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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Oban » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:12 am

Does anyone know how many people were admitted via ED last cycle? Any idea of typical numbers? seems some schools like UVA are all over ED applicants. While others only admit a few.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby GlobeTrotter » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:40 pm

So I was looking at the thread called Columbia Law Schol 2012, and the first post is on Friday, Novermber 28, when a poster says they got in 2 days earlier (Weds the 26th).

Do we know if many others were accepted on that date? This would be the 25th, next Weds, for us. Has anyone found other threads from last year or have anecdotal info?

The rest of the acceptances in that thread seem to come in two waves, 12/5 (Friday) and 12/12 (also Friday). So for us that would be 12/4 and 12/11. This is only looking at last years pattern.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Rurik » Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:57 pm

GlobeTrotter wrote:So I was looking at the thread called Columbia Law Schol 2012, and the first post is on Friday, Novermber 28, when a poster says they got in 2 days earlier (Weds the 26th).

Do we know if many others were accepted on that date? This would be the 25th, next Weds, for us. Has anyone found other threads from last year or have anecdotal info?

The rest of the acceptances in that thread seem to come in two waves, 12/5 (Friday) and 12/12 (also Friday). So for us that would be 12/4 and 12/11. This is only looking at last years pattern.


I think that's the typical pattern. If you don't have an acceptance or a grade update request by the end of the second week of December, your waitlist/rejection letter's probably in the mail.

I wouldn't be surprised to see some receiving word before the end of November, but it will almost certainly be a very select few.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Oban » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:01 pm

They send both acept/rejects to you via email a few days after sending the letters.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Rurik » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:02 pm

Oban wrote:They send both acept/rejects to you via email a few days after sending the letters.


After reading through last year's thread and talking to others who applied in previous years, the general rule seems to be that acceptances are sent in pdf form via e-mail and the rejections are sent via snail mail with no e-mail. I could be wrong, though.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby oneforship » Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:48 pm

Rurik wrote:
Oban wrote:They send both acept/rejects to you via email a few days after sending the letters.


After reading through last year's thread and talking to others who applied in previous years, the general rule seems to be that acceptances are sent in pdf form via e-mail and the rejections are sent via snail mail with no e-mail. I could be wrong, though.


That is how it worked last year, yes. I'm an avid reader of the Columbia 2012 thread.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:27 pm

I've read the old CLS threads, but I'm not remembering this: does the status checker change between "complete" and decision time, i.e. is there an "under review" indication?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:28 pm

Helmholtz wrote:I've read the old CLS threads, but I'm not remembering this: does the status checker change between "complete" and decision time, i.e. is there an "under review" indication?


Hey Helm!

I dont think it does, but I might be remembering wrong.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby oneforship » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:32 pm

0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I've read the old CLS threads, but I'm not remembering this: does the status checker change between "complete" and decision time, i.e. is there an "under review" indication?


Hey Helm!

I dont think it does, but I might be remembering wrong.


My recollection is that once the status checker goes complete, that's it until you get your decision.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:34 pm

oneforship wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I've read the old CLS threads, but I'm not remembering this: does the status checker change between "complete" and decision time, i.e. is there an "under review" indication?


Hey Helm!

I dont think it does, but I might be remembering wrong.


My recollection is that once the status checker goes complete, that's it until you get your decision.


Okay, that's what I thought. I was checking it once or twice every week or so thinking that there's a possibility it might change, but I'll just leave it alone. No use to stress myself out even more.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby jocelyne » Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:56 pm

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby 4910 » Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:02 am

no it took my over two weeks to get the complete e-mail

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby superserial » Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:14 am

Helmholtz wrote:
oneforship wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:I've read the old CLS threads, but I'm not remembering this: does the status checker change between "complete" and decision time, i.e. is there an "under review" indication?


Hey Helm!

I dont think it does, but I might be remembering wrong.


My recollection is that once the status checker goes complete, that's it until you get your decision.


