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How satisfied are you with how many callback you have?

Over the moon
19
15%
More than I expected
27
21%
What I expected
22
17%
Less than I expected
24
19%
I can't fucking believe it (in a bad way)
36
28%
 
Total votes: 128

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:41 am

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby chadwick218 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:42 am

yellowjacket2012 wrote:17 callbacks so far, all v50 except one boutique, good grades at northwestern, at boalt now, bs/ms in EE
6 dings, all in the market i exited (chicago)


Once you get outside of the Chicago elite (i.e. Kirkland, Sidley, Latham, Skadden, and Mayer), the Chicago market is turning into a bloodbath.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby yellowjacket2012 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:43 am

chadwick218 wrote:
yellowjacket2012 wrote:17 callbacks so far, all v50 except one boutique, good grades at northwestern, at boalt now, bs/ms in EE
6 dings, all in the market i exited (chicago)


Congrats. I have a couple of other friends at NU who are EEs are are collecting callback offers (sad to see you go ... I knew there had to be some reason that I hadn't seen you around). Amongst my friends, it really does seem to be feast or famine. I know a lot of people with 0 or 1 and a lot of people with 10+ callbacks.

Thanks dude, will miss Northwestern tremendously - very, very different student bodies, I have heard from a couple of NU XEs (insert any type of engineering here) that Loyola was a great source of callbacks.

FWIW, all but two of my callbacks came prior to my jump to Boalt.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby yellowjacket2012 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:45 am

chadwick218 wrote:
yellowjacket2012 wrote:17 callbacks so far, all v50 except one boutique, good grades at northwestern, at boalt now, bs/ms in EE
6 dings, all in the market i exited (chicago)


Once you get outside of the Chicago elite (i.e. Kirkland, Sidley, Latham, Skadden, and Mayer), the Chicago market is turning into a bloodbath.


Ha ha, you basically listed my dings.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:46 am

radek wrote:Reading this: --LinkRemoved-- it doesn't seem like MVPB grads are having much luck with NYC. Columbia and NYU are cleaning up in NYC, comparatively speaking.


My friends at NU who are targeting NYC seem to be having a great deal more success than those targeting any other markets. With that being said, the majority of these people either worked on wallstreet or in finance/banking for a # of years before attending law school.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:California was very tough this year, coming out of CLS without high grades. Very lucky to have what I did get in terms of callbacks, though I'm really worried about offers... probably should have slotted some NYC firms in the top third of my bid list and still had plenty of quality shots at California. Certainly something for next year's class to think about doing (and obviously don't count on OCS to suggest anything practically useful like that).


Did you have CA ties? As a CA transfer to CCN, I'm finding the CA market to actually be not that terrible...most of my callbacks are there.

So I guess the consensus result is that your # of CBs really depends on ties to an area and WE. Grades only seem to go so far. I honestly feel horrible for the above median t10ers who have nothing.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby MrKappus » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:53 am

RVP11 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:T50, 5-10%, LR, 0 call backs.

Sweet.


TBF, this is about what you should have expected.


TBF, you either don't like data or willfully ignore it. It's perfectly reasonable for top 5-10% + LR at a T1 to expect CB's.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:56 am

I've gotten 2 CBs so far... both from interviews I saw as a "meh" performance by me (although I really liked the interviewers and firms for both) and certainly not my best. No dings yet.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:36 am

CCN, top 10%, so far 12 cbs out of 20 screening interviews. Happy.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:46 am

t20, top 5-10%, LR, mediocre interview skills, 10 callbacks. Feelin pretty good. Haven't experienced the DC letdown others have mentioned either, despite no ties.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:18 am

T20 transfer (from a mid-TT with good-but-not-great stats)...28 screening interviews, 6 CBs/4 dings/18 still waiting...2 DC, 1 NY, and 3 CBs in my regional home market...1/3-1/2 are V100, the rest are regional firms that pay market...this has definitely been a more rewarding experience than I could have ever imagined 6 months ago :D .

The moral of this story: IP SECURE.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Patriot1208 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:32 pm

It seems michigan is getting killed relative to peer schools? Anyone else have any insight on this?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby awesomepossum » Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:32 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:It seems michigan is getting killed relative to peer schools? Anyone else have any insight on this?



I think it's way early to tell. OCI just ended today!

