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Wyliefan
07-02-2011, 04:18 AM
:cheer2: Happy for her!

IceAlisa
07-02-2011, 04:20 AM
That's great! :cheer2: But what happened to NYU?

Vash01
07-02-2011, 05:04 AM
Congrats to Sasha!

skateboy
07-02-2011, 08:08 AM
Terrific news.

overedge
07-02-2011, 02:35 PM
I misread the thread title and thought that she was going to return to competition as a representative of the country of Colombia....

Sasha'sSpins
07-02-2011, 03:04 PM
Where she decides to go Congrats Sasha! And best of luck! :respec:


Or she could have been waitlisted.

Perhaps but the title of this thread states she was 'accepted'. However I've yet to see any links in this regard.
Guess we'll have to see if Sasha confirms this herself. Maybe she'll finally update her website with this news.

michiruwater
07-02-2011, 03:36 PM
I think they meant that the reason why Sasha is going to Columbia vs. NYU might be that she was waitlisted at NYU and accepted at Columbia.

FigureSpins
07-02-2011, 03:41 PM
uh... didn't she say that she was accepted and going to attend NYU?
That's what I recall - her fan forum announced that a while ago.

I saw that tweet and it didn't seem to be legitimate. There's no source or other news on the web about it. It just came out of nowhere; you'd think Sasha or SOI would announce it.

Could be a prank.

michiruwater
07-02-2011, 04:16 PM
Sasha's fan forum dissolved months ago, before either of those articles about NYU came out if I recall.

And I don't see why USFSA would announce something like this as a prank.

kwanette
07-02-2011, 05:07 PM
Lynn Plage
Congratulations to 2006 Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen accepted at Columbia University

Sylvia
07-02-2011, 05:37 PM
Lynn Plage is a veteran figure skating public relations person (for COI and SOI tours and skaters, for example) and is a legitimate source of information. She tweeted this news yesterday (same as what was posted on FB): https://twitter.com/#!/lplage/status/86869147325169666

bardtoob
07-02-2011, 06:22 PM
Good for her. Solid life decision.

giselle23
07-02-2011, 06:44 PM
I saw Sasha on the Today show not too long ago and she said she was going to NYU--in their adult studies program. That doesn't mean she hasn't changed her plans, but the NYU thing was not a rumor. It came straight from Sasha herself.

Louise
07-02-2011, 06:58 PM
I misread the thread title and thought that she was going to return to competition as a representative of the country of Colombia....

You might need another one to take the 'edge' off, Overedge. I am glad Ms. Cohen is going for higher education. NYU, Columbia, whatever. It seems like pro skating is at an ebb, and I congratulate her on making this decision. So I guess "yay Sasha".

Lanie
07-02-2011, 07:58 PM
Maybe Sasha was just at NYU for some spring/summer term?

Anyway, good for her! :cheer2: Sasha!