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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Northwestern c/o 2010
« on: July 19, 2007, 10:39:25 AM »

Hey, did you have to pay 5% more to get a 9-month lease? tyia

I signed up for a studio at McClurg.  I asked about the 9 month lease before I signed and they mentioned the 5% thing too.

So I talked to a different person at the McClurg (since the original person wasn't responding to my phone calls or emails) and they got us the 9-month lease for the same price as 12. jsyk.

doh! oh well, i hope it won't be too hard to sublet

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I think the best advice would be to apply to a wide variety of schools.  Some schools will be splitter friendlier than others, but occasionally you will be surprised.  For example, GW, prior to this year, didn't really take splitters.  This year they took pretty much anyone with >168+ even if GPA was under 3.0.  As a splitter, you don't have the luxury of having a predictable cycle.

Also be ready to hang around on waitlists.  If you are serious about getting into the best school you can, you must have the patience to wait.  You will probably get into mid tier 1 schools early on, but realize that people do often get admitted off the WL in the summer.

Jolie is on the money with reards to Northwestern.  Also, from what i've seen on LSN/forums is that applicants who have >4 years of WE tend to have more successful cycles than those with a year or two.  

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Northwestern c/o 2010
« on: June 24, 2007, 11:42:49 AM »

Hey, did you have to pay 5% more to get a 9-month lease? tyia

I signed up for a studio at McClurg.  I asked about the 9 month lease before I signed and they mentioned the 5% thing too.

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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: George Washington Waitlist
« on: June 17, 2007, 09:34:48 PM »
My thoughts exactly.

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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: George Washington Waitlist
« on: June 15, 2007, 09:26:26 PM »
withdrew from GW today for FT program

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in @ NU.  deposit sent! 

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Law School Admissions / Re: Northwestern--Shortened Summer Waitlist
« on: June 05, 2007, 04:41:16 PM »
haha yeah that's me.  2.9/170.  thanks for the lsn msg

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agree with the consensus, don't think that they require a guarantee, although it cant hurt

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Law School Admissions / Re: Northwestern Hold-list
« on: May 15, 2007, 08:04:58 PM »
shortened summer WL here as well ... also my 8th waitlist

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