Only applying to schools that I can see myself being happy. I'm getting excited about visiting some in the spring! We'll see where I end up!
Planning to have everything out by early/mid Oct.
7/10 - W&M Fee waiver... someone likes me!
7/13 - UMinn invite
7/21- Snail mail packet from ASU
7/24 - SMU and Santa Clara Fee Waivers
WUSTL, Illinois, MICHIGAN and CHICAGO fee waivers.
09-13-07: Vandy and Cornell!
10-05-07 Update: UCLA and Columbia.
10-24-07 Update: UVA FW!!
10-29-07: Apps are in! The wait begins...
11-18-07: In at W&M by email! (Package) I'm officially going to law school. :-)
11-30-07: Okay, so hearing back from W&M totally spoiled me. Waiting for the other 14 is killing me.
- Later that Day: GULC!!!! (Small Envelope)
12-04-07: Online Status Checker for Michigan says Decision... Eep!
- 5 minutes later: "Virtual VULS" says my Vandy decision was mailed yesterday... DOUBLE eep!
12-05-07: Vandy! (Small Envelope)
12-06-07: Acceptance from MICHIGAN! (Package, dated 12-03) ... also go a Fed-Ex box from Vandy full of stuff.
12-11-07: Notre Dame with a scholarship by email! .... this makes me feel better about the fact that I dont seem to have been considered for Cornell EA.
- Later: WUSTL!
12-12-07: Okay, so I called Cornell. The Dean's Cert thing doesn't matter... I'm still EA so I should be hearing fairly soon.
12-21-07: Cornell! (Email)
12-28-07: GW! (Email) - I've got DC covered! Lol.
01-15-08: UVA Status Checker went to decision.
01-18-08: In at UVA! (Letter went to perm. address)
01-23-08: FULL RIDE to Wash-U! Very excited... this will make the visit to St. Louis this weekend much more interesting!
- Also: Defferred by Columbia... the email asks for my fall grades, which brought my overall GPA down (slightly)... this cannot end well. :-
01-24-08: Chicago! (Phone Call @ 12pm | 773 Area Code)
02-05-08: Harvard Deferral (Email)
02-06-08: Waitlisted at Penn (Email)
Note: I did NOT write a "Why Penn"... so don't use me as an indicator of your chances if you did. I don't plan on staying on, best of luck everyone who is!!!!
02-12-08: Withdrew at W&M and Penn.
02-18-08: Getting impatient/anxious about W&L and Duke... tell me something?
02-23-08: W&L! (Took forever because my undergrad wouldn't send out the DC for months)
02-25-08: GW (snail mail) Presidential Merit scholarship offer: 20K/yr plus housing for 1L. Nice.
02-29-08: Vandy (snail mail) scholarship worth 25K/yr... totally thrilled!!!!!
03-02-08: W&L scholarship in email! Snail mail letter to follow.
03-24-08: Duke WL and GW Scholarship increase, both by email.
04-16-08: Final Decision is between WUSTL $$$$ and Vandy $$$!
- Also: Withdrew my pending application to Columbia. I'm pretty sure I would be miserable in NYC, and CLS is a few friends' #1.
04-23-08: Cycle done... Vanderbilt Law class of 2011!!!
04-28-08: Harvard WL... was expecting a rejection, nice to be considered!