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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If we do mailings, should we include our GPA on our resume? I know it was frowned upon for OCI, but I believe that at many other schools including your GPA is standard. I would hate to get thrown into the reject pile just because I didn't include a GPA. If including a GPA is advisable, then what about a percentile estimate? Is doing so just frowned upon by OCS, or is it actually against school rules?


I think most firms want you to send your transcript as well when you mass mail, so they'll see your grades. As for percentile estimate, I think that's misleading, as you can't really know for fact where you stand.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:42 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Did Paul Hastings Los Angeles send out ding letters or email yet? I know they did CB but I have not received a rejection. Should i just assume that ship left and I'm not on it?


You might be on the dreaded wait list. I know a lot of people who received ding letters.

I did a CB with them over two weeks ago and heard nothing so I'm waiting for my ding as well.



I'm sorry, but did your friends receive the ding letter this week?

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If we do mailings, should we include our GPA on our resume? I know it was frowned upon for OCI, but I believe that at many other schools including your GPA is standard. I would hate to get thrown into the reject pile just because I didn't include a GPA. If including a GPA is advisable, then what about a percentile estimate? Is doing so just frowned upon by OCS, or is it actually against school rules?


I think most firms want you to send your transcript as well when you mass mail, so they'll see your grades. As for percentile estimate, I think that's misleading, as you can't really know for fact where you stand.


I would include your GPA—firms want to know it and there is no reason to not calculate it yourself for for mass-mailings. I also agree the percentile estimate is misleading, and I believe that (unlike calculating your own GPA) estimating your class rank is prohibited in the honor code.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:33 pm

latham NY rejection through snail mail

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:latham NY rejection through snail mail



Anyone hear anything from the CA offices? Any info would greatly appreciated!

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:49 pm

Called the Los Angeles office yesterday, they said interviewer(JO) just sent his resumes in and they will be deciding on CBs todayish. Meaning CBs should hopefully be made sometime this week.

*Gods of OCI, please let me be on the CB list and get my first CB.*

OCI has scared my ego->Zero CBs.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Called the Los Angeles office yesterday, they said interviewer(JO) just sent his resumes in and they will be deciding on CBs todayish. Meaning CBs should hopefully be made sometime this week.

*Gods of OCI, please let me be on the CB list and get my first CB.*

OCI has scared my ego->Zero CBs.



I am scared too brother. Good Luck.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:27 pm

Milbank NYC ding via email

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:53 pm

These are the firms I still haven't heard anything from, but have given out CBs (or at least I think). I'm wondering if anybody has received a ding yet (which I guess would put me on some kind of WL? I dunno):

STB NY
Weil NY
Kirkland NY
Sidley NY
Cadwalader NY
Ropes NY
SullCrom NY
Dechert NY
Fried Frank NY
GDC NY

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:14 pm

I replied with a " :'( " to my ding e-mail from a V30 firm; they got back to me, told me that they feel really bad, and that they will be reconsidering my application. This might be worth a go for people who aren't doing too well.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:07 pm

Any word from A&O today? Sounded like CB decisions would be made quickly.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any word from A&O today? Sounded like CB decisions would be made quickly.

Allen & Overy? I knew of a london flyback as early as last week.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:28 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any word from A&O today? Sounded like CB decisions would be made quickly.

Allen & Overy? I knew of a london flyback as early as last week.

Should have clarified, Allen & Overy NY. They just interviewed yesterday for the NY office.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any word from A&O today? Sounded like CB decisions would be made quickly.

Allen & Overy? I knew of a london flyback as early as last week.

Should have clarified, Allen & Overy NY. They just interviewed yesterday for the NY office.

Ah I see, my mistake.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:32 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Any word from A&O today? Sounded like CB decisions would be made quickly.

Allen & Overy? I knew of a london flyback as early as last week.

Should have clarified, Allen & Overy NY. They just interviewed yesterday for the NY office.

Ah I see, my mistake.


I heard secondhand of an Allen & Ovary offer a couple days ago.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:45 pm

Anyone get a CB from Sidley LA?

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone get a CB from Sidley LA?


Sidley LA cb

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:These are the firms I still haven't heard anything from, but have given out CBs (or at least I think). I'm wondering if anybody has received a ding yet (which I guess would put me on some kind of WL? I dunno):

STB NY
Weil NY
Kirkland NY
Sidley NY
Cadwalader NY
Ropes NY
SullCrom NY
Dechert NY
Fried Frank NY
GDC NY


I'm still waiting on Weil, Kirkland, Fried Frank, and Gibson Dunn as well (received a callback from STB, didn't interview at the rest). I thought I saw someone post earlier in the thread that Fried Frank had sent an e-mail reject. Other than that, I haven't heard anything.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:51 pm

MoFo LA ding via email.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:58 pm

Any Sidley Chi or Latham Chi dings yet?

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby a.b.c.test.d » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:47 pm

3cbs, 11dings, 6 outstanding. bidding chicago. slightly above median

should i be panicking? what should i do?

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:42 pm

Chapman and Cutler ding via email.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:44 pm

MoFo NY ding via email.

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:53 pm

3L

CBs at Susman (Houston) & Kirkland (Los Angeles).

Ding at Irell (Newport Beach) (AGAIN!!)

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Re: UChicago 2011 OCI Discussion and Results

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:58 pm

a.b.c.test.d wrote:3cbs, 11dings, 6 outstanding. bidding chicago. slightly above median

should i be panicking? what should i do?

Never too late to mass-mail, my friend. 3 CBs is not worth panicking over, but I would always mass mail when in doubt.

For all the grief OCS gets, the only thing I would ever criticize them on is the importance of mass-mailing. A workshop/tutorial/something should've been given as I think it is a more important piece than people realize (especially for median-ish students). Otherwise, I think OCS has been a pretty good resource.




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