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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
#94 Vanderbilt University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/26/07 Comp: 11/05/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/28/08 Upd: 16 years
#76 University of Virginia F WL, Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/25/07 Comp: 11/03/07 Inter: -- Dec: 07/30/08 Upd: 16 years
#82 Georgetown University Accepted A Type: RA $105,000 Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 11/07/07 Comp: 11/07/07 Inter: -- Dec: 11/19/07 Upd: 16 years
#50 University of Michigan Ann Arbor F WL, Rejected Type: RA Sent: 02/07/08 Rec: 02/14/08 Comp: 02/27/08 Inter: -- Dec: 07/23/08 Upd: 16 years
#71 Duke University F Accepted D W Type: SP Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/29/07 Comp: 11/06/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/13/08 Upd: 16 years
#88 University of California Los Angeles F Pending Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 11/19/07 Comp: 11/19/07 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
#55 Columbia University F Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/29/07 Comp: 11/13/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/07/08 Upd: 16 years
#70 New York University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/30/07 Comp: 01/02/08 Inter: -- Dec: 04/19/08 Upd: 16 years
#98 University of Alabama F Accepted W Type: RA $70,000 Sent: 10/24/07 Rec: 10/26/07 Comp: 11/17/07 Inter: -- Dec: 11/20/07 Upd: 16 years
#65 Cornell University Waitlisted W Type: Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/26/07 Comp: 11/30/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/18/08 Upd: 16 years
#54 University of Chicago F Waitlisted Type: RA Sent: 10/29/07 Rec: 10/30/07 Comp: 11/05/07 Inter: -- Dec: 04/01/08 Upd: 16 years
#5 Yale University F Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 10/27/07 Comp: 11/06/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/09/08 Upd: 16 years
#21 Harvard University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 10/25/07 Rec: 11/06/07 Comp: 11/29/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/08/08 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 174
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.57
  • Degree GPA: 4.11
  • School Type: Huge Public
  • Major: Communication

Demographic Information

  • City: Sarasota
  • State: Florida
  • Race: -
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

I went to community college for three years, got my AA, and transferred to the public university closest to where I lived. My extracurricular activities consisted of playing in a punk band, reading, and sound engineering. In other words, I had no "legitimate" extracurricular activities. As far as work experience goes, I had basic, run of the mill student jobs -delivery, customer service, etc. I also have a criminal record.

If it weren't for the LSAT, I'd be out of luck.

Additional info & updates

Detailed updates

11-13: Duke - Deferred; request for transcript update after completion of Fall '07 term (email: 6 pm)

11-19: Georgetown - Decision mailed (online status check)

11-20: Alabama - Accepted with full scholarship (phone: 4 pm)

11-28: Georgetown - Called and discovered that my decision was mailed to the wrong address; requested that they send it by email since I'd be on the road for the next two weeks (phone)

11-30: Georgetown - Accepted (email)

12-19: Cornell - Notice of deferral (mail) would not go to Cornell over Georgetown, but not withdrawing because I'm interested in seeing how they'll ultimately decide

01-18: LSAC - Forwarded updated (for Fall '07) transcript to all schools

01-23: Vanderbilt - Decision mailed date (online status check)

01-24: Georgetown - Attended early admitted students reception; overall impression was good

01-28: Vanderbilt - Waitlisted (mail) surprised, but don't care

02-05: Chicago - Placed in "hold" category; request for additional LOR, essay, and/or transcript update (mail) thought i'd get rejected, so i'm stoked on this

02-07: Columbia - In "reserve" at Columbia. Up for reconsideration at the end of May (mail) i figure this is more of a waitlist than a deferral. so it's basically a rejection; kind of a bummer

02-08: Harvard - Rejected (email: 4 pm) knew it would happen, don't care

02-09: Yale - Rejected (mail) knew it would happen, don't care

02-13: Duke - Accepted (email: 6 pm) stoked!

03-14: Michigan - Waitlisted (email: noon) couldn't be less affected

03-28: Virginia - Decision mailed (email: midnight)

03-28: Duke - Visited for accepted students reception, eh....

04-01: Chicago - Waitlisted (mail) kind of bummed, but not surprised

04-01: Virginia - I haven't gotten the letter yet, but I'm gonna go ahead and call it as a waitlist now. My cycle is going to end (Acceptance-Rejection-Waitlist) as 2-2-8 or 2-3-7. You heard it here first.

04-03: Virginia - Waitlisted (mail) called it! looks like i'm on the "priority" waitlist

04-14: Georgetown - Received financial aid letter (mail) shit, and i was thinking of going to Duke

04-18: Cornell - In reserve (mail) don't care

04-18: Georgetown - Selected to receive a Law Center Scholarship (email: 5 pm)

04-18: Alabama - Withdrew application

04-19: NYU - Waitlisted (mail). Didn't send back form indicating my interest=withdrawn

04-19: UCLA - Withdrew application

04-19: Vanderbilt - Withdrew application

04-19: Cornell - Withdrew application

04-23: Georgetown - Sent scholarship acceptance form (email).

04-28: Columbia - I got a letter that said since I never sent in the form indicating my interest in remaining in reserve, my application was no longer in consideration for admission. I did send the form, but whatever.

07-23: Michigan - Waitlisted, Rejected (mail). Back on April 19th, I meant to withdraw all my applications but didn't get around to all of them.

7-30: Virginia - Waitlisted, Rejected (email). Another school I never got around to contacting about withdrawing my application. I think that just leaves Chicago now. I know my UCLA app still says it's pending, but I might have heard from them at some point earlier in the summer. I honestly can't remember though. If I had to guess, I'd say they waitlisted me.

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Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

I thought your comment before was pretty funny. I honestly have no idea why I got deferred, there was no reason given in the email. If I had to guess, it might have to do with my age (but I know someone younger than me with worse numbers who got into Duke last year). It's definitely not yield protection, because they accepted a lot of people with numbers better than mine. I wouldn't worry too much about it, let's just see how the rest of the cycle goes. (For the record, I have no criminal history)

Monday, October 15 2007 at 08:00 PM

Got in!

Saturday, October 20 2007 at 08:00 PM

Sorry to hear about Duke deferral...I heard from someone that for them, it had to do with a grade trend? I'm sure they'll come back to you soon - and with all your completes, you'll be hearing from everyone else asap, too. Best of luck!

Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

On Georgetown!

Friday, February 09 2007 at 07:00 PM

I'm surprised by a lot of your non-acceptances. What gives?

Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

On Duke!

Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

I can't believe how long they took, but I guess they finally came to their senses and admitted you. Guess the deferral wasn't so bad after all. Congrats!

Not everybody
Monday, October 01 2007 at 08:00 PM

Just a lot of people who applied to the same schools I did.

Tuesday, October 02 2007 at 08:00 PM

I didn't write any essays, but I did submit an additional letter of rec. I was thinking about writing an essay, but then I got into Berkeley... What about you?