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0:10
but I feel like they didn't like mine
0:10
so I will probably also catch the WL
0:11
Mich / GULC are both spooking me
when did andy tell you you'd hear back?
0:11
Mich has like no real rhyme or reason so I don't mind that as much, but I'm pretty sure Dean A told me Thanksgiving
0:11
he said it MIGHT bleed over into early December AT THE LATEST
0:11
but he said that was very unlikely
have other people from your II date gotten decisions?
0:13
a bunch of folks that seemed to interview around my date have gotten A's iirc
maybe dean andy is preparing a special video for u
0:16
I heard he's making cute vids
yeth the video he sent was super cute
0:16
did you do any optional essays?
0:16
for gulc
yea i wrote a why gulc + top 10
0:17
okay, makes sense
0:17
I didn't do anything
0:17
so might be a contributing factor
u existed and are special
that's a strong contributing factor
0:17
HAHA
0:17
you're sweet
0:17
it's okay, I don't mind as much now that I at least have UCLA
*crickets*
omggg dean schwartz is genuinely so nice too though
RIP LSData chat
0:18
I feel soooooo bad lololol
hardly knew you
did you apply for like epstein or anything like that
0:18
nah I didn't apply for anything extra there
less gooo nsqui that big law -> cj pipeline
i just read ur colorful bio
0:20
that's the dream :) just wanna be able to pay off loan debt and have some money to support my projects
What firm would you least not want to work for
0:20
I honestly have no idea
0:20
they're all effectively the same
i mean, yes but no
0:21
I'm not educated enough on it
0:21
but I'm happy to listen if you have insight
WLRK is very different than Jones Day which is very different than Sussman Godfrey
i have beef wit ha particular big law firm but i am also not going into big law so it will not be an issue
fuck jones day
@UncleIroh: dm @theoldhag
@UncleIroh: you just mentioned my beef-having law firm alsdkfjaslkdfj
fuck kirkland
@UncleIroh: THAT'S IT
@TroutLawyer: any particular reason?
Iroh, dm me on disc or reddit please
<3
ah o
ok
please please please
@UncleIroh: you're being banned from the fire kingdom
im ok with that
0:22
king buumi is summoning you
0:22
*Queen
hhaha
i DMd
0:57
Happy Thanksgiving, LSD!
FascinatedStrangeDuck
1:21
You too
I'm thankful for all of you, I think that you are all so very wonderful and it has made me so happy to hear your cycles progressing.
1:29
Ditto, friend :)
I'm thankful for not receiving any Rs yet
what makes u so sure ull get any
I'm also thankful that no schools have sent me emails roasting me and my beliefs
@JoyousCeruleanHummingbird: HYS is allergic to me
I take it back I’m thankful for all of you but trout
:P
rocketman4700
3:31
are the Duke posts real?
EconomicLikeEagle
3:32
i have no idea
EconomicLikeEagle
3:33
i guess we wont know for a couple of hours when people wake up
SleepyConfusedNewfoundland
5:38
They look real
SleepyConfusedNewfoundland
5:40
All ED
cowboylikeme
6:41
They are real
cowboylikeme
6:41
At least one of them is
PresentWhisperingBarnacle
7:52
when you say "all" the duke posts, i literally only saw 1?
BigTeeth
7:56
@PresentWhisperingBarnacle: There are three
BigTeeth
7:57
On Reddit
yup just saw 3
Duke is dropping at midnight tonight
It’s their Black Friday deal, only the first 50 people on their status checker get in
@PresentWhisperingBarnacle: On Reddit
@SteadyLivelyTetra: If only that were true lmao
Happy Thanksgiving!
They’re only ED tho
I wish us RDs got some luv
@NO6300: next week, book it
I would assume no decisions today?
11:09
Most likely, no
Captainlaw
11:49
Do we think Duke is done releasing ED acceptances?
I know it’s thanksgiving and I shouldn’t be on here but…
When I register for the LSAT in January, should I email the schools where I’m above median to NOT hold my app and tell the riskier schools to hold
BigTeeth
12:15
@DontPay4LawSchool: I think the schools have a policy to hold it regardless
BigTeeth
12:16
I was told last cycle by Spivey that they don't have any incentive to review without your new score, so they don't
@BigTeeth: that’s why I have been waiting till the last second to tell any of them. That way, my file still gets somewhat reviewed
But is that a hardline policy at all schools for sure?
