Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby wtrc » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:44 pm

Nonconsecutive wrote:
hill wrote:in

3.9/175, no $$, bad sign?


Congrats on the acceptance!

Perhaps someone more familiar with CLS' tactics can elaborate, but I have no clue why there was no $ at all for you.


Yeah, that is odd, maybe it'll come later? My understanding was that the schollies were typically to candidates that would likely be taking HYS otherwise, and with those numbers I would think you'd at least cop one of those? Do you have any negative softs? Are you KJD?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby rseaney » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:45 pm

i had a hickup on my CLS app and didn't go complete until January 17. Has anyone with such a late complete date received word yet?

i expect i wont hear anything this wave

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:47 pm

rseaney wrote:i had a hickup on my CLS app and didn't go complete until January 17. Has anyone with such a late complete date received word yet?

i expect i wont hear anything this wave


Nope. Last year the latest complete date to hear this wave was 1/9 and I would guess something similar for this year.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby koalacity » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:47 pm

Nonconsecutive wrote:
hill wrote:in

3.9/175, no $$, bad sign?


Congrats on the acceptance!

Perhaps someone more familiar with CLS' tactics can elaborate, but I have no clue why there was no $ at all for you.

There are many more candidates with super high numbers than there are Hamilton/Butler offers, unfortunately. I tried to do a bit of searching on TLS about them this weekend, and from what I could gather, they tend to go to applicants from elite UGs and/or with good WE.

eta: but more importantly, CONGRATS on the acceptance! You'll have great options this cycle, and may still get substantial $$ at Columbia (just not a named scholarship).
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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Theopliske8711 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:49 pm

With a 3.9/175, the dude should be fine either way. :lol:

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby hill » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:52 pm

Thanks all. Not too bummed about it; just freaked me out into thinking something was fundamentally wrong with my app.

Edit: Also, there was a person who got a Ruby and did not get a named scholarship from Columbia last year. This is just to assuage any fears others may have out there with high numbers/no scholarship.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=191464&start=1400

UtilityMonster wrote:Got a Rubenstein. The $10,000 stipend is just a delicious, bright red cherry on top of a delicious, delicious sunday.

I didn't get a named scholarship from Columbia either.
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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby jingosaur » Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:53 pm

No letter today. I live in Manhattan. Stay strong everyone.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby applelover » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:03 pm

I know my interview was just yesterday, but I'm anxious to hear back already.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby t-14orbust » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:09 pm

jingosaur wrote:No letter today. I live in Manhattan. Stay strong everyone.


complete date?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Synch » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:10 pm

No letter today in DC. Complete in early November

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby wtrc » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:17 pm

Look a SURVEY surveymonkey.com/s/22TPWWP

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby jingosaur » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:20 pm

t-14orbust wrote:
jingosaur wrote:No letter today. I live in Manhattan. Stay strong everyone.


complete date?


Mid December. Above median GPA and above 75th LSAT with a top 30 UG and very strong work experience.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby bbkk » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:20 pm

NapoleonXV wrote:had my interview yesterday. no curveballs. mostly standard questions.

My interviewer seemed to hint that the decision post-interview will be quite quick, so I would not be surprised if I receive the decision early next week.


Thanks for the info!


applelover wrote:I know my interview was just yesterday, but I'm anxious to hear back already.


Apple, how was your interview?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby charlie.black » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:22 pm

koalacity wrote:
Nonconsecutive wrote:
hill wrote:in

3.9/175, no $$, bad sign?


Congrats on the acceptance!

Perhaps someone more familiar with CLS' tactics can elaborate, but I have no clue why there was no $ at all for you.

There are many more candidates with super high numbers than there are Hamilton/Butler offers, unfortunately. I tried to do a bit of searching on TLS about them this weekend, and from what I could gather, they tend to go to applicants from elite UGs and/or with good WE.

eta: but more importantly, CONGRATS on the acceptance! You'll have great options this cycle, and may still get substantial $$ at Columbia (just not a named scholarship).


