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

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

Postby swoozie » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:09 am

NDIrish2012 wrote:Yo 1/22's! We all have four updates- how many of you are still waiting on a decision?

Is that 1/22 for complete? If so, I am...last updated 4/13 but I usually never check my status checkers so I don't know what other updates I had.

Man they're taking a long time...I really thought they just forgot about me or lost my app or something.

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

Postby georgeconstanza » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:23 pm

So, they're changing their deposit date to May 1st next year, right? Because this is just embarrassing for them. They should refund application fees; I know mine was pretty much worthless in the end.

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

Postby JDProspect » Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:49 pm

georgeconstanza wrote:So, they're changing their deposit date to May 1st next year, right? Because this is just embarrassing for them. They should refund application fees; I know mine was pretty much worthless in the end.


Well the seat deposit was due 4/16 or one week after receiving your financial aid packet, whichever one is later. At this point it would be the latter.

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

Postby moneybagsphd » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:59 pm

OK just got my finaid. What's up with the, "please note that scholarship awards are given with the understanding that there is a moral obligation to repay the Law School if future financial circumstances permit repayment" bit? Because otherwise Cornell's offer looks competitive.

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

Postby JDProspect » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:06 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:OK just got my finaid. What's up with the, "please note that scholarship awards are given with the understanding that there is a moral obligation to repay the Law School if future financial circumstances permit repayment" bit? Because otherwise Cornell's offer looks competitive.


Do you mind sharing how long was your wait?

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

Postby moneybagsphd » Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:13 pm

JDProspect wrote:
moneybagsphd wrote:OK just got my finaid. What's up with the, "please note that scholarship awards are given with the understanding that there is a moral obligation to repay the Law School if future financial circumstances permit repayment" bit? Because otherwise Cornell's offer looks competitive.


Do you mind sharing how long was your wait?

PMd.

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

Postby Lawbro » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:15 pm

moneybagsphd wrote:OK just got my finaid. What's up with the, "please note that scholarship awards are given with the understanding that there is a moral obligation to repay the Law School if future financial circumstances permit repayment" bit? Because otherwise Cornell's offer looks competitive.


I'm still waiting on financial aid, what the hell

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

Postby unlicensedpotato » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:51 am

Complete 2/24 -->4/20. Sent a fourth LOR that arrived yesterday. Doubt they were related though.

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

Postby georgeconstanza » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:15 pm

JDProspect wrote:
georgeconstanza wrote:So, they're changing their deposit date to May 1st next year, right? Because this is just embarrassing for them. They should refund application fees; I know mine was pretty much worthless in the end.


Well the seat deposit was due 4/16 or one week after receiving your financial aid packet, whichever one is later. At this point it would be the latter.

I still think they're obligated to respond on admission before the 15th, even if they're not sure about aid. I applied the first week of December...It's really gonna take them near 5 months? That's ridiculous.

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

Postby NDIrish2012 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:52 pm

swoozie wrote:
NDIrish2012 wrote:Yo 1/22's! We all have four updates- how many of you are still waiting on a decision?

Is that 1/22 for complete? If so, I am...last updated 4/13 but I usually never check my status checkers so I don't know what other updates I had.

Man they're taking a long time...I really thought they just forgot about me or lost my app or something.



Yeah, that 4/13 update was your 4th. All of us from 1/22 had the same update dates, and several of those were waitlisted on tuesday. But apparently at least you and I are still waiting for a decision. We also have very similar numbers, so maybe it'll be an acceptance for both of us this tuesday! Of course it will be another few weeks for finaid at this rate...

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

Postby NDIrish2012 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:56 pm

Just got in!!! So pumped, but now I'm worried about financial aid :?

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

Postby Irish2012 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:59 pm

^ Looks like a fellow ND 2012 might be joining me at Cornell haha.. way to copy my name

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

Postby kerflux » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:33 pm

It's cool that they want to hold off on making a decision for so long that I have subconsciously removed them from my selection process

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

Postby NDIrish2012 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:25 pm

Irish2012 wrote:^ Looks like a fellow ND 2012 might be joining me at Cornell haha.. way to copy my name


This doesn't say much for our originality haha. I think for me it'll really come down to financial aid offers, and what I think about living in Ithaca. I kinda wanted to get out of a small sleepy town, ya know?

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

Postby schoolvandy » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:34 pm

NDIrish2012 wrote:
Irish2012 wrote:^ Looks like a fellow ND 2012 might be joining me at Cornell haha.. way to copy my name


This doesn't say much for our originality haha. I think for me it'll really come down to financial aid offers, and what I think about living in Ithaca. I kinda wanted to get out of a small sleepy town, ya know?


ithaca isn't sleepy at all.... you'll always have an activity: shoveling snow at least 6 months out of the year lol

seriously though, i get you lol

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

Postby CamronD » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:06 pm

Got into Cornell. After the long wait with complete silence and acceptances at better schools I am not excited at all. To top it off they expect a response within seven days. They are requesting that I be considerate of other applicants and give them a quick response. Sounds like they really want me, so sounds like there will be a place opening up for someone else soon when I turn them down. Rudest acceptance letter possible. I want a refund for them making me wait so long. These guys are thoroughly unprofessional.

