erin2185 (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
Harvard University graph WL, Rejected 11/20/06 11/29/06 12/21/06 -- 13 years
University of Virginia graph Accepted A $60,000 11/20/06 11/21/06 12/01/06 01/26/07 13 years
University of California Los Angeles graph Accepted W $60,000 11/27/06 11/28/06 -- 01/10/07 13 years
New York University graph Rejected D 11/21/06 11/22/06 01/09/07 -- 13 years
University of California Berkeley graph Rejected D 11/20/06 11/27/06 12/19/06 -- 13 years
University of Southern California graph Accepted W 11/27/06 11/28/06 12/28/06 01/07/07 13 years
Georgetown University graph Accepted W 11/21/06 11/27/06 12/10/06 12/26/06 13 years
Boston University graph Accepted W $120,000 11/27/06 11/28/06 12/19/06 -- 13 years
Yale University graph Rejected 11/20/06 11/22/06 11/30/06 03/02/07 13 years
University of California Hastings graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 13 years
Columbia University graph Pending D 11/21/06 11/21/06 12/15/06 -- 14 years
Northwestern University graph Pending D 11/21/06 11/22/06 -- 01/16/07 14 years
Duke University graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 14 years
Loyola Law School graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 14 years
College of William and Mary graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 14 years

Applicant Information

170
3.75
3.8
Public
Double Social Sciences/Ecology
N/A

Demographic Information

O.C
California
Asian
Female
Yes
N/A

Extra Curricular Information

1985-present: Co-founder of the I love ducks club!
2005-present: Environmental Law related WE
2006-present: Corporate/Business Law related WE
2007: Head Start (I work with 3-5 year old kiddies from low-income families...SOOOOOOOO ADORABLE)
Peer Mentor for Honors Students
Peer Mentor for International Transfer Students
community service related club
I waitressed at some point. I didn't last long, but I saved enough money for my European extravaganza!

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

Regents Scholar, Honors Program, Senior Thesis, Education Abroad
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The order above does not reflect my preferences, and I will not be ranking schools until after I receive decisions.
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I'm hoping my reach schools see past my numbers.
PLEASE!
I promise I am more capable than my numbers suggest!

10/20/06: Got my LSAT score for 9/30 back. Could have done better, but I let my nerves and inability to bubble correctly get to me.
11/01/06: Playing the waiting game on those LORs. I gave the forms to my recommenders in like September!
11/10/06: Yay fee waivers! Columbia, Georgetown, Duke, U of VA are the only ones I'm using. Also, Priority Track for Duke.
11/20/06: Harvard e-mail and Yale letter in the mail, both encouraging me to apply. I was going to apply anyways, but I'm still excited to get these. I heard that nobody ever gets into Yale. I heard that they don't even have a law school and it's all just a myth.
12/06: I decided to ditch Duke. There are very few schools I would leave my lovely So. Cal. for, and I have already applied to all of them. And I wouldn't have to think twice about leaving the O.C. for them.
12/17/06: Rawr. This waiting thing is killing the Christmas spirit. That, and I have to work everyday and tell my bosses that I still haven't heard anything from ANYONE.
12/26/06: Yay my first acceptance! I love you, Georgetown!
:)
01/07/07: Yay USC acceptance in a small white envelope, along with a bigger envelope with information. Now I have 2 options!
01/10/07: Call from Rob Schwartz at UCLA! I might just stay here after all...
01/16/07: I knew it was a bad sign when they said my decision wouldn't be mailed to me. WTH NORTHWESTERN?! Was it because I didn't want an interview? Now I feel really depressed about Boalt and basically all the other schools I still haven't heard from.
01/26/07: Virginia status check changed to "decision."
01/29/07: Happy Birthday to my Dad! Also, happy day for me...small cream envelope from UoVA with an acceptance inside. Oh man, I'm still sweating a little from opening it.
01/30/07: In at BU, deferred at HU. Time for some serious campaigning. I WILL claw my way in, if it's the last thing I do.
02/14/07: No love from Columbia on Valentine's Day. I mean...Singles Awareness Day. :(
03/02/07: I came back from a weekend road trip to San Fran to find a Berkeley deferral or whatever that e-mail about passing initial review is called. Berkeley is definitely one of my top choices, so I'm pretty bummed, but still hoping for the best.
03/02/07: Also came home to a Yale rejection. Not a big shock...I think I'm more upset about the midterm I just bombed. I do hope that this is my last rejection. :)
04/04/07: Back from UVA Admitted Students Weekend. I LOVED it. I was so convinced I was going there until I got 120K from BU. WHATTTTT?!?!?! Hrm this is getting tough.
04/23/07: After visiting UCLA this past weekend, I decided that I was right all along and UVA is the best place for me. UCLA was nice, but I was just so taken with UVA and I definitely did not feel that at UCLA.

