Rejection from Stanford and admission from Harvard


Sylvester

Is this possible?
Is there any case like this?

Is this possible?
Is there any case like this?
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nriattorne...

it is not something very uncommon. there are many situations where one finds rejected for a lower level and still selected for the higher. The competition and selection method of two schools is likely to be different.

it is not something very uncommon. there are many situations where one finds rejected for a lower level and still selected for the higher. The competition and selection method of two schools is likely to be different.
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Hope you are right!

Hope you are right!
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Sylvester

Thank you!

Thank you!
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jasonjb

This absolutely makes sense.

Stanford accepts 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts many more. Simple maths which has nothing to do with the ranking of the school. If it were based on rankings, NYU wouldn't accept 40-50 per cent of applicants.

Cheers
Jasonjb

This absolutely makes sense.

Stanford accepts 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts many more. Simple maths which has nothing to do with the ranking of the school. If it were based on rankings, NYU wouldn't accept 40-50 per cent of applicants.

Cheers
Jasonjb
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Gloss

Stanford has been better ranked than Harvard much more often than the opposite. The schools are now tied, but look at a 10 year ranking. Stanford accepts less than 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts 150. Its is much more common to find Harvard students rejected by Stanford than the opposite. I understand Harvard is more famous outside the US, because of movies and etc. Harvard is an awesome school. But Stanford and Yale are smaller law schools with a very small rate of admissions.

Stanford has been better ranked than Harvard much more often than the opposite. The schools are now tied, but look at a 10 year ranking. Stanford accepts less than 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts 150. Its is much more common to find Harvard students rejected by Stanford than the opposite. I understand Harvard is more famous outside the US, because of movies and etc. Harvard is an awesome school. But Stanford and Yale are smaller law schools with a very small rate of admissions.
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Doorman

I already saw both cases, Rejection from Stanford and admission from Harvard, as well as the opposite.

Notwithstanding the difference of accepted candidates, they have different focus as well. Stanford is looking for experience lawyers while Harvard has a small bite of everything.

I already saw both cases, Rejection from Stanford and admission from Harvard, as well as the opposite.

Notwithstanding the difference of accepted candidates, they have different focus as well. Stanford is looking for experience lawyers while Harvard has a small bite of everything.
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REM

Stanford has been better ranked than Harvard much more often than the opposite. The schools are now tied, but look at a 10 year ranking. Stanford accepts less than 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts 150. Its is much more common to find Harvard students rejected by Stanford than the opposite. I understand Harvard is more famous outside the US, because of movies and etc. Harvard is an awesome school. But Stanford and Yale are smaller law schools with a very small rate of admissions.


I completely agree with Gloss.

In addition to the size of SLS and Yale programs, it has to be considered also that usually the best applicant are the ones that apply to those law schools, so, the lucky ones that are accepted usually would get accepted at other top law school (HLS, CLS) as well.

In sum, I believe that is more difficult to be accepted at Yale and Stanford than in Harvard, thus, it make me sense that SLS rejects someone that has been accepted at HLS.

<blockquote>Stanford has been better ranked than Harvard much more often than the opposite. The schools are now tied, but look at a 10 year ranking. Stanford accepts less than 30 LLMs, while Harvard accepts 150. Its is much more common to find Harvard students rejected by Stanford than the opposite. I understand Harvard is more famous outside the US, because of movies and etc. Harvard is an awesome school. But Stanford and Yale are smaller law schools with a very small rate of admissions.</blockquote>

I completely agree with Gloss.

In addition to the size of SLS and Yale programs, it has to be considered also that usually the best applicant are the ones that apply to those law schools, so, the lucky ones that are accepted usually would get accepted at other top law school (HLS, CLS) as well.

In sum, I believe that is more difficult to be accepted at Yale and Stanford than in Harvard, thus, it make me sense that SLS rejects someone that has been accepted at HLS.
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