jamesdold (2022-2023)

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Application Information

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# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Interview Date Decision Updated
Seattle University Accepted A Type: RA $7,000 Sent: 09/06/06 Rec: 09/07/06 Comp: 09/18/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/12/07 Upd: 15 years
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/06/06 Rec: 09/07/06 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 15 years
University of Nevada Las Vegas Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 12/10/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 04/25/07 Upd: 15 years
Ohio Northern University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 09/25/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 05/07/07 Upd: 15 years
University of the Pacific Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/18/06 Rec: 09/18/06 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 05/07/20 Upd: 15 years
Washington University in St Louis Rejected D Type: RA Sent: 11/10/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 04/06/07 Upd: 15 years
University of Florida Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 09/12/06 Rec: 09/13/06 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/26/07 Upd: 15 years
Tulane University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 12/20/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/19/07 Upd: 15 years
Harvard University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/28/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/12/07 Upd: 15 years
Florida Coastal School of Law Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/19/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/16/07 Upd: 16 years
University of Maryland Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/27/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 01/29/07 Upd: 16 years
George Mason University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/27/06 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
University of Virginia Rejected Type: RA Sent: 12/08/06 Rec: 12/11/06 Comp: 12/15/06 Inter: -- Dec: 01/09/07 Upd: 16 years
Ohio State University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 09/15/06 Rec: 09/18/06 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 12/19/06 Upd: 16 years
California Western School of Law Intend to Apply Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
University of California Berkeley Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
University of California Hastings Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
Whittier Law School Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
University of California Davis Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: 01/04/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/22/06 Upd: 16 years
Florida State University Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
Arizona State University Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 05/01/06 Upd: 16 years
University of Arizona Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
Thomas M Cooley Law School Intend to Apply Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
University of Southern California Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
American University Rejected Type: RA Sent: -- Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 03/04/06 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 148
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.62
  • Degree GPA: 3.92
  • School Type: Large Public
  • Major: Criminal Justice & Psychology

Demographic Information

  • City: Las Vegas
  • State: Nevada
  • Race: white
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

Intern at the Nevada Attorney Generals Office.

Volunteer Work with the American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.

Charity Work with the Christian Children's Fund.

Worked several Part-Time Jobs to help finance College Education.

Member of the National Scholars Honor Society,

Member of Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology.

Member of Psychology Club (UNLV).

Captain of Juco Wrestling Team.

Additional info & updates

Graduated with Dual Baccaluareates in Criminal Justice and Psychology in 4 years.

Certified Substitute Teacher. Wrestling Coach for 2 years.

Only one of my siblings out of eight to graduate from High School.

First generation college Graduate.

4 Strong Letters of Recommendation

According to Attorneys @ the AG's Office, Great Personal Statement.

Numerous Undergraduate Scholarships

Attended a top ranked Academic High School in the country.

***Hoping to Overcome Poor LSAT Performance with Every Other Aspect of my Application. Round 2. Constructive Criticism and Comments Welcomed!

1) Dinged at Ohio State University...It was a dream school and a long shot but I had to try...because if you havent tried than you haven't lived. My destiny lies upon different a path...no worries.

January 9, 2007
Rejection from Virginia, unfortunate but hey...theyre a Top 10 school...no worries.

January 29, 2007
Waitlisted at Maryland...Wow! I couldn't believe it especially considering my numbers...I am very greatful and I hold out considerable promise for other Top 100 Schools. We'll see what happens...Maryland would definitely be a dream school...

February 5, 2007
Deferred at Washington University...

February 17, 2007
My first Acceptance! Seattle University! with Scholarship funding 7k!? Wow totally unexpected...Hard work does pay off!

March 12, 2007
Took a little while, but I will recieve no phone interview from Dean Stock. Unfortunate, but such is the way of things...perseverance is the key...Still have one more top 20 dream alive, +

I am becoming more and more impressed with Seattle U as they have continually engaged me through out this process. We shall see where the chips fall when its all said and done.

March 26, 2007

Waitlisted at Florida...Given my numbers this is somewhat of a Victory. The way I see it being waitlisted is like being given an opportunity to show Admission Committees why they should admit you. Sounds funny, but they like you enough not to flat out reject you, at the same time they are not sure if they should admit you based on what they have in your file.

I'll do my best to battle off these waitlists.

May 22, 2007

Well, I am happy with the application process this time around. While I would have liked to have gotten a few more acceptances to boost my ego, I achieved my goal of getting into at TOP 100 School. Seattle is awesome and I feel right at home in the community. Good Luck to all in the Application Cycle. If anyone has any question please feel free to contact me. All the best.
JLD

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thanks
Thursday, January 26 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for the nice post. We'll get in somewhere!

The UNLV letters are starting to arrive
Tuesday, April 11 2006 at 08:00 PM

... good luck on your waitlist. Your profile looks really good. I think you'd be a great fit in the class this fall. My letter is in the mail and I haven't seen a single late April acceptance.

UNLV
Friday, May 13 2005 at 08:00 PM

Hey, I was thinking there was no way I was getting off the waitlist, esp. after hearing horror stories from so many people about how UNLV never uses the waitlist, but I am proof that they do - and are! I think you have a really good chance esp. since you're a resident! The seat deposit is due by June 2 so that may be another date for them to start pulling people from the waitlist. GOOD LUCK! Hope to see you @ Boyd in August!!

Good luck with UNLV...
Saturday, August 06 2005 at 08:00 PM

I know it sucks to have all your accomplishments ignored and negated because of one test, but don't get dicouraged. I really hope everything works out with UNLV... good luck again!!!

Try Again
Wednesday, August 16 2006 at 08:00 PM

Next time will work out. Re-take the LSAT's again in this winter.

You're my twin with a stronger GPA.
Wednesday, October 25 2006 at 08:00 PM

Last year I applied with a 148 and I basically got rejected everywhere except the fourth tier. Well you should be happy with your Seattle acceptance! Hopefully Maryland swings in your favor. Hopefully some of my schools will swing my way this year. Good Luck!

about WashU . . .
Sunday, January 21 2007 at 07:00 PM

I did not receive any correspondence from WashU before my acceptance e-mail. (In fact, I wasn't even sure that they had received my LSDAS report, so the good news was a mighty surprise.) At least according to the website, WashU tries to issue all decisions by early April--so you shouldn't have to wait much longer. Good luck, and congrats on Seattle!

Thanks for the kind words.
Wednesday, August 16 2006 at 08:00 PM

Congratulations on Seattle U. Great school in an awesome city. The scholarship is nice too. I think our cycles have a lot of similarities; we are proving that a sub par LSAT isn't the end all of the admissions process. Adcomms can see past a 4 hour test and look at the whole picture. Congratulations once again, and best of luck to you as a 1L.

re: waitlist
Sunday, October 22 2006 at 08:00 PM

I was on the preferred waitlist and sent in an additional statement telling them that UMD was my first choice and explaining why I wanted to go there. If you wanted to give yourself the best shot at getting off the WL, you could tell them you would consider part-time. Good luck!