Columbia 2011!

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r6_philly
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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby r6_philly » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:28 pm

arkansawyer wrote:
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ahduth wrote:

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This is depressing


Don't be, I like the people on this list.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby dabbadon8 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:30 pm

Doesn't look great for us non-holds. On LSN looks like a big wave of WL/Dings in the second week of february. Only an occasional acceptance here or there.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby 4102011 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:31 pm

For the non-holds:

Form:

--LinkRemoved--

Spreadsheet:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key ... y=COCx7rcG

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby bistduverrueckt » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:32 pm

dabbadon8 wrote:Doesn't look great for us non-holds. On LSN looks like a big wave of WL/Dings in the second week of february. Only an occasional acceptance here or there.



Don't say that! There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to this yet so maybe the pattern will be different from last year?

Please Columbia? I REALLY REALLY REALLY want a VCE.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby akikaze » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:34 pm

bistduverrueckt wrote:
dabbadon8 wrote:Doesn't look great for us non-holds. On LSN looks like a big wave of WL/Dings in the second week of february. Only an occasional acceptance here or there.



Don't say that! There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to this yet so maybe the pattern will be different from last year?

Please Columbia? I REALLY REALLY REALLY want a VCE.


I mean, I wouldn't put too much confidence into comparing this year's calendar versus last year's, particularly since December LSAT results came out very very late this cycle. Columbia may very well be generally displeased with the kind of applicants it's getting, and taking a closer look at what were (last year) borderline candidates. Who knows? But in both pools there are clearly auto-admit candidates (based on stats). But the non-hold pool may be receiving both acceptance and rejection letters this week by snail mail. (I don't think we have any reported emailed rejections so far.)

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:36 pm

Either that or, as was mentioned before, there will be an anti-climactic moment when the holds start pouring in again at 8am... :x

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby r6_philly » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:37 pm

dabbadon8 wrote:Doesn't look great for us non-holds. On LSN looks like a big wave of WL/Dings in the second week of february. Only an occasional acceptance here or there.



The numbers of the non-holds people are not all WL/reject numbers...

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:38 pm

dulcatis wrote:
For the non-holds:

Form:

--LinkRemoved--

Spreadsheet:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key ... y=COCx7rcG


Please sir, could I have some more...sorting by index? Not that it changes anything.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby alphamoose » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:38 pm

Am I wrong for thinking it's not necessarily good or bad to be in either group?

The Forgotten: a mix of dings, WLs and acceptances are coming soon
Held: same mix as above... just later

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby bdubs » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:38 pm

akikaze wrote:
bistduverrueckt wrote:
dabbadon8 wrote:Doesn't look great for us non-holds. On LSN looks like a big wave of WL/Dings in the second week of february. Only an occasional acceptance here or there.



Don't say that! There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to this yet so maybe the pattern will be different from last year?

Please Columbia? I REALLY REALLY REALLY want a VCE.


I mean, I wouldn't put too much confidence into comparing this year's calendar versus last year's, particularly since December LSAT results came out very very late this cycle. Columbia may very well be generally displeased with the kind of applicants it's getting, and taking a closer look at what were (last year) borderline candidates. Who knows? But in both pools there are clearly auto-admit candidates (based on stats). But the non-hold pool may be receiving both acceptance and rejection letters this week by snail mail. (I don't think we have any reported emailed rejections so far.)


We know that as of early December there were ~200 fewer 170+ applicants in the pool and December test takers were down 16.5%. This means that unless there was stronger 170+ yield from December, the total number of 170+ applicants in the pool is down a fairly significant amount.

No one really knows what that means, but it seems to have schools slowing down their decision processes.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby bistduverrueckt » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:39 pm

r6_philly wrote:
The numbers of the non-holds people are not all WL/reject numbers...


+1 I like the way you think philly

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:39 pm

alphamoose wrote:Am I wrong for thinking it's not necessarily good or bad to be in either group?

The Forgotten: a mix of dings, WLs and acceptances are coming soon
Held: same mix as above... just later


Hah, TITCR.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby 4102011 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:39 pm

mel2010 wrote:
dulcatis wrote:
For the non-holds:

Form:

--LinkRemoved--

Spreadsheet:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key ... y=COCx7rcG


Please sir, could I have some more...sorting by index? Not that it changes anything.


Sorted, but not everyone provided that info. If someone wants to post the formula again I can put it in there if it's not too complicated.

