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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:14 am

milbank e-mail ding in the middle of the night

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:54 am

Any word, either rejection or callback, from:

Winston & Strawn (LA)
Baker & Hostetler (LA)
Bryan Cave (LA)
Sidley Austin (LA)

Silence for me.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:18 am

Is the milbank ding a post-cb ding or a ding from OCI?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:22 pm

Has anyone heard back from Hogan Lovells post-callback? I had a callback on Tuesday and the last partner I met with told me that the hiring committee was meeting literally right after our interview. But it was unclear whether they would be making offers asap or not...?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:39 pm

does anyone know anyone whose got an offer from Wachtell or Williams & Connolly?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:50 pm

Snail mail rejection from DPW (post-callback)

Anyone hear from Milbank or Fried Frank?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Snail mail rejection from DPW (post-callback)

Anyone hear from Milbank or Fried Frank?


when was your dpw interview?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:02 pm

Part of big interview day on 8/20

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:38 pm

For anyone considering still sending out resumes (or anyone not considering it but with advice), do you send a cover letter as a formatted email or attach it and just put a short note in the email?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:For anyone considering still sending out resumes (or anyone not considering it but with advice), do you send a cover letter as a formatted email or attach it and just put a short note in the email?


I've always heard that it's better to attach it and just write a short intro email, namely because what would happen (if anything) is the recruiter would forward a promising package on to the hiring partner, and the attachments just make it easier to do that. That said, this will almost never be a huge deal - people are reasonable and care more about having the best candidates than about things like this that don't speak at all to judgment or attention to detail.

For what it's worth, I've also heard conflicting things about whether the attachment should be one package of the resume/transcript/cover letter, or three separate files, but that separate is better. Just food for thought.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:11 pm

Has anybody heard from Milbank post-hurricane?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Buff » Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:02 pm

My friend got an offer a little over a week ago, 3 days after his interview.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:43 pm

latham NYC ding in the mail today

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:44 pm

offer from fried frank :D :D

CB was last thursday

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:36 pm

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby azntwice » Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:16 pm

wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:33 pm

azntwice wrote:wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.


How are below median people doing? I don't have an offer yet and I'm freaking out. Am I the only one?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:41 pm

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azntwice wrote:wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.


How are below median people doing? I don't have an offer yet and I'm freaking out. Am I the only one?


Nope. Nice to know there's other people with me in purgatory.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:59 am

Anyone hear anything from Proskauer NY?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:09 pm

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azntwice wrote:wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.


How are below median people doing? I don't have an offer yet and I'm freaking out. Am I the only one?


Nope. Nice to know there's other people with me in purgatory.


No offer here and I'm also freaking out, since I'm only waiting on one more :cry:

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:02 pm

Does anyone have any words of wisdom on what firms are looking for in callbacks? I've had several CBs and have only gotten rejections, including from firms where I thought my interview went pretty well, and I can't figure out where I'm going wrong. I know this is obviously vague and can differ between firms but if anyone has any general advice that would be helpful.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:01 am

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azntwice wrote:wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.


How are below median people doing? I don't have an offer yet and I'm freaking out. Am I the only one?


how far below median?

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:33 pm

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azntwice wrote:wow, no one has posted anything for days. must be a sign that CLS EIP 2011 is going well and most people are sitting on offers at this point and don't need to freak out on forums. gj folks.


How are below median people doing? I don't have an offer yet and I'm freaking out. Am I the only one?


how far below median?


I am slightly below median - I have approximately a 3.22 (but a lot of Bs) and i have a couple offers. I think it came down to how focused and specialized my bid list was - my greatest successes were with firms that seemed to match very closely with my background and interests.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby EngineeringLawyer » Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone have any words of wisdom on what firms are looking for in callbacks? I've had several CBs and have only gotten rejections, including from firms where I thought my interview went pretty well, and I can't figure out where I'm going wrong. I know this is obviously vague and can differ between firms but if anyone has any general advice that would be helpful.


I've done reasonably well with my CB:offer ratio so maybe I can help. Your question is a little too vague so if you'd prefer to pm go ahead and do that so I can offer more concrete advice.

Also, before taking anyone's advice, run to OCS and have them do a mock interview with you if you haven't done so already (and even if you have it might help if you're getting burnt out from all the interviewing). I think that, generally, firms are not inviting people for CBs that they're not, at least on some level, interested in having there. Yes they have to compare you to others in your class (because they can't take everyone), but they've already limited the list in such a way that they're willing to take out 2-3 hours (collectively) of billable time. In other words, your lack of offers is rarely going to be about your grades or lack of experience at this level (and I don't even know if those are issues for you) and more about how you fit with them and how much you showed your interest in them. That's where research and enthusiasm make all the difference. I've also found asking interviewers for advice on your career and expressing (sincere I hope) admiration of their careers gets their motors going.

Note that the above advice is slightly off for smaller firms/boutiques where limitations on hiring just means that they're not as efficient in their process, is that most of your CBs? If so, (a) be patient, they apparently take much longer to respond and (b) talk to OCS about mailing out your resume to a more diverse cross-section of firms.

It also sounds like you're still waiting on responses and maybe have other CBs coming up so if interviewing is the problem just force someone (OCS comes to mind) to work with you to get the bugs out.

Hope that helps.

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Re: CLS EIP 2011

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:01 pm

And I have officially struck out at EIP. Anyone else?




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