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How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:24 pm

I'm sure there may be threads on this but I don't remember one recently and I want to get some advice from some of the regular posters on this board. What usually comes up in conversations at these events? What kind of things should I know about the firm?

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Veyron » Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm sure there may be threads on this but I don't remember one recently and I want to get some advice from some of the regular posters on this board. What usually comes up in conversations at these events? What kind of things should I know about the firm?


Eat a large dinner.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby missinglink » Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:40 pm

I think you just need to be prepared to have a normal conversation. I'd try to talk about things other than law school myself.

In an informal setting, where you haven't handed your resume out to anyone, it's highly unlikely it matters. Just be loose and have fun.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Kohinoor » Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm sure there may be threads on this but I don't remember one recently and I want to get some advice from some of the regular posters on this board. What usually comes up in conversations at these events? What kind of things should I know about the firm?

Eat a small dinner.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Kilpatrick » Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:04 pm

Eat a normal sized dinner

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Aqualibrium » Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:13 pm

Refrain from eating.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Renzo » Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:38 pm

Eat several small meals, evenly spaced throughout the day before. Then don't eat anything for two hours before.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Younger Abstention » Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:26 am

I went to one of these last year and I had too much sushi. See I love sushi and I couldn't stop. While everyone else was shmoozing, I was eating sushi. I didn't get a callback, but man, I ate some fucking good sushi.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby lawgod » Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:42 am

Younger Abstention wrote:I went to one of these last year and I had too much sushi. See I love sushi and I couldn't stop. While everyone else was shmoozing, I was eating sushi. I didn't get a callback, but man, I ate some f---ing good sushi.


I like.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Heartford » Sun Jul 10, 2011 2:51 am

lawgod wrote:
Younger Abstention wrote:I went to one of these last year and I had too much sushi. See I love sushi and I couldn't stop. While everyone else was shmoozing, I was eating sushi. I didn't get a callback, but man, I ate some f---ing good sushi.


I like.


Too classy to even quote obscenity.

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 3:18 am

I plan to arrive with a ghetto blaster playing "Don't Stop me Now" by Queen.

Good plan?

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby Veyron » Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:22 pm

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Re: How to prepare for a firm's pre-OCI reception

Postby lawgod » Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:39 pm

Heartford wrote:
lawgod wrote:
Younger Abstention wrote:I went to one of these last year and I had too much sushi. See I love sushi and I couldn't stop. While everyone else was shmoozing, I was eating sushi. I didn't get a callback, but man, I ate some f---ing good sushi.


I like.


Too classy to even quote obscenity.


In fact, that was why I quoted it.




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