Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

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36%
1/18
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25%
1/19
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1/22
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1/23
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1/24
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby cardboard0917 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:49 am

I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby black_mirror » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:55 am

cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


You're the real MVP! I have it too!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby cardboard0917 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:57 am

black_mirror wrote:
cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


You're the real MVP! I have it too!


So glad that my neurotic checking is finally being validated
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby etramak » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:58 am

cardboard0917 wrote:
black_mirror wrote:
cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


You're the real MVP! I have it too!


So glad that my neurotic checking is finally being validated


Same here! Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby OakBrook2021 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:59 am

cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


I AM SO GLAD I DIDN'T SUBMIT LAST NIGHT. Thank you for being neurotic when I had given up :shock:

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby OakBrook2021 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:05 am

Annnnnnd submitted

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby SopranoSaxophone » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:09 am

cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


*SHAKES FIST IN THE AIR*

Why god why?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:36 am

No waiver for me... So sad :(

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby rachelac » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:55 am

SopranoSaxophone wrote:
cardboard0917 wrote:I received a hidden waiver today so everyone who's looking for one should check their accounts.


*SHAKES FIST IN THE AIR*

Why god why?


*Spongebob voice*
two...months...later...

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby virginia_direwoolf » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:05 am

Hidden fee waiver!! So glad I waited and didn't waste the $85 :D

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby principalagent » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:06 am

You have got to be kidding me.................................................... :cry:

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby urmlaw17 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:57 am

I submitted my app 2 days ago and got an invite today to attend a Columbia information session at my local university.

Is that a good sign?!

haha

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby black_mirror » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:01 pm

Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby Contango » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:03 pm

Received an email a few minutes ago offering fee waiver.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby rowdy » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:05 pm

black_mirror wrote:Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."


Correct, I got a waiver just now and I would not have gotten one if they considered GPA.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby allezallez21 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:07 pm

Hm, no hidden fee waiver for me. Above/around both 75ths. Bummer.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby allezallez21 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:09 pm

black_mirror wrote:Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."


Well this makes me even more bummed. 177 LSAT. Guess I'm hoping an email pops up in the next few minutes. I did get an email inviting me to a session at my undergrad, despite graduating 3 years ago.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby black_mirror » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:11 pm

allezallez21 wrote:
black_mirror wrote:Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."


Well this makes me even more bummed. 177 LSAT. Guess I'm hoping an email pops up in the next few minutes. I did get an email inviting me to a session at my undergrad, despite graduating 3 years ago.


hmm... Did you sign up to release your info to schools?

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby usaorbust » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:14 pm

Had the hidden waiver this morning, but just got the email.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby allezallez21 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:26 pm

black_mirror wrote:
allezallez21 wrote:
black_mirror wrote:Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."

hmm... Did you sign up to release your info to schools?


Yep, have received many a fee waiver from other schools. Oh well. I'm still a few weeks away from being ready to apply, so I'll keep my hopes up that a waiver eventually comes in. Columbia is a top choice for me.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby black_mirror » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:48 pm

allezallez21 wrote:
black_mirror wrote:
allezallez21 wrote:
black_mirror wrote:Emails are out. Interestingly, they mention that the waiver is based on "LSAT alone."

hmm... Did you sign up to release your info to schools?


Yep, have received many a fee waiver from other schools. Oh well. I'm still a few weeks away from being ready to apply, so I'll keep my hopes up that a waiver eventually comes in. Columbia is a top choice for me.


That is even more interesting. I wonder if this is some form of yield-protect? Keep us posted and good luck, hope you get the waiver soon!

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby joeyjoe83 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:27 pm

Got the fee waiver today. Hard to imagine that it was based on my LSAT score alone (which is not that impressive) and didn't factor in my high GPA or the fact that I'm a URM.

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby thepsychedelic » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:40 pm

No waiver for me either and I’m above 75th for LSAT this is a bummer
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby DistrictDisaster » Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:32 pm

SOAB - I just couldn't wait any longer for the waiver and submitted Monday. And yet clearly there are people who should have gotten waivers and didn't?? BIZARRE. Knowing my luck wouldn't have gotten one anyway (LSAT 171).

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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby BronxToBoston » Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:55 pm

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