JKFinn22 (2017-2018)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
University of Virginia F Accepted A Type: RA $180,000 Sent: 09/16/17 Rec: 09/18/17 Comp: 09/18/17 Inter: -- Dec: 10/04/17 Upd: 3 years
Columbia University F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 09/17/17 Rec: 09/18/17 Comp: 09/21/17 Inter: -- Dec: 01/18/18 Upd: 3 years
University of Pennsylvania F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 10/05/17 Rec: 10/06/17 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/15/17 Upd: 3 years
New York University F Accepted W Type: RA $65,000 Sent: 10/05/17 Rec: 10/06/17 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 11/14/17 Upd: 3 years
Harvard University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/26/17 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/27/18 Upd: 3 years
Duke University F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 09/25/17 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 11/13/17 Upd: 3 years
University of Chicago F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/25/17 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/18/18 Upd: 3 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/16/17 Rec: 09/18/17 Comp: 09/18/17 Inter: -- Dec: 02/16/18 Upd: 3 years
Yale University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 01/25/18 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 04/27/18 Upd: 3 years
Stanford University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/30/17 Rec: 10/31/17 Comp: 10/31/17 Inter: -- Dec: 04/18/18 Upd: 3 years
Cornell University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/25/17 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/14/17 Upd: 4 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 179
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.72
  • Degree GPA: 3.9
  • School Type: Top 3 public university
  • Major: Social Science

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: Florida
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

- Very strong extracurriculars (Pres. of largest student organization)
- Weak work experience.... spent three summers working at a summer camp and one summer working at a consulting firm.
- Modest research experience.
- Strong LORs
- Gap year spent LSAT tutoring, living in a van, and hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

Additional info & updates

Want to study environmental law.

*No longer applying to Berkeley or Northwestern after receiving Dillard.... already applied to Cornell and Duke but will more than likely not attend*

UPDATES:

UVA:
-Wrote Why UVA
- 10/3 received email from Dean Faulk asking to schedule a skype interview for the next day.
- 10/4 Skype interview with Dean Faulk. At the end he offered me admission and a Dillard Scholarship.

Michigan:
- Wrote Why Michigan
- Cryptic email on 1/18 apologizing for taking more than 10 weeks to decide on my app
-Wait Listed on 2/16 via email and status checker

Columbia:
- Skype interview 11/27
- Accepted via email 1/18

Cornell:
- Interview requested on 10/31
- Denied for not submitting interview

Chicago:
- Interview requested 11/6
- Skype interview 11/7
- Wait listed via email 1/18

Duke:
- Wrote Why Duke
- Admitted via email 11/13

NYU:
- Admitted via phone call (and then follow up email) 11/14
- Received initial scholarship offer ($65k) on 3/16. Sent negotiation email 3/17.

Penn:
- Admitted via phone call 12/15

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Sunday, March 26 2017 at 11:54 AM

Hey! Any advice on LSAT prep? Congrats on your great numbers!!

Saturday, November 04 2017 at 05:44 PM

Got the same cryptic email from Michigan about taking >10 weeks. Interesting but completely unhelpful.