BigTeeth
12:20
Not sure, there are threads on Reddit about it. I didn't fully understand why they wouldn't just review if requested
just went UR3 at USC???
my first ur3. hopefully a good thing
ReverseSplitter
13:50
@blinky07: on thanksgiving?
13:52
im thinking they just checked? *shrugs*
I mean things could be submitted for processing yesterday and take a day to get through the pipes
15:18
@blinky07: where is your status checker? I never received one for USC
bearbearbear
16:24
They shouldve emailed
16:38
I had to call Case Western the otherday to get mine sent back out to me, either I never received it, or it was deleted or went to spam. it happens
yep. updated today
@ReverseSplitter: it updated today. and i got my status checker when my app went complete
it's one of the LSAC ones
17:19
yeah tose don't update with us here do they?
17:29
imagine there is a wave tmmr
17:29
i would be so hyped
Hey y'all happy turkey day
17:40
ehhhhh..... maybe.... though I wouldn't be surprised if some schools won't be back up and running until Monday.
they update on here now with the new update
Arronaxx
19:20
I’d imagine most places took Friday off; a long day of merriment followed by having to go into the office blows. But then again, duke with the thanksgiving day As surprised folks
19:56
Pretty sure we're gonna be SoL until Monday, at the earliest (but I wouldn't be surprised if schools use Monday just to get things back in order and don't wave until Tuesday)
carolineandlaw
20:15
I bet schools like ASU who are quick to send out decisions will get them out but we may not see actual waves until the end of the week, is my prediction!
Arronaxx
20:22
The cynical side of me thinks this next week is going to be an R/WL bloodbath that schools didn’t wanna release going into thanksgiving
21:13
shit you might be right
Got letter sent by FIU today, if its a rejection imma be pissed lol
a email would suffice
fullridepls
23:29
@Arronaxx: i agree. they all probably felt bad for ass
fullridepls
23:29
us*** lmao
GoodVibes
23:42
Has anyone else had a lot of updates for the UMN application without anything actually changing in the status?
morning my fellow anxiety-ridden applicants!
hope you all got lots to eat yesterday
Ameriguy99
7:52
So... did anyone else endure the whole " did you get into law school? " questions from well meaning relatives not knowing the trauma that question holds haha
I told my mother in law I sent in my apps last week and she asked if I'd gotten any responses yet LOL
I was like I could hear back tomorrow or.... in April
Ameriguy99
7:59
@CircularLinearityGame: yea... I kept getting pestered about why I didnt just go to the local law school and had to explain several times that its competitive and liveing nearby does nothing for my admissions chances. I cant just go wherever Id like
It doesn't get any better when you get acceptances. I got a bunch of unsolicited advice over which schools to pick lol
I love how supportive everyone is but our families definitely think we all have better chances than we actually do lolol
My experience last night was uncomfortable, they'd ask how it was going, I'd try to explain in a simple way, then realize they really didn't care lol. then someone would ask again, and I'd have to go through the same thing again. Oh well, always nice to see folks I've been separated form for so long.
Ameriguy99
8:43
Yea my family means well, but they don't really understand the process. My Aunt still thinks Im going to law school to become a Detective
Ameriguy99
8:44
and there are the ones that tell you which school to go to depending on their football program lol
lmao you mean my husband??
"I'd go to a Fordham basketball game!"
NoBonesDay
9:30
Missed a call from a chicago area code
NoBonesDay
9:30
So glad I looked up the Northwestern area code
Hamotron
9:49
Is the Michigan admit real?
@Hamotron: that much admit has been there since Wednesday. I think they put the date in wrong
Hamotron
10:08
Thanks!
should we expect any results today?
AnxiousSmellyJaguar
11:17
no
I’m just refreshing so i dont get fined
LowkeyHarveySpecter
11:43
Bad question but asking anyway: If there is no space in the application for a "Why X", but there is an addendum allowance, may I submit the Why X in an addendum upload? It says "addendum regarding information not already addressed in other application materials". Technically
LowkeyHarveySpecter
11:43
I would be saying something new?