Okay, that's what I thought. I was checking it once or twice every week or so thinking that there's a possibility it might change, but I'll just leave it alone. No use to stress myself out even more.


CLS 1L says: CLS's status checker never changes after completion. There's no point in checking it after you go complete.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby of Benito Cereno » Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:57 am

Sent my initial app last week of october and final letter went out to them from lsac like november 6th. still no emails, no confirmation of reception, etc. what gives? at 3.6/178 i imagine they'd pay some attention to me so are they just normally really slow in processing?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby irie » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:12 am

of Benito Cereno wrote:Sent my initial app last week of october and final letter went out to them from lsac like november 6th. still no emails, no confirmation of reception, etc. what gives? at 3.6/178 i imagine they'd pay some attention to me so are they just normally really slow in processing?


its peak season that's all, you'll get a reply soon im sure.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby azntwice » Wed Nov 18, 2009 2:22 pm

Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby irie » Wed Nov 18, 2009 2:29 pm

azntwice wrote:Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.


pretty sure as long as they received your app before 11/15 you will hear in one of 3-4 waves, starting day before thanksgiving and then every friday until christmas.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby catwoman » Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:25 pm

irie wrote:
azntwice wrote:Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.


pretty sure as long as they received your app before 11/15 you will hear in one of 3-4 waves, starting day before thanksgiving and then every friday until christmas.


Is this only true for ED people? I'm RD but submitted my application early, and it certainly would be nice to hear in December.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby a.shoshana » Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:27 pm

catwoman wrote:
irie wrote:
azntwice wrote:Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.


pretty sure as long as they received your app before 11/15 you will hear in one of 3-4 waves, starting day before thanksgiving and then every friday until christmas.


Is this only true for ED people? I'm RD but submitted my application early, and it certainly would be nice to hear in December.


+1. And can we be a little more specific about whether we're talking about ED or RD dates? It's getting a little confusing for us RD'ers...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby oneforship » Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:27 pm

catwoman wrote:
irie wrote:
azntwice wrote:Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.


pretty sure as long as they received your app before 11/15 you will hear in one of 3-4 waves, starting day before thanksgiving and then every friday until christmas.


Is this only true for ED people? I'm RD but submitted my application early, and it certainly would be nice to hear in December.


I'm not 100% positive, but I'm pretty sure it was only ED people back in the 2012 thread who heard in December. At work now, so I can't go back to verify.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:31 pm

oh sweet mother of god every time this thread pops up on the main page i think people have started getting in already. yeah, for such great schools, CLS and NYU aren't very efficient at processing files.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby cougarlive » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:18 pm

Just went complete at Columbia. I applied ED, but on my status checker it doesn't mention anything about being Early Decision. (In fact, it says I will receive a final decision no later than April). For those of you who applied ED, does your status checker state you are ED?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby macattack » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:22 pm

cougarlive wrote:Just went complete at Columbia. I applied ED, but on my status checker it doesn't mention anything about being Early Decision. (In fact, it says I will receive a final decision no later than April). For those of you who applied ED, does your status checker state you are ED?


No, it doesn't.

Edit: And mine says the thing about April too.

talibkweli wrote:oh sweet mother of god every time this thread pops up on the main page i think people have started getting in already. yeah, for such great schools, CLS and NYU aren't very efficient at processing files.


I feel this way too. I don't even read this forum that much but I come check for threads about Columbia and then obsess over them. I hope we hear next week...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:56 pm

catwoman wrote:
irie wrote:
azntwice wrote:Even if you complete AFTER the ED deadline, you are still considered in the same pool, correct? I remember there was someone last year whom that happened for. And they received their decision before others who completed way earlier.


pretty sure as long as they received your app before 11/15 you will hear in one of 3-4 waves, starting day before thanksgiving and then every friday until christmas.


Is this only true for ED people? I'm RD but submitted my application early, and it certainly would be nice to hear in December.


People are applying RD to CLS this year? How quaint.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:58 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
People are applying RD to CLS this year? How quaint.


Only losers applied ED. :mrgreen:




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