Lucky7 (2021-2022)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred
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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
University of California Los Angeles F Accepted W Type: RA $35,400 Sent: 09/07/05 Rec: 11/03/05 Comp: 11/05/05 Inter: -- Dec: 02/03/06 Upd: 14 years
#1 University of Pennsylvania F Accepted D A Type: $43,930 Sent: 09/07/05 Rec: 09/28/05 Comp: 10/06/05 Inter: -- Dec: 03/20/06 Upd: 14 years
Georgetown University F Accepted W Type: $68,600 Sent: 09/09/05 Rec: 09/27/05 Comp: 10/07/05 Inter: -- Dec: 11/01/05 Upd: 14 years
University of California Berkeley F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/07/05 Rec: 10/03/05 Comp: 11/04/05 Inter: -- Dec: 02/28/06 Upd: 15 years
New York University Rejected D Type: Sent: 09/07/05 Rec: 09/23/05 Comp: 10/31/05 Inter: -- Dec: 03/30/06 Upd: 15 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/03/05 Rec: 09/21/05 Comp: 10/04/05 Inter: -- Dec: 03/03/06 Upd: 15 years
Cornell University Pending D W Type: Sent: 09/02/05 Rec: 09/12/05 Comp: 09/30/05 Inter: -- Dec: 12/14/05 Upd: 15 years
Northwestern University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/08/05 Rec: 09/15/05 Comp: 10/12/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/12/06 Upd: 15 years
Boston College F Accepted W Type: Sent: 10/16/05 Rec: 10/18/05 Comp: 11/08/05 Inter: -- Dec: 12/15/05 Upd: 15 years
University of Southern California F Accepted W Type: RA $30,000 Sent: 09/06/05 Rec: 09/16/05 Comp: 11/23/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/06/06 Upd: 15 years
George Washington University F Accepted W Type: RA $30,000 Sent: 10/21/05 Rec: 10/28/05 Comp: 11/04/05 Inter: -- Dec: 12/21/05 Upd: 15 years
Duke University F Accepted D W Type: $16,000 Sent: 09/06/05 Rec: 09/14/05 Comp: 09/20/05 Inter: -- Dec: 02/23/06 Upd: 15 years
Stanford University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/23/05 Rec: 10/18/20 Comp: 11/07/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/13/06 Upd: 15 years
Columbia University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/07/05 Rec: 09/15/05 Comp: 10/05/05 Inter: -- Dec: 02/01/06 Upd: 15 years
University of Chicago F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/06/05 Rec: 09/15/05 Comp: 09/27/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/17/06 Upd: 16 years
University of Virginia F Pending D W Type: Sent: 09/09/05 Rec: 09/19/05 Comp: 09/26/05 Inter: -- Dec: 12/07/05 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 167
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.81
  • Degree GPA: 3.85
  • School Type: Public
  • Major: -

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: -
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

Some impressive internships. Right out of undergrad...

Additional info & updates

All of these are Need-Based Fee Waivers..

Applied to a joint-degree program at Duke (J.D./M.A. in Economics).

11/4 - Recieved a small cream-colored envelope from Georgetown. Inside was a letter indicating I was admitted to their full time program for Fall 2006 with a personal note from Dean Cornblatt.

11/26 - Took a self-guided tour of Penn Law. GORGEOUS. Aside from the amazing facilities, its right across the street from like 5 bars. I was very impressed all around.

11/30 - It has been about a month since my first (and so far only) law school acceptance. I could sure use a big envelope/nice phone call right about now!

12/8 - Recieved an email from Virginia saying that my online status has changed and that a decision has been sent to my house. Now comes the waiting game..I'm really not expecting much (my money is on a deferral), but I guess we'll see.

12/12 - Deferred at Virginia, as expected. Came in a beige, thin envelope, with the letter dated 12/7/05. I'm pretty indifferent to the situation - though, of course, an admit would have been nice. Also, called UCLA and they told me I've been considered complete since they recieved my file from LSAC, so I estimated that date.

12/15 - Recieved a small white envelope from Penn dated December 9th stating that the admissions staff has decided to "hold" my application for further review. Better than a reject I guess! Not too thrilled about having to submit my new transcript to LSDAS, though. After all these deferrals, I'm really glad to have a Georgetown admission behind my back..

12/16 - Status checker on Cornell changed from Early Action Complete to Decision. Kind of nervous because Cornell sent out a bunch of admissions emails today and I didn't get one. ARGH! The next few days of waiting are going to KILL me.

12/17 - Recieved a package dated Dec. 15th from Boston College offering me admission. For some reason it was sent to my permanent address, so I have no idea what it looks like.

12/19 - Impatient me emailed Cornell to get my decision, and I found out I was put on Reserve and will be considered again after February (letter was sent out 12/14, I was told). Recieved a letter later in the day to reinforce it (small, white).

12/21 - Deferred at Duke via email. Accepted at GW via email.

12/28 - Deferred at NYU. Came in small, white envelope dated 12/22.

