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Acceptances / Re: DePaul Acceptance
« on: February 29, 2008, 11:51:58 PM »
I got an acceptance e-mail today, Dean's Merit Scholarship for $18k/yr, renewable. 

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I know this is a little off-topic (sorry Cosmo), but will you school specifically ask for NeedAccess if it's required?  From what I've seen at some of my schools (not accepted yet), they just want FAFSA.  I just want to make sure I'm not missing anything that could help me get $$$$.

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Recommendations / Re: How long are recs good for?
« on: February 29, 2008, 11:09:38 PM »
I can't answer for sure, but I just got accepted into two schools (U of Miami and DePaul) with only one letter, and it was from 2005.  You could probably get the prof to at least write it now and maybe keep it on file for a while?  Or you can register with LSDAS now (you're good for a few years that way) and have the letters sent in.  If you don't want to use them later, you can always make them inactive.  Just remember to do that before you apply, otherwise they'll get sent out when the schools request a report.  I guess the main point is, if you plan on asking these profs for LOR's, it's probably better to do it now, or the letters will most likely be pretty generic when you do apply. 

This way you also won't go through the trauma I just experienced, finding out that a prof never even wrote the letter, a week AFTER saying it would be sent out in a day or two.  "But I look at it every day . . . ."  Well, great. But that doesn't mean much to the law schools. 

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: 160-164 Thread (give or take)
« on: February 29, 2008, 10:59:55 PM »
I just heard from DePaul today (yes, with $$$), but I am still waiting on both IU's and Seton Hall.  I am pretty sure  I still have outstanding LOR's, though, so I sort of expect it.  I know IU - I's website said they don't start filling seats (regular decision) until January, and IU - B doesn't start until Feb.  Maybe other schools are similar?

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Law School Applications / Re: THE MAIL CALL THREAD
« on: February 29, 2008, 07:05:21 PM »
Yeah, that was an acceptance from DePaul.  I just got the acceptance e-mail.  With money!

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Law School Applications / Re: Accepted TODAY !!
« on: February 29, 2008, 07:03:54 PM »
DePaul!  With money! 

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: 160-164 Thread (give or take)
« on: February 29, 2008, 05:08:28 PM »
Welkin:

I grew up in Indianapolis and all my parents are lawyers, very involved in the IN Bar scene, etc.  If you have any questions about firms and employment opportunities I might be able to answer some (or ask them).  Also, my husband's friends went to undergrad there, if you need any suggestions about areas to live.  Feel free to PM me. 


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Law School Applications / Re: THE MAIL CALL THREAD
« on: February 29, 2008, 05:04:36 PM »
Sooooooo, I just received an e-mail from DePaul inviting me to Admitted Students' Day.  Should I take that as an offer of admission?  'Cause I have heard diddly-squat from them 'till now.

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: 160-164 Thread (give or take)
« on: February 28, 2008, 10:59:54 PM »
aaaghh, Welkin, when did you hear?!!  I e-mailed them about my application fee not being cashed, and the woman said my app is complete and under review, but they only have one LOR!!!!!  what does she mean?!?!?!?!!!! 

CAN'T     TAKE   THE       UN CERT AIN TY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Where should I go next fall? / Re: 160-164 Thread (give or take)
« on: February 28, 2008, 09:50:05 PM »
UPENN!


It hasta be some elaborate joke!!!!


OMG I'm in!!


Have hope, all! 

That's awesome, congrats!  I hope I know what that feels like some day.


kcf: Which Indiana are did you apply to? IU - B?

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