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Does columbia require 2x2 photo?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by sl2obel2ts, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. sl2obel2ts

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    when I looked at it last year it said 2x2 photo. AADSAS says I need to send it to columbia. I just went to their website, and it says nothing about photo. I guess it is just a 75 dollar check then?

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    A non-refundable application processing fee check or money order in the amount of $75 made payable to Columbia University. (Canadian postal money orders cannot be accepted). All Checks must be drawn in U.S. Dollars. Candidates may request a fee waiver, but must supply documentation from their current financial aid officer that confirms their eligibility. Application fees are not credited toward tuition.
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    http://dental.columbia.edu/education/app_proc.html
     
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  2. sajjy

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    You checked it last year.....
    when i was working on my application this May, i had copied the requirements from every college and for columbia i had
    " 1)Columbia:
    · A 2x2 photo and a non-refundable application processing fee check or money order in the amount of $75 made payable to Columbia University. (Canadian postal money orders cannot be accepted). All Checks must be drawn in U.S. Dollars. Candidates may request a fee waiver, but must supply documentation from their current financial aid officer that confirms their eligibility. Application fees are not credited toward tuition.
    · Five (5) mailing labels with your name and permanent address.
    .· a certified copy of Dental Admissions Test (DAT) scores. All applicants must take the Dental Admission Test to be considered for admission. Unofficial copies will not be accepted as part of the application.".

    But when i checked it in June to actually send the materials, it was all different....but i sent them everything. Better to be safe than to be sorry.
     
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  3. sl2obel2ts

    sl2obel2ts i like tomatoes
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    thanks

    i guess u sent these in a big packet. 5 mailing labels with my name and address? wth?
     
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  4. Contach

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    May I ask your stats and experiences for your Columbia application?

    Thanks.
     
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  5. sajjy

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    Who are you asking??
     
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  6. Bruinlove

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    Has anyone's check been cashed out?
    Other schools have cashed out, but Columbia hasn't.
     
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  7. sl2obel2ts

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    hey
    what did u send to columbia?
     
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  8. Bruinlove

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    Personal check + 2x2 picture + mailing labels with permanent address

    These are listed on Columbia website.
     
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    They definitely do NOT ask for a 2x2 pic on the website... only for a personal check and mailing labels.

    On the AADSAS app "supplemental info" section though, they do ask for all three.
     
  10. Bruinlove

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    I'm not sure what happened. Perhaps they have updated the website since my last visit? Or I'm just confused with other school's website.
     
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  11. Jake8

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    Giving them more information shouldn't hurt your application at all, actually it may do quite the opposite. It could make it look like you went above and beyond, though thats just a speculation. Worst thing that happens is they just throw away the extra stuff and keep what they need.
     
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    [COLOR=#ff0000]Five[B] (5)[/B] mailing labels with your name and [B]permanent[/B] address.[/COLOR]
    
    I didn't see anything about 5 mailing labels on their website. I was about to send out mine, which includes a check and a picture. I am glad I checked this thread.

    what do they exactly mean by mailing label? Can anyone please explain?

    Thanks!
     
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    yea i woudl like to know about this 5 mailing labels as well. I cant find it anywhere on their website or aadsas
     
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    I think 5 mailing labels was for last year. This year they ask for three items:


    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Deadline Date: January 16
    Telephone: (212) 305-3478
    Fax: (212) 305-1034
    Email: [email protected]
    http://dental.columbia.edu

    Contact Person:
    Joseph McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA
    Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032


    Send these materials to the dental school At the Same Time you send AADSAS materials:
    • Application fee $75 (make check payable to Columbia University)
    • Official DAT scores
    • 2" x 2" photograph
    You can check it out by going to instruction section of your AADSAS application under supplemental information.
     
  15. Bruinlove

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    Oh well, at least they will know I'm super-interested in their school.
     
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  16. sl2obel2ts

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    i sent out my fee with 5 mailing labels and a photo too! crossing fingers for an interview :p
     
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