phoenixright (2018-2019)

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Application Information

F - Fee Waiver, A - Attending, W - Withdrawn, D - Deferred
# Law School Status Type $$$ Sent Received Complete Decision Updated
18 Vanderbilt University F graph Waitlisted W 11/07/18 11/08/18 11/08/18 04/15/19 12 months
6 New York University graph Waitlisted W 11/06/18 11/07/18 11/13/18 04/26/19 12 months
21 University of Notre Dame F graph WL, Rejected W 01/11/19 01/12/19 01/14/19 03/08/19 1 year
44 University of Washington F graph WL, Accepted W $30,000 11/01/18 11/02/18 11/02/18 02/01/19 1 year
9 University of Michigan Ann Arbor F graph WL, Rejected 11/07/18 11/08/18 11/14/18 02/08/19 1 year
31 University of California Davis graph Accepted A $105,000 11/02/18 11/03/18 11/27/18 12/07/18 1 year
23 University of California Irvine graph Accepted W $75,000 11/06/18 11/07/18 11/07/18 01/23/19 1 year
17 University of Southern California F graph Waitlisted 11/01/18 11/02/18 11/02/18 02/22/19 1 year
34 Indiana University Bloomington F graph Accepted W $162,000 10/31/18 10/31/18 10/31/18 12/19/18 1 year
62 University of California Hastings graph Accepted W $90,000 11/02/18 11/03/18 11/05/18 12/19/18 1 year
39 Fordham University F graph Accepted W $45,000 10/31/18 10/31/18 11/01/18 12/11/18 1 year
45 University of Colorado Boulder F graph Accepted W $32,000 11/08/18 11/09/18 11/09/18 11/28/18 1 year
18 Washington University in St Louis F graph Waitlisted W 11/16/18 11/17/18 11/19/18 03/19/19 1 year
26 Emory University F graph Waitlisted W 09/03/18 09/04/18 10/01/18 03/18/19 1 year
34 Washington and Lee University F graph Waitlisted W 10/31/18 11/01/18 11/01/18 02/28/19 1 year
27 Arizona State University F graph Waitlisted W 09/17/18 09/18/18 10/01/18 10/16/18 1 year
5 Columbia University F graph Rejected 11/07/18 11/08/18 11/13/18 02/08/19 1 year
15 University of California Los Angeles F graph Rejected 11/06/18 11/07/18 11/13/18 01/09/19 1 year
10 University of California Berkeley F graph Rejected ED 11/01/18 11/01/18 11/03/18 02/22/19 1 year

Applicant Information

Top 10 Public
N/A out of N/A

Demographic Information

Non-URM Minority
1-2 Years

Extra Curricular Information

Last cycle:
* 1st Gen
* Mock Trial
* Student Gov't
* Pre-Law Society
* Almost published research
This Cycle vs. Last Cycle:

New PS, updated DS, higher LSAT, Why X to most schools (instead of including within my PS like last year), and lastly, I submitted very early instead of late Jan/February.


- Schools ranked by USN 2018-19 rankings
- 3/5/19 Edited rankings based on 2019-20 USNWR rankings
- Submitting Diversity Statement to all schools
- Scholarship info will reflect 3 year total

9/17/18 Submitted App (Sent Why ASU)
9/18/18 App Received: hold for new score
10/1/18 App Complete + UR
10/16/18 WL via Email
1/24/19 Withdrew from WL

10/30/18 Hidden waiver on LSAC
11/8/18 Submitted App
11/9/18 App Received + status checker
11/9/18 App Complete
11/14/18 UR
11/28/18 Accepted via Email! Status Checker says Decision Rendered! Admission details will come via snail mail :)
12/21/18 Received scholarship offer via email

9/5/18 Hidden fee waiver on LSAC
11/7/18 Submitted App (Sent Why Columbia)
11/8/18 App Received + status checker
11/13/18 App Complete
2/11/19 Rejection via mail, was WL last year so this is a bit sad but not surprising

8/24/18 Received fee waiver via Email
9/3/18 Submitted App
9/4/18 App Received(no status checker)
10/1/18 App Complete
1/31/19 Withdrew; it's been 4 months & I'm tired
3/18/19 Welp, I guess they never got my withdrawal email lol

9/18/18 Requested + received fee waiver
10/30/18 Submitted App
10/31/18 App Received + status checker
11/1/18 App Complete
11/20/18 Status checker date change
11/28/18 Status checker date change
12/11/18 Admitted via status checker and email! No scholarship info in the email.
12/14/18 Received merit scholarship info via email.

