Cornell c/o 2016 Applicants (2012-2013)

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

Postby duncanmn95 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:38 pm

WAITLISTED <3 I don't know whether or not I'll stay on..

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

Postby chraruce » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:37 pm

Waitlisted at around 4pm today. I'm staying flexible for Cornell. I'm sure some people will get dinged as this has been Cornell's practice in previous years. This waitlist is mostly about hoping that some people withdraw, defer, or somehow don't show up for orientation.

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

Postby RetakeFrenzy » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:15 am

chraruce wrote:Waitlisted at around 4pm today. I'm staying flexible for Cornell. I'm sure some people will get dinged as this has been Cornell's practice in previous years. This waitlist is mostly about hoping that some people withdraw, defer, or somehow don't show up for orientation.


Tuition payment deadline is 8/7 so a few spots may open up following that date

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

Postby Midnightbluedork » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:59 am

so was anyone dinged? or was everybody simply placed on the waiting list?

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

Postby FlipAcoin » Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:43 pm

waitlisted yesterday as well :-S
Any idea how long this list typically is? or if it's ranked?

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

Postby RecordPlayer89 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:56 pm

I received the waitlist email this afternoon. Was anyone dinged? And the email didn't mention interviews, wonder if they're not being offered cause of the late date.

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

Postby KanyeShrug » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:10 pm

Waitlisted :cry:

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

Postby scretcher » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:36 pm

I haven't been on TLS in months, but the Reserves to Waiting List move has brought me out of my hiatus.

Who's thinking of attending if admitted? I most likely would, but the logistics of moving from CA to NY with a week (or less) notice is concerning... :shock:

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

Postby Rlabo » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:46 pm

Someone withdrew today and posted it in the class forum so it sounds like there's still hope even if you're on the WL

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

Postby chraruce » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:49 pm

Rlabo wrote:Someone withdrew today and posted it in the class forum so it sounds like there's still hope even if you're on the WL


Awesome!! You know this is a little like torture right? I'm excited to see if I got the winning number for this lottery.
Joking aside, thank you for keeping us informed.

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

Postby Rlabo » Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:54 pm

chraruce wrote:
Rlabo wrote:Someone withdrew today and posted it in the class forum so it sounds like there's still hope even if you're on the WL


Awesome!! You know this is a little like torture right? I'm excited to see if I got the winning number for this lottery.
Joking aside, thank you for keeping us informed.


I'm still on 4 WL myself so I deff get it - Gl man.

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

Postby Dmini7 » Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:53 pm

Has anyone ever been accepted off Cornell's waitlist late and been offered scholarship money to help offset the costs? I am debating whether I should keep my spot or not since I know for a fact I would not go unless money was involved and I highly doubt they would give out any money.

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

Postby Lavitz » Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:01 pm

Dmini7 wrote:Has anyone ever been accepted off Cornell's waitlist late and been offered scholarship money to help offset the costs? I am debating whether I should keep my spot or not since I know for a fact I would not go unless money was involved and I highly doubt they would give out any money.

I don't know about the waitlist, but a few people got $ off reserve up to 37.5K. The person who just withdrew on Friday had 120K, so they should have money available, but I don't know if they're planning on giving it out.

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

Postby gbelle » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:31 am

Added to wailtlist this am.

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

Postby icanbeohyes » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:11 am

Seems like this waiting list is a bit long for the perceived small number of spots that may or may not become available. So, I wonder what the deal is? For those are thinking of committing elsewhere, are you finding this waitlist problematic? I am torn between withdrawing from the waitlist and staying because of Cornell's late date of their orientation. The school I may commit to has an early orientation date and therefore I must commit a little earlier, and am moving next weekend. Does it make sense to have hope at this point?

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

Postby jdmonkey » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:27 am

Yeah last year they made their official waiting list in early June and not everyone who was reserved made the wait list (according to the 2015 thread). This year they did it in late July and it seems like everyone made it from reserve. Although I would LOVE to return to my Alma mater, I'm afraid that at this point the waiting list is just a formality. Maybe we can hope for movement shortly after tuition is due?