An attorney at the firm I work for got a half-tuiton scholly (graduated 3 years ago or so) that was non-butler. It was named, some random lady, but he wasn't allowed to put the name on the resume apparently. So there's $$ to be had still, just not the resume boost of the butler/hamilton.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:23 pm

charlie.black wrote:
koalacity wrote:
Nonconsecutive wrote:
hill wrote:in

3.9/175, no $$, bad sign?


Congrats on the acceptance!

Perhaps someone more familiar with CLS' tactics can elaborate, but I have no clue why there was no $ at all for you.

There are many more candidates with super high numbers than there are Hamilton/Butler offers, unfortunately. I tried to do a bit of searching on TLS about them this weekend, and from what I could gather, they tend to go to applicants from elite UGs and/or with good WE.

eta: but more importantly, CONGRATS on the acceptance! You'll have great options this cycle, and may still get substantial $$ at Columbia (just not a named scholarship).


An attorney at the firm I work for got a half-tuiton scholly (graduated 3 years ago or so) that was non-butler. It was named, some random lady, but he wasn't allowed to put the name on the resume apparently. So there's $$ to be had still, just not the resume boost of the butler/hamilton.


Do people really get resume boosts for the "named" scholarships? I would think grades, past WE, and certain extra-curriculars (LR, etc.) are all employers really care about.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby malleus discentium » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:25 pm

hill wrote:Thanks all. Not too bummed about it; just freaked me out into thinking something was fundamentally wrong with my app.

Edit: Also, there was a person who got a Ruby and did not get a named scholarship from Columbia last year. This is just to assuage any fears others may have out there with high numbers/no scholarship.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=191464&start=1400

UtilityMonster wrote:Got a Rubenstein. The $10,000 stipend is just a delicious, bright red cherry on top of a delicious, delicious sunday.

I didn't get a named scholarship from Columbia either.

It is my understanding that only the Hamilton/Butler are given with acceptance letters. Other scholarship money comes later.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby NYU_Ugrad_Paralegal » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:35 pm

jingosaur wrote:
t-14orbust wrote:
jingosaur wrote:No letter today. I live in Manhattan. Stay strong everyone.


complete date?


Mid December. Above median GPA and above 75th LSAT with a top 30 UG and very strong work experience.


Jingo I'm sure yours is coming. They are waiting for their shipment of gold leaf paper from Neiman's before they can send your letter out. ;)

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby wtrc » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:53 pm

Nobody gettin letters today?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:55 pm

wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?


Stuck at work. Thinking about ducking out for a bit to go check. :D

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Nonconsecutive » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:55 pm

wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?


Opened my mailbox to a blue..

advertisement from New York Law School.

:roll:

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby phillywc » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:55 pm

wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?

i got a lovely credit card offer

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby lawschool22 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:57 pm

Nonconsecutive wrote:
wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?


Opened my mailbox to a blue..

advertisement from New York Law School.

:roll:


I will throw that ad at the nearest passerby if that happens to me lol

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby waferthinmint » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:59 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
Nonconsecutive wrote:
wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?


Opened my mailbox to a blue..

advertisement from New York Law School.

:roll:


I will throw that ad at the nearest passerby if that happens to me lol


Seriously, blue is hereby patented for CLS use only.!!!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Nonconsecutive » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:59 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
Nonconsecutive wrote:
wtrc wrote:Nobody gettin letters today?


Opened my mailbox to a blue..

advertisement from New York Law School.

:roll:


I will throw that ad at the nearest passerby if that happens to me lol


I may have, but shortly after that I discovered a mini Twix bar in my coat pocket that I had forgotten about, so the day was saved.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2017 Applicants (2013-2014 cycle)

Postby Jessasaurus » Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:09 pm

Me: Have you checked the mail?
Mom: JESSASAURUS STOP CALLING THE MAIL HASN'T COME YET
Me: ..o-ok...just let me know
Mom: I told you I would. I will call you when the mail comes.
Me:sighhhhhhhh




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