|#||Law School||Status||Type||$$$||Sent||Received||Complete||Interview Date||Decision||Updated|
|Touro College F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/24/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: 05/21/10||Upd: 13 years|
|#1||Florida A&M University F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 04/30/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
|Nova Southeastern University F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/18/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: 04/30/10||Upd: 13 years|
|Thomas M Cooley Law School F PT||Accepted A||Type: RA||$6,000||Sent: 12/29/09||Rec: 12/29/09||Comp: 02/05/10||Inter: --||Dec: 04/15/10||Upd: 13 years|
|Southern University F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/17/10||Rec: 02/19/10||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
|Western New England College School of Law F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/23/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
|Valparaiso University F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/18/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
|Widener University F PT||Waitlisted||Type: RA||Sent: 02/24/10||Rec: --||Comp: --||Inter: --||Dec: 04/02/10||Upd: 13 years|
|University of Detroit Mercy F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/05/10||Rec: --||Comp: 02/09/10||Inter: --||Dec: 03/13/10||Upd: 13 years|
|Oklahoma City University F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/16/10||Rec: 02/16/10||Comp: 02/19/10||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
|St. Thomas University - Florida F||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 02/16/10||Rec: --||Comp: 02/22/10||Inter: --||Dec: 03/10/10||Upd: 13 years|
|#1||Barry University School of Law F PT||Rejected||Type: RA||Sent: 09/15/09||Rec: 01/19/10||Comp: 01/12/10||Inter: --||Dec: --||Upd: 13 years|
hi I just noticed your comment thanks for the well wishes! I actually just received my first(and maybe only) acceptance today from western new england. Its not necessarily the school I want to attend but its encouraging nonetheless. You're gpa is actually much higher than mine so I'm sure you'll be getting a group of acceptances. yes I've visited hofsta and touro before. good luck to you!
You know I did one year of undergrad at FAM and if I had the option to leave south Fl I would definitely consider them...good luck this Dec.
So, about a week ago I went to the FAMU Law School open house. I'm very interested in the school because of how affordable it is, as well as being only 100 miles from home. I was quite impressed with the school, and it seems like it will continue to improve. Hope to hear from other people considering FAMU!
My name is Andrew and I'm also LGBT @ USF SP working on getting into law school this year too! I'm dying to know who you are LOL Good Luck! =P
I took my LSAT down at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. How about you?
Hey! Me again! Did you end up writing a diversity statement for any of the schools you are planning on applying to?
Hey! Originally I preferred St. Thomas to Barry. But after researching Barry its starting to grow on me. Plus, Barry is offering more money...not much, but a little more. So its kind of a tough decision.
I visited Barry as well I thought it was nice minus the parking lot, I had to park in the grass along with about 50 other cars because every space was filled. I know a clerk in the courthouse that went to Thomas Cooley and loved it so I applied there. My top choice is William and Mary, its a GREAT school in Virginia. My second choice is Baltimore, which is one of the most popular schools in the MD/DC/VA area. Have you ever visited Florida Coastal? If so what do you think? Good Luck with your cycle!
Cooley Pros: easy to get in, cheap, above average faculty for tier 3/4, fairly big alumni, big library, cheap cost of living compared to other states. Cons: students are highly competitive, close to 40% of student body flunks out/drops, school has a terrible reputation amongst many people (from their absurd law school ranking pub), it gets cold as hell that far north. I'm only going to cooley if I can't get into any schools in La, Tx, Ar, Ms, Al or Ok. Cooley is aba approved and is a decent option for law if you don't mind living in the northeast. You should definetly apply there for a safety school.... Good luck on your cycle
Every law school is going to be extremely competitive as long as your dedicated I wouldn't worry about that to much. It took about a month to hear back from Cooley via snail mail. I was looking up apartments there and found MANY nice looking places for 500 a month, which is a huge plus. When evaluating my schools I also considered where I'd like to live and practice as a lawyer, school rankings change every year. I know an attorney who went to Catholic when it was just a tiny building in DC, now it has a big campus and is a top 100.
You asked about Cooley... I have a good friend who is presently enrolled and attending the Grand Rapids Campus. She thinks the professors are helpful but the climate can be challenging. I am definitely off to Michigan if something closer to SC doesnt come to fruition. Good Luck to You!!!
Good luck on your applications! I heard back from Cooley in about a week.
I have looked at Charleston and a very good friend of mine graduated from that law school. Given that I am already accepted to Thomas Cooley I only applied to the 3 schools that I really want to go to and Charleston isn't one of them. You on the other hand should take a look at Florida Coastal School of law; given your lsat I think you have a really good chance! You should check it out.
The turnaround for this school is about 4-6 weeks. I may see you there!
4-6 weeks for Cooley~ Not really sure about Coastal
Thanks good luck on your cycle, great things to come in 2010!
I saw you applied to Southern New England a non-aba school. Def don't go there. It is also now the UMass Dartmouth School of Law. A friend of mine went there and got dissmissed and now has to sit out 2 yrs because he went to a non aba school. Apparently, their first official act as the new school was to make a public announcement stating that they would only be offering a little more than half of the current students the chance to return. His roommate said that a lot of students are opting to voluntarily withdrawl from the school so as not to be placed in the same situation that he is in. I just thought I would share that with you.
No I'm afraid I am all done for this cycle. I am under reconsideration at FIU and still waiting to hear fr Ave Maria but outside of them STU Summer Conditional is where I am pointing to. Good luck on your cycle.
You could try Texas Southern. They have provisional ABA accredidation.
You should check out Michigan State because I think they have a fairly large LGBT population.
Sorry about STU but congrats on Cooley...I have two friends who went there and both are now practicing attorneys.
Congrats!!! I also got accepted for fall admissions PT. I visited the Aurburn Hills campus a few days ago and was shockingly impressed. I keep hearing really negative comments about the school but also some refreshingly positive comments from practicing attorneys who went to Cooley. What are your thoughts on the school? Do you think you will attend?
What made you decide on Cooley? I've recently met a friend who works at the tpa courthouse that is from Cooley and he is awesome in the courtroom and has great things to say about it. I got accepted for their parttime for Fall. I'm still debating. What swayed your decision?? We're both from TPA! Maybe they like us Florida folks!
I'm putting you on my watchlist. I identify as a lesbian and I would also be interested in finding out how much weight is put on that in the admissions process...so if you find anything out let me know and I shall do the same! Similarly, I'm from Mississippi and am hoping to escape to a more progressive area but am faced with the dilemma of spending $100,000 more as a consequence (yikes!!) Anyways, good luck!