u623597 (2021-2022)

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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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
#4 Texas Tech University Accepted A Type: RA Sent: 12/17/07 Rec: 12/19/07 Comp: 12/20/07 Inter: -- Dec: 02/23/08 Upd: 14 years
#8 Texas A&M University School of Law Accepted W Type: RA $15,000 Sent: 12/14/07 Rec: 12/17/07 Comp: 01/15/08 Inter: -- Dec: 03/14/08 Upd: 14 years
#7 St. Mary's University Accepted W Type: RA $24,000 Sent: 12/17/07 Rec: 01/02/08 Comp: 01/04/08 Inter: -- Dec: 01/19/08 Upd: 14 years
#6 Albany Law School of Union University Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 12/19/07 Rec: 12/19/07 Comp: 01/02/08 Inter: -- Dec: 02/08/08 Upd: 14 years
#5 Seattle University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 01/08/08 Rec: 01/09/08 Comp: 01/25/08 Inter: -- Dec: 03/25/08 Upd: 14 years
#3 Case Western Reserve University PT Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 12/19/07 Rec: 12/19/07 Comp: 01/02/08 Inter: -- Dec: 05/21/08 Upd: 14 years
#1 University of Texas Austin Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/28/07 Rec: 11/30/07 Comp: 12/10/07 Inter: -- Dec: 03/16/08 Upd: 14 years
#2 Vanderbilt University Rejected Type: RA Sent: 11/29/07 Rec: 11/30/07 Comp: 11/30/07 Inter: -- Dec: 01/17/08 Upd: 14 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 156
  • LSAT 2: 156
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.25
  • Degree GPA: 3.21
  • School Type: Liberal Arts College
  • Major: Economics

Demographic Information

  • City: Arlington
  • State: Texas
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Man
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

* Christian Fraternity
* Study Abroad in Scotland during junior year
* Sallie Majors Church Relations Intern
* Community service involving tutoring
* Worked as analyst for Washington Mutual Card Services for 3 years after graduation

Additional info & updates

*3 Letters of Recommendation: Poli Sci Prof, VP at my work, and the director of an internship I had while in college.

*Wrote additional "Why (insert Law School here)?" statement for Case Western and wrote a few specialized paragraphs for my statement to Texas Tech.

*Scholarship amount is total for 3 years.

03/25/2008 - Seattle gave a resounding "no." That actually stings a little.

03/16/2008 - Rejection from UT. Not a big surprise there.

03/14/2008 - Accepted at Texas Wesleyan with a less than impressive scholarship offer. Boo.

03/13/2008 - Well it's about freaking time--Checked the online status for Texas Wesleyan and a decision has been "rendered" and "mailed". I'm not really impressed at their speed. Are there that many people applying to Tex Wes?

02/23/2008 - Oh Happy Day. I've been waiting, and waiting, and waiting and I finally heard back from Tech: Accepted! Though that is a little dirty that they want the acceptance deposit in two weeks. I really want to go to Tech, but I wanted to hear back from Case first. Damn...

02/16/2008 - St. Mary's showing the love with $8,000 the first year followed by the same for each additional if I am in the top 25% of the class.

02/11/2008 - Finally received my big, red envelope from Albany. It is nice. ;)

02/08/2008 - I GUESS I have been accepted to Albany. Here is the text of the e-mail that I received:

"Welcome to Albany Law School!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Albany Law School. You will be joining our law school community at an exciting time. Our intellectually stimulating environment, with a world-class faculty, entrepreneurial centers and rigorous academic program, is waiting for you. If you haven't visited yet, I encourage you to visit our campus in the Capital of New York State or visit us online at www.albanylaw.edu.

We are committed to your success and I look forward to meeting you.

Sincerely,

Thomas F. Guernsey
President and Dean"

I guess one of my problems was that this e-mail was sent from Catherine Zeronda's e-mail address. I don't really know what to say.

02/07/2008 - Cricket chirping at the mailbox. Seriously...what's the freakin' holdup?!?!?!

01/19/2008 - Thin, white ACCEPTANCE letter from St. Mary's. It's good to know that if everything else falls through, I'll still be able to go somewhere besides Tex Wes.

01/17/2008 - Thin, white rejection envelope from Vanderbilt. Expected, so not a big deal.

01/11/2008 - Received e-mail from Tech saying that my application was complete and would be submitted to the admissions committee next week.

01/10/2008 - Received confirmation letter from Albany that my application is complete.

01/09/2008 - Received e-mail from Tech "to acknowledge receipt of [my] application for admission."

01/04/2008 - Received confirmation letter from St. Mary's that my application is complete.

01/03/2008 - The wait is going to kill me.

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tech
Monday, July 23 2007 at 08:00 PM

my index number was actually only a 2.7, so i was kinda nervous about my chances. what makes you think you will be waitlisted? best of luck, i will keep my fingers crossed for you! is tech one of your top choices?

ttu
Monday, July 23 2007 at 08:00 PM

i know, they really are getting more and more competitive. im REALLY thankful/surprised i was straight up accepted with my index number. not sure what gave me the extra edge. i'm sure you will get in, especially with your retake index number and soft factors. hopefully you will get some good news from them soon :)

Tech/LSAT
Wednesday, July 05 2006 at 08:00 PM

to be quite honest with you, i don't remember any correspondance from tech saying my application had been sent to the committee. maybe they did, but i don't remember. i do remember submitting the app, seeing the check for the app fee go through, and then sitting and waiting knowing that i was guaranteed a decision by "mid-january." either way, from start to finish the process took around two and a half months. and i haven't retaken the lsat mainly because i fear backsliding. i have too many friends who've seen themselves move the wrong way in the score bracket the second time around. i figured my score at least gave me a puncher's chance of getting in. we'll see anyway.

Good luck!
Saturday, June 30 2007 at 08:00 PM

They send a really nice folder, so keep your eyes peeled!

tx tech
Monday, October 15 2007 at 08:00 PM

i was waitlisted or well they call it the 'active consideration category' and then two weeks later got the acceptance, and i had about a week and a half to submit a deposit. i still haven't heard from st. marys - it's weird.

good luck!
Monday, October 15 2007 at 08:00 PM

good luck

TT
Thursday, November 08 2007 at 07:00 PM

I did receive the email for prospective students but I don't plan to attend.

TT
Sunday, July 08 2007 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on your results so far. On Tech's seat deposit, you can call them and tell them that you need a couple of extra weeks to scrape together the cash to send in the deposit. I did, and they gave me an extra 2 weeks. It will only buy you a month maybe, but you might hear back from Case by then. Good luck.

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Sunday, July 08 2007 at 08:00 PM

Thank you as well for the congrats. The way things are shaping up, I'm thinking I'll head to Arkansas or Mississippi, and probably Mississippi. That could change if I get into any of my wait lists, but I'll just have to wait and see on that.

tech
Tuesday, August 28 2007 at 08:00 PM

no not yet. i have been before and got to talk to alot of people. i have been told though get ready to travel up to tech for a formal interview thought or phone interview though.. congrats on tech though

Tech
Sunday, February 03 2008 at 07:00 PM

From the time I recieved the acceptance letter from Tech, to the due date for deposit I had 8 days... so you are lucky. Congrats on Tech.

Tech reception
Sunday, October 21 2007 at 08:00 PM

I did get the invitation, but I couldn't attend. I'm still pretty bummed about getting waitlisted there. And yes, the money for St. Mary's is great! Congrats on your acceptances so far!

CASE
Monday, April 21 2008 at 08:00 PM

check your inbox! Good luck with CASE!