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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:05 pm

If anyone is sitting on a Cadwalader NY offer and they have decided on another firm, will you please let them know. It would seriously mean the world to me (not that I would be guaranteed your offer, but because it gives me a chance!) <3

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:27 pm

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When was your CB?



Saturday


Thanks. And congrats!

Sounds like I'm out since I interviewed last Tuesday and still haven't heard.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:54 pm

A&O Offer

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Williams & Connolly offer by phone today.


congrats! can we assume that you will accept?


Thanks! and yes. Withdrawing from a few places--hope this helps out some Hoyas.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:29 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Williams & Connolly offer by phone today.


congrats! can we assume that you will accept?


Thanks! and yes. Withdrawing from a few places--hope this helps out some Hoyas.


Ding (Vedder Price) [DC] via snailmail.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:27 pm

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congrats! can we assume that you will accept?


Thanks! and yes. Withdrawing from a few places--hope this helps out some Hoyas.


Ding (Vedder Price) [DC] via snailmail.


Didn't they just come to campus? Was your screener in-office?

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:20 pm

they screened resumes for their on campus pool. i got smacked after oci.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:17 pm

Ding from Clifford Chance NYC. And that's my personal ballgame :(

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Ding from Clifford Chance NYC. And that's my personal ballgame :(


when was your CB? grade-range?

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:18 am

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when was your CB? grade-range?


Top third, secondary journal, no WE. CB was the week before last.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:42 am

I get the sense that we didn't do too well...

Is there any way to get an accurate measurement of offers? Do you think Career Services will publish their estimates?

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:29 pm

Got two more dings this weekend which means I'm out as far as OCI interviews go. Top 40% I'd guess. Should have gone to Cornell.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:06 pm

From what I've heard from OCS and others, rough statistics place this year at better than last. Don't have the percentage estimates off the top of my head, but definitely more.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:From what I've heard from OCS and others, rough statistics place this year at better than last. Don't have the percentage estimates off the top of my head, but definitely more.


This sounds credible.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:47 pm

I think you're talking about 35-40% at least. OCS isn't the best at gathering such information, but there should be a survey on Symplicity at some point I think.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:24 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:From what I've heard from OCS and others, rough statistics place this year at better than last. Don't have the percentage estimates off the top of my head, but definitely more.


This sounds credible.


How do they even have statistics? It's not like OCS has asked us to fill out a survey on our results. Do they contact firms directly for the info?

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:From what I've heard from OCS and others, rough statistics place this year at better than last. Don't have the percentage estimates off the top of my head, but definitely more.


This sounds credible.


How do they even have statistics? It's not like OCS has asked us to fill out a survey on our results. Do they contact firms directly for the info?


That was my point exactly. No way do they contact the firms directly. What would that even show? Many of the offers from different firms would be going to the same person. My opinion is that OCS is essentially useless.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:03 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:From what I've heard from OCS and others, rough statistics place this year at better than last. Don't have the percentage estimates off the top of my head, but definitely more.


This sounds credible.


How do they even have statistics? It's not like OCS has asked us to fill out a survey on our results. Do they contact firms directly for the info?


That was my point exactly. No way do they contact the firms directly. What would that even show? Many of the offers from different firms would be going to the same person. My opinion is that OCS is essentially useless.


Well, I know four people who have accepted SA positions. GULC lists our (full-time) class size at 470. So right now we're at (at least) 0.8% employment.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:12 pm

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Well, I know four people who have accepted SA positions. GULC lists our (full-time) class size at 470. So right now we're at (at least) 0.8% employment.


A large majority of people that I know that participated in EIW have offers. Mostly NYC and DC. From my (purely anecdotal) vantage point, we did very well this year. The few people that I know that totally struck out targeted other markets.

Also, frankly, we have some awkward people at our school. I can only imagine that they would fare poorly in interviews irrespective of their grades or school.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:41 pm

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Well, I know four people who have accepted SA positions. GULC lists our (full-time) class size at 470. So right now we're at (at least) 0.8% employment.


A large majority of people that I know that participated in EIW have offers. Mostly NYC and DC. From my (purely anecdotal) vantage point, we did very well this year. The few people that I know that totally struck out targeted other markets.

Also, frankly, we have some awkward people at our school. I can only imagine that they would fare poorly in interviews irrespective of their grades or school.

This. A thousand times this. I know probably around 35-40 people with offers and only about 4 or 5 who struck out at EIW. But my group of friends is very NY/DC centric and has pretty good social skills. So skewed sample size.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:49 pm

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Well, I know four people who have accepted SA positions. GULC lists our (full-time) class size at 470. So right now we're at (at least) 0.8% employment.


A large majority of people that I know that participated in EIW have offers. Mostly NYC and DC. From my (purely anecdotal) vantage point, we did very well this year. The few people that I know that totally struck out targeted other markets.

Also, frankly, we have some awkward people at our school. I can only imagine that they would fare poorly in interviews irrespective of their grades or school.

This. A thousand times this. I know probably around 35-40 people with offers and only about 4 or 5 who struck out at EIW. But my group of friends is very NY/DC centric and has pretty good social skills. So skewed sample size.


+1. I know a 3L who did quite well at EIW last year (top 10% and multiple V10 offers) who said OCS told his/her c/o 2012 that ~ 33% got SA positions through EIW. Anecdotally, I also get the impression that people targeting NYC did quite well, and that top 20-25% or so did fine in DC too. Pure guestimation, but I'd put our EIW success rate just at or just under 40%.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 02, 2011 1:48 pm

FOr those curious, OCS places last year's EIW rate at 44% (I asked in August)

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:FOr those curious, OCS places last year's EIW rate at 44% (I asked in August)


I think reading Above the Law has taught everyone a valuable lesson about listening to OCS numbers.

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:FOr those curious, OCS places last year's EIW rate at 44% (I asked in August)


I think reading Above the Law has taught everyone a valuable lesson about listening to OCS numbers.


If you're talking about the admissions jobs for the full-time employment numbers, it seems like they'd have a harder time doing that for EIW results...

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Re: Georgetown 2011 OCI Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:FOr those curious, OCS places last year's EIW rate at 44% (I asked in August)


I think reading Above the Law has taught everyone a valuable lesson about listening to OCS numbers.


If you're talking about the admissions jobs for the full-time employment numbers, it seems like they'd have a harder time doing that for EIW results...


They tend to count any law firm summer job obtained by a 2L as an "EIW result," regardless of whether or not it came out of EIW, another recruiting program, or your own outreach to the firms.




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