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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:48 pm

Has anyone heard back from Swift Currie after a CB? Had mine two weeks ago and haven't heard back. I know another person from my school has received an offer...not sure if they're waiting to hear back about acceptances.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:30 pm

Anyone heard from Morris Manning?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:48 pm

Anyone know anything about Morris Manning?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:19 pm

Anyone heard anything about SGR?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone heard anything about SGR?

A buddy of mine received an offer, but didn't accept. I don't when.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:31 am

I know two people who accepted offers with Morris Manning. They both received offers mid-October.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:anyone get any interviews with atlanta firms at SIPJF?

yes, had 10. already received CB from one firm. anyone else hear from anyone yet?

edit - just realized 2012

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:56 pm

Since this is revived, anyone hear about permanent offers yet? Word is that JD has already handed them out.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

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Anonymous User wrote:Since this is revived, anyone hear about permanent offers yet? Word is that JD has already handed them out.


I have heard second-hand from students at UGA that JD and A&B have given offers, but K&S is still deciding. Anyone know anything else about offers?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:I have heard second-hand from students at UGA that JD and A&B have given offers, but K&S is still deciding. Anyone know anything else about offers?


Troutman has made its offers.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby gregfootball2001 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:25 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I have heard second-hand from students at UGA that JD and A&B have given offers, but K&S is still deciding. Anyone know anything else about offers?


Troutman has made its offers.


I know some people who have troutman cbs later this week, so all offers have (hopefully) not gone out.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:42 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I have heard second-hand from students at UGA that JD and A&B have given offers, but K&S is still deciding. Anyone know anything else about offers?


Troutman has made its offers.


I know some people who have troutman cbs later this week, so all offers have (hopefully) not gone out.


The previous question (8/2 at 7:56 PM) and my answer about Troutman was in reference to permanent offers.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Fri May 16, 2014 1:58 pm

Bumping this since finals are over and people at starting to think about fall recruiting.

Question: How do schools like Texas and WashU do in ATL? My school has basically no information on it. Would top 1/3rd + ties be doable?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 18, 2014 2:43 pm

It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Sun May 18, 2014 2:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby de5igual » Mon May 19, 2014 11:10 am

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Some of it has to do with self-selection, but a lot of it also has to do with Atlanta firms' grade snobbishness. I'd imagine the criteria for UT and Vandy would be similar, which still means top 20% at least. No idea about WUSTL, but it's probably more in line with Emory/UGA.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 04, 2014 4:49 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:32 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.


What does this mean? Top 20% at any non-T14 school? I find it hard to believe that a school like Texas or Wustl would be looked at similarly as GaSt.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby lawhopeful10 » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:40 pm

Should we use this thread to talk about Atlanta firms for recruiting this fall or is it worth starting a new thread.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:30 am

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.


What does this mean? Top 20% at any non-T14 school? I find it hard to believe that a school like Texas or Wustl would be looked at similarly as GaSt.


The point of my post is to get you out of the bolded mindset. What I'm saying is that they don't have an exact science of cutoffs between the different rankings like, say, a NYC firm would. But to give you an idea, top 20% would be required for most of the T-14 schools--let alone those outside. And frankly, most of the top 14 are not going to get a different cutoff than Vandy and Emory in Atlanta.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:49 am

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.


What about CCN? Would someone right below median be wasting their time?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby mr.hands » Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:02 am

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Anonymous User wrote:It depends on where you are talking about. Not a lot of WU/Tx grads in the ATL area.


Thanks. Kind of regretting not going to Vandy instead. Do you think that it would take similar grades from Wustl and Tx as it does from Vandy? I imagine the lack of grads in Atl has alot to do with self-selection.

I'm taking about the 10 or so biggest firms in the city.

Thanks!


Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.


What about CCN? Would someone right below median be wasting their time?


Yeah, probably. Atlanta is crazy in this regard. A lot of the firms have UGA, Georgia state and Emory grads. Alums like to hire alums. They don't like to compare schools. (So showing them a smart kid from UVA with a 3.3 or 3.4 isn't going to do much)

This seems inane to me. The competition at UVA, NYU, or Georgetown is on a different level from the kids at Georgia State...

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:37 am

^^^ What if said person below median (at T14 outside the South) has strong Atlanta ties? Still wasting their time?

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

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Atlanta is a market that doesn't really adjust grade cutoffs based on school rank outside of the extremes (and when I say extreme I mean extreme as in Harvard vs. GA State). The grades you're going to need from the schools you're mentioning just aren't going to be materially different than their cutoffs at Vandy;which are probably a lot higher than you think.


What about CCN? Would someone right below median be wasting their time?


Yeah, probably. Atlanta is crazy in this regard. A lot of the firms have UGA, Georgia state and Emory grads. Alums like to hire alums. They don't like to compare schools. (So showing them a smart kid from UVA with a 3.3 or 3.4 isn't going to do much)

This seems inane to me. The competition at UVA, NYU, or Georgetown is on a different level from the kids at Georgia State...


Top 1/3 from WashU/UT-Austin is going to be really, really difficult. As far as HYSCCN (and I say these schools at the very least not all inclusive) the above is definitely incorrect. From my experience there is no real grade cutoff. ATL firms look for ties, fits and commitment to the area more so than firms in other cities. There are so few positions at the top firms that once you get to the HYSCCN level a lot more than grades are important.

For reference, I was a little below median at one of HYSCCN and ended up with two offers (out of 5 total interviews) at top-5 Atlanta firms.

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Re: Let's talk about Atlanta!

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:55 am

Anonymous User wrote:Top 1/3 from WashU/UT-Austin is going to be really, really difficult. As far as HYSCCN (and I say these schools at the very least not all inclusive) the above is definitely incorrect. From my experience there is no real grade cutoff. ATL firms look for ties, fits and commitment to the area more so than firms in other cities. There are so few positions at the top firms that once you get to the HYSCCN level a lot more than grades are important.

For reference, I was a little below median at one of HYSCCN and ended up with two offers (out of 5 total interviews) at top-5 Atlanta firms.


What about top 1/4 from these schools with extensive ties to the city (as in, grew up and lived there for 20 years)?




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