logickills (2019-2020)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
Columbia University F graph WL, Rejected 09/28/08 09/29/08 10/06/08 02/01/09 10 years
Stanford University graph WL, Rejected 09/28/08 10/02/08 10/02/08 04/27/09 10 years
Harvard University graph WL, Rejected 09/28/08 10/02/08 10/16/08 04/15/09 10 years
Duke University F graph Accepted W SP $66,000 09/29/08 10/01/08 10/07/08 10/16/08 11 years
George Washington University graph Accepted W $103,000 10/01/08 10/06/08 10/29/08 01/29/09 11 years
University of Virginia F graph Accepted W $30,000 09/28/08 09/29/08 10/02/08 12/30/08 11 years
Georgetown University F graph Accepted W 09/28/08 10/03/08 10/03/08 10/29/08 11 years
New York University F graph Accepted A 09/28/08 10/22/08 10/22/08 12/21/08 11 years
University of Chicago F graph Accepted W 09/28/08 09/29/08 10/01/08 12/23/08 11 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Accepted W $45,000 09/29/08 10/03/08 10/17/08 11/30/08 11 years
Yale University graph Rejected 10/03/08 10/10/08 10/26/08 02/20/09 11 years
University of California Berkeley graph Rejected 10/01/08 10/21/08 10/22/08 02/20/09 11 years
University of Pennsylvania F graph Waitlisted W 09/29/08 10/01/08 10/07/08 01/30/09 11 years
Fordham University graph Accepted W $45,000 09/28/08 10/01/08 10/01/08 10/31/08 11 years

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4/16/09 - waitlisted at harvard. now not so sure about deferring for a year. would regret never knowing if i could have gotten off the waitlist or not...

2/23/09 - ~100k scholarship at george washington. was not prepared for how difficult it is going to be to say no to a six-figure sum.

2/22/09 - rejected at yale via letter. if you never try, you never know...

2/20/09 - rejected at berkeley via status checker. first official rejection. stings. that brings my record to 8-1-2 now. feeling good but definitely losing momentum. i'm leaning hard toward NYU. won't know about columbia until after may. the tiny bit of hope i held out for harvard/stanford has basically been squelched by the latest string of wl, wl, ding. maybe money from g'town in a few days will help cheer me up. duke, NYU, and g'town are the strongest contenders left (plan to send out another round of withdraws soon). duke because i'm from north carolina. g'town because i love dc. NYU because it's new york and it's the best school i've gotten into so far. i am, admittedly, a bit prestige-obsessed.

2/1/09 - waitlisted at columbia. sucks because i really want to go there, and at the beginning of my cycle i predicted it would be the best school i'd get into. nostradamus i'm not. will be submitting one of those letters of continued(-ing?) interest and possibly an additional LOR.

1/28/09 - waitlisted at penn. trying to gauge if my disappointment is because i really want to attend, or if i just wanted the validation of admission. i only really applied because they sent me a waiver, so it was free, so why not?

12/30/08 - in at UVA by phone call! he said the whole committee was blown away by my personal statement. awesome awesome feeling right now.

12/28/08 - just got back to brooklyn from spending christmas with the fam and found scholarship offer from fordham. don't think it's enough to keep me from picking NYU, so i'm pretty sure this will be my first withdraw in the next couple of weeks.

12/23/08 - in at chicago via email! 6-0 so far. i feel like my cycle at this point is going so much better than i could have ever predicted. so excited. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

12/21/08 - roommate called and said a big purple packet arrived. IN AT NYU!! too excited for words the rest of the night. what a great christmas present, and very much welcome after the deferred until feb email from berkeley.

11/30/08 - checked admitted students page, IN AT MICHIGAN! very excited. 4 down, 10 to go...

11/28/08 - status checker at umich went decision. let the anxious mail-checking begin...

10/31/08 - in at fordham via email!

10/29/08 - in at georgetown! i was rejected there for undergrad, and i resolved that i would make it there for law school, so this is such a sweet feeling right now.

10/17/08 - accepted at duke by email! priority track is awesome, anxiety cut in half.

10/7/08 - list of above schools is final. all my applications are sent.

consolidating the fee waiver info. fee waivers i'm using: umich, uchicago, nyu, columbia, upenn, duke, georgetown and uva. fee waivers of note that im not using: cornell, texas, notre dame, vanderbilt, ucla, uminnesota.

7/08 - wow, did not expect to do that well on the lsat. let the games begin...

Visitor Comments

  • Congrats!
  • Monday, July 07 2008 at 07:49 AM

On the LSAT score! Impressive list of apps there, good luck this cycle!

- sicklecow
  • apps
  • Thursday, September 18 2008 at 03:35 PM

My stuff is pretty much ready to go- my PS and resume are done, and I'm waiting on recommendation letters. I told them Oct. 15, so I'll probably go complete by Nov. 1. I'm starting to wish I gave them an earlier deadline, though, because I'm getting antsy already! How about you?

