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Captain Beefaroni

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Weird email from UConn
« on: November 19, 2008, 03:36:08 PM »
Anyone else get this or something like it?

"Dear Applicant:

In accordance with Section 504(a) of the American Bar Association's "Standards for Approval of Law Schools" (http://www.abanet.org/legaled/standards.html), applicants to the Law School should understand that there are character, fitness and other qualifications for admission to the bar.  Applicants are therefore encouraged, prior to matriculation, to determine what those requirements are in the state(s) in which the applicant intends to practice.

Additional information is available at the Web site of the National Conference of Bar Examiners (http://www.ncbex.org/character-and-fitness/services1/).  Please also review the "Admission to the Bar" section of the Student Handbook (http://www.law.uconn.edu/students/handbook/professional.html).

Your interest in the University of Connecticut School of Law is appreciated."

Just curious...I had a little 'splaining to do regarding an underage possession of alcohol arrest and academic probation from my first University.  Is this email a signal of UConn's disapproval, or just a standard email?



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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2008, 10:20:42 PM »
Anyone else get this or something like it?

"Dear Applicant:

In accordance with Section 504(a) of the American Bar Association's "Standards for Approval of Law Schools" (http://www.abanet.org/legaled/standards.html), applicants to the Law School should understand that there are character, fitness and other qualifications for admission to the bar.  Applicants are therefore encouraged, prior to matriculation, to determine what those requirements are in the state(s) in which the applicant intends to practice.

Additional information is available at the Web site of the National Conference of Bar Examiners (http://www.ncbex.org/character-and-fitness/services1/).  Please also review the "Admission to the Bar" section of the Student Handbook (http://www.law.uconn.edu/students/handbook/professional.html).

Your interest in the University of Connecticut School of Law is appreciated."

Just curious...I had a little 'splaining to do regarding an underage possession of alcohol arrest and academic probation from my first University.  Is this email a signal of UConn's disapproval, or just a standard email?




Very weird email indeed, seems like an implied warning.

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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2008, 10:51:26 PM »
Probably a warning email they send to all applicants who check off one of the dreaded "yes" boxes. Probably
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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2008, 05:48:35 AM »
the school is known as "YOU CON" for a reason...

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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2008, 06:55:21 AM »
I got that, and i definitely did check yes in the box, so it makes sense.

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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2008, 09:20:58 PM »
Relax!  That email from UConn has nothing to do with you personally.  Some of the schools now have that very same info on their websites, and some have chosen to print it at the bottom of their applications.  It applies to EVERYONE.  States have varying standards when it comes to deciding if someone is "fit" to practice law, and the schools want you to look into that before you commit to choosing a law school with the intention of practicing in that state upon graduation.

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Re: Weird email from UConn
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2008, 09:31:28 PM »
Anyone else get this or something like it?

"Dear Applicant:

In accordance with Section 504(a) of the American Bar Association's "Standards for Approval of Law Schools" (http://www.abanet.org/legaled/standards.html), applicants to the Law School should understand that there are character, fitness and other qualifications for admission to the bar.  Applicants are therefore encouraged, prior to matriculation, to determine what those requirements are in the state(s) in which the applicant intends to practice.

Additional information is available at the Web site of the National Conference of Bar Examiners (http://www.ncbex.org/character-and-fitness/services1/).  Please also review the "Admission to the Bar" section of the Student Handbook (http://www.law.uconn.edu/students/handbook/professional.html).

Your interest in the University of Connecticut School of Law is appreciated."

Just curious...I had a little 'splaining to do regarding an underage possession of alcohol arrest and academic probation from my first University.  Is this email a signal of UConn's disapproval, or just a standard email?

I got that email. I checked no to all the questions so it is definitely just a standard thing.