URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

(BLS, URM status, non-traditional, GLBT)

What type of music do you listen to when you get into a school?

Hip Hop / Rap
35
52%
EDM
1
1%
Pop / Top 40
8
12%
R&B
1
1%
Reggaeton / Bachata / Latin Trap / Dance Hall / Soca
11
16%
Rock
3
4%
Something less lit than the options above
8
12%
 
Total votes: 67

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby Samonebby » Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:32 pm

Thanks guys! I have a 3.59 and I'm interested in a duel degree JD/MST so I'll just try to really show the admissions team how dedicated I am to studying law, religion, and it's implications for race and social justice.

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Postby saffles » Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:42 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:I just want to send some love out to those who took the December LSAT. You all will be fantastic lawyers no matter the score, and I'm glad to know y'all, if only virtually :P


Thanks. I kinda went dark because of my score (152), but the good news is it opened my eyes to some schools I wouldn’t have considered. I’m interested in Entertainment Law in LA, so I’m going to apply to Southwestern now :) Just tryna stay positive!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby jkander31 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:10 pm

I've been lurking on this thread for a file and silently watching. A philosopher once said, "real G's move in silence like lasagna." I am now ready to move like my Uncle after too many Coronas.

Submitted to most mid-October (Yale, NYU, and Stanford early December) - got a JS1 from Harvard on 11/14. Chicago Interview last week. The rest has been dead silent. I applied to T8 (UVA being the 8th) and Georgetown.

AA Male, 3.9 and mid-160's. 2 years full-time relevant W/E while attending UG. Interned on the Hill. National Champions of Collegiate Policy Debate 2016-2017.

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate. I wish you the best in this cycle.

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby PrezRand » Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:21 am

jkander31 wrote:I've been lurking on this thread for a file and silently watching. A philosopher once said, "real G's move in silence like lasagna." I am now ready to move like my Uncle after too many Coronas.

Submitted to most mid-October (Yale, NYU, and Stanford early December) - got a JS1 from Harvard on 11/14. Chicago Interview last week. The rest has been dead silent. I applied to T8 (UVA being the 8th) and Georgetown.

AA Male, 3.9 and mid-160's. 2 years full-time relevant W/E while attending UG. Interned on the Hill. National Champions of Collegiate Policy Debate 2016-2017.

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate. I wish you the best in this cycle.

I loled so hard

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Postby KENYADIGG1T » Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:27 am

jkander31 wrote:I've been lurking on this thread for a file and silently watching. A philosopher once said, "real G's move in silence like lasagna." I am now ready to move like my Uncle after too many Coronas.


You could build a Y250 off this

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby jkander31 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:47 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
jkander31 wrote:I've been lurking on this thread for a file and silently watching. A philosopher once said, "real G's move in silence like lasagna." I am now ready to move like my Uncle after too many Coronas.


You could build a Y250 off this


I already sent it in, but it wouldn't have been a bad idea haha
I got really excited when I read about your acceptance. I got my shimmy on shortly afterward

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:52 pm

jkander31 wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:
jkander31 wrote:I've been lurking on this thread for a file and silently watching. A philosopher once said, "real G's move in silence like lasagna." I am now ready to move like my Uncle after too many Coronas.


You could build a Y250 off this


I already sent it in, but it wouldn't have been a bad idea haha
I got really excited when I read about your acceptance. I got my shimmy on shortly afterward


Yo thanks bruh! Ima bring out my dougie when your acceptances roll in. Good luck, and Merry Christmas!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby AvatarMeelo » Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:09 pm

so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby principalagent » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:33 pm

AvatarMeelo wrote:so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...


First I thought the LSAT was the most frustrating part of this process, then personal statements, then waiting, but this - this takes the cake.

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby AvatarMeelo » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:35 am

principalagent wrote:
AvatarMeelo wrote:so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...


First I thought the LSAT was the most frustrating part of this process, then personal statements, then waiting, but this - this takes the cake.


FAFSA was super easy since we can now import stuff via IRS Data Retrieval Tool. But I remember seeing somewhere that some schools use CSS and I remember that being awful to fill out back in undergrad. UGHH.

Anyway, I'm gonna probs make a chart of need-based apps that can be filled out BEFORE getting accepted so I'll come back and post that stuff whenever that happens!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby RSolano » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:37 am

AvatarMeelo wrote:
principalagent wrote:
AvatarMeelo wrote:so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...


First I thought the LSAT was the most frustrating part of this process, then personal statements, then waiting, but this - this takes the cake.


FAFSA was super easy since we can now import stuff via IRS Data Retrieval Tool. But I remember seeing somewhere that some schools use CSS and I remember that being awful to fill out back in undergrad. UGHH.

Anyway, I'm gonna probs make a chart of need-based apps that can be filled out BEFORE getting accepted so I'll come back and post that stuff whenever that happens!


Thanks!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby jjdude14 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:59 am

AvatarMeelo wrote:
principalagent wrote:
AvatarMeelo wrote:so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...


