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Calling all Cornell 2008 applicants [#permalink] New post 03 Aug 2007, 17:59
For those of you eyeing Cornell, let's post our info here. I'll be applying for 2008 and here is some basic profile info:

Age: 23
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GPA: 3.66 overall, 2.7 first year of college and 3.92 the other three years at a different school, top 2% of class at state school
WE: 3 years IT, 1 year management consulting to federal government (both roles have good leadership for my age)
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2007, 09:06
No love yet? :-D

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 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2007, 19:10
I'd probably be interested in Cornell if I thought my wife could find a job around Ithaca.
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2007, 20:25
I am in for Cornell and will probably apply R2.
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 [#permalink] New post 07 Aug 2007, 11:50
I will be applying to Cornell in R1.

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I have heard good an bad things about Ithaca, but it's a great school. My wife and I can get through two years in negative temps and butt deep snow.
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2007, 03:07
one more suitor for Cornell :wink:
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2007, 07:41
I'm applying to Cornell. Is their application available yet? I started one and realized it was for fall 07.

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I can put up with 1 year at Ithaca (we all know 2nd year is just fun time, esp if a job offer is secured). It's a gorgeous campus.
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2007, 10:25
Hey, guys, I just left Ithaca after living there for 5 years. I loved it and am actually homesick. While I ultimately didn't decide on the Johnson school, I feel I've learned a lot about the place and did quite well on the application - I was admitted just days after submitting my app, was waitlisted for the Park Fellowship and was offered a substantial scholarship as a consolation prize.

So if you've got Ithaca questions, I am happy to comment and can probably help a bit with application questions as well.
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2007, 10:35
Your avatar is kinda confusing, though :)

Everytime you talk about Duke, I say to myself, "Ohhhh yeahhhh .. she's going to Duke, not Cornell"
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2007, 10:46
mNeo wrote:
Your avatar is kinda confusing, though :)

Everytime you talk about Duke, I say to myself, "Ohhhh yeahhhh .. she's going to Duke, not Cornell"


Yeah, I know. I thought about changing it, but I really am homesick and thinking about Ithaca a lot. I am even shopping at Wholefoods, which I don't like, because it reminds me of the co-op I used to shop at in Ithaca. Pathetic.

I tried to change my profile info to include my matriculation at Duke, but for some reason it doesn't show up. I may post a lot, but a tech-y I aint.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 11:03
Cornell is kind of my dream school right now, but I don't think I can justify the cost if I get in without a scholarship. I love the area the school is in; I'm not a big city kinda girl.

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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 13:23
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I was admitted just days after submitting my app.


Does this mean that you were admitted w/o having to interview?
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2007, 14:05
kavet83 wrote:
Cornell is kind of my dream school right now, but I don't think I can justify the cost if I get in without a scholarship. I love the area the school is in; I'm not a big city kinda girl.

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If you are an international, Cornell has the citiassist (citibank) loan that one can get without having a US co-signor.

I believe very few of us, if any can actually support full costs on our own ..
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 04:30
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aaudetat wrote:
I was admitted just days after submitting my app.


Does this mean that you were admitted w/o having to interview?


Oops, you're right. I tell you guys, it's amazing how these details sort of get fuzzy once you've moved on. I would never have believed it 6 monhts ago, but it's true.

Anyway, let me rephrase. I got the interview call just a few days after submitting my application. And then within a week or two after the interview I was accepted. Sorry about that. Truly no intention to mislead.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 07:41
gmat_march wrote:

If you are an international, Cornell has the citiassist (citibank) loan that one can get without having a US co-signor.

I believe very few of us, if any can actually support full costs on our own ..


I'm not international, just from the good ol' US of A. I know that getting loans wouldn't be a problem, but I don't think that for me personally I can justify that much debt for this school. For me, I just don't think it would be worth it. But hey, if they want to offer me a scholarship, I just might consider going.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 07:45
aaudetat wrote:
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I was admitted just days after submitting my app.


Does this mean that you were admitted w/o having to interview?


Oops, you're right. I tell you guys, it's amazing how these details sort of get fuzzy once you've moved on. I would never have believed it 6 monhts ago, but it's true.

Anyway, let me rephrase. I got the interview call just a few days after submitting my application. And then within a week or two after the interview I was accepted. Sorry about that. Truly no intention to mislead.


Either way, that's a pretty quick turnaround on your application.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 18:03
kavet83 wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

If you are an international, Cornell has the citiassist (citibank) loan that one can get without having a US co-signor.

I believe very few of us, if any can actually support full costs on our own ..


I'm not international, just from the good ol' US of A. I know that getting loans wouldn't be a problem, but I don't think that for me personally I can justify that much debt for this school. For me, I just don't think it would be worth it. But hey, if they want to offer me a scholarship, I just might consider going.


You want the Park Fellowship, all the way. it's like being a scientist...they pay tuition and then give you some financial love to live on.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2007, 20:45
aaudetat wrote:
kavet83 wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

If you are an international, Cornell has the citiassist (citibank) loan that one can get without having a US co-signor.

I believe very few of us, if any can actually support full costs on our own ..


I'm not international, just from the good ol' US of A. I know that getting loans wouldn't be a problem, but I don't think that for me personally I can justify that much debt for this school. For me, I just don't think it would be worth it. But hey, if they want to offer me a scholarship, I just might consider going.


You want the Park Fellowship, all the way. it's like being a scientist...they pay tuition and then give you some financial love to live on.


That'd be awesome, unfortunately I doubt I'd even be considered. But I can dream right?
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Online Application form [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2007, 04:49
Is anyone else having problems accessing the online application form?
When i click 'apply onlne/login', I get redirected to another site saying i'm not authorized to view the page.

Wondering whether this is because the 2008 application is not ready yet, or due to some security setting on my computer.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2007, 05:07
Age: 23
GMAT: 700 (re-taking in September)
GPA: 3.3 overall...graduated in 3 years, bad first year, dean's list for the last 4 semesters
WE: 3 years working for family business. Manage 3-4 people on 2nd largest healthcare account and also direct IT operations
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