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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:08 pm

irie wrote:for CLS nearly half of those who screen with them get a callback


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm at Chicago. I don't know what the numbers are here, but it seems to me (from the conversations I've had with people) that the number is much, much lower than that for us.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:12 pm

Got an offer from DPW today. MVP, top 1/4th, not URM, some WE after college.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Got an offer from DPW today. MVP, top 1/4th, not URM, some WE after college.



What day did you interview?

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
irie wrote:for CLS nearly half of those who screen with them get a callback


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm at Chicago. I don't know what the numbers are here, but it seems to me (from the conversations I've had with people) that the number is much, much lower than that for us.


Interesting. I guess they have a different hiring strategy for CLS/NYU than for other schools. Wonder if the same extends to other NYC schools. Hard to know as Fordham is mostly preselect and every other NYC school is all preselect, and that changes the dynamics a lot.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:33 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:What time? Which school (if you don't mind)?


No, I don't mind. NYU, some time between 2 and 4 (not sure, I was in class).


And you interviewed on the 31st?

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:42 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:What time? Which school (if you don't mind)?


No, I don't mind. NYU, some time between 2 and 4 (not sure, I was in class).


And you interviewed on the 31st?


Yes. Sorry :(

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:54 pm

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irie wrote:for CLS nearly half of those who screen with them get a callback


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm at Chicago. I don't know what the numbers are here, but it seems to me (from the conversations I've had with people) that the number is much, much lower than that for us.


Interesting. I guess they have a different hiring strategy for CLS/NYU than for other schools. Wonder if the same extends to other NYC schools. Hard to know as Fordham is mostly preselect and every other NYC school is all preselect, and that changes the dynamics a lot.


Yes, it is very very different--I go to CLS and my callback literally cost them $0 (if you don't count the 2 hours of attorney time I took up). They can afford to bring in 100+ CLS students for callbacks and make a very thorough evaluation b/c of our location. Probably the same for NYU. I would assume their strategy for non-NY area schools would be the same as all other NY firms.

Frankly, I think it's genius... if I were a NYC firm I'd mimic the DPW model for CLS/NYU hires.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:46 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
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irie wrote:for CLS nearly half of those who screen with them get a callback


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I'm at Chicago. I don't know what the numbers are here, but it seems to me (from the conversations I've had with people) that the number is much, much lower than that for us.


Interesting. I guess they have a different hiring strategy for CLS/NYU than for other schools. Wonder if the same extends to other NYC schools. Hard to know as Fordham is mostly preselect and every other NYC school is all preselect, and that changes the dynamics a lot.


Yes, it is very very different--I go to CLS and my callback literally cost them $0 (if you don't count the 2 hours of attorney time I took up).


let's not forget lunch. i ordered an outrageously expensive entree, and i wasn't even originally scheduled for a lunch during my cb.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Bramwell » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:09 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:DPW has ~20% offer rate for CBs at Columbia. I assume it's similar elsewhere. They bring back a ton of people and then ding most of them, so it's totally possible that only 5-6 people out of 30 in a day would get offers. And most of the people I know who got offers received them 1-2 days after their callback.


Davis Polk's offer rate for HLS students that do a callback is actually 55%. So those kids had some basis for thinking that they had a decent shot at an offer once they got the callback invite.

Not sure why there is such a large disparity between the rate for HLS and CLS students though


How large is the pool of HLS students given CBs? I believe they brought back about 110 CLS students last year for CBs.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:17 pm

Bramwell wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:DPW has ~20% offer rate for CBs at Columbia. I assume it's similar elsewhere. They bring back a ton of people and then ding most of them, so it's totally possible that only 5-6 people out of 30 in a day would get offers. And most of the people I know who got offers received them 1-2 days after their callback.


Davis Polk's offer rate for HLS students that do a callback is actually 55%. So those kids had some basis for thinking that they had a decent shot at an offer once they got the callback invite.

