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by Mr. Guppy » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:14 am

Withdrew from the waitlist. Hope it helps your odds.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by badlydrawn » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:15 am

I'm withdrawing, folks. Good luck!

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by klounsbe » Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:59 pm

Waitlisted....

163/3.5

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by gregw8705 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:31 pm

Add me to the waitlist 3.1/170.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by girloftheworld » Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:19 pm

Added last week. 158/3.6.....Its an honor just to be nominated.

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by HopefulCareerSwitch » Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:04 am

After hearing back from my other top choice (stupid rejection), William & Mary is officially my first choice and I'm on the WL (like everyone else). I just wanted to thank everyone who decides to pull their name from the WL, or even better decides to attend law school someplace else. I know it doesn't assure any one of us a seat but it's definitely thoughtful and much appreciated. If by chance a miracle should occur and I am accepted, you all will be my heroes!

To those of you in the same boat that I'm in...I feel your pain. Good luck! :D

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by 342848386278 » Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:43 pm

Just withdrew with 66k fellowship (am opting to work one more year before heading to law school). Good luck to everyone on the WL!

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Re: The Official 2009 William and Mary Waitlist

Post by tommytahoe » Wed May 12, 2010 2:29 pm

Does anybody know (a) what W&M's "usual" waitlist size and/or movement is each year?
(b) what their avg. need-based grants are.
I am 37, EFC=0, $1500 in te bank, made $8000 last year while in school.
Do they give out, say, $3000/yr in grants for those who need it?

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