smashbash (2016-2017)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
37 Fordham University F graph Accepted $60,000 11/20/16 11/21/16 11/22/16 01/10/17 2 days
20 Boston University F graph Waitlisted 11/26/16 11/27/16 11/28/16 01/13/17 7 days
8 University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Pending 12/11/16 12/12/16 12/19/16 -- 9 days
11 Duke University F graph Pending ED 01/08/17 01/08/17 01/10/17 -- 10 days
40 University of Colorado Boulder F graph Waitlisted 11/20/16 11/20/16 11/22/16 12/08/16 12 days
16 Vanderbilt University F graph Pending 11/29/16 11/29/16 11/30/16 -- 12 days
38 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill F graph Waitlisted 12/03/16 12/05/16 12/09/16 01/06/17 12 days
38 Brigham Young University F graph Accepted 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/29/16 12/30/16 21 days
48 University of Florida F graph Accepted $96,000 11/22/16 11/23/16 12/06/16 12/21/16 1 month
72 Loyola University Chicago F graph Accepted $96,000 11/20/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 12/19/16 1 month
30 Boston College F graph Waitlisted 11/18/16 11/18/16 11/21/16 12/15/16 1 month
14 Georgetown University F graph Rejected ED 11/17/16 11/18/16 11/18/16 12/09/16 1 month
25 George Washington University F graph Rejected 11/27/16 11/28/16 11/28/16 12/08/16 1 month
22 University of Notre Dame F graph Intend to Apply -- -- -- -- 1 month
4 Columbia University F graph Pending 12/02/16 -- -- -- 1 month
60 University of Miami F graph Accepted $120,000 11/18/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 11/21/16 1 month
50 Florida State University F graph Accepted $51,500 11/24/16 11/28/16 11/28/16 12/01/16 1 month
103 Florida International University F graph Accepted $79,161 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 1 month
45 University of Utah F graph Pending 11/21/16 11/22/16 11/22/16 -- 1 month
22 Emory University F graph Pending 11/17/16 11/18/16 11/18/16 -- 1 month

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


--Yes, I know quite a few schools are a far, far reach, but it doesn't hurt to try! (and I have the LSAC fee waiver)

--Scholarship amounts are for all 3 years

--# column is USNWR ranking

--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. Expected result, still stings nonetheless! (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)

--Received email from UNC letting me know I've been waitlisted (1/6)

--Received email from Fordham 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)

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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