1/4 - Withdrew Virginia application. Thought it over and realized even a full ride wouldn't get me to choose Charlottesville over DC and Georgetown. Good luck Virginia applicants!

1/7 - Booked my flight and hotel room for Georgetown's open house on January 26th and 27th. REALLY excited.

1/9 - USC acceptances in large, white envelope. Letter dated January 6th. In the letter it says I have been selected for a scholarship too (will find out the amount in February). REALLY happy about this one!

1/11 - Invitation from USC to apply for Frank Rothman Scholars Program. Full ride + Summer Fellowship at Skadden. AWESOME!

1/12 - Waitlist at Northwestern via email. I was really hoping for an admit (obviously), so I'm a little disappointed. Still, I'm incredibly excited by my options thus far, and will consider whether or not I wish to remain on the waitlist later.

1/17 - Recieved an email from Michigan saying that my file has been reviewed by at least one faculty member, but they are waiting to make a decision. Have changed status to deferral.

1/18 - After scholarship offer from GW, I decided to withdraw from Boston College. Good luck BC applicants! Also, rejected from Stanford in a thin, beige envelope dated Jan. 13.

1/20 - University of Chicago rejection in the mail in a small, white envelope. Not surprised at all. Good luck Chicago applicants!

1/26-1/27 - Went to Georgetown for their Early Admitted Student's Reception. I was FLOORED by it. Aside from loving the location and facilities, more than anything I was taken back with how happy, smart, and collegial all of the students there were. Every one I spoke with (both on my own and those who the Law School put me in contact with) seemed extraordinarily delighted to be attending the school. Even the professors I met were extatic in their support for the Law Center. More than anything though, while there I truly felt like I was in a place where I can easily spend the next 3 years of my life and be happy.

2/3 - Large packet from GULC with information about their faculty and their international law program. Okay, this isn't really news, but I was tired of having nothing to update with!

2/3 (later that night) - ADMITTED AT UCLA VIA EMAIL!!!! Very excited!!! Way to break that deferral/waitlist/rejection streak!!

2/4 - Columbia rejection in a regular-sized, beige envelope (letter dated February 1st). No surprise there! Good luck Columbia applicants!

2/6 - Small package from GULC asking for my $250 seat deposit. Should I wait for Berkeley and my UCLA and USC visits? Hmmm. Also, withdrew from George Washington after a failed attempt to bargain my scholarship offer up.

2/11 - Large UCLA admissions packet. Not very helpful, except in letting me know how expensive the school is (same price as GULC?!?!). Will need some serious scholarship consideration to attend, considering the financial aid offer I will probably get from GULC..

2/15 - As I keep getting mailings from GW, I faxed them the letter that came along with my Presidential Merit Scholarship telling them, once again, that I will not be attending. Hopefully that money goes to someone who needs it now!

2/17 - Wow. E-mail from Berkeley welcoming me to their entering class.. followed shortly by an e-mail saying that it was a computer error. Thanks, Berkeley. Really.

2/21 - Recieved a call from Edward Tom over at Boalt. My heart was racing after I heard "Hi, this is Edward Tom from Berkeley," but to my dismay, it was not an admit. It was in response to a message I left at the admissions office before the correction e-mail went out. I'm still hoping the next time I hear from him it's good news! (but so far I'm 0-2)

2/25 - DUUUUUUKE acceptance via large envelope dated 2/23!!! Accepted to a joint-degree program, too (MA in Economics). Awesome! It will take some serious money for me to attend, but I'm thrilled to be admitted!!!

2/28 - Recieved a grant-award notification from UCLA via email. Roughly $7000. $7000?! You have got to be kidding me. My GULC offer is going to be around $20,000, I'm told. Promptly e-mailed UCLA and asked them to reconsider. Will wait for a response.

2/28 (continuted) - Waitlisted at Berkeley. Found out via phone call. Will work hard to turn this into an acceptance (correction: found out there's nothing I can do - will anxiously wait).

3/2 - Great news from UCLA. I appealed the grant amount they offered me and they were responsive. I will be recieveing a new need-based grant offer within a few days.

3/3 - Waitlisted at Michigan via e-mail. Will stay on the waitlist. (Apparently, I'm going from deferral king to waitlist king).

3/4 - Pretty nice mail day. Big GULC binder with a lot of helpful information (though most of it I got at their admitted students day). Also letter w/ CD from the Economics department of Duke welcoming me to their upcomming class, and a postcard from UCLA to boot. No new acceptances, but I feel so wanted :-)

3/13 - Scholarship offer came in the mail from USC. $10,000 is far too little to sway me there.

3/17 - Visited UCLA. Main campus is GORGEOUS. Great location. Law facilities are nice, but definitly not as nice as Georgetown. Sat in on a class and students were very, very bright and the professor was more than interesting (although, she was a visiting professor). Overall, I didn't feel any of that "wow" factor I got when I visited Georgetown, but I am going to wait for my scholarship award before I make a decision. It's a great school, no doubt about that.

