restart1230 (2017-2018)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
Brooklyn Law School PT graph Pending W 10/27/17 10/28/17 -- -- 5 months
New York Law School PT graph Waitlisted W 11/21/17 11/22/17 -- 12/26/17 5 months
Cardozo-Yeshiva University graph Pending W 01/02/18 01/03/18 -- -- 5 months
Hofstra University graph Pending W 01/06/18 -- -- -- 5 months
Howard University graph Pending W 01/31/18 -- 02/09/18 -- 5 months
Rutgers Law School PT graph Pending W 09/16/17 09/17/17 10/30/17 -- 5 months
Touro College graph Accepted A $45,000 01/09/18 -- -- 02/08/18 5 months
Pace University PT graph WL, Rejected 11/28/17 11/28/17 -- 01/05/18 6 months
CUNY Queens College PT graph Rejected 10/09/17 10/13/17 10/18/17 01/31/18 6 months
Florida International University PT graph Waitlisted W 09/01/17 09/01/17 -- 11/21/17 6 months

Applicant Information

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3.11
State University
Legal Studies
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Demographic Information

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Florida
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Female
Yes
Yes
3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

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ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

I am a restart law student. What this means is that I was academically dismissed first time around. Being dismissed was completely disheartening for me. Please do not underestimate the complexity of law school. School always came naturally to me and law school did not. I am determined to get back in and be the best law student I can be. I am hoping these schools do not reject me due to my prior dismissal, technically they are barred from doing so but hey you never know. I am hoping that I can serve as a good testimony for someone who needs that extra push one day.

12/27/2017 - Seems like my academic dismissal is the reason I am seeing this waitlisted trend. I was accepted to FIU during my initial law school admissions cycle and now they waitlisted me. Only thing that has changed is the dismissal. Anxiously awaiting an answer from Pace as I applied for the Spring start which begins next Friday, Jan 5. Going to submit a Letter of Continued Interest to NYLS just in case.

1/12/2018 Rutgers updated status Finaldecision not made, file still under review I guess thats better than a denial or waitlist.

2/8/2018 In at Touro with a full ride! 2 year fast track program. I am so happy and relieved. Where there is a will there is a way. I really hope this serves as hope to someone who is placed in my position one day.

Visitor Comments

  • Friday, February 09 2018 at 08:35 AM

Good luck in your applications! Rooting for you! :D

- PublicDefender1963
  • Tuesday, February 13 2018 at 10:08 AM

Thank you so much!

- restart1230
  • Congrats!
  • Thursday, February 22 2018 at 03:22 AM

You have an interesting story. I'm really glad it all worked out for you! Best wishes as you pursue your dream and vision!

- RoundTwoHopeful

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