dpostm07 (2020-2021)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
Cornell University graph Rejected D 10/18/07 -- -- 04/19/08 12 years
Boston College graph Accepted A 10/18/07 -- -- 12/17/07 13 years
University of Minnesota Twin Cities graph Accepted W $15,000 10/31/07 -- -- 11/28/07 13 years
Temple University F graph Accepted W $36,000 10/18/07 -- -- 12/15/07 13 years
Indiana University Bloomington F graph Accepted W $42,000 11/04/07 -- -- 03/13/08 13 years
Washington University in St Louis graph Waitlisted W 10/18/07 -- -- 04/05/08 13 years
University of Wisconsin Madison graph Accepted W 11/26/07 -- -- 02/04/08 13 years
Emory University graph Accepted W 11/24/07 -- -- 01/02/08 13 years
Fordham University graph Waitlisted W 10/18/07 -- -- 02/29/08 13 years
University of Pennsylvania graph Rejected D ED 10/18/07 -- -- 03/05/08 13 years
Boston University graph Waitlisted 10/18/07 -- -- 03/03/08 13 years
George Washington University graph Rejected 10/29/07 -- -- 02/04/08 13 years
Vanderbilt University graph Waitlisted 10/18/07 -- -- 01/22/08 13 years
University of Virginia graph Rejected 10/18/07 -- -- 12/14/07 13 years
Georgetown University graph Rejected 10/22/07 -- -- 12/10/07 13 years

Applicant Information

Political Science

Demographic Information

New Jersey

Extra Curricular Information

Newspaper writer/columnist
School Band
Dean's Advisory Board
Residential Adviser
Tour Guide
Two summers with Philly DA


Work as paralegal in NY corporate law firm

All money is for the total amount over three years

**11/13: 8 complete apps, waiting on BU, GW, Fordham, IU, and Gtown

**11/26: I got nervous waiting for decisions so added UW and Emory

**11/28: Phone call from U. Minnesota. I'm in! I can remember how to breathe again.

**12/4: complete everywhere but BU, GW, IU, Gtown, Emory, and Wisconsin

**12/13: Status checker at Fordham says "2nd Evaluation". The admissions office said I am in a holding pattern, having made the first cut but will be reviewed again. Finally complete at GW; they operate on an odd schedule.

**12/14: Dinged at UVA, no surprise there

**12/15: Admitted to Temple. A very nice admissions package including a scholarship on the basis that I stay in the top half of the class.

**12/17: Admitted to BC via snail mail. Their package is well prepared and very informative. Deferred at Cornell which is as positive as I could hope for.

**12/19: Official deferral letter from Fordham arrives in the mail. Honestly, the deferral letters are sometimes nicer than acceptance letters. "You are great, but..."

**12/21: Deferred at Penn, which is better than the rejection I expected.

**1/2: Acceptance phone call from Emory. I missed it because my New Jersey Transit train was 45 minutes late. I now have real geographic diversity to choose from.

**1/3: Attended IU recruitment event with alumni and professors in Manhattan. I assume that means I will be accepted.

**1/8: Received Emory acceptance package. More colorful than stately. I will have some reading to do.

**1/22: Finally received notice of completion at Wash U. Seems sort of ridiculous given that I submitted my application three months ago.
Vanderbilt's waitlist letter that was mailed on the 15th finally arrived. I'm not surprised but still disappointed. This was a small stretch school.

**2/4: Mixed day. I was accepted to Wisconsin (thin envelope) and was dinged at GW. I thought I would be waitlisted, but oh well.

**2/20: I apparently went to "2nd evaluation" on this date at Fordham. Whatever that means. It is now the 26th but have not received a letter or anything else yet from them.

**2/29: Waitlisted at Fordham according to the status checker. Waitlisted at BU via USPS.

**3/4: My application is complete at IU via email. WTF? I was told I would have a decision six weeks ago. They do not have their act together.

**3/5: Rejected at Penn. I can't say I didn't expect it. But given that I graduated from there as an undergrad I had a secret hope it would work out. Oh well.

