Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

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Yeshia90
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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Yeshia90 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:21 am

kwais wrote:
Yeshia90 wrote:
Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
lblelalr wrote:for those of you guys who are complete does your status checker say "complete" or "completion pending"? I submitted 10/11 and im still pending :(


It says:

Application Status: Complete

Your application is now complete and has been forwarded to the Admissions Committee for review. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, generally in the order in which they are completed. If you have applied to our first-year class as a Regular Decision applicant, we will endeavor to provide you with a final decision no later than the end of April, provided your application was completed by February 15, our regular decision application deadline.


I know for a fact they don't start reviewing applications until November, so even if they will update to Under Review, it'll take a while.


why do you say that?


I went to an info session over the summer. The admissions person said that the whole month of October, adcomms are at law school fairs and other events all over the country, and it isn't until November that they all get together and start going through applications.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hopefully2012 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:55 am

Yeshia90 wrote:I went to an info session over the summer. The admissions person said that the whole month of October, adcomms are at law school fairs and other events all over the country, and it isn't until November that they all get together and start going through applications.

+1 I'm still getting emails from t14 admissions offices to see them at local law fairs. I think there's a big one at UCLA (one of the biggest LS feeders according to LSAC data) and USC today so I think they'll probably start reviewing after this tour is over.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby horrorbusiness » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:18 pm

juust about to throw in my app.

3.37/167/ Mexican URM.

I was planning on EDing at UPenn, but does anyone think i might be able to sneak into columbia on an ED?

edit: forget it, i just applied RD. maybe waitlist-> in? we'll see..

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Justdoingmybest » Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:45 am

Complete 11/4 submitted 10/30

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby VictoryGin » Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:11 pm

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Strange » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:57 pm

tjtorrence wrote:Hey guys,

I'm thinking of Applying to Columbia ED, but I'm not sure if it's worth it because of my numbers.

I'm 3.55/170, below both Medians. However, Columbia has always been my absolute dream school. I have decent softs but nothing spectacular. A 30 hr/week internship at the Department of Justice, and at least one really great letter of rec. My PS is strong, and I would be sure to speak about my strong desire to attend there for multiple reasons.

Can anyone speak to my chances ED? LSN doesn't seem to be too hopeful, 95% of people with my numbers are waitlisted or rejected. But maybe there's some sort of hope?


Better to use your ED on MVP IMO

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby JamMasterJ » Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:16 pm

Strange wrote:
tjtorrence wrote:Hey guys,

I'm thinking of Applying to Columbia ED, but I'm not sure if it's worth it because of my numbers.

I'm 3.55/170, below both Medians. However, Columbia has always been my absolute dream school. I have decent softs but nothing spectacular. A 30 hr/week internship at the Department of Justice, and at least one really great letter of rec. My PS is strong, and I would be sure to speak about my strong desire to attend there for multiple reasons.

Can anyone speak to my chances ED? LSN doesn't seem to be too hopeful, 95% of people with my numbers are waitlisted or rejected. But maybe there's some sort of hope?


Better to use your ED on MVP IMO

Yeah, you won't get into Columbia unless you retake

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby bpatient3 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:23 am

Sorry for posting similar question :( I am very confused...
I've been looking over Columbia App and under Education it asks if your academic year has been interrupted for any reason. BUT it does not ask you to provide any supplementary explanation for it.
Should I include the addendum for taking year off or not??
Also, is it too late to submit ED application??
The information section says that I want to have few weeks for LSAC to prepare law school report.
Does it mean once I submit my application it is going to take several weeks for columbia to have it completed?? So is it too late for ED??? I'm panicking..

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby FryBreadPower » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:38 am

App in! Good luck everyone!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby tonton » Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:55 am

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby EMZE » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:51 pm

Anyone else get this e-mail?

" Dear XXXXXXX,



Over the years, Columbia Law School has been consistently impressed by the caliber of XmyundergraduateinstitutionXstudents. For this reason, we would like to invite you to peruse our website, as well as our Viewbook and consider our Law School as you determine your path into a legal career. Alternatively, we encourage you to contact our Office to speak with our Associate Director of Admissions, XXXXXX (XXX.XXXX@law.columbia.edu or 212-XXX-XXXX).

