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

Share Your Experiences, Read About Other Experiences. Please keep posts organized by school and expected year of graduation.

First Decisions?

1/17
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36%
1/18
29
25%
1/19
15
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1/22
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1/23
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5%
1/24
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1/25
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby MonicaYoung_LOL » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:01 pm

Just got the invite to interview! RD, applied around 10/20.

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

Postby cwasser3 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:02 pm

MonicaYoung_LOL wrote:Just got the invite to interview! RD, applied around 10/20.


Just got mine too!

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

Postby subpoenacolada » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:09 pm

Holy shiiiiittt, interview request! CLS is a huge reach for me (sub-170 lsat)!

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

Postby principalagent » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:11 pm

Also received a request!

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

Postby soca_dancer » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:22 pm

Congrats to all of you! I know you'll rock it. :mrgreen:

Hope to join you all soon

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

Postby black_mirror » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:26 pm

Congrats to everyone!!! Hope you kick ass! Does anyone know if an interview is required in order to be awarded a scholarship? Also are international students eligible for these scholarships?

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

Postby mrsharveyspecter » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:28 pm

INTERVIEW!!! YES!!!!! :D

What questions can we expect???

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

Postby tinycatfriend » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:43 pm

mrsharveyspecter wrote:INTERVIEW!!! YES!!!!! :D

What questions can we expect???


Pretty vague, general - why Columbia, why NYC, etc.

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

Postby usaorbust » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:02 pm

Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.

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

Postby Platopus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:47 pm

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

Postby yqjyqj » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:59 pm

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

Postby ticket » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:00 pm

Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?

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

Postby Platopus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:05 pm

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

Postby zkyggi » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:24 pm

Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity


Can you PM me about this too?
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby rac310 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:58 am

zkyggi wrote:
Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity


Can you PM me about this too?


+1. I have an interview this afternoon and any tips would be greatly appreciated!

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

Postby gayfish » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:34 am

Got the interview request yesterday as well! Above GPA median and LSAT 75th. Looks like there was about 40-60 slots for interviews in total, if that's helpful info.

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

Postby fulbrightinmexico » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:51 am

Anyone who has been admitted a little puzzled by lack of info/materials? Received my admissions letter and confirmed my address and since then it's been radio silence.

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

Postby feralflamingo » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:01 pm

Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity

Could I get a pm too? Mine felt so informal.
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby tinycatfriend » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:07 pm

feralflamingo wrote:
Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity

Could I get a pm too? Mine felt so informal.


Mine also felt wildly informal. I think it might just be their style.

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

Postby what.like.its.hard » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:21 pm

Any ED applicants still without interview requests? I applied pretty late (literally on 11/15), but am assuming this silence is not a good thing :(
Any rejections/ deferrals to RD yet?

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

Postby chewinggum » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:24 pm

feralflamingo wrote:
Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity

Could I get a pm too? Mine felt so informal.

Hopping on the PM train if you don't mind

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

Postby tinycatfriend » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:29 pm

chewinggum wrote:
feralflamingo wrote:
Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity

Could I get a pm too? Mine felt so informal.

Hopping on the PM train if you don't mind


Also same

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

Postby soca_dancer » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:44 pm

tinycatfriend wrote:
chewinggum wrote:
feralflamingo wrote:
Platopus wrote:
ticket wrote:
Platopus wrote:
usaorbust wrote:Do you think Columbia is moving to a system that interviews become a requirement for admissions? Seems like a lot of interviews this yer so far.


Possibly. My interview definitely felt like they were trying to put my app in context in a way that makes me feel less confident about my chances.


what do you mean? how?


Edit: PM'ed. I want to keep a little anonymity

Could I get a pm too? Mine felt so informal.

Hopping on the PM train if you don't mind


Also same


Meeee too!

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

Postby hopefullya1L » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:10 pm

Also happy to discuss my interview if you PM me. Agree with Platopus.
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Re: Columbia c/o 2021 Applicants Thread (2017-2018)

Postby Samiam1738 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:31 pm

my interview is in 30 min and i have not received a contact request from Columbia. Is there anything i need to do? its the regular skype right? not skype for business



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