AFtoLawSchool (2016-2017)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Accepted W Type: RA $45,000 Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/16/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/20/16 Upd: 4 years
Duke University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/02/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/12/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Chicago F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/02/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/20/17 Upd: 4 years
University of Pennsylvania F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/23/17 Upd: 4 years
Columbia University F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/08/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/24/17 Upd: 4 years
New York University F Accepted A Type: RA $45,000 Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/02/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/13/16 Upd: 4 years
University of California Berkeley F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 02/03/17 Upd: 4 years
Northwestern University F Accepted W Type: RA $45,000 Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/02/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/20/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Virginia F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 04/10/17 Upd: 4 years
Harvard University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/02/16 Inter: -- Dec: 03/30/17 Upd: 4 years
Stanford University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 03/28/17 Upd: 4 years
University of Florida F Accepted W Type: RA $60,000 Sent: 11/03/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/04/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/10/16 Upd: 4 years
Georgetown University F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/03/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/04/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/26/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Washington F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/03/16 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/03/16 Upd: 4 years
George Washington University F Accepted W Type: RA $105,000 Sent: 11/21/16 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/15/16 Upd: 4 years
Boston University F Accepted W Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 11/21/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/23/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/10/17 Upd: 4 years
University of Texas Austin F Accepted W Type: RA $27,000 Sent: 11/02/16 Rec: -- Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/30/17 Upd: 4 years
University of California Los Angeles F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/22/16 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/21/16 Upd: 4 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 174
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.45
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: Top 50 Public
  • Major: History

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: -
  • Race: White
  • Gender: -
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 5-9 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Former Air Force Officer (made the rank of Captain), served for 5 years. I also completed my MBA at a mid-tier state university. Participated in ROTC in college.

Took the Sep '16 LSAT

Additional info & updates

FEE WAIVERS - All other Fee waivers not mentioned below were due to my military service and/or the law school didn't charge a fee to anybody for a particular year or I somehow had one and just didn't check my email.
21 Oct 16 - Duke Priority Track, USC Gould, & NYU Merit Fee waiver
25 Oct 16 - Virginia merit waiver, Florida merit waiver
26 Oct 16 - Columbia Merit waiver, Texas Merit waiver
28 Oct 16 - Berkeley Merit waiver
31 Oct 16 - Michigan Merit waiver by mail

Duke - Priority Reserve 11/12.

UF - President's Merit Scholarship notified by snail mail letter shortly after admissions email

Georgetown - In via snail mail letter!

NYU - UR 1 11/7, UR2 12/6 Admitted Via the ASW and call later that day 12/13 Scholarship email 2/24

GW - 12/15 - In via email, 105k scholarship info in admissions email.

Columbia - 12/15 invitation to interview via email, 12/21 skype interview, 01/24 In via email, also was invited for Richard Paul Richman Leadership Fellowship interview, 04/12 - financial aid notification via email (requested email instead of snail mail), zero aid. Bye Columbia, can't justify sticker with an NYU offer on the table.

Michigan - 12/20 in via email, 01/12 Offered scholarship via email

Northwestern - 12/20 in via email, 3/30 scholarship email

UCLA - In via phone call from Dean Schwartz

Chicago - Waitlisted via email

Pennsylvania - In via phone call

Texas - In via phone call, 2/15 scholarship offer via email. $9K per year plus in-state tuition rate. Great deal!

BU - $$$ via email 2/2/17

Berkeley - Waitlisted via email

Harvard - JS1 invite 3/1, interview 3/2, waitlisted via email

Stanford - Rejected by snail mail

Virginia - waitlisted Via email

Schools where I didn't sign up for financial aid/withdrew before financial aid: University of Washington, UCLA

All other schools didn't offer aid.

***04/18/17*** Welp, it looks like it's over. Sent my deposit in to NYU. Looks like I'll be in NYC this fall. Didn't get very much merit aid this cycle, but it's better than nothing!

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Monday, May 08 2017 at 05:22 PM

Cannot believe you did not get Harvard. Such a great applicant. Good luck at NYU!

Wednesday, June 07 2017 at 12:09 AM

Thanks! Harvard was always a pretty high reach :-) I'm really pumped, my goals were NYU/Columbia, so it's actually happening!!!