« on: February 12, 2006, 05:03:51 PM »
Forgive me, I've been out of the loop. Have any of the YLS admits received their acceptance package yet?
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Anyone else still not hear back yet? Yes yes, I've gotten in to great places, but I wrote two scholarship essays for NYU and would like to see how those turned out. Shouldn't I have at least heard a yes or no by this point?
« on: December 02, 2005, 10:51:00 AM »
Not that it's keeping me up at night, but a large scholarship offer could make me take a pretty close look.
Anyone else get anxiously excited every time their phone rang yesterday? Last year the first acceptances were the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. They're one day behind! I heard from Toby once already, and the fact that I'm not auto-admit material makes me more anxious than if I had numbers like, say, veeleigh's.
« on: September 13, 2005, 04:04:27 PM »
I have every application locked and loaded, but it's possible a number of the schools I'm applying to will send me waivers over the next few weeks. Is it a pain in the ass to submit and pay for apps today, then get reimbursed after I receive those waivers? I just want to have it all behind me so I can focus on my job.
« on: September 08, 2005, 12:50:03 PM »
So I just submitted my first application via LSAC, using a fee waiver, but it prompted me to order a $12 LSDAS report, since I'm registered but had not yet ordered one.
Anyway, do I have to order a $12 report for every online application I submit? I thought that the school would just request the LSDAS report, but I ordered this first one just to be sure I wasn't doing something wrong. What's up with this?
« on: September 04, 2005, 08:22:43 PM »
Maybe I didn't read the instructions well enough, but it seemed unclear. Can I attach my supplemental essay to the LSAC application?
So I'm probably going to write about wanting to do a JD/PhD for my diversity essay, but after telling a friend who went to Notre Dame that I'm both Catholic and libertarian, he said he was surprised because most Catholics fall into the social conservative anti-abortion crowd or the social justice just-war crowd. So would writing about being a strong Catholic and a libertarian, and not seeing the two as inherently conflicting be an adequate diversity statement? Or should I stick with the JD/PhD topic?
Anyone mind giving it a read? I think I'm close to complete, but I'm worried that after taking my prof's advice and moving from 90%/10% personal/academic to 60%/40% may have hurt the flow. Thanks in advance!