3/18 - Withdrew from USC. Downtown LA sucks (the traffic is awful!!) and so does the scholarship I was offered. Besides, if I was going to go to school in LA I would much rather be a Bruin.

3/20 - PENN!!!!!!!!

3/21 - Still in absolute shock that I got into Penn. I can't make the admitted student's weekend though =( Will be there for the Penn Preview day. Also, got Duke's scholarship. Way too low. Will not go to the admitted student's day as a result.

3/22 - Withdrew from Duke. It was a tough decision, but I think it was the right one for me. Good luck Duke applicants!

3/29 - Called GULC and they told me they mailed my financial aid decision last Friday. They wouldn't tell me what I got over the phone, though! Bastards..

3/30 - Wahoo! MORE than generous financial aid offer came in the mail from Georgetown. Finally, being poor pays off!!

3/31 - See ya Northwestern. See ya Cornell (one Ivy League school if enough for me!) See ya NYU. See ya Michigan. On a side note, I also realized that I have a 7 admissions and my name is Lucky7. A little bit ironic, don't you think?

4/1 - Nothing in the mail but still head-over-heels for Penn Penn Penn Penn PENN!! I don't even want it to be Sunday tomorrow because it's a useless day in between me and my aid offer. It's sad when I start disliking the weekend..

4/4 - Faculty profiles sent to me from Penn. They are all amazing, but does everyone have to be a white male? Ah well, still in love :-)

4/6 - Rejected at NYU AFTER I withdrew? Ah well. Letter dated March 30th (so they rejected me a day before I withdrew). In any event, this definitly puts an end to my cycle, minus Boalt. Just waiting on my Penn financial aid!

4/10 - Penn offer sealed the deal. Not as high as Georgetown, unfortunately, but since they are nearly equal offers the first year and I plan on getting a firm job both 1L and 2L (I actually am pretty confident I can do this), I will have no problem paying the extra. Thus, I am Philadelphia bound!! I'm going to take a week or two to withdraw from the other schools, though. Sorry if you are waiting for a spot.

4/11 - Sent deposit to Penn.

4/20 - Withdrew from GULC. It was hard to do, but I know I won't head there over Penn. I'll miss you DC (perhaps I'll see you in 3 years!)

4/24 - Withdrew from UCLA. Was hesitant to do so because I absolutely love California and the location that the campus is in.. but since they threw no money at me other than need-based, I couldn't possibly attend.

5/15 - Got my place on Boalt's waitlist (3rd quartile) and decided to withdraw. On that note, my admission's season has come to an end. Go Quakers!!!
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Scholarships/Money:

GW - $10,000/year Presidential Merit Scholarship for 3 years
USC - $10,000/year
UCLA - $11,800/year need-based grant (negotiated up from $7,000)
Duke - $5,000/year + $1,000 for the summer-start (includes merit and need)
Georgetown - $24,000/$22,300/$22,300 need-based grant money. ($68,600 total)!!
Penn - $19,100/$15,280/$9,550 need-based grant money. ($43,930 total)

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yay
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Gtown...I'm sure it's just the first of a long list for you! X

Congrats
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

on GTown! That's some pretty result.

Towlie
Wednesday, August 31 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats at Georgetown! Miss seeing you over at the other spot...hopefully a couple more acceptances will ease your fear and bring you back. Keep doing well!

well done : )
Tuesday, September 06 2005 at 08:00 PM

congrats on georgetown! it gives me hope that one of my numbers twins has gotten in! don't know what's taking them so long on my app, but i'm crossing my fingers in the meantime. I sense many more acceptances in your future....

Georgetown
Friday, September 02 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Georgetown. Maybe I'll see you there next fall.

hey..
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

thanks towlie :)... i hope you get yours soon

Boalt
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Thanks, but it's really just a tit for tat. You got Gtown first, then I did. Now I got Boalt and soon you will too. I'm sure of it, especially given your GPA. I know it's easier to say than believe, but just give it time...and as always, keep me informed.

congrats on georgetown
Saturday, November 05 2005 at 07:00 PM

you give us hope!

congrats!
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Hey, congrats on your acceptances thus far! I'm sure you'll be getting lots more! I'd be interested in hearing what you learn from Cornell today (I got the same message on the status check)... keep us all posted! Thanks!

Thank
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

you so much for your encouragement! You sure are good at predicting =). Freezing cold weather here I come!!!

cardozo
Sunday, November 13 2005 at 07:00 PM

i'm still applying to cardozo - hoping for a scholarship or something. i'm not sure what i would do between Georgetown and Cardozo. I want to be in NY - but it's Georgetown! I'm still waiting for some other schools in NY though.

: )
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'm not leaving you behind!! You just don't know yet...plus, I'd trade some fin aide to make sure I had some classmates I liked...just wait, I'll tell'em I want Towlie in my class! (not that they'll listen to me, or that you need it)

fordham
Sunday, November 13 2005 at 07:00 PM

if you really wanted to be in new york -- would you choose fordham over georgetown?

georgetown
Sunday, November 13 2005 at 07:00 PM

haha, right? no matter what happens for the rest of the year, we've got a GREAT backup!

thanks =)
Monday, October 31 2005 at 07:00 PM

Thanks so much - it does feel great to know what I am doing next year. Best of luck in the admissions cycle, perhaps I'll see you at Georgetown next fall =)

THANKS!
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Maybe I'll see you there!

