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Vick

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2007, 10:43:51 AM »
I sent an LOCI just last week.  I mentioned a performance-based raise that I recently received here at work and a new service-oriented position I've been selected for in my Mormon congregation.  It's not much, but it's all I have.  I'll probably stay on through the month of June, but I don't want to torture myself into July. 

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2007, 11:45:45 AM »
Sigur, if nothing changes, i will be joining you at gw!

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2007, 11:53:53 AM »
Sigur, if nothing changes, i will be joining you at gw!

Cool.  There was a lot of GW representation at the beginning of the cycle, but not so much lately.  Happy to see another Colonial :)

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2007, 01:35:48 PM »
There was some data collected for, I believe, the 1996 application cycle.  It showed that Columbia had a waitlist of 600 people.  It ended up taking 30 people from that waitlist.  Even though that data is from a long time ago, it's definitely not comforting.  I'm having trouble writing a LOCI since the probability of an acceptance seems so small. Regardless, I'll stay on the Columbia waitlist as long as possible.  I'm not too sad about it, I have a 30k a year offer from GWU.  I'm sure the rest of you have similar offers that rock just as much, if not more.



Where is this data?
W/L @:Columbia (fingers crossed)
In and Considering:UCLA and Michigan
Broke it Off with: Duke, Gtown, USC, GWU...(the list goes on...there's only one of me and not enough to go around)

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=ilippe3515

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2007, 02:51:26 PM »
First WL acceptance on LSN. High LSAT/Low GPA. Dammit.

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=pinkpanther
I can't believe these obnoxious Michigan students, who use the board not to share information, but to socialize (as pathetic as that is)

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2007, 04:16:55 PM »
First WL acceptance on LSN. High LSAT/Low GPA. Dammit.

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=pinkpanther

I haven't even sent in my LOCI yet!  :P

In regards to the previous request:
http://www.deloggio.com/hearing/waitlist.htm

Keep in mind that this info exists on a website that solicits a law admission help service.

I never read into the data much. It just means that there aren't many schools that pull from Columbia.  I kinda figured that already.



...maybe it's a good sign that the waitlist->acceptance happened so early.  They said they would review as spots materilized.  They also said that this would evaluations would start in June and this is half a month early.  Wishful thinking probably.

 

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2007, 01:54:00 PM »
Anyone else get that letter saying "We're keeping you on the waitlist"? ;D ??? ::)


Anyone dropping off?
W/L @:Columbia (fingers crossed)
In and Considering:UCLA and Michigan
Broke it Off with: Duke, Gtown, USC, GWU...(the list goes on...there's only one of me and not enough to go around)

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=ilippe3515

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2007, 02:08:28 PM »
Was the letter e-mailed or snail mailed?
I can't believe these obnoxious Michigan students, who use the board not to share information, but to socialize (as pathetic as that is)

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Re: Columbia Wait Listers Share Your Pain
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2007, 06:35:02 PM »
Anyone else get that letter saying "We're keeping you on the waitlist"? ;D ??? ::)


Anyone dropping off?

Not yet.  When did you get the letter?  Where are you?  You staying on?

I got it yesterday. At first I thought it was a rejection (smaller envelope), but once I held it in my hand I knew it was something MUCH more sinister...another reply mail postcard for the "reserve list."

I live in LA so...I'm really kind of surprised that I got it before anyone else here.
W/L @:Columbia (fingers crossed)
In and Considering:UCLA and Michigan
Broke it Off with: Duke, Gtown, USC, GWU...(the list goes on...there's only one of me and not enough to go around)

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=ilippe3515

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« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2007, 01:33:17 AM »
I got the "second reserve" letter also. I'm done. I'm withdrawing.
I can't believe these obnoxious Michigan students, who use the board not to share information, but to socialize (as pathetic as that is)

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