So you’ve been waitlisted. You’re probably in good company, with a 21% spike in law school applications this year. But what does this all mean?
Is “on the waitlist” a nice way of saying no, or a strong maybe? And how’s a prospective law student supposed to plan for the next three years of their life, if law schools string them along for months without a firm answer? Branden & Jelena answer your burning questions about this fraught stage of the application process.
Listen and learn . . .
- Why you were waitlisted, and what does "waitlisted" mean, anyway?
- When to send (or not send) letters of continued interest
- How long you can expect to spend on the waitlist
- Whether waitlisting means you’re out of luck for scholarships
- How ranked lists and priority lists affect your likelihood of admission
- Why schools use waitlists
- How to cope emotionally with the hot-and-cold struggle of a summer on the waitlist
- Which The Legal Level host is a waitlist success story (it’s still Branden)
Links and Further Resource from this Episode:
LSAC Final-Ish Current Volume Summary: https://report.lsac.org/VolumeSummary.aspx
The National Jurist’s Guide to Surviving Waitlists: https://bit.ly/2OpTaah
Two Deans Speak About Why They Waitlist Students: https://bit.ly/3fKRa7O
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