bsnyder524 (2022-2023)

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Application Information

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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
Elon Law School F Accepted A Type: RA $29,000 Sent: 12/09/08 Rec: 12/17/08 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/13/09 Upd: 14 years
Brooklyn Law School WL, Accepted Type: RA Sent: 12/09/08 Rec: 12/16/08 Comp: 12/18/08 Inter: -- Dec: 04/10/09 Upd: 15 years
#1 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/13/08 Rec: -- Comp: 12/03/08 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 15 years
North Carolina Central University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 12/08/08 Rec: -- Comp: 12/22/08 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 15 years
Case Western Reserve University F Accepted Type: RA $9,000 Sent: 12/04/08 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/31/09 Upd: 15 years
College of William and Mary F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 11/06/08 Rec: 11/07/08 Comp: 11/13/08 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 15 years
#2 American University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 11/03/08 Rec: 11/04/08 Comp: 11/04/08 Inter: -- Dec: 02/02/09 Upd: 15 years
Wake Forest University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 11/06/08 Rec: 11/07/08 Comp: 11/13/08 Inter: -- Dec: 02/02/09 Upd: 15 years
CUNY Queens College Accepted Type: RA Sent: 12/09/08 Rec: 01/06/09 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/31/09 Upd: 15 years
Quinnipiac University F Accepted Type: RA $25,000 Sent: 11/05/08 Rec: 11/06/08 Comp: 12/11/08 Inter: -- Dec: 12/18/08 Upd: 15 years
Campbell University Accepted Type: RA $15,000 Sent: 11/18/08 Rec: 11/19/08 Comp: 12/04/08 Inter: -- Dec: 01/05/09 Upd: 15 years
George Mason University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/12/08 Rec: 11/13/08 Comp: 11/17/08 Inter: -- Dec: 01/05/09 Upd: 15 years
DePaul University F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 12/04/08 Rec: 12/05/08 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/13/09 Upd: 15 years
Roger Williams University Accepted Type: RA $76,000 Sent: 12/08/08 Rec: 12/10/08 Comp: 01/05/09 Inter: -- Dec: 01/08/09 Upd: 15 years
Charleston School of Law Accepted Type: RA Sent: 11/07/08 Rec: -- Comp: 11/14/08 Inter: -- Dec: 12/17/08 Upd: 15 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 160
  • LSAT 2: 160
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.34
  • Degree GPA: 3.34
  • School Type: Private-Liberal Arts
  • Major: Philosophy/Peace and Conflict

Demographic Information

  • City: Greensboro
  • State: North Carolina
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Rugby club during 4 years of college. President and Captain senior year. Volunteered on work trips to help rebuild after tornado in Reigelwood, NC in 2007 and o repairs on disabled person's home in Greensboro. Volunteered on vineyards in Northern Italy as well as NC. Worked at vineyard in NC for 1 year. Current Assistant Director of Conferences and Events at Guilford College.

I wish I had had a job/internship at a law office, government agency, or non-profit NGO for better experience for my application, but I'm hoping my academics, writing skills and interests will get me in somewhere I want to go.

Additional info & updates

Being a Peace and Conflict Studies/Philosophy major I want to study something in the way of Civil Rights, Human Rights, or Labor law.

9/5/08 -- First LOR received by LSAC
9/8/08 -- Second LOR received by LSAC
9/23/08 -- Third LOR received by LSAC

10/13/08 -- Application sent to UNC
11/3/08 -- Application transmitted electronically to American University
11/5/08-- Application transmitted electronically to Quinnipiac University
11/6/08-- Applications transmitted electronically to Wake Forest and William & Mary
11/7/08-- Application transmitted electronically to Charleston School of Law
11/12/08-- Application transmitted electronically to George Mason
11/18/08-- Application transmitted electronically to Campbell University

11/25/08-- Letter informing schools of address change and recent citation mailed out

12/4/08-- Application transmitted electronically to Case Western Reserve University and DePaul

12/8/08--Application transmitted electronically to NCCU and Roger Williams

12/9/08-- Applications sent to CUNY, Brooklyn, and Elon

This is it for my applications. I've got a couple of reaches, a couple of likelys, and several safeties. I feel it is safe to say that I will be going to law school somewhere next fall.

12/17/08-- Accepted to Charleston School of Law. Congratulations e-mail from Charleston! I'm officially going to law school somewhere. Charleston's not my top choice but its a relief to know I now have at least one option.

12/18/08-- Accepted to Quinnipiac. Very happy about this!
Record so far: 2-0-0

1/5/09-- Rejected from George Mason, Accepted by Campbell. Regular envelope from Mason, big pleather folder from Campbell. I'm a little disappointed about Mason (plans to possibly live at home with my parents while going to law school are now canceled) but I am happy to get the first of hopefully several acceptances from an NC school.
Record so far: 3-1-0

1/8/09-- Phone call from Roger Williams. They've accepted me and are giving me a full tuition scholarship! Also got a letter from Campbell saying they're offering me $15,000 for the first year in scholarship money. This really makes things interesting!
Record so far: 4-1-0

1/13/09-- Package from Elon, they've accepted me! Letter from DePaul. They've waitlisted me. I thought my chances were better at DePaul. If DePaul has waitlisted me, I think my chances at those other tier 1 schools are not at good as I had hoped.
Record so far: 5-1-1

3/31/09-- Over the last month and a half I've received several wait-list notices from schools like American, Wake Forest, and William and Mary. Today I got an e-mail acceptance from Case-Western, making it the first U.S. News and World Report Tier 1 Ranked School to accept me. I've put a deposit down at Elon since they've given me a full tuition scholarship, but no final decision has been made. Still holding out for UNC and Brooklyn!
Record so far: 7-1-4

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Tuesday, July 22 2008 at 08:00 PM

Hi bsnyder524- I see that our profiles seem to be somewhat similar. I'm curious what other schools you are looking to apply to (I'm also looking at American). I had a 160, and a 3.23 at UNC-Chapel Hill, and haven't had any legal/govt. internships, but have worked for a non-profit and am hoping my writing skills and interests can make me competitive.

Advice
Sunday, September 28 2008 at 08:00 PM

Hey! Thanks a lot for the advice. Unfortunately I didn't have the luxury to take a class because I have a full time job and other responsibilities. I signed up to take the test again for December 6th but I actually still have not made the decision whether or not to take it. It sounds terrible but I just don't know what to do! I hope everything works out for you. I have a friend that is applying to UNC as well. Best of luck with the cycle!

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Wednesday, September 17 2008 at 08:00 PM

You could say that. Looks like you were quicker to send out your apps though. Also, since youre from NC I hear you will have a better chance at UNC. Best of luck.

Friday, October 10 2008 at 08:00 PM

How did you find out you were complete at UNC?

good luck!
Wednesday, December 10 2008 at 07:00 PM

I've got a similar record to work with and I'm also applying to UNC, Central, American, and Brooklyn. (already got into campbell - they got back to me super fast!) You'll probably fare well at UNC, they tend to like people that went to other NC schools (being an alum i'm actually at a disadvantage).

Online Status
Thursday, January 15 2009 at 07:00 PM

Hi-When you were admitted to Campbell, did your online status say "Admit?" Yesterday, my status changed from Under Review to Admit. I know it seems obvious, but I haven't received any correspondence yet.