buck2ma (2016-2017)

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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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
Indiana University Bloomington F Accepted A Type: RA $23,500 Sent: 10/16/16 Rec: 10/17/16 Comp: 10/17/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/20/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor Pending W Type: RA Sent: 10/07/16 Rec: 10/10/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 4 years
Washington University in St Louis F Pending W Type: RA Sent: 10/07/16 Rec: 10/07/16 Comp: 10/14/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/07/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Pittsburgh F Pending W Type: RA Sent: 10/10/16 Rec: 10/11/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 4 years
Northeastern University F Pending W Type: RA Sent: 10/09/16 Rec: 10/10/16 Comp: 10/14/16 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 4 years
University of Toledo F Accepted W Type: RA $42,000 Sent: 10/13/16 Rec: 10/17/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: 10/19/16 Upd: 4 years
Michigan State College of Law F Accepted W Type: RA $20,000 Sent: 10/13/16 Rec: 10/17/16 Comp: 11/03/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/11/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Akron F Accepted W Type: RA $18,000 Sent: 10/07/16 Rec: 10/10/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: 10/21/16 Upd: 4 years
University of San Diego F Accepted W Type: RA $20,000 Sent: 10/09/16 Rec: 10/12/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/16/16 Upd: 4 years
Washington and Lee University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/16/16 Rec: 10/17/16 Comp: 10/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 4 years
University of Florida F Pending W Type: RA Sent: 10/09/16 Rec: 10/10/16 Comp: 10/13/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/07/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Notre Dame Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/17/16 Rec: 10/19/16 Comp: 10/19/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/09/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Iowa F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/24/16 Rec: 10/25/16 Comp: 10/28/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/29/16 Upd: 4 years
Ohio State University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/17/16 Rec: 10/18/16 Comp: 10/19/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/04/16 Upd: 4 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 162
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • LSAC GPA: 2.22
  • Degree GPA: 2.81
  • School Type: Central Michigan University
  • Major: Political Science

Demographic Information

  • City: East Lansing
  • State: Michigan
  • Race: White
  • Gender: -
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: Other

Extra Curricular Information

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Monday, October 24 2016 at 11:59 AM

How long did it take you to hear back from Akron?

Friday, October 28 2016 at 12:40 PM

Only about two weeks. They've been pretty awesome throughout the process too. I'm not actively considering Akron, but they've definitely demonstrated how much better they are than Toledo. I found out about my Toledo acceptance through their website and I haven't heard anything about it otherwise. Akron's assistant dean of admissions called to congratulate me, has sent me a number of very nice emails and they gave me my scholarship amount immediately.

Scholarships
Wednesday, November 16 2016 at 04:03 PM

Are your scholarship amounts annual? Or total over three years?

Wednesday, November 16 2016 at 07:21 PM

All of these are annual!

UF
Sunday, November 27 2016 at 01:34 PM

Did they put you on hold or tell you that you are on the wait list?

Tuesday, November 29 2016 at 04:04 PM

On hold, and I actually just fixed that so thank you for catching it! My GPA is atrocious from my early undergrad struggles, so all of these holds and waitlists are not surprising.

Wednesday, November 30 2016 at 02:00 AM

If you don't mind me asking, what do your extracurriculars look like? As you said, despite doing well on the LSAT, your GPA isn't the highest. I'm curious as to what fills out the rest of your resume.

Thursday, December 15 2016 at 01:15 PM

Good question, shan/moon! I apologize for taking so long to respond to it. I've been working full time throughout most of undergrad in what can be considered a career position for many people (about 60k/year, white collar). I also volunteer with about a dozen organizations. The work experience is pretty helpful and the volunteering softs help, but the biggest factor as it relates to my GPA is my health. I was diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis early in 2016 (I'm 25), and I went untreated for about five years. My health (or lack thereof) played a pretty substantial role in my GPA--I was actually pretty resigned to the idea that I would never graduate from college prior to my diagnosis. I just thought I was lazy. Since getting diagnosed and beginning treatment, my GPA is around 3.4 (three semesters since being diagnosed). I know the schools I have been accepted to have noted an upward trend as part of the reason for my acceptance. Overall, I'd say the upward trend in my GPA, demonstrated balance of full-time work/full-time school, and my LSAT score propelled me more than anything else. That being said, it's incredibly unlikely that I would be accepted into any school even close to a T14. I'm just happy that I got in to a decent school with a decent scholarship. Sorry for being long-winded, I hope this answers your question!

Sunday, December 18 2016 at 07:23 PM

Is Toledo offering to cover cost of living?

Wednesday, December 21 2016 at 03:32 PM

No, the scholarship covers tuition, fees, and a summer externship stipend.

Thursday, December 22 2016 at 08:32 AM

Oh, that's cool. Congrats.

Monday, December 26 2016 at 08:56 AM

Thank you! I'm actually going to pass on Toledo, but they were great to work with!

Congrats.
Friday, July 14 2017 at 06:54 AM

Congrats... are you attending Indiana? They are at T30...