Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:26 pm

psach44 wrote:
gbreezy wrote:Sent journal update in early july and confirmed my dean's appraisal was received. Still waiting.

-T25, top 15%, Law Review (completed June 20).



Another day, more crickets- Who's withdrawing? I fear that the OCI is basically dead..

Not withdrawing, but at this point I'm just like ugh, ding me so that I can move on!

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby psach44 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
psach44 wrote:
gbreezy wrote:Sent journal update in early july and confirmed my dean's appraisal was received. Still waiting.

-T25, top 15%, Law Review (completed June 20).



Another day, more crickets- Who's withdrawing? I fear that the OCI is basically dead..

Not withdrawing, but at this point I'm just like ugh, ding me so that I can move on!


I don't think it means youre dinged. There hasn't even been a wave of admits. Not sure what's going on there. It's been a few here and there. But their EIW is basically closed now for transfers, so what's the point?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:40 pm

Can any admits from this cycle chime in with what they've heard about EIP?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:00 pm

EIP isn't closed. I just called Peter recently and he assured me that they would make every effort to accommodate transfers.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby LS-boundNYC » Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:07 pm

Good ol' Peter pulls through again, assuaging our fears and doubts.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:EIP isn't closed. I just called Peter recently and he assured me that they would make every effort to accommodate transfers.


Not particularly reassuring. I can make every effort for something that doesn't work out.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby gbreezy » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:16 pm

If transfers have to pay $85 to even take a shot, there should be some standard courtesy on behalf of admissions. Delayed status updates and lost documents are unacceptable. Not to mention many of us will probably never hear anything as we begin the next semester at our current institutions.

I understand it's a function of how little they need us and how much we would like to join them, but it's still kind of crappy.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:39 pm

Dat supply/demand analysis brother.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby psach44 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Dat supply/demand analysis brother.


Nah. Disagree. This is not economics. First off, if you want to go that way- the $85 is a fee for a service. That service is being rendered a decision.

Second, it's not about that. It's just about being fair and respectful to people's schedules. Every other school has made major movements each day. Kids have either OCI issues, deposit issues or apartment issues.

Could have been more sensitive to that.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby shannonleigh921 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:05 pm

I just called admissions again because I am starting to get very frustrated with the whole process. I know it is a great school and this is kind of the price we pay, but it really is ridiculous. The guy in admissions literally gave me NO information beyond that they "hope to have decisions made by the 2nd week of August." I asked all about OCI and if the deadline for bidding etc was the same for continuing students as for transfers, and he wouldn't even disclose that information. He just said "if you are admitted then career services will reach out to you." I know we are supposed be flexible, but this is just crazy. :shock:

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Transfer13 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:17 pm

FRUSTRATED POST!

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lawdude1251 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:22 pm

shannonleigh921 wrote:I just called admissions again because I am starting to get very frustrated with the whole process. I know it is a great school and this is kind of the price we pay, but it really is ridiculous. The guy in admissions literally gave me NO information beyond that they "hope to have decisions made by the 2nd week of August." I asked all about OCI and if the deadline for bidding etc was the same for continuing students as for transfers, and he wouldn't even disclose that information. He just said "if you are admitted then career services will reach out to you." I know we are supposed be flexible, but this is just crazy. :shock:


Maybe if everyone keeps calling and they get annoyed enough... it will motivate them to let us know! Or at least let the dings know because I mean think about it... 200-300 applications and like 40 spots means there are a good 80% of us waiting for the ding

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Transfer13 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:58 pm

WILD SPECULATION!

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby ism3232 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:43 pm

I know today is a deposit deadline for some admits so let's hope for some movement over the next few days.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby psach44 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:20 am

So I'm down to organize a mass rally outside their offices....Anyone?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:21 am

OH MY GOD YOU GUYS I JUST... would like a decision. Thanks.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:32 pm

Status checker FINALLY shows complete - even though the transcript box isn't checked - though all my docs have been there for almost two weeks.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby psach44 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:52 pm

Did anyone reach out today?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Transfer13 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:19 pm

psach44 wrote:Did anyone reach out today?


Nope. I'm just going to try not to think about it.

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:44 am

NOTHING?!

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Transfer13 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:53 pm

Decision letter sent wed. I'm assuming ding. Later folks!

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby UnfrozenCaveman » Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:58 pm

Transfer13 wrote:Decision letter sent wed. I'm assuming ding. Later folks!


Did they tell you this over the phone?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:00 pm

UnfrozenCaveman wrote:
Transfer13 wrote:Decision letter sent wed. I'm assuming ding. Later folks!


Did they tell you this over the phone?

(Peter starts getting inundated with phone calls from anxious applicants)

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:16 pm

Transfer13 wrote:Decision letter sent wed. I'm assuming ding. Later folks!


Was/is your status checker updated?

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Re: Columbia Waiting Thread 2013

Postby Transfer13 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:45 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:
Transfer13 wrote:Decision letter sent wed. I'm assuming ding. Later folks!


Was/is your status checker updated?


Idk. On a road trip so I don't feel like checking. Just called this morning and Peter said it was sent out Wednesday. He also says their policy is to send all decisions by mail but I know it's a ding. GL all.




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