When does one start mass mailing?

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When does one start mass mailing?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:06 pm

Is now too early to start? Did not do this as 2L and regretted it, when should you send on?

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby kaiser » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:10 pm

On a bunch of firm websites, they recommended August 1 as the general timeframe for beginning this. I wouldn't worry about it for awhile because it is too early.

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby Cupidity » Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:34 pm

I've seen a few firms on simplicity that posted July 1st deadlines for submission. Take from that what you will.

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jun 11, 2011 11:29 pm

It's a little too early. Any time beginning around July 1st will be in the right window, and you definitely want your materials to arrive well before OCI begins in early to mid August.

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby bmontminy » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:52 pm

Only send to firms that are not OCIing at your school? Or go ahead and include them as well?

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby Aston2412 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:25 pm

bmontminy wrote:Only send to firms that are not OCIing at your school? Or go ahead and include them as well?


I'm interested the response to this as well.

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby kaiser » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:27 pm

Aston2412 wrote:
bmontminy wrote:Only send to firms that are not OCIing at your school? Or go ahead and include them as well?


I'm interested the response to this as well.


I got a big "DEF no" from my school, and numerous firms confirmed this. They said that if they visit, don't apply outside of OCI. The questionable area is what to do when only one office is visiting from a firm, and you wish to apply to another. In some cases, the firms want you to go through OCI and indicate to the interviewer that your preference is for a specific office, while some firms want you to apply outside of OCI.

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Re: When does one start mass mailing?

Postby bjsesq » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:28 pm

From my career advisor:

1. Send mass mailings in mid-jluy. Before that, and the recruiting department is still focused on getting this year's SA's running.

2. Any later, and they are focused on getting things going for OCI.

Do not mass mail firms attending OCI. That is a waste of their time and yours.




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