pgh21 (2017-2018)

Views: 466     User Since: 12/19/17

Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
Villanova University F graph Pending 02/16/18 02/16/18 02/24/18 -- 21 days
Case Western Reserve University F graph Pending 02/16/18 02/16/18 02/20/18 -- 22 days
Drexel University graph Pending 02/16/18 02/16/18 02/23/18 -- 22 days
Widener University F graph Accepted $45,000 02/16/18 02/16/18 02/19/18 02/22/18 22 days
Penn State University (Dickinson) F graph Rejected 01/13/18 01/15/18 01/17/18 02/20/18 25 days
Temple University graph Pending 02/16/18 02/19/18 02/19/18 -- 25 days
Syracuse University F graph Rejected 01/13/18 01/14/18 01/17/18 02/16/18 26 days
Duquesne University graph Pending 01/13/18 01/15/18 01/18/18 -- 1 month
University of Pittsburgh graph Rejected ED 01/14/18 01/14/18 01/15/18 01/25/18 1 month

Applicant Information

U of Pitt
Political Science
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

3 LOR from Attorney's I work for directly.

Currently a Paralegal after being promoted from file clerk.

Softs are incredibly strong.

Worked full time in college and promoted to management position. I Attended pitt, both brothers attend pitt, dad attended pitt.

Want to stay in Pittsburgh, if Duquesne admits me I will attend.


153 on Dec LSAT. Going forward with applications. Waiting for LSAC to process LORs and then will apply.

Submitted Addendum on illness that hurt my GPA in college. Treated and resolved at in 2016. Since then have worked at law firm as law clerk then promoted to paralegal.

***Update 1/14/18

-Applied to Pitt (Priority Decision), Penn State Law, Duqusene Law, and Syracuse. Taking a moment to relax and will apply apply to Nova and Widener later this week.

***Update 1/20/18

All applications I sent out last week are now complete and under review. Should hear back from Pitt by the end of the month. Once I do then I will decide if I need to send out more apps. For now its a waiting game.

***Update 2/15/18

Pitt said no which was pretty expected back in January, hard to be competitive when your LSAT is under their median. Still waiting on Duq, Penn State, and Cuse. Will update asap when I hear back.

***Update 2/16/18

Syracuse-rejected via email at 4:50 PM on 2/16.
---Still waiting on Duquesne, but I thought I might as well get out the applications I wanted to for the East PA schools and Case Western who has been recruiting me actively. Applied today to VILLANOVA, DREXEL, TEMPLE, CASE WESTERN RESERVE, and WIDENER.

***Update 2/23/18

Rejected by Penn State Law-State College on 2/20 via email.
ACCEPTED by Widener Commonwealth via phone call from Dean with a $45,000 Scholarship over the 3 years. Very good feeling that I have an acceptance. Hopefully it shows an upward trend.

Visitor Comments

  • Widener Commonwealth
  • Wednesday, February 07 2018 at 01:27 PM

If you're interested in staying in PA, I'd look into going there. Really going up in the rankings and really good bar passage rates

- Meganm0403
  • @MEGANM0403
  • Monday, February 19 2018 at 10:24 AM

I sent in an app there on Friday, thanks for the look!

- pgh21
  • Widener
  • Tuesday, March 06 2018 at 07:23 PM

How fast did you hear back from Widener?

- Britt12077
  • @beitt12077
  • Tuesday, March 06 2018 at 10:44 PM

It took me 3 days!

- pgh21

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