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****The Official Columbia Class of 2022 Interview/Acceptance Thread****

Discussion in 'School Specific Discussions' started by wengerout, May 31, 2017.

  1. Gettoothachoppa

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    Hey does anyone know how Columbia grants acceptances. I interviewed dec 8th and still haven’t heard back anything?
     
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  3. predent2151

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    Same interviewed October 20th still haven’t heard a peep.
     
  4. verooka1

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    I heard from my friend last round of interviews was Friday.... so waiting on my rejection lol
     
  5. ProspectivePostPreDent

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    Yep, same boat.
     
  6. oregon17

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    Yep same
     
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  8. Gettoothachoppa

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    Congrats when did you interview ?
     
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    1/26, got the admission offer on 2/16
     
  10. Gettoothachoppa

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    You mind if I ask for your stats?
     
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    My GPA was 3.17 (BCPM)
    AA 24, TS 23, PA 23, QR 23, RC 24, B 20, GC 25, OC 29
     
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    Congratulations! When did you submit your app?
     
  13. fit2

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    anyone else here have had their application under review since like august 2017? lol
     
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  14. gkhoda

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    Lol yes :(
     
  15. fit2

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    lol nice. same. last I heard from them was that I was under review and then nothing since. I know the cycle there is over (or 99% over) but still that's kinda funny.
     
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    Hey Columbianites - I read that if we do on-campus housing, it won't be possible to choose our roommates. This seems gratuitous. Is it true? Definitely discourages people from applying.
     
  17. taeyeonlover

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    Anyone heard any news? When will they release more acceptances?
     
  18. Gettoothachoppa

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    I have no idea but based on last years thread one person got in around March 1st and a bunch around April 1st
     
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  19. chrishang

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    Interviewed in September, and still waiting...patiently
     
  20. wengerout

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    That would be correct, you can "suggest" to them who you want to live with but really it's random. Part of why I decided to live off campus.
     
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  21. taeyeonlover

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    So if I have not received any news while someone from my interview group gets accepted, does this mean my chance of getting in is kinda low?
     
  22. fit2

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    youre not compared only to the people that interviewed with you but with everyone that interviewed. honestly you cannot know the caliber of all other people who interviewed. bottom line is you're not out till you're out. You've done everything you can so far; unfortunately no one else can predict your chances of getting or not except the adcoms at Columbia. as long as class isn't filled, you're in the race for a spot. after that you hopefully are on waitlist
     
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    Hi! Just out of curiousity, when did you interview? Just trying to see whether they have accepted anyone from the February interviews yet!
     
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    Are all pre-reqs required to be completed upon applying? I heard this was true for stony and am hoping to god that this isn’t a trend that is shared between all schools


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    Nope, as long as you finish them before matriculation.
     
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    Whew that’s a relief. Thank you!


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    Wanna let those waiting know that another seat has been freed up! Good luck.
     
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    January 19
     
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    I interviewed on 2/16 (the last day) and was accepted a few hours later.
     
  30. Gettoothachoppa

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    Do you mind me asking what your stats were ?
     
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    23 AA 24 TS 3.98 oGPA 3.97sGPA
     
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    Does anyone know how many spots are left?
     
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  33. Gettoothachoppa

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    Hey guys so I just got off the phone with admissions and they told me they should be sending out more acceptances Friday. They’re waiting for responses.......
     
  34. taeyeonlover

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    Why not just get it over with and tell us today? Lol

    Thanks for finding out.
     
  35. ProspectivePostPreDent

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    You're the hero Gotham deserves.
     
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  36. docnick95

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    Have any waitlists or rejections gone out yet? I haven't heard anything since the interview.
     
  37. stressedscholar

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    I just got an email for an alternative (waitlist) position.
     
  38. taeyeonlover

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    Me too!
     
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    Alternate list as well
     
  40. Gettoothachoppa

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    I also just got alternate lol
     
  41. chrishang

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    So if I took the interview long time ago and did not receive the alternate list Email, should I consider it as a rejection?
     
  42. Gettoothachoppa

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    I woudn’t assume anything with Columbia. From previous years and now they seem to be very vague communicators
     
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    Alternate as well
     
  44. Life of Pablo

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    My significant other got accepted today! She interviewed in February (second to last interview day).
     
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    I just got waitlisted today as well!! Interviewed in November
    I’m still in the running :soexcited:
     
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    Did anyone get rejected after the interview? or did everyone get wait-listed?
     
  47. anyone receieved an update yet?
     
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    Anybody here not get an interview with a DAT over 23?

    I have been active so my app is well rounded (hopefully, in my opinion). I scored a 25 AA and TS and am applying. It's my dream school and am wondering if scores alone would at least get your foot in the door. Of course, after that, it's up to me to interview well
     
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    If there was someone who didn't not get an interview with those stats, I think that it's unlikely they would be following this thread at this point. So I'll give you my unverified opinion on it without any actual instances of proof... you'll get an interview with those stats assuming the rest of you application has no red flags. They interview about 300 and accept about 200+ people a year for their 80 or 90 seats, so you don't need to have insane ECs or personal statement going along with your stats to the interview phase. Good luck and apply early if you want a pre Dec interview (true story).
     
  50. fit2

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    I had 24AA and 25 TS. My oGPA was 3.94 and sGPA was 3.98 but im still in review and never heard anything. Nothing is guaranteed and this doesn't mean I didnt get interviews/aceptances at some amazing schools. If you have one school that's your dream, it doesn't hurt to voice that in their secondary/at interview. High DAT from what I've seen is definitely a little more important than GPA but you never know 100%. Like @Lau Sang said though, make sure you have no other red flags. Just cause you got nice stats doesn't mean you can write a crappy PS or make countless grammar/spelling mistakes on your app.
    Good luck! stay hopeful and work hard towards your goals.
     
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    Same, and some people have gotten rejections via email. Columbia is the only school I haven't heard from thus far.
     

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