jellocruz (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
2 Seattle University F graph Accepted A $57,000 10/26/11 -- -- 12/15/11 5 years
University of Washington F graph Rejected 10/26/11 -- -- 01/17/12 5 years
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign F graph Accepted W $15,000 10/26/11 -- -- 03/20/12 5 years
Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) F graph Accepted W $50,000 10/26/11 -- -- 12/23/11 5 years
University of New Mexico F graph Waitlisted 10/27/11 -- 05/01/12 -- 5 years
American University F graph Accepted W 10/26/11 -- -- 11/15/11 5 years
DePaul University F graph Accepted W $60,000 10/26/11 -- -- 11/16/11 5 years
Indiana University Bloomington F graph Accepted W $30,000 11/02/11 -- -- 02/10/02 5 years
Loyola University Chicago F graph Accepted W 10/26/11 -- -- 01/23/12 5 years
University of California Davis F graph Accepted W 10/27/11 -- -- 03/21/12 5 years
Santa Clara University F graph Accepted $60,000 10/26/11 -- -- 05/01/12 5 years
Temple University F graph Accepted W 10/26/11 -- -- 01/05/12 5 years
University of Denver F graph Accepted W 10/26/11 -- -- 12/08/11 5 years
University of the Pacific F graph Accepted W $54,000 10/27/11 -- -- 12/28/11 5 years
College of William and Mary F graph Accepted W $12,000 10/26/11 -- 11/02/11 11/29/11 5 years
Lewis and Clark College F graph Accepted W $27,000 10/26/11 -- -- 12/22/11 5 years
Emory University F graph Waitlisted 10/26/11 -- -- 03/29/12 5 years
Washington University in St Louis F graph Rejected 10/27/11 -- -- 03/27/12 5 years
Duke University F graph Rejected 10/27/11 -- -- 02/22/12 5 years
University of Minnesota Twin Cities F graph Waitlisted 01/13/12 -- -- 02/07/12 6 years
University of California Hastings F graph Waitlisted 10/27/11 -- -- 01/30/12 6 years
University of Colorado Boulder F graph Waitlisted 10/26/11 -- -- 01/09/12 6 years
University of Chicago F graph Rejected 10/26/11 -- -- 01/13/12 6 years
1 Georgetown University F graph Rejected 10/26/11 -- -- 01/11/12 6 years
University of Virginia F graph Rejected 10/26/11 -- -- 01/03/12 6 years
George Washington University F graph Rejected 10/27/11 -- -- 12/09/11 6 years
Arizona State University F graph Pending 10/26/11 -- -- -- 6 years
University of California Los Angeles F graph Pending 10/27/11 -- -- -- 6 years

Applicant Information

165
2.63
3.83
Large Public
Interdisciplinary Arts
N/A

Demographic Information

Big
Washington
Pacific Islander
Male
Yes
Yes
In Undergrad

Extra Curricular Information

Tutor to Homeless/At-Risk Teens living in a local shelter
Volunteer at Tent City/Nickelsville
Active in Islander Community
PTA Fundraising Member for daughter's school
Chef/Bouncer for 6 years
Phi Beta Kappa (Does this matter?)
Dean's List at UW

LS Predictor:

UW: Deny (<5%) -- Waitlisted
UIUC: Deny (6%) -- Admitted with scholarship
Temple: Deny (8%) -- Admitted
Minnesota: Deny (14%) -- Waitlisted

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

9/28/11- Reason for low GPA: I fucked up the first go round, got my ass kicked out of college for grades. Recently revived my GPA after almost ten years out of higher learning. LSAT to be taken this Saturday. Hopefully I'll do well enough to get into some good schools. I know most top tier are reaches, but I'm going to have to try anyway.

9/29/11- LSAC Fee Waiver. So... a long, long list of schools.

10/28/11- Got my LSAT score this week. I guess I did ok. Not as great as I was hoping, but not nearly as bad as I felt immediately following the test. Adjusted my list of schools, and updated everything. Kept a few reaches because, hey, why not? Sent out my apps the past couple of days. Let's see how things go.

