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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:57 pm

Day 1 is over, How did everyone feel it went?

Personally, I had 3 interviews. I thought they all went pretty well. Surprised not as many people took advantage of the hospitality suites.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:34 pm

I had two interviews, and I feel happy with how they went.

I also found out I have an offer today, so it takes the pressure off, especially for someone in P-ville. (IP person)

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:46 am

What hospitality suites? Sidley and Crowell? Those are the only two ones I found - I've already been dinged by Crowell - so no point going there - I stopped by Sidley, but there were no attorneys there, just a few students.

On an unrelated note, I think its awesome that Hotel Durant is THIS close to Boalt Hall, makes it very very convenient.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:04 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Just wanted to note that people with all Ps *have* gotten offers in biglaw, both last year and this year (for people who interviewed early outside of OCIP in other locations). It is not impossible. In fact, biglaw is a serious reality for people with all Ps who take the initiative to interview outside of OCIP. I'd say PM me for specifics, but I am remaining anonymous. :D


Are these people IP/LR? Seems unlikely to get an offer without at least IP or LR.


Not IP people. I know some are LR, but not sure about the others.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:38 pm

Sidley callbacks have begun. I haven't gotten one, but I know someone who did.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:01 am

do you know which sidley location?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:18 pm

Did people get fewer interviews for phase 2? I only got 8...I'm happy with the ones I got but I'm not sure if my bidding strategy was worse or if it's just b/c there were fewer employers

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:19 pm

Sidley LA. If you look on nuts and boalts, all the info is in the callback thread there.

Also, Crowell & Moring SF, Wilson Sonsini Palo Alto, and MoFo SF, as well as a bunch of random pre-OCIP callbacks.

http://boaltalk.blogspot.com/2010/08/20 ... html#links

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:49 pm

Nixon Peabody (SF). By email.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Nixon Peabody (SF). By email.


Congrats!!! Stats about yourself? IP? LR?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:07 am

Wilmer Hale DC .... Ding

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:46 pm

mofo sf+

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:46 pm

sidley dc callback invite via email

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:04 pm

Fish & Richardson, SD. I also know someone who got one from the SV office.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:52 pm

simpson PA voice mail

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:38 pm

How are the people with all Ps doing?

To the ones above with callbacks, lots of Hs?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:40 pm

^ this.

Also, what's been the turnaround? The callbacks I have received have come insanely fast (< 24 hours). Kind of makes me loose confidence in my offer prospects, because it seems like a one-person decision if its that fast.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:48 pm

Transfer here, still 0 callbacks and 1 ding. Heres to hoping I am on some hold lists...

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:54 pm

3 H/3 P + LR + WE = 1 callback + 1 ding + lots of waiting to hear from firms who have called back others already.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby lovelaw27 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Transfer here, still 0 callbacks and 1 ding. Heres to hoping I am on some hold lists...


stats?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:59 pm

Well this will kind of out me but whatever: t4 transfer, top 3% at old school, no significant WE, joined a secondary journal, not a social retard, and not impressive UG.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby lovelaw27 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:01 pm

Why do you think some transfer students are doing really well and others less so?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:03 pm

Transfer here also. T2 Top 3%. I'm pretty outgoing and personable. No call backs yet. Have you heard of any transfers getting call backs yet? From what I've heard, none have.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:06 pm

They probably come from schools interviewers have heard of?

It is still early so all hope is far from being lost. In fact, I am predicting a callback to come in tomorrow (staying positive). However, one interviewer straight up told me it would be a miracle to get me past the hiring committee because of my old school. Such is life.

Just saw new post: I know of a few transfers with callbacks

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby lovelaw27 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:transfer, got 10 of my top 11


I was misreading this earlier post. I thought they were talking about callbacks. Obviously they must have been talking about interviews.
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