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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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 3 months
University of Virginia F graph Accepted A 10/16/16 -- -- 11/28/16 6 months
University of Pennsylvania F graph WL, Accepted W -- -- 11/10/16 01/23/17 6 months
Columbia University F graph WL, Rejected 11/18/16 -- -- 02/08/17 6 months
Georgetown University F graph Accepted W 11/10/16 -- -- 12/22/16 7 months
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Waitlisted W 10/15/16 -- -- 03/03/17 7 months
Yale University graph Rejected 12/15/16 -- 01/16/17 04/03/17 8 months
University of California Irvine F graph Accepted W $90,000 11/15/16 -- -- 01/24/17 9 months
Fordham University F graph Accepted W $90,000 11/10/16 -- -- 12/22/16 9 months
George Washington University F graph Accepted W $100,000 -- -- 11/14/16 11/29/16 9 months
University of Southern California F graph Waitlisted W 11/16/16 -- -- 03/08/17 9 months
American University F graph Waitlisted W 11/23/16 -- -- 02/28/17 10 months
Harvard University graph Rejected 11/08/16 -- -- 02/27/17 10 months
Northwestern University F graph Waitlisted W 11/14/16 -- -- 02/08/17 10 months
Stanford University graph Rejected 11/14/16 -- -- 02/06/17 10 months
New York University F graph Rejected 11/11/16 -- -- 02/02/17 10 months
University of California Berkeley F graph Rejected 11/01/16 -- -- 01/25/17 10 months
University of Chicago F graph Rejected 10/16/16 -- -- 01/20/17 10 months

Applicant Information

DC Area
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Demographic Information

San Diego
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, is a must! Get yourself an "ambassador!"
-I wish I had known about 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.



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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