5
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Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

That's only because you abandoned us on LSD!! That takes a lot of will power...I think I will write to some deans myself and tell them the amazing will power you have :o )

Thanks
Saturday, November 26 2005 at 07:00 PM

for the well-wishes on UVA. My status changed on 12/2 saying that a decision had been made and I received the letter today on the 5th. Best of luck on all your apps.

warm weather
Saturday, September 17 2005 at 08:00 PM

Still may apply to USC and UCLA as well as a few more schools. I wish I had a clue as to where I might end up. Reason Pepperdine is the only West Coast school at this point is the scholarship opp. Stanford would be great but a real long shot. Good luck with everything. Hopefully we both end up with a lot of options to weigh.

You're my fav. cutie ; )
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

So you've discovered a formula for our messages....now if only you could work out that cold fusion doo-hickey : ) I won't say it then (although I'm thinking it), but thanks.

Penn hold
Tuesday, September 20 2005 at 08:00 PM

We are number twins, bro- two white guys with the same GPA and LSAT. Congrats on Georgetown. Not sure what it means to get a Penn hold- ie deferred until regular decision pool? Without a hold do we NOT need to submit our fall transcipts?

Thanks
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Georgetown. I guess we both have to suffer through the Penn hold =). Good luck on the rest of your schools, I hope NYU will contact you soon.

thank you!
Tuesday, September 06 2005 at 08:00 PM

Yeah, I was pretty surprised by both USC and Gtown! It feels good to have those acceptances--I will keep my fingers crossed for you on USC and all of your other schools :)

Thanks and Congrats
Tuesday, October 18 2005 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for the kind words. You're kicking butt this cycle Towlie and it's not even Christmas yet!

NYU
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

Are you as frustrated as I am about not hearing back yet from NYU? A ton of RD people have heard, while many EA applicants have not, including me. WTF? If it's bad news, at least let us know!

NYU
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'll keep you posted if I hear anything...

Thankyee
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

That was super sweet of you :0 ) Sorry it took me so long to get back to you; I've been recovering from a surgery. How've you been? Hope you have a great holiday season! X

lucky 13
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

You're in my lucky number 13 spot....except for the last week, I've been at 13 at the time of every acceptance ; ) I hope it brings you luck; and thanks, I'm feeling great. X

Thanks
Thursday, August 05 2004 at 08:00 PM

Yeah, well I'll try the URM for whatever it might get me. :) And congrats on Georgetown!!! GTOWN is awesome! Shows how random this whole process is...

Regretting non-ED to Mich?
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hardly. I do not regret switching to regular, as I felt I had a valid reason to. Will I be upset if I do not get in as a result of it? Yeah, probably. But I can live with that. Life goes on, and if Gtown is the only T14 that ends up accepting me, I'll still be way beyond happy. In fact, looking back, I may wind up happier with my options now then I would have been before. Hope that answers your question.

Christmas Day Apps
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hey, it's one of the only days that I get to sit and do absolutely nothing -- might as well finish some applications! :) I have a feeling I'll be in the same boat as you with applications with all the deferrals, but congrats on GULC. I'm sure I'll be checking your profile as much as mine now. Good luck with the rest of your apps!

NYU
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

I know, riiiight?! And you applied like a month earlier than me! They also called me complete on 10/31, even though everything they needed was available when I applied 10/11. I wonder if that knocked us out of EA-ers or something? I'll e-mail in January if no word by then. Hey, are you going to the January admitted students day for Georgetown?

Chicago / Penn
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'm at home for Christmas break, so I would only assume that both rejections/deferrals are waiting for me in my campus mailbox.

Oh man
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

That's pretty crazy. I hope they accept more than one.. or at least, accept me ;-) As far as soft factors though, I might have you beat, but I guess we'll see, huh? Cause soft factos is all we have to go on now.. Best of luck.

Thanks
Monday, January 02 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for the words of encouragement...and congrats on Georgetown, et al. Got a top choice yet? Looking forward to following your future successs.

GULC
Wednesday, November 30 2005 at 07:00 PM

A number of people have asked me why I haven't withdrawn. My gf goes to GULC so I am obliged to consider them. However, it looks like it's between Y and S right now...

Gtwon
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I don't know yet if I'm going in January of not. It'll depend on whether or not I can get a ride down from school or not. But I'll let you know if I decide to go. I take it you're going?

Favorite?
Monday, January 02 2006 at 07:00 PM

I'm going with "best available," frankly. I'm partial to the joint degree programs at GW and Minnesota- that might sway my opinion some. And I've love to stay in California, or go back to D.C.

