2011 SA length of program

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How many weeks is your summer program going to be this year?

<8
2
3%
8-9
11
15%
10-11
43
61%
12-13
13
18%
14
2
3%
>14
0
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Total votes: 71

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2011 SA length of program

Postby tome » Mon Feb 21, 2011 2:01 am

Pretty Self explanatory. I realize not everyone knows yet, but sooner or later they will.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Sup Kid » Mon Feb 21, 2011 2:16 am

You should make weeks 8-9 and 10-11 be separate, especially since they are going to be the most common choices.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby tome » Mon Feb 21, 2011 2:18 pm

Sup Kid wrote:You should make weeks 8-9 and 10-11 be separate, especially since they are going to be the most common choices.


My understanding is that programs are overwhelmingly 8, 10, or 12 weeks. Is this wrong?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby imchuckbass58 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:41 pm

Just as a comment, I know some programs (like mine) don't have a specific length, but rather just have a maximum and minimum between which you can work however much you want (8-12 for me).

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:45 pm

tome wrote:
Sup Kid wrote:You should make weeks 8-9 and 10-11 be separate, especially since they are going to be the most common choices.


My understanding is that programs are overwhelmingly 8, 10, or 12 weeks. Is this wrong?

have some friends at 11 weeks

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:11 am

Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Sup Kid » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:30 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

ITE most firms have a hard cap on the number of weeks you can work, and from what I've heard, 10 seems to be the max at most places the past few years.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:42 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

entirely firm dependent (see Chuck Bass above), but they would tell you in advance if you had such an opportunity.



In other news, how many people are being offered advances (besides Wachtell)?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:08 am

S&C offers an advance. And mine's probably going to a shiny new MacBook Pro :) (never owned one before...drooling...)

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

entirely firm dependent (see Chuck Bass above), but they would tell you in advance if you had such an opportunity.

In other news, how many people are being offered advances (besides Wachtell)?


I don't think Wachtell is offering advances (?)

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

entirely firm dependent (see Chuck Bass above), but they would tell you in advance if you had such an opportunity.

In other news, how many people are being offered advances (besides Wachtell)?


I don't think Wachtell is offering advances (?)

oh huh. know people who got them last year. interesting.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:59 pm

Debevoise is offering an advance

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Debevoise is offering an advance

How much are these advances (like 1 week salary?), and how/when are they normally paid?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Debevoise is offering an advance

How much are these advances (like 1 week salary?), and how/when are they normally paid?


$2000, at the end of April.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby tome » Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:56 pm

Exactly.
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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Crim » Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:57 pm

Which firm has a 14-week program?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby thesealocust » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:00 pm

Crim wrote:Which firm has a 14-week program?


Irell and Munger, at least historically, would let you stay as long as you wanted / could. May have been cut back some lately.

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:14 pm

DPW doing 3k advance to be paid in mid April

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know the possibility of extending past 10 wks once you are there? Or is this entirely firm dependent?

entirely firm dependent (see Chuck Bass above), but they would tell you in advance if you had such an opportunity.



In other news, how many people are being offered advances (besides Wachtell)?


DPW. I can't imagine firms not giving advances though. How are you supposed to pay your first month's rent?

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Re: 2011 SA length of program

Postby ZXCVBNM » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:31 pm

Simpson 3K available as soon as you fill out the form starting in January.




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