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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #100 on: August 11, 2006, 03:53:24 AM »
The best thing to do is to send in during November and then just update your transcript at the end of December.

That's what I'm doing, so we'll sink or swim together if you follow my advice.   :D
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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #101 on: August 11, 2006, 03:07:46 PM »

As far as I can tell, Wisconsin DOES NOT ask for a statement of purpose.  It's a regular personal statement prompt (no 'why law' or 'why us').  Someone on this thread said that it did, so if I'm missing something...let me know...

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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #102 on: August 11, 2006, 04:39:20 PM »
What exactly is the prompt?
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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #103 on: August 12, 2006, 09:45:23 PM »
The Wisconsin prompt is:

'Please include a double-spaced, two-three page personal statement. A carefully prepared personal statement telling us about yourself and reflecting our admission criteria, which are described on our website and in our publication, Law at Wisconsin, are very helpful to the Admissions Committee.  Include any special factors, problems, plans, explanations, or additional information that you think might help the Law School in acting on your application.'

It doesn't sound quite as open as some of the other prompts, but I wouldn't call it a statement of purpose prompt either.  If I'm wrong on this assumption please let me know!  I suppose the 'reflecting our admission criteria' might imply something else? 

I'd still call it a regular personal statement prompt though.

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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #104 on: August 14, 2006, 01:04:57 PM »
This is great information!  Thanks.

I believe Boalt has an optional diversity statement, but now that I'm looking for the exact wording I can't find it on the website.

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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #105 on: August 17, 2006, 06:23:47 PM »
BUMP (since it hasn't been stickied yet  >:( ).

Also, I haven't updated the last few posts yet.  I'll do so this weekend.
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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #106 on: August 17, 2006, 09:55:12 PM »
I stickied it, but it became unstickied, so...

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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #107 on: August 18, 2006, 08:46:56 PM »
But WHY, damn you?  WHY?!!
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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #108 on: August 18, 2006, 09:47:59 PM »
Good thread.

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Re: What Do You Need To Go Complete? (A General Forum for Specifics.)
« Reply #109 on: August 19, 2006, 05:54:22 AM »
No *&^%!  Begs the question: why isn't this stickied?
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