**3/13: Accepted at Indiana via email. Official letter coming via USPS.

**3/20: I've decided not to stay on the Fordham waitlist and therefore am effectively withdrawing my application.

**4/5: Waitlisted at WashU, that took so long for that?

**4/19: Finally rejected at Cornell. Encouraged to apply to transfer next year, wtf?

Decision: I will attend BOSTON COLLEGE in the fall.

Visitor Comments

  • Good luck
  • Friday, November 02 2007 at 06:39 AM

Hello, numbers twin! Your list looks great -- I'm excited to see how things go for you this cycle. I'm tied down to the Philly area for personal reasons, so I will be living vicariously through your LSN profile :-) Best of luck!

- teeks
  • Thanks!
  • Monday, November 05 2007 at 10:18 AM

Good luck to you as well. Here's to a great cycle.

- beltzies64
  • Thanks
  • Friday, November 09 2007 at 11:27 AM

I hope we don't get dinged! Have you gone complete at any schools yet? I'm still waiting.

- cellardoor
  • Minnesota
  • Tuesday, November 13 2007 at 01:25 PM

Very unexpected phone call on 11/9/07, application in on 10/15/07. Good luck!

- dinei
  • Reaches
  • Tuesday, November 27 2007 at 09:39 PM

If you don't reach, you will never achieve baby!

- ashenaq
  • Good Luck to All
  • Thursday, December 06 2007 at 08:30 AM

Ha, thanks! Yeah I was a high school latin nerd myself. Congrats on Uof Minn and good luck with your cycle. Looks like you'll be just fine. Keep you fingers crossed for me.

- bonafortunaomnibus
  • Temple
  • Saturday, December 15 2007 at 07:03 PM

Thanks. I'm 95% certain I'll be at Temple next fall. Congratulations to you on your acceptances! It's still early, but do you have any idea where you want to end up?

- teeks
  • opposites
  • Friday, December 21 2007 at 06:37 PM

interesting you and I did the opposite with regards to BC and Fordham EA

- emanon
  • Wednesday, December 26 2007 at 05:31 AM

hey, our numbers are really similar. Thanks for your encouragement and congrats on U of M.

- mandymop
  • Georgetown
  • Thursday, January 03 2008 at 12:23 PM

Did you apply to both PT and FT for Gtown, or just FT?

- ashenaq
  • Honesty
  • Tuesday, January 15 2008 at 05:09 AM

you seem to have casually left out that you were named in the mitchell report..

- 101011
  • Vandy
  • Tuesday, January 29 2008 at 10:49 AM

It is rough. Thankfully I have a ps3 to get me through the months ahead. Defeating and humbling those annoying teenagers in online games is strangely cathartic. I highly recommend it.

- bronxcheer
  • The way people know...
  • Friday, February 01 2008 at 05:56 AM

their future decisions is through the status checker. The status checker turns to "decision" but at most schools does not tell you WHAT decision only that they have come to a decision.

- drew82abndiv
  • Acceptances
  • Friday, February 01 2008 at 11:20 AM

Wow, BC and Emory -- congrats! Hopefully some more acceptances are coming your way!

- teeks
  • Decisions
  • Friday, February 01 2008 at 11:32 AM

The decisions on pending schools are just estimates of when I will receive a decision based on past cycles. I used to have that listed in my Extracurriculum Info but somehow my info got cleared.

- thelawnoob
  • Thursday, February 14 2008 at 04:50 PM

Nice to see someone with similar numbers and a similar school having a good cycle. Good luck, and any top choices?

- Gunit11
  • penn
  • Thursday, March 06 2008 at 06:01 PM

hi, sorry to see about your penn rejection. at least you've got some great options to choose from and who knows what can still happen! I am wondering if your Penn rejection came via email or snail mail. Thanks and best of luck to you on the rest of your cycle

  • congrats on BC!
  • Tuesday, April 22 2008 at 09:09 PM

Hey congrats on BC! I have decided to attend there as well. Random question about Cornell - were you originally put on hold?

- capriccio
  • BC
  • Monday, May 05 2008 at 07:04 AM

Congratulations on choosing BC! Awesome choice. Best of luck to you :)

- teeks

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