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Are you deferring/reapplying till Fall 2007?

Yes
 2 (3.9%)
No
 36 (70.6%)
Possibly
 13 (25.5%)

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Author Topic: Is It All Over?  (Read 1712 times)

joespecial

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Is It All Over?
« on: March 31, 2006, 12:01:27 AM »
I just sent my withdrawal letter to GWU. That was hard. It's hard to turn down an acceptance to a (relatively) prestigious school. But I think rather than move across country to attend a more or less regional school, I will work another year and save money and reapply next cycle. Anyone else having similar thoughts?

This is not how we all thought it would end, I know !

june6

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2006, 12:03:49 AM »
are you reapplying because you just arent happy with your acceptances?

johnnydavis

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2006, 12:45:26 AM »
Hey, you have some awesome acceptances thus far, and I see that you are waitlisted at several great schools (why the withdrawal from Wash U?). Maybe it's a little too early to make a solid decision at this stage.  Why don't you keep all options open as of now?  I think it's good to keep in touch with all the schools that placed you on the waitlist (of course, you can withdraw from the ones that you wouldn't really want to attend).  You can accept if they offer you an acceptance, but if things don't work out, you can keep your job for another year and reapply.  To be honest though, I don't think your acceptances are bad at all.  Good luck!

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2006, 07:47:05 AM »
If you really want to practice in SF, go to Hastings.  It places rather well in the Bay Area from what I've heard.  Money you save now will be balanced out by an extra year of a lawyer's salary after law school.

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2006, 09:19:45 AM »
I was throwing this idea around also.  I live near Pittsburgh so if I am not accepted to Duquesne or Pitt I will be waiting another year.

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2006, 09:36:56 AM »
I have a feeling you'll have a much better shot at UCLA with that 2nd LSAT. Interested in staying in LA for more schooling? What about if you get into USC?

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2006, 06:13:43 PM »
I just want to get it over with.  It's bad enough that law school is three years long.
I'm often wrong

rojo - seriously, if and when I have boyfriend problems, I'm coming to you.

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2006, 07:06:45 PM »
I once read an article that talked about how 3L is a joke but schools donít want to get rid of it because of the $.
I'm often wrong

rojo - seriously, if and when I have boyfriend problems, I'm coming to you.

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2006, 11:31:03 AM »
I didn't think of that.
I'm often wrong

rojo - seriously, if and when I have boyfriend problems, I'm coming to you.

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Re: Is It All Over?
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2006, 11:59:29 AM »
That must be hard.  However, if I retook the LSAT and got a 170, I would do the same thing!