gator424 (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
#2 University of Florida Accepted A Type: RA $20,000 Sent: 09/27/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 11/21/07 Upd: 16 years
Vanderbilt University F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/23/07 Rec: -- Comp: 10/31/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/03/08 Upd: 16 years
Washington University in St Louis F Accepted Type: RA $60,000 Sent: 09/12/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/28/08 Upd: 16 years
University of Virginia F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 11/05/07 Rec: -- Comp: 11/09/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/03/08 Upd: 16 years
#3 Emory University Accepted Type: RA $96,000 Sent: 09/16/07 Rec: -- Comp: 10/22/07 Inter: -- Dec: 12/19/07 Upd: 16 years
#1 Georgetown University Rejected D Type: RA Sent: 10/23/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/19/08 Upd: 16 years
Duke University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 09/16/07 Rec: -- Comp: 09/24/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/21/08 Upd: 16 years
New York University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/24/07 Rec: -- Comp: 11/21/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/12/07 Upd: 16 years
University of California Los Angeles F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/15/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/16/08 Upd: 16 years
George Washington University Accepted Type: RA Sent: 10/15/07 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/28/07 Upd: 16 years
University of Miami Accepted Type: RA $69,000 Sent: 09/17/07 Rec: -- Comp: 09/21/07 Inter: -- Dec: 10/30/07 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 166
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.93
  • Degree GPA: 3.93
  • School Type: Large Public
  • Major: Public Relations

Demographic Information

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

Extra Curricular Information


I know it's late but I figured I might as well explain my decision and offer advice (whatever it's worth):

- It was extremely hard to decide between UF and Emory but in the end I decided that since I plan to practice in South Florida UF was the right decision for me. To be honest I am still unsure and hope I won't regret it.

- I was waitlisted at UVA, Vandy, Duke and UCLA. They each sent me letters asking to email/write letters explaining why I wanted to go there etc. and to be honest I knew I wasn't going to so I decided not to do anything. Georgetown was my dream school and when I didn't get in (which is another story in itself - why did they ask me to drive 2 hours for an interview for no reason?) I pretty much decided I didn't want to spend the money for any other school.

- I would say for people with a 166, I found this score pretty much meant being in the middle. Not an automatic rejection, but not an acceptance either, which basically meant a whole year of anxiety and waiting. If you find yourself in the same situation definitely write targeted personal statements and visit the schools that you know you want to go to. I know people with almost identical stats to mine, and just that bit of extra effort got them over the cusp and into some amazing schools.

Additional info & updates

11-5 - invited by e-mail to interview with Georgetown alum in person

11-21 - notified via snail mail of acceptance to UF! sooo excited!

12-14 - deferred at georgetown. My interview went really well but I guess it didn't help much.

12-19 - phone call from emory notifying me of acceptance. yay!

12-28 - e-mail from GW notifying me of acceptance. Packet to follow. wooo hooo

1-16 - waitlist letter from UCLA. small white envelope

2-12 - rejection letter from NYU.
- scholarship letter from UF!! considering the tuition is $30,000 total i think the $20,000 is amazing.

2-21 - rejected at georgetown. waitlisted at duke. UF here i come

3-6 - $96,000 to emory!!!!!!!

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interview with gt
Tuesday, November 06 2007 at 07:00 PM

hey do you know details about your interview with georgetown? I didn't know they gave interviews out so I'm just curious.

Thursday, October 18 2007 at 08:00 PM

From what I gather, after checking out last years LSN stats, because we're not presumptive admits nor presumptive denies at schools like uva, duke, ucla, and georgetown, admissions wants to wait until later in the cycle to assess the applicant pool before making a decision. That's why you see people with a 177, for instance, who applied 1-2 months after us and have already been accepted. In other words, we're going to be in agony for a bit longer I presume. Also, I'd love to hear about your georgetown interview...i showed u my e-mail in this message so hit me up when you get the chance. As number twins, I'd love to keep up with your cycle.

