Columbia Waitlist 2016


lml
Hi guys, I've just placed on the waitlist.
Since Columbia is my first choice, I would like to know what are the chances of being finally admitted in the program. It would be great if you could share some personal experiences about that too.
Anyway, I would be grateful for any help you are able to provide. -
Hi guys, I've just placed on the waitlist.
Since Columbia is my first choice, I would like to know what are the chances of being finally admitted in the program. It would be great if you could share some personal experiences about that too.
Anyway, I would be grateful for any help you are able to provide. -
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llm16
Hi lml,

I don't know about the chances. What I can share is: while Columbia is high on my preference list, I received my offer of admission several weeks ago but haven't received news about financial aid. If I don't hear soon, I'd need to politely decline their offer in favour of Harvard (which has offered scholarship) or Chicago.

Certainly, there'd be several other admitted students who would be declining offers in the coming few weeks. What you should know is that deadlines for accepting offers are now near (for ex. April 1 for Chicago, mid-April for Berkeley, Harvard, etc.) which should see admitted students decide on their choice of schools. They will be figuring out which school is more affordable, or suitable for their interests, etc.

So, if you've made it this far - hang in there.
Hi lml,

I don't know about the chances. What I can share is: while Columbia is high on my preference list, I received my offer of admission several weeks ago but haven't received news about financial aid. If I don't hear soon, I'd need to politely decline their offer in favour of Harvard (which has offered scholarship) or Chicago.

Certainly, there'd be several other admitted students who would be declining offers in the coming few weeks. What you should know is that deadlines for accepting offers are now near (for ex. April 1 for Chicago, mid-April for Berkeley, Harvard, etc.) which should see admitted students decide on their choice of schools. They will be figuring out which school is more affordable, or suitable for their interests, etc.

So, if you've made it this far - hang in there.
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LLM3007
I've also been placed on the waitlist for Columbia. Let's see what happens.
I've also been placed on the waitlist for Columbia. Let's see what happens.
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lml
Hi lml,

I don't know about the chances. What I can share is: while Columbia is high on my preference list, I received my offer of admission several weeks ago but haven't received news about financial aid. If I don't hear soon, I'd need to politely decline their offer in favour of Harvard (which has offered scholarship) or Chicago.

Certainly, there'd be several other admitted students who would be declining offers in the coming few weeks. What you should know is that deadlines for accepting offers are now near (for ex. April 1 for Chicago, mid-April for Berkeley, Harvard, etc.) which should see admitted students decide on their choice of schools. They will be figuring out which school is more affordable, or suitable for their interests, etc.

So, if you've made it this far - hang in there.

Thanks for your words, @llm16. Good luck on your process!
<blockquote>Hi lml,

I don't know about the chances. What I can share is: while Columbia is high on my preference list, I received my offer of admission several weeks ago but haven't received news about financial aid. If I don't hear soon, I'd need to politely decline their offer in favour of Harvard (which has offered scholarship) or Chicago.

Certainly, there'd be several other admitted students who would be declining offers in the coming few weeks. What you should know is that deadlines for accepting offers are now near (for ex. April 1 for Chicago, mid-April for Berkeley, Harvard, etc.) which should see admitted students decide on their choice of schools. They will be figuring out which school is more affordable, or suitable for their interests, etc.

So, if you've made it this far - hang in there.</blockquote>
Thanks for your words, @llm16. Good luck on your process!
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I've also been placed on the waitlist for Columbia. Let's see what happens.



Hi,

Did you ask for expedited decision? Still no news.

BTW, good luck!
<blockquote>I've also been placed on the waitlist for Columbia. Let's see what happens. </blockquote>


Hi,

Did you ask for expedited decision? Still no news.

BTW, good luck!
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Got admitted this morning!

Best wishes to all!
Got admitted this morning!

Best wishes to all!
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LLM3007
Any ideas by when they will be informing the waitlisted candidates?
Any ideas by when they will be informing the waitlisted candidates?
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Any ideas by when they will be informing the waitlisted candidates?


The first deposit deadline falls one April 11.

Guess there will be some vacancies open again then.

Good luck!
<blockquote>Any ideas by when they will be informing the waitlisted candidates? </blockquote>

The first deposit deadline falls one April 11.

Guess there will be some vacancies open again then.

Good luck!
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sgoh4891
hello - has anyone else heard anything in relation to requests the expedited decisions?

do you reckon the class has been fully filled?

thanks very much
hello - has anyone else heard anything in relation to requests the expedited decisions?

do you reckon the class has been fully filled?

thanks very much
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Hello has anybody from the waitlist heard something? Someone accepted?
Hello has anybody from the waitlist heard something? Someone accepted?
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I recently declined my offer, so good luck for those on the WL
I recently declined my offer, so good luck for those on the WL
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Anybody from the waitlist accepted?
Anybody from the waitlist accepted?
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ericzhang
Yeah! I got my acceptance email 2 days ago ~~~~~~~~~~ :D Did you get in? XXD
Yeah! I got my acceptance email 2 days ago ~~~~~~~~~~ :D Did you get in? XXD
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Nothing yet! Still waiting! When you received the wait list notification did you send any document? Any other recommendation letter? Actually did you send any document?

Your answer will help a lot! The waiting is killing me!
Nothing yet! Still waiting! When you received the wait list notification did you send any document? Any other recommendation letter? Actually did you send any document?

Your answer will help a lot! The waiting is killing me!
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