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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:53 pm

how's the transfer class do @ OCIP this year?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:21 pm

They did better than the normal class, yet another sleazy tactic used by our school to exaggerate our job prospects.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby IzziesGal » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:They did better than the normal class, yet another sleazy tactic used by our school to exaggerate our job prospects.


Uncalled for and unnecessary.
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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:how's the transfer class do @ OCIP this year?


2 CBs / 21 screeners. My screeners were in 3 different cities in about equal proportions; this strategy seems not to have maximized my CBs because 2 of the 3 cities take relatively small SA classes. My 2 OCIP CBs were in the least selective of the 3 cities but oddly with highly ranked firms in that city, while I got rejected from lower ranked firms in that city.

I'd rate my overall OCIP experience a C-. Of course, that could quickly change if one of those CBs turns into an offer.

I'd imagine the overall transfer experience at OCIP was somewhat better than mine. I may have been disadvantaged by a lack of CA ties at a school where a great deal of employers are from CA.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:They did better than the normal class, yet another sleazy tactic used by our school to exaggerate our job prospects.

how is that "sleazy"? I don't follow your logic, elaborate? I take it you have a problem with Berkeley's transfer policy.

Even if it is "sleazy," I'm not sure how it exaggerates Berkeley students job prospects, unless by "our" you mean non-transfers. I'm pretty sure I got the job I got based on the fact that I now have ties to California with Berkeley on my resume.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:50 pm

I have no problem with transfers. It's just the school should have told us that non-transfer employment and OCIP prospects are exaggerated by the higher transfer success rate. People admitted to Boalt now deciding whether to go are looking at OCIP numbers better than reality, because the incoming class will do WORSE than those numbers.

The bigger problem really about Boalt's OCIP is the grading system, which would be OK in the pre-2008 economy, but now grade conscious employers are left guessing at Boalt, whereas they can go to another T14 school where they have a better idea where students stand. My OCIP was OK, but I just feel like a lot of people who performed at median with all Ps (true median students, yet worst student at Boalt under our system) got totally screwed.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:how's the transfer class do @ OCIP this year?


9 callbacks, 4 offers, 1 ding, 4 pending. IP background and WE.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:how's the transfer class do @ OCIP this year?


Transfer here. 5 CBs, 1 offer but it was a big one, so I'm thrilled. Two years of good work experience.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:07 pm

anyone hear from Weil Redwood Shores?

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:12 am

7 callbacks; 2 offers; 1 Ding. Calling all the others as soon as the paperwork arrives for my #1 choice. V20 in DC.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:47 am

Call quickly! =p

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:57 am

Anonymous User wrote:Call quickly! =p

Your wish is my command. Paperwork to withdrawal from other offers/waiting in about 2 hours. Hope it does you some good.

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:17 am

too late, lol. =( 0/5 so far, with one more that hasn't responded. Anyways, congrats and good luck!

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Kronk » Thu May 26, 2011 4:28 pm

Anyone with similar grades as I have want to PM me about how it went last year?

Boom

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Re: Berkeley OCIP

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:03 pm

So Boalt's Careers webpage just posted some job stats. For the class of 2012, of those who CHOSE TO REPORT / ANSWER THE SURVEY (and I cannot emphasize this point enough), 108 people are working at firms. I know this is by no means complete, because two friends of mine who are at big firms are not on the list (they obviously didn't respond to summer employment surveys/emails). I have no idea how many additional people are at firms, but this is the information I do have.




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