GrandInquisitor (2021-2022)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Columbia University F WL, Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: -- Comp: 12/10/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/15/08 Upd: 13 years
University of Chicago Rejected D Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/08/07 Comp: 12/07/07 Inter: -- Dec: 03/05/08 Upd: 13 years
Georgetown University Accepted W Type: RA $20,000 Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/05/07 Upd: 14 years
University of Virginia Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/09/07 Comp: 12/06/07 Inter: -- Dec: 03/28/08 Upd: 14 years
New York University Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/13/07 Comp: 11/28/07 Inter: -- Dec: 03/12/08 Upd: 14 years
Harvard University Rejected D Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/13/07 Comp: 12/21/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/22/08 Upd: 14 years
Northwestern University F Pending D W Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/08/07 Comp: 11/16/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/31/08 Upd: 14 years
Duke University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/12/07 Comp: 12/10/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/20/08 Upd: 14 years
Yale University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/29/07 Rec: 12/06/07 Comp: 12/20/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/08/08 Upd: 14 years
University of Pennsylvania Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/16/07 Comp: 01/04/08 Inter: -- Dec: 02/08/08 Upd: 14 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/08/07 Rec: 11/14/07 Comp: 12/07/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/11/08 Upd: 14 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 176
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.57
  • Degree GPA: 3.62
  • School Type: state
  • Major: Computer Science / Chemistry

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: New Jersey
  • Race: Asian
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

I was 3.51(3.58) when I applied; fall of senior year updated it to 3.57(3.62).

Collegiate debate, writing a column for the campus paper, edited the opinions page for a semester. Worked all three summers.

I don't have academic recommendations. Did not write the Why Michigan or Why Penn essays.

Moderate upward grade trend.

My LSAC report numbers for my school:
* 63% Cum. GPA Percentile Rank
* College Mean 3.30/156, 935 candidates

Additional info & updates

Unusually young for a law school applicant - turned 19 in October (I went through all four years of college, I just started when I was 15) - applying straight from undergrad.

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Dec 5: Georgetown acceptance letter. So fast! =)
Jan 14: Michigan rejection letter. So fast! =(
Jan 31: "On hold" at Northwestern via online status checker. Really, Northwestern?
Feb 8: Yale & Penn rejection letters. One-two double whammy.
Feb 11: Harvard deferral email. More shocked than anything that I wasn't rejected.
Feb 13: Columbia deferral letter dated Feb 8. Stop playin' games with my heart...
Feb 21: Duke waitlist email. You promised me a decision in ONE WEEK, not TWO FREAKIN' MONTHS, and after all that, you WAITLISTED me?
Mar 10: Chicago deferral letter dated Mar 5. Further review seems to indicate 'on hold' means waitlist here. Will educate myself further as to the intricacies of Chicago's statuses (stati?)
Mar 19: NYU acceptance letter dated Mar 12. FINALLY good news.
Mar 28: UVa notification email and status checker update. JUST TELL ME ALREADY DAMMIT
Mar 28: Withdrew from Duke, Georgetown, and Northwestern. Guys, I've been thinking, about us, and I don't see ourselves together three years down the line...
Mar 31: UVa "Priority Waitlisted" letter. All that hype for this?
Apr 20: Columbia reserve letter dated Apr 15. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet; a waitlist by any other name would suck as much.
Apr 22: Harvard rejection email. Why oh why couldn't you have done this to me two months earlier instead of stringing me along? Also, what, no letter? What am I supposed to burn and deface, a printout?
Apr 27: Georgetown financial aid letter: $20,000/year scholarship. Too bad I already withdrew. Georgetown isn't taking the breakup well apparently =(
Apr 29: Made NYU deposit electronically. I guess I had a pretty easy choice to make this cycle.
Apr 30: Withdrew from UVa via email. I don't care how high a priority of a waitlist I'm on, I'm on the super-high-priority list at NYU, the ACCEPTED list.

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Good luck
Wednesday, October 17 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on getting out so early, good luck with the school list.

Age
Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

I thought I was the youngest person on LSN! I turned 19 in May, started college at 14. I skipped all of high school. Good job on the LSAT, I had to take it twice to get that score :-D Do you think you could put me in touch with the person who made the above post? I'd like to talk to him/her about what it's like to be young at a top school. Thanks, and best of luck this cycle!

congrats!
Monday, December 03 2007 at 07:00 PM

was your letter dated yesterday? or did you go to decision yesterday?

thanks!
Tuesday, August 14 2007 at 08:00 PM

I believe the letter came just today (since my mom just told me about it today), and the online status checker is "last updated" today. Guess I typoed up there =P

Congrats!
Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

On Georgetown!

Thanks
Saturday, July 21 2007 at 08:00 PM

Good luck to you, I'm sure you'll have a ton of acceptances to go with the GULC :)

Good luck!
Saturday, July 07 2007 at 08:00 PM

Good luck with all your apps! I applied ED because it was my number one choice. Even for undergrad, though I didn't get in. I've always wanted to be in the city, and I like it more than NYU.

Sorry
Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

about Michigan :'(

DC
Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

No, I won't be in DC for that, it's a long flight from CA... plus I've already visited their campus (it's really nice)

re: hold
Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

haha yea, you're probably right. i'm sorry you were put on hold at northwestern, but it's much better than a rejection. nothing to get too bummed out about...

Congrats!
Thursday, January 17 2008 at 07:00 PM

on NYU! Do you think you're going to end up there ? Good luck with the rest. BTW: I was 20 when I applied in early Jan - 21 now. Would bother me if that was / is a factor for either of us... but NYU doesn't seem to mind at least.

Congrats!
Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

On NYU!

Is this...
Monday, November 19 2007 at 07:00 PM

who I think it is? If you recognize my email, write back, let me know how your law school search is going!

re: hey
Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

at this point i think i will go to berkeley (still pending at harvard and stanford, and staying on the waitlist at columbia). how about you?