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PirateBones
Class of 2027
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Double Major, History and Government
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Worked in DOJ, published in articles, lots of public service type stuff
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5-9 years
Federal service, Development Research, COVID work, etc.
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2023-2024
Result App type FW Resident Schol... Sent Sent raw Received Received raw Complete Complete raw UR UR raw UR2 UR2 raw II II raw Decision Decision raw
4 Duke University Accepted, At... RDregular decision $135,000 Nov 30 2023-11-30 Mar 20 2024-03-20
4 Harvard University Rejected RDregular decision Nov 03 2023-11-03 Nov 07 2023-11-07 Feb 13 2024-02-13
9 New York University Accepted, Wi... RDregular decision Dec 06 2023-12-06 Apr 15 2024-04-15
9 Northwestern University Accepted, Wi... RDregular decision $60,000 Dec 22 2023-12-22 Dec 24 2023-12-24 Dec 24 2023-12-24 Dec 26 2023-12-26 Feb 22 2024-02-22
1 Stanford University Rejected RDregular decision Nov 15 2023-11-15 Nov 17 2023-11-17 Apr 23 2024-04-23
12 UCBerkeley WL, Withdrawn RDregular decision Oct 23 2023-10-23 Oct 26 2023-10-26 Nov 06 2023-11-06 Mar 08 2024-03-08
3 UChicago WL, Accepted... RDregular decision $30,000 Oct 20 2023-10-20 Oct 21 2023-10-21 Dec 08 2023-12-08 Mar 20 2024-03-20
9 UMichigan Accepted, Wi... RDregular decision $165,000 Nov 05 2023-11-05 Nov 06 2023-11-06 Jan 24 2024-01-24
4 UPennsylvania Waitlisted RDregular decision Oct 16 2023-10-16 Oct 18 2023-10-18 Jan 30 2024-01-30
4 UVirginia Accepted, Wi... RDregular decision $75,000 Oct 29 2023-10-29 Oct 30 2023-10-30 Oct 31 2023-10-31 Jan 26 2024-01-26 Jan 31 2024-01-31
16 Washington Universit... Accepted, Wi... RDregular decision $210,000 Oct 05 2023-10-05 Oct 09 2023-10-09 Oct 20 2023-10-20 Dec 08 2023-12-08
1 Yale University Waitlisted Unknown Nov 19 2023-11-19 Dec 01 2023-12-01 Mar 28 2024-03-28

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for gulc, it seems that most of the people admitted off the wl have either a high gpa or high lsat
i haven't seem them admit people w/ "normal" stats
9:22
Did you guys know what area of law you wanted to practice in when you are applying? I am looking to start Law school in 2025 but I am having trouble deciding what area to focus on.
manifestmoreadmissions
9:43
adding to what @menherachan said it looks like most of the people actually reporting it are reverse splitters specifically but who knows if thats representative of the actual body of people let off the waitlist yesterday
[] ararara
9:47
@Silver: good morning! Hope you watched the sun come up! Realistically the most important three things in admissions are our grades/test score/softs so I wouldn’t overthink the rest too much! I personally have a real calling to pursue law but don’t think the adcomms really need a tearjerking story to compel them to admit us! They want to see that we can handle law school imo.
GhoulsandMagnets
12:34
@Silver: You don't have to completely decide what area of law you'd like to practice prior to attending. You can learn what areas you enjoy while attending. It would be a good idea to research certain areas and talk to attorneys that practice to get a rough idea on what it's like.
When law school folks and legal professionals, etc. refer to "public interest" jobs or sometimes to "public interest or service" jobs, I take it the job of being a judge is not included in this category, right? And this even though some government jobs would be included, for instance being a prosecutor or a public defender.
I find that a bit odd, so I feel like I may be misunderstanding.
Can someone help me figure out what soft tier I'd fall under? I am director level in my job, and come from disadvantaged status. does that make me tier 3 or 2?
KnowledgeableRitzyWasp
13:46
disadvantaged might be tier 3 if you’re lucky. but that will be really solid in the work experience category. work experience is one of the strongest factors for law school acceptance
Zenaida-Macroura
14:24
Are weekend admissions decision common or is that just when people choose to update their statuses loool?
Zenaida-Macroura
15:36
@BankruptcyAndRestructuringLawIsCool: SIGH..
manifestmoreadmissions
21:08
is anyone thinking of heavily utilizing an ipad during school? people keep bringing it up when i think about supplies and stuff but im curious about what y'all think too
KnowledgeableRitzyWasp
21:19
i didnt like ipads in undergrad, but a lot of the really competent people would swear by them
manifestmoreadmissions
21:19
i wish i were competent so bad
manifestmoreadmissions
21:20
but that makes sense ty
KnowledgeableRitzyWasp
21:23
lmao me2
KnowledgeableRitzyWasp
21:24
let me know if you figure out how to be competent i would like tips
Hi! I’m a rising 3L at GULC who transferred and is in big law now. Does anyone have any questions lol
22:53
can you put a good word in for me with adcommns?
@georgiapeach88: Where did you transfer from? And why did you transfer?
Oh, I see from your profile: Maryland. Still, why did you transfer?
[] ararara
23:38
Caught the most epic sunset haha I was so high up my ears still haven’t popped
[] ararara
23:38
@georgiapeach88: I actually remember you from some of the first times I was on this site
Just out of curiosity: Do we think it's fair to say that the percentage of users of those site who continue to use it after their 1L starts, for those users who actually went or go to law school, is <1%?
manifestmoreadmissions
11:44
@georgiapeach88: not sure if you're still there but im also curious bout why you transferred, especially since your application says you were eventually admitted to GULC off the waitlist?
BelligerentMagicalWarthog
13:35
do we think GULC is done
KnowledgeableRitzyWasp
17:45
@BelligerentMagicalWarthog: last year they were accepting people off the waitlist from mid june up to a few days before classes start. so just off that and vibes I don't think they're done
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