mattalones (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
Cornell University F graph Pending D -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Pennsylvania graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
Stanford University F graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Southern California F graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of California Berkeley graph Rejected W -- -- -- -- 12 years
Loyola Law School graph Accepted -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of California Hastings graph Waitlisted -- -- -- -- 12 years
Vanderbilt University F graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign F graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Pittsburgh graph Accepted -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill graph Accepted $15,000 -- -- -- -- 12 years
Boston College graph Waitlisted -- -- -- -- 12 years
Pepperdine University graph Accepted $6,000 -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Chicago graph Pending -- -- -- -- 12 years
Fordham University graph Accepted -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Notre Dame graph Pending D -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of San Diego graph Accepted $63,000 -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of California Los Angeles graph Waitlisted -- -- -- -- 12 years
University of California Davis graph Rejected -- -- -- -- 12 years

Applicant Information

159
3.31
3.33
PAC-10 (UCLA)
Philosophy
N/A

Demographic Information

Los Angeles
California
Mexican
Male
Yes
N/A

Extra Curricular Information

Transfer student.

Worked 20-25hrs all though college:

Tutor for university's URM retention program: 2yrs as a student, one year full time afterwards.

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

Years out of HS.
1) Work full time w/school. GPA: 2.0
2) School with half time work. GPA: 3.8
3) School with half time work and then transfer. GPA: 3.9
4) Start new transfer school. Extremely sick, nearly died (Lame). GPA: 2.4
5) Fully recovered and working half time with school again. GPA: 3.6

03/04/08 - In at Pepperdine and USD, but out at Davis. You win some, you lose some ... 3 down, 17 to go.

03/06/08 - Out at Boalt ... Expected
03/12/08 - $63,000 Scholarship @ USD and an unexpected WL @ UCLA!!! (Fingers crossed for UCLA!)
3/25/08 - Out at Michigan and deferred at Notre Dame
3/26/08 - In at Fordham! Whoo hoo! :)
3/31/08 - In limbo at Boston College (WL)
Only $2k/yr @ Pepperdine ... Whatever!
4/02/08 - In at UNC!
04/3/08 - $15,000 scholarship to UNC!
04/7/08 - In at Pitt Law
4/13/08 - WL @ Hastings
4/14/08 - Out at Vanderbilt (Kind of expected) and UIUC (Unexpected)
4/20/08 - Out at USC ... meh.
5/1/08 - Out a Stanford and Penn. Glad I waited till May for those. ... Cumon Cornell and Chicago!
5/12/08 - Deferral letter from Cornell

Visitor Comments

  • UCLA
  • Wednesday, February 13 2008 at 05:24 AM

Hey, I applied to the normal law school. Hope that helps and good luck!

- cristypenap
  • UCLA
  • Wednesday, February 13 2008 at 05:27 AM

Hey, I applied to the normal law school. Hope that helps and good luck!

- cristypenap
  • hey there..
  • Thursday, February 14 2008 at 12:10 PM

when did you apply to your schools? have you not heard from any of them yet? good luck on your cycle!

- shelee56
  • re: hey there..
  • Thursday, February 14 2008 at 03:57 PM

I applied in dec/jan and, no, I haven't heard anything as of yet. I actually applied to Cornell just in the last fiew days b/c they sent me a FW with a deadline waiver. I think that would be amazing cuz my GF is attending there.

- mattalones
  • ayuda
  • Tuesday, April 29 2008 at 04:51 PM

Congrats on Fordham! It really is a great accomplishment.. felicidades.. can you give me your formula or plan of action for attacking the lsat? How many hours and how long did you study? I am taking the june exam.. am hacking away at it.. poquito a poquito.. any other advice on the process? What is your top choice? Gracias!

- riquelmi

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