EllaWoodsGuatemala (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
Barry University School of Law F graph Accepted A $7,000 01/04/17 -- -- 04/03/17 7 months
St. Thomas University - Florida F graph Rejected 01/09/17 -- -- 03/01/17 9 months
Florida A&M University F PT graph Accepted 01/09/17 -- -- 03/01/17 9 months
New England School of Law F PT graph Waitlisted 01/23/17 -- -- 02/22/17 9 months
Florida International University F PT graph Rejected 01/09/17 -- -- 02/21/17 9 months
The University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth F PT graph Pending 02/16/17 02/17/17 02/17/17 -- 9 months
Northeastern University F graph Rejected 01/09/17 -- -- 02/16/17 9 months
Charleston School of Law F PT graph Rejected 01/09/17 -- -- 02/11/17 9 months
Nova Southeastern University F PT graph Rejected 01/09/17 01/12/17 -- 01/20/17 10 months
St. Mary's University F graph Rejected 01/04/17 -- -- 02/04/17 10 months
Thomas M Cooley Law School F PT graph Accepted 01/23/17 -- -- 01/30/17 10 months
Suffolk University F PT graph Rejected 01/06/17 01/10/17 -- 01/20/17 10 months

Applicant Information

142
3.11
3.45
Florida International Universi
Political Science
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

Pembroke
Massachusetts
Hispanic
Female
5-9 Years

Extra Curricular Information

-Masters in Public Administration in 2015 graduated Cum Laude

- First generation to go to college and moved to Miami when I was just 10 years old. Surpassed the language barrier
- I've been in college ever since I graduated high-school and have always worked full-time during college.

Currently:

-Client Services Account Manager for marketing agency for 2 years and 3 years experience in marketing for a total of 5 years of experience.

- Owned my own Landscaping company and sold it for profit

- Pre-K teacher after college for 2 years

- Reading Instructor for 4 years during college

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

1/20/17 Rejected by Suffolk- I guess that means I might have to move out of state if I want to go to law school!

1/20/17 Decision made at Nova. Admitted through the AAMPLE program!

1/26/17 Decision made at Cooley. Still waiting on what they decided, but it was a quickly decided though. LOL.

1/26/17 Admitted to Barry! Woohoo. If all other schools in MA and FL reject me, I'm totally going to Barry. Still waiting on package with any financial info (Crossing fingers I get some aid)

2/7/17- Upset! I emailed Barry to find out about my acceptance letter in the mail and they actually said that there was an error with their scanners and system and that I was actually wait-listed and not accepted. Not happy about them not sending an apology or status update on that HUGE mistake on their part. So, not happy with their first impression!!!

2/11/17- Charleston, I got accepted into their summer program, but will not be able to do it since I need an acceptance in order to quit my job and move my life down to another state. Thanks anyway Charleston.

2/21/17- Rejected by FIU, my own alma mater! I guess the LSAT scores really count for more than they claim. I have 4 schools left now so if I don't get into any of them then I might take the LSAT again with a LIVE course and apply for next year!

Visitor Comments

  • Friday, January 20 2017 at 02:54 PM

Congrats on NOVA!!

- Mattmw22
  • Sunday, January 22 2017 at 09:37 PM

@mattmw22! Thank you. : ) you too!

- EllaWoodsGuatemala
  • Friday, January 27 2017 at 09:09 PM

Hoping to get into Barry too! I haven't heard anything but applied a week or so after you!

- Flaga
  • Monday, January 30 2017 at 10:50 PM

Did you hear back from St.Thomas, i am curious to know because it looks like we have around the same GPA/LSAT with graduate work and I applied there as well, thanks!

- JDDREAMS
  • Tuesday, February 07 2017 at 03:06 PM

Sorry to hear that Ella. Hoping another one of your choices accepts you. Texas Southern accepted another person with similar stats if you wanted to make the move down there.

- Mattmw22
  • Tuesday, February 07 2017 at 03:19 PM

Thanks Matt! They really need to fix those issues. I might have to wait until next year if the other schools that I want don't work out too. I haven't taken the LSAT with a live course and that might be something that would probably help me more then self-study. I'll wait to hear from the other schools and once all have responded I'll decide my next step. I don't really want to Cooley, even though it was my safe school.. Ugh.

- EllaWoodsGuatemala
  • Tuesday, February 07 2017 at 04:45 PM

That's the second time I heard of a school messing up like that. I think you'll get in somewhere. Keep positive! Have you looked at Thomas Jefferson in San Diego? great city.

- Mattmw22
  • Thursday, February 16 2017 at 02:21 PM

How were you informed from Charleston was anything put online via the status checker??

- alg0790
  • FIU
  • Monday, April 10 2017 at 03:47 PM

@EllaWoodsGuatemala How'd you hear about your decision at FIU? My status just changed to Decision Rendered, Letter Mailed. I was wondering if they mail both acceptances/rejections.

- lawschoolgame
  • Friday, April 28 2017 at 01:25 PM

Hey @ellawoodsguatemala, after cooley marked decision made did you get acceptance via snail mail or email?

- Jana1286
  • Cooley
  • Tuesday, June 13 2017 at 09:29 PM

Hi Ella ! Finally where are you planning to attend ? Did Cooley offered any scholarships?

- Yenilaw2017

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