smashbash (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
36 University of Colorado Boulder F graph WL, Rejected 11/20/16 11/20/16 11/22/16 12/08/16 1 year
20 University of Notre Dame F graph Rejected 03/10/17 03/13/17 03/13/17 -- 1 year
44 University of Utah F graph WL, Accepted W 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 03/09/17 1 year
26 Boston College F graph WL, Rejected 11/18/16 11/18/16 11/21/16 12/15/16 1 year
30 George Washington University F graph Rejected 11/27/16 11/28/16 11/28/16 12/08/16 1 year
15 Georgetown University F graph Rejected ED 11/17/16 11/18/16 11/18/16 12/09/16 1 year
39 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill F graph Waitlisted 12/03/16 12/05/16 12/09/16 01/06/17 1 year
23 Boston University F graph Waitlisted 11/26/16 11/27/16 11/28/16 01/13/17 1 year
10 Duke University F graph Rejected ED 01/08/17 01/08/17 01/10/17 01/31/17 1 year
17 Vanderbilt University F graph Waitlisted 11/29/16 11/29/16 11/30/16 03/28/17 1 year
5 Columbia University F graph Rejected 12/02/16 12/02/16 01/18/17 -- 1 year
36 Fordham University F graph Accepted W $60,000 11/20/16 11/21/16 11/22/16 01/10/17 1 year
46 Brigham Young University F graph Accepted W 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/29/16 12/30/16 1 year
100 Florida International University F graph Accepted W $79,161 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 1 year
82 Loyola University Chicago F graph Accepted W $96,000 11/20/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 12/19/16 1 year
48 Florida State University F graph Accepted W $51,500 11/24/16 11/28/16 11/28/16 12/01/16 1 year
77 University of Miami F graph Accepted W $120,000 11/18/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 1 year
41 University of Florida F graph Accepted A $138,000 11/22/16 11/23/16 12/06/16 12/21/16 1 year
22 Emory University F graph Waitlisted 11/17/16 11/18/16 11/18/16 03/14/17 1 year
8 University of Virginia F graph Rejected ED 02/06/17 02/06/17 02/07/17 02/21/17 1 year
18 Washington University in St Louis F graph Waitlisted 02/06/17 02/06/17 02/08/17 03/13/17 1 year
8 University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Rejected 12/11/16 12/12/16 12/19/16 01/23/17 1 year

Applicant Information

Top 50 Public
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

Hispanic (non-URM)
3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

CASA Advocate, 200+ hours of service, internship at personal injury law firm, studied abroad in London, England, bilingual (English/Spanish), first generation college grad, Hispanic (Diversity Statement sent to all schools), President's List/Dean's List, included GPA addendum due to medical issues my sophomore (starting spring) & junior year


--Scholarship amounts are for all 3 years

--# column: 2018 USNWR rankings

--UM: Wow, they responded fast! Still hoping for some $... (11/21)

--FIU: Status changed to 'Decision Rendered'; however, I have to wait for the letter to travel from Miami to Utah in order to find out what the decision is. (11/22)

--Utah: Status checker states that I'll receive my decision in the mail when it's rendered, so not sure in terms of timeframe. (11/22)

--BYU: University Chaplain emailed me to set up interview; application status will not change to complete until that is completed (11/23)

--Loyola: Status date changed from 11/21 to 11/26

--BU: Received an email stating that my app is ready for review and I'll be notified when decision is reached (11/28)

--GW: Status checker states, "application has been forwarded to the Admissions Committee for review. Please allow 8-12 weeks for a decision to be communicated." (11/28)

--BYU: Completed interview with Chaplain; status checker should list my application as complete soon (11/28) Edit: went complete 11/29

--CU: My app status changed to "In Review" (11/29)

--FSU: My app status changed to "Under Review" (11/29)

--FIU: Received my acceptance package in the mail with notification of a 74% scholarship (w/ a fixed tuition)! (11/29)

--Vanderbilt: App is complete; they will review once I have completed the interview. Still waiting to hear from the interviewer to set up a time. (11/30)

--FSU: VM left letting me know I was accepted and scholly email to follow! Edit: Received Garnet & Gold Scholarship with no GPA stipulation for 2L or 3L (distributed as 50% 1st year and 75% for 2nd and 3rd)

--UM: Dean just left me a VM (yea, my phone's the worst) letting me know that I'm being awarded the Dean's Scholarship--$120k (40k/year)!

--GW: Status changed to "In Review" (12/5)

--BYU: Invited to interview with the Dean (12/5)

--UF: Status changed to "Under Review" (12/7)

--Fordham: Status date changed since going complete (12/7)

--GW: Status changed to "Decision Made"; email will come within 3 days (12/8)

--CU: Waitlisted via status checker (12/8) Edit: received email, states I'm on the priority waitlist

--GW: First rejection; via email (12/8)

--BC: Status changed to "in review" (12/9)

--Georgetown: Right at the ED 3 week mark; again, not surprised given my numbers (12/9)

--BYU: Status changed to "In Committee" (12/14)

--UF: Status changed to "File Review Complete - No Decision Made" (12/14)

--BC: Given notice that I'm waitlisted via email; submitted form stating that I wanted to be kept on waitlist (12/15)

--Side Note: CAN I JUST GET SOME GOOD NEWS?! Retake is seeming more likely as the days go by (12/15)

--Fordham: Status date has changed for the 3rd time; from 12/14 to 12/22

--BYU: Received call from Dean Sorenson letting me know I've been accepted! (12/30)

--UNC: Rcv'd email letting me know I've been waitlisted (1/6)

--Fordham: Rcv'd email offering me admission to the day program! Things are looking up! (1/10)

--Michigan: Not sure when it went complete because my status checker somehow got moved to the trash folder; last update shows as today (1/11)

--Duke: UR as of 1/16

--Fordham: Scholarship info via email. $20k/yr (1/18)

--Michigan: Dinged via status checker; can't say I'm surprised, but still stings.

--Duke: UR2 (1/25)

--Duke: Dinged via email.

--UVA: App UR (2/7)

--WUSTL: "Application Documents Received" (2/8)

--UVA: App UR2 (2/14)

--UVA: Rejected via email (surprise, surprise) (2/21)

--Utah: WL'd via mailed letter... and I really don't get it. (3/9)

--WUSTL: Another one to add to the WL pile. Rcv'd decision via email. (3/13)

--Emory: WL'd via email... and almost missed it because Gmail decided it wasn't Primary folder worthy. (3/14)

--UF: Received email upping my scholarship from 80% to 100%! (3/22)

--ND: Status date change (3/21)

--ND: Status date change (3/27)

--Vanderbilt: Well, 4 months later and I'm WLed. Rcv'd decision via email. (3/28)

--Columbia: No surprise there, rcv'd decision via mail.

--UF: Scholarship raised to Ethos of Excellence, full tuition plus living stipend! I immediately sent my deposit. (4/11)

--ND: Status changed to 'Decision Made'; supposed to receive decision via mail. Wasn't really expecting much from this last minute app, so oh well. (4/19)

--Utah: Received email unofficially offering me admission & wanting to know if I would accept before officially admitting me. I replied that I would be unable to accept the offer.

--CU: Received rejection off WL via email. An update they sent out before had said they were over enrolled. And TBH, I didn't even send a LOCI because it would take a lot for me to change my mind about UF.

Visitor Comments

  • Monday, December 05 2016 at 06:34 PM

Good luck with everything, seems like you're headed for success!

- senor_elronhubard
  • Friday, December 09 2016 at 12:49 PM

@senor_elronhubard thanks so much! GL with your cycle!

- smashbash

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