cdlaw18 (2018-2019)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
1 Rutgers Law School graph Accepted W $1 01/21/19 01/22/19 04/01/19 04/04/19 3 months
3 DePaul University graph Accepted A $75,000 01/17/19 -- 01/18/19 03/08/19 4 months
2 Albany Law School of Union University graph Accepted W $60,000 01/21/19 -- 01/22/19 03/11/19 4 months
3 Northern Illinois University graph Accepted W $28,446 01/17/19 -- 01/18/19 01/24/19 4 months
4 University of Memphis graph Accepted W $30,000 01/21/19 -- 01/21/19 02/01/19 4 months
2 Syracuse University F graph Waitlisted W 01/21/19 01/22/19 01/23/19 -- 4 months
5 Mercer University graph Accepted W $39,000 01/21/19 01/22/19 01/22/19 01/28/19 4 months
5 Stetson University F graph Waitlisted W 01/18/19 01/23/19 01/29/19 -- 4 months
6 New York Law School graph Waitlisted W 01/17/19 01/22/19 -- 02/08/19 5 months

Applicant Information

153
3.1
3.7
Large Major University
Public Administration
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

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In Undergrad

Extra Curricular Information

-involved in three on campus organizations with leadership positions in two so I was somewhat involved
-maintained a part time job for the past year while being a full time student
- two internships for two summers in a row
-lower GPA as science major in beginning of undergrad with upward trend but there was only so much I could do- I switched majors and I've done incredibly well since then
-l have written an addendum for applications and I just have to hope for the best

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

-took June 2018 LSAT with spotty prep and pulled an average 153, hoping to do better on November test
-150 in November, studied very well so I don't know what went wrong, will have to let 153 do and hope for the best
-03/19- Even though I had very average numbers for my LSATs the major key was that I wrote additional essays detailing other areas of strength that I had. I know everyone says that LSAT/GPA are the biggest factors but I honestly feel as though the additional 'soft factors' have helped out a great deal in admissions/FA packages for this cycle.

Visitor Comments

  • Thursday, January 24 2019 at 06:04 PM

I received my first acceptance for NIU. I will get the acceptance package and a scholarship offer sent to me via snail mail soon.

- cdlaw18
  • Monday, January 28 2019 at 10:14 AM

Accepted to Mercer today via email. It was a nice way to start the morning!

- cdlaw18
  • Wednesday, January 30 2019 at 08:33 PM

Talked to quite a few schools at my school's law school fair-visited the Mercer table to discuss about scholarships and visiting and got the email with my scholarship package later on- $39,000 for all three years ($13,000 per year)

- cdlaw18
  • Friday, February 01 2019 at 10:39 AM

Got the acceptance via email from Memphis this morning- I talked with a rep from the school yesterday at the law school fair who said she would make sure my app was looked at soon and here it is!

- cdlaw18
  • Friday, February 01 2019 at 04:56 PM

NIU sent scholarship information today via snail mail- $28,446 for all three years, which is pretty dang good considering how low cost it is already in comparison to other schools

- cdlaw18
  • Friday, February 15 2019 at 02:28 PM

Got the update from Syracuse today that I'm on their waitlist- unsure of what I will do with it and will look at what other schools will do before I decide.

- cdlaw18
  • Thursday, February 21 2019 at 01:23 PM

Waitlisted at Stetson via email- will probably opt out of consideration

- cdlaw18
  • Thursday, February 21 2019 at 01:49 PM

Waitlist at NYLS-seen via status checker with decision rendered via 02/08

- cdlaw18
  • Thursday, February 28 2019 at 02:43 PM

Got the scholarship notification from Memphis via email- $10K per yer, $30K for all three years

- cdlaw18
  • Friday, March 08 2019 at 11:20 AM

In at DePaul- I got the email this morning with the scholarship attached and will get the official acceptance package in the mail later on.

- cdlaw18
  • Congratulations!
  • Friday, March 08 2019 at 02:45 PM

So it took Memphis 1 month before getting you your scholarship offer?

- outlaw-_-
  • Monday, March 11 2019 at 03:28 PM

Acceptance to Albany received via e-mail with scholarship offer of $20,000 per school year.

- cdlaw18
  • Tuesday, March 12 2019 at 03:38 PM

Officially withdrew from Stetson and Syracuse waitlist today. I think they are both great schools but it was the right thing to do.

- cdlaw18
  • Tuesday, March 12 2019 at 10:42 PM

@outlaw yes- they sent it as a separate email with details on the scholarship I received.

- cdlaw18
  • Wednesday, March 20 2019 at 10:43 PM

You committed to DePaul? Congrats dude it's a great school I was up there for ASW and really loved it

- tmf
  • Friday, March 22 2019 at 10:30 AM

@tmf - I did. I'm really interested in health law and with the financial aid/scholarship they offered it was too good to pass up with the amazing program they have for health law!

- cdlaw18
  • Saturday, April 06 2019 at 09:54 PM

Finally found out from Rutgers a few days ago and got accepted to the Camden location-still sticking with DePaul but Rutgers was my former first choice so it was tough declining

- cdlaw18

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