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URMs at Cornell/ Columbia

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URMs at Cornell/ Columbia
« on: December 05, 2007, 10:51:44 PM »
How does Cornell look at URMs for admission?  Do we have any more of an advantage there than at other schools?  It's a place I really like, and was just wondering if anyone had any experience.

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2007, 12:29:41 PM »
Im not sure how cornell looks at urm's but I sure would like to know as well.

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2007, 12:12:17 AM »
 Anybody on this?  Or anyone with some ideas on very URM friendly schools?  W&L, UVA, U Mich?

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2007, 09:19:46 PM »
Michigan maybe less so because of Prop 2.

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2007, 08:27:16 PM »
Anybody else?  As I've done more research I've begun t really like Columbia.  How is Columbia with URMs?

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2007, 08:36:25 PM »
I'm asking how much they take URM status into account for admissions.

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Re: URMs at Cornell
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2007, 09:08:00 PM »
I'm asking how much they take URM status into account for admissions.

i've heard people say that columbia weighs it slightly more heavily than its peer schools.  i don't have hard numbers, just what i've heard.

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Re: URMs at Cornell/ Columbia
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2007, 03:27:47 PM »
I don't have specifics on URMs and admissions at Cornell/Columbia, but I do know that Harvard graduates more black lawyers than any other Ivy League school.  Cornell does, however, have a tender spot for LGBT applicants.  Its application, along with Penn's, has a check box for LGBT applicants.

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Re: URMs at Cornell/ Columbia
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2007, 05:03:09 PM »
Anyone else on this?

Re: URMs at Cornell/ Columbia
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2008, 03:12:23 PM »
I have heard more so than other schools too, but it is hard to determine this. Any statistics would be appreciated.