Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby celticsfan » Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:49 am

Current 1L at BC, feel free to PM me with any questions. Best of luck everyone!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:43 pm

Been UR for like 2 weeks so I’m hoping we get a wave today

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby Eleven » Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:54 pm

Email today saying I was under review and qualified for priority track and would hear back in 10 days or less. I can imagine they are working through the holiday, so idk if that 10 calendar days or what.

Applied 12/12

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby monsterc_ » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:01 pm

my status checker just changed to decision rendered. UR as of 12/4. Hoping the wait for the email isnt too long....

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby dasseeker » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:04 pm

Decision rendered on status checker! So freaking nervous!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby magic » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:08 pm

Decision rendered as well! :shock:

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby dasseeker » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:15 pm

IM IN! so happy! This is my top choice! No scholarship info though, when is that given?

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby magic » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:21 pm

dasseeker wrote:IM IN! so happy! This is my top choice! No scholarship info though, when is that given?


Congratulations!! In as well! They'll start releasing scholarship awards mid-February :)

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby monsterc_ » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:22 pm

Also in!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:40 pm

I swear to god if I have to wait until after the holidays...

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby HankScorpion » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:11 pm

In as well! I'm so relieved/happy, BC was in my top 3 to start this whole process.

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby littlewing67 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:19 pm

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:37 pm

WL despite being like 3/4 points above their 75th LSAT. Anyone know when they start taking people off the waitlist?

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby wolfonlawstreet » Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:41 pm

CADM1UM wrote:WL despite being like 3/4 points above their 75th LSAT. Anyone know when they start taking people off the waitlist?


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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby sabraph » Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:11 pm

In via email!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby sabraph » Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:12 pm

littlewing67 wrote:Went UR 12/15. Did anyone who went UR last week hear back today? When should I expect my decision???


I went UR 12/7 and heard today if that helps! Holidays might add a few days to that!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby jstanhope14 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:31 pm

In today after UR 12/8. 163 / 3.66

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:34 pm

Anyone know the soonest they start taking people off the waitlist? Really frustrated over what I thought would be an acceptance and hope I don’t have to wait months and months and months for a definitive decision.


Also should LOCI’s be sent soon after getting waitlisted or later in the cycle?

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby ATXStudent » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:38 pm

I was waitlisted as well, with both LSAT and GPA way above the 75th. I'm assuming its YP.

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:41 pm

ATXStudent wrote:I was waitlisted as well, with both LSAT and GPA way above the 75th. I'm assuming its YP.



I was several points above 75th LSAT but below 25th GPA so I don’t know if it’s YP.

Would they YP a 167 that’s below 25th GPA do you think?

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby ATXStudent » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:46 pm

CADM1UM wrote:
ATXStudent wrote:I was waitlisted as well, with both LSAT and GPA way above the 75th. I'm assuming its YP.



I was several points above 75th LSAT but below 25th GPA so I don’t know if it’s YP.

Would they YP a 167 that’s below 25th GPA do you think?



Disclaimer, I am just a current applicant. But it probably depends on how much below their 25th GPA. If we are talking around a 2.0, I could see based on LSN how they waitlisted (just off the trends, again I'm no expert or would claim to be). But if you are around a 3.2-3.3 then I would argue YP.

Based on last year, I knew someone who wrote a LOCI for BC, and got off in January. Numbers were above both 75th percentiles. I also just texted that individual and she said that she sent in her LOCI a day after getting waitlisted. Hopefully, that helps!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby CADM1UM » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:49 pm

ATXStudent wrote:
CADM1UM wrote:
ATXStudent wrote:I was waitlisted as well, with both LSAT and GPA way above the 75th. I'm assuming its YP.



I was several points above 75th LSAT but below 25th GPA so I don’t know if it’s YP.

Would they YP a 167 that’s below 25th GPA do you think?



Disclaimer, I am just a current applicant. But it probably depends on how much below their 25th GPA. If we are talking around a 2.0, I could see based on LSN how they waitlisted (just off the trends, again I'm no expert or would claim to be). But if you are around a 3.2-3.3 then I would argue YP.

Based on last year, I knew someone who wrote a LOCI for BC, and got off in January. Numbers were above both 75th percentiles. I also just texted that individual and she said that she sent in her LOCI a day after getting waitlisted. Hopefully, that helps!


Thanks! Yeah I’m between 3.2-3.3 so I’m hoping you’re right. Gonna try and make my LOCI good and send it in the next few days and then also I’m visiting within the next few weeks so hopefully I can hear relatively soon

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby ATXStudent » Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:54 pm

CADM1UM wrote:
ATXStudent wrote:
CADM1UM wrote:
ATXStudent wrote:I was waitlisted as well, with both LSAT and GPA way above the 75th. I'm assuming its YP.



I was several points above 75th LSAT but below 25th GPA so I don’t know if it’s YP.

Would they YP a 167 that’s below 25th GPA do you think?



Disclaimer, I am just a current applicant. But it probably depends on how much below their 25th GPA. If we are talking around a 2.0, I could see based on LSN how they waitlisted (just off the trends, again I'm no expert or would claim to be). But if you are around a 3.2-3.3 then I would argue YP.

Based on last year, I knew someone who wrote a LOCI for BC, and got off in January. Numbers were above both 75th percentiles. I also just texted that individual and she said that she sent in her LOCI a day after getting waitlisted. Hopefully, that helps!


Thanks! Yeah I’m between 3.2-3.3 so I’m hoping you’re right. Gonna try and make my LOCI good and send it in the next few days and then also I’m visiting within the next few weeks so hopefully I can hear relatively soon



Seems like a solid strategy, especially with the visit! Best of luck and I am sure you'll get off the waitlist!

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby legallyblonde2021 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:53 am

In yesterday via email! Went UR 12/8

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Re: Boston College c/o 2021 Applicants (2017 - 2018)

Postby Piggy11 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:37 pm

Congratulations to all who received their acceptances yesterday - a nice way to start the holidays!



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