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Non Matriculated Applicant Survey

1. From which college or university did you receive your undergraduate degree?
What year did you (will you) graduate?

2. Have you decided to attend another law school?
If yes, which school?

Please rate the following according to how influential they were in your decision-making:

  1
Determinative
2
Very Influential
3
Somewhat Influential
4
Not Influential
5
N/A
Location
Ranking
Financial aid awards
Relative cost
Personal family
considerations
Courses Offered
Class size
Other
(Please explain)

In making your decision about which law school to attend, which secondary sources of information were most helpful:

  1
Determinative
2
Very Influential
3
Somewhat Influential
4
Not Influential
5
N/A
LSAC's The Official
Guide to Law Schools
Princeton Review's Student
Advantage Guide to
the Best Law Schools
U.S. News and Work
Report Rankings
On-line chats or
message boards
Other (Please Name)


 

3. Did you visit Cornell Law School before reaching your decision not to attend?
  Yes       No

Did you visit other law schools?
  Yes       No
Which ones?  

Were you provided with a travel stipend from other schools and, if yes, how much?

4. Did you attend one of our formal Admitted Student Days?
  Yes        No

If yes, how helpful was it to your decision making process compared to similar events at other schools?
 Very Helpful        Moderately Helpful        Minimally Helpful        Not Helpful

Did you attend any of our "off-site" admitted student receptions?
  Yes        No
If yes, which one?
New York City   Washington, D.C.   San Francisco   Chicago   Boston  

If yes, how helpful was it to your decision making process compared to similar events at other schools?
  Very Helpful        Moderately Helpful        Minimally Helpful        Not Helpful

What materials did other law schools send you after you had been admitted?
  T-Shirt      Travel mug      Binder      Bags      Flash Drive      Other

Which materials were helpful in making your decision?


How could our materials be improved?

5. How helpful did you find the Cornell Law School website?
  Very Helpful        Moderately Helpful        Minimally Helpful        Not Helpful

If you had suggestions to improve the Cornell Law School's website what would they be?

6. Did you review our Admitted Student Guide Booklet?
  Yes       No

If yes, how helpful was it compared with those of other law schools?
  Very Helpful        Moderately Helpful        Minimally Helpful        Not Helpful

How could it be improved?

7. Did you apply for financial aid?
  Yes        No

Did you receive a financial aid award from Cornell?
  Yes        No

Did you receive a financial aid award from other schools?
  Yes        No

If yes, how would you characterize Cornell's award compared with those from other law schools?
  Superior to other awards        Mixed, better than some, inferior to some
  Competitive with other awards        Inferior to other awards

8. If you had suggestions to improve Cornell Law School communications what would they be?

9. Do you have any suggestions or comments regarding our admissions process?