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

Postby chraruce » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:35 am

icanbeohyes wrote:Seems like this waiting list is a bit long for the perceived small number of spots that may or may not become available. So, I wonder what the deal is? For those are thinking of committing elsewhere, are you finding this waitlist problematic? I am torn between withdrawing from the waitlist and staying because of Cornell's late date of their orientation. The school I may commit to has an early orientation date and therefore I must commit a little earlier, and am moving next weekend. Does it make sense to have hope at this point?


Like I have mentioned before, my impression is that getting in from Cornell's waitlist consists of (1) having any of the current seats open up and (2) being selected from the waitlist for the newly open seat(s) (i.e. it's still very competitive). I also believe that all of the incoming-class seats have already been filled up as the people who have been offered those seats have at least verbally confirmed their intention to enroll. Thus, our chances depend on whether some of these people get off from some other waitlist that they'd take over Cornell, whether they decide to defer, or whether they decide to withdraw for some other outstanding reason.

Despite our low odds, I have also heard that it is not impossible to get in from the waitlist. A reliable source told me that there has been at least one person admitted to Cornell just before classes started. This person already had a housing arrangement at another law school and was either at the other school's orientation or had already started classes (my memory fails me on this particular detail) when this person was offered a seat at Cornell Law. The person stayed flexible for Cornell and ended up snatching the spot that was offered.

If I were you, I'd commit to the other school and then evaluate things if Cornell ends up offering something. It is unlikely but not impossible.

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

Postby Rlabo » Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:07 pm

Pray for me to get off WL at Penn/Columbia, and if I do the spots all yours.

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

Postby chraruce » Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:21 pm

Rlabo wrote:Pray for me to get off WL at Penn/Columbia, and if I do the spots all yours.


I skimmed that and read it as "Pay me off to go to Penn/Columbia, and if I do the spot's all yours."
Was getting ready to make an offer of $100k =(

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

Postby Rlabo » Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:41 pm

chraruce wrote:
Rlabo wrote:Pray for me to get off WL at Penn/Columbia, and if I do the spots all yours.


I skimmed that and read it as "Pay me off to go to Penn/Columbia, and if I do the spot's all yours."
Was getting ready to make an offer of $100k =(


HAHAHAHA, I'm not that evil, you wouldnt have to pay me off! But if that offers still on the table, I'll take the money and go to columbia/penn with it as upfront tuition to let me in, and if it works u can have my spot and if not money goes back to you. :lol: Wishful thinking much?

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

Postby TheMostDangerousLG » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:59 pm

Just got waitlisted. Today. It's August. =|

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

Postby JuniperCreekEsq » Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:40 pm

TheMostDangerousLG wrote:Just got waitlisted. Today. It's August. =|


how does that work? you applied in spring and just heard back last week?

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

Postby Lavitz » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:03 am

JuniperCreekEsq wrote:
TheMostDangerousLG wrote:Just got waitlisted. Today. It's August. =|


how does that work? you applied in spring and just heard back last week?

She was on Reserve.

Cornell calls the initial waitlist the reserve list. Then once the T-14 trickle down effect is mostly done and they have a full class of people deposited, the reserve list becomes a summer waitlist. At that point you can only get in if someone already deposited decides to withdraw.

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

Postby SteelPenguin » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:45 pm

TheMostDangerousLG wrote:Just got waitlisted. Today. It's August. =|


Did you send any LOCIs? I ended up removed from the reserve last Thursday and am a bit curious.

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

Postby Dmini7 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:15 pm

SteelPenguin wrote:
TheMostDangerousLG wrote:Just got waitlisted. Today. It's August. =|


Did you send any LOCIs? I ended up removed from the reserve last Thursday and am a bit curious.



I was also placed on the waitlist. I didn't send in any LOCI besides the one where they asked for an update in May. I actually had thought I withdrew since it had been so long since hearing from them. I withdrew my spot after being placed on the waitlist though since I knew it was way to late to even consider attending.




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