IU Bloomington:
9/18/18 Received fee waiver via Email
10/31/18 Submitted App (Sent Why IU)
10/31/18 App Received + status checker
10/31/18 App Complete
12/19/18 Status checker reads Decision Made and an email communication will be sent within 24 hours (my status checker said Ready to Review before today)
12/19/18 Admitted via email with full tuition a few hours after the status checker changed!!! Scholarship contingent on maintaining 2.3 GPA or higher.
**IUMB offers $400 travel stipend**

8/28/18 Received fee waiver via Email
11/7/18 Submitted App (Sent Why Mich)
11/8/18 App Received
11/9/18 Status checker via Email
11/14/18 App Complete
1/18/19 "Hold Tight" email
2/08/19 Waitlist via email! This is exciting, I will be staying on this one :)
**Michigan LOCI Sent**
5/10/19 Got email that class is full and rejected off waitlist

Notre Dame:
1/11/19 Hidden waiver via LSAC
1/11/19 Submitted App (Sent Why NDLS)
1/12/19 App Received
1/14/19 App Complete
2/11/19 Status checker complete date change, paragraph stating "App is complete and ready to review" is now missing
2/14/19 Status checker date change, the paragraph that says "Thank you for submitting your application. Your application is complete and ready for review." is back now! Huh
3/8/19 "Decision Made" via status checker, no seat deposits were listed so I'm assuming rejection/waitlist and I won't know until I receive the letter via mail. Wack.
3/15/19 Received waitlist letter via USPS
5/20/19 I withdrew but I got a rejection email today anyways lol

9/18/18 Denied fee waiver
11/6/18 Submitted App (Sent Why NYU)
11/7/18 App Received + status checker
11/13/18 UR1
1/2/19 UR2
1/24/19 "Hold Tight" email
4/26/19 "Decision Letter Sent" on status checker
4/26/19 Waitlist email, NYU love me pls
**NYU LOCI Sent**
5/9/19 Email received requesting Kira Online WL Interview
5/28/19 Can't justify moving across the country at this point if I were to get in, withdrew
UC Berkeley:
11/1/18 Submitted ED App (Sent Why Cal)
11/2/18 App Received + status checker
11/3/18 App Complete
11/20/18 UR
12/3/18 Moved to RD pool, status checker date change (UR2?)
1/18/19 Status checker date change (UR3?)
2/22/19 Rejected via email + status checker. I am inconsolable.

UC Davis:
11/2/18 Submitted App
11/3/18 App Received (note: I did not get an "App Received" email on this date, I was able to log on to my status checker from last year and the information was updated with my new application)
11/27/18 App Complete
11/30/18 UR
12/7/18 Admitted via Email!!! Scholarship info won't be out until after 1/15/2019!
12/18/18 Received scholarship info via email!
**UC Davis offers $150 travel stipend**
2/22/19 Email received with increased NEED-Based aid (not merit) of $5k/yr which ups the total 3yr scholarship to $90k. Just to clarify my total merit-based is $75k and my need-based aid is $15k for all 3 years.
3/19/19 Submitted MLK Jr. Scholarship App
3/22/19 Im truly blessed, Received a named scholarship worth an extra $15k, bumping my total 3 yr scholarship to $105k. Im so grateful ;u;
4/3/19 Named as an alternate to MLK Jr. Scholarship *fingers crossed*

UC Hastings:
11/2/18 Submitted App
11/3/18 App Received + status checker
11/5/18 App Complete
11/5/18 UR
12/19/18 Accepted via email with scholarship contingent on being in the top 75% of class (same scholly as last year!)

