etmerian (2022-2023)

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Application Information

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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
American University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/01/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/14/08 Upd: 16 years
Stetson University Accepted Type: RA Sent: 01/17/08 Rec: 01/18/08 Comp: 02/01/08 Inter: -- Dec: 03/14/08 Upd: 16 years
University of Miami F Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 09/20/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 11/01/07 Upd: 16 years
Emory University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/20/07 Rec: 09/21/07 Comp: 10/05/07 Inter: -- Dec: 03/03/08 Upd: 16 years
George Washington University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 09/27/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/04/08 Upd: 16 years
Columbia University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/03/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/04/08 Upd: 16 years
Harvard University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/27/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/01/08 Upd: 16 years
Georgetown University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/27/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/05/07 Upd: 16 years
University of Pennsylvania Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/01/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/14/08 Upd: 16 years
University of Virginia Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/27/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/12/07 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 166
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 2.89
  • Degree GPA: 3.01
  • School Type: Ivy
  • Major: Government

Demographic Information

  • City: Orlando
  • State: Florida
  • Race: Hispanic/Mexican
  • Gender: Woman
  • Under Represented Minority: Yes
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

Worked all four years of undergraduate for development office.

Strong letters of recommendation.

Undergraduate language certificate in French.

Active in campus political club.

Law firm experience.

Out of school working for Walt Disney Imagineering for two years.

Additional info & updates

11/1: In at Miami

11/26: Getting very nervous watching other people on this website hear back who applied after I did!

12/5: Georgetown Status Check reads "Decision"...just waiting to hear what that decision is.

12/11: It's a no from Georgetown :(

12/12: My status went to "Decision" at Virginia...not optimistic based on Georgetown...

12/15: No from's a good thing I really like Miami!

1/2: Officially going insane waiting for more news.

1/9: Week #13 of waiting with no response.

1/14: Dinged at Penn.

1/17: Applied to Stetson - can you sense my fear and desperation?

2/1: Harvard rejection via email. I know I had to expect it, but this one stung.

2/4: Columbia rejection - no surprise there
GWU Waitlist - what a headache

2/25: Complete radio silence. I would really love to just move forward with Miami, but I don't feel justified until I get the last 2 decisions...or at least Emory's.

3/3: It's a no from Emory via mail. I was a little surprised, but really not that upset. Miami here I come!

3/14: Got an email from Stetson invited me to ASD...I guess that means I'm in? Also called American to see what's up and was told the decision is being mailed today or Monday.

Still don't think Stetson or American are better choices than Miami (or getting off the GW WL)....I just kind of want closure.

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Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for the message! Good luck with yours, I'm sure you will do fantastic with that LSAT. :) I'm nervous too, since people are hearing from Fordham and I haven't!

good luck!
Monday, December 03 2007 at 07:00 PM

good luck on georgetown!

Thursday, November 15 2007 at 07:00 PM

On Georgetown! I'm going to try and worm my way way in as well!

no worries
Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

Info sheet about scholarships in the thing i got said that full tuition and a couple of other scholarships wouldnt be awarded until later. Plus some finalist interviews required in jan and feb for some of the other schol.s

Thursday, October 18 2007 at 08:00 PM

I definately think they'll give you a lot of money! Good luck!

Congrats on Miami
Wednesday, December 05 2007 at 07:00 PM

Congratulations on Miami and good luck with the rest of your apps. I think you will get into American, Emory, and maybe GWU, and hey you never know, some of the rest might take you too! Good Luck!

Sunday, May 14 2006 at 08:00 PM

I had 2 former law professors from Emory write good LORs, so I think that helped counter my LSAT score. With your LSAT score and Ivy undergrad, I think you'll be good to get in at Emory.

Thursday, December 13 2007 at 07:00 PM

I know what you mean about "going insane waiting for more news"! I literally check my watch obsessively waiting for it to be past 2:30, at which time I can be sure the mailman has come. Good luck this cycle, at least it seems that Emory has started handing out decisions for those that aren't auto-admits. Buena suerte! :o)

crazy apps
Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

just got back from crazy mexxxxico, ha. hear anything cool yet????

I know what you mean
Thursday, December 13 2007 at 07:00 PM

My fiance keeps seeing people like 4RE and TheRealTruth and he thinks I'm a shoe in.. it drives me crazy!!! Maybe it's just that we are our own biggest critics, but I can't help chewing my fingernails off waiting for that elusive call. The only thing that keeps me moderately sane is knowing I tried my best and gave it all I had. Now it's up to someone to hopefully see the person behind the numbers and make a judgment call. :crossingfingers:: Good Luck!!!! And sorry for the long response, I needed to vent :oP lol

Re: Emory
Saturday, October 20 2007 at 08:00 PM

Dying for an acceptance from Emory? Well, sorry, you're totally not getting in. Just kidding! You've got an excellent shot! Also a wonderful chance at American as well. I would tell you to just relax and be patient but honestly, I won't be relaxed until this cycle is over. We're going through the same kind of hysteria so the best we can do is wait it out together. Good luck. And no, the status checker did not change.