If you happen to be in our area, please visit our Office or attend one of our Information Sessions, where you can learn more about the Columbia Law School experience. For more information about visiting options, kindly go to http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/visiting.

We hope to see or hear from you soon.

Warm wishes,

Columbia Law School Office of Admissions"

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:52 pm

Lol yeah, I got that email last week sometime.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby EMZE » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:58 pm

Did you call?

To me it seems like the underlying meaning is to call if you have questions.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:59 pm

EMZE wrote:Did you call?

To me it seems like the underlying meaning is to call if you have questions.


Nope, I didn't pay much attention to it.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby FryBreadPower » Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:38 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:
EMZE wrote:Did you call?

To me it seems like the underlying meaning is to call if you have questions.


Nope, I didn't pay much attention to it.


Doesn't seem like it has much underlying value.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby jellybean8 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:08 pm

Is there any indication when they receive your ED form by snail mail?

I don't know if I should call to make sure they got it, or just trust that they did?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby law2015 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:14 pm

jellybean8 wrote:Is there any indication when they receive your ED form by snail mail?

I don't know if I should call to make sure they got it, or just trust that they did?


You can just wait and when you go complete you will know that they got the ED contract.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby jellybean8 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:16 pm

law2015 wrote:
jellybean8 wrote:Is there any indication when they receive your ED form by snail mail?

I don't know if I should call to make sure they got it, or just trust that they did?


You can just wait and when you go complete you will know that they got the ED contract.


You mean if the subtext that says something about how ED applicants need to send the separate form goes away (now it says something about RD applicants), then I'm good?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby law2015 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:27 pm

jellybean8 wrote:
law2015 wrote:
jellybean8 wrote:Is there any indication when they receive your ED form by snail mail?

I don't know if I should call to make sure they got it, or just trust that they did?


You can just wait and when you go complete you will know that they got the ED contract.


You mean if the subtext that says something about how ED applicants need to send the separate form goes away (now it says something about RD applicants), then I'm good?[/qu

I remember the status checker saying that if you applied ED, your application will not go complete until they have your ED contract. I think you are good. I also applied ED, hoping for some luck this cycle.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby jellybean8 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:29 pm

law2015 wrote:
jellybean8 wrote:
law2015 wrote:
jellybean8 wrote:Is there any indication when they receive your ED form by snail mail?

I don't know if I should call to make sure they got it, or just trust that they did?


You can just wait and when you go complete you will know that they got the ED contract.


You mean if the subtext that says something about how ED applicants need to send the separate form goes away (now it says something about RD applicants), then I'm good?[/qu

I remember the status checker saying that if you applied ED, your application will not go complete until they have your ED contract. I think you are good. I also applied ED, hoping for some luck this cycle.


Oh, okay, perfect, thanks! And good luck to you!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby law2015 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:34 pm

You can just wait and when you go complete you will know that they got the ED contract.[/quote][/quote]

You mean if the subtext that says something about how ED applicants need to send the separate form goes away (now it says something about RD applicants), then I'm good?[/qu

I remember the status checker saying that if you applied ED, your application will not go complete until they have your ED contract. I think you are good. I also applied ED, hoping for some luck this cycle.[/quote]

Oh, okay, perfect, thanks! And good luck to you![/quote]

Good luck to you too! Hopefully Columbia shows some love for ED applicants this cycle.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby bpatient3 » Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:13 am

Is it too late to apply ED?
If I submit it now and I go complete after the deadline(11/15), do you know if it is considered too late and passed the deadline?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby thelawyler » Tue Nov 08, 2011 4:53 am

bpatient3 wrote:Is it too late to apply ED?
If I submit it now and I go complete after the deadline(11/15), do you know if it is considered too late and passed the deadline?

Pretty sure you'll be fine if you submit now as long as it is before the 15th.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby tdicks » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:11 am

app submitted! definitely keeping my fingers crossed on this one. always been a dream school, but i don't want to get my hopes up too high....

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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby WhiteGuy5 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:15 pm

Checking in. Submitted on 11/6, Still haven't gotten a status checker email.

Should I be worried? I got one from all the other schools I applied to...




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