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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Using leverage any way you can
« on: March 02, 2006, 11:00:10 AM »
I think that simply calling admissions staff would suffice, although it probably depends upon the university.  I know that when both my brother and his wife applied to different schools in the same university, she heard back much earlier than he did.  He simply called the law school and explained to them the situation, and his acceptance followed almost immediately.  You certainly won't have marks placed against you for calling and having a matter-of-fact conversation.  After all, the person on the other end of the line is human, and will most likely be sympathetic to your particular situation.

Choosing the Right Law School / SLU 1843 Scholarship Finalists
« on: February 24, 2006, 06:50:15 PM »
So, how many of you got the call today?  I'm interested in seeing who I can look forward to meeting during the Finalist Weekend in March!

Law School Admissions / Re: Annoying law schools....
« on: February 22, 2006, 11:53:11 PM »
Denver, Quinnipiac and Case


And they don't seem to care one bit that I told LSAC to stop the insanity.

I'm looking for a couple of people to look over a scholarship essay that I've written!  It's a short, 500-word read, and I'd really appreciate the extra sets of eyes.

Anyone interested in critiquing my PS?  It primarily covers the 8-year break I took during undergrad, and what I learned in the professional world, yadda yadda.

Dining space, hands down!

Here goes:

30-year-old college senior, born and raised in rural Alaska (as if all of it isn't rural!), came out in a small town at the age of 17, began college in 1994, did terribly, and withdrew to enter the work force while I figured out what I wanted to be when I grew up.  Fell by accident into corporate and non-profit communications and development.  Became the executive director for Alaska's largest arts organization dedicated to children, where I served for two years.  I made the decision to return to school in 2003, and have since then maintained a 4.0 GPA every semester.  Miraculously, I've raised my cumulative GPA to 3.7, and have a degree GPA of 4.0.  Extensive history in local theatre and performing arts.

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