Cornell c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby anteater1 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:43 pm

dykstaab wrote:I know there are a ton of factors to consider but for the sake of simplicity, how much money would it take for everyone to definitely attend Cornell?


I'd probably attend at or near sticker if I get dinged from SC.

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

Postby scretcher » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:51 pm

anteater1 wrote:
dykstaab wrote:I know there are a ton of factors to consider but for the sake of simplicity, how much money would it take for everyone to definitely attend Cornell?


I'd probably attend at or near sticker if I get dinged from SC.



Need to hear back about other schollies first
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Re: Cornell c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

Postby jcan91 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:58 pm

I'd want ALL THE MONEYS!

Not because I don't like Cornell (because I really do), just because I'm broke and debt-averse and that would fix everything.

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

Postby uconjak » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:47 pm

dykstaab wrote:I know there are a ton of factors to consider but for the sake of simplicity, how much money would it take for everyone to definitely attend Cornell?


Between 90-100k, with 120 from USC, it would be hard to turn down cornell

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

Postby acs507 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:49 pm

60k would make it a sure bet. But would still consider it at or around sticker.

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

Postby dykstaab » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:21 pm

Yeah I am excited to visit in April but with 120k from USC and a full from Minn, I would need to get something from Cornell (even if just a little). Anybody know if they view USC/Minn as peer schools, or would they be looking more at UCLA/Vandy/other T-14s?

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

Postby BigZuck » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:34 pm

dykstaab wrote:Yeah I am excited to visit in April but with 120k from USC and a full from Minn, I would need to get something from Cornell (even if just a little). Anybody know if they view USC/Minn as peer schools, or would they be looking more at UCLA/Vandy/other T-14s?


Guessing strictly t14 schools have the potential to motivate them. Lolno to Vandy, UT, UCLA, etc. because those schools are measurably inferior.

As for what it would take me to get to Cornell: I don't know that I would be willing to spend more than 100K over the three years. I would probably take one of the aforementioned measurably inferior schools over it if only due to location. If the price where the same or better I would chose Cornell. But lolno to that actually happening.

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

Postby iMisto » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:46 pm

I'd take them at sticker (dear god, I hope adcoms don't read this). Hoping for something though!

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

Postby dykstaab » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:54 pm

BigZuck wrote:
dykstaab wrote:Yeah I am excited to visit in April but with 120k from USC and a full from Minn, I would need to get something from Cornell (even if just a little). Anybody know if they view USC/Minn as peer schools, or would they be looking more at UCLA/Vandy/other T-14s?


Guessing strictly t14 schools have the potential to motivate them. Lolno to Vandy, UT, UCLA, etc. because those schools are measurably inferior.

As for what it would take me to get to Cornell: I don't know that I would be willing to spend more than 100K over the three years. I would probably take one of the aforementioned measurably inferior schools over it if only due to location. If the price where the same or better I would chose Cornell. But lolno to that actually happening.


Damn, that is what I figured. I want to attend badly but doubt I will have much leverage with them. Attending at sticker or close to it terrifies me...quite the investment.

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

Postby dykstaab » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:55 pm

iMisto wrote:I'd take them at sticker (dear god, I hope adcoms don't read this). Hoping for something though!


What are your reasons for attending at sticker? I have no ties to the Northeast so that also may deter me from paying sticker.

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

Postby iMisto » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:03 am

dykstaab wrote:
iMisto wrote:I'd take them at sticker (dear god, I hope adcoms don't read this). Hoping for something though!


What are your reasons for attending at sticker? I have no ties to the Northeast so that also may deter me from paying sticker.


Growing up in trailer parks. An Ivy League education is hard to pass on, even if it's at sticker. My other option would be BU with 60k... that'd still leave me with plenty of debt.

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

Postby dykstaab » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:20 am

iMisto wrote:
dykstaab wrote:
iMisto wrote:I'd take them at sticker (dear god, I hope adcoms don't read this). Hoping for something though!


What are your reasons for attending at sticker? I have no ties to the Northeast so that also may deter me from paying sticker.


Growing up in trailer parks. An Ivy League education is hard to pass on, even if it's at sticker. My other option would be BU with 60k... that'd still leave me with plenty of debt.


Got ya...makes sense. Did you apply anywhere else besides Cornell and BU? Regardless, congrats on getting what you wanted!

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

Postby dproduct » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:27 am

iMisto wrote:
dykstaab wrote:
iMisto wrote:I'd take them at sticker (dear god, I hope adcoms don't read this). Hoping for something though!


What are your reasons for attending at sticker? I have no ties to the Northeast so that also may deter me from paying sticker.


Growing up in trailer parks. An Ivy League education is hard to pass on, even if it's at sticker. My other option would be BU with 60k... that'd still leave me with plenty of debt.


<3 <3

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

Postby Jaqen » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:06 am

shntn wrote:Oh goody, a buddy for iMisto!


Cornell is my top choice atm due to $.

Hello, iMisto.

Growing up in trailer parks. An Ivy League education is hard to pass on


I think we'll get along fine. 8)

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

Postby PRgradBYU » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:09 am

Whew, finally went complete today! FWIW, too, I'd probably attend Cornell at sticker.

