dontpanic (2021-2022)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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 California Berkeley Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/26/07 Comp: 12/18/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/11/08 Upd: 14 years
Boston University Pending W Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/20/07 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years
Boston College Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/20/07 Comp: 12/14/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/28/08 Upd: 14 years
University of Southern California Pending W Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years
University of California Hastings Pending W Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 14 years
Northwestern University F Pending D W Type: Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/21/07 Comp: 12/04/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/28/08 Upd: 14 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor WL, Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/28/07 Comp: 12/11/07 Inter: -- Dec: 06/05/08 Upd: 14 years
Georgetown University Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/21/07 Comp: 11/29/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/22/08 Upd: 14 years
University of California Los Angeles F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/20/07 Rec: 11/27/07 Comp: 12/11/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/15/08 Upd: 14 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 173
  • LSAT 2: 173
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 2.99
  • Degree GPA: -
  • School Type: Large Public
  • Major: Polisci

Demographic Information

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

Extra Curricular Information

* ORM
* Academic addendum explaining low GPA
* Diversity essay (not about race)
* Three stellar recommendations, one each from an undergrad prof, grad prof and employer

Very few extracurriculars:
* Worked full-time during undergrad, sometimes two or three jobs at a time to pay for school
* SGA and Honors Council in freshman/sophomore years
* Graduate (non-degree-seeking) studies in East Asian languages
* Graduate study abroad
* 3 years of full-time work experience

Additional info & updates

* Sent all apps 11/20/07. Now it's just time to wait.

* 12/13/07 - Georgetown phone interview. I think it went well and I really enjoyed talking to my interviewer!

* 1/14/08 - Sent a fourth recommendation (from a former employer/law firm partner) to the schools that would accept it. Hopefully they'll realize how many people love me and decide that they love me too.

* 1/16/08 - Found out from the parents today that I got a Berkeley rejection postmarked 1/11. They weren't going to tell me about it to keep me from being sad. :)

* 1/22/08 - Decision on GULC status checker. Nervous.

* 1/28/08 - GULC admit confirmed today by letter! So super excited! Also, BC rejection letter today. Withdraw from Hastings, USC and Boston U today.

* 1/28/08 - Lots of news today! Deferral at NU.

* 2/29/08 - Waitlisted at UMich

* 6/5/08 - Decision at UMich - can't access admitted student site, so I assume it's a reject

** Attending GULC Class of 2011! Can't wait!

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re: georgetown
Friday, September 28 2007 at 08:00 PM

Yeah, it sucked to get rejected. In my case, I have some AWFUL grades from a semester where I was sick. I'm thinking that those grades and my GPA made me too much of a risk. whatevers....Good luck to you

thanks!
Tuesday, June 20 2006 at 08:00 PM

It feels damn good. Yours will start rolling in soon, I'm sure.

georgetown
Tuesday, December 11 2007 at 07:00 PM

i m sure u will get in too! thanks for the congrats!

Congrats!
Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

On Georgetown!

Congrats on GTown!
Tuesday, December 11 2007 at 07:00 PM

told u so!!!!