Curry

Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby Curry » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:40 pm

dulcatis wrote:
mel2010 wrote:
dulcatis wrote:
For the non-holds:

Form:

--LinkRemoved--

Spreadsheet:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key ... y=COCx7rcG


Please sir, could I have some more...sorting by index? Not that it changes anything.


Sorted, but not everyone provided that info. If someone wants to post the formula again I can put it in there if it's not too complicated.


Your spreadsheet skills impress me, dulc.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby akikaze » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:41 pm

bdubs wrote:We know that as of early December there were ~200 fewer 170+ applicants in the pool and December test takers were down 16.5%. This means that unless there was stronger 170+ yield from December, the total number of 170+ applicants in the pool is down a fairly significant amount.

No one really knows what that means, but it seems to have schools slowing down their decision processes.


Hmm thanks, didn't know that!! That's good news -- I'm not too surprised, though. The classes of '08 and '09 were hammered by the recession -- 2010 seems to be making out comparatively very well. Makes sense that fewer upper-tier candidates are pursuing law school at the moment.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:42 pm

dulcatis wrote:
mel2010 wrote:
dulcatis wrote:
For the non-holds:

Form:

--LinkRemoved--

Spreadsheet:

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key ... y=COCx7rcG


Please sir, could I have some more...sorting by index? Not that it changes anything.


Sorted, but not everyone provided that info. If someone wants to post the formula again I can put it in there if it's not too complicated.


0.045(LSAT)+0.559(GPA)-5.512, if LSAC is to be believed.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby Siamsa414 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:42 pm

I got a small white envelope from Columbia and nearly died. It was just a letter from their Outlaw group, though. Which was kind of cool to get but not worth the heart attack and subsequent resignation to my fate. Of course, I then remembered that Columbia dings via e-mail anyway.

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby r6_philly » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:43 pm

bistduverrueckt wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
The numbers of the non-holds people are not all WL/reject numbers...


+1 I like the way you think philly


Actually I'd hazard to guess the WL/Reject group should be the bigger group. I thin we are all IN!!! Ha!

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:43 pm

Curry wrote:Your spreadsheet skills impress me, dulc.


Also, +1 and thanks dulc :)

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby bdubs » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:45 pm

r6_philly wrote:
bistduverrueckt wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
The numbers of the non-holds people are not all WL/reject numbers...


+1 I like the way you think philly


Actually I'd hazard to guess the WL/Reject group should be the bigger group. I thin we are all IN!!! Ha!


If they want yield, I will give them yield :-)

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby mel2010 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:45 pm

This spreadsheet update work with google docs could be a spectator sport, if you had spectators as lame as me...

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby padthai » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:46 pm

People! What happened to this thread?! I missed out on all the hype.
Read 7 pgs then gave up and skipped from pg 233-->245 :mrgreen:
Also a non-hold here!

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby The Stig » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:48 pm

If you look at the "CLS Clusterf 2011" versus the "CLS Holds" spreadsheets, there seems to be an overarching difference in submission date. The non-held people seem to be mostly december or later, while the held people seem to be mostly pre-december.

I would guess that the non-held people with early submission dates have VCEs either in the 1/28 wave or they have been delayed in the mail, and the later submission date people just have to wait for either a VCE or a hold/waitlist....

it is also possible that those that haven't heard back with early submission dates might be in for a ding (based off the index number), but that is not possible, because you all are getting VCEs :)
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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby Knock » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:49 pm

The Stig wrote:If you look at the "CLS Clusterf 2011" versus the "CLS Holds" spreadsheets, there seems to be an overarching difference in submission date. The non-held people seem to be mostly december or later, while the held people seem to be mostly pre-december.

I would guess that the non-held people with early submission dates have VCEs either in the 1/28 wave or they have been delayed in the mail, and the later submission date people just have to wait for either a VCE or a hold/waitlist....

Sound reasonable?


Thanks for the laugh, whoever named the first spreadsheet :lol:. This theory does seem very reasonable!

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Re: Columbia 2011!

Postby 4102011 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:50 pm

padthai wrote:People! What happened to this thread?! I missed out on all the hype.
Read 7 pgs then gave up and skipped from pg 233-->245 :mrgreen:
Also a non-hold here!


FILL OUT THE SPREADSHEET.

Now sorted by index, lovingly calculated by yours truly for those of you too lazy to put it in <3

& that would be me, knock. I name my spreadsheets classy things.




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