ReeseBourne (2019-2020)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
1 Vanderbilt University F graph Waitlisted 11/15/19 -- 02/07/20 03/16/20 1 day
2 Washington University in St Louis F graph Accepted $182,700 01/22/20 03/26/20 02/07/20 03/18/20 1 day
3 Indiana University Bloomington F graph Accepted $171,000 01/18/20 02/19/20 02/07/20 02/19/20 1 day
4 University of Notre Dame F graph Accepted $165,000 01/23/20 02/24/20 02/07/20 02/19/20 1 day
5 University of Wisconsin Madison F graph Accepted $132,000 01/18/20 02/27/20 02/07/20 02/18/20 1 day
6 Northwestern University graph Waitlisted 02/06/20 -- 02/06/20 03/24/20 1 day
7 Texas A&M University School of Law F graph Accepted W $117,752 12/02/19 02/05/20 01/06/20 02/04/20 1 day
8 University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Waitlisted 01/23/20 -- 02/07/20 02/07/20 1 day
9 Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) F graph Accepted W $147,465 01/24/20 03/03/20 02/06/20 03/13/20 1 day
10 Loyola University Chicago F graph Accepted W $105,000 01/20/20 02/21/20 02/06/20 03/13/20 1 day
11 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign F graph Accepted $120,000 01/20/20 03/27/20 02/06/20 03/27/20 1 day
12 University of Houston F graph Accepted W $110,256 01/20/20 01/31/20 01/20/20 01/20/20 3 days
13 University of Minnesota Twin Cities F graph Pending 01/20/20 -- 02/06/20 -- 15 days
14 University of California Berkeley F graph Pending 02/06/20 -- 02/06/20 -- 15 days
15 University of Iowa F graph Accepted $150,000 01/15/20 02/26/20 02/07/20 02/11/20 15 days
16 University of Missouri Columbia F graph Accepted W $88,000 01/20/20 01/23/20 01/21/20 03/13/20 15 days
17 Ohio State University F graph Accepted W $109,000 01/24/20 02/27/20 02/06/20 03/13/20 15 days
18 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill F graph Pending 12/31/19 -- 02/07/20 -- 15 days
19 Southern Methodist University F graph Accepted W $96,000 01/22/20 02/11/20 02/05/20 03/13/20 15 days
20 University of Alabama F graph Waitlisted W 01/20/20 -- 02/07/20 03/14/20 15 days

Applicant Information

170
3.95
4.0
Small Midwest State
Marketing
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

N/A
N/A
Caucasian
N/A
N/A

Extra Curricular Information

Interest in IP/Entertainment Law - reason for Berkeley, Houston, Texas A&M, Chicago-Kent, Etc.

One Good Summer Sales Internship (Bayer)

Mostly uninvolved on campus (Few leadership connections, honors, intramural sports)

Good Public Service Record, helps with application essays

December Graduation (early)

July 2019: 164
September 2019: 164
January 2020: 170

Fee Waivers: Michigan, Berkeley, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, UNC, Alabama, Indiana, Mizzou, SMU, Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio State, Loyola-Chicago, Chicago-Kent

Free Apps: WashU, Illinois, SLU, Houston, Texas A&M

Full Ride Offers: WashU, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Illinois, Mizzou, Texas A&M, Chicago-Kent

75+% Offers: Notre Dame, Houston, Loyola Chicago

50+% Offers: SMU

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

11/12 - Registered for January LSAT for scholarship consideration and negotiation after expected acceptance.

11/15 - Vanderbilt App sent (Hold for Jan. LSAT)

12/2 - Texas A&M App sent w/ CAS waiver

12/31 - UNC App sent (Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/6 - Update A&M for consideration before Jan. LSAT

1/15 - Iowa App Sent for Scholarship consideration (Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/18 - Wisconsin, Indiana App Sent (Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/20 - Minnesota, Alabama, Missouri, Houston, Illinois, Loyola-Chicago Apps Sent (MN, AL, IL, LUC - Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/21 - Accepted at Houston via email (1 Day Response Time?!) (Scholarship offer by end of Jan.)

