jmfigure (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
5 Columbia University graph Waitlisted W 10/13/07 -- 11/27/07 03/28/08 13 years
4 New York University graph Waitlisted W 10/13/07 -- 12/14/07 04/18/08 13 years
19 Washington University in St Louis F graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/15/07 11/15/07 13 years
18 University of Texas Austin graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/01/07 11/01/07 13 years
16 University of Southern California graph Accepted W 10/15/07 -- 11/29/07 12/21/07 13 years
16 Vanderbilt University F graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/09/07 12/06/07 13 years
15 University of California Los Angeles F graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/27/07 12/17/07 13 years
14 Georgetown University graph Accepted W 10/09/07 -- 10/29/07 10/29/07 13 years
13 Cornell University graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/15/07 12/14/07 13 years
10 University of Virginia graph Accepted W 10/09/07 -- 11/15/07 01/04/08 13 years
12 Northwestern University F graph Accepted W 10/28/07 -- 12/05/07 01/25/08 13 years
10 Duke University F graph Accepted W 10/28/07 -- 11/20/07 12/17/07 13 years
8 University of Michigan Ann Arbor graph Accepted W 10/28/07 -- 11/16/07 11/06/07 13 years
6 University of Pennsylvania graph Accepted A 10/28/07 -- 11/28/07 12/21/07 13 years
6 University of Chicago graph Accepted W 10/13/07 -- 11/19/07 01/23/08 13 years
8 University of California Berkeley graph Rejected D 10/13/07 -- 11/30/07 02/23/08 13 years
2 Harvard University graph Rejected 10/13/07 -- 12/06/07 02/08/08 13 years
2 Stanford University graph Rejected 10/13/07 -- 11/15/07 02/02/08 13 years

Applicant Information

Philosophy and English
250 out of 3500

Demographic Information


Extra Curricular Information

Worked approx 35 hours per week throughout undergrad.
No actual extracurriculars.
Working full time at a law firm now.

Expecting one great LOR and two average ones.

Tried to be funny in my PS, let's see how that goes with the adcoms.
(I really am funny, and so is my PS, though, no sweat. Seriously.)


Tried to get applications in as early as possible to give myself the longest and most agonizing waiting period available. Feel free to ask questions.

Rankings indicate USNWR numbers.

Numbers, etc. are fudged a tiny bit.

Last LOR received at LSAC 11/14.

11/2: GULC Acceptance in mailbox. Hooray! Tiny card-sized envelope with personal message on inside.

11/5: Texas Acceptance in mailbox. Large white envelope clearly marked "Admissions Materials Enclosed."

11/15: Updated my account to reflect where I've gone complete. Some of the status checkers don't give dates, so I just dated some of them with the date that I realized I was complete.

11/19: Still haven't gotten ANYTHING from several of the schools to which I applied. Hoping I will start to go complete now that my last LOR is in.

11/23: In at WUSTL by snail mail. Business sized white envelope in PO box.

I want more decisions! Starting to freak out about not being complete so many places as well...

11/29/07: Have gone complete a lot of places the past few days. Am considering emailing the schools where I am not complete to see if there is a hold up. I am really hoping for a lot of December decisions!

12/1/07: Complete now everywhere but NYU, HLS and W/Lee. I got an email about a missing form from W/Lee, and I am considering withdrawing my application instead.

12/6/07: Complete at Harvard and acceptance from Vandy. Also went to decision at Michigan-- here's to hoping.

12/10/07: In at Michigan.

12/14/07: In at Cornell via email and complete (Finally!) at NYU. Deferred at Boalt. At least I think it is a deferral?

12/17/07: In at Duke via email and UCLA by phone. Cornell package received in the mail as well.

12/21/07: In at Penn via phone call and in at USC via snail mail. Merry Christmas!

1/7/08: At decision on UVA status check. I am ready for this cycle to be over.

1/23/08: In at Chicago via phone call.

2/2/08: Ouch! First ding from Stanford. Can't say I was surprised.

2/8/08: Lame rejection email from Harvard. As someone on LSD said, they can't spend the time to fix the formatting? Seriously? Whatev. Bill Belichick can suck it.

2/11/08: Deferred from Columbia. Will be withdrawing from everywhere except Penn and the few schools still holding out on me. Good luck to everyone!