Thursday, December 13 2007 at 07:00 PM

I'm so glad i missed the phone call because I'm sure I would have sounded ridiculously overzealous! lol. Good luck, I hope you get your call soon!!!! ::crossingfingers::

I swear
Thursday, November 15 2007 at 07:00 PM

Seriously people, I'm the only person on this website who didn't fudge my numbers. I swear! :(

Thursday, November 15 2007 at 07:00 PM

YAY MorningLattes to my rescue hahahahaha!

totally messed up, 'liar'
Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

...totally messed up dude, why dont ya show your face, instead of hide behind 'liar' ha. anywho, eva, you hear back from american?? you gota go to dc with me, ha. else i wont know a single soul up there....

Tuesday, October 16 2007 at 08:00 PM

yea i can put some stuff up there, i'll try to get it up there tonight. good luck

no worries
Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

dude!!!!: 1. ya got a 166 for pete's sake! You're def gonna come up big at some school.... 2. ya went to freaking you know where (a.k.a. one of the best schools in the country and arguably in the world) and survived 3. your work experience consists of managing difficult to manage engineers like me 4. lets suppose you do go the loan route. you'll study/graduate in DC or emory, get hooked up with a pimp job, pay off the loans in a couple years, and you'll be fifteen times further ahead than if you hadn't gone. you're def. not 100% #$%^$##$, and dont forget its only Jan still. The other schools are def. slow. I never heard back from anyone up north. ...saturday mornings are so boring, what else is there to do other than look through

Tuesday, October 16 2007 at 08:00 PM

i just put up some info. good luck

re: your fear and desperation
Wednesday, October 19 2005 at 08:00 PM

Stetson is an excellent school, ESPECIALLY if you want to do litigation or trial advocacy.

Friday, May 25 2007 at 08:00 PM

Did you take the December LSAT? My Emory status checker says I've been complete since 10/23 but when I didn't hear anything, I gave a call and turns out they bumped me to the bottom of the pile to wait for my Dec. LSAT score. Now I probably won't hear for months. Maybe the same thing happened to you?

RE: Emory
Friday, May 25 2007 at 08:00 PM

No news is good news. They always hold splitter apps longer than auto-admits or auto-rejects.

Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

sweet, G-dub WL. make sure you send them a written letter of intent ASAP if you're really interested. I overheard a conversation this weekend and the guy was saying that they really really need to get that kind of statement from interested apps....

Best wishes!!
Monday, February 18 2008 at 07:00 PM

for you!

Tuesday, January 30 2007 at 07:00 PM

congrats on miami! one of my closest friends goes there now and loves it. and the lawyers i used to work for graduated there and loved it also (doesn't hurt they're very well off now...) the only notification i got from emory was an email saying i was complete. i got the acceptance packet (a folder with letters and papers) like two weeks later. but i had spoken to a rep. before i recieved the mail, and they said they wanted to get all the decisions out by the end of this month. you should try calling, although i have to admit they're touch-tone/calling system is annoying and tedious (especially compared to other law schools who pick up after the first ring...) g'luck! keep me posted :0) did you go to ucf?

Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for the message, I would really like to go to any of the ones I applied to. I def want to be in at Columbia or UVA but they are ridiculously long shots. We will see. Good luck with the rest of your cycle!

Saturday, December 08 2007 at 07:00 PM

I'm really sorry to hear about Emory! I'm very surprised, but I'm sure you'll love Miami!

Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

To me the strangest thing about your whole cycle is that you still have not heard from American.

any news??
Sunday, November 18 2007 at 07:00 PM

any news??? im totally bamboosled about your case...

Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Stetson! At least it's nice to have another acceptance. Do you think you'll visit?

Wednesday, February 20 2008 at 07:00 PM

On Miami. Read about your cycle from your post on LSD. If you really want to end up in D.C. I'd LOCI GW or American. Seems like American is just YP themselves. Also, if you don't mind this recommendation, I'd look into some more schools ranked 20-40. I think you just got some though breaks in regards to Emory and many schools ranked even higher or around their rank would be glad to accept you. Anyway, GL with Miami if that's where you end up! I saw their DVD and it looks like an amazing place to study law.

see you soon...
Monday, October 29 2007 at 08:00 PM UM. I can't tell you how much in the same boat we seemed to have been this cycle....WL at American, rejected from GTown, and just wanting closure. I couldn't have said it better....this cycle was like a bad relationship! haha. Anyway, I'd like to chat if you're down. Email me or

Saturday, October 04 2008 at 08:00 PM

Hello, I'm curious as to how Miami is going for you and if you are happy with your decision.