nmprisons (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
Harvard University Pending D W Type: RA Sent: 10/20/05 Rec: 10/26/05 Comp: 11/29/05 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 18 years
Yale University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 11/01/05 Rec: 11/04/05 Comp: 11/17/05 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 18 years
Columbia University F Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 10/20/05 Rec: 10/26/05 Comp: 11/18/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/26/06 Upd: 18 years
University of Pennsylvania F Accepted Type: Sent: 10/20/05 Rec: 10/26/25 Comp: 11/02/05 Inter: -- Dec: 12/19/05 Upd: 18 years
University of Chicago F Accepted Type: RA Sent: 10/20/05 Rec: 10/31/05 Comp: 11/10/05 Inter: -- Dec: 02/01/06 Upd: 18 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 175
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.76
  • Degree GPA: 3.76
  • School Type: Top 25 University
  • Major: unique

Demographic Information

  • City: Big City
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

2 great LOR
3yrs work experience (two as part of Teach for America)
Leadership on Campus

A few blemishes on my record.

Additional info & updates

T14 Fee wavers from Columbia, NYU, Chicago, UPenn, Cornell, Duke, Northwestern, Virginia, and UMich.

I have not ranked these five schools. I generally feel more positively towards UPenn and UChicago than most, but couldn't tell you where I would go if I got in to more than one of them.

Harvard: No call, no nothing, not likely, not happy ... hold letter in the mail today (1/21) ... thinking of supplemental materials to send ... send a short supplemental essay on 1/26.

UPenn: Phone call today from the director of admissions at about 3:30 C.S.T. I skipped down the hallway at work.

Columbia: Letter received 1-26-06 (it was dated 1/23)

Chicago: Phone call from a member of the admissions staff (who was also an alum) the late afternoon of feb. 1

I was offered the Hamilton at Columbia. I decided to accept after my Yale waitlist and withdrew from all other schools (including Harvard who was sitting on my application). I will be in deferment for one year.

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Numbers twin
Friday, October 07 2005 at 08:00 PM

You're the closest thing to a "numbers twin" that I have. Good luck!

Friday, October 07 2005 at 08:00 PM

I'm leaving my email address in this comment, in case you still wanna exchange PS's and whatnot

Wednesday, November 02 2005 at 07:00 PM

Isn't it great fun applying to schools all over the place when your SO's not mobile for the next year? I guess I'm going to look for a legitimate reason to defer.

re: your comment
Friday, September 02 2005 at 08:00 PM

seriously man! congrats on penn...i'll root for you to get the toby call if you root for me :)

Wednesday, November 02 2005 at 07:00 PM

Yale's almost ready, and I *finally* sent the other applications. This year has been intense. I hope you start getting more good news soon! And belatedly, congrats on Penn. It's an awesome city/school combination. My prof said that while he was doing a PhD there, one of the law students gained permission to be naked in classes. You know an administration that supports freedom of speech/ideas to that extent has something going for it...

Friday, June 30 2006 at 08:00 PM

I'm thinking of doing TFA... would you recommend the program? Is TFA the reason you got all of the fee waivers?

hey, belated congrats
Wednesday, November 02 2005 at 07:00 PM

Hope Columbia treats you well. Hamilton's a good way to go.