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Re: Columbia 2010

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

amidea wrote: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.


if you look on the report lsac sent to columbia it lists your lsat and next to it there is the index. they round up so you index will read 4.5.

also, thanks for christening my lsn wall. I'll let you know if I get a JR1 but I'm expecting a WL at best sometime in march.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:09 pm

looked up the CLS guaranteed housing. wow, that is not a deal: http://facilities.columbia.edu/housing/ ... ns#ectrade

they're asking you to pay what you'd pay in the west village for something in morningside.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby oneforship » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:11 pm

AngryAvocado wrote:
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 5:12 pm

gahthelaw wrote:looked up the CLS guaranteed housing. wow, that is not a deal: http://facilities.columbia.edu/housing/ ... ns#ectrade

they're asking you to pay what you'd pay in the west village for something in morningside.


:(

fine. I guess NYC is just as terrifying and terrible as I originally thought. please ignore my comments re: CLS housing.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby AngryAvocado » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:13 pm

georgina wrote:
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!!


That's funny, because I'd say it's quickly becoming more of a "dwindling flicker" than a "shining beacon." If I had to use an analogy, I'd say it's sort of like a distant, dying firefly on a moonless night.

Or something.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:16 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:looked up the CLS guaranteed housing. wow, that is not a deal: http://facilities.columbia.edu/housing/ ... ns#ectrade

they're asking you to pay what you'd pay in the west village for something in morningside.


:(

fine. I guess NYC is just as terrifying and terrible as I originally thought. please ignore my comments re: CLS housing.



nono, i meant that is IS really expensive. not a deal like not a good deal. like i am definitely paying half what some of those rents are and living someplace that made my parents go 'ooooooo this is niiiiiiiiiiiice'

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby amidea » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:16 pm

AngryAvocado wrote:
georgina wrote:
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!!


That's funny, because I'd say it's quickly becoming more of a "dwindling flicker" than a "shining beacon." If I had to use an analogy, I'd say it's sort of like a distant, dying firefly on a moonless night.

Or something.


Talk about a depressing analogy...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:18 pm

gahthelaw wrote:nono, i meant that is IS really expensive. not a deal like not a good deal. like i am definitely paying half what some of those rents are and living someplace that made my parents go 'ooooooo this is niiiiiiiiiiiice'


I heard that you have to have your parents co-sign on apartments just to have someone rent to you. and that everything is terrible. true/false?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:20 pm

This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:22 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:nono, i meant that is IS really expensive. not a deal like not a good deal. like i am definitely paying half what some of those rents are and living someplace that made my parents go 'ooooooo this is niiiiiiiiiiiice'


I heard that you have to have your parents co-sign on apartments just to have someone rent to you. and that everything is terrible. true/false?


depends on what you're trying to get and how much money you make. i dont think it would be a problem for someone living on guaranteed loans like law school loans, because the landlord knows the money is coming in.

basically landlords want to make sure you have a source of income and will be able to pay your rent. generally they'll ask you to prove that you have / make 35 - 45x the monthly rent. (it sounds like a lot of money). otherwise they'll ask for a guarantor (lots of people use their parents if their parents have that kind of coin lying around). however if you've got roommates you can combine your income, and that usually works out fine.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:23 pm

gahthelaw wrote:depends on what you're trying to get and how much money you make. i dont think it would be a problem for someone living on guaranteed loans like law school loans, because the landlord knows the money is coming in.

basically landlords want to make sure you have a source of income and will be able to pay your rent. generally they'll ask you to prove that you have / make 35 - 45x the monthly rent. (it sounds like a lot of money). otherwise they'll ask for a guarantor (lots of people use their parents if their parents have that kind of coin lying around). however if you've got roommates you can combine your income, and that usually works out fine.


k there is no way I have, make, will have enough loans, or have parents that have or make 45x rent. I will be homeless.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby PapantlaFlyer » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:23 pm

MetsFan wrote:This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid



NO WAY!! I got the exact same email, and also the person's first name is the same as mine but with a different last name. WTF??? maybe they mixed up your email with mine haha

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gahthelaw » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:25 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:depends on what you're trying to get and how much money you make. i dont think it would be a problem for someone living on guaranteed loans like law school loans, because the landlord knows the money is coming in.

basically landlords want to make sure you have a source of income and will be able to pay your rent. generally they'll ask you to prove that you have / make 35 - 45x the monthly rent. (it sounds like a lot of money). otherwise they'll ask for a guarantor (lots of people use their parents if their parents have that kind of coin lying around). however if you've got roommates you can combine your income, and that usually works out fine.


k there is no way I have, make, will have enough loans, or have parents that have or make 45x rent. I will be homeless.


no you wont. you just will either have a roommate (like the rest of us) or not live in a luxury high rise with a doorman (like lots of us)

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:27 pm

gahthelaw wrote:no you wont. you just will either have a roommate (like the rest of us) or not live in a luxury high rise with a doorman (like lots of us)


No I mean I don't think I could make that happen for ANY reasonable amount of rent. I don't make anywhere near 45x what I am paying in rent now and my apartment is really, really cheap.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:30 pm

