Juris_Prude (2018-2019)

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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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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 Southern California F graph Pending W 09/03/18 09/03/18 09/04/18 -- 1 year
Washington University in St Louis F graph Pending W 09/05/18 09/05/18 09/07/18 -- 1 year
University of California Davis F graph Accepted W $105,000 09/04/18 09/04/18 09/05/18 11/08/18 1 year
University of the Pacific F graph Accepted W $150,000 09/03/18 09/04/18 09/06/18 11/21/18 1 year
Santa Clara University F graph Accepted W 09/02/18 09/03/18 09/03/18 11/15/18 1 year
University of California Irvine F graph Accepted W $67,000 09/04/18 09/04/18 09/05/18 12/03/18 1 year
University of San Diego F graph Accepted W $150,000 09/02/18 09/03/18 09/03/18 11/20/18 1 year
University of Notre Dame F graph Accepted W 09/04/18 09/04/18 09/06/18 12/12/18 1 year
University of California Los Angeles F graph Waitlisted W SP 09/03/18 09/03/18 09/04/18 -- 1 year
Arizona State University F graph Accepted A $137,000 09/03/18 09/03/18 09/04/18 09/05/18 1 year

Applicant Information

Private Liberal Arts
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

San Francisco
1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Currently in a MA program for philosophy


-Sent in most apps September 2-4

-Went complete for most apps Sept 3-5

09/05 - Received call from Dean of Arizona State. Informed me of acceptance and pending scholarship info that should arrive later today!

Edit: Scholarship info arrived. Asked to not disclose. It's very good news!

(Super cool to know I have at least one option! Also, props to ASU for being on the ball, and for Dean Doug Sylvester for being very kind and classy.)

09/12 - Some movement: (1) interview request from WUSTL, (2) status checker from UCLA, though apparently the UCLA status checker is functionally useless.

09/17 - Interviewed with WUSTL. The interviewer was very nice and friendly. Main questions were 'why law?' and 'why WUSTL?' Opportunity to ask a few questions of my own. No definite timeline for admissions results.

11/08 - Got an acceptance email from UC Davis! Scholarship info isn't sent out until January.

11/15 - Acceptance from Santa Clara via mail! No scholarship info.

11/20 - Acceptance email from USD! Scholarship info coming beginning of December.

11/21 - Acceptance email from McGeorge (University of the Pacific) with honors. I think that means the accelerated JD program. Information will come via mail sometime next week since it's a day before Thanksgiving.

11/30 - Notice of full ride from UOP McGeorge. It's contingent on my remaining in the top half of the class though.

12/3 - Accepted to Irvine via status checker. Nothing yet on scholarships.

12/21 - I have since been accepted to Irvine and waitlisted at UCLA. I've received scholarship info from all of the schools I have been accepted to.

I decided to switch my ASU application to the Sandra Day O'Connor Honors Program which includes guaranteed full tuition conditional on remaining in good standing. Given I want to work in a mid-size legal market in California, I don't feel pressured to attend the best school I can get into. Arizona State is a great school, and coming out of law school nearly debt free and able to pursue a legal career without the guillotine of student debt over my head is, to me, worth it in the long run. Can't wait to move to Phoenix!

Visitor Comments

  • Thursday, November 08 2018 at 11:52 PM

Congrats on your acceptances!!

- momof4
  • Friday, November 09 2018 at 01:04 PM

Thanks! Hoping you hear back with some fantastic news soon!

- Juris_Prude
  • Saturday, December 29 2018 at 08:43 AM

Congrats on your cycle and ASU decision. With all the "drowning in debt" posts around, law school for free seems to be a very smart call. Good luck!

- mstng

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