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

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

Postby viacavour » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:47 pm

In today via VCE! Envelope was postmarked 2/29

Law4889
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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby Law4889 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:50 pm

Guillaume9 wrote:I'm held in ED. Is that the same as the holds in RD or a different thing?
I've just updated my transcripts (both to Columbia and to LSAC), any idea when I will hear from them?


Im in the same boat- held ED in November. I think what happens is they will look at the held apps as part of RD in April. It didn't indicate when in the letter they sent out though, I'd presume early to mid April?

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

Postby Law4889 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:51 pm

Congrats on the admit to the post above me btw!

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

Postby icedflames » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:07 pm

viacavour wrote:In today via VCE! Envelope was postmarked 2/29


Early december submit.

Analysis anyone?

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

Postby kmh504 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:12 pm

So...did anyone else receive a recent view on their linkedin account by "Director at Columbia Law School" :shock: lol

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

Postby Geneva » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:15 pm

kmh504 wrote:So...did anyone else receive a recent view on their linkedin account by "Director at Columbia Law School" :shock: lol


haha really? oh boy. what is ur columbia status atm? i wonder if columbia google searches everyone they admit?

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

Postby catwomangirl » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:16 pm

kmh504 wrote:So...did anyone else receive a recent view on their linkedin account by "Director at Columbia Law School" :shock: lol


How do you check that?

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

Postby kmh504 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:24 pm

catwomangirl wrote:
kmh504 wrote:So...did anyone else receive a recent view on their linkedin account by "Director at Columbia Law School" :shock: lol


How do you check that?


on the right hand side of your page it should read "Your profile was viewed by X number of people in the past 30 days" and you just click on that sentence. gahh - that was surprising lol My status says completed and has been "forwarded to admissions committee for review". 1/8 applicant.

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

Postby FryBreadPower » Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:01 pm

Quick Question for everyone:

I know the admissions office said you can either directly submit transcripts OR submit through LSAC; do you think we have to alert anyone if we send it through LSAC or will Columbia get the update? I had actually sent mine to LSAC back in Dec, weeks before the hold. Trying to figure whether I would sound dumb for sending an email to the Office of Admissions saying so.

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

Postby Bronck » Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:02 pm

I'm pretty sure LSAC automatically updates schools once they receive new transcripts.

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

Postby Dani.B » Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:46 pm

Bronck wrote:I'm pretty sure LSAC automatically updates schools once they receive new transcripts.


Yup thats what they did for me

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

Postby knickerbocker » Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:30 pm

Hi Everyone,
I know that there already is a CLS spreadsheet for people who have been held or are still waiting to hear back from Columbia, but it is out-of-date now because many who listed themselves as not held have since been held after they filled out that form.
Thus, I've created a new Google Doc for everyone. If you’d like to enter your information, please do use the form; do not enter it directly into the spreadsheet. That will help prevent errors and accidental erasures.
Here is the form: --LinkRemoved--
Here is the spreadsheet summarizing the responses: --LinkRemoved--
If you see a problem with the form, please let me know, and I will change it.
Thank you.
Sincerely,
Knickerbocker

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

Postby Geneva » Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:58 pm

If I assign a new rec letter to Columbia via LSAC, should I also email a LOCI to the school? I'm currently held and applied in Jan

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

Postby izy223 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:27 pm

im on hold at columbia have decent number two lsat scores high 176 average 169.. and a 3.5 gpa.

I emailed a direct response saying that i appreciate the opportunity to be on hold and am looking forward to a decision and that id like to attend columbia next year. Does that count as a LOCI- should i send another one. I sent the original email last week?

i also sent them an updated transcript

please help!!

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

Postby JamMasterJ » Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:28 pm

izy223 wrote:im on hold at columbia have decent number two lsat scores high 176 average 169.. and a 3.5 gpa.

I emailed a direct response saying that i appreciate the opportunity to be on hold and am looking forward to a decision and that id like to attend columbia next year. Does that count as a LOCI- should i send another one. I sent the original email last week?

i also sent them an updated transcript

please help!!

maybe wait a couple weeks

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

Postby Guillaume9 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:32 am

Law4889 wrote:
Guillaume9 wrote:I'm held in ED. Is that the same as the holds in RD or a different thing?
I've just updated my transcripts (both to Columbia and to LSAC), any idea when I will hear from them?


Im in the same boat- held ED in November. I think what happens is they will look at the held apps as part of RD in April. It didn't indicate when in the letter they sent out though, I'd presume early to mid April?


Okay April! I really need to stop being paranoid this early. Hope there will still be some places in April.

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

Postby Jewel628 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:20 pm

When is the latest we can expect our decisions if we haven't been put on hold or reserve yet--start of April? Hoping to hear soon so I can make my final decision :mrgreen: :lol:

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

Postby maxpower430 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:32 pm

Jewel628 wrote:When is the latest we can expect our decisions if we haven't been put on hold or reserve yet--start of April? Hoping to hear soon so I can make my final decision :mrgreen: :lol:


Was wondering the same thing...

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

Postby semantic » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:08 pm

maxpower430 wrote:
Jewel628 wrote:When is the latest we can expect our decisions if we haven't been put on hold or reserve yet--start of April? Hoping to hear soon so I can make my final decision :mrgreen: :lol:


Was wondering the same thing...


If I got a VCE in April, the takeaway would definitely be "we want you... just not enough to let you attend either ASW."

Pretty sad.

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

Postby FryBreadPower » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:09 pm

semantic wrote:
maxpower430 wrote:
Jewel628 wrote:When is the latest we can expect our decisions if we haven't been put on hold or reserve yet--start of April? Hoping to hear soon so I can make my final decision :mrgreen: :lol:


Was wondering the same thing...


If I got a VCE in April, the takeaway would definitely be "we want you... just not enough to let you attend either ASW."

Pretty sad.


Almost seems like its not a smart move. You would think they would at least want the opportunity to make the sales pitch to everyone.

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

Postby semantic » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:35 pm

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

Postby planeride » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:39 pm

FryBreadPower wrote:
semantic wrote:
maxpower430 wrote:
Jewel628 wrote:When is the latest we can expect our decisions if we haven't been put on hold or reserve yet--start of April? Hoping to hear soon so I can make my final decision :mrgreen: :lol:


Was wondering the same thing...


If I got a VCE in April, the takeaway would definitely be "we want you... just not enough to let you attend either ASW."

Pretty sad.


Almost seems like its not a smart move. You would think they would at least want the opportunity to make the sales pitch to everyone.


For me it's not even about the ASW. When you get accepted to a school in January or February, you have 3 months to get used to the idea of going there. You rationalize the flaws of the school and get even more excited about its strengths. It's a huge advantage to be the early school, in my mind at least.
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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby ahnhub » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:16 pm

In today by VCE. Pretty awful numbers for them (170, 3.8x), but I'll take it! I woulda bet a million dollars I was going hold--> waitlist a week ago. Hang in there!!

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

Postby WhiteGuy5 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:17 pm

ahnhub wrote:In today by VCE. Pretty awful numbers for them (170, 3.8x), but I'll take it! I woulda bet a million dollars I was going hold--> waitlist a week ago. Hang in there!!


Well, that is quite amazing news. Congratulations!




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