whylaw (2020-2021)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
49 Washington and Lee University graph Accepted W $90,000 -- 10/22/07 11/09/07 12/07/07 12 years
43 University of Notre Dame graph WL, Accepted A $75,000 -- 10/22/07 10/26/07 -- 12 years
70 Southern Methodist University graph Accepted W ED $90,000 -- 10/25/07 11/06/07 12/20/07 13 years
12 Vanderbilt University graph Waitlisted W -- 10/29/07 11/05/07 02/28/08 13 years
61 Washington University in St Louis graph Accepted W $75,000 -- 11/02/07 11/16/07 12/17/07 13 years
83 University of Houston graph Accepted W $30,000 -- 10/22/07 10/30/07 01/25/08 13 years
23 University of Texas Austin graph Rejected D ED -- 10/22/07 11/08/07 -- 13 years
7 Boston University graph Waitlisted W -- 10/23/07 12/14/07 -- 13 years
52 University of Colorado Boulder graph Accepted W -- 10/26/07 11/09/07 12/24/07 13 years
86 Texas Tech University graph Accepted W $45,000 -- 10/26/07 11/15/07 12/10/07 13 years
99 South Texas College of Law graph Accepted W -- 12/06/07 -- 01/15/08 13 years
7 Georgetown University graph Rejected ED -- 10/22/07 11/01/07 12/04/07 13 years

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Tx Tech

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#'s are ChiaShu %


RECEIVED = date they requested
COMPLETE = best of my knowledge if on status check

12-01: UT deferral through e-mail. Wrote LOCI.

12-07: Accepted to W&L through e-mail! First one feels good.. and I've heard a lot of good things about W&L.

12-10: Rejected at Georgetown via snail mail.
12-10: Accepted to Tx Tech with full tuition scholarship via snail mail.

12-12: Placed on "Provisional List" at Notre Dame via snail mail. Staying on.

12-17: Accepted to WashU via e-mail!

12-20: Accepted to SMU via phone call!

12-24: Accepted to UC-Boulder via snail mail. Merry Christmas!

01-03: Decided to withdraw from Tech. Good rep in Texas, but I can't justify going there over other schools I've gotten into. Plus 2 years in Lubbock was enough for me.

01-15: Accepted to South Texas. Will withdraw shortly.

01-24: E-mail from WashU offering scholarship of $75K (25K a year). Very happy!

01-30: E-mail from Wash&Lee offering scholarship of $45K ($15K a year)! Going to make decisions hard.. planning to visit in March

01-31: UofH acceptance via snail mail.

02-08: Snail mail from SMU offering scholarship of $90K (30k a year)!! Very unexpected, and very pleased to say the least..

02-19: Withdrew from Colorado. Safe to say at this point I wasn't going to be offered any $

03-05: Snail mail from UH offering scholarship of $30K (10k a year).

04-18: My dream comes true. Accepted off the waitlist for ND via e-mail. Also offered 15K/yr scholarship. I am 99% going there, waiting until I visit to put up the 'A'.

Anyone else going to ND, feel free to drop me a line - I'd love to meet some future classmates.

Visitor Comments

  • ND Waitlist
  • Wednesday, December 12 2007 at 11:04 PM

Do you mind describing what you received in the ND waitlist? Was it through e-mail or regular and what did they say about the "provisional list"?

- jcheste8
  • ND Waitlist
  • Thursday, December 13 2007 at 05:41 PM

Yep, I'm gonna wait it out until the very end because I really want ND!!! I'm hoping for the best but understanding my chances.

- jcheste8
  • ED
  • Sunday, December 16 2007 at 06:26 AM

how did you apply to 3 schools early decision? i always thought you could only apply to one since your acceptance is binding. thanks!

- thatkid000
  • good luck
  • Sunday, December 16 2007 at 08:28 PM

thanks for the reply! gl this cycle.

- thatkid000
  • UT Deferral
  • Wednesday, December 19 2007 at 11:23 AM

Sorry it took so long, but I emailed you the letter I sent.

- catg
  • Vandy
  • Wednesday, January 16 2008 at 07:32 AM

I don't know what your numbers are, but if you got into W&L they're probably a lot higher than mine, so I would take the lack of decision as a good sign. I mean, I'm most certainly headed for an auto-reject. Everyone who's been rejected so far has had the same index number as I. Plus, if I got accepted, it would be the first 163 non-URM LSAT to be accepted at Vandy in like the history of LSN.

- ressentiment
  • Vandy
  • Wednesday, January 16 2008 at 10:02 AM

Vandy has taken URMs with MUCH lower LSATs than yours, and not substantially higher GPAs. Frankly, I'm shocked you didn't get into G-town with that score.

- ressentiment
  • Wednesday, January 16 2008 at 07:15 PM

Just out of curiosity, why post an account if you aren't going to post numbers, why not just wait until your cycle is over and then make an account? Anyway, congrats on acceptances, I don't know how good the acceptances without numbers, but congrats either way!

- killtheheadlights
  • Monday, January 21 2008 at 07:09 AM

You have some awesome acceptances under your belt! I hope I fare the same as you at WUSTL/W+L/UC-Boulder! I wish they would hurry up with their decisions already! BEST OF LUCK WITH THE REST OF THE CYCLE! GREAT JOB SO FAR! And remember BC is where it's at...."Sucks to BU"

- drew82abndiv
  • I was playin...
  • Monday, January 21 2008 at 10:14 AM

I actually just applied to BU because I didn't think I had enough schools already (j/k obviously)! I am a BC alum from UG so if you have any questions just email me and I will respond to the best of my ability. As for BU, I don't know much except that I partied there often and that it is, in fact, near the city and the home of the SOX! Talk to ya soon, shoot away with any questions about the heights!

- drew82abndiv
  • OOPS
  • Monday, January 21 2008 at 10:14 AM

here is my email!

- drew82abndiv
  • PT
  • Wednesday, January 30 2008 at 06:11 PM

I bought a car and all my apartment furniture right out of school last year. Then I decided I wanted to go to law school. So I need to work while I go to school to pay all of this stuff off. If I get into Tulane or Baylor, then I might consider trying to defer for a year and then go full-time.

- volvoguy07
  • ND
  • Wednesday, April 16 2008 at 10:58 AM

Yeah. I'm almost definitely going there - barring some unforseen event (like getting into Duke, etc.) Good luck with your cycle.

- kroger
  • congrats
  • Monday, April 21 2008 at 07:02 AM

on notre dame! good luck with everything!

- eddiesgirl29
  • Congrats
  • Monday, July 14 2008 at 09:44 AM

Congratulations on your cycle; any advice for URM applicants?

- cosme

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