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General Off-Topic Board / PLEASE READ! Help out a Camp Heartland!!!
« on: April 12, 2007, 10:24:05 AM »
Hey All!!
Everyone..please go to http://www.nba.com/timberwolves/  and vote for Camp Heartland! Click on Fan Appreciation poll on the right hand side and vote for camp Heartland to win a $10,000 grant!
CH is a camp for kids dealing with HIV/Aids..itll take you only five seconds to help out an amzing organization and give back to kids who have had to deal with so much at such a young age!!!
I spent my spring break volunteering at the camp..and it was an amazing experience...trust me, its an organization you want to give back to!
Thanks!! :)

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Choosing the Right Law School / i hate to do it but...PENN v UVA
« on: April 06, 2007, 05:15:02 PM »
im officially ashamed of myself for this thread, but i am literally torn 50/50...

some details- visited and loved both

UVA - 54,000 over all three
PENN- 55,500 over all three, but more first year

im from OSU...which is both a college town and a city, so i cant decide on that either
im unsure what i what to go into or where i want to live

collegiality is imp to me...i wouldnt fit in at a super intense or cut throat school, doenst suit my personality

im quite liberal, but love to debate with ppl who arent

um....any ideas or help would be much appreciated..im lost  ???

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Visits, Admit Days, and Open Houses / UPENN Preview April 5th--Anyone?
« on: March 15, 2007, 11:05:07 AM »
Hey!

So I cant make it to the ASW, so I was wondering who all on here is headed to the Penn Preview..so I have buddies to talk to then!  :D

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Law School Admissions / cornell status checker question
« on: January 15, 2007, 05:18:38 PM »
Hey All,

I applied to Cornell on the 27th of December. They requested my report relatively quickly, but when I checked their online status checker a week ago it said I had not applied. I emailed admissiona, got a repsonse to check again in 4 days.  I just checked agin..still says I never applied

Has this happened to anyone? is their checker reliable? do you think they actualyl have my app??  ???

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I am finalizing my vaderbilt law shcolars app, and I was wondering if there is any way that schools ever see or pass on infomation to other schools. I ask because one of the application questions brings to mind, for me , a specific life struggle i have had to deal with,...that i dont necessarly want to openly discuss to all schools  or have them know about....its a personal thing, but if taken in the right context probably tells more of my strengths than any thing else ever could...but i didint talk about it for my main app cause it was too personal...for the scholsrhipo ap though, i think its time to pull out the big guns kinda....

is it ok to mention it u think????

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General Off-Topic Board / umm..cheer me up??
« on: January 04, 2007, 09:44:37 PM »
 :'(
so...i know this is way out there, but i need some encouragement from ppl who understand.
i just got told by the bf that i am "a selfish b****" for wnating to go out of state for law school and caring about the t14....

is there anyone you deal with that is being so hurtful about this whole thing? anyone discouraging you?
someone say something to cheer me up......

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Law School Admissions / my completed apps....look ok?
« on: December 30, 2006, 10:53:59 PM »
Soo..I have done several threads about " where to apply"...I have completed 1o schools apps, and I was wondering if ppl could give me some input on whether this looks good enough.. Did i take enough risks? Am I safe? Any suggestions? ccn...i was thinking maybe one of them?
Stats are 171 ( but a 163 in sep), and 3.85 gpa...form large public, lots of extracurrriculars/leadership/service, worked thrughout school...


In no particular Order:
Michigan
UVA
GULC
Duke
Harvard(obv..a reach)
Cornell
Notre Dame
U illinois at Urbana
Ohio State
Boston College


Thanks!

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Law School Admissions / BC and BU? which to apply to
« on: December 30, 2006, 02:09:21 PM »
Hi!

I am running short on application money, and I was wondering whether BC or BU wuld be better to apply to. What are the major differences? Do I have a better shot at one versus the other? Suggestions?

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Law School Admissions / need help making final application list!!!
« on: December 26, 2006, 09:29:32 PM »
Hi,
I need to narrow done my list of apps...I have all materials ready, and will start sneding out apps tom.\
I have done reserach,tons, but I still am having trouble...I find myslef either being too pessimistic or optimistic....

Here is what I Have:
 GPA- 3.85 with Honors Program and Honors "contract" from large public

      171 in Dec
   
LOR- 3, one from a professor i did research for, one from a prof I had three classes with and an  research study project, whihc relates to why i want to practice law
Soft Factors- Mutiple leadership experiences, chair of Homecoming events for my shcool, Alt Spring Break Service Project, started and organized my schools first ever Diversity fair, tons of other stuff
Work- Worked throughout undergrad, manager at a retailer
Not an URM

any suggestions?

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...sooo maybe I wont give you a cookie, but I would be grateful.  I know my ps needs some work, so all help is appreciated!

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