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3.34 at St. John's

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:16 pm

I recently finished my 1L at SJU law. I did much better first semester than second semester. I had a 3.52 after the fall, which put me in the top 14%. Now I have a 3.34. Ranks haven't been released yet, so I really don't know where I'll end up. I haven't heard back yet about law journals, and the moot court competition is still in progress. I have excellent work experience (law firm and in-house). We have some big firms coming to do OCI, but not many. Am I screwed over because of the drop in grades?

I'd really appreciate any advice. Thanks!

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby D. H2Oman » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:19 pm

No, you were screwed before the drop in grades.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby RVP11 » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:21 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:No, you were screwed before the drop in grades.


+1

You had us at "St John's" and a GPA starting with a 3.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby 09042014 » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:22 pm

RVP11 wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:No, you were screwed before the drop in grades.


+1

You had us at "St John's" and a GPA starting with a 3.


LOL this guy's life is ruined.

Median is 3.3, so yea, not getting big law.
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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby shutterbug » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:22 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:No, you were screwed before the drop in grades.


Nice helpful answer. Do elitists like you have nothing else to do other than seek out questions so you can provide your worthless-piece-of-shit advice to?

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby HyeMart » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:25 pm

he has free time to do so because a full time didnt accept him

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby shutterbug » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I recently finished my 1L at SJU law. I did much better first semester than second semester. I had a 3.52 after the fall, which put me in the top 14%. Now I have a 3.34. Ranks haven't been released yet, so I really don't know where I'll end up. I haven't heard back yet about law journals, and the moot court competition is still in progress. I have excellent work experience (law firm and in-house). We have some big firms coming to do OCI, but not many. Am I screwed over because of the drop in grades?

I'd really appreciate any advice. Thanks!



After more than 5,000 posts and 1L behind you, do you really think the elitist vultures on this site are the best source of advice for your question?

Good luck to you, and congrats on the very good grades so far.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby nealric » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:26 pm

Nice helpful answer. Do elitists like you have nothing else to do other than seek out to do than seek out questions so you can provide your worthless-piece-of-shit advice to?


Perhaps he didn't follow through, but it's the truth and it's helpful.

You wont' get a job out of OCI. Sorry, it's not going to happen. It was a longshot even with your 1st semester grades. You need new plan. Pound the pavement. Network your arse off. Cast your net wide.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby FeuerFrei » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:30 pm

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby shutterbug » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:32 pm

FeuerFrei wrote:
shutterbug wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I recently finished my 1L at SJU law. I did much better first semester than second semester. I had a 3.52 after the fall, which put me in the top 14%. Now I have a 3.34. Ranks haven't been released yet, so I really don't know where I'll end up. I haven't heard back yet about law journals, and the moot court competition is still in progress. I have excellent work experience (law firm and in-house). We have some big firms coming to do OCI, but not many. Am I screwed over because of the drop in grades?

I'd really appreciate any advice. Thanks!



After more than 5,000 posts and 1L behind you, do you really think the elitist vultures on this site are the best source of advice for your question?

Good luck to you, and congrats on the very good grades so far.


You realize the 5000 posts is for all anonymous, not just this guy


Aah - got it. Thanks. What's up with the anonymous when we're all using monikers of some kind anyway?

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby pinkzeppelin » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:34 pm

shutterbug wrote:Aah - got it. Thanks. What's up with the anonymous when we're all using monikers of some kind anyway?


If you give sensitive information that could be used to identify you, as this poster has done, then it's good to post anonymously. Otherwise his potential employers could use his 3.34 at St.Johns to find out his username here. They could then comb through his posts and might find something they don't like.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby Holly Golightly » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:52 pm

HyeMart wrote:he has free time to do so because a full time didnt accept him

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby savagecheater » Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:01 pm

Check SJU's OCI results from last year, and talk to the people who received jobs. If their GPAs are far higher than yours, then it may appear you're out of luck. If their GPAs are comparable, ask them what they did to get those jobs.

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby thexfactor » Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:43 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7OyKAFu50M

sing it with me... game over..... flip flip flip.... game over flip flip.....

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Re: 3.34 at St. John's

Postby RW65 » Sat Jun 19, 2010 1:23 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Median is 3.3


This is not true, median is 3.16. Top 1/3 was between 3.3-3.4

Desert Fox wrote:so yea, not getting big law.


This is true. OCI was a bloodbath last year.




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