CaptKangaroo (2017-2018)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
University of California Los Angeles F graph WL, Rejected 11/11/16 -- -- 01/12/17 11 months
University of Virginia F graph Accepted A 10/16/16 -- -- 11/28/16 1 year
University of Pennsylvania F graph WL, Accepted W -- -- 11/10/16 01/23/17 1 year
Columbia University F graph WL, Rejected 11/18/16 -- -- 02/08/17 1 year
Georgetown University F graph Accepted W 11/10/16 -- -- 12/22/16 1 year
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Waitlisted W 10/15/16 -- -- 03/03/17 1 year
Yale University graph Rejected 12/15/16 -- 01/16/17 04/03/17 1 year
University of California Irvine F graph Accepted W $90,000 11/15/16 -- -- 01/24/17 1 year
Fordham University F graph Accepted W $90,000 11/10/16 -- -- 12/22/16 1 year
George Washington University F graph Accepted W $100,000 -- -- 11/14/16 11/29/16 1 year
University of Southern California F graph Waitlisted W 11/16/16 -- -- 03/08/17 1 year
American University F graph Waitlisted W 11/23/16 -- -- 02/28/17 1 year
Harvard University graph Rejected 11/08/16 -- -- 02/27/17 1 year
Northwestern University F graph Waitlisted W 11/14/16 -- -- 02/08/17 1 year
Stanford University graph Rejected 11/14/16 -- -- 02/06/17 1 year
New York University F graph Rejected 11/11/16 -- -- 02/02/17 1 year
University of California Berkeley F graph Rejected 11/01/16 -- -- 01/25/17 1 year
University of Chicago F graph Rejected 10/16/16 -- -- 01/20/17 1 year

Applicant Information

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DC Area
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Demographic Information

San Diego
California
N/A
Male
Yes
5-9 Years

Extra Curricular Information

About me: 8 years military experience, some Masters credits, charity work, numerous leadership positions. Not URM, but diversity of sorts.

Thrilled to attend UVA! It wasn't my first choice at the start of the cycle, but everything I've learned since then has made me sure it's the right place for me.

Lessons learned:
-For vets, service2school.org is a must! Get yourself an "ambassador!"
-I wish I had known about Top-Law-Schools.com before I started applying. It's a little tough to get into, but it helped me with visits and waitlists.
-Outside of HYSCCN, if I showed a lot of interest, I got in. If I didn't, it was a tossup. Hence I got into 3 T14s, but not USC or UCLA. If I had to do it all over I would have visited every school in which I was remotely interested in September. I would have written a "Why X" essay for every application.
-I'm fairly confident applying in Oct/Nov helped.
-Ask for fee waivers everywhere. Almost every school gave it to me for active duty status. Worst they can say is no. Schools give out a lot of fee waivers at the LSAC Forums.
-Always do the optional essays and optional interviews.
-Since I have a full ride basically everywhere thanks to the GI Bill, I might have applied ED to NYU or CLS.

I probably won't be on this site any more, but feel free to PM me on TLS. My username is the same. I will check it periodically.

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Visitor Comments

  • Monday, December 05 2016 at 05:30 PM

When did you interview with UVA?

- SpaceCowboy
  • Monday, December 05 2016 at 05:30 PM

When did you interview with UVA?

- SpaceCowboy

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