_cynicalpanda (2018-2019)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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 Nebraska Lincoln F Accepted W Type: RA $48,246 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/09/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/25/19 Upd: 2 years
Creighton University F Accepted W Type: RA $126,500 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/29/19 Upd: 2 years
Villanova University F Accepted W Type: RA $126,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/29/19 Upd: 2 years
St. John's University F Accepted A Type: RA $177,240 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/30/19 Upd: 2 years
University of Colorado Boulder Accepted W Type: RA $10,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/07/19 Upd: 2 years
Penn State University (Dickinson) F Accepted W Type: RA $153,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/09/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/25/19 Upd: 2 years
DePaul University F Accepted W Type: RA $105,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/01/19 Upd: 2 years
American University F Accepted W Type: RA $105,000 Sent: 12/31/18 Rec: 01/02/19 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/11/19 Upd: 2 years
University of Pittsburgh F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/13/19 Upd: 2 years
University of Denver F Accepted W Type: RA $78,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/15/19 Upd: 2 years
Drake University Accepted W Type: RA $124,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/08/19 Upd: 2 years
University of Maryland F Accepted W Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 01/28/19 Upd: 2 years
Loyola University Chicago F Accepted W Type: RA $105,000 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/05/19 Upd: 2 years
Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) F Accepted W Type: RA $142,932 Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 02/01/19 Upd: 2 years
Brooklyn Law School F Accepted Type: RA $138,000 Sent: 03/15/19 Rec: -- Comp: 03/19/19 Inter: -- Dec: 04/08/19 Upd: 2 years
George Washington University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 01/16/19 Rec: 01/16/19 Comp: 01/16/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/28/19 Upd: 2 years
Arizona State University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 01/31/19 Rec: 01/31/19 Comp: 02/06/19 Inter: -- Dec: 03/01/19 Upd: 2 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 160
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.32
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Major: English/Political Science

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: Nebraska
  • Race: Latino
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

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Additional info & updates

1/25 Full tuition, minus fees, in-state at UNL

1/29 $200 stipend to travel to Villanova for Public Interest Scholars Summit (Interview for full tuition scholarship)

1/29 Invited to interview for Creighton Scholars Program
-Full tuition, fees, and books
-Did not indicate interest in initial application because it is a binding program
-I was told 160 LSAT is the cut off for this program.

1/29 Got an email from ASU saying they'd grant a fee waiver, responded saying I'd apply with a CAS fee waiver and they obliged.

1/30 St. John's Ron Brown Scholarship. Full tuition, 2.15 GPA stip (don't fail out)

2/4 Interviewed and offered a seat in Creighton Law Scholars Program

2/4 Sent an email to Villanova a few days ago saying I couldn't attend the PI summit because their travel stipend wasn't enough. Today got an email from the Assistant Dean of Admissions offering the Dean's Merit Scholarship.

2/7 $300 travel stipend for diversity student weekend at CU Boulder plus 2 nights in a hotel for me and a guest.

2/10 Full tuition and fees from Drake

2/15 Scholarship from Denver comes with 3.0 GPA stip... Pretty disappointed.

3/6 Denver Chancellor Scholarship rejection... Thought I had the softs for it so pretty disappointed.

3/8 Attended Diverse students weekend at CU Boulder with two nights paid hotel stay plus a $300 check for travel.

3/22 Got an email from UNL asking where I was at. Asked them to reconsider my scholarship. They asked for a copy of my other scholarship offers and said they'd send that off to the scholarship committee.

3/29 Unsolicited scholarship increase at Loyola Chicago (+5k/year)

3/29 Successfully negotiated with UNL to include fees with full tuition.

4/5 Attending "A Day For Admitted Students of Color" at St. John's. $400 travel stipend.

4/8 - Failed scholarship negotiation with St. John's. They said they had already given me their most generous scholarship (Ron Brown)

4/9 - Withdrew from Chicago Kent, they responded with a full tuition scholarship, respectfully declined.

Leaning towards St. John's. Don't want to stay in Omaha and don't want to pay any tuition. I'll tell them I'll commit if they can give me a book or living stipend.

4/15 Seat deposit submitted to St. John's, if any future applicants have questions, hmu on reddit!

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Saturday, January 12 2019 at 01:36 PM

Given your stats, I am almost certain you are for sure going to get into some top schools, which give the best career ROI.

Monday, December 17 2018 at 09:53 AM

I'd suggest applying to some top schools as well. With your urm status and numbers I'd apply to some reach schools

Denver stipulation?
Friday, January 19 2018 at 12:41 PM

Very weird that they gave you a 3.0 stipulation for Denver. Perhaps you can work that out with them? You have some awesome choices anyways man, best of luck!