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Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:20 pm

We get the schedules on Monday so I thought we could get a thread going. Is everyone pissed off about the misleading email this morning?

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:36 pm

do you happen to know if one misses the deadline, if he/she can somehow squeeze in?
i ask this b/c i am a potential transfer, and it was impossible for me to make the deadline (i was accepted after the date).

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:06 am

what email?

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:13 pm

15 interviews. Got top 2 on each day - top 6 on Tuesday. Got #17 on Wednesday.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:16 pm

12 interviews

got all the ones I really wanted but a little disappointed with the low number

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:12 interviews

got all the ones I really wanted but a little disappointed with the low number


I swear you're me.

12 in NYC, most of my top picks, but 2-3 I wish I'd gotten.

Disappointed in the low number.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:22 pm

13 out of the 17 I tried for at AJF. Got the ones I wanted so I am happy.

Also 3 out of 5 for dc job fair (the 3 I wanted)
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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Aston2412 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:23 pm

12 is a low number? What's the percentage at Cornell for lotto/pre-select?

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby 5ky » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:25 pm

Aston2412 wrote:12 is a low number? What's the percentage at Cornell for lotto/pre-select?


I'm almost positive that UVA is the only t14 that uses any sort of pre-select.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby clone22 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:26 pm

current 0L wondering how many employers are scheduled and how that compares to years prior?

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby chatterbox43 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:27 pm

do you happen to know if one misses the deadline, if he/she can somehow squeeze in?
i ask this b/c i am a potential transfer, and it was impossible for me to make the deadline (i was accepted after the date).


You might be able to pick a few up if the firms still have interview slots open (we can pick them up, starting Wednesday, if we're quick about it). Also, the sign-ups for the on-campus interviews aren't until August 1, so you can probably get a few there.

EDIT: meant to add -- if you're concerned about this, email the Career Services Office. I'm sure they'll let you know the best plan.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:28 pm

Aston2412 wrote:12 is a low number? What's the percentage at Cornell for lotto/pre-select?


100% lotto

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:31 pm

15 interviews, got at least my top two picks on each day and two reaches (that I may not have the grades for) that I had bid 5th and 6th on their days.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:37 pm

16 here. Didn't get my first pick (Weil) one day.
Didn't get my 2nd pick another.

Still, very happy with the number and the selections.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:44 pm

15. Very pleased. Yay lottery.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:12 interviews

got all the ones I really wanted but a little disappointed with the low number


I swear you're me.

12 in NYC, most of my top picks, but 2-3 I wish I'd gotten.

Disappointed in the low number.

:lol:

all nyc as well

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:16 here. Didn't get my first pick (Weil) one day.
Didn't get my 2nd pick another.

Still, very happy with the number and the selections.


Yeah, I had Weil as #1 and didn't get it either.

They must have been slammed with people or something.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:58 pm

16 interviews. All of my top 3 picks, save one. I'm pretty happy with the lottery.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:21 pm

17 interviews, but only 5/9 "top 3" picks. also victim to the weil as #1 shitshow.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:27 pm

FWIW, I had Weil at #1 and *did* get an interview. Sincerely sorry to hear for those who didn't.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:34 pm

16 interviews. All my top picks except day three where I got my #8 and struck out on getting Weil despite ranking it #1 (just like everyone else, it seems).

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:41 pm

Ya my guess is that since Weil was in the "moderate" group yet is a V10 firm a lot of people who likely don't have the grades for the firm still bid. This was probably exacerbated by our new ridiculous curve.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby clone22 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Ya my guess is that since Weil was in the "moderate" group yet is a V10 firm a lot of people who likely don't have the grades for the firm still bid. This was probably exacerbated by our new ridiculous curve.

new ridiculous curve? do tell

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:46 pm

prior to this year median was a 3.35. now, median is still a "3.35", but professors have the discretion to grade anywhere between a 3.25 and a 3.5.
Cornell only releases top 10% cutoffs, but in the past few years, the 2 semester cutoff for top 10% has ranged from a 3.68-3.73. This year it is a 3.81.

Still, Cornell sent out OCI information stating that firms were "very grade selective" in the past is they hired "those with a 3.65 or above". Unfortunately, that number means nothing because we have no idea how it relates to our grades this year. I am sure some students used these numbers and overreached with their bids.

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Re: Cornell OCI 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:prior to this year median was a 3.35. now, median is still a "3.35", but professors have the discretion to grade anywhere between a 3.25 and a 3.5.
Cornell only releases top 10% cutoffs, but in the past few years, the 2 semester cutoff for top 10% has ranged from a 3.68-3.73. This year it is a 3.81.

Still, Cornell sent out OCI information stating that firms were "very grade selective" in the past is they hired "those with a 3.65 or above". Unfortunately, that number means nothing because we have no idea how it relates to our grades this year. I am sure some students used these numbers and overreached with their bids.

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