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Notification?

Notification?
« on: September 20, 2007, 01:56:02 PM »
Will LSAC send me an email telling me when each recommendation is received like they did with my transcript?  More importantly, will I be able to tell which particular recommendations have been processed? 

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Re: Notification?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2007, 02:18:16 PM »
Will LSAC send me an email telling me when each recommendation is received like they did with my transcript?  More importantly, will I be able to tell which particular recommendations have been processed? 

Yes, and yes. It will come at the end of the day (around midnight-ish, in my experience) that it's processed on.

Note that you can always check this on LSAC online.

Re: Notification?
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2007, 03:32:07 PM »
Thanks.  I figured that's how it would be.  I just have nothing to check on LSAC yet because I just approached my recommendors a few weeks ago, so I was just curious about what I should expect. 

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Re: Notification?
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2007, 09:13:36 PM »
Will LSAC send me an email telling me when each recommendation is received like they did with my transcript?  More importantly, will I be able to tell which particular recommendations have been processed? 

Yes, and yes. It will come at the end of the day (around midnight-ish, in my experience) that it's processed on.

Note that you can always check this on LSAC online.

You must be higher on their e-mail list.  ;)  Mine always come at 3:42 am.  I noticed that it was processed though before I got the e-mail.

Actually, I just checked, and mine came at 4:30 AM, lol. That might show you just how off my sleep schedule has been lately.

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Re: Notification?
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2007, 10:54:12 PM »
Will LSAC send me an email telling me when each recommendation is received like they did with my transcript?  More importantly, will I be able to tell which particular recommendations have been processed? 

In my experience, not always. More than once I have waited and waited for a notification only to go to the site to see they have had my transcript/LOR in the system for several days. This has been covered before, and others claim to have experienced the same thing.

Re: Notification?
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2007, 05:34:44 PM »
Will LSAC send me an email telling me when each recommendation is received like they did with my transcript?  More importantly, will I be able to tell which particular recommendations have been processed? 

In my experience, not always. More than once I have waited and waited for a notification only to go to the site to see they have had my transcript/LOR in the system for several days. This has been covered before, and others claim to have experienced the same thing.


ditto here.  however, if 2 weeks pass and you don't get any notification, nor does an LOR show up on LSAC, contact them.

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Re: Notification?
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2007, 06:40:27 AM »
LSAC sent me notification this morning at 4:30 a.m. for a letter of rec that I saw posted last night.  FWIW, my professor mailed the letter on 9/19, it was received by LSAC on 9/21 according to their records, and it appeared on my account yesterday (9/24).

ETA: It was a general letter, and I used a generic recommender form that I filled out myself  by hand.