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joonbug
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Columbia Reserve

Postby joonbug » Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:50 pm

Arghh...

rms5005
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby rms5005 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:55 pm

that sux..mines probably in the mail now. what were your numbers if you dont mind me asking

mayrain1
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby mayrain1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 4:59 pm

waitlisted? or just..."we're still pondering your app"

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joonbug
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby joonbug » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:00 pm

The letter says that I have been put on a reserve for further review.

No one else got this??

mayrain1
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby mayrain1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:04 pm

I shall check the mail after work...but no, not yet

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joonbug
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby joonbug » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:05 pm

Hope yours is a thick packet though.

mayrain1
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby mayrain1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:06 pm

I'm expecting a very thin letter with "NO" scrawled across the center of the page in red crayon.

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby RenerzSan » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:16 pm

I'm sorry to hear that joonbug. But if memory serves me right, you got into NYU very recently...you've already been accepted to a great school.

What is the reserve? Is it equivalent to the waitlist or deferral? Did the letter say when you could expect a decision by?

Good luck with the rest of your cycle!

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joonbug
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby joonbug » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:32 pm

Many different law schools have different ways of saying, "We'll think about your application more in future... As of now, it's not good enough."

In the case of Columbia's reserve, I think it's more of a "deferred" status. Waitlist is more narrow in definition than "we haven't made a decision about you." Waitlist is a decision in itself.

Thanks Rend, NYU is a good school but I actually preferred Columbia. I also think if I get a full ride to either Fordham or BU, I might consider choosing the latter instead.

RenerzSan
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby RenerzSan » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:34 pm

interesting. well. i'm currently deciding between chicago and bu. unless i get into nyu or columbia. so maybe i'll see you at bu if things don't work out for us! good luck!

kt625
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby kt625 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:38 pm

hey joonbug, you aren't alone. my reserve letter arrived in the mail this morning. :(

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awesomerossum
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby awesomerossum » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:42 pm

I also think if I get a full ride to either Fordham or BU, I might consider choosing the latter instead.


I see your placement on the certified idiots list was entirely justified.

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby waltra » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:05 pm

:?
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publicservant101
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby publicservant101 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:09 pm

i don't see how that makes him an idiot at all. a full ride is never anything to sneeze at, especially when it comes time to paying back loans. plus i've heard nothing but awesome things about fordham -they treat their students really well and it could be a way better fit for some ppl.

I know for me I applied to columbia and fordham, but not nyu --it just didn't appeal to me, even tho it's well-ranked.

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awesomerossum
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby awesomerossum » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:12 pm

I was partly facetious.

I can see turning down NYU for a full ride at, say, Georgetown, but Fordham? Ergh.

mayrain1
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby mayrain1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:13 pm

If you're staying in NYC, full ride at Fordham completely makes sense.

JusAbstinendi
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby JusAbstinendi » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:15 pm

Christ! You're annoying, Rossum.

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby tillicollpase » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:20 pm

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby pdennis1000 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:22 pm

"Columbia Reserve" sounds like a cheap wine or a golf course.

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awesomerossum
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby awesomerossum » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:23 pm

So wait... if I wanted to work in NYC, and I was deciding between Mich and Fordham-Full Ride, the latter would make perfect sense?

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby publicservant101 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:23 pm

lol lookout franzia

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby waltra » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:25 pm

:?
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mayrain1
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby mayrain1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:29 pm

waltra wrote:well its not that choosing Fordham over Michigan would always have a positive result, but.. could an active and intelligent student make a full ride at Fordham as profitable as a degree from Michigan? yes


yup.

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awesomerossum
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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby awesomerossum » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:31 pm

Interesting. I guess my radar was completely off on this one.

Thanks for the disabuse : )

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Re: Columbia Reserve

Postby waltra » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:35 pm

:?
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