Questions about Dean's Certification forms

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Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby freestallion » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:16 pm

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby Xifeng » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:19 pm

Is it an issue you're 100% sure you'll need a form for? Either way, you could send the schools an email asking if it is and where you can find the form, because not all schools have them (and just want you to send a report from your ugrad).

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby Samara » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:25 pm

I'm in the same boat. However, in the T14 apps I looked at, the only school requiring a dean's certification was Cornell. All schools required an addendum.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby freestallion » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:27 pm

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby Samara » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:30 pm

freestallion wrote:
Samara wrote:I'm in the same boat. However, in the T14 apps I looked at, the only school requiring a dean's certification was Cornell. All schools required an addendum.


Thanks. I saw in NYU's last years application, they require a statement from the university so I assumed this was a dean's certification.

I think I'll just email ALL the admissions offices and confirm to make sure. It will be a pain but I guess worth it.

Ah, I didn't look at NYU's since I'm not applying there. I checked Chicago, Michigan, Penn, Virginia, Northwestern, Cornell, Georgetown, Illinois, WUSTL, Notre Dame, George Washington, Minnesota.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:45 pm

No, NYU does not require a dean's certification.....

Yale had a dean's certification last year, but it looks like they're dropping the requirement and requiring it for only admitted students.

Stanford still requires it.

And for YS, they were separate forms, yes.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby freestallion » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:51 pm

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:56 pm

You can just email the NYU office of admissions and ask.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby freestallion » Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:01 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:You can just email the NYU office of admissions and ask.


Yeah. I'm emailing all the admissions offices other than Y+S to find out. Thanks.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby cinephile » Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:51 pm

You can also find these forms sometimes on the website and download them (assuming the school accepts non-LSAC processed applications).

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby freestallion » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:15 pm

cinephile wrote:You can also find these forms sometimes on the website and download them (assuming the school accepts non-LSAC processed applications).

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby loblaw » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:21 pm

A number of schools will ask for them after admission, not as part of the initial package.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby acrossthelake » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:41 pm

Stanford, Columbia, NYU, and Duke wanted them last year. For the last three, it doesn't necessarily have to be a form--just an explanation of what occurred. Stanford's form is on its website. Dunno about Yale.

Harvard, UChicago, Berkeley, UVa, and Georgetown didn't last year.

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Re: Questions about Dean's Certification forms

Postby dkt4 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:50 pm

e-mail the schools you're applying to. i just had someone in the dean's office write a note about my disciplinary record (which my UG actually expunged upon graduation, so there was nothing for them to actually report).

Y and S have the dean statement forms that you need to fill out regardless of whether you had a disciplinary issue or not (though Y moved it to after admission i guess). most schools don't have a specific form in the T14, although I didn't apply to all of them so I can't speak on a few.




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