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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby philosoraptor » Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:52 pm

Got the deferral letter today. Postmarked 11/30, which would explain the apparent mail delay.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby autumn80 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:54 pm

philosoraptor wrote:Got the deferral letter today. Postmarked 11/30, which would explain the apparent mail delay.


I'll assume you are in New England?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby beebs » Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:55 pm

philosoraptor wrote:Got the deferral letter today. Postmarked 11/30, which would explain the apparent mail delay.


When did you apply/go complete?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby philosoraptor » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:00 pm

beebs wrote:
philosoraptor wrote:Got the deferral letter today. Postmarked 11/30, which would explain the apparent mail delay.


When did you apply/go complete?


I am indeed in New England, autumn80. Sent them a paper app at the end of August; it didn't go complete until Oct. 7 or thereabouts.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby espwa » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:12 pm

In case people are wondering if there have been any acceptances yet, my cornell friend just went to the admissions office and asked if they've started accepting people. They would not answer that question but told him they've "emailed no one re: decisions." I take this to mean they haven't accepted anyone yet. That's all I've got; he couldn't get anything else out of them.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby SilverE2 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:12 pm

Got the deferral letter today as well, postmarked 11/30.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby panadera » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:18 pm

SilverE2 wrote:Got the deferral letter today as well, postmarked 11/30.


I wonder why they would update your status on 11/27, but date it 11/24, and then not send anything until 11/30?

Sorry again about the deferral, Silver and raptor. :(

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby CyLaw » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:30 pm

espwa wrote:In case people are wondering if there have been any acceptances yet, my cornell friend just went to the admissions office and asked if they've started accepting people. They would not answer that question but told him they've "emailed no one re: decisions." I take this to mean they haven't accepted anyone yet. That's all I've got; he couldn't get anything else out of them.


Cornell uses snail mail for decisions not email, so I don't think this tells us much.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby philosoraptor » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:30 pm

kpd-m wrote:Sorry again about the deferral, Silver and raptor. :(


Thanks, but I think this is not bad news -- given my stats, I wouldn't have been surprised had they just waited a couple of weeks and sent me the ol' "thanks but no thanks." So now I'll jump through their hoops and do whatever I can to make sure this doesn't become a waitlist or worse.

In the meantime, my UF status checker went to decision a few days ago, so I'm hoping that'll be a first acceptance to tide me over. Good times.

Does anyone know whether the Cornell status checker is going to stay stuck at "DR" forever? Will they change it back once we send a LOCI, do you think?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby oksoonersfan » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:31 pm

kpd-m wrote:
SilverE2 wrote:Got the deferral letter today as well, postmarked 11/30.


I wonder why they would update your status on 11/27, but date it 11/24, and then not send anything until 11/30?

Sorry again about the deferral, Silver and raptor. :(


They might update the status a few days later to "minimize anxiety." I think Michigan does something similar--send out decisions then update the status checker a couple days later so that people don't get too hyped up about what the decision may be. Of course, the whole purpose is meaningless if they don't actually send out their decisions until a few days after they update the status checkers. Maybe just a mistake on Cornell's part.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Helmholtz » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:11 pm

Whoo hoo! Letter from Cornell today!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby calicocat » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:13 pm

Helmholtz wrote:Whoo hoo! Letter from Cornell today!!!!!!!!!


Was it a deferral? damn I'm still at "applied"

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby gahthelaw » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:16 pm

maybe they wanted to do away with the whole EA system entirely this year but didn't quite get around to it, so instead they're just straight deferring everyone.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby alexyoshi » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:25 pm

Helmholtz wrote:Whoo hoo! Letter from Cornell today!!!!!!!!!


first acceptance??

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby MC Southstar » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:29 pm

alexyoshi wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:Whoo hoo! Letter from Cornell today!!!!!!!!!


first acceptance??


He already knew he was being deferred.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby alexyoshi » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:31 pm

ahh right.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby robin600 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:31 pm

Balls, still at EA complete. :(

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby goodolgil » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:33 pm

robin600 wrote:Balls, still at EA complete. :(


Well it seems like everyone who isn't got deferred, so you should really be happy.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby hoopsguy6 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:39 pm

Wtf, I take a two week break from TLS, and I come back to find 175/3.7 candidates deferred from Cornell?!?!?!? What has the world come to.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby parker09 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:42 pm

hoopsguy6 wrote:Wtf, I take a two week break from TLS, and I come back to find 175/3.7 candidates deferred from Cornell?!?!?!? What has the world come to.


BTW, those same numbers (and some even lower GPAs) are getting into berkeley.

Time to go back into hiding-- careful, watch out for the flying pigs on your way out :D

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby robin600 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:44 pm

goodolgil wrote:
robin600 wrote:Balls, still at EA complete. :(


Well it seems like everyone who isn't got deferred, so you should really be happy.


interesting...it's probably a rejection for me then!

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Helmholtz » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:45 pm

shadowfrost000 wrote:
alexyoshi wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:Whoo hoo! Letter from Cornell today!!!!!!!!!


first acceptance??


He already knew he was being deferred.


+1

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby gahthelaw » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:48 pm

this thread is getting so morose...

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Veritas » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:49 pm

gahthelaw wrote:this thread is getting so morose...

totes

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Helmholtz » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:49 pm

Veritas wrote:
gahthelaw wrote:this thread is getting so morose...

totes


Did you get your letter yet?



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