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

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

Postby law2015 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:56 pm

I just received the same email as others yesterday stating they will look over the app again in april, which is as good as a rejection. I am disappointed but i kind of expected this decision after not hearing anything for so long.

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

Postby Nobody » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:57 pm

Numbers?

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:59 pm

mithriliel wrote:Still nothing :/ thought I'd hear back for ED by now........

me too... if they dont let us know by next week are we released from the contract?

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

Postby Nobody » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:01 pm

They technically have until January, it's just that they usually get back by now. I wouldn't expect a law school to just let it lapse like that. We will hear back within the next two weeks, the real question is whether this is a good sign or a bad sign. I could honestly see it going either way at this point.

Actually, let's all get excited because it's actually even better than that. I just looked at their admissions website: "Early Decision candidates must complete their application by November 15 and are generally notified of the Admissions Committee’s decision in December."
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Re: Columbia c/o 2015 Applicants (2011-2012 cycle)

Postby thelawyler » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:03 pm

Deferred. NOOOOO :(

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

Postby law2015 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:08 pm

Good luck to everyone still waiting to hear. Looks like you guys survived the second wave of deferrals/rejections so now your odds are even better.

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:11 pm

when does the office close for the holidays? anyone know?

I know that at cornell, at least for undergrad, everything closes on friday

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

Postby houng89 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:11 pm

So here is my status on 11/22 I got an email asking me for a missing education gap addendum. I promptly replied the next day with an attachment of my addendum. They emailed me replying that they had received my attachment and would be updating it to my file. Now today I got the exact same email saying that they had not updated me file yet! I called them explaining my situation and they admitted it was their fault and that I should reply with an email stating my situation. Basically now I am super worried because I think that even if I explain my situation they have so many applications that I will be essentially penalized b/c my application is complete fairly late in the review process. UGH Columbia why do you do this to me!?!??!?!

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:15 pm

are you ED or RD?

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

Postby jetissent » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:16 pm

houng89 wrote:So here is my status on 11/22 I got an email asking me for a missing education gap addendum. I promptly replied the next day with an attachment of my addendum. They emailed me replying that they had received my attachment and would be updating it to my file. Now today I got the exact same email saying that they had not updated me file yet! I called them explaining my situation and they admitted it was their fault and that I should reply with an email stating my situation. Basically now I am super worried because I think that even if I explain my situation they have so many applications that I will be essentially penalized b/c my application is complete fairly late in the review process. UGH Columbia why do you do this to me!?!??!?!


I had the same issue with a dean's cert submission. My schools faxed it 3 times before I went complete. Postponed my complete day by a month. While it was admittedly very frustrating I'm sure we'd both forget about it in an instant if they eventually accepted us. Good luck!

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:28 pm

I had my deans cert sent in october. It wasn't received until the 17th

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

Postby Curious1 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:29 pm

WHAT DEAN'S CERT??? I never sent one????

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

Postby Nobody » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:30 pm

I think you only need to send one in once your accepted or if there is some sort of disciplinary issue or something like that. Most people don't need to send them in until they're ready to matriculate.

Also, I am furiously updating this thread and my inbox. I need a rejection, even, at this point, just so I can allow my brain to move on to other things.

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

Postby Curious1 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:31 pm

Nobody wrote:I think you only need to send one in once your accepted or if there is some sort of disciplinary issue or something like that. Most people don't need to send them in until they're ready to matriculate.

Also, I am furiously updating this thread and my inbox. I need a rejection, even, at this point, just so I can allow my brain to move on to other things.


Ok this relieves my nerves a lot. Can someone confirm?

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

Postby Nobody » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:33 pm

From the website:

Q: Does Columbia require the submission of a Dean's Certification?

A: If admitted, Columbia will require you to submit a Dean's Appraisal/Certification Form, or an equivalent certification, from every educational institution at which you have been matriculated toward a degree (regardless of whether a degree was conferred) throughout your educational career. Matriculation at the Law School is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the Dean's Appraisal/Certification Form(s), which will be made available once an applicant has been notified of acceptance into Columbia.

Withholding information regarding disciplinary history from your initial application will be considered by the Admissions Committee as a violation of the Law School's principles of academic integrity. If you answer yes to Questions 9.1 – 9.4 on the Application Form then you will need to furnish a statement from the administration at your school regarding your disciplinary history.

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

Postby Themaddh » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:33 pm

Curious1 wrote:
Nobody wrote:I think you only need to send one in once your accepted or if there is some sort of disciplinary issue or something like that. Most people don't need to send them in until they're ready to matriculate.

Also, I am furiously updating this thread and my inbox. I need a rejection, even, at this point, just so I can allow my brain to move on to other things.


Ok this relieves my nerves a lot. Can someone confirm?


He speaks the truth.

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:36 pm

Themaddh wrote:
Curious1 wrote:
Nobody wrote:I think you only need to send one in once your accepted or if there is some sort of disciplinary issue or something like that. Most people don't need to send them in until they're ready to matriculate.

Also, I am furiously updating this thread and my inbox. I need a rejection, even, at this point, just so I can allow my brain to move on to other things.


Ok this relieves my nerves a lot. Can someone confirm?


He speaks the truth.


yeah its true... I got caught drinking my sophomore year and needed to let them know about it

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

Postby jetissent » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:46 pm

Oh yeah sorry Curious--didn't mean to start a fire and run haha Only needed it cause I was written up in college once.

Annoyingly--the offense wasn't even listed on my dean's cert so I postponed my completion for a month for no reason. Oh well!

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

Postby Curious1 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:48 pm

jetissent wrote:Oh yeah sorry Curious--didn't mean to start a fire and run haha Only needed it cause I was written up in college once.

Annoyingly--the offense wasn't even listed on my dean's cert so I postponed my completion for a month for no reason. Oh well!


Cool cool.

I worry because I had some serious problems with my app. They send me an email a month after I sent in my app telling me big sections from the form were missing and also they were missing my resume and personal statement. I was like...wtf...because LSAC wouldn't have let me submit the form unless all the sections were complete. Flexapp fail.

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:50 pm

maybe they're holding out on people who needed deans certs until the end...

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

Postby jetissent » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:54 pm

unknownnumbers wrote:maybe they're holding out on people who needed deans certs until the end...


This is a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad idea that I refuse to entertain.

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

Postby roserdozer » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:55 pm

unknownnumbers wrote:maybe they're holding out on people who needed deans certs until the end...


No dean's cert, complete 9/13. I've just about written it off completely.

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

Postby unknownnumbers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:59 pm

and another day passes with no word. This can't be a good sign

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

Postby ralph_pootawn » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:02 pm

unknownnumbers wrote:maybe they're holding out on people who needed deans certs until the end...


i needed dean cert and was deferred lol.

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

Postby sdenton » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:42 pm

Deferred.




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