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TheWoodsman

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    New York City
  • Application Season
    2014 Fall
  • Program
    MA International Development

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  1. not yet! Still struggling with the cost
  2. haha olgs7 I remember you... Just go to SAIS already you know you want to!
  3. no it's your dream school, go for it!
  4. I really don't know too much about Elliott as of now, but everything I hear seems really positive. I'm trying to get in touch with current and former students and will definitely be attending their open house on the 11th. As far as SIPA goes, I have several friends there currently, and the reviews are mixed. One person (MIA) complains about feeling overwhelmed by the number of people in the program and doesn't feel like there's enough attention or guidance from professors. Then I have another friend who's just finishing up the one year MPA-ESP and he loves it, so I think it really depends on t
  5. Hey I'm in a similar situation as you! I didn't apply to SAIS but I'm going back and forth between Elliott and SIPA for a lot of the same reasons. I like Elliott for the more affordable price and I think having the opportunity to work during the day is a huge advantage. However, the Columbia name does pull more weight and I'm a little concerned about the extreme professional focus at GW (I also want to keep the door to PhD open). I'd love to hear more thoughts on this
  6. Thanks gradytripp, it definitely is difficult to turn down a full tuition offer. It's A Mystery!, why SIPA?
  7. Hi all, I posted this in the decision thread as well but nobody seems to be replying over there. Maybe you guys can give me some advice Hi everyone, Just received admissions decisions for all the Fall 2014 MA programs I applied to, and I'm having a really tough time deciding between Columbia SIPA (I got into the MIA and MPA in Development Practice), and University of Denver's Korbel School (MA in International Development). SIPA offered me $20,000 for the first year (is it safe to assume I'd be offered the same amount or more for the second year?), while Korbel is offering the ful
  8. Hi everyone, Just received admissions decisions for all the Fall 2014 MA programs I applied to, and I'm having a really tough time deciding between Columbia SIPA (I got into the MIA and MPA in Development Practice), and University of Denver's Korbel School (MA in International Development). SIPA offered me $20,000 for the first year (is it safe to assume I'd be offered the same amount or more for the second year?), while Korbel is offering the full tuition sie fellowship. Assuming I receive the same $20,000 for my second year at SIPA, the difference in total cost between the two progra
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