Boalt and GULC
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Gtown is most def on my list. I really like DC and know lots of great people that went there. As for Boalt, the schools seems really great, but I need to visit to see if it fits me. In the end, I think I'm going to go to the best school that offers me the best fin aide package. I really like the idea of living in Cali for a few years, since I don't know if I'd get a chance to do it otherwise. At the same time, I hate flying...but I doubt something like that would stop me from going somewhere that I really loved.

Gtown
Monday, October 31 2005 at 07:00 PM

Hey- I noticed that you are going to be at the Georgetown weekend in January...I'm also going - are you planning on staying with a host? I'm just curious what other students are planning on doing... Either way, see you there!! Sarah

Fellow Cat
Saturday, January 07 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks! Your numbers look pretty good yourself. Let's hope that the Cali schools are kind to us UA students. Good luck!

addendum writing
Wednesday, January 04 2006 at 07:00 PM

thanks for the advice! i attached a concise, sincere addendum to the applications i have sent out and i cant do much else until i take/get the results for the feb administration :o( but i'll hopefully do much better then. btw, congrats on your acceptances!

Cornell and Minnesota EA Programs
Friday, October 21 2005 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for the comment lucky7. You're right, they don't have ED programs, just EA. I swear I entered them in as EA, must be a glitch somewhere! I fixed them. Congrats on your acceptances as well!

USC
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

way to go!!!!

Thankyee
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

: * X

schools and g-town thing this weekend
Sunday, November 13 2005 at 07:00 PM

I think Georgetown is at the top of my list so far but I'm really waiting to hear from those final schools, I'm really confused as to what I'm going to do. It will also matter with financial packages from any of the schools. Enjoy the Georgetown thing this weekend! I wanted to go but it's the first weekend of school for me and it'll be too hard to get away. Have fun!

USC
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on the USC acceptance and the invite for the scholarship! Hopefully I'll be receiving good news from them soon too!

Re: USC
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Hey! I just received my USC acceptance when I came home today. :-D Funny how hours earlier I had just messaged you about it. I'm in the same boat as you... I want to practice in Cali, so USC is a GREAT option--esp. in sunshiney SoCal! I'm not sure what my first choice is at this point... it's a toss-up btw Cornell and USC (any thoughts?), but I have quite a few more schools I'm waiting to hear back from... so we'll see! Have a great time at DC at the end of this month!

thanks
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for your congrats and your two cents! Btw, I am actually a chica.... haha, I know this alias is rather deceiving, but it's the first thing that popped into my head when I was trying to think of an incognito name.

Re: NW waitlist
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I think I'll stay on at least through Feb. and see if anything changes. I don't think I will wait til May. They say that they won't go through them again til then, but a friend of mine got off the waitlist less than 2 weeks after being put on it at NW...2 LSAT points made the diff. for her of being on waitlist and being in with some pretty nice money. How about you?

sup
Sunday, August 21 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hey man, thanks for the encouragement, and congrats on the great schools you got into. Yes I have already thought of that. Over the summer I would enter an emersion school for Spanish. Middlebury in VT. Then next year, i would probibly study some more and retake the LSAT again and just save money and work. I was also accepted into a study abroad program at Middlebury starting the summer of 2007. I could do that if I decided to wait 2 more years. It will be depressing again if I don't get in. But i'll figure something out. Hey after that much time, my oldest LSAT probibly won't even count so that is pretty kool.

President Scholar
Wednesday, September 21 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats to you too on that, though I am jealous of your Georgetown admission, I hope I get one too!

Thanks
Wednesday, September 21 2005 at 08:00 PM

Yeah, I know several people from that location you speak of. Good luck with everything!

NASA
Monday, January 02 2006 at 07:00 PM

NASA intern?! Hahahahahaha- me too! Kudos to you. Were you at a center, or working from school?

go econ majors!
Wednesday, November 16 2005 at 07:00 PM

you are my numbers twin :) congrats on the georgetown acceptance, i'm sure the others will be coming along shortly. maybe i'll run into you in dc at the end of jan.

deferral
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Dear "?" Thanks for the comment. I re-read the email and decided you are right. Kind of funny cuz I just sent them an extra reccomendation and an essay today not even thinking I was deferred. Ah well, I changed the status.

re: anotherwildcat
Tuesday, July 12 2005 at 08:00 PM

A KAMPer too? That's awesome! Even if my "soft" factors may be better than yours on paper (or at least YOU think they are), it's all about how you present them. Seriously, best of luck. I hope you do awesome!

NASA
Monday, January 02 2006 at 07:00 PM

I worked at HQ, doing publications, et al - nice little combination of liberal arts and science for my overly diverse resume, I suppose. It was a blast.

So...
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

...I guess Stanford doesn't deserve us either : P

Gtown
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

That's great! It absolutely is about finding the place where you "fit," which can be incredibly difficult, so you should definitely attend if you feel that way about GULC. I have already accepted that the entirety of my legal education is going to be covered by loans... a bit scary, but something that is clearly worth it in the end. I really warmed to Penn when I toured it before applying, so that may have set a high standard for G'town.... which is certainly excellent in a number of ways, but just felt wrong for me.

