Kendi wrote:I do not “get” the Mich NYC connection. Especially since there are over a dozen NYC and nearby feeder schools for NYC firms to choose from. Mich for Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland yes, but NYC is over 500 miles away. Their big eastern market connection must rely on OCI, I guess.
All T-14 schools use OCI (for the most part) to get their grads NYC 2L SA's (or heck SA's in most primary markets really). Where the regionality comes in isn't for NYC, it's for other markets. UChi/NU are going to have more Chicago firms at OCI. Stanford/Berkeley will have more CA firms. Duke/UVA will likely have more Southern firms. This isn't to say that it's impossible to get those other markets from a school not in the area, but that you might have to massmail rather than use OCI since your OCI selection will be more limited. This isn't as applicable to NYC since NYC firms OCI throughout the T-14 moreso than other cities.