Not sure why there is such a large disparity between the rate for HLS and CLS students though


How large is the pool of HLS students given CBs? I believe they brought back about 110 CLS students last year for CBs.


115 callback invitations extended, 109 callbacks accepted at HLS last year

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:19 pm

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Bramwell wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:DPW has ~20% offer rate for CBs at Columbia. I assume it's similar elsewhere. They bring back a ton of people and then ding most of them, so it's totally possible that only 5-6 people out of 30 in a day would get offers. And most of the people I know who got offers received them 1-2 days after their callback.


Davis Polk's offer rate for HLS students that do a callback is actually 55%. So those kids had some basis for thinking that they had a decent shot at an offer once they got the callback invite.

Not sure why there is such a large disparity between the rate for HLS and CLS students though


How large is the pool of HLS students given CBs? I believe they brought back about 110 CLS students last year for CBs.


115 callback invitations extended, 109 callbacks accepted at HLS last year


I was taken aback until I realized that's only something like 10% of the class.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:44 pm

bro, that's like 20%

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:46 pm

also note that 171 actually interviewed with DPW which means almost 70% got cb

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:38 pm

haven't written thank you's for any other firm, however, dpw was the first to give me the names of the interviewers before i left and was told "in case you wanted to contact them."

did anyone write thank you's to their interviewers? if so, were they emails or snail mail?

thanks

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:haven't written thank you's for any other firm, however, dpw was the first to give me the names of the interviewers before i left and was told "in case you wanted to contact them."

did anyone write thank you's to their interviewers? if so, were they emails or snail mail?

thanks


I didn't write to any of the interviewers but still got an offer.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:haven't written thank you's for any other firm, however, dpw was the first to give me the names of the interviewers before i left and was told "in case you wanted to contact them."

did anyone write thank you's to their interviewers? if so, were they emails or snail mail?

thanks


I didn't write to any of the interviewers but still got an offer.


Same here. And for the record, I'm pretty sure committee's decision to give me an offer came within 24 hours of my CB (this assumes the decision was made on the date of the letter). So it's not like I would've had time to write a persuasive thank you before the evaluation(s) were sent in, anyway.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:haven't written thank you's for any other firm, however, dpw was the first to give me the names of the interviewers before i left and was told "in case you wanted to contact them."

did anyone write thank you's to their interviewers? if so, were they emails or snail mail?

thanks


I didn't write to any of the interviewers but still got an offer.


Same here. And for the record, I'm pretty sure committee's decision to give me an offer came within 24 hours of my CB (this assumes the decision was made on the date of the letter). So it's not like I would've had time to write a persuasive thank you before the evaluation(s) were sent in, anyway.


I did write a thank you--only 1-2 sentences, very short and standard to each of the 4 people I met with.

3 of them wrote back, and the 4th one called to extend me an offer two days later.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:36 pm

Anyone get a rejection letter? Haven't heard anything since my cb which was 2+ weeks ago.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Haven't heard anything since my cb which was 2+ weeks ago.


As somebody who has a CB next week, this is a little terrifying.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:44 pm

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Haven't heard anything since my cb which was 2+ weeks ago.


Same here. Every other firm I interviewed with got back to me with an offer or rejection within one week. Not sure why DPW is an outlier here.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:54 pm

Stanford 2010: 32 screening interviews, 16 CBs offered, 14 accepted, 10 offers extended, 1 accepted.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:58 pm

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Haven't heard anything since my cb which was 2+ weeks ago.


Same here. Every other firm I interviewed with got back to me with an offer or rejection within one week. Not sure why DPW is an outlier here.


I know people who got rejections (not sure if it was email or paper), so they definitely do exist. You may be on a hold list or something

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Stanford 2010: 32 screening interviews, 16 CBs offered, 14 accepted, 10 offers extended, 1 accepted.


Thank you so much for this.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:44 pm

Offer today, over a week after my callback. Don't give up hope people.

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Re: DPW offers

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Offer today, over a week after my callback. Don't give up hope people.


Congrats!




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