Probably unless they specifically say they don't want a Why X. I doubt an unsolicited Why X would be the reason you would get rejected.
11:55
Love the survey, @crypt
well, great, now I have to be nervous about OSU As
my partner just got a recruitment call from a colleague at their children's hospital
I joked that she should use my acceptance and schools offer as a negotiation tactic.
LowkeyHarveySpecter
11:58
@fthomasiv: thank you :)
@SpentGladiator3: Hey man grats on your colorado acceptance! I'm hoping to hear from them soon. quick question, do they give scholarship info upon acceptance or not until later?
ComfortablePricklyPike
12:48
loving the new update
give a wave
cautiouslyoptimistic2
13:03
Love the additional info for each school!! Very helpful!
According to Reddit, a 1L at Vandy got her ED acceptance a year ago today (and that was Thanksgiving)… guess I’ll just be a nervous wreck refreshing my email/hoping for the same 😂
Monkeymammoth
13:19
@SpentGladiator3: why OSU? I've been waiting on them for a while now. are we expecting a wave soon?
Hamotron
13:30
I tried to show my baby nephew how to status check and he just burst into tears
I'm fairly new to LSD - what's changed for school info?
@Hamotron: if you're not crying daily are you even truly participating in this process
FascinatedStrangeDuck
13:56
Hiding my scholarship info. from people so they don't get jealous and ruin my life like they like to do
FascinatedStrangeDuck
13:56
Crying alone in the corner because only strangers will celebrate with me
Hamotron
14:11
@TroutLawyer: fair point lol
@Celloman52: Thanks!! nothing yet on financials, I've seen conflicting reports of next month or after new year on reddit. I'll update my tracker when I find out!
@Monkeymammoth: based on lat year looks like 2nd or 3rd week in December was a wave, but their Nov. wave didn't line up so who knows!
and just because my fiancé is starting to interview for jobs and she doesn't want to get too far with anyone until we have some clarity on my end. (though for the right offer for her, I'll just R&R)
@CircularLinearityGame: i added financial/employment info and budgeting to the school pages
hi lil frens
@cryptanon: awesome!
hi folks
16:39
Ayo
16:39
Off-day LSD, baby
anyone get into USD yet
FascinatedStrangeDuck
17:55
Y'all I just wrote a GPA addendum for one school and now wondering if I made a mistake not sending it to the other schools.
FascinatedStrangeDuck
17:56
Which is better? A perfect B student or a flawed B student who should have been an A student. That is the question.
pitiful-location
19:36
I wrote an addendum about a failed grade in grad school and sent it to some schools but not others
pitiful-location
19:37
I probably should have sent it to everyone, but I wanted to get apps off as soon as I finished the other key documents and didn't get around to the addendum until I had finished applying to my safeties.
FascinatedStrangeDuck
20:03
Hmmm
FascinatedStrangeDuck
20:03
So I'm not alone
20:08
༼つ ◕_◕༽つ G I V E⭐A⭐W A V E ༼つ ◕_◕༽つ
20:08
even tho it's the weekend lol
FascinatedStrangeDuck
20:08
Lol
will the automatic checker update with the dates of applications or do we ahve to manually do it
FascinatedStrangeDuck
20:17
What date?
FascinatedStrangeDuck
20:18
The full status auto refreshes
20:57
༼つ ◕_◕༽つ G I V E⭐A⭐W A V E ༼つ ◕_◕༽つ
AnxiousSmellyJaguar
21:14
yayy my last letter of reccomendation came in tonight
AnxiousSmellyJaguar
21:14
im expecting all 10 acceptances on my desk by 9 am
like the ‘received’ or ‘sent’ date
HereWeGoAgain2
22:08
@AnxiousSmellyJaguar: yay!!! Good luck!
BigTeeth
22:20
@Natcrespo: you put it in manually.
@AnxiousSmellyJaguar: wooo!! exciting
AnxiousSmellyJaguar
23:41
:)