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How many schools did you apply to

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6-10
11-16
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More than 22

How many schools did you apply to?

ccorsi

Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2005, 06:10:15 PM »
5. 

4 best regional schools with a P/T program.  Also applied to best school that had a P/T program where my corporate headquarters is located in case I take a job at the Mother Ship.

C2

Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2005, 06:44:56 PM »
I win.

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=PaperbackWriter

Wild... Yes you do win.

Last year 10. No safety schools. Paid too much attention to USNWR rankings. Did not talk to lawyers much. Ill informed about process. Personal statement not unique and personal enough.

7 rejections
3 waitlist
   -2 WL rejection
    - 1 WL acceptance, withdrew. No $, not pumped on school

This year 10.
7 Acceptences, attending 1st choice
1 rejection
1 WL, withdrew
1 Pending, withdrew

So - What's your first choice?

Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2005, 06:47:39 PM »
I applied to 12, mainly because my GPA and LSAT do not match nicely so I wanted to be safe

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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2005, 07:15:47 AM »
2 because I must stay in Omaha.

Creighton
UNL

Accepted to both.

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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2005, 07:18:21 AM »
Six.  One safety, three targets and two reaches.  Safety offered full ride so I'm going there.   ;D

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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2005, 01:56:05 PM »
Applied to more than twelve.  What a waste.  I have choices, but am not happy with them.  I'll be reapplying next year if things don't work out with my final two waitlist choices.


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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2005, 02:22:02 PM »
I applied to 4 schools, 2 target (which I really wanted to get in to) and 2 reaches.  Thankfully, I got into my target schools, so I don't have to consider whether moving across the country would be the best option for me.

Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2005, 10:09:54 AM »
I originally planned on applying to 14 schools, but ended up applying to 11, partially because I saw people with higher #s getting rejected on LSN.  I wish I would have applied to those schools after all, since I've been waitlisted at other reach schools.  Oh well...

I applied to so many schools because although my numbers are pretty bad, I've got some great soft factors and LORs.  I really only had 2 safety schools.  Amazingly, only 1 school outright rejected me.  I'm okay with that though, because it was a local school and I really want to move out of downstate NY.

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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2005, 10:48:07 AM »
Mrs. Malaprop,
How does one even begin to think of Georgetown as a safety school?  Please enlighten us.

Peace, out.

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Re: How many schools did you apply to?
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2005, 12:19:34 AM »
I will apply to three Nova, FIU, and University of Miami. I have to stay here because I have a job here. 

WKRUSE, please tell me how LS is like at FIU. I plan to apply next year.