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AngryAvocado
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby AngryAvocado » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:41 pm

forza wrote:
AngryAvocado wrote:
forza wrote:So what the fuck. Are you telling me since I was DR before 11/24 that I'm getting deferred even though I crush Cornell's 75%?

Does an Ivy league school really YP? Like another poster said, that's stupid - Cornell is possibly a viable choice for those of us who might choose a lower T14 with $ over a T3 at sticker.


Well, first of all, we don't even know if it's a deferral quite yet. But, if it is...

A) Cornell is stingy (as someone noted)
B) They keep track of all of the people with your numbers that get admitted, and I'm sure a very small percentage actually end up at Cornell. So, despite the fact that everyone who gets YPed is always the special snowflake that "WOULD'VE ATTENDED OVER (insert higher ranked school) IF ONLY...", schools keep track of numbers and play the odds just like we do.

Or maybe this isn't YP at all, and they could just detect the same sense of entitlement on your application.


Right. Dirt poor and looking to get scholarships at lower ranked schools (especially ones that place well in NYC) instead of paying big money at higher ranked ones, and I'm entitled.


Here's a list of all the people with >170s that Cornell offered money to last year. Only a few of them had HYS numbers, and still only 1/19 (possibly 2-3 since some didn't update, but very unlikely looking at their profiles) attended. That has to piss off the Cornell adcoms...
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby TruckerD » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:43 pm

MrsTrucker: Does Cornell give full rides?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby danidancer » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:44 pm

EA Complete Date: 11/13
Stats: 75th LSAT, JUST below 25th GPA
Unsolicited Fee Waiver: No
Why Cornell: 1 page, essentially told them they were my dream school
URM: No

EDIT: NO DR YET!
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby js87 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:50 pm

EA Complete Date: 10/28.
Stats: GPA between median and 75th, lsat RETAKE above 75th
Fee waiver: No
Why Cornell: No, but I am a reapplicant and I wrote a detailed addendum to one question.
URM: No

Cornell is one of my dream schools though. If I got accepted and somehow was offered a decent scholarship I would almost certainly go.
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby hopefullaw27 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:52 pm

EA Complete: 10/29
GPA: >median
LSAT: >>median
URM: No
Fee Waiver: No
Why Cornell: No

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby waiting4law » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:53 pm

EA Complete 10/1
169/3.46 (Cornell UG)
No fee waiver requested or received
Non-URM
Reapplicant
Why Cornell: Implicit in my PS, and also answered in the application form
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby robin600 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 1:57 pm

EA Complete: 10/28
GPA: >above median
LSAT: >>~ 25th %
URM: I'm blind, it's not a box to check but it should give me some cred.
Fee Waiver: No
Why Cornell: Yes, In PS and in app. also submitted addendums regarding my blindness and surgeries and a diversity statement.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby calicocat » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:04 pm

I'm still at applied, not EA.

I was actually really hoping for Cornell...thought it would be a nice place to spend a few years regardless of the other t14s I might get into, save of course Berk (blind optimism at this point seeing how this cycle is going)

This sucks

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby oksoonersfan » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:05 pm

EA Complete Date: 11/11
Stats: median-75% LSAT, median GPA
Unsolicited Fee Waiver: (Yes or No): no
Why Cornell: 3 lines
URM: no

Not expecting much--will probably be in the next batch of deferrals. I'm at Cornell for UG though, and I would absolutely love to stay here for another 3 years.

EDIT: tiny typo

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby roxj » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:10 pm

EA Complete: 11/17
GPA: 75
LSAT: 25
URM: Yes - AA
Fee Waiver: Yes
Why Cornell: 3 lines

I'm not sure if I'm still EA or not. My letter of rec arrived a few days before the deadline but my status didn't change until 11/17. But status says EA complete.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby ProfitsProphets » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:14 pm

EA Complete Date: 10/07
Stats: GPA 75th, LSAT below 25th
Unsolicited Fee Waiver: Yes
Why Cornell: One sentence on application and creatively incorporated "Why Cornell" throughout app
URM: Yes, MA

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Amelie » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:18 pm

EA Complete: 11/9
LSAT & GPA: both > 75%
URM: no
Fee Waiver: yes
Why Cornell: the 3 lines provided

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby summerschooled » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:28 pm

EA Complete: 11/11
Numbers: LSAT above 75%, GPA above 25%
Fee Waiver: Nope
Why Cornell: Just the 3 lines
URM: Hispanic, not Mexican or PR... so I guess that's a "no" haha

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby march319 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:30 pm

oksoonersfan wrote:EA Complete Date: 11/11
Stats: median-75% LSAT, median GPA
Unsolicited Fee Waiver: (Yes or No): no
Why Cornell: 3 lines
URM: no

Not expecting much--will probably be in the next batch of deferrals. I'm at Cornell for UG though, and I would absolutely love to stay here for another 3 years.

EDIT: tiny typo


waiting4law wrote:EA Complete 10/1
169/3.46 (Cornell UG)
No fee waiver requested or received
Non-URM
Reapplicant
Why Cornell: Implicit in my PS, and also answered in the application form



I'm also a Cornell alum. But I took a year off since I graduated. ILR. What schools are you guys in? I've heard that Cornell really like its UG applicants. I guess we'll see. Good luck!

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby kareenak888 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:35 pm

EA Complete: Early Oct
GPA: ~3.4-~3.4
LSAT: 160
URM: Yes, AA
DR: 11/20
Status: def.
Why Cornell? Yes
Fee waiver? yes

I don't really know what to think. Whatever. I still have to hear back from a lot more schools.

Any URMs besides me have gotten def?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby MC Southstar » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:35 pm

EA Complete: 11/16
LSAT > 75%; GPA < 25%
Fee Waiver: No
Why Cornell: 3 Lines
URM: No
Status: EA Complete

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Veritas » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:38 pm

why are people listing stats?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:39 pm

Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?

because... YOU SUCK

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Veritas » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:39 pm

0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?

because... YOU SUCK

:cry:

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby calicocat » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:40 pm

0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?

because... YOU SUCK


Good answer...haha...I love the app process...it does bad things to good people

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby MC Southstar » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:41 pm

Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?


Someone started a trend, and everyone loves to join in. From just taking a brief glance, it doesn't seem to reveal much.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby 0L Hoping for 1 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:42 pm

Veritas wrote:
0L Hoping for 1 wrote:
Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?

because... YOU SUCK

:cry:


:mrgreen: :twisted:

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby calicocat » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:43 pm

K ridiculous question but w.e:

Why is deferred even considered a decision? Would this only happen to EA applicants and does it just mean that you are being help over to the regular pool?

A decision to make a decision...stupid IMO

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby crackberry » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:44 pm

shadowfrost000 wrote:
Veritas wrote:why are people listing stats?


Someone started a trend, and everyone loves to join in. From just taking a brief glance, it doesn't seem to reveal much.

Exactly. We are sheep.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby MC Southstar » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:44 pm

Oli wrote:K ridiculous question but w.e:

Why is deferred even considered a decision? Would this only happen to EA applicants and does it just mean that you are being help over to the regular pool?

A decision to make a decision...stupid IMO


Psychologically it is equivalent to a waitlist, that's why.




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