UC Irvine:
11/6/18 Submitted App (Sent Why UCI)
11/7/18 App Received
11/7/18 UR1
12/19/18 UR2 (status checker date change)
1/23/19 Accepted via Status Checker! Received email few hours later :)
2/8/19 Received Admission packet in the mail, the letter stated that scholarship info will be evaluated in March.
2/15/19 Applied for UCI's Public Service Scholarship
3/22/19 Received scholarship email, I might need to negotiate
3/22/19 Received email stating I did not receive the Public Service Scholarship
4/1/19 Sent reconsideration request
4/3/19 Received email stating that scholarship reconsiderations will be re-reviewed at the end of April :/
4/12/19 Scholarship increase via email! ($30k -> $75k)

*Received a fee waiver at LSAC Forum*
11/6/18 Submitted App
11/7/18 App Received + status checker
11/13/18 App Complete
1/9/19 Rejection via Email

11/1/18 Submitted App
11/2/18 App Received + status checker
11/2/18 App Complete
11/26/18 UR
2/22/19 Waitlisted via email, I will also stay on this one
** USC LOCI Sent**

9/18/18 Received fee waiver via Email
11/1/18 Submitted App
11/7/18 App Received + status checker (note: status checker says "Ready to Review" as of 11/2)
12/28/18 UR
2/1/19 Waitlisted via email; I'm glad they finally reached a decision!
5/8/19 Off of the WL via phone call, I need to find out scholarship info before making any rash decisions since it wasn't mentioned in the voicemail. I did not send a LOCI.
5/8/19 Looks like I would have to apply for a scholarship which seems like a hassle.. it's a shame since UW was up there as a top choice but they don't have much money left :(
5/13/19 Scholarship via email

8/30/18 Received fee waiver via Email
11/7/18 Submitted App (Sent Why Vandy)
11/8/18 App Received + status checker
11/9/18 Interview request submitted
11/27/18 No interview yet, assigned a new alum
12/3/18 Interview date has been scheduled
12/17/18 Interview Complete
4/15/19 Finally waitlisted lol, will stay on though
5/28/19 Can't justify moving across the country at this point if I were to get in, withdrew

10/31/18 Submitted App
11/1/18 App Received + status checker
11/1/18 App Complete
11/1/18 UR
11/29/18 Status checker update to "Hold for Further Action"
11/29/18 Email received re: Hold Status
2/28/19 Waitlist via email, withdrew

11/16/18 Submitted App
11/17/18 App Received
11/19/18 App Complete
3/19/19 Waitlisted via email, don't really want to stay on this one

Visitor Comments

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  • Wednesday, December 05 2018 at 04:17 PM

I was also moved to RD at Berk. Best of luck this cycle!

- Lawhopeful22
  • Wishing you good luck
  • Thursday, January 03 2019 at 03:44 AM

with Berkeley! Looks like you are having a good cycle thus far. That you applied ED to Berkeley should give you a boost in your chances at Berkeley. Let me know if I cam be of any help!

- RoundTwoHopeful
  • Congrats!
  • Thursday, January 24 2019 at 12:23 PM

Bay area native, congrats on getting into UC Hastings!

- Splitter94
  • Friday, February 08 2019 at 12:32 PM

Congrats on getting into UC Davis and UC Irvine. That is a highly ranked school, and we all know how important rank is in this field.

- CreativeThinker
  • Loyola
  • Friday, March 08 2019 at 07:04 PM

Thank you for the congratulations! Looks like your cycle is shaping up well :)

- mycatruby
  • Congrats
  • Monday, March 11 2019 at 04:05 PM

on your exceptances! You've got some great options and scholarships! Also, awesome of you to provide your LSN peers, both present and future, lots of info and data as to help people parse out this challenging process. Best wishes!

- RoundTwoHopeful
  • Monday, March 18 2019 at 11:35 PM

Congratulations on all your acceptances! You have many good options for the fall.

- momof4
  • Monday, March 18 2019 at 11:37 PM

Oh, I wanted to ask if you would mind sharing what you did differently this cycle? Please PM me. I noted that you were a re-applicant, kudos to you.

- momof4
  • Tuesday, March 19 2019 at 12:49 PM

@momof4 I PM'd you :)

- phoenixright
  • Tuesday, March 19 2019 at 09:25 PM

What school are you leaning towards attending?

- lawplicant

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