I still haven't gotten an acceptance, and they've had my app since dec 10th. this is ridiculous.
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I loved the Case campus when I went to visit. Plus, I think they'll give me money. Plus, I like Cleveland better than Pittsburgh (my 2nd choice). Plus, my fiancee's company has an office in Cleveland so she can transfer.
They've had my app since mid December. I wonder if I should call tomorrow.
So for the app "rec'd" date, is that the day they emailed you to say they had received your app?
I sent mine December 28th. They never emailed to say they received it, but I emailed them about 2 weeks ago to ask. They lost it. Then found it. I'm hoping to hear like... now...
« on: March 02, 2005, 01:07:34 PM »
I don't know what other schools you applied to. and I don't know Syracuse's reputation. but I did visit there in high school. The campus is awesome. The city was sweet. I'd keep hoping for that.
If Emory, UGA and Case would all cost the same, I would choose Emory, then UGA. Simply because of their name recognition. However, I don't think Case is that far off. I work for a firm now with 27 attorneys, and they all think Case is a great school. I think the key is Case's ability to get you a "good" job right after graduation. Three years after you graduate, it won't matter where you went, anyway.
I'm just waiting to hear about scholarships, because I'm not a big fan of debt. There's something to be said about having the flexibility of being $50,000 in debt as opposed to $150,000 when you graduate. That's just my 2 cents.
I visited case a little over a month ago, and I started to get a feel for their reputation. It seems to me that their career planning office does an outstanding job. They just set up annual interview programs in a bunch of major cities (I think LA, NYC, DC, Chicago). Their starting salaries seem to be very high (if their #'s are true), and the geographic distribution of their graduates seems to be good.
The only downside of the visit: it seemed like a lot of people attend Case because it's a safety school, and they didn't get accepted to their first choice. I'm not real sure why more people don't regard it more highly. Perhaps because of their low lsat/gpa numbers.
However, it appears that they place graduates in a number of differnt positions, at good salaries, and I LOVED the campus and Cleveland.
... now if they would just tell me I'm accepted...