dess929 (2017-2018)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
University of South Carolina graph Rejected 02/01/18 -- 02/01/18 -- 1 day
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta graph Rejected 02/01/18 -- 02/01/18 -- 12 days
Florida A&M University graph Pending 02/21/18 02/26/18 02/26/18 -- 22 days
Charleston School of Law graph Accepted 02/01/18 -- 02/01/18 02/22/18 26 days
North Carolina Central University graph Pending 02/21/18 02/22/18 -- -- 26 days
Elon Law School graph Pending 02/01/18 02/05/18 02/20/18 -- 27 days
Appalachian School of Law F graph Accepted $8,000 02/02/18 02/02/18 02/05/18 02/15/18 28 days
Mercer University graph Rejected 02/01/18 -- 02/01/18 02/14/18 1 month
Campbell University graph Pending 02/01/18 -- 02/01/18 -- 1 month

Applicant Information

usc upstate
criminal justice
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

South Carolina
In Undergrad

Extra Curricular Information



2/14/18- Rejection email from Mercer. This was a reach school for me. I hope to hear some good news in the coming weeks from the others.
2/15/18-Accepted at Appalachian Law via phone call from Dean. Packet to follow in mail
2/21/18- Checked status checker today and it said "decision letter mailed", for some reason I feel like this is bad news, does anyone have any experience?
2/20- Status checker for Elon FINALLY updated, hoping to get an interview from there soon.
2/22/18- Charleston offered me their CAP program, if I complete I receive a seat in the fall class.
3/7/18- my application went into committee review at JMLS
3/8/18- rejection email from jmls, this one is surprising. I called yesterday to check on my status and then this today

Recieved rejection email from USC over the weekend, I am not too surprised because my LSAT was below their median

Considering doing Charleston's CAP program, I could live home and save a lot of money. Still waiting to hear from Elon, NCCU, Campbell and FAMU, my application went into review for Elon recently.

Visitor Comments

  • Charleston
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 02:15 PM

When i was told a decision letter was mailed it was a rejection, they usually call with acceptances

- Dmoore27
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 03:00 PM

Thank you, I'm thinking I should apply to a couple more schools, but I am not sure where, any ideas?

- dess929
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 03:10 PM

Weve applied to two of the same schools, you could try wonder, Texas southern university, Ohio nourthern, nourthern Kentucky, capital university, university of Dayton, and look into other unranked universitys which you can check out on here by state if admitted you can always transfer after your first year .

- Dmoore27
  • Typo
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 03:35 PM

Widener commonwealth or widener deleware

- Dmoore27
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 08:39 PM

NCCU has a better bar pass rate than Elon and Durham (Raleigh) area has more opportunity than Greensboro. Your stats might work there.

- SouthernBella
  • NCCU
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 09:14 PM

Thank you! I'm applying there now, have you decided where you're going yet?

- dess929
  • Lol
  • Wednesday, February 21 2018 at 11:28 PM

Love your spirit! No, not yet. Of the two Elon and NCCU, NCCU wins. I took the LSAT a 3rd time in Feb and am praying for at least a 7 point jump. The first time I bombed (second time improved but know I could do better). I also refuse to pay sticker price for any school that will accept my current score, so I look another leap. The Dec scores came back 2 weeks earlier and caught me off guard. Hopefully, March will be the same. I'm going to aim as high as I can this cycle, but I love the Alumni network at NCCU. Hoping to find the best of both worlds. Do you have a school preference?

- SouthernBella
  • Thursday, February 22 2018 at 01:22 PM

Best of luck to you! The same thing happened to me pretty much, I bombed the first test, took it again and increased 7 points. I didn't have the time to prepare for a 3rd time around so I'm just rolling with what I have. I definitely want to be in the North Carolina area, not sure exactly where. I'm going to have to visit some schools to make a better decision. But I looked into NCCU after speaking with you last night and I really liked what I saw

- dess929
  • Friday, March 09 2018 at 01:11 AM

Good luck, this is the final stretch

- SouthernBella
  • LSAT
  • Monday, March 12 2018 at 02:43 PM

Hey, I hate to hear these dreaded words but...retake the LSAT. Even 1-5 more points will put you in a better position, especially since your GPA is above a 3.3. Honestly, I could stand another retake as well. I have a strong work background, PS, LORs, and a 4.0 from grad school. Those little things help, but the schools I've gotten into so far are not thrilling...yet. 5 more points for me would be a game changer too. If I don't get any additional offers, I may have to reconsider.

- SouthernBella

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