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Acceptances / Re: Miami
« on: January 24, 2005, 06:03:19 PM »
Congrats, when did you send in your application?

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 23, 2005, 01:16:24 AM »
I didn't realize that Miami sent they send it for acceptances as well?  It seems like most people heard in regular mail.

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 22, 2005, 09:43:36 PM »
Sorry to hear about the hold.  When did you apply, and when did you hear?  I've been waiting impatiently by the mailbox, especially now that I'm locked inside with 8" of snow...

Acceptances / Re: University of Florida
« on: January 22, 2005, 05:26:33 PM »
You can't compare, but College Park is 20-30 minutes outside of places where you go out in DC.  Gainesville is a town that revolves around the school.  The Washington area does not revolve around College Park.

Acceptances / Re: University of Florida
« on: January 22, 2005, 11:25:20 AM »
As someone who went to UF for undergrad and then spent some time in College Park while living in DC for a few years after graduation, I can say with confidence that College Park does not hold a candle to Gainesville.  Gainesville has a far superior campus, nightlife, quality of ass, bar scene, etc.  There were tons of Maryland people at the bars in DC every weekend, and I think it's because there were so few bars in College Park.  While DC does have a lot to offer, there was no shortage of quality bars to attend at night in Gainesville that would have required us to go somewhere else.

On the other hand, I'm 30 now and I think it would be tough to spend 3 years in Gainesville at this point of life after living in NYC for over six years.  However, I still consider Gainesville to be my second home and try to make it back for a football game every year.  Also, from a guy's persepective, the undergrad girls love the law students...and it is without question one of the best looking campuses you can ever hope to find.

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 20, 2005, 01:54:15 PM »
Hi Vinny, congratulations.  Would you mind sharing your numbers?

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Question for LSAT re-takers
« on: January 16, 2005, 02:49:23 PM »
I'm not sure if this means anything, but I live in NYC and had to take my first test in CT becuase I decided to take the test relatively late.  I was consistently scoring 160-165 on practice tests.  The conditions seemed very good for most of the test, until a cross country track meet started outside our building filled with screaming and noise during the last section.  I thought I had it blocked out until I got my score back and got 14 wrong on worst ever.

I took it again in December and got a 163 at Fordham under more quiet conditions.  I'm not one to make excuses, but I think taking the test at a center where conditions are more predictable can make a big difference.

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 12, 2005, 04:50:57 PM »
I think that's what I received as well come to think of it...

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 12, 2005, 03:58:48 PM »
That is interesting.  I sent my app in on 12/22 and the report was sent by LSAC on 12/30.  I got my postcard last week and am trying to figure out how long it will take. 

Do you think the financial aid info had anything to do with your submitting an application, or do you think it was a general mailing list distribution?

Acceptances / Re: Hello Sunny Miami
« on: January 12, 2005, 03:45:53 PM »
How long did the process take from application submission until acceptance?

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