cylaw (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Duke University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 09/23/09 Inter: -- Dec: 02/04/10 Upd: 14 years
Vanderbilt University F Accepted W Type: RA $60,000 Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 09/29/09 Inter: -- Dec: 11/06/09 Upd: 14 years
Stanford University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/25/09 Comp: 10/21/09 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years
Cornell University Accepted A Type: $28,500 Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 10/02/09 Comp: 10/06/09 Inter: -- Dec: 12/11/09 Upd: 14 years
George Washington University Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 10/01/09 Rec: 10/16/09 Comp: 11/06/09 Inter: -- Dec: 01/19/10 Upd: 14 years
Columbia University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/28/09 Comp: 09/28/09 Inter: -- Dec: 02/13/10 Upd: 14 years
University of Minnesota Twin Cities F Accepted W Type: $54,000 Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 09/23/09 Inter: -- Dec: 12/10/09 Upd: 14 years
Georgetown University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 10/02/09 Comp: 10/02/09 Inter: -- Dec: 02/26/10 Upd: 14 years
University of Iowa F Accepted W Type: RA $117,906 Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 10/02/09 Inter: -- Dec: 12/02/09 Upd: 14 years
Washington University in St Louis F Accepted W Type: RA $30,000 Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 10/21/09 Comp: 10/21/09 Inter: -- Dec: 12/21/09 Upd: 14 years
University of California Los Angeles F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 11/04/09 Inter: -- Dec: 01/22/10 Upd: 14 years
University of Virginia Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/22/09 Rec: 09/23/09 Comp: 09/23/09 Inter: -- Dec: 12/16/09 Upd: 14 years
New York University Pending W Type: RA Sent: 09/27/09 Rec: 11/03/09 Comp: 11/03/09 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years
Northwestern University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/05/09 Rec: 10/06/09 Comp: 10/06/09 Inter: -- Dec: 02/03/10 Upd: 14 years
University of California Berkeley Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/01/09 Rec: 10/13/09 Comp: 10/13/09 Inter: -- Dec: 01/27/10 Upd: 14 years
University of Chicago Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/27/09 Rec: 09/28/09 Comp: 09/28/09 Inter: -- Dec: 01/15/10 Upd: 14 years
Santa Clara University F Accepted W Type: $33,000 Sent: 10/05/09 Rec: 10/07/09 Comp: 10/15/09 Inter: -- Dec: 11/16/09 Upd: 14 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 169
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.5
  • Degree GPA: 3.95
  • School Type: Large Public
  • Major: Computer Science

Demographic Information

  • City: Ames
  • State: Iowa
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: In Undergrad

Extra Curricular Information

Strong Upward Grade Trend. (3.95 in past 4 years)
GPA Lowered by grades from DLI from about 5 years ago.

Softs:
-4 years of service in Military / 10% disabled veteran / awards from a certain three letter agency / John Levitow Award
-1 additional year of civilian WE and then part time work all the way through college.
-Lots of leadership and speaking experience in college and military
- Ex Chapter President for Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society)
- Ex Vice President of Robotics Club
- Major in Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics, additional degree in Arabic.

Looking at schools that have biotech programs or biotech research around them as my wife will be needing a Post-Doc position when she is done with her PhD during my 2L

Additional info & updates

All scholarship amounts for 3 years.

The Indeterminate Wait Begins.

12/1 - Emailed GWU asking for my app to be changed to ED.

12/2 - In at Iowa. Deferred by GULC. Confused as I was RD and not ED.

12/9 - Withdrew from Santa Clara.

12/14 - Called Cornell after my checker went to decision. In. :)

12/15 - Received $ Letter from Santa Clara. Glad I withdrew.

12/15 - Official letter from Minnesota. $18k per year. :)

12/19 - Letter from Iowa. All tuition covered and a research position for 2L and 3L. Very Very tempting. Need to know status for GW first though.

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vandy
Saturday, February 28 2009 at 07:00 PM

hey, congrats on the Vanderbilt acceptance! I decided to do an interview with them and have that on Wednesday, hopefully I get quick turnaround after that!

Wow
Wednesday, October 07 2009 at 08:00 PM

Our numbers are almost an exact match. Best of luck with your apps!

Sunday, January 18 2009 at 07:00 PM

double yay!

Saturday, August 29 2009 at 08:00 PM

Grats on vandy.

Wednesday, June 17 2009 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Iowa. Screw GULC.

Nice Work
Wednesday, June 17 2009 at 08:00 PM

Just saw on TLS, congrats on Cornell buddy.

Thursday, September 10 2009 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on all those acceptances...you've had a great cycle. I hope I can match the Vandy.

Congrats
Thursday, September 10 2009 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Vandy and Cornell. Looking back now I think I should've sent in the Cornell app. Your cycle is going quite a bit better than mine!

ASD
Monday, September 07 2009 at 08:00 PM

Hey B, great meeting you today. Best of luck with everything and see you this fall :)