Fee Waivers (Worth mentioning):
Duke (Applied through the priority track)
University of Michigan
University of Texas
Washington University - St. Louis
Indiana - Bloomington
University of Illinois
W & L
I spoke with my pre law advisor and he said that all the Ivys (including Cornell) were a stretch along with Chicago and a few others. I hope he is wrong. UPDATE: Guess he was wrong.
Sent Date: Date I finished with the Application on LSAC and clicked "Checkout" the final time
Received: The date the school ordered my report from LSDAS or contacted me to inform me they received my application.
Complete: When the school contacted me to tell me my package was complete.
Decision: When I found out.
Scholarship awards represent three year totals.
Freak Out Alert: I just realized I sent every school asking for a diversity statement a diversity statement that had a typo in the last paragraph. Any chance they will be skimming by that point?
Harvard: Please please please let me in. I would pick you over those other schools in New Haven and Palo Alto in a second.
10-20-06: Complete at Duke. This means I should have a decision by the first week of November. Hopefully its an accept and I can rest easy knowing I can go to a top law school.
10-25-06: I was bored today so I started calling schools that I thought I should be complete at. I have no idea when I went complete at IU-B, but today I found out for sure so that is the date I will use. Also IU said they aren't issuing decisions till the end of January, I wonder how true that will be. Notre Dame also said I was complete.
10-27-06: This morning I received an email from the director of admissions at Duke informing me that they had mailed my admissions decision. This Priority Track program is awsome, had I not slacked off I would have had a decision by the end of October. It makes me feel greedy and want all my decisions sooner. Hopefully this one will be a good one!
10-30-06: Accepted to Duke today, details to follow.
11-3-06: Received the email from Toby Stock saying he wanted to call about my application.
11-8-06: Received a phone call from Toby Stock, Director of Admissions at Harvard law school. He asked what I am doing this semester and clarified some things on my resume. I don't think it went that well. We shall see!
11-10-06: GULC Letter today. A plain creame envelope with Georgetown on the top left and a neat seal on the bac.
10-18-06: Status checker at Michigan changed to "decision"
11-20-06: Received (and missed) a phone call from Boalt Hall today. Called back and was informed of my admission. They also sent an email to follow up offering to pay up to $350 of a plane ticket.
11-21-06: Accepted at Michigan. Large white envelop with a CD, Postcard, letter from the dean, file folder, and administrative paperwork.
11-21-06: More importantly, at 1:45 today I received a call from Toby Stock from Harvard admitting me into the HLS class of 2010! I didn't answer the phone but he left a messege saying materials were on the way.
12-9-06: Harvard acceptance packet and 3 DVD's came, Cornell notified me of my acceptance by mail along with an opportunity to apply for the deans scholarship, and Duke law school sent me notification of selection for their dean's scholarship as well.
12-19-06: Accepted by Penn, notified with a phone call from the director or recruitment, no mention of money said follow up information would be mailed and emailed.
12-19-06: Notified of admission to Notre Dame by email, said they would be mailing an admissions packet. I will be interested to see if there is a fellowship offer. If there isn't I may withdrawl.
12-23-06: ND package in the mail including a 20K/year fellowship assistance offer.
1-1-07: Got back to school, checked my mail and received an acceptance package from IU-Bloomington with a 46K scholarship offer contingent on maintaining standing in the top third of the class.
1-06-07: Letter from UIUC received in a big envelope, offer of a full tuition scholarship.
1-12-07: Letter from U Va notifying me of acceptance and consideration for dean's scholarship, stated I will find out about scholarships in March.
1-19-07: Phone call from University of Chicago asking me to call them back. I missed the call and plan on returning it monday.
1-22-07: Received a letter in a standard white envelope from the University of Chicago, notifying me of admission. The letter does not mention money.
1-24-07: Notified of acceptance via email, also informed that I will be notified by the scholarship committee in early February.
1-27-07: Schools continue to actually send decisions! Received a package from Columbia containing information about the school in a folder with an acceptance letter on top.
1-30-07: Received a scholarship offer and notification of acceptance from Northwestern. The terms: 40K/year if I defer until next year and spend the year gaining professional experience.
2-5-07: Received offer to apply for the Dean's scholarship at GULC, too little too late.
Harvard it is!