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booboo
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby booboo » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:34 pm

Jericwithers wrote:Is a LOCI a word/pdf you attach to an email, or is it the actual body of the email? Just want to know the proper procedure (besides actually mailing a letter).


Ask the admissions office, I am sure many here would love to hear the official response.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:39 pm

booboo wrote:
Jericwithers wrote:Is a LOCI a word/pdf you attach to an email, or is it the actual body of the email? Just want to know the proper procedure (besides actually mailing a letter).


Ask the admissions office, I am sure many here would love to hear the official response.


In general, for all schools, what have yall been doing?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby booboo » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:39 pm

Jericwithers wrote:
booboo wrote:
Jericwithers wrote:Is a LOCI a word/pdf you attach to an email, or is it the actual body of the email? Just want to know the proper procedure (besides actually mailing a letter).


Ask the admissions office, I am sure many here would love to hear the official response.


In general, for all schools, what have yall been doing?


Duke said email would be fine, and I attached a pdf. :).

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby big_blue79 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:47 pm

Jericwithers wrote:Is a LOCI a word/pdf you attach to an email, or is it the actual body of the email? Just want to know the proper procedure (besides actually mailing a letter).


I attached a word document for an addendum I had to do, but I am unsure if this is proper. However, Harvard does not take attachments (for security :roll: ), so I had to copy the text into the e-mail. Besides formatting worries, to me it just looked sloppy and unprofessional. I would feel uncomfortable submitting a LOCI in the text of the e-mail.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:49 pm

booboo wrote:
Jericwithers wrote:
booboo wrote:
Jericwithers wrote:Is a LOCI a word/pdf you attach to an email, or is it the actual body of the email? Just want to know the proper procedure (besides actually mailing a letter).


Ask the admissions office, I am sure many here would love to hear the official response.


In general, for all schools, what have yall been doing?


Duke said email would be fine, and I attached a pdf. :).


Thanks. For NU I just sent an email expressing myself, but I feel it will probably get thrown away and never looked at by anyone. I will probably mail things to schools that allow it and email to places that ask for emails. I'm just worried Columbia and others don't want these letters from me, as my holds/waitlists clearly arn't YP. Oh well, can't hurt.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby psychomohel » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:07 pm

So now that BaiAlian heard I guess that I am the only September complete who has still heard nothing. I'm tempted to shoot them an email. Would that be appropriate?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:09 pm

psychomohel wrote:So now that BaiAlian heard I guess that I am the only September complete who has still heard nothing. I'm tempted to shoot them an email. Would that be appropriate?

0L hasn't heard anything yet, and I just heard today.

Also, I don't think The Wire has heard and I know of at least one other person (not on TLS) who was complete in September and hasn't heard.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby BioEBear2010 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:15 pm

Wire submitted in November.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lermontov » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:27 pm

Re: how to submit LOCI.

I asked the admissions office after being deferred on early decision. Email submission only is preferred. I sent a pdf because I've got easy access to a scanner, so I'm not sure on the word v. pdf question.

That said, I'd say go with pdf if you can.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:32 pm

Lermontov wrote:Re: how to submit LOCI.

I asked the admissions office after being deferred on early decision. Email submission only is preferred. I sent a pdf because I've got easy access to a scanner, so I'm not sure on the word v. pdf question.

That said, I'd say go with pdf if you can.


Thank you so much, I guess this is probably the views of most law schools since they have mostly moved to paperless files. I would also recommend a program like Bullzip PDF printer so those interested can convert your word document directly into a pdf.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:34 pm

You guys do realize you can save a Word document as a PDF directly right (without any snazzy programs and what not)?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby booboo » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:35 pm

crackberry wrote:You guys do realize you can save a Word document as a PDF directly right (without any snazzy programs and what not)?


Yeah?

I didn't have Acrobat installed, and I didn't see that option. I used one of those free upload websites to convert it.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby jimmyd11011 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:36 pm

psychomohel wrote:So now that BaiAlian heard I guess that I am the only September complete who has still heard nothing. I'm tempted to shoot them an email. Would that be appropriate?


I haven't heard either

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Jericwithers » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:36 pm

crackberry wrote:You guys do realize you can save a Word document as a PDF directly right (without any snazzy programs and what not)?


Does that work in office 2003? I prefer bullzip because I can print anything into a pdf, but I had actually never tried to save something as a pdf so thanks for the tip.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lermontov » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:43 pm

Jericwithers wrote:
crackberry wrote:You guys do realize you can save a Word document as a PDF directly right (without any snazzy programs and what not)?


Does that work in office 2003? I prefer bullzip because I can print anything into a pdf, but I had actually never tried to save something as a pdf so thanks for the tip.


Default with Word '03 on windows, you can't directly print as far as I know. I think you can on Macs though?...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:43 pm

Jericwithers wrote:
crackberry wrote:You guys do realize you can save a Word document as a PDF directly right (without any snazzy programs and what not)?


Does that work in office 2003? I prefer bullzip because I can print anything into a pdf, but I had actually never tried to save something as a pdf so thanks for the tip.

It definitely should. I'm using a Mac, but I can print anything into a PDF. Just click print, PDF, save as PDF. It's very easy. I haven't used a PC in years, but I'm sure there's an easy way to do it.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby psychomohel » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:50 pm

jimmyd11011 wrote:
psychomohel wrote:So now that BaiAlian heard I guess that I am the only September complete who has still heard nothing. I'm tempted to shoot them an email. Would that be appropriate?


I haven't heard either


When did you go complete?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby ljmrc3344 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:54 pm

Wait. They want the LOCI sent via e-mail? I thought that all application material submitted after initial package was preferably sent via mail. What if one wishes to send additional documents along with the LOCI?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:56 pm

Kronk wrote:
poprox wrote:I am a bit confused. So if you've been held, that just means they haven't made a decision yet, but will make one in a month or two?

Yeah. If you've been held they will make a decision (Accept/Reject/Reserve) by April 30.

My letter said April 21st.

crackberry wrote:Withdrawing momentarily.

In other news, I feel bad for those of you for whom Columbia is your first choice. CLS' machinations this year are particularly annoying.

Your sympathy and withdrawal are delicious. :D

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby jimmyd11011 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:59 pm

psychomohel wrote:
jimmyd11011 wrote:
psychomohel wrote:So now that BaiAlian heard I guess that I am the only September complete who has still heard nothing. I'm tempted to shoot them an email. Would that be appropriate?


I haven't heard either


When did you go complete?


end of september

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:18 pm

I am guessing Bai ends up writing a LOCI, getting accepted, and getting a TON of money. She is like the best candidate CLS can hope for.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Jacinda » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:19 pm

No one can answer my questions. Can they?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby blue5385 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:25 pm

Whoa...considering the hold bloodbath that this thread has turned into, would it be reasonable to say that if they had any interest left whatsoever in admitting me, they would've sent me a held letter?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:27 pm

Jacinda wrote:I'm a URM on hold at CLS from their ED, but I was rejected from Hastings, UCLA, and Berkeley with a 3.5/163. Can anyone make sense of this? Is Columbia just pulling my leg?

I'd caution you against holding out too much hope for Columbia. Can you update your file with anything special?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Kronk » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:33 pm

blue5385 wrote:Whoa...considering the hold bloodbath that this thread has turned into, would it be reasonable to say that if they had any interest left whatsoever in admitting me, they would've sent me a held letter?


No. I think you could still get a hold anytime next week. I wouldn't put it out of the realm of possibility that you are flat-out accepted, too, as you seem like a strong Hold candidate if not an acceptance.




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