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Law School Admissions / Re: William & Mary Acceptance?
« on: December 05, 2006, 09:42:03 PM »
it was kind of odd for me... I submitted my app at the end of October and went complete around the 10th of November, according to the email I recieved ... but there is no way I could have actually gone complete that day, since my second LOR did not get sent to W&M until Nov. 17th.  I was under the impression that they required two, but maybe just the one was ok.

I went complete the same day. Although, I am pretty sure my letters were both sent before that. So I'll continue to be disappointed everyday when I check the mail.

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: Hottest male LSDer
« on: December 05, 2006, 08:43:35 PM »
The answer is me. And yet, I am not listed...

Then again, how would you even know? You'll have to trust me.

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Law School Admissions / Re: Georgetown PT
« on: December 05, 2006, 04:18:54 PM »
After you get into G-Town as a PT, is there an option to switch to FT after a year or something?

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Unique undergrad experience
« on: December 05, 2006, 01:34:02 PM »
MUST-SUPPRESS-URGE-TO-FLAME-UCONNVICT.......

Biased advice from a Nova man: Transfer. Do it. Cleanse yourself of the awfulness that is UConn.

Unbiased advice: Junior year may be a bit late to transfer. I guess you can do it, some law schools (not a lot, but some) will want an explanation for your transfer, and "I wanted to go to a more prestigious school" may actually work against you. UConn, while home to laptop-thieving-sketchily-recruited basketball players, is a good enough school that if you keep a high GPA and LSAT, you should be able to get into Law School just fine. As for the satellite campuses, I honestly don't know. It doesn't matter what your diploma says, its what is on your transcript that matters. Do the satellite campuses have a lower academic reputation?

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Law School Admissions / Re: Next Top-20 To Send Word?
« on: December 05, 2006, 01:12:55 PM »
True, but look at American, for instance. Last year, there were no November acceptances. This year, a fifth of those who have applied so far have already been accepted.

It'd be wonderful if GW could do the same :)

I just got my 'complete' email from them. How long do they usually take to render a decision?

I don't think I ever got a "Complete email from GW. Now I'm worried. I should've been complete for over a month now though.

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Law School Admissions / Re: THE MAIL CALL THREAD
« on: December 05, 2006, 01:04:44 PM »
Quinnipiac is stalking me. I've gotten a few emails and snail mail waivers from them. I would apply, but...no one ends up working in the Pacific region afterwards.

Does anyone else's heartbeat increase when you open your mailbox?

Me too. I am bullheaded enough to believe that I can do better than Quinnipiac. Besides, there's only one law school that could convince me to spend three years in CT, and I'm not getting in there.

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Law School Admissions / Re: Early Action/Decision 2006-2007
« on: December 05, 2006, 01:02:07 PM »
NU's is kind of useless though, they promise to let you know by 2/1. If you've got your application complete by 12/15, the vast majority of schools would let you know by 2/1 anyways.

I'm going to have to agree. Early is only Early if happens before January.

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Duke is totally on the ball this cycle! I applied the 7th, went complete the 22nd and got the decision email today. I am not even a Priority Track applicant. Wow. Hopefully it'll be an acceptance.

Not priority, but I got a completion notice on Nov. 16th, and I'm still languising in the "maybe" pile apparently.

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Law School Admissions / Re: my third Notre Dame post
« on: December 05, 2006, 12:05:47 PM »
Mailbox checking has reached levels of feverish enthusiasm (followed shortly after by dissapointment) around here as well.

Patience is a virtue. Too bad I'm not that virtuous...

I'm also eagerly anticipating a response from ND

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Go ahead and buy a Mac
« on: December 05, 2006, 11:30:24 AM »
Pending a final decision on where I will attend, my preliminary  plan is to buy a MacBook with Parallels for any windows apps that I might want to use. The new version of Parallels lets you load Windows off of a Boot Camp partition, so I'd probably do that, and have the option to boot into Windows for an exam, while spending the rest of my time in OSX.

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