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Oh my! Because the Common App is terrible, Columbia has extended the RD deadline, just like they had to for the ED deadline. The deadline is now 11:59 pm on January 6 (literally the last minute of the Christmas season). In addition to extending the deadline, a post on the Admissions site says, harried applicants can […]

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The following is an email that was sent to prospective students by the Columbia University Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Dear XXX, Thank you for your interest in Columbia University. If you are considering applying Early Decision to Columbia College or Columbia Engineering, please note that we are extending our deadline for applications and all supporting […]

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Michele Moody-Adams may have only been dean for a scant two years, but she has undoubtedly made her mark in Columbia history. Bwog’s Peter Sterne takes us through the short time she spent as Dean of Columbia College. When Michele Moody-Adams was first named as Columbia College’s new dean in February 2009, The New York […]

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The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has just released the admissions statistics for the Class of 2015! The takeaway: shitloads of people applied to Columbia. The overall admission’s rate for this year was 6.9 percent, compared with last year’s 9.2%. We suspect this has a lot to do with the switch to the Common App, but […]

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Starting this fall, Columbia will join the ranks of most other schools (over 400 institutions) in the country and start exclusively using the Common App. Jessica “the Decider” Marinaccio writes that using the Common App will “make applying to Columbia more accessible to students from every background,” and reassures us that the App will still […]

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