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aerynn

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2008, 01:00:14 PM »
Every school accepts far more people than they hope to have in the class, because they know every student probably will get 4 or 5 acceptances and only attend one school.  So, I think they predict something like 25% of their acceptances will refuse and so they accept a ton of people.  It is only if less than their expected percentage accepts that they dig into a waitlist.  Last year we had 16 people accept more than we expected.  In my class they hit the waitlist.  So, it is a very variable thing.
Here's how it went for me for Fall 2006 admission:
168/3.67
In: Emory($$), UGA ($), W&M ($$), GW($)
Waitlisted:American(W), UVA (W)
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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2008, 01:06:39 PM »
I join you on the W&M waitlist...

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2008, 02:28:30 PM »
I too am bitten by the W & M wait list. Woo.

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2008, 03:56:38 PM »
I too am on the W/L. I probably wont stay on it though as I have other options (luckily)... sounds like they really weigh the LSAT heavily though...
GPA 3.89/LSAT 159
In: UC Davis, University of Washington, Santa Clara Univ.
Out: Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, Northwestern, Cornell, USC
W/L: William and Mary, UCLA
Waiting on: UVA and Washington and Lee

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2008, 08:45:51 PM »
I'm on it.

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2008, 06:16:03 PM »
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You would think that... yet someone told me that they were WL'd last year and yet what happened was that W&M must have overstretched and they yielded more students than they even expected, so they didn't pull off the WL last year.

They did pull off the waitlist last year.  I know several students there and all of them could think of a 1L who got in off the waitlist.

Keep the faith, fellow WL'ers!

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2008, 07:46:46 PM »
Thanks for the info... hopefully it will be sooner than later.

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2008, 08:11:09 PM »
All anecdotal comments of course, but the 1L's that were mentioned to me who came in off the wait list were offered spots very late in the summer. 

sorry...

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2008, 07:33:26 PM »
I'm on it too!

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Re: William & Mary Waitlist
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2008, 09:27:48 PM »
Anyone else in here on the preferred WL?