Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Median GPA is probably only sufficient if you are a minority or an attractive girl. If you are neither, you probably have to be higher.


Nope. I'm neither and I'm (between slightly and very) below the 2009 median on all 8 of my callbacks. I've also heard absolutely nothing from every firm for which my GPA is above their 2009 median...

The GPA ranges are an extremely rough guide. Firms have a cut-off. It's lower than the median. If you meet the cutoff, and you have a great interview, you get a callback.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Median GPA is probably only sufficient if you are a minority or an attractive girl. If you are neither, you probably have to be higher.


Hmm...I think being an attractive girl probably works against you, particularly if being interviewed by a woman. As for male interviewers, I doubt they want to get a reputation of calling back female 2Ls because the girls are attractive, so I bet they proceed conservatively.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:57 am

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Hmm...I think being an attractive girl probably works against you, particularly if being interviewed by a woman. As for male interviewers, I doubt they want to get a reputation of calling back female 2Ls because the girls are attractive, so I bet they proceed conservatively.


I'm an attractive girl with a gpa way lower than median and only got callbacks from women interviewers.

Come to think of it, I only had a few solo women interview me, and got a call back from each, but didn't get a call back from any firm where a male or male/female combo interviewed me.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:59 am

back on track. got a dorsey CB.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Pablo Ramirez » Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:01 am

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Hmm...I think being an attractive girl probably works against you, particularly if being interviewed by a woman. As for male interviewers, I doubt they want to get a reputation of calling back female 2Ls because the girls are attractive, so I bet they proceed conservatively.


I'm an attractive girl with a gpa way lower than median and only got callbacks from women interviewers.

Come to think of it, I only had a few solo women interview me, and got a call back from each, but didn't get a call back from any firm where a male or male/female combo interviewed me.



well aren't you all . . .

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:06 am

Im going to try to refrain from turning this into the Columbia Callback thread, but depends on which scale they are being measured. A lawl skool 9 is at best a real world 6.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:08 am

Chadbourne CB today. Odd that it went out after the email rejections.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:14 pm

jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.

ditto to both.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.


Why WTF? CBs at better places?

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:50 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.


Why WTF? CBs at better places?


CBs at places with much higher median and minimum GPAs for CBs last year. i thought the interview went extremely well. i networked heavily w/ hiring partners I had connections with over the summer and received very positive feedback from them.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:22 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.


Why WTF? CBs at better places?


CBs at places with much higher median and minimum GPAs for CBs last year. i thought the interview went extremely well. i networked heavily w/ hiring partners I had connections with over the summer and received very positive feedback from them.


You should have worn a Yale tie...

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:27 pm

Two email dings five minutes apart from Jenner. I guess they wanted to make sure I got the message.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:30 pm

I hate all of you... :wink:

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby rayiner » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Two email dings five minutes apart from Jenner. I guess they wanted to make sure I got the message.


Is Jenner hiring anyone?

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:17 pm

People did get callbacks at jenner. What happened with them?

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:People did get callbacks at jenner. What happened with them?


They probably realized that they were not good candidates after calling them back. Perhaps they should have figured that out at OCI.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:24 pm

rayiner wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Two email dings five minutes apart from Jenner. I guess they wanted to make sure I got the message.


Is Jenner hiring anyone?

I know of at least two or three that got callbacks... don't know how those went though.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:41 pm

Perhaps they are learning that GPA alone is not the best indicator. Better to take someone with a lower GPA, but some actual work experience and maturity.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Perhaps they are learning that GPA alone is not the best indicator. Better to take someone with a lower GPA, but some actual work experience and maturity.


you mean like the vast majority of NU students?

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:57 pm

Foley Chicago Call-back today

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:37 pm

No, I mean more than just 2 yrs. I also don't consider jobs like working at a university or as a social worker to be work experience. If a firm wants people to represent sofisticated clients, wouldn't it be nice to hire people who have represented sofisticated clients. But the average NU student is definitely better than some punk out of college.

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So I am aware of multiple Chadbourne Parke email dings. Did anyone actually receive a callback today. Also, has anyone else heard from Shearman Sterling?



Shearman callback on Monday, the 23rd, via E-mail

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:51 pm

Perhaps Jenner preferred students who could represent sophisticated clients and work without spellcheck

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Re: Northwestern 2010 OCI Callbacks Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:39 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:jenner e-mail ding. all i can say is wtf.


Why WTF? CBs at better places?


CBs at places with much higher median and minimum GPAs for CBs last year. i thought the interview went extremely well. i networked heavily w/ hiring partners I had connections with over the summer and received very positive feedback from them.


You should have worn a Yale tie...


Your jealousy is showing. Just sayin.




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