VA0830 (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Harvard University Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 09/15/17 Rec: 09/15/17 Comp: 09/18/17 Inter: -- Dec: 03/26/18 Upd: 3 years
Columbia University Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 09/01/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/05/17 Inter: -- Dec: 01/23/18 Upd: 3 years
Vanderbilt University Accepted W Type: RA $99,000 Sent: 08/23/17 Rec: 08/23/17 Comp: 08/24/17 Inter: -- Dec: 11/08/17 Upd: 3 years
Northwestern University F Accepted W Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 09/06/17 Rec: 09/06/17 Comp: 09/07/17 Inter: -- Dec: 12/20/17 Upd: 3 years
Georgetown University F Accepted W Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 09/15/17 Rec: 09/15/17 Comp: 09/18/17 Inter: -- Dec: 11/27/17 Upd: 3 years
Duke University F Accepted W Type: SP $114,000 Sent: 09/01/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/05/17 Inter: -- Dec: 09/15/17 Upd: 3 years
University of Chicago Accepted W Type: RA $30,000 Sent: 08/15/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/05/17 Inter: -- Dec: 01/18/18 Upd: 3 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Accepted W Type: RA $150,000 Sent: 08/23/17 Rec: 08/23/17 Comp: 08/24/17 Inter: -- Dec: 11/07/17 Upd: 3 years
University of Pennsylvania Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 09/01/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/05/17 Inter: -- Dec: 01/29/18 Upd: 3 years
New York University Accepted W Type: RA $45,000 Sent: 09/01/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/05/17 Inter: -- Dec: 11/14/17 Upd: 3 years
University of Virginia F Accepted W Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 09/01/17 Rec: 09/01/17 Comp: 09/01/17 Inter: -- Dec: 09/01/17 Upd: 3 years
Yale University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/14/17 Rec: 11/14/17 Comp: 11/15/17 Inter: -- Dec: 04/24/18 Upd: 3 years
Stanford University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 08/15/17 Rec: 08/15/17 Comp: 08/23/17 Inter: -- Dec: 01/17/18 Upd: 3 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 172
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.61
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: Private
  • Major: French/African Studies

Demographic Information

  • City: Alexandria
  • State: Virginia
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Woman
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 5-9 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Master's degree

Strong softs (work experience, post-college extracurriculars/leadership experience)

Additional info & updates

8 months later, my cycle is finally over and HLS it is! Get those apps in as early as possible and visit as many schools as you can before getting a decision. Also, just buckle down and write those extra "Why X" and optional essays!

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In order of interviews or decisions:

UVA (LSAC: 21-33%)
Phone call acceptance 9/1 (applied in morning, received call around 3 p.m. - no interview but had met admissions team previously)

NORTHWESTERN (LSAC: 29-39%)
Online video interview completed 9/12
Accepted via Decision Letter Delivery system 12/20

DUKE (LSAC: 27-41%)
PT acceptance 9/15 via email (status checker said to check email)
Scholarship interview scheduled 1/25

VANDERBILT (LSAC: 80-90%)
In-person alum interview 9/28
Accepted via email 11/8

MICHIGAN (LSAC: 34-44%)
Accepted via status checker 11/7
Email acceptance later that day
Dean's scholarship notification via email 12/11 - SO PUMPED

GULC (LSAC: N/A; LSP: 74%)
In-person alumni interview 11/13
Accepted via snail mail, letter dated 11/27

NYU (LSAC: 50-60%)
Accepted 11/14 (status checker changed in morning to "Decision Letter Sent" -- couple hours later was able to log into the Admitted Students Website, then received phone call around 4 p.m. and video email from Dean around 5 p.m.)

HARVARD (LSAC: N/A; LSP: 22%)
JS1: Zoom interview 11/22
JS2 from the legend herself (Jessica Soban) 3/26

CHICAGO (LSAC: 16-26%)
Skype interview 11/22
Accepted via email 1/18

COLUMBIA (LSAC: 35-45%)
Skype interview 12/1
Accepted via emailed PDF letter 1/23

STANFORD (LSAC: N/A; LSP: 28%)
Status checker changed on 1/17 to "A Decision Letter has been sent" - assumed rejection, confirmed via snail mail dated 1/17 and received 1/20.

PENN (LSAC: N/A; LSP: 60%)
Accepted via phone call 1/29!

YALE (LSAC: N/A; LSP: 11%)
Rejection email on 4/24

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Mich
Wednesday, October 18 2017 at 03:45 PM

Congrats on that Mich scholarship!!

Tuesday, February 23 2016 at 09:43 AM

Thank you! I'm still in shock over it!

Thursday, October 12 2017 at 10:08 AM

Looks like things are winding down for you! Good luck with HY and scholarships!

Tuesday, February 23 2016 at 09:43 AM

Thanks, Dallin! Fingers crossed for us both!

HARVARD
Thursday, October 12 2017 at 10:08 AM

WAY TO FREAKING GO!!!!!!!!!!!!