OCI Satisfaction Poll

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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 11:54 pm

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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?


A couple of V50s, a couple of V50-100s, and remainder consists of firms that pay market.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:03 am

HYS slightly above median. Bid predominately on secondary market, although I did throw in a couple of NYC and DC bids. Lots of reaches in the mix. 18 interviews and so far, 7 callbacks (2 V15, 2 V25, 2 V50, and 1 regional firm). 0 dings thus far.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:04 am

NYU, medianish, 8 CBs / 20 interviews, all NYC (ranging from V10 - V100). Pretty pleased.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:21 am

Generally satisfied.
Top 25/30% at MVP, no LR, 6 cb so far and still waiting on 12 more OCI firms and several mailings. Minimal work experience before law school. CB distribution: 1 V10, 3 V25, 2 V50, 1-V100. 1 ding so far.
Oh, and I bid solely on NYC.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:26 pm

I think it's way early to tell. OCI just ended today![/quote]

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.[/quote]

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.[/quote]
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.[/quote]

I concur. I bid on solely NYC and only got 10 interviews as well. It's insane to hear ppl getting 17 CBs bc I don't even have that many interviews!

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:48 pm

I only did NYC and got 19 interviews at Michigan's OCI. I think it depended on the firms you picked; the lower GPA firms were heavily subscribed, but anyone could get DPW or Cleary.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:03 pm

HYS, multiple H's, flagship LR.

15 interviews, 2 callbacks (V10 and V15). Mildly disappointed. I bid overconfidently and tried to hit too many markets.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:13 pm

How do you say "Muchin"? Didn't want to start a separate thread. TIA.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:15 pm

DNCG, grades between median and top 1/3, no law review or secondary journal, no moot court, 1 year work experience
19 OCI interviews, 6 callbacks so far, 4 dings so far, 1 callback from non-OCI mailing
4 callbacks are V100 (1 from each quarter)

Overall, I'm very pleased with how it's going
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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:16 pm

Question about callbacks: Anyone know where to find the callback-offer rates for different firms?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:20 pm

shmoo597 wrote:
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?


Honestly, I think I just got incredibly lucky. I interview well, but so do a lot of people. Also, have some work experience, but nothing spectacular about it. I did research the heck out of every firm I was interviewing with, which may have helped.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby motownsaint » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How do you say "Muchin"? Didn't want to start a separate thread. TIA.


Pretty sure it's pronounced "Moo-shin."

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:HYS, multiple H's, flagship LR.

15 interviews, 2 callbacks (V10 and V15). Mildly disappointed. I bid overconfidently and tried to hit too many markets.


Are you a really bad interviewer? Don't these stats make you competitive for a feeder clerkship? And you're having trouble getting firm callbacks?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:10 pm

HYS below median 27 interviews 4 CB's 2 V20 1 V30 1V60; all NYC; thin resume and avg interviewer; happy but a little nervous, 1 more CB would make me feel safe....

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:12 pm

HYS, way above median (7 H's), but no LR. Targeted NYC and DC. No substantial WE, but I'm a decently polished interviewer and worked a great job at a USAO this past summer where I got a chance to make oral argument before a district judge.

Had 26 screening interviews (including basically the entire V20). 14 callbacks so far, only 1 confirmed ding (Cravath). 3 CBs are w/ V5, 8 are with V25 firms.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:23 pm

All Vault firms pay the same....so people shouldn't really worry about rankings.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:36 pm

Personally, I think rankings still matter as far as exit options go.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby wiseowl » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:All Vault firms pay the same....so people shouldn't really worry about rankings.


good general sentiment, but factually untrue

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:58 pm

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 5:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Personally, I think rankings still matter as far as exit options go.


How so? I accepted an offer from a V60 firm over a V15 b/c I liked the culture better and am planning a family. Does this make me less attractive for my next steps after working at the firm?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:03 pm

T20-50

The top-15% seem to be doing very well. I am top-25%, which is right around where it gets dicey at my school (especially ITE). OCI is just getting started, but so far I've had 2 interviews and 0 CBs, which is about what I expected.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:HYS, multiple H's, flagship LR.

15 interviews, 2 callbacks (V10 and V15). Mildly disappointed. I bid overconfidently and tried to hit too many markets.


Are you a really bad interviewer? Don't these stats make you competitive for a feeder clerkship? And you're having trouble getting firm callbacks?


I think the problem is my resume screams " :twisted: I'm going to take your money and experience from one summer and vanish into academia! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: "

But yeah, maybe I'm just a bad interviewer. :)

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:HYS, multiple H's, flagship LR.

15 interviews, 2 callbacks (V10 and V15). Mildly disappointed. I bid overconfidently and tried to hit too many markets.


Are you a really bad interviewer? Don't these stats make you competitive for a feeder clerkship? And you're having trouble getting firm callbacks?


I think the problem is my resume screams " :twisted: I'm going to take your money and experience from one summer and vanish into academia! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: "

But yeah, maybe I'm just a bad interviewer. :)

Mine too, but I've been pleasantly surprised how much of a non-issue it's been.

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:34 pm

wiseowl wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:All Vault firms pay the same....so people shouldn't really worry about rankings.


good general sentiment, but factually untrue


This has always bothered me. I know that bonuses differ, but where do you find this information?

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Re: OCI Satisfaction Poll

Postby MrKappus » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:HYS, multiple H's, flagship LR.

15 interviews, 2 callbacks (V10 and V15). Mildly disappointed. I bid overconfidently and tried to hit too many markets.


Are you a really bad interviewer? Don't these stats make you competitive for a feeder clerkship? And you're having trouble getting firm callbacks?


I think the problem is my resume screams " :twisted: I'm going to take your money and experience from one summer and vanish into academia! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: "

But yeah, maybe I'm just a bad interviewer. :)


Haha tell your resume to STFU b/c it's gonna ruin everything! :)




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