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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2012, 06:15
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Count me in for ED. It's NYC! The morals are looser, and the liquor is cheaper!

You must know a different NYC than I do haha. GL with your app.


It's a quote from an F Scott Fitzgerald's poem. They used it in the new Great Gatsby trailer


Does anyone know the situation with the ED $6k deposit? Like do we get it back once we pay tuition, does it get applied to tuition, or neither?

aah that's why it sounded familiar.

That's actually a good question. I assumed it just went toward tuition, but I wouldn't be surprised if it's returned after tuition is paid.
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2012, 09:50
I'm applying J-term 2013! I went to visit the school and attended an information session 2 days ago and I'm in love!!!
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2012, 15:05
Count me in! ED.

First go around for all schools.

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good CBS consultant?
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2012, 20:13
Thank you all for your active participation as of yet. I've just updated the thread to show everyone's statistics. I want to wish everyone the best of luck this year, and look forward to seeing lots and lots of admits this year.
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2012, 12:06
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considering to apply for the early decision, but i am confused with the merit based fellowship,

if i apply for the early decision, will my application be in the fellowship evaluation or not ?



wondering the same too...but im 70% sure I will apply ED this year...(if i dont decide to postpone application exercise..)
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considering to apply for the early decision, but i am confused with the merit based fellowship,

if i apply for the early decision, will my application be in the fellowship evaluation or not ?



wondering the same too...but im 70% sure I will apply ED this year...(if i dont decide to postpone application exercise..)


Yes ED applicants are considered for fellowships. The fellowship deadline is simply the latest date by which you can apply and still be considered for merit based fellowship, not a distinct round strictly for fellowship consideration. Remember CBS does not technically have rounds, but rather rolling admissions with key deadline dates (i.e. Early Decision, fellowship consideration, last call).
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jun 2012, 03:15
Hi. Count me in for CBS. This will be my first shot at MBA apps. I have decided to not go for any professional app help. I want to retain my original touch. 8-)
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 15 Jun 2012, 08:07
in for Sep '13 ED...!!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2012, 01:21
In for the first round of submissions
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FYI everyone I'm a current student starting my 2nd year this fall. If anyone has questions, wants to meet up in person to chat, or would like me to look over your essays, let me know.

A good resource for admitted students is the peer advising website: http://cbspeeradvising.wordpress.com/. This may also help prospectives to get a feel for the school.

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Count me in for ED. It's NYC! The morals are looser, and the liquor is cheaper!

You must know a different NYC than I do haha. GL with your app.


It's a quote from an F Scott Fitzgerald's poem. They used it in the new Great Gatsby trailer


Does anyone know the situation with the ED $6k deposit? Like do we get it back once we pay tuition, does it get applied to tuition, or neither?


It is applied toward tuition.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2012, 06:49
For all the Re-applicants out there, I have updated the main page of the thread. I emailed the admissions office a question about re-applying and they sent me a checklist of what is necessary if you are a re-applicant from last year. I have added that on the bottom of the first post to make it easy for everybody. The 2 big items: essay questions only require an essay on how you have improved plus the new short essay on "fit" at Columbia, also you only need 1 new letter of recommendation not 2.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2012, 11:21
Count me in for the first round.

Anyone from the west coast applying? If so, when are you guys planning on visiting? I don't want to do a campus visit when everyone is out on summer break.
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2012, 22:41
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FYI everyone I'm a current student starting my 2nd year this fall. If anyone has questions, wants to meet up in person to chat, or would like me to look over your essays, let me know.

It is applied toward tuition.


Thanks Moss for clarifying and the peer advising (yourself and the website), I will be hounding both as the deadline draws closer!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2012, 22:42
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Count me in for the first round.

Anyone from the west coast applying? If so, when are you guys planning on visiting? I don't want to do a campus visit when everyone is out on summer break.


I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and will be visiting September 6-8th.
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 05:56
Moss wrote:
FYI everyone I'm a current student starting my 2nd year this fall. If anyone has questions, wants to meet up in person to chat, or would like me to look over your essays, let me know.

A good resource for admitted students is the peer advising website: http://cbspeeradvising.wordpress.com/. This may also help prospectives to get a feel for the school.

It is applied toward tuition.


That's really awesome of you, man. I'm definitely going to have to take you up on that!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 07:22
has anyone submitted app yet... this year it seems lot slower than last 2 years... any idea when wud the regular ED interviews will start and any news on the J-term apps..??
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Re: Columbia 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 08:05
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One thing - I live abroad and cannot visit NYC before my application (unless a random lucky business trip comes up), does anyone know if this has a big impact?

Not even a tiny one, otherwise those who aren't able to travel would be disadvantaged.

Count me in for CBS.


I would slightly disagree because last year's application asked if you had visited CBS.

CBS seems to be obsessed with keeping their yield high. You need to convince CBS that you'll attend if you're accepted, and by taking the time to visit the school, it shows that you are pretty interested.

But at the same time, visiting/not visiting probably only impacts your chances very slightly.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 08:11
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has anyone submitted app yet... this year it seems lot slower than last 2 years... any idea when wud the regular ED interviews will start and any news on the J-term apps..??


I can only speak about last year...but I submitted my application on 7/16 of and was invited to interview on 8/2.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 08:49
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I can only speak about last year...but I submitted my application on 7/16 of and was invited to interview on 8/2.

Wow early! I'm hoping to have my ED re-application in around the middle of August.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2012, 09:15
Moss wrote:
FYI everyone I'm a current student starting my 2nd year this fall. If anyone has questions, wants to meet up in person to chat, or would like me to look over your essays, let me know.

A good resource for admitted students is the peer advising website: http://cbspeeradvising.wordpress.com/. This may also help prospectives to get a feel for the school.



Thank you so much for sharing this link. I will definitely contact you once I get ready to apply. :)
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