11/15/11- Accepted at American via email! First response is an admit, totally psyched.

11/16/11- Accepted at DePaul via status checker. Two down.

11/22/11- Acceptance packet from DePaul came, $60,000 scholarship over 3 years. Seems pretty good. So freaking confused by American. Their acceptance packet is online. but has no personalized information or scholarship info.

11/23/11- Just read somewhere that I'm not technically a URM. Whatever. Racists.

11/29/11- In at William & Mary via email. Super surprised.

12/1/11 - W&M scholarship info came, $4k per year. Not a whole lot, but I'm surprised I was even admitted.

12/8/11- In at Denver via email!

12/9/11 - Rejected at GW. Finally, my first rejection. I was starting to get a big head.

12/15/11 - Accepted at Seattle via status checker.

12/22/11 - Accepted at Lewis and Clark via phone.

12/23/11- In at Chicago Kent IIT

12/28/11- Accepted at Pacific-McGeorge via snail mail with $18k/yr scholarship and free books.

1/3/12- Rejected by Virginia via email.

1/5/12- Accepted at Temple via status checker.

1/11/12- Rejected at Georgetown, and on Hold at UIUC, whatever that means. I know it wasn't realistic, but bummed about Georgetown anyway.

1/13/12- Waitlisted at Colorado, rejected by Chicago. Shocker. Got my scholarship info from Seattle, $18k a year. Not bad. Decided to throw one at Minnesota, despite it being late. What could it hurt?

1/17/12- WL'd at UW. Chances of staying at home to go to school looking slim.

1/21/12- Scholarship packet came from Chicago-Kent. $10k to start turns to $20k with performance.

1/23/12- Accepted at Loyola via email.

1/30/12- WL'd at Hastings.

2/6/12- WL'd at Minnesota.

2/10/12- In at Indiana via email.

2/22/12- Dinged by Duke. Duh.

3/21/12- In at Illinois yesterday, Davis today. Leaning towards Seattle, so I can stay close to my family, and the scholarship they offered wasn't bad.

4/2/12- Dinged at WU, WL'd at Emory.

5/1/12- In at SC, WL'd at NM

Visitor Comments

  • Thursday, November 10 2011 at 02:20 PM

good luck with your cycle. I have a similar background with college. i feel your pain.

- rpm
  • Congrats
  • Sunday, November 20 2011 at 04:46 PM

on your acceptances. Looks like we're both UW grads...got into American too :) Gl with the rest of ur cycle!

- LSD22
  • Wednesday, November 23 2011 at 09:55 AM

thanks, good luck to you guys too

- jellocruz
  • Hey
  • Monday, December 05 2011 at 09:59 PM

We have somewhat similar numbers! I think you will definitely get into some of your reaches and wish you the best of luck with your cycle. I'm just waiting for my first admit so that I can breathe a little. My dream school is Davis, but I know I likely won't hear from them until last... so it's going to be an anxious next couple months. :)

- Stefyhead
  • George Washington
  • Thursday, December 15 2011 at 03:28 PM

I was shocked that you were rejected at GW. Was it a serious consideration?

- EngineTumbler
  • Monday, January 02 2012 at 08:34 PM

Congrats on your acceptances. You and I have very similar numbers and college experiences - wasn't expecting that. Hope our cycles continue to go well.

- maskedkavana
  • fee waivers
  • Sunday, January 08 2012 at 07:53 PM

Hey, I have a 2.81 and a 167, and I a not looking at too many of the same schools (mostly midwest), but how did you get a fee waiver? And is that a LSAC fee waiver that covers the $12 report fee, or just the application fee? Was it through LSAC or the schools? Was it based on need or merit? I think I would qualify based on either, but how do I go about it? Please let me know, I am just beginning to send applications (late-ish, but not for where I want to go).

- wallflower1987

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