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Choosing Where to Apply to Law School - An Admissions Officer's Guide
Research, Introspection, and Everything Else You Should Think About

Applying to the correct set of law schools will enhance your choices when it comes time to choose where to attend. My advice is that you apply to no more than nine law schools and use the following formula (feel free to modify, if needed, but make sure to keep at least one school in each category): You should apply to 3 “Safety Schools” – that is schools where based on your numeric profile and their numbers, you are likely to be admitted; 3 “Target Schools” – that is schools where based on your numeric profile and their numbers, you have a greater than 50% chance of being admitted. You should apply to 3 “Reach Schools” – that is schools where based on your numeric profile and their numbers, you are not likely to be admitted, but there remains a chance. ...

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16:41
@justanumber: did you interview on march 25th
Barbz
16:41
applied to NYU in Nov and nothing lol
pug
16:42
oh fuck gulc waitlists incoming
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@pug: March 26th
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BRB GONNA GO THROW UP lol
pug
16:42
theyre waitlisting a bunch of ppl rn
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16:42
i also have not heard back
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Holy shit
are these updates autoed or manual
pug
16:43
i have received nothing via status checker or email
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same
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GULC waitlist waive
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Just got WL *dab*
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Georgetown waves are always so huge
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How the hell are they still waitlisting people
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16:44
@55Burgers: emial?
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GOD IT KEEPS COMING
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Do we think it all drops at once?
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Lmao, they made a point of telling me that I wasn't added to their "Special Priority Waitlist"
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Yup @pug
pug
16:45
sorry to hear
7th waitlist from GULC :(
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16:48
55 burgers and macaw
smallshrike
16:48
just have decision rendered, no email yet from GULC
pug
16:48
what exact time did you get the emailk
pug
16:48
we can figure out if its trickling or not
1:41 pm PST. 7 min ago
pug
16:48
@55Burgers: what about you
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