lawschoolgoals20 (2019-2020)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
Harvard University graph Accepted A 10/09/19 10/10/19 10/11/19 12/16/19 9 months
University of Chicago F graph Accepted W $60,000 10/19/19 10/19/19 10/31/19 01/22/20 9 months
New York University graph Accepted W $90,000 10/13/19 10/14/19 10/15/19 12/04/19 9 months
University of Virginia F graph Accepted W $120,000 11/09/19 11/11/19 11/12/19 12/13/19 9 months
Duke University F graph Accepted W SP $72,000 10/18/19 10/19/19 10/21/19 10/30/19 9 months
Georgetown University F graph Accepted W $120,000 10/12/19 10/13/19 -- 01/10/20 9 months
Cornell University graph Accepted W 10/12/19 10/14/19 10/14/19 02/12/20 9 months
University of Notre Dame F graph Accepted W $180,000 10/05/19 10/07/19 10/07/19 12/13/19 9 months
University of Southern California graph Accepted W $180,000 10/12/19 10/13/19 10/14/19 01/10/20 9 months
University of California Los Angeles F graph Accepted W 10/13/19 10/14/19 10/15/19 01/27/20 9 months
University of California Davis graph Accepted W $105,000 10/03/19 10/04/19 -- 11/13/19 9 months
University of Texas Austin F graph Accepted W 10/02/19 10/03/19 10/05/19 12/18/19 9 months
Arizona State University F graph Accepted W $135,000 10/08/19 10/09/19 10/09/19 11/08/19 9 months
Northwestern University F graph Accepted W $90,000 10/21/19 10/23/19 12/04/19 01/21/20 9 months
University of California Berkeley graph Accepted W 10/18/19 10/18/19 10/21/19 11/19/19 9 months
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph Accepted W $135,000 10/15/19 10/16/19 10/18/19 01/03/20 9 months
Stanford University graph Waitlisted 11/23/19 11/25/19 11/26/19 03/30/20 10 months
Columbia University F graph Waitlisted 10/28/19 10/28/19 12/10/19 03/12/20 10 months

Applicant Information

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N/A
Public School
English
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Demographic Information

N/A
California
White
Female
3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

-High school English teacher for 3 years (2017-20)
-grew up in a low SES family in the west; immediate family member has gotten felonies which I connected to in a diversity statement
-2 strong LORs: one professional, one academic
-college softs see below
-C&F addendum for getting caught drinking in the dorms; I totally forgot about it when I submitted, so I had to let most of my schools know AFTER I had submitted, which was embarrassing

Average-ish softs in college (2012-17)
-Worked at Gender Equity Center and facilitated workshops on campus
-Student government assembly member
-Founded and led club
-Tutored teen mothers through literacy program
-Tutored students at Native American boarding school
-Staff writer for university newspaper
-Volunteer hotline advocate at local domestic violence center

ADDITIONAL INFO & UPDATES

Duke Law
Solicited merit-based fee waiver // Wrote a "Why Duke" // Priority track // Accepted 10/30 via email // Received package including acceptance letter 11/5 // Applied for financial aid in Feb; got scholarship offer in March via mail

ASU
Waived CAS fee; merit-based fee waiver // Received email 10/27 saying I was placed on hold until I visited, due to my "stellar credentials and lack of connection to Arizona." // Visited 11/8 (reimbursed for $500 of visit costs), received acceptance and scholarship offer at this time // Given the option to opt into the binding Honors program to raise scholarship to approx. $141,000 (full tuition)

UC Davis
Dean texted me to congratulate me on 11/20 // Scholarship offer received on 12/18they said it would be upped if I qualified for need-based gift aid // Did not apply for need-based aid

Berkeley
Wrote a "Why Berkeley" // Applied for gift aid Dec. 7- never got an offer

NYU
Applied for financial aid as soon as application opened; received offer 3/19

UVA
Solicited merit-based fee waiver // Wrote a "Why UVA" essay // Applied 11/09, interview request 12/11 // Interviewed with Dean Faulk 12/13, got admitted at the end of the phone call! Woo hoo! // Received financial aid offer 3/5

Notre Dame
Merit-based fee waiver // Wrote a "Why NDLS" // Received full-tuition scholarship 3/17

Harvard
JS1 (interview invite) on 11/15; completed on 11/21 // Accepted by some Christmas miracle on 12/16 unbelievable! // Applied for need-based aid; got a little more than half of tuition for Year 1

Texas Law
Merit-based fee waiver // Kira Interview invite 11/13 // Completed interview 11/19 // Accepted 12/18 by phone call // Didn't apply for aid

Columbia
Merit-based fee waiver // Applied 10/28, took over a month to go complete because I asked my college to send a dean's certification because I got caught drinking in the dorms. // Interview request 2/6; got lost in my junk mail. Ended up interviewing near the end of Feb. Was put on "reserve" which also initially went to my junk mail

Chicago
Interview invite 12/16; interviewed 1/03 // Accepted 1/22 // Received scholarship letter 3/06

USC
Merit-based fee waiver // Emailed me 12/19, telling me my app was on hold until I updated my C&F form on the app // Invited to Honor Scholars program 1/15 // Scholarship offer 2/14

UCLA
Merit-based fee waiver // Applied 10/13; radio silence // Admitted 1/27 // Didn't apply for aid

Cornell
Merit-based fee waiver // Wrote a "Why Cornell" // Applied 10/12; radio silence // Kira interview requested 12/18 // Admitted 2/12 // Didn't apply for aid

Michigan
Merit-based fee waiver // Wrote a "Why Michigan" // Applied 10/15; radio silence until 1/03accepted via status checker and email! // Scholarship offer received 1/17

Stanford
Applied 11/23 // Wrote optional essay

GULC
Solicited merit-based fee waiver // Wrote one of the optional essays // San Francisco group interview invite on 11/18; waited until 11/19 to fill out the form and I lost my shot. // Director of admissions emailed me 12/16 asking for a video interview; completed 12/20 // Admitted via snail mail 1/10 // Merit aid offer received 2/21

Northwestern Law
Fee waiver // Applied 10/21, received interview invite 10/25 // Alumni interview occurred on 11/11, took me almost a month after that to go complete // Accepted 1/21 // Applied for merit aid

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