speedofthought (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F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred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
University of Michigan Ann Arbor graph Accepted A $90,000 11/11/16 11/14/16 12/07/16 12/15/16 5 months
Cornell University graph Waitlisted W 11/06/16 11/09/16 -- 01/17/17 5 months
Northwestern University graph Accepted W $45,000 11/30/16 12/02/16 12/19/16 01/31/17 5 months
New York University graph Waitlisted W 11/06/16 11/07/16 11/11/16 04/26/17 5 months
University of Washington graph Accepted W 11/03/16 11/07/16 11/07/16 12/05/16 5 months
Washington University in St Louis graph Accepted W $160,000 11/03/16 11/04/16 12/01/16 12/01/16 5 months
University of Houston F graph Accepted W $95,000 11/06/16 11/07/16 12/26/16 01/04/17 5 months
University of California Berkeley graph Waitlisted W 12/14/16 12/15/16 01/04/17 02/23/17 5 months
University of Virginia F graph Accepted W $60,000 10/30/16 10/31/16 10/31/16 11/02/16 5 months
Duke University F graph Accepted W SP $72,000 11/06/16 11/07/16 11/07/16 11/16/16 5 months
Harvard University graph Waitlisted W 11/06/16 11/07/16 11/09/16 03/30/17 5 months
Vanderbilt University F graph Accepted W $90,000 11/03/16 11/07/16 12/07/16 12/07/16 5 months
University of Chicago graph Waitlisted W 11/02/16 11/03/16 11/10/16 01/20/17 5 months
Georgetown University graph Accepted W $90,000 12/14/16 12/15/16 12/15/16 02/22/17 5 months
University of Texas Austin F graph Accepted W $33,000 09/15/16 09/19/16 -- 12/19/16 5 months
Columbia University graph Waitlisted W 11/06/16 11/08/16 11/09/16 02/08/17 5 months
Stanford University graph Rejected 11/06/16 11/07/16 11/09/16 02/02/17 8 months

Applicant Information

171
3.69
3.72
Rising Public
N/A
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

N/A
Texas
Caucasian
Female
3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Probably about average, but maybe still memorable.

Post-college:

Manager at a Fortune 500 company.
Interest in and experience with an unusual area of law.

In college:

Multiple campus leadership positions.
Interesting, national internships in research and politics.

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

STANFORD
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 18%
02/02 - DLS with no call or email (presumed rejection), confirmed rejection by mail 02/06.
- I think it would be more polite just to let students read the rejection letter in real time online, Stanford.

HARVARD
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 51%
03/30 - Waitlisted after no communication since 11/09 (when the status checker noted that the staff had marked my application complete).

CHICAGO
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 72%
Additional program application: Doctoroff
11/29 - UR1
12/21 - UR2
01/17 - UR3
01/20 - Waitlisted with no interview
Feb 28 deadline for submitting LOCI; decided against pursuing.

COLUMBIA
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 100%
12/15 - Interview Requested (Admissions Staff); Status Checker Remains "Complete"
12/22 - Interview Completed; Status Checker Remains "Complete"
02/08 - Placed on reserve.
Mid-April - Asked for LOCI to remain on reserve, decided against pursuing.

NYU
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 95%
Additional program application: Mitchell Jacobson
11/11 - UR1
01/09 - UR2
04/17 - No news about admission, rejection, or waitlist.

UVA; 1/3 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 84%
Late Oct - Group Dinner (visiting Admissions Staff, subbed for an interview)
Late Jan - Alumni and Admitted Student Reception (visiting Dean)
03/02 - Scholarship information released via SIS! - $20,000/year for 3 years; relatively unconditional

MICHIGAN; 1/2 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 83%
12/15 - Admitted for summer start
01/12 - Scholarship offer worth $30,000/year for 3 years, relatively unconditional
- Awesome!

BERKELEY
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 57%
01/17 - UR1
02/02 - FR1
02/23 - Waitlisted
Mid-April - Notification of position within waitlist; bottom quartile.

DUKE; 2/5 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 94%
02/03 - Scholarship Interview (non-Mordecai)
02/28 - Scholarship Letter Mailed
03/13 - Scholarship Letter Re-Mailed (did not arrive after first mailing)
03/22 - Scholarship Letter Emailed (did not arrive after second mailing, ever) - $24,000/year for 3 years; relatively unconditional

NORTHWESTERN; 1/4 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 97%
12/07 - Interview Requested (Local Alum)
12/19 - Interview Completed
12/19 - Status Checker "Complete"
03/01 - Scholarship Application Completed
03/30 - Scholarship Notification (same date for everyone who applied) - $15,000/year for 3 years

CORNELL
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 90%
12/12 - Interview Requested (Recorded Video)
12/19 - Interview Complete
12/21 - Status Checker Updated Post-Interview (still indicating interview requested, but with new date)
01/17 - Placed on reserve; submitted revised resume and short sentence stating continued interest.
04/17 - Still on reserve

GEORGETOWN -> 1/3 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 98%
Additional program applications: Business Law Scholars
01/13 - Interview Requested (Remote Alum)
01/24 - Contact by Interviewer
01/30 - Interview (Alum; remote via video)
02/22 - Admitted via Admitted Students Website login! (I did not try this for several days, so date of admission may have been sooner.)
02/24 - Received official admission letter
03/21 - Finally received response to scholarship inquiry
03/30 - Responded to scholarship feeler
4/11 - Admission to Business Law Scholars program after being waitlisted the week prior.
4/12 - Scholarship offer worth $30,000/year for 3 years

TEXAS; 1/4 tuition -> 1/3 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 93%
01/05 - Scholarship offer worth $8,000/year for 3 years, relatively unconditional
Jan-April - Spoke with various people at Texas, including at ASW
03/30 - Scholarship renegotiation request submitted
04/04 - Scholarship renegotiation request granted; new scholarship offer (which must be accepted or rejected within 5 days) worth $11,000/year for 3 years.

VANDERBILT; 3/5 tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 90%
12/02 - Interview (Local Alum)
03/01 - Scholarship offer worth $30,000/year for 3 years, relatively unconditional, despite not submitting separate Merit Scholars application.
Mid-March - Negotiation attempt politely rejected.

WASH U; Full tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 100%
11/08 - Informal interview (Admissions Staff)
12/19 - Scholarship offer worth full tuition for 3 years; relatively unconditional

HOUSTON; Full tuition
LSN Similar Applicant Admission Rate: 100%
01/04 - Scholarship offer the same day as acceptance; relatively unconditional

Visitor Comments

  • Thursday, February 23 2017 at 08:12 PM

Your results so far are almost exactly the same as mine except that I still have no response from Michigan and got in at Chicago. Congrats!

- Dasq5522

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