Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

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If accepted, how likely are you to attend?

Are you kidding? It's my first choice. Consider my seat deposit sent.
44
15%
It's high on my list but it's not THE school I'm waiting to hear back from.
76
26%
It's high on my list, but I can probably be swayed by more money from another school.
75
26%
Meh... I applied because it's a T14 - we'll see how my cycle goes.
59
20%
Really just plan on using it for scholarship negotiation purposes.
24
8%
Still feel really unsure. I'll probably visit or go to ASW to get a better feel for the school/location.
16
5%
 
Total votes: 294

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brinicolec
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Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby brinicolec » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:22 pm

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Admissions Office - JD
South Hall, Suite 2200
701 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091
Telephone: 734.764.0537
Fax: 734.647.3218
Email: law.jd.admissions@umich.edu
Admissions Office Twitter: @UMichLawAdmit
School Twitter: @UMichLaw

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Application status: OPENED SEPTEMBER 1

Helpful links:
Application Checklist
Early Decision
Summer Start
General FAQ
Waitlist FAQ
Status Checker
M Law Admissions Office on Twitter
UMich Law viewbook
Dean's blog
Michigan students taking questions thread


Old applicant threads:
C/o 2019 Applicants thread
C/o 2018 Applicants thread
C/o 2017 Applicants thread

Application time table

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Class of 2019 profile:
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As compared to 2018 profile:
Applications +716
Enrolled +38
Males +4%
Females -4%
Median GPA +.02
Median LSAT no change
Mean age -.5


2016-17 Costs *clickable*:
In-State Tuition/Fees: ~ $54,913
Out-of-State Tuition/Fees: ~ $57,913
Living Expenses: $19,010
IS Total: $73,923
OOS Total: $76,923

First acceptances:
November 1st ('13/'14 cycle) / October 31st ('14/'15 cycle) / November 3rd ('15/'16 cycle)

2015-2016 Cycle via LSN *clickable*:
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Important dates:
Early decision deadline: Nov. 15 -- get decision no later than Dec. 15
App deadline: Feb. 15
Summer start orientation: May 30
Fall orientation: Aug. 28

Do I have a fee waiver? Steps to find out...:
1. Log in to LSAC
2. Go to UMich application
3. Select submit online and continue to next page
4. If you see this... Image
WOOT WOOT! You have a fee waiver!

UMich Admissions Results '16-'17 spreadsheet


Threads for accepted/attending folks:
Class of 2020 thread
Summer Start Class of 2020 thread
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby proteinshake » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:25 pm

checking in! was WL last cycle.

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TexasENG
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby TexasENG » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:29 pm

Woo. Been waiting for this one. Checking in! Probably starting my supplemental essays for here tonight

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby Baby Gaga » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:06 pm

Checking in! I just finished my Why Michigan essay. Now just waiting on some LoRs.

I'm mostly interested in Michigan because of this summer start idea

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby dietcoke1 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:10 pm

checking in, also wait listed last year

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby RamTitan » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:10 pm

I'm definitely applying to Michigan, and it's in my top 5. Applying after I get my retake back

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby ponderingmeerkat » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:33 pm

Woooo! Thanks for posting his up OP. Been waiting for this one for a while. Definitely a top 5 choice for me.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby Mikey » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:05 pm

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby rationalhound » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:47 pm

Checking in. Michigan is one of my top choices, if for no other reason than I always wanted to go to hogwarts.

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TexasENG
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby TexasENG » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:19 pm

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby Mint-Berry_Crunch » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:35 pm

probs floating an app

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rationalhound
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby rationalhound » Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:53 pm

TexasENG wrote:
I like it, reminds me of my undergrad.


Pittsburgh huh? Tisk tisk. :P

Seriously though that's beautiful.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby mathaddict » Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:03 pm

Checking in. Wrote Why Michigan.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby curry1 » Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:13 pm

I was able to pay the fee and submit. Anyone else?

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RamTitan
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby RamTitan » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:30 pm

I keep getting "session errors" whenever I open up the application :?

It says it's because I have another browser with an application open, which I do not....

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby proteinshake » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:36 pm

RamTitan wrote:I keep getting "session errors" whenever I open up the application :?

It says it's because I have another browser with an application open, which I do not....

same here. just gotta close the browser and open it back up -- usually works for me but sometimes it doesn't, where I'll just continue it later.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby mathaddict » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:07 pm

proteinshake wrote:
RamTitan wrote:I keep getting "session errors" whenever I open up the application :?

It says it's because I have another browser with an application open, which I do not....

same here. just gotta close the browser and open it back up -- usually works for me but sometimes it doesn't, where I'll just continue it later.


Third on this. It always works for me to quit Safari altogether and reopen the application. Annoying as can be, but gotta do what you gotta do.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby PrezRand » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:34 pm

Considering applying. Not sure if it would be wise.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby brinicolec » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:46 pm

PrezRand wrote:Considering applying. Not sure if it would be wise.


What's stopping you?/Have you checked to see if your fee was waived?

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby PrezRand » Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:35 pm

brinicolec wrote:
PrezRand wrote:Considering applying. Not sure if it would be wise.


What's stopping you?/Have you checked to see if your fee was waived?

Havent started requesting fee waivers yet. I was just skeptical about applying because I don't know how well Michigan could place me back in TX.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby RamTitan » Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:42 pm

What's the advantage of summer term? Do you graduate early/meet more hotties or something?

Edit - sounds nice....I guess I'd be good with either a fall or summer start
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby theothercat » Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:52 pm

Applying because of fee waiver and maybe scholarship leverage. Not moving to Michigan, though. :(

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brinicolec
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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby brinicolec » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:02 pm

RamTitan wrote:What's the advantage of summer term? Do you graduate early/meet more hotties or something?

Edit - sounds nice....I guess I'd be good with either a fall or summer start


Opportunity to graduate in December. Also, idk if you've peeked @ the app yet but you have the option to select either term and can even tell them which term you'd prefer if you select both.

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby brinicolec » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:03 pm

PrezRand wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
PrezRand wrote:Considering applying. Not sure if it would be wise.


What's stopping you?/Have you checked to see if your fee was waived?

Havent started requesting fee waivers yet. I was just skeptical about applying because I don't know how well Michigan could place me back in TX.


Check to see if your fee is waived on LSAC before requesting a fee waiver. A lot of people on here seem to be getting Michigan waivers. The bottom of the first post tells you how to check (you don't have to complete the app first).

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Re: Michigan c/o 2020 applicants (2016-17)

Postby zeglo » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:55 pm

I got a hidden waiver. Checking in. My application is ready, but I may wait to officially transmit it until September 1.




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