Olivia616 (2016-2017)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
6 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign F graph Accepted A $40,000 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 03/13/17 10 days
1 Northwestern University F graph Waitlisted W ED 12/01/16 12/01/16 12/01/16 02/07/17 10 days
8 Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) F graph Accepted W $60,000 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 03/03/17 10 days
9 Loyola University Chicago F graph Accepted W $75,200 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/02/17 02/04/17 10 days
4 Boston College F graph Waitlisted W 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/02/17 22 days
2 Georgetown University F graph Rejected 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 03/17/17 1 month
3 Boston University F graph Rejected 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 03/15/17 1 month
5 George Washington University F graph Rejected 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 02/23/17 1 month
7 Vanderbilt University F graph Pending 02/01/17 02/01/17 03/06/17 -- 1 month
10 DePaul University F graph Accepted W $45,000 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/02/17 02/06/17 1 month
11 John Marshall Law School - Chicago F graph Accepted W $108,000 02/01/17 02/01/17 02/06/17 02/09/17 1 month

Applicant Information

154
3.68
3.72
Small, Private
Political Science
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

Chicago
Illinois
White
Female
1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

-National award-winning Mock Trial competitor
-Leadership position in Student Government
-Strong LORs (3)
-Pi Sigma Alpha
-Study abroad
-Volunteer work

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

Work experience includes:
-Clerkship for a federal judge
-2+ years as a corporate paralegal for large, Chicago firm (2 promotions and raises)
-1 year clerkship at a firm in Italy
-internship at a personal injury firm
-internship at Illinois DHS/HFS
-Photographer for Chicago charities (subject of personal statement)

Submitted strong LSAT Addendum.

3/15/17 I withdrew from both John Marshall and DePaul, freeing up $108,000 and $45,000 scholarships, respectively. Hope this helps someone!

3/21/17 Flew out to Boston College to interview/visit.

3/27/17 Kent increased my merit scholarship 15K after I wrote them an email leveraging my Illinois offer.

3/28/17 Loyola awarded me a $3,200 specialized first generation scholarship.

3/29/17 Loyola awarded me a $9,000/year Mock Trial Scholarship.

3/31/17 Visit to Illinois Law.

3/31/17 I withdrew from the waitlist at Boston College (I don't have time to wait around for a school that probably won't give me any money).

4/10/17 Kent increased my scholarship to $60,000 after negotiation.

4/13/17 Leaning toward committing to Illinois, if they increase my scholarship

Visitor Comments

  • Wednesday, March 15 2017 at 03:10 PM

Did you interview with Northwestern?

- squishthepanda
  • Wednesday, March 15 2017 at 04:02 PM

Yes, you're required to.

- Olivia616

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