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# Calling all Columbia Applicants for 2009!

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25 Nov 2008, 15:58
Anyone here who hasn't visited the campus yet. I am thinking of visiting next week and weighing the merits of traveling 3000 miles for a visit.

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26 Nov 2008, 09:26
Has anyone received feedback today? Is finally today the last day when admission officers release decisions?

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28 Nov 2008, 11:03
Finally bit the bullet and submitted after a morning of triple-checking my essays. Random question but is anyone here going for a joint program, aka MBA along with something else. I found it interesting in their verbiage how you should inform them if you decide to apply for one later, as it 'may affect your chance of admission'. I wonder how much. Of the 3 students I've talked to, 2 were doing another masters (one in international affairs, the other JD) as well as an MBA.

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01 Dec 2008, 07:59
Would anyone be interested in swapping essays for peer critique?
Since the essays will be read by adcom members who have no knowledge of our personality/experience/education outside of what's on our application, i thought it would be helpful to have the essays read by another applicant (would be a different angle to review vs. getting feedback from people already know us so well like friends and family). Please PM me and let me know!

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01 Dec 2008, 10:45
Anyone who applied on october 8th has received any news?

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02 Dec 2008, 12:23
Does anyone know how Columbia's 'Innovative Programs' work. For example, can anyone participate in the Program for Social Intelligence?

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03 Dec 2008, 02:00
finally I got news from columbia. I am invited to interview! So, now I need information about Columbia Interviews. Do you know where can I find it?

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03 Dec 2008, 08:11
llest wrote:
finally I got news from columbia. I am invited to interview! So, now I need information about Columbia Interviews. Do you know where can I find it?

Try reading through some earlier posts on this thread

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03 Dec 2008, 08:18
Congrats! Check this out: http://www.clearadmit.com/wiki/index.ph ... aInterview

Clear Admit's reports are great to read through!

llest wrote:
finally I got news from columbia. I am invited to interview! So, now I need information about Columbia Interviews. Do you know where can I find it?

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03 Dec 2008, 10:26
levfin2003 wrote:
Does anyone know how Columbia's 'Innovative Programs' work. For example, can anyone participate in the Program for Social Intelligence?

Anyone?

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04 Dec 2008, 10:17
I'm confused. If I fill out the work experience part of the appli, do i still need to upload a resume?

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04 Dec 2008, 10:28
I'm confused. If I fill out the work experience part of the appli, do i still need to upload a resume?

Yes.

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04 Dec 2008, 10:32
I am in for RD. About to click submit in a few days....

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04 Dec 2008, 10:57
suntaurian wrote:
I am in for RD. About to click submit in a few days....

Same here, hopefully by this weekend.

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04 Dec 2008, 12:17
No if you do not wish to be considered for fellowships.

bostonsparky wrote:
I'm confused. If I fill out the work experience part of the appli, do i still need to upload a resume?

Yes.

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04 Dec 2008, 17:29
Hi I'm very confused about the columbia app with regards to the employment history. Do I upload a document or something with every job I've ever had? I filled out one of the employment history segments with my current job and saved it and when I returned to the app, it wasn't filled with all my information so naturally i'm hesitant to fill out every job for the past 10 years only to find it not there upon my return. Is there an official document we're supposed to download to fill in or something? Am I missing something? Please someone help!

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04 Dec 2008, 19:51
Would anyone know which club i can contact to be able to talk to filipino alumni of Columbia?

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11 Dec 2008, 06:29
Hi, I have my interview tomorrow in London. I would like to know how much time use to last the final decision since the interview. I would like to know it before christmas.

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11 Dec 2008, 06:35
llest wrote:
Hi, I have my interview tomorrow in London. I would like to know how much time use to last the final decision since the interview. I would like to know it before christmas.

I haven't interviewed w/ Columbia, but from what I've seen so far I think it depends on how long it takes your recommender to submit interview feedback.

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11 Dec 2008, 11:40
llest wrote:
Hi, I have my interview tomorrow in London. I would like to know how much time use to last the final decision since the interview. I would like to know it before christmas.

I know you don't want to hear this, but following what happened earlier in ED round, some people go responses within 3 days while others got decision after 5 weeks. Several got rejected in 1 or 2 days after the interviewer returns feedback. You'll recieve a message once your interview submits feedback then it's the waiting game again. Seems your interviewer has up to 7 days to return feedback.

EDIT: I think the response has to do with how strong of a candidate you were in the first place, that is based on seeing the people who got deferred to RD, their decisions seemed to take the longest. If you're a really strong or week candidate, the responses should be quick.
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