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 [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2007, 18:31
Yeah I wondered about this as well. I figured it might be an American thing. Clearly it is a Columbia thing...

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mba2010 wrote:
In the Employment History part of the application, there's a non-required field for "Salary PIN". What is this? Google tells me nothing and my HR group has never heard of such a thing.


I don't see this question answered anywhere. So, what IS a Salary PIN?
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2007, 21:36
I guess I am done with the first draft of essays. Two seem okay, and two need a lot of work. Hopefully by the next week I'll be ready to submit. Now comes the question of when to submit. When I think the application is ready? When I attend the info-session on Sep 5? Or when I make an official visit in Sept end (I have already visited Columbia unofficially)?

Waiting also has a side benefit of using my next month's learnings to refine my Columbia essays. But I am worried that in a rolling admission process waiting unnecessarily might hurt my chances a little.
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 07:57
So anyone turned in the app yet?

This thread is dead right now, we need some excitement. I am waiting on my recommended to get done with this stuff, but he has been extremely quite.

I think I am done with my essay, am hoping to turn it in today. I dont if anyone is reading the BW thread about CL ED, but there are quite a few people who have already turned in their app.
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 09:42
My recos aren't done yet. But even then I am not sure if I should submit my application before visiting the school officially.
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 10:40
I submitted my app last week (8/21/07)
Here are my stats: 710 GMAT, 3.5 GPA, 3 Yrs w/e - public accounting (Big Four), CPA, Real Estate Salesperson (part-time), 24 Age, Korean-American, Recs - From manager and partner

Good luck to all!!! I will definitely need it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 12:26
Congrats Wondee! Let us know how it goes!
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 12:29
Thanks kryzak....

Good luck on yours as well. I hope that we can be classmates!
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 13:57
kryzak isn't applying to Columbia. But I am .. so you can hope for me to be your classmate then :)
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 14:00
Count me in too :lol:
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 14:33
oops.... sorry kryzak

yeah... i hope we can all make it!!!!! keep me posted.... i will do the same... good luck!!
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 14:34
maybe I should apply to Columbia too eh? ;)
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2007, 15:36
Join the bandwagon.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 16:02
Guys, need your help deciding when to apply to Col. I think I am done with the application (Have visited the school unofficially, have talked to a lot of alumni and students etc, have done the essays and got them reviewed too). I asked this question in the chat too, but nobody answered (May you all go to Hell !!)

I am attending an info-session on Sep 5. Should I apply then? Or should I apply after I make an official visit in Sept end?

Waiting has a side benefit of using my next month's learnings to refine my Columbia essays, but I don't know if there's any space to refine much anyway. I am worried that in a rolling admission process waiting unnecessarily might hurt my chances a little. Then, because I will be visiting Columbia before my application actually gets reviewed, Columbia will know of my interest in the school anyway. So should I just submit after Sept 5? Will waiting for 25 more days make that much of a difference in either case?
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 16:07
mNeo wrote:
Guys, need your help deciding when to apply to Col. I think I am done with the application (Have visited the school unofficially, have talked to a lot of alumni and students etc, have done the essays and got them reviewed too). I asked this question in the chat too, but nobody answered (May you all go to Hell !!)

I am attending an info-session on Sep 5. Should I apply then? Or should I apply after I make an official visit in Sept end?

Waiting has a side benefit of using my next month's learnings to refine my Columbia essays, but I don't know if there's any space to refine much anyway. I am worried that in a rolling admission process waiting unnecessarily might hurt my chances a little. Then, because I will be visiting Columbia before my application actually gets reviewed, Columbia will know of my interest in the school anyway. So should I just submit after Sept 5? Will waiting for 25 more days make that much of a difference in either case?


mNeo, if you are applying ED, then you should submit as soon as you can. Now, can you spare me from hell's fire.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 16:13
I submitted my J-Term app yesterday. I guess the first ding is on its way..
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 16:37
bsd_lover wrote:
I submitted my J-Term app yesterday. I guess the first ding is on its way..


either that or the first admin + money is on the way ;)
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 17:26
apply asap... I am gonna file in my application next week. Just waiting for the recommender's letters.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 17:53
Thanks guys, then I am also applying as soon as I get the recos.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 18:09
bsd_lover wrote:
I submitted my J-Term app yesterday. I guess the first ding is on its way..


Hey .. hey .. hey .. are you questioning my vision? Didn't I tell you that you'll get both J-Term and Princeton? BTW when you do get into both, pick Princeton, dude !
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2007, 18:59
Hehe ..

Started my Princeton app today. The interface is so much nicer and I can recycle most of my Columbia goals essay.

You must excuse my ignorance, but is Princeton really that much better ? I guess we dont get as much exposure to the brands in Australia.


mNeo wrote:
bsd_lover wrote:
I submitted my J-Term app yesterday. I guess the first ding is on its way..


Hey .. hey .. hey .. are you questioning my vision? Didn't I tell you that you'll get both J-Term and Princeton? BTW when you do get into both, pick Princeton, dude !
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