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# Calling All 2010 CBS Applicants (MERGED)

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05 Oct 2009, 11:07
xlick wrote:
dinged : (

ughhhhhhh, sorry man! I've been reading your blog and thought you were a shoe-in! Oh well getting accepted is a war, and this was just one battle! Hang in there!
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05 Oct 2009, 11:11
xlick wrote:
dinged : (

I'm really pulling on you for NYU and anything else you plan for R2.
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05 Oct 2009, 11:12
Thanks guys. Right now, I just need a stiff drink...
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05 Oct 2009, 11:16
xlick wrote:
Thanks guys. Right now, I just need a stiff drink...

As an applicant who received three dings last year, I feel your pain. Goose on the rocks with a twist of lime...a few of those and you'll be feeling alright.
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05 Oct 2009, 11:17
just read your blog xclick. chin up my man! get that stiff drink and mosey on over to stern. heck, camp out there if you have to!

i hope i get a cbs interview.....
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05 Oct 2009, 12:50
tough news xlick, that really sucks.
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05 Oct 2009, 13:08
Sorry to hear about the ding. Don't lose heart, all we need is 1 admit. Hang in there, good luck with NYU.

xlick wrote:
Thanks guys. Right now, I just need a stiff drink...
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05 Oct 2009, 18:33
Really sorry to hear. Look at the positives. You nearly made it to the last step. So you have what it takes for any good school.

But in a great app for NYU. Hopefully, things will work out.

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06 Oct 2009, 00:46
I'm sorry about your news xlick. Your profile is so strong - I am very surprised. This process just seems so random. Best of luck to you in the rest of your applications.

I received an invitation to interview yesterday. Does anyone have any tips/advice on how to prepare? Thanks!
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06 Oct 2009, 07:15
check clearadmit wiki, they have many interview reports.
good luck.
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I'm sorry about your news xlick. Your profile is so strong - I am very surprised. This process just seems so random. Best of luck to you in the rest of your applications.

I received an invitation to interview yesterday. Does anyone have any tips/advice on how to prepare? Thanks!
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06 Oct 2009, 08:13
ED application submitted, currently under review...
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06 Oct 2009, 13:51
xlick wrote:
dinged : (

F*** it dude .. go rock the Stern application and come out with flying colors and put your name on the admit roster. Will ya ?
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06 Oct 2009, 15:18
I'll try my best brotha
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07 Oct 2009, 11:04
Here's an interesting question.

For Essay #2 - check out the comments here: http://blog.accepted.com/acceptedcom_bl ... s-and.html

I'm I the only one to disagree with the tips that she's providing?
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07 Oct 2009, 12:25
RD Submitted! Hopefully being early is actually helpful.
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08 Oct 2009, 05:11
So I didn't want to add myself to the list until I was sure everything was done - superstition I guess - but now it's done. Add me to the ED list. Good luck to all.
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08 Oct 2009, 06:35
Good luck unhedged and teabiscuit!!
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08 Oct 2009, 06:43
unhedged wrote:
RD Submitted! Hopefully being early is actually helpful.

Hey unhedged! I know for a fact that it is helpful to be early. Columbia has rolling admissions, so it's first-come, first-served. When I went to the info session, they advised us to get our apps sooner because of this, so you did well.
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08 Oct 2009, 09:55
Just joined these forums....but I submitted my ED app yesterday...now lets see how long the wait is gonna be
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08 Oct 2009, 10:07
teabiscuit wrote:
unhedged wrote:
RD Submitted! Hopefully being early is actually helpful.

Hey unhedged! I know for a fact that it is helpful to be early. Columbia has rolling admissions, so it's first-come, first-served. When I went to the info session, they advised us to get our apps sooner because of this, so you did well.

Thanks for the heads up, good to know. I was on the fence the whole time about RD vs. ED, and ultimately decided that it wasn't worth it even if it is very close to my first choice. Good luck on your app!
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