amira (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
University of Iowa F Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 02/28/08 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/25/08 Upd: 14 years
University of Minnesota Twin Cities F Accepted A Type: RA $8,000 Sent: 02/28/08 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/20/08 Upd: 14 years
Drake University F Pending W Type: RA Sent: 02/28/08 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 177
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 2.6
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: -
  • Major: -

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: Iowa
  • Race: -
  • Gender: Woman
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

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Additional info & updates

I'm currently a (31-yr old returning) undergrad at U Iowa. My major is political science, my minor is computer science. When I attended school back in the '90s I was a computer science major with poor grades. I'm hoping my significantly improved poli sci grades will overcome my LSDAS GPA (crosses fingers for luck).

3/20/08: I got an acceptance phone call from U Minn today. I'm thrilled, but I don't think I'll believe it until I see the packet in the mail. :)

3/25/08: I got an email from U Iowa today congratulating me on admission. I'm very excited, and happy to have a choice to make.

4/8/08: I withdrew my application from Drake today.

4/20/08: Still deciding between Iowa and Minnesota. Minnesota has offered me $8,000 per year, so the price difference isn't that big. I'll be deciding by the end of the month.

5/10/08: I decided to attend Minnesota, so I withdrew from Iowa this week. Good luck everyone on your decisions.

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Iowa
Thursday, September 13 2007 at 08:00 PM

Are you undergrad at UI?

greetings
Saturday, October 20 2007 at 08:00 PM

Is this the only school you're applying to

Splitters unite
Friday, August 26 2005 at 08:00 PM

Best of luck from a splitter currently at IA. :)

Iowa
Sunday, September 30 2007 at 08:00 PM

Yes I'm a (returning, nontraditional) undergrad at UI right now, graduating in May. I finally added the other schools I am applying to as well. Thanks for the good luck wishes.

congrats
Wednesday, April 02 2008 at 08:00 PM

Congrats! Are you going to attend the admitted students weekend at Minnesota later this month?

Minnesota
Wednesday, April 02 2008 at 08:00 PM

Well, right now I think I'll be going to Minnesota, but I won't be sure until after the preview weekend. Plus, new acceptances or waitlist action might change things.

Minnesota
Wednesday, April 02 2008 at 08:00 PM

You ought to see if they have more money available- if that's the only thing making you consider Iowa they could probably give you a little bit more to try and persuade you. (when I was there for admitted students day they said "we aren't sure we can offer more, but at least give us a chance before you choose somewhere else based on money"