wisco2017 (2016-2017)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred
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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Accepted W Type: RA $60,000 Sent: 11/27/16 Rec: 11/29/16 Comp: 12/23/16 Inter: -- Dec: 02/04/17 Upd: 4 years
Emory University F Accepted W Type: RA $144,000 Sent: 11/17/16 Rec: 11/21/16 Comp: 11/21/16 Inter: -- Dec: 01/24/17 Upd: 4 years
George Washington University F Accepted W Type: RA $153,000 Sent: 09/30/16 Rec: 10/06/16 Comp: 10/06/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/16/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Minnesota Twin Cities F Accepted W Type: RA $126,693 Sent: 10/24/16 Rec: 10/24/16 Comp: 10/25/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/10/16 Upd: 4 years
#1 Washington University in St Louis F Accepted A Type: RA $115,000 Sent: 10/10/16 Rec: 11/10/16 Comp: 11/11/16 Inter: -- Dec: 11/02/16 Upd: 4 years
#2 University of Southern California F Accepted W Type: RA $157,500 Sent: 11/17/16 Rec: 11/17/16 Comp: 11/18/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/21/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Wisconsin Madison F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/16 Rec: 11/02/16 Comp: 11/22/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/12/16 Upd: 4 years
Vanderbilt University F Accepted W Type: RA $90,000 Sent: 11/06/16 Rec: 11/07/16 Comp: 11/14/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/05/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Notre Dame F Accepted W Type: RA $111,000 Sent: 11/09/16 Rec: 11/11/16 Comp: 11/14/16 Inter: -- Dec: 12/08/16 Upd: 4 years
University of Chicago F WL, Accepted Type: RA $15,000 Sent: 11/18/16 Rec: 11/18/16 Comp: 11/29/16 Inter: -- Dec: 02/13/17 Upd: 4 years
Georgetown University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 12/02/16 Rec: 12/05/16 Comp: 12/06/16 Inter: -- Dec: 02/10/17 Upd: 4 years
University of Alabama F Accepted W Type: SP Sent: 09/21/16 Rec: 09/22/16 Comp: 09/22/16 Inter: -- Dec: 09/27/16 Upd: 4 years
Northwestern University F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 11/08/16 Rec: 11/09/16 Comp: 11/21/16 Inter: -- Dec: 02/07/17 Upd: 4 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 166
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.9
  • Degree GPA: 3.9
  • School Type: Large Top Public
  • Major: Poli Sci

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: -
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: In Undergrad

Extra Curricular Information

Solid Softs (Average-Just above average)
First Gen College Student
Working during college to finance UG education

Additional info & updates

***Any insight into what I should choose would be really appreciated***
Scholarship $$$ is for all 3 years
UMN Scholarship amount reflects a Full ride offer (In State Tuition)
VLS denied request for an increase in merit aid.
NDLS upped their scholarship 2k a year
Michigan upped their initial offer after sending them a scholarship reconsideration email. Very quick turnaround. Impressed with the quality of their admissions/financial aid offices
Accepted off of Uchicago's WL with no LOCI.
Sent in Scholarship reconsideration forms to GW Law & NDLS
Wisconsin upped their initial scholarship offer unsolicited ($$$+)
Waitlisted at GULC. Surprising, especially considering I wasn't even on the priority waitlist.. Withdrawn right away
Got the no scholarship awarded email from UMich
Feb-Interview with UCHI
G'town is holding decision till February
1/17-Uchi interview request
12/16-G'Town Alumni Interview Request
12/16-NU ED Held. Moved to RD. (As expected)
12/13-Scholarship offer from Wisc the day after admission. Confidential per Wisconsin's request. ($$$)
12/11-UR1 @ Uchi
12/8-VLS "Black Box" arrived today!!
12/8-"Decision Made" at NDLS. Letter in the mail. Hopefully good news!
12/1-Interview with VLS Alum
November-Successfully solicited a fee waiver from G'town.
Nov.-Online interview with Northwestern Law
Oct.-Solicited fee waiver from UW-Madison
Oct.-Interview with WUSTL
Unsolicited Fee Waivers from Uchi,UPenn, Northwestern, NDLS, UCLA, USC, MINNESOTA, MICHIGAN, DUKE, BERK, VANDY, WUSTL, NYU, GWLAW, EMORY, ALABAMA, BC, MARQUETTE, IOWA, among many others that I am not considering. (Note: Some of the above schools waived for everyone)

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UChicago
Tuesday, March 14 2017 at 02:13 PM

Congrats on getting off the waitlist!! When were you notified?

UChicago
Thursday, November 03 2016 at 12:17 AM

Early last week! I was pleasantly surprised.