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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #120 on: August 14, 2007, 12:35:31 PM »
Anybody got an updated list?

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #121 on: August 20, 2007, 02:32:54 PM »
how do you know columbia doesn't require one this year?  did you call the admissions office?
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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #122 on: August 20, 2007, 02:38:10 PM »
columbia doesn't require one this year, which is nice i guess.

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #123 on: August 21, 2007, 02:21:26 AM »
how do you know columbia doesn't require one this year?  did you call the admissions office?

went to an info session. associate dean said so.

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #124 on: August 27, 2007, 10:48:40 PM »
I need to get one, dang.

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #125 on: September 11, 2007, 01:19:50 PM »
how do you know columbia doesn't require one this year?  did you call the admissions office?

went to an info session. associate dean said so.

I just called yesterday and the person I spoke to said the dean certificate isn't needed until you are accepted to Columbia. Just FYI

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #126 on: September 11, 2007, 01:53:05 PM »
Any idea on how the dean is supposed to fill out the form if they never met you?  I graduated 7 years ago and there is no way that the dean will be able to answer questions like "rate the intelligence of the candidate 1-5."

Stupid, needless form.

Also, can I fax it to the school?  I live kind of far from my undergrad now.  Or should I just mail it?
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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #127 on: September 18, 2007, 02:49:18 PM »
I've researched the Dean's Cert requirements for the 2008 admissions cycle for the entirety of the T-14, sans HYS, and only Cornell requires a Dean's Cert for an application to be considered complete.

Columbia and UPenn require Dean's Certs prior to matriculation, but do not require them for an application to be considered complete.

However, several schools' admissions staffs have mentioned that they do require Dean's Certs for students who have been thru academic probation and the like. Since I never had these experiences, I did not note which schools had this requirement, so if you have had these experiences, double-check on your own.

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #128 on: September 20, 2007, 02:35:18 AM »
I assume you meant 2008 cycle?

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Re: Dean's Certificate FAQ -- PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A NEW THREAD
« Reply #129 on: September 20, 2007, 02:39:34 AM »
Also, am I searching for a Harvard Dean's Cert that doesn't exist?  The OP's list has them included, but I can't seem to find one.  No longer?