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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 06:14
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Everybody who applies before the January deadline is automatically considered for fellowships and merit based scholarships. You don't have to do anything else.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 08:02
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Got the call yesterday—in!

ED: Sep 29
Interview invite: Oct 16
Interview: Oct 30
Interview report submitted: Nov 8
Admitted: Nov 20

Best of luck to those still in the application process and congratulations to all fellow admits. Can't wait to meet you all!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 08:14
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I am in also :)

Got the call 2 hours ago from Felicia

ED: International based in HK
Submitted: Sep 10
Interview invite: Oct 23
Interview: Nov 5
Interview feedback: Nov 8
Accepted: Nov 21

Felicia told me that they are trying to call the candidates before Thanksgiving holiday starts. Best of luck with all of you!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 08:46
mappleby wrote:
Everybody who applies before the January deadline is automatically considered for fellowships and merit based scholarships. You don't have to do anything else.


How about need-based scholarship? I think i should just contact the adcom directly?
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 10:26
Interview?

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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 10:29
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Just admitted

Applied: Oct 03 (ED)
Invited to Interview: Nov 01
Interviewed: Nov 19
Admitted Nov 21


Looking forward to joining the class of 2015
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 11:56
Vargen wrote:
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KAS1 wrote:
Are there any J-Terms still waiting to hear back? I noticed on CBS's Facebook page that there are only about 126 people. The usual class size is much higher around 196ish.. Just curious!!



I am on waitlist! Did anyone on waitlist hear back in the past few days?


I am still on the waitlist for J-term too. Haven't heard anything since being placed on the waitlist 10/25.




Same here! Waitlisted 11/09... Looks like we're at least 8 jterm WL... Hope there's room for all!

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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 12:22
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I'm in!

Interview feedback submitted on 15 NOV
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 14:38
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mappleby wrote:
Everybody who applies before the January deadline is automatically considered for fellowships and merit based scholarships. You don't have to do anything else.


How about need-based scholarship? I think i should just contact the adcom directly?


Need-based requires the FASFA, at least for US citizens. I'm not sure how it works for international students. I would contact the adcom just to be safe though.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 22:20
RD applicants: I'm not sure how long this has been up on my app status, but it says: "2013 Full Time Regular Decision Applications will go under review beginning November 15, 2012." Not December as indicated in the FAQ!
I guess that means we should be starting to hear about interviews quite soon!!
ED applicants: Does your status change when they're actually reviewing your app? I gathered from earlier posts that it says "Under review" when they're evaluating you?
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2012, 07:51
They did that in the past years but not this year. Unfortunately your status will just say Submitted through the whole process, even after you get accepted. So you won't have any idea until you get the invitation to interview email.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 07:59
Hello, and a post Thanksgiving good luck to all the Regular Decision applicants. Those who submitted early, your apps should be under review already and not too much longer until interview invites should start going out!
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2012, 17:04
I applied regular decision to CBS and received an interview invite this morning so they have begun sending them out...good luck to all.

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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2012, 17:18
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I applied regular decision to CBS and received an interview invite this morning so they have begun sending them out...good luck to all.

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Congratulations!! You might be the first RD invite so far here. When did you submit your app?

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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2012, 17:25
[quote="aerien"][quote="Shuaietrain"]I applied regular decision to CBS and received an interview invite this morning so they have begun sending them out...good luck to all.

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Congratulations!! You might be the first RD invite so far here. When did you submit your app?

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Wow... that is fast.

Well well well, those of us on the waitlist - or technically "deferred" applicants - are getting anxious as well... When are we going to get some love?
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 08:07
Hi everyone, I'm working on an app right now for Columbia, hope to get it submitted in the next week or so.

Any current students out there willing to chat with me for a few minutes about their experience so far? Phone/email or whatever is most convenient.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 11:17
finishing up my app! woooo
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 11:48
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aerien wrote:
Shuaietrain wrote:
I applied regular decision to CBS and received an interview invite this morning so they have begun sending them out...good luck to all.


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Congratulations!! You might be the first RD invite so far here. When did you submit your app?

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Wow... that is fast.


Well well well, those of us on the waitlist - or technically "deferred" applicants - are getting anxious as well... When are we going to get some love?


Hate to break it to you but you won't get some love for a while still. When they defer you from Early Decision to regular decision that means they are going to want to review a number of RD apps before they revisit your candidacy. If the first interview invite just went out then they are just scratching the surface of the RD applicant pool.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 15:18
thelegend wrote:

Well well well, those of us on the waitlist - or technically "deferred" applicants - are getting anxious as well... When are we going to get some love?


In my previous application I received an interview but was waitlisted then dinged.

Application Submitted: 10/6
Interview Invite: 11/18
Interview Feedback: 12/8
Waitlisted: 12/15
Dinged: 1/26

My guess is that the time difference between waitlist and ding (1.5 months) matters less and its the end date that's more important. Basically after they've had a good shot at reviewing their R1 apps. So I wouldn't expect anything until late January or early February.
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Re: Columbia 2013 (CBS) - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2012, 15:19
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Hi everyone, I'm working on an app right now for Columbia, hope to get it submitted in the next week or so.

Any current students out there willing to chat with me for a few minutes about their experience so far? Phone/email or whatever is most convenient.


Go on the Columbia website. They list many opportunities to chat with a Columbia student. Hermes Society is probably your best bet.
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