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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:35 pm

Re-pasted List:



Callbacks: Latham (NY/HOU), *MoFo (NY/SF), Akin Gump, *Debevoise, *Wachtell, *Skadden (NY), *Hughes Hubbard, *Paul Hastings, *Schulte Roth, Goodwin Procter, Cleary, *Ropes (NY), *Simpson Thatcher, Fried Frank, *Davis Polk, *Jones Day, Sullivan and Cromwell, *Milbank, *Wilmer (NY), *Linklaters, *Kaye Scholer, *Greenberg Traurig, Patterson Belknap, *Covington (NY), Reed Smith, *Bingham (NY), Dechert, *Weil Gotshal, Mayer Brown, Cooley, Gibson (NY), *Vinson Elkins, Baker Botts (TX), *Paul Weiss, Baker Hostedtler, *Proskauer (NY), Robins Kaplan, Orrick (NY), *Stroock (NY), Shearman, *Kirkland (NY), *Willkie Farr, *Freshfields, Allen and Overy, *Katten Munchin, *Arnold & Porter (NY), *Dewey, Boies (Corp), *Cravath, Cahill, White & Case (LA), Gibson (NY), *Troutman Sanders, Quinn (SF), *Winston & Strawn (NY), *Chadbourne & Parke, Cadwalader, Bryan Cave, McKinsey, Gibson Dunn (DC), Kramer Levin, Sidley Austin, Quinn Emmanuel (NY), Jones Day (TX)

Rejections: *Kramer Levin, Crowell & Mooring, Chadbourne, Latham (SF), White & Case (Miami), *Hughes Hubbard, Wilmer (NY.DC), Cleary (DC), Linklaters, Bingham (BOS/NY), Brown Rudnick, Katten Munchin, Schulte Roth, *Kaye Scholer, *Clifford Chance, *Fried Frank (NY/DC), *Cleary, Simpson Thatcher, *White & Case (DC/NYC), Fried Frank (DC), *O'Melveny & [deleted], Skadden (NY), Covington (NY), *Patterson Belknap, Cooley, Goodwin Procter, Cooley, Dickstein, Orrick (NY/SF), Shearman (NY), Akin Gump, Arnold & Porter (SF), Davis Polk (NY/Menlo), Jones Day (NY), Cravath, Bracewell & Giuliani, O'Melveny (Cent. City), Paul Hastings, Paul Weiss

If you're waiting on a firm on both these lists, either (1) it's in the mail/on the interviewer's to do list, (2) you are on a hold list, (3) your specific interviewer is traveling/busy or hasn't gotten to the files.

* = confirmed/corroborated

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Re-pasted List:



Callbacks: Latham (NY/HOU), *MoFo (NY/SF), Akin Gump, *Debevoise, *Wachtell, *Skadden (NY), *Hughes Hubbard, *Paul Hastings, *Schulte Roth, Goodwin Procter, Cleary, *Ropes (NY), *Simpson Thatcher, Fried Frank, *Davis Polk, *Jones Day, Sullivan and Cromwell, *Milbank, *Wilmer (NY), *Linklaters, *Kaye Scholer, *Greenberg Traurig, Patterson Belknap, *Covington (NY), Reed Smith, *Bingham (NY), Dechert, *Weil Gotshal, Mayer Brown, Cooley, Gibson (NY), *Vinson Elkins, Baker Botts (TX), *Paul Weiss, Baker Hostedtler, *Proskauer (NY), Robins Kaplan, Orrick (NY), *Stroock (NY), Shearman, *Kirkland (NY), *Willkie Farr, *Freshfields, Allen and Overy, *Katten Munchin, *Arnold & Porter (NY), *Dewey, Boies (Corp), *Cravath, Cahill, White & Case (LA), Gibson (NY), *Troutman Sanders, Quinn (SF), *Winston & Strawn (NY), *Chadbourne & Parke, Cadwalader, Bryan Cave, McKinsey, Gibson Dunn (DC), Kramer Levin, Sidley Austin, Quinn Emmanuel (NY), Jones Day (TX)