Where have all the Towlies gone?
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I see you reaallly liked Gtown...I'm SUPER happy for you! I have to go down to DC sometime this semester and check it out. You've made me so anxious to go check it out. :o )

Cats
Wednesday, November 30 2005 at 07:00 PM

Hey bud, I'm a wildcat also. It's good to see that our alum is having success. We've applied to a lot of similar schools. Let me know where you're leaning when you get the chance. Congrats!

you rock
Monday, December 19 2005 at 07:00 PM

rock on! congrats!

columbia
Thursday, December 08 2005 at 07:00 PM

thanks! i had really strong recs and strong LORs...ill be rooting for you to get in with me!

Choices
Wednesday, November 30 2005 at 07:00 PM

I'm hoping for a good school on the west coast (UCLA, USC), but I'd settle for in-state at Texas. I have a friend whose 1L at GULC. Let me know if you have any questions.

Gtown
Wednesday, November 30 2005 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for the encouragement, bro. Gtown wasn't in the stars for me, but my friend loves it there. I'm sure you'll feel the same. I'll cross my fingers for USC.

Congrats
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Good job with UCLA! Good luck with Boalt and the rest of the deferred schools, but I think you got a great option with Gtown already =).

Boalt
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Boalt is definitely one of my top favorites, due to the in state tuition and top IP program.. just that it would be 3 more years at the same place, which is not a bad thing, but I could explore a change =).

hometown
Sunday, January 29 2006 at 07:00 PM

I'm from the same town in NJ (west side '99). Which HS and what yr. did you graduate? Interesting if we know eachother...

SupNice one
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

on UCLA! Good luck on y our deferrals.

Congrats!
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

You are kicking ass! I'm happy you liked Georgetown so much. Are you still gonna go there? That JD/LLM at USC/LSE seems very tempting...

You're too cute
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on UCLA!! Any chance you'll decide not to go to GULC? I'm still waiting on fin aide decisions and my visiting places come next month, I'll keep you updated, though.

:)
Tuesday, January 03 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for the advice. I know how the process works, however I don't have your #s, so I have to hope on more than "the way it works"... you wouldn't understand, with your #s you know you won't have a problem, the rest of us have to believe there is "some other way" even if its not necessarily true. Thanks anyways, congrats and best of luck :)

one more thing...
Tuesday, January 03 2006 at 07:00 PM

... I don't have any other "strategy" to pursue, being on my boat sucks, there is no strategy, it is what it is, this is why my "please withdraw from USC" plead is all I have :( Congrats again!

Ouch
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

You're makin me feel bad. I wasn't trying to hurt your feelings or dash your dreams, just after seeing you post "please withdraw" on people's pages I thought I'd add some perspective for you and others who are doing that. But don't say I wouldn't understand.. I'd love it if every single person withdrew their Berkeley admission so they'd have to admit me.. so, really, I feel your pain (though not as severly, I guess). In any event, good luck. Keep on fighting the good fight.

Cheers!
Monday, January 09 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks, Lucky! Yes, I definitely agree that being in DC would be amazing...but I still haven't made up my mind. I am planning a visit to the campus in March, though, so I may fall in love. :) Have you decided on GT? Will Boalt change your preference at all? Good luck and congratulations!

thank you
Tuesday, January 03 2006 at 07:00 PM

good luck on berkeley, it seems to me that they'd be really losing out if they didnt accept you :)

Penn
Wednesday, May 25 2005 at 08:00 PM

I had my school send my updated transcript to LSDAS and all the schools that I applied to received an updated report. Congrats on all your acceptances and good luck on the rest of this long, long process.

me too
Sunday, February 12 2006 at 07:00 PM

Glad to know im not the only one that berkeley messed with. GL getting in, hopefully we were both on the Cal "inform admission later" list.

Duke Duke!
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on Duke! It's my alma mater... loved the place... definitely let me know if you have any questions about the area, etc. :-D

Top Pick?
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hey, Congrats on your great acceptances!! Based on a cursory reading of your profile, it sounds like GULC is your number 1 as of right now. I'm in the same boat, but I am still waiting to hear back from Duke (was deferred too). I ask myself which one I would go to (assuming I get in Duke). How did you make your decision?

You
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

have become a Duke. Nice! See, the good stuff just keeps rolling in for you! =) There's more to come, I'm sure.

GULC Withdrawal
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

Sorry, man--I wanted to keep the dreamn alive, but I felt bad holding the Georgetown space when I know other people are waiting for it. : )

$$$
Saturday, September 17 2005 at 08:00 PM

One thing to think about... I was surfing Craigslist and 1-bedroom apartments near Duke U are $450... studios in DC are $1000... :P

UCLA
Friday, August 26 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hey. Thanks for the nice comment. I see you were accepted to UCLA, congrats. I actually attend UCLA right now as an undergrad and the Law school is amazing. Its beautiful, the law library really is amazing and there are always soo many functions taking place at the school. I actually saw a flyer posted for lunch with Michael Dukakis! well if you attend there, I am sure you wont be dissapointed.

