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Re: Penn OCI

Postby underachiever » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:51 pm

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:03 pm

Kasowitz NYC.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:16 pm

Has anyone heard from Philly or DC firms yet? I know they told us that NY will be going faster than some of the other markets. I mostly applied outside of NYC and haven't heard anything.

Also, what is the median at Penn? I always thought it was curved to about a B+, but I never saw anything specific.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Philly or DC firms yet? I know they told us that NY will be going faster than some of the other markets. I mostly applied outside of NYC and haven't heard anything.

Also, what is the median at Penn? I always thought it was curved to about a B+, but I never saw anything specific.




They don't tell us what median is, but from what I can tell it's a little bit under a B+, like 3.25-3.3 or so.


Also, I haven't heard anything from Philly yet, or NYC, or anywhere for that matter. No callbacks or rejections from 9 interviews.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:38 pm

underachiever wrote:27 interviews through OCR. No call backs yet and 1 ding via email.....above median and on a journal


market? nyc?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:13 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Philly or DC firms yet? I know they told us that NY will be going faster than some of the other markets. I mostly applied outside of NYC and haven't heard anything.

Also, what is the median at Penn? I always thought it was curved to about a B+, but I never saw anything specific.


I've heard of one or more of NY and DC from others though I still think it's far too early to make anything of it at all whatsoever.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 8:08 am

Above median, secondary journal -- 2 rejections from NYC firms (of 3 interviewed with so far), and I've heard nothing from all 6 DC firms I've interviewed with so far.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 8:47 am

Friend got Clifford Chance. Don't know his or her grades.

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Re: Penn OCI

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:10 am

A friend got a call back for a Philly firm via email!

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:11 am

Is it just me or is OCI going extremely poorly?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:44 am

Heard that someone got Jones Day and Goodwin DC.

I agree with other posters that it's too early to say whether things are going badly -- we still have four days of interviews left. I heard that last year if you were around the median the max number of callbacks you received was 1 or 2, so hopefully this year will be better.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:30 pm

I'm definitely in the top 1/3rd or 1/4th... and I've only gotten 1 callback so far. As of Friday night, I had done 20 interviews.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:32 pm

How could you even begin to tell how OCR is going at this point? Calm down.

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Re: Penn OCI

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Re: Penn OCI

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm definitely in the top 1/3rd or 1/4th... and I've only gotten 1 callback so far. As of Friday night, I had done 20 interviews.

killself?


Just curious, what qualifies as "definitely" top 1/3rd?

And otherwise -- 20 interviews in the first three days? Damn, I've had 9.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:05 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm definitely in the top 1/3rd or 1/4th... and I've only gotten 1 callback so far. As of Friday night, I had done 20 interviews.

killself?


Just curious, what qualifies as "definitely" top 1/3rd?

And otherwise -- 20 interviews in the first three days? Damn, I've had 9.


3.5 I think is roughly the top 33% mark.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:36 pm

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underachiever wrote:27 interviews through OCR. No call backs yet and 1 ding via email.....above median and on a journal


market? nyc?


NYC and some DC....some firms have been way out of my league but most I should have had a shot at. I did 17 this week and have 10 more next week, so I only struck out 17 times as of yet. I also just got a dinged via-mail after a local market call-back previous to OCR. NICE.


:( ITE sucks. At least you have another 10 interviews. (I got 10 total interviews via my school's OCI.) Good luck to the both of us!

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:01 pm

All NY:

Latham

Jones Day

Paul Weiss

Schulte

A lot of people are cleaning up.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:All NY:

Latham

Jones Day

Paul Weiss

Schulte

A lot of people are cleaning up.

If feast or famine normal for us, or is this an ITE thing. I'm trying to figure out if I was stupid for going to law school or if I was stupid for going to law school ITE. :?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:All NY:

Latham

Jones Day

Paul Weiss

Schulte

A lot of people are cleaning up.



Not surprising that the top people are doing well, that was kind of a given. Didn't know what to expect for the not top people, and it's looking pretty brutal so far.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:All NY:

Latham

Jones Day

Paul Weiss

Schulte

A lot of people are cleaning up.



Not surprising that the top people are doing well, that was kind of a given. Didn't know what to expect for the not top people, and it's looking pretty brutal so far.


Strongly disagree. I have below median friends with multiple V100 callbacks.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby underachiever » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:26 pm

Things that matter:

(1)Top 1/3rd grades;
(2)LR (grade or write-on);
(3)Diversity or;
(4)Prior FULL-TIME work experience (seems to be the saving grace of those around (above or below) median)

....all the folks i know with callbacks have at least 1 of those 4 attributes
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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 5:04 pm

when did latham and jones day call?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 5:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:when did latham and jones day call?


yesterday




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