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

Postby cactuarX3 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:07 pm

CamronD wrote:Got into Cornell. After the long wait with complete silence and acceptances at better schools I am not excited at all. To top it off they expect a response within seven days. They are requesting that I be considerate of other applicants and give them a quick response. Sounds like they really want me, so sounds like there will be a place opening up for someone else soon when I turn them down. Rudest acceptance letter possible. I want a refund for them making me wait so long. These guys are thoroughly unprofessional.


post up the letter, i want to see

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

Postby swoozie » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:26 pm

Congrats to everyone who got in today!!

I got the e-mail today as well but I already decided to withdraw before this, meant to send all my e-mails out this evening. :/

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

Postby FlanAl » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:33 pm

CamronD wrote:Got into Cornell. After the long wait with complete silence and acceptances at better schools I am not excited at all. To top it off they expect a response within seven days. They are requesting that I be considerate of other applicants and give them a quick response. Sounds like they really want me, so sounds like there will be a place opening up for someone else soon when I turn them down. Rudest acceptance letter possible. I want a refund for them making me wait so long. These guys are thoroughly unprofessional.


So I just want to say that the admissions office is in no way a reflection upon the rest of the school. It seems like a lot of people have had issues with them. I didn't really have any issues other than complete radio silence for pretty much the entirety of my cycle.

But since I've been here, the way they scheduled the ASW has really weirded me out. We didn't get a heads up that 30 people or whatever would be in our civ pro class, they really don't foster any interaction with 1Ls outside of the student government people, and they've put out food right when a lot of us get out of class and then slap our hands when we try to get some (they could so easily wait 5 minutes and not have to rub it in our face). There was an evening event the last asw but hardly any OLs showed up and it really wasn't the best environment to socialize anyways (did they even encourage 0L's to attend that bar tab?). The other asw there was no event, that I know of.

I hope the 0L's that visited got to meet a good number of people, my friends and I just thought it was weird we didn't meet any (or really even see any, outside of civ pro).

So yeah professors etc. are easily accessible and everyone that you'll need to deal with once you're here is great so I hope you don't let the admissions office deter you if you have already been admitted.

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

Postby schoolvandy » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:48 pm

CamronD wrote:Got into Cornell. After the long wait with complete silence and acceptances at better schools I am not excited at all. To top it off they expect a response within seven days. They are requesting that I be considerate of other applicants and give them a quick response. Sounds like they really want me, so sounds like there will be a place opening up for someone else soon when I turn them down. Rudest acceptance letter possible. I want a refund for them making me wait so long. These guys are thoroughly unprofessional.


seems like its the story of this thread so far.

whether its the weird cycle or some changes to the admissions team this year, Cornell admissions has been pretty damn lousy.

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

Postby Lawbro » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:04 pm

The financial aid office isn't much better. I've been waiting for close to two months now and when I called a few days ago and asked whatsup, they said to wait another week or so and then to give a call if I haven't received it yet. Gtfo

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

Postby msblaw89 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:52 pm

Lawbro wrote:The financial aid office isn't much better. I've been waiting for close to two months now and when I called a few days ago and asked whatsup, they said to wait another week or so and then to give a call if I haven't received it yet. Gtfo


If I meet you and your don't look like Edward Norton... I am going to be disappointed

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

Postby chellypip » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:58 pm

Just got in..I am actually considering attending. Ithaca may not be the place I want to be for 3 years but I do want to end up practicing in NY :?

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

Postby Mr. Somebody » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:41 pm

You guys realize there's like four people working in that admissions.office? They are hilariously understaffed

In my opinion Georgetown has the worst financial aid office.

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

Postby Mr. Somebody » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:43 pm

FlanAl wrote:
So I just want to say that the admissions office is in no way a reflection upon the rest of the school. It seems like a lot of people have had issues with them. I didn't really have any issues other than complete radio silence for pretty much the entirety of my cycle.

But since I've been here, the way they scheduled the ASW has really weirded me out. We didn't get a heads up that 30 people or whatever would be in our civ pro class, they really don't foster any interaction with 1Ls outside of the student government people, and they've put out food right when a lot of us get out of class and then slap our hands when we try to get some (they could so easily wait 5 minutes and not have to rub it in our face). There was an evening event the last asw but hardly any OLs showed up and it really wasn't the best environment to socialize anyways (did they even encourage 0L's to attend that bar tab?). The other asw there was no event, that I know of.

I hope the 0L's that visited got to meet a good number of people, my friends and I just thought it was weird we didn't meet any (or really even see any, outside of civ pro).

So yeah professors etc. are easily accessible and everyone that you'll need to deal with once you're here is great so I hope you don't let the admissions office deter you if you have already been admitted.


The bar tab wasn't even in the agenda iirc




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