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3L battling depression

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:19 pm

I'm starting my final semester, and have no plans for after graduation. My class rank is above the percentile that my school normally sends people to big firms, but I screwed up OCI somehow and came out of it with zero offers. I'm sure some of that was my fault for not interviewing in my school's strongest market. I tried to interview in the market closest to my home town, where my school doesn't send as many people and where fewer employers bothered to send us interviewers. OCS has been basically useless, so I don't even talk to them any more.

So now here I am, trying to keep a happy smiling face for my friends and family. But really I'm trying to figure out if I went six figured into debt for nothing. I technically have resumes out, but I'm not holding much hope. The final step which I haven't taken yet is to just paper the local market with resumes. I'm not looking forward to applying to firms where I'd be paid less than if I was a retail store manager.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby thegor1987 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:22 pm

Is it really that much more difficult to get a job unless you get one right out of LS? Have you tried excessive exercise?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Anonymous Loser » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:30 pm

What did you do this past summer?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby CE2JD » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:30 pm

This is why you don't place all of your bets on D.C. when you're coming out of UVA.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Yimbeezy » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:39 pm

CE2JD wrote:This is why you don't place all of your bets on D.C. when you're coming out of UVA.


What does this have to do with the op?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby avacado111 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:02 pm

CE2JD wrote:This is why you don't place all of your bets on D.C. when you're coming out of UVA.


explain ce2jd.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby CE2JD » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:04 pm

Yimbeezy wrote:
CE2JD wrote:This is why you don't place all of your bets on D.C. when you're coming out of UVA.


What does this have to do with the op?


misread OP

oops :oops:

RC failure

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:10 pm

n/m
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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Yimbeezy » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:17 pm

CE2JD wrote:
Yimbeezy wrote:
CE2JD wrote:This is why you don't place all of your bets on D.C. when you're coming out of UVA.


What does this have to do with the op?


misread OP

oops :oops:

RC failure


No worries. Happens.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Yimbeezy » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm starting my final semester, and have no plans for after graduation. My class rank is above the percentile that my school normally sends people to big firms, but I screwed up OCI somehow and came out of it with zero offers. I'm sure some of that was my fault for not interviewing in my school's strongest market. I tried to interview in the market closest to my home town, where my school doesn't send as many people and where fewer employers bothered to send us interviewers. OCS has been basically useless, so I don't even talk to them any more.

So now here I am, trying to keep a happy smiling face for my friends and family. But really I'm trying to figure out if I went six figured into debt for nothing. I technically have resumes out, but I'm not holding much hope. The final step which I haven't taken yet is to just paper the local market with resumes. I'm not looking forward to applying to firms where I'd be paid less than if I was a retail store manager.


I think you should definitely get your resume out. You have good grades. Bite the bullet, don't get paid crazy $$, get a solid legal job, profit.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby bees » Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:27 pm

Can you add that you go to a T10 so I can confirm my fear of turning into you in a few years?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby SteelReserve » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:30 pm

Get whatever job you can get. All this means is that you will probably have to live at home or in a crappy apt w/a roommate and go out to dinner once a month. The important part is you are alive and have your health presumably. In 10 years or so, you will hopefully be making enough money to improve your lifestyle.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby prezidentv8 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:33 pm

SteelReserve wrote:Get whatever job you can get. All this means is that you will probably have to live at home or in a crappy apt w/a roommate and go out to dinner once a month. The important part is you are alive and have your health presumably. In 10 years or so, you will hopefully be making enough money to improve your lifestyle.


Yeah, seriously...SteelReserve has TCR

My commentary includes:

"Man up."
"Don't freak out."
"Think about how bad life is for the folks out there who are REALLY doing poorly."
"Man up."


Seriously, you'll be fine.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby nematoad » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:42 pm

prezidentv8 wrote:
SteelReserve wrote:
Seriously, you'll be fine.

God?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby prezidentv8 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:
Seriously, you'll be fine.

God?


Whatever you need to hear hahaha...

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby ps494 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:54 pm

bees wrote:Can you add that you go to a T10 so I can confirm my fear of turning into you in a few years?



HYS

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Drake014 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
bees wrote:Can you add that you go to a T10 so I can confirm my fear of turning into you in a few years?



HYS



There's a market that HYS doesn't do well in?

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby los blancos » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
bees wrote:Can you add that you go to a T10 so I can confirm my fear of turning into you in a few years?



HYS



Not OP

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby biggiemike000 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:34 pm

Not trying to derail the thread BUT I just wanted to say I dig the avatar Steel Reserve. I remember the first time I got hammered off the 211's lol.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby ps494 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:40 pm

betasteve wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
bees wrote:Can you add that you go to a T10 so I can confirm my fear of turning into you in a few years?



HYS

ps494, you are not the OP.


Could you not have waited for bees to respond? :D

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby bees » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:44 pm

You would have gotten a :| .

If your at HYS and messed up that badly (good grades + no job) I wouldn't feel bad for you or worry about myself because I'd think your an anomaly.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:46 pm

n/m
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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby bees » Sat Jan 09, 2010 8:48 pm

thesealocust wrote:
bees wrote:You would have gotten a :| .

If your at HYS and messed up that badly (good grades + no job) I wouldn't feel bad for you or worry about myself because I'd think your an anomaly.


Double your fail! I do one all the time, but two in one sentence takes skillz bro

/Grammar patrol


You get a :| as well.

:)

you're you're you're

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby Bankhead » Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:34 am

Get an LLM and spam NALP next year.

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Re: 3L battling depression

Postby SteelReserve » Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:34 pm

Not trying to derail the thread BUT I just wanted to say I dig the avatar Steel Reserve. I remember the first time I got hammered off the 211's lol.


Thanks. The 211s hit you hard and fast. Stay thirsty my friends.




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