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

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

Postby top30man » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:03 am

Talked about what excited me about Cornell in the area of law I wanted to practice/location/size and environment of law school

Pretty much what mine was. Good luck!

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

Postby thelawschoolproject » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:12 am

gaud wrote:
thelawschoolproject wrote:For my Why Cornell, I connected my DS to one of their clinics.



likewise, thinkin it was a good idea?


I suppose only time will tell. I feel pretty confident about it. It was way more substantial than a few of my other "Why X" essays, which were only loosely based on why I wanted to attend.

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

Postby top30man » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:15 am

I suppose only time will tell. I feel pretty confident about it. It was way more substantial than a few of my other "Why X" essays, which were only loosely based on why I wanted to attend.

I feel the fact that you wrote a "Why X" essay counts more than the actual content of the essay.

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

Postby horrorbusiness » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:30 am

Anyone know how strict schools are at letting you slightly miss the EA deadline??

I'm in California, so I guess they got my app Nov 1st, ~2:05 AM. Any chance they'll take my app EA? I designated "yes" on the EA question in the app, btw.

edit: my stats are 3.37/167/Mexican URM

sent a DS and Why cornell too..

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

Postby Strange » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:37 am

Do you guys think describing Ithaca as a small college town in a Why? essay sounds condescending? I'm using it as a reason I want to go there.

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

Postby Strange » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:39 am

horrorbusiness wrote:Anyone know how strict schools are at letting you slightly miss the EA deadline??

I'm in California, so I guess they got my app Nov 1st, ~2:05 AM. Any chance they'll take my app EA? I designated "yes" on the EA question in the app, btw.

edit: my stats are 3.37/167/Mexican URM

sent a DS and Why cornell too..


Doesn't "submit by" = "submit no later than that date"? If not, I can go to bed and not stay up all night finishing my app :D

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

Postby KevinP » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:44 am

I'm going to submit the application tomorrow. Even though I'm above the GPA median and above the 75th percentile LSAT, I would be more than happy to attend Cornell, especially if Cornell gives me a scholarship. The only other schools I might potentially take over Cornell are Harvard, Columbia, or the state school UPenn.

Also, a friend called and asked Cornell, submitting on November 1st is acceptable for EA.

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

Postby nine-and-fifty » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:48 am

Strange wrote:
horrorbusiness wrote:Anyone know how strict schools are at letting you slightly miss the EA deadline??

I'm in California, so I guess they got my app Nov 1st, ~2:05 AM. Any chance they'll take my app EA? I designated "yes" on the EA question in the app, btw.

edit: my stats are 3.37/167/Mexican URM

sent a DS and Why cornell too..


Doesn't "submit by" = "submit no later than that date"? If not, I can go to bed and not stay up all night finishing my app :D


That was my impression.

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

Postby horrorbusiness » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:55 am

Well, guess I rushed for nothing, lol. Thanks for the quick responses though!

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

Postby luxxe » Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:19 am

Strange wrote:Do you guys think describing Ithaca as a small college town in a Why? essay sounds condescending? I'm using it as a reason I want to go there.


Not at all. They talk about it on the website ad nauseum, probably hopoiing to make Ithaca sound not so horrible.

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

Postby arez » Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:49 am

I'm going to submit the application tomorrow. Even though I'm above the GPA median and above the 75th percentile LSAT, I would be more than happy to attend Cornell, especially if Cornell gives me a scholarship. The only other schools I might potentially take over Cornell are Harvard, Columbia, or the state school UPenn.


Not sure if you're joking but Penn is not a state school. It is a private university.

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

Postby UnamSanctam » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:06 am

Status checker? I'm about to get so neurotic with this thing.

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

Postby top30man » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:55 am

Status checker? I'm about to get so neurotic with this thing.

I unnecessarily check it multiple times a day. Even though I know it won't say anything new. I think its the TLS thing to do.

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

Postby VictoryGin » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:13 pm

I <3 TLS neurosis.

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

Postby JPudding » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:20 pm

I just got my status checker this morning and I've checked it twice already haha

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

Postby franklyscarlet » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:20 pm

UnamSanctam wrote:Status checker? I'm about to get so neurotic with this thing.


QFT

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

Postby bitterpessimist » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:41 pm

EA applicant checking in

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

Postby Tim0thy222 » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:10 pm

Went complete this morning! Applied about a week ago.

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

Postby top30man » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:37 pm

The decision date graphs for the two cycles posted on tls are very different. Any guesses for when the first batch comes out?

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

Postby gaud » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:38 pm

top30man wrote:The decision date graphs for the two cycles posted on tls are very different. Any guesses for when the first batch comes out?



Beginning of December, what do you think?

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

Postby horrorbusiness » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:45 pm

luxxe wrote:hopoiing


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

Postby horrorbusiness » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:32 pm

shit. i submitted my app without attaching my LORs. I just attached the LORs to my Cornell file right now, after already having submitted the app. will this cause a problem??

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

Postby minnbills » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:43 pm

horrorbusiness wrote:shit. i submitted my app without attaching my LORs. I just attached the LORs to my Cornell file right now, after already having submitted the app. will this cause a problem??


I don't think so. The LORS wouldn't have been sent until Cornell requested your credential report anyways.

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

Postby Strange » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:43 pm

FYI, for us West Coast people our EA app needs to be in by 9PM tonight. Called them to confirm last week

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

Postby top30man » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:44 pm

I'm thinking early December as well. Lets hope for sooner!



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