University of Virginia '10

-Of course, I will wait for Harvard, but at this point, my morale is pretty low.

Visitor Comments

  • yup
  • Tuesday, November 07 2006 at 08:58 AM

So I hear. I also hear being AzN isn't a URM in the academic realm, but who am I to judge. Also, very impressive founding a club when you were just 2 years old. Law schools love initiative.

- lawschoolisevil
  • Hah!
  • Saturday, November 11 2006 at 06:34 PM

You'll get accepted because of the "I love ducks!" club alone. ;) Best of luck!

- sciz
  • you found me!
  • Thursday, November 16 2006 at 08:27 AM

Then again, I found you first! You freakin overachiever.....all your applications already sent! haha....

- flyguyuci
  • Congrats!
  • Tuesday, December 26 2006 at 10:28 PM

Not that I stalk people on LSN, but congrats!!

- flyguyuci
  • Congrats!
  • Tuesday, December 26 2006 at 10:30 PM

Not that I stalk people on LSN, but congrats!!

- flyguyuci
  • Thanks!
  • Sunday, January 21 2007 at 03:50 PM

Now I don't feel so bad...I was starting to freak out with everybody getting in somewhere! Let me know when you get into Yale

- flyguyuci
  • Your LSAT Score
  • Friday, January 26 2007 at 07:40 AM

Well, geez. It doesn't look like we'll have to make that deal at all. Your score is great. I see you've got some pretty awesome options. You'll get some more of those big boys at the top as well.

- Phineas1713
  • UCI football
  • Wednesday, February 07 2007 at 09:20 PM

good luck with your cycle! looks like you are getting responses way faster than i am, at least

- jbruin152
  • URM status misleading
  • Monday, February 12 2007 at 08:28 AM

I don't think you're a URM for law school admissions purposes...perhaps asians are underrepresented in many things, but not in the field of law or pretty much anything else academic.

- cc
  • OH
  • Monday, February 12 2007 at 04:11 PM

And since you want to call me out on my LSN fraud, "cc-no-name," may I just point out that you are guilty of hate and run?

- erin2185
  • Choices?
  • Tuesday, February 13 2007 at 10:43 PM

Good luck on Boalt and Harvard! Any top choices yet?

- Aaron
  • Choices?
  • Tuesday, February 13 2007 at 10:44 PM

Good luck on Boalt and Harvard! Any top choices yet?

- sciz
  • Oops
  • Tuesday, February 13 2007 at 10:44 PM

Aaron is me. ;)

- sciz
  • URM
  • Monday, March 05 2007 at 07:07 PM

Do not even worry about people questioning anything on your profile. Main thing is that you did well on the LSAT and are being acepted to good tier-1 schools. Congratulations on all your acceptances!!!

- arturovpp
  • Boalt
  • Tuesday, March 06 2007 at 10:08 AM

Yeah - kinda bummed as well seeing how essentially everyone on LSD that got that email before us was rejected or waitlisted. I'm actually more bummed that UCLA seems to have a cutoff LSAT of 167 this year - sucks for me So if you don't get admitted to Harvard, any idea on where you want to go???

- flyguyuci
  • holding up the line
  • Tuesday, April 17 2007 at 01:55 PM

congrats on your acceptances. are you planning to withdraw from usc soon?

- curious mind
  • Yeah...
  • Sunday, April 22 2007 at 10:38 PM

I think I was just wanting to stay in California so badly that I was holding onto the possibility of going to USC if they gave me money. But they didn't, so I guess I'll withdraw now.

- erin2185

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