1/22 - WashU and SMU Apps Sent (both Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/23 - Michigan, Notre Dame, and SLU Apps Sent (UM and ND Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/23 - Northwestern Application completed, not submitted (holding for Jan. LSAT)

1/23 - Acceptance and Full Ride to Mizzou (via phone)

1/24 - Chicago-Kent and Ohio State Apps Sent (Both Hold for Jan. LSAT)

1/27 - Acceptance mailer from Houston - still waiting on scholarship mailer

1/29 - Mizzou scholarship mailer received

1/31 - Dean's Scholarship from Houston (via email) (75% of out-of-state price) (Highest it goes?)

2/1 - Acceptance from SLU (via email), entered for competition for 1843 Scholar Program (full ride, interview process) (other full ride available?)

2/4 - Mizzou email removing conditions from full ride offer

2/4 - SLU email to set up interview for scholarship, will coordinate after January score is received Thursday

2/5 - Acceptance and Full Ride from Texas A&M, including out-of-state waiver (via email)

2/6 - January LSAT Received: 170

2/6 - Northwestern and Berkeley Applications Sent

2/6 - Withdrew from SLU, before scholarship process

2/7 - Updated remaining applications, removed holds

2/7 - Michigan initial Waitlist email - Did not review January LSAT after confirming they would (Calling to update? - may be dead in the water here)

2/10 - Called Michigan admissions - reviewed my new score within one minute and kept automatic WL decision instead of actually reviewing my complete file. Will most likely make my decision before hearing from them again

2/11 - Acceptance from Iowa (via email); UNC supplemental application submitted

2/11 - Acceptance and Dean's Scholarship from SMU (via phone/status checker, mailer 2/21)($32,000/year - 56% of total tuition and fees... really?)

2/18 - Acceptance from Wisconsin (via email, mailer to come with more info)

2/19 - Acceptance from Ohio State (via email, mailer to come with more info)

2/19 - Acceptance and Full Ride from Indiana (via email)

2/19 - Acceptance from Notre Dame (via email, mailer to come with more info)

2/21 - Acceptance and Thomas More Scholarship from Loyola Chicago (67%?, not sure) (via email)

2/24 - Acceptance mailer from Wisconsin (still no offer?), Loyola mailer, SMU account setup mailer (pass)

2/24 - Acceptance and scholarship mailer from Notre Dame (roughly 92%)

2/26 - Full Ride Scholarship from Iowa with Law Research position for 2L and 3L with stipend and health insurance (via email)

2/27 - Full Ride Scholarship from Wisconsin and Ohio State (via email)

2/28 - Acceptance from Chicago-Kent, mailer to come (via email)

3/3 - Full Ride Scholarship from Chicago-Kent (via email)

3/11 - Indiana pushed confirmation date to May 1 after cancelling visits for three weeks. Could open up other options before deciding depending on other schools' continuing admissions processes through virus concerns

3/13 - Withdrew from Ohio State, SMU, Mizzou, Loyola Chicago, and Chicago-Kent

3/14 - WL at Alabama (via status checker). Probably saw through my scholarship negotiation hopes since they basically have no IP program

3/16 - Skype interview with WashU, guaranteed acceptance and recommended for Dean's Fellowship (Full ride + benefits)

3/16 - WL at Vanderbilt, waiting for WashU offer to update file and hopefully shift the perspective?

3/18 - Accepted at WashU (via email)

3/24 - WL at Northwestern (via status checker)

3/26 - Withdrew at Houston and Texas A&M

3/26 - Dean's Fellowship at WashU (Full Ride plus tailored benefits for each individual student)

3/26 - Created comparison sheet for Vanderbilt including analysis of offers from WashU, ND, Iowa, and IU (submitted via portal and email)

3/27 - Vanderbilt application will not be re-reviewed until mid-May, likely last-ditch effort unsuccessful

3/27 - Acceptance and Dean's Scholarship from Illinois ($120,000 roughly for in-state tuition)

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