PapantlaFlyer wrote:
MetsFan wrote:This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid



NO WAY!! I got the exact same email, and also the person's first name is the same as mine but with a different last name. WTF??? maybe they mixed up your email with mine haha


Perhaps, but i created my account a month ago and already got this confirmatory email

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby PapantlaFlyer » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:30 pm

MetsFan wrote:
PapantlaFlyer wrote:
MetsFan wrote:This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid



NO WAY!! I got the exact same email, and also the person's first name is the same as mine but with a different last name. WTF??? maybe they mixed up your email with mine haha


Perhaps, but i created my account a month ago and already got this confirmatory email


Yeah me too, well a couple weeks ago. They really must have their shit mixed up.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby LaurenGayle » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:31 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:no you wont. you just will either have a roommate (like the rest of us) or not live in a luxury high rise with a doorman (like lots of us)


No I mean I don't think I could make that happen for ANY reasonable amount of rent. I don't make anywhere near 45x what I am paying in rent now.


Some landlords are much more lax on this. But, honestly, its more doable than it seems. Housing in Morningside might be expensive (maybe -- I've had friends who have lived there for reasonable amounts), but you can always look in Washington Heights or, if you don't mind the commute, a borough. I live in Queens, my apartment is huge and incredibly reasonable, I live 10 minutes from Manhattan and probably about 35-40 min from Columbia.

It is not terrible here! I promise!!!

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lysis » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:32 pm

PapantlaFlyer wrote:
MetsFan wrote:
PapantlaFlyer wrote:
MetsFan wrote:This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid



NO WAY!! I got the exact same email, and also the person's first name is the same as mine but with a different last name. WTF??? maybe they mixed up your email with mine haha


Perhaps, but i created my account a month ago and already got this confirmatory email


Yeah me too, well a couple weeks ago. They really must have their shit mixed up.


This just happened to me too. Right first name/wrong last name. Not cool, Columbia...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby AngryAvocado » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:32 pm

puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:no you wont. you just will either have a roommate (like the rest of us) or not live in a luxury high rise with a doorman (like lots of us)


No I mean I don't think I could make that happen for ANY reasonable amount of rent. I don't make anywhere near 45x what I am paying in rent now and my apartment is really, really cheap.


I wouldn't fret over it. You're not even close to the only person who doesn't make 45x their rent in NYC, and I don't think those people are living in hovels and feeding off of stray cats.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Unitas » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:32 pm

Do you, who already live there, have cars? If so, how hard is it to deal with them?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby hannah87 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:33 pm

PapantlaFlyer wrote:
MetsFan wrote:This was the e-mail I received:

Dear B---- K--------,

Thank you again for expressing your interest in the J.D. Program at Columbia Law School by registering for a “ My Columbia ” Law School account. With “My Columbia,” our hope is to better address your interests by sharing with you notable programs and courses within your desired fields of study.

We also wish to remind you that the Office of Admissions maintains a liberal open-door policy. If you will be in the New York area this season, we encourage you to make Columbia Law School one of your stops.

For more information about visiting our campus, please go to:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_Intro/visiting

You can also view a calendar of Columbia Law School events here:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/calendar

In the meantime, we invite you to peruse our Viewbook by visiting the following link:
http://www.law.columbia.edu/jd_applicants/viewbook .

We appreciate your interest in Columbia Law School and look forward to meeting you!

Warm wishes,

Nkonye Iwerebon
Dean of Admissions

I already created an account- they accidentally sent me an e-mail intended for another dude with the same first name as me.

I got nervous that there was some mixup with my file, so I called the admissions office. Apparently they sent the email to the wrong kid



NO WAY!! I got the exact same email, and also the person's first name is the same as mine but with a different last name. WTF??? maybe they mixed up your email with mine haha


ME TOO!!! My name is Hannah....

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:33 pm

Kakarot wrote:Do you, who already live there, have cars? If so, how hard is it to deal with them?


I have yet to meet or talk to an NYU/CLS student who has a car.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:33 pm

AngryAvocado wrote:
puppins wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:no you wont. you just will either have a roommate (like the rest of us) or not live in a luxury high rise with a doorman (like lots of us)


No I mean I don't think I could make that happen for ANY reasonable amount of rent. I don't make anywhere near 45x what I am paying in rent now and my apartment is really, really cheap.


I wouldn't fret over it. You're not even close to the only person who doesn't make 45x their rent in NYC, and I don't think those people are living in hovels and feeding off of stray cats.


:shock: :shock: I will have to eat cats? *holds knees and rocks back and forth slowly*

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby LaurenGayle » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:34 pm

Kakarot wrote:Do you, who already live there, have cars? If so, how hard is it to deal with them?


No. Honestly, don't. Public transportation is great, and parking is impossible. Even if you find a space, you have to move your car every other day. Definitely not worth the expense.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby AngryAvocado » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:34 pm

All this mixing up emails stuff has me thinking Columbia already accepted me, they just sent it to the wrong person!

HOORAY!

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt, folks...




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