Rejections: *Kramer Levin, Crowell & Mooring, Chadbourne, Latham (SF), White & Case (Miami), *Hughes Hubbard, Wilmer (NY.DC), Cleary (DC), Linklaters, Bingham (BOS/NY), Brown Rudnick, Katten Munchin, Schulte Roth, *Kaye Scholer, *Clifford Chance, *Fried Frank (NY/DC), *Cleary, Simpson Thatcher, *White & Case (DC/NYC), Fried Frank (DC), *O'Melveny & [deleted], Skadden (NY), Covington (NY), *Patterson Belknap, Cooley, Goodwin Procter, Cooley, Dickstein, Orrick (NY/SF), Shearman (NY), Akin Gump, Arnold & Porter (SF), Davis Polk (NY/Menlo), Jones Day (NY), Cravath, Bracewell & Giuliani, O'Melveny (Cent. City), Paul Hastings, Paul Weiss

If you're waiting on a firm on both these lists, either (1) it's in the mail/on the interviewer's to do list, (2) you are on a hold list, (3) your specific interviewer is traveling/busy or hasn't gotten to the files.

* = confirmed/corroborated



I see Debevoise is not here...

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:23 pm

I can confirm that Debevoise has sent dings.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:38 pm

anything from Weil/Gibson Dunn Dallas? I know that Gibson had this secret dinner thingy.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:38 pm

Heard of people getting Proskauer callbacks based on resume drop. I also got an A&P office screening interview based on resume drop.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:43 pm

McDermott email ding

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:45 pm

Weil (NY) ding snail mail.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:49 pm

Allen & Overy (NY) needs to be added to the rejection list. Lots of people (myself included) got the ding via email last week.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:08 pm

Latham TX ding

Kelley Drye NY ding

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Latham TX ding

Kelley Drye NY ding


Sorry about that. Snail mail? or email?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Latham TX ding

Kelley Drye NY ding


Sorry about that. Snail mail? or email?


Snail mail. I think Latham Houston has a tiny, tiny summer class, and I had nothing special in common w/ Kelley Drye, so no surprises here.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:21 pm

I know there was a rumor about Covington DC, can anyone confirm they've made CB's? Same goes for A&P DC, has anyone heard?

DC rocked me. I'm top 20% or so, no LR, and only have one DC callback (split with NY where I was only mildly more successful).

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 3:51 pm

I wish Career Services had been a little more forthright about the dangers of bidding in secondary markets and grade cutoffs

it looks like a slaughter for median dudes in secondary markets

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 3:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I wish Career Services had been a little more forthright about the dangers of bidding in secondary markets and grade cutoffs

it looks like a slaughter for median dudes in secondary markets



Doesn't this go against the prevailing CW? I was always told that median dudes should seek out their home markets...

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I wish Career Services had been a little more forthright about the dangers of bidding in secondary markets and grade cutoffs

it looks like a slaughter for median dudes in secondary markets



Doesn't this go against the prevailing CW? I was always told that median dudes should seek out their home markets...


The problem is that there is a set of people from each market who are top performers, and they bid on the same firms in the secondary market. It's the same people getting the callbacks each time.

If you're a Stone Scholar from a secondary market, you're set. If you're median or even above, sorry.

If I could do it over again, I would bid all New York.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:02 pm

Latham NY ding, snail mail.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:20 pm

ding email Jenner DC

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:27 pm

Irell ding via snail mail

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:48 pm

Irell and Weil dings via snail mail.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:52 pm

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:30 pm

Orrick snail mail rejection.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:41 pm

Would anyone care to share their experience with callbacks if they've have any yet?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Would anyone care to share their experience with callbacks if they've have any yet?


I'd love info as well. Do you need to know a lot about the firm?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:50 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Would anyone care to share their experience with callbacks if they've have any yet?


I'd love info as well. Do you need to know a lot about the firm?


you don't need to know that much about the firm, but it always helps. just be well prepared for Why firm X and come with a lot of questions about the firm.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2010 Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:10 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Would anyone care to share their experience with callbacks if they've have any yet?


I'd love info as well. Do you need to know a lot about the firm?


I've been on a couple already, and although it varies a lot by interviewer, I definitely have been asked more substantive, interview-type questions. For example, I've been asked why I have an interest in doing corporate law, what my strengths are, and why I am interested in the particular firm. I've also been asked more follow-up questions than at the screening stage (i.e., I'd give an answer and be asked "what appeals to you about that?").
I also think that at the CB stage interviewers are going to expect you to have a lot more questions. I've had more than a couple interviews start with, "What can I tell you about the firm?" or "What do you want to talk about?"
I would say that having a lot of questions about the firm (even if they are mostly the generic questions that could apply to a lot of firms) is the most important thing you can do to prepare, as well as really knowing whether you want to do corp or lit, or, if you're undecided, what interests you about either practice and why you think either might appeal to you.




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