marconormativo (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Duke University Accepted Type: SP $72,000 Sent: 01/10/11 Rec: 01/10/11 Comp: 01/18/11 Inter: -- Dec: 02/07/11 Upd: 11 years
Columbia University Accepted Type: RA $25,000 Sent: 01/16/11 Rec: 01/16/11 Comp: 01/24/11 Inter: -- Dec: 02/10/11 Upd: 11 years
University of Pennsylvania F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 02/15/11 Rec: -- Comp: 02/24/11 Inter: -- Dec: 04/05/11 Upd: 11 years
University of Michigan Ann Arbor F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 02/15/11 Rec: -- Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 04/08/11 Upd: 11 years
Cornell University F Pending Type: SP Sent: 02/01/11 Rec: 02/02/11 Comp: 04/13/11 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 11 years
Georgetown University Accepted Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 02/09/11 Rec: 02/09/11 Comp: 02/14/11 Inter: -- Dec: 02/28/11 Upd: 11 years
Northwestern University F Accepted Type: RA $90,000 Sent: 02/15/11 Rec: 02/15/11 Comp: 02/17/11 Inter: -- Dec: 03/04/11 Upd: 11 years
Harvard University Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 01/22/11 Rec: -- Comp: 02/07/11 Inter: -- Dec: 04/21/11 Upd: 11 years
New York University F Accepted A Type: RA $75,000 Sent: 01/02/11 Rec: 01/03/11 Comp: 02/07/11 Inter: -- Dec: 02/17/11 Upd: 11 years
Stanford University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 01/31/11 Rec: 02/01/11 Comp: 02/16/11 Inter: -- Dec: 03/30/11 Upd: 11 years
University of California Berkeley Rejected Type: RA Sent: 02/01/11 Rec: 02/01/11 Comp: 02/03/11 Inter: -- Dec: 03/10/11 Upd: 11 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 176
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.73
  • Degree GPA: 3.71
  • School Type: large public
  • Major: social science

Demographic Information

  • City: large metro
  • State: -
  • Race: non-URM
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: 3-4 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Work in international development and TFA; fairly heavy university community involvement; non-native Spanish fluency; some vaguely interesting but, I think, ultimately inconsequential other softs

Additional info & updates

Duke, Cornell applications for JD/LLM; Berkeley reject out of CR2.

Scholarship amounts are original offers, which in some cases changed through negotiation. (NYU's didn't).

I was very sick for much of my cycle, which postponed my applications until after the New Year; that said, not sure the end result would have been much different.

As far as my application goes, I didn't do most of the "why X" essays if they were an entirely separate piece, but tried to integrate it into my statement. I think my PS was technically well written but probably could have been more engaging; I'm a much stronger analytical writer than a narrative one. Again, not sure it ultimately mattered much.

Picked NYU as I'm interested in continuing to be engaged internationally, especially with public law. NYU was my "realistic first choice" coming in, so everything turned out quite well.

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Congrats!
Tuesday, December 21 2010 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on Duke! Good luck with everything else.

bonnietwise
Saturday, October 30 2010 at 08:00 PM

Congrats! Would you mind sharing how long it took NYU to get back to you on the Dean's Scholarship after you had submitted all your forms? I was late getting mine in but deposit deadlines are creeping up... Thanks!

Tuesday, December 28 2010 at 07:00 PM

Congrats on this whole cycle, and your first choice school working out so well!