2/23/08: Deferral at Boalt turned into a rejection. Oh well. Bill Belichick can still suck it. Now that it is almost March, it would be nice of the NYC schools would get back to me. I mean, I cheered for the freaking Giants in the Super Bowl. That should warrant at least a courtesy waitlist or something, right?

4/18/08: FINALLY got word from NYU: waitlisted. Not playing that game, though, so my cycle is over. Penn-- here I come!

Visitor Comments

  • Good luck
  • Monday, August 06 2007 at 01:10 PM

Best of luck to you on this cycle. We have similar numbers and it will be interesting to see where we all get into :)

- TallisUmbras
  • Good luck!
  • Tuesday, August 21 2007 at 08:38 AM

Good luck. Seems we are similar, although I am an international applicant.

- hblaw
  • LSAT
  • Sunday, October 21 2007 at 08:54 PM

I got a 163 on the Sept. 07 test, and I'm retaking in Dec. I always scored between 166-171 on the prep-tests and I was wondering how much different it was taking the LSAT for the second time. Also, did you study a lot more for the second one? How much time elapsed between your two scores? Thank you very much.

- jlburkhardt
  • Congrats!
  • Friday, November 02 2007 at 02:49 PM

On Georgetown!

- PinkTiki
  • 1st Choice
  • Saturday, November 03 2007 at 10:37 AM

I don't know, I'm just waiting to see where I get in. I'm trying not to want to go to any school so badly that I'll be disappointed if I get rejected there. How about you? You're going to have some great options!

- PinkTiki
  • Congrats!
  • Monday, November 05 2007 at 02:29 PM

On Texas!

- PinkTiki
  • We are?
  • Monday, November 19 2007 at 06:50 PM

We want the lion?

  • Congrats on WUSTL!
  • Saturday, November 24 2007 at 09:52 AM

That is great to hear. Do you know if the letter came to your permanent address? Or is it the same as your temp? Thanks and congrats again!

- onfo
  • Good luck!
  • Friday, November 30 2007 at 07:30 AM

on the rest of your cycle. We have the same numbers... and maybe, weirdly, the same initials (?)

- jsmnyny
  • Wow!
  • Monday, December 10 2007 at 05:03 PM

Congrats on all the acceptances!

- PinkTiki
  • Cornell
  • Friday, December 14 2007 at 06:48 AM

Hi there, I was wondering how you were notified of your Cornell acceptance? Via e-mail or U.S. mail? Thank you, aniedrich84

- aniedrich84
  • Cornell
  • Friday, December 14 2007 at 06:49 AM

Hi there, I was wondering how you were notified of your Cornell acceptance? Via e-mail or U.S. mail? Thank you, aniedrich84

- aniedrich84
  • Congrats!
  • Monday, December 17 2007 at 03:38 PM

On Duke and UCLA!

- PinkTiki
  • Congrats!
  • Friday, December 21 2007 at 02:46 PM

On Penn!

- PinkTiki
  • Way to go!
  • Saturday, December 22 2007 at 06:01 AM

Congrats on all of your acceptances. P.S. I *heart* your posts on LSD. I'm totally rooting for your success!

- mysterymeat
  • Sure...
  • Sunday, January 06 2008 at 06:38 PM

...seems like they're liking your funny PS so far. COngrats on all the acceptances! :-)

- rabbit9198
  • Congrats!
  • Friday, January 11 2008 at 04:44 PM

Wow, our cycle has been very similar so far! Congrats on all of the acceptances. Good luck with the rest of your cycle!

- summerlovin
  • Congrats!
  • Friday, January 11 2008 at 04:57 PM

On Virginia!

- PinkTiki
  • Congratulations!
  • Friday, January 18 2008 at 03:32 PM


- Olto
  • chicago
  • Wednesday, January 23 2008 at 02:44 PM

hey, congrats on chicago, number twin.

- hipcathobbes
  • Congrats!
  • Wednesday, January 23 2008 at 03:27 PM

On Chicago!

- PinkTiki
  • hey
  • Sunday, February 10 2008 at 01:41 PM

our numbers our similar... everything else about you is way better... and you applied three months before me... but if my cycle looks even remotely like yours, i will be overjoyed. congrats on all of your acceptances so far!

- StefanieS23
  • top choice?
  • Wednesday, February 13 2008 at 03:03 PM

So where are you thinking about going?

- gedmem2
  • Congrats!
  • Saturday, February 23 2008 at 08:12 AM

Congrats! Please withdraw from Berkeley if you really do not want to go there.

- firetitan

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