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Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!

Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2320 on: May 24, 2005, 01:04:39 PM »



UNC told me they would take people off the waitlist as late as the first day of orientation.... 

Some schools will take people off as late as the last day of orientation. They're usually waiting to see if anyone drops out.

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2321 on: May 24, 2005, 05:19:13 PM »
Werbz,

Sorry to hear about the ding. If you do have to reapply again, just know that everyone I know who did, my self included, had much better luck the second time around. Knowing how the system works really helps next year.

Thx Matthies. It's just a matter of when, where, and whether or not to take the LSAT again at this point.

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2322 on: May 24, 2005, 05:38:51 PM »
I highly recommend taking the LSAT again, especially if you think you can do better by doing something differently.  I know that the LSAT is not a good indicator for everyone, why else would it have the predictor rate of .5 instead of 1?  However, the reality is that they use it because they don't have anything else.  Show them that you can play their game, then, don't make excuses for the lower score! Form a solid argument for why they should use the higher score.  That's what I did, and I received positive results even applying late January.

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2323 on: May 24, 2005, 06:24:11 PM »
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If you do have to reapply again, just know that everyone I know who did, my self included, had much better luck the second time around. Knowing how the system works really helps next year.

Just don't apply late the second time around like I did or your luck would not be much better.  :-[

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2324 on: May 25, 2005, 11:57:09 AM »
Hey you guys.... Just wanted to check in.... Anyone heard anything else?  Nothing in the mail for me on Mon/Tues...waiting for this, THE LAST -- is the hardest. Werbz it is good to come up w/ back up plan(mine is retake and start again in Fall) but re you do still have Case out there.... and maybe theyll have extra money, you never know.


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« Reply #2325 on: May 25, 2005, 12:45:04 PM »
Nothing for me today either -- was told they send my letter late last week. Should've been here by now but I'll give them tomorrow's mail call then I'll phone (again).

I think my plan is to retake at this point. Blah.

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2326 on: May 25, 2005, 04:03:22 PM »
 :(


No news in mail for me today.... oh my...the wait continues on pending island!

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2327 on: May 25, 2005, 05:24:53 PM »
Don't worry. Good news will come. Having hope is good. After my phone call last week and with the approaching second deposit deadline, I'm now rather nervous. It's just too easy to be cut adrift.

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2328 on: May 26, 2005, 11:26:20 AM »
thursday 5/26 and still nothing from FSU

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Re: Who's still in at NOWHERE??!!
« Reply #2329 on: May 26, 2005, 12:00:32 PM »
I got put on the waitlist at Case... I'm happy that the cycle wasn't a complete rejection-fest, but you know, not too happy as you can imagine.

Now I have to decide whether to try to take out a private loan--can you even do that if you are not 'accepted' I wonder?

I'm also curious how late they take people off the waitlist.