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FCD
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby FCD » Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:32 pm

CG614 wrote:
FCD wrote:Complete 2/10, too early to be compulsively checking for the mail all morning? (I'm home most of the day and my mailman's timing is unpredictable so this is becoming a real problem).

I'm getting scared those of us who applied in late january may have waited too long. Hopefully there are some seats left!!!


I went complete on 2/9 and got my VCE last week. Good luck!


Congrats! Now you have me at defcon 1....although, LSN seems to indicate that they're turning URMs quicker than non-URMs.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby TobiasFunke » Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:49 pm

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Kretzy » Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:15 pm

Got the "we're missing your financial aid paperwork email", and decided to withdraw this evening. Columbia's awesome, and despite my desire to live in NYC post-graduation, I think there are better places for me.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby hanabana » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:15 am

I went complete sometime toward the end of January, I'd say no later than 1/26/10, and right now my status checker still says "complete" instead of "under review" or something like that! Does this mean they didn't even look at it yet? Or do they no have an UR status, and go straight from complete-->decision?

Even if they were going to reject me, I figure the status should have changed somehow by now...

Should I be worried about this? Not sure if I should contact admissions yet...

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby maudlinstreet » Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:17 am

hanabana wrote:I went complete sometime toward the end of January, I'd say no later than 1/26/10, and right now my status checker still says "complete" instead of "under review" or something like that! Does this mean they didn't even look at it yet? Or do they no have an UR status, and go straight from complete-->decision?

Even if they were going to reject me, I figure the status should have changed somehow by now...

Should I be worried about this? Not sure if I should contact admissions yet...

it stays at complete and never says under review, even after you're admitted

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Sauer Grapes
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Sauer Grapes » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:11 pm

Got notice I am on priority reserve today. I'm pretty happy with that. I am assuming this is their vesion of a waitlist.

My wife said something about signing a letter of intent by late April. I'll see what it was tomorrow.

musicfor18
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby musicfor18 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:12 pm

Received reserve letter today. I'm not counting on getting in but it feels great not to have been rejected outright!
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby musicfor18 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:13 pm

Sauer Grapes wrote:Got notice I am on priority reserve today. I'm pretty happy with that. I am assuming this is their vesion of a waitlist.

My wife said something about signing a letter of intent by late April. I'll see what it was tomorrow.


Did it really say priority reserve? Mine just said "reserve" and specifically said that there's no ranking of applicants in the reserve pool.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Sauer Grapes » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:20 pm

musicfor18 wrote:
Sauer Grapes wrote:Got notice I am on priority reserve today. I'm pretty happy with that. I am assuming this is their vesion of a waitlist.

My wife said something about signing a letter of intent by late April. I'll see what it was tomorrow.


Did it really say priority reserve? Mine just said "reserve" and specifically said that there's no ranking of applicants in the reserve pool.

Probably didn't say priority then. I'm out of town so I haven't seen the letter.

franklinlincoln
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby franklinlincoln » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:46 pm

Also on reserve.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby DanInALionsDen » Sun Mar 21, 2010 2:06 am

Held. I received a letter today inviting me to send additional materials before the 31st. I think I'm going to send a sort of "Why Columbia" letter in the next few days. I'm honestly thrilled to even be held. I started looking at the website for Columbia Law around my senior year in high school, so to even merit careful consideration there is nuts.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby weee » Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:05 pm

Got a small envelope in the mail yesterday but I'm not home and my roommate won't open it because he knows it's bad news, WL sounds about right for me.

Edit: Just checked and it is reserve, as expected.
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big_blue79
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby big_blue79 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 2:20 pm

Reserved 20 March via snail-mail.

Z3RO
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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Z3RO » Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:44 pm

I was "Held" back on Feb 9th. Mine asked me to submit any additional stuff by March 31st, and it said that they would have a decision no later than April 21.
Sauer Grapes wrote:Got notice I am on priority reserve today. I'm pretty happy with that. I am assuming this is their vesion of a waitlist.

My wife said something about signing a letter of intent by late April. I'll see what it was tomorrow.


You must have gotten something other than what I got, because mine didn't ask for any such letter (though I would gladly send them one). Anybody else know anything about this "priority reserve" business?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby scribelaw » Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:50 pm

big_blue79 wrote:Reserved 20 March via snail-mail.


Damn. I'm a little surprised with your numbers, over both medians. Were you held first?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:34 pm

Z3RO wrote:I was "Held" back on Feb 9th. Mine asked me to submit any additional stuff by March 31st, and it said that they would have a decision no later than April 21.
Sauer Grapes wrote:Got notice I am on priority reserve today. I'm pretty happy with that. I am assuming this is their vesion of a waitlist.

My wife said something about signing a letter of intent by late April. I'll see what it was tomorrow.


You must have gotten something other than what I got, because mine didn't ask for any such letter (though I would gladly send them one). Anybody else know anything about this "priority reserve" business?

I don't know about "priority," but "reserve" is a waitlist, whereas "held" is not. So yes, you did get different things.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby foosh » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:58 pm

I withdrew and got a confirmation today, hopefully that frees up a spot for someone waiting. Good luck to all!

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby musicfor18 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:16 pm

foosh wrote:I withdrew and got a confirmation today, hopefully that frees up a spot for someone waiting. Good luck to all!


Had you been waitlisted or accepted?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby wackadoodle » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:43 pm

Has anyone gotten any word about $ yet? except for the named scholarships?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby maudlinstreet » Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:11 pm

wackadoodle wrote:Has anyone gotten any word about $ yet? except for the named scholarships?

prob wont happen til the end of march / beginning of april

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby GeePee » Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:44 pm

maudlinstreet wrote:
wackadoodle wrote:Has anyone gotten any word about $ yet? except for the named scholarships?

prob wont happen til the end of march / beginning of april

*Checks watch*

*Checks calendar*

That time has come.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby jgolimow » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:40 am

I too got the Reserve snail mail on Saturday -- great way to wreck a pretty afternoon. In at NYU, so if I want to go to New York, I'll probably go downtown rather than hold out for uptown, but haven't made a final decision on withdrawing yet.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby big_blue79 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:04 am

scribelaw wrote:
big_blue79 wrote:Reserved 20 March via snail-mail.


Damn. I'm a little surprised with your numbers, over both medians. Were you held first?


No, but I applied 19 January. I am holding out and, since I will most likely end up at NYU, continue to hold.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Zara » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:06 pm

in today via email (I'm abroad).

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Integrity » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:16 pm

I am hoping that the ED deferrals come out soon...and that there is some good news... :D




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