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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:26 pm

New Update from Avue:

"Components have designated finalists for the HP and SLIP and offers are starting to go out. I know that law school career services offices can see finalist designations when they view their accounts - I'm not sure exactly what is posted on Avue. Its possible that no update is listed at this time since finalists include alternates. My office will soon begin sending notifications to non-finalists. "

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:35 pm

O.M.F.G. They are KILLING ME with the waiting.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:53 pm

the waiting is the worst.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:54 pm

I know that law school career services offices can see finalist designations when they view their accounts.


What does that mean?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:57 pm

Anybody out there with an offer? If so what div?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:06 pm

Civil Division offers have gone out. But it seems rejections have not yet been sent.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:07 pm

Any news from EOIR?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Civil Division offers have gone out. But it seems rejections have not yet been sent.


All Civ Div or particular branches? How do you know? You get an offer?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:12 pm

This whole process is interesting to me because SLIP offers have been trickling in with different departments (and departments within departments) making offers at different times, but it seems like all the honors offers are going to go out at one time (unless im misunderstanding something here)

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:12 pm

UST? anyone?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:54 pm

My understanding is that all Civ Div offers have gone out. But I am not sure. No, I didn't get an offer.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:18 pm

This waiting is like :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :?: :?: :?: :!: :?

Too emotional.

I really wish we'd just know whose not finalist, who's a first-round candidate, who is an alternate. My guess is EOIR is one of the hardest to work out because of the number of positions and geographic options.

The person here who said his/her references were called, did you pick "you'd go anywhere" or did you make specific geographical requests?

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:My understanding is that all Civ Div offers have gone out.


Ohhhh I so hope this isn't true. I'm a Finalist for a litigating Civil Division and I haven't received an offer. I feel like it's expected for different components and divisions within the components to move on different timetables.

Edited to say: I retract this. I'm a finalist for a civil section of a particular component, but not THE Civil Division. In my anxiety to get the latest updates, I misread this statement. The correct interpretation of this is that offers for THE Civil Division went out, right? No implications for other civil section, right?

Wow, the stress of waiting for these updates and studying for exams is really taking a toll on me! I can't even read properly.

Anonymous User wrote:I really wish we'd just know whose not finalist, who's a first-round candidate, who is an alternate.


I second this. Clear designations would be fantastic! But I do think it's actually a pretty efficient system- at least there's an online status check (I mean, it's not like you have this for private law firms).

For the next few days I'm going watch my phone like a hawk. If I don't receive an offer, it's safe to assume I'm an alternate but then I guess I'll watch my phone like a hawk until I receive an email saying it's all over? I very badly hope it doesn't come to that.

Anonymous User wrote:This waiting is like :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :?: :?: :?: :!: :?


Amen. Ever feel like all we do is wait for things? LSAT scores, law school admissions, grades, interviews, callbacks, offer calls?
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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:This waiting is like :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :?: :?: :?: :!: :?

Too emotional.

I really wish we'd just know whose not finalist, who's a first-round candidate, who is an alternate. My guess is EOIR is one of the hardest to work out because of the number of positions and geographic options.

The person here who said his/her references were called, did you pick "you'd go anywhere" or did you make specific geographical requests?


I'm waiting for EOIR slip, and the public interest person at my school said that EOIR is unlike the rest of the branches in the way that it hands out offers so not to try and predict anything based on what other components are doing.

Also, EOIR slip sent out finalist notifications a few weeks ago, so I'm definitely :? :!: :? :x :twisted: after not having heard anything yet

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:48 pm

I'd done my top five and then said I was willing to flexible within two specific regions.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 4:55 pm

another EOIR person just waiting / staring at my phone *le sigh*

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:00 pm

ENRD offers have already gone out. Sorry kidz.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby SumJ » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:03 pm

Civ Div status not changed to finalist . . . . fail

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby lakenyana » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:16 pm

EOIR...nothing still. Finalist.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I really wish we'd just know whose not finalist, who's a first-round candidate, who is an alternate.


"I second this. Clear designations would be fantastic! But I do think it's actually a pretty efficient system- at least there's an online status check (I mean, it's not like you have this for private law firms).

For the next few days I'm going watch my phone like a hawk. If I don't receive an offer, it's safe to assume I'm an alternate but then I guess I'll watch my phone like a hawk until I receive an email saying it's all over? I very badly hope it doesn't come to that. "

Anonymous User wrote:This waiting is like :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :?: :?: :?: :!: :?


I do have to agree that being that this is the govt. they are doing a damn good job. My friend applied for a govt. job 2.5 years ago, she is a veteran, and now in our third year of law school she said they are finally interviewing. lol. It's almost like you need to be rich just sitting somewhere waiting to get hired.

"Amen. Ever feel like all we do is wait for things? LSAT scores, law school admissions, grades, interviews, callbacks, offer calls?"[/quote]

Yes. At least with the LSAT there was no "finalist" drama. lol. At least law school admissions told you when you were accepted, rejected or wait-listed.

I should be freaking about finals but I am just sitting here refreshing like a crazy person. Everyone around me just keeps saying, "don't worry about it. It's out of your hands..."

If only there were a simple "off" button. I think next week by Wednesday 5 pm EST I will have worried myself into a nervous breakdown. :shock:
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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:17 pm

lakenyana wrote:EOIR...nothing still. Finalist.


same.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:43 pm

Got rejection email from the Criminal Division.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:47 pm

Anyone willing to call EOIR and find out what their deal with decision making is? I would, but I've called with a million other questions already.

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:My understanding is that all Civ Div offers have gone out.


Ohhhh I so hope this isn't true. I'm a Finalist for a litigating Civil Division and I haven't received an offer. I feel like it's expected for different components and divisions within the components to move on different timetables.


So I'm guessing your Avue status changed to finalist... and that you're honors not slip

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Re: DOJ Honors Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got rejection email from the Criminal Division.


I'm sorry to hear that.

It's kinda sucky to get rejected right before finals. What kinda motivation is that? Law school sucks.




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