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:03 pm

top 25% Cornell, Journal (not LR)

14 CBs, 6 dings, 1 offer at V10. (Only completed two CBs so far, and haven't heard back from one)

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:42 pm

13 CBs (all v20 except for 2), 1 rejection, still waiting on a couple - also 1 offer in v50
all but 2 of the above in NY

NYU top 10% but don't let grades fool you, I know plenty of people just above median who are sociable that are also cleaning up.

Also OCS said that DC typically does callbacks later than NY (takes them longer to make decisions for whatever reason) so people waiting on DC firms, don't freak out just yet.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:46 pm

awesomepossum wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:It seems michigan is getting killed relative to peer schools? Anyone else have any insight on this?



I think it's way early to tell. OCI just ended today!


yeah, people are still getting cbs. however, i do think it's just that too many people bid on nyc so a lot of the new york bidders ended up with 10 interviews or so, while chicago/california/etc. ended up with 18+. it put people on a pretty uneven starting point, which is something that i think career services should address in the future.

i bid solely on nyc, had around 10 interviews, and have 2 cbs so far. waiting to hear from the rest. based on these 2, my experience is that if i felt the interview went well, then it probably did go well. i knew when i felt the connection with my interviewer so to speak. and honestly, i feel very, very fortunate to have these cbs. ITE is definitely not over yet.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:21 pm

T14, top 25%, 3 CBs, all in Chicago.

Still waiting to hear from a couple, but definitely less than expected. The secondary market I targeted did not target me back.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:52 pm

HYS. Slightly below median.

Ended up receiving less total callbacks, but more of a higher quality that what I expected:

20 interviews. 5 callbacks (two V5s, one V10-15, one v20-25, one v50).

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby awesomepossum » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
awesomepossum wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:It seems michigan is getting killed relative to peer schools? Anyone else have any insight on this?



I think it's way early to tell. OCI just ended today!


yeah, people are still getting cbs. however, i do think it's just that too many people bid on nyc so a lot of the new york bidders ended up with 10 interviews or so, while chicago/california/etc. ended up with 18+. it put people on a pretty uneven starting point, which is something that i think career services should address in the future.

i bid solely on nyc, had around 10 interviews, and have 2 cbs so far. waiting to hear from the rest. based on these 2, my experience is that if i felt the interview went well, then it probably did go well. i knew when i felt the connection with my interviewer so to speak. and honestly, i feel very, very fortunate to have these cbs. ITE is definitely not over yet.


Wow...I know a lot of people who bid on NYC only, and none of them ended up with that few interviews. The average from what I've seen is closer to 15.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:42 pm

slightly below median CLS 23 interviews, 8 callbacks (1 v10 and 3 v25)

somewhat surprised

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:43 pm

awesomepossum wrote:
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awesomepossum wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:It seems michigan is getting killed relative to peer schools? Anyone else have any insight on this?



I think it's way early to tell. OCI just ended today!


yeah, people are still getting cbs. however, i do think it's just that too many people bid on nyc so a lot of the new york bidders ended up with 10 interviews or so, while chicago/california/etc. ended up with 18+. it put people on a pretty uneven starting point, which is something that i think career services should address in the future.

i bid solely on nyc, had around 10 interviews, and have 2 cbs so far. waiting to hear from the rest. based on these 2, my experience is that if i felt the interview went well, then it probably did go well. i knew when i felt the connection with my interviewer so to speak. and honestly, i feel very, very fortunate to have these cbs. ITE is definitely not over yet.


Wow...I know a lot of people who bid on NYC only, and none of them ended up with that few interviews. The average from what I've seen is closer to 15.

the overall average is around 15, according to career services, but out of the group i know, people who bid on markets outside of nyc had wayyy more interviews.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby shmoo597 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:top 25% Cornell, Journal (not LR)

14 CBs, 6 dings, 1 offer at V10. (Only completed two CBs so far, and haven't heard back from one)


You did absurdly well. Congrats! Any secret?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:32 pm

T40-50, Top 5%, LR. Mostly DC -- 20 screenings, 7 callbacks, 6 dings, radio silence from the rest.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:T40-50, Top 5%, LR. Mostly DC -- 20 screenings, 7 callbacks, 6 dings, radio silence from the rest.


Where are these CBs? V20? V100? Other market rate?




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