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Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?

Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« on: November 25, 2004, 10:59:56 PM »
I was under the impression that I was well out of the running for a Washington and Lee slot, does a fee waiver suggest otherwise?  I have a 3.0/158, but that didn't stop postal props by way of W&Lee a few weeks ago.  What motivation would a law school have for sending likely rejects fee waivers? I suppose it could help increase their selectivity, but I doubt this is the case.  What do you guys think? 

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Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2004, 01:22:37 AM »
I think they do it to get more apps, more rejections.... more selectivity. this helps them go up in the rankings.... I got the W&L fee waiver too, along with one from NU, and I don't think I'm very competitive at either school.

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Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2004, 07:52:12 AM »
...Those BASTARDS!

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Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2004, 07:56:12 AM »
I think W&L gives out a fee waiver to anyone who applies online, though, so it's nothing to think too much about.

buster

Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2004, 09:38:44 AM »
I believe that to be correct.

I think W&L gives out a fee waiver to anyone who applies online, though, so it's nothing to think too much about.

Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2004, 10:44:32 AM »
I think they do it to get more apps, more rejections.... more selectivity. this helps them go up in the rankings.... I got the W&L fee waiver too, along with one from NU, and I don't think I'm very competitive at either school.

I have heard that they do this... plus W&L is free for everyone before jan 1 (online)

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Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2004, 11:17:11 AM »
I was under the impression that I was well out of the running for a Washington and Lee slot, does a fee waiver suggest otherwise?  I have a 3.0/158, but that didn't stop postal props by way of W&Lee a few weeks ago.  What motivation would a law school have for sending likely rejects fee waivers? I suppose it could help increase their selectivity, but I doubt this is the case.  What do you guys think? 

HTH

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Re: Why would W&L send me a fee waiver?
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2004, 02:28:00 PM »
Maybe if you simply send it to them a second time, they'll accept you.