Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby sd1234 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:27 pm

BigZuck wrote:
NoodleyOne wrote:I don't recall if we decided that Hold was essentially WL? I just got held, for the record.


Hold=pre-waitlist which turns into waitlist which=rejection.

Basically


ugh.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby TripTrip » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:27 pm

BigZuck wrote:Hold=pre-waitlist which turns into waitlist which=rejection.

Nah man, the "holds" are for people they want to offer the Hamilton to, but they ran of of Hamiltons. They'll give it to us after those folks get into Yale. 8)

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby bluecouch » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:30 pm

TripTrip wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Hold=pre-waitlist which turns into waitlist which=rejection.

Nah man, the "holds" are for people they want to offer the Hamilton to, but they ran of of Hamiltons. They'll give it to us after those folks get into Yale. 8)


I like this theory. Today's happy thought: thinking that Columbia is just trying to scrounge a Hamilton for me.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby eyfl » Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:10 pm

TripTrip wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Hold=pre-waitlist which turns into waitlist which=rejection.

Nah man, the "holds" are for people they want to offer the Hamilton to, but they ran of of Hamiltons. They'll give it to us after those folks get into Yale. 8)


Yes, please, keep pouring these sweet words into my ears :lol:

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby cinnamonchurros » Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:13 pm

Withdrew last night. Hope my spot goes to one of you!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby Omnivalc » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:55 pm

Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby edamame » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:56 pm

Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


I don't know about that. Columbia has been unnecessarily picky this cycle. They will (may) lose a lot of admits to HYS.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jbagelboy » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:03 pm

Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


there is something wrong with your cycle, no offense. do you have C&F issues?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby 02889 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:06 pm

Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!

Obviously you must be thinking about this constantly, but do you know what's going on with your application cycle? I feel like if you have the option, applying again next year with all new essays and a slightly changed resume could help a ton, unless it's a C&F issue holding you back.

Hopefully Columbia ends up working out for you!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jym_dawg » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:08 pm

edamame wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


I don't know about that. Columbia has been unnecessarily picky this cycle. They will (may) lose a lot of admits to HYS.


I glanced briefly at the numbers and it looks like there are ~170 acceptances on LSN this year, as opposed to ~230 last year. When you consider that LSN represents 10-15% of the applicant pool then Columbia either has very different yield expectations for this year or has at least another big wave or two of admits left. The decision date graph also shows a decent-sized (10ish) wave of admits the week before the WL wave so there's also that to give us some hope.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jselson » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:11 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


there is something wrong with your cycle, no offense. do you have C&F issues?


Seriously, what on earth ... ?

Unless you wrote a rap for your PS.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jselson » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:13 pm

I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby sd1234 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:15 pm

edamame wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


I don't know about that. Columbia has been unnecessarily picky this cycle. They will (may) lose a lot of admits to HYS.


The hold e-mail said that they are trying to fill a class of 365 people....that's significantly lower than past years, no? LSN says that 404 people matriculated last year.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby KingFish » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:16 pm

jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

Image

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jselson » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:18 pm

KingFish wrote:
jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

Image


No duh, man.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby 02889 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:23 pm

jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

You sure you want to go to law school? I think the rap battle job market is booming (or doing as well as the legal job market, anyway) and you've got some serious talent. :D

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby KingFish » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:23 pm

jselson wrote:
KingFish wrote:
jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

Image


No duh, man.

It's a joke, man.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lijun » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:25 pm

sd1234 wrote:
edamame wrote:
Omnivalc wrote:Got a Hold e-mail this morning as well. I'm gathering this essentially means WL and that the chances of coming off the wait list at Columbia are not great... YAY, MORE GREAT NEWS!


I don't know about that. Columbia has been unnecessarily picky this cycle. They will (may) lose a lot of admits to HYS.


The hold e-mail said that they are trying to fill a class of 365 people....that's significantly lower than past years, no? LSN says that 404 people matriculated last year.



looks like 368 matriculants last year according to their website
http://web.law.columbia.edu/admissions/ ... ss-profile

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby lmsf » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:45 pm

Reserve email today as well. 174/3.2

From LSN it looks like they waitlist 100-200 people and 7+ eventually get in (I'm assuming some people just update to "Accepted" rather than "WL, Accepted" so it's hard to get an accurate count). Does anyone have more information on approximately how many people from the waitlist eventually get in? What are my chances as a splitter?

My specific conundrum is that one of the programs I've been admitted to has a summer start so I'd start before I hear back from Columbia ... does anyone know what the process is for such a situation? My concern is that if you start at 1 school, it is then an issue to switch because you are no longer a 0L (on the application you are asked if you've ever attended law school before, and the answer is now yes).

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jselson » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:46 pm

02889 wrote:
jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

You sure you want to go to law school? I think the rap battle job market is booming (or doing as well as the legal job market, anyway) and you've got some serious talent. :D


I'm an MBA: a Mad Battle Applicant.

/end

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jselson » Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:47 pm

KingFish wrote:
jselson wrote:
KingFish wrote:
jselson wrote:I'm Omnivalc, and I'd like to say,
Lol school's really cool, and it's gonna pay;
I got skillz at the mic, I be litigatin',
Come on, Columbia, y'all don't be hatin'

Image


No duh, man.

It's a joke, man.


It's cool.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby gfd973 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:25 pm

Admitted today. Ecstatic.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby TripTrip » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:26 pm

gfd973 wrote:Admitted today. Ecstatic.

You sound ecstatic!

Congrats though!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby MacB » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:29 pm

TripTrip wrote:
gfd973 wrote:Admitted today. Ecstatic.

You sound ecstatic!

Congrats though!


Apparently Columbia just admitted Eeyore. Couldn't even muster an exclamation mark. :P

Congrats, man. :) Were you admitted via snail mail or email?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby txdude45 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:44 pm

MacB wrote:Apparently Columbia just admitted Eeyore.


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