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Columbia P&S decisions coming soon!

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ivy91, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. ivy91

    ivy91 Senior Member
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    Hey all,

    Columbia will be sending out decisions on March 2nd. Revisit is schduled for April 12th & April 13th. Knowing my class, I think it'll be a *very* fun time. :p

    Good luck to all who are anxiously waiting! :luck:
    ivy
     
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  2. mizilan

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    Thanks for the update, but that's still 2 weeks away. Not nearly soon enough!
     
  3. lilold3chordme

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    thanks for the info, ivy. do you, or anyone else, know if they will also be emailing applicants (so that we find out before the following week)?

    thanks...
     
  4. Towelie

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    Snail mail or email?
     
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    They are mailing out letters. As far as I know, no emails. Waiting, waiting and more waiting. I feel you!
     
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    Man, I can't wait for this one. Revisit weekend in NYC would be awesome.
     
  7. Severus

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    Revisit weekend sounds like it would be a blast.


    March 5th cannot come soon enough. *sobs* :(

    :luck: :luck:
     
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    they are done interview, is that correct?
     
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    Friday (16th) and next Thursday (22nd) are the last two days of interviews.
     
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    wow, march in two weeks? march seemed so long ago when I was filling out my P&S secondary...
     
  11. chad5871

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    Good luck Columbia hopefuls! It's one of my dream schools, so I'll be living vicariously through you guys when you get your acceptance packets!
     
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  12. stoppushingit

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    ugh 2 weeks of indigestion, night terrors, and elevated heart rate
     
  13. Hednej

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    Just to get you guys' opinions, how screwed am I?

    I heed the advice of my peers and after the interview wrote Frantz a hearty "I will come to Columbia even if hell freezes over" letter. I really don't blame myself though because this was my first interview and the first med school I'd ever seen. It was a stupid move though. So if I get accepted now, does it mean that I have to go? (not that I don't want to go, I just want to see if I HAVE TO GO)
     
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    do us a favor and write back that you kindasortanotreally want to go :cool:
     
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    You're not OBLIGATED to do anything, I think that Dean Frantz and your future classmates would prefer not having someone who doesn't want to be at Columbia. But it was a bit disingenuous sending that letter so early in the process that you hadn't evaluated any other options. The intention letter should really only be utilized very late in the process.
     
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    No you don't need to go. Nothing you send to anyone prior to May 15th is legally binding.

    Strangely enough, if you read the legal-speak thoroughly, this actually includes early decision programs:p
     
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    I don't know, Hednej. Part of me wants to say that since you wrote it so early (September/October ish) they'd probably consider the fact that you didn't complete your application cycle and didn't explore your options. Remember, they want students who really want to go there.

    Then again, it is a letter of intent and if they want to make an example out of you, I suppose they could do it although I've never heard of that being the case. I do know of someone who wrote a letter of intent but backed out of it later and nothing was really done to him. Sketchy? Probably. But he's probably better of this way.

    What I find somewhat interesting though -- and I'm not saying this will happen to you -- is whether or not the LOI is still "binding" if they decide to waitlist you? Do they waitlist people who write pre-decision letters of intent? I'd assume so, but ya' never know. :luck:
     
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    There's no way that an LOI is legally binding. Go wherever you want.
     
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    *hypnotizes towelie*

    You dooooooooon't waaaaaant to goooo to Cooooluuuumbia... Coooluuuumbia is the deviiiiiiiiiiiilllllllll.... boooooooooo... yaaaaaaaaaaaaa... BAAAAAAAAAD

    However, you do want to cluck like a chicken everytime I post something.

    *snaps fingers to bring towelie back*

    ;) :cool:
     
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    Is anyone else anxious about decisions being mailed this week? I interviewed back in September, and it has been my top choice throughout this process. I can hardly wait any longer!!!

    Good luck to all!!!
     
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    i feel your pain missy
     
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    I think I may have developed an irregular heartbeat due to the anxiety! :oops:
     
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