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crackberry
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:51 pm

of Benito Cereno wrote:RD.
3.3 (index with average of two lsats).
3.5 (with highest lsat)

You are wrong.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby babaghanouj » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:51 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:wow its going to be an easy RD cycle for them --
'lets just take all the RD applicants. i want to get back to my beach house.'
'ALL OF THEM?!'
'there are three.' '
oh...alright then. golf tomorrow?'

also we totally just outed ourselves to CLS if they lurk around here. all they'd have to do is figure out which is me and which is puppins. (the numbers and my total desperation to stay in nyc should make it pretty obvious. hey cls!)


Also, if we are the only RD applicants, we are sooo getting Hamiltons. Unless there are some seriously, SERIOUSLY insecure ED applicants.

Well they say ED is mostly caused by insecurity, so who knows?
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:52 pm

of Benito Cereno wrote:RD.
3.3 (index with average of two lsats).
3.5 (with highest lsat)


If your numbers are the ones in your profile, I think you're doing it wrong.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:52 pm

gahthelaw wrote:scoooore. i'll take a hamilton to stay in my city. (hey cls, seriously please? we're already planning GG get togethers, and wouldn't it be great to have people like us touting the collegiality of your school?)


I'm actually pretty sad I don't qualify for the hamilton. COL is NYC is so expensive that without it, lots of other schools start to look like a better deal than CLS.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ClemCarter » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:52 pm

crackberry wrote:
of Benito Cereno wrote:RD.
3.3 (index with average of two lsats).
3.5 (with highest lsat)

You are wrong.


Ya. Recompute.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby babaghanouj » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:52 pm

GargamelITT wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:So far we have 3 RD people, is that it for this cycle?


Hopefully


i'm in the mix in there too somewhere. columbia is quickly becoming my greatest shining beacon of hope

+1

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ClemCarter » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:53 pm

babaghanouj wrote:Well they say ED is caused by insecurity, so who knows?


Oh no!!

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:56 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:scoooore. i'll take a hamilton to stay in my city. (hey cls, seriously please? we're already planning GG get togethers, and wouldn't it be great to have people like us touting the collegiality of your school?)


I'm actually pretty sad I don't qualify for the hamilton. COL is NYC is so expensive that without it, lots of other schools start to look like a better deal than CLS.


COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby of Benito Cereno » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:56 pm

crackberry wrote:
of Benito Cereno wrote:RD.
3.3 (index with average of two lsats).
3.5 (with highest lsat)

You are wrong.



Yea, sorry

thats 4.3 and 4.5

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby facetious » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:58 pm

need to get out of the nyu thread. driving me nuts, so i'll chime in as an RD with a 4.29 index. can i round that up to 4.3 please?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby bluejayk » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:59 pm

I'm regular decision, but I think my chances are pretty slim. The idea of CLS has been kinda growing on me as I become less confident that I'll get any kind of $$ from MVP.

Where's the formula to compute your index?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:59 pm

gahthelaw wrote:COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.


I was more worried about the rent than the food, tbh. Though I think CLS has some sort of guaranteed housing? Am I making that up?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:59 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.


I was more worried about the rent than the food, tbh. Though I think CLS has some sort of guaranteed housing? Am I making that up?


I was told they had guaranteed subsidized housing as long as you apply for it in time.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby of Benito Cereno » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:00 pm

gahthelaw wrote:
puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:scoooore. i'll take a hamilton to stay in my city. (hey cls, seriously please? we're already planning GG get togethers, and wouldn't it be great to have people like us touting the collegiality of your school?)


I'm actually pretty sad I don't qualify for the hamilton. COL is NYC is so expensive that without it, lots of other schools start to look like a better deal than CLS.


COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.


Do people ever take the hamilton? Last year on LSN it seems nobody did. In fact, it seems like the highest scholarship people accept at columbia is around 75k (usually the high lsat/sub3.6gpa kiddos who don't get into hys). Can I have 75k please? I want a puppy.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:00 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.


I was more worried about the rent than the food, tbh. Though I think CLS has some sort of guaranteed housing? Am I making that up?


Nope you arent making it up: http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/admissions/housing

You are guaranteed SOME TYPE of university housing.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:01 pm

Helmholtz wrote:I was told they had guaranteed subsidized housing as long as you apply for it in time.

hmm I wonder when "in time" is. and if we can all be there together.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ClemCarter » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:01 pm

of Benito Cereno wrote:
crackberry wrote:
of Benito Cereno wrote:RD.
3.3 (index with average of two lsats).
3.5 (with highest lsat)

You are wrong.



Yea, sorry

thats 4.3 and 4.5



I like how incredibly nerdy we all were about catching this.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:02 pm

of Benito Cereno wrote:Do people ever take the hamilton? Last year on LSN it seems nobody did. In fact, it seems like the highest scholarship people accept at columbia is around 75k (usually the high lsat/sub3.6gpa kiddos who don't get into hys). Can I have 75k please? I want a puppy.


people definitely take it but I mean, if you have a 4.6 or greater index, yeah, you probably got into HYS too.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby of Benito Cereno » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:03 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:COL is really high, but there are definitely ways to get around it if you're willing to put in the effort. i pay less in rent than friends in chicago and DC but i live in a beautiful apt and great building in what is apparently a fairly ritzy area. other stuff like food and going out are really what you want them to be -- eldridge street dumplings are 5 for a dollar and they're really good. and once in a while you can make the trek out to target in brooklyn or the bronx and pick up other random things. it isn't so much that nyc is impossibly expensive but that the temptation to spend outside your means is so omnipresent.


I was more worried about the rent than the food, tbh. Though I think CLS has some sort of guaranteed housing? Am I making that up?


I was told they had guaranteed subsidized housing as long as you apply for it in time.


yea, they do have "guaranteed subsidized housing" but its ridiculously expensive and not really a better deal than area 1 bedrooms.
also, the rent in new york really is very high. for 2k you can barely get a 1 bedroom in manhattan and for that you can get a great 3 bedroom in chicago.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:03 pm

uhh, columbia accidentally sent me an email that was intended for another person with the same first name

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:04 pm

MetsFan wrote:uhh, columbia accidentally sent me an email that was intended for another person with the same first name


an acceptance?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby amidea » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:04 pm

you can add me to the small group of RD applicants, hopefully they'll take us all! according to lsp, my index is 4.48, but i dunno if that's how everyone else has been getting them.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby AngryAvocado » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:05 pm

MetsFan wrote:uhh, columbia accidentally sent me an email that was intended for another person with the same first name


Please expound.

And what is your first name? :lol:

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:06 pm

of Benito Cereno wrote:yea, they do have "guaranteed subsidized housing" but its ridiculously expensive and not really a better deal than area 1 bedrooms.
also, the rent in new york really is very high. for 2k you can barely get a 1 bedroom in manhattan and for that you can get a great 3 bedroom in chicago.


Yeah I just looked, 1600 for a studio? :shock:

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby georgina » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:06 pm

babaghanouj wrote:
GargamelITT wrote:i'm in the mix in there too somewhere. columbia is quickly becoming my greatest shining beacon of hope

+1


+2!!




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