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NorCalBruin

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby NorCalBruin » Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:45 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:For needaccess: Just give them the password and let them log in and do it. It took me a bit to figure that one out but thankfully I did.

And yah, having to send everything is a pain. I'm seriously hoping Cornell is as/more generous as UCLA was though.


My parents made me do it, and they literally have little grasp on their own finances. I've visited their accountant twice. Huzzah!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby Guicciardini » Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:56 pm

NorCalBruin wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:For needaccess: Just give them the password and let them log in and do it. It took me a bit to figure that one out but thankfully I did.

And yah, having to send everything is a pain. I'm seriously hoping Cornell is as/more generous as UCLA was though.


My parents made me do it, and they literally have little grasp on their own finances. I've visited their accountant twice. Huzzah!



That blows, mate.

Honestly I decided not to fill out these things because a. I cannot in good faith accept any aid other than merit stuff, and b. they are bloody impossible. I had no interest in spending three weeks with our accountant only to not really get any shinies anyway.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:56 pm

NorCalBruin wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:For needaccess: Just give them the password and let them log in and do it. It took me a bit to figure that one out but thankfully I did.

And yah, having to send everything is a pain. I'm seriously hoping Cornell is as/more generous as UCLA was though.


My parents made me do it, and they literally have little grasp on their own finances. I've visited their accountant twice. Huzzah!


I feel your pain. :shock: :?

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby fletchcon » Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:02 pm

Guicciardini wrote:
NorCalBruin wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:For needaccess: Just give them the password and let them log in and do it. It took me a bit to figure that one out but thankfully I did.

And yah, having to send everything is a pain. I'm seriously hoping Cornell is as/more generous as UCLA was though.


My parents made me do it, and they literally have little grasp on their own finances. I've visited their accountant twice. Huzzah!



That blows, mate.

Honestly I decided not to fill out these things because a. I cannot in good faith accept any aid other than merit stuff, and b. they are bloody impossible. I had no interest in spending three weeks with our accountant only to not really get any shinies anyway.



I think you need to fill out the needaccess forms to be considered for merit based scholly at Cornell since they only do combined need/merit aid (Same for Northwestern)
Thought I'd get to skip all that stuff since I had no plans to apply for need based aid anywhere!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby Guicciardini » Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:16 pm

fletchcon wrote:
Guicciardini wrote:
NorCalBruin wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:For needaccess: Just give them the password and let them log in and do it. It took me a bit to figure that one out but thankfully I did.

And yah, having to send everything is a pain. I'm seriously hoping Cornell is as/more generous as UCLA was though.


My parents made me do it, and they literally have little grasp on their own finances. I've visited their accountant twice. Huzzah!



That blows, mate.

Honestly I decided not to fill out these things because a. I cannot in good faith accept any aid other than merit stuff, and b. they are bloody impossible. I had no interest in spending three weeks with our accountant only to not really get any shinies anyway.



I think you need to fill out the needaccess forms to be considered for merit based scholly at Cornell since they only do combined need/merit aid (Same for Northwestern)
Thought I'd get to skip all that stuff since I had no plans to apply for need based aid anywhere!


At this point, I'd be more than happy to pay them full price, if that makes them look at my application faster and more favorably.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby maglialoro » Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:23 pm

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby Guicciardini » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:00 pm

maglialoro wrote:
Guicciardini wrote:At this point, I'd be more than happy to pay them full price, if that makes them look at my application faster and more favorably.


Send them a letter saying as such:

Dear Cornell Admissions,

I understand you have a lot of qualified candidates applying this year. However, in order to make your lives easier, you will find enclosed $135,000 in cash as a deposit for my three years of study at Cornell Law School.

Forever yours,
Guicciardini


Slight modification: "you will find, under a volcanic rock that has no place being in Ithaca on the side of the road leading to the law school parking lot, a manila envelope containing $135,000 in crisp, unmarked, non-sequential twenties and fifties as a deposit for my three years of study at Cornell Law School. Also, you will find a bus ticket to Zihuatenejo, where Andy and Red are waiting for you."

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby maglialoro » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:21 pm

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby FiveSermon » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:08 am

If I don't go complete by the end of Feb. i'm going to pull my hair out.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby ScarryBakhtin » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:20 am

So, everyone think that tomorrow is going to be the big day?

...............................Not

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby subtle » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:37 am

I think that the day I finally hear from Cornell, I will get drunk to celebrate the end of the waiting.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:47 am

subtle wrote:I think that the day I finally hear from Cornell, I will get drunk to celebrate the end of the waiting.


Let me know when you find out. I want to get in on that.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby plutonium210 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:47 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
subtle wrote:I think that the day I finally hear from Cornell, I will get drunk to celebrate the end of the waiting.


Let me know when you find out. I want to get in on that.


+1

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby Gotti » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:50 pm

ok i'm annoyed. complete 2/3 and I applied 11/30 (well a little earlier but it was tgiving so it didn't process). Cornell is ridiculous.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby rman1201 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:52 pm

Gotti wrote:ok i'm annoyed. complete 2/3 and I applied 11/30 (well a little earlier but it was tgiving so it didn't process). Cornell is ridiculous.


STILL complete 1/6, applied 11/06. So yeah....
Has anyone seen any movement on their apps this week??
I'm starting to think my app fell behind someones desk.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby snichols16 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:53 pm

I have an interview on Thursday. Has anyone else had an interview request?

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby ExpectLess » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:59 pm

Edit: Of course as soon as I post that they give a decision. In via email. Interview a little over a week ago.
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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby fletchcon » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:36 pm

IN via email!
UR since 1/26

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby rman1201 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:40 pm

Congrats to the recent admits!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby snichols16 » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:43 pm

ExpectLess wrote:Edit: Of course as soon as I post that they give a decision. In via email. Interview a little over a week ago.


Nice. I've heard the interviews are a YP measure. Mind PM'ing me and letting me know a little about how the interview went?

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby ppch » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:44 pm

I wasn't sure this day would ever come, but I was just admitted by e-mail! Submitted 11/22.

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby spacepenguin » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:46 pm

In via email. Last UR date was 2/7. HOOZAH!!!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby neonx » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:49 pm

Cornell, why don't you love me?!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby blacklawboss » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:49 pm

spacepenguin wrote:In via email. Last UR date was 2/7. HOOZAH!!!


I'm super proud of you bro!!! you deserve all of the accolades! please email me when you run for att gen of texas!

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Re: Cornell 2011 applicants

Postby neonx » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:50 pm

spacepenguin wrote:In via email. Last UR date was 2/7. HOOZAH!!!


Congrats, bro! Ahhh!!!



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