Good luck man
Monday, June 27 2005 at 08:00 PM

If you haven't visited USC, I suggest you do so. I haven't been to Georgetown, but I've been at USC the past 4 years and it was great. Funny thing is, I might be going to Arizona for law school. If you have any questions about USC, feel free to e-mail me. (BTW - don't ask me about UCLA. Just don't go there. Period. haha j/k)

Thanks for being so positive
Friday, December 02 2005 at 07:00 PM

Yeah, with my LSAT I'm pretty shocked about Boalt. I think it might have something to do with me having been in the Peace Crops. For whatever reason though- I'm flattered but know admission is unlikely and pretty much have my heart set on U of A anyway. Good luck!

Congrats...
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

... on Duke.

Very Nice
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

That JD/MA looks very attractive, congrats! What would you do with the Econ. degree?

GRE
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Just wondering... did you have to take the GRE to get into that MA program?

Thanks
Sunday, January 08 2006 at 07:00 PM

for the words of support. And congrats to you on some great options -- I'd give anything to be in at Duke. Where do you think you're headed?

Leanings
Sunday, January 08 2006 at 07:00 PM

Well, if I have to choose from the options I've got right now, then probably Illinois. Cardozo can only compete if they give me more $$. And for some reason I'm just not feeling it for WUSTL. Georgetown would be sweet. And again, soooooooo jealous about Duke. Good luck to you.

Thanks, and you too!
Tuesday, July 05 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'm leaning toward NYU and UVa. They're so different though it's going to be hard to decide.

Duke
Saturday, January 07 2006 at 07:00 PM

Yeah, it was definitely great news from Duke, I just wish I had known sooner. The admitted student's day is coming up fast so I need to make up my mind if I want to visit. I guess I'm just a little reluctant about spending the $500 on the flight. As for Berkeley, I am happy that I at least got that deferral, but I don't know if I would pick it over UCLA at this point. Is that crazy? I am planning a trip to UCLA over spring break so that should help me decide.

Boalt Waitlist
Wednesday, January 11 2006 at 07:00 PM

Is there really nothing we can do?????

Thanks
Friday, December 16 2005 at 07:00 PM

Looks like you've got some nice opportunities. On the Duke v. Georgetown topic, I chose Duke because of location and cost of living. I also preferred a smaller school. That being said, the thought of being in DC was very tempting and probably would have been moreso if I were a single and younger. Good luck.

where I'm headed
Tuesday, September 06 2005 at 08:00 PM

well, I'm really not sure. It's definitely between Gtown, Michigan and Northwestern, and of those three I'm waiting for both financial aid offers and I'm visiting each of them in the coming weeks. After that, hopefully I'll be able to make a better informed decision : ) congrats on all your schools, and good luck with those waitlists!

let me be the first
Saturday, December 10 2005 at 07:00 PM

to congratulate you on penn! seeing as you are my number twin ive been following you since day one and im thrilled to hear you got into penn, admittedly for selfish reasons as well ;) are you going to go with Penn over GULC in the end? congrats

penn, etc
Friday, December 02 2005 at 07:00 PM

Dude! Way to emerge from deferral purgatory! First Duke and now Penn? You're giving me hope, man! Many congrats!

Penn
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Great job on Penn! Now, if they could only get back to me =P.

heres to hopin
Saturday, December 10 2005 at 07:00 PM

i hope you are right about the penn call coming my way- waitlisted at Mich (and im guessing gtown) makes me think my app is very borderline, but the Cornell admit and the Columbia/Harv lack of rejection makes me think i have a chance. oh the torture. anyway you have some amazing options, i was sure Penn was done with their admissions... if money is a such a strong factor, youre damn luck to get that cash from a school like UCLA. you cant lose. best of luck bro ~n

Penn
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

Wow, congratulations-- 2 for 2 so far on the deferrals! I know it's last-minute, but are you going to the Admitted Students' Weekend? Penn's way cooler than G'town : )

Congrats!
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hi! Congrats on penn!!! That's so exciting! We have very similar numbers so you are giving me a little hope! You are pretty much all done that's great!

Congrats
Friday, October 14 2005 at 08:00 PM

on all your success so far! Quick question, though. Did you send any additional materials to the schools that deferred/waitlisted you, and if so, what where they? Were they targeted to the specific schools, or did you send them to multiple places? Thanks a lot for your help, and good luck.

Re: Congrats
Friday, October 14 2005 at 08:00 PM

What kind of essay did you send to Penn? Was it the Why Penn or diversity essay? Something else? I am assuming you also submitted letters of continued interest and additional recs. Anything else other than those? I ask only because it has worked so well for you so far... As for me, my numbers are very similar to yours, although the results seem less impressive. I'll put it all up someday, but with my 3 waitlists (UMich, Columbia and Duke), it seems like the cycle will drag on forever.

Gotwn?
Wednesday, October 12 2005 at 08:00 PM

Are you going to GULC then? I am more than a little envious. Congrats!

