buffalaw (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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 at Buffalo Accepted A Type: RA $1,500 Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: 11/14/07 Inter: -- Dec: 12/24/08 Upd: 16 years
Cornell University Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: 12/28/08 Inter: -- Dec: 04/19/08 Upd: 16 years
Columbia University Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: 11/26/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/23/08 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 160
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.41
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: Top Tier, Large Private
  • Major: Journalism/History

Demographic Information

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

Extra Curricular Information

Resident Assistant

Prelaw scholarship finalist

Internship at an online news startup company

Other soft factors include various part-time jobs and volunteer work

Additional info & updates

NYS resident, applied only to schools I would seriously consider attending. The "State of Beasely" rule applies here:

"If you must go to law school, Go Prestigious, Go Public, or DON'T GO AT ALL!"

***Scholarship amounts are per year***

2/28/08 - Still waiting to hear back from Cornell. Let's just say anything other than a rejection will be a pleasant surprise. Otherwise, Buffalove here I come!

4/19/08 - Out at Cornell. That's all she wrote, folks.

I'm very excited to begin my law studies at the University at Buffalo!

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Friday, January 12 2007 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on your acceptance to the University at Buffalo Law School. I am a first year student there and the place is amazing ! If you are a NYS resident the quality of legal education you get combined with fantastic tuition cannot be beat ! Of course, I wish you well on hearing from Cornell....but if that doesn't work out--I hope to see you at UB this fall ! My Best !

UB Law Stuff
Friday, January 12 2007 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for your note and thanks for your questions. I do have one definite internship lined up. IT is a pro bono piece with heavy emphasis on poverty law and civil rights. I also have a couple of leads that may lead to an interview with a large law firm. Last, but certainly NOT LEAST, every 1st year student at UB Law is assigned a mentor. My mentor is a practicing attorney in the Buffalo area and has indicated willingness to help with my resume and making contacts. A car is NOT ABSOLUTELY necessary. There is a pretty extensive and free UB Bus System. And you should not have too much trouble bumming a ride when you need it. Hope that helps ! Best of luck to you !!!

Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

Thanks! :) Yeah it was a tough move, not so much because I was hesitant about the decision as it just seemed so surreal to consider the process OVER. I got my housing assignment and I'm really happy with it, so I am all set to go. :) Yay we'll be classmates!! :)

Friday, January 12 2007 at 07:00 PM

Go to Tortguy and check out the latest news regarding the truly stellar UB Law School Faculty !