LSUtoDC (2022-2023)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Tulane University Accepted W Type: RA $1,500 Sent: 10/27/06 Rec: 10/30/06 Comp: 11/09/06 Inter: -- Dec: 01/08/07 Upd: 17 years
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/30/06 Rec: 10/31/06 Comp: 11/28/06 Inter: -- Dec: 06/01/07 Upd: 17 years
Wake Forest University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/30/06 Rec: 11/01/06 Comp: 11/09/06 Inter: -- Dec: 01/22/07 Upd: 17 years
University of Alabama F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 12/05/06 Rec: 12/06/06 Comp: 01/15/07 Inter: -- Dec: 06/15/07 Upd: 17 years
Loyola University New Orleans PT Accepted W Type: RA $12,000 Sent: 01/30/07 Rec: 01/31/07 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/15/07 Upd: 17 years
University of Colorado Boulder F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/28/06 Rec: 11/15/06 Comp: 12/01/06 Inter: -- Dec: 03/19/07 Upd: 17 years
University of Miami F Accepted W Type: RA $23,000 Sent: 10/28/06 Rec: 10/30/06 Comp: 12/05/06 Inter: -- Dec: 12/09/06 Upd: 17 years
Louisiana State - Baton Rouge Accepted A Type: RA $8,000 Sent: 10/28/06 Rec: 11/09/06 Comp: 12/05/06 Inter: -- Dec: 12/12/06 Upd: 17 years
Georgetown University PT Rejected Type: Sent: 10/27/06 Rec: 10/31/06 Comp: 11/06/06 Inter: -- Dec: 12/08/06 Upd: 17 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 160
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.47
  • Degree GPA: 3.91
  • School Type: Large Public
  • Major: Journalism

Demographic Information

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

Extra Curricular Information


Additional info & updates

Fee Waivers: IU-Bloomington, Alabama, Loyola NO, Oregon, Miami, Colorado, Hofstra, Suffolk, Kentucky, Seton Hall, and a bunch of other schools I don't remember.

Scholarships are per year.
11/6 - Complete at GULC via online status checker
11/9 - Complete E-mail received from WFU, decision within 6-8 weeks. Residency e-mail received from LSU, jumping through hoops to prove I'm still a La. resident.
Received "application complete" e-mail from Tulane. Said decisions will come "in the spring months"
Received another e-mail from LSU indicating I was pretty much complete.
11/28 - Colorado requested my report 11-15, still no word from UNC, Miami or Colorado on whether I have gone complete or not. Received Alabama fee waiver over Thanksgiving break. I think I'm going to apply. Tuscaloosa could be fun.
12/01 - Anxiously awaiting Gtown letter. Should be here by the 15th. Complete at Boulder via e-mail, should receive decision 4-6 weeks after the holidays, they say.
12/05 - Sent Alabama. Found out I'm not actually complete at LSU pending a residency decision.
12/06 - Report requested at Alabama. Miami says I should have a decision within a week.
12/08 - Rejected at Georgetown. Thin white envelope.
12/09 - In at Miami, yellow envelope
12/12 - In at LSU, thick white envelope! No mention of $$.
12/15 - Informed I received a University of Miami dean's merit scholarship via phone. $23,000/year. Holy crap.
1/8 - IN at TULANE! No mention of $$.
1/16 - Alabama sent me an e-mail that made it sound like I had been deferred until the spring. Decision by 'end of April' they say.
1/22 - Waitlisted at Wake Forest. Can't say I didn't see that one coming.
1/27 - $8k at LSU. 3/4 tuition by mail.
1/30 - Decided to apply to Loyola NO part-time, found out I had a fee waiver.
3/15 - In at LoyNO Part Time with $12k scholarship. Leaning toward LSU. Will attend visit day. Withdrew from Miami because I'm not going there (hot).
3/19 - Waitlisted at Colorado Boulder. Might stay on the list even though I'm pretty sure I'm not interested in going... Am probably going to withdraw from Wake Forest today because I've become uninterested in going to Winston-Salem.
3/26 - Received correspondence from Alabama last week. Still haven't made a decision. Sent a letter of continuing interest. Anxiously awaiting UNC-CH decision so I can get this process over with. Leaning toward LSU.
3/30 - Went to dinner with an LSU professor last night and several other LSU admits. Very impressive. Hoping the school will reconsider my scholarship offer and seal the deal for me. Also received my need-based scholarship award letter from Tulane which, suffice to say, was not a lot... at all. Will withdraw from Tulane and most likely Wake in the next few days.
4/9 - Sent first seat deposit in to LSU. Will visit this week.`
4/23 - Done and done. Haven't heard from UNC or Bama (a good thing?) Staying on some Waitlists just to see what happens at Wake and Colorado, but it looks like I'll be a Tiger once again.
7/5 - Well, my final update. I'll leave this up for future applicants. All I can say is shoot for the stars. I got waitlisted a lot and if I had actually put some work into them probably could have gotten in, but I've decided to head back to LSU. The money they offered is nice and the program is up-and-coming. UNC finally rejected me in June (thanks a lot, finally) and I'm still on the 'Bama and Boulder waitlists in case LSU burns down.

