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Anonymous User wrote:You're probably the very rare exception. (Check out NYU's callback sheet for sub median folks.)
Once you hit a certain GPA range, callbacks double.
Speaking of your offers though, any tips on how to own callbacks?
I just make sure to be extremely friendly and know everything about the firm. I also make sure to know about the interviewer.
my callback firms won't send me a list of interviewers until the night before...how much research should I do? (just read the bio page on the firm site or what?)
also, what in particular should i know about the firm besides practice areas? new deals? offices?
I read the bios, yes, and picked up on a few interesting things each interviewer had done: some case, something they may have written, some past experience in a certain area. It varied on the person. Sometimes, there won't be enough information on the bio, esp with a first year associate, so I looked at recent developments in the field and asked how it is affecting their work: for example, with financial services, the Frank-Dodd Act.
In terms of research, I knew about what recent cases had happened at the firm in each interviewer's particular practice group. I also had down the firm's summer program and any aspects of the firm culture the website emphasized (sociability, early responsibility, etc....varied by the firm). I tended NOT to ask generic questions about the summer program or something I could research online. I wanted to show more interest than that. Anyway, I hope that helps.