Columbia Class of 2016

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by tonton » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:07 am

beepboopbeep wrote:Ugh, y'all motherfuckers gonna make me reactivate facebook to know what you're talking about.
Don't do it!! I'm resisting the urge too. Just wait for Lawnet to go live tomorrow! Hold on, does anyone know if people actually use Lawnet?

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by ph5354a » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:29 am

tonton wrote:
beepboopbeep wrote:Ugh, y'all motherfuckers gonna make me reactivate facebook to know what you're talking about.
Don't do it!! I'm resisting the urge too. Just wait for Lawnet to go live tomorrow! Hold on, does anyone know if people actually use Lawnet?
Omg I forgot about Lawnet tomorrow! So excited. I think students have to use it for administrative type baloney, whether people actually use it for social networking, I highly doubt.

@Kenneth, I will absolutely be your friend!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by helix23 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:14 pm

txdude45 wrote:
KingFish wrote:
txdude45 wrote:
ph5354a wrote:I propose that anyone who liked my post on the Facebook group come out of hiding and reveal their identities, either here or on Facebook.

Hey, I did it :D
how do we find the facebook group?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/436394923104544/
ty. now i get to play the "connect tls peeps to real peeps" game
always fun.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by helix23 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:40 pm

I think I got at least one of you figured out

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by txdude45 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:46 pm

helix23 wrote:I think I got at least one of you figured out
There are a million reasons why I should be the easiest to pick out. Looking at my first posts, I had no concept of withholding identifiable information.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by Kitkatt » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:49 pm

Checking in again. I didn't think I was going to get any money from Columbia so I was going to put down a deposit at UVA. I got my offer from Columbia on Friday though and I am so excited to be joining you guys!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by moonman157 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:50 pm

Kitkatt wrote:Checking in again. I didn't think I was going to get any money from Columbia so I was going to put down a deposit at UVA. I got my offer from Columbia on Friday though and I am so excited to be joining you guys!
Congrats!!!

Also, I am failing at the Facebook identification game, but if anyone wants to add me, just PM with your name and we can begin our virtual frendships :D

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by Kitkatt » Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:26 pm

moonman157 wrote:
Kitkatt wrote:Checking in again. I didn't think I was going to get any money from Columbia so I was going to put down a deposit at UVA. I got my offer from Columbia on Friday though and I am so excited to be joining you guys!
Congrats!!!

Also, I am failing at the Facebook identification game, but if anyone wants to add me, just PM with your name and we can begin our virtual frendships :D
Same!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by GertrudeR » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:12 pm

To add on to info about housing:

I just talked to Juliana (who is super nice and if you have any questions you should really just call her 212-854-2343)
and I asked the question about law school vs UAH. She said if you don't request law school housing you will not be placed in law school housing. Also, (I'm applying as a couple so this might not apply for everyone) but she said I'd probably be better off doing UAH rather than law school housing as she said UAH typically offers more sq ft at a lower cost although you might be a little farther from campus. To me saving a few hundo a month is worth it to have to walk a little more to get to school.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by learntolift » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:20 pm

Thoughts on the Arbor?

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by KingFish » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:23 pm

learntolift wrote:Thoughts on the Arbor?
Someone on here said that the "shuttle" from Arbor to school is horrible. That's all I know.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by learntolift » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:24 pm

KingFish wrote:
learntolift wrote:Thoughts on the Arbor?
Someone on here said that the "shuttle" from Arbor to school is horrible. That's all I know.
That's a shame. Looks nice and for a good price, compared to Law School Housing at least

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by smdpnp » Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:17 pm

I posted this on the Columbia 1L thread, but I think they're too busy with finals to spend time on TLS.

Have any of you received your financial aid decision after you submitted your seat deposit? I haven't heard anything from the FAO yet, and I'm worried that I'll be forfeiting any grant aid if I enroll by tomorrow.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by txdude45 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:25 pm

smdpnp wrote:I posted this on the Columbia 1L thread, but I think they're too busy with finals to spend time on TLS.

Have any of you received your financial aid decision after you submitted your seat deposit? I haven't heard anything from the FAO yet, and I'm worried that I'll be forfeiting any grant aid if I enroll by tomorrow.

You should call the finaid office tomorrow. From what I've gathered, however, need is need. Outside of Butler/Hamilton, they review the financial information to determine, relative to the rest of the class, if you need money and how much. All you'll forfeit is the ability to not like the number and go somewhere else.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by Volforlife » Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:28 pm

smdpnp wrote:I posted this on the Columbia 1L thread, but I think they're too busy with finals to spend time on TLS.

Have any of you received your financial aid decision after you submitted your seat deposit? I haven't heard anything from the FAO yet, and I'm worried that I'll be forfeiting any grant aid if I enroll by tomorrow.
The admissions office told me that my seat deposit is automatically extended if I haven't received my financial aid decision by tomorrow. Call them and ask.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by jbagelboy » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:03 pm

Officially withdrawn from all other acceptances as of this afternoon. Geez that was painful.

CLS 2016 here we gooo!!!!!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by jbagelboy » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:03 pm

helix23 wrote:I think I got at least one of you figured out
who?

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by helix23 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:28 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
helix23 wrote:I think I got at least one of you figured out
who?
txdude

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by cws277 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:02 pm

Hey everybody! Just paid my deposit after Stanford happily ended my cycle on April 30th. Very, very excited to head to Morningside Heights this fall!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by KingFish » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:07 pm

Am I correct in thinking that 116th is only studios and one bedrooms? I'm basing my assumption off of this:
420 West 116th Street has both furnished and unfurnished studio/efficiency and one-bedroom apartments, with Ethernet.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by beepboopbeep » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:08 pm

cws277 wrote:Hey everybody! Just paid my deposit after Stanford happily ended my cycle on April 30th. Very, very excited to head to Morningside Heights this fall!
Glad to have you back, Colonel.

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by KingFish » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:11 pm

cws277 wrote:Hey everybody! Just paid my deposit after Stanford happily ended my cycle on April 30th. Very, very excited to head to Morningside Heights this fall!
Nice!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by KingFish » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:41 pm

Oh jeez, I just deposited. It's real!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by Bob-Loblaw 1 » Wed May 01, 2013 12:19 am

KingFish wrote:Oh jeez, I just deposited. It's real!
Congrats! I just deposited too!

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Re: Columbia Class of 2016

Post by LSH91 » Wed May 01, 2013 12:25 am

smdpnp wrote:I posted this on the Columbia 1L thread, but I think they're too busy with finals to spend time on TLS.

Have any of you received your financial aid decision after you submitted your seat deposit? I haven't heard anything from the FAO yet, and I'm worried that I'll be forfeiting any grant aid if I enroll by tomorrow.
I ended up depositing before receiving my financial aid package which was risky but thankfully it did ended up working out. I got it a few days later and it was far more generous than even I expected.

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