- SouthernElle
  • Thursday, September 18 2008 at 03:36 PM

oh, and good luck to you, too! :)

- SouthernElle
  • Wednesday, October 01 2008 at 04:35 PM

I see you submitted- good job! How does it feel to have them out of the way?

- SouthernElle
  • Thanks!
  • Tuesday, October 07 2008 at 02:47 PM

Your numbers are great so I'm sure it definitely will be your first acceptance! Good luck with your cycle!

- ladymacbeth
  • >.<
  • Sunday, October 12 2008 at 10:21 PM

good luck on your cycle!

- smileyn
  • good luck
  • Saturday, October 25 2008 at 08:24 PM

congrats on duke, and good luck with the rest of your cycle. We have nearly identical numbers, so hopefully things work out for both of us

- dblaamco
  • Tuesday, October 28 2008 at 01:28 PM

Congrats on Duke! Don't you just love priority track?

- vegcat
  • thanks!!
  • Wednesday, October 29 2008 at 09:25 PM

congrats to you, too! and good luck hearing from our dear friend toby tomorrow... ;)

- SouthernElle
  • Thursday, October 30 2008 at 09:24 AM

Congrats on G-town!!

- amyLAchemist
  • Congratulations
  • Friday, October 31 2008 at 11:41 AM

Saw your posts on LSD. Three acceptances already! Wow, great work! You're already having a fantastic cycle.

- Katfid54
  • Fordham
  • Saturday, November 01 2008 at 03:58 PM

Congrats! Did your status-checker change? And did you go complete on 10-10?

- ABALaw
  • Fordham
  • Saturday, November 01 2008 at 08:42 PM

I am jealous that Fordham already replied to you!! What's your #1 and top choices?

- ABALaw
  • Congrats!
  • Thursday, November 06 2008 at 08:12 AM

Congrats on your acceptances, what is your top choice?

- legaldiva
  • My Top Choice Is..
  • Friday, November 07 2008 at 04:09 PM

My top choice is Depaul or Chicago-Kent. You will do fine, I am sure you will get into your top choice...no doubt. Me on the otherhand, it's hard to say with my numbers. Thanks for your response.

- legaldiva
  • Wednesday, November 12 2008 at 07:54 AM

congrats on Duke..I hope to transfer there after 1L! NC is wonderful! congrats again!

- UNChopeful
  • Thursday, November 13 2008 at 12:14 PM

Congratulations on Duke, Georgetown, and Fordham!

- jennglebell
  • Sunday, November 23 2008 at 02:12 PM

Congrats on the acceptances. Make sure to withdraw from the schools you pass up!

- FordhamLoser
  • Monday, December 01 2008 at 10:11 AM

congrats on Michigan!! that's so exciting!

- SouthernElle
  • Grats & GL
  • Tuesday, December 02 2008 at 11:05 AM

Run into your posts on LSD - congrats on your acceptances and good luck going forward!

- JPArsenal87
  • haha
  • Tuesday, December 09 2008 at 07:26 AM

thanks! i gotta say though, it looks like you're doing fine! congrats on mich and duke. i was duke PT too and they "held" my application :-/ but the dean at virginia told me they had released relatively few RD decisions as they wanted to finish ED first, so don't worry. i think you'll be fine. good luck!

- dbt
  • Tuesday, December 09 2008 at 10:58 AM

no unfortunately i didn't write the why duke essay. maybe that ended up being the factor that put me in the hold stack. either way, it's ok. like a lot of LSN users, i actually do have a listing of the schools i applied to based on where i'd prefer to go, and virginia is above duke so i'm happy. my top choice (besides harvard which i think i've been passed on) is NYU, where I applied ED. how about you?

- dbt
  • thanks!
  • Friday, December 12 2008 at 02:07 PM

for the LSD congrats! it's nice to know that my alma mater doesn't hate me after all, lol.

- SouthernElle
  • Goodluck w/ Columbia
  • Friday, December 12 2008 at 09:36 PM

You probably have better softs so I hope they look at your app more favorably... Anyway congrats on your cycle so far and goodluck with the rest of it.

- stl1622dc
  • Tuesday, December 23 2008 at 01:32 PM

on NYU and Chicago! best Christmas presents ever :)

- SouthernElle
  • Monday, December 29 2008 at 07:43 AM

Congrats on NYU and Chicago! That's awesome

- dblaamco
  • Tuesday, December 30 2008 at 07:03 AM

and Virginia!

- dblaamco
  • Sunday, January 04 2009 at 04:12 PM

Congrats on UVA! What did you say in your personal statement that blew them away?

- JimBeam
  • Thursday, January 08 2009 at 06:45 PM

thanks!! I am excited (for everything about hahvad except the weather, hehe). Congrats on UVA- that's awesome they liked you so much!

- SouthernElle
  • Wednesday, January 21 2009 at 11:07 AM

You are destroying this cycle... awesome job.

- LucasHumble
  • Wednesday, January 21 2009 at 11:59 AM

It's pretty sweet... I'm not committing anywhere at this point. Any school could still get me if the right pieces fell into place. Which way are you leaning?

- LucasHumble

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