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CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:18 am

Figured I'd create this for CLS peeps. Lottery results come out at noon today, we can use this tread to compare/complain about how our ranking strategies worked.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:11 pm

They are out. Received 14 interviews, only bid NYC.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby chinny123 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:12 pm

23 screening interviews/30 bids

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:20 pm

chinny123 wrote:23 screening interviews/30 bids

That's some good bidding.

I got 19/31. Almost exclusively bid on NY.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby chinny123 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:22 pm

Yeah, it's strange though. One of the firms I bid on but didn't receive a screening interview for was on the list of underbid firms. scratches head

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby swc65 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:22 pm

19/31. I didn't get #7 and i thought t10 were pretty safe.

Here's hoping there are some open slots Weds!

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby swc65 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:28 pm

chinny123 wrote:Yeah, it's strange though. One of the firms I bid on but didn't receive a screening interview for was on the list of underbid firms. scratches head



I think that list is firms that have been underbid in previous years and not based on inside, up-to-date info.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:34 pm

Damn, 19 and 23?? I only got 14, bid only NYC, mostly safe firms. Is 14 really low?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:36 pm

Hmm, 16 interviews. I'm happy.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:40 pm

18. Very pleased.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby irie » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:52 pm

swc65 wrote:
chinny123 wrote:Yeah, it's strange though. One of the firms I bid on but didn't receive a screening interview for was on the list of underbid firms. scratches head



I think that list is firms that have been underbid in previous years and not based on inside, up-to-date info.



this may be because you have too many interviews on that day and they couldn't maneuver you in. that list is current for this year though, not based on previous years.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Bramwell » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:18 pm

Really pleasantly surprised with how it turned out:

Won 24 screening interviews.

All were NY firms. I got all in the top 15 of my bids.

Will we be able to find out the interviewer's name in advance? Now's the time to do the real homework!
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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:20 pm

I missed Proskauer at 7. Anyone else that missed them have them ranked higher?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:40 pm

Bramwell wrote:Won 24 screening interviews.

Wow. Impressive.

Anonymous User wrote:I missed Proskauer at 7. Anyone else that missed them have them ranked higher?

I think I had them at 3 and got it (just thought I'd give you another data point)

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:21 pm

People who got 20+...did you bid on less popular secondary markets or on a lot of very selective firms?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:34 pm

currently tweaking my bidlist for eip @ hls, and would value any insight ppl here might have.

any idea how high i need to bid on the big ny v10 firms in order to be fairly assured of an interview? were you guys able to get interviews with cleary, skadden, simpson, ect without having them in your top 10 generally? thanks

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby chinny123 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:People who got 20+...did you bid on less popular secondary markets or on a lot of very selective firms?


I got 23 screeners. 25/30 were NYC for me. Did have a fair number of "selective" firms - DPW, Cravath, Quinn, etc. 2 of my secondary market firms I actually didn't get because they were all on the last day, and I had a full schedule of interviews on that day already.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:18 pm

chinny123 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:People who got 20+...did you bid on less popular secondary markets or on a lot of very selective firms?


I got 23 screeners. 25/30 were NYC for me. Did have a fair number of "selective" firms - DPW, Cravath, Quinn, etc. 2 of my secondary market firms I actually didn't get because they were all on the last day, and I had a full schedule of interviews on that day already.


I bid all NYC, and I only got 14. It seems unfair that there can be a differential of ten when people are bidding on the same city. I guess that's just the way it is.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:24 pm

The wide differentials probably came down to bid order and selectivity of firms. People who bid the less selective, high demand firms first, followed by the V10s and other selective firms usually got more interviews than people who bid just the high demand firms. Unfortunately, this tends to favor people with higher grades since they can afford to bid a wider-range.

To above poster: Interviewer names will become available the week before EIP, so keep checking. Some firms will not post the name, or will switch interviewers the day of, so be prepared. It helps to have a Blackberry or other smartphone so you can quickly Google the person when you are outside the door. Not that it would really matter much anyway.
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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:26 pm

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chinny123 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:People who got 20+...did you bid on less popular secondary markets or on a lot of very selective firms?


I got 23 screeners. 25/30 were NYC for me. Did have a fair number of "selective" firms - DPW, Cravath, Quinn, etc. 2 of my secondary market firms I actually didn't get because they were all on the last day, and I had a full schedule of interviews on that day already.


I bid all NYC, and I only got 14. It seems unfair that there can be a differential of ten when people are bidding on the same city. I guess that's just the way it is.


I got 14 for all NYC too, it's not unfair, it is strategy. Chinny was probably taking some risks of not getting some firms that he/she wanted by bidding them down the list to maximize opportunities.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:38 pm

Another interview just randomly appeared for me, raising my total to 15.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby NC1 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:40 pm

When do you guys start doing your HW on these firms?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:32 pm

Any idea if there is a system for trading time slots? I'm happy with what I got, but I have a couple random morning interviews where I have to down to Times Sq first thing in the morning for only 20 min. I don't want to drop those firms, but would love to lose the awkward 4-hour gap in the middle. Can we trade with others who have same firm/same day to reduce unnecessary commuting and general craziness?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:01 pm

2/25, focussed mainly on New York, but I'm a 3L. Basically, don't blow 2L EIP kids because 3L EIP is a cruel cruel joke

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:2/25, focussed mainly on New York, but I'm a 3L. Basically, don't blow 2L EIP kids because 3L EIP is a cruel cruel joke


What did you expect?




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