Cambridge LLM 2019 - 2020 Applicants


I was wondering the same.

Our statuses have not even changed to "Degree Committee" yet. After that there's GAO. The wait is difficult. But at least I won't spend my weekend refreshing my email and Applicant Portal (assuming they won't send out offers / rejections) on Saturday night.


Yes, someone posted about a rejection around a week ago in this thread!

My status also hasn’t changed so far


Yes. Someone did say that but I find it hard to believe since it’s been over a week and haven’t heard of a single rejection thereafter.


Same thought here
I was wondering the same.

Our statuses have not even changed to "Degree Committee" yet. After that there's GAO. The wait is difficult. But at least I won't spend my weekend refreshing my email and Applicant Portal (assuming they won't send out offers / rejections) on Saturday night.



[quote][quote][quote]Yes, someone posted about a rejection around a week ago in this thread!

My status also hasn’t changed so far[/quote]

Yes. Someone did say that but I find it hard to believe since it’s been over a week and haven’t heard of a single rejection thereafter. [/quote]

Same thought here[/quote]
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I was wondering the same.

Our statuses have not even changed to "Degree Committee" yet. After that there's GAO. The wait is difficult. But at least I won't spend my weekend refreshing my email and Applicant Portal (assuming they won't send out offers / rejections) on Saturday night.




Yes. Someone did say that but I find it hard to believe since it’s been over a week and haven’t heard of a single rejection thereafter.


Same thought here


That won't change even after you receive the email of the offer. If the statement about the rejection of a week ago isn't true, does someone know how the rejection is notified? Is it immediately updated on the Applicant Portal?
[quote]I was wondering the same.

Our statuses have not even changed to "Degree Committee" yet. After that there's GAO. The wait is difficult. But at least I won't spend my weekend refreshing my email and Applicant Portal (assuming they won't send out offers / rejections) on Saturday night.



[quote][quote][quote]Yes, someone posted about a rejection around a week ago in this thread!

My status also hasn’t changed so far[/quote]

Yes. Someone did say that but I find it hard to believe since it’s been over a week and haven’t heard of a single rejection thereafter. [/quote]

Same thought here[/quote][/quote]

That won't change even after you receive the email of the offer. If the statement about the rejection of a week ago isn't true, does someone know how the rejection is notified? Is it immediately updated on the Applicant Portal?
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F_Cvl
According to last year's thread, rejections were typically updated on the portal before being sent by email.
According to last year's thread, rejections were typically updated on the portal before being sent by email.
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From what I gathered after reading last years thread was that any and all notifications were sent via mail to the applicants and not updated on the portal till a later stage.
From what I gathered after reading last years thread was that any and all notifications were sent via mail to the applicants and not updated on the portal till a later stage.
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rakena
hey guys, new here. Found this info on the Cambridge LLM Website:

"All Cambridge LLM application decisions will be made by 1 March 2019 for the 2019-2020 programme. However, it may take further time before you receive notification. Applicants will be notified of the decision relating to their application via their self service account by the Graduate Admissions Office. The outcome of your application will be available on your online self-service page. If your application is successful, you will also receive a formal offer notification from the GAO by email. If your application is not successful, you will learn about this decision first on your online self-service page. The GAO will also notify you by email. The Law Faculty does not contact unsuccessful applicants."
hey guys, new here. Found this info on the Cambridge LLM Website:

"All Cambridge LLM application decisions will be made by 1 March 2019 for the 2019-2020 programme. However, it may take further time before you receive notification. Applicants will be notified of the decision relating to their application via their self service account by the Graduate Admissions Office. The outcome of your application will be available on your online self-service page. If your application is successful, you will also receive a formal offer notification from the GAO by email. If your application is not successful, you will learn about this decision first on your online self-service page. The GAO will also notify you by email. The Law Faculty does not contact unsuccessful applicants."
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dc2213
My MCL application status just changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO - Awaiting approval by the Central Graduate Admissions Office"- whatever that means.

LLM application still the same: "Under review".
My MCL application status just changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO - Awaiting approval by the Central Graduate Admissions Office"- whatever that means.

LLM application still the same: "Under review".

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F_Cvl
My MCL application status just changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO - Awaiting approval by the Central Graduate Admissions Office"- whatever that means.

