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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:46 pm

talibkweli wrote:just called the folks. nothing in the mail.

i really just want to be put out of my misery at this point.


im walking back home in the middle of the day just to see if i got any letters.....

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:47 pm

checked my mail.... no deferral

looks like ive survived another day

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby swc65 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:02 pm

Helmholtz wrote:I guess that would make 14 of us.



nothing yet except a request for Fall grades- semester ends on Friday and grades are due the 22nd. I am not sure when CLS adcomms go on break :/

honestly, if I get an NYU acceptance between now and getting my grades, I am just going to have CLS consider me for RD.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:04 pm

swc65 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I guess that would make 14 of us.



nothing yet except a request for Fall grades- semester ends on Friday and grades are due the 22nd. I am not sure when CLS adcomms go on break :/

honestly, if I get an NYU acceptance between now and getting my grades, I am just going to have CLS consider me for RD.


why? this is akin to asking them to reject you.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby swc65 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:38 pm

puppins wrote:
swc65 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I guess that would make 14 of us.



nothing yet except a request for Fall grades- semester ends on Friday and grades are due the 22nd. I am not sure when CLS adcomms go on break :/

honestly, if I get an NYU acceptance between now and getting my grades, I am just going to have CLS consider me for RD.


why? this is akin to asking them to reject you.


I don't think it is. If I apply ED and they don't give me a decision until January, I feel I have the right to entertain other offers. It s a little frustrating, especially when people with lower index scores, lower GPAs, and lower LSATs have received their decisions when they were supposed to. Don't get em wrong, I am very happy for them. However, much of the benefit of applying ED is being eroded. If I have an acceptance from NYU then ED at CLS is simply not worth it anymore. The negligible difference between NYU and CLS is not worth me forgoing comparing FinAid offers.

However, I may not accepted to NYU either. so it is all speculation at this point.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:40 pm

I'm just saying that if you ask to be considered RD instead of ED, many people believe that significantly lowers your chance of getting in at all, much less with money. So if you are willing to go to NYU over CLS and think you might get money there, then sure, ask to be considered RD. But don't expect to then get into CLS.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby swc65 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:41 pm

I think I am mostly just ticked off and stressed about the whole thing

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:43 pm

swc65 wrote:I think I am mostly just ticked off and stressed about the whole thing


and COMPLETELY understandably so. But I wouldn't let this frustration get in the way of potentially being accepted, even if it is ED, even if it is later then you wanted.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:18 pm

Deferred. They were nice enough to e-mail me the PDF. Well this sucks, I was expecting it so I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, but still. I guess I better work on my LOCI and send a letter of recommendation along with it. :cry:

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:24 pm

def2104 wrote:Deferred. They were nice enough to e-mail me the PDF. Well this sucks, I was expecting it so I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, but still. I guess I better work on my LOCI and send a letter of recommendation along with it. :cry:


Damn, sorry to hear that. At least you know where you stand, which is more than at least a dozen other people ITT can say.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:32 pm

Yeah true, just not the best way to wake up or to start the cycle. Like my friend said deferred is better than rejected but we all know the odds of turning a deferral into an acceptance. Ok off to a great day at work :?

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def2104 wrote:Deferred. They were nice enough to e-mail me the PDF. Well this sucks, I was expecting it so I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, but still. I guess I better work on my LOCI and send a letter of recommendation along with it. :cry:


Damn, sorry to hear that. At least you know where you stand, which is more than at least a dozen other people ITT can say.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gmail » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:52 pm

Fuck me raw, I've been deferred.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:54 pm

gmail wrote:Fuck me raw, I've been deferred.


Snail mail? Postage date? Numbers?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Nom Sawyer » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:08 pm

gmail wrote:Fuck me raw, I've been deferred.


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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby gmail » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:25 pm

snail mail. 171, 3.2.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby LaurenGayle » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:06 pm

Deferred, snail mail. Have been primed for my rejection since I received my LSAT scores, so this kind of feels like a win for me. 166, 3.8. Quick question -- a deferral means that I should NOT send a LOCI, right? I just let them "reconsider [my] candidacy for admission, without prejudice and with continuing recognition of [my] special interest in Columbia Law School, in late March?"

Also, good luck to everyone else in this ED cycle!!!!

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:09 pm

hey, sorry about the news. I don't think a loci would hurt, but i'd probably hold off for around a month before sending one.

when was your letter postmarked?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:12 pm

talibkweli wrote:hey, sorry about the news. I don't think a loci would hurt, but i'd probably hold off for around a month before sending one.

when was your letter postmarked?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby LaurenGayle » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:13 pm

talibkweli wrote:hey, sorry about the news. I don't think a loci would hurt, but i'd probably hold off for around a month before sending one.

when was your letter postmarked?


Thanks for the advice. You're right -- maybe I'll send something out in late January.

Postmarked on December 11th, and I live in Queens, so it didn't have to go far.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby oneforship » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:11 pm

All's silent here in DC.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:14 pm

oneforship wrote:All's silent here in DC.


Still a dozen of us EDers left ITT; I'd imagine they made some more decisions on Monday and it'll take another day or two for the mail to arrive.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby AngryAvocado » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:37 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
oneforship wrote:All's silent here in DC.


Still a dozen of us EDers left ITT; I'd imagine they made some more decisions on Monday and it'll take another day or two for the mail to arrive.


Yeah, I've already decided to not check my snail-mail for about 2 weeks unless I spy a purple envelope in there from a distance. Nothing else good can come from that dreaded mail box at this point, and I need that acceptance from NYU to assuage my CLS despair.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby jimmyd11011 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:42 pm

sorry if this was already answered, but for people that have received letters in the mail, was it sent to your "present address" or your "permanent address"? Winter break is coming up so I won't be at my "present address" for what appears will be a very stressful month, if the letters go there

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby MetsFan » Wed Dec 16, 2009 1:46 am

so how about tiger woods?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ShibaDan » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:47 am

jimmyd11011 wrote:sorry if this was already answered, but for people that have received letters in the mail, was it sent to your "present address" or your "permanent address"? Winter break is coming up so I won't be at my "present address" for what appears will be a very stressful month, if the letters go there


Don't know if this will help you since I am abroad and they PDF'd it to me, but the address at the top is my abroad address i.e. my present address. I assume they will use this one if their decision is within the 'this address is valid through' dates




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