Saturday, October 20 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congratulation of Florida! Just curious, how did they notify if you were complete? If they even did, I know you don't have a date listed. How did they give their decision. Thanks, and congratulations again, looks like you're going to have an amazing cycle! Good luck

Friday, October 12 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Florida! How did you find out?

Monday, October 08 2007 at 08:00 PM

on Florida, looks like you are the first one on LSN to be admitted there.

Wednesday, May 03 2006 at 08:00 PM

On Florida and Go Gators!

Sunday, July 22 2007 at 08:00 PM

I'm sooo jealous!!! I was hoping so much to hear from them early and it looks like you are the first. Congratulations to you on your first of many acceptances!!

Wednesday, September 26 2007 at 08:00 PM

Heya! Congrats on UF! I heard back on Wednesday too- although I received an envelope and not an e-mail. Yay! I saw that we're the only two listed as having acceptances from UF so far; do you think that's because we're undergrad UFers so they think we're more serious about going here? hmmm... anyway, good luck with the rest of your cycle girlie!

Good Luck!
Thursday, July 12 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congratulations on UF, I look forward to going to complete there as soon as I trudge through their paper application process... Did you request a Georgetown interview/visit the school? That's a great opportunity, good luck. Geaux Gators!

Thursday, July 12 2007 at 08:00 PM

I only applied to schools that I would be happy at, and I've invested a lot into UF in general. Just letting the cards fall at this point...

Thursday, February 22 2007 at 07:00 PM

Thanks! They updated the website and I got a package a couple days later...they send it priority

Friday, November 23 2007 at 07:00 PM

Hi, I was just wondering how long after being accepted it took to find out about scholarship money from Miami? Thanks, and good luck!

Friday, October 26 2007 at 08:00 PM

Hey there-- so, i called the admissions office because i was asked to complete an interview like 3 weeks ago, and it said someone would be contacting me, but no one has yet... So when i called, they said someone would be contacting me shortly, she's just really busy with work... which is odd. i would kinda like my application to be complete already. Anyways, how long did it take between an invitation to interview and hearing from the person??? The admissions counselor told me that it is a new initiative, and they have chosen to pick people from a wide spectrum, to see what the results are with talking with people-- they said that its a "good thing you have an interview, that means they want to learn more about you"

GULC, etc.
Friday, October 26 2007 at 08:00 PM

Hey-- I've added my email, so we can talk more closely about numbers-- I should give it to BLAHHH as well-- we are all quite similar. Anyways, I finally got that email scheduled, I'm meeting with the Alum on wednesday. Any advice?

woops i meant interview, not email
Friday, October 26 2007 at 08:00 PM


Friday, October 26 2007 at 08:00 PM

wait you got deferred???? crap. how did you find out??

yay for Emory
Thursday, February 22 2007 at 07:00 PM

good to see you got in with me...are you set on staying in Fla? your pending list has some big names, it would be hard to tell UVA no if GULC doesn't work out, huh? anyway congrats, i'm keeping my eye on your admits since our #s are almost's to a good cycle!

Wednesday, July 25 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats! Did your online status check change? Or was the only notification over the phone?

Monday, September 17 2007 at 08:00 PM

...on your success so far! I hope to hear from GWU and UF soon and I hope I have the same good fortune! Best of luck with the rest and I hope you get in off the W/L at UCLA! Best of luck w/ GTOWN too! I'm pulling for fingers are crossed! GOOD LUCK!

G'town deferral
Thursday, February 22 2007 at 07:00 PM

did yours say they would give you a final decision by Feb. 15?

Tuesday, October 30 2007 at 08:00 PM

Thanks for the congrats. Good luck yourself! Do you know a mexican jew named George at UF by any chance? (I only threw out the mexican jew part because I didn't want to use his last name)

Thursday, February 22 2007 at 07:00 PM

congrats on getting the big money! i gonna have to visit and check it out, but if i don't get more money from the other schools on my list (ahem, GW) then it might be ATL for me. what are your thoughts?

Saturday, September 29 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on the massive scholarship from Emory! How does that play into your decision making? Are you going to ASW?

Saturday, December 15 2007 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on WUSTL and the scholarship. How does the school compare to Emory in your decision process?