First I thought the LSAT was the most frustrating part of this process, then personal statements, then waiting, but this - this takes the cake.


FAFSA was super easy since we can now import stuff via IRS Data Retrieval Tool. But I remember seeing somewhere that some schools use CSS and I remember that being awful to fill out back in undergrad. UGHH.

Anyway, I'm gonna probs make a chart of need-based apps that can be filled out BEFORE getting accepted so I'll come back and post that stuff whenever that happens!


Bless you, I need to get my need based ish together. Can anybody tell me when the earliest (t20) deadlines are?

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby alykdesire » Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:15 pm

Hi all! Checking in for the first time.Was waiting for my December LSAT results. I am submitting all applications this week! Happy to meet you all!!
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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby ceroespada » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:19 pm

Another lurker checking in! Honestly this seems to be the only place on TLS that has an ounce of perspective/sanity, so thank you for the support through this cycle.

Columbia 3.67 GPA/167 LSAT/Cuban male
1.5 years in financial prosecution/other softs are fine I think
Applied to like 9 of the T14, as well as regional NY/NJ schools, all through Thanksgiving
Into Gtown(!!), Brooklyn Law school and Seton Hall so far
Top 5 are Columbia, NYU, Duke, Mich, and Gtown (hooked on ILaw lol)

Always happy to look over essays!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby theharleyquinn » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:42 pm

also checking in after lurking because this thread always makes me smile :D

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:56 pm

AvatarMeelo wrote:so looking forward to working on need-based aid apps...


I can't wait to tell Yale just how systemically broke I am

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Postby soca_dancer » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:24 pm

Whew I just finished 9 schools need based apps and I’m stuck on my 10th because I can’t find my 2016 w-2 from college. Just why...

Need Based (not all the schools just some)

G-Town: FAFSA, CSS, Yellow Financial Aid Form, Blue Financial Form, 2016 Tax Return (parent and student), 2016 w-2 (parent and student)

Cornell: FAFSA, Cornell Scholarship App, CSS, 2016 Tax Return (parent and student)

UVA: complete FAFSA (doesn’t care about parental info)

Berkeley: Berkeley scholarship app (must be completed within 30 days of acceptance), FAFSA, other supporting documents

BU: Alumni scholarship app, FAFSA, other supporting documents


*if you come from a single parent household:

- CSS Profile: Noncustodial parent waiver form and 1-2 supporting documents (letters from clergy, psychiatrist, guidance counselor, teacher, etc)

- Some schools (Berkeley, etc): a letter from you detailing your request for the noncustodial parent waiver and 1-2 supporting documents (letters from clergy, psychiatrist, guidance counselor, teacher, etc)

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby AvatarMeelo » Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:13 pm

imma just make this big for the people in the back:

everyone go do your FAFSA asap!! it's free, (almost) every school uses it, and the IRS made it easy for you with their fun data retrieval tool

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby Prudence » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:59 pm

:idea: Is anyone applying for the SEO fellowship ? Is there a thread for this year yet?
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Postby principalagent » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:04 pm

Prudence wrote:Is anyone applying for theSEO fellowship ? Is there a thread for this year yet?


I am! Actually got an email from the director about submitting my app and that the first wave of interviews should happen in January.

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby reedm » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:21 pm

checking in! i've been lurking and was waiting for my december score to post
female / native american (enrolled w tribal ID#)
3.3 GPA
165 LSAT (may retake in Feb?)

so far ive applied/applying to 6 of the T14 but may add others in the next few days (as i come to terms with: my future > $35 report fees ... breaking the bank rn)
+ applied to washu, vandy, emory, GWU and some regional schools

i've been sending in apps this week & my LSN account is mmr77. good luck yall!!
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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby Prudence » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:22 pm

principalagent wrote:
Prudence wrote:Is anyone applying for theSEO fellowship ? Is there a thread for this year yet?


I am! Actually got an email from the director about submitting my app and that the first wave of interviews should happen in January.


I got the email too! The director seems so sweet ahh! Im excited im not alone in this. Hopefully more people are it so we can start a thread!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby reedm » Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:22 pm

Prudence wrote:
principalagent wrote:
Prudence wrote:Is anyone applying for theSEO fellowship ? Is there a thread for this year yet?


I am! Actually got an email from the director about submitting my app and that the first wave of interviews should happen in January.


I got the email too! The director seems so sweet ahh! Im excited im not alone in this. Hopefully more people are it so we can start a thread!


i'm planning on applying!

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby Applepie5alamode » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:38 pm

Just wanted to share I’m very happy with my cycle so far as an AA male , 4/4 with duke, wustl, usc and UCLA

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Re: URM 2017-2018 Cycle Thread

Postby Aspire » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:51 pm

Applepie5alamode wrote:Just wanted to share I’m very happy with my cycle so far as an AA male , 4/4 with duke, wustl, usc and UCLA


Stats?



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