All I have to say is LSAT is king, the folks here at LSN and at really helped me a lot with this process and I hope others can utilize and benefit from the same resources.

Geaux Tigers.

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Red Doors
Sunday, October 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Mass Alpha doors always open bro, we party hardy...good luck with lawschool apps, etc. nice LSAT as well

Geaux Tigers
Tuesday, July 04 2006 at 08:00 PM

Not in BR anymore, I had to graduate and get a real job. Good look with your apps as well.

Thursday, October 19 2006 at 08:00 PM

Yeah, I graduated last May. Now I am not doing anything except trying to forc e myself to take the test again. Anyways good luck on your applications.

Best wishes!
Monday, October 16 2006 at 08:00 PM

I hope you have a great cycle, my fellow Louisianian!

But I want to...
Monday, October 16 2006 at 08:00 PM

I want to make sure I have an affordable option.

Monday, September 11 2006 at 08:00 PM

They sent me an email, but it went straight to my junk mail folder, which is wierd because none of the other law school emails did. It didn't use the words the words complete exactly, but it said they are processing my application and will notify me if anything is missing, so i guess that's all i'll here from them unless something is missing.

miami scholarships
Thursday, November 03 2005 at 07:00 PM

they haven't sent anything yet that i recall, but im pretty oblivious with paperwork

Tuesday, October 31 2006 at 07:00 PM

I got a letter in the mail on Friday to say I was accepted. Then on Saturday I got another letter offering a small scholarship. I'm shocked that they already accepted me. They had sent me an email just a few weeks before to say that decisions won't be out until late spring.

Cycle so far!
Sunday, October 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Fellow Sig Ep, good job this cycle so far! "And whatever you pray for in faith, you shall receive"

Sunday, July 09 2006 at 08:00 PM

Thanks! Got my email today. Good luck on your search and congrats on your acceptances so far. Hope you get in were you want to!

Thursday, September 07 2006 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for your comments on my site, and great job with that 23 grand per year scholarship to suntan-U. I would expect that if you want to stay in Florida - who wouldn't - that would be a great place to attend. Best wishes with Tulane also.

Monday, February 05 2007 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on the Miami scholarship man. Where is it looking like you are headed? I got a lot of good news I'm hoping for by April personally.

Wednesday, July 12 2006 at 08:00 PM

Thanks man, I really appreciate it :) I feel pretty ridiculously lucky/relieved/amazed. It has been a pretty good week! Good luck to you and congrats on yours so far.

Thursday, June 29 2006 at 08:00 PM

I'll be at LSU in the Fall also, see ya there!

Sunday, February 04 2007 at 07:00 PM

Just saying hi to a future classmate. Are you still working in DC?