JDgetsherJD (2018-2019)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
#3 Syracuse University F Accepted W Type: RA $69,000 Sent: 02/14/19 Rec: 02/18/19 Comp: 02/18/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/12/19 Upd: 2 years
Hofstra University Accepted W Type: RA $120,000 Sent: 02/07/19 Rec: 02/20/19 Comp: 02/20/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/26/19 Upd: 2 years
#2 Rutgers Law School F Accepted W Type: RA $36,000 Sent: 02/07/19 Rec: 02/08/19 Comp: 02/08/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/01/19 Upd: 2 years
#3 Pace University F Accepted W Type: SP $72,000 Sent: 02/13/19 Rec: -- Comp: 02/26/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/26/19 Upd: 2 years
Albany Law School of Union University Accepted Type: RA $120,000 Sent: 02/07/19 Rec: 02/08/19 Comp: 02/08/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/15/19 Upd: 2 years
#1 University of Georgia F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 02/07/19 Rec: 02/11/19 Comp: 02/11/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/05/19 Upd: 2 years
#1 Georgia State University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 02/14/19 Rec: 02/14/19 Comp: 02/18/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/13/19 Upd: 2 years
Seton Hall University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 02/07/19 Rec: 02/08/19 Comp: 02/22/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/22/19 Upd: 2 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 156
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.0
  • Degree GPA: 2.98
  • School Type: Fordham University
  • Major: Environmental Studies/Anthropo

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: New York
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Woman
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Currently working full-time with an Energy Law Group.

During Undergraduate Career:

New Student Orientation Leader, Member of Fashion for Philanthropy, Member of GO! Fordham University Global Outreach Romania team, Pre-Law Society Member.

Interned with New York Botanical Gardens as well as New York City Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Legal Affairs.

First generation to attend college from family. Strong personal statement and LOR's. Addendum statement for major jump in LSAT score as well as GPA due to trouble with core classes during freshman year.

Additional info & updates

*Scholarship values are for three years*

Pace Law:
*Deferred Acceptance from 2017-2018 Admissions Cycle - Offered Academic Scholarship at that time but decided to retake LSAT and apply in next cycle for greater financial aid. 2/13/19- Financial aid and application being processed.
2/26: Personal e-mail from Dean of Admissions accepting me and offering merit scholarship ahead of government aid. Very grateful for an increase from my previous offer.
3/26: Sent scholarship offers from other schools to admissions committee requesting reconsideration.
3/27: Response back from Pace only increasing scholarship by $2,000.00 per year. Disappointed in this and will probably have to withdraw acceptance.

University of Georgia School of Law:
*Reapplicant*
Visited school in January of 2018 and took unofficial tour with an admissions counselor.
3/13: Received via snail mail denial dated 3/5/19. Knew this was a long shot but it still burns a little.

Albany Law School:
*Reapplicant - WL last cycle*
3/15: Acceptance and scholarship award sent via e-mail. Paper acceptance shows mailed 3/18.
3/25: Received in paper mailer that I am eligible for $2,000 per/year work study, something to definitely think about.

Seton Hall:
2/28: Saw denied admission on status tracker. Received e-mail shortly after that my admissions decision was available on status tracker.

Rutgers Law:
3/1/19 - Received acceptance with scholarship award through e-mail; paper acceptance to arrive in mail.
3/7/19: Received paper package in mail dated 2/27/19. Received 12,000 per year merit scholarship and in-state tuition.

Georgia State College of Law:
3/13: Received wait list offer via email.
3/25: sent e-mail confirming acceptance of wait list offer as well as a strong LOCI and a new recommendation... staying hopeful.
3/27: Received e-mail letting me know I am on priority waitlist. Doesn't mean I am a shoe in but hopeful they will be interested in my materials.

Syracuse Law:
3/12: Accepted via status checker. Says e-mail and paper mail to arrive shortly.
3/15: Received paper package via snail mail with scholarship for $23,000 per year. Very grateful but school is super expensive so may have to withdraw acceptance.

Hofstra Law:
*Reapplicant - WL Last Cycle*
3/26: In via status checker. Still awaiting official acceptance notification and any possible award.

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