UPenn v. Gtown
Wednesday, October 12 2005 at 08:00 PM

UPenn is going to be hard to turn down; especially if there's a real chance you'll attend Wharton. Either way, it sounds like you'll be happy though. Good luck with the decision!

Crazy for Penn?
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats! As I see it, I'd choose Penn over G-town without visiting (smaller size, better placement).

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hadn't checked ur file for a while. UPenn, needless to say, is awesome. You are set man...unless...NYU and Virg. and Cornell comes through...which they might =)

Penn!
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats! I don't know what to think of the school for me though. I don't know very much about it, but just got back from seeing GULC and NYU...didn't like GULC at all (although the people were great) and really liked NYU (though I'm not sure if enough to see myself going there). Penn is the only money I've received so far, so I'm thinking of taking a little trip down to check it out. What's making you like Penn over GULC so much? Granted, I didn't really like the place, but I thought you did. X

...
Saturday, February 25 2006 at 07:00 PM

Hey Lucky: It took me a while to get back to you. But I entirely agree with you about the illogical emphasis on the US News. 90% of these people are drones.

Congrats on PENN!
Monday, November 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

Wow, PENN!!! Total awesome-ness!!! I'm happy for ya! :-D

penn
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

way to go, lucky!! very happy for you... congrats!

You are a rankings whore!
Monday, March 27 2006 at 07:00 PM

Whatever happened to Georgetown? Did you change your mind because you got admitted into a higher ranked school? I thought the rankings did not matter to you.

Aries07..
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Check your page. I sent you a nice response :-)

USC
Monday, June 27 2005 at 08:00 PM

Too bad you didn't like it, but I'm glad you withdrew. :) Good luck with your decision man. Can't really go wrong between Penn, Georgetown, and (potentially) Berkeley. I read your reason for Penn. I wish your family the best.

Penn
Sunday, October 09 2005 at 08:00 PM

So my NYU rejection makes it official: I'm headed to Philly! Hope to see you next August : )

NYU
Tuesday, February 14 2006 at 07:00 PM

My chances are looking ore and more slim consiering these high numbered rejects. I dont get it. AND your extra currics look real good. I'm still wishing. . . . . . Goodluck!! Maybe I'll see you in Penn!

Thanks
Tuesday, February 14 2006 at 07:00 PM

I'm hoping I end up with an acceptance. Wouldn't really call it a "lock" but it may be more likely than a reject. Maybe 51-49 - ha. But I have taken into consideration the first wave of rejects that have been already sent out. Happy to see that I haven't received anything in the mail from them -- yet. Well, thanks for the words of encouragement!! Goodluck again!! And I know, Penn isn't bad at all, I'd be fine with Penn.

Penn
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on making your decision. Good luck at Penn.

Boalt
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Unless there's some serious money thrown my way, I'm planning on attending Boalt. I had a really, really great time on admit day, and all the current students are awesome. I really dug the vibe (and it was different from undergrad).

My almost twin:
Wednesday, May 25 2005 at 08:00 PM

We're going to be classmates next year! It feels so good knowing where your going to be next year, doesn't it? See you in Philly in the fall!

just checking up on you...
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

Must feel good to have pulled the trigger. As it stands I may see you next fall at Penn. I went recently and felt very comfortable with students and faculty/administration. I have to make the decision by the 24th, so I'll let you know. Congrats on already having made it!!

Haha
Sunday, February 19 2006 at 07:00 PM

You're probably right, but I'm still waiting on a few more things... esp. from UPENN.

Penn!
Sunday, October 23 2005 at 08:00 PM

Thanks so much. I am still in a little bit of shock after the call from Dean Meeker. But I am definitely leaning in Penn's direction.

Decision!
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'll be seeing you at Penn!! Went to NYU, loved the city...the people were better than they were last time I went, but it still seemed sort of forced. I saw a dorm room for like 1500 a month and thought I could never live there and overall just think I would have a better time at Penn. So great to have a decision! Now I'm looking into housing? What are your plans?

sansom question
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

do you know where I can find the rates and options on line? I could be totally missing it, but I don't see it on their website. : (

housing
Saturday, September 10 2005 at 08:00 PM

thanks a bunch. I actually have no idea what I am doing for housing right now. I just wanted to have all the info. At this point I am trying to swing an apartment off campus, but we'll see how that goes with the financials. Thanks again! X

Thanks
Sunday, January 08 2006 at 07:00 PM

for the Texas congrats -- and congrats to you on Penn!! Onward!!

CONGRATS!!
Thursday, March 23 2006 at 07:00 PM

Just wanted to say CONGRATS on Penn and the rest of your awesome acceptances! Best of luck! =)

ummmmmm
Monday, December 19 2005 at 07:00 PM

YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!! You are great, have a GREAT time in LS! Any chance Boalt would be able to lure you to The Bay? Hope so!

nice
Friday, May 05 2006 at 08:00 PM

those are impressive accepts how'd you pull off all of those free waivers?

darrow
Sunday, February 19 2006 at 07:00 PM

i decided on upenn instead... i like that school THAT much :) see you in the fall!