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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: How big of a mistake was this?
« on: January 15, 2005, 01:34:19 PM »
I think you'll be fine since you are sending a new one that meets their specifications (and so quickly that your app and the new statement should get there at the same time and they can just toss the other one).

Good luck!

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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: How big of a mistake was this?
« on: January 15, 2005, 01:22:01 PM »
I don't think single vs. double spaced is that big of a deal if a school does not specify, although some people seem to suggest that double spaced is preferable as it is easier on the adcomm's eyes.

However, if the school specifically stated double spaced and you sent single spaced, that will probably be interpreted poorly since you did not follow instructions.

I'd probably send the double spaced one with a note explaining. Only thing is, if your statement is 3 single spaced pgs, you'll have to cut it down a bunch.

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Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In @ Villanova
« on: January 15, 2005, 11:04:53 AM »
Congratulations!

Villanova is one of my top choices...when did you apply and do you mind telling your stats?

Thanks!

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Law School Admissions / Re: What is the Length of Personal Statement
« on: January 13, 2005, 10:31:34 AM »
For apps that dont specify spacing (or length for that matter), do you think 2 pages single spaced is okay?

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Law School Admissions / Chances with late apps
« on: January 11, 2005, 01:21:58 PM »
Hi guys, I was hoping you might be able to assess my chances at these schools. I am very worried about my late applications (just sent out). How do you think I will fare?

Thanks for any help!

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Law School Admissions / Re: Timing of Applications
« on: December 30, 2004, 01:08:58 PM »
Thanks. I kinda had that idea in the back of my mind, but everyone else seemed to be so focused on the "earlier is better" theory.

I'm being pretty reasonable with my expectations (no crazy reaches on my list), so I hope that my later applications won't be too much of an obstacle.

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Law School Admissions / Timing of Applications
« on: December 30, 2004, 12:56:23 PM »
Hoping you guys might be able to help me out. How important is the timing of one's application?

For example, would an application with numbers in the 25-75 range for a school fare significantly better if submitted early in the cycle (Oct.-ish) than the same application submitted now?

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: Has ZAP lost his mind??
« on: August 24, 2004, 12:54:02 PM »
Great book! I couldn't believe it when she actually started dismembering him! Actually, Misery is one of my favorites. But I like most of his works a lot, so it's really hard to choose.

ZAP

Yeah, Stephen King is great. I was so frustrated at the botched poisoning plan. Not to mention the book burning.

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: Has ZAP lost his mind??
« on: August 24, 2004, 12:43:33 PM »
Have you ever seen/read Misery by Stephen King? I watched it last night - pretty weird.

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General Off-Topic Board / Re: Has ZAP lost his mind??
« on: August 24, 2004, 12:40:46 PM »
ZAP are you just trying to liven up the board after those posts about how dead it's been?

If so, good job.

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