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najumobi
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby najumobi » Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:57 pm

march319 wrote:They don't seem to be securing URMs. They deferred a black male URM with a 160/3.5GPA, even though they've taken black male URMs in the past with 150+. I'm a black male URM so we'll see what happens when I receive my decision.

yeah i was very surprised by that. i was thinking that maybe it's become much more competitive with there being a 16% rise in apps from last year, but then again there's another URM with a 3.4, 158 who was granted an interview.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby SanBun » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:11 am

najumobi wrote:
march319 wrote:They don't seem to be securing URMs. They deferred a black male URM with a 160/3.5GPA, even though they've taken black male URMs in the past with 150+. I'm a black male URM so we'll see what happens when I receive my decision.

yeah i was very surprised by that. i was thinking that maybe it's become much more competitive with there being a 16% rise in apps from last year, but then again there's another URM with a 3.4, 158 who was granted an interview.


looks like Cornell, similar to GULC, has little method to their madness this year- nobody seems to know what the heck is going on

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby rsg87 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:12 am

I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Helmholtz » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:13 am

rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


jesus

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby crackberry » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:13 am

rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8

Wow. Confusing to say the least.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby a.shoshana » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:14 am

I've been complete since 9/28... has anyone else been stuck at complete for THAT long??

oh and... 171/3.8, and you got deferred? WHATTHEFUCK, CORNELL?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby ilovelawapps » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:17 am

Helmholtz wrote:
rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


jesus


Lol the same exact thing I said before I saw your response...

A part of me thinks were all gonna get letters saying they made a mistake and all the deferrals were meant to be acceptances.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby avacado111 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:18 am

cornell= :twisted:

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby frix0803 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:19 am

rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


wow...incredible....YPing much, Cornell?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby hiro86 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:26 am

frix0803 wrote:
rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


wow...incredible....YPing much, Cornell?

A deferral does not= YP.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby crackberry » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:29 am

a.shoshana wrote:I've been complete since 9/28... has anyone else been stuck at complete for THAT long??

oh and... 171/3.8, and you got deferred? WHATTHEFUCK, CORNELL?

EA Complete since 10/1 here.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby AngryAvocado » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:30 am

hiro86 wrote:
frix0803 wrote:
rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


wow...incredible....YPing much, Cornell?

A deferral does not= YP.


Whichever way you look at it, not accepting a significant number people with stats well above medians = YP.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby ilovelawapps » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:31 am

hiro86 wrote:
frix0803 wrote:
rsg87 wrote:I finally got the deferred letter today. 171/3.8


wow...incredible....YPing much, Cornell?

A deferral does not= YP.


You're right, but honestly deferred with a 171 and 3.8?? Unless cornell is getting ridiculous amounts of allstar applicants idk what else it is.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby acecrusher06 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:33 am

when you guys got deferred, did your status tracker change?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Helmholtz » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:35 am

acecrusher06 wrote:when you guys got deferred, did your status tracker change?


It changed to "Decision 11/24," I called the admissions office, they told me it was a deferral, and I got my letter in the mail yesterday.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby goosey » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:36 am

quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby acecrusher06 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:37 am

if the status changed, and you don't get a call, can you expect either a rejection or deferral?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby cougarlive » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:43 am

goosey wrote:quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.



Who did you talk to??

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby js87 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:46 am

Still EA Complete 10/28.

171 (retake) 3.75, re-applicant. Applied with a significantly worse LSAT last year. I really, really like Cornell.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby goosey » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:06 am

cougarlive wrote:
goosey wrote:quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.



Who did you talk to??


the lady that picked up the phone in admissions

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby crackberry » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:18 am

acecrusher06 wrote:if the status changed, and you don't get a call, can you expect either a rejection or deferral?

They don't call you. Helm called the office to find out his decision, which they gave to him over the phone. If you're at Decision 11/20 or 11/24, though, you've been deferred. If not, if/when you do change to Decision, you can call the office to find out what that decision actually is.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby Burger in a can » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:21 am

goosey wrote:quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.


When did you send your app, exactly?

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby cougarlive » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:26 am

goosey wrote:
cougarlive wrote:
goosey wrote:quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.



Who did you talk to??


the lady that picked up the phone in admissions



Gotcha. I missed the part where you called admissions.

Does anyone know when their break starts?
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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby crackberry » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:28 am

cougarlive wrote:Does anyone know when there break starts?

Probably 12/23.

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Re: Cornell waiting room

Postby march319 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:35 am

goosey wrote:quick update that I thought would calm some nerves in here:

I was told theyre not even through with EA applicants yet and that they plan on being done with them by the end of this month (before leaving on break) and that the first day back from break is when they will start looking at RD apps. I was told that there arent many complete apps and that mine will prob be in the handful of apps that get decisions on that first day back--I missed the EA deadline by a few days.


So I guess that means we will have decisions on all EA applications by Friday, December 18th, according to the calendar below. Unless the law school is open Monday the 21st to Wednesday the 23rd.

http://www.cornell.edu/academics/calendar/
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