2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby spaacecdt » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:45 pm

Has the lottery happened? Or, alternatively, does anyone know when it will happen?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:06 pm

spaacecdt wrote:Has the lottery happened? Or, alternatively, does anyone know when it will happen?


i think it may have. i just got another interview.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:12 pm

i got nothing in the lottery. is this usual?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:15 pm

Also got nothing in the lottery. The "estimated 2L slots" column has changed to a much smaller number than before...maybe this reflects the # of people selected for lottery interviews.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:39 pm

Also nothing in the lottery. WTF?!?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:56 pm

For those that got nothing in the lottery, did you get a lot of preselects / alternates?

I got only 2 pre. Got one lottery.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:06 pm

I find this career fair so confusing :s

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Mattalones » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:18 pm

I got an e-mail saying the lottery was done and I got one - Sweet!

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:06 pm

Mattalones wrote:I got an e-mail saying the lottery was done and I got one - Sweet!


mind sharing how to tell?
did previous "not invited" change to "preselected"?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Mattalones » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:29 pm

Actually, no. It still says "not selected," but it lists a date in the "Interview Dates" column.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:For those that got nothing in the lottery, did you get a lot of preselects / alternates?

I got only 2 pre. Got one lottery.

4 preselects, 1 lottery

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby spaacecdt » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:10 am

Does anyone know what happens after you "accept alternate"? Does it go back to some algorithm to somehow prioritize your accepting click with the available time you have during the day and spit out a schedule later?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:51 am

spaacecdt wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you "accept alternate"? Does it go back to some algorithm to somehow prioritize your accepting click with the available time you have during the day and spit out a schedule later?

I'm wondering the same thing. I hit "accept" for all of them, now what?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby spaacecdt » Tue Jul 19, 2011 2:54 pm

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spaacecdt wrote:Does anyone know what happens after you "accept alternate"? Does it go back to some algorithm to somehow prioritize your accepting click with the available time you have during the day and spit out a schedule later?

I'm wondering the same thing. I hit "accept" for all of them, now what?


I emailed to ask, and thought I'd share the response:

The scheduler will run on Tuesday, July 26 (after the alternate sign-up deadline). This will determine the final schedule, and the open interview slots currently remaining from each employer will be filled on a sequential basis, based on the time that you accept your alternate status versus other students.

Best regards,
Jenny Li
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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:17 pm

excited? nervous?
I've been working two concurrent jobs and haven't had time to do jack in terms of research so I'm sweating.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Mattalones » Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:50 am

Just cancelled my spot. I hope someone here gets it. Good luck everyone!

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:34 am

Mattalones wrote:Just cancelled my spot. I hope someone here gets it. Good luck everyone!


which firm?
what time is that slot?

thanks a lot!

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:21 pm

and? this is where we talk about how we think it went right?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:and? this is where we talk about how we think it went right?

Yes!

I had 6 interviews total, and I thought that 3 went pretty well, 2 went okay, and 1 was rather "meh."

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:12 pm

It's funny that diversity in the legal profession (and particularly in the bay) means asians and indians. I mean the hotel was in CHINATOWN!!

That said, I think my interviews went well. I felt like I was on my game. Some firms said they would get back to me in a week or two, and I was very excited about the firms that I got the chance to speak with yesterday.

And then I drank a lot and danced the night away in proper form.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:24 pm

I'm so curious which firms gave you a timeline...

I had 5 interviews and thought they generally went well.

Good luck, all!

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:04 pm

finnegan,fenwick,mofo,bryancave, gave timelines. all 2wks or less.

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:15 pm

Awesome - thanks for sharing.

Did anyone else get a timeline from other firms?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:34 pm

I know this topic gets talked to death, but are people sending thank you notes to the interviewers?

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Re: 2011 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2011 4:45 pm

bump

i'd also be interested in knowing if anyone is sending thank you notes. thanks!




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