URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 2000andBeyond » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:37 pm

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brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby renc56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:51 pm

2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 2000andBeyond » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:56 pm

renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.


Thanks so much!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby azaleafire » Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:59 pm

renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.


Yeah I was more confused because why the NYC office rather than the Chicago office? Or both?

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 2000andBeyond » Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:16 pm

azaleafire wrote:
renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.


Yeah I was more confused because why the NYC office rather than the Chicago office? Or both?


Yeah it's definitely bizarre. It looks like we really are limited to DC or NYC.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby renc56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:26 pm

2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.


Yeah I was more confused because why the NYC office rather than the Chicago office? Or both?


Yeah it's definitely bizarre. It looks like we really are limited to DC or NYC.


I thought about switching my preference to DC and living there by rotating myself between friends' couches for the 8 weeks or so haha

I'm bummed there's only 1-2 offices available in less expensive cities like Houston and Atlanta.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 2000andBeyond » Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:29 pm

renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
renc56 wrote:
2000andBeyond wrote:
azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.


Isn't Kirkland & Ellis as well?


K&E is but SEO's site (http://www.seolaw.org/partners/our-partners/) has partners. Which is why 99% of all the choices seem to be NYC or DC.


Yeah I was more confused because why the NYC office rather than the Chicago office? Or both?


Yeah it's definitely bizarre. It looks like we really are limited to DC or NYC.


I thought about switching my preference to DC and living there by rotating myself between friends' couches for the 8 weeks or so haha

I'm bummed there's only 1-2 offices available in less expensive cities like Houston and Atlanta.


lol yeah! I am from the DC area so I was just going to stay with my mama. My sister lives in NYC so I was just going to live with her lol. You have to make it as cheap as possible!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby hammy393 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:42 pm

renc56 wrote:Has anyone heard anything about the Pipeline to Practice Foundation (http://www.pipelinetopractice.org/students/)? It's similar to CLEO's program for incoming students but without the $100+ fee.


Does anyone have details on the scholarship? Can't find anything about it

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby texcellence » Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:39 pm

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby hammy393 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:42 pm

texcellence wrote:when is everyone supposed to hear about SEO placement? i didn't apply but my firm takes one every summer so maybe we can be colleagues :D


Late April!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:14 pm

texcellence wrote:when is everyone supposed to hear about SEO placement? i didn't apply but my firm takes one every summer so maybe we can be colleagues :D

I applied right before the headline so I'm waiting on my interview lol

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby dietcoke1 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:30 pm

stumbled upon this today. I found it to be very interesting, thought others would as well....

http://www.chambers-associate.com/practice-areas

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby renc56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:39 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
texcellence wrote:when is everyone supposed to hear about SEO placement? i didn't apply but my firm takes one every summer so maybe we can be colleagues :D

I applied right before the headline so I'm waiting on my interview lol


Is it April yet?

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby renc56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:48 pm

dietcoke1 wrote:stumbled upon this today. I found it to be very interesting, thought others would as well....

http://www.chambers-associate.com/practice-areas


I like its diversity page so you can see how diverse some of these firms claim to be vs the reality

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:05 pm

renc56 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
texcellence wrote:when is everyone supposed to hear about SEO placement? i didn't apply but my firm takes one every summer so maybe we can be colleagues :D

I applied right before the headline so I'm waiting on my interview lol


Is it April yet?

They do interviews before that. Many people on this site have gotten interviews.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Dondraper88 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:24 pm

In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.
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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby dietcoke1 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:28 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at Nu! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.


Congrats! Go celebrate !

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby texcellence » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:34 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.


congratulations!!!!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 2000andBeyond » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:37 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.


Aww, congratulations!! See you there :D

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Rubbishdump » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:20 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.

Congratulations, man!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby chasima » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:28 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.


Wow! Congratulations!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:59 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.

Congratulations you are an inspiration!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby brinicolec » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:00 pm

Dondraper88 wrote:In at NU! I could cry this is the only school I wanted to go to. As a boy from the south side of chicago I never imagined attending a school like this.



Woot woot. Will probably see you next year then!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby rwajo12 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:38 pm

Anyone been waitlisted by a T-14 and gotten off yet?

Wondering what my strategy should be to show interest and hear back quickly.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby hammy393 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:30 pm

rwajo12 wrote:Anyone been waitlisted by a T-14 and gotten off yet?

Wondering what my strategy should be to show interest and hear back quickly.


Unfortunately most schools don't look at the WL till May/June at the earliest. They need to see how many spots are available due to yield



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