veddersbetter00 (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F - Fee Waiver A - Attending W - Withdrawn D - Deferred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
#6 University of Tennessee Knoxville Accepted W Type: RA $69,000 Sent: 11/29/05 Rec: 11/30/05 Comp: 12/16/05 Inter: -- Dec: 01/02/06 Upd: 15 years
#4 Duke University Accepted W Type: RA $42,000 Sent: 12/28/05 Rec: 12/29/05 Comp: 02/06/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/21/06 Upd: 15 years
#1 New York University Accepted W Type: RA Sent: 01/11/06 Rec: 01/13/06 Comp: 02/02/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/09/06 Upd: 16 years
#3 University of Pennsylvania F Accepted W Type: RA $45,000 Sent: 11/29/05 Rec: 12/01/05 Comp: 01/06/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/03/06 Upd: 16 years
#9 Rutgers State University Newark Accepted W Type: RA $48,000 Sent: 02/15/06 Rec: 02/16/06 Comp: 02/21/06 Inter: -- Dec: 03/10/06 Upd: 16 years
#2 Columbia University Waitlisted W Type: RA Sent: 12/28/05 Rec: 12/29/05 Comp: 01/23/06 Inter: -- Dec: -- Upd: 16 years
#5 Fordham University Accepted W Type: RA $30,000 Sent: 11/30/05 Rec: 12/07/05 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/14/06 Upd: 16 years
#7 Wake Forest University Accepted W Type: RA $83,700 Sent: 01/11/06 Rec: 01/18/05 Comp: 01/23/06 Inter: -- Dec: 02/04/06 Upd: 16 years
#8 Brooklyn Law School F Accepted W Type: RA $52,600 Sent: 01/31/06 Rec: 02/03/06 Comp: -- Inter: -- Dec: 02/27/06 Upd: 16 years

Applicant Information

  • LSAT: 171
  • LSAT 2: -
  • LSAT 3: -
  • GRE : -
  • LSAC GPA: 3.8
  • Degree GPA: 3.8
  • School Type: Large public
  • Major: Cognitive Science

Demographic Information

  • City: -
  • State: New Jersey
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Woman
  • Non-Traditional Applicant: Yes
  • Years out of Undergrad: -

Extra Curricular Information

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Additional info & updates

Not going to law school this year after all. Teaching English in China instead. 2006-2007 profile: veddersbetter01.
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UTK: Notification 01/02/06, small envelope
1/23/06: UTK offered me a 10K/year scholarship.
02/06/06: invited to be a Tennessee Legal Scholar (Full Tuition + $4400/yr stipend)

Penn: Notification 02/03/06, email from Derek Meeker
3/20/06: Offered 10K/yr Dean's Merit Scholarship
4/19/06: Turned down for Public Interest Scholarship, but Dean's Merit Scholarship increased to 15K/yr
4/20/06: Told I may still receive the Public Interest Scholarship due to new funding

WF: Notification 02/04/06, large envelope
03/21/06: Offered full-tuition "Law Alumni Council's Annual Fund" scholarship

NYU: Notification 02/09/06, large envelope

Fordham: Notification 02/14/06, email from John Chalmers
03/31/06: offered 10K/yr merit scholarship

Duke: Notification 02/22/06, large envelope
03/10/06: Offered $42,000 over three years

Brooklyn: Notification 02/27/06, email from Henry W. Haverstick III

Rutgers: Offer of admission and full-tuition scholarship via mail 03/10/06

Columbia: Put on "hold" status via email 3/28; will receive decision by April 30. I must say that I made a very embarrassing mistake by accidentally attaching the PS I had tailored to another school to my Columbia application, and that this mistake probably contributed significantly to their reluctance to admit me.
4/19/06: Now I'm in the "reserve" category, although I'm not sure I understand what that is. I think I'll withdraw.

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UT
Sunday, September 18 2005 at 08:00 PM

If you don't mind my asking, why are you applying to UT?

Re: UT
Monday, August 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

because i love vols football, even when they go 4-7. for serious!

Go Vols!!!
Monday, November 07 2005 at 07:00 PM

I received both my Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from UTK. Best of luck!

Re: Go Vols!!!
Monday, August 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

that's awesome -- although i'm a bit nervous that you're not applying to law school there...may i ask why not? :)

great visit
Wednesday, December 14 2005 at 07:00 PM

i\\\'m sure you\\\'ll have better options than UT, but I had a wonderful visit and liked it a lot more than Wake or UNC. Hopefully next year will be better for Phil and Co.

ut football
Monday, November 28 2005 at 07:00 PM

too bad they only went 5-6, not 4-7

re: ut football
Monday, August 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

yes, that's true, i'm exagerrating...although i'm not sure what you mean about "too bad!" 5-6 is better than 4-7, as far as i can tell... anyways, thanks for the feedback and best of luck to you!

UTK
Sunday, January 15 2006 at 07:00 PM

Hey, just wondering whether you were seriously considering UTK still ... especially with the Legal Scholar offer. I've been trying to make up my mind between them and Wake Forest, where I just got a bad vibe.

congrats again
Sunday, January 15 2006 at 07:00 PM

Wow, I was just checking out your info again and saw your new acceptances. Nice job!!!!!!

Re: congrats again
Monday, August 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

Thank you very much! I definitely have my fingers crossed for you and UNC. :)

yes VISTA!
Tuesday, January 03 2006 at 07:00 PM

Yeah there doesn't seem to be too many of us on the board! Congrats on your awesome acceptances.

wake forest
Sunday, January 15 2006 at 07:00 PM

hey have you gotten any scholarship info? they've invited some people to interview on march 20th...

Rutgers
Friday, September 16 2005 at 08:00 PM

Congrats on Rutgers and the rset of your acceptances. If you choose not to attend Rutgers, Brooklyn, or Fordham, please withdraw your applications (you can do so via email I think). Thanks!

Congrats Back
Sunday, January 15 2006 at 07:00 PM

Thanks for the comment ... it's kind of funny, I've been waiting all this time for UNC to accept me and now I think I'm going to Wake, esp because of the money. Congrats on your scholarship !!!!

Brooklyn
Monday, January 02 2006 at 07:00 PM

Kindly withdraw from Brooklyn if you do not wish to attend. Thank you!

:-)
Sunday, January 15 2006 at 07:00 PM

Sorry to see you withdraw from Wake, but I just wanted to say Congrats on all your great options!!!!!

Duke vs. Penn
Thursday, September 08 2005 at 08:00 PM

First off, congrats! What an awesome cycle.. even with the Columbia fiasco! In any event, I faced the same decision as you with Duke and Penn, so I thought I'd let you into my thought process, as it seems you are looking for advice. First off, Duke is fine school. Though I never got to visit (I was going to the ASW until I found out my aid offer -- a day before). In any event, everyone I dealt with was great. Even one of their hot-shot professors took the time to answer a few of my emails, usually within the same day. It seemed like a very close-nit school. My biggest problem with Duke, though (aside from the money they offered me) was the location in Durham. Although I am looking for a tight-nit law community, I would like there to be plenty of social options outside of the school. The kind of options offered by a city. I realize the research triangle is great, but I won't have a car, and besides, everything is so spread out there, I kind of like the compactness of a city. Also, I like Penn's academic freedom and grading curve. By academic freedom, I mean the ability to take 4 classes outside of the law school (either to get a certificate or just for fun), and, as far as the grading curve, I like that there is no GPA. I won't make this post any longer. Either choice is great!