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

Postby HankBashir » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:17 am

I'm interested in Cornell because of its International Legal Studies specialization, so I tried to find out a bit more information about it on the website. It said please select your interest in the application. So, I didn't remember a location on the application for this, so I went back and re-read my entire application. I forgot there was a section that essentially said, "Please indicate why you are interested in Cornell in no more than three sentences."

I just read what I put, and now I'm mortified. Too much honesty, not enough tact.

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

Postby timeandspace11 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:03 am

I think I might be too scared to attend Cornell at sticker, particularly since a got a really good offer from Texas. Its tough to say. Its a really good school so I am probably more willing to take out more debt at this school compared to many others.

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

Postby iMisto » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:41 am

dykstaab wrote:
Got ya...makes sense. Did you apply anywhere else besides Cornell and BU? Regardless, congrats on getting what you wanted!


I'm currently WL at Berkeley, which is fiiiine. At least I'm almost a snowflake. :lol:

I probably should have applied to other schools for $ negotiation purposes, but I was strapped for cash and knew there was only 1 school I really wanted to attend. I had 'Cornell' written on my motivation board throughout the entire application process. :mrgreen:

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

Postby dykstaab » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:47 am

iMisto wrote:
dykstaab wrote:
Got ya...makes sense. Did you apply anywhere else besides Cornell and BU? Regardless, congrats on getting what you wanted!


I'm currently WL at Berkeley, which is fiiiine. At least I'm almost a snowflake. :lol:

I probably should have applied to other schools for $ negotiation purposes, but I was strapped for cash and knew there was only 1 school I really wanted to attend. I had 'Cornell' written on my motivation board throughout the entire application process. :mrgreen:


Haha yeah I was fortunate to get a lot of fee waivers (Cornell was the only school I applied to who did not give me one- although they were well worth the money). Anybody know of any must-sees in Ithaca? I will be visiting the ASW in April but will be arriving Thursday and have the whole day to explore :)

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

Postby gatorfan163287 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:50 am

Was placed "on reserve" yesterday. 3.67/165. At least it wasn't a rejection!!

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

Postby danitt » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:38 pm

gatorfan163287 wrote:Was placed "on reserve" yesterday. 3.67/165. At least it wasn't a rejection!!

Is Cornell's reserve different from their waitlist?

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

Postby Nonconsecutive » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:38 pm

danitt wrote:Is Cornell's reserve different from their waitlist?


From what I understand it is technically different, but the reserve list gets revisited in May/Early June. The wait-list is then created from those applicants who don't get admitted of the reserve list, but also aren't outright rejected. Of course I could be mistaken in this, as it seems to vary a bit from cycle to cycle.

See this thread: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=66229 for additional information (It starts in 2009 but moves forward). The information in there makes it seem like a pretty big crap-shoot, ranging from horrendous chances, to not so bad.

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

Postby hephaestus » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:40 pm

Nonconsecutive wrote:
danitt wrote:Is Cornell's reserve different from their waitlist?


From what I understand it is technically different, but the reserve list gets revisited in May/Early June. The wait-list is then created from those applicants who don't get admitted of the reserve list, but also aren't outright rejected. Of course I could be mistaken in this, as it seems to vary a bit from cycle to cycle.

See this thread: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=66229 for additional information (It starts in 2009 but moves forward). The information in there makes it seem like a pretty big crap-shoot, ranging from horrendous chances, to not so bad.

Yes I think this is it. More reserves get in than people on the official waitlist. Its kind of like the difference in the priority waitlist / regular waitlist at GULC.

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

Postby anteater1 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:03 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
Nonconsecutive wrote:
danitt wrote:Is Cornell's reserve different from their waitlist?


From what I understand it is technically different, but the reserve list gets revisited in May/Early June. The wait-list is then created from those applicants who don't get admitted of the reserve list, but also aren't outright rejected. Of course I could be mistaken in this, as it seems to vary a bit from cycle to cycle.

See this thread: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=66229 for additional information (It starts in 2009 but moves forward). The information in there makes it seem like a pretty big crap-shoot, ranging from horrendous chances, to not so bad.

Yes I think this is it. More reserves get in than people on the official waitlist. Its kind of like the difference in the priority waitlist / regular waitlist at GULC.


Would be stoked if this is correct...

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

Postby anteater1 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:16 pm

Nonconsecutive wrote:
danitt wrote:Is Cornell's reserve different from their waitlist?


From what I understand it is technically different, but the reserve list gets revisited in May/Early June. The wait-list is then created from those applicants who don't get admitted of the reserve list, but also aren't outright rejected. Of course I could be mistaken in this, as it seems to vary a bit from cycle to cycle.

See this thread: http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=66229 for additional information (It starts in 2009 but moves forward). The information in there makes it seem like a pretty big crap-shoot, ranging from horrendous chances, to not so bad.


Read through damn near that entire thread, from what I understand the Reserve list is like Pre-WL for Cornell.... You can either go Reserve > Ding, Reserve >WL, or Reserve > Acceptance.

Lol @ one year Cornell not taking anyone from the Reserve list though...




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