beantowngal (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
Washington University in St Louis F graph Pending 09/25/18 09/26/18 12/06/18 -- 6 days
Suffolk University F graph Accepted $80,000 11/01/18 02/02/18 12/04/18 12/04/18 6 days
Syracuse University F graph Accepted $39,000 10/08/18 10/09/18 10/16/18 12/05/18 6 days
Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) F graph Waitlisted 09/15/18 09/17/18 09/17/18 11/30/18 11 days
Rutgers Law School F graph Pending 10/30/18 10/31/18 11/08/18 -- 1 month
American University F graph Pending 09/05/18 09/06/18 10/29/18 -- 1 month
University of New Hampshire School of Law F graph Pending 10/12/18 10/12/18 10/26/18 -- 1 month
University of Miami F graph Waitlisted 10/03/18 10/04/18 10/04/18 10/24/18 1 month
University of Maryland F graph Pending 10/03/18 10/04/18 -- -- 2 months
Cardozo-Yeshiva University F graph Pending 09/17/18 09/17/18 10/11/18 -- 2 months
Tulane University F graph Pending 09/17/18 09/17/18 10/01/18 -- 2 months
University of Connecticut F graph Pending 09/25/18 09/26/18 -- -- 3 months
Northeastern University F graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 3 months
3 Emory University F graph WL, Rejected 02/15/18 02/16/18 03/07/18 08/16/18 4 months
9 New York Law School F graph Accepted W $75,000 02/04/18 02/05/18 03/07/18 03/22/18 5 months
Brooklyn Law School F graph Waitlisted W 05/02/18 05/03/18 05/04/18 06/04/18 5 months
10 The University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth F graph Accepted W $45,000 02/14/18 02/14/18 02/26/18 03/06/18 6 months
6 Drexel University F graph Waitlisted W 03/17/18 03/17/18 03/28/18 03/30/18 6 months
Hofstra University F graph Waitlisted W 05/02/18 05/03/18 05/04/18 06/18/18 6 months
5 Villanova University F graph Waitlisted W 02/15/18 02/16/18 03/15/18 05/04/18 7 months
7 Wake Forest University F graph Rejected 03/13/18 03/14/18 03/14/18 04/09/18 8 months
4 College of William and Mary F graph Rejected 02/15/18 02/16/18 02/17/18 03/27/18 9 months
1 Georgetown University graph Rejected ED 02/15/18 02/16/18 03/07/18 03/23/18 9 months

Applicant Information

Large Private, T30
English/Poli Sci/ Health Sci
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

REAPPLICANT (17/18-->18/19)

-Work as nursing assistant
-Work as research assistant
-Ok club leadership
-Very strong recommenders
-Interested in health policy
-GPA Addendum
-Immigrant family.. lived in 3 countries

-Wrote every optional essay, diversity statement, addendum where I could


I find this website to be very helpful, and so I will try to update my page as consistently as possible, hopefully those with similar numbers/ background will find it helpful!

-took 09/16 lsat
-registered 12/02 just in case...
-Sept. scores back... yeah definitely retaking in December :(
-Visited some schools close to me, which I would definitely recommend. It helped to inform what I was actually looking for, and I reshaped part of my PS based on that
-Ended up not taking Dec LSAT, too soon for me
-Took Feb LSAT
-02/14: NYLS is holding app for February score.. :/
-Admitted to Suffolk via status checker, no email yet. According to the checker an official acceptance package/scholarship letter has been mailed
-In at UMass, via text message! Then email.. more information to come
-Waitlisted at Emory and thrilled! Thought it would be outright reject
-In at NYLS via email.. scholarship I believe is conditional
-Bye GT! Didn't take them long!
-Rejected from WM via email.. that one hurt
-Waitlisted at Drexel via checker... Im assuming its because I applied late. They only took 2 days to decide that so I am a bit confused and very frustrated truthfully
-Sent LOCIs to Emory and Drexel
-Rejected from WF via email, also encouraged to apply as transfer student
-Waitlisted and NU and may withdraw. They are notorious for having waitlist admits pay sticker
-4/17: Villanova file now under review...after a month they now begin to review? :/
-waitlisted at Villanova via email... longest application review out of all
-Last minute applications to Brooklyn and Hofstra after receiving emails calling for more applications. Not sure what will happen, but curious to see how may applications are treated
-05/08: Email from Northeastern asking if I would still like to be on waitlist.. maybe they'll be activating that soon?
-06/08: Another Northeastern waitlist email...
-07/10: Northeastern feeler #3...
-07/18: As of now I will be retaking and reapplying. I was so naive in underestimating the importance of the LSAT. Unless there is waitlist movement for me, I will be trying again
-07/30: Final Northeastern feeler (#4)
-08/28: Rejected from NEU and with that on to the next cycle

My biggest take away from this cycle is that there are no surprises. This is a numbers game. If you play the game you will win. If your numbers are not on par with a school you will not get in. Pretend softs don't exist. Focus on the LSAT and your GPA.

********2018-2019 CYCLE***********
-1st thing is putting together a new school list, not planning to apply to any of the old schools. Only applying to schools I would genuinely attend this time
-Taking LSAT again in November
-American holding for November score (I did not ask them to)
-Syracuse asked if I want my app held for November. I said no I would like it reviewed
-Maryland also asked if I would like app held. Because I am a little below their numbers I chose to have this app held. Appreciate that both schools asked
- Tulane: 'In Review' 10/2
-'On hold' at Miami 10/24
-Under 'Final Review' at Kent via checker 11/6
-UNH: "In Review" 11/7
-Rutgers: "Ready for review" 11/8
-Syracuse : "In Review" 11/8
-Waitlisted at Kent and really irritated. My numbers are in range and I wrote a 'why Kent'. I thought this would be a safety. I'm honestly confused
-Decided to reapply to Suffolk, admitted one day after going complete with same scholly. I did not change my app.
-Admitted to Syracuse!! Love that school, will definitely try to negotiate for more $$
-12/06: Interview request from Wash U! Im so happy, didnt think they would even look at my app lol

Visitor Comments

  • All over
  • Thursday, July 12 2018 at 06:11 AM

congrats...where are you going to attend?

- splitasticvet
  • All over
  • Wednesday, July 18 2018 at 07:03 PM

Unless there is some waitlist movement, nowhere :( retake reapplying

- beantowngal
  • Tuesday, October 02 2018 at 04:12 PM

Thank you for sharing all of this! If you don't mind me asking, what was wrong with Suffolk? Suffolk is one of my top choices right now, but I can't say that I know a TON about the school. Any insight would be extremely helpful!

- lawandliberty
  • Suffolk
  • Tuesday, October 09 2018 at 08:26 PM

@lawandliberty First were personal reasons. I visited twice after being admitted and I just did not vibe with the school. I had a gut feeling like it was not the right fit for me. Another reason is I'm interested in getting a joint MPH and they don't offer that. Finally, the reps emphasized their good placement in Boston, but I'm not sure I want to live in Boston anymore. Also, their employment rates and bar passage rates scared me away. I encourage you to check out Best of luck and please lmk if you have other questions!

- beantowngal

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