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Last Thursday Brooklyn told me me decision was in the mail. I figured there was a decent chance it would get to me (in DC) over the weekend. It didn't come. So I figured a Monday delivery was a sure bet. Not so much.

At this point I find myself trying to analyze the delivery patterns of the mail. In any event, I'm guessing since I did not get an acceptance email that the Brooklyn letter will be a small one.

Choosing the Right Law School / Info on George Mason decisions
« on: February 10, 2005, 05:05:03 PM »
I spoke with the George Mason admissions office this morning and they told me (although LSN shows a good amount of acceptances already) that they were going to start mailing out decisions on Feb. 15 (Tuesday). Now, it could be that is when all the rejections are coming. That's what I'm expecting. But I just thought I would pass this nugget along.

I called Villanova today to check on my status. After first telling me that my file hasn't been reviewed yet, she put me on hold for a couple of minutes. Then she came back and said they had made a decission, the letter has been sent, and that I got in. Kind of weird that she told me over the phone, but so be it. Still, I'd like to have the letter in my hands though.

Choosing the Right Law School / Letter on the way from Brooklyn
« on: February 10, 2005, 07:51:10 AM »
I just spoke to the admissions office at Brooklyn and they told me a decision has been made and the letter has been sent. I was so excited to know that something was coming that I forgot to ask when the letter was sent.

This could make sitting through a full day of work a real female dog today.

It's about time. I have been expecting this BU rejection for some time now. It's actually a relief to get this out of the way. It's not like I was a tough denial for them either. They've had my stuff since mid November.

In an effort to be optimistic I was imagining that the delay meant something in my app had intrigued them. But then I looked at LSN and got over that. So now the city of Boston is officially out for me.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / NY Law + $
« on: February 07, 2005, 06:10:55 AM »
I got accepted to NY Law. The letter was dated 1/31 but came last friday. It came in a standard business envelope, but it was thick.  They offered me $10k, renewable if I maintain a 3.2 GPA. I thought that was a little weird because to renew $5k from Rutgers-Camden I need a 3.5. Maybe Rutgers was less impressed.

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / WL at Cardozo
« on: February 04, 2005, 08:58:26 AM »
I got waitlisted at Cardozo. They require you to send a letter within 2 weeks stating your desire to stay on the waitlist.  The package from them included a letter about their PT Day program that starts in May. After a full year of PT Day classes you start up your 2nd year at FT. 

I guess I'll ask to be considered for both.

When is the earliest they will dip into the waitlist? Late April?

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / No Dice at Temple
« on: February 04, 2005, 08:51:29 AM »
161, 3.1.

Rejected from Temple. They were my realistic first choice (considering I never had a chance at Penn, Georgetown, GW, etc). 

I sent a letter letting them know they were my first choice. I guess it didn't get me over the hump. 

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Some options starting to take shape
« on: February 04, 2005, 08:27:52 AM »
In at Rutgers ($)
In at PSU-Dickinson
In at Catholic

Still waiting to hear from about half of my schools though. I got all of my apps sent in early November. My nerves are getting frazzled.

Choosing the Right Law School / Still Waiting...
« on: February 04, 2005, 08:24:24 AM »
Has anyone heard any news from the following:

George Mason
St. John's
NY Law

LSN shows some acceptances at these places but not really any rejections. Any insights on timing here?

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