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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:26 am
by underachiever
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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:17 am
by Anonymous User
I got a callback yesterday from a firm that was at OCI toward the end. So it's not over.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:35 am
by Anonymous User
So did I, it was a little over a week after the screening interivew

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:38 pm
by Anonymous User
Dinged by Paul Hastings DC via snail mail. I'm running out of chances very quickly...

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:50 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Just got an email rejection from Brown Rudnick Boston.

sorry dude. was this after a cb or a screener?


bump

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:13 pm
by Anonymous User
Screener. I'm okay with being called "dude" but there are girls who read this website too, lol.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:45 pm
by Action Jackson
Anonymous User wrote:Screener. I'm okay with being called "dude" but there are girls who read this website too, lol.

I think we should start referring to anons as "lady." That covers both girls and gay guys, which is probably the best coverage we can get from a gender based term.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 2:35 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:Screener. I'm okay with being called "dude" but there are girls who read this website too, lol.

fair point. how long after screener was that

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:04 pm
by underachiever
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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:20 pm
by Anonymous User
has anyone gotten a steptoe cb yet?

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 4:02 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Screener. I'm okay with being called "dude" but there are girls who read this website too, lol.

fair point. how long after screener was that


I got it yesterday after the screener last week.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:17 pm
by Anonymous User
underachiever wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
underachiever wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:has anyone gotten any offers yet?


Yes, I know 5 people with offers


More detail plz


I know of a V5 offer in NYC, a v20 in NYC and in DC, a v50 in NYC, and several V100 offers outside of DC/NYC...


2 offers at V10's so far - one offer at end of callback day on my way out, and the other by phonecall that night. still waiting to hear from the other 4 i interviewed with this past week. ugh cant believe we have class tmw

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:24 pm
by Veyron
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I know of a V5 offer in NYC, a v20 in NYC and in DC, a v50 in NYC, and several V100 offers outside of DC/NYC...[/quote]

2 offers at V10's so far - one offer at end of callback day on my way out, and the other by phonecall that night. still waiting to hear from the other 4 i interviewed with this past week. ugh cant believe we have class tmw[/quote]

aprox rank?

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 7:44 pm
by Anonymous User
Did anyone ever get a ding or a CB from Pepper Hamilton, interview initials MF? I'm wondering if I might be "on hold." Kind of a waste of time to speculate over these things, but I still haven't heard anything at all from 12 firms and other people have from some of these firms! I was very surprised at the small number of rejections I came home to after my week away (not that I had CBs the whole week -- just hung out in another city since I had a place to crash.)

I'm also wondering if anyone interviewed with some of the boutique Connecticut firms (Withers, Axinn, Finn Dixon) and if they heard anything back.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 7:50 pm
by Anonymous User
I interviewed with Axinn... they made it quite clear that they weren't interested in me (don't get me wrong he was a really nice guy and we had a good convo). Said they were seeking 2 associates for antitrust (econ background) and 2 associates for IP (tech background), and 1 "really extraordinary" person for general lit. The implication was that I fit none of the three categories (I don't). But I have yet to receive a rejection.

I received a rejection from Pepper, about a week ago.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:11 pm
by underachiever
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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:17 pm
by Anonymous User
I interviewed with Axinn... they made it quite clear that they weren't interested in me (don't get me wrong he was a really nice guy and we had a good convo). Said they were seeking 2 associates for antitrust (econ background) and 2 associates for IP (tech background), and 1 "really extraordinary" person for general lit. The implication was that I fit none of the three categories (I don't). But I have yet to receive a rejection.

I received a rejection from Pepper, about a week ago.


Thanks for the response! I do have one of the backgrounds they're looking for -- but I haven't heard a peep from them at all. We had a slightly weird conversation, but he was still pretty cool.

I've started checking my spam filter to see if any rejections got sent there, but no dice either. Maybe I really am on hold there? Or maybe the partner that I met with just hasn't gotten around to sending rejections.

OCI in non-New York markets are not for the impatient. Sigh.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:18 pm
by Veyron
underachiever wrote:
Veyron wrote:


I know of a V5 offer in NYC, a v20 in NYC and in DC, a v50 in NYC, and several V100 offers outside of DC/NYC...


2 offers at V10's so far - one offer at end of callback day on my way out, and the other by phonecall that night. still waiting to hear from the other 4 i interviewed with this past week. ugh cant believe we have class tmw[/quote]

aprox rank?[/quote]

Congrats!

For the ones I stated folks from top 10% to Median[/quote]

What is your general feeing about where folks who got an NYC V100 offer typicaly ranked? Top 40%?

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:36 pm
by Action Jackson
Veyron wrote:What is your general feeing about where folks who got an NYC V100 offer typicaly ranked? Top 40%?


Let's put it this way, I don't know anyone who's grades are top 40% or better that struck out.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:57 pm
by Anonymous User
There are a few folks (the same couple people) who keep spreading Penn doom and gloom on these boards. The majority of people have numerous callbacks, and some already have offers at this point. This includes below median students.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:05 pm
by Anonymous User
Anonymous User wrote:There are a few folks (the same couple people) who keep spreading Penn doom and gloom on these boards. The majority of people have numerous callbacks, and some already have offers at this point. This includes below median students.


Most of the doom and gloom seem to have come from folks who targeted DC. But that onslaught isn't Penn specific, its market specific. It's been ugly for me, and my grades are a good bit above median.

On the other hand, pretty much everyone I know that targeted NY has done very well for themselves, even those below median. So I think the target market is enormous.

Oh, and IP people still have it made in the shade.

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:06 pm
by Veyron
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:There are a few folks (the same couple people) who keep spreading Penn doom and gloom on these boards. The majority of people have numerous callbacks, and some already have offers at this point. This includes below median students.


Most of the doom and gloom seem to have come from folks who targeted DC. But that onslaught isn't Penn specific, its market specific. It's been ugly for me, and my grades are a good bit above median.

On the other hand, pretty much everyone I know that targeted NY has done very well for themselves, even those below median. So I think the target market is enormous.

Oh, and IP people still have it made in the shade.


Thank god, I'll be targeting Phoenix and NYC next year. Fuck D.C. - that miserable pesthole.

Don't most people at Penn target NYC tho?

Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:10 pm
by underachiever
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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:12 pm
by underachiever
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Re: Penn OCI

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:17 pm
by Veyron
underachiever wrote:
Veyron wrote:
Don't most people at Penn target NYC tho?


There was tons of DC only, or DC heavy people this year. According to CP&P more people bid on DC than usual.


Hmmm, do people often bid many markets (3 or more) or do they generally keep it to one or two?