LLM application still the same: "Under review".



That means you went all the way to the very last step. The GAO examines the degree committee's recommendation to make an offer. I don't want to make you jump to conclusions but from what I've read, it's very likely that you'll get an offer for the MCL.
[quote]My MCL application status just changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO - Awaiting approval by the Central Graduate Admissions Office"- whatever that means.

LLM application still the same: "Under review".

[/quote]

That means you went all the way to the very last step. The GAO examines the degree committee's recommendation to make an offer. I don't want to make you jump to conclusions but from what I've read, it's very likely that you'll get an offer for the MCL.

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Naz Khan
I am wishing I applied for the MCL.

I was under the impression that you could only apply to one or the other :(

Dcampos, it is very encouraging that your application is now awaiting approval from the GAO. I agree with F_Cvl

[Edited by Naz Khan on Feb 15, 2019]

I am wishing I applied for the MCL.

I was under the impression that you could only apply to one or the other :(

Dcampos, it is very encouraging that your application is now awaiting approval from the GAO. I agree with F_Cvl
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dc2213
Oh lord, sure hope you guys are right
Oh lord, sure hope you guys are right
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rights123
Hi! Has anybody's status changed yet from "Under Review by Department"?
Hi! Has anybody's status changed yet from "Under Review by Department"?
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F_Cvl
Nope! Let's hope that we'll be done with this by the end of next week and that they won't keep us waiting until the 1st of March.
Nope! Let's hope that we'll be done with this by the end of next week and that they won't keep us waiting until the 1st of March.
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Hi! Has anybody's status changed yet from "Under Review by Department"?


Not quite!
[quote]Hi! Has anybody's status changed yet from "Under Review by Department"?[/quote]

Not quite!
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Nope! Let's hope that we'll be done with this by the end of next week and that they won't keep us waiting until the 1st of March.


Nothing yet here as well!

[Edited by resjudicata on Feb 17, 2019]

[quote]Nope! Let's hope that we'll be done with this by the end of next week and that they won't keep us waiting until the 1st of March. [/quote]

Nothing yet here as well!
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Nameless
For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all!
For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all!
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pHcare
Congratulations!

That could only mean that they're done assessing our applications and have started releasing decisions. Best of luck to us!

For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all!
Congratulations!

That could only mean that they're done assessing our applications and have started releasing decisions. Best of luck to us!

[quote]For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all![/quote]
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F_Cvl
That's great! The wait is soon over.
That's great! The wait is soon over.
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For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all!


Congratulations for the progress, all the best! May I ask when you submitted your application?
[quote]For what it is worth, my LLM application status has changed to "Awaiting approval by GAO", which probably happened on Friday (assuming they have not been working weekends). So it looks like they have started to progress some LLM applications. Best of luck to all![/quote]

Congratulations for the progress, all the best! May I ask when you submitted your application?
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Great to hear that the wait is almost over! Have any of you heard of them handing out rejections? And from past years’ practice, do we know if they send out acceptances first and then rejections, or is it the other way around?
Great to hear that the wait is almost over! Have any of you heard of them handing out rejections? And from past years’ practice, do we know if they send out acceptances first and then rejections, or is it the other way around?
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IP92
Has onyone else's status been updated? Mine is still the same. And I thought that positive result was going to come through e-mail, people said.
Has onyone else's status been updated? Mine is still the same. And I thought that positive result was going to come through e-mail, people said.
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pHcare
The movement from Department to Committee to GAO--as what Nameless reported--will NOT be updated via email. That only appears in the portal. ONLY final decisions--whether favorable or not--are communicated via email. Also, while the decision will definitely come through e-mail, nothing prevents the GAO from updating our portals at the same time.

Has onyone else's status been updated? Mine is still the same. And I thought that positive result was going to come through e-mail, people said.
The movement from Department to Committee to GAO--as what Nameless reported--will NOT be updated via email. That only appears in the portal. ONLY final decisions--whether favorable or not--are communicated via email. Also, while the decision will definitely come through e-mail, nothing prevents the GAO from updating our portals at the same time.

[quote]Has onyone else's status been updated? Mine is still the same. And I thought that positive result was going to come through e-mail, people said.[/quote]
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